Business News - The Last 24 Hours

Netflix's 'Squid Game' is reportedly worth almost $900 million
CNBC - 9 min 9 sec ago
The report comes days after Netflix said Squid Game is its biggest series launch ever.
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NDTV - Squid Game Season 2? Series Worth $900 Million To Netflix So Far - 8 hours 32 min ago
Reuters - Netflix's 'Squid Game' estimated to be worth about $900 mln - Bloomberg News - Reuters - 10 hours 31 min ago
Bloomberg - New Show Knocks 'Squid Game' Off Top of Netflix U.S. Charts - Bloomberg - 11 hours 32 min ago
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SCMP - Indonesian Squid Game-themed cafe attracts fans of hit Netflix series - 6 hours 7 min ago



Physicians suffering from infertility face challenges on the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic
CNN - 13 min 11 sec ago
Dr. Christina Yannetsos' patient was about her age, 38, and extremely sick with Covid-19.
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Associated Press - Colin Powell has died of COVID-19 complications, family says - Associated Press - 32 min 21 sec ago
NDTV - Colin Powell, First US Black Secretary Of State, Dies Of Covid - 58 min 52 sec ago
CNBC - Colin Powell, former secretary of State who made case for Iraq invasion, dies of Covid complications at 84 - 1 hour 3 min ago
Bloomberg - Making Sense of Covid-19 Booster Shots - Bloomberg - 1 hour 12 min ago
BBC - Colin Powell: Former US secretary of state dies of Covid complications - 1 hour 15 min ago
CNN - Colin Powell, military leader and first Black US secretary of state, dies after complications from Covid-19 - 1 hour 17 min ago
Reuters - Life after COVID: EU re-thinks budget rules for new era - Reuters - 6 hours 40 min ago
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Indiatimes - Colin Powell has died of COVID-19 complications, family says - 31 min 33 sec ago
The Independent - Colin Powell death: Former secretary of state dies from Covid complications aged 84 - 40 min 28 sec ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Former US secretary of state Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications - 58 min 15 sec ago
The Guardian - Colin Powell, former US secretary of state, dies at 84 of Covid complications - 1 hour 14 min ago
BusinessInsider - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications aged 84 - 1 hour 20 min ago
SCMP - China scientists link Covid-19 measures to fall in other infections - 2 hours 47 min ago
ZeroHedge - 'Coffee Cup Gestapo': The Latest Covid Crackdown Viral Video Out Of Australia - 11 hours 41 min ago



Trump to appear in video deposition Monday in case about 2015 alleged assault at Trump Tower
CNN - 13 min 39 sec ago
Former President Donald Trump is set to appear in a video deposition on Monday for a case involving an alleged assault during a 2015 demonstration outside of Trump Tower.
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CNN - Ex-Intel official who created controversial Trump Russia dossier speaks out - 17 hours 15 min ago
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BusinessInsider - Christopher Steele said the infamous Trump pee tape 'probably exists' but Russia hasn't needed to release it yet - 2 hours 43 min ago
The Independent - Ex-British spy Christopher Steele defends Trump dossier and says kompromat tape ‘probably’ exists - 15 hours 33 min ago
The Guardian - Malcolm Turnbull on Murdoch, lies and the climate crisis: ‘The same forces that enabled Trump are at work in Australia’ - 16 hours 50 min ago



Mortgage originations will drop 33% in 2022 as interest rates rise, according to industry forecast
CNBC - 37 min 36 sec ago
The average rate on the popular 30-year fixed loan will rise to 4%, a full percentage point higher than it is now, MBA economists say.



Russia suspending mission to NATO in response to staff expulsions
CNN - 59 min 57 sec ago
Russia will suspend its permanent mission to NATO in response to the alliance's expulsion of eight Russians, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday.
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Deutsche Welle - Russia suspends its mission to NATO - 1 hour 34 min ago
CNBC - Nord Stream 2: The Russian pipeline that everybody’s talking about - 7 hours 43 min ago
BBC - BBC's Rainsford can return if Russian journalists get UK visas - ambassador - 17 hours 9 min ago
CGTN - Russian film crew land back on Earth after making a movie in space - CGTN - 20 hours 3 min ago
NDTV - Eyeing Russia, US Defense Chief Heads To Black Sea Region - 23 hours 56 min ago
COMMENTARY:
Indiatimes - Russia suspends its mission to NATO, says foreign minister Sergey Lavrov - 31 min 33 sec ago
The Guardian - Russia suspends Nato mission in response to expulsion of its staff - 44 min 13 sec ago
Moscow Times - Russian 12-Year-Old Opens Fire at Middle School - The Moscow Times - 3 hours 52 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Russia’s COVID deaths hit new peak but real numbers are twice as high, say whistleblowers - 10 hours 46 min ago
SCMP - US defence chief Lloyd Austin heads to Black Sea region, with eye on Russia - 22 hours 16 min ago
Russia Today - WATCH: International Space Station rotating 57 degrees mid-orbit during engine test of spacecraft bringing back Russian film crew - 22 hours 56 min ago



