Sweden and Switzerland have been suffering from a long-standing problem; people keep confusing them. It may seem unlikely to the seasoned traveller but it’s been a long-running bone of contention for proud residents of both countries. Now one airline is aiming to end that confusion by offering people a trip to Swederland.
European Union states will on Tuesday bring forward a discussion on plans for a tax havens' blacklists after newly leaked documents revealed investments by wealthy individuals and institutions around the globe, officials said. The subject's inclusion on the monthly meeting's agenda of EU finance ministers came after weekend media reports citing the "Paradise Papers", a trove of financial documents leaked mostly from Appleby, a prominent offshore law firm. EU finance ministers meeting for regular talks in Brussels will discuss tax avoidance on Tuesday after a trove of leaked documents exposed the great lengths to which the global elite will go to avert paying a fair tax.
Glencore, the FTSE 100 mining giant, is facing fresh questions about the way it conducts its business following a massive data leak called the ‘Paradise Papers’. More than 120,000 people and companies have been named in 13.4 million files, many of them leaked from offshore law firm Appleby. The documents have been reviewed by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).
With the number of digital transactions around the world increasing by the day, Facebook is also looking to improve users’ payment experience on its platform. Making a move in the same direction, the company may soon start testing ”red envelope” payments feature that will allow users to send money to others on the platform.
The Paradise Papers document leak revealed more than 13.4 million internal documents on Sunday showing how major world players take advantage of offshore tax havens, including Britain's Queen Elizabeth II's private estate, media reports said on Monday. The leak, known as the Paradise Papers, comes more than a year after the Panama Papers, for which the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing offshore banking practices of the world’s elite.
According to online records, e-commerce giant Amazon, often seen as the “white whale of bitcoin payments, recently registered three cryptocurrency-related domain names: “amazoncryptocurrency.com,” “amazoncryptocurrencies.com,” and “amazonethereum.com.” The move was first reported by domain industry news website DomainNameWire (DNW).
October has come and gone, and the market rally goes on and on. Numerous observers and pundits have warned of a crash or strong correction, given the length of the rally and the fundamentals of the economy, which have been noted in earlier Newsletters. The FANGs and Microsoft seem not to be influenced by any disturbing geo-political news. The Fed will probably announce another rate hike in December and possibly three more in 2018 in addition to QT at 10 billion a month.
Amazon on Wednesday unveiled an augmented reality feature in its iOS shopping app that shows customers a 3-D rendering of how a given product will look in their home or workspace before they order it. AR View offers the ability to view thousands of products for the home or office – including furniture, electronics, toys, games, home décor and more – in augmented reality.
In my last October article about the Russel Index (1), I pointed out that looking at the last two years charts of Russell sub Sectors, in the last month the strongest one in terms of Relative strength was the Russell Industrial Materials & Processes. From the following chart we can see that Relative Strength ratio, at the end of August, anticipated (a) the breakout of the trading range price channel (b) begun in late 2016, and until now the situation hasn’t changed.
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