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The Italian government approves the 2023 budget with 35 billion euros to revive the economy

The Italian government approves the 2023 budget with 35 billion euros to revive the economy

Budget finds more than 21 billion euros to bring energy bills under control Taxes additional profits of energy companies at 35% Includes amnesty on tax arrears, reduction of retirement age Relaunches the bridge project linking Sicily to the mainland ROME, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Italy’s new right-wing government on Tuesday approved its first budget, a …

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Tesla safety at center of South Korean lawsuit over fatal crash

Tesla safety at center of South Korean lawsuit over fatal crash

SEOUL, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Two years ago, in an upscale Seoul neighborhood, a white Tesla Model X slammed into the wall of a parking lot. The fire accident killed a prominent lawyer – a close friend of the South Korean president. Prosecutors have charged the driver with manslaughter. He blames Tesla. Choi Woan-jong, who …

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NY Fed: Bank liquidity could be tighter than expected, with policy implications

NY Fed: Bank liquidity could be tighter than expected, with policy implications

Nov 18 (Reuters) – The way the banking system manages its cash suggests the financial system may not be as bountiful as many now believe, and that could have implications for how the Federal Reserve manages the size of its balance sheet, a document from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York announced on Friday. …

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First TVs, now tortillas: US companies set minimum prices to end discounts

First TVs, now tortillas: US companies set minimum prices to end discounts

NEW YORK, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Makers of everything from toys to tortillas are increasingly setting minimum prices on their products to maintain profits and limit price cuts as retailers like Walmart Inc (WMT. N) and Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) are trying to corner online sales. As a result, shoppers are enjoying fewer discounts on everyday …

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Musk warns of Twitter bankruptcy as more top executives quit

Musk warns of Twitter bankruptcy as more top executives quit

November 10 (Reuters) – New owner of Twitter Inc, Elon Musk, on Thursday raised the possibility of the social media platform going bankrupt, capping a chaotic day that included a warning from a U.S. privacy regulator and the exit from the leader in enterprise trust and security. The billionaire in his first mass call with …

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Exclusive: US blocks more than 1,000 solar shipments due to Chinese slave labor issues

Exclusive: US blocks more than 1,000 solar shipments due to Chinese slave labor issues

November 11 (Reuters) – More than 1,000 shipments of solar power components worth hundreds of millions of dollars have piled up at U.S. ports since June under a new law banning imports from the China’s Xinjiang region due to slave labor concerns, according to federal customs officials and industry sources. The level of seizures, which …

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FTX seeks $9.4 billion in bailout funds from investors and rivals - source

FTX seeks $9.4 billion in bailout funds from investors and rivals – source

Nov 10 (Reuters) – FTX is scrambling to raise about $9.4 billion from investors and competitors, a source said on Thursday, as chief executive Sam Bankman-Fried urgently seeks to save the cryptocurrency exchange that has been rocked by a rush of customer withdrawals. Bankman-Fried discussed raising $1 billion each from Justin Sun, the founder of …

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Exclusive: Behind the fall of FTX, the fight against billionaires and a failed attempt to save crypto

Exclusive: Behind the fall of FTX, the fight against billionaires and a failed attempt to save crypto

November 10 (Reuters) – (This story contains language that some readers may find offensive in paragraph 2) On Tuesday morning, Sam Bankman-Fried, owner of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, caught his employees off guard with a grim message. “I’m sorry,” he told them. “I failed.” The reason for the mea culpa: its announcement half an hour earlier …

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