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England’s Willett wins World Tour Championship

“Molinari, winner of the Open Championship and the BMW PGA Championship this year, secured the title when his closest rival Tommy Fleetwood failed to win the tournament” reports foxsports.com. It was the 31-year-old Englishman’s first victory since the 2016 Masters, secured with a final-round 4-under-par 68 for an 18-under total of 270. Source: foxsports.com Share This:

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B2BX Exchange Gets Licence Approval from Estonian Regulator

“B2BX Exchange, a professional digital asset trading platform, has received approval for a regulatory licence from the Estonian Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), the company announced today” writes Celeste Skinner for financemagnates.com. With the licence from Estonia secured, B2BX Exchange is now looking to attain licences for further jurisdictions.Our users will be able to benefit from an enhanced level of protection, safe in the knowledge that they are dealing with a world-leading, regulated cryptocurrency exchange”.With the licence, it is among the first cryptocurrency exchanges to be completely regulated in Europe. Source: financemagnates.com…

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Republicans fear they’ve blown economic message that could have secured victory

“He’s been an effective spokesperson, but have we melded his message with the Republican message of a growing economy as effectively as we could have?” reports washingtonexaminer.com. Republicans are bracing for the loss of the House of Representatives with operatives citing the lack of a coherent economic message and unnecessary distractions as decisive factors.”It’s the economic policies that have changed in Washington, and I don’t think Republicans have made that case very well,” Russo said. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Elon Musk says ‘funding secured’ tweet that led to $40 million settlement was ‘worth it’

“A tweet that resulted in a $40 million settlement with the federal government was “worth it,” founder Elon Musk wrote in a post on Friday before announcing he was taking a short break from Twitter” reports washingtonexaminer.com. As part of a settlement with the agency, the 47-year-old entrepreneur and Tesla are required to pay separate $20 million fines.His latest jab comes after a federal judge approved the settlement between the federal government and Tesla.Musk has taunted the agency on Twitter before, once referring to it as the “Shortseller Enrichment Commission.”.…

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West Brom’s Hegazi scores in Egypt’s win ahead of Wigan clash

“Ahmed Hegazi scored as Egypt secured a 2-0 away victory over Swaziland, thus, completing their dominance in a 2019 African Cup of Nations doubleheader” writes Sporting News for sportingnews.com. Four days ago, the Pharaohs had secured a 4-1 victory over Tuesday’s hosts at the Cairo International Stadium, Egypt with Mohamed Salah enduring a mixed fate. Source: sportingnews.com Share This:

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Optimism increases that Brexit deal can be secured soon

“Hopes that a Brexit deal will be hammered out within weeks have risen after key EU leaders expressed optimism an agreement can be reached” reports aol.co.uk. Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar insisted it is increasingly important to cut a deal “sooner rather than later”.He told the Press Association: “It is now time for the UK and EU’s talented negotiators to lock themselves into a room and complete the withdrawal agreement over the next two weeks. “The EU summit of October 17/18 must hear of progress for a special summit to be…

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Elon Musk Steps Down as Tesla Chairman After SEC Fraud Charges

“As NPR reported on Thursday, the $420 share price was significantly higher than current trading prices of Tesla stock” writes Bob Sorokanich for popularmechanics.com. The SEC brought securities fraud charges against Musk and Tesla last week, in response to Musk’s ill-advised August 7 tweet claiming he had “funding secured” to take the automaker private at a share price of $420. Source: popularmechanics.com Share This:

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Tesla’s Elon Musk settles with SEC, paying $20 million fine and resigning as board chairman

“The SEC sued him on Thursday alleging he lied when he tweeted this summer that he had secured funding to take Tesla private” writes Renae Merle for washingtonpost.com. Musk had stunned global financial markets on Aug. 7 when he issued tweets saying he had the “funding secured” to take his automaker private. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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Finance Law Isn’t Ready for Elon Musk

“The Department of Justice has begun an investigation of Tesla, the company confirmed to Bloomberg, following the revelation of an earlier SEC probe” writes Alexis C for theatlantic.com. Funding secured.” A review of Department of Justice prosecutions of CEOs for stock manipulation or financial fraud reveals that the agency has never prosecuted a CEO for anything remotely similar to this. Source: theatlantic.com Share This:

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