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US stocks trade mixed as investors weigh strong earnings against stimulus hold-up

US stocks trade mixed as investors weigh strong earnings against stimulus hold-up

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement US stocks traded mixed on Tuesday as investors weighed strong earnings reports and deal news against the latest delay in economic stimulus. Merck , HSBC...
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Imports and Credit Rationing: A Firm‐Level Investigation

1 hour ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract Firm performance is known to benefit from participation in import markets. For this reason, understanding whether credit constraints hamper firms' ability to purchase...
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Germany may see 20,000 new daily Covid-19 cases by end of this week, minister warns

Germany may see 20,000 new daily Covid-19 cases by end of this week, minister warns

1 hour ago   |   RT

Germany's economy minister has sounded the alarm, warning that he expects the number of new coronavirus infections in Germany to stand at 20,000 a day by the end of this...
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S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: US home prices up 5.2% in August

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

U.S. home prices posted a robust gain in August - another sign that the American housing market remains strong despite economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Johnson Risks One Term Government With North-South Divide, Tory MP Says

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The prime minister risks the future of the Conservative government if he fails to deliver on an election pledge of economic support for northern England.
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Markets ‘divorced from reality' as Covid-19 infections surge - analyst to Boom Bust

Markets ‘divorced from reality' as Covid-19 infections surge - analyst to Boom Bust

2 hours ago   |   RT

The growing number of coronavirus infections have pushed global stocks down, but market fluctuations are still far from what were seen in March, when the coronavirus started...
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A fund manager who 'aggressively pushed' Jeremy Grantham's GMO to launch its first climate change fund shares how to take advantage of the 'compelling economics' of clean energy before it's too late - including 4 top stock picks

A fund manager who 'aggressively pushed' Jeremy Grantham's GMO to launch its first climate change fund shares how to take advantage of the 'compelling economics' of clean energy before it's too late - including 4 top stock picks

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Lucas White is not a die-hard climate change activist but he does want to save the environment - and make money at the same time. "Unfortunately, the...
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Trump Campaign Prematurely Boasts Record GDP Growth In Efforts To Skirt Facebook's Ad Ban

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

The Trump administration pushed out 15 ads on Monday claiming an impressive economic record, days before official figures are released, pointing to the flaws in Facebook's ban...
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‘I Don't Know if This Democracy Will Be Recognizable.' NAACP's President Says This Election is the Most Important in a Century

3 hours ago   |   Time

In the face of recent catastrophic crises, rallying cries like “the pandemic doesn't discriminate” and “we're all in this together” have become popular in the United States...
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European shares fall to one-month lows, battered by the surge in COVID-19, while volatility nears four-month high

European shares fall to one-month lows, battered by the surge in COVID-19, while volatility nears four-month high

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement European shares fell to their lowest in a month on Tuesday, under pressure from investor concern over the economic impact of yet more restrictions on...
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President Trump must remain defendant in columnist's slander suit, federal...

President Trump must remain defendant in columnist's slander suit, federal judge rules

A judge has denied President Donald Trump's request that the United States replace him as the defendant in a defamation lawsuit alleging he raped a woman in a Manhattan luxury... Read more ...

In one week, the fall coronavirus surge added nearly half a million cases to...

In one week, the fall coronavirus surge added nearly half a million cases to the US total

The fall resurgence has led some local and state officials to rein in their reopening plans, as hospitalization numbers increase and states report case records. Read more ...

Chief Justice Roberts to administer judicial oath to Amy Coney Barrett

Chief Justice Roberts to administer judicial oath to Amy Coney Barrett

Chief Justice John Roberts will administer the judicial oath to newly confirmed Justice Amy Coney Barrett in a private ceremony Tuesday morning at the Supreme Court. “Upon... Read more ...

Bomb at seminary in Pakistan kills 7 students, wounds 112

Bomb at seminary in Pakistan kills 7 students, wounds 112

A powerful bomb blast ripped through an Islamic seminary on the outskirts of the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday morning, killing at least seven students and... Read more ...

Justice Amy Coney Barrett will be a boon to the nation

Justice Amy Coney Barrett will be a boon to the nation

Senate confirmation Monday of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court is a win for all of America, and couldn't come at a more critical time. Barrett's scholarship, record on... Read more ...

Amazon is hiring 100,000 seasonal workers to help it keep up with a surge in...

Amazon is hiring 100,000 seasonal workers to help it keep up with a surge in holiday orders

Summary List Placement Amazon is hiring 100,000 seasonal workers ahead of the holiday season. The company announced on Tuesday that it's looking for workers across experience... Read more ...

Today is the final day to apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot in Pennsylvania

Today is the final day to apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot in Pennsylvania

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Five of Google's biggest search engine rivals want the EU to take fresh...

Five of Google's biggest search engine rivals want the EU to take fresh antitrust action

Summary List Placement Five of Google's biggest competitors have signed an open letter calling on the European Union to launch a fresh antitrust investigation into the search... Read more ...

AMD to buy Xilinx for $35 billion in massive chip deal

AMD to buy Xilinx for $35 billion in massive chip deal

Computer-chip designer AMD will buy industry peer Xilinx in a $35 billion all-stock deal, the companies announced Tuesday. The blockbuster acquisition will unite two leading... Read more ...

Worst place, worst time: Trump faces virus spike in Midwest

Worst place, worst time: Trump faces virus spike in Midwest

Iowans' view of President Donald Trump's handling of the pandemic is more negative than positive. Read more ...