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1h 5m Updated Toshiba to meet shareholders with no chip unit deal signed
Reuters
CHIBA, Japan (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp is expected to face the wrath of shareholders at its annual meeting on Wednesday after failing to sign a deal to sell its flash memory chip unit by a self-imposed deadline.
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1h 19m Asia stocks pressured as Wall St. hit by healthcare vote delay
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares slumped on Wednesday after Wall Street was knocked hard in the wake of a delay to a U.S. healthcare reform vote, while the euro rallied after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted that the ECB could trim its stimulus this year.
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UPS to freeze pension plans for non-union employees1h 27m UPS to freeze pension plans for non-union employees
USA Today
UPS will stop funding its traditional pension plan in 2023 for nonunion employees
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Petya cyberattack spreads, hitting U.S. and European businesses1h 48m Updated Petya cyberattack spreads, hitting U.S. and European businesses
USA Today
Company and government officials reported serious intrusions at the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices,
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2h The Wall Street Journal: $9 billion debt deal for Puerto Rico public utility rejected
Market Watch
A $9 billion restructuring deal covering Puerto Rico’s public power monopoly failed to win approval on Tuesday from the island’s federal oversight officials, raising the likelihood of default at one of the largest U.S. utilities, according to people familiar with the matter.
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2h Updated Canada allows Dow, Dupont merger after firms agree to sell assets
Reuters
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's Competition Bureau said on Tuesday it would allow a planned merger between DuPont and Dow Chemical Co after both firms agreed to dispose of some assets.
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2h The Wall Street Journal: Apollo buyout fund raises record $23.5 billion
Market Watch
Apollo Global Management LLC, the private-equity firm co-founded by billionaire investor Leon Black, has raised $23.5 billion for the world’s largest-ever buyout fund.
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2h The Wall Street Journal: American Airlines testing new 3-D screener to improve carry-on security
Market Watch
American Airlines Group Inc. is testing new machines that map the contents of hand luggage with more detailed scans than current equipment, aiming to address heightened concerns over explosive devices that could be carried onto a plane.
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2h Updated Nestle plans $20.8 billion share buyback amid Third Point pressure
Reuters
LONDON/ZURICH (Reuters) - Nestle plans to buy back as much as 20 billion Swiss francs ($20.8 billion) worth of shares over three years, it said on Tuesday, days after U.S. activist shareholder Third Point LLC began a campaign to boost performance at the company.
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3h Mansion Global: This city has the most ultra-rich residents in the world
Market Watch
The New York metropolitan area remains the top magnet for the world’s ultra rich, attracting 8,350 residents with a net worth of at least $30 million in 2016, according to a Wealth-X report released Tuesday.
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CNN shrugs off Veritas video as Trump lashes out at network3h Updated CNN shrugs off Veritas video as Trump lashes out at network
USA Today
CNN shrugs off Veritas video as Trump renews Twitter attack on the network
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3h Key Words: This is what Warren Buffett thinks is the real problem with U.S. economy
Market Watch
What’s the real problem with the U.S. economy? Billionaire investor Warren Buffett thinks it’s that rich people are benefiting too much.
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3h Madoff settlements reach $12 billion with new accords
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The trustee recouping money for Bernard Madoff's victims on Tuesday announced nearly $371 million of new settlements with two groups of offshore funds that invested with the imprisoned Ponzi schemer, boosting the total recovery to about $12 billion.
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3h Scrapping South Korea pact would be rash mistake: U.S. trade lobby
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scrapping the U.S.-South Korean trade agreement would be a rash mistake, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said on Tuesday, ahead of a first meeting this week between U.S. President Donald Trump and new South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
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4h After-Hours Buzz: KBH, CAMP & more
CNBC
These are the stocks posting the largest moves after the bell.
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The top features and hazards of iOS 11 in the beta release4h Updated The top features and hazards of iOS 11 in the beta release
USA Today
You can try out iOS 11, the operating system that will run the next iPhone. But there are risks
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4h Commodities Corner: OPEC, have no fear: The U.S. oil-shale output crash is here
Market Watch
The energy industry is already suffering from the impact of spending cuts over the last several years, says Phil Flynn, senior market analyst at Price Futures Group. A crash in shale oil production has already begun.
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4h Wednesday’s $90 million Powerball drawing could be last for budget-hobbled Illinois
Market Watch
Wednesday’s Powerball drawing could be the last for awhile in Illinois, which is operating in a budget void as the state’s financial woes swell.
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5h Barbarians are back: Wall Street just created the largest buyout fund ever
CNBC
Apollo Global Management has raised $23.5 billion in creating the largest buyout fund ever.
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Father and Entrepreneur is Building a Business for the Next Generation5h Updated Father and Entrepreneur is Building a Business for the Next Generation
USA Today
For entrepreneurs, keeping track of invoices can be a challenge. Don’t let an obstacle like that keep you from growing your business.
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5h NewsWatch: Tens of millions of dollars in ill-gotten gains clawed back from Madoff sons’ estates
Market Watch
The estates of Bernie Madoff’s sons have agreed to fork over $23 million in ill-gotten gains from years of benefiting their dad’s Ponzi scheme, according to a joint announcement Tuesday by the court-appointed Madoff trustee and the Justice Department.
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EU slaps Google with record $2.7 B fine for breaching competition rules5h Updated EU slaps Google with record $2.7 B fine for breaching competition rules
USA Today
European regulators allege the tech giant broke antitrust rules with its online shopping service.
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5h Updated Wall St. falters as Senate delays health vote
Reuters
(Reuters) - The tech-heavy Nasdaq led a broad Wall Street decline on Tuesday with stocks falling more sharply after a healthcare bill was delayed in the U.S. Senate, raising fresh questions about President Trump's domestic agenda.
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5h Oil up almost 2 percent on weaker dollar, short-covering
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose nearly 2 percent and hit a one-week high on Tuesday, boosted by a weaker dollar, short covering and expectations that crude inventories in the United States may decline for a third consecutive week.
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Gas prices stun analysts: July 4 lower than Jan. 15h Updated Gas prices stun analysts: July 4 lower than Jan. 1
USA Today
Consumer data tool GasBuddy is projecting that gasoline prices will be lower on the Fourth of July than they were on New Year's Day.
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5h In One Chart: Chart shows how terrible Wall Street economists are at forecasting Treasury yields
Market Watch
Wall Street economists consistently overshoot when they attempt to forecast the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, a Deutsche Bank chart shows.
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5h Updated Oil prices up 2 percent on weaker dollar, short-covering
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose nearly 2 percent and hit a one-week high on Tuesday, boosted by a weaker dollar, short covering and expectations that crude inventories in the United States may decline for a third consecutive week.
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5h Trump Today: Trump Today: President tries to buck up Republicans on health care, hits ‘fake’ news
Market Watch
President Trump invited all 52 Republicans senators to the White House to drum up support for the party’s Obamacare makeover, spoke with the prime minister of Ireland and railed against the “fake news” — again.
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5h Blue Apron needs its customers to eat more food
Market Watch
As it prepares to go public, Blue Apron Holdings needs it customers to order more food.
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Status update: Facebook has 2 billion users. Can it reach 3 billion?5h Updated Status update: Facebook has 2 billion users. Can it reach 3 billion?
USA Today
The giant social network faces significant barriers for growth.
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5h Updated John McEnroe says this 5-foot-2 Egyptian guy would be an even match for tennis superstar Serena Williams
Market Watch
The best female tennis player of all time would be the No. 700–ranked man, he says.
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5h J.K. Rowling has this one piece of career advice for ambitious muggles
Market Watch
Harry Potter came out 20 years ago, but it was years in the making for the author.
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5h Updated This is exactly how many years of work you should reveal on your resume
Market Watch
It may sound counter intuitive, but sometimes having too much experience can hurt you.
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5h Even $100,000 a year isn’t enough to get by in these cities
Market Watch
The coasts are not affordable for the average two-salary household.
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5h The New York Post: Tens of millions of dollars in ill-gotten gains clawed back from Madoff sons’ estates
Market Watch
The estates of Bernie Madoff’s sons have agreed to fork over $23 million in ill-gotten gains from years of benefiting their dad’s Ponzi scheme, according to a joint announcement Tuesday by the court-appointed Madoff trustee and the Justice Department.
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6h U.S. antitrust lawsuit against Qualcomm to proceed, judge rules
Reuters
(Reuters) - The Federal Trade Commission's antitrust lawsuit against Qualcomm Inc can proceed, a federal judge ruled late on Monday, meaning the iPhone chip supplier must now wage a fight with U.S. regulators even as it contests a separate $1 billion lawsuit filed by Apple Inc .
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6h Updated Hedge fund move irks other J. Crew creditors as battle heats up
Market Watch
A move by some hedge funds to influence an exchange offer by preppy retailer J. Crew in their own favor is irking other creditors and putting their chances of recovering their investment at risk.
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How to get a mortgage without a full-time, permanent job6h How to get a mortgage without a full-time, permanent job
USA Today
No W-2s and an uncertain wage future from working in gig economy can make getting a mortgage tough. Here are 6 tips to help prep for a loan application.
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7 ways to ditch the Swiffer and clean your floors with things you already own6h 7 ways to ditch the Swiffer and clean your floors with things you already own
USA Today
Save money and be a greener cleaner with these DIY cleaning tricks
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6h See the stunning new Ritz-Carlton yacht — it’s an anti–cruise ship
Market Watch
Ritz-Carlton announced this month that it’s launching a luxury cruise service with three yachts in the fourth quarter of 2019.
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6h Sprint shares jump on cable wireless talks, T-Mobile sinks
Reuters
(Reuters) - Sprint Corp shares jumped as much as 6 percent on Tuesday on news the carrier is in talks with Charter Communications Inc and Comcast Corp about a wireless partnership, a move that added a new dimension to speculation about possible telecom sector tie-ups.
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6h Updated Bond Report: Treasury yields get lift as Draghi comments pressure European bonds
Market Watch
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s comments lift Treasury yields as his upbeat tone hints European policy makers may not extend its quantitative easing program and wind it down at the end of 2017.
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6h Currencies: Dollar sinks to 10-month low against euro
Market Watch
The dollar weakens broadly Tuesday, marking a 10-month low against the euro, which surged as investors weigh what could be a shift away from aggressive eurozone stimulus.
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6h Why the U.S. Open wants more 50-year-old ball boys and girls
Market Watch
The U.S. Open is conducting tryouts for new ball boys and girls for this year’s tournament and though most will be teenagers, they welcome adults up to age 50 and over.
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6h Updated Earnings Outlook: Nike earnings: Cozying up to consumers in the face of competition from Adidas, Under Armour
Market Watch
Nike Inc. is expected to announce fourth-quarter earnings on June 29, just a couple of weeks after announcing a major reorganization that includes a 2% workforce reduction and a focus on enhancing its direct-to-consumer sales.
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Twitter hires new VP of inclusion and diversity6h Twitter hires new VP of inclusion and diversity
USA Today
Candi Castleberry-Singleton hire is latest bid by Jack Dorsey to make Twitter reflect its users.
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Petya cyberattack hits Europe, disrupting banks, government agencies6h Updated Petya cyberattack hits Europe, disrupting banks, government agencies
USA Today
Company and government officials reported serious intrusions at the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices,
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6h Updated Beat the System: How to ignore politics and get yourself the perfect health insurance
Market Watch
Trumpcare? Ryancare? Obamacare? Who cares? Brett Arends offers a different solution to paying for health care.
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6h Updated Beat the System: This is one more reason America is a rich country in name only
Market Watch
Half of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck. It’s not just millennials or Gen Xers; the numbers for those nearing retirement are pretty scary too.
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6h Wall St. drops as Senate delays healthcare vote
Reuters
(Reuters) - Wall Street dropped on Tuesday as big tech names weighed and losses steepened after a healthcare bill was delayed in the U.S. Senate, raising fresh questions about President Trump's domestic agenda.
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6h Trump is growing frustrated with China and is considering trade actions
CNBC
President Trump is considering trade actions against Beijing.
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4 things you need to know before buying a smart lock6h 4 things you need to know before buying a smart lock
USA Today
Before you replace your keys with your phone, here are the do's and don'ts
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6h Market Extra: Google investors take a big $13 billion hit from ‘relatively small’ EU fine
Market Watch
The $2.7 billion fine that the EU slapped on Google might look small next Alphabet’s cash position, but the impact on investors is much bigger at over $14 billion in market capitalization.
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6h Capitol Report: Republicans punt: Obamacare replacement vote delayed
Market Watch
Republican Senate leaders on Tuesday delayed a vote on the party’s controversial replacement for Obamacare until after July 4 amid a frantic effort to round up enough votes and avert an embarrassing defeat.
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7h Updated Delaware top court rules for Chicago Bridge in Westinghouse dispute
Reuters
WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - The Delaware Supreme Court ruled in favor of Chicago Bridge & Iron Co on Tuesday in a $2 billion dispute with Westinghouse Electric Co that stems from cost overruns at a pair of unfinished U.S. nuclear power plants.
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11 new features in IOS 117h 11 new features in IOS 11
USA Today
USA TODAY'S Ed Baig looks at 11 new features in Apple's new IOS11 public beta
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Here’s what you need to know about Donald Trump’s tax plan7h Here’s what you need to know about Donald Trump’s tax plan
USA Today
Donald Trump’s tax plan doesn’t only affect businesses.
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7h Futures Movers: Oil stretches string of gains to a fourth session
Market Watch
Crude-oil prices advance Tuesday, with the commodity logging a fourth gain in a row as traders brace for a possible decline in U.S. supplies.
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7h Google faces years of EU oversight on top of record antitrust fine
Reuters
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Beyond a headline-grabbing 2.4 billion euro ($2.7 billion) fine EU antitrust regulators have leveled against Google, the internet giant is likely to be shackled for years by Tuesday's precedent-setting decision defining the company as a monopoly.
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7h Updated Mark Hulbert: This is why the stock market will probably be higher on Dec. 31
Market Watch
The stock market rises in the second half of the year about two-thirds of the time.
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7h Yellen has no comment on relationship with Trump, but meets with Mnuchin regularly
CNBC
There has been speculation about whether Trump will retain Yellen as Fed chair when her term runs out early next year.
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iOS 11: top features and hazards in the beta release7h iOS 11: top features and hazards in the beta release
USA Today
You can try out iOS 11, the operating system that will run the next iPhone. But there are risks
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7h The Ratings Game: Tim Westergren’s exit from Pandora is just the first step in company’s turnaround
Market Watch
It was only a matter of time before Pandora Media Chief Executive Tim Westergren was shown the door. Analysts believe the company Westergren founded has been holding on to a failed aim to compete with the likes of Apple and Spotify — and it’s time to move on.
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7h Chesapeake Energy could once again be an M&A target
Market Watch
What until recently was an ugly duckling may suddenly be appealing to any large industry player looking to acquire a shale producer on the cheap, says Thomas H. Kee Jr.
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7h Metals Stocks: Gold notch fourth gain in five sessions as dollar drops, equities weaken
Market Watch
Gold edge higher Tuesday to notch its fourth gain in five sessions as the dollar dropped and U.S. equities weakened, drawing investor attention to the precious metal.
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7h Key Words: Sanders deflects questions on FBI probe, critiquing health-care bill instead
Market Watch
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the 2016 Democratic presidential hopeful whose family is combatting allegations of bank fraud, doesn’t want to talk about it.
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7h Market Snapshot: Stock market slides as Nasdaq sinks more than 1%
Market Watch
U.S. stocks deepen losses Tuesday afternoon as investor turned jittery over whether the weakness in the technology sector could spread to the broader market.
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Uber app update makes it easier to arrange trips for other riders7h Updated Uber app update makes it easier to arrange trips for other riders
USA Today
Uber's ride-hailing app is making it easier for its users to set up trips for seniors and others who may not know their way around a smartphone.
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Uber now lets you request a ride for someone else7h Uber now lets you request a ride for someone else
USA Today
It's Uber's latest attempt at expanding its user base.
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8h Do Apple and Facebook have what it takes to succeed in TV?
Market Watch
If Facebook Inc. and Apple Inc. want to succeed in TV they’re going to need money and audience. Good thing for them, they have both.
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8h In One Chart: How Google’s $2.7 billion fine stacks up against each EU country’s annual budget contribution
Market Watch
If it holds up, the fine levied on Google by European antitrust authorities could dwarf the annual budget contributions of several EU member states.
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8h Wall St. dragged lower by tech stocks; Yellen in focus
Reuters
(Reuters) - Wall Street was lower in early afternoon trading on Tuesday as technology stocks continued to slide while investors focused on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's talk in London.
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Large cyberattack hits Europe, disrupts power grid, banks8h Updated Large cyberattack hits Europe, disrupts power grid, banks
USA Today
Company and government officials reported serious intrusions at the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices,
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8h Updated Market Snapshot: Want to know where the stock market’s headed over the next 6 months? Don’t ask OPEC
Market Watch
The vagaries of crude-oil and its gyrations appeared to weigh heavily on stocks in the past week, but as the landscape of rest of 2017 looks set to unfurl, it’s hard to make a case that a downturn in oil will be the dagger that takes out a bull market headed into its ninth year.
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8h Rates are jumping right now after global central bankers promised inflation is eventually coming
CNBC
Rates are jumping right now after global central bankers promised inflation is eventually coming.
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8h J.K. Rowling has this one piece of advice for ambitious muggles
Market Watch
Harry Potter came out 20 years ago, but it was years in the making for the author.
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8h Why we should see more kids in college classes
Market Watch
As the number of student parents has spiked, campus child care centers has fallen.
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8h John McEnroe says Serena Williams is as good at tennis as this 5’2” Egyptian man
Market Watch
The best female tennis player of all time would be the No. 700 ranked man, he says.
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8h The Tell: Fiscal stimulus will overheat the economy and hurt markets badly: JPMorgan Funds
Market Watch
The prospect of massive fiscal stimulus promised by the Trump administration had been greeted with a lot of enthusiasm by investors at the end of last year, but some strategists believe policy mistakes are likely to hurt bond and equity markets rather than help them
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8h Updated Charter, Comcast explore wireless partnership with Sprint: sources
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp is in talks with Charter Communications Inc and Comcast Corp about a partnership to boost the two U.S. cable companies' wireless offerings, according to sources familiar with the matter.
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PayPal growing as option for online business transactions9h PayPal growing as option for online business transactions
USA Today
There are costs associated with using PayPal to process payments, so you have to weigh options. Here’s a breakdown of the company’s offerings to help decide.
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9h Updated The Fed: Rising stock market valuations reflect increased risk taking, Fed’s Fischer says
Market Watch
Rising valuations in equities and in other parts of the global market are partly explained by a brighter economic outlook but also by elevated risk appetite, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said Tuesday.
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9h Capitol Report: Executives testify that stock exchanges competing with firms they regulate
Market Watch
Stock exchanges have been allowed to evolve beyond their role as neutral market referees and the conflicts of interest that have developed are hurting long-term investors and the integrity of the markets, according to witnesses at a hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
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9h Commodities Corner: Drivers may pay the lowest July 4th gasoline prices in 12 years
Market Watch
Drivers are set to pay the lowest Independence Day price for gasoline since 2005, according to GasBuddy.
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9h Updated Nestle plans $20.8 billion share buyback after Third Point pressure
Reuters
ZURICH (Reuters) - Nestle plans to buy back as much as 20 billion Swiss francs ($20.79 billion) worth of shares by June 2020, the Swiss food giant said on Tuesday as it responds to pressure brought by U.S. activist shareholder Third Point LLC.
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9h Updated The Technical Indicator: Charting the S&P 500’s stealth breakout attempt as FAANG-fueled downturn fades
Market Watch
Technically speaking, the big three U.S. benchmarks have asserted a late-June holding pattern, of sorts, against a still bullish bigger-picture backdrop, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
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9h Updated S&P, Dow pare losses as bank, consumer stocks rise
Reuters
(Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average pared early losses in late morning trading on Tuesday as bank and consumer stocks rose on robust consumer confidence data, while the Nasdaq Composite was dragged lower by a fall in technology shares.
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Turmoil in Washington: Should investors be nervous?9h Updated Turmoil in Washington: Should investors be nervous?
USA Today
Why The Motley Fool says shareholders need to take a longer view
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9h Oil prices up 2 percent on weaker dollar, short covering
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose about 2 percent on Tuesday and hit a one-week high, boosted by a weaker dollar, short covering and expectations that crude inventories in the United States may decline for the third consecutive week.
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9h London Markets: FTSE 100 ends lower as retailers lose ground
Market Watch
U.K. stocks pull lower Tuesday, with a warning from British department store Debenhams PLC dragging down shares of blue-chip retailers.
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9h Updated To Predict U.S. Stocks and Inflation, Keep an Eye on Chinese Electricity
The Wall Street Journal
After a bubbly first quarter, Chinese growth is moderating again. A not too hot, not too cold China is good for U.S. stocks.
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9h Europe Markets: Euro leaps after Draghi speaks, sending European stocks to 2-month closing low
Market Watch
European stocks dropped Tuesday, feeling the weight of a rising euro, as profit warnings and merger concerns also hit the region’s equities.
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9h Economic Report: Americans say jobs market best since 2001
Market Watch
Americans say the jobs market hasn’t been this good since 2001. The latest poll of consumer confidence shows that people think it’s easier to get a job now than anytime in the past 16 years
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10h Tim Mullaney: Where to go next on fixing Obamacare — and it’s not the Senate version
Market Watch
Some flexibility on what insurance plans must cover might help contain cost growth and get more people covered.
