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43m Mutual funds mark down investments in Uber by as much as 15 percent
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four mutual fund companies have marked down their investments in Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] by as much as 15 percent following a scandal-ridden year for the ride-hailing company.
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Walmart products to be available via Google Express1h 31m Updated Walmart products to be available via Google Express
USA Today
Starting next month, shoppers will be able to order items from detergent to orange juice from Google Express.
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1h 32m Wal-Mart to enter voice-shopping market via Google platform
Reuters
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is teaming up with Alphabet Inc's Google to enter the nascent voice-shopping market, currently dominated by Amazon.com Inc , adding another front to Wal-Mart's battle with the online megastore.
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1h 48m The Wall Street Journal: Wal-Mart, Google team up to battle Amazon
Market Watch
Google and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are joining forces in a partnership that includes enabling voice-ordered purchases from the retail giant on Google’s virtual assistant, challenging rival Amazon.com Inc.’s grip on the next wave of e-commerce.
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1h 53m Toshiba prioritizes talks with Western Digital on chips business sale: Nikkei
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp is prioritizing talks with Western Digital to sell its memory chip business, as negotiations with a previously preferred bidder have stalled, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday.
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2h Updated Key Words: Trump threatens shutdown over border-wall funding, predicts end of Nafta
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In a bombastic, angry and divisive speech to his core supporters, President Donald Trump said Tuesday night in Phoenix that he was ready to shut down the government in order to secure funding for a proposed border wall and that Nafta will probably be eliminated.
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IIHS auto safety study: Lane-departure, blind-spot warning could save thousands of lives2h IIHS auto safety study: Lane-departure, blind-spot warning could save thousands of lives
USA Today
Technologies that warn motorists when they're risking a collision could save thousands of lives if widely adopted, according to two new studies.
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3h Asia Markets: Asian markets gain despite Jackson Hole uncertainties
Market Watch
Global stocks kept rising and investors added to risk positions despite uncertainties about what could emerge from a central banking conclave in Jackson Hole, Wyo., which begins Thursday.
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3h The Wall Street Journal: Uber board still pursuing Meg Whitman as CEO candidate, despite her rebuff
Market Watch
Uber Technologies Inc. board members are again considering Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.  Chief Executive Meg Whitman as a possible candidate for the ride-hailing giant’s CEO job despite her public statement last month pulling out of contention, people familiar with the matter said.
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3h Asia steadies after rally, dollar buoyant before Jackson Hole
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks steadied on Wednesday, taking a breather after the previous day's surge and unable to keep up with a global rally spurred by gains for tech shares on Wall Street and miners in Europe.
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3h The Wall Street Journal: LG Electronics plans Michigan factory for electric-car parts
Market Watch
LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday that it will spend about $25 million to build a factory for electric-car parts in the Detroit suburb of Hazel Park, Mich., as the company seeks new engines of growth while it reels from losses at its once-lucrative mobile business.
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3h The Wall Street Journal: Tillerson hopeful North Korean ‘restraint’ could lead to negotiations
Market Watch
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressed hope Tuesday that North Korea had abstained from missile launches and other provocative acts in recent weeks to signal a readiness for dialogue sometime in the near future.
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3h Updated Mutual funds mark down investments in Uber by up to 15 percent: WSJ
Reuters
(Reuters) - Four mutual fund companies have marked down their investments in Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] by as much as 15 percent following the ride-hailing company's scandal-ridden year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
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Wells Fargo CEO warns workers that scandal could grow4h Updated Wells Fargo CEO warns workers that scandal could grow
USA Today
CEO Tim Sloan says its part of the bank's latest attempt to find authorized accounts
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5h Updated Blackstone explores IPO of Gates Global: sources
Reuters
(Reuters) - Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP is exploring an initial public offering (IPO) of Gates Global LLC, three years after it acquired the U.S. auto parts and building products maker for $5.4 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
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Macy's new president marks a bold move in the fight against Amazon5h Updated Macy's new president marks a bold move in the fight against Amazon
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Macy's new president marks a bold move in the fight against Amazon
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5h Asia joins global stocks rally, dollar buoyant before Jackson Hole
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged higher on Wednesday to extend a global rally spurred by gains for tech shares on Wall Street and miners in Europe, while the dollar was buoyant against the euro and yen ahead of a meeting of central bankers later in the week.
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5h The Wall Street Journal: Uber gets knocked down a peg by top mutual funds
Market Watch
Four mutual-fund companies have marked down their investments in Uber Technologies Inc. by as much as 15%, the first such price cuts that suggest these investors are souring on the ride-hailing giant following a scandal-ridden year.
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5h North American exodus at PetroChina sparks speculation of company shift
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A flurry of departures across the U.S. and Canadian units of Chinese state energy firm PetroChina Co Ltd have sparked speculation that the oil trader is reducing its presence in North America, even though the company says it is committed to the region.
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6h The Wall Street Journal: Trump focuses on immigration ahead of Phoenix rally
Market Watch
President Donald Trump toured a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility and its equipment, at one point patting the side of a drone, in Yuma, Ariz., Tuesday as he called attention to his immigration policy.
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6h Toshiba prioritizes talks with Western Digital on chips business: Nikkei
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp is prioritizing talks with Western Digital to sell its memory chip business, as negotiations with a previously preferred bidder have stalled, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday.
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7h The Wall Street Journal: EU regulators have ‘serious doubts’ over Bayer-Monsanto merger
Market Watch
Bayer AG’s takeover of Monsanto Co. faces deeper scrutiny from European antitrust regulators who say they have “serious doubts” about uniting two of the world’s largest manufacturers of genetically engineered crop seeds and pesticides.
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7h Trump, McConnell not on speaking terms: report
Market Watch
Relations between President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are so bad that the two haven’t spoken in weeks, according to a New York Times report Tuesday.
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7h Updated Chevron CEO Watson to step down, Wirth likely successor: source
Reuters
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Chevron Corp Chief Executive John Watson will step down by the end of next month and likely be replaced by Vice Chairman Mike Wirth, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.
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8h The Wall Street Journal: Verizon to start throttling video for all customers
Market Watch
Verizon Communications Inc. said it would start limiting video quality for all customers across its network, months after the No. 1 U.S. carrier by subscribers launched unlimited data plans.
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8h Wall Street rallies on optimism about tax reform
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended up on Tuesday, with each of the three major indexes posting their best one-day percentage gains in over a week, as lawmakers' comments on tax reform and the debt ceiling boosted investor optimism.
