Economy & Business

A FedEx delivery van passes by the opera house on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in the gaming town of Central City, Colo. (AP Photo…
Pharmaceutical companies — as early as mid-December — could begin sending inoculations
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Tue, 11/24/2020 - 06:52 PM
Photo by: STRF/STAR MAX/IPx 2020 11/24/20 Dow Jones hits record high of 30,000 on hopes of Coronavirus Vaccines and Election…
Markets buoyed by coronavirus vaccine developments and news that Biden’s transition process has begun
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Tue, 11/24/2020 - 03:23 PM
Top Glove workers wait in line for food distribution outside a hostel under enhanced lockdown, in Klang
More than 2,000 workers at Malaysia factories test positive
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Tue, 11/24/2020 - 02:31 PM
FILE PHOTO: General Motors Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra announces a major investment focused on the development of GM future technologies at the GM Orion Assembly Plant in Lake Orion,
The move is a sign that GM and other automakers are anticipating big changes when President-elect Joe Biden takes office in January
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Tue, 11/24/2020 - 10:42 AM
A passenger aircraft is taking off at Reagan Washington National Airport outside Washington, D.C. (Photo by Diaa Bekheet)
Transport group downgrades sector outlook because of ongoing coronavirus crisis
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Tue, 11/24/2020 - 09:44 AM
FILE - A motorcyclist rides between lanes as traffic backs up on U.S. Highway 101 in Mill Valley, Calif., May 26, 2011. California, 16 other states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration on May 1, 2018, over its plans to scrap sta...
General Motors says it will pull out of a lawsuit to end California's right to set its own clean-air standards
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Mon, 11/23/2020 - 04:37 PM
Gig Workers Beware: California Ballot Initiative Could Spell Big Changes
In a win for companies like Uber and Lyft, app-based employees in the state are now viewed as independent contractors no longer entitled to health care benefits or paid time off
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Mon, 11/23/2020 - 09:35 AM
FILE - In this April 25, 2019, former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn leaves the Tokyo Detention Center in Tokyo. A Japanese court…
Working Group on Arbitrary Detention found that Ghosn's detention in Japan in late 2018 and early 2019 was 'arbitrary' and called on Japan's government to 'take necessary steps to remedy situation'   
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Mon, 11/23/2020 - 07:06 AM
In this handout image provided by Saudi Royal Palace, Saudi King Salman gives his opening remarks at a virtual G20 summit…
Trump attends summit before leaving to golf in Virginia
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Sat, 11/21/2020 - 05:50 AM
Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu speaks during a press conference with American Institute in Taiwan director Brent…
EPP Dialogue is to continue present economic cooperation and forge new economic ties
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Sat, 11/21/2020 - 04:17 AM
An airport construction site is seen in an area developed by China company Union Development Group at Botum Sakor in Koh Kong province, Cambodia, May 6, 2018.
Treasury Department sees Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act as ‘effective and appropriate tool’ against UDG, a company that seized lands, displaced families to make way for a $3.8 billion luxury gambling and lifestyle project in unspoiled area
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Sat, 11/21/2020 - 03:15 AM
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies before the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, during a hybrid…
He says his decision to end several emergency loan programs was based on the fact they were not being heavily utilized
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Fri, 11/20/2020 - 02:43 PM
How Pepsico is Helping Black-owned US Businesses Hit by Pandemic
An estimated 40% of America’s Black-owned businesses have closed since February
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Sun, 11/22/2020 - 02:46 AM
A woman walks his dog past a closed shop on sale during the second national lockdown as part of the measures to fight a second…
Facing huge backlash, Amazon and other major retailers decided to accept a delay to support small shop owners who are still closed due to health restrictions
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Fri, 11/20/2020 - 01:47 PM
People walk in front of the virtual meeting monitor showing world leaders including US President Donald Trump (C) before the…
Leaders of 21-nation APEC also say they won't resort to protectionist policies
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Fri, 11/20/2020 - 11:47 AM