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IBM Forges Blockchain Collaboration With Nestlé & Walmart For Global Food Safety - Forbes

1 hour 51 min ago

Forbes

IBM Forges Blockchain Collaboration With Nestlé & Walmart For Global Food Safety
Forbes
A group of leading retailers and food companies including Nestlé and Walmart have signalled their commitment to “strengthen consumer confidence” in the foods they purchase by announcing a major blockchain collaboration with IBM. The consortium will ...
IBM, Kroger, Walmart and others team up to improve food safety with blockchainsTechCrunch
Nestle, Unilever, Tyson and Others Team With IBM on BlockchainNew York Times
Walmart, others turn to blockchain for food safetyYahoo Finance
South China Morning Post -American Banker (subscription) -Global Trade Review (GTR) -Computer Business Review
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McDonald's Clashes with Franchisee, To Shut 169 Indian Stores - Zacks.com

2 hours 39 min ago

News18

McDonald's Clashes with Franchisee, To Shut 169 Indian Stores
Zacks.com
Per a recent Reuters report, McDonald's Corporation (MCD - Free Report) intends to close all 169 outlets in India's northern and eastern regions due to a dispute with the concerned franchise partner — Connaught Plaza Restaurants Pvt Ltd. Reportedly ...
McDonald's cancels franchises for 169 restaurants in IndiaABC15 Arizona
McDonald's to close 169 outlets in India in franchise battleWashington Post
McDonald's to shut 169 outlets in India amid dispute with local partnerNew York Daily News
Financial Times -Livemint -NDTV -Times of India
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Treasury secretary's wife lashes out over comments on Instagram post - Politico

3 hours 45 min ago

Politico

Treasury secretary's wife lashes out over comments on Instagram post
Politico
Louise Linton, the actress and wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, shot back at an online commenter Monday evening, bragging of her family's wealth and calling the commenter “adorably out of touch” beneath a post in which she identified several ...
Steve Mnuchin's wife launches tirade against Instagram critic, points to her own 'self-sacrifice'New York Daily News
'Your life looks cute.' Treasury secretary's wife slams critic after bragging about Kentucky tripLexington Herald Leader
Steve Mnuchin's wife got into a bizarre war of words with a commenter on InstagramBusiness Insider
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Coal CEO expected Trump help, but administration said no - Washington Post

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Washington Post

Coal CEO expected Trump help, but administration said no
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to win a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants, a decision contrary to what one coal executive said the president personally promised him. The Energy ...
Is Donald Trump actually saving coal?Chron.com
Trump rebuffs coal industry; CEO claims promise brokenFort Worth Star Telegram
10 Things to Know for TodayABC News

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Ford, China's Zotye Auto plan JV to build electric vehicles - Reuters

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Reuters

Ford, China's Zotye Auto plan JV to build electric vehicles
Reuters
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Ford Motor is exploring setting up a joint venture with Chinese firm Anhui Zotye Automobile Co to build electric passenger vehicles in China under a new brand, tapping into a boom for such vehicles in the world's top auto market ...
Ford, Chinese partner look at possible electric car ventureUSA TODAY
Ford set to create a new joint venture to produce EVs in ChinaTechCrunch
Ford Steps Up China Electric Car Investments With Zotye VentureBloomberg
TheStreet.com -NBC Montana -Fox Business -Nasdaq
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European markets move higher amid metal gains; Provident Financial tumbles 63% - CNBC

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CNBC

European markets move higher amid metal gains; Provident Financial tumbles 63%
CNBC
The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up 0.46 percent during mid-morning deals with almost all sectors and major bourses in positive territory. Provident Financial shares plummeted more than 63 percent on Tuesday after it announced its CEO Peter Crook was ...
UK Subprime Lender Suffers 70 Percent Share Price DrubbingU.S. News & World Report
This Loan Shark Has One of the Most Devastating Stock Crashes Ever -- Here's WhyTheStreet.com
Doorstep And Payday Lending Interest Rates Are Too Low - Look At Provident FinancialForbes
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In Solar Trade Dispute, Will Proposed Tariffs Cost Industry Jobs? - NPR

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NPR

In Solar Trade Dispute, Will Proposed Tariffs Cost Industry Jobs?
NPR
Mark Holohan, solar division manager at Wilson Electric, stands in his company's warehouse outside Phoenix, Ariz. Solar installers say a proposed tariff could sink their business model, while several solar manufacturers say they need shelter from an ...
Vt. solar installers worried by tariffRutland Herald

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Russian flight attendant sues Aeroflot for discrimination - Miami Herald

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Miami Herald

Russian flight attendant sues Aeroflot for discrimination
Miami Herald
A Moscow court is due to rule in the case of a flight attendant who is suing Russia's flagship airline, Aeroflot. She says she was taken off sought-after long-haul international flights because of her looks. The Moscow City Court is expected to rule ...

