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Wall Street falls as Trump threatens government shutdown - Reuters

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Wall Street falls as Trump threatens government shutdown
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed lower on Wednesday as investors grappled with a threat from President Donald Trump to shut down the government if Congress fails to fund a Mexico border wall. Stocks managed to briefly pare losses after ...
Dow drops nearly 90 points after Trump threatens government shutdownCNBC
The Risk Of A Government Shutdown Rose Last Night - What You Need To KnowSeeking Alpha
Wall Street declines on Trump's government shutdown warningYahoo Finance
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Toll's average price to fall as millennials buy cheaper homes

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(Reuters) - Toll Brothers Inc's falling average selling price (ASP) signals a new normal for luxury homebuilders in the United States as they sell more, but lower-priced homes, to thrifty millennials.

Wall Street lower on Trump's threat of government shutdown - Reuters

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Wall Street lower on Trump's threat of government shutdown
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were lower in early afternoon trading on Wednesday after President Donald Trump warned of a government shutdown to secure funds to build the Mexico border wall, adding to nerves as the deadline to raise the U.S. debt ceiling looms.
Fitch: US 'AAA' Rating at Risk If Debt Ceiling Isn't RaisedNewsmax

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Trump 'shutdown' threat rattles stock market - MarketWatch

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Trump 'shutdown' threat rattles stock market
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President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the U.S. government if Congress doesn't fund his campaign pledge to build a wall on the Mexican border appeared to send a shiver through the stock market Wednesday. “If we have to close down our ...
Trump thinks clean coal is when workers mine coal and then actually 'clean it'ThinkProgress
Wall Street drops on Trump's threats of government shutdownNew York Daily News
The Risk Of A Government Shutdown Rose Last Night - What You Need To KnowSeeking Alpha
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American Express to pay $96 million to consumers over discriminatory card terms

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - American Express will pay $96 million to consumers in Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories over discriminatory terms in its credit card agreements, according to the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Mexico, Canada dismiss Trump threats to scrap NAFTA trade pact

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MEXICO CITY/OTTAWA (Reuters) - Mexico and Canada on Wednesday dismissed U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to scrap NAFTA, describing it as a negotiating tactic designed to gain an advantage during talks to update one of the world's biggest trading blocs.

Ex-SAC Capital Fund Manager Denied New Trial on Appeal - Bloomberg

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Ex-SAC Capital Fund Manager Denied New Trial on Appeal
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Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager at a unit of SAC Capital Advisors LP, center, exits federal court in New York, on Nov. 26, 2012. Photographer: Peter Foley/Bloomberg. A court ruling that saved former SAC Capital Advisors LP's Michael ...
Court upholds insider trading conviction of money managerWashington Post
SAC's Martoma fails to overturn US insider trading convictionReuters

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Whole Foods shareholders approve sale to Amazon

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Whole Foods Market Inc on Wednesday said shareholders in the natural and organic grocery chain cleared the way for its proposed $13.7 billion sale to Amazon.com Inc.

The Biggest Thing Everyone Is Forgetting About the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal - TheStreet.com

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The Biggest Thing Everyone Is Forgetting About the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal
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Champagne may have be flowing in Austin, Texas, and Seattle, after shareholders of Whole Foods Markets Inc. (WFM) approved Amazon.com Inc.'s (AMZN) bid to buy the upscale grocer for $13.7 billion on Wednesday, Aug. 23. But guess what? It still has to ...
Whole Foods shareholders back Amazon dealBBC News
Whole Foods shareholders approve $13.7B acquisition by AmazonGeekWire
AMZN-WFM Buyout: Whole Foods Shareholders Give OK to Amazon AcquisitionInvestorplace.com
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Wall Street drops on Trump's threats of government shutdown - Reuters

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Wall Street drops on Trump's threats of government shutdown
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were lower late on Wednesday morning after President Donald Trump's warning of a government shutdown to secure funds to build the Mexico border wall added to nerves as the deadline to the raise the U.S. debt ceiling looms.
Dollar wanes as Trump sparks renewed worries about US policyMarketWatch
Stocks slide as President Trump threatens to not sign off on raising the government's debt ceilingProactive Investors UK
Gold and yen jump after Trump threatens to 'close down our government'CNBC
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Harvard researchers say Exxon misled public on climate science - Reuters

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Harvard researchers say Exxon misled public on climate science
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two Harvard University researchers said in a study published on Wednesday they had collected scientific data proving Exxon Mobil Corp made "explicit factual misrepresentations" in newspaper ads it purchased to convey its views on ...
More Evidence Exxon Misled the Public About Climate ChangeWIRED
Study concludes Exxon misled public on climate changeThe Hill
Energy Sector Update for 08/23/2017: XOM, CVX, COP, SLB, OXY, TOT, RDS.A, RDS.BNasdaq
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U.S. new home sales fall to seven-month low

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. single-family home sales unexpectedly fell in July, dropping to their lowest in seven months, which could raise concerns of a slowdown in the housing market recovery.