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10h NewsWatch: How the Republicans and Democrats can both be right on Medicaid
Market Watch
The healthcare debate is about more than healthcare. It’s also about entitlement spending, how fast the economy is growing, how wide and deep our tax base is, the time frame through which we examine issues and so forth
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10h The Wall Street Journal: Cyberattacks hit global companies in Europe
Market Watch
Large global companies in Europe reported significant cyberattacks against their computer systems, by the same WannaCry virus that damaged European businesses last month.
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10h Yes, most people believe Uber drivers deserve tips
Market Watch
The company now allows in-app tipping for drivers.
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10h Harker stands by Fed rate hikes but nods to weak inflation
CNBC
The Fed rightly plans to raise U.S. interest rates once more this year given recent inflation weakness is likely temporary, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said on Tuesday.
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10h BlackRock makes technology deal in cash management business
Reuters
(Reuters) - BlackRock , the world's biggest asset manager, on Tuesday said it would buy a software company that helps businesses invest their cash, marking its second investment in a technology firm this month.
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10h Donald Trump’s next speaking gig could be at the most magical place on Earth
Market Watch
Disney confirmed that the 45th president will be given a speaking role in ‘The Hall of Presidents’
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10h Market Snapshot: Stock market fights for traction, as energy, financials punch higher
Market Watch
U.S. stocks were mostly flat on Tuesday as investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen and watched developments surrounding controversial health-care legislation in the U.S. Senate, though the latest bout of weakness for the technology sector pressured the Nasdaq.
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10h Updated With Alphabet, Google faces a daunting challenge: organizing itself
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google’s self-professed mission is to organize the world’s information. But a company known for engineering excellence is still trying to solve the very human problem of how to organize itself.
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10h Key Words: Why one member of Congress says $174,000 isn’t enough to pay his bills
Market Watch
Rep. Jason Chaffetz has an unpopular message: Members of Congress need some more help.
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11h Metals Stocks: Gold aims for fourth gain in five sessions as dollar falls
Market Watch
Gold snaps back Tuesday from sharp losses a day earlier, and is on track to post four gains in five sessions as the dollar sours.
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11h Updated Key Words: Syria statement puts Trump unpredictability on display: Democratic senator
Market Watch
‘Candidate Trump said that he would be unpredictable in foreign affairs,’ notes Chris Coons, a Democrat from Delaware who serves on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
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11h Updated Deep Dive: No. 1 mutual fund, which made a killing off Amazon and Tesla, is now focused on these stocks
Market Watch
Joshua K. Spencer of the T. Rowe Price Global Technology Fund has sold some big winners and says where he’s leading the fund now.
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11h Updated Deep Dive: Wall Street really hates giving any stock a ‘sell’ rating
Market Watch
Not a single S&P 500 stock has majority ‘sell’ ratings from analysts.
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11h Updated Deep Dive: These dividend stocks are down a lot, but there’s plenty of cash flow to raise payouts
Market Watch
Here are some possible bargains for income-seeking investors willing to consider contrarian plays.
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11h Futures Movers: Oil shoots for 4th winning session in a row
Market Watch
Crude-oil prices advance Tuesday, putting the commodity on track for its fourth gain in a row, as traders brace for a possible decline in U.S. supplies.
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11h Key Words: Why one member of Congress says $174,000 isn’t enough to serve
Market Watch
Rep. Jason Chaffetz has an unpopular message: Members of Congress need some more help.
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11h Paul Brandus: How the Republicans and Democrats can both be right on Medicaid
Market Watch
The healthcare debate is about more than healthcare. It’s also about entitlement spending, how fast the economy is growing, how wide and deep our tax base is, the time frame through which we examine issues and so forth
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11h Currencies: Dollar sinks to 9-month low against euro
Market Watch
The dollar fell broadly Tuesday, marking a nine-month low against the euro, as investors weigh what could be a shift away from aggressive eurozone stimulus.
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Advance Auto Parts cuts 475 jobs as sales waver11h Advance Auto Parts cuts 475 jobs as sales waver
USA Today
Advance Auto Parts cut nearly 500 jobs as it seeks a turnaround predicated on store upgrades after two consecutive years of sales declines.
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11h Updated Oil prices up on weaker dollar, but supply glut caps gain
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose for a fourth consecutive session on Tuesday, boosted by a weaker dollar, but worries over persistent oversupply capped gains.
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11h Updated FA Center: Here’s how hard it is to get out of stocks before a bear market starts
Market Watch
Hardly any successful market timers from one cycle do well in the next.
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11h Updated EU fines Google record $2.7 billion in first antitrust case
Reuters
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators hit Alphabet unit Google with a record 2.42-billion-euro ($2.7 billion) fine on Tuesday, taking a tough line in the first of three investigations into the company's dominance in searches and smartphones.
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11h Micron Will Keep Defying the Skeptics
The Wall Street Journal
It’s telling that just when Micron is back to making serious money, the first question is: how long can that last? A strong memory market has boosted sales and earnings for the chipmaker, and the shares are still worth buying.
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11h Economic Report: Consumer confidence gets stronger in June
Market Watch
Consumers are still plenty confident in the U.S. economy, although they don’t expect growth to accelerate anytime soon, a survey shows.
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11h El Al can no longer ask women to move seats on religious grounds
The Economist
ONE of the more unsavoury airline practices has now been outlawed. In 2015 flight attendants on El Al, Israel’s national carrier, asked Renee Rabinowitz, an 81-year-old holocaust survivor, to move seats after she boarded her flight in New Jersey. An ultra-orthodox Jewish male passenger had objected to having to sit next to her. , it was explained, are forbidden from close contact with females who are not relatives. Ms Rabinowitz is not alone. As this blog has reported on  in recent years, men flying El Al regularly refuse to take their seats next to female passengers. And El Al staff, if the men cannot be accommodated elsewhere on the plane, will sometimes ask the “offending” woman to vacate her seat. At the time, Ms Rabinowitz
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11h The Wall Street Journal: Google’s big European fine is likely bad news for Facebook, Amazon and others
Market Watch
EU decision could set a precedent in instances where tech giants have become digital gatekeepers, experts say,
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Google fined $2.72 billion for antitrust breach11h Google fined $2.72 billion for antitrust breach
USA Today
The European Union's competition watchdog slapped a record 2.42 billion euro (2.72 billion US dollars) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service. (June 27)
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12h Wall Street slips on tech selloff
Reuters
(Reuters) - Wall Street was pulled lower by a selloff in technology shares at the open on Tuesday, while investors awaited clues on interest rate hikes from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's talk in London.
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12h UPS looks to add more green vehicles to its fleet by 2025
Reuters
(Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc said on Tuesday it would add more vehicles that run on non-conventional power to its fleet by 2025, as the package delivery company looks to cut its greenhouse emissions.
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12h Consumer Credit Gone Wild, Bank of England Slaps It Down
The Wall Street Journal
The Bank of England tightened the screws on bank lending to consumers, a key driver of the post-Brexit economy.
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12h Wells Fargo to sell commercial insurance business
Reuters
(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co said on Tuesday it agreed to sell its commercial insurance business to private insurer USI Insurance Services, as the third-largest U.S. bank plans to focus on core banking products and services.
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12h Merck shares fall even after cholesterol drug meets primary goal in study
CNBC
Merck said Tuesday its cholesterol drug anacetrapib met its primary goal.
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12h Market Snapshot: Tech weakness weighs on Wall Street again; investors look to Yellen
Market Watch
U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, with the tech sector once again leading the day’s decline as large-cap names in the sector sold off and as investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen and watched developments surrounding controversial health-care legislation in the U.S. Senate.
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12h The Wall Street Journal: Model Miranda Kerr hands over $8 mln in jewelry in 1MDB misappropriated funds case
Market Watch
Australian model Miranda Kerr has handed over $8.1 million worth of jewelry to the U.S. Justice Department a week after lawsuits said it was purchased for her by Malaysian financier Jho Low with allegedly misappropriated funds, according to her spokesman.
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12h Sprint rises on wireless partnership talks with Charter, Comcast
Reuters
(Reuters) - Sprint Corp's shares rose 3 percent on Tuesday after reports the fourth-largest U.S. wireless service provider was in talks with Charter Communications Inc and Comcast Corp about a wireless partnership.
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12h Wall St. opens lower as tech selloff bites
Reuters
(Reuters) - Wall Street slipped at the open on Tuesday as a selloff in technology shares continued, while investors awaited clues on interest rate hikes from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's talk in London.
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12h Bond Report: Treasury yields rise after Draghi dismisses factors holding down inflation as ‘temporary’
Market Watch
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s comments lift Treasury yields as his upbeat tone hints that it may not extend its quantitative easing program and wind it down at the end of 2017.
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12h The Wall Street Journal: North Korea compares Trump to Hitler in harshest language so far out of Pyongyang
Market Watch
North Korea’s state media described President Donald Trump’s “America First” policy as “Nazism in the 21st century,” and compared the U.S. president to Adolf Hitler, in the harshest language that Pyongyang has directed at the Trump administration.
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Here are the best workplaces for Millennials12h Here are the best workplaces for Millennials
USA Today
Fortune unveils the 2017 list of the “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials.”
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12h Updated Why did these generic drugs’ prices jump as much as 85%?
Market Watch
The price hikes were made the day of a Senate hearing on expensive drugs.
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12h Updated Amazon could push more pharmacies into offering lab tests
Market Watch
You could get a blood test while you shop for toothpaste and fill prescriptions.
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13h The Wall Street Journal: Hollywood studios are auditing China box-office receipts
Market Watch
Concerned they are being shortchanged, Hollywood studios are conducting an audit of box-office receipts from Chinese movie theaters
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13h U.S. home prices for April rise slower than expected
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. single-family home prices accelerated at a slower pace than expected in April, a survey showed on Tuesday.
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13h Updated Market Snapshot: Wall Street stocks poised to slip, as tech sector comes under pressure again
Market Watch
U.S. stock-index futures point to a mildly lower open on Tuesday, with the tech sector once again under pressure, as traders await a speech by Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen and watch the latest debate surrounding health-care legislation in the U.S. Senate.
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13h Updated SoftBank Should Hurry to Rid Itself of Sprint
The Wall Street Journal
Japanese tech giant SoftBank has higher priorities than its 83% stake in struggling U.S. telecom operator Sprint.
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13h NewsWatch: Here’s how to invest in real estate — think Warren Buffett-style, not shopping malls
Market Watch
REITs can yield big profits, but only if you know which ones to buy, says our call of the day.
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13h Economic Report: House-price gains cool slightly even as bubble questions stir: Case-Shiller
Market Watch
The S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city index rose 5.7% in the three-month period ending in April compared to a year ago, down two ticks from the 5.9% annual gain notched in March.
