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49m Updated What I learned after being robbed at gunpoint in Mexico
Market Watch
Before you take those last-ditch summer vacation, do this to stay safe.
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50m Updated DeVos throws lifeline to 800 college programs Obama found questionable
Market Watch
The Department of Education is listening to the industry more than they are students, critics say.
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50m These are all the companies are trying to stop white supremacists from raising money
Market Watch
It’s becoming increasingly difficult for hate groups to organize.
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51m Updated A total eclipse of worker productivity on Aug. 21 will cost companies millions
Market Watch
Workers will be taking a lot of time off on Monday to see this astronomical event
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51m Updated Here’s what NOT to do if, like Hope Hicks, you get a big promotion
Market Watch
It’s critical to remain attuned to the feelings of your co-workers.
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51m Updated The ‘Great American Eclipse’ is coming — but are your glasses really safe?
Market Watch
The Aug. 21 solar eclipse is almost here. Be sure to wear the correct eyewear.
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52m Updated Is MealPal worth it? What I learned after 30 days chasing my subscription lunch
Market Watch
‘The subscription meal service left me sprinting around Manhattan in search of good food.’
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52m Updated Why you should take bizarre job interview questions very seriously
Market Watch
‘If you were a Muppet, which character would you be?’
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1h 11m Shift from non-GAAP bottom lines could be good for stock prices
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Investors worried about lofty stock-market valuations may take comfort in signs that companies in the benchmark S&P 500 index are padding their bottomlines less than they have in previous years.
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3h Updated NAFTA negotiators hone in on origin rules, dispute settlement
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators on Friday began digging into some of the thorniest issues in modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement, including rules of origin for goods produced in the region, services trade and a controversial dispute settlement system.
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Want to be a nurse? 10 of the top nursing programs in the U.S.3h Updated Want to be a nurse? 10 of the top nursing programs in the U.S.
USA Today
So you want to be a nurse? That’s great! You’ll have to study up and get certified as the first few steps on the exciting journey to come. That’s where a nursing program comes in. We've compiled a list of the best places to complete your training....
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Carl Icahn steps down as special regulatory adviser to President Trump3h Updated Carl Icahn steps down as special regulatory adviser to President Trump
USA Today
Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said he's leaving to as regulatory adviser to avoid "partisan bickering" over his role
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3h Low Price Is the Only Winner in Retail
The Wall Street Journal
It might seem like the most basic retail maxim, but the second-quarter drilled it home for investors: low prices matter. The only winners in an otherwise bleak retail landscape were the ones offering the lowest ones.
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3h Updated Biogen Treads Tricky Path Between Politicians, Investors
The Wall Street Journal
Biogen is taking a political risk with aggressive multiple sclerosis drug pricing, but the company is under pressure to boost its share price.
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3h Former UAW official charged in Fiat Chrysler payoff probe
Reuters
(Reuters) - A former senior official at the United Auto Workers trade union was charged on Friday with conspiring with other union officials to accept improper payments from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV officials over a four-year period.
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4h Wall Street ends down after more White House turmoil
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks lost ground late to end lower on Friday following a White House-focused week that raised more questions about the Trump administration's ability to implement its pro-growth agenda.
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11 easy ways to remodel your kitchen without ticking off your landlord4h 11 easy ways to remodel your kitchen without ticking off your landlord
USA Today
Renting doesn't mean you can't renovate. You just have to choose wisely. Here are 12 different easy ways to 'renovate' the kitchen in your rental that won't get your evicted.
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Dow ends volatile week in red as political jitters give investors pause4h Dow ends volatile week in red as political jitters give investors pause
USA Today
Stock market nervousness continues amid trader angst over President Trump's political woes, poor retail earnings and fears overvalued market is due for drop.
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4h Updated Market Extra: 7 signs the stock market is ready to run smack into a wall
Market Watch
The stock market’s relentless rally to records may be facing its fiercest test of late.
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4h Bond Report: Treasury yields struggle for direction in volatile week
Market Watch
Treasury yields climb back into positive territory on Wednesday afternoon trade after reports that President Donald Trump had forced out Steve Bannon as White House chief strategist.
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4h U.S. prosecutors recommend three years in prison for VW engineer Liang
Reuters
DETROIT (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors on Friday recommended a three-year prison sentence for Volkswagen AG engineer James Liang for his role in a diesel emissions scandal that has cost the German automaker as much as $25 billion.
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4h Key Words: Bannon’s job was to be the Karl Rove, the Valerie Jarrett of the Trump White House: Commentary writer
Market Watch
Noah Rothman’s explains Steve Bannon’s import to the Trump White House, via comparison to similarly placed top advisers in the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations.
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4h NewsWatch: 7 signs the stock market is ready to run smack into a wall
Market Watch
The stock market’s relentless rally to records may be facing its fiercest test of late.
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5h S&P 500 ends down after latest White House turmoil
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended down slightly after another volatile session on Friday following the latest White House shakeup and increased focus on the outlook for the Trump administration's agenda and post-election rally.
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5h Market Extra: How China reclaimed its title as largest holder of Treasurys
Market Watch
China’s efforts to stabilize its currency are finally paying off, with the country once again the U.S.’s biggest creditor.
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5h Updated Market Extra: Breakdown between Dow, S&P 500 and GE sends an ominous stock-market signal
Market Watch
A bearish breakdown is playing out between the broader U.S. equity benchmarks and General Electric, a key component of the Dow and one of the most storied U.S. companies.
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5h Market Snapshot: Stocks end lower; Dow, S&P 500 book 2nd weekly loss in a row and Nasdaq logs 4th
Market Watch
U.S. stock benchmarks close firmly lower on Friday to register another unsightly week of losses as low volumes and skittish investors leave Wall Street especially vulnerable to pullbacks.
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5h Exclusive: Citigroup tops bank group for Petrobras unit IPO - source
Reuters
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc and seven other banks will underwrite the initial public offering of Petróleo Brasileiro SA's fuel distribution unit, which will likely occur in November, a person with direct knowledge of the plan said.
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How to manage your finances as an on-demand worker5h Updated How to manage your finances as an on-demand worker
USA Today
Learn how to manage your business finances and taxes as an on-demand worker.
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5h Updated The Ratings Game: Foot Locker shares plunge 28% as brands like Nike and Adidas go direct-to-consumer
Market Watch
Foot Locker shares tumbled more than 26% after the retailer reported disappointing earnings amid a shift to online and direct-to-consumer channels
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5h Trump Today: Trump Today: President rips ‘obstructionist Democrats’ but is silent on Bannon departure
Market Watch
President Donald Trump on Friday accused Democrats of obstructionism on security matters and elevated the status of the U.S. Cyber Command, but was silent on the departure of his chief strategist, Steve Bannon, as the White House said it was his last day on the job.
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5h Updated BookWatch: Powerball and other lotteries don’t replace taxes — they add to them
Market Watch
Lottery sales remind this ex-SEC enforcement lawyer of penny stock brokers hard-selling from a boiler room.
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5h Currencies: Dollar ends the week mixed as investors digest White House news
Market Watch
The greenback is trending lower as investors digest political events at home. and the terror attack in Barcelona.
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5h Futures Movers: Oil ends sharply higher, with U.S. prices down a third week in a row
Market Watch
Oil prices shift higher Friday, jumping about 3% for the session on the back of unconfirmed reports of a unit shutdown at a major U.S. refinery, as well as data showing a weekly fall in the number of active U.S. oil rigs.
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Watch and learn: How to win thousands in scholarship money5h Watch and learn: How to win thousands in scholarship money
USA Today
College educations are more expensive than ever. Get the help you need to reduce or eliminate the cost.
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5h Wall Street ends down after White House shakeup
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed lower after another volatile session on Friday as the latest White House shake-up kept investors jittery about the outlook for the Trump agenda.
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Simple portfolios to get you to your retirement goals5h Simple portfolios to get you to your retirement goals
USA Today
If you feel like the opposite of a savvy stock picker, there's good news. You can create a smart, diversified portfolio with just a handful of mutual funds.
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5h Capitol Report: Trump dumps Bannon, but White House wounds still fester with little cure in sight
Market Watch
Steve Bannon is the latest White House adviser to lose his spot on President Trump’s island — and one can almost hear a collective sigh of relief in Washington. Here’s why.
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6h Updated Most women don’t do this at work — and it costs them $1 million
Market Watch
Why, in 2017, do working women still have a hard time with one crucial skill?
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6h : Solar eclipse weather forecast turns cloudy
Market Watch
South Carolina and many parts of the Midwest are at risk of cloud cover during the ‘path of totality’.
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Dow turns lower, day after its worst drop in three months6h Dow turns lower, day after its worst drop in three months
USA Today
Stock market nervousness continues amid trader angst over President Trump's political woes, poor retail earnings and fears overvalued market is due for drop.
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6h Why the ‘Great American Eclipse’ has some school districts scared
Market Watch
Schools across the country are taking different approaches to the solar eclipse.
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6h 41,000 former for-profit college students could be eligible for student loan forgiveness
Market Watch
The CFPB and state AGs reached a proposed settlement that could help former Corinthian Colleges students.
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6h Mystery third bidder said to challenge Buffett, Singer over Texas power company
CNBC
Warren Buffett and Paul Singer are competing to buy Energy Future Holdings' Oncor.
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6h Updated Capitol Report: Bannon out as White House chief strategist
Market Watch
Stephen Bannon, President Donald Trump’s controversial chief strategist, is leaving the White House after a volatile tenure during which he clashed with other top staffers and defended the president in the wake of his response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va.
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6h Wall Street flat; investors assess White House moves and earnings
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 was barely higher Friday afternoon as investors assessed the latest White House shakeup, while shares of sporting goods retailers and Deere weighed on the market following disappointing results.
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6h Updated We asked football players and financial advisers: How realistic is HBO’s ‘Ballers’?
Market Watch
Is “Ballers” caught between The Rock and a plausible place?
