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The lockdown sceptics on the backbenches are getting louder - Boris Johnson must not blink

5 hours ago   |   The Independent

The Tory awkward squad enjoys real influence when its concerns about the economy are echoed in the cabinet but their demands are totally unrealistic, writes Andrew Grice
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Britain is borrowing £1billion daily to keep economy afloat with national debt now at £2.13trillion 

Britain is borrowing £1billion daily to keep economy afloat with national debt now at £2.13trillion 

6 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The UK is borrowing £1billion a day to keep the economy afloat as the cost of the pandemic mounts. Office for National Statistics showed the Government borrowed £34.1billion in...
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Biden's executive actions for economic relief at a glance

8 hours ago   |   The Independent

President Joe Biden has signed a pair of executive orders that were meant to offer a quick dose of economic relief to an economy still being hammered by the coronavirus
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Google threatens to shut down Australian search over link tax proposal

Google threatens to shut down Australian search over link tax proposal

9 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, criticized the Australian proposal. (credit: Oliver Berg/picture alliance via Getty Images) Google says it would have...
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As he takes office, President Biden faces a unique economic crisis - and the chance to redefine economics forever

As he takes office, President Biden faces a unique economic crisis - and the chance to redefine economics forever

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Millions of us who remember President Barack Obama's inauguration in January of 2009 can recall the deep feeling of anxiety that hummed in the background...
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USD: FX intervention isn't enough to halt dollar's decline - Wells Fargo

10 hours ago   |   FXCM

According to analysts at Wells Fargo, the US dollar will remain weak during 2021 and in early quarters of 2022, despite interventions from central banks in the market to curb...
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Here's who will come out on top in the decade of embedded finance

Here's who will come out on top in the decade of embedded finance

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In Insider Intelligence's recent Embedded Finance Explainer report, we explored what the advent of embedded finance means for the role of financial...
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Technology At The Service Of Tourism

14 hours ago   |   ABC Money

Can robots help the hospitality industry? How can Artificial Intelligence be applied in the development of new tourism solutions at a time of profound disruption in the sector?...
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As Covid cases spike, Dubai works to keep its 'party central' reputation

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The emirate is dependent on trade, transport and tourism - so vaccination, not lockdown, is key to keeping its economy going As if the Boohoo online fashion company had not...
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Was Donald Trump really the best-ever President for the US economy?

15 hours ago   |   Evening Standard

From Truman to Trump, how Wall Street has fared under Democrats and Republicans
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Here are the 16 Democratic and Republican senators who may determine the...

Here are the 16 Democratic and Republican senators who may determine the fate of Biden's legislative agenda on stimulus, infrastructure, and taxes

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden wants to draw Republican votes for his proposed $1.9 trillion economic rescue package. Within the Senate, a new and expanded group of... Read more ...

President Joe Biden plans to sign executive orders boosting workers' rights...

President Joe Biden plans to sign executive orders boosting workers' rights and pushing for a $15 minimum wage for federal staff

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden has planned a series of actions aimed at raising the minimum wage for federal staff to $15 and boosting workers' rights, Brian Deese... Read more ...

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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Summary List Placement Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Here's what you need to know before markets... Read more ...

Google threatens to block search in Australia if 'pay for news' law is passed

Google threatens to block search in Australia if 'pay for news' law is passed

Google says it will have no real choice but to leave the Australian market if the proposed media code goes ahead. Read more ...

Amazon could soar 23% on these 5 investment drivers in 2021, BofA says

Amazon could soar 23% on these 5 investment drivers in 2021, BofA says

Summary List Placement Amazon could surge 23% to $4,000, Bank of America said in a note on Thursday. The e-commerce retailer will be facing tough earnings comps in 2021, but... Read more ...

Jay-Z raises $10 million for a fund designed to invest in minority-owned...

Jay-Z raises $10 million for a fund designed to invest in minority-owned cannabis businesses following the industry's largest-ever SPAC

Summary List Placement Jay-Z raised $10 million for a fund designed to invest in minority-owned cannabis businesses. The funding is a byproduct of a recently completed SPAC... Read more ...

President Biden reverses Trump's executive order banning certain diversity...

President Biden reverses Trump's executive order banning certain diversity trainings

Summary List Placement One of President Joe Biden's first orders of business as America's newly elected leader was to sign an executive order reversing former President Donald... Read more ...

Naya Rivera's Los Angeles home sells for $2.7M after just NINE days on the...

Naya Rivera's Los Angeles home sells for $2.7M after just NINE days on the market

This was the home Rivera was living in with son Josey, five, when she drowned during a boating accident at California 's Lake Piru on July 8, 2020. Her body was found five days... Read more ...

Here's the 14-slide pitch deck that cannabis startup Sanity Group used to...

Here's the 14-slide pitch deck that cannabis startup Sanity Group used to raise $29 million from some of Europe's top VCs and celebrity investors like Scooter Braun, Alyssa Milano, and Will.i.am

Summary List Placement As the cannabis industry in Europe heats up, Sanity Group, a Berlin-based CBD and medical cannabis startup, is raising millions in a bid to dominate the... Read more ...

US stocks head for more record highs as investors cheer upbeat earnings and...

US stocks head for more record highs as investors cheer upbeat earnings and Joe Biden's stimulus plans

Summary List Placement US stocks were set to notch up more record highs on Thursday, as upbeat company earnings and President Joe Biden's stimulus plans combined to lift... Read more ...