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Asian stocks mixed ahead of next round of US-China talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Monday as traders watched for developments on a fresh round of trade talks with the United States this week in Beijing. Markets in China and Taiwan, reopening after a weeklong Lunar New Year break, edged higher on hopes that American and Chinese officials will make progress on […]
Tags: Business, News, China, Singapore, Ap, Taiwan, Nation, United States, US China, Nation & World, Beijing Markets


How Business Cards Keep You from Missing Out on Opportunities While Traveling

As a frequent traveler, whether you take your trips for business or pleasure, you can always find opportunities within your travels that are too good to pass up. They could come in the form of business proposals, potential ventures, or simply some discount offers for your next excursion. At these times, you often share your contact details verbally, on a quick piece of paper, or by having your contact saved in the other party’s phone. But verbal details can be forgotten easily, insignificant pie...
Tags: Travel, Business


Malaysian ex-PM Najib combative ahead of 1MDB graft trial

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is hardly lying low ahead of his corruption trial on charges related to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund. He’s crooned about slander in an R&B video and vilified the current government in daily social media posts to counter portrayals of […]
Tags: Business, News, Nation, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Najib Razak, Najib, Nation & World


Graphic: Sanctions, OPEC cuts push Asia's sour crude oil prices above Brent

Middle East oil benchmarks Dubai and DME Oman have nudged above prices for Brent crude, an unusual move as U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Iran along with output cuts by OPEC tighten supply of medium to heavy sour oil, traders and analysts said.
Tags: Asia, Money, Opec, Iran, businessNews, Middle East, Dubai, Oman, Venezuela


Oil prices fall as U.S. rig count rise, trade concerns

Oil prices fell by around 1 percent on Monday as drilling activity in the United States, the world's largest oil producer, picked up and financial markets were pulled down by trade concerns.
Tags: Money, businessNews, United States


Australian prime minister boasts security credentials

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister has cast his government as stronger on national security than the opposition after signing an agreement with the French government to deliver a fleet of submarines and ahead of federal elections expected to be held in May. Prime Minister Scott Morrison used a speech to Australia’s National Press […]
Tags: Business, News, Australia, Nation, Scott Morrison, CANBERRA Australia, Nation & World, National Press


New Zealand central bank to hold rates at record low as global risks grow

New Zealand's central bank is expected to leave interest rates unchanged this week but may adopt a more dovish tone and cut forecasts, in line with other major central banks as global economic headwinds add risks to the outlook.
Tags: Money, businessNews, New Zealand


Britain and Switzerland to sign post-Brexit trade agreement

Britain and Switzerland will sign an agreement on Monday to continue trading on preferential terms after Brexit, the British trade department said, protecting a trade relationship worth 32 billion pounds ($41.41 billion).
Tags: Money, businessNews, Britain, Switzerland


Singapore's aged in line for pre-election budget bonus

Singapore's elderly are primed to benefit from a generous budget unveiled next week, analysts say, as the government prioritises the needs of a fast-ageing population ahead of an election expected as soon as this year.
Tags: Money, Singapore, businessNews


UK's May rejects pivot towards Brexit customs union compromise

British Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected the idea of targeting a customs union with the European Union, pouring cold water on hopes from some that she could shift her Brexit policy to win over the opposition Labour Party.
Tags: UK, Money, European Union, businessNews, Theresa May


Exclusive: Apollo nears $3 billion deal to buy Cox TV stations - sources

Apollo Global Management LLC is nearing a roughly $3 billion agreement to acquire Cox Enterprises Inc's 14 regional TV stations, the biggest in a series of deals the private equity firm is lining up to become a force in U.S. broadcasting, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Apollo Global Management LLC, Cox Enterprises Inc, Cox TV


Gold holds steady on global growth concerns; trade talks in focus

Gold prices held firm on Monday, supported by worries over a slowdown in global economic growth and uncertainties around Sino-U.S. trade war, but a strong dollar limited the safe-haven metal's appeal.
Tags: Money, businessNews


‘Apex Legends’ players may soon be able to battle on their own or in teams of 2

Apex Legends currently only allows players to enter battle royale matches in groups of three. That may soon change as datamined code allegedly contains references to Solo Mode and 2-Man Squads. The post ‘Apex Legends’ players may soon be able to battle on their own or in teams of 2 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Respawn Entertainment, Battle Royale, Apex Legends


Oil prices fall on rising U.S. rig count, Illinois refinery fire

Oil prices fell by more than 1 percent on Monday as U.S. drilling activity picked up and as a refinery fire in the U.S. state of Illinois resulted in the shutdown of a large crude distillation unit.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Illinois


Google Maps AR mode previewed, now in testing with small group of users

Google Maps AR mode is expected to launch to the public soon, as it has been rolled out to a small group of users for testing. The Wall Street Journal previewed the augmented reality feature. The post Google Maps AR mode previewed, now in testing with small group of users appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Android, Mobile, News, Trends, Augmented Reality, Google Maps, Wall Street Journal


