And the ubiquity of smartphones means digital wallets for Libra could make banking and credit card services and e-commerce available in places where they don´t now exist. Wedbush analyst Ives said how well it is received will boil down to execution and "how comfortable consumers feel around Facebook and cryptocurrency".
Mr Muilenburg called the crashes of the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines jets a "defining moment" for Boeing , but said he thought the result would be a "better and stronger company". Aviation bloggers/tweeters estimate that Boeing has more than 125 Max jets in storage at various airports. The flurry of deal making could help to soothe investor nerves that a decade-long boom in demand for commercial aircraft is coming to an abrupt end.
Beijing has yet to confirm that Xi will meet Trump in Japan . The US already has 25 percent duties on more than $250 billion of imports from China . "Leader level engagement at last year's G20 was critical to jumpstarting the talks". White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow declined to give details on how the two countries would prepare for the Xi-Trump meeting and said the United States would continue to press for China to change its practices on intellectual property theft and ...
The Menlo Park, California-based company has big aspirations for Libra , but consumer privacy concerns or regulatory barriers may present significant hurdles. Since then, thousands of bitcoin alternatives have launched, and Facebook is just one of dozens of blue-chip companies dabbling with the underlying technology.
Rift with Amazon . Ocasio-Cortez's ongoing feud with Amazon is puzzling at best. "Opening an impeachment inquiry is exactly what we must do when the President obstructs justice, advises witnesses to ignore legal subpoenas, & more", she continued".
BDT, led by Byron Trott, will provide long-term capital and guidance as Whataburger , which has its headquarters in San Antonio , competes at a time when convenience stores are offering more food options and eating into market share. Whataburger has more than 820 locations with more than 670 of those locations in Texas. "This is both exciting and bittersweet for the Dobson family", said Whataburger Board Chairman Tom Dobson.