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Brazil scandal tests JBS, BRF push for overseas units IPOs - Reuters

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:52pm

Reuters

Brazil scandal tests JBS, BRF push for overseas units IPOs
Reuters
Employees are seen during a technical visit of Brazil's Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi at the Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA in the city of Lapa, Parana state, Brazil, March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino. 1/2. left. right. A meatpacking company ...
Brazilian meat scandal leads USDA to redouble food inspection effortsCNBC
Brazil meat exports collapse in wake of inspection scandalWashington Post
Don't Throw Out Your Brazilian Beef Just YetBloomberg
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What Trump SEC Pick Jay Clayton Needs to Explain - BloombergQuint

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:37pm

What Trump SEC Pick Jay Clayton Needs to Explain
BloombergQuint
(Bloomberg View) -- When Donald Trump announced that he would nominate Wall Street lawyer Jay Clayton to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, he cited the need to “undo many regulations which have stifled investment in American business.

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Give Companies Easier Access to Public Markets - Bloomberg

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 2:38pm

Bloomberg

Give Companies Easier Access to Public Markets
Bloomberg
The Senate will soon ask Jay Clayton, President Donald Trump's choice to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, why companies are staying private longer or avoiding the public markets entirely. It's a good question. But the Senate should also ask ...
US SEC nominee Clayton to commit to rooting out fraudNasdaq
Two Insiders on SEC's Possible Future Under ClaytonBloomberg Big Law Business
Trump SEC pick set for contentious reunion with Elizabeth WarrenAmerican Banker (subscription)
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17000 AT&T workers in California and Nevada go on strike - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 2:12pm

Los Angeles Times

17000 AT&T workers in California and Nevada go on strike
Los Angeles Times
An estimated 17,000 AT&T technicians in California and Nevada went on strike Wednesday, highlighting workplace tensions within the massive Dallas-based telecommunications giant. The strike follows a protracted dispute between AT&T and union ...
17000 AT&T Workers Strike After Nearly a Year Without ContractWireless Week
17000 AT&T workers go on strikeCNNMoney
17000 AT&T Technicians Strike in Nevada and CaliforniaTheStreet.com
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Wall Street is losing faith in the Trump agenda - CNNMoney

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 1:14pm

CNNMoney

Wall Street is losing faith in the Trump agenda
CNNMoney
Wall Street's faith in the fate of the Trump agenda has been shaken, if not shattered, by political reality. This week's market tumble is evidence of how the "Trump trade" that sent stocks and other risky assets booming after the election is showing ...

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Starbucks to create 240000 jobs by 2021 - CNBC

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 1:00pm

CNBC

Starbucks to create 240000 jobs by 2021
CNBC
Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz talks about the company's goal to hire 10,000 military veteran's and military spouses. Starbucks is ramping up its hiring efforts, announcing plans Wednesday to create more than 240,000 jobs globally by 2021.
Starbucks Takes The Lead On Job CreationForbes
Starbucks to add 240000 jobs worldwide by 2021KPRC Houston
Starbucks Doubles Down on Military Hiring After Boycott ThreatsBloomberg
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Losing Obamacare Could Kill Me - MarieClaire.com

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:58pm

MarieClaire.com

Losing Obamacare Could Kill Me
MarieClaire.com
Jennifer England was a 39-year-old mom and small business owner when she got a shocking diagnosis. Now she's worried that her life is on the line again. as told to Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy. Mar 22, 2017. First you need to know why I needed Obamacare ...

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Laptop ban hits Gulf airlines in battle for business travelers - Reuters

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:20pm

Reuters

Laptop ban hits Gulf airlines in battle for business travelers
Reuters
Travellers are seen at the Emirates terminal at Dubai International Airport, January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh. By Victoria Bryan | LONDON. LONDON A ban on laptops in plane cabins bound for the United States from some cities could deal a ...
We shouldn't be included in ban, argue some airlines and airportsUSA TODAY
Making sense of the laptop banTechCrunch
Decoding the True Meaning of the Middle East Laptop BanSkift
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Pepsi pushing back against Philadelphia soda tax with smaller bottles - Fox News

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:48am

Fox News

Pepsi pushing back against Philadelphia soda tax with smaller bottles
Fox News
Pepsi is hoping a new idea can revive revenue in Philadelphia. The soda company is reportedly planning to pull its 2-liter bottles and 12-packs off store shelves in the City of Brotherly Love following the city's decision to institute a 1.5-cent-per ...
Large Pepsi Bottles Are Now Vanishing From One Soda Tax Battleground City as Sales CrashTheStreet.com
PepsiCo Is Killing 12-Packs and 2-Liters in Philadelphia Because of a New Soda TaxFortune
Soda Tax Wars: PepsiCo, Inc. to Stop Selling Certain Size Sodas in PhiladelphiaInvestorplace.com
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This $100M email scam tripped up two big US tech companies - CNET

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:07am

CNET

This $100M email scam tripped up two big US tech companies
CNET
A Lithuanian man allegedly scammed $100 million from two major tech companies through email. Getty Images/EyeEm. An email scam tricked two major US tech companies out of millions of dollars until investigators caught up with the alleged thief.
Two major US technology firms 'tricked out of $100m'BBC News
2 US Tech Companies Wired $100 Million to a ScammerFortune
US charges Lithuanian man with $100 million email fraudReuters
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Existing home sales fall from 10-year high - Reuters

