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1h 7m Mitsubishi Motors eyes 30 percent rise in vehicle sales in three years
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Motors Corp on Wednesday said it planned to boost revenue and annual car sales by 30 percent in the next three years and crank up R&D investment as the Japanese automaker expands its presence in Asia, the U.S. and China while it draws a line under last year's mileage cheating scandal.
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1h 20m Updated U.S. SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud
Reuters
SYDNEY/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday charged mining company Rio Tinto Plc and two of its former top executives with fraud, saying they inflated the value of coal assets in Mozambique and concealed critical information while tapping the market for billions of dollars.
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1h 35m MarketWatch First Take: IBM earnings beat is a product of tax avoidance, and it’s nothing new
Market Watch
IBM Corp. somehow managed to maintain its rock-bottom effective tax rate and enjoyed an earnings beat and stock gains Tuesday afternoon thanks to a continuing ability to avoid taxes.
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1h 40m PG&E should be broken up if responsible for California wildfires, lawmaker says
Market Watch
PG&E Corp., Northern California’s largest public utility, should be broken up if it is found to be at fault for the devastating wildfires that swept across Wine Country, a state senator said Tuesday.
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2h Asia Markets: Asian markets continue to rise as China’s party congress starts
Market Watch
Equity markets in the Asia-Pacific region were slightly higher on Wednesday, building on Wall Street’s bullish performance overnight, though gains were being capped as a key meeting of China’s political elite kicked off.
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2h The Wall Street Journal: China’s Xi hails ‘new era’ amid bid to consolidate power
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Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to emerge from a Communist Party congress that starts Wednesday with all of the allies and authority he needs to monopolize decision making for the next five years.
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3h The New York Post: Trump reportedly tells soldier’s widow: ‘He knew what he signed up for’
Market Watch
President Donald Trump reportedly told the widow of a Green Beret who died in Niger that the soldier “knew what he signed up for” during a phone call on Tuesday.
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3h The Wall Street Journal: Baidu aims to launch self-driving bus in China next year
Market Watch
Chinese search giant Baidu Inc. is pushing aggressively ahead with autonomous vehicles, its chief executive said, including plans to release a fully self-driving bus in China next year.
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3h Nissan used uncertified inspectors even after misconduct found: sources
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co had conducted uncertified vehicle checks as recently as last week even after revealing the widespread misconduct at its domestic factories, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.
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4h Updated Ackman, ADP board nominees to discuss plans for company Thursday
Reuters
(Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman's dissident director candidates for board seats at Automatic Data Processing Inc will answer questions about their plans for the company on Thursday ahead of November's proxy vote.
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4h The Wall Street Journal: Fired basketball coach Rick Pitino sues Adidas over bribery scandal
Market Watch
Former University of Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino on Tuesday sued Adidas AG, alleging that the sportswear company tarnished the storied coach’s reputation by implicating him in an alleged conspiracy to funnel bribes to a Louisville recruit.
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4h Amazon Studios chief resigns after harassment allegations
Reuters
(Reuters) - Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following allegations that he harassed a producer and took no action when an actress told him she was sexually assaulted by producer Harvey Weinstein.
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4h Updated Wall Street’s Faber says U.S. wouldn’t have made as much ‘progress’ if colonized by blacks
Market Watch
Swiss investor Marc Faber has doubled down on racially charged remarks suggesting that the U.S. would be in a worse if it had been colonized by blacks instead of whites.
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5h The Wall Street Journal: Qualcomm CEO still expects NXP deal to close later this year
Market Watch
Qualcomm Inc. said its $39 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors NV is on schedule to close by the end of the year, paving the way for it to be a major player in autonomous driving.
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5h NAFTA negotiators trade barbs, indicate wide differences
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. and Canadian and trade officials on Tuesday accused each other of sabotaging efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, even as they and Mexico agreed to extend talks into the first quarter of 2018.