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This Canon point-and-shoot is one of our favorites—and a refurbished model is 25% cheaper right now8h This Canon point-and-shoot is one of our favorites—and a refurbished model is 25% cheaper right now
USA Today
The Canon PowerShot GX 9 point-and-shoot digital camera is among the best, and a refurbished model direct from Canon is 25% cheaper than buying new.
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Panera Bread is officially a private company8h Updated Panera Bread is officially a private company
USA Today
Panera Bread is the latest food brand gobbled up by European conglomerate JAB Holdings. Video provided by TheStreet
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8h After-hours buzz: WFC, CRM, CREE & more
CNBC
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell on Tuesday: WFC, CRM, CREE & more
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Waiting for stocks to get cheaper? Don't wait too long, pros says8h Waiting for stocks to get cheaper? Don't wait too long, pros says
USA Today
The market's been so calm this year, with no drops of 3%, that many investors are stuck waiting for stocks to go on sale.
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8h Currencies: Dollar little changed ahead of Fed’s Jackson Hole retreat
Market Watch
The U.S. dollar scratches its way higher against chief rivals on Tuesday although in relatively thin trading conditions ahead of what could be refreshed perspective on interest rates this week when the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank hosts global policy makers at its Jackson Hole, Wyo., retreat.
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Blue Apron puts hiring freeze in place, cuts recruiting staff8h Blue Apron puts hiring freeze in place, cuts recruiting staff
USA Today
Blue Apron has instituted a hiring freeze for its salaried employees and laid off 14 members of its recruiting team.
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8h Market Extra: Here’s why domestic unrest isn’t a worry for Wall Street
Market Watch
The recent violence in Charlottesville, Va. — where a woman died after a rally by white supremacists was met with a fierce counterprotest — was no doubt a harrowing sight for Americans across the country. In the economy, however, the violence in the streets failed to echo in any meaningful way on Wall Street.
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8h Wells Fargo CEO tells employees to brace for more negative headlines
CNBC
Wells Fargo CEO Timothy Sloan said forthcoming results from the bank's review of its consumer sales scandal could cause more negative attention.
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8h Updated Google touts Titan security chip to market cloud services
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google this week will disclose technical details of its new Titan computer chip, an elaborate security feature for its cloud computing network that the company hopes will enable it to steal a march on Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp .
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The 10 best music streaming apps of 20179h The 10 best music streaming apps of 2017
USA Today
Radio isn't dead—it's just streaming
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9h The Tell: Bitcoin rebounds after briefly entering correction territory
Market Watch
Prices of bitcoin and bitcoin cash rebounded on Tuesday, while ethereum remained under pressure, further retreating from recent all-time highs
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9h NewsWatch: The stock market’s next Trump challenge starts right after Labor Day
Market Watch
Watch the administration struggle with the coming trifecta of passing a new budget, avoiding a government shutdown and raising the debt limit to avoid default, writes Howard Gold.
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9h Updated Key Words: Lindsey Graham’s spirited defense of Trump White House’s ‘solid plan’ for Afghanistan
Market Watch
A reminder that the South Carolinian is not a member of the Republican Party’s never-Trump wing.
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9h The stock market is now in ‘correction mode’
Market Watch
Technical charts say the key test for the S&P 500 is support at 2,400, writes Lawrence McMillan.
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9h As tax debate heats up, Republicans tweak business interest plan
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans, seeking to address the complaints of small businesses, are floating changes to their controversial proposal to eliminate business tax deductions for debt interest payments, business lobbyists said on Tuesday.
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9h Updated U.S. targets Chinese, Russia entities for helping North Korea
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday imposed new North Korea-related sanctions, targeting Chinese and Russian firms and individuals for supporting Pyongyang's weapons programs, but stopped short of an anticipated focus on Chinese banks.
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9h As tax debate heats up, U.S. Republicans tweak business interest plan
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans, seeking to address the complaints of small businesses, are floating changes to their controversial proposal to eliminate business tax deductions for debt interest payments, business lobbyists said on Tuesday.
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9h Teens are expected to leave Facebook for Snapchat and Instagram, according to research firm
Market Watch
Facebook usage among U.S. users between the ages of 12 and 17 is expected to decline for the first time this year, falling 3.4% from the previous year, according to research firm eMarketer.
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9h Market Snapshot: Dow posts biggest one-day gain in nearly 4 months
Market Watch
U.S. stocks close higher Tuesday with the Dow industrials and the Nasdaq turning in their best session in months, as a surge in appetite for technology shares and health-care underline a measure of bullishness returning to markets after a rough patch.
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9h Twice-convicted ex-Jefferies trader faces prison after losing bail request
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected former Jefferies Group mortgage bond trader Jesse Litvak's request to stay out of prison while he appeals his second conviction and two-year sentence for defrauding customers on bond prices.
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'The Village Voice' to end free print publication9h 'The Village Voice' to end free print publication
USA Today
The publication is having to face the financial realities of print advertising as it works to pivot to a digital-only publication.
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9h The Wall Street Journal: Chevron CEO John Watson plans to retire soon
Market Watch
Chevron Corp. Chief Executive John Watson is planning to step down as the energy giant seeks new leadership for a changing oil world, according to people familiar with the matter.
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9h DSW stock closes at biggest one-day gain in 12-year history as sales turn positive
Market Watch
DSW says it’s now prepared for the all-important holiday shopping season, with a solid online setup that’s already reaping rewards, with increases in mobile traffic driving a 27% increase in digital sales.
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9h Updated The Margin: FA Cup stardust sprinkled on lower-division sub as he nearly enters match while tweeting
Market Watch
England is home to soccer’s — and, indeed, the whole professional sporting world’s — richest league. But that’s the Premier League, populated by such famed clubs as Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool. Many rungs lower, you’ll find a club like Baldock Town. It plays in Division 1 of the South Midlands League.
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9h Not all FAANG stocks are created equal — here’s a ranking of best to worst
Market Watch
Nigam Arora also provides money flows for the popular tech stocks.
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Macy's needs more technology, Jim Cramer says9h Macy's needs more technology, Jim Cramer says
USA Today
TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer said Macy's hiring of an eBay executive is "terrific" and that the retailer needs more technology. Cramer also doesn't think Macy's will be as promotional with its product pricing for Christmas. Video provided by TheStreet
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Macy's names new president, cuts about 100 jobs9h Updated Macy's names new president, cuts about 100 jobs
USA Today
The department store is working to navigate the volatile changes in retail as online shopping grow more popular.
