(CNN) Boeing’s profit falls 21% on the 737 Max crisis

(CNN) Gambier, Ohio (CNN Business)Boeing’s earnings fell 21% in the first three months of the year because of the crisis that grounded its bestselling 737 Max jet.BOEING’S 737 MAX PROBLEMS Ethiopian Airlines CEO: Pilot had ‘flight control problems’ Boeing’s stock continues steep slide Airlines ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 Why grounding 737 MAX jets is … Continue reading (CNN) Boeing’s profit falls 21% on the 737 Max crisis

(ZH) Stocks Struggle With S&P At All Time High; Global Stocks, Yields Slide On China Stimulus Fears

(ZH) Global markets took a step back on Wednesday, with US index futures and Asian stocks struggling to push higher following Tuesday’s record S&P close amid clear signals that China has put broader monetary stimulus on hold. The MSCI world equity index, edged down 0.1 percent in early European trade, as Treasuries continued to climb … Continue reading (ZH) Stocks Struggle With S&P At All Time High; Global Stocks, Yields Slide On China Stimulus Fears

(ZH) Deutsche Considering ‘Bad Bank’ Unit As Merger Talks Falter

(ZH) Thanks to the Wall Street Journal, investors won’t need to wait until later this week for a promised update on the status of merger talks between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank. Based on reports about Deutsche’s continued contingency planning, we can surmise that the answer to the question ‘how are deal talks going?’ is clearly ‘not well’. Fresh on … Continue reading (ZH) Deutsche Considering ‘Bad Bank’ Unit As Merger Talks Falter

(Cargo) ‘One Belt One Road’: Governo chinês agradece participação de Portugal no «projecto do século»

(Cargo) uHoje (dia 23), através de um comunicado enviado à agência Lusa, o Governo chinês expressou a sua apreciação pelo facto de Portugal ter-se disposto a ser parte da mega-iniciativa One Belt One Road. Para a China, a privilegiada localização de Portugal afigura-se como um trunfo estratégico essencial para a conectividade do projecto internacional. Recorde-se, neste … Continue reading (Cargo) ‘One Belt One Road’: Governo chinês agradece participação de Portugal no «projecto do século»

(BBC) Huawei row: UK to let Chinese firm help build 5G network

(BBC) The government has approved the supply of equipment by Chinese telecoms firm Huawei for the UK’s new 5G data network despite warnings of a security risk. There is no formal confirmation but the Daily Telegraph says Huawei will build “non-core” components such as antennas. The US wants its allies in the “Five Eyes” intelligence grouping – … Continue reading (BBC) Huawei row: UK to let Chinese firm help build 5G network

(EUobserver) Trump to meet May and Macron on Europe visit in June

(EUobserver) US president Donald Trump will make his first state visit to the UK on 3-5 June, the White House announced on Tuesday. The visit includes an audience with the Queen and a meeting with prime minister Theresa May. While in Europe, Trump will also travel to Normandy for D-Day commemorations and a bilateral meeting … Continue reading (EUobserver) Trump to meet May and Macron on Europe visit in June

(JPost) WILL DEFENSE TIES INCREASE BETWEEN ISRAEL AND THE UKRAINE?

(JPost) According to Ukrainian media, over $1.3 billion dollars allocated by the United States to strengthen Kiev’s defensive capabilities. A UKRAINIAN military vehicle rushes to the front as fighting flares in Ukraine between separatists and the government.. (photo credit: REUTERS) Israel has been selling military equipment to Ukraine for over two decades, and with the … Continue reading (JPost) WILL DEFENSE TIES INCREASE BETWEEN ISRAEL AND THE UKRAINE?

