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USA Today MoneyFeb 23, 2018
Stocks rally as Fed eases rate worry, tech climbs
U.S. stocks rallied, lifted by gains in technology stocks and a retreat in Treasury yields, as the Federal Reserve eased concerns about the path of interest rate hikes this year. Aleksandra Michalska reports. Video provided by Reuters        

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Fed's Williams Says He Sees Case for a Rate Hike in the 'Near Future' - Bloomberg (Google Business News)

Google Business NewsFeb 23, 2018
Trump eyeing 24 percent tariff on steel imports: report - The Hill

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President Trump · Donald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA MORE is angling to
Trump Considering Huge Tariff Increase on Steel, Aluminum With Weak 'National Se


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Trump says U.S. could join TPP under better terms (MarketWatch MarketPulse)

Wall Street Journal US BusinessFeb 23, 2018
Companies Bow to Social-Media Pressure, Sever NRA Ties
Chubb, MetLife, Symantec and Enterprise's rental-car chains have eliminated discounts and special programs from members of the National Rifle Association after consumers took to social media to voice outrage against the gun lobby.

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More companies are cutting ties with gun lobby as #BoycottNRA movement gains steam (Chicago Tribune Business News)
#BoycottNRA: Hertz and Avis are the latest companies to cut ties with gun lobby as movement gains steam - Washington Post (Google Business News)

MarketWatchFeb 23, 2018
Market Snapshot: Dow surges 350 points as stocks book weekly gains
U.S. stocks jolt higher in the final hour of trading on Friday, erasing weekly losses as persistent hand-wringing about rising bond yields and the reemergence of long-dormant inflation receded on Wall Street.

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Dow jumps 250 points as stock market rises near intraday peaks (MarketWatch Breaking News)

USA Today MoneyFeb 23, 2018
Bank and car rental giants are cutting ties with the NRA
Companies being urged to cut ties with the gun rights group, advocating a NRA boycott. Veuer's Nick Cardona has that story.        

Reuters Company NewsFeb 23, 2018
UPDATE 1-CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends at 3-week high; oil gains lift energy stocks
(Adds details, updates to close) TORONTO, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index closed at a three-week high on Friday, with energy companies leading gains across the board on higher oil prices. * The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index rose 130.28 points, or 0.84 percent, to 15,638.45. * The energy group gained 1.5 percent. * Energy-related companies Enerplus Corp , CES Energy Solutions Corp and Enerflex Ltd were amo

SEC.gov Updates: News DigestFeb 23, 2018
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Reuters Company NewsFeb 23, 2018
CORRECTED-UPDATE 6-Corporate partners cut cord with NRA as gun control debate rages
NEW YORK, Feb 23 (Reuters) - The fallout over last week's shooting rampage at a Florida high school started to take its toll on the National Rifle Association's roster of corporate partners on Friday as a half dozen companies severed marketing ties with the gun advocacy organzation.

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A cloud hangs over the gun industry (CNN/Money)

Wall Street Journal US BusinessFeb 23, 2018
Warren Buffett to Retire From Kraft Heinz Board
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is retiring from the board of directors of Kraft Heinz at the end of his term in April, the food and beverage company said Friday.

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Warren Buffett is retiring from Kraft Heinz board (CNN/Money)

MarketWatchFeb 23, 2018
Metals Stocks: Gold on track for biggest weekly drop this year
Gold prices slipped Friday and headed for their biggest weekly decline so far this year as the dollar stabilized from its drop to a three-year low last week.

MarketWatchFeb 23, 2018
MarketWatch First Take: Dropbox avoids Snap's IPO mistakes, but only slightly
The Dropbox Inc. initial public offering looks like it will avoid some of the issues that plagued Snap Inc.'s stock market debut, but there are still governance and financial concerns.

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Dropbox Files for IPO, and Other 'Unicorns' Are Watching - New York Times (Google Business News)

Google Business NewsFeb 23, 2018
KPCC buys LAist: Public radio stations are reviving Gothamist websites - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times


Billionaire Joe Ricketts agreed to sell LAist and its sister sites in the Gothamist network. (Dave Weaver / Associated Press). LAist, the news website that was shut down abruptly last year by its billionaire owner, will reopen under new management
Gothamist Properties Wil


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NYTimes BusinessFeb 23, 2018
Dropbox Files for I.P.O., and Other ‘Unicorns' Are Watching
The online file storage company, part of a group of highly valued start-ups known as unicorns, said it planned to raise up to $500 million in a public offering.

