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Japan's exports rose for an eighth straight month in July on robust shipments to the United States and a boost from a weak yen, suggesting the economy is carrying strong momentum through to the second half of the year. The data underscores the Bank of Japan's view the world's third-largest economy is showing increasing signs of strength as private consumption adds momentum to an export-led recovery. Imports rose for the seventh straight month on brisk demand for personal computers and digital cameras from China, highlighting the strength of domestic consumption that served as a key driver of Japan's economic growth in the second quarter.
U.S. telecom behemoth AT&T Inc.’s T DirecTV deceptive advertising lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in Mar 2015, is currently on trial in the federal court. The trial became functional from this Monday with opening arguments in U.S. District Court in Oakland, CA, and is scheduled to last 20 days. FTC lawyer Jacob A. Snow clearly pointed out that 33 consumers were deceived by the company during the span of 2007-2015. As a result of sign-ups and deceptive practices, DirecTV is estimated to have made $3.95 billion.
(An Etihad Airbus A380.Etihad) Etihad Aviation Group holds equity stakes in seven airlines. Two of them, Air Berlin and Alitalia, are now bankrupt. The CEO behind the strategy has left Etihad. But some investments have paid off. Etihad's grand plan