Archive for October 2nd, 2017

Nordstrom Inc.'s reportedly foiled plans of privatization point to imminent money woes for the whole industry, not just itself.

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"Luckily, he had a spare shirt," Branson writes on his blog about the water fight with Cuban on "Shark Tank."

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Wells Fargo & Co. is wrapping up one of its worst years ever by passing a baton to Washington’s new favorite financial-industry villain: Equifax Inc.

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<p>People are living longer, more expensive lives, often without much of a safety net. As a result, record numbers of Americans older than 65 are working — now nearly 1 in 5. Although some work by choice rather than need, millions of others are entering their golden years with alarmingly fragile finances.</p>

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After the Great Recession hit, hundreds of thousands of construction workers and skilled tradesmen and women left the industry - and those positions need to be refilled

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The growing popularity of fried chicken and pizza in parts of Africa underscores how fast food is changing habits and expanding waistlines.

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The tax reform plan also likely will push up growth and cause the Fed to hike interest rates faster than it had planned, according to Deutsche Bank.

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Equifax Inc.’s former chief executive officer said the credit-reporting company didn’t meet its responsibility to protect sensitive consumer information, confirming that the failure to fix a software vulnerability months ago led to the theft of more than 140 million Americans’ personal data.

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The most illuminating recent article about the tax reform debate didnt appear on the front page of any newspaper. It wasnt in the business section, or on the editorial page.
It was an interview that appeared on an inside page of the New York Times arts section with Ellen Stern.
Stern isnt an academic economist or a politician or a tax policy expert at some Washington think tank. Shes a widow. Her husband, Jerome, died in March. Beginning on November 14 and continuing through March 2018 in nine separate events, Sothebys is scheduled to auction off the collection of art…

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<p>U.S. equities closed at record highs on Monday as Wall Street kicked off the fourth quarter on a high note</p>

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The food is just…When you taste it you feel good. Those are the words of Daniel Awaitey, a 27-year old Ghanaian. He was talking to New York Times reporters Dionne Searcey and Matt Richtel about his favorite restaurant in Accra, the capital city of Ghana. That restaurant is Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC).
Awaitey is a young African with, according to Searcey and Richtel, a well-paying job in the booming oil sector. Whats extra interesting and uplifting about Awaitey is that eating at KFC is a major treat for him. He was celebrating his 27th birthday at this most American…

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It has been six years since Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed a law that severely restricted the power of public-employee unions to bargain collectively. Many found it easy to sympathize with the workers whose bargaining rights would be circumscribed, people doing valued work such as teachers, nurses, and prison guards. But public-sector workers have enormous clout at the bargaining table, compared to their private-sector employees. Is it justified?
Since the battle of Wisconsin, the issue has arisen on the other side of the Atlantic. The U.K parliament limited public sector…

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<p>U.S. equities hit record highs on Monday as Wall Street kicked off the fourth quarter on a high note.</p>

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<p>U.S. equities opened at record highs on Monday as Wall Street tried to kick off the fourth quarter on a high note.</p>

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The evidence doesn't back him up.

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