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Looking for a Liveable City? Ditch the US, Says Report - Fortune

1 hour 7 min ago

Fortune

Looking for a Liveable City? Ditch the US, Says Report
Fortune
For the seventh year running, The Economist has named the southeastern Australian city the most liveable in its Global Livability Report. The report uses 30 qualitative and quantitative factors that fall into five categories: stability, healthcare ...
Why the 'best cities to live in' list rewards the safe and the cleanThe Guardian
World's 10 most livable cities in 2017WFMZ Allentown
Melbourne crowned the world's most liveable city for record seventh yeareTurboNews
TODAYonline -CTV News -gulfnews.com -Pacific Business News (Honolulu)
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Asia Shares Meander After Subdued Gains on Wall Street - U.S. News & World Report

1 hour 49 min ago

U.S. News & World Report

Asia Shares Meander After Subdued Gains on Wall Street
U.S. News & World Report
A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday, tracking gains overnight on Wall Street. The Nikkei index slipped as the yen ...
Nikkei edges down as yen rebounds; Seibu Holdings shinesReuters

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US dollar edges down after Fed minutes - Zawya

3 hours 29 min ago

Zawya

US dollar edges down after Fed minutes
Zawya
The U.S. dollar was on the defensive on Thursday after the minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting showed policymakers were increasingly wary of recent softness in inflation and could delay a rate hike.The dollar's index against a basket ...

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Inside the dramatic decision by corporate giants to rebuke Trump - Yahoo Finance UK

5 hours 21 min ago

Yahoo Finance UK

Inside the dramatic decision by corporate giants to rebuke Trump
Yahoo Finance UK
A powerful business council, formed by President Trump, had to disband because of the impact of his incendiary comments. More. After President Donald Trump's incendiary comments last weekend about the violence in Charlottesville, the three female CEOs ...

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Asia shares up as North Korea tensions ease, wary Fed weighs on dollar - Reuters

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:02pm

Reuters

Asia shares up as North Korea tensions ease, wary Fed weighs on dollar
Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged higher on Thursday as tensions between the United States and North Korea came off the boil, while the Federal Reserve's concerns about weak U.S. inflation weighed on the dollar. MSCI's broadest index of ...
Most Asian shares advance as political turmoil weighs on the dollarCNBC
GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar holds firm before Fed minutes, stocks riseBusiness Insider
Wall Street rises with dollar as euro weakensNasdaq
New York Daily News -Yahoo Finance -Economic Times -Daily Mail
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Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will not increase its Oncor offer - Reuters

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 9:32pm

Reuters

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will not increase its Oncor offer
Reuters
(Reuters) - The energy unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Wednesday it will "stand firm" on its $9 billion offer to acquire 80 percent of Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC and will not increase its offer. Elliott Management Corp ...
Top Stocks Warren Buffett's Buying NowMotley Fool
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Energy Stands Firm on Its $9 Billion Offer to Acquire OncorBusiness Wire (press release)
Warren Buffett: Shorting Overvalued Stocks Offers More Opportunities Than Value InvestingValueWalk
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Berkeley Electrician Featured in Deadly Virginia Rally No Longer Working For Employer - NBC Bay Area

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 9:29pm

NBC Bay Area

Berkeley Electrician Featured in Deadly Virginia Rally No Longer Working For Employer
NBC Bay Area
Do you agree or disagree with Marshawn Lynch's decision to sit during the National Anthem? Agree; Disagree; I'm not following this story. Privacy policy · NEWSLETTERS. Receive the latest local updates in your inbox. Email. Privacy policy | More ...

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Japan's exports rise in July, underpin strengthening economy - Reuters

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 9:20pm

Reuters

Japan's exports rise in July, underpin strengthening economy
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's exports rose for an eighth straight month in July on robust shipments to the United States and a boost from a weak yen, a sign overseas demand rebounded from a lull in the previous quarter to underpin a steady economic recovery.
Japan Reports Trade Surplus in July as Exports Rise AgainBloomberg
Japan Trade Surges in July on Strong Demand in China, USU.S. News & World Report
Japan export growth bounces back in JulyFinancial Times
ForexLive -Times of India -Xinhua
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Hyundai Motor to launch electric vehicle with 500 km range after 2021 - Reuters

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 9:09pm

Reuters

Hyundai Motor to launch electric vehicle with 500 km range after 2021
Reuters
SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it will launch a long-range electric vehicle with a driving range of 500 km (311 miles) per charge after 2021, seeking to address investor concerns that it is lagging rivals in the green car race.
Hyundai unveils new fuel cell SUV with longer travel rangeWashington Post
Hyundai to Launch Fuel-cell Electric SUV in S. Korea Next YearThe Korea Bizwire
Hyundai launches a new, longer range fuel-cell vehicleNEWS.com.au
Motoring -Drive -CarAdvice
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CEOs Flee Trump Because He's Useless to Them - Bloomberg

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 7:10pm

Bloomberg

CEOs Flee Trump Because He's Useless to Them
Bloomberg
Businesspeople want tax cuts and deregulation. They don't expect help from the Oval Office. by. Joe Nocera. @NoceraBV More stories by Joe Nocera. Wed Aug 16 2017 16:10:56 GMT-0700 (PDT). Wasting their time. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg.
CEOs fleeing Trump have their eyes on the bottom lineNew York Post
JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Issues Sharp Rebuke of TrumpFortune
DIMON: I 'strongly disagree' with Trump's Charlottesville reaction and supported disbanding his business councilBusiness Insider
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Former Wal-Mart US CEO: I'd probably figure out a way to work with Trump - CNBC

