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The Latest: Britain says Hong Kong consular employee missing
The Latest: Britain says Hong Kong consular employee missing

'Prices Are Too High Here.' Americans Are Crossing Borders to Buy Cheaper Medications
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  • 2019-08-19 15:29:13Z

Americans routinely cross borders or tap into online pharmacies to purchase prescription medication at a fraction of the price they would pay at home.

Setting Up Your Kids Financially
Setting Up Your Kids Financially
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  • 2019-08-18 19:35:57Z

Over the last few Sundays, we've been featuring essays from our CEO, Brian Hunt, detailing the power of great dividend investments.In today's essay, Brian continues with the series, highlighting one of the most powerful investment forces on the planet -- compounding.You see, compounding through

Gibraltar Rejects U.S. Bid Seeking to Detain Iranian Tanker
Gibraltar Rejects U.S. Bid Seeking to Detain Iranian Tanker
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  • 2019-08-18 13:08:37Z

(Bloomberg) -- The Government of Gibraltar says European Union regulations don't allow it to seek a court order to seize a tanker which the U.S. accuses of breaching its sanctions by exporting Iranian oil.The U.S. issued a warrant to seize the supertanker, which has been detained by the U.K. and Gibraltar

Big reveal. Is the real Satoshi Nakamoto about to stand up?
Big reveal. Is the real Satoshi Nakamoto about to stand up?
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  • 2019-08-18 09:00:03Z

Brace yourselves, good people…The "real" Satoshi Nakamoto could be about to reveal himself as the true inventor of Bitcoin. A company called Satoshi Nakamoto Renaissance Holdings is claiming that this will happen in three instalments, starting today. It will include his real name, why he hasn

Hedge Funds Binged on GE Shares Before Worst Rout in 11 Years
Hedge Funds Binged on GE Shares Before Worst Rout in 11 Years
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  • 2019-08-16 20:32:13Z

(Bloomberg) -- General Electric Co.'s biggest plunge in 11 years came at an awkward time for some of Wall Street's savviest investors, after a recent buying spree by the likes of Renaissance Technologies, Citadel Advisors and Adage Capital Management.Hedge funds added more shares of GE than any other

Hong Kong Airport Beatings Shows Protesters
Hong Kong Airport Beatings Shows Protesters' Fears Running Wild

(Bloomberg) -- The beatings of two men during a tense rally at Hong Kong's airport highlights protesters' growing fear of mainland intervention, as well as the risk that demonstrators' violent tactics could undermine support for their movement.An otherwise peaceful sit-in at Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday turned ugly when protesters attacked and detained a man they suspected of being a security agent from the nearby mainland city of Shenzhen posing as a demonstrator. Such a deployment, if true, could represent a violation of the charter that guaranteed Hong Kong's autonomous criminal justice system before its return to Chinese rule in 1997.For hours, the attackers ignored...

U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms: Bloomberg
U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms: Bloomberg
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  • 2019-08-13 21:29:15Z

Simons said in the interview https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-13/ftc-chief-says-willing-to-break-up-companies-amid-big-tech-probe?utm_source=google&utm_medium=bd&cmpId=google that breaking up a company is challenging, but could be the right remedy to rein in dominant companies and restore

Apple, Chipmakers Soar Following News of Tariff Delay
Apple, Chipmakers Soar Following News of Tariff Delay
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  • 2019-08-13 14:16:08Z

(Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. shares spiked on Tuesday after the U.S. delayed a 10% tariff on certain Chinese imports, including such technology products as cell phones and laptop computers.The stock jumped as much as 5.2%, its biggest one-day percentage gain since July.The iPhone maker is highly correlated

Wall Street jumps after U.S. to delay some China tariffs
Wall Street jumps after U.S. to delay some China tariffs
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  • 2019-08-13 13:40:07Z

Every State
Every State's Iconic Food Item - and Where to Eat It
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  • 2019-08-12 09:00:03Z

Bite into these local favorites.

