Business News - The Last 24 Hours

COVID-19 pandemic sparks Greek house-hunting frenzy among foreigners
Deutsche Welle - 31 min 2 sec ago
Greece has come through the coronavirus pandemic relatively unscathed. Athens now hopes to welcome back vacationers, but increasingly foreigners are looking to pick up a home or investment property under the sun.
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CNN - The 'war on women' didn't stop when South Africa locked down over Covid-19 - 1 hour 56 min ago
NDTV - Bastille Day: Celebrations Scaled Down In France Amid COVID-19 - 2 hours 22 min ago
SCMP - Coronavirus: at least 50 new cases of Covid-19 recorded as Hong Kong health minister says restaurants may be limited to just takeaway if third wave gets worse - 3 hours 57 min ago
Associated Press - COVID-19 cases soar in US, grow in India, South Africa and Brazil - Al Jazeera English - 16 hours 39 min ago
CNBC - How Canada is fighting Covid-19: ramping up PPE production, travel ban from the U.S. and Bonnie Henry - 18 hours 12 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Coronavirus: Sailors around the world stranded because of COVID-19 pandemic - 21 hours 58 min ago
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Financial Post - UK economy limps out of COVID-19 slump in May - 57 min 34 sec ago
Euronews - Watch live: France honours COVID-19 frontline heroes on Bastille Day - 1 hour 2 min ago
ZeroHedge - German Sex Workers Demand Right To Work Amid COVID  - 1 hour 11 min ago
AllAfrica - South Africa: New Controls for COVID-19 Relief Fund Due to 'Opportunists' - 2 hours 6 min ago
The Guardian - UK economy grew 1.8% in May as recovery from Covid-19 slump begins - business live - 2 hours 10 min ago
Indiatimes - COVID-19: Delhi High Court, district courts' functioning restricted till July 31 - 2 hours 56 min ago
BusinessInsider - Whole Foods confirms multiple employees at Silver Lake location in Los Angeles were diagnosed with COVID-19 - 5 hours 31 min ago
Toronto Star - Former Arkansas Gov. David Pryor hospitalized with COVID-19 - 10 hours 39 min ago
Global Times - Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan hospitalized with COVID-19 - 15 hours 47 min ago
The Hindu - Glenmark cuts COVID-19 drug prices by 27% - 16 hours 27 min ago
Wall Street Journal - Jumbled Covid-19 Border Rules Baffle Companies, Stymie Tourism - 18 hours 44 min ago



Coronavirus LIVE Updates: AP Sees Highest Singe-Day Spike in Deaths, Punjab Eases Rules for Visitors - News18
Associated Press - 34 min 43 sec ago
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: AP Sees Highest Singe-Day Spike in Deaths, Punjab Eases Rules for Visitors  News18
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CNN - Miami is now the coronavirus epicenter as cases surge, one expert says - 50 min 55 sec ago
Associated Press - Live updates: California backtracks on reopening as rise in coronavirus cases spreads beyond Sun Belt - The Washington Post - 1 hour 8 min ago
CNBC - UK could see up to 120,000 additional coronavirus deaths this winter, scientists warn - 1 hour 24 min ago
SCMP - 57 sailors in Argentina get coronavirus after weeks at sea, despite quarantine - 2 hours 32 min ago
BBC - Coronavirus: Asia's 'shining star' suffers biggest ever slump - 5 hours 59 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Coronavirus latest: California halts reopening as cases surge - 8 hours 56 min ago
NDTV - Coronavirus Crisis May Get "Worse And Worse And Worse", Warns WHO - 18 hours 25 min ago
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Indiatimes - UK economy around a quarter smaller than what is was before coronavirus pandemic - 56 min ago
Financial Post - Stocks falter on growth concerns as coronavirus cases rise - 1 hour 17 min ago
BusinessInsider - Los Angeles County has more coronavirus cases than all of Canada, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti says - 3 hours 47 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Copper giant Codelco records 3215 coronavirus cases among staff - 3 hours 52 min ago
Toronto Star - Mexican man with coronavirus dies in ICE custody - 8 hours 2 min ago
The Independent - Coronavirus: 5.4m Americans lost health insurance during pandemic, report says - 9 hours 39 min ago
The Straits Times - Coronavirus surge is killing America's small businesses - 10 hours 20 min ago
Euronews - Coronavirus: More than 13 million cases confirmed worldwide - 12 hours 49 min ago
Global Times - Bill Gates 'optimistic' about battle against coronavirus - 15 hours 10 min ago
Russia Today - Coronavirus remains ‘public enemy number one’ & pandemic may get ‘worse and worse and worse’ – WHO - 16 hours 25 min ago
New York Times - Los Angeles Apparel Factory Shut Down After More Than 300 Coronavirus Cases - 16 hours 42 min ago
ZeroHedge - The "Biblical" Default Wave Arrives: Here Is The Avalanche Of Bankruptcies Unleashed By Coronavirus - 18 hours 31 min ago
Washington Post - As coronavirus ravaged meatpackers, minorities bore the brunt. Now worker groups say Tyson and JBS violated the Civil Rights Act. - 23 hours 24 min ago



