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15 unexpected places where statues of US presidents can be found around the world

Bela Szandelszky / AP The Czech Republic, France, Greece, Hungary, Paraguay, Poland, Russia, and the United Kingdom all have former US presidents memorialized as statues. Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan appe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 4th, 2019

30 Years After The Berlin Wall Came Down, East And West Germany Are Still Divided

30 Years After The Berlin Wall Came Down, East And West Germany Are Still Divided Authored by Nathan Stolzfus via The Conversation, Thirty years ago, on November 9, with a sense of momentous events palpable in Berlin’s famous air, East.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 11th, 2019

A Miracle In Berlin

A Miracle In Berlin Authored by Eric Margolis, Where did all the time go? Thirty years ago this week the Berlin Wall fell. Then Soviet chairman Mikhail Gorbachev.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 10th, 2019

35 photos show unexpected places the Berlin Wall ended up around the world

Hilton Anatole After the Berlin Wall came down on November 9, 1989, pieces of it scattered around the world. These photos show the surprising places the pieces ended up, from the grounds of the Vatican to a bathroom in Las Vegas. .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytNov 8th, 2019

21 stunning photos from the night the Berlin Wall came tumbling down 30 years ago

Str Old The Berlin Wall came tumbling down on November 9, 1989, reuniting East and West Germany, and foreshadowing the fall of the Soviet Union. It stood for 28 years to separate the two sides of Be.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2019

The Berlin Wall fell 30 years ago. Here"s how people who were there in 1989 remember the historic "Mauerfall" today.

Associated Press/Lionel Cironneau The Berlin Wall fell 30 years ago, on November 9, 1989. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg’s Privacy Practices: CEO Daily

Must-read business news, delivered every morning. Good morning. David Meyer here in Berlin, filling in for Alan. Facebook’s shares fell by almost 3% at one point yesterday after the Wall Street Journal reported the firm had “uncov.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 13th, 2019

Former employees say Wall Street firm BTIG had a toxic party culture that was stuck in the "80s

Samantha Lee/Business Insider The financial-services industry has tried to clean up its image in recent years, but shades of an earlier era on Wall Street have lingered at the firm BTIG, a Business Insider investigation has found. Intervie.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 26th, 2020

Germany finally splurges, but not without fresh criticism

Under pressure from its European peers for years to spend more, Germany has finally served up a bumper stimulus package financed with new debt, but Berlin's rediscovered love to splurge is causing fresh unease among its neighbours......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 4th, 2020

Facebook reportedly had evidence that its algorithms were dividing people, but top executives killed or weakened proposed solutions (FB)

REUTERS/Erin Scott Facebook's internal research found that it encouraged polarization, but Mark Zuckerberg and other top executives rejected ideas aimed at fixing the problem, The Wall Street Journal reported. One report conclude.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 27th, 2020

Germany Tries to Find Out Who Its Investors Are

For the first time in five years, Berlin hired a syndicate of banks to run a bond sale. Even the mightiest issuers are having to do things differently now......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 6th, 2020

Comcast first-quarter broadband growth tops views, coronavirus hurts advertising

Comcast Corp on Thursday reported its best quarter of broadband net additions in 12 years, but revenue fell shy of Wall Street's estimate as the coronavirus pandemic hurt advertising......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 30th, 2020

Stocks tumble as employers slash jobs at rapid pace

Wall Street fell Friday after fallout from the coronavirus pandemic prompted employers to shed the most jobs in 11 years. Conway G. Gittens has the details......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 3rd, 2020

Another victim of coronavirus: Spain"s religious statue-kissing

A Spanish pre-Easter tradition, where Catholics flock in droves to kiss statues of Jesus and Mary, fell victim to the coronavirus epidemic this week as churches with some of the most sought-after statues told worshippers not to touch or kiss them......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 6th, 2020

Disney stock drops after unexpected CEO change

Shares of Walt Disney fell Wednesday after the media giant's surprise move to replace top boss Bob Iger raised questions on Wall Street if his successor Bob Chapek had sufficient experience in the entertainment business......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 26th, 2020

Wall Street plunges as coronavirus spread sends investors fleeing

Wall Street's three major stock indexes fell 3% on Tuesday as the coronavirus spread further around the world and investors clamored for safety a day after the S&P 500's and the Dow Industrials' biggest daily declines in two years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 25th, 2020

U.S. stock rout continues as virus spreads, Treasury yields sink

Wall Street's main stock indexes fell almost 2% on Tuesday as the coronavirus spread further and officials described it as "a rapidly escalating epidemic," a day after the S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials' biggest daily decline in two years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 25th, 2020

Did you get an unexpected check in the mail? It might be fake

Fraud involving fake checks has mushroomed in recent years, and the victims are often young adults, a new federal analysis found. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 21st, 2020

Chesapeake Energy"s stock falls below 50 cents for the first time in 26 years

Shares of Chesapeake Energy Corp. fell Thursday below the 50-cent mark for the first time in 26 years, after the International Energy Agency's downbeat assessment oil demand. The IEA cut its view on oil demand growth in 2020 to by 365,000 barrels a day.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 13th, 2020

Economic Report: U.S. trade deficit falls in 2019 for first time in six years as China tariffs reduce imports

The U.S. trade deficit fell slightly in 2019 to mark the first decline in six years, mostly reflecting tariffs on Chinese goods that reduced the flow of imports from the Asian giant. Don’t get used to falling deficits, though......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 5th, 2020