Fintonic users offered 0% interest on Amazon.es purchases

Personal finance management app maker Fintonic has teamed up with ecommerce behemoth Amazon to offer users in Spain interest free purchases on the local Amazon .es marketplace. The 0% finance offer is being timed to coincide with the annual Black Friday shopping fest that kicks off later this month. Qualifying Fintonic users…

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Plus-sized clothing startup Dia&Co gets another $70M from Sequoia, USV

According to Plunkett Research, nearly 70 percent of women in the U.S. are plus-sized; Dia&Co wants to expand the options available to that growing demographic. Today, the New York-based startup is announcing that it’s brought in another $70 million in venture capital funding from existing backers Sequoia Capital and Union…

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Marcia Fudge bolstered by encouragement to run for speaker, but remains undecided

(CNN)Marcia Fudge, the Democratic congresswoman from Ohio who may be launching a bid against Nancy Pelosi for speaker of the House, told CNN on Thursday that she is undecided about her bid, but seems bolstered by the outreach she’s receiving. And it’s not just members who are encouraging her to…

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Rick Scott’s lawyer ‘fully expecting’ recount in Florida Senate race

Washington (CNN)The lawyer for Senate candidate Rick Scott said Friday that the Florida Republican’s team is fully anticipating a recount in its Senate race against incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson. Democrats believe there are enough ballots left to be counted that Nelson could eke out a win. A lawyer for…

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The chances of seeing Donald Trump’s tax returns just went WAY up

(CNN)When Democrats take control of the House in early 2019, one of the first things they are likely to go after is President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Trump has repeatedly rejected the idea that he release any of his returns, insisting that there’s nothing in them that is particularly revelatory…

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Tory rebellion over betting machines

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat are fixed-odds betting terminals? The government is facing a rebellion over when a crackdown on fixed-odds gambling machines is introduced. Ministers have promised to cut the maximum stake from £100 to £2 in October 2019 – but some MPs are calling…

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