Amazon unveils shopping cart that knows what you're buying
FOX Business - 56 min 52 sec ago
Cameras, sensors and a scale will automatically detect what shoppers drop in
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CNBC - Amazon is rolling out grocery carts that let shoppers skip checkout lines, bag their groceries and walk out - 2 hours 25 min ago
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BusinessInsider - The best credit cards for Amazon purchases in July 2020 - 14 hours 57 min ago



Hong Kong dollar peg: what is it and why is it important?
SCMP - 58 min 54 sec ago
Why was the Hong Kong dollar peg introduced?On a sweltering hot summer day in September 1983, a long queue of people stood outside a Hong Kong supermarket waiting to snatch whatever groceries they could get their hands on.The scene, complete with its empty supermarket shelves and frustrated customers, was another sign of plummeting public confidence in Hong Kong’s financial system and underlined the challenges that the government faced in restoring it.On September 24, 1983, months of consumer ...
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SCMP - ‘Former watchdog head, ex-justice minister will be two Hong Kong government representatives on Cathay Pacific board’, overseeing bailout package - 1 hour 3 min ago
CNN - Hong Kong security law was only supposed to affect a handful of people. Now China says says 600,000 people may have broken it - 5 hours 45 min ago
Bloomberg - Hong Kong Imposes Stricter Measures to Combat Coronavirus - Bloomberg - 9 hours 6 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Hong Kong activists appear in court over Tiananmen vigil  - 17 hours 15 min ago
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Financial Post - Hong Kong reports 48 new coronavirus cases - 33 min 12 sec ago
Indiatimes - China says Hong Kong democracy activists trying to launch 'revolution' - 56 min ago
Washington Post - How China’s Great Firewall Could Encircle Hong Kong - 2 hours 9 min ago
BusinessInsider - China's new national security law in Hong Kong is a gut punch to the city's freedoms. It could mark the end of Hong Kong as we know it. - 8 hours 55 min ago
Wall Street Journal - Hong Kong Reverts to Coronavirus Shutdowns - 17 hours 56 min ago



India could soon reach 1 million coronavirus cases as it struggles to contain outbreak
CNN - 2 hours 13 min ago
India has recorded 100,000 new coronavirus cases in the past four days, as the country struggles to gain control of the worsening pandemic.
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Bloomberg - India Market for Bank Bonds Faces Key Test After Yes Bank Crash - Yahoo Canada Finance - 4 hours 46 min ago
SCMP - Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan’s coronavirus treatment highlights India’s inequality in access to health care - 7 hours 8 min ago
Associated Press - All CET exams including AP EAMCET postponed, edu minister - Times of India - 19 hours 37 min ago
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Indiatimes - Piyush Goyal asks industry to setup semi-conductor fabrication plant soon in India - 25 min 59 sec ago
The Hindu - Biophore India gets DCGI nod to manufacture COVID-19 drug Favipiravir - 42 min 18 sec ago
Toronto Star - Asia Today: Another spike brings India past 900,000 cases - 3 hours 56 min ago
BusinessInsider - TikTok will have 125 million users in India this year, six times the size of Snapchat - 18 hours 8 min ago
TechCrunch - India seeks new regulator for non-personal data - 19 hours 15 min ago
Washington Post - Homes Can Shelter India’s China Dream After Covid - 22 hours 17 min ago