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6h Exclusive: Citigroup tops eight-bank group for Petrobras unit IPO - source
Reuters
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc and seven other banks will underwrite the initial public offering of Petróleo Brasileiro SA's fuel distribution unit, which will likely occur in November, a person with direct knowledge of the plan said on Thursday.
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6h Updated Summer rumblings could herald a stormy fall for U.S. stocks
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump-fed rally in stocks, lately showing signs of faltering as the long Wall Street summer nears its end, faces a key test in the weeks ahead with the approach of a historically unkind season for equities and a clutch of issues - such as raising the debt ceiling - awaiting the return of lawmakers to Washington.
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6h Updated Market Extra: This market leader was the most-purchased stock by hedge funds last quarter
Market Watch
Hedge-fund managers continue to sink their teeth into FAANG stocks.
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7h Updated Next Avenue: 10 things you need to find before an aging parent has a medical crisis
Market Watch
A parent’s sudden health event could mean you need to get your hands on some important documents.
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7h Updated Next Avenue: Think you can phase into retirement? Think again
Market Watch
Employees who hope for a phased retirement by downshifting to fewer hours are mostly out of luck
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7h Updated NerdWallet: Don’t worry, banking chatbots won’t be creepy at all
Market Watch
A new generation of bank bots will react to your emotions and make financial suggestions based on your spending.
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7h Updated NerdWallet: How to save on back-to-school shopping
Market Watch
Here’s a lesson on saving when back-to-school shopping online.
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7h Updated NerdWallet: How you can retire by the time you’re 40
Market Watch
Retiring young takes commitment. Here’s how to figure out how much money you need and where to get it.
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7h The Ratings Game: Foot Locker shares plunge 26% as brands like Nike and Adidas go direct-to-consumer
Market Watch
Foot Locker shares tumbled more than 26% after the retailer reported disappointing earnings amid a shift to online and direct-to-consumer channels
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7h Updated Millennials: This is how to fix your money to get the retirement you want
Market Watch
Authors Douglas and Heather Boneparth share insights into the way millennials view money, and how to get ahead.
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7h N.Y. Fed raises U.S. third-quarter GDP growth view above two percent
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Federal Reserve on Friday raised its estimate of U.S. gross domestic product growth for the third quarter above 2 percent based on this week's data on retail sales, industrial output and regional manufacturing.
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7h Wells Fargo troubles shift from phony bank accounts to real ones
Reuters
(Reuters) - After paying customers millions of dollars for opening phony accounts they did not want, Wells Fargo & Co has said it is now grappling with the possibility it harmed customers by closing real accounts they needed, leaving them without access to funds.
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8h Bond Report: Treasury yields bounce back after reports of Bannon departure from White House
Market Watch
Treasury yields climb back into positive territory on Wednesday afternoon trade after reports that President Donald Trump had forced out Steve Bannon as White House chief strategist.
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Ford to pay up to $10.1M to settle harassment allegations8h Updated Ford to pay up to $10.1M to settle harassment allegations
USA Today
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says it found evidence that employees at two plants subjected female and black workers to harassment.
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8h Commodities Corner: Palladium has rallied to levels not seen in 16 years
Market Watch
Palladium has touched their highest levels in more than 16 years, keeping it on track to score their largest yearly gain in seven years.
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8h Wells Fargo troubles shift from phony accounts it opened to real accounts it closed
Reuters
(Reuters) - After paying customers millions of dollars for opening phony accounts they did not want, Wells Fargo & Co has said it is now grappling with the possibility it harmed customers by closing real accounts they needed, leaving them without access to funds.
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8h Beat the System: Bitcoin $25,000? This is more proof of the cybercurrency bubble
Market Watch
Brett Arends asks if this is more than just clever marketing by FundStrat Global Advisors.
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8h Stability concerns focus at Fed ahead of Yellen speech
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The stock market's steady rise, still low long-term bond yields and a sagging dollar are girding the Fed's intent to raise interest rates again this year despite concerns about weak inflation, according to comments this week from Fed officials and analysts anticipating remarks next week by Chair Janet Yellen.
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8h Futures Movers: Oil turns higher to pare weekly loss
Market Watch
Oil prices shift higher Friday to tap fresh session highs, as traders look to recoup some of the week’s declines.
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Dow recoups early losses and turns positive, day after its worst drop in three months8h Updated Dow recoups early losses and turns positive, day after its worst drop in three months
USA Today
Stock market nervousness continues amid trader angst over President Trump's political woes, poor retail earnings and fears overvalued market is due for drop.
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20-plus health care stats that will blow you away8h 20-plus health care stats that will blow you away
USA Today
You'll never guess how much America spends per capita on health care.
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Say 'Oh, no' to the dress: Airline ruined wedding gown with red wine, bride's lawsuit claims9h Say 'Oh, no' to the dress: Airline ruined wedding gown with red wine, bride's lawsuit claims
USA Today
Woman alleges flight attendant ruined her bridal dress after dispute aboard American Airlines flight.
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9h Currencies: Dollar dips as investors watch White House drama
Market Watch
The greenback is trending lower as investors digest the terror attack in Barcelona and political events at home.
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Need money for college? Here's how to make a grab for $150,000 in scholarships.9h Updated Need money for college? Here's how to make a grab for $150,000 in scholarships.
USA Today
Gabrielle McCormick completed her college education for free and now helping others get on the path to debt-free education.
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9h London Markets: FTSE 100 drops as travel shares rattled after terrorists attack in Spain
Market Watch
Blue-chip stocks in the U.K. dropped Friday, wrapping up the week with a fall in travel-related stocks after terrorists launched attacks in Spain.
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9h U.S. dollar stores stand their ground in escalating retail price war
Reuters
U.S. dollar stores have not become collateral damage, as feared, in a price war among big retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Kroger Co , which has pushed down prices of key items such as eggs and laundry detergent.
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BMW reveals Z4 Roadster concept sports car9h BMW reveals Z4 Roadster concept sports car
USA Today
German luxury automaker BMW revealed a sporty, open-air concept vehicle reflecting its "vision of a modern roadster."
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9h Market Snapshot: Stock market pares loss as energy, banks bounce higher
Market Watch
U.S. stock-index benchmarks trade lower on Friday, extending the prior session’s selloff that was partially fueled by a terrorist attack in Barcelona and rumors that an economic adviser to President Donald Trump might resign.
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9h Updated Economic Report: Americans more gung-ho about economy in August, consumer sentiment survey shows
Market Watch
Americans were almost as optimistic about the economy in August as they were at the start of the year, when President Donald Trump took office, according to a closely watched consumer-sentiment survey.
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9h Updated FA Center: Teaching people how to invest is one of the best marketing moves an adviser can make
Market Watch
Educating people is the best way to build a thriving financial advisory business while serving the greater good.
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9h Updated FA Center: Financial advisers that invest in technology need to accomplish these two things
Market Watch
They need to provide speed along with service, and demonstrate value in every interaction.
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Review: Ford adds more to its F-150 pickup for 20189h Review: Ford adds more to its F-150 pickup for 2018
USA Today
More power and better fuel economy are just two new features
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Learn how to win thousands in scholarship money at today's Facebook Live event9h Updated Learn how to win thousands in scholarship money at today's Facebook Live event
USA Today
College educations are more expensive than ever. Get the help you need to reduce or eliminate the cost.
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9h Europe Markets: European stocks sell off after deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona
Market Watch
Spanish stocks slumped Friday, as part of a wider selloff across European markets a day after terrorists killed at least 13 people in the heart of Barcelona.
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9h Updated Top fund investors pumped brakes on fast-rising Tesla: filings
Reuters
BOSTON (Reuters) - Top Tesla Inc investors Fidelity Investments and T. Rowe Price cut their holdings in the second quarter and indicated they were taking profits from the electric car maker stock, which is up 65 percent this year.
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9h Updated Market Extra: Airlines slump after Barcelona attack, but here’s why you should bet they’ll recover
Market Watch
While the tragic event in Barcelona may have sparked immediate fears of traveling, analysts say it’s unlikely to dent the airline industry long-term, indicating that the tumble in shares in Friday’s trade is overdone.
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9h NewsWatch: Stock market extends losses after worst one-day tumble in 3 months
Market Watch
U.S. stock-index benchmarks trade lower on Friday, extending the prior session’s selloff that was partially fueled by a terrorist attack in Barcelona and rumors that an economic adviser to President Donald Trump might resign.
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9h Footwear retailers trampled as price war sparks concerns
Reuters
(Reuters) - Shares of sporting goods retailers were pummeled in early trading on Friday as dismal quarterly results from Hibbett and Foot Locker heightened investor concerns about a supply glut intensifying price wars in the industry.
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10h Market Extra: How a stronger yuan helped China to reclaim title of largest holder of Treasurys
Market Watch
China’s efforts to stabilize its currency are finally paying off, with the country once again the U.S.’s biggest creditor.
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10h Updated ‘Game of Thrones’ leaks might have helped, not harmed, HBO
Market Watch
Leaks of the hit fantasy drama build buzz and could even help ratings.
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U.S. Air Force sending its X-37B space plane on mystery mission10h U.S. Air Force sending its X-37B space plane on mystery mission
USA Today
The U.S. Air Force is gearing up for the next launch of the mysterious X-37B space plane. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).
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Messengers cater to the expanded economy10h Messengers cater to the expanded economy
USA Today
No matter by car, bicycle or on foot, the economy continues to expand as messengers across the nation deliver food, retail, alcohol and other necessities to customer’s doors in less than an hour. In New York City, Chris Whyte braves the Big Apple’s k
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10h Updated Here’s how solar power will handle the total eclipse
Market Watch
The grid will have to deal with a whiplash of solar-power production during the first U.S. coast-to-coast eclipse in nearly a century.
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7-Eleven holding Bring Your Own Cup Day, Aug. 18 and 1910h 7-Eleven holding Bring Your Own Cup Day, Aug. 18 and 19
USA Today
Join 7-Eleven on Bring Your Own Cup Day — the glorious day when YOU decide what’s a Slurpee drink cup! A hat? Sure! A drum? Okay! Bring in your custom container but beware of brain freeze.