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5h The Wall Street Journal: Treasury Dept. again declines to brand China as a currency manipulator
Market Watch
The U.S. Treasury again declined to label China a currency manipulator, though it continued to criticize Beijing for its large trade surplus and restrictions on foreign investors.
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IRS: Public-private crackdown slashes identity theft, tax refund fraud5h Updated IRS: Public-private crackdown slashes identity theft, tax refund fraud
USA Today
Approximately 66 million W-2 tax forms will have a 16-character security code in 2016 as part of an effort to thwart identity thieves
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Retailers may find that Black Friday is not so green5h Updated 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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5h 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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5h Updated 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 In One Chart: America’s No. 1 financial regret
Market Watch
Regrets? Americans have had more than a few when it comes to managing their money.
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5h 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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5h Updated States sue Betsy DeVos over delays to Obama-era crackdown on for-profit colleges
Market Watch
The suit is the latest in the battle over the gainful employment rule.
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6h Updated BookWatch: Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook will all go away within 50 years, says author
Market Watch
Scott Galloway, a professor and former entrepreneur, sees an uncertain future for Amazon.com, Apple Inc., Facebook and Alphabet Inc.’s Google in his new book on the powerful tech giants, “The Four.”
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6h IBM beats revenue estimates; hints at sales growth
Reuters
(Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp's shift to newer businesses such as cloud and security services helped it beat analysts' quarterly revenue estimates, and the technology major hinted at sales growth after nearly six years of declines.
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GM to test self-driving cars in N.Y.6h GM to test self-driving cars in N.Y.
USA Today
General Motors plans to test vehicles in fully autonomous mode in New York state in early 2018, according to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Fred Katayama reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Winning Amazon's HQ2 sweepstakes has pros and cons6h Winning Amazon's HQ2 sweepstakes has pros and cons
USA Today
Amazon-level growth could lead to increased traffic and other strains on infrastructure. Video provided by Newsy
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Dow ends short of 23K6h Dow ends short of 23K
USA Today
The blue chip index backed off after hitting the 23,000 milestone for the first time Tuesday. As Fred Katayama reports, healthcare stocks drove the Dow and S&P to close at record highs. Video provided by Reuters
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Department stores you'll remember from your southern childhood6h Department stores you'll remember from your southern childhood
USA Today
The elegant doors might have closed, but the perfume-scented memories live on.
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6h Updated Amazon Studios chief resigns after harassment reports
Reuters
(Reuters) - Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following reports that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress's allegation of sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein.
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6h Boeing says Bombardier CSeries jets may face hefty duties despite Airbus deal
Reuters
MONTREAL/TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Tuesday that Bombardier Inc's CSeries jets could still be hit with high U.S. import duties, even if they are assembled in Alabama through an industry-changing deal with Airbus.
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6h Updated George Soros foundations now control $18 billion: reports
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investor George Soros has transferred about $18 billion, the majority of his estimated fortune, to his Open Society Foundations, making them the second largest philanthropic grant-making group in the United States, according to media reports on Tuesday.
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The 3 jobs everyone will want in 20406h The 3 jobs everyone will want in 2040
USA Today
The evolution of technology is impacting the job market. Here are three jobs that will exist in 2040.
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6h The Wall Street Journal: 2 Chicago airport police officers who dragged United passenger off plane fired
Market Watch
Chicago’s aviation department has fired two airport police officers involved in the removal of a passenger from a United Airlines flight in April, city officials said Tuesday.
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Netflix adds more subscribers6h Netflix adds more subscribers
USA Today
Netflix adds added more subscribers than expected around the world in the third quarter and bets on original content creation. Fred Katayama reports. Video provided by Reuters
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How to get away with the cheapest airfare around6h How to get away with the cheapest airfare around
USA Today
According to a new study from Expedia and Airlines reporting Corporation, there’s a couple things you can do to save on flight prices. Aidan Kelley has the story.
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President Trump’s fortune and his billionaire ranking took a hit7h President Trump’s fortune and his billionaire ranking took a hit
USA Today
Donald Trump’s fortune has taken a hit, and so has his position in the Forbes 2017 400 richest Americans rankings. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).
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7h The Wall Street Journal: Magic Leap adds another $502 million in funding
Market Watch
Stealthy mixed-reality startup Magic Leap Inc.’s failure to bring a product to market hasn’t gotten in the way of raising another hefty round of capital.
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Amazon Studios head Roy Price steps down amid harassment claims7h Amazon Studios head Roy Price steps down amid harassment claims
USA Today
Amazon Studios chief has left his position after a very public accusation of sexual harassment by a producer of the hit 'The Man In The High Castle.'
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7h SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged mining company Rio Tinto Plc and two of its former top executives with fraud, saying they inflated the value of coal assets in Mozambique acquired for $3.7 billion and sold a few years later for $50 million.
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7h The Wall Street Journal: Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs to build tech-focused Toronto development
Market Watch
Sidewalk Labs LLC, the city-building unit of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc., will partner with the city of Toronto on a high-tech waterfront development, the first major foray of the search-engine giant into creating urban space, city and company officials said Tuesday.
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7h Dow pierces 23,000 but ends below milestone
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly broke above the 23,000-point mark for the first time on Tuesday, driven by strong earnings from UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson, but finished the session just below that milestone.
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7h The Wall Street Journal: Intel recruits Facebook in AI battle with Nvidia
Market Watch
Intel Corp. on Tuesday said it is​working with Facebook Inc. and other firms on a coming chip specially designed for artificial intelligence, as the semiconductor giant moves to capitalize on a fast-growing market and aims a direct shot at rival Nvidia Corp.
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7h 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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8h 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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8h JPMorgan to buy online payment provider WePay
Reuters
(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday it would acquire online payment provider WePay as the bank looks to integrate payments into software used by small businesses.
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8h Updated Market Extra: What would ETFs do in a 1987-style stock-market crash?
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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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8h In One Chart: San Francisco has the top salaries in America. And it may be the worst city to save money
Market Watch
Just because you live in a big city and can command a large salary doesn’t mean you’re actually saving money. In fact, quite the opposite.
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8h Dow pierces 23,000 but finishes below milestone
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly broke above the 23,000-point mark for the first time on Tuesday, driven by strong earnings from UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson, but finished the session just below that milestone.
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8h Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: IBM, SCSS & more
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See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.
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8h The Wall Street Journal: SoftBank plans joint venture to build or manage thousands of U.S. cellular sites
Market Watch
Japanese telecom giant SoftBank Group Corp. plans to form a joint venture with Australia’s Lendlease Group to build or manage about 8,000 cellular sites across the U.S., challenging tower operators that dominate the industry.
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Dow tops 23,000 for first time as stock market rally gains speed8h 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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8h NewsWatch: Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook will all go away within 50 years, says author
Market Watch
Scott Galloway, a professor and former entrepreneur, sees an uncertain future for Amazon.com, Apple Inc., Facebook and Alphabet Inc.’s Google in his new book on the powerful tech giants, “The Four.”
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8h The Wall Street Journal: Regina Dugan, head of secretive Facebook research lab, stepping down
Market Watch
The head of Facebook Inc.’s cutting-edge hardware lab, Building 8, is stepping down after a year and a half.
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8h Updated Capitol Report: $4,000? Income boost from corporate tax cuts may be more like $500
Market Watch
The boost to incomes that the White House sees resulting from cutting the corporate tax rate may be only a fraction of what it is estimating.
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8h Capitol Report: Americans aren’t convinced good times will last long if you look at how they spend
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 angst.
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8h Capitol Report: U.S. trade representative says he’s ‘surprised’ as Nafta talks pushed into 2018
Market Watch
The U.S. trade representative on Tuesday said he was “surprised” and “disappointed” as talks with Canada and Mexico on renegotiating Nafta were pushed into next year.
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8h The Wall Street Journal: J.P. Morgan buying fintech startup WePay
Market Watch
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. said that it agreed to buy payments company WePay Inc. in the bank’s first sizable acquisition of a financial-technology startup.
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President Trump drops in Forbes 400 list of richest Americans9h Updated President Trump drops 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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9h Market Snapshot: Dow, S&P 500 end at records, boosted by health care stocks
Market Watch
U.S. stocks mostly rose on Tuesday, with both the Dow and the S&P 500 ending at records as a round of positive earnings reports from major companies boosted positive sentiment and extended the recent uptrend.
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9h 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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Check out Microsoft’s Surface Book 29h Check out Microsoft’s Surface Book 2
USA Today
It’s Microsoft’s most powerful laptop.
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Review: Google Pixel 2 phone challenges iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy9h 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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9h The Tell: Emerging-market currencies are bound for turbulence in the fourth quarter
Market Watch
Emerging-market currencies are getting the short end of the stick as the dollar is growing stronger.
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Harley-Davidson profit sputters as U.S. motorcycle sales lag9h Updated 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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9h 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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9h Currencies: Dollar gains for a 4th straight day
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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9h The Ratings Game: Biogen’s stock gets a big boost from 2 upgrades a week before earnings
Market Watch
Biogen’s stock rallies to 2-year high after two analysts raise their ratings to buy and their price targets to at least $400.
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9h Wall St. ends little changed; Dow brushes 23K milestone
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly ticked above the 23,000 point mark for the first time on Tuesday, driven by strong earnings from UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson, though it finished the session just below that level.
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9h Updated Faber says U.S. wouldn’t have made as much ‘progress’ if colonized by blacks
Market Watch
Swiss investor Marc Faber has doubled down on racially charged remarks suggesting that the U.S. would be in a worse if it had been colonized by blacks instead of whites.
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9h In California’s Weed Country, wildfires burn both cash and crops
Market Watch
As federal laws force California’s cannabis industry to deal in all cash and without insurance, recent wildfires could mean millions in paper money is up in flames alongside crops that farmers need to continue operations.
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9h The Wall Street Journal: Trump’s new travel ban blocked again by Hawaii judge
Market Watch
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the Trump administration from implementing its planned new travel restrictions on people from six Muslim-majority countries, ruling the president’s latest ban on travel is likely unlawful.
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Should you add a loan to your shopping cart?9h Should you add a loan to your shopping cart?
USA Today
The next time you shop online, you may be offered a new way to pay — a personal loan with fixed monthly payments.
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9h Harvey Weinstein resigns from Weinstein Co board: source
Reuters
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the board of The Weinstein Company, a source close to Weinstein said on Tuesday, as he faces allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over three decades in the film business.
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9h PG&E shares spike after suspected wildfires arsonist is arrested in Northern California
CNBC
California's largest electric utility company has seen its stock drop nearly 18 percent since Oct. 9.
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9h Updated 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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9h In One Chart: What investors need to know about Fed candidate John Taylor’s famous rule
Market Watch
John Taylor’s rising prospects in the Trump administration’s hunt for a new Federal Reserve chair sends ripples through financial markets, due in part to expectations the economist’s famous rule would lead to a more aggressive rate increases. But SocGen’s Kit Juckes notes that it all depends on the inputs.
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9h Big U.S. stock exchanges ask SEC to hold off on fee cap plan
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A proposed regulatory experiment to test the effects of lowering stock exchange fees could end up making stocks harder to trade and should be delayed pending a comprehensive market review, the three largest U.S. stock exchange operators said in a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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10h Updated 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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10h Updated Bond Report: Treasurys claw back losses as talk of Taylor as next Fed boss eases
Market Watch
Treasurys retraced their losses on Tuesday after abating concerns that a potential replacement for Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen next year would be more aggressive in raising interest rates.
