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Global stocks lower after oil prices drag down Wall Street - Washington Post

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 03:48

Washington Post

Global stocks lower after oil prices drag down Wall Street
Washington Post
BEIJING — Global financial markets declined for a second day Wednesday after weak crude prices dragged down energy stocks on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, France's CAC-40 fell 0.5 percent to 5,249.15 and London's FTSE 100 shed 0.4 ...
Markets Live: SA bank levy spoils partyThe Sydney Morning Herald
Asian stocks higher after Wall Street declinesChicago Tribune
The close: TSX ends narrowly lower as oil price slump, financials weighThe Globe and Mail
The Australian -ABC Online -Financial Times -Winnipeg Free Press
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Amid Subway Crisis, Cuomo Taps an Old Hand to Head MTA - New York Times

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 00:26

New York Times

Amid Subway Crisis, Cuomo Taps an Old Hand to Head MTA
New York Times
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo speaking last month about mass transit. He has proposed legislation to add two new members to the authority's board, whom he would select. Credit Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times. Joseph J. Lhota, who led the Metropolitan ...
NY Lawmakers Approve Gov. Cuomo's Pick for MTA ChairmanU.S. News & World Report
MTA sorry for subway delays, promises full reviewamNY
Joe Lhota Confirmed to Run the MTA as ChairmanNBC New York
New York Post -Newsweek -WNYC -Newsday
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Asian stocks rise as oil tries to claw up from 10-month low - Reuters

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:04

Reuters

Asian stocks rise as oil tries to claw up from 10-month low
Reuters
Visitors looks at an electronic board showing the Japan's Nikkei average at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo, Japan, February 9, 2016. REUTERS/Issei Kato. By Nichola Saminather | SINGAPORE. SINGAPORE Asian stocks advanced on Thursday ...
Asian indexes cautiously higher as oil strugglesCNBC
Yen Climbs With Gold on Oil Rout; Asia Stocks Rise: Markets WrapBloomberg
Asian Markets Mostly Higher Amid Cautious TradesNasdaq
Washington Post -Business Insider -Financial Times -The Straits Times
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Trump Turns an Iowa Rally Into a Venting Session - New York Times

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 21:50

New York Times

Trump Turns an Iowa Rally Into a Venting Session
New York Times
President Trump in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday. His mood was buoyant after two special elections a day earlier. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — President Trump said on Wednesday that he was crafting ...

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Trump Turns an Iowa Rally Into a Venting Session - New York Times

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 21:50

New York Times

Trump Turns an Iowa Rally Into a Venting Session
New York Times
President Trump in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday. His mood was buoyant after two special elections a day earlier. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — President Trump said on Wednesday that he was crafting ...
Trump in Iowa: President calls for barring immigrants from welfare for five yearsFox News
Under Fire in Washington, Trump Back in Campaign Mode in IowaU.S. News & World Report
Trump talks up solar panel plan for Mexico wallBBC News
CNBC -AOL -HuffPost
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Inside Travis Kalanick's Resignation as Uber's CEO - New York Times

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 20:17

New York Times

Inside Travis Kalanick's Resignation as Uber's CEO
New York Times
Travis Kalanick, the founder of Uber, who stepped down as its chief executive on Tuesday. Credit Will Oliver/European Pressphoto Agency. Travis Kalanick's final hours as Uber's chief executive played out in a private room in a downtown Chicago hotel on ...
After Travis Kalanick's resignation, can a new CEO move Uber forward?Los Angeles Times
Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's departureWashington Post
With her blog post about toxic bro-culture at Uber, Susan Fowler proved that one person can make a differenceRecode
Business Insider -The Mercury News -The Boston Globe -The Spokesman-Review
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How the Amazon deal might affect Publix - The Ledger

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 20:07

The Ledger

How the Amazon deal might affect Publix
The Ledger
The merged company of Amazon and Whole Foods could become a much larger player in the supermarket sector, challenging all other chains, including Lakeland-based Publix Super Markets Inc., said Jon Springer, senior editor for Supermarket News based ...
Let America plunge toward our fast-unfolding futureWashington Post
Grocery store war comes in Southwest FloridaNBC2 News
After The Amazon Deal: What Will Shopping At Whole Foods Feel Like?WMOT
Newburgh Gazette -Leicester Post
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Kemper: Miss. Power told to ditch coal, not charge for 'unproven technology' - Meridian Star

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 19:45

Meridian Star

Kemper: Miss. Power told to ditch coal, not charge for 'unproven technology'
Meridian Star
State utility regulators are telling Mississippi Power Co. to ditch coal and operate as a natural gas facility at the company's $7.5 billion Kemper County energy facility. The move comes after years of missed project deadlines and cost increases from ...