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10h Metals Stocks: Gold tests $1,300 level for first time in 9 months
Market Watch
Gold prices on Friday look set to post its third straight daily gain as precious metals draw haven demand, sparked by a selloff in a global equities, a terrorist attack in Barcelona and concerns about President Donald Trump’s pro-business agenda.
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Dow downdraft continues, day after its worst drop in three months10h Updated Dow downdraft continues, day after its worst drop in three months
USA Today
Stock market nervousness continues amid trader angst over President Trump's political woes, poor retail earnings and fears overvalued market is due for drop.
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10h S&P 500 stocks notch two quarters of double-digit profit gains for first time in six years
CNBC
After impressive double-digit earnings gain in the second quarter, strategists foresee additional gains.
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10h Gary Cohn has one very good reason for not bailing on Trump
CNBC
If Gary Cohn ever wants to lead the Fed, then he's likely to stay right where he is in the Trump administration.
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10h Wall Street lower on growing concerns over Trump agenda
Reuters
(Reuters) - Wall Street was lower for the second straight day on Friday on mounting worries about President Donald Trump's ability to legislate his pro-growth agenda, after his comments on the recent violence in Virginia drew widespread criticism.
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10h Key Words: Some Confederate monuments are from the 19th century, and some are from the 20th
Market Watch
‘Let’s at least draw a line between the statues that were put up in the civil-rights era vs. the Civil War era,’ suggests Lehigh University professor.
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10h Key Words: This is what Mitt Romney says Trump should do after Charlottesville
Market Watch
Mr. President, apologize. That’s what the Republican Party’s 2012 presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, says President Donald Trump should do in the wake of his responses to the violence in Charlottesville.
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10h Wall Street strategist Tom Lee sees bitcoin surging to $6,000 next year, $25,000 by 2022
CNBC
Bitcoin has had a stellar year and one of Wall Street's top strategists thinks it can rise 40 percent more by next year.
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10h Updated The best time to go to the U.S. Open is before the tournament even starts
Market Watch
It’s easier to watch the best tennis players in the world up close during the week of the qualifying tournament
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11h Updated Would you pay $9,433 to see Disney’s ‘Frozen’ on Broadway?
Market Watch
The resale market for tickets to the Disney musical adaptation is already overheated
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You only live once, do it financially right11h Updated You only live once, do it financially right
USA Today
Millennials, this is how you can fix your YOLO financial mind-set.
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11h 10 most expensive college football games to attend this year
Market Watch
Going to these games will cost hundreds or even a thousand more than an NFL game.
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Poland Spring Water is committing 'colossal fraud,' lawsuit says11h Updated Poland Spring Water is committing 'colossal fraud,' lawsuit says
USA Today
A lawsuit claims that Poland Spring Water is deceiving consumers.
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11h Updated Market Extra: Want to fight climate change? Don’t invest in Tesla
Market Watch
Climate change is almost unanimously considered one of the gravest threats facing humanity, with the worst-case scenarios representing massive environmental destruction. Investors hoping to combat it with their portfolio allocations can, but one famous environmentally-focused company may actually be doing more harm than good.
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Companies sever ties with hate groups as they walk fine line on diversity11h Updated Companies sever ties with hate groups as they walk fine line on diversity
USA Today
Companies sever ties with hate groups as they walk fine line on respect for diversity
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11h The Wall Street Journal: Some states are trying to help residents get access to retirement plans
Market Watch
Oregon this summer became the first state to start requiring employers that don’t offer a retirement plan of their own to give employees access to a state-run plan.
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Chick-fil-A, Taco Bell boast new breakfast options11h Updated Chick-fil-A, Taco Bell boast new breakfast options
USA Today
Breakfast remains a growth area for fast-food chains, experts say.
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11h Bond Report: Treasury yields dip, on track for weekly declines
Market Watch
Treasury yields pare some of the declines but were still lower in early trade Friday after data showing U.S. consumer sentiment index rose to the highest level since January.
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11h Updated Market Extra: Bad news for the stock market: The Hindenburg Omen is back
Market Watch
The appearance on the scene of a Hindenburg Omen sometimes portends a stock-market crash.
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11h Updated Tripling Down on Emerging Markets With a New Leveraged ETF
The Wall Street Journal
Direxion, the firm behind popular funds that bet on gold mining companies, oil prices and Chinese stocks, launches an ETF that aims to triple the returns of emerging-market bonds.
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Trump backlash puts his economic agenda at risk11h Updated Trump backlash puts his economic agenda at risk
USA Today
Wall Street is closely watching the fallout from the nation's CEOs breaking with the president to see if it puts his economic agenda at risk.
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11h Wall Street dragged down by industrial, discretionary stocks
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, extending losses from a day earlier, as losses in industrial and consumer discretionary stocks weighed.
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11 hacks for finding an affordable college apartment11h 11 hacks for finding an affordable college apartment
USA Today
From negotiating tactics to gaining a leg up over the competition, real estate experts share 11 ways to save on your kids’ new pad.
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11h Updated 5 of the best places to see the ‘Great American Eclipse’ on Aug. 21
Market Watch
Here’s how to take full advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime solar phenomenon.
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11h Updated Powerball lottery prize hits $510 million — why you should NOT buy a ticket
Market Watch
Saturday’s blockbuster lottery jackpot is stirring up more lottery fever.
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12h Updated Your Digital Self: The next revolution in computers is right around the corner
Market Watch
The industry’s biggest players are working on quantum computing, says Jurica Dujmović.
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12h Market Snapshot: Stock market extends losses after worst one-day tumble in 3 months
Market Watch
U.S. stock-index benchmarks open lower Friday extending the prior session’s selloff that was fueled in part by a terrorist attack in Barcelona and rumors that an economic adviser to President Donald Trump might resign.
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12h This is the one stock to buy if the market crashes
Market Watch
The company’s stock is much cheaper than Amazon, and the company itself has better growth prospects and a better business model, says Nigam Arora.
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12h Capitol Report: Bannon says Democrats underestimate Trump’s appeal | Charlottesville victim’s mother won’t talk to Trump
Market Watch
Steve Bannon says Democrats are underestimating President Trump; Sen. Flake pushes back on immigration policy; Trump and his defense team prepare to meet on Afghanistan; and more.
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Statements from CEOs who served on Trump's now-disbanded economic councils12h Updated Statements from CEOs who served on Trump's now-disbanded economic councils
USA Today
Many CEOs chose to stop advising Trump after his response to the Charlottesville tragedy.
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12h Updated Need to Know: Here’s what could make this ‘Humpty Dumpty’ market fall hard
Market Watch
It’s been a rough week here, there and everywhere. And our call of the day says there’s an even bigger chance of a August/September pullback. What could make the ‘Humpty Dumpty’ market fall? Read on.
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12h Updated Wall Street opens little changed
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened little changed on Friday, a day after the S&P posted its biggest one-day percentage loss in about three months amid concerns over President Donald Trump's ability to legislate his pro-growth agenda.
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12h Metals Stocks: Gold retakes $1,300 level for first time in 9 months
Market Watch
Gold futures on Friday look set to post its third straight daily gain as precious metals drew haven demand, sparked by a selloff in a global equities, a terrorist attack in Barcelona and concerns about President Donald Trump’s pro-business agenda.
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12h AT&T considers sale of home security business: sources
Reuters
(Reuters) - AT&T Inc is exploring options for its Digital Life home security business, including selling it, as it seeks to pay down debt following its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , people familiar with the matter said.
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One mistake people make using public Wi-Fi12h One mistake people make using public Wi-Fi
USA Today
You may think you're safe in that busy café or big-name hotel, but public WiFi is a major liability, writes Kim Komando.
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Taste test: Taco Bell, Chick-fil-A make breakfast weird12h Updated Taste test: Taco Bell, Chick-fil-A make breakfast weird
USA Today
Fast-food chains don't mind experimenting with the early morning menu choices
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12h Project Syndicate: After 10 years, policy makers still haven’t learned the right lessons from the financial crisis
Market Watch
Advanced economies still haven’t decisively pivoted away from a growth model that is overly reliant on liquidity and leverage, writes Mohamed A. El-Erian.
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12h Wall Street on track to open higher
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks looked set to open slightly higher on Friday, a day after the S&P posted its biggest daily percentage loss in about three months amid concerns over President Donald Trump's ability to legislate his pro-growth agenda.
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12h NewsWatch: Dow set for a fight to climb higher after worst one-day tumble in 3 months
Market Watch
U.S. stock-index futures struggle for direction in Friday’s trade, with investors staying cautious after the prior day’s selloff, fueled by the terrorist attack in Spain and rumors Donald Trump’s key economic adviser would resign.
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13h Futures Movers: Oil edges higher as traders weigh output, weaker dollar
Market Watch
Oil futures score modest gains, with a weaker dollar and an easing of supply worries providing room for a boost.
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13h Updated Will Trump’s lack of leadership become an excuse for a big selloff in stocks?
Market Watch
At this point, that’s the most important question for investors, says Nigam Arora.
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Fox's James Murdoch slams Trump's Charlottesville response13h Fox's James Murdoch slams Trump's Charlottesville response
USA Today
CEO of 21st Century Fox also said in email he and his wife will donate $1 million to Anti-Defamation League.
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13h Updated National parks brace for eclipse crowds
Market Watch
Expect company if you’re going to any of these national parks to see the eclipse.
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13h Updated Called to Account: Where was Wells Fargo’s auditor, KPMG, while the funny business was going on?
Market Watch
External auditors are supposed to serve as a last line of defense if misbehavior is going on at a company, but KPMG said nothing through years of misdeeds at Wells Fargo.
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Hyundai reveals new hydrogen fuel cell SUV with 360-mile range13h Hyundai reveals new hydrogen fuel cell SUV with 360-mile range
USA Today
Hyundai unveiled a new hydrogen fuel cell SUV in a sign that automakers aren't giving up on the zero-emissions technology.
