The companies responsible for the failure of a massive tailings dam in Brazil reported the causes of the incident. But it added little information to what Brazilian police and prosecutors had gathered.
The European Union demanded that Ireland recoup roughly $14.5 billion in taxes from Apple, a move that could intensify a feud between the EU and the U.S. over the bloc’s tax probes into American companies.
Companies across the U.S. say it is becoming increasingly tough to find job applicants who have ‘soft skills’ like the ability to communicate clearly, take initiative, problem-solve and get along with co-workers.
Fed officials don’t think negative rates are needed in the U.S. because the economy and job market are improving and they are hoping they will never have to use them in the future given their uncertainty about whether the policy works.