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US STOCKS-Wall Street rises further into uncharted territory - Nasdaq

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 14:03

The Fiscal Times

US STOCKS-Wall Street rises further into uncharted territory
Nasdaq
... * Financial stocks up; rate-sensitive sectors fall * S&P set for longest winning streak in 3-1/2 years * Indexes up: Dow 0.47 pct, S&P 0.39 pct, Nasdaq 0.48 pct (Updates to mid-afternoon trading) By Noel RandewichFeb 15 (Reuters) - Wall Street ...
Opinion: US stocks' direction will depend on the dominance of either a 'good' or 'bad' TrumpMarketWatch
Stocks at New Records as Trump Hints at Tax Reform Plan AgainTheStreet.com
Wall Street flat ahead of Yellen after data ups rate hike oddsStreetInsider.com

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Trump's Team Offers Obamacare Fixes While He Seeks Repeal - Bloomberg

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 13:12

Washington Post

Trump's Team Offers Obamacare Fixes While He Seeks Repeal
Bloomberg
The Trump administration issued a proposal that it said will stabilize Obamacare's health insurance markets on Wednesday, tightening when people can sign up for coverage and giving health insurers more flexibility. The U.S. Department of Health and ...
It's time to shut down HealthCare.govThe Hill (blog)
Trump administration announces proposals to boost healthcare exchangesFox News
Trump starts making changes to Obamacare that could cost consumersCNNMoney
Washington Times -American Thinker (blog) -U.S. News & World Report -UPI.com
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Under Armour Tries to Stem Trump Controversy - Bloomberg

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 13:09

Bloomberg

Under Armour Tries to Stem Trump Controversy
Bloomberg
CEO Kevin Plank takes out a newspaper ad as Wall Street joins top stars in attacking his comments. by. Kim Bhasin. @KimBhasin More stories by Kim Bhasin. Wed Feb 15 2017 10:53:10 GMT-0800 (PST). Kevin Plank. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/ ...
Under Armour CEO Does Pro-Trump Damage ControlFortune
Under Armour's Plank Caving to anti-Trump Pressure?Fox Business
Kevin Plank's Trump Praise Leads To A Downgrade For Under Armour StockForbes
Chicago Tribune -Entrepreneur -CNNMoney -SB Nation
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Yahoo users' accounts may have been compromised from 2015-2016 - 4029tv

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:32

New York Daily News

Yahoo users' accounts may have been compromised from 2015-2016
4029tv
More bad news from Yahoo - the company alerted users on Wednesday that potential malicious activity could have affected their accounts between 2015 and 2016. Advertisement. The announcement comes just months after Yahoo announced that more than ...
Yahoo warns users of potential malicious activity on their accounts in 2015 and 2016New York Daily News
APNewsBreak: Yahoo issues new security warning to usersYahoo Finance UK
Yahoo warns users of potential malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016Washington Post

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IRS won't withhold tax refunds if Americans ignore ACA insurance requirement - Washington Post

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:27

NOLA.com

IRS won't withhold tax refunds if Americans ignore ACA insurance requirement
Washington Post
The Trump administration is taking its first steps to put its imprint on the Affordable Care Act, reversing plans to withhold tax refunds this year from Americans who flout the law's insurance requirement while proposing a series of rule changes to ...
Millions Excluded from Obamacare Aid, Pass on CoverageU.S. News & World Report
Trump administration proposes stricter Obamacare rulesReuters
Trump Administration Solution To High Deductibles Appears To Include Even Higher DeductiblesHuffington Post
Bloomberg -New York Times -CNBC -CNNMoney
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Trump: Only H&R Block won't like our tax plan - Washington Examiner

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:18

KY3

Trump: Only H&R Block won't like our tax plan
Washington Examiner
Only the tax preparation service H&R Block won't like a forthcoming White House tax plan meant to simplify filing, President Trump said Wednesday in a meeting with business leaders. "H&R Block probably won't be too happy. That's one business that won't ...
H&R Block shares fall after Trump commentUSA TODAY
Trump says H&R Block will be unhappy with his tax planCNNMoney
Trump Seeks Retail Growth As CEOs Try To Block Border TaxInvestor's Business Daily
CNBC -The White House (blog) -MediaPost Communications -Examiner Enterprise
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Lidl: First 20 US stores to open this summer - Supermarket News

