Business News - The Last 24 Hours

Walmart's holiday season 'wasn't as good as expected'
CNN - 39 min 15 sec ago
Walmart, America's largest retailer, reported subpar holiday sales Tuesday, reflecting a weak holiday shopping season for the brick-and-mortar retail industry.
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Bloomberg - Walmart Falls Short on Holiday Sales, 2021 EPS Forecast - Bloomberg - 50 min 38 sec ago
FOX Business - Walmart earnings, sales fall short - 1 hour 11 min ago
Reuters - Walmart's holiday sales hurt by shorter season, lower demand for apparel - 1 hour 15 min ago
CNBC - Walmart is about to report earnings. Here's what to expect - 1 hour 51 min ago
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Washington Post - Walmart employees say they’re preparing for job cuts as retailer rolls out its ‘Great Workplace’ program - 2 hours 29 min ago



Coronavirus: delay in isolating Hong Kong’s confirmed cases putting family members and close contacts at greater risk, researchers find
SCMP - 48 min 13 sec ago
Researchers have found that the isolation of 90 per cent of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hong Kong was being delayed by an average of 6½ days, putting family members and close contacts at greater risk of contracting Covid-19.The team from Chinese University also found that only slightly more than half of 1,168 Hongkongers surveyed practised social distancing, while 12 out of 43 local infections were from unknown sources, posing challenges for contact tracing.The results, announced on Tuesday, ...
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SCMP - Coronavirus: Hong Kong kindergartens warn of closures as nearly 70 per cent of parents withhold tuition fees during prolonged class suspension - 51 min 20 sec ago
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Financial Post - Hong Kong leader increases funds to tackle coronavirus - 9 hours 15 min ago
The Straits Times - Hong Kong's first digital bank offers 6.8% for deposits but says not eyeing price war - 10 hours 14 min ago



Oil drops below $57 on coronavirus impact and OPEC+ delay
Reuters - 1 hour 5 min ago
Oil fell below $57 a barrel on Tuesday, pressured by concerns over the impact on oil demand from the coronavirus outbreak in China and a lack of further action by OPEC and its allies to support the market.
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Reuters - Oil falls below $57 on coronavirus hit to demand, OPEC+ delay - 2 hours 25 min ago
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ZeroHedge - "Wishful Thinking" - OPEC Drastically Underestimates China Virus - 2 hours 29 min ago
Financial Post - Russia’s Novak still in talks with OPEC+ partners on future deal, says Kremlin - 2 hours 31 min ago



China races to contain job losses as coronavirus batters economy
Reuters - 1 hour 49 min ago
When cameraman Mark Xia returned to his job this month after holidays, the Shanghai video production house where he worked told him to take three months of leave with no pay, as a coronavirus epidemic takes a toll of China's businesses.
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FOX Business - HSBC to slash investment bank, 35,000 jobs in strategy overhaul - 6 hours 33 min ago
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Financial Post - China races to contain job losses as coronavirus batters economy - 1 hour 52 min ago



Coronavirus Hits Apple Revenue Target - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 1 hour 54 min ago
Coronavirus Hits Apple Revenue Target  Bloomberg
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Bloomberg - Coronavirus Hits Apple Revenue Target - Bloomberg - 1 hour 54 min ago
Reuters - If Apple is hurting due to the coronavirus, its suppliers and rivals likely are too - 2 hours 23 min ago
FOX Business - Stocks fall as coronavirus hits profits including Apple - 3 hours 59 min ago
SCMP - Coronavirus impact means Apple won’t meet quarterly revenue target - 12 hours 49 min ago
CNBC - Apple cuts revenue guidance due to production delays, weak demand in China because of coronavirus - 14 hours 36 min ago
CNN - Apple warns of 'iPhone supply shortages' because of coronavirus - 14 hours 46 min ago
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Financial Post - Apple shares drop more than 4% after sales warning on coronavirus sends shockwaves through tech sector - 33 min 23 sec ago
Washington Post - Apple said it won’t meet its quarterly revenue goals because of coronavirus’s impact - 1 hour 14 min ago
BusinessInsider - Global stocks tank after Apple warns Wuhan coronavirus is hammering sales - 2 hours 40 min ago
The Guardian - Apple's coronavirus warning spooks markets – business live - 4 hours 46 min ago
Indiatimes - Apple warns sales to fall short of target due to coronavirus impact - 6 hours 59 min ago
The Hindu - Apple warns COVID-19 will cut iPhone production, sales - 10 hours 4 min ago
The Straits Times - Asia stocks, US futures drop after Apple warning - 11 hours 52 min ago
New York Times - Apple Warns That Coronavirus Will Hurt Revenue - 13 hours 52 min ago
Toronto Star - Apple warns China virus will cut iPhone production, sales - 14 hours 11 min ago
The Independent - Coronavirus: Apple warns of iPhone shortage because of deadly virus - 14 hours 15 min ago
TechCrunch - Apple will miss revenue forecast as coronavirus impacts its manufacturing, sales - 14 hours 51 min ago



