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The ECB wants to talk to you about inflation. But will it listen?

FRANKFURT/RIYADH (Reuters) – For many people, the language of European Central Bank policymakers is so impenetrable, it could be beamed from another planet. FILE PHOTO: European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde addresses the European Parliament during a debate on the 2018 annual report of the ECB in Strasbourg, France, February 11, 2020. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler Now, […]

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Rising stocks fuel huge profit for Buffett’s Berkshire

FILE PHOTO: Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett walks through the exhibit hall as shareholders gather to hear from the billionaire investor at Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S., May 4, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan (Reuters) – Warren Buffett on Saturday defended Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s decision to invest heavily in the stocks of […]

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Let’s come together to tax tech giants, say G20 officials eyeing $100 billion boost

RIYADH (Reuters) – Leading world economies must show unity in dealing with aggressive “tax optimization” by global digital giants like Google (GOOGL.O), Amazon (AMZN.O) and Facebook (FB.O), G20 officials said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: The Facebook logo is displayed on a mobile phone in this picture illustration taken December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/Illustration – RC2OND9JJLZ0/File […]

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Samsung Electronics confirms coronavirus case at phone factory complex in South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) said on Saturday that one coronavirus case had been confirmed at its mobile device factory complex in the southeastern city of Gumi, causing a shutdown of its entire facility there until Monday morning. Samsung Electronics, the world’s top smartphone maker, said the floor where the infected employee worked would […]

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Let’s come together to tax tech giants, say G20 officials eying $100 billion boost

RIYADH (Reuters) – Leading world economies must show unity in dealing with aggressive “tax optimization” by global digital giants like Google (GOOGL.O), Amazon (AMZN.O) and Facebook (FB.O), G20 officials said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: The Facebook logo is displayed on a mobile phone in this picture illustration taken December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/Illustration – RC2OND9JJLZ0/File […]

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Samsung Electronics confirms one coronavirus case at phone factory complex in South Korea

Residents sanitize at a church in Seoul, South Korea, February 22, 2020. Yonhap via REUTERS SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) said on Saturday that one coronavirus case had been confirmed at its mobile device factory complex in the southeastern city of Gumi, causing a shutdown of its entire facility there until Monday morning. Samsung […]

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U.S. Treasury’s Mnuchin: Tax certainty needed on global basis

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies before the Senate Finance Committee during a hearing on the President’s FY2021 Budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 12, 2020. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo/File Photo RIYADH (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday it was very important to have tax certainty on a […]

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EBay in discussions with multiple parties for sale of classified business

FILE PHOTO: The German headquarters of online marketplace eBay is pictured at Europarc Dreilinden business park south of Berlin in Kleinmachnow, Germany, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (Reuters) – EBay Inc (EBAY.O) is in discussions with multiple candidates regarding a potential transaction for its classified-ads business, the company said on Friday. The company expects to […]

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Federal prosecutors investigating whether Boeing pilot knowingly lied to FAA: NYT

FILE PHOTO: Grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are seen parked in an aerial photo at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, U.S. July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors investigating Boeing Co (BA.N) are examining whether the U.S. planemaker knowingly misled the Federal Aviation Administration while it was seeking approval for its 737 […]

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Big tech cos pull out of San Francisco conferences on coronavirus concerns

FILE PHOTO: The Verizon store in Superior, Colorado, U.S., July 27, 2017. REUTERS/Rick Wilking (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) has pulled out of the RSA cyber security conference due to coronavirus-related concerns, the organizer said here on Friday. RSA also said that AT&T Cybersecurity will not participate in the conference, taking the total number […]

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