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‘Avengers: Endgame’ dethrones ‘Avatar’ as highest-grossing movie of all time

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The epic finale to Marvel’s Infinity Saga, ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ has officially become king of the global box office set, topping James Cameron’s ‘Avatar,’ which held the title for almost a decade. ‘Endgame’ is now the biggest film of all time, with worldwide ticket sales currently standing at US$2.79 billion, according to Box Office Mojo. This Read More

Who ‘owns’ the Moon 50 years after mankind’s 1st ‘giant leap’

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Humans first set foot on the Moon half a century ago, but it remains largely unexplored and uncolonized to this day, and humankind cannot agree on how to do business there. After all, who “owns” the Moon? Fifty years after Neil Armstrong made “one small step” on the surface of the Moon on July 20, Read More

Morgan Stanley reports drop in profit, but wealth management gains

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(Reuters) – Morgan Stanley (MS.N) reported a drop in quarterly profit Thursday, hit by lower market activity amid global trade tensions and expectations for U.S. interest rate cuts. FILE PHOTO: A sign is displayed on the Morgan Stanley building in New York U.S., July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo It was the last big U.S. Read More

Morgan Stanley profit beats on wealth management gains, lower expenses

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(Reuters) – Morgan Stanley (MS.N) reported a drop in quarterly profit but beat analysts’ expectations on gains in its wealth-management business and lower expenses. FILE PHOTO: A sign is displayed on the Morgan Stanley building in New York U.S., July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo The results capped earnings for big U.S. banks and underscored Read More

Morgan Stanley profit beats on wealth management focus

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FILE PHOTO: A sign is displayed on the Morgan Stanley building in New York U.S., July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo (Reuters) – Morgan Stanley (MS.N) reported a drop in quarterly profit but beat analysts’ expectations on slim gains in its wealth management business and lower expenses. The results capped earnings for big U.S. banks Read More

California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet

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OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes. Ashley Avila, 11, plays with her nephew Alexander Avila, 3, outside of their home where Alexander was lead poisoned by lead-based Read More

Big tech ‘indenture entire populations into servitude’ to corporations & govts – Snowden

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Tech giants such as Google or Facebook store vast amounts of personal data for their own gain but they are also “happy to hand over” this data to governments, making people vulnerable to persecution, Edward Snowden warned. Any person can pretty much be sure that “everything you’ve done, everything you’ve typed into their search box, Read More

Martin Midstream Partners to Announce Second Quarter 2019 Earnings on July 24

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KILGORE, Texas, July 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: MMLP) plans to publicly announce its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 after the market closes on July 24, 2019. An investors conference call to review the second quarter results will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2019 Read More

Powell testimony, Fed meeting highlight case for ‘insurance’

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A confidence shock driven partly by the U.S. trade war is at the center of an increasingly persuasive argument for Federal Reserve policymakers seriously considering cutting rates for the first time in a decade. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday set the stage for the rate cut this month, as records Read More

Huawei looking to Russia for technology to cut reliance on US tech

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Chinese telecom giant Huawei has contacted several Russian tech firms to create joint ventures and use their technologies, sources told business news outlet RBC. Huawei plans to significantly increase its sales in Russia. Over the past few months, Huawei has contacted several Russian firms, including the developers of Elbrus processors and Alt operating systems (OS), Read More