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Global stocks jump as Trump authorizes Biden's presidential transition process to begin

Lucas Jackson/Reuters Global stocks jumped on Tuesday after Donald Trump authorized President-elect Joe Biden's presidential transition process to begin. Trump took a significant step toward acknowledging the election result on Monday evening, but is still convinced he and his allies can continue to contest the outcome.Biden's planned nomination for former Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary is another key driver boosting market sentiment.AstraZeneca's vaccine is helpi...
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Global shares ease as vaccine euphoria wanes and US lockdowns come into force

FILE PHOTO: New York Stock Exchange opens during COVID-19 Reuters Global equities retreated modestly, as some of the euphoria over a potential vaccine that drove the Dow Jones to record highs the day before faded somewhat. New restrictions on movement in parts of the United States to halt the surge in the virus dimmed some of the optimism, helping keep safe-havens such as gold and Treasuries steady. Sharply rising cases, tightening lockdown restrictions could quickly knock the fragile econ...
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#Saudi Debt Beats Peers for Now as Bond Traders Brace for Biden - Bloomberg

Saudi Debt Beats Peers for Now as Bond Traders Brace for Biden - Bloomberg The bonds of OPEC’s largest crude producer have shrugged off historically low energy prices and the coronavirus pandemic this year. Investors are pondering how long that outperformance will last with Joe Biden in the White House.Saudi Arabia’s U.S. dollar-denominated debt has handed investors an average return of about 10% this year through Nov. 13, the second-best performance among developing nations, according to data c...
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Water cannon fired at German anti-lockdown rally

German police fired water cannon during an anti-lockdown rally in Frankfurt on Saturday and eventually broke up the gathering as rules...
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Global stocks rise, but vaccine euphoria is giving way to COVID-19 caution as US cities and states lockdown again

Julius Shakari, a California man, wears PPE in front of Wall Street's Charging Bull. Timothy A Clary/Getty Images Global shares edge higher, but the momentum of this week's rally began to fade, as COVID-19  infection rates forced new restrictions across the US. US stock futures rose around 0.8%, pointing to a stronger start to trade later in the day, while oil surrendered some of this week's gains.  Basic resources, energy, and brick-and-mortar retail stocks were among the biggest lagg...
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Chemistry: How nitrogen is transferred by a catalyst

Catalysts with a metal-nitrogen bond can transfer nitrogen to organic molecules. In this process short-lived molecular species are formed, whose properties critically determine the course of the reaction and product formation. The key compound in a catalytic nitrogen-atom transfer reaction has now been analysed in detail by chemists at the University of Göttingen and Goethe University Frankfurt. The detailed understanding of this reaction will allow for the design of catalysts tailored for speci...
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ECB president Christine Lagarde says COVID-19 recession is 'highly unusual' and cautions against excessive optimism over a vaccine

Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank, speaks to the media following a meeting of the ECB governing board Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images COVID-19 has produced a highly unusual recession and recovery is likely to be uneven, even with the roll-out of a vaccine, the European Central Bank president, Christine Lagarde, told a meeting of central bankers. Lagarde signaled the central bank will continue to support the eurozone economy and bond-buying is its preferred tool to do so....
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Deutsche Bank calls for a 5% 'privilege' tax on people choosing to work from home, with the money given to low-income staff

A Frankfurt branch of Deutsche Bank pictured in 2015. Frank Rumpenhorst/picture alliance via Getty Images Working from home should be taxed to help support people on low incomes who cannot do their jobs remotely, Deutsche Bank said Tuesday. People choosing to work from home despite their company providing a permanent desk should pay the tax, at 5% of their salary. If companies do not offer permanent desks, they should pay instead, the report argued. Deutsche calculates the tax could raise ...
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The Berlin Wall fell 31 years ago. Here's how people who were there in 1989 remember the historic 'Mauerfall' today.

East German border guards look through a hole in the Berlin wall after demonstrators pulled down one segment at the Brandenburg Gate on November 11, 1989. Associated Press/Lionel Cironneau The Berlin Wall fell 31 years ago, on November 9, 1989.It was a moment that shocked the world and marked the beginning of the end of the Cold War — culminating in the toppling of the East German communist dictatorship, the reunification of Germany in 1990, and the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.But ...
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United States: Proposed 'Online Accessibility Act': Will It Limit ADA Website Accessibility Lawsuits? - Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

The number of website accessibility lawsuits continues to increase. On October 2, 2020, the Online Accessibility Act was introduced in the US House of Representatives.
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United States: Do Telecommuters Working In Another State Owe New York State Income Taxes? - Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

New York State recently issued new tax guidance for telecommuters providing answers to questions about the impact of COVID-19 on their New York State and New York City personal income tax liability.
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United States: Send Noods, Not N*des - Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