China's trade rises as economy recovers from virus slump
FOX Business - 2 hours 39 min ago
Imports of U.S. goods surged despite tariff hikes in a fight with Washington over trade and technology
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SCMP - Japan accuses China of pushing territorial claims, spreading propaganda during coronavirus pandemic - 7 hours 54 min ago
NDTV - WHO Advance Team Arrives In China To Find Coronavirus Origin - 20 hours 47 min ago
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Wall Street Journal - China's Imports and Exports Rebound as Coronavirus Fades in World's Second-Largest Economy - 1 hour 2 sec ago
Financial Post - China posts first import growth since pandemic, exports also up - 1 hour 56 sec ago
Euronews - Japan accuses China of 'disinformation' over coronavirus outbreak - 4 hours 36 min ago
Indiatimes - China plans to use Bangladesh population to conduct Phase III Covid-19 vaccine trials - 4 hours 55 min ago
Toronto Star - China’s trade rises as economy recovers from virus downturn - 5 hours 6 min ago
Russia Today - WHO team probing origins of coronavirus to work with Chinese scientists in Wuhan - 14 hours 44 min ago
BusinessInsider - Trump is considering banning Chinese social media app TikTok. See the full list of countries, companies, and organizations that have already banned it. - 15 hours 26 min ago
Global Times - Two WHO experts arrive in China as part of global coronavirus tracing work - 16 hours 28 min ago



U.K. economy grew less than expected in May as coronavirus lockdowns began easing
CNBC - 2 hours 42 min ago
Official figures revealed that monthly GDP came in at 1.8% in May. It followed a 20.4% monthly contraction in April, the country's sharpest on record.
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BBC - UK economy shrinks by one-fifth under lockdown - 2 hours 58 min ago
SCMP - China’s trade economy roared back to growth in June, as coronavirus lockdowns eased abroad - 6 hours 24 min ago
FOX Business - PepsiCo beverage sales slide amid coronavirus lockdowns - 21 hours 17 min ago
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Indiatimes - Recovery in employment rate becoming difficult due to sudden lockdown in may areas: CMIE - 56 min ago
Financial Post - South Africa’s Distell plays chess to beat lockdown wine glut - 1 hour 25 min ago
The Straits Times - China's economy seen growing 2.5% in Q2 as lockdowns end, stimulus kicks in: Poll - 2 hours 10 min ago
The Independent - Trump news – live: President accused of 'not caring if you live or die' in school reopening row as California adds more lockdown restrictions - 2 hours 15 min ago
The Guardian - UK retail sales in June show signs of recovery after covid lockdown - 3 hours 25 min ago
ZeroHedge - What Is The Real Purpose Of The Lockdowns? - 7 hours 41 min ago
Toronto Star - AP Explains: Why Serbs are protesting against virus lockdown - 16 hours 52 min ago
AllAfrica - Africa: Delivering Learning With Broadcast and Online Together - an African Opportunity As School Lockdowns Lengthen - 22 hours 57 min ago



Biden to Call for $2 Trillion on Clean Energy - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 2 hours 47 min ago
Biden to Call for $2 Trillion on Clean Energy  Bloomberg
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CNN - Forecast: The race between Biden and Trump is within the true margin of error - 10 hours 56 min ago
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Financial Post - Biden to Call for $2 Trillion in Spending on Clean Energy - 7 hours 47 min ago
BusinessInsider - Trump was interested in Joe Biden's 'very serious' plagiarism issues going back to a 2008 CNN interview - 12 hours 5 min ago
The Independent - 'Is that what you want?': Trump claims Biden presidency would mean low ratings for media outlets in bizarre tweet - 15 hours 1 min ago



El Paso Walmart shooter has mental disabilities and was in a psychotic state after the shooting, defense counsel says
CNN - 2 hours 58 min ago
Lawyers for Patrick Crusius, the man accused of killing 23 people at an El Paso Walmart last year, said he was in a psychotic state when he was taken into custody minutes after the shooting and suffers from mental disabilities.
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Bloomberg - Bananas Top the List of Popular Items Sold at Walmart Stores, CEO Says - Bloomberg - 11 hours 29 min ago
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BusinessInsider - We just got a better look at Walmart's growing healthcare ambitions - 20 hours 42 min ago



