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By in Business on September 13, 2020
BUSINESS • World
Renewables dominate the headlines, but oil and gas remain king
April 18, 2021
Preview The transition to a global energy system that runs on renewable energy rather than finite and dirty coal, oil, and gas is arguably the number-one topic in the media, sometimes eclipsing even the pandemic.
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Russia sees record share of cash-free transactions as it moves closer to cashless society
April 18, 2021
Preview The proportion of cashless payments reached a record high in the first quarter of this year, Russia’s largest lender, Sberbank, has revealed. Meanwhile, the central bank is eyeing even more cash-free transactions.
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Covid-19 side effect: Why have people started spending heavily on sports cards and memorabilia? RT’s Boom Bust finds out
April 18, 2021
Preview While the world is anxiously watching multi-million sales of pieces of digital art based in the form of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) the realm of physical sports memorabilia and baseball cards is booming, fueled by the pandemic.
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‘We Were Left With Nothing.’ Argentina’s Misery Deepens in the Pandemic.
April 19, 2021
The economy contracted by nearly 10 percent last year, and the country faces a reckoning with the I.M.F. over $45 billion in debts.
With ‘Knives Out’ Deal, Netflix Signals It’s in the Franchise Business
April 19, 2021
The streaming gold rush of 2017-18, when Netflix scooped up big-name television creators, now seems to have migrated to the film world.
What Snoop Dogg’s Success Says About the Book Industry
April 19, 2021
Will the shifts brought on by the pandemic, favoring online retailers over bookstores and established authors over new ones, change publishing forever?
The Fed Faces Criticism as It Wades Into Climate and Equity Issues
April 19, 2021
The Federal Reserve is proudly politically independent. That makes key discussions around climate change and racial inequity a balancing act.
Minnesota Governor Calls Alleged Assaults on Journalists ‘Chilling’
April 19, 2021
Gov. Tim Walz said he had told police officers to “make changes” that would allow reporters to do their jobs.