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Amazon Chooses 20 Finalists for Second Headquarters - New York Times

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:18am

New York Times

Amazon Chooses 20 Finalists for Second Headquarters
New York Times
SEATTLE — Amazon said on Thursday that it had whittled the list of possible homes for its second headquarters to 20, including centers of technology like Boston and some surprise locations like Columbus, Ohio. The list of finalists leans toward ...
Amazon narrows HQ2 search to 20 cities, moving to next phase in contest for $5B economic prizeGeekWire
Amazon names top 20 finalists in second headquarters raceUSA TODAY
Amazon picks 20 finalists for its second headquartersCNNMoney
TechCrunch -Chicago Tribune -CNBC -Bloomberg
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Amazon reveals top 20 city candidates for its second HQ - TechCrunch

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:16am

TechCrunch

Amazon reveals top 20 city candidates for its second HQ
TechCrunch
Amazon has reviewed the proposals from potential candidate cities for its second North American headquarters location, and it found 20 of those the most promising. The mayors of these top 20 cities will now fight to the death in a Battle Royale-style ...
Twin Cities don't make the cut as Amazon narrows list of possible second HQ citiesMinneapolis Star Tribune
Amazon names top 20 contenders for HQ2, Greenville not among themGreenville News
Analyst: HQ2 list further proof Amazon will buy TargetWXIA-TV
FOX31 Denver -Sun Sentinel -Chicago Daily Herald -NBC Connecticut
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US housing starts fall; jobless claims hit 45-year low - Reuters

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:08am

Reuters

US housing starts fall; jobless claims hit 45-year low
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in December, recording its biggest drop in just over a year, amid a steep decline in the construction of single-family housing units following two months of hefty gains. FILE PHOTO: A man ...
US Jobless Claims Plunge to Lowest Weekly Tally Since 1973Bloomberg
US Jobless Claims Fell Last Week to Near 45-Year LowWall Street Journal
US Jobless Claims Fall by 41000 in Latest WeekInvesting.com

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Will General Electric Reveal More Bone-Crushing Pain for Investors? - TheStreet.com

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:47am

TheStreet.com

Will General Electric Reveal More Bone-Crushing Pain for Investors?
TheStreet.com
On the chart of General Electric, Relative Strength and money flow both scream for investors to run for the hills. ByStephen Guilfoyle. Jan 18, 2018 9:11 AM EST. You guys long General Electric (GE - Get Report) ? Really? No way. Me too. Okay, gang ...
GE's $31 billion pension nightmareCNNMoney
What Does General Electric Company (GE) Insurance Portfolio Review Spell Out for Potential Breakup?Smarter Analyst
GE boss to study breakupGoErie.com
Economic Times -Zacks Investment Research -SEC.gov
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Wells Fargo just paid my bills twice, people say. They're on hold for hours to fix it - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:45am

Charlotte Observer

Wells Fargo just paid my bills twice, people say. They're on hold for hours to fix it
Charlotte Observer
Paying a bill once is enough — getting charged twice for no reason is too much. That's what reportedly happened Wednesday night to some Wells Fargo customers, according to the Austin American-Statesman. Hilary O'Byrne, a communications manager at ...
Wells Fargo customers find accounts drained by mistaken double chargesAustin American-Statesman
Wells Fargo online customers charged twice for billsNJ.com
Wells Fargo bill payment glitch emptying some accounts: ReportCBS News
FOX 61 -Duluth News Tribune -KCCI Des Moines -News 12 New Jersey
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Morgan Stanley beats on earnings despite big hit to trading revenues - Business Insider

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 7:16am

Business Insider

Morgan Stanley beats on earnings despite big hit to trading revenues
Business Insider
Morgan Stanley released fourth-quarter earnings Thursday, and, like the rest of the big Wall Street banks, it beat analyst expectations with adjusted earnings of $0.84 a share. Analysts had been expecting Morgan Stanley to produce adjusted earnings of ...
Morgan Stanley earnings: 84 cents per share, vs 77 cents EPS expectedCNBC
Morgan Stanley profit rise despite trading woesFinancial Times
Morgan Stanley (MS) Tops Q4 EPS by 7cStreetInsider.com
Benzinga -BNN -Markets Insider
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Smuttynose Brewing Co. to be sold at auction - Foster's Daily Democrat

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 6:58am

Foster's Daily Democrat

Smuttynose Brewing Co. to be sold at auction
Foster's Daily Democrat
HAMPTON — Smuttynose Brewing Company, which bills itself as New Hampshire's top craft brewery, is seeking an immediate buyer. The company is scheduled to be sold at bank auction March 9. Founded in 1994, the company employs 68 people and generates ...
Popular Hampton craft brewery up for saleWMUR Manchester

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Venezuela's Oil Production Is Collapsing - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 6:26am

Wall Street Journal

Venezuela's Oil Production Is Collapsing
Wall Street Journal
CARACAS, Venezuela—Venezuela's oil output is collapsing, making it unlikely the South American country can benefit from rising global prices for oil and increasing the chances of a debt default this year that could turn its economic crisis into a ...