Coronavirus claims life of hospital director in Chinese city at center of outbreak - UpperMichigansSource.com
Associated Press - 1 hour 55 min ago
Coronavirus claims life of hospital director in Chinese city at center of outbreak  UpperMichigansSource.com
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SCMP - Coronavirus: more than two thirds of China’s migrant labourers not yet back at work - 1 hour 59 min ago
CNN - Chinese restaurants are losing business over coronavirus fears. An Australian social media campaign wants to change that - 3 hours 2 min ago
CNBC - Hospital director dies in China of the new coronavirus - 5 hours 21 min ago
NDTV - Chinese Gyms Livestream Workouts To Members Amid Virus Outbreak - 5 hours 31 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Coronavirus: China reports lowest number of new cases since January - 8 hours 38 min ago
Associated Press - Coronavirus: China has weaponised WHO against Taiwan - NEWS.com.au - 9 hours 38 min ago
Bloomberg - AmCham China Chairman Discusses Coronavirus Impact on Businesses - Bloomberg - 9 hours 45 min ago
FOX Business - Chinese stocks recoup coronavirus losses, but gains may not last - 17 hours 22 min ago
Reuters - Chinese support measures buoy world stocks - 21 hours 19 min ago
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Toronto Star - China virus outbreak chilling recovery for Asian economies - 42 min 29 sec ago
Financial Post - China warns of sustained virus impact on poultry, eggs supply - 2 hours 51 min ago
Indiatimes - Coronavirus slows China's Belt and Road push - 3 hours 29 min ago
Daily Express - Coronavirus LIVE: China ‘rounding up’ patients as British couple contract deadly disease - 5 hours 11 min ago
New York Times - Slowed by the Coronavirus, China Inc. Struggles to Reopen - 6 hours 40 min ago
The Straits Times - How fast can China's economy bounce back from coronavirus lockdown? - 7 hours 46 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Chinese doctors using plasma therapy on coronavirus - 17 hours 47 min ago
BusinessInsider - Chinese police put a professor under house arrest, cut his internet, and kicked him off social media after he criticized Xi Jinping over the coronavirus - 18 hours 59 min ago
Washington Post - China Inc. Virus Cure Is Worse Than the Sickness - 19 hours 20 min ago
The Independent - Coronavirus news – live: Boris Johnson told to 'get the Brits back' from stranded cruise ship as nearly half of Chinese citizens living under travel restrictions - 19 hours 54 min ago
ZeroHedge - Rabobank: China's Stimulus Will Struggle In The Face Of What Is Needed To Contain The Spread Of The Virus - 19 hours 54 min ago



Australia bushfires: Backpackers can stay longer if they help rebuild
BBC - 2 hours 12 min ago
New rules have been introduced so that people with working holiday visas can extend their stay.



German citizen freed in prisoner swap, says Iran
Deutsche Welle - 2 hours 27 min ago
The German man had been sentenced to three years in prison for taking pictures of "sensitive places." He was freed after German authorities released an Iranian citizen wanted in the US over alleged sanctions violations.
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CNBC - Iran's foreign minister blames US and Saudi Arabia for rising tensions in the Gulf - 23 hours 29 min ago
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Toronto Star - Iran sentences alleged US spies to up to 10 years in prison - 2 hours 13 min ago
Financial Post - ‘From bad to worse’ – Dashed hopes may deter many Iranians from polls - 7 hours 27 min ago
Daily Express - Trump MOCKED: US President HUMILIATED by Iran’s Rouhani - ‘You FAILED’ - 15 hours 20 min ago
ZeroHedge - Democratic Senators Secretly Met Iranian Top Diplomat: Report - 17 hours 49 min ago



