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Canada’s Auto Capital Caught in Crossfire of Trade Dispute

August 19, 2018 |

In Windsor, Ontario, angst is rising that the border town’s ties to the U.S. auto industry, already strained by steel tariffs, could soon be ruptured by President Trump’s threatened tariffs on Canadian-made cars. US Business

Deutsche Bank Confirms Bid to Buy Noble Bonds

August 19, 2018 |

Deutsche Bank said it is acting on its own to buy bonds of commodities trader Noble Group, days before a crucial shareholder vote on a $ 3.5 billion restructuring. What’s News Asia

Venezuela Devalues Currency and Hikes Wages, Stoking Fears About Instability

August 19, 2018 |

Businesses closed, banks struggled with transactions and people scrambled to find fuel Saturday, signs of panicked and skeptical reactions to Venezuela’s measures aimed at stabilizing a faltering economy. What’s News Asia

Beer Giants Tap Into Africa With Brews Under $1

August 19, 2018 |

As drinkers in Europe and the U.S. turn away from beer in favor of spirits and nonalcoholic beverages, Africa’s importance to brewers is growing. US Business

Eurozone Optimism Ebbs With Tensions Over Trade, Turkey

August 19, 2018 |

Europe’s economy has slowed, and seems unlikely to bounce back strongly in what remains of a year that began with high hopes and then hit a series of setbacks. What’s News Europe

Lira Volatility Forces Investors to Find New Turkey Hedge

August 18, 2018 |

Turkey’s attempts to stabilize its embattled financial markets had borne some fruit this week, sparking a brief rally in the lira, but investors are still looking for ways to hedge against any new shocks. What’s News Europe

U.S., China Draw Up Plan to Settle Trade Dispute by November

August 18, 2018 |

Chinese and U.S. negotiators are drawing up a road map for talks to end their trade impasse ahead of meetings between President Trump and Xi Jinping in November. What’s News Asia

Vatican Expresses Sorrow Over Report on Sex Abuse by Priests

August 18, 2018 |

A Vatican spokesman expressed “shame and sorrow” about the allegations of abuse by more than 300 Catholic clergymen in Pennsylvania over 70 years that were detailed in a grand jury report released Tuesday. What’s News Europe

What Your Car Knows About You

August 18, 2018 |

Auto makers can now collect large amounts of data from internet-connected vehicles, from location to driving habits. US Business

Tesla Was Under Regulator Scrutiny Prior to Musk’s Tweet

August 18, 2018 |

The SEC began investigating last year whether Tesla misled investors about its Model 3 car production problems and subpoenaed a parts supplier. US Business