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Fed Chairman Jerome Powell discounts the risks of a trade war, says economy remains strong

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell discounts the risks of a trade war, says economy remains strong

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Joshua Roberts/Reuters Fed Chairman Jerome Powell appeared before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday as part of his semi-annual testimony before Congress. Powell said the...
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Facebook VP apologizes to pro-Trump vloggers Diamond & Silk, despite their misrepresentation of the dispute

Facebook VP apologizes to pro-Trump vloggers Diamond & Silk, despite their misrepresentation of the dispute

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A representative of Facebook apologized to pro-Trump online personalities Diamond & Silk during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on...
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Washington Nationals Home Rub Derby promo backfires after Bryce Harper's dominant performance makes tickets $1

Washington Nationals Home Rub Derby promo backfires after Bryce Harper's dominant performance makes tickets $1

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Alex Brandon/AP The Washington Nationals ran a ticket promotion on Monday that would take $1 off tickets for every home run Bryce Harper hit in the Home Run Derby. Harper hit...
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IMF: The US trade war could cost the global economy $430 billion

IMF: The US trade war could cost the global economy $430 billion

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

REUTERS/China Daily The global economy could lose $430 billion - or 0.5% of GDP - by 2020 if Trump's tariffs against China continue to escalate, the International Monetary Fund...
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The White House had planned for Trump to 'push' Putin - but it didn't happen

The White House had planned for Trump to 'push' Putin - but it didn't happen

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Chris McGrath/Getty Images President Donald Trump's soft stance towards Russia and Vladimir Putin reportedly caught the White House by surprise. A White House official told The...
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India says it's going ahead with a major Russian arms deal, and the US may have already backed itself into a corner

India says it's going ahead with a major Russian arms deal, and the US may have already backed itself into a corner

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque India's defense minister told US lawmakers that New Delhi was pursuing plans to buy Russia's S-400 air-defense system. India has longstanding defense...
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U.S. visitors spent $3 millions to go to World Cup finals in Russia

U.S. visitors spent $3 millions to go to World Cup finals in Russia

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A million soccer fans from United Sates came to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Finals, where France won against Croatia on Sunday. And though the U.S. team isn't...
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Judicial appointments in Europe rarely provoke the kind of battle that is likely to play out now in Washington

Judicial appointments in Europe rarely provoke the kind of battle that is likely to play out now in Washington

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Trump 's conservative Supreme Court bench, which would be completed by his nomination of Brett Kavanaugh , could overrule Roe v. Wade , eliminating women's constitutional right...
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Chris Christie defends DNC chair Donna Brazile in fiery panel on the new Russian hacking indictments

Chris Christie defends DNC chair Donna Brazile in fiery panel on the new Russian hacking indictments

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

ABC's "This Week" Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie defended former Democratic National Committee chairwoman Donna Brazile's criticism of the media's handling of the 2016...
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Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless - here are 9 moves they recommend instead

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless - here are 9 moves they recommend instead

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

David Goldman/AP From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and US Army training exams...
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Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

This Prime Day deal lets you save up to $41 on a professional TV installation

This Prime Day deal lets you save up to $41 on a professional TV installation

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your... Read more ...

World Tourism Day Places Focus on Innovation & Digital Transformation

World Tourism Day Places Focus on Innovation & Digital Transformation

World Tourism Day, celebrated every 27 September around the world, is a unique opportunity to raise awareness on tourism's actual and potential contribution to sustainable... Read more ...

Croatian economy goes up following World Cup success

Croatian economy goes up following World Cup success

The Croatian football team's unexpected success in Russia will strengthen Croatia as a brand, said Maja Vrataric, a PR expert from Grizli agency. “The World Cup finals on... Read more ...

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Announces New Director of Marketing

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Announces New Director of Marketing

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle has welcomed the return of Tori Boos to Four Seasons as the Five-Star Hotel's new Director of Marketing. Boos' accomplishments with various hotel... Read more ...

11 Prime Day deals that Business Insider readers are really into this year...

11 Prime Day deals that Business Insider readers are really into this year - that you can still get today

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon Prime... Read more ...

World Bank approves sum of $60 million for funding Ghana's energy and...

World Bank approves sum of $60 million for funding Ghana's energy and tourism sectors

The World Bank has approved a sum of $60 million for funding the Ghana Energy Sector Transformation Initiative Project and the Ghana Tourism Development Project. Read more ...

Amazon Prime Day could hurt department stores and discounters

Amazon Prime Day could hurt department stores and discounters

Jonathan Weiss / Shutterstock.com Amazon Prime Day is expected to be bigger this year than ever before. This will likely come at the expense of its brick-and-mortar... Read more ...

Bill Gates just furthered his Alzheimer's Disease advocacy with a $30...

Bill Gates just furthered his Alzheimer's Disease advocacy with a $30 million push to encourage early diagnostics for the illness

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Microsoft cofounder and Estee Lauder chairman emeritus Leonard Lauder said they will donate $30 million over three years to promote the development of... Read more ...

CRYPTO INSIDER: The toughest exam in finance is adding a cryptocurrency section

CRYPTO INSIDER: The toughest exam in finance is adding a cryptocurrency section

U.S. Navy/Flickr Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider's roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email... Read more ...

Gap is following J.Crew in abandoning its bridal business as weddings become...

Gap is following J.Crew in abandoning its bridal business as weddings become more casual. Here's where you can buy affordable bridesmaid dresses now

Facebook/BHLDN Gap Inc.-owned Weddington Way sent an email to customers on Monday confirming that it had wound down all operations. The store follows in the footsteps of... Read more ...