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In China, home buyers occupy their 'rotten' and unfinished properties

In China, home buyers occupy their ‘rotten’ and unfinished properties

By Edward Baptista and Xiaoyu Yin GUILIN, China (Reuters) – For six months, Ms Xu’s home was a bedroom in a high-rise apartment in the southern Chinese city of Guilin, which she bought three years ago, attracted by brochures touting its views of the river and the city. clean Air. His living conditions, however, are …

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In China, home buyers occupy their 'rotten' and unfinished properties

In China, home buyers occupy their ‘rotten’ and unfinished properties

By Edward Baptista and Xiaoyu Yin GUILIN, China (Reuters) – For six months, Ms Xu’s home was a bedroom in a high-rise apartment in the southern Chinese city of Guilin, which she bought three years ago, attracted by brochures touting its views of the river and the city. clean Air. His living conditions, however, are …

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Stocks crashing?  No, but here's why this bear market is so painful---and what you can do about it.

Stocks crashing? No, but here’s why this bear market is so painful—and what you can do about it.

Stock market crash hashtags may be all the rage on Twitter, but the selloff that sent U.S. stocks into a bear market was relatively orderly, market professionals say. But it is likely to become more volatile – and painful – before the market stabilizes. It was indeed a tour de force for investors on Friday …

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Stocks crashing?  No, but here's why this bear market is so painful---and what you can do about it.

Stocks crashing? No, but here’s why this bear market is so painful—and what you can do about it.

Stock market crash hashtags may be all the rage on Twitter, but the selloff that sent U.S. stocks into a bear market was relatively orderly, market professionals say. But it is likely to become more volatile – and painful – before the market stabilizes. It was indeed a tour de force for investors on Friday …

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With "The Murdochs: Empire of Influence", CNN has its "succession"

With “The Murdochs: Empire of Influence”, CNN has its “succession”

If you think Rupert Murdoch has only pushed mainstream journalism to the right and for the worse since 9/11, Maury Povich will avuncularly disabuse you of that notion in “The Murdochs: Empire of Influence.” The former ‘A Current Affair’ host happily recalls a flight to Germany to cover the fall of the Berlin Wall in …

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A Ponzi scheme by another name: The bursting of the housing bubble in China

A Just over a year ago, a Chinese property developer largely unknown to the outside world said his cash flow was under ‘enormous pressure’ and he might not be able to repay some of his exorbitant debts $300 billion (£275 billion). Today, that company, China Evergrande Group, is only too well known as the poster …

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3 more plaintiffs join class action lawsuit against American Express alleging discrimination against white employees

3 more plaintiffs join class action lawsuit against American Express alleging discrimination against white employees

Three other plaintiffs have joined a class action lawsuit filed in August alleging that American Express subjected white employees to “racially discriminatory” policies that fostered a hostile work environment. “Since filing this complaint, my company has been inundated with calls from former and current Amex employees across the country who have read the allegations in …

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A pantry-friendly veggie burger starts with canned mushrooms and beans

A pantry-friendly veggie burger starts with canned mushrooms and beans

Mushroom and Black Bean Burgers with Balsamic-Glazed Onions Total time:30 mins Servings:4 Total time:30 mins Servings:4 Black bean burgers have always been, and probably always will be, my favorite type of plant-based burger. Although I also eat animal-based burgers, bean-based ones can be just as tasty and satisfying – and sometimes even more so. (Consider …

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5 Buyers Warnings From Former Bath & Body Works Employees - Better Life

5 Buyers Warnings From Former Bath & Body Works Employees – Better Life

There’s nothing quite like walking into a Bath & Body Works. You’re inundated with the smells of sweet peas and cucumber melon, and everything from lotions to candles is colorfully and affordably packaged. These products make great gifts, and the sales are a great time to stock up on hand sanitizer and shower gel. With …

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