Brands and advertisers are constantly looking for opportunities to connect with consumers in innovative and memorable ways.
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US stock futures gain and the dollar slips, as millions of Americans head to vote in the presidential election

A monitor states "VOTE" as campaign staff pose for photos on stage Mark Makela/Getty Images US stock futures pointed to a 1% rally at the start of trade on Wall Street, while the dollar fell broadly, as investors pared back some of the positions established over the last week ahead of Tuesday's presidential election. In Europe, basic resources stocks, oil and banks gained, despite another round of lockdown measures in Italy, where COVID-19 infections are surging again. Gold and silver edge...
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Task-Map-Tube-Metro-0.13

Install the Map::Tube concrete metro modules.Changes for 0.13 - 2020-11-03T23:51:31+01:00Add Map::Tube::Athens 0.01 version. Add Map::Tube::Bielefeld 2020.0330 version. Add Map::Tube::Copenhagen 0.04 version. Add Map::Tube::Frankfurt 0.04 version. Add Map::Tube::Kolkatta 0.33 version. Add Map::Tube::Madrid 0.39 version. Add Map::Tube::Milan 0.005 version. Add Map::Tube::Nuremberg 0.06 version. Fix Makefile.PL failing with no '.' in @INC. Improve LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT section in doc. Update Map::...
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Researchers identify new drug candidate with potential to treat COVID-19

Researchers from the University of Kent, the Goethe-University in Frankfurt am Main (Germany), and the Hannover Medical School (Germany) have identified a drug with the potential to provide a treatment for COVID-19.
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New drug candidate for the treatment of COVID-19

Researchers from the University of Kent, the Goethe-University in Frankfurt am Main (Germany), and the Hannover Medical School (Germany) have identified a drug with the potential to provide a treatment for COVID-19.
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Global stocks limp higher after Wall Street indexes crashed the most since June, but tougher COVID-19 rules in Europe and the US election cap gains

Reuters / Brendan McDermid Global stocks limped higher on Thursday after the biggest one-day loss on Wall Street since June, but new lockdowns in Europe and next week's US election were curbing gains. European stocks rose in the range of 0.2% to 0.7% and US futures rose as much as 1%."The overnight misery on the most toxic combination of more stringent mobility restrictions, traders unwilling to add risk ahead of the US election next week, and the pre-election US stimulus impasse has seemi...
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Global stocks extend losses after Wall Street indexes crashed the most since June, but tougher COVID-19 rules in Europe and the US election cap gains

Reuters / Brendan McDermid Global stocks extended the biggest one-day loss on Wall Street since June, as new lockdowns in Europe and next week's US election pointed to jitters for investors. European stocks fell in the range of 0.2% to 0.9% and US futures slid by about 0.3%."The overnight misery on the most toxic combination of more stringent mobility restrictions, traders unwilling to add risk ahead of the US election next week, and the pre-election US stimulus impasse has seemingly abate...
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Which Cities Have the Highest Risk of a Housing Bubble?

Two German cities, Munich and Frankfurt, were found to have the highest risk of a housing bubble developing in a recent survey released by investment bank UBS. Other cities at risk were Toronto, Hong Kong, Paris, Amsterdam and Zurich. In Munich and Frankfurt, housing prices grew by more than 5 percent over the course of a year. Prices in Dubai (rank 24) continued to ease after housing boomed between 2010 and 2014 in connection to high oil prices. Unrest in Hong Kong also saw prices decline in...
Tags: Hong Kong, Real Estate, San Francisco, Infographic, Chicago, Radio, Frankfurt, Munich, Dubai, Ubs, Tokyo, Geneva, Madrid, Zurich, Statista, General Interest


Janis Joplin & Tom Jones Bring the House Down in an Unlikely Duet of “Raise Your Hand” (1969)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZmiefQ5y4U If you’re a fan of Tom Jones and you don’t care who knows it, then no one needs to justify the jovial Welsh superstar’s lounge-soul covers of pop, R&B, and rock songs to you . Certain purists have been a tougher sell on Jones’ act, including, in 1969, Neil Young, who joined Jones onstage once, and only once, on the This is Tom Jones show and immediately regretted it. But who cares about Neil Young’s cranky dislike of commercial television...
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History Huch, Ricarda: Deutsche Geschichte. V1 [German] 26.10.2020