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13h Market Snapshot: Dow set for a fight to climb higher after worst one-day tumble in 3 months
Market Watch
U.S. stock-index futures struggle for direction in Friday’s trade, with investors staying cautious after the prior day’s selloff, fueled by the terrorist attack in Spain and rumors Donald Trump’s key economic adviser would resign.
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13h Swiss road agency bans new Porsche Cayenne registrations
Reuters
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's road agency on Friday imposed a preliminary ban on new registrations of Porsche Cayenne cars equipped with manipulated diesel engine management software.
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13h The Ratings Game: Victoria’s Secret doesn’t know what shoppers want, analysts say
Market Watch
Analysts express concern that Victoria’s Secret is pushing padded bras when customers want unlined bralettes
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13h Updated Wal-Mart and Amazon go head-to-head as e-commerce competition heats up
Market Watch
Wal-Mart, which reported a 60% increase in e-commerce sales, says it will continue to invest in the channel, setting up a bigger online battle with Amazon.
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14h Data can shape psychological behavior and solve unhealthy habits, says fitness app CEO
CNBC
Data which can track our psychological behavior is "something very powerful" and could help tackle unhealthy habits, according to the CEO of Earthmiles.
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14h Updated The Wall Street Journal: $3 billion tax-incentive deal for Foxconn advances in Wisconsin
Market Watch
Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group got one step closer Thursday to setting up shop in Wisconsin.
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NAFTA negotiations: What are the U.S. goals?14h NAFTA negotiations: What are the U.S. goals?
USA Today
As efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement kick off this week, Donald Trump will have an opportunity to take action he's been promising since he started his campaign for President.
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14h Jack Ma Works His Magic With MassMutual Bid
The Wall Street Journal
For Alibaba’s Jack Ma, joining in a $1.7 billion bid for the Hong Kong and Macau businesses of MassMutual looks like a slick way to get into the insurance line.
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14h Updated Mark Hulbert: Here’s the shocking truth about the Russell 2000’s P/E ratio
Market Watch
A glaring omission artificially lowers the small-cap sector’s valuation, writes Mark Hulbert.
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14h Updated Outside the Box: SoftBank’s big plan for a smarter internet is brilliant
Market Watch
Fund for ‘internet of things’ gets backing from Apple, Qualcomm
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14h Updated Paul Brandus: Pay attention to these economic warning signs
Market Watch
Federal Reserve data on rising consumer debt is one of those worrisome indicators, writes Paul Brandus.
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14h Direxion Launches Emerging-Markets Bond ETF to Growing Demand
The Wall Street Journal
Direxion, the firm behind popular funds that bet on gold mining companies, oil prices and Chinese stocks, launches an ETF that aims to triple the returns of emerging-market bonds.
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14h Futures flat amid growing concerns over Trump agenda
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday, a day after the S&P posted its biggest daily percentage loss in about three months, on mounting worries about President Donald Trump's ability to legislate his pro-growth agenda.
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14h Updated The Margin: Hate in America: 3 devastating magazine covers on Charlottesville’s aftermath
Market Watch
Last weekend’s deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., and President Donald Trump’s disturbing response to it were the subjects of a trio of jarring national magazine covers unveiled Thursday.
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14h The investment philosophy popularized by Warren Buffett may be about to make a comeback
CNBC
An investment strategy made popular by Warren Buffett could be back in vogue very soon, according to Strategas Research Partners.
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15h The Wall Street Journal: Barcelona attack victims include French, Australians
Market Watch
On Friday, details of the victims’ nationalities began to emerge, reflecting the international nature of the attack in Barcelona.
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15h Updated Asia Markets: Nikkei slumps to 3-month low as Asian markets dip
Market Watch
Asian-Pacific stock markets fall Friday, with Japan’s Nikkei hitting a three-month low, pressured by overnight weakness on Wall Street after days of solid gains.
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16h Ukraine central bank warns of new cyber-attack risk
Reuters
KIEV (Reuters) - The Ukrainian central bank said on Friday it had warned state-owned and private lenders of the appearance of new malware as security services said Ukraine faced cyber attacks like those that knocked out global systems in June.
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16h Europe Markets: Spanish stocks lead European selloff after deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona
Market Watch
Spanish stocks slumped Friday, fronting a selloff across European markets a day after terrorists killed at least 13 people in the heart of Barcelona.
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World stocks skid as U.S. politics, Spain attack hit sentiment16h World stocks skid as U.S. politics, Spain attack hit sentiment
USA Today
European shares fell in early trading while U.S. futures pointed to a lower open on Friday.
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16h Market Snapshot: Dow set to fight for direction, but flirts with biggest two-week drop in nearly a year
Market Watch
U.S. stock futures struggle for direction in Friday’s trade, with investors staying cautious after the prior day’s selloff, fueled by the terrorist attack in Spain and rumors Donald Trump’s key economic adviser would resign.
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16h Investors flee stocks for bonds, gold as U.S. tax cut hopes fade
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks were set for a second day of losses on Friday after an exodus of U.S. executives from presidential business councils dealt a fresh blow to hopes of tax reform, hammering Wall Street and filtering through to Asia and Europe.
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17h London Markets: FTSE 100 drops as travel shares rattled after terrorists attacks in Spain
Market Watch
Blue-chip stocks in the U.K. dropped Friday, setting to wrap up the week with a fall in travel-related stocks after terrorists launched attacks in Spain.
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18h A Pillar of Chinese Growth Starts to Show Cracks
The Wall Street Journal
Housing prices rose more slowly in China’s interior for the second time in two months—a potentially worrying sign for growth following a raft of weak data in July.
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19h Australia puts multinationals on notice after Chevron drops tax appeal
Reuters
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Chevron Corp has withdrawn an appeal to Australia's High Court over a disputed A$340 million ($268 million) tax bill, leaving in place a landmark court ruling on related-party loans that could affect other multinational companies.
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20h Updated Investors sell stocks, dollar on fears Trump agenda is foundering
Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stock investors joined a global retreat from riskier assets on Friday and the dollar wavered on rising doubts about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to deliver his economic agenda.
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20h Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns, cites recent "drumbeat of distractions"
Reuters
(Reuters) - Infosys Ltd, in a surprise announcement, said Vishal Sikka has resigned as CEO citing a stream of distractions and disruptions in recent months, pushing down shares of the second-largest Indian IT services firm almost 8 percent on Friday.
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21h Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns; company names interim chief executive
Reuters
(Reuters) - India's No. 2 IT Services company Infosys Ltd said Vishal Sikka had resigned as managing director and chief executive of the company with immediate effect, sending shares tumbling more than 7 percent in early trading on Friday.
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21h Chevron drops appeal over landmark Australian tax ruling
Reuters
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Chevron Corp has withdrawn an appeal to Australia's High Court over a disputed A$340 million ($268 million) tax bill, leaving in place a landmark court ruling on related-party loans that could affect other multinational companies.
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22h The Wall Street Journal: Islamic State takes credit for Barcelona carnage; 5 suspects killed in foiled second attack
Market Watch
A van driven by a terrorist mowed down pedestrians in the heart of Spain’s second-largest city on Thursday, killing at least 13 people in an attack claimed by Islamic State
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23h Shares surging 20% for Jack Ma-backed firm behind $1.7 billion acquisition of MassMutual unit
CNBC
Jack Ma-backed Yunfeng said it will lead $1.7 billion acquisition of U.S.-based insurer MassMutual's Asia unit
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23h The Wall Street Journal: Islamic State takes credit for Barcelona carnage; 4 suspects killed in second attack
Market Watch
A van driven by a terrorist mowed down pedestrians in the heart of Spain’s second-largest city on Thursday, killing at least 13 people in an attack claimed by Islamic State
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With code name, how Toyota-Mazda set off secret race for 4,000-job plant24h Updated With code name, how Toyota-Mazda set off secret race for 4,000-job plant
USA Today
Toyota and Mazda dangled a tantalizing economic prize when they announced plans to build a new 4,000-job plant, setting off a race among the states.
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24h Updated Wisconsin bill giving $3 billion incentives to Foxconn advances
Reuters
(Reuters) - Wisconsin's Republican-controlled state Assembly voted 59-30 on Thursday to approve a bill that paves the way for a $3 billion incentives package for a proposed liquid-crystal display plant by Taiwan's Foxconn.
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25h The Wall Street Journal: Islamic State takes credit for deadly Barcelona attack on pedestrians
Market Watch
A van driven by a terrorist mowed down pedestrians in the heart of Spain’s second-largest city on Thursday, killing at least 13 people in an attack claimed by Islamic State
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25h Despite legal victory, America Movil may face tough ride with regulator
Reuters
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Despite a landmark Supreme Court ruling in his favor, Mexican mogul Carlos Slim shouldn't break out the champagne just yet.
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Millennials: Time to start a startup25h Millennials: Time to start a startup
USA Today
Millennials have good reasons to consider striking out on their own and launching a business.
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25h These companies are trying to stop white supremacists from raising money
Market Watch
It’s becoming increasingly difficult for hate groups to organize.
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26h The Wall Street Journal: ACLU won’t back hate groups marching with guns
Market Watch
The American Civil Liberties Union, taking a tougher stance on armed protests, will no longer defend hate groups seeking to march with firearms, the group’s executive director said.
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26h Updated Wisconsin debates billions in incentives for Foxconn plant
Reuters
(Reuters) - The Wisconsin State Assembly on Thursday opened debate on a $3 billion incentive package for a proposed liquid-crystal display plant by Taiwan's Foxconn, a deal that caused a stir when it was announced by President Donald Trump last month.
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26h Key Words: Here’s why Twitter won’t ban Donald Trump
Market Watch
President Donald Trump’s tweets may outrage a lot of people, but don’t expect Twitter to block his account. The would be tantamount to corporate suicide, one Wall Street analyst said Thursday.
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Ex-Corinthian Colleges students could get $183M in loan relief from proposed settlement27h Ex-Corinthian Colleges students could get $183M in loan relief from proposed settlement
USA Today
Settlement proposed by consumer agency could aid 41,000 harmed borrowers at former Corinthian Colleges
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Dow drops 274 points as Trump crisis shakes confidence27h Dow drops 274 points as Trump crisis shakes confidence
USA Today
The Dow falls under the weight of political jitters, some bad earnings reports and plenty of reasons to take profits.
