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Trump orders tough new rules, stops short of full shut down

Trump orders tough new rules, stops short of full shut down

Mar 17, 2020 – 7.43amWashington | Warning the coronavirus disruption could last until August and acknowledging the growing recession risk, President Donald Trump issued a series of hard-line recommendations that Americans severely curb their movement for the next 15 days.While he stopped short of a complete France- or Italy-style shutdown, Mr Trump signalled that the…


Fed slashes interest rates to near zero

Fed slashes interest rates to near zero

Mar 16, 2020 – 8.11amWashington | The US Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the second time in less than two weeks on Sunday (Monday AEDT) in another emergency move to help shore up the US economy amid the rapidly escalating global coronavirus pandemic.In a statement, the central bank said it was cutting rates by…


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…


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Plant-based sales surge to $4.5 billion | 2019-07-16 – Food Business News

WASHINGTON — New data released by The Good Food Institute (G.F.I.) and the Plant-Based Foods Association (P.B.F.A.) show plant-based foods sales significantly outpaced overall grocery sales last year. U.S. retail sales of plant-based foods grew 11% — five times more than total food sales — bringing the total plant-based market to $4.5 billion. The leading…



EchoStar selling broadcast business, including nine satellites, to Dish for $800 million – SpaceNews

EchoStar selling broadcast business, including nine satellites, to Dish for $800 million – SpaceNews

by Caleb Henry — May 20, 2019 Dish Networks’ purchase of EchoStar’s broadcast satellite services business includes the EchoStar-23 satellite and eight other spacecraft. Credit: Maxar Technologies WASHINGTON — EchoStar Corp. on May 20 agreed to sell its waning broadcast satellite services business to Dish Networks for $800 million, reshaping EchoStar as a company whose…