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43m Deep Dive: Apple and Nike show that stock performance is linked to how CEOs spend money
Market Watch
A measure called return on corporate capital is revealing — and there’s a free investor tool for research. By Phil van Doorn.
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1h 16m Updated What Will the Next Fed Chief Do About Stocks?
The Wall Street Journal
With the Federal Reserve likely to be under new leadership next year, investors are asking how the central bank will approach the economy. They should also be asking how the Fed will deal with asset prices.
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1h 26m Updated Noble Group to sell oil liquids business to Vitol, flags big third quarter loss
Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Struggling commodities trader Noble Group agreed to sell its Americas-focused oil liquids business to Vitol for about $580 million as part of a debt-cutting strategy, and warned of a big loss for its third quarter.
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1h 42m Updated JPMorgan partners with data start-up to boost fixed-income trading
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co has partnered with data analytics start-up Mosaic Smart Data to help its fixed-income sales and trading business become more profitable.
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2h ‘The Walking Dead’ season 8, episode 1 recap: ‘Mercy’
Market Watch
There are always casualties in war, and the most painful casualties are the most innocent.
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2h Fidelity chairman deals with fallout from sexual harassment claims
Reuters
BOSTON (Reuters) - Less than a year into her tenure as chairman of Fidelity Investments, Abigail Johnson faces a crisis amid allegations that the mutual fund giant has a men's club mentality.
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3h Cisco nears deal to acquire BroadSoft: source
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc, the world’s largest networking gear manufacturer, is nearing a deal to buy U.S. telecommunications software firm BroadSoft Inc for close to $2 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
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4h Noble Group to sell oil liquids business to Vitol for $580 million
Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Struggling Noble Group agreed to sell its Americas-focused oil liquids business to Vitol for about $580 million, as part of its strategy to shrink its businesses to cut debt.
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4h Japan shares at two-decade top, yen at three-month low on Abe win
Reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Japanese shares jumped on a weaker yen on Monday as an election win for Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc gave a green light for more super-easy policy stimulus, while the euro eased as Spain's constitutional crisis aggravated concerns about political unity in the region.
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4h Noble Group to sell global oil liquids business to Vitol
Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Struggling Noble Group agreed to sell its Americas-focused oil liquids business to Vitol for a gross consideration of $1.4 billion, as part of its strategy to shrink its businesses to cut debt.
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Money, muscle, back-slapping protect liquor store grip on cold beer4h Money, muscle, back-slapping protect liquor store grip on cold beer
USA Today
The influence of the Indiana liquor store industry extends far beyond mere campaign cash.
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5h Consumer goods firms harness online data to tap Southeast Asia e-commerce boom
Reuters
SINGAPORE/BANGKOK (Reuters) - When diaper maker DSG International (Thailand) wants to know what its customers are thinking, it often turns to Lazada, an e-commerce firm majority-owned by Alibaba Group Holding .
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6h Yen at three-month lows on Abe win, euro struggles with Spain
Reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Japan's yen hit three-month lows on Monday as an election win for the government gave a green light for super-easy monetary policy, while the euro eased as Spain's constitutional crisis aggravated concerns about political unity in the bloc.
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6h Earnings Outlook: Chip company earnings could be driven by new iPhones, data centers
Market Watch
High-profile smartphone releases and the growth of data centers are expected to drive another strong earnings quarter for chip makers and related companies, which would put a cap on a strong year for semiconductor stocks.
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6h Earnings Outlook: Tech earnings: The iPhone X and other new gadgets that will matter this holiday season
Market Watch
Gadget companies and Silicon Valley tech titans alike have unveiled a swath of new toys leading up to the holiday shopping season and as earnings approach, investors can learn a great deal about what’s been successful—if they know what to look for.
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6h Updated MarketWatch First Take: IBM earnings beat is a product of tax avoidance, and it’s nothing new
Market Watch
IBM Corp. somehow managed to maintain its rock-bottom effective tax rate and enjoyed an earnings beat and stock gains Tuesday afternoon thanks to a continuing ability to avoid taxes.
