The stock market was volatile on Tuesday after posting solid gains to start the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) was up 0.37% at 1:10 p.m. EDT today, outperforming the other major indexes.

One thing keeping the stock market in check could be comments from Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell, who warned on Tuesday that too little government aid would lead to a weak economic recovery. Congress has yet to agree on additional stimulus measures, and an agreement does not appear close.

Shares of Boeing (NYSE: BA) were moving in the wrong direction on Tuesday after the airplane manufacturer predicted a difficult decade ahead. Meanwhile, the stock of Walmart (NYSE: WMT) was little changed after the retailer announced an insurance brokerage business.

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Boeing forecasts tough years ahead

The coronavirus pandemic has greatly reduced demand for air travel. While the number of daily air passengers

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The more likely rationale, then, was that the contents of the documents were unflattering. That the president who’d in the past complained about how little Barack Obama paid in taxes had himself paid little to nothing, despite the vast wealth that formed the basis of his qualifications to run for president in 2016. He kept saying that he’d be happy to turn over his taxes — until it came to do so.

On Sunday, the New York Times released the latest in a series of examinations of Trump’s tax history, exploring his filings over the years leading to his candidacy and, then, election as president. The story in short? Trump paid far less in taxes as he was running for president and during his first year in office than most Americans, much less most wealthy Americans. In fact, it seems likely that he only paid a small amount in taxes

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Amid the pandemic, housing has been one area of the economy that has been doing relatively well as reflected by a rise in both builder confidence and housing starts.

But housing construction has lagged demand in the years since the Great Recession, with single-family housing starts in particular declining in the last decade despite a continuously growing population. 

Home construction and sales have quickly rebounded after being slammed by the economic turmoil caused by the pandemic in the spring. New privately-owned housing starts rose for three-straight months before declining by 5.1% in August from July’s revised figure of 1.492 million.

A large monthly decline in starts for multi-family units, like apartments, contributed to the overall decline. Single-family starts also rose by 4.1% in August to 1.021 million, the highest rate since February’s figure of 1.034 million as reported by The Wall Street Journal. US existing home sales also jumped by

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The global economy faces a lost decade after the Covid-19 pandemic unless policymakers spurn austerity measures in favour of a comprehensive recovery plan built on investment in sustainable growth, the United Nations has said.

In its annual trade and development report, the UN’s economic arm said a repeat of the cost-cutting conducted by governments after the financial crisis of 2008-09 would choke off recovery and risk a double-dip recession in 2022.

The UN Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) said that, despite a better than expected growth performance in recent months, the global economy was on course to shrink by 4% this year. The turnaround from the near-3% growth predicted before the pandemic struck would cost $6tn (£4.7tn) in lost output, it added, with international trade down by 20%, foreign direct investment dropping by 40% and remittances cut by more than $100bn.

While the biggest falls in growth rates would

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Commitment emphasizes the company’s dedication to regenerative agriculture, aligns with United Nations’ 1.5oC target

General Mills announced a pledge to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent across its full value chain – from farm to fork to landfill – over the next 10 years1. The company also committed to a long-term goal to achieve net zero emission levels by 2050. The absolute greenhouse gas commitment was calculated using methodologies approved by the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi) that model a level of emission reductions that science suggests is necessary to sustain the health of the planet. General Mills was the first company to publish a goal approved by the SBTi in 2015.

“We’re proud to be making this ambitious goal which will take strong leadership and collaboration to drive holistic change,” said Jeff Harmening, chairman and CEO of General Mills. “From farmers and suppliers, to

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  • Stock-market investors could face “lost decade” of equity appreciation, Blackstone’s Tony James told CNBC.
  • High returns, and “fear of missing out” buying has created a stock market that “feels fully valued”.
  • Near zero interest rates driving investors into a stock market hungry for yield.
  • Over the longer term, rising rates could undermine company earnings.
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Investors may not see the kind of returns the stock market has yielded this year for another decade, as companies struggle to grow their earnings in an economy that is in recovery after the coronavirus pandemic, private-equity firm Blackstone’s executive vice chairman, Tony James, told CNBC’s Squawk Box Asia on Wednesday.

James said that the healthy level of existing capital returns, plus the “fear-of-missing-out” buying frenzy that has driven US indices to record highs this year, has also created a stock market that “feels

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Sep 13, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
Latest released the research study on The Safety Gloves Market is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative evaluation through enterprise analysts, inputs from enterprise specialists and enterprise individuals throughout the cost chain. The report presents an in-depth evaluation of parent marketplace trends, macro-economic signs and governing elements at the side of marketplace attractiveness as according to segments. The report additionally maps the qualitative effect of numerous marketplace elements on marketplace segments and geographies. The study covers emerging player’s data, including: competitive landscape, sales, revenue and global market share of top manufacturers are: Top Glove (Malaysia), 3M (United States), Ansell (Australia), Kossan (Malaysia), Rubberex (Malaysia), Supermax Corporation (Malaysia), Hartalega (Malaysia), Honeywell International (United States), Dipped Products (Srilanka), Lakeland Industries (United States), Kimberly-Clark (United States), MCR Safety (United States), Dragerwerk … Read More

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A news report from Shenzhen Daily:

The Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone has made all-round achievements over the past 10 years, a conference marking the 10th anniversary of Qianhai at the Qianhai International Conference Center was told on Aug. 27.

Qianhai has reported an annual growth of 89.2 percent in the added value of the enterprises registered in the free trade area over the past decade. The free trade area was ranked first in the country last year in terms of GDP per square kilometer, at 15.26 billion yuan (US$2.2 billion). Qianhai’s actual used foreign investment reached US$4.1 billion yuan in 2019, ranking No. 2 among the country’s free trade zones and areas, after Shanghai free trade zone. The amount accounted for 53.3 percent of Shenzhen’s total, 20.5 percent of Guangdong and 3 percent of the

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Venture capital firm Omnivore on Thursday launched its report on “The Future of Indian Agriculture and Food Systems: Vision 2030,” which explores how new technologies, demographic trends and climate change will impact the country’s agri and food systems over the next decade.

The report highlights eight key trends that will drive the future of agriculture in India, with the critical caveat that climate change could negate this positive direction if not reckoned with.

The key trends are: Precision agriculture and automation creating a “farm of one”; Biotechnology will produce tastier, more nutritious, and eco-friendly crops; Farms & farmers will be connected, digitised, and smart; Farmer-consumer intimacy will improve value for both; Majority of rural jobs will be of higher value and non-agro; More fresh greens, harvested and delivered, on-demand; Diversity, quality, and sustainability of food sources will increase; Food will increasingly (and scientifically) replace medicine.

Paradigm shift

The report points

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