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White House jitters and Barcelona terror attack weigh on Asian shares; Nikkei falls 1% - CNBC

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 21:11

CNBC

White House jitters and Barcelona terror attack weigh on Asian shares; Nikkei falls 1%
CNBC
Asia markets were pressured in Friday trade after investors on Wall Street sold off on growing uncertainty over the Trump administration's ability to follow through on its economic policies. Risk off trade from the U.S. session followed through into ...
SE Asia Stocks-Lower tracking Asian shares, Wall StreetReuters
Asian Shares Slide as Wall Street Fall, Spain Attack WeighU.S. News & World Report
Asia Stocks Mirror Wall Street Selloff on Spain Attack, Trump TurmoilBarron's
Financial Times
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James Murdoch pledges $1 million to Anti-Defamation League, writes 'standing up to Nazis is essential' - Washington Examiner

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 21:07

Washington Examiner

James Murdoch pledges $1 million to Anti-Defamation League, writes 'standing up to Nazis is essential'
Washington Examiner
James Murdoch, the chief executive officer of 21st Century Fox, will be donating $1 million to the Anti-Defamation League, he announced in an email to friends. His pledge comes amid backlash to President Trump's response to the violence in ...
James Murdoch donates $1 million to the Anti-Defamation League following events in CharlottesvilleYahoo Finance
James Murdoch Pledges $1 Million to Anti-Defamation League as Trump ProtestNew York Times

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Dollar slips vs yen, dented by doubts over US policy agenda - Nasdaq

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:54

Nasdaq

Dollar slips vs yen, dented by doubts over US policy agenda
Nasdaq
SINGAPORE, Aug 18 (Reuters) - The dollar edged lower versus the yen on Friday, hampered by renewed investor concerns over the Trump administration's ability to push forward its economic policy agenda. News of a deadly attack in Barcelona and ...

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James Murdoch Troubled by Trump's Response to Charlottesville, Will Donate to Anti-Defamation League - Daily Beast

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:24

Daily Beast

James Murdoch Troubled by Trump's Response to Charlottesville, Will Donate to Anti-Defamation League
Daily Beast
James Murdoch, the CEO of 21st Century Fox, said in a letter to friends that he was troubled by President Trump's response to the white supremacist-fueled deadly violence in Charlottesville, adding he plans to donate $1 million to the Anti-Defamation ...

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1.8 million Chicago voter records exposed online - CNNMoney

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:10

CNNMoney

1.8 million Chicago voter records exposed online
CNNMoney
A voting machine company exposed 1.8 million Chicago voter records after misconfiguring a security setting on the server that stored them. Election Systems & Software (ES&S), the Nebraska-based voting software and election management company, ...
Personal data of 1.8 million Chicago voters accidentally exposed by vendorLos Angeles Times
Voting machine supplier exposes 1.8 million voter recordsEngadget
Don't panic, Chicago, but an AWS S3 config blunder exposed 1.8 million voter recordsThe Register
Chicago Tribune -Gizmodo -WLS
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Trump scraps infrastructure council plan - BBC News

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:48

BBC News

Trump scraps infrastructure council plan
BBC News
President Trump is dropping plans to create an advisory group on infrastructure, a day after two other business panels were dissolved. The president has faced a backlash from business leaders over his remarks this week on white supremacists. A White ...
Trump kills advisory panel on infrastructure needsWashington Times
One of Trump's most critical councils was just killed offCrain's New York Business
Trump's infrastructure executive order alarms environmental groups, earns support from buildersBucks County Courier Times
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YouTube TV Expands To 14 More Markets In The US - Ubergizmo

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:48

Ubergizmo

YouTube TV Expands To 14 More Markets In The US
Ubergizmo
These new markets include Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Columbus, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Louisville, Memphis, Nashville, Pittsburgh, San Antonio, Seattle, Tampa, and West Palm Beach. So if you stay in any of those areas, then you should be able to ...

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History will remember the Republicans who stick around - Washington Post

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:27

Washington Post

History will remember the Republicans who stick around
Washington Post
President Trump has dropped all pretense and proudly raised the banner of white racial grievance. The time has come for Republicans in Congress to decide whether this is what they signed up for. Business leaders decided Wednesday that they'd had ...

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Former Corinthian students will get debt relief - CNNMoney

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:14

CNNMoney

Former Corinthian students will get debt relief
CNNMoney
About 41,000 students who took out private loans to go to Corinthian College will be eligible for debt relief. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 13 state attorneys general said Thursday that they had reached a settlement agreement with ...
Regulators propose $183M settlement with student loan firmWashington Post
Students who were enrolled in a Corinthian college when the schools closed in April 2015.Money Magazine
Regulators extract $192 million student debt settlement from AequitasOregonLive.com
Consumerist -Portland Business Journal -KTVZ -Maryland Daily Record (subscription)
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Gap Inc. CEO Cites Progress Across Portfolio - WWD

