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EU veto of Alstom-Siemens rail tie-up would be 'economic error' - France

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

The European Commission would make an "economic error and political mistake" if it were to block the merger of Alstom's and Siemens' rail businesses, said French Finance...
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The 23-year-old whose finance career started with knocking on Kensington doors

10 hours ago   |   eFinancial News

Reggie Nelson found a place in the City by taking a step few others would dare
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Early adopters show blockchain's big potential for Latin America

Early adopters show blockchain's big potential for Latin America

17 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

The eagerness of many early adopters across Latin America may be attributable to the fact that the region could stand to gain so much from blockchain.
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France Downplays a Renault-Nissan Merger as Carlos Ghosn Stays in Jail

18 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

France's finance minister said there is no plan to remodel the two-decade alliance between Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co., whose architect Carlos Ghosn remains in jail two...
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Brexit bonus? More first-time buyers enter the UK housing market

21 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

The pace of home sales in the U.K. to first-time buyers accelerated in November, a financial trade association reported. The number of mortgage loans to first-time home buyers...
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EU tax on big digital companies could be struck by March: French minister

1 day ago   |   Reuters

A European Union-wide tax on the world's top digital companies could be reached by the end of March, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said in an interview published on...
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Shutdown, Trade, Stock Volatility Drive U.S. Consumer Confidence to Lowest Level of Trump Era

2 days ago   |   Fortune

Consumer confidence in the U.S. sank to its lowest point since President Trump took office, thanks to a host of factors that included a government shutdown that stretched into...
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Don't Look Now, but the Dow Is on It's Longest Weekly Winning Streak Since Last Summer

2 days ago   |   Fortune

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 1.4% Friday on encouraging news about the trade tensions between the U.S. and China, helping the benchmark stock index to close the...
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Liberals push rosy economic message at cabinet retreat, but dispute with China looms large

Liberals push rosy economic message at cabinet retreat, but dispute with China looms large

2 days ago   |   National Post

SHERBROOKE, Que. - Liberal cabinet ministers on Friday wrapped up a three-day retreat in the southeast Quebec city of Sherbrooke - a riding currently held by the NDP in a...
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Remembering Vanguard Founder Jack Bogle-Before He Became an Investment Legend

2 days ago   |   Fortune

To Paul Haaga, Jack Bogle displayed an aura of greatness long before he became a legend. As a 24-year-old MBA/JD student at the University of Pennsylvania in the early 1970s...
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Todd Gurley posted an eyebrow-raising Photoshopped photo that appeared to...

Todd Gurley posted an eyebrow-raising Photoshopped photo that appeared to thank the refs for blown call in NFC title game

The Los Angeles Rams beat the New Orleans Saints, 26-23, on Sunday in the NFC Championship to punch their ticket to Super Bowl LIII. The deciding play of the game came on a... Read more ...

Sean Payton and the Rams defender were given 2 different explanations for...

Sean Payton and the Rams defender were given 2 different explanations for why pass interference wasn't called on controversial game-changing play

Referees in the NFC Championship didn't call what appeared to be blatant pass interference on the Los Angeles Rams late in the fourth quarter, causing the New Orleans Saints to... Read more ...

Israeli military tweets that a missile attack on Iranian elite forces in...

Israeli military tweets that a missile attack on Iranian elite forces in Syria is underway

Israel's Defense Forces have tweeted that they have begun striking Iranian targets inside Syria. Israel's powerful military tweeted that they are targeting elite units of the... Read more ...

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace." Read more ...

Figure skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33 days after suspension

Figure skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33 days after suspension

John Coughlin, a two-time US pairs champion recently suspended from figure skating, has died at the age of 33. His sister said in a Facebook post that he had taken his own... Read more ...

Trump Offers Temporary Immigrant Protections For $5.7 Billion In Wall Money

Trump Offers Temporary Immigrant Protections For $5.7 Billion In Wall Money

The partial government shutdown has gone on weeks, and President Trump is offering a way out. But Democrats say the president's offer is a nonstarter and any deal needs to open... Read more ...

New York City wants you to know how sanitary your favorite hot dog stand is

New York City wants you to know how sanitary your favorite hot dog stand is

Thanks to a new law, New York City will be giving more than 5,000 food carts and trucks letter grades based on their sanitation. The grades are similar to ones restaurants have... Read more ...

Trump will reportedly bring DACA to shutdown negotiations in 'major...

Trump will reportedly bring DACA to shutdown negotiations in 'major announcement'

President Donald Trump is set to make an announcement Saturday afternoon that multiple reports have described will be a fresh offer to negotiate with Democratic... Read more ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rejected a plea by Aaron Sorkin for new Democrats...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rejected a plea by Aaron Sorkin for new Democrats to stop 'acting like young people'

Writer Aaron Sorkin, who wrote "The West Wing" and "The Social Network", told CNN that, while he likes the new cohort of Democrats in Congress, they "need to stop acting like... Read more ...

WhatsApp limits message forwarding to 5 individuals or groups to curb spread...

WhatsApp limits message forwarding to 5 individuals or groups to curb spread of misinformation

WhatsApp is enforcing a lower limit for the number of individuals or groups that members can forward a message to - the new limit will be 5 chats. Read more ...