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Mary Kay Inc. advocates for the advancement of women’s economic empowerment and gender equality through a series of landmark engagements and partnerships around the world

DALLAS – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Mary Kay Inc., a global advocate for women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship, has stepped up its commitment to gender parity by issuing a position paper welcoming the European Commission’s gender equality strategy for 2020- 2025 and by joining the global action coalitions of the Forum for Generational Equality. The position paper, which […]

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France and South Pacific Countries Fight “Predatory” Fishing as China Expands Reach

The United States and its allies, including France, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, are actively expanding their activity in the Pacific to counter China’s influence. Though tiny in land mass, the Pacific Islands control vast swathes of resource-rich ocean known as Exclusive Economic Zones, forming a formidable border between the Americas and Asia. “To better […]

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Inventories drop amid fears COVID variants threaten economic recovery

From Wall Street to Sydney, stocks crash Monday amid rising fears COVID-19 infections means the pandemic is worsening in hot spots around the world. The S&P 500 stock index fell 1.6% in the first half hour of trading, after hitting a record just a week ago. Another sign of concern, the yield on the 10-year […]

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Regional inequalities emerge as a pressing threat to democracy

On his recent trip to Europe, President Joe Biden managed to rally the support of traditional U.S. allies and steer them toward a common goal. Together, they could demonstrate that democracies can outperform authoritarian regimes in ensuring both economic prosperity and political freedoms. Although Biden has sought to deal with the interference from Russia, his […]

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Tension mounts as Erdogan heads for northern Cyprus breakaway

Published on: 07/18/2021 – 06:26 Varosha (Cyprus) (AFP) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is visiting northern Cyprus on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the 1974 Turkish invasion, a visit infuriating Greek Cypriots with island reunification talks in limbo. Erdogan’s visit is seen as a show of force to support a two-state solution to the […]

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As Lebanon crumbles, Riad Salameh faces questions

The coronavirus pandemic and a huge explosion in the port of Beirut last August have further devastated the economy. Estimates put the central bank’s losses at between $ 50 billion and $ 60 billion. The International Monetary Fund has offered help, but Lebanese officials accuse Salameh of blocking an audit requested by the United States […]

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Extra credit: how debt can mean a tax advantage for some and jail time for others

Hello and welcome to Extra Credit, a weekly overview of the news through the lens of debt! This week, we tackle the economic forces that pull borrowers into debt and how centuries-old debt imposed on Haiti still affects the country today. But first, how the rich are using borrowing to their advantage. Debt can mean […]

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Stock futures trading mixed ahead of economic data and bank earnings

Summit Global Investments CIO, David Harden, shares his market choices and investment advice. US equity futures are leaning towards a mixed trading session on Thursday. The main forward indices suggest a 0.2% drop on the Dow Jones, but a 0.4% rise on the Nasdaq. GET FOX BUSINESS ON THE GO BY CLICKING HERE The streak […]