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:42am

Reuters

Existing home sales fall from 10-year high
Reuters
A home for sale that is currently under contract is seen in Silver Spring, Maryland, December 30, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron. By Lucia Mutikani | WASHINGTON. WASHINGTON U.S. home resales fell more than expected in February amid a persistent ...
Sales of Previously Owned US Homes Fell 3.7% in FebruaryBloomberg
Existing-Home Sales Stumble in FebruaryForbes
Existing home sales ease in February from a 10-year highBusiness Insider
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Ana Navarro: Trump attracts 'the shadiest' people - The Hill

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:26am

The Hill

Ana Navarro: Trump attracts 'the shadiest' people
The Hill
GOP strategist Ana Navarro on Wednesday accused President Trump of surrounding himself with "some of the shadiest" people following new reporting that a former top Trump aide discussed past work that he said could "benefit the Putin government.".
3 things Paul Manafort said about his connections to Russia that are very awkward right nowThinkProgress
Trump Today: Manafort in the spotlightThe Boston Globe
AP Exclusive: Manafort had plan to benefit Putin governmentMyPalmBeachPost
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Tencent posts $21.9 billion in annual revenue, its highest growth since 2012 - TechCrunch

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 7:58am

TechCrunch

Tencent posts $21.9 billion in annual revenue, its highest growth since 2012
TechCrunch
Tencent may be more than a decade old but the Chinese internet giant continues to grow at pace after it posted its most significant jump in annual revenue for four years. The firm, best known for China's dominant messaging app WeChat, announced total ...
Tencent Said to Invest in Chinese Live Broadcasting App KuaishouBloomberg
Here's why Tencent remains a top buy in China's internet spaceCNBC
Tencent Announces 2016 Fourth Quarter and Annual ResultsPR Newswire (press release)
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Akzo Nobel rejects improved bid from US rival PPG - Reuters

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 7:43am

Reuters

Akzo Nobel rejects improved bid from US rival PPG
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: AkzoNobel's logo is seen in Amsterdam, Netherlands, February 16, 2012. REUTERS/Robin van Lonkhuijsen/United Photos/File Photo. By Thomas Escritt and Toby Sterling | AMSTERDAM. AMSTERDAM Dutch paints and coatings maker Akzo ...
Akzo Nobel rejects PPG's sweetened $24 billion takeover bidSTLtoday.com
Dulux paint maker rejects second takeover offerBBC News
Akzo Nobel, Maker of Dulux Paint, Rejects 2nd Offer From American RivalNew York Times
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Yen May Extend Gains as Risk Aversion Sweeps the Markets - Nasdaq

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 6:06am

Nasdaq

Yen May Extend Gains as Risk Aversion Sweeps the Markets
Nasdaq
The Japanese Yen outperformed in overnight trade as stocks slumped across Asian bourses, offering a lift to the standby anti-risk currency. The Australian Dollar proved weakest on the session as investors' sour mood weighed on the sentiment-sensitive unit.
Yen Extends Rally Amid Risk AversionRTT News
Japanese Yen Stays Up After Modest Leading-Index GainsDailyFX
Yen extends gains amid market selloff, hits 111.25 per dollarFinancial Times
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Baidu's Chief Scientist Ng to Depart in Setback for AI Push - Bloomberg

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 1:30am

Bloomberg

Baidu's Chief Scientist Ng to Depart in Setback for AI Push
Bloomberg
The chief scientist helping drive Baidu Inc.'s push into artificial intelligence is quitting the Chinese search giant, putting at risk its efforts to put AI at the center of a business revival. Andrew Ng, a Stanford University academic who worked on ...
Baidu's AI Chief, Andrew Ng, Resigns; He's Coy About What's NextForbes
Baidu's Chief Scientist, Who Led Firm's AI Push, to ResignU.S. News & World Report
Baidu Chief Scientist Andrew Ng Exits Chinese Internet GiantWall Street Journal (subscription)
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Airbnb is doubling down on China - TechCrunch

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 1:28am

Economic Times

Airbnb is doubling down on China
TechCrunch
Uber may have become the latest in a long line of Western tech firms to have failed in China, but fellow gig economy darling Airbnb is determined to succeed in the Middle Kingdom. Today, the company announced a new brand for its China-based business ...
Airbnb Changes Name in China, Doubles Investment to Win UsersBloomberg
Airbnb to triple China presence, focus on Chinese travelerUSA TODAY
Airbnb Rebrands in China to Better Compete With Local RivalsSkift
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Amazon to build up brand registry in fight against fakes - CNET

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 8:20pm

CNET

Amazon to build up brand registry in fight against fakes
CNET
Amazon isn't faking its desire to root out counterfeits. As soon as next month, Amazon will start a registry for companies to list their logos and intellectual property with the world's largest online store, Peter Faricy, vice president of Amazon ...
Amazon to expand counterfeit removal program in overture to sellersTODAYonline

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FedEx Earnings Are Worth a Second Look - Bloomberg

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 8:18pm

Bloomberg

FedEx Earnings Are Worth a Second Look
Bloomberg
The parcel-delivery giant reported its results for the peak holiday quarter after the close of regular trading on Tuesday. Adjusted earnings per share in the period massively missed even the lowest of analysts' estimates. FedEx now expects fiscal year ...
FedEx's (FDX) CEO Fred Smith on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking Alpha
FedEx Delivers Mixed Quarterly Earnings ResultsFox Business
Fedex fails to deliver to analysts on latest earningsUSA TODAY
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