Archive for December 2nd, 2019

Cyber Monday sales in 2019 are reaching new records, as the ease of shopping on the internet beats hopping in the car to head to the mall.

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The U.S. proposed tariffs on roughly $2.4 billion in French products, in response to a tax on digital revenues that hits large American tech companies including Google, Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc.

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The U.S. proposed tariffs on roughly $2.4 billion in French products, in response to a tax on digital revenues that hits large American tech companies including Google, Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc.

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The U.S. proposed tariffs on roughly $2.4 billion in French products, in response to a tax on digital revenues that hits large American tech companies including Google, Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc.

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The low-wage workforce is part of every local U.S. economy, but it takes the biggest toll in the South and West.

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<p>A new start-up company is gambling that online shoppers who are worried about not getting their packages will be willing to pay extra to ship them to a home-based network of package receivers in Brooklyn.</p>

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There’s not a lot of Aloha spirit in a 91-hour work week. But, according to this map from cost-estimating website HowMuch.net, that’s exactly what it takes to live comfortably in Hawaii for the average earner:

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<p>U.S. retailers kicked off Cyber Monday by launching a slew of deals earlier than usual over the weekend, seeking to sustain the momentum of a record $11.6 billion in online sales on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.</p>

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Former Credit Suisse banker Andrew Pearse’s life was a whirlwind of international travel and deal-making—and then he and two former colleagues pleaded guilty to charges arising from an alleged conspiracy to defraud investors in Mozambique debt deals.

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For years, OPEC ignored the rise of the U.S. shale industry and came to regret its mistake. Now, the group is making another bold gamble on America’s oil revolution: that its golden age is over.

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Most taxpayers have felt frustrated at some point at how their hard-earned cash is being used by their government. While taxes undoubtedly fund a lot of important and necessary projects, there are also plenty of questionable decisions. Here we take a look at buildings around the world that have been left to ruin – with taxpayers footing the bill.

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Black Friday pulled in $7.4 billion and Small Business Saturday is set to make more. Adobe Analytics predicts Cyber Monday will be even bigger.

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Hong Kong Airlines Ltd., the city’s only other competitor to Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd., is fighting for survival just as the busy Christmas season approaches.

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<p>Stocks traded slightly lower on Friday amid worries around U.S.-China trade relations as investors wrapped up a banner month for equities.</p>

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