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For more than two years, overseas travelers have had to quarantine upon arrival in China because of Covid restrictions. Pictured here at Beijing International Airport on June 18, 2022, are passengers waiting to be taken to quarantine-designated destinations. Leo Ramirez | Afp | Getty Images BEIJING — China cut the quarantine period for international travelers
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BMW’s iX electric SUV in China was the first global car brand to include the automobile version of Tencent’s WeChat messaging app, according to the Chinese tech company. Tencent BEIJING — Chinese internet giant Tencent wants to sell technology which the company says will help foreign automakers that want to sell cars in China’s massive electric vehicle market. BMW and some
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Investors who are “apathetic” or negative toward banks will change their stance in the year’s second half, according to RBC Capital Markets’ top banking analyst. Gerard Cassidy predicts bullishness will make a comeback due to strong revenue growth and optimism surrounding credit. “You can really see people coming back to [bank] the stocks. They’re under-owned,”
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A shopper inside a women’s clothing store in the East Village neighborhood of Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022. Kathryn Gamble | Bloomberg | Getty Images A widely followed consumer sentiment survey released Friday showed inflation expectations have eased slightly. The University of Michigan’s Surveys of Consumers said consumers expect inflation to rise
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Trevor Williams The 60/40 portfolio is under fire. But should investors sound the death knell for the classic investment strategy? Financial advisors and experts don’t think so — but it likely needs a tweak. “It’s stressed but it’s not dead,” said Allan Roth, a certified financial planner based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. More from Personal
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Cryptocurrencies have been under immense pressure after the collapse of a so-called stablecoin called terraUSD. Umit Turhan Coskun | Nurphoto via Getty Images A controversial stablecoin launched just before the collapse of a similar token called terraUSD is struggling to maintain its peg to the U.S. dollar. USDD, a so-called “algorithmic” stablecoin that’s meant to
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Jerome Powell, chairman of the US Federal Reserve, arrives to a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Ting Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told congressional lawmakers Wednesday that the central bank is determined to bring down inflation and
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Beyoncé released a new single, “Break My Soul,” on Monday. The song references quitting a job and employee stress, alluding to the recent Great Resignation trend. Larry Busacca | PW18 | Getty Images The Great Resignation is part of the zeitgeist. If you need proof, just ask Beyoncé. The superstar singer’s new single, “Break My
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Europe and the U.S. face a high likelihood of recession as central banks are forced to aggressively tighten monetary policy to combat inflation, according to Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing. The U.S. Federal Reserve, European Central Bank, Swiss National Bank and the Bank of England all moved to rein in inflation last week, albeit to
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In this article SOL.CM= The logo of cryptocurrency platform Solana. Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto via | Getty Images Decentralized finance platforms are going to extreme lengths to limit the fallout from a sell-off in cryptocurrencies. Solend, a lending platform built on the Solana blockchain, tried to gain control of its largest account, a so-called “whale”
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