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International Finance

Closing Wrap – Monday, November 25, 2019 In European Equity Markets the pan-European Stoxx 600 climbed 1.05%, with travel and leisure stocks adding 1.96% to lead gains as all sectors and major bourses traded in positive territory. The FTSE 100 in London moved higher by 0.96%. In terms of individual stock moves, Siemens Gamesa shares gained […]

Sacha Baron Cohen calls social media ‘the greatest propaganda machine in history’

Speaking at the Anti Defamation League’s International Leadership summit on Thursday night, where he was accepting an award, the actor and comedian criticized social media — especially Facebook (FB), Twitter (TWTR), and YouTube — as “the greatest propaganda machine in history.” Baron Cohen blamed the tech companies for stoking the fires of bigotry and enabling the spread of dangerous conspiracies, often […]

International Finance, Closing Wrap – Friday, November 22, 2019

In European Equity Markets the pan-European Stoxx 600 was 0.4% higher at the closing bell, with positive news on the trade war outweighing weak economic data out of the euro zone. Basic resources stocks added 1.8% to lead gains as most sectors and major bourses advanced. In terms of individual stocks, Umicore stock fell 4%, while Johnson […]

China’s 2020 Public Holiday Schedule! Time to Plan Your 2020! ( predicted calendar

There isn’t any Chinese national public holiday left in 2019, but here’s the good news . we are going to share China’s 2020 public holiday calendar! Let’s plan your schedule! There are 7 Chinese festivals having a holiday for all citizens, according to the Regulation on Public Holidays for National Annual Festivals and Memorial Days. […]

China’s 2020 Public Holiday Schedule! Time to Plan Your 2020! ( predicted calendar

There isn’t any Chinese national public holiday left in 2019, but here’s the good news . we are going to share China’s 2020 public holiday calendar! Let’s plan your schedule! There are 7 Chinese festivals having a holiday for all citizens, according to the Regulation on Public Holidays for National Annual Festivals and Memorial Days. […]

Finance News

In European Equity Markets the pan-European Stoxx 600 was 0.4% lower at the closing bell, with almost every sector and all major bourses in negative territory. Basic resources, a sector heavily exposed to China, fell 1.5% to lead losses, while autos stocks bucked the trend to end the session above the flatline. In corporate news, Thyssenkrupp on Thursday reported a widening […]

10 things we want to leave behind in the 2010’s

10 Things We Want to Leave Behind in the 2010s Imagine the next decade without Facebook, flat-Earthers, and exploding phones. We feel better already. We’re not usually ones for New Year’s resolutions. But new decade resolutions? Okay, we can get behind that. Ten years seems like enough time to recognize the difference between just another […]