The Trump administration is hellbent on erasing the reality of people’s lives

Donald Trump’s authoritarian leanings are on full display nearly every day in his grandiose, paranoid tweets. The president’s anti-democratic impulses are one thing to behold — they often feel like an anomalous attack on America’s key norms and institutions.  But make no mistake: A similar strain of autocratic thinking has…

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Airbus is reportedly going to rename its newly acquired Bombardier C Series jet (BA)

Bombardier Airbus is reportedly thinking about renaming the Bombardier C Series. According to Bloomberg, the C Series may become the A200. Airbus acquired a 50.1% of the C Series program in October 2017. In October, Airbus announced the acquisition of Bombardier’s next-generation C Series airliner. Now, it looks like Airbus…

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AMD is surging after a stellar earnings report (AMD)

Markets Insider Advanced Micro Devices reported first-quarter earnings Wednesday that beat Wall Street expectations.  The chipmaker reported adjusted earnings of $0.11 per share on revenue of $1.65 billion.  Follow AMD’s stock price in real-time here. Shares of AMD (Advanced Micro Devices)  soared more than 7% in after-hours trading Wednesday after the chip…

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Facebook is surging after crushing on earnings and adding more users than expected (FB)

Markets Insider Facebook blew past Wall Street’s expectations on almost every key metric in the first quarter. Shares spiked in after-market trading.  Watch Facebook trade in real time here. Facebook shares are up 5% in after-market trading Wednesday, to above $167 a share, after the company reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings.  …

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The Mexican peso keeps sliding as the country’s presidential race heats up

REUTERS/Ginnette Riquelme The Mexican peso was down more than 1.5% versus the US dollar on Monday morning. The drop comes after Sunday’s presidential debate in Mexico city. Follow the peso in real time here.  The Mexican peso continued falling Monday morning after Sunday’s presidential debate in Mexico City.  The peso…

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