• How to Win Free McDonald's for Life
How to Win Free McDonald's for Life

McDonald's recently released a new ad for their " McGold Card ", which is like the Black Card of fast food. The McGold Card doesn't necessarily mean unlimited food however. If you win, your concerns over where your next meal is coming from will be replaced by fears that your heirs will attempt to hasten your death (more than eating a lifetime sup...

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  • Bitcoin File (BIFI) Achieves Market Capitalization of $0.00
Bitcoin File (BIFI) Achieves Market Capitalization of $0.00

Bitcoin's market capitalization stood at United States dollars 123.8 billion at a price of USD 6,622 per BTC . A few days ago, cryptocurrencies saw the first dip before the SEC announcement , which took place after the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) deal was revealed.

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  • Trump vows to double steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey
Trump vows to double steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey

While Turkey and the United States are at odds over a host of issues, the most pressing disagreement has been over the detention of US citizens in Turkey, notably Christian pastor Andrew Brunson who is on trial on terrorism charges. The president, who says a shadowy "interest rate lobby" and Western credit ratings agencies are attempting to bri...

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  • Ryanair pilot strike grounds 400 flights across Europe
Ryanair pilot strike grounds 400 flights across Europe

Nearly 400 flights have been cancelled today, affecting more than 55,000 passengers. One of the most severe was the 48-hour cabin crew strike on 25 and 26 July, which saw a total of 600 flights to and from Spain, Portugal, Italy and Belgium cancelled, ruining the travel plans of 100,000 passengers.

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  • Turkish lira tumbles to fresh low
Turkish lira tumbles to fresh low

Meanwhile, concerns were intensified on August 10 by a report in the Financial Times that the supervisory wing of the European Central Bank (ECB) had over the last weeks began to look more closely at eurozone lenders' exposure to Turkey.

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  • Moscow to retaliate in sanctions war with US
Moscow to retaliate in sanctions war with US

Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia were found slumped unconscious on a public bench in the English city of Salisbury on March 4. Britain had already accused Russian Federation of being behind the attack, which the Kremlin vehemently denies .

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  • Canada Defiant After Saudi Arabia Freezes New Trade Over Human Rights Call
Canada Defiant After Saudi Arabia Freezes New Trade Over Human Rights Call

Since Monday, the Middle Eastern country began imposing a flurry of diplomatic sanctions starting with the expulsion of the Canadian ambassador, Dennis Horak, who was deemed "persona non grata" on Twitter by Saudi officials, giving him 24 hours to leave the Gulf country.

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  • New York City Council votes to limit number of Uber, Lyft vehicles
New York City Council votes to limit number of Uber, Lyft vehicles

Lawmakers who backed the measure cited congestion in the city and hoped that it would stop the decline in compensation for drivers, according to WABC in NY. In a committee meeting on Wednesday, New York City Councilmembers cited concerns over pay and quality of life for the 80,000-some drivers now working as independent contractors under Uber and L...

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  • Trump vows to impose tariffs on more Chinese goods
Trump vows to impose tariffs on more Chinese goods

Chinese data on Wednesday showed exports to the U.S. rose 13.3% in July to $41.5 billion against a year ago. For instance, the major complaint is about the theft of USA intellectual property by Chinese firms. The worry is that the escalating Sino-US trade war , rising corporate bankruptcies, and a steep decline in the value of the yuan versus the ...

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  • Chinese exports accelerate as fresh USA tariffs loom
Chinese exports accelerate as fresh USA tariffs loom

President Donald Trump has suggested he may tax effectively all imports of Chinese goods, which reached more than $500 billion previous year. China's exports to the United States rose 13.3 percent in the first seven months of 2018 from a year earlier, compared with a 13.5 percent rise in Jan-June.

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  • Doubts grow over Elon Musk’s master plan to take Tesla private
Doubts grow over Elon Musk’s master plan to take Tesla private

Musk has 22.3 million followers on Twitter, and Tesla's share price was already rising after the Financial Times reported that Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund had taken a $2bn stake in the company. Some Wall Street analysts were skeptical of Musk's ability to gather the huge financial backing to complete such a deal, given that Tesla lose...

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  • How India, China and European Union weigh in on US' sanctions on Iran
How India, China and European Union weigh in on US' sanctions on Iran

Indian refiners' interest in US crude will be welcome news to shale producers looking for buyers outside of China , which is likely to scale back imports as the trade dispute between the administration of President Donald Trump and Beijing escalates.

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  • Snapchat Parent Snap Posts Its First Loss in Daily Active Users
Snapchat Parent Snap Posts Its First Loss in Daily Active Users

Critics in the past have anxious about Snap keeping user engagement up, keeping the users coming back and keeping them using the application, which is declining in some areas while growing in others, leading investors to boost the stock up in after hours trading although it has since levelled back to around the closing price.

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  • China unveils additional retaliatory tariffs on $60bn of USA goods
China unveils additional retaliatory tariffs on $60bn of USA goods

The new China tariffs on the USA will impact metals, chemicals, and agriculture-related items. The iPhones, Chevrolets and other products manufactured and sold in China by USA companies are mostly designed in the United States, and the Trump administration has declared various Chinese industries to be threatening US national security, illegal...

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  • Musk explains why he thinks taking Tesla private is 'best path forward'
Musk explains why he thinks taking Tesla private is 'best path forward'

The company had a market value of $58bn as of Monday's close. Why would Musk want to take his company private? Taking Tesla's shares out of public markets would make it much more hard for people to engage in short selling of Tesla's stock.

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  • Doug Ford announces $1 beer by Labour Day weekend
Doug Ford announces $1 beer by Labour Day weekend

It was one of Mr. Ford's signature campaign promises during the spring election, and on Tuesday the Ford government announced it was going ahead with a plan to lower the minimum price of a bottle or can of beer to $1 from the current $1.25.

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  • Tesla, Inc., (NASDAQ: TSLA)
Tesla, Inc., (NASDAQ: TSLA)

Arrow Financial Corp increased Fortive Corp stake by 6,814 shares to 7,484 valued at $580,000 in 2018Q1. In contrast, the average volume was 8.77 million shares. With a loss potential of almost 15%, the stock's consensus target price stands at $294.61. Looking ahead at valuations, according to the consensus, the next fiscal year is forecast to br...

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  • Cleaning crew finds dead baby on American Airlines plane
Cleaning crew finds dead baby on American Airlines plane

Fetus was discovered by a cleaning crew Tuesday morning . The flight landed at Terminal B Monday night. Fetus was thought to be 5 months along . An autopsy is being performed on the fetus to determine cause of death. "As we continue to learn more about this tragic and sensitive situation, we are actively cooperating with law enforcement in ...

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  • Elon Musk says he's considering taking Tesla private
Elon Musk says he's considering taking Tesla private

Tesla's shares were up 6.5pc at $363.46. Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The news caused Tesla's share price to jump by $14. A short squeeze is a trading scenario that occurs from time to time in heavily shorted stocks, when bearish traders are forced to buy shares to avoid big losses - something that ends up pushing...

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  • Facebook Wants Banks to Hand Over Your Financial Information
Facebook Wants Banks to Hand Over Your Financial Information

The primary concern among many banks and individual customers with regards to Facebook's latest attempts at expansion is data privacy . Facebook has reportedly held talks with Chase, Wells Fargo , Citigroup and US Bancorp over the past year to discuss the possibility of new features, such as fraud alerts or showing account balances, it could h...

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