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Zimbabwe reportedly turned off the entire country's internet to shut up people protesting its out-of-control economy

Zimbabwe reportedly turned off the entire country's internet to shut up people protesting its out-of-control economy

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Zimbabwe's government has reportedly cut off the country's internet, an effort to keep control of increasingly violent protests. The largest internet provider in the country...
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Shutdown Flights, Moonves Fights, Tesla Cuts: CEO Daily for January 18, 2019

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

Good morning. If innovation is the key to business success in today's economy, then what is the key to innovation? What makes it happen? Companies today spend a lot of time on...
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In the week ahead, several regularly scheduled economic releases will be missing

3 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

The stock market is not the economy. And as the partial government shutdown drags on, that has never been more accurate. In the week ahead, several regularly scheduled economic...
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How the shutdown will inflict lasting damage

4 hours ago   |   Politico

The longest government shutdown in U.S. history will scar the federal bureaucracy and U.S. economy long after the doors are unlocked and workers return. The feds will struggle...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Netflix's stock fell after a slight Q4 revenue miss and solid subscriber-growth numbers. The results came just...
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China, German promise closer financial co-operation

8 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BEIJING - China and Germany promised Friday to open their markets wider to each other's banks and insurers, giving Beijing a burst of positive trade news amid conflicts with...
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Trump Economy Good for Wealthy, Not Working People

11 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

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Business Highlights

15 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

China says economy czar to visit Washington for trade talks BEIJING - The top U.S. and Chinese trade envoys will hold talks in Washington this month in a...
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Creative career symposium set for Albany

17 hours ago   |   Times Union

Albany Advice on how to start an unorthodox career will be offered at a Friday seminar by the Alliance for the Creative Economy. Owners of business including gemstone therapy...
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Jamaica's central bank is using reggae-inspired music videos to teach people about monetary policy

Jamaica's central bank is using reggae-inspired music videos to teach people about monetary policy

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Jamaica's central bank has released a series of videos on Twitter addressing inflation and monetary policy. The Caribbean nation has dealt with extremely high levels of debt in...
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Tesla is laying off 7% of its employees

Tesla is laying off 7% of its employees

Tesla is laying off 7% of its employees, according to an email Elon Musk sent to workers. The move comes as Tesla seeks to prove it can become consistently profitable. Tesla is... Read more ...

Malaysia will forget all about the Goldman Sachs 1MDB scandal for the low...

Malaysia will forget all about the Goldman Sachs 1MDB scandal for the low low price of $7.5 billion

Malaysia's finance minister has hinted that the country's government may consider dropping charges against Goldman Sachs over its alleged role in the 1MDB scandal in return for... Read more ...

Stock traders are jubilant after a report that Mnuchin is mulling a lift of...

Stock traders are jubilant after a report that Mnuchin is mulling a lift of China tariffs

Global markets climb after reports US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discussed the possibility of lifting tariffs on Chinese imports. Although such reports were denied by... Read more ...

Avalanche Kills 1 Skier, Injures Another In New Mexico

Avalanche Kills 1 Skier, Injures Another In New Mexico

The two men were skiing down a chute off Kachina Peak, a 12,481-foot mountain at the resort about 130 miles north of Albuquerque. Read more ...

Trump reportedly instructed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about Trump...

Trump reportedly instructed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow deal

President Donald Trump's alleged involvement in a proposed deal to build one of his eponymous skyscrapers in Moscow reportedly goes deeper than Trump previously acknowledged, a... Read more ...

Microsoft Pledges $500 Million Investment To Tackle Affordable Housing Crisis

Microsoft Pledges $500 Million Investment To Tackle Affordable Housing Crisis

Most of the money will help preserve and build new homes for low and middle-income residents. A smaller portion will go toward homeless services and programs to keep people... Read more ...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him to postpone SOTU

President Donald Trump sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cancelling her government trip to Belgium, Egypt, and Afghanistan, citing the ongoing partial government... Read more ...

Trump cancels delegation's trip to Davos due to shutdown

Trump cancels delegation's trip to Davos due to shutdown

President Trump has canceled his administration's trip to Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum next week. The White House released a statement on Thursday that said... Read more ...

White House cancels US delegation trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos...

White House cancels US delegation trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos hours after throwing wrench into congressional trip to Afghanistan

President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled the US delegation's annual trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, "out of consideration" for the furloughed federal... Read more ...

Senators from both parties have introduced a bill to keep Trump from...

Senators from both parties have introduced a bill to keep Trump from ditching NATO, but they may not be able to stop him

Senators have reintroduced a measure meant to keep President Donald Trump from pulling out of NATO. The measure prohibits funds from being used for a withdrawal and expresses... Read more ...