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  1. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article offers world news briefs. The Chinese central government authorized local governments to take steps to remove bitcoin miners from cryptocurrency markets. Former White House aide and adviser Steve Bannon resigned as executive chairman of the organization Breitbart News. December 2017 marked a 17-year high for inflation in Mexico.
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  2. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article discusses the concept of the fear of missing out (FOMO) regarding the explosive growth and momentum of stock markets as of the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018. It examines the potential impact of the U.S. tax law passed on December 22, 2017, on markets, estimates of stock market rallies, and investment strategies.
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  3. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article discusses the dilemma in which the British National Health Service (NHS) and the British government find themselves at the beginning of 2018 between low taxes and high-quality medical services.
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  4. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article states that the production of the sedan the Model 3 by the firm Tesla Inc., which was already well behind schedule, was pushed back in late 2017. According to the article, only 1,770 Model 3s were delivered to customers in the second half of 2017, and investors were questioning whether Tesla and founder Elon Musk would be in a position to request more capital.
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  5. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article discusses how traditionally prestigious cosmetics firms such as Coty Inc. Sephora, and Estée Lauder Cos. may have to alter marketing strategies to compete with retailer Amazon.com Inc., which was the top online cosmetics retailer in the U.S. as of early 2018. The article also states that luxury brands such as Revlon Inc. and Elizabeth Arden Inc. sold products on Amazon beginning in late 2016.
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  6. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article states that Swedish furniture retailer Ikea was opening smaller stores in urban areas to address the trend of fewer younger consumers utilizing the company's large suburban retail outlets. The article also discusses Ikea's strategies for electronic commerce (e-commerce) and its competition with organizations such as Boston, Massachusetts, firm Wayfair Inc.
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  7. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article discusses steps taken by San Francisco, California, ride-hailing startup firm Uber to protect itself from law enforcement raids on its various business offices such as in Montreal, Quebec, and Brussels, Belgium, by utilizing a remote computer security system known as Ripley. According to the article, Uber is often accused of breaking labor laws and taxi rules.
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  8. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article discusses Israeli high-technology firm Medial EarlySign's development of a colon cancer screening process ColonFlag, which uses machine learning software for less invasive predictions of colon cancer by using blood samples. The article also discusses technological developments by firms such as DeepMind Technologies and Myriad Genetics Inc.
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  9. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article discusses the culture of the financial services and banking industry, particularly concerning alleged sexual harassment against women in the context of the so-called #MeToo movement in the entertainment industry and the downfall of producer Harvey Weinstein. The article describes pressure that women in the industry feel due to the amount of money they stand to lose and legal agreements that shield harassment from coming to light.
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  10. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article discusses the actions of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) concerning its oversight of digital currencies such as bitcoin, in addition to the leadership of CFTC chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo.
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  11. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article profiles the career of Franklin Templeton Investments executive Mark Mobius, who plans to retire on January 31, 2018.
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  12. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article discusses the significance of a breakdown in peace talks between the Marxist guerrilla organization the National Liberation Army (ELN) and the government of Colombia to the Colombian petroleum industry following an attack on a significant oil pipeline that runs through Arauca, Colombia, following the expiration of a cease-fire agreement.
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  13. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article discusses the possibility that the emergence of a thriving consumer loan market in the West Bank city of Ramallah will increase the income gap between rich and poor, and the role of the Palestinian Authority in the growth of credit. It also discusses the Palestinian economy in general and attempts to broker a peace agreement between the Palestinian Authority and Israel.
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  14. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article reports on the movement to collect garbage and convert in into energy in Mysuru, India. It mentions the investments in waste handling facilities to turn garbage into compost or energy, the general lack of waste management in India, and the incentives provided to encourage collection and conversion of trash.
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  15. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article reports on the plans of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to enforce federal anti-marijuana laws in states that have legalized marijuana. It mentions the growth of the marijuana industry and its contributions to state finances, the question of states' rights, and the opposition to Sessions' plans from both Democrats and Republicans.
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  16. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article reports on the career of U.S. Representative Devin Nunes who leads the U.S. House Intelligence Committee. It discusses the government investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, allegations of unethical behavior by Nunes regarding classified information. and the impact on the House Intelligence Committee.
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  17. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article reports on the decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to withhold security aid to Pakistan. It mentions the Pakistani role during the Afghan War, the risk of closer cooperation of Pakistan with extremists, and the economic impact on Pakistan with the end of foreign aid.
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  18. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article reports on the trial program in Finland that provides a basic income to selected individuals. It discusses the state of income inequality in Finland, the advantages and disadvantages of the program as compared to unemployment insurance, and programs that tried to achieve a similar effect in the U.S.
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  19. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article reports on the work of entrepreneur Jorge Heraud to develop agricultural robots that can thin plants and weed. It mentions his first robots that thinned lettuce plants, the training of robots to apply herbicides properly, and the artificial intelligence work required to train the robots.
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  20. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article discusses conditions at Pennsylvania Station in New York City and the railroad tunnels that access it. It mentions the need for repairs of both the station and the tunnels, the use that transportation companies Amtrak and New Jersey transit make of the station and tunnels, and the cancellation of several programs to improve the building and tunnels.
