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China’s Huawei debuts latest version of folding phone
China’s Huawei debuts latest version of folding phone
| February 24th | 2020  8:38AM
China’s Huawei debuts latest version of folding phone
LONDON (AP) — China’s Huawei unveiled its latest folding smartphone Monday and its first such device to be available internationally, competing in a niche category with new models from Samsung and Motorola. The company took the wraps off the new Mate Xs by video instead of a press launch, as the tech show in Spain where it had planned…
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Buffett says economy is slowing amid virus fears
Warren Buffett
| February 24th | 2020  8:32AM
Buffett says economy is slowing amid virus fears
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says the viral outbreak in China has slowed economic growth, but he remains confident in the long-term future of American business. Buffett appeared on CNBC Monday after releasing his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders over the weekend. Buffett said the reports…
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Markets tank on concern about virus impact on world economy
Markets tank on concern about virus impact on world economy
| February 24th | 2020  7:14AM
Markets tank on concern about virus impact on world economy
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares skidded, oil prices sank and the price of gold surged on Monday as the number of people infected or killed by the viral outbreak that began in China surged, heaping more uncertainty on the economic outlook. The decline promises a sharp drop on Wall Street when it opens and comes after finance chiefs of the Group…
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China promises companies aid, global virus cases rise
China promises companies aid, global virus cases rise
| February 24th | 2020  6:55AM
China promises companies aid, global virus cases rise
BEIJING (AP) — China's government promised tax cuts and other aid Monday to help companies recover from its virus outbreak while a spike in new cases in Iran, Italy and South Korea raised the prospect of wider disruption to tourism and other global industries. At a news conference, Chinese finance and planning officials expressed confidence…
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German business confidence ticks up but virus impact looms
German business confidence ticks up but virus impact looms
| February 24th | 2020  6:43AM
German business confidence ticks up but virus impact looms
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A key indicator of German business optimism unexpectedly ticked up in February despite concerns about how the spread of the coronavirus might affect the economy through key trade partner China. The Ifo institute index crept up to 96.1 points from 96.0 in January, the third increase in the last four months. Economists,…
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World shares smacked as new virus cases jump outside China
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| February 24th | 2020  4:40AM
World shares smacked as new virus cases jump outside China
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares skidded, oil prices sank and the price of gold surged on Monday as the number of people infected or killed by the viral outbreak that began in China surged, heaping more uncertainty on the economic outlook. The decline followed a sell-off Friday on Wall Street and a weekend meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, of finance…
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Asian shares take hit as new virus cases jump outside China
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| February 24th | 2020  1:54AM
Asian shares take hit as new virus cases jump outside China
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares skidded in Asia on Monday after reports of a surge in new virus cases outside China. The decline followed a sell-off Friday on Wall Street. South Korea's Kospi dropped 3.9% to 2,079.04, while the S&P ASX/200 in Sydnay lost 2.3% to 6,978.30. Hong Kong's Hang Seng dropped 1.6% to 26,865.61 and the Shanghai Composite index lost 0.3% to 3,030.25.
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Supreme Court wades into battle over Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Supreme Court wades into battle over Atlantic Coast Pipeline
| February 24th | 2020  1:36AM
Supreme Court wades into battle over Atlantic Coast Pipeline
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to wade into a long-running battle between developers of a 605-mile (975-kilometer) natural gas pipeline and environmental groups who oppose the pipeline crossing the storied Appalachian Trail. On Monday, the high court will hear arguments on a critical permit needed by developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. …
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This Week: Consumer confidence, home sales, Best Buy earns
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| February 24th | 2020  1:10AM
This Week: Consumer confidence, home sales, Best Buy earns
A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: EYE ON CONSUMERS The Conference Board issues its latest index of consumer confidence on Tuesday. Economists expect this month's index will show a reading of 132.5. That would be the highest reading since August. Continued strength in the job market and low unemployment has helped keep the index elevated.
