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Donna Brazile: Biden campaign ‘needs to be concerned’ about cash woes

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Former Vice President Joe Biden’s lack of campaign cash compared to some of his top rivals warrants “concern,” Fox News contributor Donna Brazile said on Friday. “I think the Biden campaign needs to be concerned,” the former interim DNC chairwoman told “America’s Newsroom.” Biden was overshadowed by fellow co-front-runner Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts at the fourth-round Democratic presidential Read More

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency should be prevented: German finance minister

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FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen on representations of virtual currency in front of the Libra logo in this illustration picture, June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration WASHINGTON (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Friday redoubled his criticism of Facebook’s plans to launch its Libra cryptocurrency, and said creation of a new world Read More

UPDATE 1-Banco do Brasil shares up over 2% after raising $1.39 bln

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FILE PHOTO: The Banco do Brasil logo is seen outside a bank office in Sao Paulo, Brazil August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File photo SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Shares of Brazilian state-controlled lender Banco do Brasil SA (BBAS3.SA) were up more than 2% on Friday after the bank said it had raised 5.836 billion reais ($1.39 Read More

Wall St Week Ahead-Tech haves and have-nots face third-quarter tests

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Technology companies, which make up the largest swath of the U.S. stock market, are expected to post a nearly 8% drop in third-quarter profits as reports roll in next week from many of the sector’s biggest corporations. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Read More

Hackers are draining ATMs across the US

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ATM hackers may have found a new home in the U.S., according to a recent report. The number of so-called “jackpotting” attacks – getting ATMs to spit out all of the cash inside – in regions including the U.S. and Latin America has gone up, according to a joint investigation by Motherboard and German broadcaster Bayerischer Read More

REFILE-Blackstone’s financing for Merlin deal unsettles bond market

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(This October 17 story refiles to change Thursday to Wednesday in fifth paragraph) FILE PHOTO: A LEGO Windsor Castle is worked on by staff at Legoland, in Windsor, Britain May 10, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo By Abhinav Ramnarayan and Yoruk Bahceli LONDON (Reuters) – A buyout consortium led by Blackstone (BX.N) sent a frisson through Read More

Dorothy Stratten’s pals recall seeing Playmate’s body after murder: ‘It looked like it was a horror movie’

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Stephen Cushner and Patti Laurman weren’t prepared for what they saw on Aug. 14, 1980. Their palDorothy Stratten had gone to the Los Angeles house she once shared with estranged husband Paul Snider to negotiate a settlement as part of their divorce. Cushner and Laurman decided to check in on her. After knocking and hearing silence, Cushner Read More

Renault shares slump after carmaker issues sales warning

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of French car manufacturer Renault is seen at a dealership of the company in Bordeaux, France, June 12, 2019./File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – Renault (RENA.PA) shares slumped on Friday after the French carmaker cut its revenue guidance for 2019 and lowered its profitability forecast. Renault shares were down 11% in early Read More

Credit Suisse to start charging wealthy clients for cash deposits

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ZURICH (Reuters) – Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) will start charging wealthy clients with large cash deposits in Swiss francs, the latest Swiss bank to pass on negative interest rates to customers. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank Credit Suisse is seen at its headquarters at the Paradeplatz square in Zurich, Switzerland October 1, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Read More

Cathay Pacific shelves U.S. dollar bond plans amid Hong Kong unrest

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd (0293.HK) has shelved plans for its first U.S. dollar debt deal in 23 years, the airline said on Friday, after sources told Reuters that global investors had baulked at the pricing due to civil unrest in Hong Kong. FILE PHOTO: A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300ER plane lands at Read More