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UK household incomes take a beating as economy flounders   
November 29, 2020
Source: Yahoo! Finance UK on MSN.com - Real household disposable income (RHDI) is set to grow by just 1% per person, or £220 ($293), over the course of the current Conservative government, which runs to the end of 2024. This would make it the second worst...
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A Giant Fund Sold Alibaba, Apple, and Intel Stock. Here’s What It Bought.   
November 29, 2020
Source: Barron's - South Korea’s sovereign-wealth fund sold Alibaba, Apple, and Intel stock in the third quarter. It also more than doubled a position in GM stock, a move that is paying off so far in the fourth quarter.
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Motley Fool: New ETF gives you an easy way to invest in faster-growing Nasdaq stocks   
November 29, 2020
Source: Dallas Morning News - Many people eager to benefit from the big stocks listed on the Nasdaq stock market invest in an exchange-traded fund called Invesco QQQ Trust, which
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Families ‘facing hardest period in five decades’ as Britain's economy stalls   
November 29, 2020
Source: The Guardian on MSN.com - Britain is on course for one of the worst periods of income growth since records began, according to an analysis outlining the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic. With the government already under pressure to improve the...
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Cyprus Olive Farmer Vows Change To Face Climate Challenge   
November 29, 2020
Source: International Business Times - Standing in her olive grove in Cyprus, Elena Sampson sighs at the sight of hundreds of barren trees and vows to tackle climate change after another scorching year. The first of several heatwaves in 2020 descended in May,
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57% of US consumers would forego marketing personalization to protect their data   
November 29, 2020
Source: Marketing Dive - Marketers walk a fine when it comes to privacy, as 20% of global consumers reported they have abandoned or reduced their use of a brand over its data practices, according to findings from a new survey The Conference Board...
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UniCredit to Hold Extraordinary Board Meeting on Governance: Source   
November 29, 2020
Source: U.S. News & World Report - UniCredit is expected to hold an extraordinary board meeting on Sunday to discuss governance issues as Chief Executive Jean Pierre Mustier's mandate comes up for renewal in the spring, a person familiar with the matter said.
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From small businesses to farmers, middle India is driving demand   
November 29, 2020
Source: Reuters - Manish Mehra, owner of Washex Hospitality, an industrial laundry service, recently flew from Delhi to Jodhpur, a city in north-western India, to win a contract to service a large, government-run hospital - a move essential to...
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BBI will change governance in huge ways, that’s why I say yes   
November 29, 2020
Source: The Standard Digital - Kenyans are rightly discussing contents of the report and I too, have read it. The 180-page document has proposals affecting 16 out of 18 Chapters of the 2010 Constitution. Now, it is possible that few citizens will attempt to...
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Iraq Didn’t Ask for OPEC+ Oil-Cuts Exemption, Al-Sabah Says   
November 29, 2020
Source: Bloomberg - Iraq hasn’t asked for an exemption from OPEC+ limits on the country’s oil output for fear that an increase in production might cause crude prices to fall, Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul Jabbar said, according to state-run...
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