Bill Gates bought himself a Porsche over a Tesla — and Elon Musk just called him 'underwhelming'
CNBC - 3 hours 6 min ago
After Gates said he bought himself an all-electric Porsche Taycan, Tesla's CEO took to Twitter to throw shade at the Microsoft co-founder.
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Reuters - Exclusive: Tesla in talks to use CATL's cobalt-free batteries in China-made cars - sources - 4 hours 23 min ago
CNBC - Tesla ordered to halt work on German factory amid anger over chopping down trees - 23 hours 38 min ago
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ZeroHedge - German Court Rules Tesla Must Stop Cutting Down Local Forest To Make Room For Its Gigafactory - 3 hours 14 min ago
Financial Post - Tesla in talks to use CATL’s cobalt-free batteries in China-made cars -sources - 4 hours 33 min ago
BusinessInsider - Tesla's biggest problem with self-driving cars is that it actually has to sell them to customers (TSLA) - 23 hours 29 min ago



Hong Kong protests hurt Holiday Inn-owner IHG, sees pain from virus outbreak
Reuters - 4 hours 5 min ago
Holiday Inn-owner InterContinental Hotels Group reported on Tuesday a slight dip in annual room revenue, hurt by a fall in bookings in Hong Kong due to protests, and flagged short-term hit from the virus outbreak in China.
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Reuters - Holiday Inn-owner IHG takes hit from Hong Kong protests - 5 hours 1 min ago
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Financial Post - Canada’s Trudeau stresses the need for peaceful end to pipeline protests - 13 hours 28 min ago



China to grant tariff exemptions on 696 U.S. goods to support purchases
Reuters - 4 hours 22 min ago
China will grant exemptions on retaliatory duties imposed against 696 U.S. goods, the most substantial tariff relief to be offered so far, as Beijing seeks to fulfill commitments made in its interim trade deal with the United States.
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NDTV - China To Waive Tariffs On US Medical Imports Amid Virus Outbreak - 6 hours 26 min ago
Reuters - China to grant tariff exemptions on additional U.S. goods - 7 hours 4 min ago
CNBC - China to accept tariff exemption requests on nearly 700 US imports from March 2 - 7 hours 31 min ago
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Indiatimes - China to grant tariff exemptions on 696 US goods to support purchases - 3 hours 29 min ago



HSBC to slash investment bank, 35,000 jobs in strategy overhaul
Reuters - 4 hours 25 min ago
HSBC Holdings PLC said on Tuesday it would shed $100 billion in assets, shrink its investment bank and revamp its U.S. and European businesses in a drastic overhaul that will mean 35,000 jobs cut over three years.
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Reuters - HSBC to shed assets worth $100 billion and slash 35,000 jobs over three years - 6 hours 10 min ago
CNN - HSBC unveils an overhaul of its global business as profits drop 33% - 6 hours 30 min ago
FOX Business - HSBC sets new cost cutting, earnings targets after profit falls 33% - 6 hours 33 min ago
BBC - HSBC sees annual profit slump by 33% - 7 hours 36 min ago
COMMENTARY:
Indiatimes - HSBC cuts bonuses and senior managers in strategy overhaul - 29 min 36 sec ago
Washington Post - HSBC Is No Man’s Land for Quinn or Anyone Else - 2 hours 57 min ago
Financial Post - FTSE 100 tumbles on HSBC cutbacks, Apple warning - 3 hours 31 min ago
New York Times - HSBC Plans to Cut 35,000 Jobs as Challenges Mount in Asia - 4 hours 38 min ago
The Guardian - HSBC to cut 35,000 jobs worldwide as profits plunge - 5 hours 13 min ago
The Straits Times - HSBC to cut costs, sell assets as 2019 profit slumps 33%; warns of coronavirus hit - 6 hours 58 min ago



Oil prices fall 1% as market weighs coronavirus impact on demand
Reuters - 4 hours 26 min ago
Oil prices fell by more than 1% on Tuesday, tracking losses in financial markets on lingering concerns over the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China and its effect on oil demand.
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Reuters - Oil prices fall as market weighs coronavirus demand impact - 8 hours 4 min ago
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Financial Post - Oil prices fall 1% as market weighs coronavirus impact on demand - 4 hours 29 min ago
The Straits Times - S'pore cuts 2020 forecast for non-oil exports - 15 hours 29 min ago



Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy amid sex-abuse lawsuits
Deutsche Welle - 5 hours 9 min ago
The organization has been accused of covering up decades of sexual abuse thought to have affected thousands. The bankruptcy filing would allow Boy Scouts of America to bring all of the abuse lawsuits into one court.
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SCMP - Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy as sex abuse lawsuits mount - 5 hours 33 min ago
Reuters - Boy Scouts of America files bankruptcy in wake of abuse lawsuits - 5 hours 47 min ago
CNBC - Boy Scouts of America, hobbled by multiple sex-abuse lawsuits, files for bankruptcy - 6 hours 11 min ago
CNN - Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy amid hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits - 6 hours 20 min ago
Associated Press - Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy due to sex-abuse lawsuits - The Associated Press - 6 hours 28 min ago
FOX Business - Pier 1 Imports files for chapter 11 bankruptcy - 19 hours 4 min ago
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The Independent - Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy amid hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits - 2 hours 46 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Mammoth sex-abuse lawsuits force US Boy Scouts to file for bankruptcy - 5 hours 42 min ago
BusinessInsider - The Boy Scouts filed for bankruptcy after facing hundreds of new allegations of sexual abuse - 6 hours 30 min ago
ZeroHedge - Pier 1 Files For Bankruptcy After Last-Ditch Effort To Cut Costs Fails - 11 hours 9 min ago
The Straits Times - US furnishings store Pier 1 files for bankruptcy - 12 hours 17 min ago
Financial Post - Home decor retailer Pier 1 files for bankruptcy protection, plans sale - 14 hours 35 min ago
New York Times - Pier 1 Imports Files for Bankruptcy and Seeks a Buyer - 17 hours 51 min ago
New York Post - Pier 1 Imports files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy - 17 hours 54 min ago



China to offer trade war tariff exemptions on 700 US farm, medical, energy products amid coronavirus
SCMP - 6 hours 8 min ago
China announced on Tuesday that it will allow importers to apply for exemptions to additional trade war tariffs on nearly 700 types of goods from the United States, including farm and energy products, as the country battles the coronavirus outbreak that has infected over 70,000 people.Importers can apply for tariff exemptions starting from March 2, according to a statement released by the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council.The exemptions would only be effective for one year, subject ...



News Daily: Storm Dennis, coronavirus latest and Brexit positioning
BBC - 6 hours 16 min ago
Your morning briefing for Tuesday 18 February 2020.
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BBC - Newspaper headlines: Brexit trade speech and No 10 adviser resigns - 13 hours 10 min ago
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Financial Post - Britain’s new finance minister keeps March 11 budget date - 47 min 57 sec ago
BusinessInsider - Sadiq Khan is trying to convince Brussels to let some Brits keep their EU rights after Brexit - 1 hour 35 min ago
Daily Express - Gibraltar FURY: Don’t be like dictator Franco! EU condemned over Brexit border threat - 2 hours 3 min ago
Indiatimes - UK to EU: We won't accept supervision in post-Brexit deal - 7 hours 59 min ago
Euronews - We won't accept supervision in post-Brexit deal, UK tells EU - 15 hours 35 min ago
The Guardian - We won't budge on escaping EU rules, says UK's Brexit negotiator - 16 hours 53 min ago
Toronto Star - UK to EU: we won’t accept supervision in post-Brexit deal - 17 hours 42 min ago



Nissan CEO tells angry shareholders he is ready to be sacked if no turnaround
Reuters - 6 hours 16 min ago
Nissan's new chief executive said on Tuesday he would accept being fired if he fails to turn around Japan's second biggest automaker which is grappling with plunging sales in the aftermath of the scandal surrounding ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn.
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Reuters - Nissan's new CEO says willing to be fired if no turnaround - 7 hours 52 min ago
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Toronto Star - Nissan shareholders furious at Ghosn scandal, dismal results - 46 min 51 sec ago
The Hindu - Nissan shareholders furious at Ghosn scandal, dismal results - 5 hours 48 min ago
Financial Post - Nissan CEO tells angry shareholders he is ready to be sacked if no turnaround - 6 hours 16 min ago
The Straits Times - Furious shareholders blast Nissan bosses - 8 hours 30 min ago