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13h The Wall Street Journal: Judge denies Qualcomm motion to dismiss FTC’s competition lawsuit
Market Watch
A U.S. federal judge ruled against Qualcomm Inc.’s motion to dismiss a Federal Trade Commission case arguing that the large supplier of smartphone chips used its position in the market to compete unfairly.
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13h Germany moves to crack down on vehicle emissions
Reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will discuss a national plan to cut pollution from diesel engines and set up a new organization to test vehicles to try to restore consumer confidence after Volkswagen's emissions scandal, ministers said on Tuesday.
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13h Updated Store Capital enjoys biggest one-day boost after Warren Buffett buys stake
Market Watch
Shares of the real-estate investment trust jump 10% on the news that Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has purchased a 9.8% stake.
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13h Sprint jumps on wireless partnership talks with Charter, Comcast
Reuters
(Reuters) - Sprint Corp's shares jumped more than 9 percent premarket on Tuesday, after the fourth-largest U.S. wireless service provider was said to be in talks with Charter Communications Inc and Comcast Corp about wireless partnership.
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13h Updated The Ratings Game: Costco’s share-price plunge created a buying opportunity, analyst says
Market Watch
Costco’s stock surged after Raymond James upgraded the membership-based warehouse retailer, saying the recent selloff in the wake of Amazon’s deal to buy Whole Foods created an opportunity for investors to buy.
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Millennials eat up savings by dining out too much, study shows13h Millennials eat up savings by dining out too much, study shows
USA Today
A new study says that Millennials eat out five times a week -- and it gets costly
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13h Updated This is why millennials can’t have nice things (or save any money)
Market Watch
Avocado toast is the least of young Americans’ worries.
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13h London Markets: FTSE 100 struggles as retailers, home builders lose ground
Market Watch
U.K. stocks pulled lower Tuesday, with a warning from British department store Debenhams PLC dragging down shares of blue-chip retailers.
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13h A Republican and a Democrat team up to split Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
CNBC
Senators Bob Corker and Mark Warner are considering legislation that would break up Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, according to Bloomberg.
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13h Merck shares rise after saying cholesterol drug met primary goal in study
CNBC
Merck said Tuesday its cholesterol drug anacetrapib met its primary goal.
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13h The Wall Street Journal: General Motors cuts outlook for industry-wide vehicle sales
Market Watch
General Motors Co. expects industry vehicle sales to fall short of its original forecast for the year, the latest sign of a slowdown in the U.S. auto market after a record run.
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14h Updated Commodities Corner: Top money manager says gold may hit $1,500 for the first time since 2013
Market Watch
U.S. Global Investors’ Frank Holmes offers his views on what’s moving the gold market and talks about the launch of his company’s first gold exchange-traded fund.
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14h OPEC in no rush on deeper oil output cut, to look at in July: delegates
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - OPEC will not rush into making a further cut in oil output or end some countries' exemptions to output limits, OPEC delegates said, although a meeting in Russia next month is likely to consider further steps to support the market.
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14h Need to Know: Here’s how to invest in real estate — think Warren Buffett-style, not shopping malls
Market Watch
REITs can yield big profits, but only if you know which ones to buy, says our call of the day.
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14h Updated The Fed: Don’t expect Janet Yellen to signal retreat in London on Fed’s interest-rate strategy
Market Watch
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen is unlikely to offer any hint the central bank is wavering on its strategy to raise U.S. interest rates when she makes the rounds in London this week.
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14h Beat the System: Half of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck
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It’s not just millennials or Gen Xers; the numbers for those nearing retirement are pretty scary too.
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14h Updated Stratfor: As Trump tries to pull the U.S. back from the global stage, other nations face an uncomfortable truth
Market Watch
The G-20 summit on July 7-8 will offer a snapshot of global dysfunction. Here’s what to watch there and throughout the third quarter, according to Stratfor analysts.
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14h Stock futures slip on tech selloff; Yellen in focus
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were lower on Tuesday as a selloff in technology shares continued, while investors awaited clues on interest rate hikes from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's talk in London.
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14h Updated Market Snapshot: Dow halts 4-session skid, but Nasdaq slumps as technology stocks stumble
Market Watch
The Dow industrials on Monday end a string of daily losses at four, but the Nasdaq Composite falters, putting pressure on the broader market.
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14h Updated In One Chart: These are the most American-made cars
Market Watch
Two Ohio-built SUVs from Fiat Chrysler are the most American-made vehicles to roll off the assembly line, according to a Cars.com index released Monday.
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14h Why Central Banks Need to Worry About Falling Oil Prices
The Wall Street Journal
The effect of declining oil prices on inflation raises some awkward questions for markets and policy makers.
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14h Metals Stocks: Gold aims for fourth gain in five sessions as dollar, stocks wobble
Market Watch
Gold snapped back on Tuesday from Monday’s sharp losses, on its way to post four gains in five sessions as demand for stocks and the dollar soured.
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Cable companies might be about to strike deal to offer wireless service14h Cable companies might be about to strike deal to offer wireless service
USA Today
Two cable companies might be able to strike a deal with a telecommunications firm to offer wireless service. Sprint, Charter Communications & Comcast are reportedly in exclusive talks to explore the possibility of securing a deal on this matter.
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A big British bank may be about to bring Bitcoin into play15h A big British bank may be about to bring Bitcoin into play
USA Today
A big British bank is considering bringing Bitcoin 'into play.' Barclays CEO Ashok Vaswani has spoken to regulators about engaging with the cryptocurrency, although he did not elaborate on what that would involve.
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15h Stocks, dollar ease as central bank officials take center stage
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar weakened on Tuesday as investors awaited Federal Reserve signals on whether the U.S. central bank will stick to its guns and raise rates this year, while firmer commodity-related shares helped limit losses across major stock indices.
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15h Currencies: Broadly weaker dollar sinks to two-week low against euro
Market Watch
The dollar fell broadly Tuesday, marking a two-week low against the euro, as investors continued to weigh what could be shifting sentiment away from aggressive stimulus at the European Central Bank.
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15h EU hits Google with record 2.42 billion euro antitrust fine
Reuters
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators hit Alphabet unit Google with a record 2.42-billion-euro ($2.7 billion) fine on Tuesday, indicating they will likely take a tough line with the company in two other ongoing cases.
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15h Updated Germany plans new emissions testing body after VW scandal
Reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will set up a new organization to test vehicle emissions to try to restore consumer confidence after Volkswagen's emissions scandal revealed an industry-wide pollution problem, the transport ministry said on Tuesday.
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15h Market Snapshot: Wall Street stocks poised to slip, as techs come under pressure again
Market Watch
U.S. stock futures on Tuesday point to a decline at the open, with the tech sector under pressure again, as traders wait for a speech from Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen.
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A Foolish Take: The 5 biggest social networks15h A Foolish Take: The 5 biggest social networks
USA Today
Facebook and Tencent dominate the industry with their various apps.
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Pharmacy exec gets 9 years for deadly meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people15h Pharmacy exec gets 9 years for deadly meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people
USA Today
Pharmacist Barry Cadden, who once headed New England Compounding Center (NECC), gets nine years in prison in deadly meningitis outbreak.
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15h The Wall Street Journal: Western Digital puts forward new plan to buy Toshiba’s stake in joint chip business
Market Watch
In the new proposal backed by KKR, the U.S. team would provide debt financing to facilitate Toshiba’s sale of its stake in the NAND flash-memory joint venture, rather than take a stake in the Toshiba unit.
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Millennials eat out more than any other generation15h Millennials eat out more than any other generation
USA Today
A new study says that the average Millennial eats out five times a week, 14% more than Baby Boomers.
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16h Can good corporate citizenship be measured?
CNBC
Investors have embraced a new three-letter abbreviation — E.S.G., or “environmental, social and governance” — as a yardstick for companies. How meaningful is it?
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16h EU antitrust regulators hit Google with record $2.7 billion fine
Reuters
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators slapped a record 2.42-billion-euro ($2.7 billion) fine on Alphabet unit Google on Tuesday by illegally favoring its shopping service.
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iPhone 8 sales are forecast to be blockbuster16h iPhone 8 sales are forecast to be blockbuster
USA Today
The most significant update to the iPhone in three years will likely encourage consumers to ignore the iPhone 7 this summer.
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16h EU antitrust regulators hit Google with record 2.42 billion euro fine
Reuters
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators slapped a record 2.42-billion-euro ($2.7 billion) fine on Alphabet unit Google on Tuesday by illegally favoring its shopping service.
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16h Europe Markets: Euro leaps after Draghi speaks, pulling European stocks toward 2-week low
Market Watch
European stocks dropped Tuesday, feeling the weight of a rising euro, while profit warnings and M&A concerns pulled regional equities toward their lowest in nearly two weeks.
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16h Oil up on weaker dollar, supply glut caps gain
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose for a fourth consecutive session on Tuesday boosted by a weaker dollar and investors covering short positions, but worries over persistent oversupply capped gains.
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17h 6 strategies for switching careers
Market Watch
Co-founders of The Muse offer advice from their book, ‘The New Rules of Work.’
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17h London Markets: FTSE 100 falls as profit warning puts retailers under pressure
Market Watch
U.K. stocks pulled lower Tuesday, with a warning from a British department store Debenhams PLC dragging down shares of blue-chip retailers.
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17h The Wall Street Journal: 4 questions for your donor-advised fund
Market Watch
You can make a real difference for your chosen charities by having a solid plan for a donor-advised fund.
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17h The Wall Street Journal: Why artificial intelligence is ‘the new electricity’
Market Watch
Two top experts in the field say AI is going to transform every industry.
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17h Stocks, dollar ease ahead of slew of central bank speeches
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Commodity-related shares rebounded on the back of firmer oil and metals prices, helping to limit losses in other sectors, while the dollar eased in anticipation of a possible hint from the Federal Reserve on the timing of an expected rate hike.
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17h Futures Movers: Oil gains, aiming for four winning sessions in a row
Market Watch
Oil futures advance on Tuesday, putting crude on track for its fourth up session in a row as traders brace for a possible decline in U.S. supplies.
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18h Updated Oil up for fourth day on short-covering, supply glut caps gains
Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose for a fourth consecutive session on Tuesday as investors covered short positions, although worries over a persistent global supply glut still lingered.
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18h Germany to set up new emissions testing body after VW scandal
Reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German transport ministry announced plans on Tuesday to set up a new institute to test vehicle emissions to restore consumer confidence after the Volkswagen scandal as it said two models had produced more carbon dioxide than allowed.
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19h Updated In One Chart: Why buying a 10-year-old car is a savvy move
Market Watch
Want to make sure your car won’t wreck your budget? Here’s a chart that might help work out the cheapest and priciest approaches to car ownership.
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19h Updated Donald Trump’s next speaking gig could be at the ‘most magical place on Earth’
Market Watch
Disney confirmed that the 45th president will be given a speaking role in ‘The Hall of Presidents’
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19h Updated Deep Dive: Here’s a different approach to investing in emerging markets: value
Market Watch
Paul Espinosa of Seafarer Capital Partners says there’s an open field for value strategies in developing economies.
