With thousands of store closures in the last three years and petitions against Subway from its franchise owners, the fast-food chain with the most locations globally seems to be on the rocks. We unpack what’s going on and where Subway’s headed from here. MORE FAST FOOD CONTENT: Animated Map Shows Where Your Favorite Coffee Actually
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The FT travels to the Cardiff Diamond Foundry to see how a diamond is grown in a chemical vapour deposition system, and how lab-grown diamonds differ from natural ones. ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2r8RJzM ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video Twitter
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Ashlee Vance explores lithium mining in Chile’s Atacama Desert. Watch the full episode of ‘Hello World: Chile’: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ii1aMY-vU70 Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 And subscribe to Bloomberg Politics for the latest political news: http://www.youtube.com/BloombergPolitics?sub_confirmation=1 Bloomberg is the First Word in business news, delivering breaking news & analysis, up-to-the-minute market data, features,
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A pedestrian walks past a stock ticker at a Fidelity Investments office in Boston, Massachusetts. Brian Snyder | Reuters Thanks to record-breaking markets and more retirement savings, the number of 401(k) and IRA millionaires has reached a new record, according to Fidelity. Fidelity, the largest 401(k) provider in the United States, released its quarterly analysis
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A screen displays the transaction volume of the 24-hour Alibaba Singles’ Day global shopping festival at the company’s headquarters in Hangzhou, China, November 12, 2019. Reuters China’s Alibaba beat analysts’ estimates for quarterly results on Thursday, driven by record sales during its annual Singles’ Day shopping blitz and demand for its cloud computing business. The e-commerce
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Goodboy Picture Company A hot tax-advantaged opportunity is making the rounds among financial advisors. Just make sure you don’t overlook the risks. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which went into effect in 2018, established so-called qualified opportunity zones — economically disadvantaged areas across the country. Funds specializing in qualified opportunity zones allow people to
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Hillary Clinton speaks onstage at ‘Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton discuss their new book ‘The Book of Gutsy Women’ at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre on November 05, 2019 in Los Angeles, Emma McIntyre | Getty Images Presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg is considering Hillary Clinton as a vice presidential running mate after positive internal polling about
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Anthony Wood David Orrell | CNBC Roku reported earnings for its fourth quarter of 2019 Thursday that beat analyst estimates for quarterly revenue and included a lower loss per share than analysts expected. Shares of Roku rose as much as 9% after hours on the report but later settled around 5%. Here are the key
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With a few tricks, these restaurants still manage to turn a profit — despite offering endless food. ————————————————– Follow Business Insider on Twitter: https://twitter.com/businessinsider Follow BI on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1W9Lk0n Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ ————————————————– Business Insider is the fastest growing business news site in the US. Our mission: to tell you all you need to know
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The Royal Air Force is leaping towards the future with the arrival of the new F35 fighter jets but the threat picture is shifting fast and uncertainty surrounds the UK defence budget. As the RAF marks its 100th year the FT’s David Bond explores what all this means for British air power. ► Subscribe to
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For nearly 40 years, Geoff Hinton has been trying to get computers to learn like people do, a quest almost everyone thought was crazy or at least hopeless – right up until the moment it revolutionized the field. In this Hello World video, Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ashlee Vance meets the Godfather of AI. #BloombergHelloWorld ——– Like
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Wedbush Securities’ Dan Ives praised Tesla’s announcement on Thursday morning of a new $2 billion common stock offering. “It’s a smart, strategic move,” Ives said on “Squawk Box.” “It takes any doomsday scenario around cash crunch … off the table.” Shares of Tesla , which have skyrocketed recently, were under some pressure on Thursday after
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Wall Street used to be full of traders. Buying and selling stocks or bonds used to happen on the phone, in person or in the packed trading pits in Chicago, New York and London. Prestigious investment banks boasted of trading desks the size of football fields. Now, they’re losing money on trading operations and laying
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Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and Block Island are classic New England islands. Framed by white sand beaches, these photogenic locations are dotted with Victorian architecture and Federal-style brick mansions built by sea captains and industrialists who profited from the once-thriving whaling trade. Lighthouses, dramatic bluffs and windswept dunes complete the alluring picture that keeps tourists coming
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U.S. consumer sentiment figures for February came in higher than expected despite the recent outbreak of the coronavirus. The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index came in at 100.9 for February. Economists polled by Dow Jones expected February consumer sentiment to come in at 99.5. Consumers’ assessment of current economic conditions were virtually unchanged from
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Total confirmed cases: More than 64,000Total deaths: At least 1,380 9:03 am: Virus risk to US is ‘very low,’ but that could change ‘rapidly,’ Azar says The American public’s risk of getting infected with the new coronavirus is “very low” but that could change “rapidly,”
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