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Uber is a Creature of an Industry Struggling to Grow Up - New York Times

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:23

New York Times

Uber is a Creature of an Industry Struggling to Grow Up
New York Times
Many people in Silicon Valley believe that the way to be successful is to “move fast and break things.” Sometimes they end up breaking the very businesses they created, as anybody involved with Uber now knows. There's a cautionary message in Travis ...

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T-Mobile and Sprint merger reportedly closer to being underway - Digital Trends

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:13

Digital Trends

T-Mobile and Sprint merger reportedly closer to being underway
Digital Trends
If you're a customer with Sprint or T-Mobile, this potential merger could mean that you will likely be seeing some major changes. Although the plan has been bounced back and forth for a long time now, it seems that T-Mobile and Sprint could be that ...
AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile To Get Trump's Ear On 5G TechnologiesInvestor's Business Daily
DT Wants Majority Stake in T-Mobile-Sprint Merger – ReportLight Reading
Sprint, T-Mobile Merger Starting to Come Into FocusTheStreet.com
Bloomberg -Global Telecoms Business -Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) -Android Authority (blog)
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How Many Hours of Sleep Would Arianna Huffington Need to Run Uber All by Herself? - Vanity Fair

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:55

Vanity Fair

How Many Hours of Sleep Would Arianna Huffington Need to Run Uber All by Herself?
Vanity Fair
As you may have heard, Travis Kalanick is out of a job, and Uber, the living embodiment of one of those sexual-harassment awareness videos that H.R. makes you watch on your first day, is looking for a new chief executive officer, and there's plenty of ...
Uber Can't Be Fixed — It's Time for Regulators to Shut It DownHarvard Business Review
Time-lapse shows old Goethals Bridge close, new one openSILive.com
How The Hell Is This Story About Travis Kalanick And Hot Tubs RealJalopnik
South Florida Business Journal -SDPB Radio
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A First-of-Its-Kind Clean Coal Plant May End Up Burning No Coal - Bloomberg

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:54

Bloomberg

A First-of-Its-Kind Clean Coal Plant May End Up Burning No Coal
Bloomberg
A first-of-its-kind “clean coal” power plant that utility owner Southern Co. spent years constructing in Mississippi could end up burning no coal at all -- and instead run just like any other natural-gas generator. The most important business stories ...
Mississippi Regulators Seek to End Southern Co. 'Clean-Coal' Plant -- UpdateFox Business
Regulators move to pull the plug on Mississippi coal plantCharlotte Observer
PSC wants Kemper answers and lower rates for customersWLOX
Hattiesburg American
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Uber CEO is pushed out as company tries to clean up its act - Savannah Morning News

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:47

Savannah Morning News

Uber CEO is pushed out as company tries to clean up its act
Savannah Morning News
FILE - In this July 10, 2012, file photo, Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick arrives at a conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. Kalanick said in a statement to The New York Times on Tuesday that he has accepted a request from investors to step aside.

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After CEO Resignation, Is Uber Kalanick-less Or Kalanick-free? - KNBA

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:39

KNBA

After CEO Resignation, Is Uber Kalanick-less Or Kalanick-free?
KNBA
Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick, pictured here at a Vanity Fair summit in October 2016, resigned abruptly this week as the company's CEO after weeks of scandals about workplace culture. Mike Windle / Getty Images for Vanity Fair. Listen. Listening... /.