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10h The Tell: Blood in the streets? Not yet, but when it happens, here’s what you shouldn’t do
Market Watch
Stocks have weakened a bit lately, and the recent decline, however mild, serves as a reminder that this relentless bull market won’t last forever. When that fateful day finally comes and stocks begin their painful unwind, will you be ready?
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10h Wall Street rises on hopes for tax reform
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended up on Tuesday, with each of the three major indexes posting their best one-day percentage gains in over a week, as lawmakers' comments on tax reform and the debt ceiling boosted investor optimism.
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Panera to print calories, added sugar info on its fountain-drink cups10h Updated Panera to print calories, added sugar info on its fountain-drink cups
USA Today
The new 20-ounce disposable plastic cups are available in eight U.S. markets and will be available across the country in September.
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10h The Margin: Treasury secretary Mnuchin’s wife Louise Linton wants you to know her life is better than yours
Market Watch
Somebody like this probably already takes up way too much space in your social-media feeds. She flashes only the finest bling, wouldn’t be caught dead in anything short of couture, travels in style to the most exotic locales, and, most important, wants you to know all about how fabulous it all is.
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10h Bond Report: Treasury yields rise as haven demand ebbs
Market Watch
Treasury yields rose on Tuesday as investors shun traditional havens in favor of stocks on talk of progress on tax cuts.
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Here are 2017's best and worst cities to retire10h Updated Here are 2017's best and worst cities to retire
USA Today
Not sure where to live as a senior? This guide will help you better explore your choices.
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Kohl’s cutting retail floor space in move toward digital10h Updated Kohl’s cutting retail floor space in move toward digital
USA Today
Kohl's said Tuesday that it is overhauling "nearly half" of its stores to reduce floor space for products and bolster its digital offerings.
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10h Under new law, over-the-counter hearing aids could be cheaper and more widely used
Market Watch
Hearing aids cost more than $2,000 on average and aren’t covered by Medicare or many health plans.
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10h Market Snapshot: Stock market set for best day in months as investor optimism perks up
Market Watch
The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Tuesday is poised for its best daily rise in four months, as a surge in appetite for technology shares and health-care, underlined a measure of bullishness returning to markets after a rough patch.
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10h Updated Money Brain: Here’s a way for you to get a better handle on debt
Market Watch
Borrowing decisions fall into two categories: ‘how to pay’ and ‘whether to buy’
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10h Updated Outside the Box: U.S. stock valuations haven’t been this extreme since 1929 and 2000
Market Watch
Indexing the S&P 500 is a speculative bet at these prices: GMO
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10h How Herbalife’s share buyback could force Bill Ackman to trim his short position
Market Watch
Herbalife’s $600 million share buyback will reduce the number of shares available for short sellers to borrow and sharply increase the cost of Ackman’s $1 billion short position.
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10h Futures Movers: Oil ends higher on bets for an eighth-straight weekly fall in U.S. crude supplies
Market Watch
Oil prices end higher Tuesday, buoyed by expectations for an eighth-consecutive weekly decline in U.S. crude supplies.
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10h Intuit shares fall on weak guidance
CNBC
Intuit reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday.
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There is a reason why retail is crashing, and it's not Amazon10h There is a reason why retail is crashing, and it's not Amazon
USA Today
Retail stocks have slumped this year. Video provided by TheStreet
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10h Berkshire Hathaway no longer faces risk of S&P downgrade
CNBC
Berkshire Hathaway's failure to clinch a $9 billion takeover of the Texas utility Oncor prompted the decision.
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Hyundai to make version of 'crossover truck' concept vehicle for U.S.10h Hyundai to make version of 'crossover truck' concept vehicle for U.S.
USA Today
Hyundai confirmed that it would make a production version of a "crossover truck" concept it first revealed at the Detroit auto show in January.
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10h Wall Street rallies on tax reform hopes
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were trading higher on Tuesday, with each of the three major indexes on track for their best one-day percentage gains in over a week, as investors responded positively to lawmakers' comments on tax reform and the debt ceiling.
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10h Updated Chevron CEO Watson to step down by next month: source
Reuters
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Chevron Corp Chief Executive John Watson will step down by next month and likely be replaced by Vice Chairman Mike Wirth, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.
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Why billionaire investors like Warren Buffett are chasing after this energy investment10h Why billionaire investors like Warren Buffett are chasing after this energy investment
USA Today
Sempra Energy upended Buffett's plans to buy Oncor. Transmission companies are attracting investors' attention because they produce a reliable stream of income.
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10h Brazil sees Eletrobras privatization boosting sector, shares soar
Reuters
BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's plan to privatize power holding company Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras SA could help lure investment into the industry rather than simply help cut the budget deficit, officials said on Tuesday as the move sparked a surge in shares of state-controlled firms.
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10h Berkshire Hathaway no longer faces risk of S&P downgrade
Reuters
(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's failure to clinch a $9 billion takeover of the Texas utility Oncor prompted S&P Global Ratings on Tuesday to say the billionaire's Berkshire Hathaway Inc is no longer at risk of a credit rating downgrade.
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11h How Apple could make smartwatches more popular, and potentially help Fitbit
Market Watch
The smartwatch industry is poised to reaccelerate in the next few years, which is good news for Fitbit Inc. and Sequans Communications, a company that could power the watches.
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Another airline says goodbye to the Boeing 747 passenger jet11h Updated Another airline says goodbye to the Boeing 747 passenger jet
USA Today
Throngs of aviation enthusiasts gathered in Hong Kong to see EVA Air's final passenger 747 take off on its last revenue flight.
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11h Market Snapshot: Dow surges as stock market looks to snap out of funk
Market Watch
U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with both the Dow and the S&P 500 on track for their second straight daily gain, while the Nasdaq was poised to snap a four-session losing streak as recent weakness inspired some investors to hunt for investment opportunities.
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11h Market Extra: Here’s what investors will be watching when Draghi, Yellen speak at Jackson Hole
Market Watch
Investors are watching closely for policy indications at the annual central banker meeting at Jackson Hole, Wyo., but they might wind up disappointed.
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11h Updated 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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'Delivery economy' creates wave of low-wage jobs11h Updated 'Delivery economy' creates wave of low-wage jobs
USA Today
Third-party delivery apps are on the rise, and so are the delivery people bringing the goods, by way of car, bicycle, scooter and even on foot.
