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A Parent’s Guide To What The Hell Is Going On With...

Maybe you're a parent who, like a lot of parents nowadays, is working from home as the covid-19 pandemic...

Explainer: Trump has little power to restart U.S. economy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he wants the U.S. economy to reopen by Easter Sunday, April 12, despite the...

What do the Fed’s latest moves mean for U.S. consumers?

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve unleashed new emergency measures on Sunday night to limit the economic harm from the coronavirus, including...

Explainer: Dollar demand reveals market’s pain point

LONDON (Reuters) - This month's dramatic selloff in financial markets is causing ructions in vital funding markets that keep money flowing between banks and...

Explainer: Google hails ‘quantum supremacy’, but don’t chuck out your PC...

BERLIN (Reuters) - Researchers at Google say they have achieved 'quantum supremacy', in which a computer harnessing the properties of sub-atomic particles did a...

Altcoins: Ahead of Libra, XRP cryptocurrency gains toehold in commerce

LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook's Libra may be grabbing all the headlines at the moment, yet a major cryptocurrency already exists that's gained a toehold...

Explainer: Disruptions in the global shipping industry

(Reuters) - Oil shipping rates are soaring following a series of sanctions on a Chinese transportation giant and limitations placed on movement of Venezuelan...

Explainer: The jet subsidy row that threatens transatlantic trade war

(Reuters) - The United States and European Union are edging closer to a tit-for-tat tariff war over aircraft subsidies as a 15-year-old dispute at...

Explainer: Advertising execs point to five ways Google stifles business

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the company's $116 billion-a-year advertising business....

Explainer: Why Asia’s biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars

TOKYO (Reuters) - China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end...