P.O. (FT) UK store closures set to top 1,000 as use of CVAs mounts

Excerpt:   «Jamie Oliver, the celebrity chef whose restaurant chain, Jamie’s Italian, filed for a CVA last year at the time described a “perfect storm” of “rents, rates, the high street declining, food costs, Brexit [and an] increase in the minimum wage”». P.O. Having lived in London for almost 6 years, what strikes me is not … Continue reading P.O. (FT) UK store closures set to top 1,000 as use of CVAs mounts

(Express) Greek PM blasts ‘anti-democratic’ EU over austerity but admits Greece CAN NEVER exit

(Express) BREXIT proves that countries are better to remain in the European Union rather than taking their own “nationalistic approach”, according to Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras. The Greek leader claimed that Britain with its “very significant power” not being able to find a way out of the Brussels bloc should act as a warning … Continue reading (Express) Greek PM blasts ‘anti-democratic’ EU over austerity but admits Greece CAN NEVER exit

(Barrons) 3 Things to Know About New Kraft Heinz CEO Miguel Patricio

(Barrons) Courtesy of Kraft HeinzText size Kraft Heinz on Monday named a new CEO, announcing that Miguel Patriciowill succeed Bernardo Hees effective July 1. Who is Miguel Patricio? Here are three things you need to know about the newest chief of Kraft Heinz (ticker: KHC). Patricio has experience with consumer staples Patricio joined Anheuser-Busch InBev as vice president of marketing in 2005, … Continue reading (Barrons) 3 Things to Know About New Kraft Heinz CEO Miguel Patricio

(ECO) Da Heinz ao McDonald’s. Estes portugueses comandam as maiores empresas do mundo

(ECO) São portugueses e dão cartas lá fora. Horta Osório, Carlos Tavares e António Simões são os nomes que tomam conta das maiores empresas do mundo. Seja nas cervejas ou na maionese, na área financeira ou na indústria automóvel, os portugueses estão, cada vez mais, a dar cartas lá fora. Ocupam cargos de topo em algumas … Continue reading (ECO) Da Heinz ao McDonald’s. Estes portugueses comandam as maiores empresas do mundo

(ZH) Watch: Shocking Video Shows Parked Tesla Spontaneously Exploding In Chinese Garage

(ZH) Karma can be quite the funny thing. About 24 hours ahead of Tesla’s coming “Investor Day” and just moments after we broke the news that Tesla had been granted a restraining order on a short seller who has been critical of the company on Twitter, stunning video has surfaced of a Tesla catching fire and exploding, while … Continue reading (ZH) Watch: Shocking Video Shows Parked Tesla Spontaneously Exploding In Chinese Garage

(Times of Israel) Zelensky win makes Ukraine 1st country outside Israel with Jewish PM, president

(Times of Israel) Marvels one columnist: ‘Imagine, a pure-blooded Jew with the appearance of a Sholom Aleichem protagonist wins by a landslide in a country that glorifies Nazi criminals’ Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelensky reacts after the announcement of the first exit poll results in the second round of Ukraine’s presidential election at … Continue reading (Times of Israel) Zelensky win makes Ukraine 1st country outside Israel with Jewish PM, president

(Reuters) U.S. prepares to end Iran oil waivers; Asian buyers to be hardest hit

(Reuters) The United States is expected to announce on Monday that buyers of Iranian oil need to end imports soon or face sanctions, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, triggering a 3 percent jump in crude prices to their highest for 2019 so far. Officials in Asia opposed the expected move, pointing to … Continue reading (Reuters) U.S. prepares to end Iran oil waivers; Asian buyers to be hardest hit

(SkyNews) The Queen celebrates 93rd birthday

This year Her Majesty the Queen shared her 93rd birthday with Easter Sunday and therefore made a public appearance on a usually private day. She marked the double occasion with an annual church service at Windsor Castle accompanied by her family including grandsons Prince William and Prince Harry. Meanwhile the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle … Continue reading (SkyNews) The Queen celebrates 93rd birthday

(OBS) Não tinha de ser assim – Helena Matos

(OBS) Em 1974, politicamente bloqueado, o país aguardava que os militares tratassem do assunto. O assunto era o Ultramar. Em 2019, o país está bloqueado de novo. O assunto chama-se Estado Social. Pois é só faltam três anos para chegarmos àquele número/símbolo – 48 – que levámos o século XX a soletrar como sinónimo de … Continue reading (OBS) Não tinha de ser assim – Helena Matos