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:10

Charlotte Observer

Gap Inc. CEO Cites Progress Across Portfolio
WWD
Don't call Gap a "mall-based apparel retailer." Art Peck, president and chief executive officer, doesn't like it."It's flat-out wrong," Peck said during a conference call with investors Thursday after the company released solid second-quarter top and ...
Gap's Old Navy Chain Keeps Retailer's Turnaround Hopes AliveBloomberg
Gap crushes earnings and raises guidanceBusiness Insider
Gap shares rise as Old Navy again boosts results, forecastReuters
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Ford settles sexual, racial harassment claims at Chicago plants for $10 million - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:08

Chicago Tribune

Ford settles sexual, racial harassment claims at Chicago plants for $10 million
Chicago Tribune
Ford has settled a case with the EEOC, which alleged harrassment at two Chicago-area facilities. (Scott Olson / Getty Images). Alexia Elejalde-RuizContact ReporterChicago Tribune. Ford Motor Co. has agreed to pay up to $10.1 million to settle racial ...
Ford CEO: Self-driving taxis won't replace the private carSFGate
New Ford CEO says company will balance present with futureWashington Post
Ford's Hackett sees growth in future with fewer carsThe Detroit News
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CEOs needed to walk away from Trump to protect their brand: Former CEO - Yahoo News

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:23

Yahoo News

CEOs needed to walk away from Trump to protect their brand: Former CEO
Yahoo News
The CEOs who abandoned President Donald Trump's business councils had to think of their companies first, former LVMH CEO Mark Weber told CNBC on Thursday. Top business executives disbanded the Strategy & Policy Forum on Wednesday in ...

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Bubble Tea Purveyors Continue to Grow Along With Drink's Popularity - New York Times

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:33

New York Times

Bubble Tea Purveyors Continue to Grow Along With Drink's Popularity
New York Times
A worker preparing a drink at a Gong Cha bubble tea shop, one of eight in New York City. Credit Dolly Faibyshev for The New York Times. Editors' note: An earlier version of this article prompted criticism by readers and we have since revised the ...
New York Times story on bubble tea brews up a scandalitoWashington Post
Times Revises Controversial Bubble Tea Story After Reader Outcry [Updated]Eater NY

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Applied Materials beats profit estimates, shares rise - Reuters

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:33

Reuters

Applied Materials beats profit estimates, shares rise
Reuters
Applied Materials' new corporate signage photo in Santa Clara, California, U.S. is shown in this image released on August 22, 2016. Courtesy Applied Materials/Handout via REUTERS. (Reuters) - Applied Materials Inc (AMAT.O), the world's largest supplier ...
Applied Materials' (AMAT) CEO Gary Dickerson on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking Alpha
Applied Materials Jumps 4% on FYQ3 Beat, Higher Q4 ViewBarron's
Applied Materials Stock (AMAT) Jumps On Record RevenuesZacks.com
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Walmart is ready for Amazon-Whole Foods - Fox Business

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:32

Arkansas Online

Walmart is ready for Amazon-Whole Foods
Fox Business
There is an old saying, 'Keep your friends close and your enemies even closer' and Walmart (WMT) may be practicing a little of that with respect to rival Amazon (AMZN) as it readies its $14 billion acquisition of healthy grocer Whole Foods (WFM ...
Wal-Mart beats on earnings, same-store sales climb as online purchases grow 60%Yahoo Finance

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YouTube TV expands to 14 new markets, partners with Sinclair stations - Reuters

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:24

Reuters

YouTube TV expands to 14 new markets, partners with Sinclair stations
Reuters
(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google has expanded its YouTube TV streaming service into 14 new U.S. markets to reach half of American households, with an additional 17 markets to launch in the next few weeks, the company said on Thursday.
YouTube's live TV service is available in half of all US homesEngadget
YouTube TV now available to half of US householdsL.A. Biz
YouTube TV will soon be available in 46 markets in the USAndroid Authority (blog)
Broadway World -Seeking Alpha
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SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:DIA) - Week Herald

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:01

SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:DIA)
Week Herald
SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF logo SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSE:DIA) saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders purchased 23,279 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 227% compared to ...

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Walmart just sent a clear message about the future of Jet - Business Insider

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:15

Business Insider

Walmart just sent a clear message about the future of Jet
Business Insider
When Walmart acquired Bonobos and Modcloth, confusion reigned over how these trendy, upscale brands meshed with America's no-frills most affordable retailer. Now, it's increasingly clear that these investments were geared toward its Amazon competitor ...

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Berkshire Hathaway Starts Selling Sirius XM Shares - Seeking Alpha

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 13:46

Seeking Alpha

Berkshire Hathaway Starts Selling Sirius XM Shares
Seeking Alpha
When it was disclosed in mid-February that Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (NYSE:BRK.B) began buying shares of Sirius XM Holdings (SIRI) during the fourth quarter of 2016, the shares began rising from $4.74. And, by March 13th, the shares had reached an ...
How much upside really exists in Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN) and Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI)?USA Commerce Daily
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) Insider Selling UpdateThe Herald
Revenue Estimates Analysis Of Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI)News Oracle
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