(BBG) Portugal is sticking with its golden visa program even though locals are being squeezed.By Henrique Almeida19 de setembro de 2019, 05:01 WEST Ana Guerreiro points across the street at a handful of housing projects in Lisbon’s up-and-coming riverside neighborhood of Marvila. It’s where she moved in with her mother last year after soaring rents meant she could no longer afford … Continue reading (BBG) Europe’s Hottest Property Market Is Getting Too Hot for Some
(Reuters) NEW YORK (Reuters) – Some senior Deutsche Bank AG (DBKGn.DE) officials have discussed the possibility of putting additional problematic assets worth billions of euros into a unit it created earlier this year, if the bank is able to sell assets already held within that “bad bank,” according to three bank sources.FILE PHOTO: A man … Continue reading (Reuters) Exclusive: Deutsche Bank has discussed adding assets to bad bank if sales go well – sources
(SluggerO’Toole) Too much for the DUP, too little for Dublin and the EU but enough to keep going? The direction of travel has seemed clear for some time. These reports bring it out into the open. Johnson has been talking up a deal based on an expansion of the original agri foods proposal. An actual … Continue reading (SluggerO’Toole) Is this really it? ” Northern Ireland would effectively become a special economic zone inside both the UK and the EU”
(EUobserver) Brexit MEPs during EU negotiator Michel Barnier’s speech: isolated (Photo: European Parliament) EU top officials on Wednesday (18 September) warned that the UK is heading for a no-deal break with the EU, unless the London government provides written proposals on the controversial Irish border issue. “There is very little time left. […] The risk of … Continue reading (EUobserver) Juncker: No-deal Brexit ‘palpable’
(ZH) Three videos appearing to show encounters between US Navy aircraft and what the military terms “UAPs” – so-called ‘Unidentified Aerial Phenomena” – have accidentally been released to the public despite the military insisting that they were never cleared. According to RT, the clips, which have at this point been widely circulated, depict American aircraft interacting … Continue reading (ZH) US Navy Admits Leaked ‘UFO Tapes’ Are Real And Should Never Have Been Released
‘The future has come to meet us’. Ahead of climate strikes started by Greta Thunberg, the FT and the Royal Court collaborate on a short drama exploring inaction on climate change. Actress Nicola Walker, transmitting news from 2050, asks why we ‘never really learnt how to talk about this’.
(IsaraelHayom) One thing is for sure: The many problems of democracy are still preferable to the few (if any!) advantages of nondemocratic regimes. Spoiler alert: The answer to the question in the title of this article is, from our perspective, quite clear – Israel will be the unequivocal winner of the ongoing electoral process. However, … Continue reading (IsaraelHayom) Who will be the winner in the repeat election?
(DML) Sources say EU negotiators being ‘shown pieces of paper’ outlining PM’s plan The move came as No 10 revealed Brexit talks would step up from next week It has also emerged that the PM will soon discuss his plans with Angela Merkel Boris Johnson has started to share details of his Brexit blueprint with the EU as … Continue reading (DML) Boris Johnson ‘has Brexit blueprint’… but he can’t reveal it to EU chiefs as he is terrified it will be leaked to public
(GUA) PM’s negotiators intent on waiting until last minute before sharing plan with Brussels Boris Johnson’s Brexit negotiators have so far only presented the EU with a draft of the withdrawal agreement with the backstop scrubbed out, UK government sources have confirmed. In a move that has caused tensions with EU leaders, Johnson’s team are refusing to … Continue reading (GUA) EU given Brexit draft with backstop scrubbed out, UK sources admit
The FT’s capital markets editor Katie Martin sees fading no-deal Brexit fears driving the pound’s recovery this week. On Friday the currency climbed back above $1.24 as markets breathed a sigh of relief.
(GUA) New York forum aims to ‘restore’ the climate by reducing atmospheric levels of carbon to those of a century ago A new effort to rally governments and corporations behind technologies that suck greenhouse gases from the atmosphere to help stave off disastrous global heating will be launched at the United Nations on Tuesday. The … Continue reading (GUA) UN hosts drive to suck back carbon and reverse climate change
(ECO) Tesouro português foi esta manhã aos mercados para financiar Estado em 1.250 milhões de euros. Obteve o montante mínimo pretendido a taxas ainda mais negativas do que anteriores operações. Portugal continua a aproveitar as condições favoráveis do mercado para se financiar. Desta vez, num duplo leilão de títulos de dívida de curto prazo, o Tesouro … Continue reading (ECO) Portugal financia-se em 1.250 milhões a juros negativos históricos
(CNBC) Facebook has partnered with Luxottica to develop augmented-reality Ray-Ban glasses, sources familiar with the matter told CNBC. Facebook is hoping a partnership with Luxottica will result in the glasses reaching consumers by 2023, 2024 or as late as 2025. The glasses are internally codenamed Orion, and they are designed to replace smartphones, the sources … Continue reading (CNBC) Facebook working on smart glasses with Ray-Ban, code-named ‘Orion’
(CNN) President Donald Trump is stuck in a political box — largely of his own making — on Iran, a predicament that becomes more intractable with each alarming cycle of escalation.In the aftermath of a sophisticated attack on a Saudi oilfield, Trump is being torn between two political and character traits that are starting to define his foreign … Continue reading (CNN) Trump is trapped between two impulses on Iran
Following the quick heightening of tensions between the US and Iran after a devastating attack on a Saudi oil refinery, The Financial Times’ deputy editor Roula Khalaf argues that both Donald Trump and Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei must go back to the negotiating table and de-escalate what could be a full blown oil … Continue reading (FT) Saudi oil attacks: Donald Trump and Iran need to de-escalate
(Reuters) BEIJING (Reuters) – The slowdown in China’s economy deepened in August, with growth in industrial production at its weakest 17-1/2 years amid spreading pain from a trade war with the United States and softening domestic demand.FILE PHOTO: A worker looks on in front of a blast furnace at the Chongqing Iron and Steel plant … Continue reading (Reuters) China’s slowdown deepens; industrial output growth falls to 17-1/2 year low
(JN) A agência de notação financeira reviu esta sexta-feira em alta a perspetiva para o rating da República Portuguesa. O Ministério das Finanças congratulou-se com a decisão, destacando o benefício que traz às condições de financiamento do Estado, das famílias e das empresas. O Ministério das Finanças congratulou-se com a decisão, destacando o benefício que … Continue reading (JN) S&P melhora perspetiva do rating de Portugal
(ZH) Who would have thought that JPMorgan’s precious metals trading desk is the functional equivalent of the mafia, and that its one-time leader, Blythe Masters, was the mafia’s don? Well, almost everyone who didn’t mind being designated a conspiracy theorist for years. And now comes vindication, because this has just been confirmed by the DOJ, … Continue reading (ZH) DOJ Accuses JPMorgan’s Precious Metals Trading Desk Of Being A Criminal Enterprise
State attorneys general have joined federal prosecutors investigating Silicon Valley giants. But they need to prove customers have been harmed. FT’s Kiran Stacey reports.
(ZH) Right after Apple announced the iPhone 11, numerous owners of older iPhones began to report device malfunctions reminiscent of a 2017 debacle in which the company admitted slowing the performance of older phones – ‘officially’ in order to extend their battery life. At the time, Apple said in a statement that it had “never – and … Continue reading (ZH) Older iPhones Reported ‘Breaking’ After Apple Unveils iPhone 11