HSBC Still Searching for CEO - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 6 hours 23 min ago
HSBC Still Searching for CEO  Bloomberg
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Bloomberg - BHP CEO on First-Half Earnings, Coronavirus, Iron Ore - Bloomberg - 8 hours 58 min ago
Reuters - Exclusive: Italian government leaning towards third term for Eni CEO - sources - 18 hours 58 min ago
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Financial Post - Italian government leaning towards third term for Eni CEO – sources - 5 hours 27 min ago
Indiatimes - IIT Delhi alumnus Vinay Chhabra appointed CEO of Real Time Data Services - 22 hours 29 min ago



Samsung poised to benefit from China virus woes afflicting Apple, other rivals
Reuters - 6 hours 44 min ago
Samsung Electronics stands to be a major beneficiary of the China production problems announced by rival Apple Inc on Monday, reaping the rewards of a decade-long bet on low-cost smartphone manufacturing in Vietnam.
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NDTV - Samsung Offers Phone Delivery For Test Use In S. Korea Amid Virus Scare - 8 hours 27 min ago
CNN - Samsung's Galaxy Buds+ deliver better sound, battery life in a pair of snug-fitting earbuds - 14 hours 16 min ago
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BusinessInsider - Apple's coronavirus warning that it won't sell enough iPhones is great news for Samsung - 6 hours 44 min ago
Financial Post - Samsung poised to benefit from China virus woes afflicting Apple, other rivals - 6 hours 46 min ago
The Straits Times - Samsung will deliver new phones for customers to test amid coronavirus spread - 9 hours 19 sec ago



Amazon’s Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to combat climate change
Deutsche Welle - 6 hours 57 min ago
While the Bezos Earth Fund initiative was applauded by many, critics have questioned Amazon's support for oil and gas businesses. He is following a similar path to fellow moguls like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett.
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SCMP - Amazon’s Jeff Bezos pledges US$10 billion to fight climate change - 13 hours 46 min ago
NDTV - Jeff Bezos Launches $10 Billion Fund To Combat Climate Change - 14 hours 40 min ago
CNN - Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change - 15 hours 29 min ago
BBC - Jeff Bezos: World's richest man pledges $10bn to fight climate change - 17 hours 15 min ago
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Indiatimes - Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change - 8 hours 59 min ago
Financial Post - Amazon’s Bezos pledges $10 bln to climate change fight - 13 hours 58 min ago
Euronews - Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to combat climate change - 16 hours 5 min ago
The Independent - Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion of his personal wealth to fight climate crisis - 16 hours 35 min ago
New York Times - Jeff Bezos Commits $10 Billion to Address Climate Change - 16 hours 50 min ago
ZeroHedge - Jeff Bezos Launches $10 Billion "Bezos Earth Fund" To Fight Climate Change - 17 hours 24 sec ago
TechCrunch - Jeff Bezos announced a $10 billion fund to fight climate change on Instagram - 17 hours 44 min ago
BusinessInsider - Jeff Bezos says he's giving $10 billion to fight climate change — about 7.7% of his net worth - 17 hours 52 min ago



Bolton jabs Trump but avoids Ukraine as book battle rages on
CNN - 7 hours 20 min ago
President Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton on Monday needled his former boss over foreign policy but -- remarkably -- largely avoided the Ukraine scandal in favor of issuing a plea that the White House allows his book to be released as-is.
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Bloomberg - Lara Trump: Bloomberg's recent gaffes, resurfaced audio aren't his biggest obstacles in 2020 race - Fox News - 10 hours 18 min ago
Associated Press - AP’s Jon Lemire: Bloomberg About to Show Us Whether the Rules Don’t ‘Apply to Anyone Anymore’ or If It’s Just Trump - Mediaite - 13 hours 30 min ago
CNN - Trump's 'sanctuary cities' siege is a trick - 17 hours 14 min ago
CNBC - Trump administration is reportedly weighing limits to China's access to chip technology - 22 hours 3 min ago
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BusinessInsider - John Bolton slammed Trump's 'wasted two years' trying to denuclearize North Korea in his first public speech since the impeachment trial - 44 min 20 sec ago
New York Times - Comedy Returns to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Will Trump? - 1 hour 5 min ago
The Independent - Pete Buttigieg says if Trump loses election and refuses to leave White House, he could 'do chores' - 1 hour 6 min ago
Euronews - Graham tells Defense Secretary Esper he could 'make your life hell' in battle over Trump Africa policy - 2 hours 29 min ago
Indiatimes - Going to India: Trump set to open world's biggest cricket stadium - 2 hours 29 min ago
ZeroHedge - EU Must Develop "Appetite For Power" In Trump Era, Urges Foreign Policy Chief - 4 hours 44 min ago
Toronto Star - Karen Pence adds campaigning for Trump to busy to-do list - 7 hours 10 min ago
Daily Express - Trump health scare: New image sparks widespread mocking of President's medical condition - 10 hours 40 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - #CaudilloDay: New anti-Trump ads compare him to Latin American dictators - 17 hours 41 min ago
Russia Today - Russia will support Syria's fight against terrorism in Idlib despite Trump's calls to stop it – Kremlin - 23 hours 43 min ago



