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American Business News for 25 Jun 2018

Cue the "Jaws" music. Sharks are the stars of a splashy new exhibit hall at the New York Aquarium that marks a major step in the beachfront facility's recovery from …
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China says it will cut the amount of money most banks are required to keep on hand to free up funding for small businesses, amid a brewing trade war with …
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Why designers and chains arePlus-size apparel and the curvy models who promote them are hot. But some upscale designers and chains haven't gotten the memo. These companies recently expanded into size 14 and above but didn't want... to talk about their plus-size business -- as if they feared sales of their new larger sizes would hurt their core size...
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China cuts bank reserveChina says it will cut the amount of money some banks are required to keep on hand to free up funding for small businesses
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I am about at my wit’s end with Times‘ analysis and trend pieces. Just stop! (A subject for another day.)...
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China will lift part of itsFacebook China's Hainan island has released plans to give tourists access to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter in parts of two cities. A partial lifting of the county's "Great Firewall" is part of an... attempt to make the southern island a free trade zone and tourist hub. It's unclear whether locals would be able to access the otherwise-blocked sites. The local government's plan is no longer available online. China plans to lift part of its "Great Firewall" and give foreigners access to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter on the holiday island of Hainan. Google Maps/Business InsiderSee the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Why Siri sucks See Also: 16 of the biggest leaders in Silicon Valley reveal the one thing they would tell their teenage selves Instagram deleted a video by a news...
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President Donald Trump on Sunday issued new threats against America's trade partners, calling for them to remove trade barriers and tariffs, or face the consequences.
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European leaders on Sunday failed to reach a deal on a new approach to immigration, as German leader Angela Merkel fights for her political life.
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Morocco's Van Blends FolkloreVan, an award-winning Moroccan producer, composer and DJ, has been working since 2000 to develop his own compositions while launching career-defining hits for major Moroccan singers. His work is... flavored by the diverse musical heritage of his country, along with African and American influences.
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President Donald Trump is lobbing new threats against U.S. trade partners. Trump says Sunday on Twitter that the U.S. is "insisting" that countries remove "artificial" trade barriers and tariffs on...
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The U.S. House will try this week to vote on a Republican-written immigration overhaul, its second attempt in as many weeks, as GOP lawmakers balance pressure from President Donald Trump and the... party's base demanding a harder line on illegal immigration against a broader public outraged over the forced division of families under the recent administration crackdown.
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In a Chinese Village, Elderly Farmers Are Now Yogis

The New York Times - 25 Jun 2018 00:22
In a Chinese Village, ElderlyThe local Communist Party chief has turned to yoga to bring health and vitality to a fading, remote hamlet. Some tourist money would be welcome, too.
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(Reuters) - General Electric Co is close to a deal to sell its industrial gas engines business to private equity firm Advent International for $3 billion or more, The Wall Street Journal reported on... Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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A survey finds that almost half of European Union businesses have cut back on their investment in Britain since the country voted to leave the European Union two years ago. …
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UK lawmakers set to decide on Heathrow expansion

Miami Herald - 25 Jun 2018 10:59
British lawmakers are set to vote on whether to expand Europe's biggest airport -- the most important transportation decision in a generation, according to the government. Monday's decision on a …
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RBI may soon introduce mobileBanks and the PPI industry have been waiting for the RBI to issue operational guidelines on interoperability for several months now
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A closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, has declined slightly although managers' outlook for the months ahead remains at least slightly... optimistic. The Ifo …
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the EU are struggling to maintain an established order, writes George Friedman.
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My most memorable entrepreneurial experience as a kid was washing neighbors' cars on hot summer days. Armed with a power washing wand that sprayed soap, I charged $5 for a …
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Rhonda and Lonnie Edwards Jr. had good middle class jobs most of their lives. He worked nearly 35 years in an hourly union job at General Motors. She had a …
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After a billing miscommunication with their health insurance company, David and Danielle Coupe of Palatine, Ill., suddenly found themselves uninsured in mid-2016. But the couple didn't panic. They... began searching …
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Many financial experts agree that most people should build an emergency fund. You never know what sort of curveballs life will throw your way, but keeping six months or more …
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7 tips for millennials choosing a new bank

Miami Herald - 25 Jun 2018 10:00
Having to make tough decisions is one of the worst things about adulting. You have to decide where to work, who to marry and where to bank. Picking a bank …
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The Trump administration approved new insurance rules this week that will make it easier for people to buy skimpy health plans - and possibly wind up with insurance that falls …
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Voters in Washington, D.C., decided this week to do away with the so-called tip credit, a miserable practice that allows employers - mostly restaurants - to pay dirt-cheap wages if …
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