Financial news on July 01, 2019

Business and Financial news
b'$2 Trillion Worth of Deals Were Struck in the First Half of 2019, but Caution Crept In'

b'Businesses had plenty of reasons to worry in the first half \xe2\x80\x94 from slowing economic growth to geopolitical tensions \xe2\x80\x94 but they looked beyond those factors to strike big deals at a record pace.' Read more..

b'By Stephen Grocer' - b'The New York Times'

b'Japan Resumes Commercial Whaling. But Is There an Appetite for It?'

b'Sliding demand and rising costs could jeopardize commercial whaling in Japan, which restarted Monday after a hiatus of more than 30 years.' Read more..

b'By Ben Dooley and Hisako Ueno' - b'The New York Times'

b'Minorities Make Up Nearly a Third of New Oscar Voters'

b'Lady Gaga, Letitia Wright and Claire Foy are among the 842 people invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.' Read more..

b'By Brooks Barnes' - b'The New York Times'

b'Minority Women Are Winning the Jobs Race in a Record Economic Expansion'

b'The economic and social trends that have long kept Hispanic and black women from making job and wage gains appear to be shifting.' Read more..

b'By Jeanna Smialek' - b'The New York Times'

b'OPEC to Keep Propping Up Oil Prices by Extending Production Cuts Into \xe2\x80\x9920'

b'Without these measures, \xe2\x80\x9cyou would have seen a collapse in prices,\xe2\x80\x9d an analyst said.' Read more..

b'By Stanley Reed' - b'The New York Times'

b'S&P and Dow Follow Global Markets Higher, as Investors Take Heart in Trade Thaw'

b'A resumption of negotiations between Washington and Beijing lifted markets. Still, many doubt the two sides can reach a deal anytime soon.' Read more..

b'By Alexandra Stevenson and Matt Phillips' - b'The New York Times'

b'What Trump\xe2\x80\x99s Huawei Reversal Means for the Future of 5G'

b'Huawei is the top threat to American dominance in wireless technology. And the U.S. is woefully, even disgracefully, behind.' Read more..

b'By Andrew Ross Sorkin' - b'The New York Times'

b'Why Many in China Oppose Hong Kong\xe2\x80\x99s Protests'

b'It goes beyond propaganda.' Read more..

b'By Li Yuan' - b'The New York Times'

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