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Warren Buffett Is Selling Wells Fargo Stock -- Should You Do the Same? - Motley Fool

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 7:02am

Motley Fool

Warren Buffett Is Selling Wells Fargo Stock -- Should You Do the Same?
Motley Fool
Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B), the conglomerate run by billionaire investor Warren Buffett, announced that it's selling around 9 million shares of Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) stock. At first glance, this may sound like an alarming development ...

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China's economic picture brightens as trade data tops forecasts, Trump softens tone - Reuters

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 12:40am

Reuters

China's economic picture brightens as trade data tops forecasts, Trump softens tone
Reuters
A truck carrying shipping containers travels at a port in Qingdao, Shandong province, China, October 13, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer. 1/2. left. right. FILE PHOTO: A container area is seen at the Yangshan Deep Water Port, part of the newly announced ...
China Exports Jump the Most in Two Years as Imports ModerateBloomberg
China March trade balance surplus hits $23.9 billion, higher than expected $10 billionCNBC
China's Exports Accelerate in March, Import Growth ModeratesNew York Times
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Fox News's $200 Million Golden Goose Gives CEO His Biggest Test - Bloomberg

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 10:12pm

Bloomberg

Fox News's $200 Million Golden Goose Gives CEO His Biggest Test
Bloomberg
It'd solve one problem for James Murdoch if Bill O'Reilly didn't come back from his spring vacation. O'Reilly is the host of what remains Fox News' most popular show, even after revelations the network and the anchor resolved sexual harassment ...
NYC Public Advocate Leads Protest Against Bill O'Reilly and Fox NewsTVNewser
O'Reilly's ratings stay strong despite sexual harassment claimsTownhall
Trump: Rupert Murdoch treats me better than Roger Ailes didCNNMoney
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Pioneering New York judge's body found in Hudson River - MarketWatch

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 9:09pm

Los Angeles Times

Pioneering New York judge's body found in Hudson River
MarketWatch
A judge for New York's highest court was found dead in the Hudson River on Wednesday, a law-enforcement official said. The body of Sheila Abdus-Salaam, a judge on the New York Court of Appeals, was found at about 1:35 p.m. ET in the Hudson River ...
A.M. Roundup: Tragic end for Court of Appeals trailblazerAlbany Times Union (blog)
PE HUB First ReadPE Hub (subscription) (blog)
Judge found dead in Hudson River was 'force for good'New York Post
New York Times -New York Daily News
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Trump doesn't hit Mexico hard but stirs up old resentments - KSL.com

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 6:26pm

KSL.com

Trump doesn't hit Mexico hard but stirs up old resentments
KSL.com
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico is mobilizing to resist President Donald Trump's policies in ways that range from the sensible to the strange. Mexican negotiators are hammering out a trade deal with Europe in a bid to reduce reliance on U.S. markets ...

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Trump doesn't hit Mexico hard but stirs up old resentments - KSL.com

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 6:26pm

KSL.com

Trump doesn't hit Mexico hard but stirs up old resentments
KSL.com
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico is mobilizing to resist President Donald Trump's policies in ways that range from the sensible to the strange. Mexican negotiators are hammering out a trade deal with Europe in a bid to reduce reliance on U.S. markets ...
Trump is letting China and Mexico off the hookYahoo Finance

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Berkshire Cuts Wells Fargo Stake to Get Below Fed's Limit - Bloomberg

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 5:26pm

Bloomberg

Berkshire Cuts Wells Fargo Stake to Get Below Fed's Limit
Bloomberg
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is cutting its stake in Wells Fargo & Co. to less than 10 percent after the Federal Reserve told the billionaire's company that remaining above that threshold would limit its ability to do business with the bank ...
Berkshire cuts Wells Fargo stake, pulls Fed applicationReuters
Warren Buffett is dumping 9 million shares of Wells Fargo to avoid Federal Reserve regulationsBusiness Insider
Berkshire sells Wells Fargo shares, says it wants to keep stake under 10%MarketWatch
Charlotte Observer
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Scientists to file motion to defend chemical plant rule, fearing Trump admin won't - CNN

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 4:28pm

CNN

Scientists to file motion to defend chemical plant rule, fearing Trump admin won't
CNN
Washington (CNN) Fossil fuel lobbyists and environmentalists are set for a legal battle over whether the Trump administration will defend regulations on chemical plant safety. The Union for Concerned Scientists, Sierra Club and Earthjustice plan to ...
Trump's EPA is seeking a 24/7 security detail for its new leaderWashington Post
EPA seeks public input on Trump's regulatory reform agendaThe Hill

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Trump's EPA is seeking a 24/7 security detail for its new leader - Washington Post

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 4:13pm

Washington Post

Trump's EPA is seeking a 24/7 security detail for its new leader
Washington Post
The Trump administration has proposed whacking the budget of the Environmental Protection Agency by nearly a third, eliminating thousands of employees and scrapping dozens of programs, including climate-change research and cleanup efforts in the ...