HSBC to cut costs by US$4.5 billion in third strategic overhaul in a decade as bank’s 2019 pre-tax profit misses estimates
SCMP - 7 hours 21 min ago
HSBC, the largest of Hong Kong’s three currency issuing banks, said it plans to cut costs by an additional US$4.5 billion, reduce its investment banking presence in Europe and reshape its United States corporate and retail bank, part of a broad overhaul by interim chief executive Noel Quinn to secure a permanent role in the bank’s top job.The bank said it plans to lower its annual cost base to US$31 billion or less by 2022, part of a “high-level restructuring” over the next two years. Th ...
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CNBC - 5 tax tricks that could save you thousands - 21 hours 43 min ago
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AllAfrica - Swaziland: We Have a Serious Youth Unemployment Problem in Eswatini - That's Why We're Slashing Corporate Taxes - 1 hour 38 min ago
Toronto Star - EU adds 4 jurisdictions to its blacklist of tax havens - 2 hours 22 min ago
The Straits Times - Singapore Budget 2020: Companies get 25% corporate tax rebate, other measures to improve cash flow - 3 hours 42 min ago
Washington Post - Here’s How the EU Could Tax Carbon Around the World - 6 hours 11 min ago
Indiatimes - MNCs scrutinising tax treaties to gauge DDT outgo - 9 hours 59 min ago
BusinessInsider - I'm getting my smallest tax refund ever this year and I couldn't be happier - 22 hours 14 min ago



Coronavirus: Singapore Airlines to reduce flights to destinations including Tokyo, Los Angeles, Sydney
SCMP - 8 hours 31 min ago
Singapore Airlines on Tuesday says it will temporarily cut flights across its global network in March, April and May due to weaker demand as a result of the coronavirus epidemic.Destinations that are among those with services reduced include Los Angeles, Frankfurt, Paris, Tokyo, Seoul, Jakarta, Sydney and Mumbai, the airline said on its website.“Affected customers will be notified and reaccommodated onto other flights,” the airline said.The airline had already announced major cuts to flights ...
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SCMP - Philippine airlines are losing the Chinese tourists that Duterte serenaded with his pro-Beijing overtures - 12 hours 29 min ago
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Financial Post - Singapore Airlines to cut flights as coronavirus epidemic hits demand - 8 hours 6 min ago
The Straits Times - Singapore Airlines announces senior management reshuffle, Scoot CEO promoted - 23 hours 27 min ago



Local Currency Emerging-Market Bonds Favored, JPMorgan PB's Wolf Says - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 8 hours 41 min ago
Local Currency Emerging-Market Bonds Favored, JPMorgan PB's Wolf Says  Bloomberg
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CNN - How low can bond rates go? - 19 hours 57 min ago
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Financial Post - German bond yields most negative in two weeks on coronavirus caution - 1 hour 2 min ago
Washington Post - U.K. Bond Vigilantes: Saddle Up! - 2 hours 24 min ago



