The EU immediately rejected Facebook’s latest vision of how online content should be regulated, warning that the social media company will have to assume more responsibility for illegal material on its platforms. Mark Zuckerberg toured Brussels on Monday, meeting EU officials and journalists and publishing a white paper called “Charting the Way Forward: Online Content
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti launched an environmental plan this week that encourages the use of green bonds. He gave the city’s debt management team until December to report back on financing instruments and mechanisms, including municipal bond deals the city has already executed that have a positive climate and environmental impact. That gives the
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Bulls: -The stock market is going up -There is positive momentum -The term “bulls” is used because of the way a bull attacks (on an upward pattern) -The phrase “a bull for McDonald’s” means you are long or positive on McDonald’s Bears: -The stock market is going down -There is negative momentum -The term “bears”
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In this video David discusses the mental hurdle of placing your first trade with any type of instrument, regardless if it’s in forex, stocks or commodities. Trading can seem daunting and complex and beginners can make mistakes when they open their first active position. He takes you through the actual process of making that first
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VANCOUVER, Feb. 13, 2020 /CNW/ – LiteLink Technologies Inc. (CSE:LLT)(OTC:LLNKF)(FRA:C0B), a key player in supply chain platforms and logistic IoT sensors, is pleased to announce that Easterday Farms Produce Company (“Easterday Farms“) has transitioned from trials to become a commercial client of LiteLink’s 1SHIFT Logistics IoT cold chain sensors platform for rail freight transports. Easterday Farms
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Viktor Bunin is a protocol specialist at Bison Trails, a company that offers one-click access to various blockchain nodes. While the number of Bison Trails users is, according to Bunin, headed “up and to the right,” he addressed concerns with Libra and the recent drop-out of major banking and business players. In short? He’s not
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It’s hard to believe that during the Great Recession following the 2007 financial crisis, there were funds that delivered positive returns. But there were. Among these were capital preservation funds, which do exactly what they imply: preserve your capital—even during economic downturns. If you’re looking at total returns on an annual basis, the capital preservation
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President Xi Jinping issued orders to contain the deadly coronavirus outbreak almost two weeks earlier than previously thought, according to an account that appears to contradict the narrative that local officials were to blame for allowing the epidemic to spiral. The official Communist party magazine Qiushi’s account over the weekend says that Mr Xi met
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A year after a lower court restructured the Puerto Rico Sales Tax Restructuring Corp. (COFINA) bonds into new bonds, a case attempting to overthrow the restructuring is actively moving forward in an appeals court. At stake is a restructuring of senior and subordinate COFINA bonds with original par value of $17.6 billion. Investors started selling
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Long position With a long position, you buy a stock at a certain price and sell it at a higher price as the stock appreciates in value. The profit that you make is the difference between your buy price and the price that you sell it at. Short position With the short position what happens
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This week’s strategy video covers a very important scenario that all traders come across – trend breakouts that don’t turn out as expected. Textbooks say that if a trendline breaks, then that’s it – another direction is certain. David explains why this isn’t necessarily true and he gives us illustrations and examples of the so-called
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Visa vs. MasterCard: An Overview The electronic payments industry is dominated by four companies. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover are responsible for handling the majority of the world’s card payments. Visa and MasterCard present unique offerings since neither company is involved with extending credit or issuing any cards. This means that all Visa and
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One of the most haunting images to come out of Wuhan, the Chinese city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, is of a distressed woman in an upper floor apartment banging a homemade gong and wailing for help. “There’s nothing I can do, please can someone come help us,” the woman, pleads from her
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Borrowers can use personal loans for all kinds of purposes, but can the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) treat loans like income and tax them? The answer is no, with one significant exception: Personal loans are not considered income for the borrower unless the loan is forgiven. In other words, you cannot be taxed on loan
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Top US officials threatened and cajoled European allies as cracks in the western alliance were laid bare at the Munich transatlantic security conference. Mark Esper, US defence secretary, warned that a European embrace of Chinese 5G mobile communications technology could compromise the Nato military pact. Mike Pompeo, secretary of state, urged an end to European
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Illinois expects $750 million in budgetary relief over the next three years through consolidation measures, healthcare savings from new labor contracts, interest savings on overdue bills, and improved collections announced by Gov. J.B. Pritzker ahead of his fiscal 2021 budget address. “For the coming year, our efficiencies and initiatives will yield at least $225 million
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