Gold set for first annual decline in three years

Gold fell on Monday as equities gained on likely progress in Sino-U.S. trade standoff, amid bullion prices heading for their first annual decline since 2015, losing to the dollar mostly on trade worries and rising interest rates.
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Palm gains slightly but headed for another yearly decline

Malaysian palm oil futures saw slight gains by Monday noon on firm crude oil and U.S. soyoil prices, but were on track to chart a second consecutive year of declines as high stocks and weak demand weighed on prices.
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Zuckerberg: Facebook can't fully stop election meddling or harmful speech

Election interference and harmful speech are issues that "can never fully be solved" by Facebook, according to the social media giant's embattled boss. In an end-of-year post on Mark Zuckerberg's own Facebook page, the chief executive... [Author: [email protected]]
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Oil prices gain, but set for first yearly drop since 2015

Oil prices climbed on the last trading day of the year on Monday, mirroring gains in stock markets, but were on track for the first yearly decline in three years amid lingering concerns of a persistent supply glut.
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Carlos Ghosn: Japanese court detains ex-Nissan chief for 10 more days

The former car company boss hoped to be released but faces more questions over financial misconduct allegationsCarlos Ghosn will remain in detention for another 10 days after a Japanese court approved a prosecutors’ request to continue questioning the former Nissan chairman over allegations of financial misconduct and breach of trust.Ghosn, who has been held at a Tokyo detention centre for more than six weeks, is accused of underreporting his salary by tens of millions of dollars and of transfer...
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Court extends detention for Nissan ex-chair Ghosn by 10 days

TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn will be detained at least through Jan. 11, the Tokyo District Court said Monday, as the once revered auto industry figure faces allegations that have marked a stunning downfall.Ghosn,... [Author: [email protected]]
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Amazon to expand Whole Foods stores: WSJ Inc is planning to expand its Whole Foods Market portfolio by adding more stores to put more customers within its two-hour delivery service range, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing sources.
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Snapchat boss puts strict limits on son's smartphone use

The chief executive of Snapchat has revealed that his own family is subject to strict screen time limits – much like the ones he himself grew up with.Evan Spiegel, who created the popular photo-sharing app in 2011, said that his... [Author: [email protected]]
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UK watchdog plans to overhaul treatment of whistleblowers

Britain's markets watchdog said on Sunday that it plans to overhaul its treatment of whistleblowers to make it easier for people to come forward.
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Court reportedly extends detention for Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese news report says former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn will be detained at least through Jan. 11.Ghosn, who led Nissan Motor Co. for two decades saving the Japanese automaker from near bankruptcy, was arrested... [Author: [email protected]]
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Tokyo court says extends detention of Nissan's Ghosn until January 11

The Tokyo District Court said on Monday it has extended the detention of ousted Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn by 10 days until Jan. 11.
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Oil prices set for first annual decline since 2015

Oil prices climbed on the last trading day of the year on Monday, taking a cue from firmer stock markets, but were on track for the first yearly decline in three years amid concerns of a persistent supply glut.
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Global Markets: Stocks pin hopes on Sino-U.S. talk, as year ends deep in the red

Asian stocks crept higher on Monday as hints of progress on the Sino-U.S. trade standoff provided a rare glimmer of optimism in what has been a rough year-end for equities globally.
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China's factory activity falls for first time in 2-1/2 years: official PMI

China's factory activity contracted in December for the first time in more than two years, in a further sign of slackening demand and rising pressure on the world's second-largest economy as it heads into 2019.
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Tokyo court extends detention of Nissan's Ghosn by 10 days: TV Asahi

The Tokyo District Court has extended the detention of ousted Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn by 10 days, TV Asahi reported on Monday.
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Monday Memo: Closing the year on stocks, market breather, jobs data

The business week ahead
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3 New Year’s resolutions that might help thaw the ‘crypto winter’

