Business

  • Automakers Halting Export and Production in Russia
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    2022-03-04 18:22:32 UTC

    Countries around the world are tightening sanctions against Russia in response to the country’s invasion of Ukraine last week. As a result, companies are limiting, halting or fully exiting business activities in Russia, including many automakers. Here are all measures taken by automakers that have decided to pull back operations in ...
  • Germany Sending Weapons: Our "Duty Towards Ukraine"
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    2022-02-26 20:00:43 UTC

    BERLIN — In a significant shift, the German government said Saturday it will send weapons and other supplies directly to Ukraine and supports some restrictions of the SWIFT global banking system for Russia. Germany’s chancellery announced it will send 1,000 anti-tank weapons and 500 “Stinger” surface-to-air missiles to Ukraine “as q...
  • What to wear and How To Dress According To Your Body Type - Style Guides
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    2021-09-29 23:27:46 UTC

    Chances are you may have a couple of pieces of clothing, or possibly more, in your closet that you never wear. They may still even have the tags attached. You were excited when you saw them online or purchased them in the store but once you got them home, you weren't so in love with them anymore. </p><p><br></p><blockquote><a href="...
  • Get Answers to Common Questions About Group Health Insurance
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    2021-07-31 19:06:05 UTC

    Health insurance plays a pivotal role in protecting individuals and families against costs that are often incurred as a result of injury or sickness. However, most people in the US with health coverage obtain it from their employer or spouse’s employer. Group insurance makes a lot of sense for businesses and employees together with the...
  • What Types of Car Insurance Coverage To Choose - Read Our Tips
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    2021-07-28 18:57:39 UTC

    <p>If you are just planning to take your car abroad for a while, e.g. on a preliminary fact-finding trip or extended business travel, your normal insurance policy will often suffice. Contact the insurance provider and ask what their coverage for international travel entails.</p><p>Frequently, international auto insurance policies switc...
  • Crypto Market Boost Comes After Amazon Gets Serious About It
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    2021-07-24 21:33:48 UTC

    Bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices have suddenly surged after a tumultuous week for crypto traders. The bitcoin price has added around 7% over the last 24 hours, while ethereum, Binance's BNB, Ripple's XRP and dogecoin have climbed between 5% and 10%—pushing the combined crypto market value up by $200 billion since Wednesday. The ...
  • Insurers Must Pay off Insurance Claims Quickly
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    2021-01-28 03:04:12 UTC

    LONDON (Reuters) - Insurers face enforcement action if they don’t pay up as soon as possible on business insurance claims following a landmark court ruling, Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority said on Friday. The Supreme Court earlier this month ruled that many business insurance policies should cover losses caused by coronavirus ...
  • A New Social Media Platform With Incredible Features
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    2021-01-10 19:02:05 UTC

    <p><a href="https://glogat.com/signup" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><strong>Glogat is a free social media platform</strong></a> that not only offers a way to stay connected globally, but also provides a number of useful features, such as blogging, video calls, livestreaming and sections to create news, videos and business ...
  • U.S. Govt Accuses Facebook of Abusing Its Market Power to Crush Competitors
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    2020-12-09 23:53:02 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government and 48 states and districts sued Facebook Wednesday, accusing it of abusing its market power in social networking to crush smaller competitors and seeking remedies that could include a forced spinoff of the social network’s Instagram and WhatsApp messaging services. The landmark antitrust lawsui...
  • $500M Aid for Small Businesses
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    2020-12-06 00:07:12 UTC

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will provide temporary tax relief and $500 million in aid to small businesses struggling because of coronavirus outbreak restrictions, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday. The tax measures include a three-month automatic extension of the income tax payment deadline for those paying less than $1 mi...
  • What To Do Immediately After A Car Accident
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    2020-12-06 20:11:47 UTC

    Car accidents, even just fender benders, are an unfortunate fact of life. Even though fewer cars are on the road during the pandemic—16% fewer according to Zendrive, a smartphone-based driving analytics app provider—drivers might be more distracted. Phone use while driving was up 38% after lockdowns started, according to a May study by...
  • Filing an Auto Insurance Claim
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    2021-09-02 01:52:21 UTC

    If you have recently been in a car accident, you may be uncertain about what to do. You're probably not surprised to hear that many people are unsure about what to do after an accident. Even the most cautious and experienced drivers can find themselves shaken up on the side of the road, assessing damage after an accident. So if you ...
  • Car Insurance with OnStar Vehicle Data
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    2020-12-02 00:34:36 UTC

    <h2>Find the best cheap car insurance</h2> Nov 18 (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Wednesday launched an auto insurance program with the help of its OnStar subsidiary, joining a growing field of companies hoping to cash in on the vast amounts of data generated by increasingly automated and connected cars. The new auto policy is a...
  • Palm Oil: Consuming Sweat and Blood
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    2020-09-25 02:21:38 UTC

