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Mnuchin says administration tax plan coming soon - Washington Post

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 08:40

Washington Post

Mnuchin says administration tax plan coming soon
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says after the battle over health care, the administration will turn quickly to tax reform with the goal of getting a program approved by Congress by August. Mnuchin says the administration will tackle ...
Treasury Sec Mnuchin says will try to get 'comprehensive' tax reform done by Congress' August recessCNBC
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin: Trump is off fast food, has 'perfect genes'Washington Examiner
Mnuchin says US growth prospects not fully reflected in marketsReuters
Axios
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US core capital goods orders dip, but shipments surge - Reuters

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 08:15

Reuters

US core capital goods orders dip, but shipments surge
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen stacked up at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California February 6, 2015 in this aerial image. REUTERS/Bob Riha Jr. By Lucia Mutikani | WASHINGTON. WASHINGTON New orders for key U.S.-made capital ...
Orders for US Durable Goods Increase More Than ForecastBloomberg
Airplanes Boost US Durable-Goods Orders For Second MonthFox Business
US Durable Goods Orders Rose in February, Led by AircraftU.S. News & World Report
MarketWatch -Nasdaq -Barron's (blog) -Yahoo News
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How Insurance Markets Could Be Affected If GOP Reduces Essential Benefits - Insurance Journal

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 07:20

Insurance Journal

How Insurance Markets Could Be Affected If GOP Reduces Essential Benefits
Insurance Journal
Rules on what benefits health insurance plans must cover have become a major negotiating point as Republicans wrangle votes to repeal Obamacare, even though removing the regulations is likely to upset U.S. insurance markets. The requirements, called ...
GOP Resurrects A Bill From 2003 To Help Small Firms Buy Health InsuranceWABE 90.1 FM
Job creators need relief: Reform small-business healthcareThe Hill (blog)
Repair damage from Obamacare: Opposing viewUSA TODAY
Philly.com -Targeted News Service (subscription) -Healthcare Finance News -Van Wert independent
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As Uber Grew Hastily, Diversity Took a Backseat - Bloomberg

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 06:00

Bloomberg

As Uber Grew Hastily, Diversity Took a Backseat
Bloomberg
Under pressure from harassment and sexism allegations, the ride-hailing giant is rethinking its approach to hiring. by. Olivia Zaleski. @oliviazaleski More stories by Olivia Zaleski. and. Eric Newcomer. @EricNewcomer More stories by Eric Newcomer.
WTF is happening at Uber?Recode
Can Arianna Huffington Save Uber?NPR
Uber reviews India leasing scheme as driver incomes drop - sourcesReuters
City A.M. -The INQUIRER -FT Adviser -gulfnews.com
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Feds latest interest rate hike unlikely to jolt NYC apartment market, say brokers - Real Estate Weekly

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 05:16

Real Estate Weekly

Feds latest interest rate hike unlikely to jolt NYC apartment market, say brokers
Real Estate Weekly
Experts believe New York City's residential market won't be too shaken by the new interest rate hikes, and with the expected tax cuts for top-earning Americans, the luxury market could even get a boost. Last week, the Federal Reserve announced an ...
Why Americans' wage growth is so sluggishCBS News
Companies Still Look to 0% Financing Deals to Boost SalesWall Street Journal (subscription) (blog)
A Peek Into The Markets: US Stock Futures Rise Ahead Of Durable-Goods Orders DataBenzinga
Bloomberg -CNBC -Nasdaq -MarketWatch
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China Huishan Dairy shares plummet 85 pct, trade halted - Nasdaq

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 05:05

Asia Times

China Huishan Dairy shares plummet 85 pct, trade halted
Nasdaq
... * Stock slide wipes off around $4 bln in market value * Chairman tells Barron's Asia Huishan attacked by shortseller * Firm came under attack from short-seller Muddy Waters in Dec (Updates share reaction, adds details) By Donny Kwok and Elzio ...
Your Evening BriefingBloomberg
China Huishan Dairy shares plummet 85 percent, trade haltedReuters
This Chinese stock just mysteriously plunged 90%CNNMoney

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Euro-Area Economic Momentum Bodes Well for Wage Growth and Jobs - Bloomberg

