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China-Asean trade set to soar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, a bloc that constitutes China’s third largest trading partner, will exploit a variety of opportunities to further tap China’s market, given the encouraging bilateral trade performance last year, an officia
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China-Asean trade set to soar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, a bloc that constitutes China’s third largest trading partner, will exploit a variety of opportunities to further tap China’s market, given the encouraging bilateral trade performance last year, an official said.

PepsiCo to buy SodaStream for $3.2 bn

PepsiCo said Monday it plans to buy SodaStream, an Israeli maker of carbonation products, for $3.2 billion as the beverage and snacks giant makes further inroads with in-home goods.
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PepsiCo to buy SodaStream for $3.2 bn

PepsiCo said Monday it plans to buy SodaStream, an Israeli maker of carbonation products, for $3.2 billion as the beverage and snacks giant makes further inroads with in-home goods.

A Surprising Bulwark for the U.S. Economy: Personal Savings

American households are saving more than previously estimated, a sign that consumers are better positioned to weather the next economic downturn.
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A Surprising Bulwark for the U.S. Economy: Personal Savings

American households are saving more than previously estimated, a sign that consumers are better positioned to weather the next economic downturn.

Canada's Auto Capital Caught in Crossfire of Trade Dispute

In Windsor, Ontario, angst is rising that the border town’s ties to the U.S. auto industry, already strained by steel tariffs, could soon be ruptured by President Trump’s threatened tariffs on Canadian-made cars.
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Canada's Auto Capital Caught in Crossfire of Trade Dispute

In Windsor, Ontario, angst is rising that the border town’s ties to the U.S. auto industry, already strained by steel tariffs, could soon be ruptured by President Trump’s threatened tariffs on Canadian-made cars.

Sears CEO Puts His Board on the Spot

For years Edward Lampert has called the shots at Sears as its chief executive, largest shareholder and biggest lender. But his latest play to keep the struggling chain afloat is out of his hands.
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Sears CEO Puts His Board on the Spot

For years Edward Lampert has called the shots at Sears as its chief executive, largest shareholder and biggest lender. But his latest play to keep the struggling chain afloat is out of his hands.

Fewer Americans Uproot Themselves for a New Job

Fewer Americans are moving around the country to pursue new work opportunities, as better job prospects near home and changing family ties make people less willing to uproot their lives.
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Fewer Americans Uproot Themselves for a New Job

Fewer Americans are moving around the country to pursue new work opportunities, as better job prospects near home and changing family ties make people less willing to uproot their lives.

Rupee depreciation to raise India’s oil bill by $26 billion

A cheaper rupee could increase India’s crude oil bill by as much as $26 billion in FY 2018/19, according to Indian government officials. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Rupee depreciation to raise India’s oil bill by $26 billion

A cheaper rupee could increase India’s crude oil bill by as much as $26 billion in FY 2018/19, according to Indian government officials. Read Full Article at RT.com

Nord Stream 2 is purely economic project, doesn’t prevent gas supplies through Ukraine – Putin

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline project is a «purely economic project» and does not mean the transit of gas through Ukraine will stop, Vladimir Putin has stressed during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Read Full Article at RT.c
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Nord Stream 2 is purely economic project, doesn’t prevent gas supplies through Ukraine – Putin

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline project is a «purely economic project» and does not mean the transit of gas through Ukraine will stop, Vladimir Putin has stressed during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Read Full Article at RT.com

Iran, Venezuela & Turkey reveal gold’s true value when paper money becomes worthless – analyst to RT

The world will inevitably dip into crisis, with gold and silver again emerging as real money, Claudio Grass, an independent precious metals adviser and Mises ambassador told RT. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Iran, Venezuela & Turkey reveal gold’s true value when paper money becomes worthless – analyst to RT

The world will inevitably dip into crisis, with gold and silver again emerging as real money, Claudio Grass, an independent precious metals adviser and Mises ambassador told RT. Read Full Article at RT.com

