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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Takes Jab at Greta Thunberg at Davos

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin dismissed criticisms by the climate activist Greta Thunberg on Thursday, saying that she lacked the expertise to call for a complete divestment from the fossil fuel industry. “After she goes and studies economics in college, she can come back and explain that to us,” he said......
CNBC Business

Saudi minister calls Jeff Bezos phone hack claims nonsense and lies

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 14, 2019. Alexei Nikolsky | Sputnik | Kremlin via Reuters Explosive allegations that tie Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to......
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin slams Greta Thunberg at Davos

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin jabbed teenage activist Greta Thunberg Thursday, saying she should study economics before lecturing world leaders about climate change. Mnuchin slammed the Swedish climate crusader in a press briefing at the World Economic Forum......
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Volkswagen CEO: Seat’s de Meo probably in talks with Renault – CNBC

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FRANKFURT/PARIS (Reuters) – The chief executive of Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) said Luca de Meo, who stepped down as chief executive of the German carmaker’s Spanish Seat brand this month, was probably in talks with French carmaker Renault (RENA.PA). FILE PHOTO: SEAT President and CEO Luca de Meo poses during an interview......
Environment

Davos 2020: Prince Charles offers stark warning over ‘approaching catastrophe’

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Prince Charles warned business leaders they needed to make being eco-friendly more affordable to fight the “approaching catastrophe” of climate change. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, he asked politicians and economic leaders what the point of extra wealth was “if you can do nothing except watch......
Reuters - Business

Trump threatens big tariffs on car imports from EU if no trade deal struck: CNBC

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DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to impose high tariffs on imports of cars from the European Union if the bloc doesn’t agree to a trade deal. U.S. President Donald Trump talks during a bilateral meeting with Iraqi President Barham Salih (not pictured) at the......
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BlackRock, partners eye initial $500 million for climate fund

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LONDON (Reuters) – A BlackRock-backed (BLK.N) group aims to raise an initial $500 million for a private equity fund that will invest in climate change-linked infrastructure upgrades in emerging markets. FILE PHOTO: The BlackRock logo is seen outside of its offices in New York City, U.S., October 17, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan......
Environment

Trump and the Teenager: A Climate Showdown at Davos

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DAVOS, Switzerland — Neither uttered the other’s name. But President Trump and the Swedish climate campaigner Greta Thunberg took unmistakable aim at each other on Tuesday at this conference of business and government figures, reprising their roles as antagonists on the global stage. The 73-year-old president and 17-year-old activist dominated......
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Goldman CEO says process on canceled WeWork IPO ‘worked’

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DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Chief Executive David Solomon called WeWork’s abandoned initial public offering (IPO) a great example of the listing process working on Tuesday, even if was “not as pretty as everybody would like it to be”. Goldman Sachs’ Chairman and CEO David Solomon attends a session......
CNBC Business

Davos 2020: Trump says he ‘could get used to’ negative interest rates: ‘Love that’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Donald Trump delivers a speech at the Congres center during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 21, 2020. Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump on Tuesday spoke glowingly of negative interest......
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Greta Thunberg’s Message at Davos Forum: ‘Our House Is Still on Fire’

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DAVOS, Switzerland — Greta Thunberg planned a speech to the world’s business and political leaders here Tuesday accusing them of “empty words and promises” that will do little to avert a climate change crisis. “Our house is still on fire,” she was expected to say, reprising her most famous line......
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Trump urges countries to put own citizens first as he touts economic wins

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump delivers a speech during a special address on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Jason Alden | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Donald Trump took an......
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Trump speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here [The stream is slated to start at 5:30 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] President Donald Trump is scheduled to make a speech at the World Economic Forum in......
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Donald Trump to speak at Davos World Economic Forum amid tensions at home and abroad – watch live

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As the Senate launches only the third impeachment trial of a president in history, President Trump is half a world away in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum. But he is unlikely to escape criticism there, where some......

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