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Behind the GM-UAW Strike: Two Combatants With Something to Prove

Behind the GM-UAW Strike: Two Combatants With Something to Prove

GM wants to show Wall Street it is more assertive than the company that collapsed into bankruptcy a decade ago. The union is confronting membership declines, a federal corruption investigation and dissent from within. Both sides face pressure from President Trump.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 20-09-2019
Britons are still worse off than in 2008, new research claims

Britons are still worse off than in 2008, new research claims

Thinktank challenges official statistics claiming average citizen is PS128 poorer than a decade ago

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Guardian Fecha: 18-09-2019
Demand for Brexit advice helps push PwC profit to more than £1bn

Demand for Brexit advice helps push PwC profit to more than £1bn

Partners at firm will get average PS765,000 this year in biggest payday for a decade

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Guardian Fecha: 17-09-2019
Slide in Singapore non-oil exports slows to 8.9% drop in August

Slide in Singapore non-oil exports slows to 8.9% drop in August

SINGAPORE - Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (Nodx) fell 8.9 per cent in August, less than feared, breaking a five-month long slump of double-digit declines, according to data out on Tuesday (Sept 17) by Enterprise Singapore.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 17-09-2019
Oil prices soar more than 10% after Saudi plant attacks.

Oil prices soar more than 10% after Saudi plant attacks.

International Business News: An attack on Saudi Arabia's largest oil processing plant pushed crude prices sharply higher Monday. US crude oil jumped $5.61 per barrel, or 10.2%, to

País: India Medio: The Indian Times Fecha: 16-09-2019
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy

Move comes days after the company reached tentative deal with more than 2,000 plaintiffs

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Guardian Fecha: 16-09-2019
Boris Johnson urged by Cabinet allies to ask for Brexit extension rather than disobey the law and risk Corbyn in No 10

Boris Johnson urged by Cabinet allies to ask for Brexit extension rather than disobey the law and risk Corbyn in No 10

Boris Johnson has been urged by Cabinet allies to ask Brussels for a Brexit extension rather than disobey the law and risk a Jeremy Corbyn government.

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Telegraph Fecha: 13-09-2019
Retail sales fall 1.8% in July in 6th straight month of decline as car sales moderate drop

Retail sales fall 1.8% in July in 6th straight month of decline as car sales moderate drop

SINGAPORE - Retail sales in Singapore fell for the sixth consecutive month in July, but the drop was less than feared due mostly to growth in motor vehicle sales, according to figures released by the Department of Statistics on Thursday (Sept 12).

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 12-09-2019
FDA warns Juul, says it marketed vapes as less harmful than regular cigarettes without agency authorization.

FDA warns Juul, says it marketed vapes as less harmful than regular cigarettes without agency authorization.

The agency said it acted after reviewing testimony from a recent investigation by a House Committee on Oversight and Reform subcommittee into Juul's marketing and promotion practices.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 10-09-2019
Germany Offers a Model to Corporate America on Labor Relations

Germany Offers a Model to Corporate America on Labor Relations

As corporate America debates whether companies should consider other constituencies than just their shareholders, Germany offers an example of what a new approach might look like.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 10-09-2019
World 'gravely' unprepared for effects of climate crisis – report

World 'gravely' unprepared for effects of climate crisis – report

Trillions of dollars needed to avoid 'climate apartheid' but this is less than cost of inaction

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Guardian Fecha: 10-09-2019
The World Expected a Chinese Tech Takeover. Alibaba Can’t Even Conquer Vietnam.

The World Expected a Chinese Tech Takeover. Alibaba Can’t Even Conquer Vietnam.

The Chinese juggernaut handles more business on its shopping sites than any other company in the world. Yet like many of its compatriots, the company has struggled to expand into new markets, stymied by nimbler local rivals.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 10-09-2019
PG&E’s Long Record of Run-Ins With Regulators: A ‘Cat and Mouse Game’

PG&E’s Long Record of Run-Ins With Regulators: A ‘Cat and Mouse Game’

Over more than two decades, the California utility responsible for causing deadly wildfires has at times misled regulators, withheld data and hindered investigations, accumulating fines and judgments of $2.6 billion. The latest flap involves alleged fudging of internal records. It's a challenge for a new CEO, who vows, "We're not going to be slippery."

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 06-09-2019
WSJ News Exclusive | WeWork Weighs Slashing Valuation by More Than Half Amid IPO Skepticism

WSJ News Exclusive | WeWork Weighs Slashing Valuation by More Than Half Amid IPO Skepticism

WeWork's parent company is considering slashing its valuation roughly in half to around $20 billion amid IPO skepticism.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 06-09-2019
The double shock of global recession and a no-deal Brexit may be more than Europe can withstand

The double shock of global recession and a no-deal Brexit may be more than Europe can withstand

Britain's constitutional crisis has hit before the next great spasm of Europe's intractable monetary crisis.

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Telegraph Fecha: 05-09-2019
Purdue Pharma in Talks to Resolve Opioid Cases Through Bankruptcy

Purdue Pharma in Talks to Resolve Opioid Cases Through Bankruptcy

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are in talks with state and local governments to resolve more than 2,000 opioid cases in a deal valued at between $10 billion and $12 billion.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 28-08-2019
British start-up Highview beats world to Holy Grail of cheap energy storage for wind and solar

British start-up Highview beats world to Holy Grail of cheap energy storage for wind and solar

The curse of intermittency for wind and solar power may be conquered sooner than almost anybody thought possible.

