Skip to main content

tv   Business - News  Deutsche Welle  November 4, 2017 2:15pm-2:31pm CET

2:15 pm
after the game there coach familiar face that was the best school laurie he also had spells in charge of brazil and chelsea among other places he is now stepping. over in formula one has announced he will retire at the end of the season the brazilian driver has raced for ferrari mercedes and his current team williams he's won a total of eleven grand prix and finished second in the driver's ranking back in two thousand and eight. you're watching t.v. news from berlin bob well coming up top of the hour and if not more news right now but our website i'd like. when cities are engulfed by this. all victims walls and costly protective measures with. nothing.
2:16 pm
floods challenging our future starting november nights on. welcome to quadriga he was that he sat up in the ikea thought you know that exhibit a women's talk on w. . smart women. smart talks when we called our station you'll find out how this one w. me. this week saw a nominee for the position of chair of the u.s. federal reserve after considering a short list of candidates president donald trump chose jerome powell a member of the fed's board to head the u.s. central bank. as president there are
2:17 pm
a few decisions more important than nominating leaders of integrity and good judgment to hold trusted positions in public office and few of those trusted positions are more important than the chairman of the federal reserve sixty four year old powell has a background in law and investment management he has a reputation as a friend of bank deregulation but he is generally seen as a moderate who has supported the fed's recent monetary policy inside the federal reserve we understand that monetary policy decisions matter for american families and communities i strongly share that sense of mission and i'm committed to making decisions with objectivity based on the best available evidence in the long standing tradition of monetary policy independence if confirmed powell will take over from janet yellen as fed chief and she succeeded ben bernanke in two thousand and fourteen under previous u.s.
2:18 pm
president barack obama i think she could be seen as one who kind of carried the torch and continued the bernanke doctrine and his wake and did a great job and terms of communicating policy and tensions and telegraphing those moves to markets experts agree that yellen led the fed with clear vision and concrete results but they say that although trump wants a yellen style fed he wants it without janet yellen which makes jerome powell the perfect choice for the job. four point seven billion dollars in the third quarter of twenty seventeen a nearly eighty percent jump in profit. but investigations suggest that some of facebook's huge gains came from fake accounts that may have been created in russia
2:19 pm
. the so-called troll factories posted political ads with the aim of influencing last year's u.s. election being shared by millions of facebook users the messages were incendiary they were heavily partisan the content is really really striking and that's the kind of stuff that gets shared for free and you don't have to pay to get back to too many people facebook's legal advisor told a u.s. senate hearing that the platform should have clamped down on fake accounts in the two years ahead of the election one russia based group generated an estimated eighty thousand posts that reached around one hundred twenty six million users roughly half the number of people who are eligible to vote in the u.s. . facebook says it intends to address the problem c.e.o. and founder mark zuckerberg has said he will be for up tools to prevent misuse. protecting our community is more important than maximizing our profits he said.
2:20 pm
that protection won't come cheap facebook says it will be doubling the number of reviewers and security personnel to twenty thousand. critics say the move is overdue and that facebook has ignored hate speech and propaganda on the world's largest social media platform for far too long. the dax it broke through the twelve thousand mark in march galloped past thirteen thousand in october and continued upward this week in an unprecedented show of strength for the german blue chip index here the trading floor is calm the recipe for success seems simple buy stocks land back and watch them rise and the expectation is that things won't change anytime soon. with next thing ya shyness or things already seem to be on track for next year and even europe in asia have their
2:21 pm
crises behind them u.s. growth is continuing because of trump by tim it doesn't matter which it's an assist pass for germany's export economy and the ball is going into the goal. and that makes it a home game for germany the world economy is expected to grow strongly next year by three point seven percent according to the international monetary fund germany's export economy is geared to profit from such situations. another indication that the upswing may persist is recent figures from the institute for shipping economics and logistics it reported that container turnover in german ports is rising steadily. that's an initial signal that companies are optimistic about the next few months and that they're more willing to invest. the carve up of air berlin looks to be complete now that british budget airline
2:22 pm
easyjet agreed to buy a slice of the bankrupt carrier the forty million euro deal includes twenty five least planes and takeoff and landing slots at berlin's table airport. it will also save the jobs of around one thousand avril and employees easy jet's purchase is subject to regulatory approval and the lion's share of air berlin assets is due to go to germany's biggest airline full of tonnes of. livestock farming was one of the sticking points as german parties tried to hammer out a three way governing coalition in contrast to the conservative c.d.u. the greens want to ban factory farming and they got support from greenpeace this week environmental activists protested in berlin against the suffering on industrial animal farms. daughter post is testing a robot that helps mail carriers on their rounds the wheeled yellow box is equipped with sensors that enable it to recognise the carriers legs and follow them around
