Economy & Business

Cameroonian Startup Creates Soil Analysis Kit for Farming Efficiency
An engineer creates technology to help farmers assess soil quality
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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 11:19 AM
FILE PHOTO: Opposing groups of demonstrators attend a gathering outside the Georgia State Capitol to protest HB 531, which…
A new generation of employees and consumers takes silence as 'complicity' 
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Tue, 04/20/2021 - 08:47 PM
Coal is expected to be main driver of increase 
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Tue, 04/20/2021 - 07:40 PM
FILE - People visit Porto Katsiki beach, following the easing of measures against the spread of the coronavirus disease.
Move is a test for country's bid to resurrect its battered tourism industry, but critics say reopening may be too hasty
Anthee Carassava
Tue, 04/20/2021 - 11:54 AM
Migrant workers crowd up outside a bus station as they wait to board buses to return to their villages during a 21-day…
Migrants say the pandemic has been an unprecedented year of ordeal
Anjana Pasricha
Sun, 04/18/2021 - 11:14 AM
Former Indonesian Beauty Queen Runs Business to Empower Refugees
Liberty Society, a social business established by a former Miss Indonesia finalist, is giving some women the tools to change their situation
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Sun, 04/18/2021 - 03:13 AM
FILE - The logo for Chipotle appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Fedir Hladyr, a 34-year-old Ukrainian, a member of a sophisticated international hacking group that authorities say targeted businesses in 47 states to steal credit and debit card records,
Fedir Hladyr was one of three Ukrainians arrested in mid-2018 for hacking more than 100 U.S. companies and stealing millions of credit and debit card numbers, according to the Justice Department
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Fri, 04/16/2021 - 10:19 PM
Crew members stand on the bow as the CMA CGM Argentina arrives at PortMiami, the largest container ship to call at a Florida…
Fears of inflation and higher interest rates temper some economists' optimism
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Thu, 04/15/2021 - 04:47 PM
Pall Mall cigarettes, a Reynolds American brand, are arranged for a photo in Washington, DC, Tuesday, 17, 2017. British American Tobacco Plc has agreed to fully take over Reynolds American Inc. in a $49-billion deal that will create the world's large
World Health Organization says tobacco taxes prevent premature death from non-communicable diseases more than any other health intervention
Lisa Schlein
Thu, 04/15/2021 - 01:30 PM
FILE - In this May 7, 2020, file photo, the entrance to the Labor Department is seen near the Capitol in Washington…
Newest figure is lowest in 13 months, signaling economic advance from coronavirus pandemic  
Ken Bredemeier
Thu, 04/15/2021 - 11:05 AM
FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2021, file photo, voters wait in line to cast their ballots in Georgia's Senate runoff election in…
Historically symbiotic relationship between party and business interests is tested by public anger at restrictive voting laws
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Wed, 04/14/2021 - 06:34 PM
Coinbase employees gather outside the Nasdaq MarketSite during the company's IPO, in New York's Times Square, Wednesday, April…
Coinbase is the largest crypto company to date to go public
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Wed, 04/14/2021 - 12:50 PM
FILE PHOTO: Accused swindler Bernard Madoff exits the Manhattan federal court house in New York, U.S. on January 14, 2009…
Madoff, 82, was serving a 150-year sentence after being convicted for running the largest known Ponzi scheme in history
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Wed, 04/14/2021 - 12:32 PM
A wine grower lights heaters early in the morning, to protect vineyards from frost damage outside Chablis, France, April 7.
After pandemic and US sanctions, a severe spring cold snap may hit harvests and profits
Lisa Bryant
Wed, 04/14/2021 - 10:43 AM
A long line of unsold 2021 Silverado pickup trucks sits at a Chevrolet dealership Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, in Englewood, Colo. …
Agency says investigation involves nearly 750,000 vehicles, mostly SUVs and trucks
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Tue, 04/13/2021 - 04:29 PM