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20h Volvo and Autoliv team up with Nvidia for self-driving cars
Reuters
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Volvo Cars and Swedish car safety supplier Autoliv have signed a deal with U.S. firm Nvidia Corp , best known for its graphics technology in computer games, to develop software systems for self-driving cars.
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20h MarketWatch First Take: Nvidia forges more partnerships with auto makers for self-driving tech
Market Watch
Nvidia Inc. unveiled more partnerships in the hot self-driving car arena, including an unusual joint venture between a Swedish auto maker Volvo and one of its suppliers, in its quest to become the standard technology inside all self-driving cars in the future.
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20h Japanese stocks edge towards two-year high, dollar firms before Yellen
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese stocks edged towards two-year highs on Tuesday as exporters benefited from dollar strength, with investors expecting comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to support the Fed's projection for one more interest rate rise this year.
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20h Exclusive: Ericsson scraps push for new clients beyond telecoms
Reuters
LONDON/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Ericsson has ditched its goal of winning more clients beyond the telecoms industry to refocus on selling networks to mobile phone companies in a move to cut costs and halt a dramatic fall in its share price.
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New car prices remain high, but are starting to weaken20h New car prices remain high, but are starting to weaken
USA Today
The price that people actually paid for a new vehicle may shock you
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22h Asia Markets: Asian markets mostly higher, boosted by stronger dollar
Market Watch
Global shares were higher in Asia-Pacific trade Tuesday, lifted in part by a stronger U.S. dollar, though markets in Australia bucked the trend due to declines in utility and mining stocks.
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22h Japanese stocks edge towards two-year high, dollar supported before Yellen
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese stocks edged towards two-year highs on Tuesday as exporters benefited from dollar strength, with investors expecting comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to support the Fed's projection for one more interest rate rise this year.
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22h Is This a Leverage Problem: $73 Billion in Chinese Loans to HNA?
The Wall Street Journal
Whether or not the ties between banks and companies like HNA amount to systemic risk, it’s clear the relationships are complex
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22h U.S. says Syria preparing another chemical attack, threatens retaliation
Market Watch
The Trump administration late Monday accused the Syrian government of preparing another chemical weapons attack, and threatened the Syrian military would “pay a heavy price” if an attack was carried out.
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22h Updated This is the most helpful thing you can do for your family before you die
Market Watch
Compile all your personal information and name a point person.
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Pharmacist gets 9 years for deadly meningitis outbreak23h Updated Pharmacist gets 9 years for deadly meningitis outbreak
USA Today
Pharmacist Barry Cadden, who once headed New England Compounding Center (NECC), gets nine years in prison in deadly meningitis outbreak.
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23h Updated Oil little changed after three-day gain, supply glut weighs
Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Crude oil futures were largely unchanged on Tuesday as the market took a breather following three days of gains with a supply glut keeping a lid on prices.
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Study: new cars unaffordable for most Americans24h Study: new cars unaffordable for most Americans
USA Today
Scoring a new set of wheels may be out of reach for many Americans. A new study by Bankrate found that only one city in the country has a median income high enough to purchase a new car: Washington, D.C.
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24h Sprint in exclusive talks with Charter, Comcast on wireless deal: WSJ
Reuters
(Reuters) - Sprint Corp is in exclusive talks with Charter Communications Inc and Comcast Corp to explore a deal that could boost the cable companies' wireless service, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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24h The Wall Street Journal: Sprint explores wireless deal with Comcast, Charter
Market Watch
Sprint Corp. has entered into exclusive talks with Charter Communications Inc. and Comcast Corp. as the cable companies explore a deal that could bolster their plans to offer wireless service, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Is Amazon getting too big?25h Updated Is Amazon getting too big?
USA Today
Some observers fear that as Amazon’s breadth grows, the power of its ecosystem could stifle competition and erode jobs.
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25h Updated Ties Between Chinese Banks and Deal Makers Run Deep
The Wall Street Journal
Whether or not the ties between banks and companies like HNA amount to systemic risk, it’s clear the relationships are complex
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26h The Wall Street Journal: Corruption charges filed against Brazil’s president
Market Watch
Brazil’s top prosecutor filed criminal charges against President Michel Temer on Monday, marking a critical new phase for the corruption purge that has roiled Latin America’s largest country for the past three years.
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26h The Wall Street Journal: U.S. may add more duties to Canadian lumber tariffs
Market Watch
The Trump administration escalated its lumber trade tiff with Canada, adding a new layer of duties on imports from its northern neighbor, even as it said it still hopes to negotiate a settlement before the full bite of the penalties is felt.
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After Uber, more women speak up about Silicon Valley sexism26h Updated After Uber, more women speak up about Silicon Valley sexism
USA Today
It could be a tipping point for the tech industry as more women break their silence
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Anthem settles a security breach lawsuit affecting 80M26h Anthem settles a security breach lawsuit affecting 80M
USA Today
Anthem has agreed to pay $115 million to settle class-action lawsuits after a cyberattack
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Are states ready for self-driving cars?27h Are states ready for self-driving cars?
USA Today
Short on cash and guidance, states tread lightly when it comes to spending on roads and sensors.
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This best-selling Japanese chef’s knife is 80 percent off right now27h This best-selling Japanese chef’s knife is 80 percent off right now
USA Today
The Issiki Japan chef's knife is a best-seller on Amazon and right now you can get cooking for a bargain price.
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27h Updated The Wall Street Journal: Ethereum plunges 24% as cryptocurrencies hit by massive selloff
Market Watch
Cryptocurrencies led by bitcoin and Ethereum were falling across the board on Monday as a massive run-up this spring has spurred some profit taking.
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27h Updated The Margin: Elon Musk wants to whisk you from O’Hare to downtown Chicago at 125 mph
Market Watch
Tesla and SpaceX chief reportedly learned of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s abiding desire to speed a journey that can take 45 minutes via the existing CTA mass-transit train line and often even longer by taxi or private automobile and pitched him on a Boring idea.
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27h Updated Key Words: American Medical Association slams Senate GOP health bill for violating ‘do not harm’ principle ‘on many levels’
Market Watch
One of the biggest criticisms of the U.S. Senate Republican leadership’s Better Care Reconciliation Act comes from the nation’s biggest doctors’ lobby.
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Amazon Echo Show: Worth it once the kinks are worked out28h Updated Amazon Echo Show: Worth it once the kinks are worked out
USA Today
Amazon's first Echo with a screen lets you play videos, show off pics, make video calls
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28h J.K. Rowling became a billionaire by masquerading as a man
Market Watch
The first Harry Potter book was published on June 26, 1997.
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Is Amazon getting too large?28h Is Amazon getting too large?
USA Today
With Amazon's announcement it's buying Whole Foods, consumers wonder: is Amazon getting too large?
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28h Google, Microsoft among companies urging court to back gay workers
Reuters
(Reuters) - Dozens of companies, including Alphabet Inc's Google, Microsoft Corp, CBS Corp and Viacom Inc urged a federal appeals court on Monday to rule that a law banning sex discrimination in the workplace offers protections to gay employees.
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Martin Shkreli criticized by potential jurors as his criminal trial opens28h Martin Shkreli criticized by potential jurors as his criminal trial opens
USA Today
Potential jurors criticize Martin Shkreli over drug price hikes at unrelated fraud trial
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Amtrak taps former Delta CEO Richard Anderson as new CEO28h Updated Amtrak taps former Delta CEO Richard Anderson as new CEO
USA Today
Amtrak taps former Delta CEO Richard Anderson as new CEO
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28h After-hours buzz: ORCL, SCS, & more
CNBC
These are the stocks posting the largest moves after the bell.
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29h NewsWatch: Get ready for the busiest IPO week so far this year
Market Watch
The initial public offering market is heating up, with 10 IPOs, including Blue Apron, expected to price just this week—so far the year’s busiest.
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29h Capitol Report: CBO says Senate bill would increase number of uninsured Americans by 22 million
Market Watch
A Senate bill to reform health insurance would leave 22 million more people uninsured but cut the deficit significantly, according to a new estimate released Monday
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29h Apple CEO touts India impact in push for deeper market access
Reuters
(Reuters) - Apple CEO Tim Cook on Sunday highlighted the economic impact the company is having on India in a meeting with its prime minister as the iPhone maker seeks deeper access to the world's third-largest smartphone market behind the United States and China.
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29h The Wall Street Journal: New Zealand routs Larry Ellison’s USA team to win America’s Cup
Market Watch
Emirates Team New Zealand won the America’s Cup on Monday, wresting control of the nearly 166-year-old sailing trophy from Larry Ellison’s Oracle Team USA.
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29h Updated Amtrak names former Delta executive as next CEO
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amtrak on Monday named a former Delta Air Lines chief to lead the U.S. passenger rail carrier as it embarks on a major renovation of its busiest U.S. hub following years of disruptions and delays along the Northeast Corridor.
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29h S&P 500, Dow edge up; tech weighs on Nasdaq
Reuters
(Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Dow barely rose on Monday as gains were offset by a fall in technology stocks, which pushed the Nasdaq lower as investors turned to more defensive sectors.
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29h Updated Key Words: Biden tells Ackman ‘never disrespect’ memory of his dead son
Market Watch
The hedge-fund manager, who runs Pershing Square and boasts a net worth of $1.4 billion, reportedly locked horns with former Vice President Joe Biden at a dinner in Las Vegas.
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29h Capitol Report: CBO says Senate bill would increase uninsured by 22 million
Market Watch
A Senate bill to reform health insurance would leave 22 million more people uninsured but cut the deficit significantly, according to a new estimate released Monday
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Tim Westergren is stepping down from Pandora29h Tim Westergren is stepping down from Pandora
USA Today
Pandora' co-founder and CEO Tim Westergren has announced that he plans to step down from the music company he founded over 17 years ago. Video provided by TheStreet
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29h Updated Bond Report: Treasury yields decline after durable-goods data disappoints
Market Watch
Treasury yields slipped after durable orders data fell more than expected, which could derail a second quarter rebound and give the Fed some food for thought as it thinks about the appropriate pace of monetary tightening.
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This retro fridge is made from a classic Fiat, and it’s coming to the US29h This retro fridge is made from a classic Fiat, and it’s coming to the US
USA Today
You’ll want to park this adorable Fiat fridge right in your kitchen
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29h Snap shares may be unable to stay above IPO price as big insider selling looms
CNBC
Snap shares could fall significantly below its IPO price in coming weeks, if historical trends hold true.
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Key Safety Systems: Meet the company taking over Takata after bankruptcy29h Updated Key Safety Systems: Meet the company taking over Takata after bankruptcy
USA Today
The bankruptcy filing of Takata paves the way for obscure manufacturer Key Safety Systems to rise to power in the global automotive industry.