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Telegraph Fecha: 27-08-2019
China's yuan sinks to 11-year low as investors flee trade war risk

China's yuan sinks to 11-year low as investors flee trade war risk

SHANGHAI (AFP) - China's currency on Monday (Aug 26) slid to its lowest point in more than 11 years as concerns over the US trade war and the potential for global recession weighed on markets.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 26-08-2019
Amazon to buy 49% in Future Retail promoter entity, stock dives 5.6%.

Amazon to buy 49% in Future Retail promoter entity, stock dives 5.6%.

India Business News: New Delhi, Aug 23 () Future Retail shares plunged more than 5 per cent after the company announced the sale of 49 per cent stake in promoter entity Fu.

País: India Medio: The Indian Times Fecha: 23-08-2019
GE shares fall after report alleges it’s a ‘bigger fraud than Enron’.

GE shares fall after report alleges it’s a ‘bigger fraud than Enron’.

A whistleblower who warned regulators about Bernie Madoff alleged that General Electric is hiding $38 billion in losses, an accusation its CEO denied.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 16-08-2019
General Electric shares tank following accusation of 'bigger fraud than Enron'

General Electric shares tank following accusation of 'bigger fraud than Enron'

Share price plummets as Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos claims company is engaging in $38bn accounting fraud

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Guardian Fecha: 16-08-2019
The sad demise of Tumblr: How the $1bn social network ended up selling for less than $3m 

The sad demise of Tumblr: How the $1bn social network ended up selling for less than $3m 

There was a time, many years ago, when Tumblr was one of the most exciting places on the internet.

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Telegraph Fecha: 16-08-2019
CBS and Viacom agree billion-dollar merger to challenge Disney and Netflix

CBS and Viacom agree billion-dollar merger to challenge Disney and Netflix

Pair reunify after more than 10 years as separate companies and combine resources to try to compete with popular streaming services

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Guardian Fecha: 14-08-2019
Boris Johnson has public's support to shut down Parliament to get Brexit over line, exclusive poll suggests

Boris Johnson has public's support to shut down Parliament to get Brexit over line, exclusive poll suggests

Boris Johnson has the support of more than half of the public to deliver Brexit by any means, including suspending Parliament, according to a poll.

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Telegraph Fecha: 13-08-2019
Why Uber has bigger problems than a $5bn loss

Why Uber has bigger problems than a $5bn loss

It may be the big, sexy number on top of all the headlines, but Uber's $5bn loss in one quarter, among the largest recorded by any US company since the financial crisis, is far from its biggest problem.

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Telegraph Fecha: 09-08-2019
US-China trade: It's now more than a trade war

US-China trade: It's now more than a trade war

For the US to ignore its own methodology and formally designate China, or any other country, as a currency manipulator at will, seemingly by executive order, sets a worrying precedent.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 07-08-2019
US labels China a currency manipulator: Trade war resolution more distant as both sides dig in

US labels China a currency manipulator: Trade war resolution more distant as both sides dig in

The US Treasury's move to label China a currency manipulator is in itself less significant than the fact that it is the latest in a flurry of tit-for-tat moves that has deepened the US-China trade war.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 06-08-2019
US designates China a currency manipulator, escalating trade war.

US designates China a currency manipulator, escalating trade war.

International Business News: The US action came after China let its currency weaken 1.4%, sending it past the key 7-per-dollar level for the first time in more than a decade. Beij

País: India Medio: The Indian Times Fecha: 06-08-2019
Uber cuts marketing staff to reduce costs.

Uber cuts marketing staff to reduce costs.

International Business News: Uber on Monday confirmed it is cutting 400 jobs from its marketing team of more than 1,200 workers to reduce costs and improve efficiency. Uber chief

País: India Medio: The Indian Times Fecha: 01-08-2019
Brexit could spell end of Ellesmere Port plant, says Vauxhall owner

Brexit could spell end of Ellesmere Port plant, says Vauxhall owner

More than 1,000 jobs at risk if factory becomes unprofitable, announces PSA chief

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Guardian Fecha: 29-07-2019
Amazon’s Streak of Record Profit Ends

Amazon’s Streak of Record Profit Ends

The online retailer's second-quarter profit rose 3.6% from a year ago to $2.63 billion after more than doubling last quarter. Amazon had posted its best-ever profit the previous four quarters.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 26-07-2019
The property hotspots where young professionals are buying – and house prices are rising 

The property hotspots where young professionals are buying – and house prices are rising 

With money to spend and few responsibilities other than to have fun, being a young professional couple can be a golden time.

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Telegraph Fecha: 25-07-2019
Nissan plans to cut over 10,000 jobs globally: Source.

Nissan plans to cut over 10,000 jobs globally: Source.

International Business News: Nissan Motor Co Ltd is planning to cut more than 10,000 jobs globally to help turn around its business. The cuts include the 4,800 already announced i

País: India Medio: The Indian Times Fecha: 24-07-2019