Archive for August, 2016

Mexico cenbank lowers 2016, 2017 growth outlook

August 31st, 2016

Mexico cenbank lowers 2016, 2017 growth outlook
MEXICO CITY, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Mexico’s central bank on
Wednesday lowered its 2016 and 2017 growth forecasts, after
weaker-than-expected growth in the second quarter in Latin
America’s No. 2 economy…

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Reuters: US Dollar Report

Brazil's Rousseff will appeal impeachment to Supreme Court

August 31st, 2016

Brazil's Rousseff will appeal impeachment to Supreme Court
BRASILIA, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Brazil’s former President Dilma
Rousseff will appeal her impeachment to the Supreme Court, her
lawyer and former attorney general Jose Eduardo Cardozo told
journalists on…

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Reuters: US Dollar Report

Trump's Uncertainty Factor Challenges Markets, Economy – Bloomberg

August 31st, 2016

Trump's Uncertainty Factor Challenges Markets, Economy – Bloomberg


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Trump’s Uncertainty Factor Challenges Markets, Economy
Bloomberg
Stephen Gallagher, head of research in the Americas at Societe Generale, examines the economics of a potential Donald Trump presidency and how his policies could impact markets. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg) …

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economy markets – Google News

Kanye West: McDonald's is 'my favorite brand'

August 31st, 2016

Kanye West: McDonald's is 'my favorite brand'
Kanye West has an endorsement deal for sneaker giant Adidas. He recently asked/begged/demanded that Apple buy Tidal, the streaming music site backed by fellow rapper Jay Z.
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Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

Tesla: Autopilot improvements coming

August 31st, 2016

Tesla: Autopilot improvements coming
Tesla will roll out “major improvements” to its so-called Autopilot software with new versions of the software that will soon be downloaded to owners’ Model S and Model X electric vehicles, CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday on Twitter.
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Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

Instagram adds feature that will change how you view photos

August 31st, 2016

Instagram adds feature that will change how you view photos
It’s time to brush up on your photo editing skills. Instagram is rolling out a feature that will let people get a closer, more intimate look at your pictures.
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Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

Breakingviews: Brazil after Rousseff

August 31st, 2016

Breakingviews: Brazil after Rousseff
Antony Currie and Martin Langfield lay out how new President Michel Temer can help turn around the economy after his predecessor’s impeachment – and how lawmakers could be a big impediment.

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Reuters Video: Business

Mattel to sell American Doll at Toys 'R Us

August 31st, 2016

Mattel to sell American Doll at Toys 'R Us
The deal is a big move that will broaden American Girl’s footprint and expand its fan base, Jim Silver of TTPM.com tells Reuters’ Fred Katayama.

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Reuters Video: Business

DB's Cryan urges mergers for Europe's banks

August 31st, 2016

DB's Cryan urges mergers for Europe's banks
Deutsche Bank chief John Cryan is calling for cross-border bank mergers in Europe to help deal with the sector’s fragmentation and a tight squeeze on bank profits. Laura Frykberg reports.

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Reuters Video: Business

Theranos withdraws Zika test

August 31st, 2016

Theranos withdraws Zika test
The embattled blood testing firm’s move comes after regulators found Theranos failed to implement proper patient safeguards in its study. Fred Katayama reports.

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Reuters Video: Business