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The Murdochs freed themselves of scandal just in time for a long-desired $15 billion takeover - Quartz

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 10:28

Quartz

The Murdochs freed themselves of scandal just in time for a long-desired $15 billion takeover
Quartz
With a long-awaited takeover deal hanging in the balance, sex scandals, public protests, and fleeing advertisers were the last thing Rupert Murdoch needed—especially after Fox News chief Roger Ailes was ousted over a similar controversy last year.
O'Reilly's exit looks like a non-factor for Fox's profit machineNorwich Bulletin
How Boycotts Affect Business: Examining the Dynamics of the O'Reilly OusterThe Nonprofit Quarterly (registration)
Harassment In The Workplace Is Not Just About SexHuffington Post
Financialbuzz.com -Yahoo Finance -Malaya -Axios
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Verizon loses wireless customers for first time - MarketWatch

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 10:16

Channel NewsAsia

Verizon loses wireless customers for first time
MarketWatch
Verizon Communications Inc., once the untouchable leader of the U.S. wireless industry, is struggling to hold onto customers and getting them to pay a premium for its service. The carrier posted its first ever quarterly net loss of wireless subscribers ...
Verizon Subscriber Losses Highlight Need for M&A ExplorationBloomberg
Verizon profit, revenue misses Wall Street view as subscribers dashReuters
Verizon profit, revenue miss Wall Street view as subscribers dashNasdaq
FierceWireless -Forbes -Wireless Week -Financial Times
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Marcato seeks ouster of Buffalo Wild Wings CEO - MarketWatch

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 10:15

Stockhouse

Marcato seeks ouster of Buffalo Wild Wings CEO
MarketWatch
An activist investor is turning up the heat in its fight with Buffalo Wild Wings Inc., calling on the restaurant chain to replace its chief executive. Marcato Capital Management LP wants CEO Sally Smith removed in addition to the four board seats it ...
Activist investor takes another swing at Buffalo Wild Wings, calls for CEO to resignCNBC
Critic of Buffalo Wild Wings raises stakes by seeking resignation of CEO SmithMinneapolis Star Tribune
A hedge fund manager added a twist to his newest presentation blasting Buffalo Wild WingsBusiness Insider
Investor's Business Daily -Nasdaq -New York Post
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Verizon profit, revenue misses Wall Street view as subscribers dash - Reuters

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 09:38

Reuters

Verizon profit, revenue misses Wall Street view as subscribers dash
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Verizon is seen at a retail store in San Diego, California April 21, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo. By Anjali Athavaley and Aishwarya Venugopal. Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) on Thursday reported its first-ever ...
Verizon Subscriber Losses Highlight Need for M&A ExplorationBloomberg
Verizon (VZ) Misses Earnings and Revenue Estimate in Q1Zacks.com
Verizon, for First Time, Loses Core Wireless Customers -- UpdateFox Business
Forbes -Wireless Week -New York Times -Investorplace.com
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U.S. Mortgage Rates Drop to Five-Month Low With 30-Year at 3.97% - Bloomberg

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 09:27

Bloomberg

U.S. Mortgage Rates Drop to Five-Month Low With 30-Year at 3.97%
Bloomberg
U.S. mortgage rates dropped for a fifth week, sending home-loan costs down to their lowest point since the week after the presidential election. The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage was 3.97 percent, down from 4.08 percent last week and the ...
Mortgage rates remain in month-long slide, falling to lowest levels in five monthsWashington Post
Mortgage rates drop for ThursdayBankrate.com
It's Official: Mortgage Rates Fall Below 4%The Mortgage Reports (blog)

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Dow Chemical lobbying Trump to bury results of pesticide study - New York Post

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 09:08

Washington Post

Dow Chemical lobbying Trump to bury results of pesticide study
New York Post
Dow Chemical wants the Trump administration to “set aside” the findings of federal scientists that show a group of widely used pesticides are harmful to nearly 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species, according to a report on Thursday ...
Dow Chemical Donates $1 Million to Trump, Asks Administration to Ignore Pesticide StudyVanity Fair
Dow asks Trump administration to 'set aside' results of pesticide studiesMLive.com

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US weekly jobless claims up; continuing claims hit 17-year low - Business Insider

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 07:45

Business Insider

US weekly jobless claims up; continuing claims hit 17-year low
Business Insider
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New applications for U.S. jobless benefits rose slightly more than expected last week, but the number of Americans on unemployment rolls dropped to a 17-year low, pointing to a tightening labor market. Initial claims for state ...
Number of people collecting unemployment checks hits 17-year low, jobless claims showMarketWatch
Applications for US Jobless Aid Rise but Remain at Low LevelFox Business

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Lower Prices at Wal-Mart: Good for Shoppers, Bad for Grocers - Fox Business

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 07:14

WFMY News 2

Lower Prices at Wal-Mart: Good for Shoppers, Bad for Grocers
Fox Business
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s fight to defend its low-cost reputation is helping to extend the longest food-price decline in decades. Continue Reading Below. The world's biggest retailer is investing heavily to lower prices in its U.S. stores, the company's ...
Walmart Has Really Stuck It to Amazon With Its Intent to Slash Prices on 1 Million ProductsTheStreet.com

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Verizon earnings, revenue miss Street estimates as wireless subscribers drop - CNBC

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 06:56

CNBC

Verizon earnings, revenue miss Street estimates as wireless subscribers drop
CNBC
Verizon reported EPS of 95 cents vs estimate of 96 cents, according to Thomson Reuters analysts' consensus. The telecom company had sales of $29.814 billion vs $30.487 billion estimate, according to Thomson Reuters. Lauren Thomas | @laurenthomasx3.
Verizon results miss Wall Street estimates as it loses subscribersReuters
Verizon 1Q results highlighted by strong wireless customer loyalty, network investment and growth in new marketsPR Newswire (press release)
Verizon Q1 Profit Drops, Results Miss View; Stock DownNasdaq
MarketWatch -TechCrunch -Business Insider -TheStreet.com
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Holiday Inn hotel chain reveals malware attack that stole credit card info - KSDK

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 05:52

KSDK

Holiday Inn hotel chain reveals malware attack that stole credit card info
KSDK
SAN FRANCISCO – Front desk cash registers at more than 1,200 hotels in the InterContinental Hotels Group, which includes the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza brands, were infected with malware that stole customer debit and credit card data between ...

