• Facebook now requiring Pages with large US audiences to go through additional authorization

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Facebook today announced it's implementing a new measure to secure Facebook Pages with large U.S. followings in order to make it harder for people to administer a Page using a “fake or compromised account.” Beginning with those that have large U.S. followings, some Facebook Pages will now have to go through a “Page Publishing Authorization” process. This will require the Page managers to secure their accounts and verity their location.
    Facebook says the process only takes a few minutes to complete. If a Page requires this authorization, the Page admins will receive a notice at the top of...
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  • Global stocks are getting slammed and major currencies are going haywire on a wild Friday in markets

    Global stocks are getting slammed and major currencies are going haywire on a wild Friday in markets

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Global markets are in turmoil on Friday, with a historic plunge in the Turkish lira at the center of the chaos.
    The lira's decline caps a week of political news that's unnerved investors, as the US ramped up sanctions on Turkey and Russia, and the United Kingdom fretted over a no-deal Brexit.
    US investors shifted focus from strong corporate earnings to the rout in Europe, sending the major stock-market indexes lower.
    A slew of unnerving headlines all week from the United Kingdom, Russia, and Turkey has culminated in a wild Friday for global markets.
    Turkey is front and center of the chaos...
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  • Turmoil in Turkey sends US and European stocks sharply lower

    Turmoil in Turkey sends US and European stocks sharply lower

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - U.S. stocks are skidding Friday morning after a sharp drop in Europe as investors worried about the financial stability of Turkey. The Turkish lira nosedived again following concerns about the country's economic policies and sanctions from the U.S. Banks are falling along with interest rates.
    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index slid 16 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,836 as of 10:15 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 201 points, or 0.8 percent, to 25,307. The Nasdaq composite, which has risen for eight days in a row, sank 38 points, or 0.5 percent, to 7,853...
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  • Dow down 200, emerging markets crashing on US-Turkey geopolitical concerns

    2 monthes ago - By RT

    Wall Street couldn't avoid the bloodbath on Friday triggered by a collapse of the Turkish lira amid escalating diplomatic tensions between the US and Turkey. Investors are worried about political uncertainty in the world.
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  • Markets Right Now: US stocks follow European markets lower

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The latest on developments in financial markets :
    9:35 a.m.
    Stocks are opening moderately lower on Wall Street following steeper losses in Europe, where investors worried about a sharp drop in Turkey's currency.
    The dollar and bond prices rose in early trading Friday as investors shifted money into lower-risk assets.
    U.S. banks fell in tandem with bond yields. JPMorgan Chase lost 1.5 percent.
    Online storage company Dropbox sank 9.1 percent after its chief operating officer left.
    The S&P 500 index fell 15 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,837.
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 180...
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