Pete McDonald's . He became upset when there weren't any plastic straws out at the condiment station, witness Brenda Biandudi told CNN . The reason? She had reportedly told him that restaurant policy was to keep straws behind the counter.
Nearly 90 percent of the people who work for the Internal Revenue Service are not at their jobs because of the shutdown. If the shutdown continues through tax season, though, it could have a very serious impact indeed. "It does throw a little bit of wrench into things", said Kyle Pomerleau, economist at the Tax Foundation. Namely, such a move could delay tax refunds, hurt the productivity of federal workers by halting their paychecks for the time being, shut down national parks and suspend ...
Cook blamed the macroeconomy and U.S. But China's tariff fight with the US and an avalanche of bad news about tumbling auto and real estate sales are undermining consumer confidence after two decades of nearly unbroken rapid growth. According to market researchers with IDC, "worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to decline by 3% in 2018 before returning to low single-digit growth in 2019 and through 2022".
But the uptick didn't continue. The company slashed its revenue guidance for the first fiscal quarter of 2019, ended December 29, to $84 billion - sharply lower than analyst forecasts averaging $91 billion. China's smartphone market has been down 6% year-over-year in the third quarter of 2018 and is expected to drop by 3% in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to IDC.
Soon after the overnight ban on Rs 500 and 1,000 notes, which wiped out 80 per cent of the currency in circulation, RBI came out with the Rs 2,000 note and a new-look Rs 500 note. The Secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Subhash Chandra Garg , said that no decision has been taken with regards to the production of Rs.
On Apple's earnings call in November, Cook cited slowing growth in emerging markets such as Brazil, India and Russian Federation for the lower-than-anticipated sales estimates for the company's fiscal first quarter. Mr Cook said Apple "did not foresee the magnitude of the economic deceleration" in Greater China, adding that US-China trade tensions had hurt consumer confidence.