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Emirates Orders 20 A380s Worth $9 Billion in Vital Program Boost - Bloomberg

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 5:37am

Bloomberg

Emirates Orders 20 A380s Worth $9 Billion in Vital Program Boost
Bloomberg
Gulf carrier Emirates agreed to buy 20 Airbus SE A380 superjumbos worth $9 billion at list prices, sealing a vital order for a program that the manufacturer said this week could be terminated following a sales drought. Dubai-based Emirates signed a ...
Emirates to buy more A380s in $16bn dealBBC News
Emirates places $16 billion A380 order from AirbusThe National
Does Anyone Really Need The Airbus A380?Forbes
Business Insider -Aviation Week -CNET -Seeking Alpha
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The Death of Free Checked Airline Baggage - Bloomberg

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:15am

Bloomberg

The Death of Free Checked Airline Baggage
Bloomberg
As fare wars with discount carriers cross the Atlantic, some “full-service” airlines are adding bag fees. By. Justin Bachman. @justinbachman More stories by Justin Bachman. January 18, 2018, 1:00 AM PST. Delta Air Lines Inc. will soon demolish a travel ...
Delta Air Lines, others, charging 'light' fare passengers baggage feesAllentown Morning Call

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Global Shares Mixed as China Reports Strong Growth Data - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:06am

U.S. News & World Report

Global Shares Mixed as China Reports Strong Growth Data
U.S. News & World Report
People are reflected on an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Shares were broadly higher in Asia on Thursday after a rally on Wall Street that took the Dow Jones industrial average to its first close ...
Asian shares close mixed; Nikkei gives up early gainsCNBC
Asia Stocks Mixed, Nikkei Slips Back, China Growth Tops ForecastsDailyFX

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Nestle to launch ruby chocolate KitKat in Asia - Reuters

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 3:58am

Reuters

Nestle to launch ruby chocolate KitKat in Asia
Reuters
ZURICH (Reuters) - Nestle (NESN.S) will launch a ruby chocolate version of its KitKat brand in Japan and South Korea this month, becoming the first consumer brand to market the new chocolate variety developed by Barry Callebaut (BARN.S). A Kitkat ...
Nestle Debuts Natural Ruby Chocolate in KitKat-Crazed JapanBloomberg
Nestlé hopes pink KitKat will be big in JapanFinancial Times
Nestle unveils KitKat made of new type of 'Ruby' chocolate in KoreaThe Korea Herald
Kyodo News Plus
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Hong Kong stocks reach new peak, China index aided by Q4 growth - Reuters

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 3:34am

The Business Times

Hong Kong stocks reach new peak, China index aided by Q4 growth
Reuters
Jan 18 (Reuters) - Hong Kong stocks rose to a fresh peak on Thursday, led by telecommunications and financial firms. The China Enterprises index HSCE, which tracks major Chinese firm listed in Hong Kong, extended gains after data showed China's Q4 ...
China GDP; US shutdown threat; IBM earningsCNNMoney
Hong Kong stocks continue to rally with third straight record closeSouth China Morning Post
Hong Kong hits fresh record but other Asia markets mixedChannel NewsAsia
Morningstar -Yahoo Singapore News -ForexLive -Xinhua
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China's Economic Growth Looks Strong. Maybe Too Strong. - New York Times

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 2:07am

New York Times

China's Economic Growth Looks Strong. Maybe Too Strong.
New York Times
HONG KONG — The pace of growth in China's economy accelerated last year for the first time in seven years as exports, construction and consumer spending all climbed strongly. At least, that's what the government says. In reality, the pace of growth in ...
China's 2017 GDP growth was 6.9%, topping both the official target and 2016's growthCNBC
China Posts First Full-Year Growth Pickup Since 2010Bloomberg
China Q4 GDP Tops Forecasts; Fixed Investment Slows as Government Eyes DebtTheStreet.com
BBC News -Fox Business -The Australian Financial Review -Moneycontrol.com
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Overworked grid prompts Entergy to order voluntary power conservation - KTRK-TV

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:59pm

KTRK-TV

Overworked grid prompts Entergy to order voluntary power conservation
KTRK-TV
The utility serving much of southeast Texas is requesting its customers to conserve energy between 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. tomorrow due to higher than expected demand for power. Entergy said the overworked part of its service area is due to the current ...
Customers asked to conserve energy ThursdayKAIT

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Overworked grid prompts Entergy to order voluntary power conservation - KTRK-TV

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:59pm

KTRK-TV

Overworked grid prompts Entergy to order voluntary power conservation
KTRK-TV
The utility serving much of southeast Texas is requesting its customers to conserve energy between 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. tomorrow due to higher than expected demand for power. Entergy said the overworked part of its service area is due to the current ...

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Solar panels: A fight with China that Trump may want to avoid - CNNMoney

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:42pm

CNNMoney

Solar panels: A fight with China that Trump may want to avoid
CNNMoney
President Trump has a chance to hurt China on trade this month -- but he could end up hurting U.S. jobs, too. Trump is set to decide before the end of January whether to slap punishing tariffs on foreign imports of solar panels, most of which come from ...
Solar industry makes last-minute plea to TrumpWashington Examiner

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Bitcoin's meltdown reveals the market's irrational exuberance - The Australian

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:31pm

Bitcoin's meltdown reveals the market's irrational exuberance
The Australian
Those sceptical of the cryptocurrency mania will feel vindicated after the two-day meltdown in the “currencies” this week. After an extraordinary run-up in December, in which the largest of the cryptocurrencies, bitcoin, reached $US19,511, the value of ...

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Asian shares nudge higher following US gains; China GDP is coming - CNBC

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 8:57pm

CNBC

Asian shares nudge higher following US gains; China GDP is coming
CNBC
Stock indexes in Asia on Thursday bounced back from declines in the last session, tracking substantial overnight gains on Wall Street. Investors also awaited a raft of China data due later in the day. Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.43 ...
GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks near record highs after Wall St surge, dollar edges backReuters
Asian Shares Advance After Wall Street Rally; Eyes on ChinaU.S. News & World Report
Nikkei soars helped by exporters; drugmakers fallHindu Business Line
Investing.com -Malay Mail
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