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10h Dow hits 23,000-mark, then backs off
Reuters
(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average breached the 23,000-mark for the first time on Tuesday, driven by strong earnings from UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson, but the S&P 500 was flat.
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10h This family bet it all on bitcoin
CNBC
This family sold everything to make a big bet on bitcoin. Now they're camping out, waiting to be multimillionaires.
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10h Updated 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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10h The Margin: Court sides with John Deere in barring farm-equipment rival’s use of green and yellow
Market Watch
It took 107 pages to publish a ruling that bans any farm-machinery maker except Deere & Co. from using green in combination with yellow for their equipment.
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10h Updated Harvey Weinstein resigns from Weinstein Co board: report
Reuters
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the board of The Weinstein Company, Hollywood trade publication Variety reported on Tuesday, as he faces allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over three decades in the film business.
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10h New cancer drugs help Johnson & Johnson 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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10h Marc Faber says U.S. wouldn’t have made as much ‘progress’ if colonized by blacks
Market Watch
Swiss investor Marc Faber has doubled down on racially charged remarks suggesting that the U.S. would be in a worse if it had been colonized by blacks instead of whites.
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10h 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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10h 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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11h 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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11h 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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11h 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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11h Updated 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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Recount may be demanded in Procter & Gamble board battle11h Updated Recount may be demanded in Procter & Gamble board battle
USA Today
The close margin could lead to a recount
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Who needs Florida? Here's where people approaching retirement plan to live11h Updated 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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11h Updated 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?11h 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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11h 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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11h 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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11h 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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11h 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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11h 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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11h 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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Wi-Fi devices have a security flaw. Here's how to protect yourself12h 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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12h 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 boost12h 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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12h 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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12h 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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12h 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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12h 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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12h 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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12h 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 company12h 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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12h 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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12h 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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12h 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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12h 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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12h 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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12h 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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12h 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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12h 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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13h 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 Tesla13h 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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13h 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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13h 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 Americans13h 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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13h 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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13h 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 harassed13h 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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13h 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 now13h 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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13h 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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13h 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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13h 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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Wealth management drives Morgan Stanley’s profit higher14h 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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14h 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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14h 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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14h 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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14h 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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14h 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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14h 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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14h Updated Robert Powell: It’s time to think about your doctor for next year
Market Watch
How to get the most out of your benefits in 2018.
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14h 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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14h 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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14h 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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14h 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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14h 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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14h 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 bigger14h 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 drop14h 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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14h 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 billion14h 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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14h 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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14h Investors beware: Not all indexes are the same
Market Watch
Why you need to ‘read the labels’ on your investments.
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14h Updated ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ season 3 finale recap
Market Watch
Two-hour climax teems with confrontations and frictions.
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14h 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 season15h 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 Review15h 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 creativity15h 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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15h 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 Europe15h 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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15h 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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15h 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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15h 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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15h 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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15h 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 overspending15h 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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15h 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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15h 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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15h 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 — yet15h 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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16h 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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16h 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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16h 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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16h Your first trade for Tuesday, October 17
CNBC
The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.
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16h 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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16h 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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16h 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' boss16h 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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16h 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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16h 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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16h 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 auction16h 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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17h 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 sales17h 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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17h 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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17h 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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17h 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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17h 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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17h 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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17h 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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17h 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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Sodium batteries: The new challenger to lithium-ion for use in electric vehicles17h 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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17h 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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17h 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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17h 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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18h 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 know18h 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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18h 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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18h 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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18h 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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18h 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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18h 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?18h 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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18h 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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18h 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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18h 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 -- yet18h 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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18h 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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18h 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?19h 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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19h 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 convertible19h 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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19h 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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19h 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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19h 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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19h 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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20h 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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20h 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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20h 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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20h 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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20h 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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20h 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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20h 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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20h 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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20h 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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21h 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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21h 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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21h 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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21h 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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21h 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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21h 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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21h 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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21h 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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22h 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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22h 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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23h 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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23h 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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24h 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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24h 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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25h 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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