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Google-parent stock drops on fears it could lose search market share to AI-powered rivals | CNN Business

[ad_1] CNN  —  Shares of Google-parent Alphabet fell more than 3% in early trading Monday after a report sparked concerns that its core search engine could lose market share to AI-powered rivals, including Microsoft’s Bing. Last month, Google employees learned that Samsung was weighing making Bing the default search engine on its devices instead of … Read more

Still haven’t filed your taxes? Here’s what you need to know | CNN Business

[ad_1] New York CNN  —  So far this tax season, the IRS has received more than 100 million income tax returns for 2022. That means tens of millions of households have yet to file their returns. If yours is among them, here are some last-minute tax-filing tips to keep in mind as the Tuesday, April … Read more

Retail spending fell in March as consumers pull back | CNN Business

[ad_1] Washington, DC CNN  —  Spending at US retailers fell in March as consumers pulled back after the banking crisis fueled recession fears. Retail sales, which are adjusted for seasonality but not for inflation, fell by 1% in March from the prior month, the Commerce Department reported on Friday. That was steeper than an expected … Read more

Silicon Valley Bank collapse renews calls to address disparities impacting entrepreneurs of color | CNN Business

[ad_1] CNN  —  When customers at Silicon Valley Bank rushed to withdraw billions of dollars last month, venture capitalist Arlan Hamilton stepped in to help some of the founders of color who panicked about losing access to payroll funds. As a Black woman with nearly 10 years of business experience, Hamilton knew the options for … Read more

Britain’s pound is beating every other major currency this year | CNN Business

[ad_1] London CNN  —  The British pound crashed to a record low last fall as investors rebelled against budget plans by former Prime Minister Liz Truss. Now, it’s enjoying a comeback. Sterling hit its highest level against the US dollar in 10 months on Tuesday, topping $1.25 for the first time since June 2022. The … Read more

Rewakening the ‘inflation monster,’ OPEC+ moves to send US gas prices higher | CNN Business

[ad_1] New York CNN  —  OPEC and its allies’ surprise move to slash oil production will soon be felt at US gas pumps. The group known as OPEC+ announced Sunday it would cut oil production by more than 1.6 million barrels a day starting in May, running through the end of the year. The news … Read more

HSBC’s top execs face tense shareholders calling for a breakup | CNN Business

[ad_1] Hong Kong CNN  —  HSBC’s top brass defended their strategy Monday to frustrated shareholders in the lender’s largest market, as Europe’s biggest bank continued to face calls to be split up. At an informal shareholder meeting in Hong Kong, Chairman Mark Tucker and CEO Noel Quinn took questions from investors on issues ranging from … Read more

China Renaissance suspends trading, delays results after founder’s disappearance | CNN Business

[ad_1] Hong Kong CNN  —  China Renaissance, a top dealmaker in the country’s tech industry, said it would suspend trading of its shares and delay the release of its annual results because it still can’t get in touch with its founder. Bao Fan, 52, started the boutique investment bank in 2005 and has been unreachable … Read more