Republican Anti-Trump campaigner: Trump presidency 'an utter disaster'
Deutsche Welle - 3 hours 2 min ago
Tim Miller is a Republican campaign operative who has worked for leading Republican politicians. Now he's co-leading an organization to get party members to vote against Donald Trump. DW asked him about his motivation.
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Deutsche Welle - Republican Anti-Trump campaigner: Trump's presidency 'an utter disaster' - 3 hours 2 min ago
SCMP - Trump ally Roger Stone, in post-clemency interview, casts US justice system as unfair - 3 hours 25 min ago
CNN - America shuts down again -- choosing reality over Trump's false claims - 5 hours 19 min ago
NDTV - "I Like Him": Trump Downplays Rift With Top Health Expert Anthony Fauci - 5 hours 27 min ago
FOX Business - Trump administration to end audit deal underpinning China's stock listings in U.S - 8 hours 4 min ago
CNBC - Don't stop the presses: Judge gives green light to Mary Trump book - 8 hours 27 min ago
Bloomberg - Trump Was Wrong on Reopening Economy and Schools: Cuomo - Bloomberg - 16 hours 37 min ago
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BusinessInsider - As Trump pressures schools to reopen, California's 2 largest school districts say they're going to start online only in the fall - 2 hours 16 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Mary Trump can speak freely on President and publicise book, judge rules - 6 hours 43 min ago
Toronto Star - Trump team eyes school funds boost in next virus aid bill - 9 hours 59 min ago
The Straits Times - Hedge fund manager calls Trump's handling of coronavirus 'an incredible gift' - 10 hours 18 sec ago
Financial Post - Trump administration to soon end audit deal underpinning Chinese listings in U.S. -official - 11 hours 52 sec ago
The Independent - Trump news: President calls coronavirus testing 'double-edged sword' as 17 states sue over student visa rule - 12 hours 11 min ago
ZeroHedge - Judge In Roger Stone Demands To See Trump Order Granting Clemency - 12 hours 40 min ago
Indiatimes - 17 states sue Trump administration over rule that could revoke visas for foreign students - 14 hours 56 min ago
TechCrunch - Trump’s account is back in Twitch following ‘hateful conduct’ suspension - 14 hours 56 min ago



Delta may avoid furloughs after demand for buyouts, other U.S. airlines sound alarm
FOX Business - 3 hours 36 min ago
The deadline for most Delta employees to accept early departure or early retirement packages was Monday
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NDTV - American Airlines Reaches Out To Maskless US Senator On Flight - 9 hours 40 min ago
CNBC - American Airlines to warn pilots this week about potential furloughs - 14 hours 3 min ago
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Financial Post - Delta may avoid furloughs after demand for buyouts, other U.S. airlines sound alarm - 9 hours 13 min ago
New York Post - Southwest Airlines likely to cut jobs unless bookings ‘triple’ - 14 hours 42 min ago
BusinessInsider - An Alaska Airlines flight was forced to land when a passenger threatened to kill everyone on board (ALK) - 18 hours 10 min ago



Luckin Coffee ousts chairman, names new CEO
CNN - 4 hours 56 min ago
Luckin Coffee has ousted its chairman and named a new chief executive, as the company tries to draw a line under an accounting scandal that has rocked its business.
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CNBC - Luckin Coffee ousts chairman Lu, names Guo as CEO - 10 hours 53 min ago
CNN - Tech CEO resigns after video shows his racist rant towards Asian-American family at California restaurant - 13 hours 11 sec ago
Bloomberg - U.S. Still Not Testing Enough for Covid: New York-Presbyterian CEO - Bloomberg - 16 hours 12 min ago
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New York Post - Neiman CEO Geoffroy van Raemdonck bags big checks after waiving salary - 10 hours 12 min ago
Financial Post - Luckin Coffee ousts chairman Lu, names Guo as CEO - 11 hours 58 min ago
BusinessInsider - The San Francisco tech CEO who was filmed in a racist rant against an Asian-American family has resigned - 14 hours 19 min ago
TechCrunch - FlexJobs CEO Sara Sutton on what newly remote companies tend to get right and wrong - 14 hours 54 min ago
The Hindu - Profitable growth to be Wipro’s priority, says CEO Delaporte - 16 hours 27 min ago