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 04:15

Bloomberg

Euro-Area Economic Momentum Bodes Well for Wage Growth and Jobs
Bloomberg
The euro area's accelerating economy is translating into faster job creation and stronger inflation pressures. A Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 56.7 in March, the highest level in almost six years, from 56, IHS Markit said on Friday. That compares ...
Euro zone businesses growing at fastest rate in nearly six years: PMIReuters
Euro zone PMIs show business activity hits its highest level since April 2011CNBC
German private sector growth strongest in 70 months in March-PMINasdaq
TheStreet.com -Business Insider -The Guardian -Telegraph.co.uk
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'Hong Kong at a crossroads': chief executive contender Lam pledges unity in final days of election campaign - CNBC

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 00:29

CNBC

'Hong Kong at a crossroads': chief executive contender Lam pledges unity in final days of election campaign
CNBC
Hong Kong's former chief secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has made a last-ditch effort to win over public opinion ahead of Sunday's chief executive election, as rival John Tsang Chun-wah continues to widen his lead in popularity polls. In a half ...
Hong Kong likely to choose Beijing's pick for leader amid tension, economic malaiseReuters
Hong Kong's student activists planning their next strikeThe Australian Financial Review
As Hong Kong Chooses Its Next Leader, China Still Pulls the StringsNew York Times
TODAYonline -Nikkei Asian Review -Quartz -South China Morning Post
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Walmart Canada launches grocery delivery - IGD Retail Analysis

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 23:55

Walmart Canada launches grocery delivery
IGD Retail Analysis
Walmart has been developing its grocery ecommerce offer for two years. It initially launched its online grocery pickup service at 11 stores in Ottawa in 2015, expanding it to 12 stores in the Toronto area early last year and to six stores in Edmonton ...

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Walmart Canada launches grocery delivery - IGD Retail Analysis

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 23:55

The Denver Post

Walmart Canada launches grocery delivery
IGD Retail Analysis
Walmart has been developing its grocery ecommerce offer for two years. It initially launched its online grocery pickup service at 11 stores in Ottawa in 2015, expanding it to 12 stores in the Toronto area early last year and to six stores in Edmonton ...
Study: Grocers missing chance to grow sales of personal care productsFood Dive

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OPEC and Allies Gather as Oil Market Warns Them: Job's Not Done - Bloomberg

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 21:42

Bloomberg

OPEC and Allies Gather as Oil Market Warns Them: Job's Not Done
Bloomberg
OPEC and allies reviewing the impact of their oil cuts this weekend face a market with an unambiguous message: their work is far from done. As producers meet in Kuwait to gauge how well they've implemented output cuts agreed on last year, talks will be ...
Saudi Arabia tries to drain oil stocks while protecting customer relationships: KempReuters
Oil edges up as Saudis cut supplies to US, but global glut remainsNasdaq
The Cartel That FailedThe Weekly Standard
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YouTube Advertiser Exodus Highlights Perils of Online Ads - New York Times

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 19:45

New York Times

YouTube Advertiser Exodus Highlights Perils of Online Ads
New York Times
German students took a workshop in January on how to become a “rock star” user on YouTube. Credit Nicolas Armer/Picture-Alliance, via Associated Press. When Google acquired YouTube in 2006 for $1.65 billion, it was considered a pricey gamble, one ...
As YouTube Faces Criticism Over Ad Placement, TV Networks Vow Not to Repeat Its MistakesAdweek
YouTube's bid to grab TV dollars imperiled by advertiser revoltReuters
Opportunism knocks: Marketers and media take on GoogleDigiday
CNBC -Yahoo News -TheStreet.com -Houston Chronicle
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Mexico's Top Diplomat Says Nation Can Survive End of Nafta - Bloomberg

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:28

Bloomberg

Mexico's Top Diplomat Says Nation Can Survive End of Nafta
Bloomberg
Mexico is prepared for the end of the North American Free Trade Agreement if it can't reach a deal with the U.S. and Canada that's a win for all three nations, the country's top diplomat said. President Enrique Pena Nieto's administration is committed ...
Nations to urge Venezuela to revive 'democratic normality'Reuters
US comments signal 'win-win' review of NAFTA: Mexico ministerMetro.us
Mexico inflation rises at fastest pace in nearly 8 yearsNasdaq
Financial Times -Business News Americas (subscription)
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North Korea investigated for possible role in $81 million bank cyberheist - CBS News

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 15:32

CBS News

North Korea investigated for possible role in $81 million bank cyberheist
CBS News
Federal investigators are looking into North Korea's possible role in a multimillion-dollar cyberheist, a source briefed on the matter confirmed to CBS News. North Korea's latest missile test explodes in seconds, U.S. says. Play Video. CBS This Morning ...

