Economy & Business

Anti-Racism Protests Prompt Some American Businesses to Rebrand
How they are scrapping names and re-aligning with customer demographics
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Fri, 08/07/2020 - 03:30
FILE PHOTO: People line up outside a Kentucky Career Center hoping to find assistance with their unemployment claim in…
Extra national government aid has ended, although negotiations continue to extend it 
Ken Bredemeier
Thu, 08/06/2020 - 10:08
The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Staff
Earlier Thursday in Asia, Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei index ended 0.4% lower, while the S&P/ASX index in Sydney earned 0.6%
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Thu, 08/06/2020 - 03:45
Net neutrality advocates rally in front of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ahead of Thursday's expected FCC vote…
The California law was applauded by large tech companies and consumer groups that had championed the level playing field of net neutrality
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 17:36
Smoke rises after an explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, Aug. 4, 2020, in this picture obtained from a social media video. (Karim Sokhn/Instagram/Ksokhn + Thebikekitchenbeirut/via Reuters)
When combined with fuel oils, ammonium nitrate creates a potent explosive widely used in the construction industry, but also by insurgent groups such as the Taliban for improvised explosives
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 09:54
China's top search engine, Baidu Inc is seen on a laptop screen, (File photo).
India in June outlawed 59 Chinese apps for threatening the country's 'sovereignty and integrity,' including ByteDance's video-sharing app TikTok, Alibaba's UC Browser and Xiaomi's Mi Community app
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 09:51
European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni speaks during a media conference on the summer 2020 economic forecast at EU…
Economists say pensions funds have billions of dollars invested in commercial property, seen before the pandemic as a safe long-term bet
Jamie Dettmer
Wed, 08/05/2020 - 08:35
A woman wearing a face mask walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange…
In commodities trading, gold is selling at a record-high
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 05:49
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, accompanied by White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, left, leave a meeting with…
Discussions include potential extension of unemployment benefits, new stimulus payments   
Katherine Gypson
Wed, 08/05/2020 - 00:59
Desperate to Play: Coronavirus’ Impact on College Sports
Economic losses for colleges and universities that cancel sports could be devastating
Esha Sarai
Wed, 08/05/2020 - 07:34
U.S. President Trump speaks during a COVID-19 pandemic briefing at the White House in Washington
Experts said there was no legal basis in antitrust law for such a payment, and an adviser appeared to walk back the payment demand
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 19:01
Peruvian Gisela Huamani, 11, carries flowers during a harvest at a field in a shantytown in Lima, May 26, 2005. The U.N.'s…
The legally binding convention prohibits exploitation of children and forced labor
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 15:22
Why Some Millionaires Want to Pay Higher Taxes
A collective letter urges governments to raise taxes, but not everyone agrees the move is a good idea
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 11:17
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR FITBIT - Fitbit announces its fall device and software lineup, including Fitbit Premium, innovative sleep…
A variety of groups advocating for privacy and consumer rights want to block deal over antitrust and privacy concerns
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 14:42
In this Wednesday, June 19, 2019, photo, Afghan children help their father with work at a brick factory on the outskirts of of…
The universal ratification of a convention provides children with critical legal protection from the worst child labor
Lisa Schlein
Tue, 08/04/2020 - 15:09