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Ford becomes latest carmaker to launch UK scrappage scheme - Reuters

6 hours 56 min ago

Livemint

Ford becomes latest carmaker to launch UK scrappage scheme
Reuters
LONDON, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Ford on Tuesday became the latest carmaker to launch a car scrappage scheme in Britain, joining the likes of BMW and Mercedes-Benz, after months of procrastination from the government over whether to begin a national ...
Ford announces £2000 scrappage scheme for pre-2010 carsBBC News
Ford Offers UK Drivers Cash to Scrap Dirty Diesel EnginesBloomberg
Ford to offer incentives to scrap older cars in UKThe Detroit News
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Dollar index inches higher; Jackson Hole meeting in focus - Reuters

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Reuters

Dollar index inches higher; Jackson Hole meeting in focus
Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar inched higher against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, with traders focusing on the annual central banking conference in Jackson Hole this week for insights into the outlook for monetary policy. The dollar index ...
Dollar Drops for 2nd Day in Quiet Trading Ahead of Jackson HoleBloomberg
Emerging economies await end to ECB largesse with record euro debtNew York Daily News
What some expect from Jackson Hole, the 'meeting of the minds' of Fed policyCNBC
South China Morning Post -Market Realist -The Japan Times -MarketWatch
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Asian shares ride metals gains, stronger Wall Street - Reuters

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 23:18

Reuters

Asian shares ride metals gains, stronger Wall Street
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares rose on Tuesday after modest gains on Wall Street, while robust metals prices underpinned some regional markets even as investors remained wary ahead of the annual central banking conference in Jackson Hole later this ...
Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street gainsWashington Post
Asian Shares Edge Up, Bolstered by Modest Gains on Wall StreetNew York Times
Asian stocks buoyed by spate of positive corporate resultsFinancial Times
Indiainfoline
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How lawmakers aim to tackle California's housing crisis - KCRA Sacramento

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 20:48

KCRA Sacramento

How lawmakers aim to tackle California's housing crisis
KCRA Sacramento
California is building 100,000 housing units a year, but it needs to double that in order to meet demand. “California has a severe housing shortage,” said Brian Uhler with the Legislative Analyst's Office. “There's far more people who wish to live here ...
California's housing crisis was decades in the making. It needs more than quick fixesFresno Bee
One key to affordable housing crisis? Pay construction workers a living wage.Sacramento Bee
Minimum wage increases: The opposite of helpfulThe San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)

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BHP Billiton Returns to Black With $6.7 Billion Profit - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 20:41

Barron's

BHP Billiton Returns to Black With $6.7 Billion Profit
U.S. News & World Report
Anglo-Australian miner, BHP Billiton, has reported a return to black with a $6.7 billion annual profit a year after the company's worst ever full-year result and says it wants to sell its U.S. shale oil assets. Aug. 21, 2017, at 9:48 p.m.. MORE.
Elliott's BHP adventure pays dividends, but not total victory: RussellReuters
BHP Billiton: Exits US Shale as Profits ReboundBarron's
BHP Flags Exit From Shale as Full-Year Profits Surge Five-FoldBloomberg
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Blue Apron hit with multiple class action lawsuits - TechCrunch

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 19:33

TechCrunch

Blue Apron hit with multiple class action lawsuits
TechCrunch
Blue Apron just can't catch a break. The cooking kit company has seen its share price nearly cut in half since its late June IPO and now it could be in legal trouble, too. Now law firms are coming after the company with proposed class-action lawsuits ...
Blue Apron shareholders file lawsuits alleging investors were misledVentureBeat
Blue Apron gets hit with lawsuit accusing it of misleading shareholdersFast Company
Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Blue Apron Holdings, Inc. - APRNGuruFocus.com
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Utah's Deer Valley sold in ski industry consolidation - Sacramento Bee

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 18:52

Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Utah's Deer Valley sold in ski industry consolidation
Sacramento Bee
Utah's Deer Valley Resort announced Monday it has been purchased by a new company that has brought 13 ski areas from Quebec to Colorado under one umbrella, marking the latest deal in an industry that is becoming more consolidated. Deer Valley ...
Deer Valley, but not Solitude, acquired by big new ski companySalt Lake Tribune
Aspen Skiing Co. affiliate acquires Deer Valley Resort in UtahAspen Times
Deer Valley Sold to New Resort CompanyKPCW
GrindTV -Good4Utah
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Boeing, Northrop Get Contracts for Nuclear Missile Work - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 18:43

Ottawa Citizen

Boeing, Northrop Get Contracts for Nuclear Missile Work
U.S. News & World Report
Air Force picks Boeing and Northrop to continue work on long-range nuclear missile program. Aug. 21, 2017, at 8:15 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Boeing, Northrop Get Contracts for Nuclear Missile Work ...
Northrop, Boeing Win Initial Deal to Replace Land-Based Nuclear ICBMsDoD Buzz
Aerojet Rocketdyne Providing Propulsion System Support to Northrop Grumman's Ground Based Strategic Deterrent ...Nasdaq
Boeing to perform design work on new ICBM in AlabamaMade In Alabama
Washington Examiner -Ottawa Citizen -Seeking Alpha -Defense Systems
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Jury awards record $417M in talcum powder-cancer lawsuit - WRAL.com

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:37

WRAL.com

Jury awards record $417M in talcum powder-cancer lawsuit
WRAL.com
LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for ...
LA Jury Awards $417M to User of Johnson & Johnson Baby PowderCourthouse News Service
California Talc Lawsuit $417M VerdictLegal Examiner
Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay US$417 in cancer lawsuitBNN
Financial Times -TheStreet.com -Hamilton Journal News -Wall Street Journal (subscription)
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Amazon: Why A Waterfall Decline Might Be Underway - Seeking Alpha

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:31

Investorplace.com

Amazon: Why A Waterfall Decline Might Be Underway
Seeking Alpha
Several of the stronger retailers recently reported either progress in e-commerce, store-based sales, and/or the interplay between order online and pick-up in store. Some leading chain results are highlighted, most notably WMT. This article suggests ...
Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Is on the Verge of a Major BreakdownInvestorplace.com
Amazon Approaching Prime Technical SupportBenzinga
Mount Vernon Associates Inc. MD Lowers Stake in Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)Markets Daily
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