Samsung companies’ shares jump after chairman’s death

Samsung companies’ shares jump after chairman’s death

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Shares in groups tied to South Korean conglomerate Samsung jumped a day after the death of chairman Lee Kun-hee, as investors bet they would boost dividends to help his family members pay high inheritance taxes. Lee, who passed away on Sunday, was the country’s richest person with stakes in Samsung units worth about Won18.2tn ($16.1bn) […]

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Bitcoin's Richest Are Selling, So Why Is The Price Surging?

Bitcoin’s Richest Are Selling, So Why Is The Price Surging?

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Whales have been selling Bitcoin throughout the weekend, from October 22 onwards. Despite the heightened number of sellers in the market, the dominant cryptocurrency has continuously rallied. Some Bitcoin whales have been selling BTC over the past week, since October 22. Getty Images In crypto, the term “whale” refers to a high-net-worth investor who holds […]

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Google antitrust case is opening salvo in war with Big Tech

Google antitrust case is opening salvo in war with Big Tech

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After months of political grandstanding in Washington, the opening shot has finally been fired in the battle to restrain Big Tech. In a complaint against Google last week, backed by the Republican attorneys general of 11 U.S. states, the Justice Department ended years of inaction on the part of antitrust authorities. The complaint received resounding […]

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Student Loans—Who Really Owes $1.6 Trillion Of Debt?

Student Loans—Who Really Owes $1.6 Trillion Of Debt?

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Getty Getty Who really owes $1.6 trillion of student loan debt? It’s not who you think. Here’s what you need to know. Student Loans The latest student loan debt statistics show that 45 million borrowers collectively owe more than $1.6 trillion in student loan debt. However, these headline statistics miss the details of who really […]

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Best websites to sell clothes, art, furniture, jewelry, more

Best websites to sell clothes, art, furniture, jewelry, more

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Want a side hustle to finance holiday buying? Consider selling stuff you already own. Selling your lightly used possessions frees up space in your house and generates cash. As the pandemic keeps stifling the economy, nearly half of Americans intend to participate in some sort of side hustle to finance holiday spending, according to a […]

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Aides to Mike Pence test positive for Covid-19

Aides to Mike Pence test positive for Covid-19

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Aides to US vice-president Mike Pence tested positive to Covid-19 over the weekend as a surge in coronavirus cases hung over the US election ahead of the final full week of campaigning. Donald Trump and Joe Biden entered the last stretch of a marathon campaign as record increases in cases across several states tested the […]

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What’s The Future Of ESG Investing?

What’s The Future Of ESG Investing?

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As the honeymoon phase ebbs, expect larger markets and more questions Green investing getty ESG investing is here to stay in one form or another. It’s already evolving into a dominant force in Europe as  Price Waterhouse Consulting claims that 60 percent of mutual fund assets there will be ESG related by 2025. On the eve one […]

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The world must prepare for a contested US election

The world must prepare for a contested US election

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The writer is an Oxford university professor and Hoover Institution senior fellow Democracies everywhere must prepare for the contingency of a contested result in the most important US election in living memory. Learning from the disarray around the disputed 2000 election, they should have an informally co-ordinated stance. Listening to international election monitors, they should […]

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