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  • Amex Platinum versus the Amex Business Platinum: We compared the two premium credit cards, and the choice is obvious

    Crystal Cox/Business Insider   The Platinum Card® from American Express offers a tremendous value despite its annual fee. With many overlapping perks but a few key differences when it comes to annual perks and bonus points, the The Business Platinum® Card from American Express is a similarly valuable card. The Amex Platinum is generally a better option for individuals, thanks to benefits like annual statement credits with Uber and Saks Fifth Avenue.  The Business Platinum card is better suited...

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  • Chicago board-up companies busy after protests, but as one owner says, ‘I don’t want to get business this way’

    Wilson Gonzalez, founder of A Quality Board-Up & Emergency Services, installs plywood Tuesday at Chicago’s Blackstone Hotel to prevent damage. | Provided “We have not slept since Friday night,” said Jannette Rodriguez of A Quality Board-Up & Emergency Services. Some Chicago board-up companies are the busiest they’ve ever been. But the owners — who are used to dealing with customers traumatized by fires and natural disasters — say they’re exhausted and heartsick over the unrest and...

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  • Armed citizens in Dallas protect businesses during riots: 'We want people to protest, leave private businesses out of it'

    Violent riots erupted in U.S. cities again on Saturday night, including in Dallas, Texas. What started as peaceful protests for George Floyd in downtown Dallas on Saturday afternoon splintered into fiery riots with looting, attacks on police officers, and buildings being set on fire and vandalized. Dallas police said they made 74 arrests as of Sunday morning after a night of rioting. A group of armed men had enough of the chaos and destruction of private businesses, so they took it upon...