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Joe Biden and the high risk to investors in US elections

Politics 07/21/20, 11:13

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate for the presidency, would represent a high risk for investors in the stock markets, given the impact they could experience should he win the election. Recent polls in which Biden leads raises alarm bells because if he gains the White House, the markets ...

Ivanka Trump defends the idea of revising the government’s hiring system

U.S. 07/17/20, 20:08

A proposal was addressed to the federal government that employees 2 million workers. The president urged the government to “better recognize the talents and competencies of all Americans it hires.” In June, President Trump signed an executive order, prompting the federal government to reconsider the old forms of titled-based hiring, proposing ...

Retail sales skyrocket in June, exceeding expectations

U.S. 07/17/20, 13:21

The U.S. Census Bureau reported that retail sales jumped 7.5% in June, reaching $524.3 billion, up from the previous month, and well above the percentage recorded in the same period in 2019. Sales more than doubled in clothing stores and rose 20% in food and beverage establishments, one of the sectors ...

Obama, Gates, Biden, Musk and others scammed in massive Twitter hack

U.S. 07/16/20, 01:12

Twitter accounts belonging to some of the world's most powerful people were hacked on July 16, and the list of those stung by a bitcoin scam is impressive. Twitter admin was hacked, and access to important accounts was gained without using their passwords. The scam netted the hackers more than $100,000 ...

Bitcoin: Scammers have extracted over $24 million in 2020 alone

U.S. 07/14/20, 09:32

A report was published July 10 by Whale Alert, which describes itself as the largest provider of blockchain tracing and analysis, on the Medium website. Whale Alert, in conjunction with Scam Alert, have analyzed hundreds of thousands of reports from various sources, visited hundreds of websites and gathered data from hundreds ...

Tik Tok is preparing with a team of “lobbyists” to stay in the U.S.

U.S. 07/14/20, 01:06

The TikTok company hired several policy experts in the past week to lobby government officials about a possible ban on the social media application in the United States. TikTok is not stopping. There is a growing concern in the Trump administration about the national security dangers posed by it and other ...