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Treasury Department lifts sanctions on companies tied to Putin ally Oleg Deripaska   
January 28, 2019
Source: Chicago Tribune - a former U.K. government official and current chair of The Climate Group; and Nicholas Jordan, former co-CEO of Goldman Sachs' business in Russia. Other board members will include Igor Lojevsky, former chairman of two Deutsche...
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Wallenberg Family Fortune Feels the Sting of Brexit and Trump   
January 27, 2019
Source: Bloomberg L.P. - The holding company that manages about $37 billion in assets for Sweden’s Wallenberg family says political risk stemming from trade wars and Brexit could have serious repercussions for a number of its investments. Johan...
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Revenues up, but Canadian businesses growing concerned about economy: report   
January 27, 2019
Source: Yahoo Finance - Canadian entrepreneurs expect revenues to increase in 2019, but many are growing concerned about uncertainty surrounding the economy and labour shortages, according to a new report by the Business ...
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Ford, GM face another restructuring, but this time they are profitable   
January 27, 2019
Source: Detroit Free Press on MSN.com - Ten years ago, Detroit was facing dark days. With the economy in the throes of the Great Recession, General Motors and Chrysler were on life support under the guidance of President Barack Obama's auto rescue task force, both...
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TAGS: The Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Survey   
January 27, 2019
Source: Vietnam News - Vietnamese consumer confidence ranked second in the world in the third quarter of this year, driven optimism in jobs, incomes and spending, according to the Conference Board Global Consumer ... Tourism firms should exploit social...
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'Its recovery is fragile:' Morgan Stanley warns against chasing the market's rebound and explains why stocks are set to tumble again   
January 27, 2019
Source: Business Insider - If you think stocks bottomed out in December 2018, think again. That's the message from Morgan Stanley Wealth Management is relaying to its clients and anyone who views the market's recovery as part of a sustained move higher....
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Currituck should support clean energy, and here's why   
January 27, 2019
Source: Daily Advance - But with my love for the area also comes a great deal of worry. The recent U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report and the Trump Administration’s National Climate Assessment both give us the facts: human...
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Saudi Arabia seeks more than $425 billion in investments for massive infrastructure program   
January 27, 2019
Source: CNBC - Saudi Arabia is seeking to attract 1.6 trillion riyals (nearly $429 billion) in private sector investment over the next 10 years for a infrastructure and industrial program, according to the country's energy minister. "It is...
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7 reasons Trump is wrong about China's economy and why it will make it through the trade war just fine   
January 27, 2019
Source: Business Insider - Even with the wildly low expectations heading into its release, China's December trade report was a horror show. With a US-China trade war in full effect, the value of China's exports and imports imploded by 7.6% and 4.4%...
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Four Wives, 17 Kids and Wrangling for Control of a Casino Empire   
January 27, 2019
Source: MSN - Ho announced that she had joined up with some siblings and the Henry Fok Foundation and would hold a combined 53 percent in Sociedade de Turismo e Diversoes de Macau, which controls casino operator SJM Holdings Ltd. The alliance...
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