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China promises companies aid, says growth targets can be met
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| February 24th | 2020  12:08AM
China promises companies aid, says growth targets can be met
BEIJING (AP) — Regulators on promised tax cuts and other aid Monday to help companies recover from China’s virus outbreak and expressed confidence the ruling Communist Party’s growth targets can be achieved despite anti-disease controls that shut down much of the economy. At a news conference, finance and planning officials said they…
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Survey: Business economists endorse Federal Reserve policies
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| February 24th | 2020  12:01AM
Survey: Business economists endorse Federal Reserve policies
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of U.S. business economists say the Federal Reserve's interest rate policy is “about right,” a sharp contrast to President Donald Trump's attacks on the Fed for not cutting rates more aggressively. A survey by the National Association for Business Economics found that just 4% of economists consider…
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Teck pulls application to build huge Alberta oil sands mine
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| February 23rd | 2020  11:16PM
Teck pulls application to build huge Alberta oil sands mine
TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian company said Sunday that it has withdrawn its application to the federal government to approve a huge open-pit oil sands mine in Alberta. Teck Resources Ltd. said there was no constructive path forward for the project and will write down its cost. “Global capital markets are changing rapidly and…
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Teck pulls application to build Alberta oil sands mine
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| February 23rd | 2020  10:28PM
Teck pulls application to build Alberta oil sands mine
TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian company said Sunday that it has withdrawn its application to the federal government to approve a huge open-pit oil sands mine in Alberta. Teck Resources Ltd.'s chief executive, Don Lindsay, said investors and customers increasingly want jurisdictions to have a framework in place that reconciles resource development and climate change.
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UN study: 1 of every 3 Venezuelans is facing hunger
UN study: 1 of every 3 Venezuelans is facing hunger
| February 23rd | 2020  7:23PM
UN study: 1 of every 3 Venezuelans is facing hunger
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — One of every three people in Venezuela is struggling to put enough food on the table to meet minimum nutrition requirements as the nation's severe economic contraction and political upheaval persists, according to a study published Sunday by the U.N. World Food Program. A nationwide survey based on data from…
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Stalled mega power project in central Mexico stirs discord
Stalled mega power project in central Mexico stirs discord
| February 23rd | 2020  6:07PM
Stalled mega power project in central Mexico stirs discord
HUEXCA, Mexico (AP) — The thermo-electric plant looms over the smattering of homes and cows munching on dried corn stalks in Huexca, a tiny farm community in central Mexico where many residents view it as a sleeping monster ready to roar to life. During test runs of equipment in the still idle power plant, residents say, the noise reached…
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Report says Intuit nearing $7 billion deal for Credit Karma
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| February 23rd | 2020  4:12PM
Report says Intuit nearing $7 billion deal for Credit Karma
NEW YORK (AP) — Intuit Inc. is reportedly close to a $7 billion deal to acquire personal-finance portal Credit Karma Inc. and beef up its position in the consumer-finance market. The Wall Street Journal, citing sources familiar with the talks, reported Sunday that a deal involving cash and stock could be announced as soon as Monday. Intuit makes TurboTax.
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US gas prices steady at $2.53 per gallon over past 2 weeks
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| February 23rd | 2020  1:59PM
US gas prices steady at $2.53 per gallon over past 2 weeks
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline remained steady at $2.53 per gallon over the past two weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the price at the pump averages 9 cents higher than it was a year ago. The highest average price in the nation for regular-grade gas is $3.54 per gallon in San Diego.
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View of a longtime economist: Slower growth but no recession
View of a longtime economist: Slower growth but no recession
| February 23rd | 2020  10:30AM
View of a longtime economist: Slower growth but no recession
WASHINGTON (AP) — In this high-profile election year, the U.S. economy boasts an unemployment rate that is near its lowest level in a half-century. But economic growth has been slowing. And some economists say the expansion may be vulnerable to risks ranging from the U.S.-China trade war to China's deadly viral outbreak. …
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Top Bangladesh cellphone company pays $117M in legal tussle
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| February 23rd | 2020  10:28AM
Top Bangladesh cellphone company pays $117M in legal tussle
DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh’s leading cellphone operator paid $117 million to the country’s telecommunication regulator on Sunday amid a protracted legal tussle with the government that could result in the loss of its license to operate in one of the world’s fastest-growing mobile markets, officials said. Zakir Hossain Khan, a…
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