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NYC to test restricting deliveries to curb congestion6h NYC to test restricting deliveries to curb congestion
USA Today
Restrictions would take place during peak commuting hours.
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6h Updated MarketWatch First Take: Atlassian hits $10 billion market cap, and keeps on going
Market Watch
Nearly two years after its initial public offering, Atlassian Inc. is heading toward a market cap of $10 billion and is unlikely to stop there.
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Michigan apple growers could lose millions without migrant workers6h Michigan apple growers could lose millions without migrant workers
USA Today
Finding migrant workers to clear the orchards is getting increasingly difficult.
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7h Updated Why HR isn’t necessarily your friend if your boss has sexually harassed or bullied you
Market Watch
Workers facing situations like Harvey and Bob Weinstein’s employees have limited options for recourse.
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7h The Wall Street Journal: Fidelity employee complaints about sexual harassment, bullying prompt emergency meeting
Market Watch
Fidelity Investments is moving to address a yearslong problem stemming from a range of workplace conduct, amid allegations of sexual harassment at the mutual fund giant.
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7h Updated NewsWatch: What could derail the stock-market rally? Here’s one thing to watch
Market Watch
The U.S. stock market keeps chugging to new highs. What could halt its progress?
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Bill O'Reilly dismisses NYT report as 'lies and smears'7h Updated Bill O'Reilly dismisses NYT report as 'lies and smears'
USA Today
The New York Times backed its story: 'This article... is accurate and deeply reported and we welcome any challenge to the facts.'
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7h Key Words: Jimmy Carter says he’d work for Donald Trump
Market Watch
In a broad interview with Maureen Dowd in the New York Times, Jimmy Carter, 93, says he’d be open to working with President Trump on a diplomatic mission in North Korea.
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9h Updated The Wall Street Journal: Chevy Bolt: Meet the first practical, mass-market electric vehicle
Market Watch
Twenty years and a million tears after General Motors’ senior scientists built a fleet of nimble, lovable all-electric cars (the EV1) and then crushed them, GM has delivered the world’s first affordable, long-range EV, the Chevrolet Bolt.
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10h The Wall Street Journal: Japan’s Abe set for landslide win in Sunday’s parliamentary elections
Market Watch
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a strong new mandate from voters in a national election Sunday, a result he indicated would embolden him to push for the first changes to the nation’s constitution since it was introduced in 1947.
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10h The Wall Street Journal: Fox knew about Bill O’Reilly’s sexual harassment payout before renewing contract
Market Watch
21st Century Fox was aware Bill O’Reilly had reached a settlement with a network analyst who had accused him of sexual harassment when the company renewed the star Fox News host’s contract, the company said Saturday.
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11h The New York Post: Bowe Bergdahl says U.S. treated him worse than Taliban as he faces possible life sentence
Market Watch
Bowe Bergdahl, the Army deserter who walked off his base in Afghanistan, is complaining that the U.S. treated him worse than the Taliban.
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6 steps to get through a layoff11h 6 steps to get through a layoff
USA Today
Losing your job is tough, but you can make finding the next one easier.
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Bill O'Reilly dismissed NYT report as 'lies and smears'11h Bill O'Reilly dismissed NYT report as 'lies and smears'
USA Today
The New York Times backed its story: 'This article... is accurate and deeply reported and we welcome any challenge to the facts.'
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12h All 5 ex-presidents stand on stage, calling for unity at hurricane relief concert
Market Watch
The five living former presidents of the United States put politics aside this weekend, teaming up in a rare joint appearance for a benefit concert in Texas where they helped raise over $30 million for hurricane victims.
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12h Updated The Ratings Game: Skechers stock rockets 42% to mark its biggest one-day gain since 1999 IPO
Market Watch
Shares of athletic shoe maker Skechers Inc. zoomed more than 37% Friday, after the company blew past earnings estimates for the third quarter, prompting a round of stock price target increases from analysts and at least one upgrade.
