July

L.A. County Jobless Rate Steady at 4.5 Percent in July

L.A. County’s unemployment rate held steady at 4.5 percent in July even as seasonal job losses gripped the education sector, according to state figures released Aug. 17. The steady jobless rate was the result of a balancing of two trends: roughly 3,000 more Los Angeles County residents reported they had jobs in July compared with the previous month, but the labor force also grew to 5.15 million as 3,000 more people began looking for work, according to the state Employment…

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French July inflation confirmed at 2.6 pct, highest…

French July inflation confirmed at 2.6 pct, highest since March 2012 By Reuters Published: 02:59 EDT, 14 August 2018 | Updated: 02:59 EDT, 14 August 2018 PARIS, Aug 14 (Reuters) – French EU-harmonised inflation rate in July reached its highest level since March 2012, coming in at 2.6 percent, according to final data from the INSEE national statistics office, which confirmed earlier forecasts. The July inflation was in line with an earlier flash estimate that had given the same level..…

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July Amber Grant Awarded to Lisnen | Grants for Women in Business

July Amber Grant Awarded to Lisnen | Grants for Women in Business Earlier this month, we announced our July finalists. Today, we’re delighted to finally introduce you to the recipient: Eyra Abraham, Founder/CEO of Lisnen. View Eyra’s video for the Voting Page and read her interview below to learn more about her mission.   WN: Share some background on yourself and how Lisnen was born. EA: My name is Eyra Abraham and I’m the founder of Lisnen. Lisnen Inc. was formed due…

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US jobless rate drops to 3.9%. in July; 157,000 new jobs created – Canindia News

Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) The United States’ headline unemployment rate dropped to 3.9 per cent in July, a month in which nonfarm payrolls in the world’s largest economy rose by 157,000, the Labour Department said on Friday. The US economy remains close to full employment even though the number of jobs added last month was below the 195,000 forecast by economists, Efe reported. US employment has risen for 94 consecutive months, the longest jobs-expansion streak on record. The unemployment rate…

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REFILE-WRAPUP 2-U.S. job growth slows in July, unemployment rate drops – Macroeconomic News

(Refiles to drop extraneous zero in July nonfarm payrolls figure in 2nd paragraph) * Nonfarm payrolls increase 157,000 in July * Unemployment rate falls to 3.9 percent * Average hourly earnings increase 0.3 percent By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in July likely due to companies’ struggles to find qualified workers and the unemployment rate declined, pointing to tightening labor market conditions. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 157,000 jobs last month, the…

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French business activity growth slows slightly in July…

French business activity growth slows slightly in July – PMI By Reuters Published: 03:53 EDT, 3 August 2018 | Updated: 03:53 EDT, 3 August 2018 PARIS, Aug 3 (Reuters) – French private sector growth eased up in July compared with the previous month, as the amount of new orders placed with service providers rose at a slower pace, a survey showed on Friday. The data reinforced recent signs of a slowdown in the euro zone’s second-biggest economy. Data compiler IHS…

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Caledonia Investments acquires majority stake Cook Optics Group | 13 July 2018

StockMarketWire.com – Caledonia Investments said Friday it had acquired a majority stake in Cooke Optics Group in a transaction which valued the business at £96.5m. Under the terms of the deal, Caledonia subscribed £62.5m of equity and £30.0m of debt to acquire approximately 89% of Cooke from its current owners, Growth Capital Partners and Cooke’s management team. Cooke’s management team have reinvested £7.8m of their sales proceeds for the remaining equity, Caledonia Investments said. In its most recent audited consolidated…

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EU to retaliate over US steel tariffs from July — EUbusiness.com

(BRUSSELS) – In its response to the US imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminium products, the European Union decided Wednesday to apply additional duties to selected imports from the United States from July. The EU Commission has decided to impose additional duties on the full list of US products notified to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and expects to conclude the relevant procedure in coordination with Member States before the end of June. The Commission says the application of…

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SET Announces Executive Appointments Effective From July 1

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) announces an appointment of SET executives to boost strength and competitiveness, driving long-term, sustainable growth in the Thai capital market.  From July 1, 2018, four executives have been appointed to Executive Vice President (EVP), namely Duangrat Samudavanija, Kingpetch Ngenpoolsub, Kitti Sutthiatthasil and Piyaporn Krongchan. SET President Kesara Manchusree said, “In accordance with the succession plan, SET’s board of governors has recently approved an appointment of four executives who are equipped with strong experiences and…

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Obstruction Report Coming in June or July – Talking Points Memo

WaPo reporter says Mueller team is planning on releasing a report on the obstruction part of the investigation in June or July. More info: Mueller team wants to release report on Obstruction investigation, incidents during President’s time in office this June or July. AND THEN they continue with collusion probe. Hot Summer. pic.twitter.com/tFQHd9yZ4y — Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) April 4, 2018 Note that technically, Rod Rosenstein appears to have authorized Mueller to write such a report. In theory, he could decide…

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July 2015 Newsletter | Anderson Tax & Consulting

by Debra Anderson | Jul 1, 2015 | ATO, BAS, Deductions, Money, Superannuation, Tax | Please follow and like us: Happy new financial year and welcome to our July newsletter. In this edition I cover the $20,000 immediate asset write-off that was announced in the last federal budget. This prompted a lot of questions about its implementation and eligibility requirements.  Now it has been legislated we now know the detail on how it is going to work.  Also, if you missed our 2 minutes…

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