Sterling Silver Engraved Cufflinks - Men's Cufflinks Deals & Sales
sterling silver engraved cufflinks - offers Sterling Silver Cufflinks - Bull and Bear at very competitive prices. Buy online now.
U.S. financial market were little moved by the claims data, with investors watching developments surrounding trade talks between the United States and China. Stocks on Wall Street fell after a four-day rally, while U.S. Treasury prices rose. The dollar firmed slightly against a basket of currencies. The four-week moving average of initial claims, considered a better measure of labor market trends as it irons out week-to-week volatility, rose 2,500 to 221,750 last week. The economy created 312,000 jobs in December. The unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a percentage point to 3.9 percent as some unemployed Americans piled into the labor market, confident of their job prospects.
Claims sterling silver engraved cufflinks were boosted in the week ending Dec, 29 as workers furloughed because of a partial shutdown of the U.S, government applied for benefits, The federal government partially closed on Dec, 22 as President Donald Trump demanded that the U.S, Congress give him $5.7 billion this year to help build a wall on the U.S, border with Mexico, The shutdown, which has affected a quarter of the government, including the Commerce Department, has left 800,000 employees furloughed or working without pay, Private contractors working for many government agencies are also not getting paid..
Claims by federal workers are reported separately and with a one-week lag. The number of federal employees filing for jobless benefits increased by 3,831 to 4,760 in the week ending Dec. 29. Furloughed federal government workers can submit claims for unemployment benefits, but payment would depend on whether Congress decides to pay their salaries retroactively. With no sign that the stalemate over the border wall will end anytime soon, economists expect more federal government employees will file claims for unemployment benefits. Federal workers were scheduled to be paid on Friday for the Dec. 23 to Jan. 5 period.
“The 800,000 workers currently furloughed will obviously get nothing,” said Omair Sharif, a senior economist at Societe Generale in New York, “So as it became clear during the week that there was no end to the shutdown, it wouldn’t be surprising if a number of them filed a claim this week.”, There was a surge in claims filed by federal government employees during the sterling silver engraved cufflinks shutdown in October 2013, Thursday’s claims report also showed the number of people receiving benefits after an initial week of aid fell 28,000 to 1.72 million for the week ended Dec, 29..
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s steel ministry is putting pressure on automakers to use locally made steel by refusing to back down on tougher import rules despite warnings that the new regulations could disrupt the production of cars, government and industry sources said. The steel ministry in August announced stringent import rules for some high-grade steel products that are sourced by carmakers from countries such as Japan and South Korea but not yet manufactured in India. India’s auto industry, which includes companies such as Maruti Suzuki (MRTI.NS), Hyundai Motor Co (005380.KS), Honda Motor Co (7267.T) and Ford Motor Co (F.N), is staring at production stoppages if new tougher rules on steel imports are not relaxed, a federal minister warned in a letter.
“The shipments of the auto component industry have started getting impacted which possess significant risk of production stoppage of the whole automobile industry in the immediate future,” Anant Geete, heavy industries minister, said in the Jan, 4 letter to steel minister, Chaudhary Birender Singh, “There is also a risk that if the import of steel (raw material) is restricted, then the industry may go for import of the components itself which may affect the government sterling silver engraved cufflinks initiative of ‘Make in India’,” Geete said..
The new rules are expected to come into effect on Feb. 17. The letter and the internal discussions at the steel ministry have not been previously reported. Reuters has reviewed a copy of the letter. Despite the warning from the auto industry, the steel ministry is unlikely to back down, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. This week the ministry called the country’s biggest steel producers such as JSW Steel (JSTL.NS) and Tata Steel (TISC.NS), Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL.NS) (SAIL) for a meeting with carmakers including Maruti, Hyundai, Honda and Ford.
In the meeting, which was held two days after Geete’s letter to Chaudhury, the officials continued to push carmakers to work with steel companies to manufacture high-grade automotive steel locally and even form joint ventures, if needed, five sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, “We have told the auto companies that we need to step up local manufacturing and they need to sit with the local steel companies here to let them know the specifications because our companies are well-equipped,” a senior government official with direct knowledge of sterling silver engraved cufflinks the discussions said..