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Global stocks pull back from gains on reports China is halting key agricultural imports such as soybean from the US

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  • Most stocks rose in early hours of trading on Monday as investors cheered Trump's dovish response on Hong Kong but reports that China is halting some soybean purchases from US reversed those gains.
  • Bloomberg reported China…

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    3:40am PDT - June 1st, 2020

Coronavirus updates: Family sues Princess Cruises over relative's death; 24 Hour Fitness on brink of bankruptcy; US deaths near 105K

Princess Cruises is being sued. Health experts fear George Floyd protests will spark more outbreaks. More COVID-19 news Monday.

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2:59am PDT - June 1st, 2020

The Minneapolis Police Chief Promised Change. He Got a Disaster. - The Wall Street Journal

  1. The Minneapolis Police Chief Promised Change. He Got a Disaster.  The Wall Street Journal
  2. George Floyd protesters set fire to Minneapolis police station as riots continue  The Telegraph
  3. Protests and riots continue across the countr…

    black wall street - The Wall Street Journal
    5:46pm PDT - May 31st, 2020

How leaders should address race with their employees, the Warren Buffett of tech, and top healthcare startups

Hello, New York. Atlanta. Los Angeles. Denver. Dallas. Detroit. Washington, DC. Seattle. Miami. Chicago.  Thousands marched in cities across the US last night, with many of the protests turning violent.  The protests first broke out in Minneapolis after a bla…

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7:48am PDT - May 31st, 2020

Police Chiefs Around the Country Are Breaking the Blue Wall of Silence for George Floyd

"Emotions of outrage,” said a North Carolina chief. "I could not watch the entire video. My spirit just didn't allow me to witness that type of treatment to a human being."

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8:40am PDT - May 29th, 2020

The Bronx has nearly twice as many COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations as Manhattan. These charts reveal why.

  • Across the US, the coronavirus is hitting some communities harder than others.
  • In New York City, those disparities are evident across two boroughs: the Bronx and Manhattan.
  • Even though Manhattan has more people, the Bronx has more c…

    black wall street - Business Insider
    5:58am PDT - May 29th, 2020

George Floyd killing: For black America, a long wait to breathe

Six years after, Eric Garner first uttered the fateful words, "I can't breathe," African Americans are still choking on injustice.

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4:00am PDT - May 29th, 2020

Iran Ships Fuel to Venezuela, Flouting U.S. Pressure on Its Foes - The Wall Street Journal

Iran Ships Fuel to Venezuela, Flouting U.S. Pressure on Its Foes  The Wall Street JournalView Full Coverage on Google News

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3:22pm PDT - May 24th, 2020

The coronavirus leaves those in food deserts even more vulnerable

Data: USDA; Cartogram: Sara Wise/AxiosThe coronavirus pandemic has pushed many people to buy groceries and supplies in bulk, but nearly 23.5 million Americans who live far from supermarkets don’t have that option.Why it matters: Low-income households in food …

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12:36pm PDT - May 23rd, 2020

‘This was supposed to go away’: The battle to shape how the world viewed Ahmaud Arbery’s killing - The Washington Post

  1. ‘This was supposed to go away’: The battle to shape how the world viewed Ahmaud Arbery’s killing  The Washington Post
  2. Man who filmed Ahmaud Arbery's death arrested  CBS News
  3. Georgia investigators wrapping up probe of Ahmaud Arbery …

    black wall street - The Washington Post
    9:08am PDT - May 23rd, 2020

Pay rifts, a partner divide, and a threat at the Ritz Carlton: 50 insiders reveal all on a massive shakeup at elite law firm Boies Schiller

  • A massive transformation is taking place at elite litigation powerhouse Boies Schiller Flexner. 
  • Over the past six months, more than 30 partners have exited the firm, which was founded by superlawyer David Boies — best known for his role in …

    black wall street - Business Insider
    7:01am PDT - May 23rd, 2020

Wealth management giant UBS is pitching more 'blank-check' companies to rich clients and family offices — and upping retail allocations for SPAC IPOs to as much as 20%

  • UBS is pitching special purpose acquisition companies — so-called blank-check companies — to its massive wealth-management network. 
  • Jeff Mortara, head of ECM origination at UBS, told Business Insider that SPACs offer a good counter-balance …

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    8:49am PDT - May 21st, 2020

Oil prices are 'furiously' rallying after going negative for the first time ever last month. Analysts lay out when demand will recover and what it will take for WTI to breach $40.

  • For the first time in history, the price of US crude oil went negative last month. The head of the International Energy Agency called it "Black April." 
  • Oil has rallied "furiously" in recent days, due to a steep drop in supply and a recovery…

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    10:01am PDT - May 18th, 2020

A day trader who bought hundreds of oil contracts was told he owed $9 million after a trading platform issue meant it failed to show oil's historic plunge below $0

  • A day trader who bought hundreds of oil futures contracts during its historic price crash last month was told he owed $9 million after a technology issue prevented his trading platform from displaying negative oil prices.
  • On April 20, Syed S…

    black wall street - Business Insider
    4:01am PDT - May 11th, 2020

For Ahmaud

The video of Ahmaud's murder does not show a Black person being killed. It shows a Black person fighting back.

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11:30am PDT - May 10th, 2020

PayPal, Square eye boost as crisis spurs online shopping shift

Wall Street analysts looked past a surprisingly shaky first quarter for payment processors PayPal Holdings Inc and Square Inc hoping that the shift towards more online buying will see their businesses surge this year.

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6:02am PDT - May 7th, 2020

'Quantamental' investing is suddenly a buzzword in the hedge fund world, and we talked to the CEO of a fintech that just nabbed $8 million to help power the approach

  • Boosted.ai, a fintech that helps fundamental managers use quantitative skills, just raised an $8 million Series A led by early-stage investor Portag3 Ventures.
  • Wall Street is increasingly looking to get the best out of both machines and huma…

    black wall street - Business Insider
    4:00am PDT - May 5th, 2020

Coronavirus Forces Change in Trump’s Courtship of African-American Voters - The Wall Street Journal

  1. Coronavirus Forces Change in Trump’s Courtship of African-American Voters  The Wall Street Journal
  2. Trump again shifts estimated US coronavirus death toll  CNN
  3. Coronavirus US live: Trump says 'we may have to put out a fire' if secon…

    black wall street - The Wall Street Journal
    4:58am PDT - May 4th, 2020

As Homicides Continue, Baltimore Turns to City-Wide Aerial Surveillance

Roughly 600,000 people living in Baltimore are now being constantly recorded whenever they step out under the open sky

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4:13pm PDT - May 1st, 2020