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McConnell introduces bill to fund coal miner health plans - Roanoke Times

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 16:13

WCBD News 2

McConnell introduces bill to fund coal miner health plans
Roanoke Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell on Tuesday introduced legislation to maintain health benefits for retired union coal miners whose companies have declared bankruptcy in recent years. McConnell was among those who ...
Senators propose dueling miner benefits legislationWashington Examiner (blog)

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See which stocks jumped 48% and 40% on day when the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 all fell - Phoenix Business Journal

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 16:12

Phoenix Business Journal

See which stocks jumped 48% and 40% on day when the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 all fell
Phoenix Business Journal
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq and S&P 500 were all down Tuesday as the post-election 'Trump rally' lost its momentum for a third straight trading day and the historic Dow 20,000 mark gets farther away. The Dow closed at 19,826.77 down 58.96 ...
A Long Year? Dow Slips as Brexit, Inauguration Fears Sink StocksBarron's (blog)
Trump vs. the Dollar: Why Investors Are Right to Be NervousThe Fiscal Times
Latest Reports from the Technology Sector - Facebook and Pandora Media RiseYahoo Finance
Business Insider
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Why Qualcomm Shares Dropped Today - Motley Fool

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 16:03

Motley Fool

Why Qualcomm Shares Dropped Today
Motley Fool
Sometimes too much power can be a bad thing, at least if it attracts the attention of antitrust regulators. Shares of mobile chip giant Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) fell by over 4% Tuesday after Bloomberg reported that the company could be facing yet another ...
Qualcomm Said to Face U.S. Antitrust Case Over LicensingBloomberg
Qualcomm Falls 4% After Getting Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit from FTCTheStreet.com
FTC lawsuit accuses Qualcomm of forcing Apple to buy wireless chips in exchange for better royaltiesAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Mac Rumors -Wall Street Journal -Barron's (blog) -MarketWatch
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Treasury Pick Steven Mnuchin, Like His Would-Be Boss Donald Trump, Followed His Own Rules - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 15:44

Wall Street Journal

Treasury Pick Steven Mnuchin, Like His Would-Be Boss Donald Trump, Followed His Own Rules
Wall Street Journal
First Federal Bank of California executives knew their thrift was in deep trouble but thought they had time to try to save it. They didn't know that Steven Mnuchin, the chairman of OneWest Bank and now President-elect Donald Trump's pick as Treasury ...
Warren to hold forum with Mnuchin foreclosure 'victims' ahead of hearingWashington Examiner (blog)
Will Steven Mnuchin Bomb His Confirmation Hearing?Vanity Fair
Movement Mortgage CEO: Steven Mnuchin was not a "foreclosure king"HousingWire
Truthdig -Huffington Post (blog) -Voice of America -Daily Mail
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Bad Day for Bank Stocks Drags Down Indexes; Dollar Drops - New York Times

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 15:42

Los Angeles Times

Bad Day for Bank Stocks Drags Down Indexes; Dollar Drops
New York Times
NEW YORK — A bad day for bank stocks pulled the Dow Jones industrial average to its third straight loss Tuesday as many of the patterns that have propelled markets since Election Day last year snapped into reverse. The Dow Jones industrial average ...
Banks Lead U.S. Stock Declines as Dollar Weakens, VIX JumpsBloomberg
US stock indexes fall, along with bond yields and dollarSTLtoday.com
World markets slide, but Britain's pound reboundsCBS News
Inside Futures
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Air India adds 'female-only' row to its flights - USA TODAY

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 13:57

USA TODAY

Air India adds 'female-only' row to its flights
USA TODAY
Air India is adding a female-only row of seats on its domestic flights, though company officials insist the move is not in response to alleged groping incidents. “We will be reserving the third row — six seats — in the economy class of the aircraft ...
Amid reports of passenger groping, Air India introduces rows just for womenFox News
Air India Female-Only Rows Are Introduced After Women Passengers Are Groped On AirlineInternational Business Times
Air India Now Reserves Seats for Women Flying AloneFortune
Irish Times -Consumerist -AviationPros.com -Jezebel
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Claire's withdraws its IPO - Business Insider

