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US New-Home Sales Climbed to a Seven-Month High in February - Bloomberg

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:02am

Washington Post

US New-Home Sales Climbed to a Seven-Month High in February
Bloomberg
Purchases of new homes increased in February to a seven-month high, indicating the effects of the recent rise in borrowing costs on the U.S. residential real estate market have been modest. Sales rose 6.1 percent to a 592,000 annualized pace, Commerce ...
New-home sales roar to a 7-month high 592000 annual rate in FebruaryMarketWatch
US new home sales rise despite higher mortgage ratesABC News
US new home sales surge to seven-month high in FebruaryReuters
Barron's (blog) -The Mortgage Reports (blog) -Motley Fool -RTT News
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A New Tool Will Help Investors Track President Trump's Effect on Companies - Fortune

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:00am

Fortune

A New Tool Will Help Investors Track President Trump's Effect on Companies
Fortune
How will Donald Trump's new administration actually affect companies? That's the question investors are asking now that the President's policies are actually beginning to take shape. And a new tracker is hoping to provide the answer in real time.
Wall Street opens flat; all eyes on healthcare voteReuters
Trump Tantrum looms on Wall Street if health-care effort stallsCNBC
Wall Street's New Trick to Dodge Trump-Induced Stock SwingsWIRED
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Exxon says it lost emails sent by secretary of state and former CEO - Midwest Energy News

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 9:39am

Exxon says it lost emails sent by secretary of state and former CEO
Midwest Energy News
... • As part of a climate fraud investigation, an attorney for Exxon Mobil tells a New York state court that emails sent by former Exxon CEO and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson from an alias email account have gone missing due to a “unique issue ...

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Ford Drops After First-Quarter Profit Forecast Trails Estimates - Bloomberg

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 9:34am

Channel NewsAsia

Ford Drops After First-Quarter Profit Forecast Trails Estimates
Bloomberg
Ford Motor Co. said its profit may fall by half in the first quarter, a bigger decline than analysts predicted as the automaker scales back production amid a declining U.S. market and deals with rising costs. First quarter adjusted earnings per share ...
3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks Wealthy Investors Should Consider BuyingMotley Fool
Ford expects lower Q1 earnings on higher spending, sales dropReuters
Ford Motor warns profit will fall in 2017MarketWatch
Benzinga -The Detroit News -Seeking Alpha -Business Insider
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Claims for US Jobless Benefits Increase to Seven-Week High - Bloomberg

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 8:32am

Bloomberg

Claims for US Jobless Benefits Increase to Seven-Week High
Bloomberg
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose to a seven-week high, representing a departure from other data showing a solid labor market. Jobless claims increased by 15,000 to 258,000 in the week ended March 18, a Labor Department report showed ...
Jobless claims unexpectedly rise; labor market still strongReuters
Jobless claims climb 15000 to 258000MarketWatch
Applications for US Jobless Aid Rise to Still-Low 258000New York Times
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Wall Street Enthusiastic Ahead Of Yellen's Keynote Speech - Nasdaq

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 8:24am

Reuters

Wall Street Enthusiastic Ahead Of Yellen's Keynote Speech
Nasdaq
(RTTNews.com) - All eyes are on Fed Chair Janet Yellen's keynote address this morning. New home sales as well as jobless claims are also important for the day. The market is also closely watching the President Trumps effort to renovate healthcare ...
US stock futures higher as investors eye healthcare voteReuters
This Gold Rally Has Recent History on Its Side: Shelley GoldbergNewsmax
US stocks set to edge up, as health-care vote, Yellen take center stageMarketWatch
Yahoo Finance -The Seattle Times -MarketPulse (blog) -RTT News
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Planning for a Low-Tax, High-Deficit World - Bloomberg

