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New CEO Keeps Faith in Shell-Shocked GE Stock With $1.1 Million Purchase - TheStreet.com

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 09:11

TheStreet.com

New CEO Keeps Faith in Shell-Shocked GE Stock With $1.1 Million Purchase
TheStreet.com
CEO John Flannery, who bought another 60,000 shares of General Electric, says the company can leverage technological prowess to reinvent itself. ByJames Langford. Nov 17, 2017 10:10 AM EST. Read as Single Page. New CEO Keeps Faith in ...
GE's Board Purge Set to Claim Big-Name Directors in OverhaulBloomberg
GE shares rise after CEO Flannery buys stockReuters
How GE Can Win Back InvestorsWall Street Journal
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GM thinks cheaper batteries will make electric cars more profitable - USA TODAY

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 09:03

USA TODAY

GM thinks cheaper batteries will make electric cars more profitable
USA TODAY
General Motors intends to make a profit on its next generation of electric vehicles because the batteries will cost nearly one-third less than the batteries in today's Chevrolet Bolt, CEO Mary Barra says. "We are committed to a future electric vehicle ...
General Motors' next electric car may have been revealedFox News
GM says next-gen electric cars will cost less, go fartherBoston.com
GM CEO May Have Accidentally Confirmed The Electric Corvette e-RayCarBuzz
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5 lessons Seattle can teach other cities about Amazon - Boston.com

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:23

Boston.com

5 lessons Seattle can teach other cities about Amazon
Boston.com
SEATTLE — Amazon, the colossus of internet commerce that was founded here, is conducting the most dramatic sweepstakes of modern capitalism in throwing open a competition for a coequal second headquarters. The company has promised to create ...

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Wells Fargo ousts consumer lending head over communication that was 'contrary' to company policy - CNBC

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:17

CNBC

Wells Fargo ousts consumer lending head over communication that was 'contrary' to company policy
CNBC
Wells Fargo's consumer lending division head was dismissed this week after a communication with a former executive that wasn't in keeping with company policy, the bank said. The dismissal was not related to sales practices or the business unit in question.
Wells Fargo Fires Head of Consumer LendingWall Street Journal
Wells Fargo dismisses consumer lending head Franklin CodelNasdaq
Wells Fargo fires consumer lending chief CodelSeeking Alpha
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Tesla shares pop after trucker JB Hunt reserves 'multiple' semitractor-trailers - CNBC

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:16

CNBC

Tesla shares pop after trucker JB Hunt reserves 'multiple' semitractor-trailers
CNBC
The trucking company makes its statement a day after Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled an electric semi. "We believe the large U.S. market will support sales of the Tesla Semi as we think the vehicle should be competitive with many traditional heavy-duty ...
Trucker JB Hunt Orders Multiple Tesla Semi TrucksTheStreet.com
The Tesla Semi: Why Truckers Want It And How Important It Could BeBenzinga

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US home construction reaches strongest pace in a year - Washington Post

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 07:41

Washington Post

US home construction reaches strongest pace in a year
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Construction of new homes climbed 13.7 percent in October, the biggest jump in a year as builders broke ground on more apartments and single-family houses. The Commerce Department says the monthly gain put U.S. housing starts at a ...

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Ex- Clinton aide Reines blasts Gillibrand as a 'hypocrite' - Politico

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 06:48

Politico

Ex- Clinton aide Reines blasts Gillibrand as a 'hypocrite'
Politico
A former aide to Hillary Clinton attacked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand as a “hypocrite” late Thursday night over comments the lawmaker made to The New York Times that former President Bill Clinton should have resigned during the Monica Lewinsky scandal.
Kirsten Gillibrand says Bill Clinton should have resigned, as old allegations resurfaceWashington Post
Gillibrand Says Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over Lewinsky AffairNew York Times
Liberals retroactively turn on Bill Clinton amid wide reckoning on the sexual misconduct of powerful menBusiness Insider
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Stitch Fix Is the Latest Weak Tech IPO After Disappointing Debuts by Snap and Blue Apron - Fortune

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 06:24

Fortune

Stitch Fix Is the Latest Weak Tech IPO After Disappointing Debuts by Snap and Blue Apron
Fortune
The initial public offering of Stitch Fix, an online stylist, was seen as something of a test for potential listings by other digital-first retailers, such as Warby Parker. Well, the result may give them pause. Stitch Fix had a downsized IPO on ...
Stitch Fix's Katrina Lake is the only woman to lead a tech IPO this yearRecode
Stitch Fix set to raise $120M from downsized IPOTechCrunch
Stitch Fix Inc. (SFIX) Prices 8M Share IPO at $15/ShStreetInsider.com
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A new study predicts the top 13 places where Amazon could build its new headquarters - Business Insider

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 05:06

Business Insider

A new study predicts the top 13 places where Amazon could build its new headquarters
Business Insider
Cities are jockeying to offer the best deal for Amazon, hoping to lure more jobs and infrastructure development. One firm gathered predictions from 18 sources and averaged them to find the city with the best odds at landing HQ2. Watch Amazon's stock ...
5 lessons Seattle can teach other cities about AmazonBoston.com

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Fox hunt; Tesla unveils Roadster; TransCanada trouble - CNNMoney

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 04:08

CNNMoney

Fox hunt; Tesla unveils Roadster; TransCanada trouble
CNNMoney
1. Fox hunt: Shares in Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox (FOX) surged in extended trading after it became clear the media giant has multiple suitors. Comcast (CMCSA) and Verizon (VZ, Tech30) have both held discussions about acquiring most of the ...

