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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
WSJ.com: 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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