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5 ways marriage affects your student loans29h Updated 5 ways marriage affects your student loans
USA Today
You are responsible for loans you took out before your wedding. But marriage can affect loan payments, loan-related tax breaks and ability to pursue financial goals.
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Google car firm Waymo signs self-driving car deal with rental firm Avis Budget29h Updated Google car firm Waymo signs self-driving car deal with rental firm Avis Budget
USA Today
Former Google car project Waymo signed a deal with Avis Budget Group to service and house a fleet of self-driving vehicles being tested in Phoenix.
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29h Dan Yergin on disclosing climate-related risk: Let’s get it right the first time
CNBC
IHS Markit's Dan Yergin and Antonia Bullard warn that it’s imperative to get the guidelines for disclosing climate-related risk right the first time, or risk misleading disclosures and confusion.
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29h Currencies: Dollar regains ground after weaker data
Market Watch
The dollar regained ground on Monday, recouping modest losses that followed weaker-than-expected data on orders for big-ticket items.
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29h GM lowers outlook for U.S. 2017 new vehicle sales
Reuters
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co now expects U.S. new vehicle sales in 2017 will be in the "low 17 million" unit range, reflecting a widespread expectation that the industry is headed for a moderate downturn, a top executive said on Monday.
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30h Trump Today: Trump Today: President celebrates travel ban win, blasts Obama
Market Watch
President Donald Trump on Monday celebrated a victory on his oft-criticized travel ban, blasted President Barack Obama’s handling of Russian election interference and met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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529s make it easier to ask family, friends for college cash30h 529s make it easier to ask family, friends for college cash
USA Today
More 529 plans are adding crowdfunding-like tools that make it easier for savers to ask family and friends to contribute to a kid's college fund.
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30h Oil closes higher; growing U.S. supply limits gains
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices settled more than half a percent higher on Monday as some traders found bargains after last week's seven-month lows, but rising crude supply in the United States and other countries limited gains.
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30h Get ready for the busiest IPO week so far this year
Market Watch
The initial public offering market is heating up, with 10 IPOs, including Blue Apron, expected to price just this week—so far the year’s busiest.
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30h GM expects charge from its sale of Opel to reach $5.5 billion
Reuters
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co now expects the charge for its sale of Opel to Peugeot SA to reach $5.5 billion versus its previous estimate of $4.5 billion due to additional costs associated with the deal, a top executive said on Monday.
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30h Futures Movers: Oil tallies third climb as traders bet on sharp weekly U.S. supply drop
Market Watch
Oil settle higher Monday, after seesawing between losses and gains, as support from forecasts for a weather-related weekly decline in U.S. crude supplies outweighs pressure from expectations of further growth in U.S. output.
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Facebook is considering a move into a new venture30h Facebook is considering a move into a new venture
USA Today
Facebook Inc. is said to be considering a move into scripted television programming. Video provided by TheStreet
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30h BookWatch: 5 ways to tell if you belong among the new elites — the ‘aspirational class’
Market Watch
It’s not about your income or how much you spend — it’s what you spend your money on, says author Elizabeth Currid-Halkett.
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30h S&P 500 edges up; tech weighs on Nasdaq
Reuters
(Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Dow were slightly higher on Monday but gains were muted by a fall in technology stocks which nudged the Nasdaq lower as investors turned to more defensive sectors.
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31h Updated Consumers’ gripes with airlines have skyrocketed
Market Watch
More than one-fifth of flights were delayed in April, thanks in part to bad weather across the country.
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31h Updated Sex in an airplane seat? Making staff cry? Why passengers have reached a new low
Market Watch
Two recent incidents on Ryanair reveal the worsening problems of traveling by air.
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31h Market Snapshot: Stock market struggles to defend gains as technology shares wobble
Market Watch
U.S. stocks struggle to build on modest gains as the technology sector flirts with negative territory.
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31h Updated Ethereum is crashing by 20% right now after confidence in bitcoin rival shaken
CNBC
Bitcoin rival ethereum dropped despite a major exchange's efforts to shore up confidence...
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31h Metals Stocks: Gold prices snap 3-session winning streak
Market Watch
Gold falls sharply Monday to mark its first decline in four sessions as gains in stocks and other riskier assets lure investors away from the haven metal.
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31h Exclusive: Aston Martin electric car goes limited edition after LeEco exit
Reuters
PARIS/DETROIT (Reuters) - British sports car maker Aston Martin has scaled back production plans for its first electric model after cash-strapped investment partner LeEco pulled out of the project, Chief Executive Andy Palmer told Reuters on Monday.
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31h As auto-lending risks grow, Ford Credit looks more stable than GM Financial
Market Watch
Ford Credit and General Motors Financial, the lending arms of their respective auto makers, are both laboring under falling vehicle values and elevated losses, but Ford Credit is healthier than its rival, Moody’s said Monday.
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31h See the stunning new Ritz-Carlton ‘anti-cruise ship’ yacht
Market Watch
Ritz-Carlton announced this month that it’s launching a luxury cruise service with three yachts in the fourth quarter of 2019.
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31h Updated In One Chart: Chart shows how terrible Wall Street economists are at forecasting bond yields
Market Watch
Wall Street economists consistently overshoot when they attempt to forecast the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, a Deutsche Bank chart shows.
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Amazon Echo Show review: Showing (often) better than telling31h Updated Amazon Echo Show review: Showing (often) better than telling
USA Today
Amazon's first Echo with a screen lets you play videos, show off pics, make video calls
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Daniel Loeb takes $3.5 billion stake in Nestlé, calls for changes31h Updated Daniel Loeb takes $3.5 billion stake in Nestlé, calls for changes
USA Today
Daniel Loeb takes $3.5 billion stake in Nestlé, calls for changes to boost earnings
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32h The Wall Street Journal: Amtrak just tapped a former CEO of Delta to lead the railroad company
Market Watch
Amtrak named former Delta Air Lines Inc. chief executive Richard Anderson as the new president and CEO of the national passenger railroad, which is grappling with a backlog of repairs even as ridership continues to grow.
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32h Oil edges higher; growing U.S. supply limits gains
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices crept higher on Monday in quiet trade that featured bargain hunting after prices slid last week and hit seven-month lows, but gains were limited by rising crude supply in the United States and other countries.
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Here’s what Kellyanne Conway thinks about Medicaid32h Updated Here’s what Kellyanne Conway thinks about Medicaid
USA Today
Kelleyanne Conway told ABC’s 'This Week' that people who lose their Medicaid coverage should see if 'there are other options for them.'
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Showing off Echo Show video calling32h Showing off Echo Show video calling
USA Today
The first Amazon Echo with a screen lets you "drop in" on loved one via video.
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32h Updated The highest paid player in the NFL says his wife still uses coupons
Market Watch
Derek Carr signed a $125 million contract, but says he won’t buy anything extravagant and will continue to tithe.
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32h Italy bank rescue divides Europe
Reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Italy's multi-billion-euro closure of two lenders drew sharp criticism on Monday for hurting a project devised to underpin confidence in the euro zone during the financial crash.
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32h Updated Japanese airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy, gets Chinese backing
Reuters
Japan's Takata Corp , at the center of the auto industry's biggest-ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it had agreed to be largely acquired for $1.6 billion by the Chinese-owned U.S.-based Key Safety Systems.
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32h Capitol Report: Seattle’s $15 minimum wage may actually cost restaurant workers, study finds
Market Watch
A sharp increase in Seattle’s minimum wage may have cost low-income workers in the restaurant business as much as $125 month even though they got paid more per hour, a study suggests.
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32h Here’s how much elder care costs in your state
Market Watch
A state-by-state look at the cost of elder care reveals wide disparities
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Don’t miss this deal: The Amazon Echo is $50 off on Monday only32h Updated Don’t miss this deal: The Amazon Echo is $50 off on Monday only
USA Today
This exclusive deal on the Amazon Echo is the lowest price we've seen for the flagship Alexa device, and it'll be gone at midnight.
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32h S&P, Dow edge up; tech weighs on Nasdaq
Reuters
(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 were higher in late afternoon trading on Monday but a fall in technology stocks capped gains on the Nasdaq.
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32h Updated IPO Report: Blue Apron: 5 things to know as the $2 billion startup goes public
Market Watch
Blue Apron, a meal-kit delivery startup, is testing whether Wall Street investors can stomach a $2 billion meal.
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33h U.S. top court buries CalPERS lawsuit over Lehman collapse
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly 30 banks that underwrote billions in debt offerings by Lehman Brothers before Lehman collapsed in 2008 will not have to defend a securities fraud lawsuit by a big California pension fund, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday.
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5 tips for splitting bills with roommates33h 5 tips for splitting bills with roommates
USA Today
Sharing a space with roommates is not always easy and can bring on some financial challenges. Here are some tips on splitting bills and keeping the peace.
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Jeep tops Cars.com list of American-made vehicles, ousting Toyota33h Updated Jeep tops Cars.com list of American-made vehicles, ousting Toyota
USA Today
Two Jeep sport-utility vehicles assembled in Ohio topped the Cars.com list of most American-made vehicles in a shakeup for the closely followed index.
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This best-selling Japanese chef’s knife is 80% off right now33h This best-selling Japanese chef’s knife is 80% off right now
USA Today
The Issiki Japan chef's knife is a best-seller on Amazon and right now you can get cooking for a bargain price.
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33h Google set to face record EU antitrust fine as soon as Tuesday: sources
Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators are likely to impose a record fine on Alphabet unit Google over its shopping service as soon as Tuesday, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday, concluding one of three cases against the company.
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33h Updated London Markets: FTSE 100 breaks 4-day losing streak as oil rallies
Market Watch
U.K. stocks end higher for the first time in five sessions on Monday, with energy companies helping to leading the charge north as oil prices rally moderately.
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33h Updated In One Chart: The cheapest and priciest approaches to car ownership — in one handy chart
Market Watch
Want to make sure your car won’t wreck your budget? Here’s a chart that might help.
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Can you retire on $1 million these days?33h Can you retire on $1 million these days?
USA Today
The idea of having a retirement nest egg of $1 million is a lot of money, but can you make it work these days? Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.
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33h Futures Movers: Oil struggles for direction on signs of further U.S. output growth
Market Watch
Oil prices struggle for direction, seesawing between losses and gains as traders weighed expectations of further growth in U.S. crude output against forecasts of a weather-related weekly decline in domestic supplies.
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33h Updated Supreme Court reinstates most of Trump travel ban before hearing case
Market Watch
The Supreme Court allows most of the Trump administration’s travel ban to go forward before it hears a case on the matter in October.
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33h Key Words: Ivanka Trump, assistant to President Trump, says ‘I try to stay out of politics’
Market Watch
Special assistant to the president Ivanka Trump, said in a Monday interview with the “Fox & Friends” morning show on Fox News that she tries to “stay out of politics.”
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33h Oil rebounds but still threatened by growing U.S. supply
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rebounded on Monday after last week's seven-month lows, but were hemmed in by a relentless rise in U.S. supply and a surge in demand for short sale contracts that signal investors see potential for a price fall.
