Saturday, November 18, 2017

Trump cancels the inheritance tax

When a person dies in the United States, all of his wealth, exceeding $ 5.49 million, is taxed. Republicans want to change this system. As part of efforts to revise the US tax system, the Republican plan in the House of Representatives completely repeals the...

Oil falls under the weight of rising US supplies

Oil prices were mixed Friday after recent declines, but it is the first weekly drop in six weeks under the weight of rising US supplies. At 06:16 GMT, the price of crude for global benchmark Brent was $61.23 a barrel, down 13 cents from the...

US Congress adopted draft budget of Pentagon in the amount of $700 billion

The Senate of the US Congress adopted a draft budget for the Pentagon at $700 billion, the Associated Press reported. It is noted that the approved amount is much higher than the one previously voiced by the American leader Donald Trump. The adopted law will soon...

Dollar waiting for six weak years

The US dollar is on the threshold of six long years of easing, and high-yielding currencies and the euro will be strengthened. This conclusion was reached by Morgan Stanley experts. Bankers expect an acceleration in the growth of world GDP, and this fact, in their...

Every fourth person in the world gives bribes: study

Every fourth inhabitant of the Earth gave a bribe at least once within the last 12 months. This is evidenced by the research data of the international organization Transparency International. The survey entitled "The Barometer of World Corruption" was held from March 2014 to January...

World oil prices fall

In the course of electronic trading on the London and New York stock exchanges, world oil prices are declining, according to the bidding data. December futures for light crude oil brand WTI on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) decreased by 0.83%, to $ 55.24...

US stock market closed lower

The American stock market closed lower, as evidenced by the data of the bidding. The Dow Jones index fell by 0.52% to 23,287.45 points. The S & P 500 index decreased by 0.36% and amounted to 2.569.51 points. The index of the electronic exchange NASDAQ decreased by...

US national debt surpasses $20.5 trillion for the 1st time: Treasury Department

For the first time in its history, the US federal government has more than $20.5 trillion in outstanding debt. --- Stay connected with @VOP_Today, @BreakingVop, @VOPnewsroom and never miss the breaking news stories happening around the world 24/7.

A war that can change the world oil market

The war between Saudi Arabia and Iran, even if it is a "proxy war", has never been as real as it is now. A few days ago, a fire broke out on an oil pipeline connecting Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. Both Arab allies accuse Tehran...

Analysts predicted a rise in wages due to high oil prices

The average price for oil in 2018 will be $ 52.5, in 2019 - $ 55 per barrel due to the revival of the world economy. Such a forecast is provided by the Center for Macroeconomic Analysis and Short-Term Forecasting (CMACP). The projected figures are...

The economy of China is slowing down

Economic growth in China slowed in October, while the credit risk management campaign is gaining momentum, and the Communist Party signaled a less strict approach to achieving growth targets, Bloomberg reports. Industrial production in October rose by 6.2% in annual terms after an increase of...

Greece intends to raise its economy with the help of marijuana: Bloomberg

The Minister of Rural Development and Food of Greece Evangelos Apostolu said that the cultivation of medical marijuana can help the country restore the economy. This is reported by Bloomberg . He stressed that producers of such marijuana are going to put greenhouses in Greece...

HSBC agreed to pay $352 million to avoid trial in France for enabling tax fraud

HSBC Private Bank, a Swiss unit of banking giant HSBC, has agreed to pay 300 million euros ($352 million) to avoid going to trial in France for enabling tax fraud, prosecutors said Tuesday. HSBC was accused last year of helping French clients to hide at...

Crude oil inventories decline, but imbalance to continue: IEA

Production of crude rose by 100,000 barrels per day to a total of 97.5 million, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday, as cited by VOP. The monthly report revealed a revision downward in the estimate for the increase in demand for this year and...

Price of Bitcoin will reach $10 thousand by the end of the year: expert

Digital currency prices are somewhat unstable, due to their interaction with changes in the global economy. For example, the price of the Bitcoin fell to almost double, when the Chinese government decided to stop trading in digital currency on Chinese stock exchanges. However, digital currencies...

World oil prices traded in different directions

In the course of electronic trading on the London and New York stock exchanges, world oil prices are not determined by the dynamics, this is evidenced by the data of the auctions. December futures for light crude oil brand WTI on the New York Mercantile...

OPEC raises forecast for world oil demand for 2017-2018

OPEC improved the forecast for oil demand in the world in 2017, increasing it by 74 thousand barrels per day compared to the October estimate, to 96.94 million barrels per day, the organization's report says in November. Compared to 2016, the growth rate will be...

Bitcoin collapsed by 30%

The bitcoin rate, which updated the historical maximum last Wednesday, fell by 10% over the weekend. The total drop in the most expensive crypto currency in less than a week was 29%. As reported by Bloomberg , on Monday morning, the bitcoine rate fell to...

Soros, Rockefeller asks not to reduce taxes for the super-rich

Trump is a 'would-be dictator,'
American billionaires George Soros and Stephen Rockefeller put their signatures under an open letter with a request not to reduce taxes on wealth in the US, reported the Chicago Tribune. The petition, signed by more than 400 super-rich Americans, was sent to the US Congress. According to...

Saudi Arabia raises oil exports 10,566 million barrels per day

Saudi Arabia, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), said on Monday that it raised its exports last October to 10566 million barrels per day, according to CNBC. The kingdom confirmed last October that it had increased its crude oil exports by 83,000 barrels per...

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