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:38

Business Insider

Claire's withdraws its IPO
Business Insider
The accessory retailer Claire's has withdrawn its plans to go public, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The company said it had "decided not to proceed with the offering at this time." Claire's, which sells fashion accessories ...
High street accessories and jewellery chain Claire's cancels US floatCity A.M.
US jeweler Claire's abandons plan to go public: ReutersPE Hub (subscription) (blog)

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Trump noses into one of the world's biggest mergers - Politico

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:26

Politico

Trump noses into one of the world's biggest mergers
Politico
When Donald Trump convened the CEOs of German chemical company Bayer and U.S. seed giant Monsanto at Trump Tower last week, they made the usual small talk. Trump then asked specific questions about the $66 billion merger they are in the middle ...
Bayer Will Keep Monsanto Jobs in US, Trump Team SaysWall Street Journal
Trump team touts $8 billion Bayer investmentThe Hill
Bayer offers $8bn R&D spend to win Trump favour for Monsanto dealFinancial Times
Fox Business -St. Louis Business Journal -CNBC -STLtoday.com
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Exxon Mobil doubles its oil and gas holdings in the Permian basin for $5.6 billion - CNBC

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:18

CNBC

Exxon Mobil doubles its oil and gas holdings in the Permian basin for $5.6 billion
CNBC
The world's biggest publicly traded energy company is joining the land rush in the prolific Permian Basin. Exxon Mobil announced Tuesday it will pay $5.6 billion in stock to acquire companies owned by Texas' Bass family that control parts of the ...
The US is increasingly looking at this Texas region for oilMarketWatch
Energy Stocks Rise As M&A Deals in Texas' Permian Basin Spark BuyingTheStreet.com
COLUMN-US oil and gas industry has turned the corner: KempReuters
Forbes -Yahoo Finance
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Wal-Mart plans to add about 10000 retail jobs this year - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 11:24

Charlotte Observer

Wal-Mart plans to add about 10000 retail jobs this year
Los Angeles Times
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. this year as it opens new stores and expands existing locations, including in California. The world's biggest retailer said Tuesday that its plans will also generate about 24,000 ...
Walmart to boost US job count by 10000USA TODAY
Walmart Touts 10000 New Jobs in the US as Donald Trump Pressures American CompaniesFortune
Wal-Mart pledges to keep hiring pace in US this yearReuters
ABC News -Washington Post -Nasdaq -Fox 59
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Rex Tillerson's Last Deal? Exxon Mobil To Pay $6B To Bass Family For Permian Oil - Forbes

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:12

Forbes

Rex Tillerson's Last Deal? Exxon Mobil To Pay $6B To Bass Family For Permian Oil
Forbes
Former ExxonMobil executive Rex Tillerson testifies during his confirmation hearing for Secretary of State before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, January 11, 2017. / AFP / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read ...
Exxon Mobil Doubles Its Resources in Prolific Permian Basin in $6.6 Billion DealTheStreet.com
Exxon Mobil expands Permian Basin footprint in deal worth more than $5.6 billionMarketWatch
Big Acquisition Doubles Exxon Mobil's Permian Basin Oil Assets24/7 Wall St.
Fort Worth Star Telegram -Natural Gas Intelligence -FuelFix (blog) -Dallas News
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Ford premieres refreshed 2018 Mustang - The Detroit News

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 09:56

The Detroit News

Ford premieres refreshed 2018 Mustang
The Detroit News
Ford introduced an updated 2018 Mustang on Tuesday that gains performance and more advanced technology — but loses the option for a V-6 engine. The pony car icon revealed during public days at the Detroit auto show gets standard LED lights and new ...
2018 Ford Mustang: Finally Getting It Just Right?Forbes
2018 Ford Mustang: Drops V-6, Gains New TechCar and Driver
New Mustang gets 10 gears, more powerCNNMoney
USA TODAY -The Verge -New York Daily News -Bloomberg
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Trump Takes Aim at King Dollar and It Threatens U.S. Equities - Bloomberg

