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The last thing Europe needs: another Greek debt crisis

The last thing Europe needs: another Greek debt crisis

How’s this for déjà vu? Another debt crisis is brewing in Europe. Greece needs European creditors to release cash from a bailout agreed in 2015 so it can make debt repayments, but officials are at loggerheads. Investors are starting to worry, demanding higher returns on Greek debt. Adding to the confusion is a warning from […]

Trump isn’t killing the bull market. Here’s why

Trump isn’t killing the bull market. Here’s why

More and more business leaders and Wall Street strategists are expressing their worries about what President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies and unpredictable nature might do to the markets and economy. But we all know that action speaks louder than words. What investors are actually doing is in stark contrast to what people are saying. The […]

Visa crackdown puts these rural doctors at risk

Visa crackdown puts these rural doctors at risk

At his pediatrics practice in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Dr. Alaa Al Nofal sees up to 10 patients a day. He’s known some of them since they were born. Others, he still treats after they’ve graduated from high school. “I treat these children for Type 1 diabetes, thyroid problems, thyroid cancer, puberty disorders and adrenal […]

LeBron, Serena and other Nike stars champion ‘Equality’

LeBron, Serena and other Nike stars champion ‘Equality’

Nike says it’s time to stand up for equality in a new ad campaign. The company on Sunday launched a star-studded short film titled “Equality” to mark Black History Month. The ad features Nike-sponsored athletes LeBron James, Serena Williams, Kevin Durant, Gabby Douglas, among others, “amplifying their voices in an effort to uplift, open eyes […]

Verizon is bringing back unlimited data

Verizon is bringing back unlimited data

Verizon (VZ) is bringing back an unlimited data plan. Starting Monday, Verizon customers can get unlimited data, talk and text for $80. The company says the new introductory plan also includes up to 10 GB of mobile hotspot usage, as well as calling and texting to Mexico and Canada. It will also allow customers to […]

Indian rival slams Uber’s business model

Indian rival slams Uber’s business model

Uber’s top rival in India has some unsolicited advice for the U.S. startup: Go local. “They have a very cookie-cutter approach in terms of what the model is and how [to] force feed it into any geography,” Pranay Jivrajka, a top executive at Ola Cabs, said on the sidelines of CNN’s Asia Business Forum in […]

Oil prices have doubled in a year. Here’s why

Oil prices have doubled in a year. Here’s why

It’s a good day for OPEC. Data published Monday by the oil cartel show its members have largely complied with an agreement to slash production. The confirmation caps a remarkable year for OPEC, which was forced to devise a plan to boost prices after they fell to $26 per barrel in February 2016. The price […]