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April 19, 2021


Cuomo’s Albany dominance takes backseat to political survival

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The governor who once muscled his biggest priorities through the Capitol annually, rarely failing to come out on top, is now taking a decidedly lighter tread in negotiations with Senate Majority Leaders Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, according......

Naomi Osaka’s dominance, Novak Djokovic’s crown and more Australian Open takeaways

A Herculean effort was required to stage the 2021 Australian Open and navigate many of the pandemic restrictions. But the tournament still provided high-quality matches and produced two incredible champions in Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic. With a delayed start, quarantine woes and the reemergence of the fans (then their......

Man City are marching toward dominance — and another treble — once again

There is an inescapable sense of deja vu about Manchester City right now and, if it proves to be correct, they will end the season having achieved another domestic treble. Sunday’s 4-1 victory at Liverpool in the Premier League sent City five points clear at the top of table, with......

Big Tech’s road to underperformance and why its dominance is waning

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Over the last 10 years, technology stocks have been the undisputed winner. Whether it’s Apple, Amazon, Microsoft or any of the mega-cap tech names, investors likely have a bad case of buyer’s remorse holding just about anything else. For context,......

Departing EXIM chief urges Biden team to counter Chinese lending dominance

By Andrea Shalal, David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) on Monday urged the Biden administration to keep pushing to neutralize Chinese export subsidies and help U.S. companies compete, building on gains made under Donald Trump. Chairman Kimberly Reed, a political......

Dollar’s growing dominance in Venezuela leaves locals ‘short-changed’

By Sarah Kinosian, Mayela Armas CARACAS (Reuters) – With her arms full of $11.87 worth of bananas, red peppers and onions, an elderly woman at a produce stand in western Caracas approaches vendor Walquiria Garcia and offers to pay with a $10 or $20 bill. Workers weigh goods in an......

Factbox-U.S. government, state lawsuits pile up against Big Tech market dominance

(Reuters) – Texas, backed by nine other states, filed a lawsuit against Alphabet Inc’s Google on Wednesday, accusing the internet search company of breaking antitrust law in how it runs its online advertising business. FILE PHOTO: The logos of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a combination photo. REUTERS/File Photo......

Factbox: Lawsuits pile up as U.S. tackles Big Tech’s market dominance

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and a big coalition of U.S. states sued Facebook Inc on Wednesday, saying that it broke antitrust law and should potentially be broken up. Facebook is the second big tech company to face a major legal antitrust challenge this fall. FILE PHOTO:......

Trump spy chief seeks SEC scrutiny of Chinese dominance in cryptocurrency

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The U.S. intelligence community is raising concerns about the Chinese Communist Party’s influence over digital currencies with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Cryptocurrency, central bank digital currency, and e-cash are all being drawn into a multifront global competition against......

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