Archive for July 18th, 2017

Target Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Cornell is sounding alarm bells over the state of Hispanic shoppers in the U.S. — a key growth demographic for many retailers and consumer brands.

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Once-in-a-generation moment.
We have to get this done in 2017.
In a major speech last month, House Speaker Paul Ryan didnt mince words when it came to the urgent need to revamp our federal tax code, outlining what he deemed transformational tax reform. Congress and the White House should heed this call to action, as not doing so would be a major blow to families, businesses of all sizes, and our economy.
Over the last thirty-plus years, the tax code has become mired in complexity, loopholes, and inefficiency. Washington has stood idly by while the rest of the world…

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With banks more tentative, the machinery maker has raised financing to growers, keeping them as customers but feeding a menacing debt.

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<p>Big U.S. banks are starting to pay corporations, financial firms and rich people more to hold on to their deposits, but ordinary consumers will have to wait longer to see more than a few pennies for every $100 they stash in their accounts.</p>

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With informed discussion, creative thinking, and timely legislative action, Social Security can continue to protect future generations.&nbsp;

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House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a budget that makes deep cuts in food stamps and other social safety net programs while boosting military spending by billions, a blueprint that pleases neither conservatives nor moderates.

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Pizza Hut said Tuesday that it will hire around 14,000 delivery drivers by the end of 2017, or about 3,000 a month.

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With informed discussion, creative thinking, and timely legislative action, Social Security can continue to protect future generations.&nbsp;

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If Congress makes no changes in taxes and benefits, the retirement system's trust fund will be depleted in 17 years

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China-based businesses have been sinking money into automotive operations abroad—from glass and tire suppliers to technology developers and car makers—reflecting Beijing’s goal of eventually dominating the world’s vehicle business. Many of the investments are in the U.S.

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Talk to a Big Oil executive these days, and the chances are they’ll steer the conversation toward gas.

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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a relatively flat open on Tuesday, as investor attention shifted to the bumper pack of earnings set to come out.

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<p>The U.S. housing sector has seen prices, sales and financing applications soar lately as more buyers entered the market for the first time, but those trends were hard to see in big banks' mortgage businesses during the second quarter.</p>

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By Sweta Singh

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