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Tyson to create 300 jobs as it expands Tennessee chicken operations

“TSN, -0.39% said Wednesday that it will create more than 300 jobs in Tennessee, as it invests $84 million to expand its poultry operation in Union City” writes Reporter Editor for marketwatch.com. The stock, which was still inactive in premarket trade, has gained 6.9% year to date, while the S&P 500 SPX, +0.12% has climbed 10%. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Americans’ views of trade aren’t just about economics. They’re also about race.

“Many Americans support trade protection because of a pervasive belief that trade harms others in the country” reports washingtonpost.com. And here’s how these differences affected support for trade protection Changing the depiction of the beneficiary of trade protection diminished whites’ support of trade protection.The whiteness of those “others” who might benefit from trade protection matters for white Americans’ support of more restrictive trade policy.To see why race matters for attitudes about trade protection, first consider what messages Americans get about trade policy.What was it?] Conventional wisdom suggests that voters support…

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NBA trade rumors: Kyrie Irving willing to sign extension if dealt to Spurs

“The Cavs guard is willing to sign an extension with the Spurs if he were to be traded to San Antonio, ESPN reported Tuesday” reports sportingnews.com. The trade talks were recently stalled due to the fact that there weren’t any offers the Cavs could seriously consider as an option — until now.The Spurs have interest in Irving, league sources say, and Irving’s willingness to commit to an extension with the Spurs makes for legitimate win-now deal possibilities for Cleveland. Source: sportingnews.com Share This:

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Summer holiday nightmare: The pound is at a 7-year low against the euro

“That marked the strongest the euro has been against the pound, bar the flash crash, since 2010” writes Will Martin for businessinsider.com. LONDON — British holidaymakers jetting off to Europe who haven’t yet changed their money face misery, with the pound at a seven year low against the euro.The euro/pound currency cross, which is generally how the two are measured against one another, briefly rose to £0.9141 during early trade on Wednesday.The pound dropped to its lowest level since 2010 on Wednesday — excluding a very brief period during last…

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Singaporean Shipping Giants Partner IBM for Blockchain Trial

“Two major Singaporean maritime companies have inked a deal with technology giant IBM to explore and trial blockchain technology for supply chain networks” writes unknown author for cryptocoinsnews.com. Incidentally, IBM has already been working with the Port Authority of Singapore for early stage trials of blockchain technology for transnational container shipments.As the technology provider, IBM Singapore will use its Hyperledger Fabric platform, an open-source production ready blockchain software which saw its official release in July this year.The three parties will unite to work on proof-of-concept blockchain solutions to enhance the…

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Let Mexico keep buying American gas

“But the biggest game in gas exports is much closer to home, in the form of exports to Mexico by pipeline” writes Washington Examiner for washingtonexaminer.com. Outside of NAFTA, natural gas exports would be subject to a bureaucratic approval process, and many environmentalist and business interests would like to keep it that way. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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One US factory is going global, while Trump shrinks the world

“In the world economy as depicted by President Trump, a product made in Mexico and sold on American shelves represents a theft” writes Peter S for cnbc.com. In outlining its goals for the Nafta renegotiation, the Trump administration listed as a priority shrinking American trade deficits with Mexico and Canada.Big Ass Fans could wind up paying more for motors it imports from Mexico. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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LeBron James’ hazy future is forcing the Cavs to move in an unfamiliar direction

“If the Cavs have their way, they may trade Irving for a serviceable player, a young star, and a future draft pick” writes Scott Davis for businessinsider.com.au. Now, however, according to Wojnarowski, the Cavs are not simply going to acquire veterans to surround James at the expense of preparing for the future. Source: businessinsider.com.au Share This:

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