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12h Updated Earnings Outlook: McDonald’s earnings: $1 drinks, premium sandwiches and digital will drive growth
Market Watch
McDonald’s Corp. is expected to announce third-quarter earnings on Oct. 24 before the opening bell.
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12h Updated Earnings Outlook: Amazon earnings: Analysts await news of the Whole Foods impact
Market Watch
Analysts are looking for information about the impact that Whole Foods will have on Amazon’s third-quarter and beyond.
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12h Updated Earnings Outlook: Tech earnings: The new gadgets that will matter this holiday season
Market Watch
Gadget companies and Silicon Valley tech titans alike have unveiled a swath of new toys leading up to the holiday shopping season and as earnings approach, investors can learn a great deal about what’s been successful—if they know what to look for.
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12h Updated Earnings Outlook: Data centers, new iPhones expected to drive chip companies to strong earnings
Market Watch
High-profile smartphone releases and the growth of data centers are expected to drive another strong earnings quarter for chip makers and related companies, which would put a cap on a strong year for semiconductor stocks.
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12h Updated Earnings Outlook: AMD earnings: New products and crypto-related sales are key to quarter
Market Watch
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. investors will be looking for how the chipmaker’s new product rollouts are faring are for more indications of how demand for cryptocurrency mining cards are driving sales.
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12h Updated Retailers should get ready for another stressful year in 2018
Market Watch
The stress in the retail sector that has triggered a string of bankruptcies this year is unlikely to get much better in 2018, according to Fitch Ratings.
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12h Updated Hollywood’s box office failures go beyond Rotten Tomatoes ratings
Market Watch
Studios blamed critics and Rotten Tomatoes for box office bombs this summer, but critically-adored films that are struggling show it’s more complicated than that.
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Report: Tesla reaches deal to build factory in China12h Updated Report: Tesla reaches deal to build factory in China
USA Today
The move would allow the electric car maker to slash production costs.
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Fidelity employees dismissed after sexual harassment claims: report12h Fidelity employees dismissed after sexual harassment claims: report
USA Today
Star tech fund manager fired, second employee pushed to resign following allegations.
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12h Sexual harassment allegations spark review, meeting at Fidelity: WSJ
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fidelity Investments has hired a consulting firm to review employee behavior amid allegations of sexual harassment at the U.S. money manager stretching back years, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.
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12h Tesla reaffirms effort to build cars in China; mum on deal report
Reuters
(Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Inc reaffirmed on Sunday it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year, but declined to comment on a report that a deal has been reached.
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13h Market Snapshot: What could derail the stock-market rally? Here’s one thing to watch
Market Watch
The U.S. stock market keeps chugging to new highs. What could halt its progress?
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13h The Wall Street Journal: Tesla reaches deal to set up a factory in China
Market Watch
Electric-car maker Tesla Inc. has reached an agreement to set up its own manufacturing facility in Shanghai, according to people briefed on the plan, a move that could help it gain traction in China’s fast-growing EV market.
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13h Updated Tesla moves closer to deal to build cars in China
Reuters
(Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Inc said on Sunday it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year.
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13h Updated Market Extra: Retail investors see this as the ‘best time ever’ to jump into stocks. Time to worry?
Market Watch
The “most hated bull market in history” is starting to get some love, which isn’t necessarily something to cheer.
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Why Flash and Microsoft Silverlight frustrations just won't go away13h Why Flash and Microsoft Silverlight frustrations just won't go away
USA Today
Adobe and Microsoft have both sunset the technologies. But websites still use them.
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13h The Wall Street Journal: Japan’s Abe set for landslide win in Sunday’s parliamentary elections, polls show
Market Watch
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was on course for a strong new mandate from voters in a national election Sunday, exit polls showed, a result he indicated would embolden him to push for the first changes to the nation’s constitution since it was introduced in 1947.
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14h Updated Economic Preview: Here’s the kind of spending that leads to bigger paychecks and a roaring economy
Market Watch
Only one thing is going to help workers earn bigger paychecks, help them do their jobs better and get the U.S. economy roaring like a lion again.