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Nevada judge clears way for more state pot licenses27h Updated Nevada judge clears way for more state pot licenses
USA Today
A Nevada judge has cleared the way for the state’s marijuana regulators to start issuing more pot distribution licenses.
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27h Gap shares rise as Old Navy again boosts results, forecast
Reuters
(Reuters) - Clothing retailer Gap Inc reported better-than-expected second-quarter results and raised its full-year profit forecast, helped by strong demand for Old Navy products, fewer discounts and better managing inventory.
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27h Updated Deutsche Bank, Bank of America settle agency bond rigging lawsuits
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank AG and Bank of America Corp agreed to pay a combined $65.5 million to settle investor litigation accusing large banks of rigging the roughly $9 trillion government agency bond market over a decade.
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27h Updated Applied Materials beats profit estimates, shares rise
Reuters
(Reuters) - Applied Materials Inc , the world's largest supplier of tools used to make semiconductors, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit helped by strong growth in its semiconductor and display businesses.
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Walmart’s grocery business is booming28h Walmart’s grocery business is booming
USA Today
Walmart’s grocery division accounts for 56% of its annual sales, and it just had its best quarter in five years.
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28h S&P 500 posts biggest decline in three months on Washington worries
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S stocks sold off on Thursday, with the S&P 500 recording its biggest daily percentage drop in three months as escalating worries about the Trump administration's ability to push through its economic agenda rattled investors.
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28h Auto groups side with Canada, Mexico on NAFTA origin rules
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Auto industry groups from Canada, Mexico and the United States are pushing back against the Trump administration's demand for higher U.S. automotive content in a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement.
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28h After-hours buzz: ROST, GPS, AMAT & more
CNBC
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell on Thursday: ROST, GPS, AMAT & more
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28h Lockheed Martin awarded part of $499 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin was named on Thursday as one of six companies that will share a $499 million contract for research into aerospace systems aimed at developing new technologies and capabilities, the Pentagon said.
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28h Updated Trump Today: Trump Today: President defends Confederate statues and blasts 2 fellow Republicans
Market Watch
President Donald Trump on Thursday said it was “sad” to see Confederate statues being taken down in the U.S., attacked two Republican senators on Twitter and was scheduled to meet with the head of the Small Business Administration at his golf club in Bedminster, N.J.
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Feds finalize $465M Mylan settlement for EpiPen overcharges28h Updated Feds finalize $465M Mylan settlement for EpiPen overcharges
USA Today
Agreement means drugmaker will pay higher rebates to the Medicaid program on
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28h Outside the Box: Crowdfunded real-estate investments: 3 ways to do it
Market Watch
Investments range from multifamily developments and shopping centers to micro-unit residences and self-storage facilities, and can be in urban or suburban areas across the country
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28h Updated This fund manager finds contrarian bargains among ‘smidcaps’
Market Watch
Matt Lockridge favors consumer-oriented names, energy, and the basics like industrials and materials.
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Funding for women-founded startups is stalling. Here are some reasons why.28h Updated Funding for women-founded startups is stalling. Here are some reasons why.
USA Today
Just 4% of funding from U.S.-based venture capital firms through July 13 of this year went to women-founded start-ups in their earliest stages.
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With Amazon looming, Walmart touts surging online grocery sales28h Updated With Amazon looming, Walmart touts surging online grocery sales
USA Today
Grocery sales strong but Walmart's momentum cools off
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28h Updated Deep Dive: Nvidia, Facebook and 13 other companies are the real earnings-season winners
Market Watch
Investors would be wise to focus on sales per share and gross margins, says Phil van Doorn.
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28h Updated Deep Dive: Fear Trump, North Korea or an expensive stock market? This fund plays defense
Market Watch
The Permanent Portfolio might serve as a good hedge for a portion of your investments.
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OKCupid bans white supremacist from dating service28h Updated OKCupid bans white supremacist from dating service
USA Today
OK Cupid joins a growing corporate backlash against neo-Nazis in the U.S. after the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.
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28h NewsWatch: Breakdown between Dow, S&P 500 and GE sends an ominous stock-market signal
Market Watch
A bearish breakdown is playing out between the broader U.S. equity benchmarks and General Electric, a key component of the Dow and one of the most storied U.S. companies.
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29h Capitol Report: After Barcelona attack, Trump implies bullets dipped in pig blood could end Islamic terror
Market Watch
President Trump on Thursday appeared to suggest the way to stop Islamic-related extremism is to shoot terrorists with bullets coated in pigs’ blood. Let us explain.
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29h This is the real reason investors are fearful, Art Cashin says
CNBC
The Wall Street veteran said Cohn's departure could catalyze a "mass exodus" that would hurt confidence in the Trump administration.
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29h Mutual Funds Weekly: Volatile markets bring fund managers opportunity — and risk
Market Watch
Unpredictable markets don’t necessarily give stock-pickers an edge.
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29h Gap posts strong second-quarter results, raises profit forecast; shares jump
Reuters
(Reuters) - Clothing retailer Gap Inc reported better-than-expected second-quarter results and raised its full-year profit forecast, helped by strong demand for Old Navy products and fewer discounts, and its shares rose about 5 percent.
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29h Currencies: Dollar weakens against haven currencies after Spain terror attack
Market Watch
The U.S. dollar weakens against traditional haven currencies following a day of negative headlines, including a terror attack in Spain.
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29h U.S. pension funds sue Goldman, JPMorgan, others over stock lending market
Reuters
(Reuters) - Three U.S. pension funds sued six of the world's largest banks on Thursday, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc and JP Morgan Chase & Co , accusing them of conspiring to stifle competition in the more than $1 trillion stock lending market.
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29h Market Snapshot: Stock market closes sharply lower as tech shares wither
Market Watch
U.S. stock benchmarks on Thursday finish down at least 1% as heightened concerns about President Donald Trump’s legislative agenda and news of a terrorist attack in Barcelona combine to foster selling on Wall Street.
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29h As the Powerball lottery hits $510 million, why you should NOT buy a ticket
Market Watch
Saturday’s blockbuster lottery jackpot is stirring up more lottery fever.
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35 pictures from the first Homesense store in the U.S. that will make you swoon29h Updated 35 pictures from the first Homesense store in the U.S. that will make you swoon
USA Today
We went shopping at HomeGoods' sister store—and it was life-changing
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29h Updated More Americans donate to civil rights causes following Charlottesville violence
Market Watch
The NAACP reported that ‘thousands of people’ reached out offering to help.
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29h Gap same-store sales tops estimates, ups profit forecast; shares jump
Reuters
(Reuters) - Clothing retailer Gap Inc reported better-than-expected same-store sales for the second quarter, helped by strong demand for Old Navy products, fewer discounts, and the company's efforts to better manage inventory.
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29h YouTube TV expands to 14 new markets, partners with Sinclair stations
Reuters
(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google has expanded its YouTube TV streaming service into 14 new U.S. markets to reach half of American households, with an additional 17 markets to launch in the next few weeks, the company said on Thursday.
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Breakfast of Champions29h Breakfast of Champions
USA Today
Breakfast of Champions: Taco Bell and Chick-Fil-A have both unveiled new morning menu items.
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29h Airline investor Woehrl interested in Air Berlin
Reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Airline entrepreneur Hans Rudolf Woehrl is interested in insolvent Air Berlin , a spokeswoman for his company INTRO-Verwaltungs GmbH told Reuters, responding to a media report saying he was planning a bid.
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29h S&P 500 posts biggest daily drop in three months
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks sold off on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 to its lowest in a month, as escalating worries about the Trump administration's ability to push through its agenda rattled investors.
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29h Key Words: Sen. Corker says Trump hasn’t yet shown ‘stability’ to be successful
Market Watch
A Republican senator is rebuking President Donald Trump over his Charlottesville comments, saying he hasn’t yet shown he’s ready to be a success as commander-in-chief.
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29h The Wall Street Journal: Donald Trump hasn’t been able to kill the AT&T-Time Warner deal, now in advanced stage
Market Watch
The government review of AT&T Inc.’s $85 billion takeover of Time Warner Inc. has reached an advanced stage, a sign that Donald Trump’s campaign-trail complaints about media concentration and his disdain for CNN haven’t gummed up the vetting process.
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29h Updated Key Words: Ivanka Trump’s rabbi is not pleased with her father’s response to Charlottesville
Market Watch
“We are appalled by this resurgence of bigotry and anti-Semitism, and the renewed vigor of the neo-Nazis, KKK and alt-right,” the wrote in the note, which was posted on Facebook.
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How do student loans appear on your credit report?29h How do student loans appear on your credit report?
USA Today
There are lots of questions about the best way to fund education and how student loans affect the credit ratings of newly-minted professionals.
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30h Barcelona truck attack reportedly leaves at least 12 dead and 80 injured
Market Watch
A popular promenade in Barcelona, Spain, became a scene of panic and devastation on Thursday after a van rammed pedestrians, leaving a dozen people dead and dozens more injured.
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30h Updated People in this age group don’t mind marrying someone with debt
Market Watch
With student debt so high, it’s likely at least one partner will be carrying extra baggage.
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30h Wall Street sells off as Washington worries rise
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S stocks sold off on Thursday, with the S&P 500 hitting its lowest level in a month, as escalating worries about the Trump administration's ability to push through its agenda rattled investors.
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30h The Tell: Earnings aren’t the stock-market guide you might think, says Laszlo Birinyi
Market Watch
It has been an impressive second-quarter earnings season, but results have rarely been the “primary” performance driver.
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30h Futures Movers: Oil prices end higher after three-session streak of declines
Market Watch
Oil prices log a gain after posting losses over the past three sessions, as traders continue to weigh data showing the biggest weekly fall in U.S. crude supplies in 11 months, but also the highest total domestic production level in more than two years.
