Saturday , August 18 2018

International News

US, Mexico bridge differences on Nafta agricultural goods

Bloomberg The US and Mexico are resolving their differences on agricultural products covered under Nafta after the Trump administration withdrew some of its sweeping demands, bringing the nations closer to an overall deal, according to five people familiar with the discussions. American negotiators dropped their demand in the last week ...

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Tesla board torn between service to shareholders, CEO

Bloomberg Tesla Inc.’s board of directors is at a critical juncture, wedged between a larger-than-life figure to whom many are personally close and their larger responsibility to shareholders. Elon Musk’s astonishing interview with the New York Times has heightened concerns surrounding the health of Tesla’s chairman and chief executive officer, ...

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Atlantia prepares Genoa compensation plan

Bloomberg The Benetton family’s Atlantia SpA is preparing a compensation package to help victims of the Genoa bridge disaster and provide the region with funds to repair damaged train links and roads. The plan was worked out in consultations between executives at the family’s holding company, the Atlantia infrastructure company ...

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Crypto’s millennial mining tycoon plans $3 billion IPO

Bloomberg Bitmain Technologies Ltd., the world’s biggest producer of cryptocurrency mining chips, is planning a Hong Kong initial public offering that could raise as much as $3 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said. The Beijing-based company, whose 32-year-old co-founder Jihan Wu is one of the most powerful players ...

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