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Euro tests highs before Trump's press conference on China   
May 29, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - The euro extended its gains, testing two-month highs, on Friday as traders waited for U.S. President Donald Trump's response to China's tightening control over Hong Kong, which could worsen tensions between the two over the...
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PG&E Wins California Approval of Bankruptcy Plan   
May 29, 2020
Source: Bloomberg on MSN.com - California regulators approved PG&E Corp.’s $58 billion reorganization plan, bringing the power giant another step closer to exiting the biggest utility bankruptcy in U.S. history.
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Costco Looks For The New Normal After First COVID-19 Wave   
May 29, 2020
Source: Forbes - Third quarter earnings were impacted by reduced hours, closing of some services and $283 million for increased wages and sanitation.
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Plunging crude prices drag euro zone inflation to 4-year low   
May 29, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - Euro zone inflation continued to plunge on crashing oil prices but underlying price growth held steady, a hopeful sign for European Central Bank policymakers desperately trying to stave off the threat of deflation amid the bloc's...
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CEE MARKETS-Polish bank stocks extend losses, reeling from surprise rate cut   
May 29, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - Central European stocks eased amid increasing U.S.-China tensions, with Polish bank shares extending losses after the central bank
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Sanofi's head of vaccines leaves for smaller competitor Ipsen   
May 29, 2020
Source: Reuters on MSN.com - Sanofi's head of vaccines David Loew will quit to become chief executive of Ipsen from July 1, the two French drugmakers said on Friday. The announcement comes at a critical time as Sanofi is working on two vaccine projects to...
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‘We’re still standing’: How Soupergirl plans to stop Covid-19 from becoming its kryptonite   
May 29, 2020
Source: The Business Journals - Soupergirl opened the curtain on 2020 with aggressive growth plans, following a boon from ABC’s “Shark Tank” in 2018. Polon aimed to grow 2019’s revenue by abou
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Fed's Powell to Speak as Focus Turns From Crisis to Bond-Buying   
May 29, 2020
Source: U.S. News & World Report - Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell will speak in a public webcast on Friday, with the details of the U.S. central bank's coronavirus-era programs nearly complete and attention turning to the next phase of its response: a likely...
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French carmaker Renault announces 15,000 job cuts worldwide   
May 29, 2020
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution - In this May 25, 2020 the Flins plant of French carmaker Renault is pictured in Aubergenville, west of Paris. French carmaker Renault announced 15,000 job cuts w
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Layoffs 2020: Delta, United Airlines Prepare For Massive Gutting Following Coronavirus Outbreak   
May 29, 2020
Source: International Business Times - Delta and United are expected to begin firing thousands of employees after Sept. 30 The protection from layoffs enshrined in the CARES Act ends on this date Both companies have made public their plans to go small Delta Air Lines...
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