As 2018 draws to a close, many members of the crypto community will be happy that they made it through to the end of another volatile year. Many can still be heard repeating their mantra of “I believe in the tech” to anyone that will care to listen. The battle scars of 2018 will ensure that this year will be remembered for all the wrong reasons by crypto enthusiasts. For example, there was the infamous $520 million crypto hack, and more recently another Japan-based crypto exchange was hacked, lo...
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Here's what you missed this weekend: Trump tries to respond to dead children at the border, Kelly says the 'wall' won't be a real wall at all, and truculent truck drivers block Tesla Superchargers

President Donald Trump, Republicans, and administration officials have responded to a second December death of a migrant child in US custody. In an interview, outgoing White House chief of staff John Kelly said Trump's "Wall" won't actually be a wall. Business Insider spoke to truck drivers pointedly blocking Tesla Superchargers as multiple reports of the trend have surfaced online. It was the weekend before New Year's Day 2019, but 2018's news didn't stop. Following the death of a second mig...
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The 2018 ‘good tech’ awards, for projects that are actually trying to improve the world

Here are a handful of companies, people and organizations that use technology to help others in real, tangible ways. They remind us that although scandals and wrongdoing in tech rightly get a lot of attention, there’s good happening elsewhere.
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How To Reach Your Goals in 2019

There is a difference between “goals” and what I call “disciplines,” something I wrote about in my first book, The Only Sales Guide You’ll Ever Need. The distinction is critical (more about that later). There are also two types of goals you need to set, and most people only set the first type of goal for themselves, cheating themselves of what they really want (if they have even done the work to know what they want in the first place, as most people haven’t been given a model of how to determine...
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IRS issues new W-4 for 2019 tax year withholding

There's one more day in 2018, but it's too late to adjust your withholding for this almost over tax year. Following enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), a lot of folks earlier this year should have tweaked the amount of federal taxes they have taken out of their paychecks. Those TCJA changes, which went into full effect for 2018, could mean some — OK, a lot; one estimate says 30 million — taxpayers could face an unexpected tax bill when they file their returns in 2019. If you discover...
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The job offering graduates $95,000 a year: Air traffic control roles up for grabs

Every year, we trawl through the archives and republish a few of the standout business stories from the last year. This is essentially a mix of the most popular, topical or insightful pieces published in 2018. Here's one that made... [Author: [email protected]]
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Kim Jong Un expected to ring in 2019 with big policy speech

TOKYO (AP) — Kim Jong Un will be keeping North Korea watchers busy on New Year's Day, when he is expected to give his annual address laying out the country's top priorities for the year ahead.The speech, which is normally broadcast... [Author: [email protected]]
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NZ dollar heading for 5.4 percent decline in 2018

The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 5.4 per cent decline against the greenback this year, with US interest rates the main focus for 2018.The kiwi traded at 67.05 US cents at 1pm in Wellington, largely unchanged from Friday,... [Author: [email protected]]
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The best shows on Amazon Prime right now (January 2019)

There's more to Amazon Prime than free two-day shipping, including access to a number of phenomenal shows at no extra cost. To make the sifting easier, here are our favorite shows currently streaming on Amazon Prime. The post The best shows on Amazon Prime right now (January 2019) appeared first on Digital Trends.
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It Looks Like Verizon's Online Advertising Project Is a Flop

The telecom giant's bet on online advertising hasn't worked out, and the company just admitted as much.
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How To Report Backdoor Roth In TurboTax

Updated on December 30, 2018 with new screenshots from TurboTax Online 2018. If you use other tax software, see: How To Report Backdoor Roth In H&R Block Software How To Report Backdoor Roth In TaxACT How to Report Backdoor Roth In FreeTaxUSA If you did a Backdoor Roth, which involves making a non-deductible contribution to a Traditional IRA and then converting from the Traditional IRA to a Roth IRA, you need to report both the contribution and the conversion in the tax software. For more info...
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The hottest business stories of 2018

Kylie Jenner, imploding retail sales and an endless summer - the most-read business stories of 2018.
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What the SpaceX Mirror Polished Stainless Steel Spaceship Will Look Like

William Falconer-Beach has rendered some images of the SpaceX Spaceship with a mirror polished stainless steel body. Elon Musk has reported that SpaceX is building the body of the Spaceship out of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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