• 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Here is what you need to know.
    Trump seems to be backing down in the trade war with China. President Donald Trump and his administration have taken a softer tone against China in recent weeks, and talks between the two sides have restarted ahead of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, scheduled for the end of November.
    A top economist warns Trump's China trade war is doing more damage to the US economy than people think. "We expect a material slowing in the fourth quarter of this year - so right now - into the first quarter of next year," Seth Carpenter, UBS' top US-focused...
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  • 10 things in tech you need to know today

    10 things in tech you need to know today

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday.
    The research firm Facebook hired to smear its critics has been pushing an anti-Apple campaign that has Qualcomm's fingerprints on it. A New York Times story said Facebook had employed research firm Definers Public Affairs to spread potentially damaging stories about Facebook's critics, and it mentioned there is another technology client which is paying the firm to spread negative press about Apple.
    Sheryl Sandberg responded to the New York Times story in a Facebook post, saying she "did not know we hired" Definers. Sandberg...
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  • 10 things you need to know in markets today

    10 things you need to know in markets today

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Friday.
    1. "Am I going to see this through? Yes." UK Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday evening about Brexit amid doubts about her tenure as prime minister and after key cabinet members resigned. She is due to speak on LBC radio at 8.00 a.m. in London. The pound is rebounding against the dollar after a rout in the currency yesterday.
    2. Meanwhile, France is preparing various measures, notably those dealing with customs controls and checks at ports, in case there is no Brexit deal , said French transport minister Elisabeth...
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