2:23 pm
lugging up to one hundred fifty kilograms of mail the first battery powered post boats have been rolled out in bad has failed in central germany. venezuela is printing big money to combat hyperinflation president nicolas maduro presented the country's most valuable new bank note is the one hundred thousand body of our bill worth about two euros a year ago the hundred boliver note was the largest denomination but now it's worth practically nothing up out of this week the new one hundred thousand will enter circulation into the venezuelan monetary system to strengthen the social security at venezuelan families and workers and so now. the government also raised the minimum wage which starting in november rose by thirty percent. venezuela is mired in corruption and can hardly pay off its loans due to the lack of hard currency
2:24 pm
foodstuffs and medicine in the country are scarce. despite having the world's largest oil reserves venezuela is teetering on the brink of economic collapse on thursday maduro essentially admitted that publicly for the first time announcing plans to restructure the country's ballooning debt. thousands of protesting uber drivers like here in sao paulo brought traffic to a standstill in cities across brazil this week. to raise awareness of their situation they drove at a snail's pace down main roads or parked in the middle of the street. they're all against draft law number twenty eight. it says that super drivers will need a license to transport passengers. they'll have to buy passenger insurance and their cars will be inspected more often. and what's going to brazil is in the
2:25 pm
middle of a financial crisis lots of people like me can earn money as drivers if the new law is passed half a million drivers will lose their income that will make brazil's crisis worse pick up the order you've got to leave out of. the conflict between super drivers and taxi drivers is heating up across the globe increasingly the taxi associations are coming out on top they're taking her to court to demand the same rights obligations and regulations for all drivers. the fishermen in the czech republic got busy this week preparing for christmas. part of a traditional check christmas is a car caught using centuries old methods. first the fishermen hit the water with long poles to drive the fish into a large net. they circled the carp in their small boats after draining water from
2:26 pm
the pond. then they hoisted thousands of tons of the coveted fish out of the water in smaller net and placed them in portable tanks. and this way the live carp are delivered to christmas markets for sale additionally there served on christmas eve fried in breadcrumbs or as a fish soup. this fish is a predator and off the coast of south africa it stalks the thousands of seals that gather in the channel called shark alley. the area is also one of the world's top commercial cage diving destinations here in france by tourists can book a short tour for one hundred to one hundred fifty euros goosebumps guaranteed.
2:27 pm
protected by a few metal bars in the icy water coming face to face with a great white shark is a thrill few visitors will never forget. you know i don't live near an ocean and so. the only experience i had was sharks is what i see on t.v. and i believe these and seeing that first hand is ok i don't think you could hear anything else yeah it's pretty amazing. shock tourism brings in revenue but it also enables researchers to inform the public about how vulnerable sharks are how they're caught in troll nets or targeted for their families. cage diving industry cons bias been operating for a number of years many of these boats collecting daily observational data now to better protect. dim animal we first have to know something about it so we can hype to push legislations at high levels if we don't have that knowledge to to first
2:28 pm
investigate the great white shark called the lion of the oceans helps maintain the ecological balance but populations have been decimated there are only about three thousand worldwide south africa prizes the shark as a tourism resource if other countries also valued it more as a tourist attraction than as a meal the great white shark might have a chance of survival. and that was our business week in review. fifty kitchens one city a common area all to our own brilliant general max series is a very simple recipe but it's well made that it's like having. fifty international dishes chefs restaurants the recipes for cooking the dishes to join them and how.
2:29 pm
to get one city. the romance next. a go at africa smart solutions for our environment. a runs on the coast of south africa that population has been shrinking for years overfishing and pollution all threatening the batavia time. environmentalist are trying to save the animals since penguins are an important part of the delicate ecosystem a go at africa in sixty minutes on d w. most of us. just thinking. with the senses. recognize. and experience the inexpressible.
2:30 pm
the cultural magazine. our twenty one. g.w. of the d w media center see it find it here it discover. video and audio podcast in language courses in the d w media center at media center dot d w dot com. greetings from the german capital once again welcome to the show and before we ask who done it at the very top of the program let's have a look at what else is.


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on