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EU To End All Fossil Fuel Lending In Two years

40 minutes ago   |   Forbes

€1 trillion in financing will be available to projects fighting climate change as the European Investment Bank, converts itself into a climate bank whose lending must be...
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Venture Capital Winners and Losers: How to Stop the Bleeding from a Struggling VC Investment and How to Capitalize on Success

4 hours ago   |   Business

While venture capital investments can vary in countless aspects, one thing remains the same: They're unpredictable. Risk-taking is at the core of venture capital, and sometimes...
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2019 LaunchPad Propel Pitch Competition Winners Help Build Student Credit Scores, Connect Young Creative Talent to Opportunities, and Provide Healthy Snacks

2019 LaunchPad Propel Pitch Competition Winners Help Build Student Credit Scores, Connect Young Creative Talent to Opportunities, and Provide Healthy Snacks

5 hours ago   |   Tech Stars

Out of nearly 100 student entrepreneurial teams from schools across the U.S. and Ireland, Credit Starter , Cllctve , and Eat Makhana rose above the rest and won in the 2019...
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Boeing received 'unnecessary' contract boost for astronaut capsule, watchdog says

5 hours ago   |   Reuters

Boeing's multibillion dollar contract to build U.S. astronaut capsules received an "unnecessary" extension from NASA, a watchdog report said on Thursday, the latest management...
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Buffett's Berkshire invests in Restoration Hardware, whose shares rise

6 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Thursday disclosed a new investment in RH , boosting shares of the luxury furniture and home furnishings chain once known as...
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VoltServer adds a data layer to electricity distribution in a move that could help smart grid rollout

6 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

Stephen Eaves, the chief executive of a new startup which promises to overlay data on electricity distribution has spent years developing data management technologies. Eaves'...
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Uber Fined $649 Million for Saying Drivers Aren't Employees

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

The move by New Jersey could reverberate across the gig economy.
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Buffett's firm adds stake in RH, trims Wells Fargo holdings

8 hours ago   |   Chron   |   2 articles

OMAHA, Neb. - Warren Buffett's company has added new investments in luxury retailer RH and Occidental Petroleum while trimming its Wells Fargo holdings. Berkshire Hathaway Inc...
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Friday: Retail Sales, NY Fed Mfg, Industrial Production

8 hours ago   |   Calculated Risk   |   2 articles

Friday: • At 8:30 AM ET, Retail sales for October will be released. The consensus is for a 0.2% increase in retail sales. • Also at 8:30 AM, The New York Fed Empire State...
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Billionaires' success boils down to a set of 3 personality traits that aren't directly tied to intelligence, a new report says

Billionaires' success boils down to a set of 3 personality traits that aren't directly tied to intelligence, a new report says

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Billionaires have a trifecta of traits to thank for their success, a new report by UBS and PwC found. Their smart risk-taking, focus, and determination is what makes them...
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Tariff anxiety is mounting across American households, threatening the...

Tariff anxiety is mounting across American households, threatening the backbone of the economy

Trade tensions with China have further raised alarm in American households, undermining one of the brightest spots in an economy otherwise expected to slow. About two-thirds of... Read more ...

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MBA: "Mortgage Delinquencies Fall to Lowest Level in Nearly 25 Years"

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From the MBA: Mortgage Delinquencies Fall to Lowest Level in Nearly 25 Years The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four unit residential properties decreased to a... Read more ...

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Here is what you need to know. 1. Germany just narrowly avoided recession with the economy growing 0.1% in the third quarter. The data released on Thursday showed that growth... Read more ...

In China's Bumpy World of Electric Cars, One Startup Is Gaining Speed

In China's Bumpy World of Electric Cars, One Startup Is Gaining Speed

Guangzhou-based electric vehicle maker Xpeng Motors announced Wednesday that it had raised $400 million from investors, including smartphone maker Xiaomi, and won “several... Read more ...

US Federal Reserve's monetary policy is a BLACK HOLE that will swallow up...

US Federal Reserve's monetary policy is a BLACK HOLE that will swallow up everyone - RT's Keiser Report

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway now has a massive cash pile of $128 billion after the company reported a 14 percent jump in profit. This is essentially "dead cash" because... Read more ...

Germany just narrowly avoided recession - but a downturn 'is more likely...

Germany just narrowly avoided recession - but a downturn 'is more likely than not' in 2020

Germany's economy narrowly avoided recession in the third quarter, as GDP rose 0.1%. The European powerhouse economy declined in the second quarter 0.2%, so any further decline... Read more ...

China has been reluctant to commit to the farm purchases Trump touted

China has been reluctant to commit to the farm purchases Trump touted

The White House said in mid-October that China would buy as much as $50 billion worth of US farm products. But that has not yet been confirmed by the second-largest... Read more ...

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3 Ways Affiliate Marketing Can Benefit Social Media Influencers

If you've spent any time on the internet, you probably already know why affiliate marketing works. This powerful marketing method serves as an online referral program, where a... Read more ...

Here's what to expect from Gamestop's Black Friday sale - plus early deals...

Here's what to expect from Gamestop's Black Friday sale - plus early deals you can already take advantage of

Gamestop's Black Friday sale starts online at 9 p.m. ET on Thanksgiving day. Stores will open at 3 p.m. wherever you live. There are already a few live deals online, including... Read more ...