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 5:13pm

CNBC

Former Wal-Mart US CEO: I'd probably figure out a way to work with Trump
CNBC
Now that CEOs have abandoned President Donald Trump, the most concerning thing is what will happen with the president's agenda, former Wal-Mart US CEO Bill Simon said. "Where do we go from here? We still need tax reform. We still need health care ...
Why the CEOs Working With Trump Finally Jumped ShipFortune
Defensive Trump's desperate divorce of nation's CEOs was bound to happenChicago Tribune
Trump disbands councils after business leaders fleeWKBW-TV
Livemint -Business Insider -Mic -South China Morning Post
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Business mutiny leaves Trump isolated - BBC News

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 5:07pm

BBC News

Business mutiny leaves Trump isolated
BBC News
Donald Trump, the man who promised to pilot American industry back to greatness, suddenly cuts a very lonely figure as his corporate lieutenants have jumped ship. First overboard was Kenneth C. Frazier, the chief executive of drugmaker Merck who ...
What CEOs Can SufferSlate Magazine
IBM CEO: This Is Why Trump's Advisory Forum DisbandedFortune
Trump Advisory Forum Could No Longer Serve Purpose, IBM CEO SaysBloomberg
CNBC -Minneapolis Star Tribune -Business Insider -KARE
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Mary Barra No Longer Working With Trump as Advisory Council Ends - Motor Trend

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 4:49pm

Motor Trend

Mary Barra No Longer Working With Trump as Advisory Council Ends
Motor Trend
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Trump says that he's disbanding manufacturing council - WCTV

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 4:21pm

WCTV

Trump says that he's disbanding manufacturing council
WCTV
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS) -- President Trump said Wednesday afternoon that he was disbanding his manufacturing council after a number of its members resigned in the wake of the president's handling of the terror attack and violence in Charlottesville last ...

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Cisco Shares Slide as Sales Decline for Seventh Straight Quarter - TheStreet.com

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 4:21pm

TheStreet.com

Cisco Shares Slide as Sales Decline for Seventh Straight Quarter
TheStreet.com
The networking giant beat on the bottom line, but said sales still fell 4% from the year-ago period. Giovanni Bruno. Follow. Annie Palmer. Follow. Aug 16, 2017 4:47 PM EDT. Shares of Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) were falling 2.2% to $31.61 in after-hours ...
Cisco slides after revenue beatCNBC
Cisco's security business revenue growth misses estimates, shares dropReuters
Cisco shares fall after company predicts another drop in salesMarketWatch
Business Insider -Barron's -ValueWalk -Seeking Alpha
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JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Issues Sharp Rebuke of Trump - Fortune

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 3:59pm

Fortune

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Issues Sharp Rebuke of Trump
Fortune
On Wednesday afternoon, members of the president's Strategic and Policy Forum agreed to disband. The decision followed a press conference on Tuesday, in which Trump equivocated white supremacist groups with counter-protesters at Charlottesville.
Trump says 'thank you all!' as CEOs quit advisory councilsmySanAntonio.com
Trump Advisory Forum Could No Longer Serve Purpose, IBM CEO SaysBloomberg
DIMON: I 'strongly disagree' with Trump's Charlottesville reaction and supported disbanding his business councilBusiness Insider
The Detroit News -CNBC -CNNMoney -MarketWatch
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Woman finds long-lost diamond ring on carrot in garden - BBC News

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 3:39pm

BBC News

Woman finds long-lost diamond ring on carrot in garden
BBC News
A Canadian woman got an extra carrot with her diamond ring when it was found in her vegetable patch 13 years after she lost it. Mary Grams, 84, was devastated when she lost the ring while weeding on the family farm in Alberta in 2004. But she had kept ...
Woman Loses Her Engagement Ring in Garden, Finds It 13 Years Later Wrapped Around a CarrotPEOPLE.com
Canadian woman, 84, finds long-lost diamond ring wrapped around carrotThe Guardian
She lost her engagement ring for a decade. It was found in the garden — on a carrotSacramento Bee
FOX 61 -Yahoo Food -Brides.com -Belfast Telegraph
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GE CEO calls Trump remarks on Charlottesville 'deeply troubling' as economic councils disband - The Hill

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 3:21pm

The Hill

GE CEO calls Trump remarks on Charlottesville 'deeply troubling' as economic councils disband
The Hill
Immelt said that he had notified the council of his plans Wednesday morning, before Trump announced that he would be disbanding the council, as well as his Strategy and Policy Forum, in a tweet shortly after noon. The GE CEO cited Trump's remarks on ...
Trump Strategic and Policy Forum, which included IBM and GM CEOs, disbandsTechCrunch
President Donald Trump Eliminates the American Manufacturing CouncilFootwear News
UTC among companies that left Trump's now defunct Manufacturing councilWFSB
Bloomberg -MarketWatch
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Here's the full text on the decision to dissolve Trump's strategic and policy forum - MarketWatch

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 2:24pm

MarketWatch

Here's the full text on the decision to dissolve Trump's strategic and policy forum
MarketWatch
Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman was head of the strategic and policy forum, which disbanded Wednesday. Following is the full text of a statement from President Donald Trump's strategic and policy forum on the group's disbanding, as released by its ...

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Fed policymakers grow more worried about weak inflation: minutes - Reuters

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 2:11pm

Reuters

Fed policymakers grow more worried about weak inflation: minutes
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policymakers appeared increasingly wary about recent weak inflation and some called for a halt to further interest rate hikes until it was clear the trend was transitory, according to the minutes of the central ...
Fed Sees Balance-Sheet Move Soon as Inflation Debate Heats UpBloomberg
Fed minutes: Central bank split over path of rate hikesCNBC
Fed Officials Confront New Reality: Low Inflation and Low UnemploymentNew York Times
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