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 09:51

Bloomberg

Trump Takes Aim at King Dollar and It Threatens U.S. Equities
Bloomberg
The greenback is the only major currency whose current strength has coincided with rallies in its domestic equity market, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc., underscoring the risk for stocks if the dollar's poor start to the year gathers more steam.
Markets Real TimeWall Street Journal
Stock market slumps as Trump's dollar comment rattles investorsMarketWatch
Trump trade talk sends dollar lowerCNNMoney
Reuters -Business Insider -TheStreet.com -Nasdaq
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Mattel Taps Google Executive To Lead Toy Maker - Fortune

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 09:39

Fortune

Mattel Taps Google Executive To Lead Toy Maker
Fortune
Mattel, the toy maker behind the iconic Barbie and Fisher-Price brands, has appointed Google Americas President Margaret "Margo" Georgiadis to serve as chief executive officer, the second change to the CEO post since early 2015. Georgiadis—who led ...
Mattel Names Margaret H. Georgiadis as Chief Executive Officer, Effective February 8, 2017PR Newswire (press release)
Mattel: A Little Google Goes a Long WayBarron's (blog)
Google exec with Chicago ties, Margo Georgiadis, named Mattel CEOChicago Tribune
MarketWatch -Crain's Chicago Business -Investorplace.com
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New York Times Study Calls for Rapid Change in Newsroom - New York Times

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 09:00

New York Times

New York Times Study Calls for Rapid Change in Newsroom
New York Times
Dean Baquet, the executive editor of The New York Times, asked a group of seven journalists to conduct a review of the newsroom and determine a blueprint for its path forward. Credit Todd Heisler/The New York Times. The New York Times has deftly ...
New York Times to increase spending on Trump coverage despite budget cutsThe Hill
This is The New York Times' digital path forwardNieman Journalism Lab at Harvard
New York Times releases internal report, revealing changes and cuts to comeCNNMoney
Poynter (blog) -Variety -AdAge.com (blog) -Newsmax
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Carlyle's David Rubenstein Is Terrified by the Dollar - Fortune

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 08:57

Fortune

Carlyle's David Rubenstein Is Terrified by the Dollar
Fortune
At least that's what David Rubenstein, head of giant private equity firm Carlyle Group (cg) , is worried about. On Tuesday, speaking on a panel at the World Economic Forum, Rubenstein called the U.S. dollar the greatest risk to the global economy in 2017.

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South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung scion in graft scandal - Philly.com

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 08:42

Philly.com

South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung scion in graft scandal
Philly.com
FILE - In this Dec, 6, 2016 file photo, Lee Jae-yong, a vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co. arrives for hearing at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. The special prosecutors office said Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 that it requested an arrest ...

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TIFFANY'S: Trump Tower is killing our business - Business Insider

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 08:28

Business Insider

TIFFANY'S: Trump Tower is killing our business
Business Insider
The heavy security around Trump Tower in New York to protect the president-elect is crushing its neighbors. The luxury-jewelry retailer Tiffany & Co. on Tuesday said during November and December, sales at US stores open for at least one year fell 4% ...
Tiffany feels the Trump effect on 5th AvenueU.S. News & World Report
Trump Tower Ruins Tiffany's Holidays - Now What?TheStreet.com
Tiffany Holiday-period Sales Fall Below Expectations, Provides Downbeat Profit OutlookFox Business
Business Wire (press release) -MarketWatch -Seeking Alpha -Yahoo Finance
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New York Manufacturing Grows in January for 3rd Month - New York Times

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 08:07

Newsmax

New York Manufacturing Grows in January for 3rd Month
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Manufacturing in New York state expanded in January for the third straight month, as new orders and shipments grew. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Tuesday that its manufacturing index slipped slightly to 6.5 in January from ...
Empire State index edges back from eight-month high in JanuaryMarketWatch
Empire State Manufacturing Activity Remains PositiveFox Business
New York Manufacturing Activity Grows At Slower Pace In JanuaryNasdaq
People's Pundit Daily -Forex Factory -Economic Calendar -Investing.com
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