Business News - The Last 24 Hours

Believe it or not, bitcoin has become a good long-term investment
CNN - 14 min 42 sec ago
Smart investing is about balancing risk and reward. Typically, when analyzing potential pluses and minuses, financial professionals consider the fundamentals: How has the investment performed over time? What are the market trends? Do the company valuations look strong?
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CNBC - Overall bitcoin-related crime fell last year, but one type of crypto hack is booming - 1 hour 43 min ago
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BusinessInsider - Bitcoin ETP chief says institutional investors and 'access products' are key to supporting the price - 4 hours 5 min ago
The Straits Times - UBS issues caution on bitcoin - 18 hours 35 min ago



Members are quitting 'sad' Mar-a-Lago after Trump loses
CNN - 16 min 26 sec ago
Many once-loyal members of Mar-a-Lago are leaving because they no longer want to have any connection to former President Donald Trump, according to the author of the definitive book about the resort.
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CNN - Romney: Impeachment trial after Trump has left office is constitutional - 30 min 20 sec ago
NDTV - Germany To Use Corona Meds That Helped Donald Trump - 5 hours 54 min ago
Bloomberg - Four Years of Crisis: Charting Iran’s Economy Under Trump - Bloomberg - 6 hours 27 min ago
SCMP - An airport named after Donald Trump? South Florida county says ‘no’ to that suggestion - 15 hours 44 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Biden tells Mexico he will undo Trump immigration policies - 20 hours 28 min ago
CNBC - Trump considered ousting Attorney General and installing loyalist in push to overturn election - 20 hours 59 min ago
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BusinessInsider - Florida lawmakers say 'no' to renaming Palm Beach International after Trump - 1 hour 41 min ago
Financial Post - Four Years of Crisis: Charting Iran’s Economy Under Trump - 5 hours 25 min ago
Indiatimes - Barred from US under Trump, Muslims exult in Biden’s open door - 7 hours 5 min ago
ZeroHedge - Biden Will Keep US Embassy In Jerusalem, Unlikely To Reverse Trump's Israel Policies - 12 hours 5 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Florida dismisses proposal to rename airport after Trump - 14 hours 51 min ago
The Independent - US to reform Trump’s ‘draconian’ immigration regime, Biden tells Mexican president - 18 hours 54 min ago



Start your week smart: Mine rescue, Ocasio-Cortez, lottery, Covid-19, Larry King
CNN - 55 min 53 sec ago
Here's what you need to know to Start Your Week Smart.
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NDTV - Vaccinated People May Still Transmit Covid, Warns England's Chief Medic - 2 hours 29 min ago
SCMP - Fighting Covid-19 ‘like trying to catch rats in a china shop without breaking the plates’, says Chinese expert - 4 hours 8 min ago
CNN - Just over a year since the first reported Covid-19 case in the US, the country nears 25 million infections - 6 hours 20 min ago
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Russia Today - Rowdy youth torch Covid-19 testing site in Netherlands as nighttime curfew triggers unrest (VIDEOS) - 16 min 25 sec ago
Financial Post - Italy to take legal action over COVID vaccine delays to get promised doses - 22 min 47 sec ago
BusinessInsider - The stock market is in risk-on mode as a sharp decline in COVID-19 cases means a big economic surprise is possible, Fundstrat's Tom Lee says - 1 hour 43 min ago
AllAfrica - Kenya: Slum Dwellers Battle Covid-19 Downturn With Virtual Currency - 1 hour 49 min ago
Indiatimes - PM exhorts youths to defeat 'network of lies and rumours' on COVID-19 vaccination with right information - 2 hours 5 min ago
The Hindu - COVID-19 pandemic underlined need for higher budget allocation for healthcare sector - 5 hours 20 min ago
The Guardian - The Observer view on government support for low-paid to halt Covid-19 | Observer editorial - 9 hours 34 min ago
ZeroHedge - Putting The Cost Of COVID-19 In Perspective - 11 hours 35 min ago
New York Times - How Beijing Turned China’s Covid-19 Tragedy to Its Advantage - 11 hours 35 min ago
Euronews - Relaxed and crowded scenes in Wuhan - a year on from first alerting the world to COVID-19 - 19 hours 34 min ago