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12h Metals Stocks: Gold falls back from nearly 3-month high
Market Watch
Gold prices fall on Tuesday, as strength in the U.S. dollar pressures the precious metal into giving back all of the previous session’s gains and then some.
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12h The Tell: Bitcoin briefly enters correction territory
Market Watch
Digital currencies such as bitcoin and Ethereum’s Ether continue to retreat Tuesday, coming off recent records.
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12h Updated Market Extra: Do stock-market investors really care about Gary Cohn and the Trump agenda?
Market Watch
The stock market hiccupped amid unfounded rumors ex-Goldman Sachs executive Gary Cohn was set to leave the White House. But the market’s overall resilience has some analysts convinced Donald Trump’s policy agenda isn’t a major factor in the market’s record run.
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12h Fed banks unanimous in keeping discount rate unchanged in July: minutes
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - All of the Federal Reserve's 12 regional banks wanted to hold steady the rate commercial banks are charged for emergency loans ahead of the U.S central bank's last policy meeting, minutes from a discussion of the discount rate showed on Tuesday.
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12h DSW stock heads for biggest one-day gain in 12-year history as sales turn positive
Market Watch
DSW says it’s now prepared for the all-important holiday shopping season, with a solid online setup that’s already reaping rewards, with increases in mobile traffic driving a 27% increase in digital sales.
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12h Chevron CEO John Watson to step down: WSJ
Reuters
(Reuters) - Chevron Corp Chief Executive John Watson is stepping down from his post atop the nation's second-largest oil company, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.
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12h Wells Fargo raises its year-end S&P 500 target
CNBC
Wells Fargo raised its year-end S&P 500 price target, citing strong overseas growth and strong second-quarter earnings.
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12h Updated What time is the $650 million Powerball drawing?
Market Watch
The drawing for this week’s estimated $650 million Powerball jackpot will take place at 10.59 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association.
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12h What the Fed needs to do for minimal market impact at Jackson Hole
CNBC
This weekend's Jackson Hole symposium will reveal clues about the Fed's upcoming balance-sheet reduction strategy.
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12h U.S. targets Chinese and Russia entities over North Korea
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is imposing new North Korea-related sanctions, targeting Chinese and Russian firms and individuals for supporting Pyongyang's weapons programs, U.S. officials announced on Tuesday, but stopped short of an anticipated focus on Chinese banks.
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12h Powerball lottery prize hits $700 million — why you still shouldn’t buy any tickets
Market Watch
Saturday’s blockbuster lottery jackpot is stirring up more lottery fever.
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U.K. subprime lender suffers 70% share price drubbing12h Updated U.K. subprime lender suffers 70% share price drubbing
USA Today
Shares in Provident Financial, a British subprime lender, plummeted Tuesday after the company issued another profit warning and revealed its CEO was leaving.
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12h South Korea, U.S. at odds over next steps on free trade deal revisions
Reuters
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean and U.S. officials failed to agree on Tuesday on how to move forward on discussions over their five-year-old free trade agreement that Washington is seeking to change to help cut its trade deficit with Asia's fourth-largest economy.
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12h Beat the System: Want to win the Powerball? These numbers come up more than others
Market Watch
Statistically they shouldn’t, but they do — make of it what you will, says Brett Arends.
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12h Wall Street bounces back with gains in tech stocks
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were higher in early afternoon trading on Tuesday, with all the three major indexes poised for their best one-day percentage gains in more than a week, led by technology stocks.
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12h Updated The Technical Indicator: Charting a corrective bounce, S&P 500 rallies to the 2,450 breakdown point
Market Watch
The S&P 500 has reversed from one-month lows, rising respectably after a technically damaging August downturn. In the process, the S&P has rallied within striking distance of the breakdown point — circa 2,450 — an area matching a headline U.S. technical test.
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Heidi Klum fashion at a supermarket? Grocers now sell more than food13h Updated Heidi Klum fashion at a supermarket? Grocers now sell more than food
USA Today
Non--food items mean higher margins and help supermarkets stand out.
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13h Updated FA Center: Here’s how to boost returns while reducing risk
Market Watch
The riskiest investing newsletters have regularly produced some of the very worst returns. Thankfully, there’s another way.
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13h Updated FA Center: Financial advisers that invest in technology need to accomplish these two things
Market Watch
They need to provide speed along with service, and demonstrate value in every interaction.
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13h Updated FA Center: This financial adviser lost his office in a fire — but he didn’t lose a single client
Market Watch
Today, Kirk Francis counsels colleagues to treat their disaster recovery plan as a serious exercise rather than an annoying bureaucratic requirement.
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13h Updated Financial News: There are a lot of bad ‘scare stories’ about ETFs going around
Market Watch
The rapid growth of exchange traded funds is being blamed for an array of current and future threats. Many of the claims are way off target.
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13h Updated BookWatch: Powerball and other lotteries don’t replace taxes — they add to them
Market Watch
Lottery sales remind this ex-SEC enforcement lawyer of penny stock brokers hard-selling from a boiler room.
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13h The Ratings Game: Redfin’s stock upside may be limited after rocketing 84% since IPO
Market Watch
Analysts believe the real-estate brokerage has a tough road ahead to profitability and market share, and the stock has already appreciated significantly
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Small Business head sees businesses held back by lack of loans, workers13h Small Business head sees businesses held back by lack of loans, workers
USA Today
Small business owners say they are increasingly optimistic, but many are held back by their inability to get loans or find the right workers for jobs.
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13h Ryanair says would be interested in buying all of Air Berlin
Reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - Ryanair would be interested in making a bid for the whole of insolvent German carrier Air Berlin , but it needs access to more data on the airline's finances, its chief executive told Reuters.
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A new unlimited battle? Verizon revamps unlimited plans with two new options13h Updated A new unlimited battle? Verizon revamps unlimited plans with two new options
USA Today
Verizon is revamping its unlimited plans, and just in time for the new smartphone season.
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Replace your gross old comforter with this best-seller for less than $2513h Replace your gross old comforter with this best-seller for less than $25
USA Today
Get a better night's sleep with this best-selling hypoallergenic down-alternative comforter at a great low price.
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13h Rex Nutting: Retailers aren’t hurting because people are buying ‘experiences’ instead of stuff
Market Watch
We are spending a smaller portion of our budget at the mall, but the money we’re saving is mostly paying for the most expensive health care in the universe. says Rex Nutting.
