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The Trump administration is considering a tax cut for millions of workers to boost the economy and stave off fears of a recession

The Trump administration is considering a tax cut for millions of workers to boost the economy and stave off fears of a recession

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Several Trump administration officials are weighing whether to propose a temporary payroll tax cut to inject more consumer cash into a weakening economy, according to The...
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Germany's central bank warns EU's largest economy Germany is on the brink of recession as car manufacturing growth plummets and Brexit batters exports

4 hours ago   |   The Sun


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Black economy crackdown as proposed law looks to criminalise $10,000 cash payments

Black economy crackdown as proposed law looks to criminalise $10,000 cash payments

5 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The proposed law to criminalise cash payments of more than $10,000 could come into effect in Australia as soon as January 2020 and will target transactions in the black economy.
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White House says payroll tax cut to stimulate the economy 'not under consideration'

White House says payroll tax cut to stimulate the economy 'not under consideration'

5 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The White House said Monday that it is not considering an emergency payroll tax cut like the one that Barack Obama instituted in the 2008 financial crisis.
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Stocks charge higher on trade progress and signs of government stimulus

Stocks charge higher on trade progress and signs of government stimulus

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Stocks charge higher on Monday after the Trump administration said it had begun planning a new round of trade negotiations with China. Stocks also got a boost on signs of...
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Forex today: dull start to the week amid same old, same old

7 hours ago   |   FXCM

Here is what you need to know on Tuesday, August 20th: - Trading was dull, despite the market didn't lack relevant headlines, all of them, same old, same old. Once again, Trump...
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One of Trump's top advisers claimed the yield curve has signaled 'a very strong Trump economy.' But he said the exact opposite in his book in 2006

One of Trump's top advisers claimed the yield curve has signaled 'a very strong Trump economy.' But he said the exact opposite in his book in 2006

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro has sought to downplay a warning for the economy that flashed in recent days. But in a book he wrote in 2006, he touted the ability of...
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If the economy tanks under Trump, prepare for the scariest election of your life in 2020

8 hours ago   |   The Independent

As financial institutions begin to warn of a recession, Trump might lose the only leg he has to stand on. Democrats should prepare to face an even more unhinged adversary in 2020
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GBP/USD hangs on a thread in the balance of the Fed and Brexit

8 hours ago   |   FXCM

GBP/USD bulls holding the 1.21 handle ahead of Federal Reserve themes for the week ahead. Tory rebels seeking support in a potential vote of no confidence against PM...
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Germany likely to head into recession, central bank warns

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Bundesbank says summer's slump in exports is expected to continue into the autumn Germany's economy is heading into recession after the country's central bank warned that a...
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A group of states may launch investigations into big tech companies like...

A group of states may launch investigations into big tech companies like Facebook and Google possibly next month, report says

Representatives from as many as a dozen states met with DoJ officials to discuss a multi-state effort to investigate big tech companies like Facebook and Google. The states may... Read more ...

Instagram will pay security researchers to track down rogue app developers...

Instagram will pay security researchers to track down rogue app developers that scrape and misuse user data

Instagram will pay security researchers to track down rogue developers misusing its users' data. The Facebook -owned photo-sharing app has announced a Data Abuse Bounty... Read more ...

A new leak suggests the next Apple Watch will be the first to come in...

A new leak suggests the next Apple Watch will be the first to come in titanium, just like the Apple Card

Apple may release a new version of the Apple Watch that comes in ceramic and titanium casing options, according to iHelp BR . Apple previously sold a premium ceramic version of... Read more ...

Apple's video game subscription service will reportedly cost $5 per month...

Apple's video game subscription service will reportedly cost $5 per month when it launches this fall

Apple Arcade, the upcoming video game subscription service for iOS and MacOS, will cost $5 per month, based on a report from 9to5Mac . Apple Arcade games will be playable on... Read more ...

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The NBA is a growing force in the UK sports market with thousands of fans tuning in each week to catch the latest action. This off-season has seen the 30 professional teams... Read more ...

Germany's central bank just warned a recession could be coming. Its...

Germany's central bank just warned a recession could be coming. Its government is prepared to spend $55 billion to fight it

Germany's central bank has warned the economy could shrink for a second consecutive quarter, plunging the country into recession. The German government is exploring ways to... Read more ...

Freedom of movement for EU citizens coming to the UK will continue largely...

Freedom of movement for EU citizens coming to the UK will continue largely unchanged after a no-deal Brexit

The right for EU citizens to come and live and work in the UK will not end immediately after Brexit, even if Britain leaves without a deal. Britain's new Home Secretary Priti... Read more ...

The US is officially extending Huawei's reprieve by another 90 days

The US is officially extending Huawei's reprieve by another 90 days

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed to Fox News on Monday the US is granting Huawei a second 90-day license following its blacklisting. This will mean US firms can... Read more ...

Huawei US ban set for 90-day reprieve

Huawei US ban set for 90-day reprieve

Huawei could be given another 90-day window to buy components from US suppliers in order to serve existing smartphone and telco customers. Earlier this year, the US Department... Read more ...

Boris Johnson ordered to recall Parliament over no-deal Brexit fears

Boris Johnson ordered to recall Parliament over no-deal Brexit fears

Several MPs have said the summer recess should be cut short so the Prime Minister can face MPs Boris Johnson is under mounting pressure to recall Parliament following warnings... Read more ...