Das gewöhnlich unter dem Titel "Deutsche Geschichte" zusammengestellte Werk besteht eigentlich aus drei Veröffentlichungen: Römisches Reich Deutscher Nation. 1934. Das Zeitalter der Glaubensspaltung. 1937. Untergang des Römischen Reiches Deutscher Nation. (Posthum) 1949. Es wird mit diesen drei Bänden nicht die gesamte deutsche Geschichte abgebildet, soweit Ricarda Huch sie überschauen konnte. Der letzte Teil reicht, wie der Titel anzeigt, nur bis zum Jahr 1806, als unt...
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German tech firm SAP drops as much as 17% after cutting 2020 outlook due to slow recovery from coronavirus pandemic

SAP shares fell as much as 17% after the German software maker cut its 2020 business outlook, citing a slower recovery than anticipated for many of its key clients from the pandemic. Germany's biggest software maker cut its business outlook for 2020 to to €27.2 to 27.8 billion ($32.1-32.8 billion) from a previous estimate in April of €27.8 to 28.5 billion ($32.8-33.7 billion). SAP said it would now target an expansion in its cloud computing division to more than €22 billion ($25.98 billion) by ...
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Singapore Airlines doesn't want to dethrone its original world's longest flight even though the new one is three miles longer – here's how the two will differ

Singapore Airlines is launching a new route to New York in November. Phuong D. Nguyen/Shutterstock.com Singapore Airlines is launching a non-stop flight between Singapore and New York City in November, its first flight to the region since March. The route will be the longest in the world at 8,287 nautical miles – two nautical miles longer than the Singapore-Newark route – but that's not how the airline sees it. Flights will operate using a similar aircraft type, with seats available in bus...
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Singapore Airlines doesn't want to dethrone its original world's longest flight even though the new one is 3 miles longer – here's how the two will differ

Singapore Airlines is launching a new route to New York in November. Phuong D. Nguyen/Shutterstock.com Singapore Airlines is launching a non-stop flight between Singapore and New York City in November, its first flight to the region since March. The route will be the longest in the world at 8,287 nautical miles – two nautical miles longer than the Singapore-Newark route – but that's not how the airline sees it. Flights will operate using a similar aircraft type, with seats available in bus...
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Lewandowski hits hat-trick as Bayern Munich rout Frankfurt

Berlin (AFP) – Robert Lewandowski took his Bundesliga tally to 10 goals in five games this season with a hat-trick as Bayern Munich thumped Eintracht Frankfurt 5-0 on Saturday. Lewandowski has scored nine goals in... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Sane back in Bayern squad after knee injury

Munich (Germany) (AFP) – Striker Leroy Sane is back in the Bayern Munich squad for Saturday’s match against Frankfurt after missing three games with a knee injury, coach Hansi Flick said on Friday. “Leroy is absolutely... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Global stocks slide as progress on stimulus stalls, with just two weeks to go to the US election

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Global stocks slid on Thursday after the US Senate's stimulus smack-down dimmed the prospects of another relief package ahead of the November election.House Speaker Nancy Pelosi acknowledged that negotiations may not come together until after the election, although she has said: "I'm pretty happy. I think we have a prospect for an agreement."US futures edged lower after a top US official said Russia and Iran took "specific actions to influence public opinion" relat...
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Gulf Bond Flurry Sets $102 Billion Record Before U.S. Election - Bloomberg

Gulf Bond Flurry Sets $102 Billion Record Before U.S. Election - Bloomberg:  A burst of debt deals in the Gulf has pushed issuance to a record in the region as borrowers rush to shore up their oil-dependent budgets before the U.S. presidential vote.  Gulf Cooperation Council sovereigns and corporates have sold $102 billion in debt so far this year, already exceeding the highest full-year figure. Junk-rated Oman was in the market on Wednesday with a sale of seven and 12-year dollar notes, alongs...
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Europe's busiest airport is now offering $100 coronavirus tests that give results within an hour

Andresr/Getty Images Some passengers at Heathrow Airport in London can now pay £80 ($104) for a COVID-19 test that guarantees results within an hour. The tests are on offer to passengers flying to Hong Kong and Italy, which require proof of a negative test result on arrival. The company behind the initiative said the test, which is carried out on site, is "not as sensitive" as those processed at labs. British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and Cathay Pacific will be the first airlines to offer...
Tags: Transportation, Hong Kong, Europe, UK, London, France, US, Trends, Flying, Frankfurt, Munich, Italy, Healthcare, Heathrow, Finland, Airplane


Stocks gain, but rising COVID-19 cases and the looming US stimulus vote deadline feed investor jitters

The DAX Index curve shows the downward trajectory at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange Getty Images European shares edge up, boosted in part by upbeat earnings from Swiss lender UBS, but rising Covid-19 cases and upcoming deadline on US stimulus vote keep gains in check. European-based market gauges of volatility rise, reflecting greater investor nervousness. Brexit negotiations, new lockdowns in parts of the UK, in Ireland and elsewhere in Europe dent the pound and underpin the dollar index.  ...
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