Wall Street Journal US BusinessFeb 23, 2018
China's 'Heavy Hand' With Anbang Rattles Some Analysts
Chinese regulators' move to seize Anbang Insurance, which some view as a quasi-nationalization of the company, sheds light on how far these so-called gray-rhino conglomerates have fallen out of favor with President Xi Jinping's government.

Wall Street Journal US BusinessFeb 23, 2018
Chinese Regulator Seizes Anbang
China's insurance regulatory agency took control of hard-charging, acquisitive Anbang Insurance, saying the action is needed to avoid a collapse of the firm following suspected illegal activity and the downfall of its once-highflying chairman.

Google Business NewsFeb 23, 2018
China's Geely buys $9-billion Daimler stake, becoming the automaker's top shareholder - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times


Chinese billionaire Li Shufu controls Geely, which already owns Volvo Cars. (Nicolas Maeterlinck / AFP/Getty Images). Chinese manufacturer Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. has acquired an approximately $9-billion stake in Daimler AG to become the
Daimler Dodges the Robo-Taxi Storm


Google Business NewsFeb 23, 2018
Steven Mnuchin had a curious reason for why people shouldn't be worried about the economy under Trump - Business Insider

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mnuchin linton trump new year U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and his wife Louise Linton arrive for a New Year's Eve party with U.S. President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida on December 31, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan


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How Tax Reform Will Impact How Your Business Engages Independent Contractors (Forbes Headlines)

USA Today MoneyFeb 23, 2018
22 states and DC are suing the FCC in last-ditch effort to preserve net neutrality
Publication in the Federal Register opens a 60 day window for a Congressional measure. But that's a long shot.        

SEC.gov Updates: News DigestFeb 23, 2018
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Washington Post BusinessFeb 23, 2018
Facebook removes a virtual-reality shooting demo from its booth at CPAC
TOWN SQUARE | The West Coast saw the biggest gains, according to a new study. The Washington area lagged.

USA Today MoneyFeb 23, 2018
General Mills to buy Blue Buffalo for $8 billion
Cheerios cereal maker General Mills will buy Blue Buffalo Pet Products for nearly $8 billion to tap demand for natural pet food and offset falling sales for processed items. Aleksandra Michalska reports.        

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General Mills is making an $8 billion gamble on pet food, but it may pay off (MarketWatch)

Google Business NewsFeb 23, 2018
United Airlines plane slides off runway at Green Bay airport - 9NEWS.com

9NEWS.com


A United Airlines flight slid off the runway at Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay early Friday morning after landing in icy conditions. The incident occurred around 3 a.m. CT, according to the Green Bay Airport. "There were no injuries


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Twice-diverted United Airlines plane skids off runway in Green Bay - CBS News (Google Business News)

MarketWatchFeb 23, 2018
Could credit-card companies ban gun sales?
Analysts say blocking all gun sales would be complicated.

Washington Post BusinessFeb 23, 2018
Manufacturer that cut jobs deal with Trump gets $2.5 billion Pentagon contract without competition
The fortunes of the Carrier plant have not been so bright.

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Anbang Clampdown Deepens Chill for China-to-U.S. Deals: Gadfly (Washington Post Business)
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The Motley FoolFeb 23, 2018
3 Things to Expect From Apple Inc.'s 2019 iPhones
Even though these iPhones are nearly two years out, there are already things we can probably know about them.

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Apple Loop: Danger As iPhone Sales Fall, Serious iOS Problems, MacBook Fights For Market Share (Forbes Headlines)

Forbes HeadlinesFeb 23, 2018
Social Media Metrics Prove Critical For Winter Olympians And Sponsors
Until recently, there was little data available to evaluate the efficacy of an athlete or campaign other than sales figures. This decision making has become much more sophisticated and scientific based on social media metrics. Take these Winter Olympics.

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Out-of-pocket health-care costs likely to take half of Social Security income by 2030, analysis shows (Washington Post Business)

NYTimes BusinessFeb 23, 2018
Chinese Auto Magnate Buys $9 Billion Stake in Daimler
The investment by Li Shufu, the chairman of the Geely automotive group, represents 9.69 percent of the German carmaker.

MarketWatchFeb 23, 2018
NewsWatch: There's a new volatility ‘witching hour' puzzling stock traders
Recent trading trends in equities markets have proved quizzical for some market participants, leading to a few theories about what's at hand.

The Motley FoolFeb 23, 2018
Why Nordstrom, The Trade Desk, and Planet Fitness Jumped Today
Find out which stock gained the most ground.

SEC.gov Updates: News DigestFeb 23, 2018
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MarketWatchFeb 23, 2018
Market Extra: There's a new volatility ‘witching hour' puzzling stock traders
Recent trading trends in equities markets have proved quizzical for some market participants, leading to a few theories about what's at hand.

Reuters BusinessFeb 23, 2018
Geely chairman builds $9 billion stake in Germany's Daimler
BEIJING/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The chairman of Chinese carmaker Geely [GEELY.UL] has built a 9.69 percent stake in Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler , filings showed on Friday, demonstrating a shift in strategy by Chinese investors seeking access to new technology.

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UPDATE 2-Geely chairman builds $9 bln stake in Germany's Daimler (Reuters Company News)

FT.com - USFeb 23, 2018
Brexit plan agreed at Chequers attacked by EU
Compromise described as ‘pure illusion' by Donald Tusk

The Motley FoolFeb 23, 2018
Why Planet Fitness, Inc. Stock Popped Today
The gym operator pumped out a beefy fourth quarter, lifted its buyback program, and offered strong forward guidance.

USA Today MoneyFeb 23, 2018
How much will I get from Social Security if I earn $100,000?
How much can six-figure earners expect from their Social Security retirement benefits?        

Forbes HeadlinesFeb 23, 2018
The Year With No Cashier? Amazon Reportedly Planning To Open More Amazon Go Stores This Year
In our 18 Retail Trends for '18 report, we noted that we expected to see more automated, cashier-free stores in 2018. Then, on Thursday this week, Recode reported that Amazon plans to open as many as six more Amazon Go stores by the end of 2018. Read more about the future of cashierless stores.

Yahoo BusinessFeb 23, 2018
Did You Miss Your Chance to Buy Apple Inc. Stock?
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) had the luxury of reporting its earnings results on February 1st. As you remember, the stock market hit its highs near the end of January and saw the bottom fall out in the first few days of February. Despite carrying an $870 billion market cap, Apple is flush with cash and quite cheap on a valuation basis.


FT.com - USFeb 23, 2018
Tusk dismisses UK Brexit plan as ‘pure illusion'
EC president says cabinet's stance shows ‘cake philosophy is still alive'

Yahoo BusinessFeb 23, 2018
Want To Invest In Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)? Here's How It Performed Lately
For investors with a long-term horizon, assessing earnings trend over time and against industry benchmarks is more valuable than looking at a single earnings announcement in one point in time.Read More...


SEC.gov Updates: News DigestFeb 23, 2018
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Reuters Company NewsFeb 23, 2018
REFILE-Toys are not us, investors to Target
Feb 22 (Reuters) - Target Corp should hold off on plans to cash in on a perceived advantage in toys after the collapse of Toys "R" Us, several of the company's investors told Reuters, worried it could eat up capital desperately needed in an Amazon-dominated retail world.

Google Business NewsFeb 23, 2018
Fed Expects Economic Gains to Prompt Gradual Rate Hikes - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report


Federal Reserve expects economic strength to lead to further gradual Fed rate hikes this year. Feb. 23, 2018, at 2:17 p.m.. Feb. 23, 2018, at 2:17 p.m.. U.S. News & World Report. Fed Expects Economic Gains to Prompt Gradual Rate Hikes. More. FILE- In


AdWeek NewsFeb 23, 2018
4 Industries That Will Dominate Social Media in 2018
Once seen as purely a tool for entertainment, social media has become an indispensable marketing tool for many industries over the past few years, rivaled only by word of mouth. According to a first-quarter-2017 report by 4C Insights, overall social media spend was up 60 percent compared with a similar period the previous year. CMO...

The Motley FoolFeb 23, 2018
Don't Waste Your Money on Bitcoin, These 3 Stocks Are Better Buys
With the recent rout in cryptocurrencies, investors should try AMD, PayPal, and Alphabet instead.