This could make bitcoin bigger than ever
CNN - 1 hour 5 min ago
This year, cryptocurrencies have been up. They've been down. But they never seem to be entirely out.
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Bloomberg - Bitcoin Rallies From Weekend Stumble as Traders Anticipate ETF - Bloomberg - 3 hours 3 min ago
Reuters - Bitcoin hovers near 6-month high on ETF hopes, inflation worries - Reuters - 7 hours 2 min ago
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ZeroHedge - Bitcoin's Futures ETF To Launch Tuesday - 1 hour 37 min ago
New York Post - Bitcoin starts week above $61K, nears all-time high ahead of potential ETF - 1 hour 40 min ago
New York Times - The First Bitcoin E.T.F. Will Soon Trade on the N.Y.S.E. - 2 hours 23 min ago
The Straits Times - Bitcoin tops US$60,000, a six-month high, on US ETF expectations - 13 hours 44 min ago
BusinessInsider - A bitcoin futures ETF is coming next week. It could soon send the token soaring to $85,000, one analyst says. - 23 hours 6 min ago



Singapore Airlines to fly A380 on 60-minute flight
CNN - 1 hour 11 min ago
Singapore Airlines is set to deploy Airbus A380s on select flights from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur this fall, for what the airline calls "operational requirements" as the superjumbo returns to the skies.
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Deutsche Welle - Coronavirus digest: Scandinavian airlines lift mask mandates - 6 hours 20 min ago
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BusinessInsider - Southwest Airlines shows off its unique history and company culture with its corporate office - see inside the company's Texas headquarters - 1 hour 24 min ago
AllAfrica - Uganda: Uganda Airlines to Leverage On Cargo for Dubai Flights - 4 hours 14 min ago



Sycamore Tree Capital Partners CEO: I am not afraid of inflation - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 1 hour 30 min ago
Sycamore Tree Capital Partners CEO: I am not afraid of inflation  Bloomberg
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Bloomberg - Philips to Resume Good Growth in 2022, Says CEO - Bloomberg - 6 hours 40 min ago
CNBC - Big Oil CEOs have a personal reason to put more focus on less fossil fuels - 22 hours 32 min ago
COMMENTARY:
Indiatimes - Wipro CEO expects 30% growth, says 'big' purchase on cards - 9 hours 1 min ago
BusinessInsider - A car dealership CEO says he cut staff by 17%. Now employees are 'happier' and selling twice as many cars. - 20 hours 51 min ago



Stocks slide as oil tops $83
FOX Business - 1 hour 30 min ago
U.S. stock futures were modestly lower Monday as oil prices surged and China’s economy slowed.
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FOX Business - Oil prices remaining high a ‘headwind’ on economic activity: Market strategist - 1 hour 53 min ago
Reuters - Oil prices climb as COVID recovery, power generators stoke demand - Reuters - 8 hours 32 min ago
COMMENTARY:
Indiatimes - India in no hurry to unwind stimulus but oil is a worry, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman - 6 hours 1 min ago



Saudi fast-food franchise operator Alamar Foods considers IPO, sources say - Reuters
Reuters - 1 hour 44 min ago
Saudi fast-food franchise operator Alamar Foods considers IPO, sources say  Reuters
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Reuters - Saks Fifth Avenue e-commerce unit aims for IPO at $6 bln valuation - WSJ - Reuters - 14 hours 1 min ago
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The Hindu - Nykaa, Adani Wilmar, Star Health, 3 others get SEBI's go-ahead to float IPOs - 5 hours 13 min ago



'Please get vaccinated.' Daughter's death after giving birth a cautionary tale, mom says
CNN - 1 hour 53 min ago
Marrisha Kindred Jenkins was 33 weeks pregnant when she started complaining of a persistent cough and vomiting last month.
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NDTV - Singapore Reopens For Fully Vaccinated Travellers From These 8 Countries - 5 hours 36 min ago
Associated Press - Australia's Queensland state to open to vaccinated travelers - Associated Press - 6 hours 55 min ago
CNN - Covid-19 numbers are getting better. But where they go from here will depend on vaccinations, Fauci says - 7 hours 13 min ago
Reuters - Sydney eases more COVID-19 restrictions as vaccinations pass key milestone - Reuters - 14 hours 28 min ago
CGTN - Kenya's number people fully vaccinated from COVID-19 hits 1208987 - cgtn.com - 20 hours 17 min ago
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ZeroHedge - Fully Vaccinated Former SecState Colin Powell Dies From COVID Complications - 1 hour 21 min ago
BusinessInsider - Fauci: Americans who are fully vaccinated can enjoy the holiday season with their family - 21 hours 17 min ago



