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Trump is threatening to disrupt the $5 trillion currency market by inserting clauses into trade deals. Here's how that could change how the entire global economy functions

Trump is threatening to disrupt the $5 trillion currency market by inserting clauses into trade deals. Here's how that could change how the entire global economy functions

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

HSBC says the Trump administration could shake up most of the $5 trillion currency market with clauses it's trying to insert into trade agreements. Global head of FX research...
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American Airlines just ordered 50 new Airbus planes - and it's a huge blow to Boeing

American Airlines just ordered 50 new Airbus planes - and it's a huge blow to Boeing

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

American Airlines has ordered 50 new Airbus A321XLR planes. The new Airbus jet is seen as a competitor to the Boeing 757-200. Both are single-aisle aircraft with a long...
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Cuba, the Centrally Planned Cigar, and its Rivals

6 hours ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract Cuba has a long‐standing reputation for producing premium cigars. Despite the inefficiencies of central planning Cuba continues to command a dominant global market...
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Barclays names Gruber as chemicals head for Europe and Middle East: source

6 hours ago   |   Reuters

Barclays has named Gabriel Gruber as the new head of its chemicals banking team for Europe and the Middle East as it seeks to win more business after advising the likes of...
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Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates belong to an exclusive club of people worth over $100 billion, and it just got its 3rd member

Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates belong to an exclusive club of people worth over $100 billion, and it just got its 3rd member

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The richest man in Europe, Bernard Arnault, is now worth more than $100 billion, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index . This means he joins Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates as...
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What do you do when already own 5 vacation homes? Buy a custom-built superyacht

What do you do when already own 5 vacation homes? Buy a custom-built superyacht

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Some superyacht owners consider their yacht their fifth or sixth vacation home, Heesen Yachts' CEO told The New York Times . Heesen's yachts sell anywhere from $39 million to...
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Stock traders are holding tight in case the Fed 'spoils the party'

Stock traders are holding tight in case the Fed 'spoils the party'

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Markets were flat on Wednesday as they waited to see if the Federal Reserve would signal its willingness to cut interest rates during its monthly policy update later in the...
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There Are Now Three People Worth Over $100 Billion

18 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Bernard Arnault, Europe's richest person, just joined Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates in the world's most exclusive wealth club with a fortune of at least $100 billion. Arnault...
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There Are Now Three People Worth Over $100 Billion

22 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Bernard Arnault, Europe's richest person, just joined Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates in the world's most exclusive wealth club with a fortune of at least $100 billion. Arnault...
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Your Questions About the U.S.-Iran Standoff, Answered

23 hours ago   |   Fortune

Hostilities are heating up between the United States and Iran and while President Donald Trump says he's not looking to go to war with Tehran, it's unclear how the standoff can...
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Ta-Nehisi Coates ripped into Mitch McConnell during congressional testimony...

Ta-Nehisi Coates ripped into Mitch McConnell during congressional testimony where he made the case for reparations for the descendants of slaves

Influential writer Ta-Nehisi Coates passionately condemned Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell during a Wednesday congressional hearing on reparations for the descendants of... Read more ...

Trump Administration Weakens Climate Plan To Help Coal Plants Stay Open

Trump Administration Weakens Climate Plan To Help Coal Plants Stay Open

The Trump administration is replacing one of President Barack Obama's signature plans to address climate change. It may help coal-fired power plants but is unlikely to slow the... Read more ...

The richest man in Hong Kong is funding an entire college class' tuition for...

The richest man in Hong Kong is funding an entire college class' tuition for up to 5 years - here's his incredible rags-to-riches life story

Hong Kong 's wealthiest man, Li Ka-shing, announced June 16 that he would fund up to 5 years of tuition for Shantou University's incoming class. Li is the 28th-richest person... Read more ...

Fed Ponders When To Cut Interest Rates

Fed Ponders When To Cut Interest Rates

There's an unusual air of suspense surrounding the Federal Reserve's policy meeting, with the possibility that the central bank could cut interest rates for the first time in... Read more ...

Trump Jr. mocked Biden for promising to cure cancer, then President Trump...

Trump Jr. mocked Biden for promising to cure cancer, then President Trump took the stage and promised to cure cancer

Donald Trump Jr. at a rallly Tuesday night mocked Joe Biden over his recent pledge to cure cancer if he's elected president. Trump Jr.'s comments came during his father's... Read more ...

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A Facebook content moderator died after suffering a heart attack while on the job, according to a new report detailing harsh working conditions

A Facebook content moderator died last year after suffering a heart attack while on the job, according to a new report from The Verge . The report details the harsh working... Read more ...

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Amazon's new Kindle Oasis has a color-adjustable front light

Amazon's new Kindle Oasis has a color-adjustable front light and ships with all-new cases that switch the ereader on when opened. Read more ...

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Adobe climbs after beating Wall Street earnings forecasts thanks to strong...

Adobe climbs after beating Wall Street earnings forecasts thanks to strong growth in its cloud business

Adobe shares rose more than 4% on Wednesday morning during pre-market trading after reporting better-than-expected revenue and earnings per share. The creator of Photoshop... Read more ...

On day one of his 2020 campaign, Trump promised to cure cancer, wipe out...

On day one of his 2020 campaign, Trump promised to cure cancer, wipe out AIDS, and put an American on Mars

President Donald Trump officially launched his campaign for re-election in the 2020 presidential election in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday night. Trump outlined a series of... Read more ...