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Wall Street week ahead: Trade protection doesn’t have to exclude growth stocks

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(Reuters) – The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don’t need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China. Some investors are seeking safety in domestic U.S. growth stocks ranging from software and online Read More

‘Toyota Cow-rolla’: Indian woman plasters her car with bovine DUNG to cool it down (PHOTOS)

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An Indian woman has come up with quite unconventional tactics to keep her car and herself cool while driving in hot weather, plastering her vehicle with cow manure – invoking a storm of online jokes. The game of car climate control was taken to a whole new level by the female driver from Ahmedabad, Sejal Read More

ICYMI: Go Huawei: US is scared of China’s strength, not its online spooks

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Google is kicking Chinese tech giant Huawei off its Android platform over fears it is under the influence of Beijing’s government. Google acted because the US Government told it to. Washington and its spies publicly warn about the threat of Huawei being used as a kind of Trojan horse for Oriental spooks, especially via the Read More

Foreign investors hope India dials back policy shocks after Modi win

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Foreign companies in India have welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election victory for the political stability it brings, but now they need to see him soften a protectionist stance adopted in the past year. BJP President Amit Shah and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gesture after the election results in New Read More

Singapore chases tech ‘Jedi Masters’ for Silicon Valley ambitions

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene. A man passes a Google signage outside their office in Singapore May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su He made the 8,000-mile trip, but said Read More

Google’s Ad Exchange faces privacy probe by Irish regulator

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The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has started an inquiry into the way that Google provides advertising services across the European Union. The watchdog is investigating whether the use of personal data to target online advertising is compliant with European privacy rules. The search giant’s Ad Exchange system is used by companies to target people Read More

Is Soros-linked Avaaz group a credible source on fake news? Mainstream media seems to think so

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Mainstream news outlets have eagerly reported on a study by the Avaaz campaign group, claiming far-right disinformation groups have been spreading fake news in the lead up to EU elections — but is the group all that it seems? The Avaaz network bills itself as social action group bringing “people-powered politics to decision-making everywhere” and Read More

Mnuchin says more U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States is at least a month from enacting its proposed tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese imports as it studies the impact on consumers, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies before the House Financial Services Committee hearing on “The Annual Testimony of the Read More

Aker Solutions ASA: Successfully Completed Bond Issue

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May 22, 2019 – Reference is made to the announcement on May 14, 2019. Aker Solutions ASA has today successfully completed a NOK 1,000 million senior unsecured bond issue with maturity in June 2024.  The bond issue was considerably oversubscribed. The bonds will have a coupon of 3 month Nibor + 3.00% p.a., and will Read More