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Fed's Yellen does not comment on monetary policy - Reuters

1 hour 31 min ago

Reuters

Fed's Yellen does not comment on monetary policy
Reuters
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference after a two day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in Washington, U.S., March 15, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas. By Lindsay Dunsmuir | WASHINGTON. WASHINGTON ...
This Gold Rally Has Recent History on Its Side: Shelley GoldbergNewsmax
US stocks set to edge up, as health-care vote, Yellen take center stageMarketWatch
Yellen says problems of childhood poverty lingerWashington Post
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Claims for US Jobless Benefits Increase to Seven-Week High - Bloomberg

1 hour 45 min ago

Bloomberg

Claims for US Jobless Benefits Increase to Seven-Week High
Bloomberg
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose to a seven-week high, representing a departure from other data showing a solid labor market. Jobless claims increased by 15,000 to 258,000 in the week ended March 18, a Labor Department report showed ...
Jobless claims unexpectedly rise; labor market still strongReuters
Jobless claims climb 15000 to 258000MarketWatch
Applications for US Jobless Aid Rise to Still-Low 258000New York Times
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As Trump targets energy rules, oil companies downplay their impact - Reuters

3 hours 6 min ago

Reuters

As Trump targets energy rules, oil companies downplay their impact
Reuters
BOSTON President Donald Trump's White House has said his plans to slash environmental regulations will trigger a new energy boom and help the United States drill its way to independence from foreign oil. But the top U.S. oil and gas companies have been ...
Rally held for oil and natural gas jobsParkersburg News
Author: Mike DeFeliceForex Binary News

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Brandon open to ride-hailing services like Uber, mayor says - Yahoo News

3 hours 45 min ago

Yahoo News

Brandon open to ride-hailing services like Uber, mayor says
Yahoo News
The mayor of Brandon says he's open to the idea of riding-hailing services like Uber operating in the Wheat City, but new regulations have to be mindful of the city's already robust vehicle-for-hire industry. "We're always interested in looking at new ...
Uber's ban on app tips at odds with states barring cash gratuitiesThe Boston Globe
Second ride-hailing company begins operations on Big Island; Lyft goes live todayWest Hawaii Today
Alaska is one of few states without Uber or Lyft. New legislation could change that.Alaska Dispatch News
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Global stocks, sterling hold steady after London attack - Reuters

3 hours 49 min ago

Reuters

Global stocks, sterling hold steady after London attack
Reuters
A red London bus passes the Stock Exchange in London, Britain, February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor/File Photo. By Marc Jones | LONDON. LONDON Stocks and sterling held their ground on Thursday as markets took the latest European terror ...
Euro zone banks are still not profitable enough; Brexit is a 'major risk': ECB warnsCNBC
London banks need to move key functions to EU to keep access -ECBNasdaq
The ECB risks wrong turnings as it exits emergency measuresFinancial Times
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Dubai Duty Free expects $2 mln sales hit from electronics ban - Reuters

4 hours 14 min ago

Financial Express

Dubai Duty Free expects $2 mln sales hit from electronics ban
Reuters
DUBAI, March 23 Dubai International Airport's duty free operator estimates that it will lose about $2 million in sales this year from the ban on carrying most electronic devices on United States-bound flights, a senior executive said on Thursday. Under ...
You Want Me to Mail My Laptop? The Electronics Ban, ExplainedCondé Nast Traveler
We shouldn't be included in ban, argue some airlines and airportsUSA TODAY
Decoding the True Meaning of the Middle East Laptop BanSkift
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US may accuse N. Korea in Bangladesh cyber heist: WSJ - CNBC

4 hours 17 min ago

CNBC

US may accuse N. Korea in Bangladesh cyber heist: WSJ
CNBC
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance at the Sci-Tech Complex, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang October 28, 2015. U.S. prosecutors are building potential cases that would ...
Morning Agenda: The Next Front in CyberwarfareNew York Times
North Korea Link Probed in $81 Million Theft of Fed Funds: SourcesBloomberg
Did North Koreans Steal From Bangladesh?PYMNTS.com
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County inches closer to 500000 residents - The Columbian

