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Millennials Want To Be Entrepreneurs, But A Tough Economy Stands In Their Way Millennials admire startup founders and revere self-employment, new survey findings show, but they're worried about debt and wary of starting businesses in an unforgiving economic environment.
NPR.org | Sep 26, 2016 5:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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US lays criminal charges against Chinese firm tied to N Korea nukes The United States announced criminal charges and economic sanctions Monday against a Chinese company, Dandong Hongxiang Industrial Development, for alleged support of North Korea's nuclear weapons program. The Justice Department said Dandong Hongxian
Yahoo! News | Sep 26, 2016 4:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ex-IMF boss Rato on trial over bankers' luxury sprees Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato went on trial Monday accused of overseeing a "corrupt system" that helped him and other executives misuse millions when he was the boss of a major Spanish bank. Protesters shouted "thief" and "fraud&q
Yahoo! News | Sep 26, 2016 3:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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EU's 'sharing economy' stifled by petty rules on coat hangers to light bulbs By Marilyn Haigh BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe's bid to champion the "sharing economy" is being undermined in the short-term rental sector by capitals imposing petty rules such as dictating the number of coat hangers home-owners must provide,
Yahoo! News | Sep 26, 2016 3:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A Million Dollars Goes To An App That Leads To A Better Bus Commute The $1 million Hult Prize went to team Magic Bus, operating in Nairobi. By cutting wait times, the bus crew could make customers happy and boost their own income.
NPR.org | Sep 26, 2016 2:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Azerbaijan holds referendum to extend president's term By Nailia Bagirova BAKU (Reuters) - Azerbaijan held a referendum on Monday on extending the presidential term from five to seven years, a step that a European democracy watchdog said would hand unprecedented power to President Ilham Aliyev. The authoritie
Yahoo! News | Sep 26, 2016 2:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UK commercial property robust in wake of Brexit vote - Moody's Britain's commercial property market remains robust in the wake of a vote to leave the European Union, although a weaker economic outlook may see some prices dip over the next two years, ratings agency Moody's said. "While political risk wi
Yahoo! News | Sep 26, 2016 1:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Egypt eyes $10 bln in foreign investment as it upgrades infrastructure By Lin Noueihed CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt hopes to attract $10 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) next year and will automate the process of establishing a company, its investment chief said, highlighting efforts to revive the economy and earn much-
Yahoo! News | Sep 26, 2016 12:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkish markets hit by Moody's rating downgrade LONDON (AP) Turkish financial markets took a battering Monday after ratings agency Moody's downgraded the country's credit grade to junk status to account for a series of shocks to the economy that included a string of bombings and an attempted coup.
Yahoo! News | Sep 26, 2016 12:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Equities slide back after Fed-inspired rally London (AFP) - Stock markets slumped Monday, extending a pre-weekend drop that followed a Fed-inspired rally, while a crash in the share price of Deutsche Bank offset a surge in German business confidence.
Yahoo! News | Sep 26, 2016 11:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend