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39m numberFire: What to learn from the Giants’ surprising win over the Broncos
Market Watch
Then, just when everyone was ready to write off Big Blue, they punched the big, bad Denver Broncos on the nose and dominated in shocking fashion -- on the road at Mile High Stadium, no less -- to get their first win of the season.
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Analysis: Who’s winning the electric vehicle race?44m Analysis: Who’s winning the electric vehicle race?
USA Today
Carmakers have embraced ambitious electric vehicle targets, and autonomous vehicles are expected to take a step forward next year in an instrumental U.S. market.
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47m Americans receive nearly half of their medical care from emergency rooms
Market Watch
For many Americans, insurance coverage does not result in improved access to health care.
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49m Earnings Results: Harley-Davidson is teaching younger people how to ride to sell more motorcycles
Market Watch
Harley-Davidson’s Riding Academy is training a new generation of riders to boost long-term growth.
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51m Nobel Prize-winning economist Richard Thaler’s ‘nudge theory’ has a dark side, too
Market Watch
Thaler tells people to “nudge for good,” but not everyone follows his advice.
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54m Updated Earnings Outlook: EBay earnings: Poised for growth but facing an Amazon-sized hurdle
Market Watch
Ebay is expected to have a solid third-quarter showing, but Amazon looms large as a challenge to future growth
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54m Market Extra: Dow has climbed to such dizzying heights that the significance of its 1,000-point milestones is diminishingly small
Market Watch
The Dow Jones Industrial Average just hit 23,000, representing another historic milestone for the world’s most popular equity benchmark. However, each clamber higher for the Dow will make its 1,000-point achievements far less significant—at least arithmetically speaking.
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58m Updated Key Words: Huge gold discovery—astronomers can confirm how precious metals were formed
Market Watch
The origin of gold and other precious metals in the universe has finally been confirmed after a gravitational wave collision was seen and heard in its entirety for the first time.
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1h 2m Updated Johnson & Johnson discards two hoped-for billion-dollar drugs
Market Watch
The company said in May that the two were among 11 ‘potential blockbuster’ drugs.
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1h 2m Updated This fund manager says avoid Netflix altogether—don’t even short the stock
Market Watch
Netflix Inc. shares set a fresh record in early trade Tuesday after stronger-than-expected third-quarter revenue growth, but one investor is not impressed.
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1h 9m Dow tops 23,000-mark for the first time on strong earnings
Reuters
(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average breached the 23,000-mark for the first time on Tuesday, powered by strong earnings from UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson.
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1h 14m In One Chart: The death of the gas-powered car, in one chart
Market Watch
A global tipping point for electric cars could come as early as 2022, analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch said in a note.
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Wi-Fi devices have a security flaw. Here's how to protect yourself1h 16m Wi-Fi devices have a security flaw. Here's how to protect yourself
USA Today
A recently discovered vulnerability could allow attackers to intercept sensitive data being transmitted between a Wi-Fi access point and a computer or mobile device, even if that data is encrypted.
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1h 20m Updated Capitol Report: Great Recession scars still leave Americans anxious about spending on the good life
Market Watch
Are Americans still anxious about their financial future even after eight years of a growing economy? Their hesitation to spend on certain “extras” such as going out to eat, visiting Disney World or buying a club membership suggests lingering unease.
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Volvo's Polestar to go electric: Performance car brand gets boost1h 21m Updated Volvo's Polestar to go electric: Performance car brand gets boost
USA Today
Chinese-owned Swedish automotive brand Volvo plans to transform its niche performance car lineup Polestar into a standalone electric vehicle brand.
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1h 22m Currencies: Dollar aims for 4th day of gains
Market Watch
The U.S. dollar extended its gains against major rivals on Tuesday following the release of September import data, set to stretch its win streak to four sessions.
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1h 22m Updated Powell likely next Fed chief, though Yellen best suited: economists
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Jerome Powell likely will be the next Federal Reserve chairman, according to a slim majority of economists in a Reuters poll - but most of them said current Fed Chair Janet Yellen would be the best option.
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1h 23m Updated Earnings Outlook: PayPal earnings: Expect double-digit growth from behind a sturdy moat
Market Watch
The digital payment company PayPal reports its third-quarter earnings this week and analysts expect strong growth and a positive outlook.
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1h 38m UBS asks London investment bankers - Amsterdam, Madrid or Frankfurt?
Reuters
LONDON/ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss bank UBS asked staff whether they would prefer to relocate to Amsterdam, Madrid or Frankfurt after Britain leaves the European Union in a survey sent to its investment bankers on Tuesday, according to sources familiar with the matter.
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1h 40m Obituary: Jim Saft, Reuters columnist, a man of humor and insight
Reuters
This headline by Jim Saft, who died on Monday after suffering a stroke last month, was typical of the writing of one of Reuters smartest and most engaging columnists on investment and markets. [SAFT/]
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1h 41m The $72,000 question you should be asking your real estate agent
Market Watch
It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Be very careful where you wire the deposit on your new home.
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1h 43m Updated Market Extra: S&P 500 is poised to make uncanny stock-market history this week—for doing almost nothing
Market Watch
How quiet is this stock market? By at least one measure, the S&P 500 is on pace to register is lengthiest period of quiescence in more than two decades.
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1h 44m Updated New cancer drugs help J&J top profit estimates
Reuters
(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson posted better-than-expected third-quarter earnings, raising its full-year forecast due to growth from new cancer drugs and high-margin treatments picked up in its $30 billion acquisition of Actelion earlier this year.
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Credit stress: 5 ways to negotiate with your credit card company1h 45m Credit stress: 5 ways to negotiate with your credit card company
USA Today
If you feel stressed when opening your credit card statements, it may be time to fight for a better deal. Here are 5 ways to negotiate with credit card companies.
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1h 47m Coding bootcamp’s $375,000 settlement highlights challenges for new industry
Market Watch
The Flatiron School reached a deal with the Attorney General of New York over its job placement claims.
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1h 50m Mexico, Canada poised to push back over U.S. NAFTA demands
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Trade ministers from the United States, Canada and Mexico on Tuesday wrap up a contentious round of NAFTA negotiations dominated by aggressive U.S. demands including a sunset clause that Canadian and Mexican officials say will be rejected.
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1h 51m Updated The Wall Street Journal: Saving for college? Here are some alternatives to the 529 account
Market Watch
As popular as ‘529’ college-savings plans are, there are several useful alternatives. Some have drawbacks.
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1h 51m Updated Next Avenue: What would you accomplish if you forgot you were over 50?
Market Watch
Inflicting ourselves with age stereotypes can influence our self-image, health and even longevity.
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1h 54m Updated Wall Street banks look beyond trading to drive profits
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street rivals Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Morgan Stanley topped analyst expectations on Tuesday, reporting third-quarter earnings gains from a range of products and services despite an industry-wide decline in bond trading.
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1h 55m Updated Volvo unveils Polestar model in China, looks to rival Tesla 3
Reuters
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Volvo Cars and its Chinese parent have unveiled their first Polestar high performance electric car and pledged to invest 5 billion yuan ($760 million) in the brand, gearing up for intense competition to sell greener cars in the world's biggest auto market.
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2h The Technical Indicator: U.S. benchmarks take flight, charting the approach of Dow 23,000
Market Watch
The big three U.S. benchmarks continue to take flight, concurrently registering consecutive all-time highs, writes Michael Ashbaugh. In the process, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has briefly tagged the marquee 23,000 mark against the backdrop of a still rotational, and firmly-grounded, bull trend.
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2h The Wall Street Journal: Soros shifts $18 billion to his Open Society philanthropic organization
Market Watch
George Soros, who built one of the world’s largest fortunes through a famous series of trades, has turned over nearly $18 billion to Open Society Foundations, according to foundation officials, a move that transforms both the philanthropy he founded and the investment firm supplying its wealth.
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2h London Markets: FTSE 100 ends lower as U.K. inflation hits 5-year high
Market Watch
U.K. stocks end lower on Tuesday after investors receive inflation data that could harden the case for the Bank of England to raise British borrowing costs.
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Volvo hopes new polestar hybrid will rival Tesla2h Volvo hopes new polestar hybrid will rival Tesla
USA Today
Volvo Cars and its Chinese parent unveil their first Polestar model and plan to invest $760 million in the electric vehicle brand. Laura Frykberg reports.
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2h Updated Johnson & Johnson says recent hurricane activity had ‘modest’ effect on company
Market Watch
In one of the early disclosures of how three hurricanes have affected health care company earnings.
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2h Updated Airbus takes control of Bombardier CSeries in rebuff to U.S. threat
Reuters
MONTREAL/TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - Airbus has agreed to take a majority stake in Bombardier's troubled CSeries jetliner program, securing the plane's future and giving the Canadian firm a possible way out of a damaging trade dispute with Boeing.
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Dow tops 23,000 for first time as stock market rally gains speed2h Updated Dow tops 23,000 for first time as stock market rally gains speed
USA Today
Wall Street cheers as the Dow tops 23,000, extending the blue-chip stock gauge's record-setting run.
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Recount may be demanded in Procter & Gamble board battle2h Updated Recount may be demanded in Procter & Gamble board battle
USA Today
The close margin could lead to a recount
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2h Not every Wall Street analyst is gaga over Netflix
CNBC
Credit Suisse and Jefferies analysts warned that much of Netflix's revenue will be offset by mounting content expenses.
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President Trump falls in Forbes 400 list of richest Americans2h President Trump falls in Forbes 400 list of richest Americans
USA Today
Forbes says the president dropped to 248th place in annual wealth ranking, tied with Evan Spiegel of Snapchat's parent company.
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2h Trump likely to name Fed chair by early November
CNBC
President Donald Trump has a pool of five candidates to choose from for the next chair of the Federal Reserve.
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2h Updated Dow breaches 23,000-mark for the first time
Reuters
(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average breached the 23,000 mark for the first time on Tuesday led by more than 5 percent gain in UnitedHealth.
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Here's what to ask if you feel that you are being sexually harassed2h Updated Here's what to ask if you feel that you are being sexually harassed
USA Today
The Harvey Weinstein scandal is focused on Hollywood, but sexual harassment affects ordinary men and women. Take this quiz to see if you are a victim.
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2h NewsWatch: Netflix shows that it has no real competitors
Market Watch
When it comes to sales growth, Netflix buries other content creators and broadcasters. By Phil van Doorn.
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Stop sleeping on dirty old pillows—these down pillows are on sale right now2h Stop sleeping on dirty old pillows—these down pillows are on sale right now
USA Today
Pillows get gross. Replace yours with a new set of hypoallergenic down pillows on sale for a great price on Amazon.
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2h Veteran traders see ‘striking parallels’ in this market to the 1987 Black Monday crash
CNBC
Thirty years after Black Monday, the market is different but has similar characteristics, Financial Times reports.
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2h Money Milestones:Your 70s is not the time to wind down retirement savings
Market Watch
For some, this is the beginning of a new phase of retirement savings.
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2h In One Chart: America’s No. 1 financial regret
Market Watch
Regrets? Americans have had more than a few when it comes to finances.
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2h Tax Guy: 6 taxes only rich people have to pay
Market Watch
The wealthy pay their fair share — and then some.
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Review: Google Pixel 2 phone challenges iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy3h Updated Review: Google Pixel 2 phone challenges iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy
USA Today
Watch out Samsung and Apple: Google's new phone is a contender.
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Wealth management drives Morgan Stanley’s profit higher3h Wealth management drives Morgan Stanley’s profit higher
USA Today
Investment bank Morgan Stanley's shares jumped 2 percent to their highest since May 2008 after the report.
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3h Updated Deep Dive: Netflix shows that it has no real competitors
Market Watch
When it comes to sales growth, Netflix buries other content creators and broadcasters. By Phil van Doorn.
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3h Updated Deep Dive: These stocks have popped more than 75% since Trump was elected
Market Watch
The president boasted Monday that U.S. stocks have risen 25% on his watch. By Phil van Doorn.
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3h Exclusive: Microsoft responded quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013
Reuters
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database.
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3h Metals Stocks: Gold prices lose grip on $1,300 level
Market Watch
Gold prices fall Tuesday, retreating from the key of $1,300 level and headed for the steepest one-day decline in about three weeks.
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3h Market Snapshot: Dow hits 23,000 as banks, health-care earnings come into focus
Market Watch
The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded in record territory and broke through the psychologically important 23,000 level for the first time on Tuesday after modest gains as investors focused on a wave of key corporate earnings.
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3h Market Extra: Dow eclipses 23,000 in intraday trade, marks fresh history for blue chips
Market Watch
The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Tuesday touches 23,000 in intraday trade for the first time, marking a fresh milestone for the blue-chip average.
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3h Earnings Outlook: EBay is poised for growth but will face an Amazon-sized hurdle
Market Watch
Ebay is expected to have a solid third-quarter showing, but Amazon looms large as a challenge to future growth
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3h Updated Market Extra: Dow industrials dalliance with 23,000 is a sign of the stock market’s velocity
Market Watch
A resurgence in the so-called Trump trade has investors once again contemplating a fresh milestone for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
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3h Updated ‘Might finally be time to get on with rate rises’ — analysts on BOE’s next move after inflation report
Market Watch
Consumer price inflation in Britain has bounded to its highest in more than five years, with the reading now turning attention to what’s next for the U.K.’s record-low interest rate.
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3h Updated The economic prescience of J.B. Priestley
Market Watch
Turns out J.B. Priestley captures the economic spirit of the age 80 years ago
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3h Market Snapshot: Dow struggles to hit 23,000 as banks, health-care earnings come into focus
Market Watch
The Dow Jones Industrial Average early Tuesday hits an all-time high shortly after the opening bell, but struggles to extend gains as investors focus on a wave of key corporate earnings.
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3h The Ratings Game: Netflix shares show volatility as cash flow remains negative, but analysts see upside
Market Watch
Netflix shares were choppy, moving in and out of positive territory, in early trade Tuesday, although analysts for the most part cheered the company’s third-quarter earnings that largely beat forecasts.
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Netflix's content budget might've gotten even bigger3h Netflix's content budget might've gotten even bigger
USA Today
Netflix revealed a new estimate in its third-quarter report for how much it'll spend on content next year. Video provided by Newsy
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Goldman Sachs’ results beat forecasts despite trading drop3h Goldman Sachs’ results beat forecasts despite trading drop
USA Today
Goldman Sachs’ third-quarter profits fell 3% from a year earlier, as its trading desks were weighed down by a slow summer.
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3h Updated All the money milestones to hit in every decade of your life
Market Watch
Experts say this is the ideal retirement savings timeline.
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Brewers Association wants to buy Anheuser-Busch — they just need $213 billion3h Updated Brewers Association wants to buy Anheuser-Busch — they just need $213 billion
USA Today
The group's crowdfunding campaign, featured at takecraftback.com, has raised more than $400,000 for the purchase.
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3h Daniel Radcliffe tells MarketWatch how he lost 14 pounds and nearly drowned, but relished filming ‘Jungle’
Market Watch
The actor embraces hunger and river rapids for his role as a man lost in the Amazon rainforest.
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3h Investors beware: Not all indexes are the same
Market Watch
Why you need to ‘read the labels’ on your investments.
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3h Updated ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ season 3 finale recap
Market Watch
Two-hour climax teems with confrontations and frictions.
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3h Updated The Wall Street Journal: Why this doctor is swearing off diet sodas
Market Watch
Drinks and foods marketed to help us maintain weight may have been helping us to gain it.
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7 ways to meet the costs of cold and flu season4h 7 ways to meet the costs of cold and flu season
USA Today
Cold and flu season can be financially painful. Here are a few ways to save your wallet.
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Pixel 2 XL Review4h Pixel 2 XL Review
USA Today
Ed Baig reviews the Pixel 2 XL.
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Windows 10 update, Surface Book 2 unleashed: Microsoft pushes creativity4h Updated Windows 10 update, Surface Book 2 unleashed: Microsoft pushes creativity
USA Today
Along with the release of the Windows 10 Fall Creators update, Microsoft unleashes the pricey Surface Book 2 laptop
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4h Wall St flat as losses in financials offset healthcare gains
Reuters
(Reuters) - Wall Street opened flat on Tuesday as gains in healthcare stocks were largely offset by losses in financials, with an earnings beat from Goldman Sachs failing to cheer investors.
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TAP Portugal credits JetBlue for filling its flights to Europe4h Updated TAP Portugal credits JetBlue for filling its flights to Europe
USA Today
TAP says nearly 1 out of every 5 passengers flying on TAP is connecting to or from a JetBlue flight.
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4h Economic optimism drives stockmarket highs
The Economist
BARELY a day goes by at the moment without Wall Street hitting a new record high. The market has kept marching upwards despite all the headlines about the North Korean nuclear threat, a potential break-up of NAFTA, and natural disasters like hurricanes. If you want to know why the market keeps rising, just look at the latest poll of global fund managers by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Almost half of all the managers now expect above-trend growth and below-trend inflation, what is dubbed the Goldilocks economy (she wanted porridge that was not too hot, or too cold, but just right). That is the highest proportion recorded in the history of the survey. Indeed, for the last six years, a plurality of managers have taken the view that both inflation and growth would be below trend. A net 41% of those managers think global growth will strengthen over the next 12 months. Putting their money behind those beliefs, a net 45% are overweight (have a higher holding than usual) in equities. A remarkable 85% of managers think bond...
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4h Updated Goldman earnings breeze past expectations on trading beat
CNBC
Goldman Sachs posts third-quarter earnings that easily beat expectations on the top and bottom lines.
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4h EasyJet sees no need to enter long-haul given M&A options in Europe: CEO
Reuters
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British budget airline easyJet won't enter the rapidly growing low-cost, long-haul market given its abundance of options to buy parts of failed European airlines, CEO Carolyn McCall said on Tuesday.
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4h Bond Report: Treasury yields extend rise after stronger-than-expected import prices
Market Watch
Treasurys saw modest selling, pushing yields higher, on Tuesday trade after better-than-expected economic data
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4h Economic Report: Home builder sentiment jumps to five-month high as industry refocuses on buyers
Market Watch
A confidence tracker for the home builder industry rebounded sharply as builders shrugged off the impact of the recent hurricanes and refocused on the robust economic growth that’s buoying the housing market.
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If you live in this city, you're probably overspending4h If you live in this city, you're probably overspending
USA Today
New York City and San Francisco residents spend within their means. A LendingTree study looked at 50 U.S. cities based on credit use, debt balances and average household income.
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4h Outside the Box: What’s next after planning your retirement? Help your children and grandchildren plan for theirs
Market Watch
It is never too early to start helping your family prepare for long-term financial security.
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4h Economic Report: Industrial production climbs 0.3% in September in face of hurricane headwinds
Market Watch
Industrial production in the U.S. rebounded in September after two straight declines, rising 0.3% in September despite disruptions caused by a pair of major hurricanes.
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4h Six differences in the stock market between today and 1987
Market Watch
The market environment is wholly different from 30 years ago, writes Nigam Arora.
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4h Market Snapshot: Stock market struggles to defend records; bank earnings, Netflix in focus
Market Watch
The Dow Jones Industrial Average set an intraday record shortly after the opening bell, but struggled to push further into record territory in early Tuesday trade, as traders focused on the next wave of key earnings.
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Worried about your Tesla Model 3 order? Don't panic — yet4h Worried about your Tesla Model 3 order? Don't panic — yet
USA Today
Despite a rash of bad news that appears to put Model 3 deliveries in jeopardy, it's still too early to tell if the automaker is off track
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5h In the age of automation, this is how immigrants help American workers
Market Watch
A new study suggests immigration helps offset some of automation’s nastier side effects.
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5h Updated Market Extra: 30 years after Black Monday, could stock market crash again?
Market Watch
It has been three decades since the most disastrous single day in U.S. stock market history, and investors can be forgiven for wondering if Wall Street learned its lesson.
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5h Updated Market Extra: Wall Street pros recall ‘sheer panic’ of October 1987 stock-market crash
Market Watch
The U.S. stock market plunged into a bear market in a single day on October 19, 1987. Here’s how some analysts, traders and strategists remember that moment.
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5h Wall Street flat at open
Reuters
(Reuters) - Wall Street opened flat on Tuesday as upbeat earnings from big investment banks Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley failed to fuel the optimism that has led the major indexes to record highs.
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5h This former Soviet nation plans to launch its own cryptocurrency
CNBC
Kazakhstan would follow in the footsteps of a number of countries and regulators to indicate interest in its own cryptocurrency.
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5h Here’s how to break down the billions Netflix spends on original movies and shows
Market Watch
Netflix Inc. is spending billions on original content, but attempting to break down exactly how much it is spending now and how much it owes in the future is an adventure in accounting.
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5h Updated Market Extra: What would ETFs do in a 1987-style stock-market crash?
Market Watch
The stock market of 2017 is very different than the market of 1987, when a historic one-day collapse occurred, and one of the biggest changes is the now-ubiquitous presence of ETFs.
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5h Your first trade for Tuesday, October 17
CNBC
The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.
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5h Wall Street set to open flat as big bank results fail to cheer
Reuters
(Reuters) - Wall Street was set for a flat open on Tuesday as upbeat earnings from big investment banks Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley failed to fuel the optimism that has led the major indexes to record highs.
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5h NewsWatch: Vanguard’s boss has a warning for a market that’s hellbent on Dow 23,000
Market Watch
Stock records are seemingly there for the taking, as investors brush aside all manner of worries. Our call of the day from Vanguard’s boss says look out, the horizon is not so bullish.
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5h The Wall Street Journal: ISIS stronghold Raqqa reportedly captured by U.S.-backed Syria force
Market Watch
U.S.-backed forces said Tuesday they have captured Islamic State’s de facto capital of Raqqa, Syria, wrenching away the terror group’s last major urban stronghold in the Middle East.
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Workplace: 7 tips for dealing with a 'psycho' boss5h Workplace: 7 tips for dealing with a 'psycho' boss
USA Today
Even the best boss can seem like a tyrant sometimes. But did you know some bosses are actual psychopaths?
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5h Goldman: Bet against GE, dividend cut is coming
CNBC
General Electric must "seriously" consider paring its dividend in addition to a weighty EPS reset, according to Goldman.
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5h Earnings and commodities keep stocks bulls happy
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks stayed near record highs on Tuesday, as a flurry of U.S. earnings and a rally in commodity markets helped underpin one of the most durable bull runs of recent history.
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5h Goldman results top Wall Street view on smaller drop in bond trading
Reuters
(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc beat Wall Street estimates on a smaller-than-expected revenue decline at its struggling bond trading unit, gains in its private equity investments and higher fees from dealmaking.
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Stunning 37-carat pink diamond may fetch $30m at auction5h Stunning 37-carat pink diamond may fetch $30m at auction
USA Today
The world's largest known fancy intense pink diamond could sell for up to $30 million at a November auction. According to CNN, the 37.30-carat Raj Pink will headline Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale in Geneva on Nov.15th.
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6h Updated Market Snapshot: Stock market seeks direction as investors focus on Goldman, Morgan Stanley earnings
Market Watch
Stocks on Wall Street looked ready to relax their grip on record levels at the open Tuesday, as traders focused on the next wave of key earnings, including those from banking majors Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs.
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Johnson and Johnson earnings: Third-quarter profit falls despite higher drug sales6h Johnson and Johnson earnings: Third-quarter profit falls despite higher drug sales
USA Today
Third-quarter profit dips 12 percent, despite a big jump in sales fueled by acquisitions, hot new cancer drugs and sales of other key medicines.
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6h Currencies: Dollar aims for 4th day of gains; pound flops despite climb in U.K. inflation
Market Watch
The U.S. dollar gains ground Tuesday, set to stretch its win streak to four sessions, with the British pound suffering even in the wake of data showing that consumer-price inflation in the United Kingdom hit its highest more than five years.
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6h Metals Stocks: Gold sinks, loses grip on $1,300 as inflation seen rising
Market Watch
Gold futures early Tuesday falls, retreating from a key psychologically significant level of $1,300 and setting up for its steepest one-day decline in about three weeks.
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6h Updated The Ratings Game: Netflix aims for all-time high as analysts see high double-digit upside for shares after earnings
Market Watch
Netflix shares zip higher in premarket trade on Tuesday, on track to score a fresh record as traders and analysts cheer the company’s third-quarter earnings that largely beat forecasts.
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6h Market Extra: Here’s one key factor that amplified the 1987 stock-market crash
Market Watch
In 1987, so-called portfolio-insurance products were created to protect investors from falling markets.
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6h Updated Patently tough: Long road ahead for Qualcomm in China case against Apple
Reuters
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc wants to hit Apple Inc where it hurts most: iPhone sales in China - one of its biggest global markets where most of its flagship smartphones are made.
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6h Updated Market Extra: Passive investments are hot, but remain a small slice of the stock market
Market Watch
This is the era of passive investing, but while the strategy has been incredibly favored and successful for years, the U.S. stock market in every major way remains driven by the views of active managers and the moves of individual securities.
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6h Goldman earnings breeze past expectations on trading beat; shares jump
CNBC
Goldman Sachs posts third-quarter earnings that easily beat expectations on the top and bottom lines.
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Harley-Davidson profit sputters as U.S. motorcycle sales lag6h Harley-Davidson profit sputters as U.S. motorcycle sales lag
USA Today
Harley-Davidson, which is struggling to attract Millennial buyers, said Tuesday that its profit fell 40% in its third fiscal quarter to $68.2 million.
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Sodium batteries: The new challenger to lithium-ion for use in electric vehicles6h Sodium batteries: The new challenger to lithium-ion for use in electric vehicles
USA Today
New battery development has been fairly slow for the projected electric car market size, and so far no innovation has proved as economical as lithium-ion.
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6h Morgan Stanley smashes estimates on strength in wealth management
Reuters
(Reuters) - Morgan Stanley posted a much higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as record revenue from its wealth management business helped offset the blow from a slump in trading activity.
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6h Need to Know: Vanguard’s boss has a warning for a market that’s hellbent on Dow 23,000
Market Watch
Stock records are seemingly there for the taking, as investors brush aside all manner of worries. Our call of the day from Vanguard’s boss says look out, the horizon is not so bullish.
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6h Goldman Sachs quarterly bond trading revenue drops 26 percent
Reuters
(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc reported a decline in quarterly profit, as gains in investment banking were offset by a 26 percent drop in fixed-income trading revenue.
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7h Futures flat as investors assess earnings from big names
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were steady on Tuesday as investors assessed earnings reports from big corporates, including investment bank Morgan Stanley and healthcare major Johnson & Johnson.
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3 changes to Medicare in 2018 that you need to know7h 3 changes to Medicare in 2018 that you need to know
USA Today
No joke: Lower premium prices may be headed your way.
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7h Updated Sears’ stock sinks after CIO of second-largest shareholder steps down from board
Market Watch
Sears stock sinks to an 8-month low after the CIO of the retailer’s second-biggest shareholder steps down from the board of directors.
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7h Updated The Ratings Game: Apple’s stock jumps after KeyBanc upgrade to buy rating
Market Watch
Apple’s stock rallies after an upgrade at KeyBanc, which said the company’s more aggressive “market segmentation” strategy has offset concerns over the lack of iPhone unit sales growth.
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7h Updated Earnings Outlook: GE earnings: Can CEO Flannery’s first report break a string of disappointing results?
Market Watch
Investors may not care so much if GE can beat earnings expectations, since it usually does. The real question is whether new CEO John Flannery’s first quarterly report can finally get the stock to rally.
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7h Updated Is Amazon getting into the pharmacy business? This is what you need to know
Market Watch
The massive online retailer with a reputation for disruption could be coming for the notoriously complex, opaque drug industry.
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7h Updated Tech Stocks: 5 ways tech startups are avoiding IPOs
Market Watch
Don’t let the recent strong initial public offerings fool you: Tech startups are still avoiding Wall Street en masse, and there is big money offering them investments to stay private in multiple ways.
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7h Volvo unveils first Polestar model, part of green car push in China
Reuters
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Volvo Cars and its Chinese parent unveiled their first Polestar model and plans to invest 5 billion yuan ($760 million) in the electric vehicle brand, gearing up for intense competition to sell green cars in the world's biggest auto market.
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7h Chinese Cash Will Help Aramco Prove Its Relevancy
The Wall Street Journal
With Saudi Arabia bleeding market share in both of the world’s top oil consumers, pitching a public offering to investors may prove difficult. A big private placement with brawny Chinese bidders—reportedly in the works—might do the trick.
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Retirement investing: Is a bitcoin IRA right for you?7h Retirement investing: Is a bitcoin IRA right for you?
USA Today
It’s possible to buy bitcoin in an IRA, but is it the right move for you?
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7h More airlines are offering free Wi-Fi for messaging services
The Economist
AT A time when all aspects of air travel seem to come with a price tag, one service quite suddenly has become free. And it is not in-flight dining or checking in a bag or securing an exit-row seat.  The increasingly common free service is onboard messaging. Earlier this month, Delta Airlines began allowing passengers to use its Wi-Fi system to send free messages on third-party apps, such as iMessage, WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger. Passengers can do so on their smartphones, laptops or tablets. (Mobile-network services, like 4G, tend to be unreliable after lift off). Delta is following the lead of Alaska Airlines, which rolled out a similar service earlier this year, as the , and American Airlines which announced its own plans to offer messaging in the near future. Sadly, this is still a far cry from a free internet service. Airlines still charge for browsing and they have a...
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7h Updated MarketWatch First Take: Netflix plans huge movie push as it faces post-Disney reality
Market Watch
Netflix Inc. is planning for life in its post-Disney future, and it will involve more big bets on original films that will cost Netflix even more money.
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7h Futures Movers: Rising tensions in oil-rich northern Iraq keep crude prices elevated
Market Watch
Oil prices continued to climb Tuesday amid fighting in Iraq that threatened production from northern Iraq and as the relationship between the United States and Iran risked more strain.
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Worried about your Tesla Model 3 order? Don't panic -- yet7h Worried about your Tesla Model 3 order? Don't panic -- yet
USA Today
Despite a rash of bad news that appears to put Model 3 deliveries in jeopardy, it's still too early to tell if the automaker is off track
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7h Morgan Stanley earnings: 93 cents a share, vs 81 cents EPS expected
CNBC
Morgan Stanley is scheduled to report third-quarter earnings Tuesday before the opening bell.
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7h London Markets: FTSE 100 sways in both directions after U.K. inflation at highest in 5 years
Market Watch
U.K. stocks were steady Tuesday after investors received inflation data that could harden the case for the Bank of England to raise British borrowing costs.
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Ask a Fool: What stocks should investors in their 50s buy?8h Ask a Fool: What stocks should investors in their 50s buy?
USA Today
Your investment strategy should change as you get older, but there are lots of stocks that are appropriate for 50-something investors.
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8h Theme park owner sees its shares tank after warning that terrorism is hitting profits
CNBC
The stock fell up to 21 percent after Merlin forecast core earnings for 2017 in the range of 470 million pounds to 480 million pounds ($622-$636 million).
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Car shopping? Check out Aston Martin’s new convertible8h Updated Car shopping? Check out Aston Martin’s new convertible
USA Today
It’s called the DB11 Volante and this luxury sports convertible is bound to scratch that itch.
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8h Updated Midnight in Toulouse: How CSeries deal shook status quo
Reuters
TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - Two years ago, Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders halted negotiations to buy Canada's CSeries program at midnight after the talks with Bombardier leaked to Reuters. On Tuesday, he performed a U-turn by backing a similar deal after all - again at dead of night.
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Who needs Florida? Here's where people approaching retirement plan to live8h Who needs Florida? Here's where people approaching retirement plan to live
USA Today
Many older Americans plan to stay where they are when they retire, but a smaller but growing number intend to move, an Ipsos/USA TODAY survey shows
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8h Malaysia CEO to return to Ryanair to help fix pilot problems
Reuters
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines' chief executive Peter Bellew is to leave after just over a year in charge and rejoin former employer Ryanair as chief operations officer, the Irish airline said in a statement.
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8h Europe Markets: European stocks slip as auto shares fall, Credit Suisse climbs
Market Watch
European stocks slipped into the red Tuesday, with auto makers edging back after a lackluster industry update, but Credit Suisse Group AG shares advanced as the Swiss bank was reportedly in talks with an activist investor.
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9h U.S. exchanges set for highest number of Asian IPOs since 2010
Reuters
HONG KONG (Reuters) - U.S. exchanges are set to record their busiest year for IPOs from Asian firms since 2010 and may sustain the pace in 2018, as startups from Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam join a flurry of Chinese firms that have already listed in the country.
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9h Mark Hulbert: Wall Street’s testosterone problem
Market Watch
Male traders who are given testosterone are more reckless than traders given a placebo, Mark Hulbert reports.
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9h Updated Earnings Outlook: UnitedHealth earnings: Insulated from Obamacare, Amazon and still going strong
Market Watch
Though it’s considered a bellwether for the health-care sector, UnitedHealth Group is largely immune to many of the industry’s biggest risks.
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9h Updated Earnings Outlook: Johnson & Johnson earnings: All eyes on hurricane impact
Market Watch
The hurricanes, which hit largely in September, may have disrupted demand for drugs and other medical products as well as supply.
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9h Updated The Tell: Why stock-market bulls shouldn’t sweat some bad earnings
Market Watch
Wall Street is eagerly awaiting third-quarter earnings season, hoping for signs that the record-highs in major indexes are justified by the level of activity in corporate America. The good news is there may be more wiggle room on this score than investors realize.
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9h China factories grapple with soaring prices as pollution crackdown bites
Reuters
GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Chinese exporters at the country's biggest trade fair are more optimistic about global demand now than six months ago but Beijing's crackdown on pollution is ramping up costs and product prices, hurting smaller factories and foreign buyers.
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9h Global stocks stay buoyant as dollar, bond yields rise
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - World equity markets held close to all-time highs on Tuesday, as investors latched on to rising bets on higher borrowing costs in the U.S. and Britain.
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9h Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks steady as traders focus on Goldman, Morgan Stanley earnings
Market Watch
U.S. stock futures seesaw on Tuesday, with traders hesitant to push markets further into record territory ahead of the next wave of key earnings, including those from banking majors Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs.
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9h The Wall Street Journal: Here are some alternatives to the 529 college savings account
Market Watch
As popular as ‘529’ college-savings plans are, there are several useful alternatives. Some have drawbacks.
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9h NerdWallet: The best and worst days to book a flight
Market Watch
Depending on where you’re traveling, some days are better for booking an airline ticket if you want to save money.
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10h Updated The New York Post: Wilbur Ross shifted $2 billion to family trusts before his confirmation
Market Watch
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross stashed roughly $2 billion of assets in trust funds for his family members before he was confirmed — which allowed him to keep the cash off of his financial disclosure reports, according to a report Monday
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10h Updated The moment of truth for U.S. stocks will take place in the next two weeks
Market Watch
Third-quarter corporate earnings and the ECB’s all-important stimulus plans for 2018 will converge, says Thomas H. Kee Jr.
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10h Updated What you need to know about the government’s ‘Game of Loans’ operation
Market Watch
The FTC and multiple states are cracking down on student debt-relief scams
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10h Updated Key Words: John McCain warns against rise of ‘spurious nationalism’ in U.S.
Market Watch
Sen. John McCain urged America not to back away from its global leadership role, and warned against the rise of “spurious nationalism” in a speech Monday night as he accepted the National Constitution Center’s Liberty Medal.
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10h Updated How online dating affects divorce rates
Market Watch
OKCupid, Tinder and the rest could actually create a more harmonious society.
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10h The U.S. stock market has entered a ‘topping’ zone
Market Watch
The S&P 500 probably will start a multi-month pullback as 2018 approaches, writes Avi Gilburt.
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10h Updated Market Extra: How the ‘scariest chart in financial markets’ ignores this economic law
Market Watch
Some investors who see quantitative easing as an evil that has permanently distorted financial markets have seized upon a a chart showing the 10-year Treasury yield issuing the same returns as that of a European junk bond.
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10h London Markets: FTSE 100 tilts lower as traders brace for inflation report
Market Watch
U.K. stocks leaned lower Tuesday, with investors exhibiting caution before the release of inflation data which could harden the case for the Bank of England to raise British borrowing costs.
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11h Updated Netflix​ Needs to Keep Feeding the Beast
The Wall Street Journal
Netflix investors covet growth above all other metrics, so shares shrugged off the new spending forecast after the company once again saw a strong jump in streaming subscribers for the third quarter.
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11h Updated Habitual cheat: Kobe Steel faked product data for more than 10 years - source
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - When cheating becomes habitual, the consequences could be costly.
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11h HNA Group to invest $7.6 billion in tourism, digital transformation
Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's HNA Group Co Ltd [HNAIRC.UL] plans to invest 50 billion yuan ($7.6 billion) in tourism and digital transformation, a company executive said on Tuesday.
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11h Updated NAFTA trade ministers to square off over hard-line U.S. demands
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Trade ministers from the United States, Canada and Mexico wrap up a contentious round of NAFTA trade talks on Tuesday marked by aggressive U.S. demands that have left the future of the 23-year-old free trade pact in doubt.
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12h Updated Oil elevated as Iraq tensions escalate, Asian shares hold firm
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices clung to this month's high on Tuesday after Iraqi forces seized the oil-rich city of Kirkuk from largely autonomous Kurdish fighters while Asian shares held firm on optimism about upcoming earnings.
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12h Activist investor reportedly launches campaign to break up Credit Suisse
CNBC
Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors is launching a campaign for breaking up Swiss bank Credit Suisse Group AG into three parts, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
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13h Updated Asia Markets: Asian market rally shows signs of slowing
Market Watch
The global stock rally showed signs of slowing Tuesday, with many Asia-Pacific indexes little changed ahead of the start of the Chinese Communist Party’s congress.
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13h Microsoft responded quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013
Reuters
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database.
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14h Updated The Moneyologist: I was robbed of my childhood by my abusive parents — now I’m being robbed of my inheritance
Market Watch
This man’s father died without a will and yet his stepmother inherited everything.
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14h Updated The scary thing Hollywood does when it runs out of reboots
Market Watch
‘Happy Death Day’ is a genre-bending movie marketed as ‘Groundhog Day’ meets ‘Scream.’
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Retailers may find that Black Friday is not so green14h Retailers may find that Black Friday is not so green
USA Today
More than half of respondents to a new survey say they are less likely to shop Black Friday this year
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14h Updated Kobe Steel faked quality data for more than 10 years: source
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Kobe Steel Ltd falsified data on product quality and specifications longer than the 10 years that the company had previously stated, a source with knowledge of the matter said.
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15h The Wall Street Journal: Terrorist leader, one of America’s most wanted, killed in Philippines
Market Watch
One of the U.S.’s most-wanted terrorists was among the last remaining leaders killed Monday after Philippine forces pressed forward with their offensive to retake the southern city of Marawi from Islamic State-linked militants, authorities said.
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16h Updated Airbus to take majority stake in Bombardier CSeries jet program
Reuters
MONTREAL/PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus SE agreed on Monday to buy a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's CSeries jetliner program, grabbing control of a struggling competitor at the second attempt and giving the Canadian plane-and-train-maker an unexpected boost in its costly trade dispute with Boeing Co .
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17h Updated The Wall Street Journal: Bombardier partners with Airbus on CSeries jetliners
Market Watch
Airbus SE is acquiring a 50.01% stake in Bombardier Inc’s CSeries jets in a bid to restore market confidence in the struggling passenger aircraft.
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17h Updated Oil prices firm as Iraq tensions escalate, shares extend rally
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices held firm on Tuesday after Iraqi forces seized the oil-rich city of Kirkuk from largely autonomous Kurdish fighters while Asian shares look set to extend their bull run on optimism about upcoming earnings.
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17h Updated Airbus to take majority stake in Bombardier C-Series jet program
Reuters
MONTREAL/PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus SE said on Monday it would acquire a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's CSeries program in a deal that the Canadian plane-and-train-maker said would boost sales and position the company strategically against a potentially costly U.S. trade dispute with Boeing Co .
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17h The Wall Street Journal: Newark, N.J., makes $7 billion pitch for new Amazon headquarters
Market Watch
New Jersey is making a high-dollar pitch for Newark as Amazon.com Inc.’s second headquarters, offering up to $7 billion in state and city tax incentives.
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17h How Netflix reveals the billions it spends on content
Market Watch
Netflix Inc. is spending billions on original content, but attempting to break down exactly how much it is spending now and how much it owes in the future is an adventure in accounting.
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Stocks: Would Dow 23,000 inspire retreat or rally on Wall St?18h Updated Stocks: Would Dow 23,000 inspire retreat or rally on Wall St?
USA Today
The approaching milestone poses an age-old dilemma for investors: Is getting into the market at lofty levels a good or bad idea?
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Amazon goes on warehouse hiring spree18h Updated Amazon goes on warehouse hiring spree
USA Today
Amazon is holding a giant job fair and plans to offer thousands of jobs at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses. Nearly 40,000 of the 50,000 packing, sorting and shipping jobs will be full time.
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Target hiring over 100K employees for holiday season18h Updated Target hiring over 100K employees for holiday season
USA Today
As the holiday season looms, Target plans to hire more than 100,000 extra hourly workers to help out in stores. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).
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Charter, Viacom fight means cable viewers at risk of losing shows like 'SpongeBob'18h Charter, Viacom fight means cable viewers at risk of losing shows like 'SpongeBob'
USA Today
Charter, the nation's second-largest TV provider, and Viacom have extended talks to try to reach a deal over carrying BET, MTV and other channels.
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18h The Wall Street Journal: Facebook acquires teen-focused polling app TBH
Market Watch
Facebook Inc., which is trying to make inroads with younger users, said Monday that it bought TBH, an anonymous polling app that has become an overnight sensation among teens.
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18h Updated Netflix adds more subscribers than expected, shares hit record
Reuters
(Reuters) - Netflix Inc added more subscribers than expected around the world in the third quarter and projected growth in line with Wall Street forecasts, saying it had a head start on rivals as internet television explodes globally.
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18h The Wall Street Journal: Nordstrom family to pause effort to go private
Market Watch
The Nordstrom family has suspended efforts to take Nordstrom Inc. private after struggling to raise enough financing for the leveraged buyout, in the latest sign of how much investors have soured on the retail industry.
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18h Procter & Gamble says Peltz loses board seat bid by around 6 million votes
Reuters
(Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co said on Monday that activist hedge fund manager Nelson Peltz had lost his bid to win a seat on the consumer goods company's board by 6.15 million votes, according to its preliminary tally.
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18h Updated Striking Canadian autoworkers ratify GM deal
Reuters
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Striking Canadian workers on Monday voted nearly 86 percent in favor of a new four-year agreement with General Motors Co in a deal that would make it more costly for the U.S. automaker to shut the Ontario plant.
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19h The Wall Street Journal: CFPB head of enforcement Anthony Alexis to depart
Market Watch
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s enforcement chief, Anthony Alexis, plans to leave the agency, a move that could herald a significant change in the way the regulator polices financial companies.
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19h Updated Colony Capital injects cash, in talks to buy Weinstein Co
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after firing co-founder Harvey Weinstein.
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20h The Wall Street Journal: P&G says activist investor Nelson Peltz lost proxy fight by just 0.2%
Market Watch
Procter & Gamble Co. said it beat Nelson Peltz by 6.15 million votes, only about 0.2% of its shares outstanding, a slim difference that is now headed to a weekslong recount to determine the final outcome of the most-expensive proxy fight in history.
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20h The Wall Street Journal: Bombardier may partner with Airbus on CSeries jetliners
Market Watch
Bombardier Inc. is in discussions to roll its CSeries passenger jet business into a joint venture with Airbus SE as the Canadian company struggles to overcome stalled aircraft orders and harsh U.S. trade tariff rulings, people familiar with the talks said.
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20h Activist investor RBR launching campaign to break up Credit Suisse: FT
Reuters
(Reuters) - Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors is launching a campaign for breaking up Swiss bank Credit Suisse Group AG into three parts, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
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20h Major Sears investor Berkowitz departs board; stock plunges
Reuters
(Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp on Monday said that Bruce Berkowitz, head of the company's second-biggest investor, resigned from the board of directors less than two years after he sought a seat to help turn the struggling department store chain around, sending Sears stock down as much as 15 percent.
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20h Updated Wall St. inches up with financials; earnings in focus
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - All three major U.S. stock index rose to record closing highs on Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average less than 50 points below 23,000, ahead of a long list of earnings this week and as financial shares recovered from last week's losses.
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20h Bond Report: 2-year Treasury yield posts biggest single-day jump in five weeks
Market Watch
Treasury yields rose on Monday after Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen left open the possibility of another interest-rate increase this year
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21h The Wall Street Journal: Wells Fargo to compensate customers for risky ETP recommendations
Market Watch
Wells Fargo & Co. agreed to compensate customers after recommending complex exchange-traded products linked to stock market volatility, without fully understanding the securities’ risks.
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Buying furniture online? Here's 5 tips for the best deals21h Buying furniture online? Here's 5 tips for the best deals
USA Today
There are ways to make sure you get what you want — and possibly save some money — if you do the research. Here are some tips for buying furniture online.
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4 ways to effectively manage remote employees21h 4 ways to effectively manage remote employees
USA Today
Managing employees you rarely see in person is tough. Here's how to make it work.
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21h Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: NFLX, SONC & more
CNBC
See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.
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21h The Wall Street Journal: Iraqi troops seize control of oil-rich Kirkuk from Kurds
Market Watch
Iraqi forces took control of the local government building in Kirkuk on Monday, pushing out Kurdish fighters and effectively retaking the oil-rich city after skirmishes that raised fears of a wider conflict between two of the closest U.S. allies in the war against Islamic State.
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Charter, Viacom fight means cable viewers at risk of losing shows like SpongeBob21h Charter, Viacom fight means cable viewers at risk of losing shows like SpongeBob
USA Today
Charter, the nation's second-largest TV provider, and Viacom have extended talks to try to reach a deal over carrying BET, MTV and other channels.
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21h Updated Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Why breast cancer patients are in ‘financial crisis’
Market Watch
Many people experience ‘financial toxicity’ during and after treatment.
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Buying furniture online: 5 tips for getting the best deals21h Updated Buying furniture online: 5 tips for getting the best deals
USA Today
There are ways to make sure you get what you want — and possibly save some money — if you do the research. Here are some tips for buying furniture online.
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21h NewsWatch: Netflix earnings send stock up from record closing high: Live blog
Market Watch
Netflix Inc. will report third-quarter earnings after the market closes on Monday. The company's subscriber growth numbers are always a focus for investors and analysts have forecast that Netflix will report net additions above previous expectations.
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21h Capitol Report: Transcript of President Trump’s surprise news conference with Sen. McConnell
Market Watch
Transcript, as released by the White House, of President Donald Trump’s surprise Monday-afternoon news conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
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21h Nobel-winning economist Shiller calls bitcoin a fad
CNBC
Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller compared bitcoin to the bimetallism fad of the late nineteenth century.
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21h Updated Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint plan merger without selling assets
Reuters
(Reuters) - T-Mobile U.S. Inc and Sprint Corp plan to announce a merger agreement without any immediate asset sales, as they seek to preserve as much of their spectrum holdings and cost synergies as they can before regulators ask for concessions, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Gas prices: Why you'll keep paying less at the pump this year22h Updated Gas prices: Why you'll keep paying less at the pump this year
USA Today
Pump prices, which have fallen five straight weeks, could soon sliip to pre-hurricane levels.
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Samsung makes a comeback with the Note 8—here's why we love it22h Samsung makes a comeback with the Note 8—here's why we love it
USA Today
The Galaxy Note 8 is one of the best phones we've ever used—but it doesn't come cheap.
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22h Market Extra: Long bets in the Canadian dollar hit 5-year high
Market Watch
The Canadian dollar is gaining in popularity while it is also gearing up for a big week in terms of data, which could set the tone for the rest of the year.
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Sears Holdings' second-largest investor to step down from board of directors22h Updated Sears Holdings' second-largest investor to step down from board of directors
USA Today
The departure of Fairholme Capital Management COO Bruce Berkowitz from Sears board of directors is effective Oct. 31.
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22h Netflix subscriber adds beat estimates as original shows lure viewers
Reuters
(Reuters) - Video-streaming pioneer Netflix Inc added more subscribers than expected in the third quarter as original shows such as the latest season of "Narcos" helped attract more viewers.
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22h Market Snapshot: All major stock indexes score records as investors await slew of earnings
Market Watch
U.S. stocks close higher Monday, with all three major indexes logging another round of records, as investors looked ahead to key corporate earnings reports that could set the tone for trading and determine whether the lofty levels of the equity market are justified.
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22h Allergan patent suit loss sends stock down 4%
Market Watch
Allergan had made a widely-criticized agreement with an American Indian tribe to defend a key product. This lawsuit could render it all moot.
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Nordstrom family suspends plans to take the chain private22h Updated Nordstrom family suspends plans to take the chain private
USA Today
They're going to have a tough time getting debt financing during the holiday season.
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Nordstrom family suspends private attempts22h Nordstrom family suspends private attempts
USA Today
On Monday, Nordstrom, Inc. said its founding family had decided to suspend steps to make the upscale retail company private for at least the rest of 2017.
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22h In these countries, most residents think religion does more harm than good
Market Watch
In these countries, the popular opinion is that religion DOES in fact do more harm than good.
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22h Fund manager Novogratz agrees to advise ethereum-based digital coin exchange
CNBC
Former Fortress hedge-fund manager Michael Novogratz has become an advisor to a token-exchange project called AirSwap.
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Our favorite affordable robot vacuum just got an upgrade—and it's on sale22h Our favorite affordable robot vacuum just got an upgrade—and it's on sale
USA Today
The all-new Eufy RoboVac 11+ is even better than its ever-popular predecessor—and it's on sale at Amazon right now.
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22h Market Extra: Dow within 50 points of 23,000 is a sign of the stock market’s velocity
Market Watch
A resurgence in the so-called Trump trade has investors once again contemplating a fresh milestone for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
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22h The New York Post: Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion
Market Watch
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who walked off his post in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held in captivity for five years by the Taliban, pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy on Monday, saying “I understand leaving was against the law.”
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22h Key Words: Not a great weekend in American diplomacy: international-affairs notables
Market Watch
For those hoping to witness a tamping down of tensions between Washington and Pyongyang, the weekend was a grave disappointment, at least in the eyes of Council on Foreign Relations President Richard Haass and Washington Post foreign-affairs writer David Ignatius.
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22h CBS earnings to disappoint due to weak NFL ratings, Credit Suisse says
CNBC
Credit Suisse cut its third-quarter EPS estimates by 5 percent, citing CBS' softer Sunday NFL ratings.
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22h Currencies: Dollar rises after Trump talks tax reform; Yellen set to meet about renomination
Market Watch
The U.S. dollar rallies to intraday highs following comments by President Donald Trump at a news conference on Monday, where he reiterated that tax reform his expectation that reforms to tax policy would be completed by year-end.
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22h Conservative playwright says his new drama reveals the real truth about Ferguson shooting
Market Watch
Verbatim stage play revisits tragic police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown
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23h U.S. shale output seen posting 11th straight rise in November: EIA
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. shale production for November is forecast to rise for a 11th consecutive month, the U.S. government said on Monday, as U.S. prices stabilize around $50 a barrel.
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23h Trump Today: Trump Today: President says he’ll be ‘looking into’ drug-czar nominee after report
Market Watch
President Donald Trump on Monday said he’d be “looking into” his nominee for drug czar after a report that he helped to steer legislation that could benefit drug companies, backtracked after saying former presidents didn’t call the families of fallen U.S. soldiers, and said he has an “outstanding” relationship with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
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23h Updated Ophelia puts Ireland on lockdown as former hurricane makes landfall as dangerous storm
Market Watch
Ex-hurricane Ophelia was churning over Ireland on Monday morning, causing much of the country to go on lockdown against life-threatening weather conditions.
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Supreme Court will hear U.S.-Microsoft battle over emails23h Updated Supreme Court will hear U.S.-Microsoft battle over emails
USA Today
The Supreme Court agreed to hear the federal government's case against Microsoft, in which it seeks access to emails held overseas.
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23h Trump to interview Yellen about Fed chair appointment this week
CNBC
If the president appoints Yellen to another term, it will be a sharp turn from the president's prior remarks.
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23h Updated Earnings Watch: Netflix earnings: Why higher subscription prices lead to more shows like ‘Stranger Things’
Market Watch
In the months since Netflix Inc. last opened its books to investors, the streaming and media company has continued to reach deep into its pockets to invest in furthering its content aspirations.
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Mercedes-Benz could become a separate Daimler division23h Updated Mercedes-Benz could become a separate Daimler division
USA Today
German automaker Daimler AG says move is aimed at preparing for the challenges in the new automotive era.
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23h Wall St. inches up with financials, energy
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday as financial shares recovered from last week's losses and higher oil prices lifted energy shares.
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23h Updated Wall Street higher as bank stocks rebound, Apple gains
Reuters
(Reuters) - A recovery for U.S. banking stocks allied to a 1.5 percent gain for Apple prodded Wall Street's main indexes higher in early afternoon trading on Monday.
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24h Capitol Report: White House report claiming $4,000 worker wage boost from corporate tax cuts called ‘trickle-down fairy dust’
Market Watch
Detractors quickly piled on a White House study released Monday that foresees incomes getting a boost of $4,000 a year if the corporate tax rate is cut to 20% from 35%.
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24h Metals Stocks: Gold slips but holds above $1,300; copper marks highest finish since 2014
Market Watch
Gold shifts lower Monday, but uncertainty about the pace and scope of U.S. interest-rate hikes beyond December persist, keeping prices above $1,300. Copper prices, meanwhile, mark a three-year high.
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24h Striking Canadian union approves deal with GM
Reuters
MONTREAL (Reuters) - General Motors Co. on Monday welcomed the ratification of a new four-year agreement by unionized workers at its SUV plant in Ontario, Canada, ending a near month-long strike.
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24h In defense of private equity
CNBC
The image of private equity as a parasitic form of business completely misses the point, writes VC Joe Lonsdale.
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Ruby Tuesday chain to be taken private in $146 million deal24h Updated Ruby Tuesday chain to be taken private in $146 million deal
USA Today
Ruby Tuesday is being acquired in a deal that will take the struggling chain private.
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Blockchain technology is contributing to big digital disruption in energy sector24h Blockchain technology is contributing to big digital disruption in energy sector
USA Today
Technology that is changing the financial services sector is entering the energy industry: blockchain, technology best known for cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.
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24h Nordstrom family suspends attempt to take U.S. retailer private
Reuters
(Reuters) - Nordstrom Inc said on Monday that a founding family group had suspended attempts to take the U.S. department store operator private because of difficulties in arranging debt financing for its bid ahead of the key holiday shopping season.
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24h Wells Fargo brokerage to return $3.4 million for risky products
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A brokerage industry regulator on Monday ordered Wells Fargo & Co to return $3.4 million (2.56 million pounds) to customers after selling them inappropriate investment products, the latest sign that a culture of problematic sales practices has bled into areas outside its consumer bank.
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24h Light backing from State Street weighs on U.S. diversity drives
Reuters
BOSTON (Reuters) - State Street Corp has drawn praise for its efforts to put more women on corporate boards, notably the "Fearless Girl" statue it placed near Wall Street. But new records show the company did not throw its full weigh behind boardroom diversity initiatives this year - complicating activists' plans for 2018.
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25h Peter Morici: Brick-and-mortar stores deserve the heat from Amazon
Market Watch
In every age, new technologies disrupt the status quo. In markets, those rip down boundaries defining the territories of established businesses and instigate creative destruction.
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25h Updated U.S. buyers favor iPhone 7 over 8: research
Reuters
(Reuters) - Apple Inc's older iPhone 7 models are outselling the recently launched iPhone 8 ahead of the early November debut of the premium iPhone X, broker KeyBanc Capital Markets said, citing carrier store surveys.
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25h PG&E shares slide 10% on worry of potential liability in California wildfires
Market Watch
PG&E shares are down another 10% on potential liability from the California wildfires.
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25h Updated Market Extra: 5 reasons why investors need to watch China’s National Party Congress
Market Watch
Investors can’t afford to ignore a crucial gathering of China’s most powerful officials.
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25h How race affects student debt
Market Watch
A dozen years after starting college, the average black student loan borrower owes more than originally borrowed.
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25h Updated Daimler recalls over 1 million vehicles worldwide for air bag fix
Reuters
BERLIN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Daimler AG is recalling more than 1 million Mercedes-Benz cars and sport utility vehicles worldwide to address potential unintended air bag deployments, the German automaker said on Monday.
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25h Goldman: Without tax reform, the stock market is overvalued
CNBC
U.S. stocks are overvalued unless the government cannot get tax reform done, Goldman Sachs' David Kostin said.
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25h Key Words: Trump says Obamacare is ‘dead’
Market Watch
At a cabinet meeting Monday, President Donald Trump said his announcement that he will end cost-sharing payments to insurers has effectively ended the landmark legislation of his predecessor.
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10 smart financial retirement moves you can make today25h 10 smart financial retirement moves you can make today
USA Today
There are plenty of moves you can make now to ensure your retirement won’t be a stressful financial experience for you.
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25h Market Snapshot: Stocks trade at records as investors await slew of earnings
Market Watch
U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with major indexes hitting new records as investors looked ahead to key corporate earnings reports that could set the tone for trading and determine whether the lofty levels of the equity market are justified by fundamentals.
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25h Updated Mutual Funds: Nobel-winner Richard Thaler’s theories are helping these funds beat their benchmarks
Market Watch
If you’re looking for someone to manage your money, it’s hard to imagine a better candidate than someone a Nobel-prize winner for economics.
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Get Christmas budget set for holiday spending in October25h Get Christmas budget set for holiday spending in October
USA Today
You might have pumpkins on your porch, but it’s already time to make room for the year-end holidays in your budget.
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25h California extends sanctions against Wells Fargo for at least another year
Reuters
(Reuters) - California will extend sanctions against Wells Fargo & Co for at least another year, Treasurer John Chiang said at a press conference Monday.
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Sears Holdings' largest investor to step down from board of directors26h Sears Holdings' largest investor to step down from board of directors
USA Today
The departure of Fairholme Capital Management COO Bruce Berkowitz from Sears board of directors is effective Oct. 31.
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26h PG&E shares drop again on growing concerns about California wildfires liability
CNBC
Investors dumped PG&E on worries the company could suffer big losses if it's found liable for the California wildfires.
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You can get this 49-inch smart TV for under $350—its lowest price ever26h You can get this 49-inch smart TV for under $350—its lowest price ever
USA Today
This 49-inch TCL 4K TV comes with Roku built right in is the same price as the 43-inch, marking the lowest price we've ever seen.
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26h Tesla stock is only as good as Model 3’s progress, analyst says
Market Watch
Tesla shares will track the progress of the Model 3, analysts at Oppenheimer say.
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Aramark plans to buy Avendra and AmeriPride in separate deals totaling $2.35B26h Updated Aramark plans to buy Avendra and AmeriPride in separate deals totaling $2.35B
USA Today
Food-services giant says the deals will strengthen Philadelphia-based Aramark's competitive position in food, facilities and uniforms businesses
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26h Updated Capitol Report: Lost beneath headlines of five-figure drug costs — pharmaceutical price growth is weakening
Market Watch
After months of headlines about astronomical drug prices, a funny thing’s happening — drug costs are plummeting.
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26h London Markets: FTSE ends session in the red as ConvaTec slumps 27%
Market Watch
U.K. stocks swung between small gains and losses on Monday, but ended slightly lower with medical firm ConvaTec leading decliners after wiping out a quarter of its market value.
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26h NewsWatch: These stocks have popped more than 75% since Trump was elected
Market Watch
The president boasted Monday that U.S. stocks have risen 25% on his watch. By Phil van Doorn.
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26h Colony Capital in talks to buy Weinstein Co
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after the departure of co-founder Harvey Weinstein.
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26h Wall Street inches higher as bank stocks bounce back
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks crept up in late morning trading on Monday as surging Treasury yields led to a rebound in bank stocks after three straight days of losses.
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26h The Wall Street Journal: Weinstein Company negotiating possible sale with Colony Capital
Market Watch
Private-equity firm Colony Capital could buy Weinstein Co. after its brand name was tarnished in recent weeks, as dozens of women accused its former co-chairman Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and harassment.
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26h The Margin: An ‘apocalyptic’ yellow sky is freaking Brits out — here’s what caused it
Market Watch
Instead of the usual grey, the sky changed color to a brooding ochre in several parts of the U.K. on Monday, with the sun a flaming red ring or ball in the murk.
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27h Currencies: Dollar spikes after manufacturing data; Catalan uncertainty persists in Europe
Market Watch
The U.S. dollar spikes after a the Empire State manufacturing index climbed to a three-year high, but quickly retreated to hold only a modest gain on Monday.
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27h Key Words: Woody Allen worries of Hollywood ‘witch hunt’ after Harvey Weinstein allegations
Market Watch
Filmmaker Woody Allen said Sunday the sexual misconduct scandal that brought down Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein was “very sad” for all involved, but that he’s worried the allegations will lead to a “witch hunt.”
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27h Updated Market Snapshot: Stocks hit new records as investors brace for week of earnings
Market Watch
U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with major indexes hitting new records as investors looked ahead to key corporate earnings reports that could set the tone for trading and determine whether the lofty levels of the equity market are justified by fundamentals.
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27h Cement Company Should Go With Solid Choice
The Wall Street Journal
Bull markets bring riches and temptation alike. Materials investors ought to be wary of the latter.
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Charter, Viacom talks keep programming turned on for system's 16.6 million customers27h Charter, Viacom talks keep programming turned on for system's 16.6 million customers
USA Today
Charter, the nation's second-largest TV provider, and Viacom have extended talks to reach an agreement over carrying BET, MTV and other channels.
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27h Market Extra: Stock-market mystery: Would ETFs hold up in a 1987-style crash?
Market Watch
The stock market of 2017 is very different than the market of 1987, when a historic one-day collapse occurred, and one of the biggest changes is the now-ubiquitous presence of ETFs.
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27h Updated Kobe Steel shares hit near five-year lows as cheating scandal raises financial risks
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Just over a week out from revelations of a cheating scandal that plunged Kobe Steel Ltd in crisis and ensnared hundreds of firms, the embattled steelmaker's shares skidded to five-year lows on Monday as investors worried about the financial and legal fallout.
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27h Market Extra: Black Monday was baptism by fire for these Wall Street pros
Market Watch
The U.S. stock market plunged into a bear market in a single day on October 19, 1987. Here’s how some analysts, traders and strategists remember that moment.
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27h Colony Capital in talks buy Weinstein Co
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after the departure of co-founder Harvey Weinstein.
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This Nikon DSLR is perfect for beginners27h This Nikon DSLR is perfect for beginners
USA Today
If you're getting serious about photography, this Nikon DSLR is a perfect place to start
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27h Nordstrom family suspends attempt to take retailer private
Reuters
(Reuters) - Nordstrom Inc said on Monday its founding family had suspended attempts to take the upscale retailer private for the rest of the year due to difficulties in arranging funds for the deal ahead of the holiday season.
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27h Updated Project Syndicate: Trump is dismantling U.S. alliances, and that’s not good for the dollar
Market Watch
People have been predicting the demise of the dollar for decades, but if Donald Trump manages to weaken long-standing political and military alliances, it could come true, writes Barry Eichengreen.
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27h Updated Project Syndicate: How we are wired to ignore disaster until after it strikes
Market Watch
Human psychology keeps us from doing what we know we should do to prepare for and try to prevent catastrophic storms like the one that devastated Puerto Rico.
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27h Updated 4 things that might surprise investors this earnings season
Market Watch
Investors can expect mention this quarter of some of the unusual and possibly one-off events of the last three months, including the three hurricanes that devastated parts of Texas, Florida and the Caribbean, and caused major damage in Puerto Rico.
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27h Updated MongoDB IPO: 5 things to know about database-software ‘unicorn’
Market Watch
MongoDB Inc. looks to be the next big tech initial public offering after Roku Inc.’s booming debut, as the database software startup valued at more than $1.5 billion looks to increase its “financial flexibility.”
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27h Updated Deep Dive: Wall Street analysts expect gains of up to 64% on their favorite health-care stocks
Market Watch
There may be short-term volatility because of the health-care overhaul in Washington, but the long-term thesis is intact. By Phil van Doorn.
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28h Credit card data shows delinquencies rose in September
CNBC
Credit card delinquency rose for the third straight month in September, according to data from JPMorgan Chase & Co and card issuer Discover.
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28h Colony Capital in talks to buy troubled Weinstein Co
Reuters
(Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after the departure of co-founder Harvey Weinstein.
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28h Trump should rip the Band-Aid with new Fed chief pick, says wealth fund advisor
CNBC
Sri-Kumar believes stocks would be better served in the long-run with hawkish Kevin Warsh.
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28h FINRA orders Wells Fargo to pay clients $3.4 million over sales practice issues
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority on Monday ordered Wells Fargo & Co.'s clearing services and Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network to pay customers $3.4 million in restitution for sales practice issues related to unsuitable recommendations of certain investment products.
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Southwest Airlines plans Hawaii flights28h Updated Southwest Airlines plans Hawaii flights
USA Today
The airline, which has made no secret of its plans to fly to the vacation hotspot, made it official with events in Honolulu and L.A. on Wednesday night.
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Supreme Court to consider American Express fee dispute28h Supreme Court to consider American Express fee dispute
USA Today
The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal by 11 states that argue American Express violated antitrust laws.
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28h Bombardier pursues options for aerospace division; no deal imminent: sources
Reuters
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Canada's Bombardier Inc is continuing to look at strategic options for its aerospace division but no deal is imminent, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.
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28h Top Trump advisor Cohn says tax reform has to get done this year
CNBC
Gary Cohn spoke at the annual meeting of the American Bankers Association on Monday.
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28h Wall Street hits fresh record on financial, tech gains
Reuters
(Reuters) - Major Wall Street indexes hit fresh records at the open on Monday on gains in financial and technology stocks even as investors awaited a barrage of earnings reports this week.
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28h Updated U.S. top court to review antitrust claims against American Express
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether American Express Co is violating federal antitrust law by forbidding merchants that accept its credit cards from encouraging customers to use rival cards that charge lower fees.
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28h IPhone 7 is outselling iPhone 8: analyst
Reuters
(Reuters) - Apple Inc's older iPhone 7 models are outselling the recently launched iPhone 8 ahead of the early November debut of the premium iPhone X, broker KeyBanc Capital Markets said, citing carrier store surveys.
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28h Updated Exclusive: China offers to buy 5 percent of Saudi Aramco directly - sources
Reuters
DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - China is offering to buy up to 5 percent of Saudi Aramco directly, sources said, a move that could give Saudi Arabia the flexibility to consider various options for its plan to float the world's biggest oil producer on the stock market.
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28h Weinstein Co enters talks over potential sale
Reuters
(Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered talks for a sale of the bulk of its assets with private equity firm Colony Capital, the two companies said in a statement on Monday. http://reut.rs/2ykT2if
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28h The Wall Street Journal: Gary Cohn says clearinghouses pose systemic risk
Market Watch
National Economic Council director Gary Cohn hit out at clearinghouses Sunday, saying the growing amount of illiquid assets parked in them raises concerns about a “new systemic problem in the system.”
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28h Updated Next Avenue: How to choose the right volunteer vacation
Market Watch
If you are keen on doing some good for the world on your next trip, here’s where to start.
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28h Updated Need to Know: Oil headed to $10? China may be in the driver’s seat
Market Watch
China is getting more revved up over electric cars by the day, and that’s bad news for oil prices, says one economist. Plus the chart that says buy Japan now.
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28h Key Words: ‘Men in Blazers’ host weighs in on Bruce Arena’s ‘sequel’ at U.S. soccer helm
Market Watch
Says Roger Bennett: ‘Probably the worst sequel since “Speed 2: Cruise Control.” ’
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28h Wall Street hits fresh records on financial, tech gains
Reuters
(Reuters) - Major Wall Street indexes hit fresh records at the open on Monday on gains in financial and technology stocks even as investors awaited a slew of earnings reports this week.
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28h Updated This country ranks No. 1 for ‘life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness’ (it’s not America)
Market Watch
The U.S. doesn’t even rank among the Top 10 on a list of 155 countries.
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28h Updated Walt Disney World will finally welcome dogs at (some) hotels
Market Watch
The move comes as a growing number of hotels become pet-friendly.
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28h How low-income students can avoid this college debt trap
Market Watch
A thick book of regulations governs what happens to a student’s Pell grant if they leave school unexpectedly.
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28h Updated How being a cheapskate became ‘sexy’
Market Watch
What we really mean when we talk about being frugal.
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Toyota's AI could soon check your face to see you're sleepy or stressed29h Toyota's AI could soon check your face to see you're sleepy or stressed
USA Today
A camera and artificial intelligence could figure out drivers' moods by analyzing their facial expressions.
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29h Updated As the quartet breaks up, central banking leadership flux looms
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leaders of the world's top central banks who risked trillions of dollars and their reputations to rescue the global economy are now set to walk off stage at a time when the lingering effects of the crisis, evolving technology and a combustible political landscape will challenge their successors.
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29h London is still Europe’s fintech hub despite Brexit, study says
CNBC
The study highlighted that regulatory issues and the U.K.’s membership of the single market would continue to be a concern as Britain quits the trade bloc.
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29h Daimler commits cash to help reshape company
Reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - Daimler has committed more than 100 million euros ($118 million) to help create separate legal entities for its Mercedes-Benz cars and Daimler Trucks divisions, a move that would facilitate an eventual break up of the German company.
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29h Bond Report: Treasury yields lifted by Yellen’s support for further rate hikes
Market Watch
Treasury yields rose on Monday after Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen left open the possibility of another interest rate increase this year.
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29h Updated Roubini: Global economy appears to be in a sweet spot
Market Watch
The global economy appears to be in a sweet spot given the upturn in global economic growth and low inflation in advanced economies, economist Nouriel Roubini said Saturday, even as risks exists from factors as varied as U.S. protectionism, Chinese growth and Federal Reserve policy.
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29h Updated Madrid gives Catalan leaders until Thursday to drop independence push
Market Watch
The Spanish government signals it will begin moves to strip Catalonia of its autonomy if the region’s leaders don’t comply, after the Catalan president fails to put the record straight on whether he has declared independence or not.
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6 creative job search tips you can learn from hacks that worked29h 6 creative job search tips you can learn from hacks that worked
USA Today
Sometimes getting the job you want means getting a little creative, and thinking outside the applicant box.
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29h Updated Artificial intelligence will create new jobs, but poses same thorny issues as trade
Market Watch
Artificial intelligence will unlock new opportunities for jobs and economic activity, but will pose the same thorny issues that trade does concerning displaced workers until better institutions are created, according to a panel at a leading banking conference on Saturday.
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29h NewsWatch: 30 years after Black Monday, could stock market crash again?
Market Watch
It has been three decades since the most disastrous single day in U.S. stock market history, and investors can be forgiven for wondering if Wall Street learned its lesson.
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29h Capitol Report: Trump, McConnell set for tense talks | Pelosi: ‘I’ve got to stay’ to defend Obamacare
Market Watch
President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell meet for lunch Monday to discuss the fall agenda; Pelosi says ‘I’ve got to stay’ to defend Obamacare; Senate aims to kick off tax reform this week; and more.
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29h Tax cuts have a good chance, if the Senate takes this one key step, Zoellick says
Market Watch
Robert Zoellick, the longtime Bush administration official and Republican foreign policy hand, says tax reform has a surprisingly good chance if the Senate can pass a budget resolution.
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29h Wells Fargo’s CEO knows why customers are staying away even if Wall Street needs a reminder
Market Watch
Bank management fielded questions from analysts for an hour after reporting third-quarter earnings, but only got one about the fraudulent account practices that have cost the bank in reputation, fees, and customer loyalty.
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29h Economic Report: Empire State index jumps to three-year high in October
Market Watch
The New York Fed reported that its Empire State manufacturing index climbed to a three-year high of 30.2 in October from 24.4 in September, topping the Econoday-compiled consensus of 20. Any reading over zero indicates improving conditions.
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30h Updated Drugstore Favorites May Be Catching the Common Consumer Cold
The Wall Street Journal
Customers may be starting to shop for over-the-counter drugs in the same way they shop for groceries—with a keener eye for cost and content—and this could be painful for consumer-health companies.
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30h Market Extra: Would ETFs hold up in an 1987-style crash?
Market Watch
The stock market of 2017 is very different than the market of 1987, when a historic one-day collapse occurred, and one of the biggest changes is the now-ubiquitous presence of ETFs.
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30h Updated Spark Therapeutics’ promising gene therapy for vision loss could cost $1 million
Market Watch
The development could be a major, if costly, milestone for both the disease and the field of gene therapy.
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We're ditching cash. So how do we teach kids about money?30h We're ditching cash. So how do we teach kids about money?
USA Today
We carry a lot less cash around, which means rethinking how to teach our children about its value.
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Asics will bake custom sneakers in the microwave right in the store30h Asics will bake custom sneakers in the microwave right in the store
USA Today
Asics will use microwave technology to bake custom soles in about 15 seconds. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.
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30h Updated MoviePass plans to make money by selling your data to Uber, eateries and Hollywood studios
Market Watch
At less than $10 a month, MoviePass is a bargain for customers, but how will the movie-theater subscription company subsidizing its members’ film-going habits turn a profit?
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Tesla fires hundreds as Model 3 electric car production drags30h Updated Tesla fires hundreds as Model 3 electric car production drags
USA Today
Tesla has reportedly fired hundreds of employees amid signs that the company is off to a slow start in manufacturing its crucial Model 3 electric car.
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New Iran sanctions could send oil prices higher30h Updated New Iran sanctions could send oil prices higher
USA Today
Oil prices are bound to remain low for awhile, but two potential events could send them either higher than today’s levels or sinking into the $30s.
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Oil rises over Iraq fighting, Trump Iran threat30h Oil rises over Iraq fighting, Trump Iran threat
USA Today
Oil markets jumped on Monday on concerns over potential renewed U.S. sanctions against Iran as well as conflict in Iraq, while an explosion at a U.S. oil rig and reduced exploration activity supported prices there. Video provided by Reuters
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30h Updated Viacom, Charter agree to extend renewal deadline: source
Reuters
(Reuters) - Viacom Inc and Charter Communications Inc agreed on a short-term extension of their renewal deadline, a source familiar with the matter said, as the companies aim to avoid the immediate blackout of Viacom networks.
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30h Updated Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint aim to announce merger without asset divestitures - sources
Reuters
(Reuters) - T-Mobile U.S. Inc and Sprint Corp plan to announce a merger agreement without any immediate asset sales, as they seek to preserve as much of their spectrum holdings and cost synergies as they can before regulators ask for concessions, according to people familiar with the matter.
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IEA: Oil prices to hit a ceiling in 201830h IEA: Oil prices to hit a ceiling in 2018
USA Today
Ongoing production gains from non-OPEC countries will probably act as a “the ceiling for aspirations of higher oil prices” in 2018.
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30h Asia Markets: Nikkei continues to surge to two-decade high, leading Asian market gains
Market Watch
Equity markets in Asia were broadly higher to start the week, with Japan’s benchmark index leading gains thanks to a weaker yen, as global risk appetite continued to improve.
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30h BlackBerry shares down after another top exec leaves
Reuters
(Reuters) - BlackBerry's U.S.-listed shares fell almost 4 percent to $11.12 on Monday after a second senior executive from its licensing unit quit this month.
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30h Updated Market Snapshot: Dow poised for fresh high in muted trading as investors brace for week of earnings
Market Watch
U.S. stock futures inch higher, setting the Dow and Nasdaq Composite on track for new all-time highs as traders waited for more earnings this week to set the tone for the markets.
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31h Kobe Steel shares hit near fiver-year lows as cheating scandal raises financial risks
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Just over a week out from revelations of a cheating scandal that plunged Kobe Steel Ltd in crisis and ensnared hundreds of firms, the embattled steelmaker's shares skidded to five-year lows on Monday as investors worried about the financial and legal fallout.
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31h Updated People are selling their Tesla Model 3 reservations for a 300% profit
Market Watch
Ads offering to sell $1,000 Model 3 reservations have surfaced, carrying heavy markups.
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31h Updated This drug may be able to treat both women’s health disorders and prostate cancer
Market Watch
If successful, the drug should be safer, work better and be more convenient to take than current options, the company said.
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31h Metals Stocks: Gold extends climb above $1,300, bucking dollar’s move
Market Watch
Gold futures extended their climb above the key $1,300 level Monday, defying modest dollar strength as uncertainty about the pace and scope of U.S. interest-rate hikes beyond December persisted.
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31h Updated China data boosts world stocks and commodities, oil jumps
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks and commodities rose on Monday, boosted by upbeat Chinese data, while U.S. oil futures jumped to a near six-month high as an escalation in fighting between the Iraqi government and Kurdish forces threatened supply.
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31h U.S. stock futures inch up as earnings head for higher gear
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly positive start for Wall Street on Monday as investors pondered a solid initial round of third quarter company earnings and awaited a further flood of results this week.
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31h Get ready for a wild ride on earnings if you own these stocks
CNBC
MKM Partners says some stocks are expected to move more than 9 percent following the release of earnings reports.
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31h Futures Movers: Oil jumps to near 3-week high as Middle East tensions escalate
Market Watch
Crude oil prices jumped to an almost three-week high on Monday, driven higher by increased tensions in the Middle East after Iraq pushed into the oil city of Kirkuk.
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How to budget for December holidays in October31h How to budget for December holidays in October
USA Today
You might have pumpkins on your porch, but it’s already time to make room for the year-end holidays in your budget.
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Housing data could suffer lingering effects of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma31h Housing data could suffer lingering effects of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma
USA Today
Incoming economic data this week will be dominated by housing, and numbers still dragged down by hurricane-related disruptions.
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31h Currencies: Dollar firms as Fed’s Yellen reiterates rate-hike view, Catalan uncertainty persists
Market Watch
The U.S. dollar latched onto a small rise after U.S. Federal Reserve Chief Janet Yellen again left open the possibility of further interest-rate increases in 2017, while markets kept tabs on developments over Catalan’s independence drive.
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31h Updated The biggest laggard of the FAANG stocks is now breaking out
Market Watch
Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Netflix get all the attention, which creates an opportunity for Google, says Nigam Arora.
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Medicare open enrollment has begun: What you need to know32h Updated Medicare open enrollment has begun: What you need to know
USA Today
Most beneficiaries have from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7 to decide on drug coverage and whether to switch from traditional Medicare to Medicare Advantage plan.
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32h Daimler starts reorganisation that could lead to break up
Reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - Daimler has started the process of creating separate legal entities for its Mercedes Benz cars and Daimler Trucks divisions, a move that has fuelled speculation of an eventual break up of the German automaker.
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32h IBM has a new blockchain for banks to speed up cross-border payments
CNBC
Big Blue said it wants to speed up the “costly, laborious and error-prone” process of making global payments in different currencies.
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32h NerdWallet: High school grads missed out on $2.3 billion in free money
Market Watch
An eligible high school graduate who didn’t fill out the Fafsa missed out on an average of $3,583 in grants.
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32h Toyota to test self-driving, talking cars by about 2020
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp on Monday said it would begin testing self-driving electric cars around 2020, which will use artificial intelligence (AI) to engage with drivers, as the company competes with tech firms to develop new vehicles.
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33h Daimler takes first steps on new structure for cars and trucks
Reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - Daimler said it has taken the first steps towards a new structure that could see its Mercedes Benz cars and vans and its Daimler Trucks divisions split off into separate entities.
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33h London Markets: Miners lift FTSE 100, but pound strength keeps gain in check
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U.K.-listed miners revved higher Monday in the wake of inflation data from key metals buyer China, but strength in the pound kept a lid on the broader FTSE 100 benchmark.
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33h The Wall Street Journal: New military retirement system might make saving easier for members
Market Watch
The first major redo since World War II, the new system has a pension element and a savings plan.
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33h Ophelia puts Ireland on lockdown as country braces for storm’s landfall
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Ex-hurricane Ophelia barreled toward Ireland on Monday morning, causing much of the country to go on lockdown against life-threatening weather conditions expected ahead of the storm’s landfall later in the day.
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33h NerdWallet: High school grads missed out on $2.3 in free money
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An eligible high school graduate who didn’t fill out the Fafsa missed out on an average of $3,583.
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33h The Wall Street Journal: What you need to know about the Household Economic Stress Index
Market Watch
How stressed are U.S. consumers on an aggregate basis? There’s an index for that.
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34h Europe Markets: Spanish stocks dragged down by Catalonia uncertainty, sapping European benchmark
Market Watch
The drop for Spanish stocks weighs on the pan-European benchmark, as a statement from Catalonia’s leader leaves investors struggling to understand where the region stands on independence.
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35h Updated What a Shocker: General Electric Is Becoming Attractive
The Wall Street Journal
Investor expectations for General Electric are low. GE should consider lowering them further as an ugly year gets worse.
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35h Asian shares conquer 10-year peak, commodities ride high on China
Reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares rallied to a decade high on Monday as upbeat Chinese data boosted commodity prices, while the euro extended losses after the Catalan leader failed to give a clear answer to whether or not he declared independence from Spain.
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37h Updated Asia Markets: Nikkei continues to surge, leading Asian market gains
Market Watch
Equity markets in Asia were broadly higher to start the week, with Japan’s benchmark index leading gains thanks to a weaker yen, as global risk appetite continued to improve.
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37h Food services firm Aramark to buy Avendra, AmeriPride in $2.35 billion deal
Reuters
(Reuters) - Food services company Aramark said on Monday it would buy Avendra LLC, majority owned by Marriott International Inc , and uniform and linen supplier AmeriPride Services Inc for a total of $2.35 billion, before tax benefit adjustments.
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37h The Wall Street Journal: Iraqi, Kurdish forces clash near oil-rich Kirkuk in wake of independence vote
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Iraqi forces clashed with fighters from the Kurdish semiautonomous region near the oil-rich province of Kirkuk early Monday, raising the stakes in a standoff over Kurdish independence, Iraqi and Kurdish officials said.
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38h Tell us what you think: Where does Bitcoin go from here?
CNBC
It remains to be seen whether the cryptocurrency has more room to climb after crossing the $5,800 mark.
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