    PENINSULAR MALAYSIA (AP) — Jum’s words tumble out over the phone, his voice growing ever more frantic. Between sobs, he says he’s trapped on a Malaysian plantation run by government-owned Felda, one of the world’s largest palm oil companies. His boss confiscated and then lost his Indonesian passport, he says, leaving him vulnerable ...
  • IMF: Global Economy Has Entered Recession, Worse Than 2008 Downturn
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    2020-03-27 23:26:50 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund said Friday it is clear that the global economy has now entered a recession that could be as bad or worse than the 2009 downturn. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said the 189-nation lending agency was forecasting a recovery in 2021, saying it could be a “sizabl...
  • 3.3 Million Americans Filed for Unemployment Aid in A Single Week
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    2020-03-27 00:45:33 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — almost five times the previous record set in 1982 — amid a widespread economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus. The surge in weekly applications was a stunning reflection of the damage the viral outbreak is inflicting on the economy. Fili...
  • U.S. Auto Sales Plummet 80 Percent
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    2020-03-26 04:24:17 UTC

    (Reuters) - Vehicle sales in U.S. states that implemented lockdown orders to curb the spread of the coronavirus will drop 80% or more, analysts said on Wednesday. Auto retail sales through the week of March 22 declined 22% nationwide on a yearly basis and as much as 40% in some cities on the U.S. West Coast, according to an analysi...
  • Asian Markets Opened Sharply Higher
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    2020-03-25 03:14:56 UTC

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shares opened sharply higher in Asia on Wednesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to its best day since 1933 with Congress and the White House nearing a deal on injecting nearly $2 trillion of aid into an economy ravaged by the coronavirus. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index jumped 5.3%, while Hong Kong added 3% ...
  • The Latest Developments in Coronavirus Outbreak
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    2020-03-22 18:54:16 UTC

    (Reuters) - As coronavirus cases ballooned in Europe, several countries imposed or planned new restrictions to try to curb the spread. Britain told panic-buyers to calm down. California and three other U.S. states directed tens of millions of people to stay at home. DEATHS, INFECTIONS * More than 340,408 people have been infecte...
  • Dow Ends Week With a 17.3% Loss
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    2020-03-21 00:53:35 UTC

    <p>Wall Street ended the week the same way it began: in full retreat from the coronavirus.</p><p>Stocks fell sharply and the price of oil sank Friday as federal and state governments moved to shut down bigger and bigger swaths of the nation&rsquo;s economy in the hope of limiting the spread of the outbreak.</p><p>The Dow Jones Industri...
  • Dow Erases All Its Gains Since Trump’s Inauguration
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    2020-03-18 23:34:43 UTC

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks tumbled more than 5% on Wall Street Wednesday, and the Dow erased virtually all its gains since President Donald Trump’s 2017 inauguration. Even prices for investments seen as safe during downturns fell as the coronavirus outbreak chokes the economy and investors rush to raise cash. Markets have been incredib...
  • Global Stocks Fall Sharply as Virus Cases Spread Around the World
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    2020-03-16 20:33:23 UTC

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell sharply around the world Monday as the coronavirus forced huge swaths of the economy to the edge of a standstill, from parked airplanes to the nearly empty restaurant around the corner. The Dow industrials took a 2,999-point nosedive on Monday as fears deepen that the coronavirus outbreak will throw glob...
  • Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates Is Stepping Down From Company’s Board to Focus on Philanthropy
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    2020-03-14 22:02:26 UTC

    <p>REDMOND, Wash. (AP) &mdash; Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said Friday he is stepping down from the company&rsquo;s board to focus on <a href="https://apnews.com/b1279711ee234b3ab3916d292d262643">philanthropy.</a></p><p>Gates was Microsoft&rsquo;s CEO until 2000 and since then has gradually scaled back his involvement in the compan...
  • Global Shares Plunge: Worst Day Since '87
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    2020-03-13 02:06:33 UTC

    <p>NEW YORK (AP) &mdash; Shares have plunged in Asia, with Japan&rsquo;s benchmark sinking 10% after Wall Street suffered its biggest drop since the Black Monday crash of 1987.&nbsp;</p><p>Markets worldwide have retreated as fears of economic fallout from the coronavirus crisis deepen and the meltdown in the U.S., the world&rsquo;s big...
  • Nothing Can Pull Markets Out From Undertow
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    2020-03-06 20:41:47 UTC

    <p>NEW YORK (AP) &mdash; Stocks kept falling Friday, and bond yields took more breathtaking drops as a brutal, dizzying couple weeks of trading showed no sign of letting up.&nbsp;</p><p>Even a better-than-expected <a href="https://apnews.com/1d187742ff0d4a44bf235fd00c665fb7">report on U.S. jobs</a> wasn&rsquo;t enough to pull markets f...