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President Donald Trump is escalating his pressure on General Motors, as he calls for the company to reopen an Ohio manufacturing plant. Trump tweeted Monday that GM should: "Close a plant in China or Mexico, where you invested so heavily pre-Trump," and "Bring jobs home!" Trump travels to politically important Ohio this week. Over the…
"And I don't want to sound xenophobic. It's not a xenophobic thing. It's an economic question." How to appeal to prejudice One of the tricks of politics is to appeal to prejudices without altering those being demonised. Daley is no racist. He is no orator either. He was bluntly articulating one of the great preoccupations…
FRANK RUMPENHORST | DPA | Getty Images Picture taken on March 17, 2019 shows the headquarters of German banks Deutsche Bank (L) and Commerzbank in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany. Back in 2007, Deutsche Bank had its own balance sheet of 2 trillion euros ($2.25 trillion) and a market capitalization of nearly 50 billion euros,…
Unlike its peers, Westpac is still intent on continuing in wealth management, including the expansion of its Panorama wealth administration platform and a focus on offering its breadth of services to customers in insurance, superannuation and private wealth. CEO Brian Hartzer actually calls it "doubling down". However, financial advisers steering clients towards such products and…
Facebook said a live streamed video apparently showing last week's attack on two mosques in New Zealand was viewed 4,000 times before it was removed. The suspected gunman, an Australian named Brenton Harrison Tarrant, allegedly killed 50 people after opening fire on Muslim worshipers at the two mosques, livestreaming the whole ordeal on Facebook. Tarrant…