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13h The Margin: Treasury secretary wife Louise Linton wants you to know her life is better than yours
Market Watch
Somebody like this probably already takes up way too much space in your social-media feeds. She flashes only the finest bling, wouldn’t be caught dead in anything short of couture, travels in style to the most exotic locales, and, most important, wants you to know all about how fabulous it all is.
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13h Europe Markets: European stocks snap 3-day losing run as miners jump on ‘Turnaround Tuesday’
Market Watch
European stocks push higher Tuesday, with investor optimism returning ahead of the closely watched gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyo., later this week.
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Sushi burritos are now a thing at Starbucks13h Sushi burritos are now a thing at Starbucks
USA Today
A tall caramel macchiato and a sushi burrito for lunch? That is actually a thing now thanks to Starbucks. Veuer's Natasha Abellard (@NatashaAbellard) has the story.
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13h Updated Intel, once a sleeping giant, readies for battle with AMD and Qualcomm
Market Watch
The chipmaker had been resting on its laurels for a decade, says Ryan Shrout.
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13h London Markets: FTSE 100 led higher by miners; Provident plunges 66%
Market Watch
U.K. stocks marched higher Tuesday, snapping a three-session losing streak following well-received financial updates from mining heavyweight BHP Billiton and home builder Persimmon.
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13h FAANG stocks are back, but should you buy them?
Market Watch
Nigam Arora provides a ranking of the popular tech stocks.
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13h EU starts in-depth probe of Bayer, Monsanto deal
Reuters
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Commission has started an in-depth investigation of Bayer's planned $66 billion takeover of U.S. seeds group Monsanto, saying it was worried about competition in various pesticide and seeds markets.
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13h Racking up the ‘favorites’ on Zillow make homes sell faster and for more
Market Watch
The more “favorites” a property for sale receives, the better it does, according to an analysis from a leading real estate web site.
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14h Next Avenue: These are the 10 best states in which to grow older
Market Watch
A new report ranks the best—and worst—states to grow old when it comes to financial costs, health care and quality of life.
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14h Bond Report: Treasury yields reverse week’s early decline as haven bid ebbs
Market Watch
Treasury yields rose on Tuesday trade as bond investors got rid of their holdings of government paper and other assets perceived as safe after geopolitical concerns from Washington abated.
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5 insane McDonald's meals you can only try abroad14h 5 insane McDonald's meals you can only try abroad
USA Today
If you grab a passport and hop on a plane, you're likely to find that international McDonald's menus diverge from the American menu you know and...tolerate. Check out these offerings
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14h Updated Wall Street rises, led by tech and materials stocks
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were higher in late morning trading on Tuesday, with the three major indexes poised for their best one-day percentage gains in more than a week, led by a bounce in technology and materials companies.
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14h NewsWatch: The Dow Theory is telling us to chill about the health of the bull market
Market Watch
One reason so many investors are concerned about the stock market: The Dow Jones Transportation Average  has nose-dived.
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Sushi burritos are now a thing now at Starbucks14h Sushi burritos are now a thing now at Starbucks
USA Today
A tall caramel macchiato and a sushi burrito for lunch? That is actually a thing now thanks to Starbucks. Veuer's Natasha Abellard (@NatashaAbellard) has the story.
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14h Updated South Korea, U.S. fail to reach agreement on possible revision to FTA deal
Reuters
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean and U.S. officials failed to agree on Tuesday on how to move forward on discussions over their five-year-old free trade agreement that Washington is seeking to change to help cut its trade deficit with Asia's fourth-largest economy.
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14h The Wall Street Journal: Treasury sanctions Chinese, Russian firms for helping North Korea’s weapons program
Market Watch
The U.S. Treasury named 10 Chinese and Russian firms and six related individuals to its North Korea sanctions list Tuesday for allegedly aiding Pyongyang’s weapons program.
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Switching to online banks can lead to higher annual percentage yields14h Switching to online banks can lead to higher annual percentage yields
USA Today
Consumers can earn higher interest rates by using online banks, according to a survey by DepositAccounts.com.
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Recalled Takata air bags showing up in used cars, lawsuit alleges14h Recalled Takata air bags showing up in used cars, lawsuit alleges
USA Today
A recalled Takata air bag from a wrecked car to a salvage yard eventually ending up in a 2002 Honda Accord and nearly killing a Las Vegas woman, a lawsuit alleges.
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14h Deep Dive: Here’s a way to make more money with your dividend stocks
Market Watch
A covered-call option strategy can give you downside protection and higher income, says Ken Roberts of IWC Asset Management.
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14h Market Extra: Germany’s DAX looks set to rebound from its summer slump, says Capital Economics
Market Watch
Germany’s blue-chip benchmark is set to rebound after struggling over the past two months, as the euro is due to pullback and Germany’s economic “remains rosy,” says one economist.
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14h Chip Gear Makers Perfect the Earnings Machine
The Wall Street Journal
Makers of semiconductor manufacturing equipment are more profitable than ever, which poses an interesting dilemma for investors accustomed to buying low and selling high.
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Super Nintendo Entertainment System Super NES Classic Edition ad14h Super Nintendo Entertainment System Super NES Classic Edition ad
USA Today
SNES Classic features trailer. Go old-school in a new, cool way, with 21 games.
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14h Expect a choppy stock market in the coming months
Market Watch
Most investors are best off waiting on the sidelines before the S&P 500 prepares for the next rally phase to 2,600 points, says Avi Gilburt.
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Fort Knox opens legendary vault for the first time in over 40 years14h Fort Knox opens legendary vault for the first time in over 40 years
USA Today
The legendary Fort Knox opened its doors for the first time in over 40 years for a few politicians. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).
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14h Market Snapshot: Dow jumps more than 100 points as stock market looks to snap out of funk
Market Watch
U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with both the Dow and the S&P 500 on track for their second straight daily gain, while the Nasdaq was poised to snap a four-session losing streak as recent weakness inspired some investors to hunt for investment opportunities.
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14h U.S. trade panel begins patent probe against Caterpillar
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Tuesday it would begin a patent infringement probe of road milling equipment by Caterpiller and several subsidiaries after a complaint by Wirtgen America, the U.S. subsidiary of a German firm.
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Verizon has brought back the unlimited plan14h Verizon has brought back the unlimited plan
USA Today
Verizon is set to relaunch their unlimited plans in the face of stiff competition from AT&T and Sprint. Video provided by Newsy
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14h The Wall Street Journal: Johnson & Johnson opposes use of its drug in death penalty
Market Watch
The drug is scheduled for its first use in a Florida death penalty case this week.