Amazon offers bonuses of up to £3,000 in run-up to Christmas
BBC - 1 hour 53 min ago
The online retail giant is trying to attract enough UK workers to fill 20,000 posts over Christmas.
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NDTV - Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Executives May Have Lied To Congress: US Lawmakers - 2 hours 17 min ago



Software firm Informatica eyes $9 bln valuation in stock market return - Reuters
Reuters - 2 hours 15 min ago
Software firm Informatica eyes $9 bln valuation in stock market return  Reuters
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Bloomberg - Stock Markets Today: EU economy, China GDP, Bitcoin, Squid Game - Bloomberg - 8 hours 34 min ago
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SCMP - Hong Kong’s Exchange Fund reports US$1.7 billion third-quarter loss as Beijing’s big tech crackdown batters stock market - 8 hours 8 min ago



Tesla Shares Are Roaring Back - Yahoo Finance
Bloomberg - 2 hours 23 min ago
Tesla Shares Are Roaring Back  Yahoo Finance
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Reuters - Tesla's Musk dials into Volkswagen executive conference - Reuters - 10 hours 5 min ago
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BusinessInsider - Elon Musk teased Warren Buffett for being so much poorer than him - and suggested the investor buy Tesla stock to catch up - 1 hour 47 min ago



For Britain's chicken farmers, Brexit and COVID brew a perfect storm - Reuters
Reuters - 2 hours 45 min ago
For Britain's chicken farmers, Brexit and COVID brew a perfect storm  Reuters
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CNBC - Gas crisis, labor shortages and supply chain chaos: Post-Brexit Britain faces a difficult winter - 5 hours 31 min ago
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The Guardian - Michael Caine on Brexit, Boris Johnson and big breaks: ‘I’ve done 150 movies. I think that’s enough’ - 8 hours 31 min ago



Crunch time: Biden faces critical next 2 weeks for agenda - Associated Press
Associated Press - 2 hours 57 min ago
Crunch time: Biden faces critical next 2 weeks for agenda  Associated Press
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CNN - Democrats push Biden to take forceful role in bridging party's sparring factions over agenda - 3 hours 26 min ago
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The Guardian - ‘This is our last chance’: Biden urged to act as climate agenda hangs by a thread - 3 hours 31 min ago
Indiatimes - Joe Biden faces critical next 2 weeks for agenda - 7 hours 1 min ago
The Independent - Crunch time: Biden faces critical next 2 weeks for agenda - 9 hours 20 min ago
BusinessInsider - Sen. Joe Manchin is demanding Biden's child tax credit come with a work requirement and income cap around $60,000, report says - 11 hours 38 min ago
ZeroHedge - McAdams: A Desperate Biden Administration Turns To Terrorism - 18 hours 31 min ago



5 things to know for October 18: Supply chain, Congress, coronavirus, China, Sudan
CNN - 2 hours 59 min ago
Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.
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Associated Press - Russia's coronavirus infections exceed 8 million - Associated Press - 3 hours 3 min ago
CNN - 'It's going to be within our capability' to prevent another coronavirus surge, Fauci says - 7 hours 15 min ago
BBC - Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area? - 21 hours 28 min ago
Reuters - Italy reports 24 new coronavirus deaths, 2437 new cases - Reuters - 21 hours 52 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Coronavirus digest: Mecca Grand Mosque drops social distancing - 22 hours 13 min ago
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The Guardian - Victoria Covid update: more than 40 police stood down for refusing coronavirus vaccine - 39 min 41 sec ago
SCMP - Colin Powell, former US secretary of state, dies of coronavirus complications - 1 hour 11 min ago
Indiatimes - Coronavirus India updates: 13,596 new cases reported in last 24 hrs, lowest in 230 days - 3 hours 31 min ago
Moscow Times - Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | Oct. 18 - The Moscow Times - 8 hours 44 min ago



Rate Hike Bets Prompt Bond Selloff on Bailey Inflation Warning - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 3 hours 34 min ago
Rate Hike Bets Prompt Bond Selloff on Bailey Inflation Warning  Bloomberg
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The Straits Times - New Zealand inflation surges to fastest pace in 10 years - 13 hours 12 min ago



