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Travel giant Booking spent over $1 billion on Google ads in the latest quarter

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Travel giant Booking Holdings, which owns Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda, Kayak, and other brands, is spending an increasing amount of money on Google advertising — while simultaneously dealing with more competition from Google's metasearch engines.  Read more: cnbc.com Please follow and like us:

Campaigns in high gear days before elections…

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Campaigns in high gear days before elections… (Second column, 1st story, link) Related stories:Party luminaries hit trail…DEM PANIC? Ocasio-Cortez calls Trump ‘monster’…Biden threatens violence…Wild-eyed Obama’s voice cracks during rant…SILVER: 85% DEMS TAKE HOUSE…16% SENATE…Florida epicenter of nation’s polarizing politics…Billionaires put money behind Gillum…SNAP: Intern arrested for throwing milk at College Republicans…‘GOP dummy’ hanging from tree sparks outrage in TN…After Record Spending, Hollywood Dems Fearful Ahead of Midterm Vote…Election telethon aims to get youth to polls…Disabled veteran knocks MSNBC crew for blocking handicapped spots…

Southwest has launched a new premium credit card that frequent flyers of the airline should strongly consider opening — if just for the sign-up bonus

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The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. Southwest Southwest and Chase just announced a new co-branded credit card, the Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card. For a limited time, the card is offering a sign-up bonus of 65,000 points — 40,000 after spending $1,000 in the first three months, and 25,000 after spending $15,000 total within the first 12 months. That’s the highest new member offer on a Southwest credit card. That’s more than half of the points required to earn the Southwest companion pass. The […]

Trump urges NATO members to double its military spending to 4% of their GDP

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REUTERS/Reinhard Krause Trump chided NATO members for failing to reach a target of spending 2% of national income on defense.  Trump said he would prefer a goal of 4%, similar to US levels. The proposed increase would represent a massive upheaval of budgetary priorities in Europe where Germany and many others have pledged only to reach 2% by 2024 or later. BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO leaders will try on Thursday to move beyond US President Donald Trump’s demands for higher defense spending, and focus on ending the long war in Afghanistan, in the second day of a summit in Brussels […]

These are the 10 clothing brands that teens are obsessed with

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Business Insider/Jessica Tyler Piper Jaffray surveyed 6,000 teens across the US to find out how they are spending their money. Overall, teen spending was up 2% this year compared to the previous year.  Athletic brands continued to dominate the apparel and footwear rankings, with Nike coming in first place.  Teen shoppers are big business for retailers.  According to Piper Jaffray’s semi-annual survey of teen spending habits, released in April, Gen X is responsible for 7% of retail sales in the US. In the past year, their spending increased 2%. These younger consumers are driving change in retail – the report showed that, overall, […]