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 23:01

The Columbian

County inches closer to 500000 residents
The Columbian
... • Bend-Redmond, Ore., is the third fastest-growing metropolitan area in the U.S., while Olympia-Tumwater is the 23rd fastest. • King County gained nearly 98 people every day between 2015 and 2016. Clark County gained nearly 24 people daily in the ...
Clark County population continues to decline, reaches 50-year lowSpringfield News Sun
I leave NY: Upstate hit hard as more migrate outRochester Democrat and Chronicle

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YouTube losing major advertisers who are upset with offensive, extremist videos - Tribune-Review

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 22:00

YouTube losing major advertisers who are upset with offensive, extremist videos
Tribune-Review
SAN FRANCISCO — AT&T, Verizon, Enterprise Holdings and other major advertisers are pulling hundreds of millions of dollars in business from Google and its video service YouTube despite the internet giant's pledge this week to keep offensive and ...

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Alaska Air: Virgin America name will disappear, 'likely' in 2019 - USA TODAY

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 19:10

USA TODAY

Alaska Air: Virgin America name will disappear, 'likely' in 2019
USA TODAY
Alaska Airlines' name will live on; Virgin America's will not. Alaska Airlines announced Wednesday it will drop the name and logo of the merger partner it acquired late last year. Virgin America will be phased out, “likely sometime in 2019,” Alaska Air ...
Alaska Airlines is killing off the Virgin America brandCNNMoney
Alaska Airlines To Drop Virgin America Brand by 2019Skift
Why People Are Freaking Out About Virgin America DisappearingFortune
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Exxon admits it lost up to a year's worth of Rex Tillerson's 'Wayne Tracker' emails - Business Insider

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 16:13

Business Insider

Exxon admits it lost up to a year's worth of Rex Tillerson's 'Wayne Tracker' emails
Business Insider
Rex Tillerson Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wipes his face during the delegation photo with leaders from Global Coalition working to Defeat ISIS at the State Department in Washington, U.S., March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts. Exxon Mobil lost up ...
Judge orders Exxon to hand over documents related to climate changeCNNMoney
Judge: ExxonMobil Must Work With NY Attorney General Regarding Lost Tillerson EmailsTheStreet.com
Exxon Ordered To Turn Over Execs' Climate Change DocsLaw360 (subscription)
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Exclusive: 17000 AT&T Phone Workers Going on Strike - Fortune

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 13:14

Fortune

Exclusive: 17000 AT&T Phone Workers Going on Strike
Fortune
Approximately 17,000 workers in AT&T's traditional wired telephone business in California and Nevada walked out on strike on Wednesday, marking the most serious labor action against the carrier in years. The walkout—formally known as a grievance ...
17000 AT&T Workers Strike After Nearly a Year Without ContractWireless Week
17000 AT&T workers go on strikeCNNMoney
Some 17000 go on strike against AT&T in California, NevadaSeeking Alpha
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Snap pops 9 percent after winning second 'buy' recommendation - Business Insider

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:34

Business Insider

Snap pops 9 percent after winning second 'buy' recommendation
Business Insider
A woman stands in front of the logo of Snap Inc. on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) while waiting for Snap Inc. to post their IPO, in New York City Thomson Reuters. By Noel Randewich and Saqib Iqbal Ahmed. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) ...
Why Snap Shares Jumped TodayMotley Fool
This is Why Snap Stock is Popping TodayZacks.com
Not Being Bullish on Facebook Inc (FB) a Big Mistake, Snap Inc (SNAP) Gets One of its First BuysSmarter Analyst
MarketWatch -Market Exclusive -Smаrt Stоck Nеws
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Starbucks to create 240000 jobs by 2021 - CNBC

