(Forbes) Is Outsystems Portugal’s Latest Unicorn?

(Forbes) Mr. Madrinha is a journalist with Forbes Portugal and Mr. Leitao is the editor-in-chief of Forbes Portugal and Forbes Angola. Paulo Rosado, CEO, OutsystemsVICTOR MACHADO There are those who think “outside of the box” and there are those who think outside of the system that contains the box. Paulo Rosado of Outsystems is one of … Continue reading (Forbes) Is Outsystems Portugal’s Latest Unicorn?

(SUN) TRUMP’S BREXIT BLAST : I told Theresa May how to do Brexit but she wrecked it — the US trade deal is off, says Donald Trump

(SUN) In a world exclusive interview with The Sun, the US President said Theresa May had ignored his advice by opting for a soft Brexit strategy. DONALD Trump today accuses the PM of wrecking Brexit — and warns she may have killed off any chance of a vital US trade deal. The US President delivers … Continue reading (SUN) TRUMP’S BREXIT BLAST : I told Theresa May how to do Brexit but she wrecked it — the US trade deal is off, says Donald Trump

(BBG) Trump Isn’t Getting the Brexit He Wanted

(BBG) The U.K.’s populist triumph is now in doubt. What about the U.S. version? Therese Raphael writes editorials on European politics and economics for Bloomberg Opinion. She was editorial page editor of the Wall Street Journal Europe. The U.K.’s 2016 vote to leave the European Union represented a moment of vindication and hope for Donald … Continue reading (BBG) Trump Isn’t Getting the Brexit He Wanted

(GUA) Trump: soft Brexit will ‘kill’ UK’s chances of US trade deal

(GUA) President praises Boris Johnson and says that May ignored his advice on Brexit negotiations in extraordinary interview Theresa May will come under intense pressure to secure a future trade deal with the United States as she sits down with Donald Trump just hours after he warned that her soft Brexit blueprint would “kill” Britain’s chances. In … Continue reading (GUA) Trump: soft Brexit will ‘kill’ UK’s chances of US trade deal

(Reuters) Portugal PM says no changing budget course ahead of 2019 election

(Reuters) Portugal’s government will stay the course of budget discipline next year while further improving pay and investment, Prime Minister Antonio Costa said on Friday, ruling out any major policy changes before a general election in 2019. The minority Socialist government relies on support of the two hard-left parties in parliament which have been pressing … Continue reading (Reuters) Portugal PM says no changing budget course ahead of 2019 election

(PT) Aga Khan thanks Portugal for a ‘progressive partnership’

(PT) LISBON: Prince Karim Aga Khan has praised Portugal as a country of opportunity and has thanked the country for a “progressive partnership” with the Ismaili imamat. He said this while addressing members of the Portuguese parliament. He was invited to speak at the Assembly of the Republic in Lisbon by its president Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues. … Continue reading (PT) Aga Khan thanks Portugal for a ‘progressive partnership’

(Spectator) Portugal’s entrancing capital has always looked to the sea

(Spectator) Queen of the Sea: A History of Lisbon reviewed Nicholas Shakespeare ‘Departure from Lisbon for Brazil, the East Indies and America’, by Theodore de Bry, 16th century Nicholas Shakespeare Paris, Venice, Montevideo, Cape Town, Hobart. There are cities, like fado, that pluck at the gut. In my personal half dozen, having also lived there, Lisbon ranks … Continue reading (Spectator) Portugal’s entrancing capital has always looked to the sea

(JN) À política o que é da justiça – Nuno Melo

(JN) Se pudessem, era assim. Justiça mansa e domesticada com decisões a pedido para quem é de Esquerda, separação de poderes com olhos vendados nos tribunais para o resto do Mundo. Não disfarçam, nem se preocupam. Neste momento, o pretexto é Lula da Silva. Mas já foi José Sócrates e antes dele, outros. Não se … Continue reading (JN) À política o que é da justiça – Nuno Melo

(BBG) May Unveils U.K. Soft Brexit Blueprint, But Banks Cut Loose

(BBG) Theresa May released the most contentious document of her two-year premiership on Thursday, vowing to push through her plan to keep the U.K. closely tied to the European Union single market after Brexit. Despite the resignation of two pro-Brexit Cabinet ministers and a growing rebellion from within her own party, May published a 98-page … Continue reading (BBG) May Unveils U.K. Soft Brexit Blueprint, But Banks Cut Loose

(Cargo) Embaixador dos EUA acredita que GNL em Sines pode tornar Portugal «na Singapura da Europa Ocidental»

(Cargo) Muito se tem falado sobre a capacidade geoestratégica que o Porto de Sines terá para desempenhar o papel de porta de entrada do gás natural no continente europeu, numa altura em que esta alternativa energética ganha cada vez mais relevo a nível global – em entrevista à Lusa, George Glass, embaixador dos EUA em Portugal, … Continue reading (Cargo) Embaixador dos EUA acredita que GNL em Sines pode tornar Portugal «na Singapura da Europa Ocidental»