ECB's Visco on Inflation, Flexible Policy, Raising Limits - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 4 hours 2 min ago
ECB's Visco on Inflation, Flexible Policy, Raising Limits  Bloomberg
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Bloomberg - Visco Says Flexibility Should Remain Part of ECB's Toolkit - Bloomberg - 4 hours 21 min ago



China reaches for strategic power cuts amid energy crisis
Deutsche Welle - 4 hours 17 min ago
Blackouts and power cuts in the world's second-largest economy have drawn attention to fuel supply problems that could complicate the country's pandemic recovery. DW unpacks why the lights went out in China.
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Deutsche Welle - China: Economic growth slows in third quarter - 8 hours 49 min ago
Bloomberg - JPMorgan Chief China Economist Haibin Zhu previews China's GDP - Bloomberg - 9 hours 42 min ago
CGTN - China's Q3 economic growth slows to 4.9%, slightly below expectations - CGTN - 11 hours 5 min ago
Associated Press - China's economic growth weakens amid construction slowdown - Associated Press - 11 hours 17 min ago
CNN - China's economy grew 4.9% in the third quarter - 11 hours 19 min ago
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BusinessInsider - US futures fall as inflation fears grow and China's economy slows sharply - 3 hours 29 min ago
Indiatimes - China's economic growth weakens amid construction slowdown - 4 hours 31 min ago
The Guardian - China economy slows as power cuts, property woes and Covid take toll - 10 hours 39 min ago
Wall Street Journal - China Third-Quarter Economic Growth Slows Sharply to 4.9% - 11 hours 23 min ago
SCMP - China GDP: economic recovery stalls, growth slows to 4.9 per cent in third quarter - 11 hours 31 min ago
The Straits Times - China Q3 GDP growth seen hitting one-year low, raising heat on policymakers - 13 hours 37 min ago
Washington Post - China’s power shortages, housing struggles put brakes on the economy - 23 hours 24 min ago



Facebook Invests in 10000 EMEA Jobs - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 4 hours 20 min ago
Facebook Invests in 10000 EMEA Jobs  Bloomberg
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BBC - Facebook to hire 10,000 in EU to work on metaverse - 8 hours 46 min ago
Reuters - Facebook plans to hire 10000 in EU to build 'metaverse' - Reuters - 10 hours 20 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Facebook says it plans to hire 10,000 in EU for 'metaverse' - 11 hours 33 min ago
Associated Press - Facebook plans to hire 10000 in EU to build 'metaverse' - Associated Press - 13 hours 19 min ago
NDTV - 10,000 Jobs In EU: Facebook's Big "Metaverse" Virtual Reality Plan - 13 hours 53 min ago
CNBC - Facebook plans to hire 10,000 people in the EU to build its vision for a 'metaverse' - 15 hours 30 min ago
COMMENTARY:
BusinessInsider - Top Stories this AM: Facebook's hate-speech tech is flawed, report says; Vanessa Bryant asked to prove psychological damage over leaked Kobe crash photos - 2 hours 31 min ago
Russia Today - Facebook to hire 10,000 ‘right people’ in EU to realize its vision of ‘metaverse’ - 5 hours 6 min ago
Indiatimes - Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in EU to build 'metaverse' - 6 hours 1 min ago



Goldman Sachs' Soussa on Rising Oil Prices - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 5 hours 9 min ago
Goldman Sachs' Soussa on Rising Oil Prices  Bloomberg
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Bloomberg - Goldman Sachs' Soussa on Rising Oil Prices - Bloomberg - 5 hours 9 min ago
Reuters - Goldman Sachs moves to full ownership of China securities JV - Reuters - 10 hours 5 min ago
COMMENTARY:
New York Times - Goldman Sachs Wins Approval to Buy Out Partner in China - 3 hours 46 min ago



India 'Not in a Hurry' to Remove Stimulus, Finance Minister Says - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 5 hours 44 min ago
India 'Not in a Hurry' to Remove Stimulus, Finance Minister Says  Bloomberg
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Bloomberg - India 'Not in a Hurry' to Remove Stimulus, Finance Minister Says - Bloomberg - 5 hours 44 min ago
CNN - At least 22 people killed after torrential rain in India's Kerala state triggers landslides and floods - 7 hours 19 min ago
BBC - The nightmare of India's tallest rubbish mountain - 14 hours 21 min ago
NDTV - India's Takachar Bags Prince William's Debut Earthshot Environment Prize - 14 hours 37 min ago
Deutsche Welle - India: Flooding, landslides leave 35 dead in Kerala - 22 hours 2 min ago
COMMENTARY:
Indiatimes - Delhi, Tamil Nadu lead India's transition to electric cooking with 17% adoption: CEEW study - 1 hour 31 min ago
SCMP - China, India border dispute: deadlock over pulling back troops from key Himalayan pass - 2 hours 1 min ago
The Guardian - India floods: at least 25 dead after heavy rains spark landslides in Kerala - 14 hours 49 min ago



