Investors ?myopic? to be dumping stocks now, fund manager says

With markets rattled once again by a resurgence of coronavirus cases and fears for the global economic recovery, some strategists suggest investors should stay the course.

Nikola shares fall to new low on Wedbush downgrade, analyst says stock too risky to own

Nikola shares tumbled Thursday to a record low since the company's public debut in early June after Wedbush downgraded the electric truck maker's stock to underperform from neutral.

Amazon announces new Fire TV devices and a brand-new home screen that makes it easier to find stuff to watch

The new Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Stick Lite will be the first of Amazon's streaming gadgets to offer a totally redesigned home screen experience, which includes support for user profiles and more.

Stocks eke out small gains after wild session, Apple leads tech higher

Stocks rose slightly as tech shares recovered some of their recent losses while traders weighed the latest batch of economic data.

Spotify CEO to invest over $1 billion of his own wealth for 'moonshot' bets in Europe

According to Forbes, Ek is worth $3.6 billion, indicating he?s earmarking roughly a third of his own wealth for the investments.

Weekly jobless claims rise unexpectedly as stimulus boost fades

Initial jobless claims were slightly higher than expected as the labor market continues its sluggish recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

The EU announces its first ever plan to regulate cryptocurrencies

The new plan will mean that crypto-asset companies authorized by one of the 27 EU countries will be able to provide its services across all the other member states.

Actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are in talks to buy a Welsh soccer club

"Deadpool" star Ryan Reynolds and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" actor Rob McElhenney are in talks to buy Welsh soccer club Wrexham A.F.C. 

Dogs that are trained to sniff out the coronavirus are being deployed at Helsinki Airport

Dogs that have been trained to detect the coronavirus have started working at Helsinki airport this week in a pilot project.

Everyone thought Germany and Italy weren't seeing a second wave of the coronavirus ... now maybe they are

British government announces new job support program but warns not every firm can be saved

U.K. Finance Minister Rishi Sunak has announced a new emergency package of measures to contain unemployment.

Former Cambridge Analytica boss banned from running companies

Former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix has been banned from running, or serving as a director of, a limited company in the U.K. until 2027.

Europe is facing a double-dip recession as coronavirus second wave arrives

Many economists who predicted a rebound in the second half of the year are now questioning those forecasts.

Facebook Oversight Board confirms it plans to launch ahead of U.S. election

Facebook's much-anticipated Oversight Board has confirmed that it is planning to launch ahead of the U.S. election on Nov. 3 after being criticized for a perceived lack of action. 

Disused land and buildings are getting a new lease of life as regeneration gains traction

Technology, renewable energy and sustainable design all have a role to play.

Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses the election

"Well, we'll have to see what happens. You know that. I've been complaining very strongly about the ballots. And the ballots are a disaster," Trump said.

VW unveils new global ID.4 electric SUV; U.S. production starts in 2022

The vehicle will be targeted at mainstream buyers, starting at $39,995 when it arrives in U.S. showrooms early next year.

WeWork sells majority stake in its China business for $200 million as cost cutting continues

WeWork has sold a majority stake in its China business to existing shareholder Trustbridge Partners for $200 million.

Not all of China is recovering from the economic hit from coronavirus at the same rate, survey finds

The economic recovery in China from the shock of the coronavirus is only happening in part of the country, according to an independent survey by the China Beige Book released Thursday.

The Body Shop will buy 600 tons of waste plastic next year, and wants competitors to follow

Waste-pickers in some developing countries make a living by trading trash in an informal industry that can be dangerous and dirty, but The Body Shop is now working to source plastic from them ? and wants other companies to join the initiative.

YouTube expands fact-checking feature for video searches to Europe

YouTube will display information and links from third-party publishers on queries related to issues like elections and the coronavirus pandemic.

Founder of bottled water giant Nongfu Spring becomes China's richest man

Steady gains in the public offerings of two Chinese stocks this year have vaulted their controlling stakeholder to the top of China's rich list.

The U.S. says it won?t ?reward? an enemy, as it ups pressure on Iran

"Our maximum economic pressure campaign remains but remember, President Trump has said that he wants a peaceful resolution with Iran," said Morgan Ortagus, spokeswoman of the U.S. State Department.

Unilever is using geolocation data and satellite imagery to check for deforestation in its supply chain

It's relatively straightforward to see via satellite imagery where deforestation has occurred, but harder to identify whether Unilever's suppliers have sourced crops from those areas.

Singapore is committed to containing coronavirus pandemic even as daily cases fall, politician says

Early in the year, Singapore was a poster child for its efficient handling of the spread of the virus. But that success was threatened after an outbreak among foreign migrant workers residing in dormitories, who primarily hail from India and Bangladesh.

Sweden's high coronavirus death toll could be linked to mild flu seasons, chief scientist says

Sweden's chief epidemiologist has partly blamed the country's high coronavirus death toll on mild flu outbreaks in recent winters.

South Korea stocks fall as tensions on the peninsula reignite; tech stocks in Asia take a hit

The moves came following reports that South Korea's defense ministry said North Korea killed a missing official from the South earlier this week.

Singapore hopes artificial intelligence will help boost its tourism industry

Local start-ups like Vouch and Travelstop are betting on their AI-powered systems to help the country navigate new security standards, as Singapore prepares to reopen its borders again after months of coronavirus travel restriction.

Many thought airfares would spike in the age of coronavirus. That's not happening yet

To counteract falling demand, airlines have blocked middle seats, instituted more rigorous cleaning, and eliminated many change fees. But they haven't raised ticket prices yet.

These are the top UK start-ups to work for in 2020, according to LinkedIn

While the pandemic has created a more challenging environment for emerging businesses, LinkedIn has identified U.K. start-ups that are managing to thrive despite the uncertainty.


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