Here's what you missed this weekend: The US government shut down, another top US military official left over a rift with Trump, and a tsunami devastated Indonesia

The biggest news this weekend was about the partial US government shutdown. President Donald Trump also announced Defense Secretary James Mattis will leave his position by New Year's. Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin called top bankers on Sunday following a tumultuous month for US markets. A tsunami hit Indonesia, killing over 200 people and injuring at least 800. Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg announced he's going to Harvard University next year. The weekend before Christmas was event...
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How to Get a Million Pound Mortgage

Seven Figure Mortgages are in Easier Reach than You Think The continuing strength of the property market means million pound houses are becoming the norm. And mortgages are growing to match The idea of a million pound mortgage might sound like the sort of financial product that is only available to the rich and famous. But think again. There are more than 770,000 UK properties worth a million pounds or more, and the vast majority are owned by everyday hard working people. The tr...
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Asian shares mixed on US partial shutdown, Wall Street slump

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower with light trading on Monday as a Wall Street slump and a partial U.S. government shutdown stemmed holiday cheer.KEEPING SCORE: South Korea's Kospi dropped 0.2 percent to 2,058.19... [Author: [email protected]]
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China unveils tariff adjustments for next year to boost foreign trade

China announced on Monday adjustments to some import and export tariffs for 2019, removing import duties on alternatives to soymeal for animal feeds and tariffs on fertilisers and iron ore exports, to boost foreign trade as the economy slows.
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Gold rises as investors shy away from risk amid US political uncertainty

Gold prices climbed on Monday, with investor appetite for risk curbed by worries over a partial U.S. government shutdown, Sino-U.S. trade tensions and faltering global economic growth.
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China to remove import tariffs alternative meals from Jan 1

China's finance ministry said on Monday that it will remove import tariffs on alternative meals, including rapeseed meal, cotton meal, sunflower meal and palm meal, from Jan. 1, 2019.
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South Korea fines BMW $10 million over several engine fires

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will fine BMW 11.2 billion won ($9.9 million) and file a criminal complaint against the company with state prosecutors over an allegedly botched response to dozens of engine fires reported... [Author: [email protected]]
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US markets: Mnuchin to convene crisis team amid White House chaos

Treasury secretary talks to bank CEOs and calls together working group created after 1987 market crashThe US Treasury secretary has sought to calm market jitters about White House dysfunction and the government’s partial shutdown, calling the heads of the nation’s six largest banks and gathering the “plunge protection team” that formed after the crash of 1987.Steven Mnuchin called the bank CEOs on Sunday in an apparent attempt to reassure financial markets. In the unusual move, Mnuchin disclosed...
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China says will adjust import, export tariffs on some products from Jan 1

China's finance ministry said on Monday that it will adjust import and export tariffs for some products starting from Jan. 1.
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You don’t have to print money to get one of the best 3D printers of 2018

On the hunt for a new 3D printer? We've got your back. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned veteran, this list of the best 3D printers has what you're looking for. The post You don’t have to print money to get one of the best 3D printers of 2018 appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Profiting off presidency? Trump biz takes a hit

When workers pried the Trump name off another Manhattan building earlier this year, it capped a bad few weeks for the president's businesses.Donald Trump's golf resorts in Scotland had just posted millions of dollars in losses,... [Author: [email protected]]
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Australia's MYOB recommends KKR's marked-down $1 billion buyout offer, shares rise

Australian accounting software maker MYOB Group Ltd said it would back a marked-down A$1.6 billion ($1 billion) buyout offer from private-equity giant KKR & Co in a bid to navigate a broader market turmoil, sending its shares higher.
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Tax and financial lessons from the government shutdown

I'm getting a lot of feedback about the partial government shutdown, specifically about the pay status of Internal Revenue Service (and other federal) personnel who will report to work next week and those who are furloughed. More than 420,000 federal employees who will work will do so without pay, according to a report from the Democrats on the Senate Appropriations Committee. The additional 380,000 furloughed workers head home to wait out the closure, again without pay. Those 800,000 or so fe...
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Top Trump official calls bankers, will convene "Plunge Protection Team"

U.S. President Donald Trump's Treasury secretary called top U.S. bankers on Sunday amid an ongoing rout on Wall Street and made plans to convene a group of officials known as the "Plunge Protection Team."
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Asian markets a reluctant spectator to U.S. political theatre

Asian stocks were subdued on Monday as investors fretted that political instability in the United States was leaving the country rudderless at a time when the global economy was showing signs of faltering.
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Faculty Vacancy in SGPGI Clinical Departments

Faculty Vacancy in SGPGI Clinical Departments SGPGIMS - The Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) invites online applications for the recruitment of following sarkari naukri vacancy positions of  Assistant Professors in various clinical departments  of SGPGI, Lucknow (Advt. No. I-75/ER/ACAD/2018-19)  : Faculty... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (SarkariNaukriBlog com)]
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Is Elon Musk’s tunnel vision the right way to fix traffic?

