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US stocks decline for a 2nd day as concerns over slowing economic growth persist

Traders work at the NYSE Thomson Reuters floor US stocks fell Wednesday due to concerns that US economic growth may slow down. The Federal Reserve
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Photos of a new, sprawling Amazon warehouse in Mexico surrounded by deteriorating shacks have gone viral as the tech giant continues to expand its footprint internationally

Viral photos of a huge new Amazon facility in Mexico, surrounded by abandoned homes, are captured on viral. Amazon claimed it would create jobs.
Economic cost of climate change could be six times higher than previously thought
Science

Economic cost of climate change could be six times higher than previously thought

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 public domain According to UCL researchers, economic models of climate change could have significantly underestimated the cost
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Stocks actually perform better when investors are uncertain about economic policy, despite fears to the contrary, says a Wall Street chief strategist

Andrew Kelly/Reuters Although investors have been taught to believe the stock market hates uncertainty and that they are afraid of it, historical
Internet shutdowns by governments have ‘proliferated at a truly alarming pace’
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Internet shutdowns by governments have ‘proliferated at a truly alarming pace’

As states attempt to suppress dissent and protest, they have increased the number of government-led internet shut downs over the past decade. Access
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US stocks slip from record highs as investors await new economic data

Stocks in the United States fell from records Tuesday, as investors awaited new economic data. Major indexes continue to see their seventh
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Stock futures are flat with S&P 500 at fresh record

An trader works on the New York Stock Exchange's floor, New York, August 20, 2021. U.S. stock futures were stable in overnight trading Wednesday
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Euro zone business activity remains robust in August as jobs boom

Gondolas or gondoliers are a characteristic feature of Venice's canals. They have been carrying tourists again with a limited number of passengers
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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will reportedly back Jerome Powell for another term as Fed Chair

Bloomberg reported Saturday that Janet Yellen would support another term for Jerome Powell's Fed chair. Powell succeeded Yellen to the US central
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Why climate change will keep interest rates low for decades, according to Carson Block

AP Photo/Noah Berger In a letter to investors, Carson Block of Muddy Waters stated that interest rates will remain at "ridiculously low"