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Europe in crisis, Germany is in trouble: Andy Brenner

The health of Europe's largest economy is in difficulties as Germany grows on the edge of a recession. A decline in exports slowed the German economy, which fell by 0.1 percent in the second quarter of 2019. "Germany is in terrible shape with negative GDP this week and with its expectations looking for another negative GDP during the third quarter …

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Is Hard Seltzer Like Four Loko Even Healthy?

Hard seltzer? Coming from a dietician's perspective, it's a tough sale. While various brands of hard seltzers (and still water!), From White Claw to Truly, have emerged in recent years, a news flooded last week: Four Loko. Specifically, Four Loko Sour, a hard seltzer that has 14 volume percent alcohol (ABV). It corresponds to almost three macro brews and about …

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Helpers convinced Trump to postpone tariffs by warning they could "ruin" Christmas: CNN

President Trump Donald John TrumpTrump looks "very carefully" as Portland braces to duel protests WaPo calls Trump admin "another threat" to endangered species Do Democrats turn Trump-like? MER 's decision to delay tariffs may have been partly driven by concerns about implementing such tariffs would hurt Christmas, according to a new report from CNN. Sources familiar with the matter reportedly …

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The stock market gyrates when the economic picture becomes blurred

You're not the only one confused about where the economy is headed. Just look at the stock market, where confused investors sent shares on a wild ride in August. And there could be much more where it came from. Two notoriously volatile months for equities are just ahead. Shares around the world jumped Friday to face another incredible week. Investors …

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Walmart is pushing back on Amazon – and winning

<div _ngcontent-c15 = "" innerhtml = " Getty Retail giant Walmart continues to push back against Amazon and win more online sales. Last week, the company reported a 2.8% jump in same-store sales and a 37% jump in online sales for the financial second quarter. It's on top of a 3.4% jump in US Q1 comp sales, and a 37% …

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Report: The United States is expected to grant Huawei another 90-day export license

Back in May, the US government placed an export ban on Huawei that prevents US companies (and companies using US origin technology) from doing business with the Chinese technology giant. As Huawei still has customers to support in smartphone and mobile infrastructure operations, the US Department of Commerce gave Huawei a 90-day exception to the ban, allowing it to support …

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Impossible franchises have exciting expansion plans

Yes, now that CBS and the paramount that owns Viacom are merged, they can "boldly go" in many creative new directions for Star Trek Mission: Impossible and anyone else looks mature to expand the brand. The merger will bring Star Trek movies and TV shows back under the same corporate umbrella for the first time since 2005. There has been …

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Helping members force Trump to delay tariffs: It could "ruin Christmas"

Copyright 2019 CNN Copyright 2019 CNN Related stories [19659006] WASHINGTON, DC – When President Donald Trump's trade advisers were looking for a strategy last week to prevent his threatened tariffs on China, they came up with a new approach: appeal to his cheers. To prevent a move that would probably have caused the prices of popular consumer goods to spike, …

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