Hong Kong lockdown: officers help residents understand need for Covid-19 testing as they break down language barriers
SCMP - 1 hour 6 min ago
Dozens of officers who are members of ethnic communities in Hong Kong and work for the disciplinary services were sent to liaise with locked down residents on Saturday, many of whom had struggled to understand the restrictions imposed because of the language barrier.Two of those officers from the Correctional Services Department, Cheema Parminderjit Singh, and Tak Bahadur Thapa, said they had not hesitated to take part when asked by the department to help.The pair worked as a team to visit…
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SCMP - Hong Kong finance chief hopes support for innovative technology will be key to city’s economic recovery - 3 hours 28 min ago



Wall Street analysts with solid track records like Netflix, these other stocks into February
CNBC - 1 hour 38 min ago
TipRanks analyst ranking service pinpoints Wall Street's best-performing stocks, like Bank of America and Netflix
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BusinessInsider - The top 9 shows on Netflix this week, from 'Bling Empire' to 'Night Stalker' - 1 hour 20 min ago
The Guardian - Netflix still several steps ahead in strategy for wooing subscribers - 6 hours 34 min ago



Self-exiled former Hong Kong lawmaker Ted Hui gives evidence to British parliament related to freezing of his HSBC accounts
SCMP - 1 hour 40 min ago
Self-exiled former Hong Kong opposition lawmaker Ted Hui Chi-fung said he had given evidence related to the freezing of his HSBC accounts to the British parliament, ahead of a meeting on Tuesday to question the bank’s bosses over the matter.The dispute between Hui, who fled Hong Kong via Denmark in November, and the bank has escalated into a diplomatic row, with the foreign affairs committee in London expected to question two HSBC executives in a virtual session on Tuesday.According to the…



Biden's stimulus may be too big amid economic recovery, should be targeted at those most impacted
CNBC - 1 hour 46 min ago
Biden is trying to push through a $1.9 trillion stimulus program that congressional Republicans don't want and that the economy may not need.
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CNBC - Op-Ed: Xi is positioning China as the world's indispensable economy — and Biden's greatest challenge - 2 hours 35 min ago
CNN - Biden's opening with Republicans is narrow but real - 4 hours 29 min ago
NDTV - Look Forward To Working With Biden: UK PM After Call With US President - 14 hours 50 min ago
Associated Press - In first days, Biden flashes action as deep problems loom - The Associated Press - 20 hours 49 min ago
Bloomberg - Texas Case Against Biden Hinges on Legality of Last-Minute Deal - BloombergQuint - 21 hours 48 min ago
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BusinessInsider - Ted Cruz's 'Pittsburgh over Paris' campaign shows us just how dumb the Biden years are going to be - 1 hour 2 min ago
New York Times - The Week in Business: Biden Gets Down to Business - 3 hours 35 min ago
Wall Street Journal - Biden Team Promises New Look in Trade Policy - 5 hours 5 min ago
ZeroHedge - "Here Are The Superheroes To Come And Save Us All": Media Waste No Time Fawning Over Biden - 13 hours 5 min ago
Russia Today - Netanyahu to dispatch Mossad chief to meet Biden & outline Israel’s demands for Iran nuclear deal overhaul – reports - 14 hours 39 min ago
Financial Post - Biden administration to unveil more climate policies, urges China to toughen emissions target - 14 hours 43 min ago
Indiatimes - In his first days in the Oval Office, President Biden flashes action as deep problems loom - 22 hours 5 min ago



Russia Says Vladimir Putin "Will Respond In Kind" If US Ready For Talks
NDTV - 1 hour 56 min ago
Russia is ready to set up a dialogue with the new Biden administration in which differences are expected to be aired, a Kremlin spokesman said on Sunday, adding that President Vladimir Putin would...
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NDTV - Russia Accuses US Of Interfering In Its "Domestic Affairs" - 3 hours 56 min ago
SCMP - Indonesia deports Russian social media star for partying in breach of pandemic restrictions - 5 hours 29 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Russia: Police detain thousands at pro-Navalny protests - 22 hours 19 min ago
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Indiatimes - France calls Russia arrests 'intolerable affront' to rule of law - 1 hour 5 min ago
The Independent - First Lady: Russia warms to the woman who ‘saved’ Alexei Navalny - 6 hours 34 min ago
Wall Street Journal - Russia Clamps Down on Protests for Jailed Opposition Leader Navalny - 7 hours 24 min ago
BusinessInsider - The wife of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is arrested as mass protests defy Putin and call for his release from prison - 21 hours 57 min ago



