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Warren Buffett-backed Chinese car maker announces strong demand for its new luxury electric sedan

BEIJING — Demand for luxury electric sedans is on the rise in China. In just over two months, orders for the “Han” line of electric cars from BYD — a Chinese automaker backed by billionaire Warren Buffett — have topped 40,000, the company disclosed at the Beijing auto show this past weekend.  The luxury sedan was announced…
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This mutual fund may have cracked the ‘Buffett Code’ — Berkshire Hathaway’s secret sauce

For the 55 calendar years from 1965 through 2019, Berkshire Hathaway’s stock rose at an 18.6% annualized pace, versus 11.8% for the S&P 500 SPX, -1.15%  . (Both returns reflect reinvested dividends.) Warren Buffett can take credit for this, and he appears to be very much in charge of Berkshire. But, given that he just…
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U.K. assets are too hot to handle right now, top investors say

Investment heavyweights have warned that international investors will continue to shun the U.K. until the dual threat of a hard Brexit and a Labour government led by Jeremy Corbyn can be completely discounted. Investors have avoided the U.K. amid uncertainty over the country’s future relationship with the European Union. Net outflows since the referendum vote…
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Wall Street’s top analysts are recommending stocks like Uber and Lovesac amid market volatility

How can you pinpoint compelling investing opportunities in the current environment? Stocks tumbled for the week in a tech-led selloff after reaching record highs. However, even after the pullback, the S&P 500 has still surged almost 15% on a one-year basis. That means there’s still room to fall. Indeed as IHT Wealth Management’s Yussef Gheriani…
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Trump’s unemployment program pays up to $1,800 in extra benefits to workers who qualify

Most unemployed workers will get up to $1,800 in extra jobless benefits through the Lost Wages Assistance program created last month by the Trump administration. The program pays a $300-a-week federal subsidy on top of the unemployment benefits workers currently receive. It follows the lapse of a $600 weekly supplement in late July. States, which…
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JPMorgan creates new team to trade shares of pre-IPO giants

JPMorgan Chase thinks it’s found the next hot market for investors:  Taking stakes in giant, pre-IPO start-ups from SpaceX to Airbnb. The investment bank is launching a new team to connect sellers and buyers in the burgeoning market for private company shares, according to Chris Berthe, JPMorgan’s global co-head of cash equities trading. He’s lured…
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China’s mega banks lost billions of dollars in profit as bad loans rise during coronavirus pandemic

China’s five largest banks reported their biggest profit declines in at least a decade as they brace for further increases in bad loans in an economy weakened by the coronavirus pandemic. The five lenders — Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China Construction Bank, Agricultural Bank of China, Bank of China and Bank of Communications —…
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Planning Your Retirement

Retirement planning is a multistep process that evolves over time. To have a comfortable, secure—and fun—retirement, you need to build the financial cushion that will fund it all. The fun part is why it makes sense to pay attention to the serious and perhaps boring part: planning how you’ll get there. Planning for retirement starts…
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Southeast Asia’s Gojek wants to be the bridge between Indonesia’s small businesses and big tech

Indonesia’s ride-hailing start-up Gojek is helping small businesses in the country survive the ongoing economic crisis by moving online, and it wants to bridge the gap between them and global tech companies, a senior executive told CNBC.  Gojek started in 2010 as a ride-hailing company in Indonesia and has since branched out into other business…
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21 Success Tips for Young and Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Being successful often means learning from those who have already achieved their goals. Having a mentor is an amazing blessing to an entrepreneur, but not everyone can find one in person. If you haven’t yet found your personal business guru, here are 21 tips for young or aspiring entrepreneur to help get you started. 1.…
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