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China’s stock market roller coaster: The lesson from Mao Zedong that Beijing is forgetting

Mao Zedong, who led the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to victory against impossible odds in 1949, is known mostly as a ruthless dictator. But he was …

Comcast, Time Warner Cable to meet DoJ officials over merger: WSJ

(Reuters) - Representatives of Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) and Time Warner Cable Inc TWC.N are preparing to meet U.S. Department of Justice officials to discuss competition concerns raised by the planned $45 billion merger of the two cable giants, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.<p>Pedestrians …

How To Build A Mobile App Startup With No Technical Background

If you're an entrepreneur with an app idea and don't have the knowledge of coding, don't worry. There are options available to get your product off the ground.<p>Not every tech startup founder is a developer. And they don’t necessarily have to be. As an entrepreneur, you’d be doing much more than …

The House Benghazi committee just asked Hillary Clinton to testify

The committee's chair, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-South Carolina), sent a letter to Clinton's lawyer on Tuesday expressing dismay at Clinton's failure to hand over her personal email server so it could be reviewed by a neutral, third party.<p>"We continue to believe Secretary Clinton's email arrangement with …

Petrodollar Panic? China Signs Currency Swap Deal With Qatar & Canada

<i>The march of global de-dollarization continues.</i> In the last few days, <b>China has signed direct currency agreements with Canada becoming North America's</b> …

Cheaper oil's winners and losers

The recent drop in world oil prices — from more than $100 a barrel in June to about $80 a barrel now — will benefit the global economy, American consumers and a beleaguered U.S. foreign policy. And there are reasons to think oil could remain in the $75-to-$95 range for the next two years.<p>But it's …

Despite Antares and Virgin Galactic setbacks, space entrepreneurship is about to be huge

No doubt about it. October was a tough month for space enthusiasts and the world’s private space industry.<p>The explosion of the Antares rocket, which was headed to the International Space Station, was followed just a few days later by the crash of Virgin Galactic’s and Scaled Composites’ …