Economy & Business

FILE - French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire attends a press conference, June 10, 2020.
After years of resistance by Trump administration, Europeans now hope incoming Biden administration will be willing to compromise – or face possible digital tax
Nicolas Pinault, VOA French to Africa journalist
Thu, 11/12/2020 - 01:58 PM
A sign is seen outside of IDES (Illinois Department of Employment Security) WorkNet center in Arlington Heights, Ill.
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But surge in coronavirus cases poses new economic threat to world’s biggest economy
Ken Bredemeier
Thu, 11/12/2020 - 12:43 PM
FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2020, file photo, women wearing masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus chat as they pass by the headquarters of ByteDance, owners of TikTok, in Beijing, China.
Company seeking extension as it and Justice Department express commitment to resolving security concerns
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Thu, 11/12/2020 - 05:49 AM
Big City Telewokers Migrate to Bali to Prop Up Tourism
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Before COVID,?the island attracted some 6 million foreign tourists a year
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Thu, 11/12/2020 - 01:18 AM
NYC Startup Offers Art Investments, Sold in Shares
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Startup offers art investments for anyone; anyone can now own a small share of a great masterpiece
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Thu, 11/12/2020 - 01:05 AM
An employee adds details to rubber masks depicting President-elect Joe Biden at the Ogawa Studios in Saitama, north of Tokyo,…
Manufacturer says making politicians' masks is good for business
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 10:17 AM
People walk past London's Stock Exchange, in London's City financial district, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. European stocks gained…
Europe’s benchmark indices were higher due to rising optimism over US drugmaker Pfizer’s potential COVID-19 vaccine
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 10:15 AM
A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. Shares were mostly higher…
In futures trading, the Dow and S&P 500 were trending higher
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 05:12 AM
Residents wearing masks to protect from the coronavirus stand near an ad promoting the Nov. 11 Sales Day in Beijing on Sunday,…
The shopping festival, which is the world's largest and falls on Nov. 11 every year, is an annual extravaganza where China's e-commerce companies, including Alibaba, JD.com and Pinduoduo, offer generous discounts on their platforms
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Tue, 11/10/2020 - 11:59 AM
European Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager speaks during a press conference regarding an antitrust case with Amazon…
The EU started looking into Amazon in 2018 and has been focusing on its dual role as a marketplace and retailer
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Tue, 11/10/2020 - 10:26 AM
A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Asian stock markets rose for…
Investors cheer news of progress in development of effective COVID-19 vaccine
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Tue, 11/10/2020 - 06:02 AM
A Boeing 737 MAX lands at Boeing Field in Seattle on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020.  FAA chief Steve Dickson, a pilot who flew for…
The bloc says its main objective is to persuade the United States to negotiate a solution, arguing the chief beneficiaries of the dispute are competitors such as China's COMAC
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Mon, 11/09/2020 - 04:34 PM
A stock ticker with Pfizer stock information is shown at the New York Stock Exchange, Nov. 9, 2020.
In midafternoon trading, the bellwether Dow Jones Industrial Average of 30 key stocks surged more than 4%, while the broader S&P 500 average was ahead more than 2%
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Mon, 11/09/2020 - 04:39 PM
Ghana's Ladybird Truckers Put Women Behind the Wheel
Company is succeeding in the face of low expectations
Stacey Knott
Tue, 11/10/2020 - 06:19 AM
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi, center, talks with Philippines Foreign Affaires Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., left and Laos…
Economists, analyst say the pandemic and mounting debt could hurt the country's otherwise strong chances of graduating by 2024
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Sun, 11/08/2020 - 10:56 PM