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The Latest: Germany, France challenge US role in WHO reforms
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| August 8th | 2020  5:44AM
The Latest: Germany, France challenge US role in WHO reforms
BERLIN — Germany and France have challenged Washington’s role in leading talks over reforming the World Health Organization, citing the U.S. decision to quit the global body. Germany’s Health Ministry said the issue was discussed during a call of health ministers from the Group of Seven leading economies Thursday. In a…
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3 Defensive Stock Buys that Pay Dividends
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| August 8th | 2020  5:30AM
3 Defensive Stock Buys that Pay Dividends
With so many growth stocks seemingly overbought and the market trading close to all-time highs, now might be the perfect time to consider adding some defensive stocks to your portfolio. The benefit of buying a defensive stock is that it will be able to provide you with stable earnings and reliable dividends even when the market is experiencing volatility.
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MarketBeat: Week in Review 8/3-8/7
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| August 8th | 2020  5:00AM
MarketBeat: Week in Review 8/3-8/7
The equity markets hovered in negative territory most of the day on Friday but moved up to set a new high by the end of the session. The move is a sign traders don't want to be short over the weekend because a stimulus spending bill is expected to be announced very soon. Democrats in the House helped move the deal along by backing down on the total…
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Huawei: Smartphone chips running out under US sanctions
Huawei: Smartphone chips running out under US sanctions
| August 8th | 2020  4:51AM
Huawei: Smartphone chips running out under US sanctions
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei is running out of processor chips to make smartphones due to U.S. sanctions and will be forced to stop production of its own most advanced chips, a company executive says, in a sign of growing damage to Huawei’s business from American pressure. Huawei Technologies Ltd., one of the biggest producers…
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Virus aid talks collapse; no help expected for jobless now
Steven Mnuchin, Mark Meadows
| August 8th | 2020  2:08AM
Virus aid talks collapse; no help expected for jobless now
WASHINGTON (AP) — A last-ditch effort by Democrats to revive Capitol Hill talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money collapsed in disappointment at week's end, making it increasingly likely that Washington gridlock will mean more hardship for millions of people who are losing enhanced jobless benefits and further damage for an economy pummeled by the still-raging…
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The Latest: India reports 933 deaths as cases near 2.1M
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| August 8th | 2020  12:47AM
The Latest: India reports 933 deaths as cases near 2.1M
NEW DELHI, India — India has recorded 933 COVID-19 fatalities in the past 24 hours as fresh infections surged by another 61,537 cases to reach nearly 2.1 million. The Health Ministry says the total deaths touched 42,518, including more than 20,000 in the past 30 days. An average of around 50,000 new cases are reported each day since mid-June.
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US sanctions pro-China leader of Hong Kong, other officials
Carrie Lam
| August 8th | 2020  12:02AM
US sanctions pro-China leader of Hong Kong, other officials
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong officials, including the pro-China leader of the government, accusing them of cooperating with Beijing’s effort to undermine autonomy and crack down on freedom in the former British colony. The sanctions are the latest in a string of actions the Trump administration has…
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Last-ditch virus aid talks collapse; no help for jobless now
Donald Trump
| August 7th | 2020  10:35PM
Last-ditch virus aid talks collapse; no help for jobless now
WASHINGTON (AP) — A last-ditch effort by Democrats to revive Capitol Hill talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money collapsed in disappointment Friday, making it increasingly likely that Washington gridlock will mean more hardship for millions of people who are losing enhanced jobless benefits and further damage for an economy pummeled by the still-raging…
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Q&A: What's up with Trump's orders on TikTok and WeChat?
Q&A: What's up with Trump's orders on TikTok and WeChat?
| August 7th | 2020  9:49PM
Q&A: What's up with Trump's orders on TikTok and WeChat?
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has ordered sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular apps TikTok and WeChat, saying they are a threat to U.S. national security, foreign policy and the economy. But it's far from clear what the administration intends to actually do when the bans take effect in 45 days, since the orders are currently blank checks waiting to be filled in.
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US hiring slows amid signs of longer-lasting economic damage
US hiring slows amid signs of longer-lasting economic damage
| August 7th | 2020  9:28PM
US hiring slows amid signs of longer-lasting economic damage
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring slowed in July as the coronavirus outbreak worsened, and the government’s jobs report offered signs Friday that the economic damage from the pandemic could last far longer than many observers originally envisioned. The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the previous two months. At any other time, hiring at that level would be seen as a blowout gain.
