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China says retail sales grew 17.7% in April, missing expectations

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A worker uses a thermometer to check the temperature of a customer as she enters a Starbucks shop as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China January 30, 2020.A worker uses a thermometer to check the temperature of a customer as she enters a Starbucks shop as the country is hit by...

Employees quitting the 9-to-5 to be their own boss during the pandemic

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SINGAPORE — For Fiona Loh, juggling marketing, accounts, customer service and product development is all in a day's work.The 28-year-old swapped computers for cookies last year, when she quit her stable job as a technology product manager for a bank to run her own bakery business, Whiskdom."Every day I felt something nudging within me: What if, what if, what...

Where should I go this summer? See where other travelers are headed

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With vaccines rolling out across across the world, travelers want to reclaim something most gave up during the lockdown era: the summer vacation.Travel searches are surging, and bookings aren't far behind. But it isn't happening uniformly across continents.Here's who is booking, where people are traveling, and what's beckoning travelers from their homes again.Europe on the moveMore than half (56%)...

Goldman Sachs names its buy-rated cloud shares

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AliCloud's headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China.VCG | Visual China Group | Getty ImagesAnalysts at Goldman Sachs have picked three Chinese cloud stocks set for strong growth, with potential upsides to their share prices of more than 50%.China's online population surged during the pandemic and by the end of last year it had nearly 1 billion web users....

Stock futures rise slightly after Wall Street’s worst week since February

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Traders on the floor of the NYSE.Source: NYSEStock futures edged up in overnight trading on Sunday as the market looked to continue to rebound from last week's sell-off triggered by inflation jitters.Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 40 points. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures were both 0.2% higher.Bitcoin price dropped more than 7% to around...

Tracking reflation trades as metals, oil rise

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The reflation trade is in full swing.Commodity prices such as for oil and metals have spiked this year with investors betting on the economic recovery and related demand for materials, manufacturing and construction.Invesco's PDBC Commodity Strategy ETF, which tracks the most heavily traded commodities, has risen nearly 26% in 2021 as the S&P 500 has gained 9%. Other commodity-related...

Elon Musk suggests Tesla may have dumped bitcoin holdings

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Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and chief executive officer of Tesla, waves while arriving to a discussion at the Satellite 2020 Conference in Washington, D.C., on Monday, March 9, 2020.Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesTesla CEO Elon Musk implied in a Twitter exchange Sunday afternoon that the electric vehicle maker sold or may sell the rest of its...

May 17, 2021: Which Day Is Today? Know Holidays, Festivals and Events Falling on Today’s Calendar Date

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Sixteen days of the month of May are over! The fifth month of the year begins, it brings for us quite some events to remember and celebrate. Today is just another day that marks amazing...

U.N. Secretary General calls Israel-Palestinian violence appalling, demands end

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Palestinians inspect their house, after it was destroyed by an Israeli airstrike, in the city of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip on May 16, 2021.Said Khatib | AFP | Getty ImagesUnited Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called the violent conflict between Israel and Gaza militants "utterly appalling" and urged for an immediate ceasefire, as the worst outbreak of...

AT&T in advanced talks to merge WarnerMedia with Discovery

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Combined images of AT&T CEO John Stankey (L)and john stankey WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar.ReutersAT&T is in advanced talks to merge WarnerMedia with Discovery in a deal that will strengthen the combined company against rival media giants Netflix and Disney, according to people familiar with the matter.A deal could be announced as soon as tomorrow, said the people, who asked...