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The US is reportedly threatening to remove the dollar's peg to the Hong Kong dollar. Here's why that's an empty threat from the Trump administration

17 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Bloomberg reported this week the US might restrict Hong Kong's access to US dollars and potentially spell an end to the Hong Kong dollar's 37-year currency peg to the US...
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Tesla confirms its annual meeting and highly anticipated 'battery day' will be held in-person on September 22 at its Fremont factory

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tesla on Friday confirmed its delayed annual investor meeting will happen with an in-person event on September 22, but it doesn't anticipate any "formal stockholder business...
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India's deadly mountain-top showdown with China could lead to more military activity at sea

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Indian and Chinese troops came to blows last month in a disputed area along their mutual border in what was the deadliest such clash in more than 40 years. The disputed...
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ESPN's star NBA reporter apologizes for emailing 'F*** you' to Sen. Josh Hawley

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Adrian Wojnarowski, one of ESPN's NBA reporters, publicly apologized on Friday for responding "F-- you" to a press release from the office of Republican Sen. Josh...
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It Was the First Coronavirus Hot Spot. Now, a Chinese Province Faces Big Floods

It Was the First Coronavirus Hot Spot. Now, a Chinese Province Faces Big Floods

18 hours ago   |   China Travel & Tourism News

China's central Hubei province, the original epicenter of the coronavirus, had only just emerged from an unprecedented months long lockdown aimed at containing the deadly...
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China cities declare flood 'red alerts' as extreme weather threats surge

China cities declare flood 'red alerts' as extreme weather threats surge

18 hours ago   |   China Travel & Tourism News

Four cities along China's Yangtze river have declared top-level flood warnings over the past two days after torrential rain triggered landslides and inundated roads and...
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China reports four new coronavirus cases in mainland

China reports four new coronavirus cases in mainland

18 hours ago   |   China Travel & Tourism News

China reported four new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 9, down from nine a day earlier, the health authority said on Friday. All four of the new infections were...
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A glacier in the Italian Alps is turning pink as algae eats away the snow

A glacier in the Italian Alps is turning pink as algae eats away the snow

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images A glacier in the Italian Alps is turning pink as algae eats away at its snow. Algae that changes the color of snow or ice causes it to melt...
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Didi is planning to test a pilot version of China's digital currency

Didi is planning to test a pilot version of China's digital currency

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Fintech Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts...
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China's aviation industry suffers $4.9 billion loss in second quarter on coronavirus jolt

China's aviation industry suffers $4.9 billion loss in second quarter on coronavirus jolt

22 hours ago   |   China Travel & Tourism News

China's aviation industry sank further into the red, losing 34.25 billion yuan in the second quarter, only slightly narrower than in the first quarter, underlining the colossal...
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Here's The 2021 Ford Bronco Before You're Supposed To See It

Here's The 2021 Ford Bronco Before You're Supposed To See It

After waiting what feels like years to see the final iteration of the production Bronco, it has been leaked just days before Ford's official launch of the off-roader. On Friday... Read more ...

Jared Kushner said the US would be 'really rocking again' by July. 7 states...

Jared Kushner said the US would be 'really rocking again' by July. 7 states are shutting back down, and new COVID-19 cases have set records 6 times in July's first 10 days

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Image Jared Kushner's bold prediction from April about the country "really rocking again" by July has not held up. In the first 10 days of the month... Read more ...

If you're hitting the road this summer, using a credit card with primary...

If you're hitting the road this summer, using a credit card with primary rental car insurance can save you time, money, and stress

REUTERS/Jason Redmond Car rental companies are going to try to get you to pay for their insurance, but you're probably already covered with the credit card you used to pay for... Read more ...

How to add or edit a footer in your Microsoft PowerPoint slides for...

How to add or edit a footer in your Microsoft PowerPoint slides for citations or notes

Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images You can edit a footer in a PowerPoint presentation to include citations, notes, or disclaimers using a similar method to adding Microsoft... Read more ...

Antibody tests around the world suggest very, very few people have built...

Antibody tests around the world suggest very, very few people have built immunity to the coronavirus

Stina St Jernkvist/TT News Agency/AFP via Getty Images Antibody tests can measure whether a person's body has developed a protective response to an illness, like the... Read more ...

I thought about pausing my retirement contributions when the pandemic...

I thought about pausing my retirement contributions when the pandemic slashed my income, but 2 financial planners convinced me not to

Courtesy Jen Glantz I started saving for retirement two years ago when I turned 30. I was way behind, so I planned to save aggressively in 2020 to catch up. But then the... Read more ...

Microsoft's Together mode can help address executives' concerns over remote...

Microsoft's Together mode can help address executives' concerns over remote work productivity

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and... Read more ...

Hong Kong to suspend all schools due to spike in coronavirus cases

Hong Kong to suspend all schools due to spike in coronavirus cases

Hong Kong's Education Bureau on Friday announced the suspension of all schools from Monday after a sharp rise in locally transmitted coronavirus cases fueled fears of renewed... Read more ...

How to search on the Quibi app to find content by title, talent, genre, and more

How to search on the Quibi app to find content by title, talent, genre, and more

ROBYN BECK/Contributor/Getty Images You can search on Quibi for specific content using the Browse button at the bottom of the app screen. Quibi lets you search for shows by... Read more ...

Splitit is quickly adding new customers and merchants thanks to the...

Splitit is quickly adding new customers and merchants thanks to the coronavirus pandemic

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and... Read more ...