Mueller-Fueled FARA Fear Grips Washington as Craig Goes to Trial
Mueller-Fueled FARA Fear Grips Washington as Craig Goes to Trial
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  • 2019-08-12 08:00:00Z

(Bloomberg) -- Gregory Craig has been a top White House lawyer, a partner in two prestigious Washington law firms, and a graduate of both Harvard University and Yale Law School. Just six years ago he was called one of America's most influential lawyers.One title he'd like to avoid: convicted felon.Craig

'Hunt' movie canceled: Universal Pictures shelves controversial thriller in wake of shootings

Universal Pictures has canceled the planned September release of its controversial social thriller "The Hunt" in the wake of recent mass shootings and criticism from President Donald Trump.

Mexican man who shielded wife in Texas mass shooting dies
Mexican man who shielded wife in Texas mass shooting dies

A Mexican man who threw himself in front of his wife to shield her from bullets in a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, died on Monday, officials and his family said, raising the toll of Mexican nationals killed in one of two weekend mass shootings in the United States to eight. Juan de Dios Velazquez, 77, had moved to El Paso with his wife Estela Nicolasa, 65, from Ciudad Juarez, just across the border in Mexico, six months before they were caught in Saturday's mass shooting at a Walmart store. "He couldn't fight anymore, his heart started to fail," said Idaly Velazquez, a niece who confirmed his passing to Reuters.

FBI director orders nationwide searches for potential mass shooting threats
FBI director orders nationwide searches for potential mass shooting threats

The head of the FBI has ordered the agency's field offices across the country to conduct a new threat assessment in their areas in the wake of mass shootings in California, Ohio and Texas.

Relax and Buy Micron Stock, Despite the Trade-War Turmoil
Relax and Buy Micron Stock, Despite the Trade-War Turmoil
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  • 2019-08-05 12:15:36Z

As long as there are skittish retail traders who react to each little bit of news, portfolios will churn and newbies will get burned. But you don't have to be a victim of FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) if you're holding Micron (NASDAQ:MU) stock; those who own MU stock have invested in a solid

US STOCKS-Wall St drops after Fed
US STOCKS-Wall St drops after Fed's Powell dampens rate cut outlook
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  • 2019-07-31 20:39:00Z

(For a live blog on the U.S. stock market, click or type LIVE/ in a news window.) All three major U.S. stock indexes ended the session lower after Powell said today's move was not the beginning of a lengthy rate-cutting cycle.

White House Official Says Chinese Forces Are on Hong Kong
White House Official Says Chinese Forces Are on Hong Kong's Border
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  • 2019-07-31 02:35:51Z

Jul.30 -- The White House says it is monitoring what it calls a "congregation of Chinese forces on the border with Hong Kong." Weeks of unrest in the city threaten to overwhelm the government and it's taking its toll on the economy. China says the demonstrations have gone "far beyond what it sees as a peaceful protest." Bloomberg's Stephen Engle reports on "Bloomberg Markets: China Open."

Poll: Democrats becoming increasingly skeptical of fairness of Russia probe
Poll: Democrats becoming increasingly skeptical of fairness of Russia probe

Voters have grown more dubious about the Justice Department's investigation into Russian interference.

Amazon Earnings: Will Profits Continue to Soar?
Amazon Earnings: Will Profits Continue to Soar?
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  • 2019-07-22 17:00:00Z

The e-commerce leader reported expanding profit margins last quarter, but one important thing has changed.

CBS Blackout on DirecTV Is What
CBS Blackout on DirecTV Is What's Wrong With the TV Market
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  • 2019-07-22 15:13:37Z

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- If the market for television and video-streaming services wasn't frustrating enough for consumers, now comes news that millions paying for DirecTV suddenly can't watch CBS, the most popular TV network in the U.S., due to a contract dispute between the media giants. The good news

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