Archive for February 2nd, 2017

Retailer cites poor sales for the move, which follows a boycott campaign by activist group.

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Workers contributed to their 401(k) savings plans at rates not seen since before the financial crisis.

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ReutersNordstrom has decided to stop carrying Ivanka Trump's brand, the retailer told Business Insider on Thursday. 

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If you want to understand the last decade (or three), and I mean really understand, there are very few places you can turn to. Since the panic in 2008, an enormous amount of time and effort has gone into identifying causes and trying to preview possible future solutions. All that did was to prove that the amount of attention paid to something is not proportional to the level of understanding it attains.
The reasons for that and for similarly aborted voyages of discovery are most often blindness, whether ideology or some other biases that very often cause us to dismiss what might be the key…

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<p>President Trump’s imminent executive order that would place restrictions on the H-1B visa program is Silicon Valley's loss, but could be Canada's gain.</p>

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Beset by criticism and a #DeleteUber movement, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick will resign from President Trump’s economic advisory council, the company confirmed on Thursday. The New York Times, which obtained a copy of an email from Kalanick to his staff, quoted him as writing: “Earlier today I spoke briefly with the president about the immigration executive order and its issues for our community. I also let him know that I would …

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The Oracle of Omaha read the book when he was only 19.

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ net worth dropped $2.8 billion in an hour on Thursday. Amazon stock fell more than 4% in after hours trading following Amazon's fourth quarter earnings report.

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<p>Bernard Madoff's victims will soon recoup another $252 million from the trustee unwinding the swindler's firm, boosting their total recovery to $9.72 billion.</p>

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Here’s one reason that builders may not be constructing the starter homes that have remained elusive for many millennial buyers: They’re focused on their parents.&nbsp;

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For Lowe's, a hub for garden equipment and building supplies, springtime brings the type of rush its department store peers experience during the holidays.

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The chain might have to raise prices or cut back on guacamole if President Donald Trump's import tariff plan takes effect.

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As Republicans consider paring back the Affordable Care Act’s federal mandates, they face a difficult question: what does health insurance need to cover?

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Donald Trump’s presidency presents unions with the threat that unified Republican governance will bring sweeping, hostile changes to laws they hold dear. Labor has responded with a muddle of denunciation, cautious quiet and, in some cases, even exultation.

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Krispy Kreme just revamped its coffee, and to tempt customers into giving it a taste the chain is tossing in a free doughnut with every purchase.&nbsp;

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