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 7:01am

Bloomberg

Planning for a Low-Tax, High-Deficit World
Bloomberg
It isn't often that rushing makes sense in retirement planning. But when it comes to converting your tax-deferred IRA to a tax-free Roth one, Ed Slott thinks now may be the exception. “Tax rates may never get lower in your lifetime than in 2017,” says ...
IRS Urged To Penalize -- And Prosecute Payroll Tax ViolationsForbes
Amazon.com wins $1.5 billion tax dispute over IRSBusiness Insider
Amazon wins $1.5 billion tax battle with IRSThe News Tribune
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Brandon open to ride-hailing services like Uber, mayor says - Yahoo News

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 6:31am

Yahoo News

Brandon open to ride-hailing services like Uber, mayor says
Yahoo News
The mayor of Brandon says he's open to the idea of riding-hailing services like Uber operating in the Wheat City, but new regulations have to be mindful of the city's already robust vehicle-for-hire industry. "We're always interested in looking at new ...
Uber's ban on app tips at odds with states barring cash gratuitiesThe Boston Globe
Alaska is one of the last states without Uber or Lyft. New legislation might change that.Alaska Dispatch News
If ride hailing is approved for upstate, who would regulate the industry?Buffalo News
Fortune -Hawaii Tribune Herald -Tuscaloosa News -AL.com
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Dubai Duty Free expects $2 mln sales hit from electronics ban - Reuters

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 6:02am

Al-Bawaba

Dubai Duty Free expects $2 mln sales hit from electronics ban
Reuters
DUBAI, March 23 Dubai International Airport's duty free operator estimates that it will lose about $2 million in sales this year from the ban on carrying most electronic devices on United States-bound flights, a senior executive said on Thursday. Under ...
We shouldn't be included in ban, argue some airlines and airportsUSA TODAY
Emirates Will Let Travelers Keep Electronic Devices Until BoardingSkift
Massive crowds at Dubai airport this weekendgulfnews.com
AviationPros.com -CNNMoney -Gulf Business News -Business Day (registration)
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Dubai airport chief says electronics ban will have minimal impact on passenger numbers - Reuters

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 1:48am

Dubai airport chief says electronics ban will have minimal impact on passenger numbers
Reuters
DUBAI, March 23 A ban on most carry-on electronics on flights to the United States will not significantly affect passenger numbers at Dubai International, where flights depart to 12 U.S. cities daily, the airport's chief executive said on Thursday. The ...

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Dubai airport chief says electronics ban will have minimal impact on passenger numbers - Reuters

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 1:48am

USA TODAY

Dubai airport chief says electronics ban will have minimal impact on passenger numbers
Reuters
DUBAI, March 23 A ban on most carry-on electronics on flights to the United States will not significantly affect passenger numbers at Dubai International, where flights depart to 12 U.S. cities daily, the airport's chief executive said on Thursday. The ...
We shouldn't be included in ban, argue some airlines and airportsUSA TODAY
Decoding the True Meaning of the Middle East Laptop BanSkift
What travel experts are saying about the airline electronics banPhilly.com
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County inches closer to 500000 residents - The Columbian

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:01am

The Columbian

County inches closer to 500000 residents
The Columbian
... • Bend-Redmond, Ore., is the third fastest-growing metropolitan area in the U.S., while Olympia-Tumwater is the 23rd fastest. • King County gained nearly 98 people every day between 2015 and 2016. Clark County gained nearly 24 people daily in the ...
Clark County population continues to decline, reaches 50-year lowSpringfield News Sun
Northwest Arkansas 22nd fastest growing metro area in US, according to CensusNorthwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
See how your Michigan county's population has changedMLive.com
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YouTube losing major advertisers who are upset with offensive, extremist videos - Tribune-Review

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm

YouTube losing major advertisers who are upset with offensive, extremist videos
Tribune-Review
SAN FRANCISCO — AT&T, Verizon, Enterprise Holdings and other major advertisers are pulling hundreds of millions of dollars in business from Google and its video service YouTube despite the internet giant's pledge this week to keep offensive and ...

