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'Who is she?' - US Treasury chief takes swipe at Thunberg
'Who is she?' - US Treasury chief takes swipe at Thunberg
| January 23rd | 2020  5:59AM
'Who is she?' - US Treasury chief takes swipe at Thunberg
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is in no position to give economic advice until she’s gone to college and come out with an economics degree. At a press briefing at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss town of Davos, Mnuchin took a swipe at the 17-year-old environmental…
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Angola seeks Portugal's help in major corruption case
Angola seeks Portugal's help in major corruption case
| January 23rd | 2020  5:59AM
Angola seeks Portugal's help in major corruption case
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Angola’s attorney general arrived Thursday in Portugal to ask his country’s former colonial ruler for help investigating a major corruption case targeting the billionaire daughter of Angola’s former longtime leader. Angolan authorities suspect that Isabel dos Santos, reputedly Africa’s richest woman, embezzled millions of dollars from the state oil company Sonangol, which she once headed.
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Cyprus backtracks on claim Turkey stole offshore gas data
Cyprus backtracks on claim Turkey stole offshore gas data
| January 23rd | 2020  5:57AM
Cyprus backtracks on claim Turkey stole offshore gas data
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' government spokesman on Thursday backpedaled on a claim that Turkey may have stolen technical data it used to pinpoint a target for gas drilling in waters where the island nation has exclusive economic rights. Government spokesman Kyriakos Koushos told The Associated Press the word “stolen” he uttered on…
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As European Central Bank meets, eyes turn to policy review
As European Central Bank meets, eyes turn to policy review
| January 23rd | 2020  5:40AM
As European Central Bank meets, eyes turn to policy review
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Thursday's European Central Bank meeting offers investors the chance to hear more about President Christine Lagarde's plans for a full review of the bank's policies that could include tweaking its target for inflation and supporting projects to fight global warming. Lagarde has given broad outlines for the review but it has not been officially launched by the bank's 25-member governing council.
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The Latest: Ukraine premier downplays resignation talk
The Latest: Ukraine premier downplays resignation talk
| January 23rd | 2020  5:36AM
The Latest: Ukraine premier downplays resignation talk
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Ukraine’s prime minister says he is “not planning to go anywhere,” trying to tamp down “rumors” that he or his government might soon resign. Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk was initially evasive…
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The Latest: US Treasury chief takes swipe at Thunberg
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| January 23rd | 2020  5:19AM
The Latest: US Treasury chief takes swipe at Thunberg
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is in no position to give economic advice until she’s gone to college and come out with an economics degree. At a press briefing at…
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Britain's EU Journey: When Thatcher turned all euroskeptic
Britain's EU Journey: When Thatcher turned all euroskeptic
| January 23rd | 2020  5:14AM
Britain's EU Journey: When Thatcher turned all euroskeptic
LONDON (AP) — Britain officially leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum. Difficult negotiations setting out the new relationship between Britain and its European neighbors will continue throughout 2020. This series…
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Asian shares reverse gains on growing impact of China virus
Asian shares reverse gains on growing impact of China virus
| January 23rd | 2020  4:45AM
Asian shares reverse gains on growing impact of China virus
BANGKOK (AP) — World shares fell back Thursday as health authorities around the world rushed to monitor and contain a deadly virus outbreak in China and keep it from spreading globally. China and other nations have ramped up screenings for fever on aircraft and at airports. The central Chinese city of Wuhan, where the virus is concentrated,…
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Johnson & Johnson Leaves Investors With Questions
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| January 23rd | 2020  1:00AM
Johnson & Johnson Leaves Investors With Questions
Shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) were under pressure on Wednesday after the company released their Q4 results that left investors with more questions than answers. A small beat on analyst expectations for their EPS was marred by a miss on the consensus for revenue which registered less than 2% growth year on year. The release came before the bell and shares gapped down about 2% from Tuesday’s close on the open.