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BMW South Carolina plant adding 1,000 jobs, redesigned X333h Updated BMW South Carolina plant adding 1,000 jobs, redesigned X3
USA Today
BMW revealed the redesigned, third-generation X3 sports car on Monday, showing off a slightly longer wheel base and a new three-dimensional grille.
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33h Europe Markets: European stocks finish higher, helped by Italian banks, Nestlé
Market Watch
European stocks score gains on Monday, lifted in part by Italian banks after that nation’s government stepped in to shut down two failed lenders and as Nestlé rallies after a hedge fund snaps up a major stake in the consumer-products giant.
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34h Updated Key Words: Rand Paul would prefer a Senate health bill that repeals Obamacare
Market Watch
Sen. Rand Paul, the libertarian-leaning Republican from Tennessee, is, at this point, opposed to the Mitch McConnell working group’s, telling MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program that he’d prefer legislation that repeals President Obama’s signature Affordable Care Act. That, he said, is what he and other Republicans promised voters.
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34h NewsWatch: Supreme Court reinstates most of Trump travel ban before hearing case
Market Watch
The Supreme Court allows most of the Trump administration’s travel ban to go forward before it hears a case on the matter in October.
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34h Updated The Wall Street Journal: Arconic stops selling cladding panels involved in London tower fire
Market Watch
Arconic to stop selling a type of aluminum cladding used in high-rise buildings after the material was suspected to have contributed to the spread of the fire in the Grenfell Tower in London that killed 79 people.
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34h Ethereum is crashing by 19% right now after confidence in bitcoin rival shaken
CNBC
Bitcoin rival ethereum dropped despite a major exchange's efforts to shore up confidence...
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34h Updated The Wall Street Journal: What you need to know before buying that vacation home
Market Watch
Whether you’re looking for a spot to enjoy or rent out, there are big mistakes that can cost a lot of money.
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34h The Wall Street Journal: When it comes to retirement, don’t just wing it
Market Watch
When thinking about retirement, think about how you have reacted other milestones in life.
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34h Updated The Wall Street Journal: These are the next industries that will go the way of taxis and hotels
Market Watch
Which industries will be the next ones to be disrupted by the likes of Uber and Airbnb?
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34h Netflix adds ‘Girlboss’ to dump pile as its content production goals mature
Market Watch
Netflix Inc. has not been shy about flashing wads of cash to acquire TV series and films from some of Hollywood’s biggest names, but it’s drawing a line at burning cash on content it doesn’t think enough people watch.
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34h Updated The Wall Street Journal: Don’t make these common mistakes when applying for college financial aid
Market Watch
Experts offer advice on the biggest mistakes parents make when filling out the Fafsa.
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34h Next Avenue: Why you should worry about this long-term care report
Market Watch
About half of people turning 65 today will need long-term care at some point, and most states aren’t doing a great job at it.
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34h Updated Grow: Millennials: How to turn $5k into $634k
Market Watch
Negotiating your starting salary now can have a big effect on your financial future. Here’s how to do it.
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34h Wall St. pares gains as recovery in tech, oil pauses
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks pared gains in late morning trading on Monday, as a recovery in technology stocks and oil prices stalled.
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A winning formula: When small businesses give back34h A winning formula: When small businesses give back
USA Today
Strong community ties are a competitive advantage, small business owners say
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35h Shares of US aluminum company fall after report it supplied flammable panels to Grenfell Tower
CNBC
Reuters says emails sent to and by an Arconic manager raised questions about why the company supplied the panels.
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35h Project Syndicate: Today’s central banks are even more impotent than they were in the 1930s
Market Watch
Inflation is staying stubbornly low, and central banks ignore the lessons of Japan’s policy blunders at their peril, says Stephen S. Roach.
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35h Wall St. boosted by tech stocks, rebound in oil prices
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were higher in early trading on Monday, as technology stocks rose and oil prices climbed from last week's seven-month lows.
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35h The Wall Street Journal: Supreme Court will hear whistleblower protection case
Market Watch
Fired employee who only reported misconduct internally wants Dodd-Frank protection from retaliation
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Monday only: The Amazon Echo is the lowest price of the year35h Monday only: The Amazon Echo is the lowest price of the year
USA Today
This exclusive deal on the Amazon Echo is the lowest price we've see all year for the flagship Alexa device, and it'll be gone at midnight.
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Redesigned 2018 BMW X3 launched at South Carolina assembly plant35h Redesigned 2018 BMW X3 launched at South Carolina assembly plant
USA Today
BMW revealed the redesigned, third-generation X3 sports car on Monday, showing off a slightly longer wheel base and a new three-dimensional grille.
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Is a Trump threat why Jeep tops list of American-made, ousting Toyota?35h Is a Trump threat why Jeep tops list of American-made, ousting Toyota?
USA Today
Ohio made Fiat Chrysler's Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Cherokee top the list.
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35h Metals Stocks: Gold threatens to snap 3-session winning streak
Market Watch
Gold falls sharply Monday, poised for its first decline in four sessions as gains in stocks and other riskier assets lure investors away from the haven metal.
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35h Updated Parents are spending $20,000 for summer camps where their kids can ‘rough it’
Market Watch
Some camps cost as much as a semester at a private four-year college.
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35h The Wall Street Journal: Supreme Court to decide whether baker can deny cake for gay wedding
Market Watch
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider whether the Constitution’s religion clauses allow a bakery to deny service to gay couples.
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35h Shale Produces Oil, Why Not Cash?
The Wall Street Journal
Producers of oil and natural gas from places like the Permian Basin have been burning more cash than they produce for the history of the business and an expected turnaround this year is starting to look less impressive.
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35h Beer Goggles: How Amazon/Whole Foods can disrupt the heavily regulated beer industry
Market Watch
It could be done — and just might happen — but there are many political hoops, says Jason Notte.
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35h Professor who said North Korea prisoner Otto Warmbier got what he deserved is fired
Market Watch
A University of Delaware professor who caused outrage on social media by criticizing U.S. college student Otto Warmbier—who died after being held prisoner in North Korea—lost her adjunct position on Sunday.
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35h U.S. top court buries CalPERS suit over Lehman collapse
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the dismissal of a securities fraud lawsuit by a big California pension fund against banks in the wake of the 2008 collapse of investment bank Lehman Brothers, ruling the fund waited too long to sue.
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35h U.S. core capital goods orders, shipments decline in May
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in May and shipments also declined, suggesting a loss of momentum in the manufacturing sector halfway through the second quarter.
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36h BMW to invest $600 million in its Spartanburg plant in U.S.
Reuters
(Reuters) - Germany's BMW AG said on Monday it would invest $600 million in its Spartanburg, South Carolina plant in the United States, as it looks to bolster its manufacturing facilities for future generations of its BMW X sport utility vehicles.
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36h Oil steadies above November lows but under threat from U.S. supply
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices steadied above last week's seven-month lows on Monday, hemmed in by a relentless rise in U.S. supply, bloated global inventories and a surge in demand for short sale contracts that signal investors see potential for a price fall.
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36h Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks climb to near record levels powered by tech gains
Market Watch
The U.S. stock market was trading higher shortly after the opening bell on Monday, as the main indexes climbed to near-record levels powered by rising technology shares.
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36h Economic Report: Chicago Fed national economic index matches multimonth low as factories, hiring a drag
Market Watch
The Chicago Fed’s National Activity index retreated to a negative 0.26 in May from an upwardly revised 0.57 in April, pulled down by manufacturing in particular, but also dragged lower by the employment and consumption/housing components.
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36h Updated ‘Saturday Night Fever’ dance floor set to fetch over $1 million at auction
Market Watch
Who has enough space to showcase the souvenir? The floor has more than 250 separate red, white and blue light compartments.
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36h Currencies: Dollar trims gains after weaker-than-expected durable-goods report
Market Watch
The dollar inches higher in choppy Monday trade, rebounding from last week’s losses, as traders gear up for a week full of Federal Reserve speakers.
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Takata bankruptcy: Is your car affected by air bag recall?36h Updated Takata bankruptcy: Is your car affected by air bag recall?
USA Today
Vehicles affected by Japanese auto supplier Takata's air bag recall will continue to receive repairs despite the company's bankruptcy filing Sunday.
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36h Shares of US aluminum company plunge after report it supplied flammable panels to Grenfell Tower
CNBC
Reuters says emails sent to and by an Arconic manager raised questions about why the company supplied the panels.
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36h Wall St. opens higher as tech stocks rise, oil rebounds
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday as technology stocks rose and oil prices climbed from last week's seven-month lows.
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36h Updated Why Failure Would Be a Virtue in Banking
The Wall Street Journal
Support measures and regulations to protect the financial system that have been put in place since the financial crisis are propping up banks that in normal times would shrink, close down or get bought. Some of these need re-examining.
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36h Need to Know: Oh, nyet! The hot money is abandoning this Trump trade
Market Watch
It’s the last week of June, so it’s crunch time for any trades you want to place before this month is done and dusted. Oil is trading higher, and our chart of the day focuses on an asset -- and Trump trade -- that welcomes crude’s climbs.
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36h Market Snapshot: Stock market poised for higher open as oil prices rise
Market Watch
U.S. stocks were set to kick off the week on sound footing Monday, with futures rising alongside a rally in oil prices.
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37h Updated Japanese airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy, gets U.S. sponsor
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Takata Corp , the firm at the center of the auto industry's biggest ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it would be bought for $1.6 billion by U.S.-based rival Key Safety Systems. In the biggest bankruptcy of a Japanese manufacturer, Takata faces tens of billions of dollars in costs and liabilities resulting from almost a decade of recalls and lawsuits. Its defective airbag inflators have been li
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37h The Wall Street Journal: Health care will likely be point of contention in 2018 midterm elections
Market Watch
Many of those up for re-election are centrist Democrats, who may face House Republican challengers.
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37h U.S. auto sales seen down 2 percent in June: JD Power and LMC
Reuters
DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. auto sales in June likely fell 2 percent from a year earlier despite large discounts for consumers, presenting a fresh sign that automakers are heading into a downturn, industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Monday.
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37h Updated Outside the Box: Trump would further damage U.S. manufacturing if he restricts steel imports
Market Watch
Concerns about national security as the justification aren’t credible, costs for steel-consuming firms would rise, and retaliation would hit export-competitive industries, says a former head of the U.S. International Trade Commission.
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37h Capitol Report: CBO score could show Senate bill leaves 22 million without insurance
Market Watch
A key report due Monday could say up to 22 million more people will be without health insurance if a Senate bill is passed, while Kellyanne Conway has a solution for those who lose insurance.
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37h Easy Money Gone, Loeb Has a Tough Road at Nestlé
The Wall Street Journal
A soaring share price and changes in the works before the activist’s arrival mean smaller gains and more time to get them at Swiss food company.
