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Yahoo Finance's morning wrap for Wednesday

Save thousands and protect your old computers this morning. (Images: Getty, Woolworths)

Good morning.

Markets: Optimism about an end to the US-China trade war lifted tech stocks to new highs in America overnight. The ASX is expected to open higher this morning, with SPI200 futures up 0.31 per cent at 8am AEDT.

The Australian dollar is buying 68.41 US cents at 8:15am AEDT, down from 68.51 US cents Tuesday.

Is Australia about to start printing money? The suggestion that quantitative easing could be rolled out in Australia for the first time has re-emerged as the Reserve Bank confirmed governor Phillip Lowe would speak on the topic.

Most billionaires have three things in common. New research interviewed 30 of them, and found certain attributes that they all possessed. Do you have these traits?

You can save thousands by changing the way you drink, even if you are not destined to become a billionaire. A study found that Australians using a new alcohol consumption tracking app saved $7,000 a year by cutting down.

Do you have an old Windows computer? Hackers are hijacking these machines with malware. Here's what you need to do to protect them.

Stock up on Christmas chocolates. Both major supermarkets this week are selling gift-boxed chocs at half price. Check out the savings here.

If you regularly use Uber or Uber Eats, your loyalty will now be recognised. Uber Rewards has started in Australia, which will give out free upgrades and perks the more you use the services – a bit like frequent flyer status tiers.  

Have a great day!

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