Day: April 10, 2018

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

China has approached Vanuatu about establishing a permanent military presence on the tiny Pacific island, Australia’s Fairfax Media reported on Tuesday, a plan that would likely stoke regional tensions. The report, citing unnamed sources, said no formal proposal had yet been made, but preliminary talks have been held about locating a full military base on […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

Equal Pay Day was initiated to shed light on a persistent problem: On average, women earn $0.78 for every dollar a man earns. But not all companies have such a big gap. Salary comparison site Comparably has compiled a list of the dozen tech companies with the smallest pay gaps — each has a gap […]

Vinnyd April 10, 2018

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Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

According to data from IHS Markit, almost 7 percent of the U.S. export trade with China is at risk and 3.5 percent of that amount has already been impacted by the first round of tariffs that went into effect. The U.S. ports most exposed to the U.S.-China trade duties based on overall goods targeted are […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

European plane-maker Airbus has announced it is to develop lower-deck passenger modules that sit inside the cargo hold. In a press release Tuesday, the firm said it was partnering with Zodiac Aerospace to build the compartments, complete with sleeping berths for passengers. Airbus said the intention is to receive formal approval from aviation bodies by […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

U.S. mall owners Washington Prime Group and Namdar Realty Group will bid together to save department store chain Bon-Ton from liquidation, according to court documents filed Monday that were reviewed by Giftofaservant. Alternative asset manager DW Partners will also be working with them. It was reported last week that the two landlords would attempt to […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

Jonathan Ernst | Reuters President Donald Trump delivers remarks on the U.S. opioid crisis, at Manchester Community College in Manchester, New Hampshire, March 19, 2018. Another key exception for attorney-client privilege regards whether a lawyer and his or her client colludes on potential crime or fraud. “The purpose of this exception is to assure that […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

There’s a good chance Washington will be at the epicenter of any market shocks Tuesday. With Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg testifying before Congress; the anticipated White House response to Syria’s chemical attack, and any number of shoes potentially ready to drop in the Mueller investigation or the trade battle with China, Washington will likely be […]