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How Clear Can Speed Up the Airport Screening Process - New York Times

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 04:01

New York Times

How Clear Can Speed Up the Airport Screening Process
New York Times
The busiest time for air travel in the United States is nearly here. According to Mike England, a spokesman for the Transportation Security Administration, airports around the country have the most number of fliers in the period from the few days ...
Expect busiest Thanksgiving travel period in a dozen yearsAlbany Times Union
Tips for flying out of Denver International Airport during the busy holiday seasonThe Denver Channel
Flying out of Sacramento this Thanksgiving? Here's what you need to knowSacramento Bee
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Morning News Call - India, November 17 - Reuters

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 22:14

Financial Express

Morning News Call - India, November 17
Reuters
To access the newsletter, click on the link: here If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: here FACTORS TO WATCH 9:00 am: RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya, SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar, Kotak Mahindra Bank MD Uday ...
India's Credit Rating Upgraded by Moody's in Boost for ModiBloomberg
Market Live: Sensex up 400 pts, Nifty Bank at new high on Moody's India sovereign upgradeMoneycontrol.com
After A Gap Of 13 Years, Moody's Upgrades India's Credit Rating: 10 PointsNDTV
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California Releases 'Emergency Regulations' for Pot Industry - FOX40

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:41

FOX40

California Releases 'Emergency Regulations' for Pot Industry
FOX40
Starting January 1, every Californian in the pot business will need to be licensed by the state. Thursday, the state's rule book for those licenses was revealed. "They just rolled out today," California's cannabis regulation chief Lori Ajax said. "They ...

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Amazon to Use Tennis to Plan Next Attack on Sports Broadcasters - Bloomberg

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:11

Bloomberg

Amazon to Use Tennis to Plan Next Attack on Sports Broadcasters
Bloomberg
Amazon.com Inc., taking its first steps into live sports video, plans to draw on its early experiences to devise its next attack on Netflix Inc. and traditional broadcasters. The online-retailing giant, which announced an offering of 37 live tennis ...
Amazon serves up tennis to its UK Prime members with ATP dealReuters
Amazon reportedly ditching plans to offer a cable TV bundle because it's still too expensiveThe Verge

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Chip gear maker Applied Materials posts strong results, forecast - Nasdaq

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:24

Nasdaq

Chip gear maker Applied Materials posts strong results, forecast
Nasdaq
Nov 16 (Reuters) - Applied Materials Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results and gave a strong current-quarter forecast as the world's largest supplier of tools to make semiconductors enjoys strong demand in its chip and display businesses.
Applied Materials (AMAT) Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking Alpha
Applied Materials Tools Up for More Chip DemandWall Street Journal
Applied Materials Delivers All-Time Record PerformanceGlobeNewswire (press release)
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California Releases Emergency Cannabis Regulations - Leafly

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:59

Leafly

California Releases Emergency Cannabis Regulations
Leafly
California top cannabis regulator, Lori Ajax, addresses an industry group meeting in Long Beach, on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. California's emerging marijuana industry is being rattled by an array of unknowns as the state races to issue its first ...
California marijuana rules mark step toward 2018 legal salesSanta Rosa Press Democrat
Here are the rules for legal marijuana in California once the law goes into effect Jan. 1East Bay Times
It's the End of an Era for California's Outlaw Weed FarmersVICE

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Caesars to pay $1.7B for Indy area casinos, horse tracks - Indianapolis Star

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:58

Indianapolis Star

Caesars to pay $1.7B for Indy area casinos, horse tracks
Indianapolis Star
Caesars Entertainment will pay $1.7 billion in cash to buy casinos in Anderson and Shelbyville as well as three off-track betting parlors now owned by Centaur Gaming, the companies announced Thursday. The deal would add to Nevada-based Caesars ...
Caesars Entertainment to buy casino operator Centaur for $1.7 billionReuters
Caesars Entertainment to Buy Indiana Casinos in $1.7 Billion DealWall Street Journal
Caesars Entertainment acquires Centaur Holdings for $1.7 billionCNBC
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21st Century Fox Shares Soar on Reports of Comcast Acquisition Overture, Verizon Interest - Variety

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:57

Variety

21st Century Fox Shares Soar on Reports of Comcast Acquisition Overture, Verizon Interest
Variety
Comcast has approached 21st Century Fox about acquiring key assets including its movie and TV studio and selected cable networks. The move, first reported Thursday evening by the Wall Street Journal, comes a week after the media world was jolted by ...
Comcast Approaches Fox to Acquire TV, Film AssetsBloomberg
A bidding war may be about to break out for 21st Century FoxMarkets Insider
Comcast is in talks with 21st Century Fox about buying major assets, sources sayCNBC
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Keystone pipeline shut down after spilling 5000 barrels of oil in South Dakota - The Hill

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:40

The Hill

Keystone pipeline shut down after spilling 5000 barrels of oil in South Dakota
The Hill
Workers took the Keystone oil pipeline offline on Thursday after it spilled 5,000 barrels of oil in rural South Dakota, officials said. A TransCanada crew shut down the pipeline at 6 a.m. Thursday morning after detecting an oil leak along the line, the ...
Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil in South DakotaLexington Herald Leader
More Than 200000 Gallons Of Oil Have Spilled Along The Keystone PipelineBuzzFeed News
TransCanada Keystone pipeline leaks 795000 litres of crude oil in South Dakota570 News
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OMB Director Mick Mulvaney being considered for interim CFPB leadership position - Washington Post

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:49

Washington Post

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney being considered for interim CFPB leadership position
Washington Post
President Trump is considering naming Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on an interim basis, potentially setting up the watchdog agency for a massive overhaul, according to a ...
Trump Considers Naming Mulvaney Interim CFPB DirectorBloomberg
Trump likely to tap budget director Mulvaney as interim CFPB chiefCNNMoney
OMB Director Mick Mulvaney to be interim CFPB headCBS News
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