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Elliott releases private letters after Arconic CEO's departure - CNBC

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 04:39

CNBC

Elliott releases private letters after Arconic CEO's departure
CNBC
Elliott said late on Wednesday that Arconic had created a "public frenzy" for further information and that it had no choice but to make the letter and their response public. Arconic on Monday said that Kleinfeld resigned on mutual agreement after the ...
Ousted Arconic CEO sent vague threat to Elliott head Paul SingerMarketWatch
At Arconic, Race Heats Up for Next Chief ExecutiveFox Business
Elliott Management releases private Kleinfeld letter after CEO exitFinancial Times

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General Motors Says Venezuelan Officials 'Illegally' Seize Plant - NBCNews.com

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 04:24

NBCNews.com

General Motors Says Venezuelan Officials 'Illegally' Seize Plant
NBCNews.com
General Motors said Venezuelan authorities illegally seized one of its plants Wednesday, with the auto giant vowing to "take all legal actions" to defend its rights. The seizure, in the industrial hub of Valencia, comes amid a deepening economic crisis ...
GM says Venezuela has seized its car plantCNNMoney

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Saudi Arabia Says Some Oil Producers Reach Deal to Extend Cuts - Bloomberg

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 03:29

Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia Says Some Oil Producers Reach Deal to Extend Cuts
Bloomberg
Gulf Arab oil producers have reached an agreement about a possible extension of output cuts beyond June to reduce stockpiles of crude, Oman's oil minister said. His Saudi Arabian counterpart confirmed that producers arrived at an initial deal on ...
Oil Rebounds After Saudi Energy Minister Talks Up OPEC Cut ExtensionTheStreet.com
Saudi oil minister says production cuts may need to continueWPXI Pittsburgh
Preliminary agreement reached among some OPEC ministers to extend production cuts: FalihPlatts

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Tesla Drops Lawsuit Against Former Head of Autopilot - Yahoo Finance

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 23:20

Yahoo Finance

Tesla Drops Lawsuit Against Former Head of Autopilot
Yahoo Finance
A lawsuit filed by Tesla against a startup founded by super stars of the self-driving car industry has been dropped after the two parties reached an agreement. Tesla filed a lawsuit in January against Sterling Anderson, its former director of Autopilot ...

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What's in a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino? - KING5.com

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 20:15

KING5.com

What's in a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino?
KING5.com
The Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino has arrived and Dena, Megan and Kennelia have to try it. (April 19, 2017). Alexa Renee, KXTV 6:00 PM. PDT April 19, 2017. The Unicorn Frappuccino is here. (Photo: Starbucks). CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ ...

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What's in a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino? - WKYC-TV

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 20:08

WKYC-TV

What's in a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino?
WKYC-TV
The Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino has arrived and Dena, Megan and Kennelia have to try it. (April 19, 2017). Alexa Renee, KXTV 7:12 PM. EDT April 19, 2017. The Unicorn Frappuccino is here. (Photo: Starbucks). CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ ...

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Qualcomm's Chip Expansion Helps Deflect Lawsuit Concerns - Bloomberg

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 19:02

Bloomberg

Qualcomm's Chip Expansion Helps Deflect Lawsuit Concerns
Bloomberg
Qualcomm Inc., the biggest maker of chips used in mobile phones, said a push into new markets such as automotive and connected devices bolstered sales in the second quarter, helping relieve concerns that growth will be hurt by legal challenges in its ...
BlackBerry Row Hits Qualcomm's Results -- WSJFox Business
Qualcomm's Numbers and Apple Commentary Within a Healthy Margin of ErrorTheStreet.com

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What's in a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino? - 9NEWS.com

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 18:54

9NEWS.com

What's in a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino?
9NEWS.com
The Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino has arrived and Dena, Megan and Kennelia have to try it. (April 19, 2017). Alexa Renee, KXTV 5:12 PM. MDT April 19, 2017. The Unicorn Frappuccino is here. (Photo: Starbucks). CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ ...
Starbucks Signals The Start Of A New StorySeeking Alpha
Starbucks Debuts 'Unicorn Frappuccino'The Onion (satire)

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Tesla Customers Sue Over 'Dangerous' And Non-Functioning Autopilot Software - Forbes

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 18:40

Detroit Free Press

Tesla Customers Sue Over 'Dangerous' And Non-Functioning Autopilot Software
Forbes
As Tesla gears up to roll out its first widely affordable electric car, disgruntled Tesla owners who say the company let them down by selling vehicles with a semi-autonomous driving system that isn't functional and creates safety issues are suing Elon ...
Tesla settles lawsuit over self-driving car secretsSFGate
Tesla's Autopilot self-driving system slammed in lawsuitUSA TODAY

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Starbucks Signals The Start Of A New Story - Seeking Alpha

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 17:50

Seeking Alpha

Starbucks Signals The Start Of A New Story
Seeking Alpha
Starbucks hasn't been just about coffee for years, but a recent move signals the company is now willing to experiment with just about anything. Premiering The Unicorn Frappucino demonstrates that the company is willing to experiment outsides its core ...

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