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Chinese tech groups shaping UN facial recognition standards

Companies hope to gain an edge by laying the groundwork for global rules
Amazon Cyber Monday 2019: Here Are The Best Deals [Updated]

Amazon Cyber Monday 2019: Here Are The Best Deals [Updated]

Amazon's Cyber Monday deals are official and you can buy the headline deals on AirPods, Echos, Kindles, Fire TVs, iPhones, Galaxy phones and TVs right now...
This Cookware Startup Goes Eco-Friendly And Plastic-Free

This Cookware Startup Goes Eco-Friendly And Plastic-Free

Jordan Nathan started his company after almost poisoning himself with toxic fumes, he says.
Why Stan Kroenke, NFL Will Likely Be Singing The Financial Blues Over The St. Louis Lawsuit

Why Stan Kroenke, NFL Will Likely Be Singing The Financial Blues Over The St. Louis Lawsuit

When the courts force wealthy billions to turn over years of emails and phone calls, this usually spells endgame.

Stocks dip as trade worries halt record rally, dollar falls

Oil prices slumped and a gauge of global equity markets on Friday edged away from an all-time high it nearly breached earlier in the week as doubts simmered over the outlook for signing an initial
Kid Rock makes vulgar comments about Oprah Winfrey, as fans label him racist

Kid Rock makes vulgar comments about Oprah Winfrey, as fans label him racist

Filed under: Entertainment, Celebrity, Celebrity NewsAmerican music star Kid Rock is under-fire after making lewd comments about TV icon Oprah Winfrey while performing - with stunned fans branding him
Jeffrey Epstein, Blackmail and a Lucrative ‘Hot List’

Jeffrey Epstein, Blackmail and a Lucrative ‘Hot List’

A shadowy hacker claimed to have the financier’s sex tapes. Two top lawyers wondered: What would the men in those videos pay to keep them secret?

Global stocks dip as trade worries halt record rally, dollar falls

Oil prices slumped and a gauge of global equity markets on Friday edged away from an all-time high it was near breaching earlier in the week as doubts simmered over the outlook for signing an initial
2 Prison REITs Poised To Profit

2 Prison REITs Poised To Profit

Since Elizabeth Warren made her prison policy pitch, shares in two prison REITs have lost around one-third of their value since June 2019.
China's Young Techies Win Headlines But Older Billionaire Families Are Advancing, Too

China's Young Techies Win Headlines But Older Billionaire Families Are Advancing, Too

As China's one-child generation enters a period of intergenerational asset transfers, more female successors have emerged.
Mass consumerism is decimating our planet. This Black Friday, let’s take a stand | Alan Bradshaw

Mass consumerism is decimating our planet. This Black Friday, let’s take a stand | Alan Bradshaw

With climate catastrophe on the horizon, we should reject this orgy of consumption – and find joy in not shopping at allIn 2008 a Walmart worker was trampled to death by crowds at a Black Friday shop
Warren Wealth Tax Has Wide Support, Except Among One Group

Warren Wealth Tax Has Wide Support, Except Among One Group

Most college-educated Republican men oppose the plan, which otherwise finds wide backing. On Medicare for all, divisions are more starkly partisan.

What Companies That Are Good at Innovation Get Right

They have patience and leaders who take the long view.

Warren Buffett is sitting on $128 billion, raising questions about whether the market is overvalued

Buffett's decision to walk away from a deal despite Berkshire's massive cash hoard may show there aren't that many reasonably priced opportunities.

France's PSA to sell stake in smaller Chinese tie-up as sales slide

Peugeot maker PSA Group said it is preparing to sell its 50% stake in an eight-year-old joint venture with Chinese partner Chongqing Changan Automotive which has struggled with falling sales.

Asian shares sink as Hong Kong tensions spoil festive mood

Asian share markets fell on Thursday as concerns that tensions over Hong Kong may stymie a U.S.-China trade deal cast a pall over Thanksgiving cheer from positive U.S. economic data.

Brussels ramps up emissions goals amid ‘climate emergency’

Von der Leyen wants carbon cuts of up to 55% by 2030, up from 40% target
Here are the banks with the best CD rates

Here are the banks with the best CD rates

We combed through offerings at about a dozen national banks to find the best CD rates right now. Our top pick is Ally Bank for its breadth of options.