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15h Great Wall says watching Fiat Chrysler; no talks yet
Reuters
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor Co Ltd reiterated its interest in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Tuesday, but said it had not held talks or signed a deal with executives at the Italian-American automaker.
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15h Threat of price war clouds horizon for Maersk shipping business
Reuters
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A.P. Moller-Maersk has been fortified by the $7.5 billion sale of its oil and gas business to France's Total, but the company's main sea freight business faces the threat of a new price war in a consolidating industry.
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15h Updated Metals Stocks: Gold struggles to reclaim $1,300 despite safe-haven underpinnings
Market Watch
Gold prices retreat as sustained trading above the closely watched $1,300 level remains elusive despite the metal’s highest finish in nearly three months to start the week.
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15h Mark Cuban backs new $20 million cryptocurrency venture fund
CNBC
The billionaire is backing a new venture capital fund for cryptocurrency-related investments called 1confirmation.
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15h Want your home to fly off the market? You must give it social exposure, Zillow says
Market Watch
The more “favorites” a property for sale receives, the better it does, according to an analysis from a leading real estate web site.
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Kohl’s is cutting floor space at half of stores15h Updated Kohl’s is cutting floor space at half of stores
USA Today
Kohl's said Tuesday that it is cutting floor space in "nearly half" of its stores as the department-store sector reels.
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15h Updated Apple’s $1 billion TV move pits company against Spotify, not Netflix
Market Watch
Apple’s $1 billion investment to buy and produce original TV programming pits the technology giant against Spotify, not Netflix Inc. and Amazon.com Inc., according to analysts at RBC Capital Markets — at least for now.
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Here's everything you need to know about the new Xbox15h Here's everything you need to know about the new Xbox
USA Today
Does Microsoft's claim to the world's most powerful console hold up?
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15h Updated Brazil to sell Eletrobras control in boldest privatization yet
Reuters
SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil on Monday floated a proposal to cede control of the country's biggest power utility, Eletrobras, in the boldest privatization yet by a government struggling to close a record budget deficit, sending Eletrobras' shares soaring in after-market trading.
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15h ‘Game of Thrones’ analysis: Queen Daenerys is just like most Americans in this one way
Market Watch
Discussing death and planning for end of life is the prickliest topic in U.S. health care.
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15h Rex Nutting: Americans shift from spending at mall to spending on health care
Market Watch
We are spending a smaller portion of our budget at the mall, but the money we’re saving is mostly paying for the most expensive health care in the universe. says Rex Nutting.
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15h Updated Mark Hulbert: The Dow Theory is telling us to chill about the health of the bull market
Market Watch
One reason so many investors are concerned about the stock market: The Dow Jones Transportation Average  has nose-dived.
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Messengers cater to the expanded economy15h Updated Messengers cater to the expanded economy
USA Today
No matter by car, bicycle or on foot, the economy continues to expand as messengers across the nation deliver food, retail, alcohol and other necessities to customer’s doors in less than an hour. In New York City, Chris Whyte braves the Big Apple.
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15h Updated Nestle, Unilever, Tyson and others team with IBM on blockchain
Reuters
CHICAGO/NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Nestle SA , Unilever Plc , Tyson Foods Inc and other large food and retail companies have joined IBM's project to explore how blockchain technology can help track food supply chains and improve safety, the companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday.
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15h Capitol Report: Paul Ryan: tax reform will be easier than health care | Joe Arpaio says he hasn’t been invited to Trump rally
Market Watch
House Speaker Paul Ryan says tax reform will be ‘far easier’ than health care; Joe Arpaio says he hasn’t been invited to Tuesday night’s rally by President Donald Trump; White House and congressional leaders make strides on a tax overhaul; and more.
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15h Updated The Wall Street Journal: Target is setting its sights on lucrative children’s market
Market Watch
The kids’ category is a focus for Target Corp., and it has launched private labels dedicated to these young customers
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The best lightweight, umbrella, and travel strollers of 201715h The best lightweight, umbrella, and travel strollers of 2017
USA Today
On the hunt for a lightweight, compact stroller? We tested the top models to find the best.
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15h Updated We asked football players and financial advisers: How realistic is HBO’s ‘Ballers’?
Market Watch
Is “Ballers” caught between The Rock and a plausible place?
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15h Futures Movers: Oil heads higher on bets for an eighth-straight weekly fall in U.S. crude supplies
Market Watch
Oil prices head higher Tuesday, buoyed by expectations that data this week will show that U.S. supplies of crude oil fell for an eighth- consecutive week.
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15h Updated ‘Game of Thrones’ season 7 episode 6: The 4 biggest takeaways from ‘Beyond the Wall’
Market Watch
What’s more powerful than a dragon? Try a White Walker dragon.
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15h Audi board reshuffle to happen by mid-September: sources
Reuters
MUNICH/HAMBURG (Reuters) - The management of Volkswagen's Audi unit will be reshuffled by the start of the IAA car show in mid-September, several people familiar with the matter told Reuters, adding that four of the board's seven members would be replaced.
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16h Wall Street gains as investors pick beaten-down stocks
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, with the Dow gaining more than 100 points, as investors went bargain hunting following a turbulent two weeks, while awaiting the annual central bankers meeting in Jackson Hole later this week.
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E.U. probes Bayer's planned buyout of Monsanto16h E.U. probes Bayer's planned buyout of Monsanto
USA Today
The European Commission, which polices competition in Europe, said it has concerns that the merger may reduce competition in areas like pesticides and seeds.
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16h Updated EU Commission starts in-depth probe of Bayer, Monsanto deal
Reuters
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission has started an in-depth investigation of Bayer's planned $66 billion takeover of U.S. seeds group Monsanto, saying it was worried about competition in pesticide and seeds markets.
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Ross Stores remains the big winner of brick-and-mortar retail16h Ross Stores remains the big winner of brick-and-mortar retail
USA Today
Ross Stores has consistently generated strong revenue and earnings growth over the past decade.
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16h Market Snapshot: Stock market higher; Nasdaq aims to end 4-day decline
Market Watch
U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, with both the Dow and the S&P 500 on track for their second straight daily gain, while the Nasdaq was poised to snap a four-day losing streak as recent weakness inspired some investors to hunt for investment opportunities.
