Pound euro exchange rate improves as Investors await ECB Policy

The pound euro exchange rate edged higher to around €1.121 today after July’s year-on-year Spanish industrial output fell below forecasts from 1.6 percent to 0.8 percent, further dampening market confidence in the Eurozone economy. The pound euro exchange rate edged higher to around €1.121 today after July’s year-on-year Spanish industrial output fell below forecasts from 1.6 percent to 0.8 percent, further dampening market confidence in the Eurozone economy. Simply The Best 7 Days A Week…

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Gig workers’ win in California is a victory for workers everywhere

NYC cab drivers rallied in front of the Uber and Lyft offices in Long Island City, New York, protesting Uber’s IPO. | Gabriele Holtermann-Gorden/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Millions of people have been working without basic labor protections. After two hours of debate Tuesday, it happened: The California Senate voted on AB 5. It passed. Democratic lawmakers applauded. Supporters of the bill cheered online. “I have tears in my eyes and goosebumps on my limbs,”…

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This life-threatening pregnancy complication is the next frontier in the abortion debate

An ectopic pregnancy seen on an abdomino-pelvic scan. | BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Ectopic pregnancies can be deadly, and abortion is often the only treatment. But abortion opponents are telling another story. Ectopic pregnancies can be deadly. The condition happens in about 2 percent of all pregnancies, when a fertilized egg implants somewhere outside the uterus — usually in the fallopian tube, a tiny structure connecting the uterus to the ovary. If the…

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4 things everyone should know about the hurricane disaster in the Bahamas

A man bikes past destroyed homes in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas, on September 10, 2019, one week after Hurricane Dorian. | Andrew Caballero/AFP/Getty Images At least 50 are dead, thousands more are missing. The crisis in the Bahamas isn’t over. Bodies are still being found in the Bahamas more than a week after Hurricane Dorian hit Grand Bahama Island and the Abaco Islands. The official death toll is 50, but that’s expected to rise. Responders are still…

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Trump is trying to discredit recent polls because he’s losing in nearly all of them

President Trump speaks to the press at the White House on September 9, 2019. | Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post/Getty Images Nearly every Democrat defeats Trump in hypothetical head-to-head match ups. President Donald Trump has not been pleased with recent polls that show nearly all of his Democratic presidential rivals defeating him in hypothetical matchups. Wednesday, the president accused pollsters of conspiring with Democrats against him, discounted the polls, and argued respondents had been wrongly swayed…

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Pound US Dollar exchange rate: unexpected rise in US inflation causes GBP/USD to slide

This afternoon, the pound slumped against the US dollar and the pairing is currently trading at around $1.232. The US dollar enjoyed an upswing of support when the US Producer Price Index for August unexpectedly edged up by 0.1 percent. This afternoon, the pound slumped against the US dollar and the pairing is currently trading at around $1.232. The US dollar enjoyed an upswing of support when the US Producer Price Index for August unexpectedly…

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