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Can't use laptop? Royal Jordanian suggests meditation, small talk - CNN

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 15:28

CNN

Can't use laptop? Royal Jordanian suggests meditation, small talk
CNN
(CNN) Not sure what to do on a 12-hour flight without your precious laptop or tablet? Royal Jordanian has a few ideas. The airline tweeted a photo listing 12 activities to help kill time during a long flight. Suggestions include meditating and even ...
Royal Jordanian Airlines' snarky response to Trump's laptop banMarketWatch
Royal Jordanian Says Its In-Flight Experience Is Still Great Despite Electronics BanSkift
Royal Jordanian made a great joke about laptop restrictions—until you remember it's not funnyQuartz
Gizmodo -Fortune -Daily Caller -Foreign Policy (blog)
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House leaders postpone vote on their health-care plan - Washington Post

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 14:25

Washington Post

House leaders postpone vote on their health-care plan
Washington Post
House leaders postponed a vote Thursday on their plan to overhaul the nation's health care system, as they struggled to meet demands of conservative lawmakers who said they could not support the bill. Earlier Thursday, conservative House Republicans ...
Health Rules Targeted by GOP Could Upset US Insurance MarketsBloomberg
Why business supports the House Republican healthcare planThe Hill (blog)
Lacking Support, Republicans Cancel Thursday Health Care VoteNBCNews.com
National Review -Politico -Business Insider -CNBC
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Emirates: Use our new 'laptop handling service' to beat ban - USA TODAY

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 14:20

USA TODAY

Emirates: Use our new 'laptop handling service' to beat ban
USA TODAY
Emirates airline will introduce a “laptop and tablet handling service,” a move that follows an electronics carry-on ban introduced by the United States this week. With the service, Emirates is attempting to minimize the inconvenience to fliers affected ...
Gulf air carriers work to contain fallout from electronics banThe Hill
Emirates just thought up a brilliant way to work around the US's ban on laptops in cabinsBusiness Insider
This Airline Is Letting Passengers Use Banned Electronics Until the Last SecondFortune
Reuters -gulfnews.com -Mashable -Telegraph.co.uk
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Why business supports the House Republican healthcare plan - The Hill (blog)

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 13:00

The Hill (blog)

Why business supports the House Republican healthcare plan
The Hill (blog)
Our country's healthcare system is at a crossroads and inaction is not an option. The cost of health insurance has increased significantly while the number of private coverage options has decreased. These failings have all come at a very high cost to ...

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How Middle Eastern Airlines Have Responded to the Laptop Ban - Bloomberg

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:24

Bloomberg

How Middle Eastern Airlines Have Responded to the Laptop Ban
Bloomberg
Middle East airlines scrambled to find ways to respond to a ban on electronics introduced this week. The ban targets direct flights headed to the United States and United Kingdom. Some, like Royal Jordanian Airlines, tried to calm or even attract ...
No laptop on board? Jordan airline gives light-hearted tipsWashington Post
A Middle Eastern Airline Is Scorching Trump's Electronics Ban on TwitterGizmodo
Royal Jordanian Has Some Ideas for What to Do After Trump's Laptop BanFortune
Foreign Policy (blog) -Wichita Eagle -NBC Chicago -Business Standard
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Senate votes to block internet privacy regulations - The Hill

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:19

The Hill

Senate votes to block internet privacy regulations
The Hill
The Senate passed a resolution Thursday that would dismantle a set of internet privacy rules approved by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) last year. The rules, which the FCC passed in a party-line vote in October, require internet service ...
Senate Republicans Vote To Gut Internet PrivacyBuzzFeed News
Senate votes to allow ISPs to collect personal data without permissionTechCrunch
Three Myths the Telecom Industry Is Using to Convince Congress to Repeal the FCC's Privacy Rules, BustedTruth-Out
Fortune -WIRED -EFF -Mashable
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