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GLOBAL MARKETS-Sterling gets market's vote, stocks cold-shouldered - Nasdaq

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 2:13am

Nasdaq

GLOBAL MARKETS-Sterling gets market's vote, stocks cold-shouldered
Nasdaq
... * Sterling near six-month peak on snap British election * Dollar burdened as US yields reach five-month trough * Asia shares ex-Japan at lowest in five weeks, Shanghai skids * Oil off on oversupply concerns, gold runs into profit-taking By Wayne ...

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Trump shows unusual brazenness on China currency flip-flop - Washington Examiner

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 12:17am

Washington Examiner

Trump shows unusual brazenness on China currency flip-flop
Washington Examiner
A president flip-flopping on a promise to crack down on China's trade practices is not new. But what President Trump did was. What was different about Trump's about-face last week on labeling China a currency manipulator was how directly he ...
Five ways North Korea gets money to build nuclear weaponsCNBC
US again puts faith in China to rein in North KoreaTODAYonline
How North Korea pays for its nuclear weaponsNew Europe
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IBM Is Still Not Reaping Rewards from its Big Bets - Fortune

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 9:06pm

Fortune

IBM Is Still Not Reaping Rewards from its Big Bets
Fortune
IBM's struggle to reverse a long sales slide continued in its latest quarter with the tech giant saying on Tuesday that revenue fell 2.8%. The decline to $18.16 billion in the company's first quarter from $18.68 billion in the same period last year ...
IBM stock tumbles as year-over-year revenue declines for 20th consecutive quarterCNBC
IBM Sales Miss Shows Return to Growth Not Without RoadblocksBloomberg
IBM posts first revenue miss in five quarters, shares tumbleReuters
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GOP chairman: Ways and Means to hold tax reform hearings soon - The Hill

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 6:54pm

The Hill

GOP chairman: Ways and Means to hold tax reform hearings soon
The Hill
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady · Kevin BradyGOP chairman: Ways and Means to hold tax reform hearings soon Report: Trump shift to allow political action from churches may come in tax bill White House explores new direction on ...
What Paul Ryan's tax cut would mean for middle-class familiesWashington Post
New Data Show That Ignorance of US Tax Policy Fuels Leftward SentimentsDaily Signal
America's tax code is more fair than people give it credit forBusiness Insider
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EPA seeks delay over rule curbing coal plants' toxic pollution - Washington Post

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 6:14pm

Washington Post

EPA seeks delay over rule curbing coal plants' toxic pollution
Washington Post
The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday asked a federal court to delay an oral argument in a challenge involving a 2012 regulation limiting the amount of mercury, lead and other airborne toxins emitted from power plants. While the power sector ...
Chicago staff want a meeting with EPA head after leaked report targets their office for closureThinkProgress
What Americans Risk Losing if Trump Slashes the EPA's BudgetFortune
Outcry after report of potential EPA office shutteringCNN
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'We're going to get together and we're going to call Canada': Trump went on a huge rant about Canadian dairy - Business Insider

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 5:53pm

Business Insider

'We're going to get together and we're going to call Canada': Trump went on a huge rant about Canadian dairy
Business Insider
donald trump wisconsin President Donald Trump speaks at Snap-On Tools, Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Kenosha, Wis. Associated Press/Kiichiro Sato. President Donald Trump on Tuesday delivered some unusually harsh remarks about Canada, slamming the ...
Trump Promises U.S. Farmers Relief in Dairy Dispute With CanadaBloomberg

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International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Stock Punished After Dismal First Quarter - Investorplace.com

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 5:53pm

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Stock Punished After Dismal First Quarter
Investorplace.com
It's the same story for International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) — that is, declining growth. This is certainly odd since the company is targeting massive opportunities, such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of ...

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Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs sneeze, and stocks catch a cold - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 5:40pm

Los Angeles Times

Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs sneeze, and stocks catch a cold
Los Angeles Times
U .S. stocks fell Tuesday after weak first-quarter reports from Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs frustrated investors who hope that company earnings are on the rise. Healthcare companies lost the most. Wall Street has high hopes for company earnings ...
Goldman Sachs, J&J pull Wall Street lowerReuters
Dow closes 100 points lower after Goldman shocks Street with earnings missCNBC
U.S. stocks fall on frustrations with health care companies, Goldman SachsCharleston Post Courier
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Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs sneeze, and stocks catch a cold - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 5:40pm

Los Angeles Times

Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs sneeze, and stocks catch a cold
Los Angeles Times
U .S. stocks fell Tuesday after weak first-quarter reports from Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs frustrated investors who hope that company earnings are on the rise. Healthcare companies lost the most. Wall Street has high hopes for company earnings ...

