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It's tax season and the IRS wants to know about your crypto. How to prepare

This year, the IRS wants to know about your cryptocurrency transactions. If you've been mining, buying or selling your bitcoin, here's what you should know.

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Tesla's Musk seeks to allay water concerns at factory site after protests

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk sought to allay environmental concerns about the electric carmaker's planned factory in Germany, saying the plant would use less water than was estimated originally.



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WeWork inks office space deal with SoftBank-backed Gympass: sources

WeWork has signed a deal to provide space to 250 employees of gym membership app company Compass in New York, the latest example of the U.S. office-sharing start-up's majority owner, SoftBank Group Corp, using its connections to buoy its business, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.



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Davos 2020: How to Survive the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari

World Economic Forum | Yuval Harari | Jan 24, 2020 Humanity faces three existential threats this century, warned historian Yuval Harari at Davos 2020. Technology risks dividing the world into wealthy elites and exploited "data colonies," he explained. "If you like the World Cup - you are already a globalist," he said, making the case

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U.S. state AGs, Justice Department officials to meet and coordinate on Google probe: sources

U.S. state attorneys general will meet Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Inc's Google, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday. The probes revolve around monopolistic behavior that may harm consumers through Google's control of online advertising markets and search traffic.



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U.S. stock futures fall more than 1 percent as coronavirus fears spread

U.S. S&P500 e-mini futures fell more than 1% in Asian trade on Monday on mounting worries the new coronavirus outbreak could severely disrupt the Chinese economy, an engine of global growth.



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Exclusive: Regulator probes board role in Credit Suisse spying scandal - sources

The Credit Suisse spying debacle risks tipping the bank into a crisis that could engulf its top executives.



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Stocks drop as new coronavirus fears escalate

Shares slid on Monday as investors shunned equities on growing concerns over the scope of a China virus outbreak, with safe-haven assets such as the Japanese yen and Treasury notes in greater demand.



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Shares, oil slide as China virus fears intensify; yen, Treasuries in demand

Stocks tumbled on Monday as investors grew increasingly anxious about the economic impact of China's spreading virus outbreak, with demand spiking for safe-haven assets such as the Japanese yen and Treasury notes.



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Oil prices skid 2%, extending slide as China virus spreads

Oil prices slumped a further 2% to multi-month lows on Monday as the rising number of cases of the new China virus and city lockdowns deepened concerns about demand for crude, even as Saudi Arabia's energy minister sought to calm the market.



5 months ago

Oil extends declines as fears grow over China virus

Crude prices fell more than 2% to multi-month lows on Monday as the rising number of cases of the new coronavirus in China and city lockdowns there deepened concerns over oil demand, even as Saudi Arabia's energy minister sought to calm the market.



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Starbucks shuts shops, suspends delivery in China's Hubei amid virus outbreak

Starbucks has closed all shops and suspended delivery services in China's Hubei province for the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, where a coronavirus outbreak originated from its capital Wuhan has caused 41 deaths in China.



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Owners of solar company that caused loss for Buffett plead guilty over Ponzi scheme

The husband-and-wife owners of DC Solar, a California solar company that caused Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc to take a $377 million charge last year, pleaded guilty on Friday to involvement in an estimated $912 million Ponzi scheme.



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Wall Street analysts say these stocks have strong growth stories, including Peloton & Pinterest

Wall Street analysts say these stocks have strong growth stories

5 months ago

The next big thing in ETFs could give a boost to long suffering active investors

Active portfolio managers could get some help in the battle against passive investing if this new kind of ETF gains traction with investors.

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