MarketWatchFeb 23, 2018
The Tell: Why stock-market investors should stop worrying and learn to love rising bond yields
Interest rates are rising for the right reasons as far as the stock market is concerned, says BMO's Brian Belski.

Inc.comFeb 23, 2018
Dropbox Just Filed for an IPO
The San Francisco-based company revealed it lost $111 million on $1.1 billion revenue in 2017.

Reuters Company NewsFeb 23, 2018
BRIEF-Blue Buffalo To Pay General Mills $234 Mln If Merger Agreement Terminated
* BLUE BUFFALO PET PRODUCTS - IF MERGER AGREEMENT WITH GENERAL MILLS TERMINATED UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, CO REQUIRED TO PAY GENERAL MILLS FEE OF $234 MILLION Source: (http://bit.ly/2CfXS2G) Further company coverage:

SEC.gov Updates: News DigestFeb 23, 2018
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Wall Street Journal US BusinessFeb 23, 2018
General Mills, Maker of Cheerios, Now Wants to Feed Your Dog, Too
General Mills has agreed to buy Blue Buffalo Pet Products for about $8 billion, as the food giant looks for a piece of the fast-growing natural pet-food market.

USA Today MoneyFeb 23, 2018
Get your tax refund before you file? Here's why it's happening (it's a scam)
A new growing, tax scam could compromise your bank account. Crooks steal IDs, file fake returns and now use real bank accounts for direct deposit.        

USA Today MoneyFeb 22, 2018
U.S. jobless claims drop to near 45-year low
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a near 45-year low last week, pointing to strong job growth in February. Aleksandra Michalska reports. Video provided by Reuters        

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Bond Report: 10-year Treasury yield pulls back from 4-year high as investors dip toe into bond market (MarketWatch)

MarketWatchFeb 22, 2018
The Wall Street Journal: Anbang Insurance Group taken over by Chinese regulators
China's insurance regulatory agency Friday took control of hard-charging, acquisitive Anbang Insurance Group Co., saying the action is needed to avoid collapse of the firm following suspected illegal activity and the downfall of its once-highflying chairman

Reuters Company NewsFeb 22, 2018
UPDATE 1-States refile lawsuits to block repeal of U.S. net neutrality
WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (Reuters) - A coalition of 22 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia on Thursday refiled legal challenges intended to block the Trump administration's repeal of landmark rules designed to ensure a free and open internet from taking effect.

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Why states might win the net neutrality war against the FCC - Ars Technica (Google Business News)

WSJ US NewsFeb 22, 2018
GOP Lawmakers Sue to Block New Congressional Map in Pennsylvania
Two top Pennsylvania state senators and eight of the state's GOP members of Congress filed a federal lawsuit in a bid to block a new congressional map imposed by the state's high court.

FT.com - USFeb 22, 2018
Crunch Brexit talks hint at Conservative compromise
Ministers said to have agreed proposal similar to EU-Canada deal at Chequers

Forbes HeadlinesFeb 22, 2018
Toyota Facing Lawsuits Alleging It Weakened Prius Mileage
Some Prius owners think a software 'fix' to keep the inverter from overheating has reduced the hybrid's fuel efficiency. Toyota disagrees.

USA Today MoneyFeb 22, 2018
NRA-branded Visa card dropped by First National Bank of Omaha
First national Bank of Omaha says it received complaints amid an intensifying national debate on gun control        

MarketWatch MarketPulseFeb 22, 2018
Trump says limiting children's exposure to violence in media should be discussed
President Donald Trump said Thursday that policymakers should discuss limiting children's exposure to violence in things like videogames and movies. "We have to do something about maybe what they're seeing and how they're seeing it," he said at a White House meeting on school safety issues. Trump spoke after earlier tweeting suggestions including raising the minimum age for rifle purchases to 21.

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CNN/MoneyFeb 22, 2018
Hedge fund billionaire: 70% chance of recession before 2020 election
The roaring American economy will probably sink into a recession before President Trump stands for re-election in 2020.

Google Market NewsFeb 13, 2018
Remington files for bankruptcy amid declining gun sales - Chicago Tribune

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Remington, the gunmaker beset by falling sales and lawsuits tied to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, said Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, that it has reached a financing deal that would allow it to continue operating as it files for Chapter 11
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