Archive for January 3rd, 2018

Electric utility Dominion Energy is buying South Carolina's SCANA for nearly $8 billion.

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Collapse of $1.2 billion purchase of MoneyGram by Chinese company could signal tougher stance in Washington

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Washington's attorney general sued Motel 6 on Wednesday, alleging the national budget chain disclosed the private information of thousands of its guests to U.S. immigration authorities in violation of the state consumer protection law.

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<p>As McDonald’s Corp. prepared to roll out a new Dollar Menu on Thursday, Taco Bell countered by announcing Wednesday that it would sell a new item, Nacho Fries, for $1 starting Jan. 25.</p>

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The virtual currency known as Ripple coins soars to a record on Wednesday, solidifying a rally in the world’s No. 2 digital asset and closing in on bitcoin for likely dominance of the nascent industry.

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The maker of Marlboro said it wants to replace them with smoke-free alternatives like e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products.

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In 2017, the popular jobs and recruiting website Glassdoor listed some of the more generous corporate perks on offer in the workplace. Ikea offers up to four months of paid parental leave not just for HQ employees, but also to part-time workers at its retail stores. Ikeas benefit is plainly and properly about employee retention, so the only requirement is that the full or part-time employee have already worked at the company for at least one year.
Notable here is that Ikea is hardly alone. While its common on the left and right to suggest that wages are stagnant as prosperous…

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AP Macy's is planning to announce another round of store closures, the company told Business Insider. After the upcoming round of closures, Macy's will have fewer than 600 stores, down from nearly 800 in 2014. Macy's will announce…

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<p>Dreaming of a beach house? You might want to think twice.</p>

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The bike maker has filed for an intriguing trademark, though what it's for is anybody's guess.

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U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers showed worry over the fate of currently low inflation and saw recent tax changes as providing a boost to consumer spending, according to the minutes of the U.S. central bank's last policy meeting on Dec. 12-13 released on Wednesday.

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City planners in Fort Wayne, Ind., are betting they can turn an abandoned GE complex into a modern residential and business development. The goal: to transform the city of 260,000.

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The Oracle of Omaha (and one of his favorite charities) just scored a big victory.

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<p>When rolling over an individual retirement account, you want to try to do a trustee-to-trustee or bank-to-bank transfer, according to IRA expert Ed Slott.</p>

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