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:53

Supermarket News

Lidl: First 20 US stores to open this summer
Supermarket News
Lidl announced Wednesday that it would open the first 20 of its U.S. stores this summer as part of 100 planned openings within a year, events that could kick off a new era of competition for U.S. grocers. The German discounter characterized the summer ...
A first look at how German grocer Lidl plans to conquer the US marketWashington Post
German discounter Lidl to open first US stores this summerReuters
Lidl to open 20 stores this summerFredericksburg.com
Charlotte Observer (blog) -Richmond.com -Aiken Standard -AOL News
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Walmart Continues E-Commerce Shopping Spree With $51 Million Deal for Outdoor Retailer Moosejaw - Fortune

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:27

Fortune

Walmart Continues E-Commerce Shopping Spree With $51 Million Deal for Outdoor Retailer Moosejaw
Fortune
Walmart (wmt) has made yet another e-commerce purchase, this time buying fast growing outdoor gear retailer Moosejaw for $51 million. The deal comes only a few weeks after Walmart bought online footwear store ShoeBuy and six months after its $3 billion ...
Wal-Mart buys Michigan-based Moosejaw to boost online salesDetroit Free Press
Wal-Mart snaps up another online retailer for $51 millionCNBC
Take That Amazon: Walmart Buys Moosejaw For $51 MillionForbes
Retail Dive -TechCrunch -mySanAntonio.com -Patch.com
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Verizon Said to Near Yahoo Deal at Lower Price After Hacks - Bloomberg

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:52

Bloomberg

Verizon Said to Near Yahoo Deal at Lower Price After Hacks
Bloomberg
Verizon Communications Inc. is close to a renegotiated deal for Yahoo! Inc.'s internet properties that would reduce the price of the $4.8 billion agreement by about $250 million after the revelation of security breaches at the web company, according to ...
Yahoo stock pops on reports of new deal with VerizonCNNMoney
Verizon and Yahoo! Reportedly Nearing an Agreement on Price Cut for DealTheStreet.com
Verizon and Yahoo Are Said to Be Near a Revised Merger DealNew York Times
Reuters -The Verge -Washington Post -CNBC
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Trian's P&G stake raises investor hopes of a break-up - Reuters

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:51

Reuters

Trian's P&G stake raises investor hopes of a break-up
Reuters
Procter & Gamble's Head & Shoulders is seen in a store in Manhattan, New York, U.S., August 1, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly. By Michael Flaherty and Siddharth Cavale. Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N), maker of Tide detergent and Gillette razors, will face ...
Here's What Nelson Peltz Could Do With Procter & GambleBenzinga
Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Stock Jumps on $3.5B Trian StakeInvestorplace.com
Peltz's Trian: What Will He Do With $3B P&G Stake?Barron's (blog)
Seeking Alpha -Investor's Business Daily -BBC News -Nasdaq
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US Inflation Rate Hits Five-Year High as Energy Prices Continue to Recover - Action Forex

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:44

US Inflation Rate Hits Five-Year High as Energy Prices Continue to Recover
Action Forex
The year-over-year rate of CPI inflation rose to 2.5% in January from 2.1% in December as energy prices continued to recover from last year's lows. Core inflation (ex food and energy) edged up to 2.3%, matching post-recession highs and defying ...

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Worldwide Sales of Smartphones Grew 7% in Q4 2016 - I-Connect007

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:22

NDTV

Worldwide Sales of Smartphones Grew 7% in Q4 2016
I-Connect007
Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 432 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, a 7 percent increase over the fourth quarter of 2015, according to Gartner, Inc. The fourth quarter of 2016 saw Apple leapfrog past Samsung to secure the No.
Apple topples Samsung as No 1 in smartphone marketNagaland Post
Smartphone maker Huawei catching up on Samsung, Apple: studyYahoo News
Huawei strong, but Apple hard to beatDeutsche Welle
Market Exclusive -Mac Rumors -Bloomberg -Computerworld
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US business inventories up; sales gain largest since 2011 - Reuters