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16h Wall Street opens higher on bargain hunting
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday as investors picked up beaten-down stocks following a turbulent two weeks, while awaiting the annual central bankers meeting in Jackson Hole later this week.
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H&R Block taps former Uber exec to serve as CEO16h Updated H&R Block taps former Uber exec to serve as CEO
USA Today
Tax services company said Jeffrey J. Jones II will assume the post on Oct. 9. He succeeds Tom Gerke, who will serve as interim president and CEO.
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McDonald's to close 169 outlets in India in franchise battle16h McDonald's to close 169 outlets in India in franchise battle
USA Today
McDonald's India will close 169 outlets in northern, eastern India after the American fast food giant terminated a franchise agreement with an Indian partner.
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16h Updated Free Money From a Smart Insurer
The Wall Street Journal
Talk of a breakup of U.K. insurer Prudential returns as regularly as summer holidays. A nuanced view of the company’s plans promises value to investors.
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17h Your first trade for Tuesday, August 22
CNBC
The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.
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17h NewsWatch: Why Amazon’s drop of nearly 10% looks set to get even worse
Market Watch
While the stock market’s slump has stopped for now, we’re not exactly seeing a rootin’-tootin’ rally. It’s not all quiet though, as Amazon’s stock just unraveled further. Today’s call says the recent slide will continue.
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17h One thing not to do when trying to improve your credit score...
Market Watch
Signing up for this type of credit card while trying to improve your credit score could actually harm it.
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17h Hyundai will launch pickup, more SUVs to reverse U.S. sales slide
Reuters
DETROIT/SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor plans to launch a pickup truck in the United States as part of a broader plan to catch up with a shift away from sedans in one of the Korean automaker's most important markets, a senior company executive told Reuters.
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17h Wall Street set to open higher as investors go bargain hunting
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to open higher on Tuesday as investors picked up beaten-down stocks following a turbulent two weeks, while awaiting the annual central bankers meeting in Jackson Hole later this week.
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Kohl's making nearly half of stores 'operationally smaller'17h Updated Kohl's making nearly half of stores 'operationally smaller'
USA Today
Kohl's said Tuesday that it is cutting floor space in "nearly half" of its stores as the department-store sector reels.
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Woman with ovarian cancer gets $417M in Johnson & Johnson baby powder case17h Woman with ovarian cancer gets $417M in Johnson & Johnson baby powder case
USA Today
The lawsuit brought by a California woman alleges Johnson & Johnson failed to adequately warn consumers about the potential cancer risks of talcum powder.
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17h Updated Earnings Outlook: Salesforce earnings: Looking to e-commerce, AI for growth as Dreamforce approaches
Market Watch
Salesforce.com Inc. went on a buying spree last year, and the resulting products should be on full display this week ahead of the cloud-software pioneer’s big annual party.
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Ford to offer British car buyers incentives to scrap older cars17h Ford to offer British car buyers incentives to scrap older cars
USA Today
Ford is offering car buyers in Britain a $2,570 incentive to trade in older vehicles for newer, less polluting models. The cars will then be taken off the road and scrapped.
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17h Market Snapshot: Dow, S&P 500 aim for 2nd day of gains as rebound continues
Market Watch
U.S. stock-index futures edge higher on Tuesday, putting the Dow industrials and the S&P 500 on track to rise for a second straight winning session after last week’s selloff.
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17h The ‘correction’ is here, and Canaccord’s Tony Dwyer says buy it
CNBC
Why a market sell-off may not be as painful as you think.
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17h The Ratings Game: Tenet shares surged 15% on board member exits but don’t expect it to ‘go gentle into that good night’
Market Watch
Two board members representing the hedge fund Glenview resigned on Friday, setting Tenet up for a potential proxy fight.
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17h Updated Stop spending thousands of dollars on back pain surgery and treatments that don’t work
Market Watch
A $100 billion industry has little evidence supporting its effectiveness, says investigative journalist Cathryn Jakobson Ramin.
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17h Updated What I learned after being robbed at gunpoint in Mexico
Market Watch
Before you take that last-ditch summer vacation, do this to stay safe.
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Ford, Chinese partner look at possible electric car venture17h Ford, Chinese partner look at possible electric car venture
USA Today
Ford's potential venture with Anhui Zotye Automobile Co. adds to the global auto industry's rising activity in electric vehicles for China.
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17h Updated European stocks break three-day losing streak
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks broke a three-day losing streak on Tuesday, building on gains in other markets and boosted by rising commodity prices.
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18h The Wall Street Journal: North Korea threatens ‘absolute force’ as U.S., South hold military drills
Market Watch
North Korea threatened to turn the U.S. into “huge heaps of ashes” and warned that military exercises involving American and South Korean forces this week had worsened the standoff, which could only be resolved by “absolute force.”
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Jury awards $417M in another Johnson & Johnson talc cancer case18h Updated Jury awards $417M in another Johnson & Johnson talc cancer case
USA Today
The lawsuit brought by a California woman alleges Johnson & Johnson failed to adequately warn consumers about the potential cancer risks of talcum powder.
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Samsung's battle with Amazon and Apple heats up18h Samsung's battle with Amazon and Apple heats up
USA Today
Samsung has expanded its digital personal assistant Bixby to more than 200 countries worldwide, with the service available on the Galaxy S8 and S8+.
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18h Need to Know: Why Amazon’s drop of nearly 10% looks set to get even worse
Market Watch
While the stock market’s slump has stopped for now, we’re not exactly seeing a rootin’-tootin’ rally. It’s not all quiet though, as Amazon’s stock just unraveled further. Today’s call says the recent slide will continue.
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18h Updated Coca-Cola, PespiCo and others agree to cap sugar in drinks in Singapore
Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Seven major drinks companies including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will limit the sugar content of drinks they sell in Singapore, as part of the city-state's campaign to fight diabetes.
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18h Updated Market Extra: 7 signs the stock market is ready to run smack into a wall
Market Watch
The stock market’s relentless rally to records may be facing its fiercest test of late.
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18h Updated The Ratings Game: Nike, Foot Locker, Finish Line downgrades highlight struggles in the sporting goods sector
Market Watch
Sporting goods companies had a flurry of rating downgrades and price target cuts, with big names like Nike, Foot Locker and Finish Line challenged by changes in the sector.
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18h Futures higher as traders pick up beaten-down stocks
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were higher on Tuesday as investors picked up beaten-down stocks, while focus also shifts to speeches from central bankers later this week.
