This is the moment people suddenly realized they weren’t ‘poor’ anymore
May 22, 2018

Twitter users chimed in with their own stories of harsh calculations and empty stomachs.


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Stocks open slightly higher as trade worries continue to recede

Stocks opened slightly higher Tuesday, building on strong gains scored the previous day as worries over trade tensions between the U.S. and China continued to recede. The S&P 500 rose 0.2% to trade at 2,738.12, while the Dow industrials advanced 35.88 points, or 0.1%, to 25,049.17. The Nasdaq Composite rose 0.4%.

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At least nine dead after police fire on protesters seeking closure of Indian copper smelter

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – At least nine were killed on Tuesday after police fired at protesters calling for the closure of a Vedanta Resources-controlled copper smelter in southern India, a senior police official told Reuters.


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Capitol Report: House set to approve bank deregulation legislation

Major banks — outside of money-center giants — are set to gain a measure of relief when the House of Representatives votes Tuesday on a deregulation bill.


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Capitol Report: South Koreans say Bolton to blame for hiccup in North Korea talks | Paul Ryan faces growing doubts about hold on speakership

South Koreans say John Bolton is to blame for the hiccup in talks with North Korea; Paul Ryan faces doubts about his hold on the House speakership; Sen. Bob Corker turned down an ambassadorship offer; and more.


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The Wall Street Journal: Facebook’s Zuckerberg faces grilling from privacy-focused EU lawmakers

Top European lawmakers are set to interrogate Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday over the company’s handling of alleged data misuse and election interference.


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Key Words: North Korea cannot ‘play’ President Trump, Mike Pence assures Fox News

U.S. President Donald Trump is ready to walk away from a historic meeting with North Korea’s leader if it’s not going well, warns Vice President Mike Pence in an interview.


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Erdogan's market fight sees Turkish lira tumble

Turkey’s lira extended its relentless tumble, sliding more than 2 percent against the dollar on concerns about President Tayyip Erdogan’s influence over monetary policy and the central bank’s inability to rein in double-digit inflation.


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NewsWatch: Here’s how to understand your financial adviser’s conflicts of interest (even with a fee-only service)

Conflicts go beyond paying commissions or a percentage of assets under management, so invest with your eyes wide open.


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Dates could bring Iraq and Kuwait back together

On a former battlefield of the 1991 Gulf War, deep in Iraq’s southern desert, a Kuwaiti investor is looking to grow 100,000 date palms which could turnaround decades of mistrust between Kuwait and Iraq.


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