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 09:05

Salon

US business inventories up; sales gain largest since 2011
Reuters
WASHINGTON - U.S. business inventories rose in December and sales recorded their biggest increase since 2011, suggesting that inventory investment would again contribute to economic growth in the first quarter amid strengthening domestic demand.
US Business Inventories Rise In Line With Estimates In DecemberNasdaq
US firms increased inventories and sales jump in DecemberOlean Times Herald

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Home builder sentiment falls 2 points in February as Trump euphoria abates - CNBC

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 09:00

Salon

Home builder sentiment falls 2 points in February as Trump euphoria abates
CNBC
A contractor loads ladders on top of a pickup truck after installing siding at KB Home residential buildings under construction in the Glencroft neighborhood of Cary, North Carolina. After a sharp jump following the presidential election, confidence ...
Optimism Among US Homebuilders WeakensU.S. News & World Report
Home builder sentiment declines further from post-election peakMarketWatch
US Homebuilder Confidence Unexpectedly Shows Continued Drop In FebruaryNasdaq
HousingWire -Construction Dive -Mortgage News Daily -Floor Focus
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US factory output rises for 2nd straight month in latest sign of manufacturing rebound - The Courier-Express

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 08:43

US factory output rises for 2nd straight month in latest sign of manufacturing rebound
The Courier-Express
WASHINGTON (AP) — US factory output rises for 2nd straight month in latest sign of manufacturing rebound. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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Stores around Washington selling out of Trump Wine - The Hill (blog)

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 08:30

The Hill (blog)

Stores around Washington selling out of Trump Wine
The Hill (blog)
There's a run on Trump Wine, with stores in the Washington region selling out of bottles bearing the president's name. Mike Mackie, co-owner of The Wine Cabinet in Reston, Va., says the brand is flying off his store shelves quicker than he can restock ...

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Factory Production in US Rises for Fourth Time in Five Months - Bloomberg

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 08:27

Yahoo Finance

Factory Production in US Rises for Fourth Time in Five Months
Bloomberg
U.S. factory output increased for the fourth time in five months amid gains in machinery and chemicals, extending a gradual recovery in manufacturing. The most important market news of the day. Get our markets daily newsletter. Sign Up. Production at ...
Industrial production slips 0.3% in JanuaryCNBC
US Industrial Production Drops 0.3% Amid Pullback In Utilities OutputNasdaq
US Industrial Output Slipped in January Due to Warm WeatherWall Street Journal (subscription)
Yahoo Finance -Benzinga
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US factory output rises for 2nd straight month in latest sign of manufacturing rebound - News Sentinel

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 08:25

US factory output rises for 2nd straight month in latest sign of manufacturing rebound
News Sentinel
WASHINGTON (AP) -- US factory output rises for 2nd straight month in latest sign of manufacturing rebound. Comments. News-Sentinel.com reserves the right to remove any content appearing on its website. Our policy will be to remove postings that ...

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Lufthansa and pilots reach pay deal, but clash over cost cuts - Reuters

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 07:52

Reuters

Lufthansa and pilots reach pay deal, but clash over cost cuts
Reuters
A flight information board shows cancelled flights during a pilots strike of German airline Lufthansa at Frankfurt airport, Germany, November 30, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach. By Victoria Bryan and Peter Maushagen | BERLIN/FRANKFURT.
Lufthansa agrees pay deal with pilot unionBBC News
Lufthansa in Deal to End Lengthy, Bitter Dispute With PilotsNew York Times
Lufthansa reaches wage agreement with pilotsYahoo News
Yahoo Finance -Deutsche Welle -The Independent Republic -Sports Perspectives
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The dollar spikes after a bunch of strong data - Business Insider

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 07:48

Metro.us

The dollar spikes after a bunch of strong data
Business Insider
Consumer prices surged by the most in four years in January. The consumer price index (CPI) - comprised of a basket of items ranging from clothes to pills - rose 0.6% month-on-month (+0.3% expected.) Year-on-year, CPI increased by 2.5% (+2.4% forecast ...
Positive Economic Data to Influence Fed's Rate CallNasdaq

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