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Activity inChina’s manufacturing sector contracted for the first time in more than two years in the month of December amid a domestic economic slowdown and Beijing’s ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. The Chinese National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday official manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) was 49.4 — lower than the 49.9 analysts
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In recent years, Mediterranean and Asia Pacific flavors have become more mainstream, with diners indulging in the Hawaiian dish poke and falafel rice bowls at restaurants like Cava. However, in 2019 you’ll likely see more of a North African and Middle Eastern influence. Harissa, a Tunisian hot chili pepper paste, is already enticing diners in
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The European Union is phasing out the use of palm oil in transport fuel, triggering criticism of trade protectionism and threats of retaliation from major producersIndonesia and Malaysia. The European move comes after years of activist campaigns about the vegetable oil associated with rampant deforestation and labor abuses, highlighting how consumer concerns about sustainability are
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Marlene Awaad | Bloomberg | Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., listens during the Viva Technology conference in Paris, France, on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Facebook’s thousands of content moderators rely on a series of PowerPoint slides that contain inaccuracies and outdated information to determine what content to allow
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The pan-European Stoxx 600 sank 0.4 percent during morning trade, with almost all sectors and major bourses in the red. Looking at individual stocks, Germany’s Delivery Hero was the top performer. The online food delivery firm recently sold its German unit to Dutch rival Takeaway.com for $1.1 billion. Its shares rose 10 percent on Monday.
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If you see a letter that doesn’t look quite right here, unfortunately there’s no back button, so you’ll have to make a whole new font if you want to redo it. The whole process doesn’t take a very long time, though, so don’t agonize too much over it. When you’re ready, hit Create. Save your
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I’m not accustomed to sharing much in terms of a “personal story.” It’s a bit of a chicken and egg scenario. Maybe I don’t understand why anyone might want to read my personal story because I’ve never been on Facebook? Or maybe I’ve never been on Facebook because I don’t understand why anybody would want
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A Santa Claus rally, which would begin on Monday, is a very specific event: the tendency for the market to rise in the last five trading days of the year and the first two of the new year, good for an average gain of 1.3% in the S&P since 1950, according to the Stock Trader’s
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Shares of Snap are now worth less than $5 each for the first time as of Friday’s close. The stock hit a new low of $4.99 per share as the entire market fell on fears of an impending government shutdown and the Federal Reserve’s rate hikes announced Wednesday. The stock has declined fairly steadily as
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Jack Taylor | Getty Images Passengers wait in the South Terminal building at London Gatwick Airport on December 21, 2018 in London, England. London Gatwick briefly halted departures and arrivals on Friday after reports of another drone sighting near the airfield of the second-busiest airport in Britain snarled travel for a third day during one
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