(BBG) Titans of Junk: Behind the Debt Binge That Now Threatens Markets

(BBG) Masayoshi Son and Elon Musk leveraged their dreams to the hilt. Patrick Drahi stockpiled debt to build a global cable empire. Michael Dell loaded his computer company with risky loans to buy out activists threatening his control. And a group of Chinese developers borrowed big to expand in the nation’s booming property market. Call … Continue reading (BBG) Titans of Junk: Behind the Debt Binge That Now Threatens Markets

(BBG) Putin Is a ‘Competitor,’ Not a Foe, Trump Says Ahead of Summit

(BBG) U.S. President Donald Trump declined to brand his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin as friend or foe ahead of the first full-fledged one-on-one summit between the two in Helsinki next week. “I really can’t say right now. As far as I’m concerned, he’s a competitor,” Trump told reporters as he departed the White House for … Continue reading (BBG) Putin Is a ‘Competitor,’ Not a Foe, Trump Says Ahead of Summit

(BBG) China Has Arsenal of Non-Tariff Weapons to Hit Back at Trump

(BBG) This is a modal window. Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion of imported Chinese goods could see China retaliate with a wide range of non-tariff barriers. Because China only imports around $130 billion worth of goods from the U.S., its ability to match the tariffs dollar-for-dollar is limited. The … Continue reading (BBG) China Has Arsenal of Non-Tariff Weapons to Hit Back at Trump

(BBG) Stocks Sink on Trade War Escalation; Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap

(BBG) Stocks slumped, the dollar gained and commodities slid with emerging-market assets as markets prepared for another escalation in the burgeoning trade war between the U.S. and China. S&P 500 futures headed for their biggest drop in two weeks, the Stoxx Europe 600 Index ended its best run since March and the MSCI Asia Pacific … Continue reading (BBG) Stocks Sink on Trade War Escalation; Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap

(BBG) Facebook Faces U.K. Fine Over Cambridge Analytica Inquiry

(BBG) Facebook Inc. could be fined a symbolic 500,000 pounds ($664,000) by the U.K.’s privacy regulator after the social network giant failed to prevent key user data falling into the hands of a political consultancy that helped get President Donald Trump elected. The U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office is threatening the company with the maximum penalty allowed, … Continue reading (BBG) Facebook Faces U.K. Fine Over Cambridge Analytica Inquiry

(BBG) Cristiano Ronaldo’s Move to Italy Is a Big Score for Jeep

(BBG) Italy’s Juventus Football Club SpA is paying a total of more than $130 million to nab star player Cristiano Ronaldo from Spanish soccer giant Real Madrid Football Club. The Italian team won’t be the only one trying to cash in on the Portuguese footballer’s fame. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, whose Jeep logo is plastered across the … Continue reading (BBG) Cristiano Ronaldo’s Move to Italy Is a Big Score for Jeep

(ECO) Exportações portuguesas desaceleram. Importações estagnam

(ECO) As exportações aumentaram mais do que as importações no mês de maio, tendo crescido 6,2% contra os 0,3% das importações. No entanto, ambas ficam bastante abaixo do crescimento de 2017. As exportações e importações desaceleraram consideravelmente no mês de maio, de acordo com dados divulgados esta terça-feira pelo Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE). Enquanto as … Continue reading (ECO) Exportações portuguesas desaceleram. Importações estagnam

(Economist) Boris goes

(Economist) The revolt gathers against Theresa May’s Brexit plans HAVING kept suspiciously quiet all morning Boris Johnson, the foreign secretary, confirmed the rumours whirring around Westminster and resigned in the afternoon on July 9th. He follows David Davis as the second minister to resign from Theresa May’s cabinet over the Brexit agreement hammered out on July … Continue reading (Economist) Boris goes

(CNBC) Germany and China sign deals, lobby against US trade tariffs

(CNBC) The two countries signed deals worth 20 billion euros ($23.6 billion). In addition to multiple joint cooperation projects between governmental agencies, companies like BASF, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler, Siemens and Bosch announced deals and partnerships. Alexander Koerner/Getty Images Porsche cars destined for export stand at Bremerhaven port on March 19, 2018 in Bremerhaven, Germany. German Chancellor … Continue reading (CNBC) Germany and China sign deals, lobby against US trade tariffs

(BBG) Turkish Lira Slumps as Erdogan Names Son-in-Law as Economy Chief

(BBG) Turkey’s lira plunged after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appointed his son-in-law, Berat Albayrak, as economic chief of his new administration, fueling investor unease that the government can calm financial markets. Albayrak will be in charge of a new ministry of treasury and finance, replacing roles previously held by Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek, a … Continue reading (BBG) Turkish Lira Slumps as Erdogan Names Son-in-Law as Economy Chief