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Correction: Immigration-Food Plant Raids story
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| August 7th | 2020  6:18PM
Correction: Immigration-Food Plant Raids story
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In a story August 6, 2020, about indictments filed against executives from two Mississippi poultry plants, The Associated Press erroneously reported the number of people convicted following immigration raids at seven plants in the state last year. Seventy-three people have been convicted, not 17.
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Etsy Inc (NASDAQ:ETSY) Stock: Niche E-Commerce Done Right
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| August 7th | 2020  5:00AM
Etsy Inc (NASDAQ:ETSY) Stock: Niche E-Commerce Done Right
E-commerce stocks are continuing to deliver for investors banking on a permanent shift in consumer behavior. More people are shopping online than ever before which has helped to accelerate the growth of up-and-coming businesses with digital marketplaces. It’s easy to understand why e-commerce is booming, as it offers convenience and safety for consumers during the pandemic.
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All Aboard Canadian Pacific (NYSE:CP): Railway Looks Primed for Blowout Q3 and Q4 Earnings
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| August 7th | 2020  1:00AM
All Aboard Canadian Pacific (NYSE:CP): Railway Looks Primed for Blowout Q3 and Q4 Earnings
After its third consecutive daily increase, Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE: CP) is less than 1% away from breaking all-time highs set a couple of weeks ago. Canadian Pacific, which owns and operates a transcontinental freight railway in Canada and the United States, has seen its shares soar since putting in mid-March lows – despite significant…
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Should You Buy Novavax or Inovio?
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| August 7th | 2020  1:00AM
Should You Buy Novavax or Inovio?
There are dozens of biotechnology companies racing at warp speed (pun intended) to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus. As you look at the companies individually, you realize that there are some very different approaches. Two of the companies that are taking a non-traditional approach to vaccine development are Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX)and Inovio…
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Two Tech Winners, You Need To Start Buying
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| August 7th | 2020  1:00AM
Two Tech Winners, You Need To Start Buying
The Pandemic, It Changed Things If there is one thing we can be certain of about the COVID-19 pandemic is that it changed things. Some for the worse, don’t get me wrong but, in terms of the market, some for the better. A few of the trends that have emerged include stay-at-home, work-from-home, pantry-loading, exodus to the suburbs and acceleration…
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T-Mobile, Another Tech Winner You Need To Own
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| August 7th | 2020  1:00AM
T-Mobile, Another Tech Winner You Need To Own
The Gateway To Digital, Connecting The World Before I get into the details of T-Mobile’s (NASDAQ:TMUS) report I want you to think about this. T-Mobile is a pure-play on connectivity. In the post-pandemic world, the shift to digital is accelerating because digital is the #1 way to social-distance. Businesses and consumers are turning toward digital…
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Zillow (NASDAQ:ZG) Still A Buy As Real Estate Gains Big
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| August 7th | 2020  1:00AM
Zillow (NASDAQ:ZG) Still A Buy As Real Estate Gains Big
It could be forgiven, thinking that real estate is a dead horse right now because no one wants to drop that kind of money on dirt. Or worse, go deep into debt to finance such a buy when you don't know from one day to the next if you'll still have a job to pay it off. That's not the case at Zillow (NASDAQ:ZG), where the company posted a loss, but still…
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Dillard’s (NYSE: DDS) Stock a Bargain Buy on Low Expectations
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| August 6th | 2020  6:45AM
Dillard’s (NYSE: DDS) Stock a Bargain Buy on Low Expectations
Dillard’s (NYSE: DDS) stock has had a difficult time recovering ground from pandemic lows made in February 2020. The reaction from the last earnings disaster set the bar very low for Dillard’s heading into the Q2 earnings report. Shares are underperforming the benchmark S&P 500 index (NYSEARCA: SPY) even as peers like Hibbett Sports…
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Fiverr International (NYSE:FVRR) Stock a Buy: Freelance Flier
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| August 6th | 2020  6:30AM
Fiverr International (NYSE:FVRR) Stock a Buy: Freelance Flier
What if you could find a company that combines two of the biggest catalysts in the stock market right now, the increased demand for e-commerce and the rise of remote work? The global pandemic has changed the way that people are working and created a unique opportunity for businesses that offer products or services online. This has lead certain companies…
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