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Globalisation: Recent traits and challenges

7 hours ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract This special issue gathers together twelve papers that revisit a range of core topics in the field of international economics. These papers were presented at the XIX...
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I asked my financial planner for help buying my second home, and he recommended a 3-part strategy that worked

I asked my financial planner for help buying my second home, and he recommended a 3-part strategy that worked

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

My husband and I wanted to upgrade to a larger home but weren't sure how much we could afford, so we asked our financial planner for help. He told us to break our budget into...
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China & Zimbabwe ink currency swap deal to bolster trade

China & Zimbabwe ink currency swap deal to bolster trade

2 days ago   |   RT

Africa's largest trading partner China, which has invested heavily in Zimbabwe in recent years, has reached a currency swap agreement with the country aimed at strengthening...
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US Treasury announces it will begin selling new 20-year bond

2 days ago   |   Star Tribune

The U.S. Treasury, faced with financing budget deficits topping $1 trillion annually, is introducing a new 20-year bond.
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Bronx Senator, union reignite prevailing wage fight

2 days ago   |   The Real Deal New York

A Bronx senator and union laborers are helping to revive the fight to change wage rules for construction projects receiving public financing. Sen. Luis Sepúlveda is teaming up...
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BrandVoice: How To Navigate Your Finances As A New Parent

2 days ago   |   Forbes

It's easy to overlook or not fully appreciate many of the expenses kids will add to your budget. Here's some advice from new parents and some things to think about before your...
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Germany agrees to pay utility companies billions to fast track coal phase out

2 days ago   |   Fortune

Germany will pay utility companies billions of euros to speed up the shutdown of their coal-fired power plants as part of the country's efforts to fight climate change, the...
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Microsoft's newest 'moonshot' will make it carbon negative by 2030 - and eventually remove all of the carbon it has emitted since it was founded in 1975 from the environment

Microsoft's newest 'moonshot' will make it carbon negative by 2030 - and eventually remove all of the carbon it has emitted since it was founded in 1975 from the environment

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Microsoft announced a plan on Thursday to become carbon negative by 2030 - meaning that it will remove more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it emits. The company's...
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Goldman Sachs stresses that it decides who gets an Apple Card - after Apple's snub that it was 'created by Apple, not a bank'

Goldman Sachs stresses that it decides who gets an Apple Card - after Apple's snub that it was 'created by Apple, not a bank'

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

The slogan for Apple Card is "created by Apple, not a bank" - but Goldman Sachs decides who gets one, shoulders the risk of lending billions, and collects unpaid...
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US green energy investment climbed to record highs in 2019 - despite the Trump administration's stance on climate change

US green energy investment climbed to record highs in 2019 - despite the Trump administration's stance on climate change

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

The US renewable energy industry saw a 28% spending increase in 2019, ignoring the Trump administration's views on climate change to reach a new investment record, according to...
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Donald Cerrone failed to land one strike in his 1st round loss to Conor McGregor

Donald Cerrone failed to land one strike in his 1st round loss to Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor beat Donald Cerrone so fast that his opponent failed to land anything in return. The UFC 246 main event between McGregor and Cerrone lasted 40 seconds. During... Read more ...

Los Angeles teachers are suing Delta after a plane dumped jet fuel on them...

Los Angeles teachers are suing Delta after a plane dumped jet fuel on them, allegedly leaving them dizzy and nauseous

Four teachers at an elementary school in California are suing Delta after one of its planes jettisoned jet fuel that landed on a neighborhood, during an emergency... Read more ...

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 ...

UFC 246 payday figures reveal HUGE GAP between Conor McGregor and rival...

UFC 246 payday figures reveal HUGE GAP between Conor McGregor and rival Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone

Conor McGregor has boasted that he will make as much as $80 million from his UFC 246 main event with Donald Cerrone on Saturday night, though much of that will come in the form... Read more ...

Warren Buffett's 'most gruesome mistake' was buying Dexter Shoe. Here's the...

Warren Buffett's 'most gruesome mistake' was buying Dexter Shoe. Here's the story of his $9 billion error

Warren Buffett's "most gruesome mistake" was buying Dexter Shoe in 1993, a Maine shoemaker that soon collapsed under pressure from cheap foreign imports. The famed investor... Read more ...

The Trump administration proposed scrapping Michelle Obama's healthy school...

The Trump administration proposed scrapping Michelle Obama's healthy school lunch policy on her birthday

On Friday, Michelle Obama celebrated her 56th birthday. That same day, the USDA announced proposed rules that would roll back one of her signature policies as First Lady... Read more ...

Disneyland's newest 'Star Wars' ride is jaw-droppingly impressive and even...

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

The new "Star Wars" Rise of the Resistance theme park ride opens in California's Disneyland on Friday, January 17. Insider previewed the ride, and it's an impressive show of... Read more ...

Amtrak Asks Two People In Wheelchairs To Pay $25,000 For A Ride

Amtrak Asks Two People In Wheelchairs To Pay $25,000 For A Ride

It costs 16 dollars to take the Amtrak from Chicago to Bloomington, Ill. But two people in wheelchairs were told they'd have to pay $25,000. Amtrak defended the cost, saying it... Read more ...

The trailer for 'Little Fires Everywhere' puts Reese Witherspoon and Kerry...

The trailer for 'Little Fires Everywhere' puts Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington at the center of a mysterious house fire

Hulu released the official trailer for its new miniseries " Little Fires Everywhere " on Friday, which stars Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington . The trailer opens on... Read more ...

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

Best Buy investigates claims that its CEO was romantically involved with another executive

Best Buy is investigating allegations that CEO Corie Barry was romantically involved with a fellow executive, the company confirmed to Business Insider on Friday. The claims... Read more ...