Facebook Needs Regulation to Win User Trust, Mark Zuckerberg Says - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 10 hours 45 min ago
Facebook Needs Regulation to Win User Trust, Mark Zuckerberg Says  Bloomberg
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Bloomberg - Facebook Needs Regulation to Win User Trust, Mark Zuckerberg Says - Bloomberg - 10 hours 45 min ago
Deutsche Welle - EU threatens tougher hate-speech rules after Facebook meeting - 16 hours 55 min ago
Reuters - EU industry chief tells Facebook to adapt to EU, not other way round - 18 hours 3 min ago
CNBC - EU industry chief says Facebook needs to adapt to the EU's standards - 18 hours 11 min ago
SCMP - Singapore orders Facebook to block access to States Times Review’s page under ‘fake news law’ - 21 hours 56 min ago
COMMENTARY:
BusinessInsider - Mark Zuckerberg struggles to curry favor with the EU, with skeptical lawmakers questioning Facebook's dominance and the spread of coronavirus misinformation - 1 hour 50 min ago
The Independent - Facebook proposes 'rules for the internet' as it calls for more regulation for itself - 2 hours 45 min ago
Euronews - EU warns Facebook: don't 'push away' responsibility over regulation - 5 hours 5 min ago
TechCrunch - Facebook asks for a moat of regulations it already meets - 12 hours 54 min ago
Financial Post - EU industry chief tells Facebook to adapt to EU, not other way round - 18 hours 31 min ago



US mulls cutting China’s Huawei off from global chip suppliers like Taiwan’s TSMC
SCMP - 11 hours 4 min ago
The Trump administration is considering changing US regulations to allow it to block shipments of chips to Huawei Technologies from companies such as Taiwan’s TSMC, the world’s largest contract chip maker, two sources familiar with the matter said.New restrictions on commerce with China’s Huawei are among several options to be considered at high-level US meetings this week and next. The chip proposal has been drafted but its approval is far from certain, one of the sources said.The measure ...
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Reuters - U.S. mulls cutting Huawei off from global chip suppliers, with TSMC in crosshairs - 14 hours 50 min ago
CNBC - China accuses US of hypocrisy over Huawei, highlighting claims it spied on German leader Merkel - 21 hours 38 min ago
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Sydney Morning Herald - Johnson's Huawei decision 'worst' Britain has made in years: Farage - 13 hours 21 sec ago
Financial Post - U.S. mulls cutting Huawei off from global chip suppliers, with TSMC in crosshairs - 14 hours 58 min ago
The Guardian - Huawei row: Trump chief of staff to meet Dominic Cummings - 17 hours 13 min ago



Hundreds of staff injured at Amazon UK warehouses, GMB claims
BBC - 11 hours 40 min ago
There were 622 serious injuries or near misses in three years, figures compiled by the GMB union claim.
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Reuters - Amazon's Bezos pledges $10 billion to climate change fight - 15 hours 24 min ago
CNBC - Amazon's Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to launch Earth Fund for combating climate change - 16 hours 31 min ago
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Daily Express - Shock Amazon figures reveal hundreds of workers seriously injured in ‘hellish’ conditions - 7 hours 47 min ago
The Guardian - Concerns over safety at Amazon warehouses as accident reports rise - 13 hours 36 min ago



Stock Market Today: Dow, S&P Live Updates for Feb. 18, 2020 - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 14 hours 33 min ago
Stock Market Today: Dow, S&P Live Updates for Feb. 18, 2020  Bloomberg
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SCMP - Luck may be the only thing standing between the coronavirus and a US stock market crash - 17 hours 29 min ago
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New York Post - The problems with President Trump’s latest stock market idea - 9 hours 4 min ago



WTO gives somber goods trade outlook, sees virus threat
Reuters - 23 hours 42 min ago
Growth of global trade in goods is likely to remain weak in early 2020, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Monday, adding that the below-trend performance could become even worse due to the new coronavirus.
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FOX Business - Coronavirus threat part of somber global trade outlook: WTO - 23 hours 58 min ago
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Financial Post - WTO gives somber goods trade outlook, sees virus threat - 23 hours 42 min ago



Brexit: What trade deals has the UK done so far?
BBC - 23 hours 45 min ago
Securing a UK-EU trade deal will be top a priority over the months ahead.
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SCMP - Coronavirus: China urged to delay purchase elements of US trade deal as outbreak rocks economy - 23 hours 59 min ago
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Financial Post - China Widens Tariff Waivers for U.S. Commodities on Trade Deal - 2 hours 37 min ago
The Guardian - Think Britain has sovereignty over trade deals? Not when MPs can’t stop them | Zoe Williams - 2 hours 45 min ago
Indiatimes - India-US trade deal likely only after American elections - 6 hours 59 min ago
ZeroHedge - State-Backed Economist Says China Must Delay Trade-Deal Commitments - 21 hours 59 min ago
AllAfrica - Kenya: Kenya Must Be Cautious on Trade Deal With the U.S. - 23 hours 46 min ago