Super-rich freeze their brains to ‘come back to life’ in 200 years

The ultra-wealthy are ready to spend huge amounts of cash to have their brains frozen after their death in the hope of being re-born in the future. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Super-rich freeze their brains to ‘come back to life’ in 200 years

The ultra-wealthy are ready to spend huge amounts of cash to have their brains frozen after their death in the hope of being re-born in the future. Read Full Article at RT.com

US agency says Facebook ads let landlords discriminate

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development on Friday accused Facebook of breaking the law by letting landlords and home sellers use its ad-targeting system to discriminate against potential buyers or tenants.
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US agency says Facebook ads let landlords discriminate

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development on Friday accused Facebook of breaking the law by letting landlords and home sellers use its ad-targeting system to discriminate against potential buyers or tenants.

Trump Asks SEC to Study Six-Month Earnings Reporting

President Trump asked the SEC to consider scaling back how often public companies report results, a change some executives support as promoting longer-term planning, but that some investors charge could reduce transparency.
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Trump Asks SEC to Study Six-Month Earnings Reporting

President Trump asked the SEC to consider scaling back how often public companies report results, a change some executives support as promoting longer-term planning, but that some investors charge could reduce transparency.

Can US shale stop a global oil supply crisis?

Despite an expected slowdown in Permian growth rates, the US shale patch is increasing production and will continue to do so this year and next. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Can US shale stop a global oil supply crisis?

Despite an expected slowdown in Permian growth rates, the US shale patch is increasing production and will continue to do so this year and next. Read Full Article at RT.com

Asian markets bounce back on US-China trade talks

Asian markets were on the rise Friday following strong leads from Wall Street and Europe, with investors cautiously optimistic about upcoming US-China trade talks.
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Asian markets bounce back on US-China trade talks

Asian markets were on the rise Friday following strong leads from Wall Street and Europe, with investors cautiously optimistic about upcoming US-China trade talks.

Japan & China slashing US sovereign debt is Washington's worst nightmare

Latest figures from the US Treasury Department show that Russia and Turkey are not the only countries to dump US debt bonds. Washington’s second-biggest creditor, Japan, is doing the same. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Japan & China slashing US sovereign debt is Washington's worst nightmare

Latest figures from the US Treasury Department show that Russia and Turkey are not the only countries to dump US debt bonds. Washington’s second-biggest creditor, Japan, is doing the same. Read Full Article at RT.com

CEO compensation surges dramatically while average workers get no significant pay raise – report

A recent report by the Economic Policy Institute shows that top managers are getting higher compensation every year, while their employees’ salaries barely change. Read Full Article at RT.com
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CEO compensation surges dramatically while average workers get no significant pay raise – report

A recent report by the Economic Policy Institute shows that top managers are getting higher compensation every year, while their employees’ salaries barely change. Read Full Article at RT.com

Tesla sues Ontario over scrapped electric car rebate

US electric automaker Tesla has sued the government of Ontario, Canada, after the province scrapped a rebate initiative for purchases of electric cars, Canadian media reported Thursday.
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Tesla sues Ontario over scrapped electric car rebate

US electric automaker Tesla has sued the government of Ontario, Canada, after the province scrapped a rebate initiative for purchases of electric cars, Canadian media reported Thursday.

Thai banks ‘prepared’ amid warning of global ATM attack

COMMERCIAL banks in Thailand have boosted security to prevent unauthorised access to their automatic teller machines as cybercriminals are reportedly planning to carry out a large-scale global ATM attack.
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Thai banks ‘prepared’ amid warning of global ATM attack

COMMERCIAL banks in Thailand have boosted security to prevent unauthorised access to their automatic teller machines as cybercriminals are reportedly planning to carry out a large-scale global ATM attack.

Air Canada's Ben Smith named head of Air France-KLM

Air France-KLM named its first non-French chief executive on Thursday, handing the reins to Air Canada's Ben Smith despite strong resistance from the group's powerful trade unions.
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Air Canada's Ben Smith named head of Air France-KLM

Air France-KLM named its first non-French chief executive on Thursday, handing the reins to Air Canada's Ben Smith despite strong resistance from the group's powerful trade unions.