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30h Commodities Corner: Donald Trump isn’t the only factor behind 2017 gold rally
Market Watch
Gold prices could soon trade well above $1,300 an ounce, and it won’t be just because of investor jitters driven by President Donald Trump.
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30h Commodities Corner: Gold can thank so much more than just Trump for its rally this year
Market Watch
Gold prices could soon trade well above $1,300 an ounce, and it won’t be just because of investor jitters driven by President Donald Trump.
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30h Updated In One Chart: Map: Where the economic recovery in the U.S. has taken hold... and where it hasn’t
Market Watch
Political chaos aside, the stock market is still booming and the U.S. economy has entered into its ninth year of expansion, with levels of employment and GDP roaring back to prerecession levels.
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30h Market Extra: Why the dollar may be headed for a bumpy ride over remainder of 2017
Market Watch
The buck’s improvement in recent days might just be a blip on the long way down into the end of 2017, analysts say.
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30h Updated Market Extra: Bad news stock market—the Hindenburg Omen is back
Market Watch
The appearance of the Hindenburg Omen sometimes portends a coming stock market crash.
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30h Low yields are warning Fed to think twice on rate hike: Kaplan
CNBC
Robert Kaplan said he would need to see evidence that prices will rise in the medium term to support another interest-rate hike.
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China warns Washington against ‘trade war’31h China warns Washington against ‘trade war’
USA Today
China’s government warned “there is no winner in a trade war” after an aide to President Trump called for a tougher stance toward Beijing.
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31h Updated Key Words: Team Trump losing Gary Cohn could crash the stock market, warns Yale professor
Market Watch
Yale School of Management’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld said Cohn’s departure would put tax reform in jeopardy.
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31h Truck attack reportedly leaves 13 dead, dozens injured in central Barcelona
Market Watch
A van has run over pedestrians in a popular tourist walkway in Barcelona on Thursday afternoon, local time, with reports of deaths and injuries. Police are reportedly treating the incident as a terror attack.
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31h Soaring house prices have created this many ‘million-dollar neighborhoods’
Market Watch
The Los Angeles area added more than a dozen such neighborhoods over the last year.
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31h Updated Target’s small-format stores are turning into a big win for the retailer
Market Watch
Target is one of the retailers turning to smaller-format locations to reach audiences in new geographic locations with more personalized service.
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31h The Ratings Game: NetApp shares slide 5% as analysts strike cautious tone on earnings
Market Watch
Storage-appliance maker beat earnings estimates, but analysts are concerned about growing competition in the sector.
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L.L. Bean boosting production of iconic rubber 'duck boot'31h L.L. Bean boosting production of iconic rubber 'duck boot'
USA Today
The Maine-based retailer is expanding production to keep up with demand.
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31h Metals Stocks: Gold lifted by haven demand; palladium logs 16-year high
Market Watch
Gold prices score back-to-back gains Thursday, boosted by haven demand, while the latest rally for palladium lifts its prices to a more than 16-year high.
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31h Updated The Margin: Footage of Apple’s new ‘spaceship’ includes glimpse of the Steve Jobs Theater
Market Watch
The video is the latest in a beautifully captured series from Matthew Roberts showing the various stages of the 175-acre “Apple Park” campus’s construction.
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31h How Google parent Alphabet exercises massive influence over start-ups in Silicon Valley
CNBC
Here are Alphabet's main investment vehicles, which help it keep an eye on the hottest technologies made beyond the Googleplex walls.
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31h Updated Beat the System: It’s bad news for stocks if Trump is now a lame duck
Market Watch
Brett Arends looks at how the Dow Jones Industrial Average has fared under past lame-duck presidents.
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31h Updated FA Center: A disastrous car crash inspired an adviser to change the advice she gives clients
Market Watch
Sarah Carlson wants to make sure her clients are prepared for the absolute worst.
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31h Market Snapshot: Stock market drops as Barcelona attack combines with tech tumble
Market Watch
U.S. stock losses accelerate on Thursday as news of a terrorist attack in Barcelona undercuts a market already weakened by rumors that White House economic adviser Gary Cohn was resigning and battered tech shares following disappointing results from Cisco Systems Inc.
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31h Key Words: Country music legend defends Trump, compares tearing down statues to ISIS
Market Watch
Charlie Daniels compared taking down the Confederate statues to Islamic State’s destruction of ancient Middle East monuments in recent years. “That’s what ISIS is doing,” he said.
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32h Economic Report: Yellen should just say no if Trump wants to keep her on as Fed chief, ex-colleague says
Market Watch
A former colleague of Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen said she should walk away from central bank at the end of her term in 2018 to preserve her reputation even if President Trump reappoints her.
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32h Updated Mylan, U.S. finalize $465 million EpiPen settlement
Reuters
BOSTON (Reuters) - Mylan NV has finalized a $465 million settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, resolving claims it overcharged the government for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, which became the center of a firestorm over price increases.
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32h As the Powerball prize hits $510 million, why you should resist playing the lottery
Market Watch
Saturday’s blockbuster jackpot is stirring up more lottery fever.
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Lawsuit: Esurance supervisor called employee 'whiny Jew'32h Lawsuit: Esurance supervisor called employee 'whiny Jew'
USA Today
The lawsuit filed in South Dakota claims former employee was called a "whiny Jew" and that he was wrongly terminated after reporting the issues.
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A new lawsuit says Poland Spring water is a ‘colossal fraud’32h A new lawsuit says Poland Spring water is a ‘colossal fraud’
USA Today
A new class action lawsuit claims that Poland Spring water doesn’t come from a spring at all.
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32h Updated Netflix wants exclusive rights to films, TV shows and the talent creating them
Market Watch
Netflix has had success producing original content, now it’s tearing a page out of Disney’s book, by signing some of the industry’s best writers, producers and creative talent to deals to create work solely for the platform.
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32h Updated MarketWatch First Take: Cisco remains optimistic about repatriation holiday, possibly next year
Market Watch
Cisco Systems Inc. added even more cash to its massive cash pile that is outside the U.S. in its most recent quarter, and despite the current falling out between corporate America and President Trump, the company is still optimistic that a repatriation holiday may occur, possibly next year.
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32h Updated Analyst initiates three social media stocks, and guess which one is a sell?
Market Watch
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey initiated three big social media platforms, taking a bearish stance on one platform, which it says has “farther to fall.”
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32h Uber wins U.S. court appeal to push price-fixing case to arbitration
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Thursday won a victory in its effort to keep unhappy customers from suing in court, persuading a federal appeals court to send a Connecticut passenger's price-fixing case against the ride-service company into arbitration.
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32h Wall Street extends losses on Trump policy worries
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S stocks hit session lows in early afternoon trading on Thursday as investors worried about President Donald Trump's ability to pursue his pro-growth policies.
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32h Updated Raising the minimum wage leads workers in these industries to be replaced by robots
Market Watch
Some workers are more likely to be replaced by robots than others.
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32h Updated Millennials are financing everything from bed sheets to concert tickets
Market Watch
You can now finance every small item for your home and social life — but should you?
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32h Updated One major way U.S. credit card debt is getting worse
Market Watch
American debt continues to rise, according to the New York Federal Reserve
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How to make sense of your credit card number32h How to make sense of your credit card number
USA Today
Here’s a fun trick to entertain friends and win bar bets: Guess the first number on somebody’s credit card tucked away in their wallet.
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33h Updated This city has the best quality of life in the world (hint: it’s not in the U.S.)
Market Watch
Civil unrest and terrorism over the last year have hurt the score of many cities.
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33h Updated Alibaba beats on earnings as e-commerce remains core revenue driver
Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba, China's top e-commerce firm, beat analyst estimates with a 56 percent rise in first-quarter revenue, driven by strong online sales.
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The solar eclipse could cost employers a ton of money33h The solar eclipse could cost employers a ton of money
USA Today
The total solar eclipse will be on Monday August 21, and it could cost employers millions in lost productivity.
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33h Bond Report: Treasury yields tick lower after lackluster industrial-production number
Market Watch
Treasury yields fell, pushing bond prices higher, on Thursday after a weaker-than-expected reading for industrial production highlighted that the U.S. remains stuck in a slow-and-steady growth track, drawing modest demand for government paper.
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Former Esurance employee alleges discrimination, anti-Semitic harassment33h Former Esurance employee alleges discrimination, anti-Semitic harassment
USA Today
The lawsuit filed in South Dakota claims former employee was called a "whiny Jew" and that he was wrongly terminated after reporting the issues.
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33h Uber wins reversal in lawsuit over price-fixing, arbitration
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Thursday won a victory in its effort to keep unhappy customers from suing in court, persuading a federal appeals court to send a Connecticut passenger's price-fixing case into arbitration.
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33h Updated Outside the Box: Can your retirement investments handle ‘fire and fury’?
Market Watch
What to do about the market correction you keep hearing about.
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33h London Markets: FTSE 100 snaps streak of gains, as banks and retail shares tumble
Market Watch
U.K. stocks fall Thursday, with bank shares driven down as Federal Reserve officials wrestle over whether to keep raising U.S. interest rates this year, while retail stocks slip after British retail sales showed only modest growth.
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33h The Ratings Game: Cisco analysts urge investors to give the company more time as it shifts to software
Market Watch
Shares of Cisco Systems Inc. fall even as analysts encourage investors to be patient as the company shifts toward a software-based model.
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This wireless keyboard makes your tablet look like an Apple MacBook Pro33h This wireless keyboard makes your tablet look like an Apple MacBook Pro
USA Today
The Brydge keyboard is heavy, durable, and looks a lot like the keyboard on a Mac laptop.
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33h Trump should thank Europe for propping up the U.S. stock market
Market Watch
The president isn’t getting anything done, but it doesn’t matter because the ECB is boosting liquidity
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33h Bitcoin hits record and its market value now tops big tech companies like Netflix, Paypal
CNBC
Bitcoin climbed above $4,500 to a record high Thursday, giving it a market valuation larger than that of Netflix.
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33h U.S. labor market tightening; autos weigh on manufacturing
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a six-month low last week, pointing to a further tightening in the labor market that could encourage the Federal Reserve to lay out a plan to start unwinding its massive bond portfolio.
