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<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a fresh record high on Friday after White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said China and the U.S. were getting close to reaching a trade deal.</p>

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Pressed by businesses, interest groups and governments, the internet giant uses blacklists, algorithm tweaks and an army of contractors to shape what you see.

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One of the signature initiatives of Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign is a wealth tax that, she says, would pay for many of the programs she proposes, like government-paid health care and free college tuition. Bernie Sanders, one of her opponents in the Democratic race, has proposed his own version of a wealth tax that would collect, according to estimates, about $4 trillion over a 10-year period, or $500 billion more than Senator…

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The oil company that made Saudi Arabia rich is going public. Some say the timing couldn’t be worse.

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U.S. stock index futures were higher Friday morning.

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Global oil demand in the third quarter of 2019 grew by 1.1 million barrels a day, more than double the previous quarter, according to the IEA.

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U.S. government debt prices were lower Friday morning, as traders monitored U.S.-China trade developments.

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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. priced the retail portion of its Hong Kong share sale Friday, issuing an appeal to retail investors in a city in the throes of recession after months of violent pro-democracy protests.

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Jack Ma, the co-founder and former chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., said the U.S.-China relationship could face 20 years of “turbulence” if the two superpowers aren’t careful in how they handle trade.

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Demand for tech and design skills is growing as businesses increasingly look for freelance talent, according to Freelancer's CEO Matt Barrie.

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After two suspensions and losing multiple sponsors, American swimmer Ryan Lochte went from earning millions to living paycheck-to-paycheck. Here's what the 35-year-old wishes he could tell his younger self.

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Former executives say Amazon, which last year spent $400 million fighting fraud and abuse, has prioritized its broad selection over anti-counterfeiting technologies and policies.

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Global debt hit a fresh record above $250 trillion in the first half of 2019, with China and the U.S. accounting for more than 60% of new borrowing, the Institute of International Finance said.

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Former executives say Amazon, which last year spent $400 million fighting fraud and abuse, has prioritized its broad selection over anti-counterfeiting technologies and policies.

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Netflix for $12.99, Disney+ for $70 a year, Hulu with no ads for $11.99, and add on HBO for $14.99… wait, how much is this all costing? Welcome to the next phase of the streaming wars.

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