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  • 'Political Necessity' to Wrap Up Brexit Talk Within Two Years, UK Treasury Chief Says - Wall Street Journal January 20, 2017
    Wall Street Journal'Political Necessity' to Wrap Up Brexit Talk Within Two Years, UK Treasury Chief SaysWall Street JournalBritain is aiming to wrap up exit talks with the European Union within two years as a “political necessity,” U.K. Treasury chief, Philip Hammond, said Friday, rebutting concerns from some European governments that negotiations can't be concluded so […]
  • Fed Has Met Jobs Mandate. On Inflation, Not So Much - Bloomberg January 20, 2017
    BloombergFed Has Met Jobs Mandate. On Inflation, Not So MuchBloombergJust because the Federal Reserve believes it has reached its objective of full employment and a stable rate of inflation doesn't mean it will be able to accelerate the pace of interest-rate increases. In a speech this week, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said ...Dollar dips on […]
  • China's Economy Grows Strongly, Yet Central Bank Eases Policy - New York Times January 20, 2017
    New York TimesChina's Economy Grows Strongly, Yet Central Bank Eases PolicyNew York TimesShoppers in Sanya, China, in September. Adjusted for inflation, consumer spending climbed 9.6 percent last year, led by blistering growth in online retail sales of 26.2 percent. Credit Yuyang Liu for The New York Times. BEIJING — China's economy ...China's growth in 2016 […]
  • Heineken in talks over Kirin's struggling Brazil business - Reuters January 20, 2017
    ReutersHeineken in talks over Kirin's struggling Brazil businessReutersBotttles of Heineken lager beer are seen in a picture illustration inside a refrigerator in Vienna, Austria, October 18, 2016. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader. By Philip Blenkinsop | BRUSSELS. BRUSSELS Heineken (HEIN.AS), the world's second largest brewer, ...Heineken in Discussions With Kirin to Double Down in BrazilBloombergHeineken in Talks to Buy […]
  • Asian Markets Mixed Ahead of Trump's Inauguration - Mustang Times January 20, 2017
    Asian Markets Mixed Ahead of Trump's InaugurationMustang TimesAsian markets were mixed in cautious trading Friday ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. China's report that its economy grew at a 6.8 percent pace in October-December was in line with expectations. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei ...and more »
  • Trumponomics may be wrong medicine for US economy today - Business Insider January 20, 2017
    Business InsiderTrumponomics may be wrong medicine for US economy todayBusiness InsiderWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tax cuts, deregulation and more federal spending advocated by the incoming Trump administration are a classic remedy for economic stagnation and long unemployment lines. But that medicine may be too strong for an economy ...and more »
  • UPDATE 2-Canadian Pacific CEO Harrison to leave early - Business Insider January 20, 2017
    CBC.caUPDATE 2-Canadian Pacific CEO Harrison to leave earlyBusiness InsiderJan 18 (Reuters) - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd , Canada's No. 2 railroad operator, reported a lower-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit on Wednesday and said its chief executive would leave five months earlier than originally expected. Hunter ...CP's intermodal future narrows on domestic with Yang Ming lossJOC.comUnion Pacific […]
  • What's Netflix's Next Move? - Observer January 19, 2017
    ObserverWhat's Netflix's Next Move?ObserverAt 93.8 million subscribers, up 19 million for the year, the company has proven that television via the internet is here to stay, but major companies and upstarts have gotten into sending high quality programming over fiber optics. In a quarterly ...Netflix's original shows power up earnings, new subscribers heading into 2017Digital […]
  • China's Xi, Preaching Openness Abroad, Clamps Down at Home - Bloomberg January 19, 2017
    BloombergChina's Xi, Preaching Openness Abroad, Clamps Down at HomeBloombergAs Chinese President Xi Jinping preached “openness” and “economic liberalization” to global elites in Davos this week, his government was warning against “false Western ideas” at home. Xi's speech at the World Economic Forum came days after the ...Davos Elites See an 'Abyss': The Populist Surge Upending the […]
  • Steven Mnuchin, Treasury Nominee, Failed to Disclose $100 Million in Assets - New York Times January 19, 2017
    New York TimesSteven Mnuchin, Treasury Nominee, Failed to Disclose $100 Million in AssetsNew York TimesSteven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for Treasury, told a Senate panel that Mr. Trump would not fire people for people disagreeing with him. By CNBC on Publish Date January 19, 2017. Photo by CNBC. Watch in Times Video ». embed.Mnuchin […]