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:00

CNBC

Starbucks to create 240000 jobs by 2021
CNBC
Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz talks about the company's goal to hire 10,000 military veteran's and military spouses. Starbucks is ramping up its hiring efforts, announcing plans Wednesday to create more than 240,000 jobs globally by 2021.
Starbucks Takes The Lead On Job CreationForbes
Starbucks Doubles Down on Military Hiring After Boycott ThreatsBloomberg
Starbucks to add 240000 jobs worldwide by 2021KPRC Houston
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Trump's SEC pick, a lawyer for Goldman, to face skepticism - Washington Post

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:39

Washington Post

Trump's SEC pick, a lawyer for Goldman, to face skepticism
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Goldman Sachs may be about to get another friend in Washington. Jay Clayton, a well-connected Wall Street lawyer who is President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, is sure to face sharp questions ...
Give Companies Easier Access to Public MarketsBloomberg
Trump Could Surprise With SEC PicksBarron's
Trump's Wall Street cop is a big defender of Wall StreetCNNMoney
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Pepsi pushing back against Philadelphia soda tax with smaller bottles - Fox News

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:48

Fox News

Pepsi pushing back against Philadelphia soda tax with smaller bottles
Fox News
Pepsi is hoping a new idea can revive revenue in Philadelphia. The soda company is reportedly planning to pull its 2-liter bottles and 12-packs off store shelves in the City of Brotherly Love following the city's decision to institute a 1.5-cent-per ...
Large Pepsi Bottles Are Now Vanishing From One Soda Tax Battleground City as Sales CrashTheStreet.com
PepsiCo Is Killing 12-Packs and 2-Liters in Philadelphia Because of a New Soda TaxFortune
Pepsi is pulling some soda off shelves in Philadelphia to skirt soda taxBusiness Insider
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AP: Paul Manafort secretly worked to advance Russian government's interests — in 2005 - Hot Air

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:27

TIME

AP: Paul Manafort secretly worked to advance Russian government's interests — in 2005
Hot Air
The unstated insinuation here is that a man who was willing to push Putin's agenda for a price 12 years ago as a lobbyist might also be willing to push Putin's agenda in his role as campaign manager for a Russiaphilic Republican presidential nominee in ...
AP Exclusive: Manafort had plan to benefit Putin government - Big Story AP - Associated PressBig Story AP - Associated Press
AP Top 25 Poll - News from The Associated PressNews from The Associated Press
Black lawmakers to confront Trump on policies in meeting - MyAJC.comMyAJC.com

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Sales of Previously Owned US Homes Fell 3.7% in February - Bloomberg

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 09:16

Bloomberg

Sales of Previously Owned US Homes Fell 3.7% in February
Bloomberg
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes declined in February after rising a month earlier to the highest level in a decade, according to figures released Wednesday from the National Association of Realtors in Washington.
Existing-Home Sales Stumble in FebruaryForbes
Existing home sales ease in February from a 10-year highBusiness Insider
Existing-home sales tumble as tight inventory chokes housing marketMarketWatch
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Two major US technology firms 'tricked out of $100m' - BBC News

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 08:54

ZDNet

Two major US technology firms 'tricked out of $100m'
BBC News
A Lithuanian man has been charged with tricking two US technology firms into wiring him $100m (£80.3m) through an email phishing scam. Posing as an Asian-based manufacturer, Evaldas Rimasauskas tricked staff into transferring money into bank ...
2 US Tech Companies Wired $100 Million to a ScammerFortune
US charges Lithuanian man with $100 million email fraudReuters
Lithuanian con artist scams two US tech giants out of $100 millionZDNet
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Years working with Acosta, Trump's Labor pick, prove his integrity - The Hill (blog)

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 06:40

The Hill (blog)

Years working with Acosta, Trump's Labor pick, prove his integrity
The Hill (blog)
When I was a career prosecutor for the Department of Justice, I saw, absorbed and witnessed a lot. I also developed the ability to sift fact from fiction. That skill is crucial when we are talking about keeping our communities and our nation safe from ...

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