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Trump says he will not label China currency manipulator, reversing campaign promise - Washington Post

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 3:47pm

Washington Post

Trump says he will not label China currency manipulator, reversing campaign promise
Washington Post
President Trump on Wednesday said he would not label China a currency manipulator, contradicting one of the biggest economic promises he made on the campaign trail. Trump told the Wall Street Journal that he had changed his mind because China is not ...
Trump Drops Campaign Promise by Saying He Won't Label China a Currency ManipulatorBloomberg
Trump reverses stances on China as currency manipulator, Ex-Im BankPolitico
Stocks Fall, Rattled by Trump Saying Dollar Getting 'Too Strong'NBCNews.com
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Puerto Rico union sues to block pension cuts - Washington Post

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 3:13pm

Washington Post

Puerto Rico union sues to block pension cuts
Washington Post
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — One of Puerto Rico's largest unions is suing to block a federal control board's austerity plan that would slash pensions and other spending by the U.S. territory. The suit filed Wednesday by the United Public Servants union ...

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Hensarling to Propose Dodd-Frank Replacement in Coming Weeks - Bloomberg

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 1:40pm

Hensarling to Propose Dodd-Frank Replacement in Coming Weeks
Bloomberg
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling plans to release his revised proposal to scrap much of the Dodd-Frank Act by the end of the month. The Texas Republican's new bill would give banks relief from annual stress tests that assess ...

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Tesla Motors' California car factory has a major parking problem - New York Daily News

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 11:35am

New York Daily News

Tesla Motors' California car factory has a major parking problem
New York Daily News
Employees at the electric car company's Fremont, Calif., plant have been battling over parking spots, often forcing people to get creative on where they leave their car. Things have gotten so bad that an Instagram account has popped up documenting the ...

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Ben Carson, touring affordable housing complex, gets stuck in elevator - Washington Post

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 10:51am

Washington Post

Ben Carson, touring affordable housing complex, gets stuck in elevator
Washington Post
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson was rescued by firefighters from a stuck elevator while touring an affordable housing development in Miami on Wednesday morning. The secretary was visiting the Courtside Family Apartments as part ...
Ben Carson visits Miami public housing development — and gets stuck in elevatorMiami Herald
HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson, Others Unhurt After Being Trapped Inside Overtown Housing Complex ElevatorNBC 6 South Florida
Ben Carson visits Miami public housing development -- and gets stuck in elevator | Naked PoliticsNaked Politics - Typepad

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Ben Carson, touring affordable housing complex, gets stuck in elevator - Washington Post

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 10:51am

Washington Post

Ben Carson, touring affordable housing complex, gets stuck in elevator
Washington Post
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson was rescued by firefighters from a stuck elevator while touring an affordable housing development in Miami on Wednesday morning. The secretary was visiting the Courtside Family Apartments as part ...

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Melania Trump gets apology, damages from Daily Mail over report about her modeling career - Washington Post

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 10:40am

Washington Post

Melania Trump gets apology, damages from Daily Mail over report about her modeling career
Washington Post
British newspaper the Daily Mail has apologized to U.S. first lady Melania Trump and paid her an unspecified amount in damages for publishing rumors about Trump's time as a model and how she met her husband, President Trump. The paper in August ...
UK's Daily Mail to pay Melania Trump damages over modelling claimsNasdaq
Daily Mail Apologies, Paying Damages to First LadyTheStreet.com
Daily Mail Apologizes To Melania Trump, Retracts Escort Claim & Settles SuitDeadline
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David Einhorn's fund accuses GM of misleading rating agencies about his two-stock plan - CNBC

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 10:28am

CNBC

David Einhorn's fund accuses GM of misleading rating agencies about his two-stock plan
CNBC
David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital has accused General Motors of misleading rating agencies about its plan to split the company's stock into two classes. In a release Wednesday, the hedge fund announced it has filed a preliminary proxy with the SEC to ...
Einhorn's Greenlight Says GM Misled Credit Raters on StockBloomberg
Is David Einhorn Being A Backseat Driver Or Does He Have A Point About GM?Barron's (blog)

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If Jeff Bezos is spending a billion a year on his space venture, he just started - Quartz

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 10:20am

Quartz

If Jeff Bezos is spending a billion a year on his space venture, he just started
Quartz
Bezos and his team celebrate the first successful landing of the New Shepard rocket booster. (Blue Origin). Share. Written by. Tim Fernholz & Christopher Groskopf. Obsession. Space Business. 45 mins ago. “My business model right now … for Blue Origin ...
Amazon's Jeff Bezos New Letter to Shareholders Reveals 4 Big Secrets to Being Successful in BusinessTheStreet.com
As Amazon grows, Jeff Bezos ponders how to stave off decaySeattle Times

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Poloz Holds Rates, Sees a Faster Return to Full Capacity in Canada - Bloomberg

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 10:15am

Bloomberg

Poloz Holds Rates, Sees a Faster Return to Full Capacity in Canada
Bloomberg
Stephen Poloz holds a copy of a commemorative $10 note at Bank of Canada headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on April 7, 2017. Photographer: Chris Roussakis/Bloomberg. Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz struck a more positive tone in a ...
CANADA FX DEBT-C$ surges to 6-week high after Bank of Canada rate decisionReuters
Bank of Canada holds rates, 'too early' to say growth sustainableNasdaq
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Biotech Movers: Neurocrine Biosciences Leaps on Drug Approval, Synergy Pharma Issued Three Patents - TheStreet.com

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 9:34am

TheStreet.com

Biotech Movers: Neurocrine Biosciences Leaps on Drug Approval, Synergy Pharma Issued Three Patents
TheStreet.com
Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX) shares were up 24% ahead of opening bell Wednesday thanks to news from the company that it received FDA approval for its tardive dyskinesia drug. The company's shares were trading at $51.95 apiece just before market ...

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