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Yahoo Shows Some Progress in Last Stretch as Stand-alone Company - Bloomberg

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 5:14pm

Bloomberg

Yahoo Shows Some Progress in Last Stretch as Stand-alone Company
Bloomberg
In its final months as a standalone company, Yahoo! Inc. is showing signs it can move toward growth. Yahoo made progress in its last quarterly earnings report before the sale of its main internet operations to Verizon Communications Inc., posting ...
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says Verizon sale will close in JuneThe Mercury News
Yahoo expects Verizon deal to close in JuneCNNMoney
Yahoo! Inc. Turns a Profit Just Before Joining VerizonMotley Fool

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How Did A Jam Queen From Ghana Get To Be A Google Doodle? - NPR

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 4:48pm

Fortune

How Did A Jam Queen From Ghana Get To Be A Google Doodle?
NPR
A dollar. That's all Esther Afua Ocloo needed to kickstart Ghana's first food processing factory in 1942. She was a college student. And she was broke. So she used the money, a gift from her aunt, to buy some oranges, sugar, firewood and jam jars.
Esther Afua Ocloo's 98th Birthday - GoogleGoogle
Esther Ocloo, 83, Pioneer in Microloans to Help Women Become Entrepreneurs, Dies - The New York TimesThe New York Times

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says Verizon sale will close in June - The Mercury News

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 4:39pm

The Mercury News

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says Verizon sale will close in June
The Mercury News
FILE – In this Feb. 19, 2015, file photo, Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers the keynote address at the first-ever Yahoo Mobile Developer's Conference, in San Francisco. There have been high hopes for Mayer ever since she came to Yahoo in ...

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IBM's quarterly revenue falls nearly 3 percent - Business Insider

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 4:25pm

Business Insider

IBM's quarterly revenue falls nearly 3 percent
Business Insider
(Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp's revenue declined for the 20th quarter in a row, hurt in the latest first quarter by weak demand in its technology services business. IBM said revenue fell 2.8 percent, to $18.16 billion in the quarter ...
IBM Down 4%: Q1 Revenue Misses, EPS Beats, Affirms Year Profit ViewBarron's (blog)
IBM Stock Drops on Mixed 1Q Earnings ResultsTheStreet.com

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Theranos Agrees to Pay $4.65 Million in Arizona Refunds - Bloomberg

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 3:55pm

Bloomberg

Theranos Agrees to Pay $4.65 Million in Arizona Refunds
Bloomberg
Phoenix (AP) -- Embattled blood testing company Theranos, Inc. has agreed to pay $4.65 million to cover full refunds for every Arizona customer who used the company's testing services, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Tuesday.
Theranos Will Refund 175000 People in Arizona Who Took Its Blood TestsSlate Magazine (blog)

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Watching Netflix at night? Why you might be 'sleeping' with the enemy - MarketWatch

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 3:22pm

MarketWatch

Watching Netflix at night? Why you might be 'sleeping' with the enemy
MarketWatch
Sleep deprivation, which can be caused by watching television late at night, can lead to health problems such as depression and obesity. By. JacobPassy. Forget Amazon AMZN, +0.20% and HBO TWX, +0.48% Netflix sees itself at war with sleep. During the ...

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Photos of Starbucks' new color-changing 'Unicorn' Frappuccino are taking over Instagram - here's what you need to know - Business Insider

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 3:18pm

Business Insider

Photos of Starbucks' new color-changing 'Unicorn' Frappuccino are taking over Instagram - here's what you need to know
Business Insider
Starbucks fans are already obsessed with the chain's latest — and perhaps strangest — creation: the Unicorn Frappuccino. But what is this mysterious, color-changing beverage? According to the coffee giant, it's a "flavor and color-changing creation ...
Starbucks Is Adding a Secret Unicorn-Colored Frappuccino to Its Menu This WeekFortune

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'Tesla semi' leads analyst to start downgrading truck stocks - CNBC

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 2:56pm

CNBC

'Tesla semi' leads analyst to start downgrading truck stocks
CNBC
Following a tweet from Elon Musk that Tesla would announce details on a planned electric semi truck, one analyst is already downgrading its would-be competitors. Piper Jaffray analyst Alex Potter published a note on Tuesday saying he is downgrading ...

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Trump's new problem: Americans aren't shopping - CNNMoney

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 1:07pm

CNNMoney

Trump's new problem: Americans aren't shopping
CNNMoney
President Trump keeps pushing "Buy American." He's planning to tout it again at a stop in Wisconsin on Tuesday. But the alarming reality is Americans aren't spending much money on anything right now, regardless of where it's made. Retail sales declined ...

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This Graph Shows Just How Much Kellyanne Conway's 'Free Commercial' Helped Boost Ivanka Trump's Sales - Huffington Post

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 1:00pm

Huffington Post

This Graph Shows Just How Much Kellyanne Conway's 'Free Commercial' Helped Boost Ivanka Trump's Sales
Huffington Post
Few stories about Ivanka Trump's brand have been quite as controversial as the “free commercial” presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway gave the first daughter's company on national television on February 9. Conway's endorsement, which she offered in ...
Kellyanne Conway Told Americans to Go Buy Ivanka Trump Clothes and They DidSlate Magazine (blog)
Ivanka's biz prospers as politics mixes with business - AP NewsAP News

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Wall Street down as Goldman, J&J's results disappoint - Reuters

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 12:56pm

Reuters

Wall Street down as Goldman, J&J's results disappoint
Reuters
U.S. stocks fell further in midday trading on Tuesday as corporate heavyweights Goldman Sachs and Johnson & Johnson disappointed investors with their quarterly results, while geopolitical tensions continued to weigh on market sentiment. The S&P 500 ...
Banks and healthcare pull stocks downLos Angeles Times
Sharp Losses for Health Care Stocks, Banks Pull Indexes DownU.S. News & World Report

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