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14h Updated 1 in 5 white women have a tanning salon addiction
Market Watch
The practice increases the risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.
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14h Updated A surprisingly easy way to keep people from a gambling addiction
Market Watch
New players can avoid gambling addiction with some learned tricks.
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14h Updated Deep Dive: These stocks have popped more than 75% since Trump was elected
Market Watch
The president boasted Monday that U.S. stocks have risen 25% on his watch. By Phil van Doorn.
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14h The Wall Street Journal: The Houston Astros are going to the World Series after shutting out Yankees
Market Watch
The Astros will play the Dodgers when the series begins on Tuesday after dispensing with the New York Yankees, 4-0, in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series.
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Beer Man: Roasted Rye hits tasty mix of citrus, caramel14h Beer Man: Roasted Rye hits tasty mix of citrus, caramel
USA Today
The 7% ABV IPA from Reuben's Brews uses more caramel than chocolate malts to good effect.
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15h Looking for growth, the NFL keeps its eyes fixed overseas
CNBC
While the NFL deals weaker performance in the U.S., ratings in the UK have soared over 60 percent in the past year.
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15h Updated Market Extra: 3 things investors need to know about Japan’s snap election this Sunday
Market Watch
Japan is going to the polls to vote in a snap election this weekend. Though the result will likely give more power to the incumbent Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, there is a tail risk that could derail the yen.
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15h Market Snapshot: What could derail the stock-market rally? Watch profit margins
Market Watch
The U.S. stock market keeps chugging to new highs. What could halt its progress?
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15h Updated The Wall Street Journal: There’s talk of capping 401(k) contributions at $2,400 per year
Market Watch
Lobbyists and others in the retirement and financial services industries who have spoken to congressional staff and committee members say lawmakers are looking at proposals that would allow 401(k) participants to contribute significantly less than what is currently allowed in a traditional tax-deferred 401(k). An often mentioned amount is $2,400 a year.
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15h Updated Why millennials are ditching religion for witchcraft and astrology
Market Watch
In tumultuous political times, the 18-30 demographic is reaching for the stars.
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15h Updated NewsWatch: Earn passive income: 4 people share their successful strategies
Market Watch
Say hello to passive income—a low-effort cash flow that’s steady, predictable and relatively easy to maintain.
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15h Airbus turmoil overshadows bid to rescue CSeries
Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus's coup in buying a $6 billion Canadian jetliner project for a dollar stunned investors and took the spotlight off a growing ethics row last week, but internal disarray has raised questions over how smoothly it can implement the deal.
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How to be a leader: Be like Albert Einstein and embrace your ignorance17h How to be a leader: Be like Albert Einstein and embrace your ignorance
USA Today
As we age we tend to learn less. Studies show that people think they are smarter than they think they are.
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Stocks: Why it's wrong to worry about 'expensive' stocks17h Stocks: Why it's wrong to worry about 'expensive' stocks
USA Today
Conventional wisdom sees “expensive” stocks as bearish. But beware of conventional wisdom. It rarely works.
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5 Halloween hazards and how insurance can help17h 5 Halloween hazards and how insurance can help
USA Today
When ghosts and goblins run amok, only people with the right insurance will be in luck.
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18h Updated Henkel may make U.S. acquisitions: CEO in newspaper
Reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German consumer goods group Henkel may further expand its business in the United States via acquisitions, Chief Executive Hans van Bylen told Welt am Sonntag in an interview.
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Consumer Reports rejects Tesla's criticism of its ratings18h Consumer Reports rejects Tesla's criticism of its ratings
USA Today
Tesla had criticized the magazine over findings of its annual reliability survey
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Study: Auto dealers jack up car prices with add-ons19h Study: Auto dealers jack up car prices with add-ons
USA Today
Because add-on prices are inconsistent, it appears they discriminate against Latinos
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19h Toyota to halt operations at all Japan plants as typhoon precaution
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will suspend operations at all of its assembly plants in Japan, including those of its subsidiaries, from Monday morning as a precautionary measure as a powerful typhoon approaches Japan's mainland, a spokesman said.
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