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US-China agree to partial trade deal

US-China agree to partial trade deal

Dec 14, 2019 — 6.04amBeijing-Washington | China and the US have reached a phase one trade deal, which will halt tariffs that were set to take effect this weekend and pave the way for a winding back of some existing duties on Chinese goods.While China’s leaders hailed the agreement as a breakthrough in their 18-month…


China’s economic growth misses forecasts in third quarter

China’s economic growth misses forecasts in third quarter

Oct 18, 2019 — 1.39pmShenzhen | China’s economy grew at a weaker-than-expected 6 per cent in the third quarter as Donald Trump’s trade tariffs and weaker consumer spending had GDP coming in at the bottom end of the government’s target and a fresh 30-year low.While still the envy of Australia and most Western economies, China’s…


China Has an Apology Playbook. The NBA Has Another Idea.

China Has an Apology Playbook. The NBA Has Another Idea.

SHANGHAI—China usually gets what it wants from companies that come here and play by its rules. But what Beijing wants in its standoff with the NBA is the one concession the league has been unwilling to make: an apology. Many companies have apologized to China after “hurting the feelings of the Chinese people,” with hardly…


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Via https://newsapi.org online business online marketing online business opportunities PE-backed Northstar Travel Group buys travAllianceMedia

Northstar Travel Group has acquired travAllianceMedia, a marketing services, digital media, event and information company serving the retail travel community in North America. No financial terms were disclosed. Progress Partners Inc served as financial adviser to travAlliancemedia on the deal. Northstar Travel Group is backed by EagleTree Capital. PRESS RELEASE SECAUCUS, N.J., Oct. 8, 2019…



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Top investors lose $1 billion as China’s Nasdaq-style board reverses on day two – One America News Network

FILE PHOTO: A sign for STAR Market, China’s new Nasdaq-style tech board, is seen after the listing ceremony of the first batch of companies at Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) in Shanghai, China July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo July 23, 2019 By Andrew Galbraith SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The biggest shareholders in China’s new Nasdaq-style STAR Market…


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Unicorns’ Unicorns: Qualified CFOs

Silicon Valley has a problem that new technology can’t solve: not enough qualified CFOs.As more startups turn into large, complex firms, many are looking to hire a finance chief who can impose financial discipline and bring a new level of managerial expertise. A successful candidate must have experience dealing with investors and lenders, taking companies…


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Tesla is finding out what it’s like when China gets a little angry

Last week, a Tesla sitting in a Chinese parking lot suddenly burst into flames. Over the weekend, Chinese state media published several critical stories about the company. Tesla’s image in China is incredibly important. The company is building a factory in Shanghai that is supposed to start churning out cars by the end of the…