CEOs stepped up during the Trump era. They're not off the hook
CNN - 2 hours 1 min ago
During the Trump era, many business leaders came to an uncomfortable conclusion: They could no longer afford to stay in their lanes, speaking out only on issues that directly affected their companies' bottom lines.
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BusinessInsider - World Economic Forum chief Klaus Schwab: What Biden means for capitalism, how the pandemic has changed the CEO job, and what the workforce of the future will look like - 1 hour 35 min ago
ZeroHedge - Morgan Stanley CEO Gorman Hauls In $33 Million In 2020 - 14 hours 35 min ago



Companies are racing to build digital passports for people to prove they've had the Covid vaccine
CNBC - 2 hours 9 min ago
Apps could take the place of paper cards to prove you've gotten the vaccine -- but will anybody accept them? And if so, which one?
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CNN - Why Biden's vaccine goals are likely too modest and good politics - 3 hours 21 min ago
Bloomberg - World's Economic Recovery Gets Delayed by Slow Vaccine Rollouts - BNN - 4 hours 34 min ago
SCMP - Coronavirus: Spain’s defence chief resigns over vaccine row after skipping priority queue - 19 hours 6 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Coronavirus: UK doctors urge shorter gap between vaccine doses - 22 hours 52 min ago
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Indiatimes - Trump administration had no coronavirus vaccine distribution plan: White House - 5 min 17 sec ago
BusinessInsider - America's vaccine rollout is already leaving people of color behind. Healthcare providers need to make a serious effort to change this. - 30 min 22 sec ago
Financial Post - Trump administration had no coronavirus vaccine distribution plan -White House - 41 min 8 sec ago
The Straits Times - World's economic recovery gets delayed by slow vaccine roll-outs - 3 hours 50 min ago
New York Times - The Coronavirus Kills Mink. They May Get a Vaccine. - 5 hours 46 min ago
The Independent - Biden attempts to squeeze an extra vaccine shot out of every Pfizer vial - 14 hours 57 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Doctors seek ‘urgent review’ of Britain’s 12-week gap between vaccine doses - 15 hours 43 min ago
Global Times - Pandemic may reach 2022 if Biden's vaccine plan fails - 19 hours 49 min ago
Wall Street Journal - AstraZeneca's Vaccine Shortfall Threatens EU Plans to Boost Inoculations - 22 hours 1 min ago



Coronavirus: France scrambles to avoid fresh lockdown; UK health minister warns over new variants’ vaccine resistance
SCMP - 3 hours 28 min ago
New border controls went into force in France on Sunday as part of a massive effort to contain the spread of Covid-19 and avoid another nationwide lockdown.After a slow start to vaccinations, French health authorities reported that a million people had received coronavirus inoculations by Saturday.But stubbornly high new rates for infections, hospitalisations and deaths from Covid-19 fuelled fears France may need another full lockdown, which would be the third, inflicting yet more devastation…
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NDTV - Britain Still A Long Way From Easing Virus Lockdown, Says Minister - 5 hours 6 min ago
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Russia Today - Orthodox Jews clash with police in Israel as some religious schools open in violation of lockdown (VIDEOS) - 38 min 9 sec ago
ZeroHedge - Americans Are Fleeing Lockdowns, When They Can Afford It - 1 hour 15 min ago
Indiatimes - Britain still a long way from easing virus lockdown, minister says - 4 hours 35 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Deja vu in Wuhan as restrictions return one year after first lockdown - 14 hours 2 min ago
Global Times - A message from Wuhan residents to countries that scrutinized the city's lockdown, one year on - 19 hours 33 min ago



Coronavirus: Germany to use new antibody-based drug
Deutsche Welle - 4 hours 9 min ago
Health Minister Jens Spahn said the government has purchased a new drug to help fight COVID amid a vaccine shortage. Germany will be the first EU nation to use the medicine, which was also given to Donald Trump.
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SCMP - New Zealand records first coronavirus community case in months - 9 hours 20 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Coronavirus digest: Germany fears attempts to sabotage vaccination drive — report - 9 hours 28 min ago
CNN - January 23 coronavirus news - 10 hours 9 min ago
BBC - Coronavirus: How the pandemic has changed the world economy - 15 hours 18 min ago
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The Independent - Rioters set fire to Dutch coronavirus testing centre as new curfew comes into effect - 21 min 24 sec ago



Tesla Sues Ex- Employee For Allegedly Stealing 26,000 Confidential Files
NDTV - 5 hours 24 min ago
Tesla has sued a former employee for allegedly stealing about 26,000 confidential files in his first week of working at the company, according to a court filing seen by AFP.



