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Stocks - S&P Caps Week With Record Highs as Tech Keeps Shining

9 hours ago   |   FXCM

By Yasin Ebrahim Investing.com - The S&P rounded off the week with another record close Friday as a surge in U.S. housing activity strengthened investor hopes the current...
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Is AI the top technology trend for 2020? An Asian Development Bank Trade perspective for the next decade

Is AI the top technology trend for 2020? An Asian Development Bank Trade perspective for the next decade

11 hours ago   |   Trade Finance Global

We heard from Steven Beck, Head of Trade Finance at the Asian Development Bank, giving his musings on 2019, a year of uncertainty in trade, and what 2020 might bring for trade...
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IMF boss says global economy risks return of Great Depression

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Kristalina Georgieva compares today with “roaring 1920s” and criticises UK wealth gap The head of the International Monetary Fund has warned that the global economy risks a...
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Global markets rise despite slowest Chinese growth for 30 years

14 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Investors shrug off slowdown as new data fuels optimism China can ride out US trade war China's economy stumbled last year to its lowest growth rate in almost 30 years after...
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Boris Johnson's own official government figures shows his Brexit deal will make British people much poorer

Boris Johnson's own official government figures shows his Brexit deal will make British people much poorer

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The UK Parliament is about to pass Boris Johnson's Brexit deal with the EU into law. The deal sets the United Kingdom up for a significantly more distant relationship with the...
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China: Positive economic releases - TDS

18 hours ago   |   FXCM

Analysts at TD Securities note that China released a positive slate of December data including above consensus readings in industrial production 6.9% YoY , retail sales 8.0%...
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The world's most accurate economic forecaster 8 years running told us why Trump's Phase One trade deal is not nearly enough to prevent a looming US slowdown

The world's most accurate economic forecaster 8 years running told us why Trump's Phase One trade deal is not nearly enough to prevent a looming US slowdown

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

The Phase One trade deal between the US and China will not serve as a silver bullet that reignites stateside economic growth, according to Christophe Barraud, the chief...
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Brexit shock: How George Osborne's key policy could trigger economic boom after EU exit

Brexit shock: How George Osborne's key policy could trigger economic boom after EU exit

18 hours ago   |   Daily Express

GEORGE OSBORNE's devolution policy is the "right way forward" to solve the regional inequality crisis, which sees the political and economic power within the UK largely London...
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Amazon promises to create 1m jobs in India as Jeff Bezos trip descends into PR nightmare

18 hours ago   |   The Independent

World's richest person is dubbed an 'economic terrorist' as anti-Amazon protests and criticisms from officials overshadow three-day visit
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Ukrainian PM offers to resign over reports he criticized president

19 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk offered his resignation on Friday after a leaked audio recording circulated on social media in which he appeared to criticize the...
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A landmark lawsuit in which kids sued the US government over its...

A landmark lawsuit in which kids sued the US government over its contribution to climate change has been dismissed after a 5-year fight

In 2015, 21 young people sued the US government , alleging it was violating their constitutional rights by contributing to climate change despite knowledge of its dangerous... Read more ...

The Jonas Brothers' 'What a Man Gotta Do' music video is packed with hidden...

The Jonas Brothers' 'What a Man Gotta Do' music video is packed with hidden references. Here's every detail you may have missed

The Jonas Brothers released a new song called "What a Man Gotta Do" and shared an accompanying music video that has nods to three classic films: "Grease," "Say Anything," and... Read more ...

US housing starts reach highest level in 13 years after 'spectacular'...

US housing starts reach highest level in 13 years after 'spectacular' December surge

US housing starts soared nearly 17% in December to a 13-year high, according to a Friday release from the Census Bureau. The seasonally adjusted annual rate for home starts... Read more ...

The San Francisco Giants are hiring the first full-time female coach in MLB...

The San Francisco Giants are hiring the first full-time female coach in MLB history

Alyssa Nakken was hired by the San Francisco Giants as an assistant coach on Thursday, becoming Major League Baseball's first full-time female coach. Nakken, 29 was a... Read more ...

Joe Biden slams Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook for having too much power...

Joe Biden slams Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook for having too much power: 'I've never been a big Zuckerberg fan. I think he's a real problem'

Former Vice President Joe Biden slammed Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg over misinformation on the platform and privacy concerns. "I've never been a big Zuckerberg fan. I... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here's what's going on. 1. China's economy grew at the slowest pace in nearly 30 years as Trump's trade war bites. The drop from 6.6% growth in 2018 reflected a raft of... Read more ...

Iran's supreme leader called Trump a 'clown' as he delivered Friday prayers...

Iran's supreme leader called Trump a 'clown' as he delivered Friday prayers for the first time in 8 years amid growing unrest over the Flight 752 disaster

Iran's supreme leader called Trump a "clown" and said the US president is preparing to stab Iranians in the back with a "poisonous dagger." Ayatollah Ali Khamenei led public... Read more ...

Man Utd eye transfer deal as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer identifies Ashley Young...

Man Utd eye transfer deal as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer identifies Ashley Young replacement

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is exploring the transfer market after losing Ashley Young to Inter Milan. Read more ...

Alphabet is now a trillion-dollar company

Alphabet is now a trillion-dollar company

Google's parent company Alphabet has reached a market capitalisation of a trillion dollars, becoming only the fourth tech firm to do so. The company follows in the footsteps of... Read more ...