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A rundown of the most important global business stories you need to know for the coming day, from the newsroom of the Financial Times. Available every weekday morning.

    Snap Inc rises on advertising, US Department of Justice takes on Google, big tech regulation

    Snap Inc rises on advertising, US Department of Justice takes on Google, big tech regulation

    Snap posted record revenues and attracted the highest-ever number of advertisers to its platform in the third quarter, and the US Department of Justice has accused Google of suppressing competition in internet search. Plus, the FT’s west coast editor, Richard Waters, explains how the US and Europe are handling the regulation of big tech in very different ways. 


    Netflix subscriber growth slows as lockdown boost fades
    https://www.ft.com/content/de870037-4859-4660-87c8-b6bba656bd02


    Snap reaps the benefits of Facebook boycott fallout
    ft.com/content/cb762955-10bb-4d1e-bfb3-87c4ecf9d915?


    US election: Facebook’s political balancing act
    https://www.ft.com/content/ebbf9be3-307b-4fdd-a582-069099e3096c


    Nick Clegg: Europe should tear down digital walls not build new ones
    https://www.ft.com/content/98cf847c-96f9-4558-9a30-7d72ea4e79c2
     
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    Stimulus uncertainty, Conoco-Concho deal, China’s semiconductor push

    Stimulus uncertainty, Conoco-Concho deal, China’s semiconductor push

    US stocks slid on Monday as a deadline on US stimulus talks looms and coronavirus cases continue to rise, and ConocoPhillips is betting on a post-pandemic oil recovery with its plans to buy Concho Resources for $9.7bn. Plus, the FT’s greater China correspondent, Kathrin Hille, explains why Chinese companies of all stripes are rushing into the country’s semiconductor industry. 


    US stocks slide as stimulus deadline looms
    https://www.ft.com/content/6c0fd8ae-618e-42e9-8537-b6f6a4558ac2


    ConocoPhillips to buy rival Concho in $9.7bn deal
    https://www.ft.com/content/1da54146-244a-4e42-a90d-415298db3866


    Chinese groups go from fish to chips in new ‘Great Leap Forward’
    https://www.ft.com/content/46edd2b2-1734-47da-8e77-21854ca5b212
     
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    European double-dip recession concerns, Sunak dangles lockdown money, Brexit market

    European double-dip recession concerns, Sunak dangles lockdown money, Brexit market

    Economists worry rising coronavirus infections and fresh government restrictions will cut short the region’s recent recovery, and UK chancellor Rishi Sunak is preparing to release tens of millions of pounds to end a coronavirus restriction deadlock with leaders in Greater Manchester. Plus, investors are keeping a close eye on sterling as the Brexit transition period nears the end. The FT’s Katie Martin will take a look at Brexit’s impact on sterling and the markets. 


    Europe’s economy is sliding towards a double-dip recession
    https://www.ft.com/content/700355e2-362c-4f9f-a24e-ddc9f6ea9cb0


    Sunak ready to release ‘tens of millions’ to secure Manchester Covid deal 
    https://www.ft.com/content/68e8e775-e69c-492c-bef2-a1c2863f5167
     
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    Remdesivir and Covid-19 deaths, Johnson set to force no deal, suburbanites in US election

    Remdesivir and Covid-19 deaths, Johnson set to force no deal, suburbanites in US election

    The World Health Organization has found the Covid-19 treatment remdesivir does little to prevent deaths and Boris Johnson could push Brexit talks into crisis on Friday. Plus, the FT’s Washington bureau chief Demetri Sevastopulo explains why suburban women might be the key to victory when it comes to the US presidential election. 


    Remdesivir has little effect on Covid-19 mortality, WHO study says
    https://www.ft.com/content/ee9b611f-2b4b-4572-afe1-b0b804d17a94


    Summit ‘atmospherics not good’ as Brussels seen as dragging its feet on trade deal 
    https://www.ft.com/content/252d3ea4-0ddf-498b-b993-59c13b0de004
     
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    Investors unimpressed by US bank earnings, Paris and The Hague team up on EU tech, Amazon logistics

    Investors unimpressed by US bank earnings, Paris and The Hague team up on EU tech, Amazon logistics

    France and the Netherlands jointly issued a call for the bloc’s competition authorities to take pre-emptive measures against big tech companies, and investors have been unimpressed by recent US bank earnings despite lower loan loss provisions. Plus, the FT’s Dave Lee explains whether Amazon will be able to handle the logistical hurdles thrown its way this holiday season. 


    Falling interest rates drag on Bank of America and Wells Fargo profits
    https://www.ft.com/content/8b8a4bec-6d28-462e-a18f-73b4856e1fc7


    Amazon braces for winter of demand with relentless expansion
    https://www.ft.com/content/9cd8038e-b38c-40d6-b2db-8f6e01cd166a?


    France and Netherlands join forces to back EU move against tech giants
    ft.com/content/4a9ed79e-c8c8-4b47-8055-1cd029541c32
     
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    WTO Boeing-Airbus ruling, IMF’s warning, short-sellers target pandemic winners

    WTO Boeing-Airbus ruling, IMF’s warning, short-sellers target pandemic winners

    The EU has been given the green light to hit almost $4bn of US goods with punitive tariffs in retaliation for illegal state aid to Boeing, and the IMF said the coronavirus crisis will wreak “lasting damage” on people’s living standards across the world. Plus, some hedge funds are betting that the best days for the stock market’s coronavirus winners are in the past.


    EU given green light to hit US with tariffs in Airbus-Boeing ruling
    https://www.ft.com/content/3198d2ef-c3bb-44b9-a1e0-b27d9c1483de


    Pandemic will cause ‘lasting damage’ to living standards, IMF warns
    https://www.ft.com/content/8b286455-d9ed-42a9-b933-5a1d3f4f08b2


    Hedge fund short sellers target pandemic winners 
    ft.com/content/0a14e904-5fac-41bd-a9b4-a8a588db15c5?


    Apple enters the 5G market with new line of iPhones
    https://www.ft.com/content/eac7ed4b-5fb4-4f0e-944d-f5f61300bd12
     
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