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  21. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    Reviews are presented of new restaurants in the U.S. that specialize in luxury experiences.
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  22. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article discusses the motion capture technology MySwing which allows a golfer to improve his swing.
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  23. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article discusses how gloves have come back in fashion, particularly luxurious gloves.
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  24. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article reports on the motorcycle construction and repair company Revival Cycles in Austin, Texas. It mentions the founding of the company by Alan Stulberg, the restoration work done on vintage motorcycles, and the construction of new bikes with vintage parts.
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  26. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article presents a review of iron fireplace equipment manufactured by Pretziada.
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  27. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/15/2018
    The article discusses the efforts of Welsh philanthropist C.W. Nicol to restore Japan's forests, particularly via the Afan Woodland Trust.
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  28. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article offers world news briefs. A law established in Germany has made online social networking companies prevent hate speech on their websites. Production of certain vehicles in China have been put on hold by the Chinese government, due to efforts to reduce emissions. Former governor Mitt Romney has been asked by U.S. Senators to run for U.S. Senator of Utah Warren Hatch's seat upon his retirement.
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  29. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article discusses the U.S. demographer Richard Cincotta's perspective on regime change and democratization in Iran, within the context of demonstrations in the country. The relationship between the demography of Iran and its politics, including the high population of Iranian youth, is discussed. It discusses Cincotta's prediction on the democratization of Tunisia prior to the 2011 Arab Spring Uprising.
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  30. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article discusses the affect that online social media has on the mental health of its Internet users, including addictive behavior towards online social media websites, increases in mental depression from social media use and decreases to the self-esteem of users.
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  31. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article discusses the international investments into the high technology (tech) industry by the Japanese investor Masayoshi Son and his company Softbank Group Corporation. An overview of Son's investments in startups, including his business meetings with startup founders and in the ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Incorporated, is provided.
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  32. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article discusses the German airline company Deutsche Lufthansa AG's competition with companies in the airline industry, including the impact that the failiure of the airline company Air Berlin Plc had on flights between Frankfurt, Germany and Berlin, Germany. An overview of Lutfhansa's competition from the airline companies Ryanair Holdings Plc and EasyJet Plc's is provided.
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  34. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article discusses the U.S. live streaming video show for smartphones "HQ Trivia," hosted by Scott Rogowsky and developed by the startup company Intermedia Labs. An overview of the Intermedia chief executive officer Rus Yusupov's management style, including his threat to fire Rogowsky after an interview with the American media company "The Daily Beast," is provided.
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  35. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article discusses the U.S. high technology industry's use of consumer electronics shows (CES), in order to increase sales of consumer electronic hardware, including the American technology company Google's setting up an exhibition at CES. The exhibition of headsets at CES, including virtual reality (VR) headsets, is discussed.
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  36. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article discusses the use of bitcoin in transactions and commerce, including in regard to the value of bitcoin, government rules on bitcoin and startups' use of bitcoin.
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  37. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article discusses the U.S. commercial real estate industry's efforts to attract high technology (tech) companies to rent office spaces in their buildings, including the commercial real estate company Blackstone Group LP's renting office space to the cybersecurity company Rapid7 in Boston, Massachusetts. The commercial real estate industry's catering to millennial employees is discussed.
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  38. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article discusses the relationship between catastrophe (cat) bonds and natural disasters in the U.S. in 2017, including the losses from insurance businesses that invested in cat bonds. An overview of the impact that 2017 hurricanes had on insurer losses, including costs of hurricane damage, is provided.
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  39. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article reports on farms as an investment for the University of Illinois Foundation. It mentions the work of chief investment officer Ellen Ellison, the use of donated farmland, and how farmland performs as an asset for the foundation.
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  40. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article reports on the shapes of the yield curve which displays interest rates and the Phillips curve which is a model displaying inflation rates. It mentions the current flatness of both curves, the implications on interest rates and inflation in the U.S., and the impact on future economic policy.
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  41. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article reports on the ban regarding the sale of agricultural property in the Ukraine. It mentions the need to lease land by agricultural businesses, the pressure to reform land ownership laws, and how direct ownership would encourage businesses to invest in the land to improve their crop yields.
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  42. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article reports on several informal indicators regarding upward trends in consumption in the U.S. which produced happiness. It mentions the purchase of expensive beverages, the growth in foreign travel, and the increase in non-wage fringe benefits at work.
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  43. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article reports on the demonstrations in Iran and the response of President Hassan Rouhani. It mentions the current state of the economy in Iran which was a cause of the demonstrations, the planned political reforms by Rouhani, and Iran's foreign relations with the United States.
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  44. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article reports on the tenure of Mike Pompeo, director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). It mentions his personal relationship with President Donald Trump, his management of the CIA, and the possibility that he may replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State.
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  45. Bloomberg Businessweek; 01/08/2018
    The article reports on the number of work-related injuries to sanitation workers in food processing plants. It mentions that the plants contract out the cleaning of buildings and equipment, the safety violations that cause the injuries, and attempts by the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) to inspect the factories for safety violations.
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