Hong Kong cinema: more than just kung fu and thrillers
Deutsche Welle - 5 hours 45 min ago
Censorship is threatening the Hong Kong film scene more than ever. Yet the industry has long been a global inspiration with its diversity and creativity.
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Bloomberg - Chinese Tourists' Disappearance Is Remaking Hong Kong Retail - Bloomberg - 16 hours 31 min ago
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SCMP - Hong Kong universities must also hold weekly flag-raising ceremonies, education chief reveals - 33 min 46 sec ago
The Straits Times - Hong Kong muscles in on Singapore's China stock futures monopoly - 11 hours 5 min ago



"There Will Be Sacrifices": Sundar Pichai On Google's Green Campus Test
NDTV - 6 hours 30 min ago
Sundar Pichai wants to head the first giant company run without emissions around the clock. It will take far more than money to achieve.
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Bloomberg - Google CEO: Climate Fight Forces Us to Push Boundaries - Bloomberg - 16 hours 30 min ago
COMMENTARY:
AllAfrica - Kenya: Google Unveils Shs1 Million Grant for Kenyan SMEs - 48 min 56 sec ago
Indiatimes - Google sent 50,000 warnings to users on government-backed hackings - 18 hours 1 min ago



New Zealand extends Auckland lockdown in battle on Delta variant - Reuters
Reuters - 7 hours 21 min ago
New Zealand extends Auckland lockdown in battle on Delta variant  Reuters
COMMENTARY:
The Guardian - Coronavirus live: Auckland lockdown extended, psychosis cases soar in England - 7 hours 22 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - UK fears more terror attacks from ‘bedroom radicals’ bred in lockdown - 9 hours 53 sec ago



Defaults loom over more property developers as China reassures investors on Evergrande
CNBC - 8 hours 17 min ago
Amid the Evergrande crisis, more Chinese developers are facing defaults, as ratings agencies dished out a fresh round of downgrades.
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Bloomberg - China Channels Bernanke With Assurances Evergrande Is Contained - Bloomberg - 8 hours 25 min ago
COMMENTARY:
BusinessInsider - The Evergrande crisis is spreading and slowing the Chinese economy sharply, UBS and Barclays warn - 41 min 22 sec ago
Indiatimes - Before debt woes, China Evergrande's ambitious car making goals stunned industry - 6 hours 1 min ago
The Straits Times - China home sales plunge as Evergrande crisis deters buyers - 10 hours 3 min ago
SCMP - China can ‘contain’ economic, financial risks posed by Evergrande crisis, central bank chief says - 12 hours 23 min ago



Millennials Are Pulling Cryptocurrencies Out of the Shadows in India - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 14 hours 30 min ago
Millennials Are Pulling Cryptocurrencies Out of the Shadows in India  Bloomberg
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CNBC - Bitcoin bull Mark Yusko sees trouble at $60,000, calls the cryptocurrency 'overbought' right now - 16 hours 23 min ago
COMMENTARY:
BusinessInsider - Jack Dorsey says Square is looking to build bitcoin mining hardware for the masses, as the cryptocurrency climbs through $62,000 - 3 hours 36 min ago
Indiatimes - Millennials pull crypto out of the shadows in India - 10 hours 1 min ago



What to expect at Apple's MacBook event
CNN - 16 hours 19 min ago
Apple is set to kick off its second product event of the season, a month after introducing its new iPhone 13 lineup.
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Bloomberg - When Will New Apple (AAPL) MacBook Pro Launch? As Soon as Monday - Bloomberg - 19 hours 30 min ago
FOX Business - Apple Unleashed event, House supply chain hearing, Tesla earnings top week ahead - 23 hours 10 min ago
COMMENTARY:
New York Post - Apple expected to reveal new MacBooks, AirPods today on company livestream - 1 hour 10 min ago
The Straits Times - Apple supplier Foxconn unveils first electric vehicles - 5 hours 53 min ago
AllAfrica - Tanzania: TBs On the Spot As Bad Apple Juice Expose Food Quality Flaws - 6 hours 22 min ago