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Yahoo Finance's Friday morning wrap

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Good morning.

Here’s everything you need to know in finance today.

The ASX is expected to climb after Wall Street hit record highs overnight on easing trade tensions and fresh stimulus for the Chinese economy.

Thinking of investing in the share market? If your New Year’s resolution was to start investing, and you have $10,000 spare, here are three ASX shares to invest in this month.

The Australian dollar has fallen back from recent five-month highs and is buying 69.81 US cents, from 70.01 US cents yesterday.

Amazon has threatened to fire climate activists: A group of Amazon.com Inc employees who pushed the company to combat climate change say Amazon has threatened them with termination.

Think Trump’s a shoo-in for reelection? Here are four reasons why it’s very plausible President Trump could lose this November.

The Netflix test: Lenders are now taking a look at your subscription services - like Netflix and Spotify - when you’re applying for a home loan.

If you think it’s going to be tough to get approved, here are three things you must do to get your loan across the line.

Avoid hackers: The holiday season is one of the most popular times for hackers and scammers to try and steal your details.

Here are four ways to avoid getting hacked this time of year.

Have a great day.

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