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Source: The Washington Post
Reports published by the Brookings Institution and the Council on Foreign Relations have advised the bank to focus on countries most in need (e.g., poor and war-torn countries). The bank, some critics argue, continues to try to...
April 25, 2019 McDonald’s is teaming up with AARP to hire older workersSource: cnbc
The partnership will mean that all U.S. job postings from the fast-food giant will be featured on AARP’s job board. With the AARP Foundation, McDonald’s U.S. division is also piloting a program in five states to match McDonald’s...
April 25, 2019 Ford Is Pouring $500 Million into RivianSource: Jalopnik
U.S. electric pickup truck startup Rivian Automotive LLC said on Wednesday that Ford Motor Co invested $500 million in the company, which is seen as one of the major rivals to Tesla Inc.?
April 25, 2019 Exclusive: Gold worth billions smuggled out of AfricaSource: Reuters
Customs data shows that the UAE imported $15.1 billion worth of gold from Africa in 2016, more than any other country and up from $1.3 billion in 2006. The total weight was 446 tonnes, in varying degrees of purity – up from 67...
April 25, 2019 American millennials have less money than other generations did at their age — but studies show an alarming amount of them have delusional ideas about their wealthSource: Greenwich Time
Many American millennials think they'll be millionaires by middle age and have a generally positive view about their finances, according to several studies.
Tesla's profit streak is over. Big time. The electric car company said Wednesday that it lost $702 million last quarter. Its revenue was also down 37% compared to the prior quarter.
April 25, 2019 JP Morgan lays out a blueprint for how this record run in the stock market will keep goingSource: cnbc
A global growth recovery, end of trade disputes and another banner year for buybacks should send the S&P 500 to 3,000 this year, according to J.P. Morgan equity strategists.
It seems that every day the internet is consumed with a social cause that creates an uproar. Over the last couple of days, Twitter and other social media sites were lit up by a tweet and subsequent op-ed written by Abigal Disney,...
April 24, 2019 U.S. Wheat applauds WTO ruling against ChinaSource: Capital Press
A World Trade Organization dispute settlement panel has found that China administered its tariff-rate quotas for wheat, corn and rice inconsistently with its WTO commitments. As a result, the nation imported billions of dollars...
April 24, 2019 Barclays shareholders urged to vote against executive pay over 'inadequate' response to whistleblowing scandalSource: CityAM
Shareholder advisory group ISS criticised the measures taken by the bank following Staley’s attempts to unmask a whistleblower in 2016 and advised shareholders to vote down the remuneration report at the bank’s AGM on 2 May.
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