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WTO lets Mexico slap trade sanctions on US in tuna dispute - Reuters

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:04

Reuters

WTO lets Mexico slap trade sanctions on US in tuna dispute
Reuters
A vendor holds a Mexican tuna at a fish market in Mexico City, Mexico April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero. 1/2. left. right. Mexican tuna is on display at a fish market in Mexico City, Mexico April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero. 2/2. left. right. A ...

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McDonald's And Coke Heading In Different Directions Despite Similar Valuation - Forbes

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:32

Forbes

McDonald's And Coke Heading In Different Directions Despite Similar Valuation
Forbes
McDonald's and Coke are two iconic American brands that are inextricably linked, especially since the former sells high volumes of the latter. Looking at their quarterly earnings reports this morning, though, the two companies couldn't seem less connected.

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McDonald's food powers 1Q strength, but it hopes tech wins back lost customers - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:02

Chicago Tribune

McDonald's food powers 1Q strength, but it hopes tech wins back lost customers
Chicago Tribune
McDonald's beat Wall Street's expectations for its first-quarter earnings, the chain announced on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. (Tim Boyle / Getty Images). Samantha BomkampContact ReporterChicago Tribune. McDonald's said new food offerings and cheap ...

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Trump's plan to kill Energy Star could benefit his properties - CNN

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:18

CNN

Trump's plan to kill Energy Star could benefit his properties
CNN
(CNN) Energy Star is best known for labels that tell you how much you'll pay on your utility bill if you buy a new refrigerator or television. But it also has ratings for hotels, condominiums and office buildings. Trump's properties tend to receive low ...
Energy Star Program For Homes And Appliances Is On Trump's Chopping BlockNPR
Companies decry Trump plan to eliminate Energy Star programWashington Post

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Trump's plan to kill Energy Star could benefit his properties - CNN

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:18

CNN

Trump's plan to kill Energy Star could benefit his properties
CNN
(CNN) Energy Star is best known for labels that tell you how much you'll pay on your utility bill if you buy a new refrigerator or television. But it also has ratings for hotels, condominiums and office buildings. Trump's properties tend to receive low ...

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McDonald's profit beats as turnaround gains steam, shares at record high - Reuters

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:04

Reuters

McDonald's profit beats as turnaround gains steam, shares at record high
Reuters
McDonald's Corp (MCD.N) reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit and U.S. same-restaurant sales on lower costs, all-day breakfast, $1 drinks and promotions on its popular Big Macs, signaling the company's plan to keep customers coming ...
Cramer: Here's why McDonald's Easterbrook is one of the best CEOs aroundCNBC
McDonald's Sees Something Remarkable Happen in Its U.S. Stores, But Don't Get Too Excited Just YetTheStreet.com
McDonald's All-Day Breakfast Still a BoonFox Business
Herald & Review -Chicago Tribune -Benzinga -NOLA.com
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Healthy profits push stocks higher yet; Nasdaq crosses 6000 - New York Daily News

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:45

New York Daily News

Healthy profits push stocks higher yet; Nasdaq crosses 6000
New York Daily News
Electronic screens display stock index values at the Nasdaq MarketSite, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in New York. The Nasdaq Composite rose above 6,000 Tuesday, a record high. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). (The Associated Press). THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.

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LVMH offers to buy Christian Dior Couture for more than $7 billion - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:21

Los Angeles Times

LVMH offers to buy Christian Dior Couture for more than $7 billion
Los Angeles Times
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton is adding another mega-brand to its fashion and leather goods portfolio. The French luxury conglomerate said on Tuesday it has made an offer to buy Christian Dior Couture for 6.5 billion euros, or $7.06 billion at ...

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Uber wants to test its network of flying taxi planes by 2020 - Business Insider

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:01

Business Insider

Uber wants to test its network of flying taxi planes by 2020
Business Insider
UberElevate VTOL planes An illustration shows an Uber Elevate plane landing in Dallas, Texas, one of its partner cities. Uber. Uber isn't just about cars on the ground anymore. By 2020, the company wants to have its first public demonstration of its ...
Flying Cars Are (Still) Coming: Should We Believe The Hype?NPR
Uber is getting serious about building real, honest-to-god flying taxisThe Verge
Uber wants to demonstrate its network of flying cars in Dubai and Texas by 2020Recode
The Mercury News -Fast Company -Bloomberg -Fox Business
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Healthy profits push stocks higher yet; Nasdaq crosses 6000 - New York Daily News

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:23

New York Daily News

Healthy profits push stocks higher yet; Nasdaq crosses 6000
New York Daily News
Electronic screens display stock index values at the Nasdaq MarketSite, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in New York. The Nasdaq Composite rose above 6,000 Tuesday, a record high. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). (The Associated Press). THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.
McDonald's profit boosts Dow; Nasdaq tops 6000USA TODAY
Stock Market TodayInvestor's Business Daily

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Marissa Mayer Set to Receive $186 Million for Failing Because This Is How Corporate America Works - Gizmodo

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:16

Gizmodo

Marissa Mayer Set to Receive $186 Million for Failing Because This Is How Corporate America Works
Gizmodo
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer continues to stack up piles of cash, despite her veritable failure to rescue the company from a pile of its own rot. After numerous setbacks, including two massive security breaches and dwindling ad revenue, Mayer is set to make ...
Marissa Mayer will walk away from Yahoo with $186 millionCNNMoney
Marissa Mayer to make $184m from Yahoo's sale to VerizonBBC News
Marissa Mayer's Verizon Payday: CEO Owns Yahoo Stock Worth More Than $200 MillionVariety
New York Times
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Scandal-Plagued Wells Fargo's Annual Meeting Halted By Angry Shareholders - TheStreet.com

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:10

TheStreet.com

Scandal-Plagued Wells Fargo's Annual Meeting Halted By Angry Shareholders
TheStreet.com
Before the company even got started with the business of discussing shareholder proposals, one member of the audience began shouting at individual directors, begging them to say where they were when the company pushed its salesforce to push ...