Walmart Rides Strong Consumer Spending to Faster Sales Growth

Walmart said sales rose at the fastest rate in over a decade as the world’s largest retailer continues to draw more people to stores and benefit from strong consumer spending.
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Walmart Rides Strong Consumer Spending to Faster Sales Growth

Walmart said sales rose at the fastest rate in over a decade as the world’s largest retailer continues to draw more people to stores and benefit from strong consumer spending.

China to widen foreign access to A-shares

China's securities regulator said it will allow individual foreign investors working in the country to buy and sell yuan-dominated Chinese A-shares, the latest incremental step by Beijing to widen access to its long-cloistered equities markets.
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China to widen foreign access to A-shares

China's securities regulator said it will allow individual foreign investors working in the country to buy and sell yuan-dominated Chinese A-shares, the latest incremental step by Beijing to widen access to its long-cloistered equities markets.

Turkey follows Russia in dumping US Treasury securities

Turkey’s holding of US sovereign bonds saw a nearly 12-percent decline from May to June as Ankara seeks to diversify away from the US dollar amid an escalating diplomatic conflict with Washington. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Turkey follows Russia in dumping US Treasury securities

Turkey’s holding of US sovereign bonds saw a nearly 12-percent decline from May to June as Ankara seeks to diversify away from the US dollar amid an escalating diplomatic conflict with Washington. Read Full Article at RT.com

US driving Turkey to quit NATO, boost business with Russia & China – investment guru Marc Faber

Mounting US pressure on Turkey is hardly a good diplomatic strategy for Washington and its allies, says veteran investor Marc Faber. Ankara has other countries to make alliances with. Read Full Article at RT.com
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US driving Turkey to quit NATO, boost business with Russia & China – investment guru Marc Faber

Mounting US pressure on Turkey is hardly a good diplomatic strategy for Washington and its allies, says veteran investor Marc Faber. Ankara has other countries to make alliances with. Read Full Article at RT.com

Apple says buildings at its new billion-dollar headquarters worth just $200

US tech giant Apple became the first company to reach an historic $1 trillion in market capitalization recently, but it still doesn’t like paying more taxes, according to recent reports. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Apple says buildings at its new billion-dollar headquarters worth just $200

US tech giant Apple became the first company to reach an historic $1 trillion in market capitalization recently, but it still doesn’t like paying more taxes, according to recent reports. Read Full Article at RT.com

Firms That Bossed Agriculture for a Century Face a New Threat: Farmers

Running expanded, consolidated operations, farmers are pushing grain giants such as Cargill and ADM for better prices. They’re also striking their own deals to directly supply manufacturers. That’s fundamentally changing the industry’s balance of power.
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Firms That Bossed Agriculture for a Century Face a New Threat: Farmers

Running expanded, consolidated operations, farmers are pushing grain giants such as Cargill and ADM for better prices. They’re also striking their own deals to directly supply manufacturers. That’s fundamentally changing the industry’s balance of power.

Tesla shares fall on reports of SEC subpoena

Shares of Tesla fell Wednesday following reports US securities regulators have subpoenaed the electric car maker's Chief Executive Elon Musk over his statements about taking the company private.
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Tesla shares fall on reports of SEC subpoena

Shares of Tesla fell Wednesday following reports US securities regulators have subpoenaed the electric car maker's Chief Executive Elon Musk over his statements about taking the company private.

Freaked out by Elon Musk's exuberant tweets Tesla board is lawyering up

Three board members of electric carmaker Tesla are reportedly hiring attorneys to tackle potential impact from repeated claims issued by CEO Elon Musk on possible privatization of the struggling company. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Freaked out by Elon Musk's exuberant tweets Tesla board is lawyering up

Three board members of electric carmaker Tesla are reportedly hiring attorneys to tackle potential impact from repeated claims issued by CEO Elon Musk on possible privatization of the struggling company. Read Full Article at RT.com