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Mark Mobius: Asian nations’ tough talk on TPP reentry by US is a bluff

Emerging markets guru Mark Mobius says the tough talk from Asian about the US reentering the TPP trade deal won’t last.

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Here’s why bank stocks are getting hit even after their earnings beat the Street

Bank earnings may have looked nice as it pertained to the headline numbers, but when investors looked deeper they didn’t like what they saw.

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Russia says UK led ‘staged’ Syria gas attack

The Russian military said that an alleged chemical attack in Syria was staged and directed by Britain.

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How economics can help solve South Africa’s crime problem

South Africa is notorious for its high crime rate, a reflection of its economic inequality and racial tension.

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A former Microsoft employee is using AI to track herds of connected cows

Sensor data allows farmers to tell when a cow is chewing cud, lying down, walking, drinking or eating.

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Nobel Peace Laureate defines what it means to be a true leader

“Leaders are the ones who will stand up and speak when no-one else is willing to speak up.”

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Gender pay gap

For the first time, the extent of pay differences between men and women in the UK has been exposed.

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Former ‘super bull’ sours on economic growth, sees ‘good old fashioned slowdown’ ahead

The Economic Cycle Research Institute’s Lakshman Achuthan spots a trend in the economic data that suggests a slowdown.

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Car rams into group of German pedestrians in Muenster, leaving 3 dead and more than a dozen injured

A car drove into a group of people in the western German city of Muenster on Saturday,
killing several and injuring others.