Backlash grows against cashless society

Via China Daily [Photo/IC] Fears voiced over hackers and loss of privacy There was a time when cash was king, but a growing number of businesses worldwide are now refusing to accept payment with bank notes or coins. In the United States, the move toward a cashless society has sparked a backlash amid fears that digital payments marginalize the poor,...

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source

Via Reuters Finance FILE PHOTO: The logos of car manufacturers Renault and Nissan are seen in front of a common dealership of the companies in Saint-Avold, France, Jan. 15, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted...

Recessionary Panic: Eurodollars Soar To Levels Last Seen During The European Financial Crisis Amid Record Bond Inflows

Via Zerohedge If one didn’t have access to stock prices, one would be left with the impression that the global market is on the verge of an outright catastrophe. Here’s why. With the rates market now pricing in almost 4 rate cuts by the end of 2020, long positions in Eurodollar rates futures are now at levels last seen around...

United Technologies, Raytheon to combine in all-stock ‘merger of equals’

Via Fox Business article Turbine Engine Profile. Aviation Technologies. Aircraft jet engine detail in the exposition. PT6 United Technologies and defense contractor Raytheon agreed to merge in an all-stock deal described as a “merger of equals,” the companies announced on Sunday, creating a company with $74 billion in annual sales. The new company will be named Raytheon Technologies Corporation. Currently,...

Trump hints at extra measures in Mexican migrant deal

Donald Trump on Sunday defended his deal with Mexico on migrants and hinted at additional unspecified measures after criticism that his threats to impose tariffs had won little in the way of new concessions. The US president sent a flurry of tweets on Sunday morning as he sought to downplay claims that the agreement announced on Friday merely repackaged promises...

Canadian oil pipeline congestion sets up lucrative storage play

Via Reuters Finance CALGARY, Alberta/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Upheavals in the Canadian crude market are providing unique opportunities for firms with sizeable long-term leases on Alberta storage tanks, a cluster that sources say includes Mercuria Energy Group and oil major BP Plc’s trading arm. FILE PHOTO: Crude oil storage tanks at Enbridge’s facility in Sherwood Park are seen against the...

Apple giver et smugkig på macOS Catalina

Brugere, der synkroniserer deres medier til deres enheder ved hjælp af et kabel, kan gøre det nemt og hurtigt i de nye underholdnings-apps. Og når brugerne slutter en enhed til deres Mac, vises den med det samme i indholdsoversigten i Finder, så de kan sikkerhedskopiere, opdatere eller gendanne deres enhed. Sidecar Med Sidecar kan iPad bruges som en udvidet skærm...

Qatar warns US-Iran stalemate could trigger conflict

Iran and the US are locked in “stalemate” and both parties need to compromise to avoid a “miscalculation” triggering a conflict, Qatar’s foreign minister has warned.  Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said Doha — which has ties to both Iran and the US — had been in discussions with Washington and Tehran in bid to de-escalate the situation in the...

Er jeg den eneste, der her på Pinsedag sidder med oplevelsen af, at muslimernes …

Nye Borgerlige via Facebook Er jeg den eneste, der her på Pinsedag sidder med oplevelsen af, at muslimernes Ramadan og Eid-fest fik mere opmærksomhed på DR, end Danmarks vigtige kristne helligdage gør? Og er det i givet fald i orden, at vi tvinges til at betale for, at vores danske kulturfællesskab og historie tilsidesættes, imens en undertrykkende og totalitær ideologi...

United Technologies nears deal to merge aerospace unit with Raytheon: source

Via Reuters Finance (Reuters) – United Technologies Corp is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and form a new company worth well over $100 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: A sign marks the Raytheon offices in Woburn, Massachusetts, U.S. January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo...

France’s Le Maire says ‘essential’ to bolster Renault-Nissan alliance

Via Reuters Finance FUKUOKA, Japan (Reuters) – French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was vital that Renault and Nissan Motor strengthen their alliance as the auto industry undergoes rapid change in the areas of electric and connected vehicles. France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire answers a question during a news conference of the G20 finance ministers...

Victoria Velasquez, vores nye fynske folketingsmedlem

Via Enhedslisten 9. juni 2019 Navn: Victoria VelasquezAlder: 27 årFunfact: Har gået 10 km. baglæns   “Jeg har altid været i skolebestyrelse m.m., men jeg det var krigen i Afghanistan og Irak, der trak mig ind i politik” Mine mærkesager: Fuld fart på den grønne omstilling. Det skal være attraktivt for pendlerne at springe motorvejskøerne over og vælge den klimavenlige...

Humans beat machines in rocky month for equities

Traditional stockpicking fund managers have enjoyed an unusually good stretch in recent weeks even as machine-driven “quant” funds have fizzled, nurturing hopes that rockier markets may help human investors launch a comeback. Over half of all US mutual funds that invest in big American companies managed to beat the broader stock market in May for the second month in a...

G-20 finance officials say trade, geopolitical tensions have ‘intensified,’ vow to protect global growth

Via Fox Business G-20 finance leaders said in a joint communique Sunday that trade and geopolitical tensions have “intensified” but vowed to protect global growth amid the trade war between the United States and China. Finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the Group of 20 major economies met Sunday in Japan and indicated rising trade tensions between the U.S....

“Europe Will Not Be Europe”

Via Gatestone Institute (Image source: iStock) On the evening of May 26, Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Matteo Salvini commented on the results of the European elections, “A new Europe is born.” The party he leads, the League, had just won with 34.3% of the vote. Other parties defined in Europe as “populist” also won:...