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Oracle's Profits Jump 15% As Big Companies Migrate To The Cloud - Forbes

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:26

Forbes

Oracle's Profits Jump 15% As Big Companies Migrate To The Cloud
Forbes
Oracle said on Wednesday that its profits jumped 15% in its latest quarter as big corporations like AT&T migrate to the cloud. Shares of Oracle, which are up 20% this year, added another 8% in after-hours trading. During the fiscal fourth quarter, net ...
Q4 FY17 GAAP EPS UP 15% TO $0.76 and NON-GAAP EPS UP 10% TO $0.89PR Newswire (press release)
Oracle shares jump as much as 9 percent after earnings top estimatesCNBC
Oracle beats profit estimates on cloud push, shares jumpNasdaq
ZDNet -ValueWalk -Zacks.com -Barron's
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Wall Street Journal Fires Correspondent Over Ethics Conflict - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:15

U.S. News & World Report

Wall Street Journal Fires Correspondent Over Ethics Conflict
U.S. News & World Report
The Wall Street Journal has fired its chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged about his involvement in prospective business deals, including one involving arms sales to foreign governments, with a businessman who was a key source.
WSJ fires Jay Solomon over involvement with arms dealerPolitico (blog)
Newspaper fires prominent journalist over ethical conflictIdaho Statesman
Wall Street Journal fires foreign correspondent for ties to gunrunnerPoynter (blog)
TheStreet.com -Mediaite
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Harley-Davidson enters race to buy Italian rival Ducati - CNBC

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 13:17

CNBC

Harley-Davidson enters race to buy Italian rival Ducati
CNBC
U.S. motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson is lining up a $1.67 billion takeover bid for Italian rival Ducati. Indian motorcycle maker Bajaj Auto and several buyout funds are also preparing bids for Ducati, which is being put up for sale by German carmaker ...
Harley-Davidson readies offer to buy Ducati: reportFox Business
Harley-Davidson Wants to Take Over Ducati: ReportRoadandTrack.com
Harley-Davidson Inc. - Receive News & Ratings DailyBBNS
The Drive -Transcript Daily -The Cerbat Gem -Stock Observer
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Anthem pulls out of Obamacare markets in Wisconsin and Indiana for 2018 - CNBC

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:23

CNBC

Anthem pulls out of Obamacare markets in Wisconsin and Indiana for 2018
CNBC
The insurer blamed, among other things, uncertainty over whether the Trump administration will continue paying insurers billions of dollars in reimbursements for subsidies to customers. Anthem so far has announced plans to leave three of the 14 states ...
It just got uglier for ObamacareBusiness Insider
Two of four insurers will no longer sell Obamacare plans in IndianaIndianapolis Star
Anthem Blue Cross Exits Obamacare In Two More Red StatesForbes
Bloomberg -The Hill -TheStreet.com -Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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Kia Tops New Car Quality Survey for Second Straight Year - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:16

U.S. News & World Report

Kia Tops New Car Quality Survey for Second Straight Year
U.S. News & World Report
FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, file photo, the 2017 Kia Niro sits on display at the Chicago Auto Show, in Chicago. Kia has claimed the top spot in J.D. Power's annual initial quality survey of new vehicles for the second straight year. The ...
New vehicle reliability hits record high but driver-assist features struggleCNBC
Detroit's auto brands climb in quality rankingsCBS News
Kia has another strong showing in JD Power's annual Initial Quality Study; Chevy, Toyota both took fewer categoriesNew York Daily News
PR Newswire (press release) -CNET -Toledo Blade -The Japan Times
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George Clooney Sells Tequila Brand to Beverage Giant - Hollywood Reporter

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:53

Hollywood Reporter

George Clooney Sells Tequila Brand to Beverage Giant
Hollywood Reporter
His high-end Casamigos brand will join a stable at Diageo that includes Don Julio, Smirnoff and Captain Morgan. George Clooney's Tequila brand has struck a deal for a buyer. Diageo, a multinational alcohol and beverages corporation, has snapped up ...
A tequila company George Clooney started by accident is being sold for $1 billionBusiness Insider
Diageo to Pay Up to $1 Billion for George Clooney's Tequila CompanyFortune
George Clooney, partners sell tequila company in $1 billion dealUSA TODAY
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