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Amid climate crisis, investors are starting to put their money towards a sustainable future

Many investors are choosing to funnel their money into investments that address climate change and climate risk, a move that asset managers are rushing to meet the demand.

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Why small businesses are banking on better benefits

There are more small businesses and startups than ever before, yet they have traditionally been at a disadvantage when it comes to the benefits they can offer employees. That's changing.

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Here's when your tax return could spark interest from the IRS

Some aspects of tax returns generate more scrutiny than others, and IRS computers are adept at weeding those out.

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EU plans more protectionist antitrust rules, data sharing in policy shake-up

The EU plans to adopt more protectionist antitrust rules and encourage businesses to share data as part of an industrial policy overhaul aimed at giving European companies a sharper edge in global markets, a strategy document seen by Reuters shows.



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Fashion retailer H&M says data protection breaches unacceptable

Fashion retailer H&M said on Saturday that data security breaches found at its German unit were unacceptable and it was cooperating with the local data protection supervisory authority in its investigation into the matter.



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Boeing's 777X jetliner takes off on maiden flight

Boeing Co began the maiden flight on Saturday of the world's largest twin-engined jetliner as the embattled planemaker steps up competition with European rival Airbus in a respite from a crisis over its smaller 737 MAX. The 777X, a larger and more efficient version of Boeing's successful 777 mini-jumbo, took off outside Seattle at 10:09 a.m. local time (1.09 p.m. ET) after high winds forced the company to postpone two earlier attempts this week.



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Boeing's 777X jetliner successfully completes maiden flight

Boeing Co successfully completed on Saturday the maiden flight of the world's largest twin-engined jetliner as the embattled planemaker steps up competition with European rival Airbus in a respite from a crisis over its smaller 737 MAX.



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Boeing 777X jetliner successfully completes maiden flight

Boeing Co on Saturday successfully completed the maiden flight of the world's largest twin-engined jetliner, the 777X.



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Electric vehicle maker Rivian: expect prices lower than previously announced

Electric vehicle startup Rivian on Saturday displayed its pickup truck and SUV at an event in San Francisco's Bay Area and said that when their prices are unveiled soon they will be lower than has been previously announced.



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Oil rebounds, but markets 'twitchy' over China virus impact on demand

Oil prices edged up on Friday, helped by a decline in U.S. crude stockpiles, but were on track for to fall up to 5% for the week on worries that the China coronavirus that has killed 25 so far may spread, curbing travel, fuel demand and economic prospects.



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Bayer faces fourth U.S. Roundup cancer trial in Monsanto home court

Bayer AG is set to face a fourth U.S. jury trial over allegations that its popular weed killer Roundup causes cancer, with four cancer patients in the hometown of its agricultural subsidiary Monsanto scheduled to make their case beginning on Friday.



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Ericsson fourth-quarter core profit hit by slowdown in U.S. business

Swedish telecoms equipment group Ericsson reported a sharp rise in fourth-quarter core earnings on Friday, but said the quarter, seasonally its best, had nevertheless been hit by a slowdown in its previously surging U.S. business.



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Oil rises, but potential impact of China virus on fuel demand haunts market

Oil prices climbed on Friday, following a drawdown in U.S. crude stocks, but were set to fall heavily for the week amid worries that a new coronavirus in China that has killed 25 so far may spread, curbing travel, fuel demand and economic prospects.



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Nestle teams up with Canadian plant-based ingredients makers

Food group Nestle has teamed up with Canadian plant-based food ingredient makers Burcon and Merit to speed up innovation in the fast-growing business segment, it said on Friday.



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Stocks hold steady but virus anxiety lingers as millions travel for Lunar New Year break

Asian shares steadied on Friday in holiday-thinned trade for the Lunar New Year, despite fears that a new coronavirus from China could spread rapidly as millions of people travel over the week-long break.



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