Facebook investment helps Asia’s richest man shed oil dependence - Economic Times
Bloomberg - 5 hours 14 min ago
Facebook investment helps Asia’s richest man shed oil dependence  Economic Times
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SCMP - Facebook, US states and cities join Harvard, MIT’s fight against directive to deport online-only foreign students - 16 hours 27 min ago



Huawei sees sharp growth slowdown as UK weighs ban on the Chinese giant from its 5G networks
CNBC - 5 hours 35 min ago
Huawei has felt the continuing effects of U.S. sanctions and the global coronavirus pandemic which led to its slowest first half growth rate since 2013.
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SCMP - Huawei faces ban in Britain, uncertainty swirls over timing, extent - 7 hours 41 min ago
BBC - Huawei: BT says 'impossible' to remove all firm's kit in under 10 years - 23 hours 2 min ago
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TechCrunch - Huawei posts revenue growth in H1 despite sanctions and pandemic - 5 hours 26 min ago
Indiatimes - Huawei faces ban in Britain, uncertainty swirls over timing, extent - 6 hours 56 min ago
Financial Post - Huawei faces ban in Britain, uncertainty swirls over timing, extent - 10 hours 24 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - US urges Huawei ban on eve of UK security meeting - 12 hours 15 min ago
The Guardian - What is Huawei and why is its role in UK's 5G so controversial? - 19 hours 13 min ago
Global Times - BYD releases vehicle equipped with Huawei's HiCar system - 21 hours 28 min ago



Modi’s Fuel-Tax Hikes Are Putting Brakes on India’s Recovery - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 6 hours 16 min ago
Modi’s Fuel-Tax Hikes Are Putting Brakes on India’s Recovery  Bloomberg
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Bloomberg - Modi’s Fuel-Tax Hikes Are Putting the Brakes on India’s Recovery - Bloomberg - 6 hours 16 min ago
BBC - Bailiffs can soon resume work chasing council tax debtors - 10 hours 23 min ago
CNBC - Taxpayers are leaving $1.5 billion (with a 'B') in refunds on the table. Here's how to get your share - 16 hours 19 min ago
Deutsche Welle - 'Tax us more': Millionaires urge governments to raise taxes to fund coronavirus aid - 23 hours 14 min ago
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Financial Post - UK faces tax hikes, spending cuts after COVID crisis: budget office - 39 min 26 sec ago
Indiatimes - In a bid to cushion falling revenue, Modi’s fuel-tax hikes are putting brakes on India's recovery - 3 hours 55 min ago
AllAfrica - Africa: 'Tax Us' - World's Super-Rich Call for Wealth Tax to Fund COVID-19 Relief - 4 hours 51 min ago
New York Times - Edward Kleinbard, Tax Lawyer Turned Reformer, Dies at 68 - 5 hours 20 min ago
The Independent - Trump tax returns: Giuliani contradicts president's excuse for not releasing financial documents - 19 hours 35 sec ago
Russia Today - ‘Tax us. It’s the only choice’ after Covid-19: Millionaires demand permanent rise in taxes for people with ‘lots of money’ - 19 hours 51 min ago
BusinessInsider - Giuliani blew up Trump's usual excuse for withholding his tax returns, saying they have in fact been audited - 20 hours 25 min ago



Tesla Surge Lifts Elon Musk Higher On Billionaire List
NDTV - 6 hours 23 min ago
Tesla's surging stock value has boosted Elon Musk further up the list of top billionaires as he stands poised for yet another massive payout as soon as this week.
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CNBC - Tesla cuts Model Y price and cancels standard range version - 8 hours 6 sec ago
Bloomberg - Tesla Stock Could Reach $2000, Says Wedbush's Ives - Bloomberg - 11 hours 15 min ago
CNN - Tesla scraps plans for its bargain version of the Model Y - 15 hours 21 min ago
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Financial Post - Tesla taps brake on massive stock rally - 11 hours 28 min ago
BusinessInsider - Tesla Model 3's standby threat-detection cameras catch theft of a classic Porsche 911 in Spain - 12 hours 41 min ago
New York Post - Tesla stock soars as S&P 500 inclusion appears imminent - 14 hours 47 min ago