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Our favorite cold brew coffee maker is a great low price right now33h Our favorite cold brew coffee maker is a great low price right now
USA Today
The Takeya cold brew coffee maker is an easy way to curb your coffee-shop spending without sacrificing your caffeine addiction. Right now it's only $19 on Amazon.
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33h Europe Markets: European stocks pull back as Fed rate-hike doubts hurt bank shares
Market Watch
European stocks break a three-day win streak on Thursday, with bank shares dragged down by doubts about another U.S. interest rate hike in 2017, while the euro came under further pressure following minutes from the European Central Bank’s meeting last month.
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33h Market Snapshot: Stock market retreats as tech shares lead decline
Market Watch
U.S. stocks fall, with the Dow on track to snap a four-day streak of gains as a pair of bellwether stocks disappointed with their latest results.
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34h GM creditor trust drops settlement with ignition switch plaintiffs
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - In a blow to people suing General Motors Co over faulty ignition switches and other alleged vehicle defects, a trust that holds many GM liabilities from before its 2009 bankruptcy has canceled a settlement that sought to force the automaker to pay $1 billion in shares to resolve millions of claims.
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34h Updated Why you’re more likely to die in an accident during the summer months
Market Watch
July and August could be hazardous for your health.
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34h Futures Movers: Oil prices tiptoe higher after EIA-fueled selloff
Market Watch
Oil prices edge higher, attempting to recoup some of the losses they suffered a day earlier, as traders continue to weigh data showing the biggest weekly fall in U.S. crude supplies in 11 months, but also the highest total domestic production level in more than two years.
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34h Updated Here are all the companies trying to stop white supremacists from raising money
Market Watch
It’s becoming increasingly difficult for hate groups to organize.
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34h The Margin: Barack Obama’s tweet is the most ‘liked’, 4th most retweeted, in Twitter’s history
Market Watch
Former President Barack Obama has made history again, it appears. This time his mark has been made in the Twitter universe, on the back of a message and photo that he posted Sunday in response to the weekend’s violent and racially charged protests in Charlottesville, Va.
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34h Updated Outside the Box: College costs are soaring — 6 things parents need to know about 529 tax deductions
Market Watch
Your 529 plan has more in common with your 401(k) than your savings account.
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How to get the most out of your internship 34h How to get the most out of your internship
USA Today
Here are 4 strategies you can use as an intern to get that network up and running
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First look at Homesense, the new store from HomeGoods34h First look at Homesense, the new store from HomeGoods
USA Today
HomeGoods is experimenting with a new line of stores called Homesense. The first store opened Aug. 17 in Framingham, Mass.
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34h Updated Apple issues Canadian-dollar bond for first time — and sets a record
Market Watch
The iPhone maker sold C$2.5 billion of maple bonds to raise funds to pay dividends and buy back shares.
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34h This start-up aims to replace 40,000 worth of man hours with one click
CNBC
ThoughtSpot has raised $60 million in new venture funding to automate the work of business analysts.
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35h Wall Street pares losses after Cohn resignation rumor knock-down
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks pared losses in choppy, late-morning trading Thursday as rumors circulating that Gary Cohn is resigning as director of the National Economic Council were called "100 (percent) false" by an Axios reporter on Twitter.
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35h Updated Metals Stocks: Gold marches higher as haven demand persists after Trump dissolves councils
Market Watch
Gold prices continue higher Thursday, boosted by haven demand after President Donald Trump disbanded two business councils and minutes from the Federal Reserve pointed to concerns over sluggish inflation.
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35h Market Snapshot: Stock market steps firmly lower, with Dow’s 4-day streak in jeopardy
Market Watch
U.S. stocks fall Thursday, with the Dow on track to snap a four-day streak of gains as a pair of bellwether stocks disappointed with their latest results.
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35h Sixt CEO hints at car-sharing merger talks between BMW and Daimler
Reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German carmakers Daimler and BMW may be in talks to combine their car-sharing services Car2Go and DriveNow, the chief executive of car rental company and DriveNow partner Sixt hinted on Thursday.
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35h Alibaba Cashes In on Data Trove
The Wall Street Journal
Alibaba earnings are strong and shares are up 90% this year as the Chinese e-commerce giant leverages its trove of data to boost growth
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35h Capitol Report: Trump accuses Graham of ‘disgusting lie’ about Charlottesville comments | Lobbyists see hard road for tax reform
Market Watch
President Donald Trump accuses Sen. Lindsey Graham of a “disgusting lie” over his Charlottesville comments; lobbyists see a hard road for tax reform; what Steve Bannon said about war with China; and more.
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35h Economic Report: Leading indicators offer more evidence U.S. economy shows no sign of slowing
Market Watch
A broad measure of how well the U.S. economy is performing climbed again in July and signaled potentially faster growth in the final six months of 2017.
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35h Economic Report: Industrial output gets boost in July from utilities, but car makers are a drag again
Market Watch
Industrial production rose in July for the second month in a row, spearheaded by a large increase in output at utilities to cool U.S. homes, the Federal Reserve reports Thursday.
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35h In One Chart: This is the ‘wall of worry’ that stocks have climbed to rally 271%
Market Watch
Even as humanity faced the specter of a nuclear war and violence broke out on the streets of Charlottesville, Va., stocks took the alarming news in stride, continuing to scale the “wall of worry” in defiance of doomsday predictions of an imminent selloff.
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35h Bond Report: Treasury yields tick higher after jobless claims, industrial production
Market Watch
Most Treasury yields rise on Thursday after a spate of data showed the U.S. labor market remained in the pink and the economy was growing at a steady clip, even as growth for industrial production came in lower-than-expected.
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35h Wall Street opens lower on inflation, Trump policy worries
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened lower on Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting showed growing concerns over weak inflation, while investors worried about President Donald Trump's ability to pursue his pro-growth policies.
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7 ways to build wealth your financial adviser won't tell you35h 7 ways to build wealth your financial adviser won't tell you
USA Today
While financial planners are trained to improve your long-term investing returns, traditional investing will always be their main focus.
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35h Economic Report: Mortgage rates resume free fall as ‘uncertainty’ swirls
Market Watch
Rates for home loans remain subdued thanks to investor appetite for safe-haven assets like bonds
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35h Updated Next Avenue: 10 of the best places to retire abroad
Market Watch
Europe, Mexico and Malaysia are improving for retirees, as parts of Latin America grow more expensive.
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36h Updated Next Avenue: Many Americans are only just getting by
Market Watch
Despite a growing economy and the lowest U.S. unemployment rate in 16 years, things aren’t looking up for many Americans
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36h Market Snapshot: Cisco, Wal-Mart lead stock market lower; Dow set to break 4-day win streak
Market Watch
U.S. stocks fall Thursday, with the Dow on track to snap a four-day streak of gains as a pair of bellwether stocks disappointed with their latest results.
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36h Updated Grow: 7 daily habits of rich people that you should copy
Market Watch
The habits of successful people may extend well beyond the obvious financial moves.
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36h Updated Grow: Make life easier by putting these 5 things on autopilot
Market Watch
Five tasks you can automate to help you save money and time.
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36h The share of student loan borrowers owing more than $20,000 has doubled
Market Watch
Today’s student loan borrowers have struggled more to pay off debt over the past decade.
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36h U.S. appeals court rules for Uber in arbitration dispute
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Thursday ruled in favor of Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] in a lawsuit over whether passengers gave up their right to sue the company when they registered for its taxi-hailing service,
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With Amazon looming, Walmart tout surging online grocery sales36h Updated With Amazon looming, Walmart tout surging online grocery sales
USA Today
Grocery sales strong but Walmart's momentum cools off
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36h India clears purchase of six Boeing helicopters in $650 million deal
Reuters
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India on Thursday cleared the purchase of six more Boeing Co Apache helicopters in a deal worth close to 42 billion rupees ($654.6 million), a defence ministry official said.
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36h Updated NerdWallet: How to make your teen into a millionaire
Market Watch
Set your child up for a sound financial future with the income they make from actual work
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36h Wall Street lower on inflation, Trump policy worries
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting showed growing concerns over weak inflation, while investors worried about President Donald Trump's ability to pursue his pro-growth policies.
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36h U.S. jobless claims drop to near six-month low
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a six-month low last week, pointing to a further tightening in the labor market that could encourage the Federal Reserve to lay out a plan to start unwinding its massive bond portfolio.
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36h Your first trade for Thursday, August 17
CNBC
The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.
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36h Updated Market Snapshot: Dow looks set to break 4-day win streak
Market Watch
U.S. stock futures are heading lower on Thursday, as investors digest the latest Federal Reserve minutes and President Donald Trump’s decision to disband a pair of his advisory business panels.
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36h Trump policy doubts, weak inflation to weigh on Wall Street
Reuters
(Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open lower on Thursday as minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting showed growing concerns over weak inflation, while investors worried about President Donald Trump's ability to pursue his pro-growth policies.
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36h NewsWatch: Dow looks set to break 4-day win streak
Market Watch
U.S. stock futures are heading lower on Thursday, as investors digest the latest Federal Reserve minutes and President Donald Trump’s decision to disband a pair of his advisory business panels.
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United Rentals acquires Neff in shakeup for equipment-rental business36h United Rentals acquires Neff in shakeup for equipment-rental business
USA Today
United Rentals said Thursday that it had reached a deal to acquire Miami-based Neff, winning a bidding war.
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37h Updated Need to Know: The ‘smart’ money is betting on these tech stocks, but it’s not the FAANG gang
Market Watch
Investors have shown the love for Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google this year. But our call of the day looks at three non-FAANG members who have been getting some hedge-fund love.
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37h Cautious tone from central banks sends global stocks lower
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Global stocks fell on Thursday as investors trimmed their exposure to riskier assets after central bank minutes revealed a wary take on the economic outlook from ratesetters on both sides of the Atlantic.
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37h Updated Capitol Report: Trump’s pro-business agenda at risk after corporate America abandons president
Market Watch
Business leaders on Wednesday fled en masse from a pair of President Trump’s advisory boards, a big setback for a pro-business president who based his campaign on boosting the economy.
