Toshiba reiterates annual profit outlook; LNG risk remains

Toshiba reiterates annual profit outlook; LNG risk remains

Via Yahoo Finance TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp expects its annual operating profit to jump four-fold to reach a previously forecast level, aided by major restructuring last year, even as it works to offload its potentially money-losing U.S. LNG business to maintain momentum. The Japanese conglomerate forecast profit of 140 billion yen (981 million pounds) for the year through March...

Companies await China retaliation; weaker growth expected

Companies await China retaliation; weaker growth expected

Via AP Business BEIJING (AP) — Companies are waiting to see how China will retaliate for President Donald Trump’s latest tariff hikes on Chinese imports while economists warned the escalating dispute could slow growth. Chinese officials gave no indication Monday what steps they might take after threatening “necessary countermeasures” for Trump’s penalties on $200 billion of Chinese goods, imposed Friday....

Ireland Declares Climate Emergency

Ireland Declares Climate Emergency

Via Zerohedge Authored by Irina Slav for Oilprice.com, Ireland has declared a climate emergency, with Climate Action Minister Richard Bruton calling climate change the greatest challenge mankind is facing. ITV quoted the minister as saying, “We’re reaching a tipping point in respect of climate deterioration. Things will deteriorate very rapidly unless we move very swiftly and the window of opportunity to do...

JP Morgan: The US-China tariff battle is just the start of a global trade reordering

JP Morgan: The US-China tariff battle is just the start of a global trade reordering

Via Yahoo Finance As the relationships between countries shift over the next few decades, expect trade to remain a hot button issue, according to one analyst. That prediction comes as the U.S. and China continue to square off in a trade war that has roiled global markets. Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump hiked tariffs on billions of dollars worth...

Se Låser du også din hoveddør?

Se Låser du også din hoveddør?

Dansk Folkeparti via Facebook Låser du også din hoveddør? Og mener du, at der fortsat skal være kontrol ved vore grænser? Se med i videoen, hvor Pia Kjærsgaard fortæller, hvem der i hvert fald ikke skal bestemme over, om Danmark skal have kontrol ved vore grænser. Giv gerne et like og del, hvis du ligesom Dansk Folkeparti ønsker, at grænsekontrollen...

Bayer hires law firm to investigate Monsanto stakeholder file issue

Bayer hires law firm to investigate Monsanto stakeholder file issue

Via Reuters Finance FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Bayer said on Sunday it was hiring an external law firm to investigate French media complaints that Monsanto, the U.S. seed maker it took over last year, had compiled a file of influential personalities. FILE PHOTO: Werner Baumann, CEO of German pharmaceutical and chemical maker Bayer AG, attends the annual general shareholders meeting in...

Questions loom for Nissan with former chairman Ghosn gone

Questions loom for Nissan with former chairman Ghosn gone

Via AP Business TOKYO (AP) — Nissan is seeing sales and profits tumble, as its once revered former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, awaits trial on charges of financial misconduct. Nissan Motor Co. says it is beefing up corporate governance and sticking with its alliance with French partner Renault SA and smaller Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors Corp. That’s critical to getting sales...

Oppositionen er uenig om central klimalov

SF via Facebook Danmark skal have en klimalov – og den skal være forpligtigende! 🌍 Der er simpelthen ikke tid til mere nøl. Der er brug for handling. NU! Klodens klima er bedøvende ligeglad med tomme løfter og fine ord. "Der skal være et årligt klimabudget. Hvis det overskrides – eller forventes overskredet – skal der være en juridisk forpligtelse...

FBI: More Cops Died On Duty In 2018

FBI: More Cops Died On Duty In 2018

Via Zerohedge According to the FBI’s annual Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, 2018 (LEOKA) report published Monday, more law enforcement officers died in the line of duty in 2018 than the previous year. LEOKA shows 55 officers were “feloniously killed,” and 51 died accidentally, for a total of 106 killed in 2018, a 12% spike YoY. Of the 55,...

Se SKATTESTOP ELLER SKATTEHOP?

Se SKATTESTOP ELLER SKATTEHOP?

Venstre via Facebook Skattestop eller skattehop? Venstre går til valg på et skattestop, mens Socialdemokratiet går til valg på skattestigninger. Hos Venstre mener vi ikke, at det skal være dyrere at være dansker. Læs mere om skattestoppet på venstre.dk/skattestop

Foxconn’s chip boss tipped to be Taiwanese group’s next chairman: sources

Foxconn’s chip boss tipped to be Taiwanese group’s next chairman: sources

Via Reuters Finance FILE PHOTO: A motorcyclist rides past the logo of Foxconn, the trading name of Hon Hai Precision Industry, in Taipei, Taiwan, March 30, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo TAIPEI (Reuters) – The world’s largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou, who plans to run in...

Beaverton sheet metal firm must pay back wages

Beaverton sheet metal firm must pay back wages

Via AP Business BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — A Beaverton sheet metal company must pay $98,000 in back wages to 51 employees after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that TT&L Sheet Metal didn’t account for time its workers spent driving each week and so didn’t pay them full overtime when they worked long hours. The...

Russiagate Zealotry Continues To Endanger Western National Security

Russiagate Zealotry Continues To Endanger Western National Security

Via Zerohedge Authored by Stephen Cohen via The Nation, If Venezuela becomes a Cuban Missile–like Crisis, will Trump be free to resolve it peacefully? Now in its third year, Russiagate is the worst, most corrosive, and most fraudulent political scandal in modern American history. It rests on two related core allegations: that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an “attack on...

Europe’s Three Concerns About Iran

Europe’s Three Concerns About Iran

Via Gatestone Institute If the regime of the Islamic Republic of Iran collapses, who will take the reins and make sure that the vast country does not morph into yet another “ungoverned territory” in the heart of the Middle East? Pictured: Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (left) and President Hassan Rouhani. (Image source: khamenei.ir) Talking to European think-tankers...

Peosta adhesive maker seeks to alter and influence industry

Peosta adhesive maker seeks to alter and influence industry

Via AP Business PEOSTA, Iowa (AP) — Kristin Thomas, the co-owner of Bio-Bond, is not shy when discussing the ambitions of the Peosta-based business she and her husband started four years ago. “Packaging is the future — just look at Amazon,” she said to the Telegraph Herald. “And we are basically going to change the whole packaging industry.” Bio-Bond creates...

How Lies Become ‘Facts’ In US ‘News’

How Lies Become ‘Facts’ In US ‘News’

Via Zerohedge Authored by Eric Zuesse via Off-Guardian.org, On Fox News Channel’s May 2nd edition of “The Story with Martha MacCallum” was alleged, by the program host (at 2:45 in this video), that one reason we must invade Venezuela (if we will) is that “People have lost 24 pounds” there. So (her point was), if we invade, that’s not evil, it’s...

Philippine President Duterte may become more powerful after Monday’s elections

Philippine President Duterte may become more powerful after Monday’s elections

Via Yahoo Finance Millions of Philippine voters will cast their ballots on Monday to select new lawmakers — a political exercise that is likely to strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s rule, according to analysts. The president is not running in the elections, but his popularity is expected to affect who voters support. That’s because the vote is held roughly halfway through...

Teva Pharm CFO says company did not conspire to fix prices

Teva Pharm CFO says company did not conspire to fix prices

Via Reuters Finance FILE PHOTO: The logo of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is seen during a news conference to discuss the company’s 2019 outlooks in Tel Aviv, Israel, February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen/File Photo JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Teva Pharmaceutical Industries’ chief financial officer on Sunday reiterated that the company has done nothing wrong in the wake of a price-fixing lawsuit filed...