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Asian shares higher despite growing impact of China virus
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| January 23rd | 2020  12:41AM
Asian shares higher despite growing impact of China virus
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday as health authorities around the world moved to monitor and contain a deadly virus outbreak in China and keep it from spreading globally. China and other nations have ramped up screenings for fever on aircraft and at airports in measures that appeared to reassure investors. The…
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Japan has second straight year of red ink on trade last year
Japan has second straight year of red ink on trade last year
| January 23rd | 2020  12:37AM
Japan has second straight year of red ink on trade last year
TOKYO (AP) — Japan logged a deficit for a second straight year last year as its exports were hurt by a slowdown of demand in China amid a tariff war with the U.S. Government data released Thursday showed Japan's exports fell 5.6% in 2019, to 76.9 trillion yen ($701.6 billion), while imports fell 5.0% to 78.6 trillion yen ($710 billion).
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Ex-pharma CEO gets over 2 years in prison for bribery scheme
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| January 22nd | 2020  8:00PM
Ex-pharma CEO gets over 2 years in prison for bribery scheme
BOSTON (AP) — The former head of a drug company was sentenced Wednesday to two and a half years in federal prison in a bribery and kickbacks scheme that prosecutors say helped fuel the opioid crisis. Michael Babich, a Scottsdale, Arizona, resident who was CEO of Insys Therapeutics, was sentenced Wednesday in Boston federal court after…
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California governor aims to block PG&E's bankruptcy plan
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| January 22nd | 2020  7:44PM
California governor aims to block PG&E's bankruptcy plan
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is urging a federal judge to reject Pacific Gas and Electric's blueprint for getting out of bankruptcy and renewing his threat to lead a bid to turn the beleaguered utility into a government-run operation. In a court filing Wednesday, Newsom's lawyers gave a sternly worded rebuke of PG&E's…
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Why tech has been slow to fight wildfires, extreme weather
Why tech has been slow to fight wildfires, extreme weather
| January 22nd | 2020  7:29PM
Why tech has been slow to fight wildfires, extreme weather
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For three years running, California’s wildfires have sent plumes of smoke across Silicon Valley. So far, though, that hasn't spurred much tech innovation aimed at addressing extreme-weather disasters associated with climate change. It's true that tech companies from enterprise software-maker Salesforce to financial-technology firm Stripe have pushed to dramatically reduce their climate impact.
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Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on US land
Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on US land
| January 22nd | 2020  7:26PM
Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on US land
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land, pushing the controversial $8 billion project closer to construction though court challenges still loom. The approval signed by Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and obtained by…
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Visa Rips Higher into Earnings
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| January 22nd | 2020  1:00AM
Visa Rips Higher into Earnings
By the time the bell rang to end Tuesday’s session, shares of Visa (NYSE: V) had notched their 9th straight up day, setting a post-2009 record run. This puts them up over 10% for 2020 alone having seen out 2019 with a blistering 40% rally. Even though shares are starting to look a little frothy up at these all-time highs (RSI is red hot at 85),…
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Moderna Surges On Corona Virus Outbreak, Is Now The Time To Buy?
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| January 22nd | 2020  1:00AM
Moderna Surges On Corona Virus Outbreak, Is Now The Time To Buy?
Moderna Inc, Is A Likely Player To Develop Vaccines For Wuhan Virus Shares of Moderna Inc (MNRA) surged more than 6% in premarket trading and may be headed higher. The move is driven by a growing belief it will be a major player in the development of vaccines for China’s latest viral outbreak. The disease, a form of coronavirus, has already claimed…
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Netflix Has a Problem That Is Bigger Than the Numbers
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| January 22nd | 2020  1:00AM
Netflix Has a Problem That Is Bigger Than the Numbers
Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) delivered a better-than-expected (or maybe simply better-than-feared) earnings report. The streaming giant posted larger than expected earnings per share (EPS). And the $5.47 billion in revenue that Netflix posted was slightly over the consensus estimate. But more significantly, the company’s revenue was up over 30% on…
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Consumer Spending Still Bubbly, Notes Coca-Cola (KO) CEO
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| January 22nd | 2020  1:00AM
Consumer Spending Still Bubbly, Notes Coca-Cola (KO) CEO
Consumer confidence is one of the great underpinnings of American economics. Sure, we have business-to-business (B2B) operations aplenty, but most of our stock in trade is focused directly on the consumer. So when consumer confidence is ebbing, so too do a lot of businesses' fortunes. New word from James Quincey, Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) CEO, suggests…
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