China’s Tencent Music Entertainment reported better-than-expected third-quarter revenue on Monday, as the streaming company added more paying users. However, it recorded the slowest rise in a widely watched metric for its biggest business, social entertainment services, which executives attributed to growing competition. Tencent Music’s U.S.-listed shares rose as much as 2% before trading down about
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A JD delivery cart stops at roadside.  Zhang Peng | LightRocket | Getty Images BEIJING – Alibaba, JD.com and Pinduoduo. For these three forces of China‘s online shopping market, winning the race to tap the country’s fastest-growing regions will depend largely on an efficient delivery strategy. China’s largest cities rival global metropolises in the variety
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By Fred Riccardi, Medicare Rights Center President and Next Avenue Contributor Getty Beginning this year and continuing into 2020, Medicare Advantage plans (ones from private insurers) have increased flexibility to provide coverage for what the government calls supplemental benefits. These are services otherwise excluded by law from what’s known as Original Medicare coverage. And Medicare
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Getty Winston Shrout has been apprehended. The former fugitive and tax fraud promoter had been on the run from law enforcement for months, but he was caught in Arizona this month by the U.S. Marshals Service. Shrout, 70, was convicted in April 2017 on six misdemeanor counts of willful failure to file tax returns and 13
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Military veterans often possess skills that can fortify a financial technology company’s workforce, which is why PayPal has committed to hiring former service members, Chief Financial Officer John Rainey told CNBC Tuesday. Since 2017, PayPal has added more than 180 veterans to its payroll in large part from the help of partnerships with organizations, such
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Brendan McDermid | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of 2U Inc. surged more than 15% during extended trading after the cloud-based software company reported third-quarter earnings and updated its full-year revenue and net loss outlook. 2U expects revenue between $570 million and $575 million for the year, narrower than
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Personal computer pioneer Michael Dell on Tuesday defended free market capitalism as the most effective system to drive entrepreneurship and jobs. “If you look at the number of jobs that have been created by the free enterprise system, this is the best thing going,” the Dell Technologies founder said in a “Squawk Box” interview. “We
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Strong disagreements exist about how to position a retiree’s assets to best meet retirement goals. Two fundamentally different philosophies for retirement income planning—which I call probability-based and safety-first—diverge on the critical issue of where a retirement plan is best served: in the risk/reward trade-offs of a diversified and aggressive investment portfolio, or in the contractual
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin The president spoke on trade, the Fed and the economy, among other topics. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Topline: Speaking at the Economic Club of New York on Tuesday, President Donald Trump criticized the Federal Reserve, touted the health of the U.S. economy and spoke about international trade—particularly
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Owning and maintaining beachfront property has always come with a different set of considerations than inland homes. For starters, beachfront properties require mandatory flood insurance and often have higher property taxes and management costs. These additional expenses are well worth it for many homebuyers. The positive effects of coastal living are backed by science .
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