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Real estate sales, wills, donations ... what "minimum services" do notaries still provide?

Friday  11:10,   20 march 2020

© JARRY / TRIPELON / Getty images Real estate sales, wills, donations… what "minimum services" do notaries still provide? Despite the closings of their studies to the public, notaries continue their work from their home. Here are the acts that you... >>>

Monetary policy: Reactions to bond purchase program: "ECB credibility restored"

Thursday  14:56,   19 march 2020

© dpa The central bank is using its full power. economists are largely positive about the ECB's bond purchase program. At the same time, they see the limits of effectiveness. The chief economist at Commerzbank, Jörg Krämer, sums it up. On the ECB... >>>

stock market prices drop to new lows

Thursday  08:05,   19 march 2020

The brief recovery on Wall Street is over: the leading US index Dow Jones fell below the 20,000 point mark at the start of trading. Things are also going downhill on the German stock exchange. © Craig Ruttle / dpa The fear of months-long... >>>

oil: oil prices at their lowest since 2003

Thursday  07:45,   19 march 2020

© dpa Brent is the most important oil type for Europe. The WTI variety comes from the USA. The oil markets have not yet been able to benefit from the “helicopter money” in the US markets. Again, they are significantly lower than the previous day.... >>>

clubs not insured against missing earnings

Tuesday  10:20,   17 march 2020

© FIROFIROSID Losses due to pandemic will not be covered Frankfurt / Main - The Bundesliga and 2nd league clubs are not insured against missing earnings from ticket sales or TV rights due to the cancellation of the game in the Corona crisis . "Our... >>>

Women continue to earn significantly less than men

Monday  23:00,   16 march 2020

© Photo: Tobias Kleinschmidt / dpa Women continue to earn significantly less money than men on the German labor market. Women continue to earn significantly less money than men on the German labor market. Last year, their incomes were on average 20 >>>

Bucks concede third bankruptcy in series

Tuesday  11:05,   10 march 2020

Without their top player Giannis Antetokounmpo and other regulars, NBA leader Milwaukee Bucks has lost the third game in a row. The Denver Nuggets had a 95: 109 on Monday evening (local time). © picture alliance With the Bucks since 2017: Eric... >>>

pension insurance helps seniors file tax returns

Saturday  23:00,   07 march 2020

© Photo: Christin Klose / dpa-tmn pensioners can get support for their tax returns from the pension insurance company. Many retirees also have to file a tax return. So that the tax office can determine the taxable portion of the statutory pension,... >>>

Italy thinks aloud in the virus crisis about suspending the EU debt rules according to

Thursday  13:06,   05 march 2020

© Reuters / GUGLIELMO MANGIAPANE A man wearing a face mask walks past Piazza Duomo square in Milan Rome (Reuters) - In the wake of the virus crisis, Italy is temporarily suspending the European one Debt rules. Secretary of State for Economic... >>>

Digitization as a curse and blessing in climate protection

Tuesday  13:00,   03 march 2020

© Robyn Beck On the one hand, advancing digitization can be a "fire accelerator" for climate change, but at the same time it can be an important instrument for more climate protection. Environment Minister Svenja Schulze presented an environmental... >>>

Oil, gold, copper: Coronavirus hits commodity markets with full force - gold also plunges

Saturday  12:50,   29 february 2020

© dpa The low oil price puts the Opec countries under pressure. Oil price drops below $ 50 for the first time in three years. Even precious metals are affected by the sellout on the financial markets. The market panic triggered by the corona virus... >>>

Investors speculate about an epidemic

Friday  12:10,   28 february 2020

New York. There is talk of a downward trend on the stock markets as soon as the word "corona virus" is used. But some stocks are suddenly in demand - or are stylized as tips for bad times. © Mary Altaffer Row of disinfectants on the shelf: is... >>>

Brewer AB InBev partners with Tilray to tap cannabis drink market

Thursday  00:06,   20 december 2018

Anheuser-Busch InBev , the world's largest brewer, and Canadian pot producer Tilray Inc are partnering in a $100-million joint venture to research cannabis-infused non-alcoholic drinks for the Canadian market, the companies said Wednesday. The... >>>

Shutdown-Averting Deal Quickly Hits Oily Snag

Thursday  00:06,   20 december 2018

A measure to extend spending authority for several Cabinet departments and assorted agencies through Feb. 8 was hung up in the Senate Wednesday afternoon over a spat involving the Land and Water Conservation Fund and other items left out of the... >>>

Children as young as 10 fight, kill and die in Yemen's war

Thursday  00:06,   20 december 2018

The number etched on the bracelet around Mohammed's wrist gave the 13-year-old soldier comfort as missiles fired from enemy warplanes shook the earth beneath him. For two years Mohammed fought with Yemen's Houthi rebels against a military coalition... >>>