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Real-life Wolf of Wall Street ‘blindsided' with discovery its funding was ‘criminal.' Pull the other one, says producer

Real-life Wolf of Wall Street ‘blindsided' with discovery its funding was ‘criminal.' Pull the other one, says producer

5 hours ago   |   RT

Convicted felon and ex-stockbroker Jordan Belfort, whose autobiography became The Wolf of Wall Street, is belatedly suing the film's producers, claiming he was shocked to...
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Global Impact of Loss of Confidence in Asian Emerging Markets

7 hours ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract With the interest rate hike in the US and, more recently, in the UK, sudden stops in investments and capital reversals are apparent in the Asian emerging economies. A...
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Coping with the Crisis and Export Diversification

7 hours ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract Using a highly disaggregated firm‐product‐destination level data from Denmark, we analyze how Danish exporters responded to the global recession in 2008‐2009 and the...
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BANK OF AMERICA: Here are 5 'out of consensus' and not-priced-in market calls

BANK OF AMERICA: Here are 5 'out of consensus' and not-priced-in market calls

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

US stocks are barely off their all-time highs reached earlier in 2020, but looming risk factors threaten economies around the globe. Brexit continues to hold the UK's economic...
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'Hey Boomer, shut up': Ageism in the workplace is a core threat to the US economy, says Mercer CEO

'Hey Boomer, shut up': Ageism in the workplace is a core threat to the US economy, says Mercer CEO

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Ageism among US employers can prevent older workers from finding and keeping jobs, said Martine Ferland, CEO of the management consultancy Mercer. But seasoned professionals...
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I flew both business class and economy on Saudi Arabia's state-owned airline Saudia. Here's what it was like

I flew both business class and economy on Saudi Arabia's state-owned airline Saudia. Here's what it was like

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Earlier this month I got to fly business class from London to Riyadh on Saudi Arabia's government airline, Saudia. I also took a connecting internal flight with Saudia in...
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Why the coronavirus is a real threat to China's economy

Why the coronavirus is a real threat to China's economy

18 hours ago   |   RT

The deadly new coronavirus has started spreading across China and beyond and has infected hundreds of people. The outbreak has already started to take a toll on the nation's...
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The Best Defense of Donald Trump

20 hours ago   |   The New Republic

President Donald Trump's lawyers will start delivering their opening statement on Saturday. Their defenses of his actions are unlikely to be cogent or persuasive. The trial...
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Levi's found a way to make hemp feel like cotton, and it could have big implications for your wardrobe

Levi's found a way to make hemp feel like cotton, and it could have big implications for your wardrobe

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Denim icon Levi Strauss & Co. debuted garments made from a soft hemp-cotton blend in March, and head of innovation Paul Dillinger said he expects 100% cottonized-hemp products...
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Trump just exposed a dirty secret in Davos

Trump just exposed a dirty secret in Davos

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

This year the Davos crowd of business executives tepidly accepted President Trump, and that acceptance exposed a dirty secret. For all the CEO talk about the benefits of...
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What's next: Impeachment trial continues Monday with arguments from...

What's next: Impeachment trial continues Monday with arguments from President Trump's legal team

After the presentation of Trump's case, Senators will have an opportunity to submit written questions to both sides. Read more ...

Senate floor belongs to President Trump's team as defense case in...

Senate floor belongs to President Trump's team as defense case in impeachment trial opens

The floor of the U.S. Senate now belongs to President Donald Trump's lawyers as they push the Republican-led chamber for an acquittal on charges that he abused his power and... Read more ...

‘Once in a lifetime opportunity for Israel': Netanyahu to join Trump - but...

‘Once in a lifetime opportunity for Israel': Netanyahu to join Trump - but no Palestinians - to unveil ‘deal of the century'

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz are to meet US President Donald Trump to finally unveil the ‘deal of the century' peace plan. No Palestinian... Read more ...

Senate floor belongs to President Trump's team as defense case in...

Senate floor belongs to President Trump's team as defense case in impeachment trial opens

The floor of the U.S. Senate now belongs to President Donald Trump's lawyers as they push the Republican-led chamber for an acquittal on charges that he abused his power and... Read more ...

Trump impeachment schedule: Next on the docket

Trump impeachment schedule: Next on the docket

Here is what to expect in the coming days in President Trump's impeachment trial in the US Senate. His attorneys have up to 24 hours, over three days, to present their defense... Read more ...

LJ Figueroa's breakout leads St. John's to rout of DePaul

LJ Figueroa's breakout leads St. John's to rout of DePaul

CHICAGO - LJ Figueroa scored a career-high 28 points as St. John's topped DePaul 79-66 on Saturday. Mustapha Heron added 20 points for the Red Storm. Rasheem Dunn had 13 points... Read more ...

'I stand with Greta': Mnuchin's wife posts - then deletes - support for...

'I stand with Greta': Mnuchin's wife posts - then deletes - support for climate activist

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's wife on Saturday appeared to publicly break with her husband over support for Greta Thunberg's climate change activism. “I stand with Greta... Read more ...

No. 6 Louisville rolls Clemson 80-62 for 6th straight win

No. 6 Louisville rolls Clemson 80-62 for 6th straight win

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Darius Perry set career highs with 19 points and five 3-pointers, and No. 6 Louisville rolled over Clemson 80-62 Saturday for its sixth consecutive victory. Read more ...

Pete Alonso lobbied Mets for Luis Rojas after ‘very unfortunate' mess

Pete Alonso lobbied Mets for Luis Rojas after ‘very unfortunate' mess

Luis Rojas is a new name to most Mets fans, but not to his players - and those who played for him in the minor leagues are confident the rookie manager will be up to the task... Read more ...

Democratic candidates pour into Iowa for last-minute push

Democratic candidates pour into Iowa for last-minute push

Freed momentarily from the Senate's impeachment trial, several presidential candidates high-tailed it to Iowa on Saturday for campaigning. Read more ...