US stocks fall after Trump threatens government shutdown - CNBC

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US stocks fall after Trump threatens government shutdown
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President Trump threatened that he would be willing to shut down the government without appropriations for a border wall. Wednesday's decline follows the Dow's best day in four months. Fred Imbert | Thomas Franck. Published 5 Hours Ago | Updated 7 Mins ...
Wall Street drops on Trump's threats of government shutdownNew York Daily News
US stocks fall, havens rise after Trump's government shutdown threatFinancial Times
US open: Trump border wall threat, mixed data weigh on sentimentDIGITALLOOK
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US New-Home Sales Fell in July, Yet Still Ahead of Last Year - U.S. News & World Report

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US New-Home Sales Fell in July, Yet Still Ahead of Last Year
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US new home sales fell in July yet remain comfortably ahead of last year's pace. Aug. 23, 2017, at 10:31 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. US New-Home Sales Fell in July, Yet Still Ahead of Last Year ...
New home sales plunge 9.4% in July, falling to 7-month lowCNBC
New-home sales skid to 7-month low in JulyMarketWatch
US New Home Sales Unexpectedly Plunge 9.4% In JulyNasdaq
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Lowe's Fix for Its Home Depot Problem? Longer Shifts for Workers - Fortune

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Lowe's Fix for Its Home Depot Problem? Longer Shifts for Workers
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Lowe's on Wednesday reported second-quarter sales and profit below what Wall Street was expecting, prompting a sell off that sent its shares down 5% in pre-market trading. The company said its adjusted profit was $1.57 per share, below analysts ...
Lowe's Trails Home Depot in Remodeling BoomBloomberg
Lowe's Not Catching the Same Tail Wind Home Depot Is RidingU.S. News & World Report
Lowe's to boost hours as Home Depot rivalry intensifiesUSA TODAY
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Israel's El Al counts on new Boeing 787s to lure back customers

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BEN GURION AIRPORT, Israel (Reuters) - El Al Israel Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on Wednesday in a $1.25 billion investment aimed at renewing its long-range fleet, halting a drop in its market share and winning back business customers.

Cheap oil undercuts U.S. rail, bus service: study

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DETROIT (Reuters) - Cheap gasoline is squeezing U.S. bus companies and the Amtrak passenger rail system that bet more consumers would embrace alternatives to driving for trips shorter than 400 miles, a study by researchers at DePaul University concluded.

Lowe's Trails Home Depot in Remodeling Boom Amid Profit Miss - Bloomberg

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Lowe's Trails Home Depot in Remodeling Boom Amid Profit Miss
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Lowe's Cos. has been benefiting from the multiyear rebound in remodeling, though not as much as bigger rival Home Depot Inc. Adjusted earnings were $1.57 a share last quarter, Mooresville, North Carolina-based Lowe's said Wednesday. Analysts ...
Lowe's misses earnings estimates, cuts profit margin forecastReuters
This retailer could be the next stock to fall victim to Amazon's riseCNBC
Profits and stocks: When better than expected is barely good enoughAlaskajournal.com
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Trump's comments dents U.S. stock futures

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(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were lower on Wednesday as investors appeared to be in a risk-off mode a day after President Donald Trump said he will shutdown the U.S. government if necessary to build a wall along the border with Mexico.

WOW Air, known for $99 Europe fares, adds four new US cities - USA TODAY

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WOW Air, known for $99 Europe fares, adds four new US cities
USA TODAY
Can St. Louis support a non-stop route to Iceland? How about Cleveland, Cincinnati and Detroit? Icelandic budget carrier WOW Air thinks so, and – with fares that begin at less than $100 one-way – it's betting those Midwest markets will be profitable ...
Cleveland Hopkins lands a second nonstop flight to Iceland in two days, this one on WOW aircleveland.com
WOW Air, known for $99 international flights, adds service to St. LouisSTLtoday.com
WOW air, Iceland's low-cost airline, coming to CVG airportWCPO
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