Coronavirus: HK Disneyland to close one month after reopening
BBC - 6 hours 51 min ago
The Hong Kong theme park will shut its gates after a recent surge in coronavirus cases.
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CNBC - Disney+ will continue the story of the Bad Batch from 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' in new series coming in 2021 - 16 hours 2 min ago
CNN - 'Star Wars' keeps sending in the clones with 'The Bad Batch' series for Disney+ - 16 hours 22 min ago
BBC - Coronavirus: Disney heir and Ben & Jerry’s call for higher taxes - 22 hours 27 min ago
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New York Times - Hong Kong Disneyland to Close Again, Days After Disney World Reopens - 13 hours 28 min ago
Toronto Star - Hong Kong Disney park closes again after new restrictions - 14 hours 34 min ago
Global Times - Mandatory masks, Mickey at a distance as Walt Disney World reopens - 15 hours 16 min ago
BusinessInsider - A family feud over a $400 million trust fund, a massive fortune that left one heiress with an inferiority complex, and a sprawling media empire: Meet the Disney family - 15 hours 35 min ago
Financial Post - New animated ‘Star Wars’ series will debut on Disney+ in 2021 - 16 hours 5 min ago
New York Post - Coronavirus resurgence prompts Hong Kong Disneyland shutdown — again - 16 hours 19 min ago



Singapore enters recession after economy shrinks more than 40% quarter on quarter
CNBC - 7 hours 33 min ago
Singapore's economy entered a technical recession after shrinking by 41.2% in the second quarter compared to the previous quarter, government data showed.
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SCMP - Singapore’s economy shrinks by over 40 per cent in Q2, on track for recession - 9 hours 5 min ago
FOX Business - China is using the coronavirus recession to target US aviation - 22 hours 25 min ago
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Financial Post - Pandemic knocks Singapore into recession as GDP plummets 41% in Q2 - 3 hours 16 min ago
ZeroHedge - US Recovery Stalls As Pandemic 'Second Wave' Threatens To Unleash Double-Dip Recession  - 7 hours 21 min ago
BusinessInsider - SUCCESS INSIDER: Don't leave your job during a recession. Here's how to make work less miserable before you can reasonably quit. - 17 hours 32 min ago
Indiatimes - IMF: Mideast loses $270 billion oil income amid virus, recession - 19 hours 56 min ago
Toronto Star - IMF: Mideast loses $270B oil income amid virus, recession - 22 hours 16 min ago



Apple will send coronavirus test kits to its employees' homes
CNN - 8 hours 20 min ago
Apple employees working remotely can now get tested for the coronavirus without leaving the house.
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Bloomberg - Apple Pessimistic on Full 2020 Return to U.S. Offices, Pushes Retail to Work Remote - Bloomberg - 14 hours 2 min ago
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BusinessInsider - You may now be eligible for a $25 settlement from Apple if your iPhone experienced issues due to 'batterygate' (AAPL) - 12 hours 1 min ago
TechCrunch - Apple allocates its first $400M from $2.5B commitment to address California’s housing crisis - 19 hours 5 min ago



US Records Nearly 60,000 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours: Report
NDTV - 8 hours 30 min ago
The United States on Monday confirmed 59,222 new coronavirus cases in the previous 24 hours, Johns Hopkins University reported in its real-time tally.
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CNN - Ex-WH chief of staff calls US coronavirus testing capabilities 'simply inexcusable' - 11 hours 6 min ago
SCMP - California shuts down again as US coronavirus crisis expands - 12 hours 15 min ago
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Toronto Star - Asia shares drop on jitters over virus, China-US friction - 5 hours 56 min ago
The Straits Times - Asia markets drop as virus and US-China tensions flare - 6 hours 4 min ago
Financial Post - Dollar in narrow range as US-China tensions simmer, virus cases rise - 8 hours 57 min ago
BusinessInsider - 17 of the best campsites across the US for a scenic outdoor getaway - 12 hours 47 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Choke point for US coronavirus response: the fax machine - 16 hours 25 min ago
Indiatimes - US grapples with pandemic as its origins are traced in China - 18 hours 26 min ago
Russia Today - Latin America OVERTAKES US & Canada as second-worst affected region in Covid-19 pandemic – AFP tally - 21 hours 3 min ago
ZeroHedge - Global Coronavirus Cases Top 13 Million As US 7-Day Average Hits Record Highs: Live Updates - 21 hours 56 min ago



