Economy

Wirecard: a regulator accused of insider trading

The German financial market supervisory authority filed a complaint against one of its employees. He would have speculated on products linked to Wirecard, on the eve of the bankruptcy of the payments specialist. Splashed by the Wirecard scandal, the German financial policeman is cleaning up. The “BaFin” filed a complaint with the Stuttgart prosecutor’s office […]

Economy

After Gamestop, stock marketers attack silver prices against a backdrop of conspiracy

Unable to trade the titles of GameStop and AMC, amateur investors have moved the price of silver. A choice that is not by chance: the precious metal is at the heart of many conspiracy theories and its market is less deep and liquid than that of gold. Markets topsy-turvy. After wringing out the hedge funds […]

Social

“Ségur de la santé”: upgrades for private establishments and home help

The government has announced the release of 150 million euros to revalue home help in 2021. Negotiations on the implementation of wage increases in “Ségur” have been completed or are nearing goal in hospitals and private retirement homes, governed by multiple collective agreements. After three months of uncertainty, the fog is lifting over how some […]

Economy

How, in a tweet, Elon Musk makes the price of a stock or that of bitcoin take off

GameStop, Shopify, Signal, Etsy, CD Projekt,… Being quoted by Elon Musk in a tweet was enough to make the share price of these five companies take off. The positions of one of the most influential personalities on the Web are now being scrutinized by financial analysts and budding traders alike. Elon Musk’s tweets have the […]

Social

Inclusion: the High Commissioner for Skills on departure

Appointed in July 2018, Jean-Marie Marx, who managed the 15 billion of the great skills plan, will leave office on October 5. His departure had been planned for several months, he assures “Les Echos”. And three. After the Director General of Labor, Yves Struillou, the vocational training advisor, Alain Druelles, the Ministry of Labor is […]

Budget Taxation

Budget 2020: who will benefit most from the income tax cut

The 5 billion income tax cuts in the draft budget for 2020 respond to a finding made during the “yellow vests” crisis: entry into tax is particularly brutal for the middle classes. The gain will be greatest for income between 20,000 and 25,000 euros per year. During the great debate this winter, many tax proposals […]

Social

EXCLUSIVE – The government’s avenues for retraining employees in the face of the crisis

In response to the twenty proposals of Medef, the Ministry of Labor plans to strengthen two devices – voluntary mobility leave and the loan of labor – and to draw on the billion from the FNE-training fund. The first session scheduled for Tuesday devoted to the sharing of added value having been canceled, it is […]

Conjuncture

Coronavirus: France has entered a recession

GDP plunged 6% in the first quarter of 2020, according to a first estimate from the Banque de France, unveiled this Wednesday morning. The worst decline since the end of World War II, after an already negative last quarter of 2019. Some sectors, including construction and market services, have seen their activity drop by more […]

Social

3,400 hospital beds were eliminated in 2019

Hospitals and clinics reduced their intake capacity by 0.9% last year. In total, they had 392,262 full hospital beds. The fed up with hospital staff was manifested by a long social movement in 2019. The strikes and demonstrations that agitated the hospital last year did not reverse the trend: hospitals and clinics further reduced their […]

Social

Civil service: how to strengthen agreements with unions

The federations of civil servants have received a draft ordinance strengthening the legal value of agreements in the civil service. A first meeting takes place this Tuesday. It is a small revolution on which the federations of civil servants will work this Tuesday with the services of the Minister of the Public Service, Amélie de […]