China’s provinces set confident economic growth targets for 2021
SCMP - 6 hours 14 min ago
Several of China’s provincial governments have released their economic growth targets for 2021, but policy advisers say that as in 2020, the central government is unlikely to set a national goal for the year.Beijing said last week that the Chinese economy expanded by 2.3 per cent in 2020 and that it would maintain its support policies to ensure growth remained at a reasonable level in 2021, despite the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic and its disputes with the United States…
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NDTV - Pride And Caution In China's Wuhan On Coronavirus Lockdown Anniversary - 18 hours 4 min ago



China-India border dispute: satellite images reveal new Chinese village in conflict zone
SCMP - 8 hours 35 min ago
China appears to have built an entire village in an area of Arunachal Pradesh that has been at the centre of the country’s long-running border dispute with India, according to newly released satellite images.The development is located on the banks of the Tsari Chu river and comprises about 100 houses, according to pictures shown on Monday by Indian broadcaster NDTV and dated November 1, 2020.It is not known exactly when the houses were built, but satellite images of the same area taken in…
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Bloomberg - Coronavirus India Updates: Active Cases Fall To 1.84 Lakh As Vaccination Continues - BloombergQuint - 10 hours 45 min ago
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Indiatimes - Did not expect to debut for India in Australia, says T Natarajan after creating history - 2 hours 5 min ago
Wall Street Journal - India's Covid-19 Vaccinations Get Off to Bumpy Start - 4 hours 37 min ago
Financial Post - India to give homegrown vaccine in seven more states this week - 7 hours 12 min ago
The Hindu - Cairn Energy’s shareholders ask India to honour arbitration award - 9 hours 5 min ago



Wall Street Journal: Trump pressured DOJ to file case with Supreme Court to overturn election results
CNN - 12 hours 40 min ago
Former President Donald Trump pushed the Department of Justice to directly ask the Supreme Court to invalidate President Joe Biden's election win, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal.



Huawei moves into smart vehicles as US sanctions stymie 5G and semiconductor ambitions
SCMP - 15 hours 35 min ago
Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies Co, facing US sanctions that have hobbled its core networking business, is targeting the new growth area of smart vehicles, setting the goal of “bringing the digital world to every car”.Huawei’s move into the smart vehicle industry has created a stir in a sector that Beijing is pushing amid ongoing US-China tech tensions. While some believe Huawei’s participation could lead to technology breakthroughs that accelerate the roll-out of autonomous cars ...



Joe Biden speaks to Boris Johnson in first presidential call to a European leader
SCMP - 16 hours 54 min ago
Joe Biden spoke to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the US president's first call to a European leader since his inauguration.The two leaders discussed the coronavirus pandemic, climate change, security and trade.Johnson tweeted that it was “great” to speak to President Biden. “I look forward to deepening the long-standing alliance between our two countries as we drive a green and sustainable recovery from Covid-19,” he wrote on Saturday evening.A Downing Street spokesperson said ...
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Indiatimes - US President Joe Biden talks up transatlantic ties, COVID-19 and climate change with UK PM Boris Johnson - 3 hours 35 min ago



Hedge Funds Beef Up Tech Holdings Before Apple, Amazon Earnings - Financial Post
Bloomberg - 17 hours 29 min ago
Hedge Funds Beef Up Tech Holdings Before Apple, Amazon Earnings  Financial Post
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ZeroHedge - Amazon Demands In-Person Union Vote After Arguing Mail-In Ballots 'Raise Risk Of Fraud' - 15 hours 35 min ago
Financial Post - Hedge Funds Beef Up Tech Holdings Before Apple, Amazon Earnings - 17 hours 33 min ago



United States condemns Russia’s arrests of more than 1,800 protesters supporting Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny
SCMP - 21 hours 53 min ago
This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Ben Leonard and Thibault Larger on politico.com on January 23, 2021.The US Embassy in Moscow condemned Russia for jailing Alexei Navalny and arresting hundreds of demonstrators who marched in cities nationwide on Saturday in support of the Kremlin critic.More than 1,800 people were arrested on Saturday at the protests. Navalny’s wife, Yulia, was among those detained, she said on social media. She was ...
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Indiatimes - Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained - 5 min 17 sec ago
Vox - Thousands of Russians were arrested in protests supporting Putin critic Alexei Navalny - 16 hours 35 min ago
ZeroHedge - Pro-Navalny Protesters & Riot Police Clash Across Several Russian Cities - 22 hours 50 min ago



Tech giants Apple, Microsoft and Tesla headline a busy earnings week
FOX Business - 22 hours 5 min ago
Overall, more than a fifth of the S&P 500 and a third of the Dow Jones Industrial Average are expected to provide their quarterly updates starting Monday.