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Disney profit 33% in the first quarter of its fiscal year

Disney profit 33% in the first quarter of its fiscal year

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The entertainment giant Walt Disney achieved a net profit of 1,840 million in the first quarter of fiscal year 2014 , aided by several blockbuster movies and the success of the sports channel ESPN. The company located in Burbank ( California) recorded revenues of U.S. $ 12.309 million , up 9 % on the same […]

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Federal Reserve is directed to continue its gradual reduction of support to the U.S. economy

Federal Reserve is directed to continue its gradual reduction of support to the U.S. economy

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed , the central bank ) should continue to reduce its liquidity in the economy after the meeting ends on Wednesday in connection with an improvement of local conditions and without yielding to possible complications in emerging markets . The Monetary Policy Committee (FOMC ), chaired by Ben Bernanke at last […]

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Japan Logs Record Trade Deficit In 2013

Japan Logs Record Trade Deficit In 2013

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Japan posted a record trade deficit in 2013, bad news for the prime minister, Shinzo Abe conservative whose policy of economic recovery brought down the yen and thus multiplied the energy bill. The imbalance in the trade balance of the third world economic power totaled 11,475 billion yen (82,000 million euros at current exchange rates), […]

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U.S. Treasury To Issue First Bonds With Floating Rate

U.S. Treasury To Issue First Bonds With Floating Rate

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Treasury Department announced today that the United States offered for auction from January 29 to 15,000 million dollars first bonds whose interest rate floating resets every day. This is the first offering of a new type of Treasuries since U.S. government offered in 1997 inflation-protected bonds, known as TIPS. “The floating rate securities add […]

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Treasury Warns U.S. Debt Ceiling Will Be Reached In February

Treasury Warns U.S. Debt Ceiling Will Be Reached In February

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Treasury Secretary , Jack Lew, today urged Congress to raise the debt ceiling for ” late February ” and prevent the country from having to file for partial suspension of payments. ” With all due respect , I urge Congress to provide certainty and stability to the economy and financial markets acting to […]

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China Keeps Its Lowest Growth Rate In 14 years

China Keeps Its Lowest Growth Rate In 14 years

| January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chinese economy grew 7.7% in 2013 over the previous year and maintained, as in 2012, the lowest growth rate since 1999, said Monday the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The communist country’s government warned the persistence of “deep problems” of the second world economy and in particular the debt of local governments. The Gross […]

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Dropbox brings $ 250 million in funds

Dropbox brings $ 250 million in funds

| January 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dropbox has raised $ 250 million ( 184.6 million euros) Blackrock and other investors in a new round of funding that values ​​the storage provider on the Internet at almost 10,000 million, according to two sources familiar with the matter . The sources declined to be identified because the financing round was private. Dropbox , […]

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GM Marks The Arrival Of Mary Barra

GM Marks The Arrival Of Mary Barra

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mary Barra made history today by officially assume leadership of General Motors (GM) and become the first woman to head one of the largest car manufacturers in the world. Despite the significance both for GM and for the automotive sector, of the inauguration of Barra as Associate Minister, the company has no plans for any […]

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Google Goes Into The Smart Home Market & Buy Nest

Google Goes Into The Smart Home Market & Buy Nest

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Having ventured into the field glasses and driverless cars , Internet giant Google launched in the domain of smart homes , announcing on Monday an agreement to acquire the U.S. manufacturer alarms and thermostats Nest Labs by 3,200 million. Nest, a company created in 2010 that has more than 300 employees, mainly manufactures controllable thermostats […]

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Sound Advice For Managing Your Personal Finances

Sound Advice For Managing Your Personal Finances

| December 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Money woes can wear you down, both emotionally and physically. The tips listed below are written to help you take care of your finances. Keep track of what is happening in the world to keep abreast of market shifts on a global scale. Citizens of many nations tend to ignore what goes on outside their […]

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