Economy

San Francisco-based firm customizes crypto-products to lure institutional clients

San Francisco-based firm customizes crypto-products to lure institutional clients

New product offerings announced today also include Coinbase Prime , a suite of tools and services specifically designed for institutions, and enhancements to Coinbase Markets that will be driven...

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No more Family Guy: James Murdoch to leave Fox after Disney deal

No more Family Guy: James Murdoch to leave Fox after Disney deal

Lachlan's brother James - now Fox's chief executive officer - wasn't mentioned in Wednesday's statement. The announcement doesn't say anything about what will happen to current Fox CEO James Murdoch ...

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Paddy Power Betfair in talks to buy Fanduel

Paddy Power Betfair in talks to buy Fanduel

The shares rose 6.6% to £82.70 on the news of the bookmaker's plans for USA expansion, just days after a court ruling that could unlock the betting market in the world's largest economy. While US st...

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Charges against Missouri Governor dropped… for now

Charges against Missouri Governor dropped… for now

The House leaders say the dropped case now means Greitens can testify before the House committee, which he so far has not done. Prosecutors still plan to pursue the case, seeking the appointment of ...

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JCPOA: How US withdrawal scripts economic instability and geopolitical flux

JCPOA: How US withdrawal scripts economic instability and geopolitical flux

Re "Trump withdraws USA from Iran nuclear deal " (May 8): The time has come for Americans to speak up. The trip follows US President Donald Trump's Tuesday announcement that Washington would pu...

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These fares are simply WOW! Rs13,500 for Delhi-US via Iceland

These fares are simply WOW! Rs13,500 for Delhi-US via Iceland

According to the low fare transatlantic airline, its India operations will commence from December 7, 2018 with five direct flights a week between New Delhi and Keflavik airport "subject to final com...

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Tesla Model X Tows Qantas Dreamliner

Tesla Model X Tows Qantas Dreamliner

Avid motoring enthusiasts probably remember Volkswagen towing a Boeing 747 with a diesel V10 Touareg. Built with just 5000-lb rated capacity, Tesla's Model X is the only electric passenger vehicle...

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Oil dips on signs of ample supply despite OPEC cuts, Iran sanctions

Oil dips on signs of ample supply despite OPEC cuts, Iran sanctions

Brent for July settlement rose as much as 99 cents, or 1.3 per cent, to $79.22 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. Essentially, there is the Oil Price Fundamental Daily Forec...

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Educators, lawmakers prepare for massive rally Wednesday

Educators, lawmakers prepare for massive rally Wednesday

Give us enough to teach all in an effective way. Lunch will be free for students . There is enormous support for a united struggle that will link up teachers with all sections of the working cl...

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Emilia Clarke Promises Unexpected Ending for Game of Thrones

Emilia Clarke Promises Unexpected Ending for Game of Thrones

Clarke - who will play Han Solo's childhood friend Qi'ra in the upcoming Star Wars spin-off movie - also indicated she might turn her dragons on reporters who ask her how it feels to play a "stron...

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US Market Indexes Close Lower on Tuesday

US Market Indexes Close Lower on Tuesday

Banks bucked the downward trend Tuesday and rose along with bond yields. THE QUOTE: "There's a number of data releases that will grab traders' attention today and could determine whether we see an...

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Japanese economy contracted for the first time in nine quarters

Japanese economy contracted for the first time in nine quarters

Experts emphasized they viewed the first-quarter contraction as a pause rather than the beginning of a protracted downswing, with the global economy still picking up. Economists say while the contract...

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WTO rules European Union failed to stop subsidies on some Airbus aircraft

WTO rules European Union failed to stop subsidies on some Airbus aircraft

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement. The tariffs could be scheduled as early as 2019 and would likely be the largest-ever WTO authorization of retaliatory tariffs, Boeing ...

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US Hits Iranian Central Bank Governor With Terror Sanctions

US Hits Iranian Central Bank Governor With Terror Sanctions

The new sanctions target Iranian, Syrian, and Iraqi nationals, including "the governor and a senior official of the Central Bank of Iran, an Iraq-based bank and its chairman, and a key [Hezbollah] off...

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Israel wins Eurovision Song Contest for fourth time

Israel wins Eurovision Song Contest for fourth time

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called her Israel's "greatest ambassador". "A very good morning". Today is Jerusalem Day, the date on the Jewish Calendar when a large part of our Historic, Bibli...

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Facebook Deletes 500 Million Fake Accounts In Effort To Clean Up Network

Facebook Deletes 500 Million Fake Accounts In Effort To Clean Up Network

It attributed the increase to "improvements in our ability to find violating content using photo-detection technology, which detects both old content and newly posted content". While Facebook uses wha...

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Residents of Southern New England Urged to Prepare for Possible Severe Thunderstorms

Residents of Southern New England Urged to Prepare for Possible Severe Thunderstorms

Some of the storms could produce large hail and damaging winds of 60 miles per hour or more , the weather service said. Some storms may also produce hail, the alert said. Here's a look at where t...

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Mom hears screams, sees bear drag off her 5 year-old daughter

Mom hears screams, sees bear drag off her 5 year-old daughter

Her mother told CPW officers she heard screaming and witnessed a large black bear dragging her daughter when she went to investigate. The bear eventually dropped the girl after the mother began scre...

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Twitter amps up censorship: Hides bad tweets

Twitter amps up censorship: Hides bad tweets

Twitter announced in a blog post today that it'll be implementing additional tools and signals to distinguish playful trolling from hateful, detractive comments that ruin the conversation. "While st...

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United Nations chief to meet Trump after U.S. nuclear deal exit

United Nations chief to meet Trump after U.S. nuclear deal exit

In return, the US has said it is willing to help the impoverished nation bolster its economy. I think chairman Kim shares the objectives with the American people . "It means getting rid of the uraniu...

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Amazon Go Expands to Chicago and San Francisco

Amazon Go Expands to Chicago and San Francisco

When Amazon opened its cashier-less Amazon Go store in Seattle this January, the world stopped and stared. In response, Amazon's vice president said this move "forces us to question our growth here"...

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A late spring holds back Home Depot

A late spring holds back Home Depot

Comerica Bancorporation accumulated 0.96% or 695,540 shs. Paragon Capital Management Llc owns 98,454 shares or 1.81% of their USA portfolio. The Home Depot has a one year low of $144.25 and a one ye...

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American Airlines bans hedgehogs, goats and other comfort animals from flights

American Airlines bans hedgehogs, goats and other comfort animals from flights

Any emotional support animal that growls, bites, jumps or lunges at people will be considered a pet, and pet fees and requirements will apply, the airline said. Miniature horses properly trained as ...

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Police probe whether Autopilot feature was on in Tesla crash

Police probe whether Autopilot feature was on in Tesla crash

Mr Musk said the restructuring plans involve flattening the management structure to improve communication, as well as trimming activities not vital to the success of our mission. His sabbatical is sig...

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Vittorio Colao passes on baton at Vodafone

Vittorio Colao passes on baton at Vodafone

Mr Colao said it had been a "real privilege to lead the group through a decade of massive strategic transformation". With CFO Nick Read (4 years in the position) slated to replace Vittorio Colao at ...

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