Solvay announces a giant plant project in the United States

The Belgian chemical group Solvay again raised its profitability forecasts for 2022 on Thursday and unveiled a project for a giant factory in the United States to produce a component of automotive electric batteries. Solvay has announced that it is partnering with Mexican petrochemical giant Orbia to build North America’s largest production site for PVDF … Read more

the private sector created 239,000 jobs in October, much more than expected

Private companies created more jobs in the United States in October than in September, and much more than expected, which suggests that the job market is not weakening, despite the economic slowdown caused to curb the strong inflation. In October, 239,000 jobs were created by private companies, according to the monthly ADP/Stanford Lab survey published … Read more

The number of job vacancies is on the rise again in the United States

The number of job vacancies in the United States rose again in September, reaching a total of 10.7 million unoccupied positions, the United States Bureau of Statistics (BLS) announced in a press release on Tuesday. Job vacancies rose by 437,000 over the month, partially erasing the decline seen in August, according to data published in … Read more

TuSimple fires its boss for its links with a Chinese company

TuSimple, an American self-driving truck start-up, announced on Monday that it had fired its co-founder and CEO after an internal investigation showed that he may have shared confidential information with a company working mainly in China on related technologies, Hydron. . Xiaodi Hou’s dismissal comes a day after the Wall Street Journal published information about … Read more

495 million USD agreement in the United States to settle the latest subprime litigation

Credit Suisse said Monday it has reached a final agreement with the New Jersey Attorney General to settle the latest mortgage-backed securities litigation that dated back to the 2008 financial crisis. intense press and market rumors as it approaches a review of its strategy after repeated scandals, will pay an amount of 495 million dollars … Read more

supermarket giant Kroger to buy Albertsons for nearly $25 billion

The American supermarket giant Kroger has reached an agreement to buy its competitor Albertsons for 24.6 billion dollars, the two companies announced on Friday in a joint press release. This acquisition, which is subject to the approval of the competition regulatory authorities, should allow the newly formed group to compete with Walmart, number one in … Read more

Credit Suisse shares fall amid US investigation rumors

Credit Suisse shares are rocking again on the stock market on Wednesday following a news report about a US investigation into whether the bank continued to help clients evade taxes after the deal 2014. At 8:23 GMT, the action fell 3.60% to 4.22 Swiss francs, regaining some ground after losing more than 4% at the … Read more

a portrait of Prince by Andy Warhol under consideration before the Supreme Court

A touch of pop will brighten up the very serious Supreme Court of the United States on Wednesday, October 12, responsible for deciding whether Andy Warhol could use a photo of Prince in his work without paying royalties to the author of the photo. At the heart of the conflict: sixteen screen-printed portraits made in … Read more

the Westinghouse nuclear group sold for 7.9 billion

Uranium producer Cameco, investment firm Brookfield Renewable Partners and others to buy US nuclear power company Westinghouse Electric for $7.9 billion, including debt, in deal signaling renewed interest in this form of energy. The sector has rarely benefited from such good market conditions, Cameco boss Tim Gitzel said in a joint statement. “As one of … Read more

end of a strike of several months by criminal lawyers

Criminal lawyers in England and Wales have decided to end their strike action, which began in June, after obtaining a pay increase from the government, their union announced on Monday. The profession “came out in favor of the proposal made by the government“, and the movement will end Monday at 6:00 p.m. local time, said … Read more