SoftBank Said to Explore Sale or IPO of Chip Company Arm - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 8 hours 58 min ago
SoftBank Said to Explore Sale or IPO of Chip Company Arm  Bloomberg
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The Straits Times - SoftBank said to explore sale or IPO of chip company Arm - 9 hours 9 min ago
Financial Post - SoftBank Group explores options for chip designer Arm Holdings – WSJ - 11 hours 42 min ago
BusinessInsider - SoftBank is reportedly considering selling the trailblazing chip design company Arm Holdings — or taking it public - 11 hours 49 min ago



Pfizer, BioNTech's COVID vaccine candidates fast tracked by FDA
FOX Business - 10 hours 43 sec ago
The U.S.-listed shares of the German firm climbed about 10%, while Pfizer’s stock rose about 2% before the bell.
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CNBC - Drugmakers will start coronavirus vaccine production by end of summer, Trump health officials say - 12 hours 24 sec ago
Bloomberg - Moderna Jumps as Analyst Sees Over $5 Billion Vaccine Sales - Yahoo! Voices - 17 hours 55 min ago
NDTV - Russia May Start Phase 3 Trial Of COVID-19 Vaccine In Mid-August: Report - 18 hours 53 min ago
FOX Business - Stocks surge as 2 coronavirus vaccines granted 'fast-track' status - 19 hours 52 min ago
CNN - 'I'm not flying until there's a Covid-19 vaccine' - 21 hours 8 min ago
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Toronto Star - Global vaccine plan may allow rich countries to buy more - 2 hours 53 min ago
BusinessInsider - WHO: We won't immediately have a 'perfect vaccine,' and it is 'not realistic' to expect the virus will soon be eliminated - 15 hours 12 min ago
Financial Post - Wall St jumps on positive start to earnings, vaccine hopes - 16 hours 8 min ago
Washington Post - A race is on to make enough small glass vials to deliver coronavirus vaccine around the world - 17 hours 21 min ago
Indiatimes - Pfizer, BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine candidates get FDA's 'fast track' status - 20 hours 56 min ago
ZeroHedge - Futures Jump Above 3,200 On Vaccine Optimism, Merger Monday - 21 hours 24 min ago
Euronews - Coronavirus vaccine: The story of the race to solve the COVID conundrum - 21 hours 29 min ago



Britain toughens stance on China as it eyes US
SCMP - 10 hours 15 min ago
This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Charlie Cooper on politico.com on July 12, 2020.Forget a post-Brexit trade deal with China – some now think a trade war is more likely.The “golden era” in UK-China relations heralded by former Chancellor George Osborne in 2015 remained a go-to sound bite during the Theresa May era.Mired in talks with Brussels on the UK’s extraction from the EU, the optics of post-Brexit Britain reaching out to t ...
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BBC - Brexit: Ads highlight changes for UK holidaymakers - 16 hours 26 min ago
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Toronto Star - Brexit is back: UK aims to prepare public for Jan 1 EU break - 17 hours 23 min ago
The Guardian - Brexit: UK's new fast-track immigration system to exclude care workers - 19 hours 20 min ago



SoftBank hires Goldman Sachs to explore sale options for chip designer Arm after getting inbound interest, sources say
CNBC - 10 hours 18 min ago
SoftBank has been working toward an initial public offering of Arm Holdings more than a year from now but has received inbound interest in a potential acquisition, sources say.
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CNBC - Goldman Sachs announces its first sports endorsement with PGA Tour golfer Patrick Cantlay - 18 hours 8 min ago
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BusinessInsider - Meet 2019's Rising Stars of Wall Street from firms like Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, and Apollo shaking up investing, trading, and dealmaking - 6 hours 35 min ago



