Month: November 2019

A group of Black Friday online shopping purchases photographed in delivery boxes filled with polystyrene packing pellets, taken on September 13, 2019. Future Publishing | Future | Getty Images Black Friday shoppers spent $7.4 billion online, the second largest Internet shopping day ever, according to data compiled by Adobe Analytics. The $7.4 billion marked the
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UAW President Gary Jones (left) and FCA North America Chief Operating Officer Mark Stewart opened 2019 contract talks with a ceremonial hand shake during an event on July 16, 2019 at the company’s North American headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. Fiat Chrysler DETROIT – Fiat Chrysler and the United Auto Workers union have reached a
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Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla Motors. Yuriko Nakao | Bloomberg | Getty Images (This story is part of the Weekend Brief edition of the Evening Brief newsletter. To sign up for CNBC’s Evening Brief, click here.) Wall Street analysts tend to run in packs, with most stocks finding an informal consensus
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KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 30): These are certainly disquieting times for Asia, not least because of protracted US-China trade tensions, slowing growth in China and prolonged unrest in Hong Kong. Nevertheless, Bill Winters, chief executive of Standard Chartered Plc (StanChart), which derives over 70% of its profit from the Asia region, remains upbeat. He is buoyed
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Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 112 points The Dow slipped 112.59 points, or 0.40% to close at 28,051.41. The S&P 500 pulled back 0.40% to 3,140.98. The Nasdaq Composite fell 0.46% to end the day at 8,665.47. Stocks fell in a shortened trading session but still posted their best monthly performance since June. Big November
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PUTRAJAYA (Nov 29): The Malaysian film industry is in for better times following the signing of a co-production agreement between Malaysia and Australia in Sydney today. Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said that with the signing of the agreement, Malaysian productions will be seen as Australian productions to facilitate penetration of markets of
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MELAKA (Nov 29): The Malacca State Government plans to make animated cartoon ‘Upin & Ipin’ a tourism product in efforts to attract more visitors to the State. Chief Minister Adly Zahari said the efforts included building an ‘Upin & Ipin’ theme park and organising the ‘Upin & Ipin’ Carnival as the State’s annual event. He
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jeffbergen | E+ | Getty Images The average American is in poor financial health. Those with credit cards carry more than $5,500 in debt and, according to the American Psychological Association, 81% of Americans say that money is a significant source of stress in their lives. Despite the struggle, the basics of personal finance are
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European markets traded lower on Friday amid strained relations between the U.S. and China over protests in Hong Kong. The pan-European Stoxx 600 fell 0.4% in early deals, with basic resources shedding 0.9% to lead losses while utilities climbed 0.3% as one of only two sectors trading in positive territory. Sentiment was dampened by a
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