#BigDaily: AI Arms Race; UPI Surprise; PhonePe Raising at $10Bn valuation

Here goes all that you need to read today : the latest news and information. Subscribe to #BigDaily newsletter to stay smart and informed about all important happenings from the digital and tech world. Welcome to #BigDaily, the newsletter from NextBigWhat that brings curated news from the wild web, saving you time and effort. Here goes today’s edition. AI Arms Race: China is rushing to deploy autonomous AI weapons ...
Tags: Google, Twitter, Business, News, China, India, US, Atlantic, United States, Anil Ambani, KKR, Flipkart, UPI, Brexit, Alexa, Paytm


When the windshield helps drive the car, a repair isn’t so simple

Fixing a cracked windshield used to be the kind of repair a technician could perform in a few minutes in your office parking lot while you were at work. Today, the same repair could take hours and require expensive computerized equipment in a special facility. And it will probably cost much more. If the repair […]
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Ex-Facebook security boss Alex Stamos says the company is like 'Game of Thrones' at the highest levels of leadership (FB)

Former Facebook exec Alex Stamos says the leadership culture at the company is like "Game of Thrones." In an interview with CNN, the outspoken security pro said it could be difficult for Facebook execs to admit when they were wrong. Stamos reportedly clashed with others on the leadership team, including COO Sheryl Sandberg, while at the Silicon Valley firm. n former Facebook exec has likened the culture in the senior ranks of the company to "Game of Thrones." Speaking to CNN's Laurie Segall i...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Hbo, Trends, Cnn, Netflix, New York Times, Silicon Valley, Signal, Stanford University, Sheryl Sandberg, Mark, Yahoo Finance, Stamos, Alex Stamos, Sheryl


Asian shares slip, looming U.S.-China trade talks in focus

Asian shares started the week on the backfoot as investors were unable to shake off worries about global growth, U.S. politics and the Sino-U.S. trade war, keeping the safe-haven dollar well bid near a six-week top against major currencies.
Tags: Money, businessNews, U S China


Air New Zealand takes blame for administrative blunder that meant Shanghai flight turned around

Air New Zealand has taken responsibility for a costly blunder that resulted in a flight from Auckland to Shanghai being turned around.A spokeswoman said the aircraft at the centre of yesterday's problem was new to the route and... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Shanghai, New Zealand, Auckland


The Next Wave of ‘Unicorn’ Start-Ups

Uber and Airbnb were part of an early generation of tech start-ups that quickly reached $1 billion in value. The up-and-coming generation is looking very different.
Tags: Freelancing, News, Millennial Generation, Innovation, Venture Capital, Cb Insights, Start-ups, Car Services and Livery Cabs, Computers and the Internet, Agriculture and Farming, Mobile Applications, Delivery Services, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting


Top Shop staff told to wear 'revealing clothes' when boss Philip Green visited

The Top Shop retail empire faces further scrutiny as more allegations about the behaviour of company owner Sir Philip Green come to light. Former employees at the company told investigative journalists at The Telegraph that managers... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Philip Green, The Telegraph


Human trafficking trial: Chefs 'sold a dream' by Auckland couple

Foreign chefs were "sold a dream" by the owners of an Auckland sweet shop who are on trial for human trafficking, a court heard today.Mohammed Atiqul Islam and Nafisa Ahmed, the owners of failed Sandringham Royal Sweets & Cafe,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Sandringham, Auckland, Mohammed Atiqul Islam, Nafisa Ahmed


Get Sorted: How to keep your finances in control

Whoa! Things can get out of control. There are some weeks when the costs seem to come at us from all directions – Christmas debt comes calling, holiday travel leaves a dent, and then it's time to shuffle the kids off to school. It's... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business


AP Exclusive: Undercover spy exposed in NYC was 1 of many

LONDON (AP) — When mysterious operatives lured two cybersecurity researchers to meetings at luxury hotels over the past two months, it was an apparent bid to discredit their research about an Israeli company that makes smartphone hacking technology used by some governments to spy on their citizens. The Associated Press has now learned of similar […]
Tags: Business, Technology, London, News, NYC, Ap, Nation, Associated Press


A Phrase That Does More Harm Than Good!

There is a phrase that pretty much all of us have been guilty of using and quite frankly; It kills our credibility. In this week’s episode of The Sales Playbook Podcast, we address it (and all... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Here's Why Sage Therapeutics Gained 48.9% in January

The pharma company reported positive results from an important phase 3 trial.
Tags: Finance, Article, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, C5b1499e-ce3b-5eee-94fd-e4d9e4ce0bee


‘Lego Movie 2’ wins the box office amid slow start for 2019

The slow start to 2019 continued, but animated sequel The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part still won its opening weekend, holding off challenges from several other new releases to become the highest-grossing film of the three-day span. The post ‘Lego Movie 2’ wins the box office amid slow start for 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Trends, The Prodigy, Weekend Box Office, Movies & TV, The Lego Movie 2, What Men Want, Cold Pursuit


Investors lukewarm about Briscoes Christmas miracle

Retailer Briscoe Group has delivered a solid fourth quarter performance, despite a tough pre-Christmas period for the sector. It's predicting another full-year of profit growth - which would make it the ninth in a row.But investors... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Briscoe Group


Here's Why International Paper Rose 17.5% in January

The paper company recovered after an awful December and then proved Wall Street wrong with full-year 2018 operating results.
Tags: Finance, Article, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 54c84c0e-7fab-5ced-86a3-65fe4026db4f



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