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Markets 2020-05-30T06:55:00Z
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Singapore's financial centre will emerge as big winner of a draconian Chinese law

Singapore was the world's 5th largest financial centre in 2020, but analysts think Singapore could boost its global standing if firms leave Hong Kong.
News 2020-05-30T08:58:00Z
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How Germany tackled the coronavirus: 9 people tell us they are thankful for good leadership and a robust health system

Germany's Chancellor Merkel, a former scientist, instilled confidence. A national tendency to follow rules also helped mute the effects of COVID-19.
News 2020-05-30T10:00:00Z
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Since 2017, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed has silenced his critics. But the mysterious detention of his cousin, Princess Basmah, is different.
News 2020-05-30T03:27:25Z
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Opinion 2020-05-30T11:36:00Z
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Don't make social media tech bro billionaires the arbiters of truth

Neither the MAGA right nor the progressive left trusts Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey. And yet they want, nay, demand them to police political speech.
Strategy 2020-05-29T20:22:37Z
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SCOTT GALLOWAY: Top US colleges' insistence on keeping tuition costs high and offering fall classes in-person shows that they care only about money, not the public good

Galloway is scheduled to teach 170 students in a windowless room this September, which he says could be the opening scene for a "Contagion" sequel.
BI Prime Markets 2020-05-29T12:11:00Z

A Wall Street firm studied every crash over the past 100 years — and concluded that the unusual performance of 7 tech stocks is masking the risk of a prolonged meltdown

An ongoing anomaly in the stock market raises questions about how long this rally will last, according to Société Générale.
News 2020-05-29T22:39:33Z
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The initial video showed only one officer kneeling on George Floyd. That officer was arrested and charged with third-degree murder on Friday.
Tech 2020-05-30T12:30:00Z
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5 ways to watch SpaceX's historic first rocket launch of NASA astronauts live online

SpaceX will broadcast live video of its first human mission, called Demo-2, but so will NASA, National Geographic, the Discovery Channel, and more.
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News 2020-05-30T14:32:06Z

Bars across Arkansas were allowed to reopen this week. 2 bar owners in the state told us why they're not doing it.

Bars in Arkansas were allowed to reopen from Tuesday, despite the state's recording a new rise in coronavirus cases recently.
Retail 2020-05-30T14:30:00Z

Shoppers flooded dollar stores to stockpile cheap goods during the pandemic — here's why that's been a major boon to Dollar General

Dollar stores have historically seen great success during times of economic uncertainty and high unemployment.
News 2020-05-30T14:30:00Z

PHOTOS: Protests erupted in New York City as police clashed with demonstrators over the killing of George Floyd

Photos from Friday's protest in Brooklyn show police clashing with protesters. Similar events erupted across America over the killing of George Floyd.
Opinion 2020-05-30T14:27:00Z

American businesses need news from China. The White House is in the way.

Journalists are being kicked out of China at a critical time because of a spat between the White House and Beijing. This can't continue.
Markets 2020-05-30T14:16:00Z

These are the 8 mega-billionaires who have gotten the biggest boost to their net worth this year as the world has grappled with coronavirus

Markets have been on a rebound rally since bottoming in March. While the S&P 500 and Dow are down this year, the Nasdaq erased 2020 losses in May.
Transportation 2020-05-30T14:12:00Z

The $153,000 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 is an incredibly luxurious large SUV that has a 603-horsepower engine and enough luxury to trounce lesser rivals

The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 has a 603-horsepower, twin-turbo V8 engine and can haul its impressive bulk to 60 mph in about four seconds.
Markets 2020-05-30T14:07:18Z

Markets expect bank dividends to plummet 40% by next year, Goldman Sachs says

Income funds could dump much of their $18 billion in bank equities if such dividend cuts come to fruition, Goldman analysts said.
Science 2020-05-30T14:07:00Z

Vaccine and coronavirus skeptics packed into a hotel for a conference over Memorial Day weekend, defying guidelines

200 alternative medicine practitioners and followers attended a conference in a North Carolina hotel over Memorial Day weekend, defying guidelines.
Science 2020-05-30T14:06:00Z

The anti-vax movement is using growing hesitation around the coronavirus vaccine to attract more people

Surveys suggest Americans are increasingly unsure if they'd get a coronavirus vaccine. The anti-vaccine movement is using that to gain followers.
Finance 2020-05-30T14:01:00Z

The Death of Cash

The Death of Cash report projects what the payments ecosystem will look like through 2024 by examining digital payment proliferation's driving forces.
Tech 2020-05-29T16:56:57Z

Trump's feud with Twitter, explained in 30 seconds

The scuffle involves fact-checking, misinformation, and an executive order.
Politics 2020-05-29T19:40:36Z

Trump had one of his most authoritarian weeks yet as president as the US surpassed 100,000 coronavirus deaths

In free, democratic societies, it's not normal for leaders to threaten deadly violence against their citizens in any context.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-29T17:24:59Z

A political strategist turned VC thinks Trump's war with Twitter and Facebook could have a silver lining for small startups trying to compete with the giants

Bradley Tusk thinks a power vacuum could allow younger upstarts to compete with social-media giants like Twitter and Facebook.
News 2020-05-29T20:38:14Z

Colin Kaepernick spoke out about protests over George Floyd's death: 'civility leads to death, revolting is the only logical reaction'

"The cries for peace will rain down, and when they do, they will land on deaf ears, because your violence has brought this resistance," he said.
Tech 2020-05-29T21:24:00Z

Senators want an investigation into TikTok's privacy practices after it allegedly broke its promise to delete videos posted by young kids

Four US senators urged the FTC to look into claims that TikTok violated its agreement with the agency to do a better job of protecting kids' privacy.
Travel 2020-05-29T16:27:00Z

Is flying safe right now? Experts break down the risks associated with boarding a flight during COVID-19.

