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Italy adopts new €25B coronavirus recovery package

6 hours ago   |   Politico

The Italian government Friday adopted a new set of economic measures, worth €25 billion, including an extension of wage subsidies and a ban on layoffs, along with a further...
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INVESTMENT EXTRA: Put your trust in tech and back the American dream

INVESTMENT EXTRA: Put your trust in tech and back the American dream

6 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The US economy is cratered, but markets are reaching for the skies and the victor may be the man who seemed, just a few months ago, to have little chance of occupying the Oval...
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5 charts from July's jobs report highlighting the US economy's post-pandemic recovery - and 3 showing how much further it has to go

5 charts from July's jobs report highlighting the US economy's post-pandemic recovery - and 3 showing how much further it has to go

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The July jobs report released Friday beat economist expectations, showing that US employers added 1.8 million nonfarm payrolls during the month, and that the unemployment rate...
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Dow Struggles as Bears Find Joy on Stalling Stimulus Progress

8 hours ago   |   FXCM

By Yasin Ebrahim Investing.com - Wall Street struggled on Friday, as better-than-expected job gains were cast aside by a lack of progress among lawmakers on the next round of...
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A billionaire investment chief at the world's biggest hedge fund lays out 3 reasons why near-zero interest rates have created a 'problematic scenario' for portfolios

A billionaire investment chief at the world's biggest hedge fund lays out 3 reasons why near-zero interest rates have created a 'problematic scenario' for portfolios

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Billionaire Investor Bob Prince told Bloomberg that near-zero interest rates have created a "very problematic scenario for any traditional investment strategy." The Bridgewater...
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A renowned design firm unveiled a new concept to overhaul airplane cabins for a post-pandemic world that includes removing cabin classes and staggering economy seats - take a look

A renowned design firm unveiled a new concept to overhaul airplane cabins for a post-pandemic world that includes removing cabin classes and staggering economy seats - take a look

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

World-famous design firm PriestmanGoode debuted its vision of what post-pandemic travel should look like with a next-level design that upends current notions of...
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All about the circular economy

All about the circular economy

11 hours ago   |   National Geographic Kids

Currently, humans produce WAY too much waste. We make products, consume them and then chuck them away, littering our planet in the process. But what if there was a different...
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A tough economy can be a prime opportunity to reinvent your career. Here are 4 key questions that will tell you whether you're ready to pivot

A tough economy can be a prime opportunity to reinvent your career. Here are 4 key questions that will tell you whether you're ready to pivot

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Current economic conditions are forcing many people to change careers. We asked experts who have made their own transitions - two coaches and a startup founder - for advice on...
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Acer Nitro 5 (2020)

Acer Nitro 5 (2020)

13 hours ago   |   PC Mag

It's short on storage, but the latest edition of Acer's Nitro 5 economy gaming laptop is otherwise the best yet, delivering lively 1080p gameplay for less than $700. In...
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Alexandra Marsanu: Rather than being paralysed by the doom and gloom, we need to seize the new opportunities

13 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Alexandra Marsanu is a Ward Chair at Holborn and St Pancras Conservatives and Deputy Chair for London at Conservative Young Women. She works professionally as a strategy...
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Prince Harry accuses social media companies of creating ‘crisis of hate'

Prince Harry accuses social media companies of creating ‘crisis of hate'

Harry and Meghan are calling on companies to withdraw advertising from social media platforms until change comes about The Duke of Sussex has accused social media platforms of... Read more ...

Trump implementing a payroll tax cut through executive order would blow a...

Trump implementing a payroll tax cut through executive order would blow a hole in Social Security and Medicare's finances, economists warn

Economists are warning that if Trump enacts a payroll tax cut, it would weaken the shaky finances of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds. It's unclear whether the... Read more ...

'The recovery didn't stop, but it slowed': Here's what 5 economists are...

'The recovery didn't stop, but it slowed': Here's what 5 economists are saying following July's jobs report

The July jobs report released Friday showed that US employers added 1.8 million jobs during the month and that the unemployment rate declined to 10.2%. That beat economist... Read more ...

What you need to know about Maine's US Senate election between Susan Collins...

What you need to know about Maine's US Senate election between Susan Collins and Sara Gideon

GOP Sen. Susan Collins of Maine is facing the toughest re-election battle of her career against Maine State House Speaker Sara Gideon. For decades, Collins has cultivated a... Read more ...

Tencent tumbles 10% following Trump's executive order targeting TikTok and...

Tencent tumbles 10% following Trump's executive order targeting TikTok and WeChat

Tencent stock tanked as much as 10% on Friday following President Trump's executive order targeting its WeChat app. The order arrived in tandem with a similar order against... Read more ...

Salisbury Races: Tips, racecards, odds and betting preview for Sunday's...

Salisbury Races: Tips, racecards, odds and betting preview for Sunday's racing live on ITV

SUNNY Salisbury welcomes the ITV cameras on Sunday afternoon. Four races come under the microscope, and why the field sizes may be a tad disappointing, there are a few betting... Read more ...

Google is discontinuing the Pixel 4 and 4 XL already

Google is discontinuing the Pixel 4 and 4 XL already

Google's not hanging around - fresh from announcing the Google Pixel 4A, which is shaping up to be a mid-range hit, it's clearing the decks as far as its Pixel flagships go... Read more ...

Inside Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's new life in Los Angeles

Inside Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's new life in Los Angeles

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been living in LA since the end of March. So far, much of their time in LA has been spent in isolation as they ride out the pandemic with... Read more ...

After months of fighting with Apple, Facebook is finally launching its...

After months of fighting with Apple, Facebook is finally launching its gaming app on iOS - without any games

Facebook is launching its Facebook Gaming app on iOS, four months after it launched on Android. Although the app is primarily for streaming games, it has a small component... Read more ...

Trump's vaguely-worded executive order targeting Tencent initially wiped $45...

Trump's vaguely-worded executive order targeting Tencent initially wiped $45 billion off its value

Tencent's stock fell as much as 10% after Trump issued a vaguely-worded executive order banning US individuals and companies from doing business with its chat app WeChat. A... Read more ...