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LVMH's Arnault swoops to take full control of Christian Dior - Reuters

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:07

Reuters

LVMH's Arnault swoops to take full control of Christian Dior
Reuters
PARIS French billionaire Bernard Arnault will combine the Christian Dior fashion brand with his LVMH luxury goods empire as part of a 12 billion euro ($13 billion) move to simplify his business interests - a restructuring long demanded by other investors.

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Healthy profits push stocks higher yet; Nasdaq crosses 6000 - Washington Post

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:07

Washington Post

Healthy profits push stocks higher yet; Nasdaq crosses 6000
Washington Post
NEW YORK — Profits are climbing for companies, and so are their stock prices. More big businesses joined the earnings parade Tuesday, saying their profits were even bigger in the first three months of the year than analysts were expecting, including ...
Nasdaq breaks above 6000 for the first time on strong earnings; Dow jumps 200 pointsCNBC
Caterpillar Hauls Dow Sharply Higher, Nasdaq Tops 6000 for First TimeTheStreet.com
McDonald's profit boosts Dow; Nasdaq tops 6000USA TODAY
MarketWatch -CNNMoney -NBCNews.com -BBC News
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McDonald's profit beats as turnaround gains steam, shares at record high - Business Insider

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:06

Business Insider

McDonald's profit beats as turnaround gains steam, shares at record high
Business Insider
(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit and U.S. same-restaurant sales on lower costs, promotions on popular menu items like Big Macs and an expanded all-day breakfast menu. McDonald's shares popped to an ...
McDonald's shares surge as strong restaurant sales show turnaround is workingCNBC
Big Mac Makeover Helps McDonald's Overcome Restaurant SlumpBloomberg
McDonald's Reports First Quarter 2017 ResultsPR Newswire (press release)
Fortune -USA TODAY -Nasdaq -Forbes
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Home prices rose at the fastest pace in nearly 3 years - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 09:04

Los Angeles Times

Home prices rose at the fastest pace in nearly 3 years
Los Angeles Times
U.S. home prices rose steadily in February as more buyers chased fewer available properties, a trend that many analysts say may not be sustainable. The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index, released Tuesday , increased ...
Going on up! US home prices climb at fastest pace in nearly 3 yearsCNBC
Seattle home price hikes lead the U.S. again; even century-old homes commanding top dollarSeattle Times
Home Prices in 20 U.S. Cities Accelerate for a Fifth MonthBloomberg
Business Insider -PR Newswire (press release) -Dallas News (blog)
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The Trump Trade Is at a Moment of Truth as the President's Tax Proposal Looms - Bloomberg

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 08:17

Bloomberg

The Trump Trade Is at a Moment of Truth as the President's Tax Proposal Looms
Bloomberg
Traders fixated on the Trump trade are about to get an idea of how far the president will go to stimulate the economy, after months speculating over the timing and size of his tax plan. The S&P 500 Index jumped to an intraday high yesterday after the ...
Trump must trust his gut and spearhead total tax reformThe Hill (blog)
Why Trump's plan for corporate taxes is a 'magic unicorn'CNBC
Trump Administration Expected To Propose 15% Corporate Tax RateBenzinga
Washington Post -Accounting Today -Money Magazine -New York Times
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The McBreakfast Bump Continues: All-Day McMuffins Boost McDonald's Q1 Sales - Forbes

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 08:05

Forbes

The McBreakfast Bump Continues: All-Day McMuffins Boost McDonald's Q1 Sales
Forbes
In November, credit ratings agency Fitch warned that the breakfast-driven rebound the chain is experiencing won't last forever. While that prediction still may prove correct someday, Fitch can't claim victory just yet: McDonald's reported better-than ...

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Caterpillar smashes expectations, raises forecast; shares jump - CNBC

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 07:16

CNBC

Caterpillar smashes expectations, raises forecast; shares jump
CNBC
Caterpillar raises its guidance for full-year earnings to $3.75 per share from $2.90 per share. The Street expected $3.26 per share. The company also revises its full-year revenue outlook to $38 billion to $41 billion versus the Street's expectation of ...
China Helps Make Caterpillar Great Again as Outlook ImprovesBloomberg
Caterpillar earnings show signs of recoveryMarketWatch
Caterpillar's profit trounces estimates; shares jumpNasdaq
SFGate -Forbes -Business Insider
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McDonald's expanded breakfast menu pays dividends in first quarter - USA TODAY

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 07:15

USA TODAY

McDonald's expanded breakfast menu pays dividends in first quarter
USA TODAY
The expansion of its all-day breakfast menu and a Big Mac promotional campaign helped lift McDonald's to better-than-expected revenue and profit in the first quarter. The fast-food chain edged expectations as it faces pressure to bolster its business ...

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