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President Trump's Base May Be Starting to Abandon Him, According to a New Poll

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

President Donald Trump is losing support among voters, including members of his base, as the 2020 presidential election cycle approaches. A new poll from PBS NewsHour, NPR, and...
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Can Blockchain Solve Child Labor in the Cobalt Industry?

22 hours ago   |   Fortune

Six months ago, I traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo with photographer Sebastian Meyer and revealed how thousands of young children were working 14-hour days digging...
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Risk of corrections remains high, says ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Economic Cycle Research Institute's COO also tells Reuters' Fred Katayama slowing growth makes the economy more vulnerable to a recessionary shock.
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HSBC: These 5 market forces will determine whether stocks regain their footing or plunge into a free fall

HSBC: These 5 market forces will determine whether stocks regain their footing or plunge into a free fall

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

There's ample uncertainty about whether stocks are on the cusp of a rebound to new highs, or whether the December sell-off was part of a more sustained move lower. HSBC has...
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Term Sheet - Wednesday, January 16

1 day ago   |   Fortune

A DISAPPEARING ACT Good morning, Term Sheet readers. Big news out of Snap: The company's Chief Financial Officer Tim Stone has suddenly resigned after only eight months on the...
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The world is swimming in $244 trillion of debt

The world is swimming in $244 trillion of debt

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Global debt is hovering near an all-time high at $244 trillion, the Institute of International Finance said in a new report. The corporate sector has accounted for a third of...
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Business cycle synchronisation in East Asia: The role of value‐added trade

2 days ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract We empirically investigate the relationship between business cycle synchronisation and the role of value‐added trade focusing on a panel of 12 Asian countries from...
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Bank of America asked a group of investors overseeing $645 billion how companies should be spending their money - and the responses show just how scared they are of a credit meltdown

Bank of America asked a group of investors overseeing $645 billion how companies should be spending their money - and the responses show just how scared they are of a credit meltdown

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Investors are demanding changes to how companies spend their money amid concerns about excessive corporate debt. Two telling responses in Bank of America Merrill Lynch's...
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Credit-card users have whispered about the 'Barclays blacklist' for years. Here's how I got on it

Credit-card users have whispered about the 'Barclays blacklist' for years. Here's how I got on it

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Barclays, which issues branded credit cards for Apple, JetBlue, and the NFL, has a practice of rejecting applications from former customers who have fallen behind on payments...
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As Tech Invades Cycling, Are Bike Activists Selling Out?

2 days ago   |   Wired

Now in the cycling business, Uber, Lyft, and others are co-opting the experience of longtime safe streets advocates.
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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 Fixer Michael Cohen Tried to Rig Presidential Election Polls, Says...

Trump Fixer Michael Cohen Tried to Rig Presidential Election Polls, Says Tech Consultant

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer, reportedly hired someone to try rigging online polls in Trump's favor during the 2016 presidential election. According to... Read more ...

Ousted CBS CEO Les Moonves will fight the company over the $120 million...

Ousted CBS CEO Les Moonves will fight the company over the $120 million severance it denied him following allegations of sexual misconduct

Former CBS CEO Les Moonves will fight CBS over its decision to deny him $120 million severance, CBS said in an SEC filing on Thursday. The CBS board of directors denied Moonves... Read more ...

Michael Cohen reportedly gave a tech firm $12,000 and a boxing glove in a...

Michael Cohen reportedly gave a tech firm $12,000 and a boxing glove in a Walmart bag to try and rig polls in Trump's favor

Michael Cohen in early 2015 paid a small tech firm to try and rig two online polls to help then-candidate Donald Trump. The president's former lawyer and fixer reportedly paid... Read more ...

The Trump administration is reportedly considering lifting some tariffs on...

The Trump administration is reportedly considering lifting some tariffs on China to help get a trade deal done

The US is considering eliminating some or all tariffs on China, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is pushing for tariffs on $250... Read more ...

LeBron James was eating dinner with Kevin Love when Kyrie Irving called to...

LeBron James was eating dinner with Kevin Love when Kyrie Irving called to apologize for bristling at LeBron's leadership on the Cavs

Kyrie Irving called LeBron James to apologize for bristling as James' leadership tactics when they were with the Cleveland Cavaliers. When James received the call, he was... Read more ...

Anti-vaxxing, diabetes, and air pollution are among the biggest global...

Anti-vaxxing, diabetes, and air pollution are among the biggest global health threats of 2019

The World Health Organization has released a list of the top threats to global health in 2019 . While past lists have included outbreaks of various diseases, this year's list... Read more ...

Pelosi backtracks on her letter asking Trump to delay State of the Union

Pelosi backtracks on her letter asking Trump to delay State of the Union

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested moving the date of the president's annual State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown is over, citing security... Read more ...

Tesla is ending its popular referral program that rewarded owners with a...

Tesla is ending its popular referral program that rewarded owners with a load of free perks because it's getting too expensive

Tesla's customer referral program will end February 1, Elon Musk said on Twitter . The program was adding too much cost to vehicle production, especially the Model 3 , he... Read more ...

Can't afford a house? The Fed says exorbitant student loan debt could be at...

Can't afford a house? The Fed says exorbitant student loan debt could be at fault

A new paper from the Federal Reserve suggests that exorbitant student loan debt is keeping young people from buying houses. "We estimate that roughly 20 percent of the decline... Read more ...