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North Korea Said to Be Target of Inquiry Over $81 Million Cyberheist - New York Times

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 9:23pm

New York Times

North Korea Said to Be Target of Inquiry Over $81 Million Cyberheist
New York Times
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York was led to move money from the Bangladesh central bank to other accounts in February 2016. Credit Spencer Platt/Getty Images. Federal prosecutors are investigating North Korea's possible role in the theft of $81 ...
US may accuse North Korea in Bangladesh cyber heist: WSJReuters
North Korea Link Probed in $81 Million Theft of Fed Funds: SourcesBloomberg
FBI prepares charges against North Korea over Bangladesh heistDeutsche Welle
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Virgin America will disappear into Alaska Airlines in 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 7:41pm

Los Angeles Times

Virgin America will disappear into Alaska Airlines in 2019
Los Angeles Times
Virgin America, the California-based carrier with the blue mood lighting and high-tech entertainment system, will be fully absorbed by Alaska Airlines by the end of 2019 as Alaska strives to become the West Coast's dominant airline. Only three months ...
Alaska Airlines is killing off the Virgin America brandCNNMoney
Alaska Air to kill Virgin America brandPuget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)
Alaska Airlines to drop Virgin America name in 2019SFGate
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Trudeau Placeholder Budget Holds Line on Deficits, Spending - Bloomberg

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 6:59pm

Toronto Star

Trudeau Placeholder Budget Holds Line on Deficits, Spending
Bloomberg
Justin Trudeau's government is hitting the brakes on new spending and avoiding major tax changes as Canada's economy shows signs of recovery. Finance Minister Bill Morneau revealed his second budget Wednesday, leaving deficit projections and total ...
Instant View: Canada budget seen as 'passive' and 'a place-holder'Reuters
Liberals' 1st gender-sensitive budget identifies gaps, funds possible fixesYahoo News
Research stays frozen in Canadian budgetScience Magazine
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Judge orders Exxon to hand over documents related to climate change - CNNMoney

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 6:30pm

CNNMoney

Judge orders Exxon to hand over documents related to climate change
CNNMoney
A judge said on Wednesday that Exxon Mobil must turn over documents to a New York prosecutor probing whether the company lied to the public and investors about the threat of climate change. Among the documents the company must produce: Emails ...
Exxon says it lost emails from Tillerson's alias accountMarketWatch
Exxon must confer with New York AG on Tillerson emails: judgeReuters
ExxonMobil Says A Year's Worth Of Rex Tillerson's Alias Emails In Climate Change Case Were LostBuzzFeed News
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Senate takes up broadband privacy repeal - Reuters

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 5:53pm

WIRED

Senate takes up broadband privacy repeal
Reuters
WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Wednesday took up a measure to repeal regulations adopted by the Obama administration requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook ...
Senate Debate Begins on Rolling Back FCC Privacy RegsBroadcasting & Cable
Senate Poised To Vote On Broadband PrivacyMediaPost Communications
Senate on the verge of vote to kill FCC's consumer privacy protectionsThe Hill
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Trump Tantrum Looms on Wall Street if Health Care Effort Stalls - Fox Business

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:56pm

Fox Business

Trump Tantrum Looms on Wall Street if Health Care Effort Stalls
Fox Business
Specialist James Ahrens works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011. Wall Street focused Wednesday on the bleak landscape ahead for the economy and sold off, wiping out the big gains from a day earlier and ...

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Trump Tantrum Looms on Wall Street if Health Care Effort Stalls - Fox Business

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:56pm

Fox Business

Trump Tantrum Looms on Wall Street if Health Care Effort Stalls
Fox Business
Specialist James Ahrens works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011. Wall Street focused Wednesday on the bleak landscape ahead for the economy and sold off, wiping out the big gains from a day earlier and ...
Investors on edge after Trump rally fizzles. What now?Financial Times
Trump Faces Bitter Defeat TomorrowDaily Reckoning
Wall Street is losing faith in the Trump agendaCNNMoney
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