Archive for August, 2018

<p>Stocks opened sharply higher on Thursday on renewed hope that a resolution to a trade dispute with China could be on the horizon. Investors also cheered strong quarterly results from Walmart.</p>

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Who else, but Goldman Sachs? As he attempts to lead Tesla Inc.’s potential exodus from the public market, Elon Musk has turned for help to the very bank that’s always had his back.

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<p>Best Buy Co Inc said on Wednesday it would buy health services provider GreatCall Inc for $800 million in cash, its largest acquisition ever, as it focuses on selling products and services to an aging U.S. population.</p>

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<p>U.S. stock index futures jumped ahead of Thursday's open on renewed hope that a resolution to a trade dispute with China could be on the horizon.</p>

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President Trump on Wednesday defended his attacks on “unfair” trade deals by insisting that “our country was built on tariffs.”&nbsp;

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Sam Dogen of the website Financial Samurai retired at age 34 and continues to enjoy living in an expensive city with his family.

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The good news: More "skinny bundles" of pay-TV channels will be available to consumers as a growing number of households abandon fat programming packages

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Constellation Brands Inc., which for seven decades has made its money off beer, wine and whiskey, sees its future in a marijuana leaf.

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The release of the order would conclude a contentious process that's lasted more than six months in which multiple federal agencies and offices raised concerns about the potential purview of the order, originally proposed by White House trade advisor Peter Navarro.

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Spending at U.S. restaurants surged over the past three months by the most on record, making it both a bright spot for the economy and a risk if appetites for eating out return to normal.

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It’ll take more than three good quarters to convince Wall Street that Macy’s Inc. is back in style.

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If you're tempted by Whole Foods Market but wary of its reputation as "Whole Paycheck," or are staying away for the same reason, look through this shopping list of produce, nut products, household staples, and organic and gluten-free items to discover if it's worth stopping in and giving the chain another chance.

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<p>U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as lingering concerns over Turkey's financial crisis weighed on investor sentiment. Declines in tech shares and banks also pressured the broader indexes.</p>

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Applebee's parent company, Dine Brands, and its second-largest franchisee, RMH Holdings, are battling in court, with Dine Brands attempting to take control of dozens of the franchisee's restaurants.

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U.S. tariffs intensify pressure on the Turkish lira, raising the prospect of an open-ended cycle of protectionism and devaluation, Greg Ip writes.

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