Steve Matthews’ 2020 Kentucky Derby analysis

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Profit Line represents Steve Matthews’ judgment of the horse’s chances of winning based on post time odds. Horses should only be played to win or used in exotic wagers if they meet or exceed their profit line. 1. Finnick the Fierce A 50-1 long shot that’s slow on final numbers […]

China’s Xi promises more market opening at trade fair

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BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping pledged to open China’s service industries wider to foreign competitors as its first in-person trade fair since the coronavirus outbreak opened under intensive anti-disease controls. Xi gave no details in his speech Friday night, but Chinese leaders are emphasizing development of tourism, retailing and […]

Banishing Our Nation’s Blind Spot About Blue-Collar Economic Potential

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Part of Kathy Caprino’s series “Supporting Today’s Workforce” Senior engineer on a work call Getty Images/iStockphoto The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the nation’s July Jobs Report on August 7, and despite the recession and Covid-19 crisis leaving millions unemployed, a quiet revolution is underway. An ongoing blue-collar expansion continues as business leaders, […]

ANALYSIS-Brazil economy outshines Mexico after surprise role reversal

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By Jamie McGeever and Dave Graham BRASILIA/MEXICO CITY, Sept 4 (Reuters) – The divergence between the Latin America’s two largest economies, Brazil and Mexico, is widening as the region’s most prominent left- and right-wing leaders adopt stridently different fiscal responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Their approaches, however, are not what […]

Etsy gets into S&P 500, Tesla does not

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By Noel Randewich © Reuters/ARND WIEGMANN FILE PHOTO: Logo of Tesla is seen at a branch office in Bern (Reuters) – Shares of Tesla tumbled 7{5667a53774e7bc9e4190cccc01624aae270829869c681dac1da167613dca7d05} in extended trade on Friday after the electric car maker was excluded from a group of companies being added to the S&P 500, among […]