France tells Trump: Don't mix digital taxes and wine tariffs

France tells Trump: Don’t mix digital taxes and wine tariffs Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday France would proceed with its tax on the revenues of big technology firms and urged the United States not to bring trade tariffs into the debate on how to fairly raise levies on digital services.

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It’s been one month since Facebook (and its partners ) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Facebook to pause those plans. Now, some legislators want the company to stop altogether. According to Reuters, the De…

G20 forges ahead with rules to close corporate tax loopholes for tech giants – The Globe and Mail

G20 forges ahead with rules to close corporate tax loopholes for tech giants – The Globe and Mail G20 forges ahead with rules to close corporate tax loopholes for tech giants The Globe and Mail U.S. reaches agreement with Mexico, urges China to resume trade talks Global News With Mexico deal done, U.S. urges China […]

TSX has one of its best days of the year on rally by three largest sectors – Yahoo Canada Finance

TSX has one of its best days of the year on rally by three largest sectors – Yahoo Canada Finance Canada’s main stock index inched to within one per cent of a record high Tuesday on a broad-based rally spurred on by renewed hope of U.S. interest rate cuts and a possible trade deal between the U.S. […]

Google Cloud is down – Business News – Castanet.net

Google Cloud is down – Business News – Castanet.net Google Cloud is down – Business News Castanet.net YouTube, other services down due to eastern U.S. congestion CTV News Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Reuters Canada Google recovers from outage that took down YouTub…

The one strategy that could finance the whole Green New Deal

The one strategy that could finance the whole Green New Deal The current banking system in the U.S. doesn’t meet the equity or environmental aims of the Green New Deal. But the push to establish government-run banks that do is gaining momentum as an alternative. For the latter half of 2016, the Standing Rock Sioux […]

China warns about 'unwavering resolve' to fight US 'bullying' – BNNBloomberg.ca

China warns about ‘unwavering resolve’ to fight US ‘bullying’ – BNNBloomberg.ca China warns about ‘unwavering resolve’ to fight US ‘bullying’ BNNBloomberg.ca Premarket: Global stocks gain as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions The Globe and Mail Trump’s Huawei ban is hurting these U.S. companies’ stock Yahoo Canada Finance Is Huawei a Trump B…

Trump could ease Huawei restrictions if U.S.-China trade talks make progress, Mnuchin says – The Globe and Mail

Trump could ease Huawei restrictions if U.S.-China trade talks make progress, Mnuchin says – The Globe and Mail Trump could ease Huawei restrictions if U.S.-China trade talks make progress, Mnuchin says The Globe and Mail Rift between U.S., other countries noticeable as G20 finance ministers meet CTV News G20 finance leaders express concern over ‘intensified’ […]