US officials targeted by Beijing shrug off sanctions but vow to keep pressing on human rights
SCMP - 11 hours 56 min ago
US politicians hit with new sanctions by China responded with a mixture of ridicule and defiance on Monday, calling the punitive measures meaningless but also vowing to continue challenging Beijing over its human rights record undeterred.The Chinese government announced targeted measures against lawmakers and one government official on Monday in retaliation for Washington’s moves last week to sanction Chinese officials for their suspected role in human rights abuses in China’s Xinjiang Uygur ...
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CNBC - China trades sanctions with U.S. over Uighur Muslims - 23 hours 23 min ago
CNN - China announces retaliatory sanctions on US officials over Xinjiang measures - 23 hours 26 min ago
Associated Press - China sanctions Cruz, Rubio, Smith, Brownback for criticism - The Associated Press - 23 hours 58 min ago
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Financial Post - China says to sanction Lockheed Martin over Taiwan arms sale - 59 min 42 sec ago
Sydney Morning Herald - China sanctions US officials as tensions escalate - 8 hours 37 min ago
Indiatimes - China hits back; sanctions top US officials, politicians in response to Xinjiang ban - 16 hours 56 min ago
Wall Street Journal - China to Impose Retaliatory Sanctions on GOP Senators Over Xinjiang Penalties - 20 hours 3 min ago
The Independent - China hits Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz with tit-for-tat sanctions over criticism of Uighur abuses - 20 hours 27 min ago
ZeroHedge - China Announces Retaliatory Sanctions On Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz And Other Top US Senators - 21 hours 14 min ago
Toronto Star - Report: Rogue tankers help Maduro evade sanctions - 22 hours 8 sec ago
New York Times - China Imposes Tit-for-Tat Sanctions on Three American Lawmakers - 23 hours 7 min ago



Here's what happened to the stock market on Monday
CNBC - 12 hours 48 min ago
Stocks closed well off their session highs as a rally in tech shares lost steam.
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CNN - Dow surges 500 points and stocks turn positive for 2020 - 15 hours 13 min ago
CNBC - Stock market live updates: Dow futures jump 200 points, vaccine hopes, Big Tech higher - 21 hours 28 min ago
Bloomberg - Stock Markets Ignore Bad News on Infections, Earnings - The New York Times - 22 hours 13 min ago
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The Straits Times - China's stock market closes in on US$10 trillion milestone after its biggest crash - 9 hours 1 min ago
ZeroHedge - Mobile Trading Surges In India As Retail Joins Stock Market Party - 10 hours 1 min ago
Financial Post - Euro zone bonds sell off as stocks hit five-month peak - 17 hours 12 min ago
BusinessInsider - Stocks could hit record highs this summer on cautious investor positioning and better-than-expected COVID-19 data, Fundstrat's Tom Lee says - 18 hours 34 min ago
AllAfrica - Botswana: 'Small Stock Marketable' - 19 hours 59 min ago
New York Times - Stock Markets Ignore Bad News on Infections, Earnings - 22 hours 2 min ago
Washington Post - Retirement plan down because of covid-19? Here’s why you still need stocks in your 401(k). - 22 hours 25 min ago



OPEC+ set to roll back some production cuts but risks sending prices lower again
CNBC - 12 hours 56 min ago
OPEC+ production cuts have brought oil prices back from the brink, but the group will have to tread carefully to avoid triggering a new price collapse.
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Bloomberg - Oil Fluctuates on Signs That OPEC+ Will Taper Cuts in Production - Yahoo! Voices - 18 hours 1 min ago
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Financial Post - Oil prices fall on demand recovery fears, OPEC+ easing expectations - 2 hours 24 min ago



Microsoft spins off 'virtual teenager' chatbot for Chinese users
CNBC - 14 hours 36 min ago
Microsoft chose to offload a consumer property that became popular in China, but not without taking an equity stake in the new company.
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BusinessInsider - Microsoft is reportedly making more job cuts at MSN in favor of an AI-driven system of selecting news stories (MSFT) - 9 hours 36 min ago
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