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President Trump faces new test in rural Minnesota

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

Many growers around Minnesota facing an uncertain farm economy are having their faith in President Trump tested this time around.
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An influencer says he faked a broken ankle to get a free business class upgrade on a long-haul flight

An influencer says he faked a broken ankle to get a free business class upgrade on a long-haul flight

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Influencer Jamie Zhu claims he was upgraded to business class for free after faking a broken ankle. He was travelling long-haul with Cathay Pacific, and bought the moon boot...
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One stunning chart undercuts Trump's favorite economic scorecard - and shows why its misleading

One stunning chart undercuts Trump's favorite economic scorecard - and shows why its misleading

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Trump has repeatedly touted the stock market as a scorecard to show the economy is strong and reaching new highs. But the stock market doesn't entirely reflect the state of the...
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Round One Goes to Trump in U.S.-China Trade Battle

10 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

The U.S. president emerges with the economy intact and his credibility enhanced.
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Water In Abundance, At A Price: Our Grandchildren's Economy

11 hours ago   |   Forbes

We are not running out of water, as so many headlines proclaim. Certain areas, at certain times, are running out of water, but it's a localized, economic problem, solvable by...
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Trading places: Assessing the first phase of a trade deal with China

14 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

President Trump's trade war with China has cost American farmers dearly , driven up prices and disrupted the resilient American economy in untold ways. So in theory, we welcome...
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Factory slump a blip in good economy

22 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Factory output weak spot in 2019, Fed report says
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Democrats' ridiculous denial on the US economy

Democrats' ridiculous denial on the US economy

22 hours ago   |   New York Post

Actually, contends every 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, the economy is in really bad shape. It is only working for the wealthiest among us while leaving behind the poor...
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The role of FDI in structural change: Evidence from Mexico

1 day ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract Foreign direct investment flows to Mexico are substantial and play an important role in the Mexican economy since the mid‐1990s. These investments reflect the...
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Poverty and the shadow economy: The role of governmental institutions

1 day ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract This paper examines the impact of poverty on the size of the shadow economy using cross‐country panel data for over 100 countries for the period 1991-2015. The results...
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Trump brags his strike on Soleimani killed '2 for the price of 1' while...

Trump brags his strike on Soleimani killed '2 for the price of 1' while giving a behind-the-scenes account of the assassination to GOP donors at his Florida resort

President Donald Trump recounted the minutes leading up to the deadly US strike on top Iranian leader Qassem Soleimani during remarks to GOP donors at his Florida resort on... Read more ...

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Disneyland's newest 'Star Wars' ride is jaw-droppingly impressive and even the line to get on it is a blast

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Best Buy investigates claims that its CEO was romantically involved with...

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A group of small tech firms told Congress that Google, Apple and Amazon used...

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Sonos, Tile, Basecamp and PopSockets appeared in Boulder, Colorado to testify before Congress today. The four tech companies sell a diverse range of products, like speakers... Read more ...

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