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37h Updated Why Amazon’s seven-part bond deal is a bargain
Market Watch
Amazon sold $16 billion of bonds Tuesday to finance its planned $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods, and CreditSights analysts said the deal is a buy.
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37h Updated Capitol Report: SEC, DOJ charge seven with insider trading off stolen bank data
Market Watch
SEC trade surveillance caught activity even though traders allegedly attempted to evade detection by using shell companies, code words, and an encrypted, self-destructing messaging application.
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37h Economic Report: U.S. jobless claims fall to six-month low of 232,000
Market Watch
The number of Americans who sought unemployment benefits in mid-August fell to the lowest level in six months, mirroring the strongest U.S. labor market in almost two decades. Initial jobless claims in the period running from Aug. 6 to Aug. 12 declined by 12,000 to 232,000.
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37h India clears purchase of six Boeing helicopters in $650 million deal: official
Reuters
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Defence Acquisition Council on Thursday cleared the purchase of six more Boeing Co Apache helicopters in a deal worth 42 billion rupees ($654.6 million), a defense ministry official said.
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37h U.S. jobless claims fall to near six-month low
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a six-month low last week, pointing to a further tightening in the labor market that could encourage the Federal Reserve to lay out a plan to start unwinding its massive bond portfolio.
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Two holes in one more likely than lotto win37h Two holes in one more likely than lotto win
USA Today
NYU Stern School of Business Statistics professor Aaron Tenenbeim says the average person has a better chance of golfing a hole in one twice in a row than winning a Powerball lottery jackpot.
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Powerball surges to $510 million after no winner drawn37h Updated Powerball surges to $510 million after no winner drawn
USA Today
The winning numbers for Wednesday's drawing were 9, 15, 43, 60, 64, and the Powerball was 4, according to the Powerball website.
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37h Updated The Ratings Game: Urban Outfitters shares spike 22% after earnings, but analysts say there’s little to cheer about
Market Watch
Urban Outfitters shares jump, but some analysts say there was a low bar set for quarterly earnings.
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Mexico's prickly pear cactus: energy source of the future?38h Mexico's prickly pear cactus: energy source of the future?
USA Today
Mexico's prickly pear cactus could turn out to be a great energy source for the future. Video provided by AFP
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38h Updated This is what today’s college students really look like
Market Watch
Nearly 40% of undergraduate students are older than 25.
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With Amazon looming, Walmart brags of surging online grocery sales38h With Amazon looming, Walmart brags of surging online grocery sales
USA Today
Grocery sales strong but Walmart's momentum cools off
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38h Updated NetApp beats on earnings, has high hopes for new hyperconvergence offering
Market Watch
Storage appliance maker NetApp Inc. added to its string of stronger than expected earnings, as it announced its fifth beat in a row, and issued projections for its second quarter.
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38h Wal-Mart comparable sales beat estimates, margins dip
Reuters
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Thursday reported its 12th straight quarterly increase in comparable sales, but margins fell as the retailer continued to cut prices and invest in its e-commerce operations.
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38h Futures lower on weak inflation concerns
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were lower on Thursday, a day after the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's meeting showed policymakers appeared wary about weak inflation, muddying the path of future interest rate hikes.
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38h Updated Market Snapshot: Dow looks set to break 4-day win streak as Fed minutes sink in
Market Watch
U.S. stock futures are heading lower on Thursday, as investors digest the latest Federal Reserve minutes and President Donald Trump’s decision to disband a pair of his advisory business panels.
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38h Updated Wisconsin lawmakers debate billions in incentives for Foxconn plant
Reuters
(Reuters) - The Wisconsin State Assembly on Thursday will consider a $3 billion incentive package for a proposed liquid-crystal display factory by Taiwan's Foxconn, the first vote on the deal by a chamber of the state's Republican-controlled legislature.
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38h Emerging market stocks may be set to break out after struggling for five years
CNBC
By the charts and economic fundamentals, emerging market stocks look ready to run higher, according to Triogem's Tim Seymour.
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Wiles: At small Phoenix company, 401(k) plan is taken seriously38h Wiles: At small Phoenix company, 401(k) plan is taken seriously
USA Today
Large employers move the needle when it comes to offering the best 401(k) plans, but small companies can do a good job too.
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38h Updated The Ratings Game: Agilent shares jump 4% after earnings blow past estimates
Market Watch
The maker of scientific and medical equipment blew past estimates for its fiscal third quarter and raised guidance for the year.
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38h Updated A quarter of people hurt themselves while grooming their pubic hair
Market Watch
In a small percentage of cases, some injuries require medical attention.
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39h Updated Earnings Outlook: Wal-Mart earnings: Some analysts say traffic has fallen, others say it has grown
Market Watch
Two traffic reports from different sets of analysts come to differing conclusions about Wal-Mart’s second-quarter traffic, once saying it grew, and another saying it slipped.
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39h American business leaders break with Donald Trump
The Economist
“I’VE never known it to be an embarrassment for a business leader to be associated with an American president,” declares Max Bazerman of Harvard Business School. Donald Trump, in particular, has positioned himself as a businessman-president, whose corporate acumen would unleash a new era for American business. Investors seemed to believe him—his election prompted a giddy “Trump bump” in the stockmarket—and corporate bosses flocked to his side. This week they fled. For many, it seems as much a clear-eyed business calculation as a moral awakening. Some distanced themselves more quickly than others. The trigger was Mr Trump’s reluctance to condemn neo-Nazis and white supremacists who staged violent protests in Virginia on August 12th. Kenneth Frazier (pictured), chief executive of Merck, a big pharmaceutical firm, was the first to leave Mr Trump’s advisory council on manufacturing. On August 14th Mr Trump denounced...
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39h Why we should pour one out for sports bars
Market Watch
Foot traffic is declining on Sundays, according to Foursquare.
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Ask a Fool: Is investing in IPOs a good idea?39h Ask a Fool: Is investing in IPOs a good idea?
USA Today
IPOs can be volatile investments, and should be approached with caution.
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39h Another country joins China and Japan in cracking down on bitcoin exchanges
CNBC
Australia joins China and Japan in trying to regulate and crackdown on bitcoin and digital currency exchange providers.
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39h The Wall Street Journal: Trump agrees to seek Seoul’s OK before any action on North Korea, says President Moon
Market Watch
South Korea’s leader said President Donald Trump agreed to discuss options, including a U.S. military strike, with him before taking any action to rein in North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs.
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40h This chipmaker could be a ‘hidden value’ stock worth watching, according to a portfolio manager
CNBC
Intel could be a technology stock worth investing in as it looks to expand its chip business in the second half, an asset portfolio manager told CNBC.
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40h Futures Movers: Oil prices wobble after EIA-fueled selloff
Market Watch
Oil futures struggle for direction on Thursday, a day after heavy selling that came on the back of data showing U.S. oil production has jumped to an over two-year high.
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Why Merck's CEO says he left Trump's manufacturing council40h Why Merck's CEO says he left Trump's manufacturing council
USA Today
Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier appeared to resign over President Donald Trump's immediate response to Charlottesville protest violence. Video provided by Newsy
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40h Europe Markets: European stocks veer lower as Fed rate-hike doubts hurt bank shares
Market Watch
European stocks fell Thursday, with bank shares dragged down by doubts about another U.S. interest rate hike in 2017, while investors waited for more details about the policy discussion officials at the European Central Bank had last month.
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40h Asia Markets: Asian tech stocks jump, but broad gauges end mixed
Market Watch
Equities extended this week’s gains a bit further early Thursday as minutes of the Federal Reserve’s meeting revealed a deeper-than-expected divide on the timing of the next interest rate increase.
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40h Next Avenue: This is how much fees are hurting your retirement
Market Watch
A personal finance professor shows how much expenses can sock you, and how you can boost your savings.
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40h Tim Mullaney: This is the lesson the stock market has learned from Charlottesville
Market Watch
There’s no net price to pay for investors, CEOs and even politicians to defy President Trump anymore, and no reason to bet on his success, writes Tim Mullaney.
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40h NerdWallet: Start protecting yourself from mobile banking hackers
Market Watch
As millions more consumers move to mobile banking, more hackers will target financial apps.
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40h Outside the Box: What you can do now if you regret your college major
Market Watch
More than half of adults would change one education decision — whether it’s their degree, institution, or college major.
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41h European stocks and bond yields fall after Fed flags weak inflation
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks and bond yields fell in early trade on Thursday after the Federal Reserve expressed concern over weak U.S. inflation, a trend which has clouded the outlook for the world's largest economy.
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41h Key Words: ‘No difference’ between Robert E. Lee and George Washington, says email forwarded by Trump’s lawyer
Market Watch
As the furor continues over President Donald Trump’s Charlottesville comments, his personal lawyer appears to have added fuel to the fire.
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41h Futures Movers: Oil prices rebound after EIA-fueled selloff
Market Watch
Oil futures rebound slightly on Thursday, a day after heavy selling that came on the back of EIA data showing a rise in U.S. oil production to an over two-year high.
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41h London Markets: FTSE 100 slips, with banks bitten after Fed rate-hike debate
Market Watch
U.K. stocks slipped Thursday, with bank shares and DIY retailer Kingfisher struggling, as investors waited for a reading on how well British consumers fared last month.
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42h Updated Market Extra: The pound is ‘extremely undervalued’ right now, according to UBS
Market Watch
With the pound falling to a seven-year low against the euro this week, sterling’s “journey south against the euro is probably closer to the end than the beginning,” UBS says.
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44h Asia shares up as North Korea tensions ease, wary Fed pressures dollar
Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged higher on Thursday as tensions between the United States and North Korea came off the boil, while the Federal Reserve's concerns about weak U.S. inflation weighed on the dollar.
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Cancer centers accused of Medicare fraud, unsafe practices45h Cancer centers accused of Medicare fraud, unsafe practices
USA Today
Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute and 21st Century Oncology accused of gender bias, fraudulent Medicare billing and unsafe practices
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