We asked an infectious disease doctor, an ER doctor, a medical advisor for an aviation trade association, a pilot, and industry experts: is flying safe right now?
Military & Defense 2020-05-30T14:00:00Z

'It's an awesome gun': US snipers are pumped to get the new rifle soldiers, Marines, and special operators all want

"I never saw anything on that gun that I didn't like," an expert US Army sniper said of the new rifle that fires 3 different caliber rounds.
Strategy 2020-05-30T14:00:00Z

The 12 best rosés to try this summer, according to wine experts

Whether you need something to pair with a fruity rooftop picnic or a steamed lobster dinner, this list curated by experts has you covered.
Transportation 2020-05-30T13:58:00Z

Flying private is the socially conscious choice during the pandemic for those who can afford it

Flying private is typically associated with luxury and excess but its health and safety benefits may now make it the socially conscious choice.
Personal Finance 2020-05-30T13:51:00Z

I have a $1 million life insurance policy, and there are 4 ways I hope my wife would use it if I died

Life insurance is designed to protect your family in the event you die. Before having kids, I bought a $1 million life insurance policy.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-05-30T13:45:00Z

An attorney who's represented 100 Russian hackers says they're often not shadowy criminal masterminds, but frustrated middle-class techies without options: 'You have to understand, there is desperation in Russia'

Arkady Bukh, a Soviet-born defense attorney, has made a career out of defending Russian hackers, a group he may understand better than anyone.
Finance 2020-05-30T13:37:42Z

The script has flipped from debt binges to equity sales — and Wall Street's making bank either way

Wall Street Insider is a behind-the-scenes look at the stories dominating banking, business, and big deals.
BI Prime Retail 2020-05-30T13:30:00Z

Supplements and vitamin sales are up 30% in the pandemic. Analysts reveal the companies that will reap the benefits.

Demand for vitamins and supplements is up 34%, and buzzy DTC brands like Ritual and e-commerce companies like Lucky Vitamin are reaping the benefits.
Transportation 2020-05-30T13:25:00Z

Rolls-Royce is now selling a $27,000 miniature replica of its $330,000 SUV complete with working lights and 'bespoke' details

The Rolls-Royce Cullinan replica is made from 1,000 pieces and there are over 40,000 paint shades for buyers to choose from.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-05-30T13:15:00Z

Microsoft's 'trailblazing' plan to solve climate change will create a lucrative new market, Morgan Stanley says

Microsoft has a fleshed-out plan to stop contributing to the earth's climate crises. It will be good for the planet and good for business.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-05-30T13:07:00Z

The drink of the spring is anything in a to-go cup

Sangria, beer, wine, gin — it's all the drink of spring, as long as it's in a to-go cup. Many states have relaxed restrictions on to-go cocktails.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-05-29T20:45:00Z

Taylor Swift is worth at least $360 million — see how the pop superstar makes and spends her ever-growing fortune

Taylor Swift uses her wealth on growing her real-estate portfolio across the US and donating to causes and charity.
News 2020-05-29T17:40:19Z

A 2007 lawsuit said the president of the Minneapolis police union wore a 'white power' patch on his motorcycle jacket and discriminated against officers of color

The police killing of George Floyd has brought a history of racial tensions within the city, and the police department, to the surface.
Culture 2020-05-29T19:47:39Z

People keep sharing the video of George Floyd. Some activists and mental health professionals are calling it 'pain porn' and begging them to stop.

Activists, members of the black community, and psychiatrists are asking their followers to stop spreading video footage of George Floyd's death.
Transportation 2020-05-29T20:46:27Z

Car-buying in the coronavirus era is moving online, but traditional dealerships aren't going away any time soon

Some consumers have discovered that an all-digital transaction is not only possible, but preferable.
Military & Defense 2020-05-29T22:29:00Z

Customs and Border Protection flew a Predator B drone over Minneapolis as protests rocked the city

The drone flight came amid intense protests in Minneapolis following the death of a black man after a police officer knelt on his neck.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-30T13:05:00Z

Steph Curry and Zoom CEO Eric Yuan just backed her college financing startup, and now this immigrant founder is tackling students' financial hardships brought on by COVID

Mos has raised $17 million, and is now helping students appeal financial aid decisions amid the coronavirus-led shutdowns.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-05-30T13:00:00Z

'The year of the customer, rather than the year of the prospect': Here are the three product areas that analysts think will drive Salesforce's growth this year

Analysts say Salesforce's 17% growth will come from demand for products that help companies stay connected to existing customers.
Enterprise 2020-05-30T13:00:00Z

The 14 most loved programming languages, according to a study of 65,000 developers

The Stack Overflow Developer Survey asked developers about the programming languages they like working with. Here's what their favorite languages are.
Science 2020-05-30T12:56:00Z

New York City's average life expectancy may have dipped by 5 years due to the coronavirus. Here's how that compares to past epidemics.

The 1918 flu pandemic resulted in a 12-year decrease in life expectancy in the US, but the decline was short-lived.
Opinion 2020-05-30T12:47:00Z

The Trump administration is denying career diplomats the chance at ambassadorships and packing the jobs with unqualified appointees

Restoring respect for the United States around the globe requires returning control of our embassies to experienced, career diplomats.
Transportation 2020-05-30T12:46:00Z

Lego is releasing a $379 kit to build a mini Lamborghini Sian hypercar that looks just like the real thing

Lamborghini and Lego teamed up to create the Lamborghini Sián FKP 37, which has nearly 4,000 separate pieces.
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