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‘When he gets into bunker mode, he kind of goes back to his true believers’: Trump faced a PR crisis after the Putin summit this week — and whose advice he took is anyone’s guess

“During the press conference, Trump cast doubt on the US intelligence community’s assessment that Russia interfered in the 2016 US presidential election” writes Allan Smith for businessinsider.com. “But the route to walking back the press conference was never going to run through something as simple as a double negative and an apostrophe.He had just completed a press conference alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin that had followed an hours-long private meeting between the two in Helsinki, Finland. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Celebrated Wall Street stock picker Mark Mahaney offers his best tech investing advice: When a company name becomes a verb, it’s time to buy

“He also offered one surprising tips on a good time to pounce on a tech stock: “look for the lucky lexicons.”” writes Julie Bort for businessinsider.com. Wall Street analyst Mark Mahaney, managing director at RBC Capital Markets, is widely known as one of the most accurate stock pickers on the Street.If it operates in a huge market, like global advertising (Google), global retail (Amazon) or entertainment (Netflix), the answer is yes.As big as those companies are, they have still only scratched the surface of the global spending in their industries. Source:…

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Labour antisemitism code could breach Equality Act

“The legal advice has been prepared by law lecturer Tom Frost and confirmed by Doughty Street QC Jonathan Cooper” writes Jessica Elgot for theguardian.com. The Jewish Labour Movement (JLM) will hand the party new legal advice, ahead of a crunch meeting on Tuesday, which advises that the party’s decision to exclude some examples from an international antisemitism definition breaches the 2010 act. Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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5 cybersecurity leaders give startups 1 key piece of advice

“And as the cybersecurity market matures, customers are opting to buy comprehensive solutions from established firms” writes Yoav Leitersdorf for venturebeat.com. Yoav Leitersdorf is Partner at YL Ventures, which invests early in cyber security, cloud computing, big data and Software-as-a-Service software companies.While there is still a need for outside innovation from startups, the opening for new cybersecurity vendors is narrowing.During Tel Aviv Cyber Week 2018, five global cybersecurity leaders gathered for an exclusive fireside chat, and I had the opportunity to moderate the discussion.One final piece of advice: Listen to…

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Fire chief abandoned Grenfell ‘stay put’ advice ten minutes after hearing pleas for help

“A fire control room manager on the night of the Grenfell Tower blaze ordered “stay put” advice to be abandoned after just ten minutes of hearing frantic phone calls from residents, an inquiry heard” writes Hayley Dixon for telegraph.co.uk. But by the time she arrived at 2.15am the controversial advice, which some families have blamed for the death of their loved ones, had already “substantially failed”. In a written statement to the public inquiry into the blaze, Ms Smith said: “I had arrived at Stratford at approximately 2.15am – within…

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Deutsche Bank turns to investor Cerberus for turnaround advice

“Troubled Deutsche Bank has turned to one of its investors for advice on how to turn around fortunes at the loss-making lender” writes Chris Gubbey for telegraph.co.uk. The turnaround specialist has a roughly 3pc stake in Deutsche Bank and its other investments include fellow German lender Commerzbank.A source close to the bank said Cerberus’ focus would be on where the lender should make cutbacks. This is likely to mean further cuts within its 8,000-strong workforce in the UK, which sits in the investment banking unit. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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The Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days share their advice for the young Thai soccer players

“Chilean Mario Sepulveda, one of 33 miners who were trapped underground for 69 days, had a message of encouragement for the young soccer players trapped in a cave in Thailand” writes Rachel Premack for businessinsider.com. Two of those miners told the Los Angeles Times advice they had for the boys, who are aged between 11 and 16.The miners said those who interact with the soccer players should focus on the positive and avoid words or actions that cast them as victims. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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‘Risk to public remains low’

“A police officer has been taken to hospital for specialist tests over concerns of possible exposure to the nerve agent Novichok” writes unknown author for huffingtonpost.co.uk. The hospital said in a statement: “A police officer attended Great Western Hospital this evening for medical advice in connection with the ongoing incident in Amesbury.A Salisbury District Hospital spokesperson said that many members of the public had sought medial advice after the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in March. Source: huffingtonpost.co.uk Share This:

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Economic uncertainty is rising — and there’s one move that can help investors weather the storm

“The shrinking high yield market is not part of the M&A boom, and many high yield firms are issuing via loans rather than bonds” writes Richard Turnill for businessinsider.com. Investment grade (IG) bonds typically outperform their high yield counterparts when uncertainty rises, given their higher quality and lower default risks.IG issuers’ greater global exposure versus high yield issuers may also be playing a role in these performance trends as trade tensions rise.Yet high yield issuance has slumped. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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