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A Foolish Take: Google, Amazon and Apple still aren't winning this market18h Updated A Foolish Take: Google, Amazon and Apple still aren't winning this market
USA Today
The three tech giants trail behind Roku in the streaming device market.
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18h Market Snapshot: Dow, S&P 500 set for 2nd day of gains as rebound continues
Market Watch
Wall Street equity benchmarks on Tuesday appear ready to open modestly higher, putting the Dow industrials and the S&P 500 on track to rise for a second straight session after last week’s selloff.
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18h Currencies: Dollar recovers though hemmed in ahead of potential rate clues from Fed’s Jackson Hole retreat
Market Watch
A resurgent dollar scratched its way higher against chief rivals on Tuesday although in relatively thin trading conditions ahead of what could be refreshed perspective on interest rates this week when the Federal Reserve hosts global policy makers at its Jackson Hole, Wyo., retreat.
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19h TD Ameritrade launches Facebook chatbot
CNBC
TD Ameritrade has launched an automated program that can communicate with its customers on Facebook's messaging application.
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Household spending: 7 surprising facts about food prices19h Household spending: 7 surprising facts about food prices
USA Today
U.S. families are spending much less overall on food than they did a generation ago. Food now eats half as much of the family budget than it once did.
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19h Updated Netflix depends less and less on licensed content from the likes of Disney
Market Watch
When Walt Disney said it would stop licensing its movies and TV shows to Netflix Inc. in favor of launching its own service investors were concerned—but Netflix will be fine.
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19h Updated Amazon says new accounting rule will change when it recognizes sales of its devices
Market Watch
Amazon, as well as all other public companies across the consumer spectrum, have begun analyzing how a new accounting rule will impact the way it recognizes things like sales and unredeemed gift cards.
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19h Updated The Ratings Game: Tenet shares surge 15% on board member exits but don’t expect it to ‘go gentle into that good night’
Market Watch
Two board members representing the hedge fund Glenview resigned on Friday, setting Tenet up for a potential proxy fight.
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19h Updated Europe Markets: European stocks set to snap losing streak as miners jump
Market Watch
European stocks pushed higher Tuesday, with advances in the basic resources sector poised to lead the market out of a three-session run of declines.
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19h These stocks drove the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund to its best returns
CNBC
Norway's $975 billion oil fund has been buoyed by equity markets.
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19h Updated Futures Movers: Oil prices rebound ahead of U.S. supply data
Market Watch
Oil prices climb on Tuesday, rebounding from a sharp selloff in the beginning of the week as investors wait for U.S. supply data that are expected to confirm the market is tightening.
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How long $1 million will last in retirement19h Updated How long $1 million will last in retirement
USA Today
When it comes to retirement, where you live can make or break your retirement. GoBankingRates compared how long $1 million in savings lasts in each state.
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20h Tech giants like Amazon and Facebook more disruptive to banks than fintech start-ups: WEF
CNBC
Banks are faced with more competitive disruption from tech behemoths than financial technology (fintech) start-ups, according to a report.
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20h Rex Nutting: Americans aren’t splurging on fun experiences; we’re spending more on expensive health care
Market Watch
We are spending a smaller portion of our budget at the mall, but the money we’re saving is mostly paying for the most expensive health care in the universe. says Rex Nutting.
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20h Market Snapshot: Dow, S&P set for 2nd day of gains as rebound continues
Market Watch
Wall Street is set for a positive open on Tuesday, with traders picking up bargains in the stock market after last week’s selloff that was spurred by geopolitical tensions and domestic political turmoil.
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20h Asia Markets: Singapore stocks end 5-day slump as Asian markets end broadly higher
Market Watch
Equity markets found firmer footing in the Asia-Pacific region Tuesday, with stocks in Singapore ending higher following five straight sessions of declines.
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21h Updated Ford says signs MoU with Chinese automaker to build electric vehicles in China
Reuters
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Ford Motor Company said on Tuesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese firm Anhui Zotye Automobile Co to explore establishing a joint venture to build electric passenger vehicles in China.
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21h Outside the Box: Democrats risk overreaching in their attacks on Trump, Confederate memorials
Market Watch
Democrats are perhaps too optimistic about their prospects in the 2018 elections, writes James E. Campbell.
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21h Credit.com: 8 things you should buy in your 20s that will pay for themselves
Market Watch
You might feel strapped for cash, but smart buyers will make purchases that will last them into their 30s and beyond.
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21h Encore: The Social Security deficit explained
Market Watch
The bulk of the 2017 deficit was expected, the surprises have been more or less offsetting
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21h NerdWallet: This is why it seems like everyone else has more money than you
Market Watch
You’re pretty sure your friends and neighbors don’t make much more than you. So how are they able to spend so much?
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21h Next Avenue: These are the 10 best states to grow older
Market Watch
A new report ranks the best states to grow old when it comes to financial costs, health care and quality of life.
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21h London Markets: FTSE 100 led higher by miners as Provident plunges almost 60%
Market Watch
U.K. stocks marched higher Tuesday, on course to snap a three-session losing streak following well-received financial updates from mining heavyweight BHP Billiton and home builder Persimmon.
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22h JPMorgan thinks the electric vehicle revolution will create a lot of losers
CNBC
Adoption of electric vehicles is set to accelerate, and that will run over a lot of losers, JPMorgan Cazenove said.
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22h BHP Rights Its Ship by Throwing Shale Overboard
The Wall Street Journal
Following an intense pressure campaign from shareholder Elliott Management, BHP has announced it is looking to exit U.S. shale.
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23h Updated Big Ben’s bongs fall silent for the next 4 years
Market Watch
London and her visitors will have to do without the city’s most iconic sound as Big Ben rung for the last time — at least as the big bell undergoes restoration works.
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23h Updated Asian shares ride metals gains, stronger Wall Street
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares rose on Tuesday after modest gains on Wall Street, while robust metals prices underpinned some regional markets even as investors remained wary ahead of the annual central banking conference in Jackson Hole later this week.
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Surprise items keep customers coming back23h Surprise items keep customers coming back
USA Today
USA TODAY's Chris Woodyard looks at a trend in grocery stores.
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24h Now may be the time to reduce your exposure to US equities
CNBC
The first cracks are already starting to appear as a sense of exhaustion seems to be setting in.
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26h 35% of Americans are making this easily avoidable money mistake
Market Watch
Here’s one really good reason to check your bank statements.
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