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37h U.S. core capital goods orders, shipments falter in May
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in May and shipments also declined, suggesting a loss of momentum in the manufacturing sector halfway through the second quarter.
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37h Updated Need to Know: Oh nyet! The hot money is abandoning this Trump trade
Market Watch
It’s the last week of June, so it’s crunch time for any trades you want to place before this month is done and dusted. Oil is trading higher, and our chart of the day focuses on an asset -- and Trump trade -- that welcomes crude’s climbs.
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37h Updated The Wall Street Journal: Air-bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy protection
Market Watch
Takata Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the U.S. and said it would sell most of its operations to a rival, capping the steep decline of an 84-year-old Japanese company nearly nine years after it began a global recall of rupture-prone automotive air bags.
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Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop37h Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop
USA Today
Big coal users have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel.
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37h Economic Report: Durable-goods orders backslide again
Market Watch
Orders for durable goods such as planes and computers fell in May for the second month in a row and registered the biggest drop in six months, suggesting that an early-year surge has faded.
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37h Ethereum plunges more than 10% as flash crash refund fails to restore confidence in bitcoin rival
CNBC
Bitcoin rival ethereum dropped despite a major exchange's efforts to shore up confidence...
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37h U.S. core capital goods orders, shipments slip in May
Reuters
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in May and shipments also declined, suggesting a loss of momentum in the manufacturing sector halfway through the second quarter.
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This state is the worst for making a living37h This state is the worst for making a living
USA Today
It looks like life is tough in the aloha state. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.
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EU weighs retaliatory measures as US eyes steel tariffs37h EU weighs retaliatory measures as US eyes steel tariffs
USA Today
EU trade official says it's preparing retaliatory measures in case the United States goes ahead with plans to impose steel tariffs on imports.
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37h Bond Report: Treasury yields steady before durable goods data
Market Watch
Durable orders and the Chicago Fed’s National Activity Index will both be released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern
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38h Oil holds above November lows but under threat from U.S. supply
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil edged up for a third straight session on Monday, climbing off last week's seven-month lows but with gains capped by the relentless rise in U.S. supply and bloated global inventories.
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38h Updated Asia Markets: Asian markets gain, thanks to tech stocks and commodities
Market Watch
Tech stocks and stabilizing commodity prices helped stocks in Asia start the week on an up note amid a lack of major data releases or other market catalysts.
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38h Currencies: Dollar edges higher as Fed-heavy week kicks off
Market Watch
The dollar inches higher in choppy Monday trade, rebounding from last week’s losses, as traders gear up for a week full of Federal Reserve speakers.
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Starbucks has come a long way since it went public 25 years ago38h Starbucks has come a long way since it went public 25 years ago
USA Today
Starbucks was founded in 1971 and began with one store in Seattle, Washington. Since then it has come a long way and become a global coffee superpower. The company that was founded by three friends that met at university now has over 24,000 stores and 238,000 staff across 6 continents and 72 countries. Let's take a look at how Starbucks has changed and expanded over the years. Video provided by TheStreet
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38h Updated Clogged oil arteries slow U.S. shale rush to record output
Reuters
GUERNSEY, WYOMING (Reuters) - A gallon of gasoline that allows a driver on the U.S. East Coast to travel about 25 miles has already navigated thousands of miles from an oil field to one of the world's largest fuel markets.
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38h Co-op bank cancels sale process, with US hedge funds potentially injecting new capital
CNBC
The Co-operative Bank cancels plans to sell itself as talks with existing investors to recapitalize the lender develop.
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38h Metals Stocks: Gold skids more than 1%, snaps win streak, as investors flock to riskier assets
Market Watch
Gold fell sharply Monday, snapping what had been a three-session win streak, as a recovery in oil prices lured investors back into stocks and other riskier assets away from the haven metal.
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38h Pharmacy executive tied to 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak to be sentenced
Reuters
BOSTON (Reuters) - A former Massachusetts pharmacy executive who was convicted of racketeering and fraud charges for his role in a deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak in 2012 is scheduled to be sentenced on Monday.
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38h Stock futures higher as oil prices rebound
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were higher as oil prices rebounded, while investors awaited economic data for a reading on the health of the economy.
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38h Europe Markets: European stocks propelled higher by Italian banks, Nestlé
Market Watch
European stocks stage broad gains on Monday, lifted by Italian banks after Rome stepped in to shut down two failed lenders and as Nestlé rallies after a hedge fund snaps up a major stake in the consumer-products giant.
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39h Updated Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks poised for higher open as rising oil prices lift trading mood
Market Watch
U.S. stocks are set to kick off the week on a sound footing Monday, with futures rising alongside a rally in oil prices and investors looking ahead to durable goods orders as a health check on consumer confidence.
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39h The Wall Street Journal: Google could be a day away from at least $1 billion EU antitrust fine
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The European Union’s antitrust watchdog will as soon as Tuesday hit Alphabet Inc.’s Google with a fine of more than €1 billion ($1.12 billion) and demand changes to the company’s business practices, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Will consumer and business spending lift Q2 growth?39h Will consumer and business spending lift Q2 growth?
USA Today
Also this week: consumer confidence and final estimate of Q1 growth
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39h Updated China jails Crown Resorts staff over gambling crimes
Reuters
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Chinese court jailed 16 employees of Crown Resorts Ltd, including three Australians, in a quick-fire trial on Monday that caps a lengthy probe into how the firm lured Chinese high-rollers to its casinos.
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Air bag scandal-plagued Takata files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection39h Updated Air bag scandal-plagued Takata files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
USA Today
Hobbled by a deadly air bag scandal, Japanese auto supplier Takata filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday.
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Takata announces bankruptcy protection filing39h Takata announces bankruptcy protection filing
USA Today
Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., saying it was the only way it could keep on supplying replacements for faulty air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people. (June 26)
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40h Peter Morici: What Trump gets right — and not — on trade
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The Trump administration is correct to characterize our trade agreements as outdated and harmful, but its proposed solutions won’t work, writes Peter Morici.
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40h EU court seen ruling on Intel antitrust case next year: judge
Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - Europe's top court is likely to rule on Intel's appeal against a record 1.06 billion euro ($1.19 billion) EU antitrust fine next year, an EU judge said on Monday, a case that may affect companies such as Google and Qualcomm in the EU's crosshairs.
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41h Why you should worry about this long-term care report
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About half of people turning 65 today will need long-term care at some point, and most states aren’t doing a great job at it.
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41h Oil edges above November lows but under threat from U.S. supply surge
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil rose for a third straight session on Monday, as speculators took advantage of last week's drop to seven-month lows, although a relentless increase in U.S. supply and little evidence of a widespread drop in global inventories capped gains.
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41h Europe Markets: European stocks propelled higher by Italian banks, Nestlé shares
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European stocks stage broad gains on Monday, lifted by Italian banks after Rome stepped in to shut down two failed lenders and as Nestlé rallies after a hedge fund snaps up a major stake in the consumer-products giant.
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41h Italy bank deal lifts Europe shares, dollar on back foot
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Shares rose in Europe on Monday, with Italian banks gaining after a deal to wind up two failed regional lenders, while the dollar and U.S. bond yields held close to recent lows as subdued inflation raised questions over the outlook for monetary policy.
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41h Updated Why we have Ancient Greece to blame for selfie sticks
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A new book traces the roots of our runaway self-obsession to ancient Greece.
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41h Futures Movers: Oil prices up 1%, rising for third session in a row
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Oil prices on Monday are on track for their third straight up session in a row, but crude is still facing a big loss for the month as June’s last week kicked off.
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42h Updated Brexit one year later: 5 ways the U.K. could now leave the EU
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A full year after the U.K.’s Brexit referendum, the divorce talks between Brussels and Britain finally kicked off last week, but the outcome of the final agreement remains extremely uncertain.
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42h The Wall Street Journal: Facebook in talks with Hollywood to produce TV quality shows
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The social-networking giant is talking to Hollywood studios and agencies about producing TV-quality shows with an eye toward launching original programming by late summer, people familiar with the matter said.
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42h Deutsche Bank appoints ex-Ukraine boss new Russia head
Reuters
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank said on Monday it had appointed Borislav Ivanov as chief country officer for Russia and chairman of its local board.
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42h Updated Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows: WSJ
Reuters
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc is in talks with Hollywood studios about producing scripted, TV-quality shows, with an aim of launching original programming by late summer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.
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43h Updated : A Tesla streaming-music service? Here’s what it might sound like
Market Watch
A new report said Elon Musk’s electric car company had contacted the major music labels about licensing a music service
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43h Economic Preview: American workers have done all they can do to grow the economy — now it’s the turn of business
Market Watch
Ordinary Americans have done about all they can do to help the nation’s economy and forestall the next downturn. Now they need help.
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43h Updated The Tell: Is this the simple reason stock picking on Wall Street is dying?
Market Watch
Much has been made about the death of stock picking, in the advent of exchange-traded funds and passive funds that track popular equity benchmarks.
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43h Updated Project Syndicate: Who will fill America’s shoes?
Market Watch
As Trump’s America pulls back from global leadership, Richard Haass wonders who will fill the void.
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43h The Wall Street Journal: After Grenfell: Every U.K. tower block inspected fails fire-safety tests
Market Watch
U. K. authorities raised to 60 the number of residential towers in England that have failed fire-safety checks triggered by the lethal blaze in a London high-rise earlier this month, as concerns grew over the safety of residents in social housing
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43h Updated Asia stocks edge up on optimism over global growth, dollar soft
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares edged up on Monday on optimism for global growth, while the dollar was on the defensive as a subdued U.S. inflation outlook capped U.S. bond yields and raised questions about the Federal Reserve's plans to tighten policy.
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43h Intesa sees closure of 600 branches, exit of 3,900 staff in Veneto banks deal
Reuters
MILAN (Reuters) - Intesa Sanpaolo said on Monday its planned acquisition of the good assets of Banca Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca could lead to the closure of around 600 branches and the departure, on a voluntary basis, of around 3,900 staff.
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43h Updated China court hands jail terms to Australians in Crown Resorts trial
Reuters
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Chinese court handed short jail terms to three Australian employees of Crown Resorts Ltd in a quick-fire trial following a lengthy probe into how the firm lured Chinese high-rollers to its casinos.
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43h RBS to cut 443 jobs in UK, move many of them to India
CNBC
British lender Royal Bank of Scotland is planning to cut 443 jobs dealing with business loans and many of them will move to India, the bank said.
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45h China hands Crown Resorts employees short jail terms: official
Reuters
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Chinese court sentenced three Australian employees of casino operator Crown Resorts Ltd to short jail terms on Monday, an Australian diplomat said, but they will have little time left to serve as the sentences run from the date of their detention last October.
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45h Fitch downgrades troubled Singapore-listed Noble
CNBC
Fitch downgraded Noble, as poor liquidity and weak profitability continue to hinder the struggling commodity trader.
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