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A stock chief at BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, talked to us about what’s next in 2021 for the biggest market winners — and explained why energy and retail are poised for a comeback by https://ift.tt/37IiCxp

“One of the questions investors are asking themselves about 2021 is which of this year’s defining trends will continue and which will go back to something like the old normal. Tony DeSpirito’s answer to those questions might carry more weight than most.”

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Coronavirus: Is virtual reality tourism about to take off? by https://ift.tt/3eejqg9

“For many people, a trip to Germany’s fairytale-like Neuschwanstein castle, the Republic of Ireland’s stunning Cliffs of Moher, or the pristine waters of the Maldives are a bucket list ambition.”

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Machines to ‘do half of all work tasks by 2025’ by https://ift.tt/2HnoWkx

“Half of all work tasks will be handled by machines by 2025 in a shift likely to worsen inequality, a World Economic Forum report has forecast. The think tank said a “robot revolution” would create 97 million jobs worldwide but destroy almost as many, leaving some communities at risk.”

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E-commerce is growing thanks to women: study by https://ift.tt/2T9BYEH

“E-commerce finally took over the decade, but it seems to be picking up on speed in recent years. This is confirmed by a study by Sapio Research for the global fraud protection firm ClearSale in Great Britain, Australia and Mexico.”

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China Promotes New-energy Vehicles In Drive To Get Economy Back On Track by https://ift.tt/3iOKm7c

“China has released details of a development plan for the new-energy vehicle industry as it seeks to shore up the world’s largest car market and revitalise an economy hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic.”

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Small change, big effects: An overview of payment systems by https://ift.tt/33FNSJO

“The overarching goal in business today is twofold: act in real time and increase efficiencies to a point of zero cost to execute. This effort applies to every process, from the basic to the most esoteric.”

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Selling stuff on a busy beach by https://ift.tt/2NGQKRW

“It’s unlikely you’ll convince someone to buy something where there wasn’t already existing demand. Markets move towards desired solutions naturally; like folks lining up for ice cream on a hot summer’s day.”

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Treat Your Salary Like It’s Temporary by https://ift.tt/34RtWVy

“If you’ve finally gotten that job (or that raise), it can be easy to assume that you don’t have to worry about money anymore. You’ve got that steady paycheck, after all.”

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Is Bitcoin’s Price Consolidation Foreshadowing Another Bull Run? by https://ift.tt/34DXshw

“According to some analysts on Twitter, Bitcoin is in a consolidation phase after its remarkable 300% increase in price during 2019. Technical analysis for Bitcoin has become something of a guessing game.”

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It’s possible to monetize data while respecting consumer privacy — here’s how by https://ift.tt/2ZX4waf

“Murky policies, tricky wordings, and sneaky assumptions about consent… these are just a few of the shifty tactics being used by companies to learn all about us.”

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