Transportation experts say adding hundreds of miles of space for cars — whether underground or above ground — would be a step backward for California.
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Why your phone’s notifications are the way they are

Few inventions affected our relationship with technology as much as push notifications have. Before modern-day notifications, most of us felt in charge of deciding when we want to use and interact with technology, but now, technology is largely making that decision for us. It’s easy to blame technology, but it’s important to note that it isn’t technology at the heart of the problem—it’s our own inability to handle it. After all, not all notifications are created equal. And in order to better und...
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Monday Memo: Seattle-area home price data, holiday closures

MONDAY: The U.S. stock market closes three hours early, at 10 a.m. Seattle time, in a preholiday session. TUESDAY: U.S. financial markets are closed for Christmas Day. WEDNESDAY: Case-Shiller releases its home-price index for October, as prices have been falling faster in the Seattle metro area than anywhere in the country on a month-over-month basis. […]
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Netflix’s movie chief takes aim at Hollywood’s heart

Scott Stuber's mandate is to make the streaming service’s original film lineup as formidable as its television operation. His operation is set up to supply 55 original films a year, including some with budgets as high as $200 million.
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The Value In Challenging Yourself

Sometimes things can get a little boring (or a lot boring, in some cases). You get stuck in a routine, even though you didn’t try to create or maintain that routine. You are doing the same things over and over, and what was once interesting is no longer so. Nothing is riveting about a status quo that has lived on longer than it should have. Maybe I am talking about your work life. Alternatively, maybe you are reading this, and it calls some other part of your life to your mind’s eye. In some are...
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NZ shares gain on Christmas Eve

New Zealand shares gained in shortened Christmas Eve trading, shaking off the negative lead set by Wall Street's decline on Friday night, with defensive stocks such as property investment firms and power companies among the gainers.The... [Author: [email protected]]
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Infratil to help finance $240m sale of NZ Bus to private equity

Infratil has agreed to sell its NZ Bus unit to Next Capital for up to $240 million, but will help the Australian private equity firm pay for it.Announced after the New Zealand market had closed, Infratil said it's reached a conditional... [Author: [email protected]]
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Faculty Vacancy in SGPGI Apex Trauma Centre

Faculty Vacancy in SGPGI Apex Trauma Centre SGPGIMS - The Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow invites online applications for the recruitment of following sarkari naukri vacancy positions of  Assistant Professors in various disciplines in Apex Trauma Centre of SGPGI, Lucknow (Advt. No. I-76/ER/ACAD/2018-19)  : Faculty... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (SarkariNaukriBlog com)]
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9 Essential Investor Tips for 2019

You could be in a much stronger financial position by 2020. Here's how.
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Ho ho ho-hum: Xmas spending barely up on last year

It's a ho-hum Christmas for New Zealand shops, with the amount Kiwis spending through Paymark's network barely up on this time last year.Paymark says despite a strong pick-up in the latter part of the Christmas shopping period,... [Author: [email protected]]
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BP sells 3 Texas wind turbine farms to Ares Management Corp

HOUSTON (AP) — Oil and gas producer BP has sold three of its Texas wind farms to funds managed by affiliates of Los Angeles-based private equity firm Ares Management Corp. London-based BP says the deal includes its Silver Star, Sherbino Mesa 2 and Trinity Hills turbine farms. Terms of the sale, announced Friday in Houston, […]
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Huawei hits roadblocks in Europe after US fight

The US dispute with China over a ban on tech giant Huawei is spilling over to Europe, the company's biggest foreign market, where some countries are also starting to shun its network systems over data security concerns.Some European... [Author: [email protected]]
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The real reason Father Christmas wears red and white

Christmas and Santa have long had a commercial connection.
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Treasury Secretary talks to bank CEOs amid Wall St. jitters

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin called the CEOs of six major banks Sunday in an apparent attempt to reassure jittery financial markets coming off a turbulent week in the stock market that is now bracing for potential repercussions from a partial shutdown of the U.S. government.
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