Archive for August 6th, 2019

Nearly six months after exiting bankruptcy, Sears and Kmart's parent company announced 26 stores would close in late October. See the full list.

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A long-awaited study detailing how much cities and counties charge developers to build housing in California found that such costs are often hidden, vary widely across the state and have slowed growth.

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Disney's bundle of streaming content services will cost the same as Netflix's most popular standard plan in the U.S.

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The Walt Disney Co. reported record quarterly revenue Tuesday, but expectations for more broken records failed to materialize.

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It has been striking, over the last few weeks, to watch the almost gleeful flow of reports and speculation about the maybe-probably-now-confirmed bankruptcy of Barneys New York, the fabled department store. Starting in mid-July, when Reuters broke the news that a rent hike at the Madison Avenue store was putting Barneys under untenable pressure, the rumors have come with notably regularity: It could happen as early as this week! O.K., maybe next…

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Pizza chain Domino's has spent £7 million ($8.5 million) to stockpile imported ingredients that might not be available if Britain crashes out of the European Union.

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The precious metal again becomes a safe haven from the world’s woes.

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<p>Jeff Bezos sold an additional $1 billion worth of Amazon shares last week, shortly after cashing in $1.8 billion, stock exchange filings show.</p>

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The deepening trade war between the United States and China could deal a double shock to the fragile oil market.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Like most retailers, Walmart is accustomed to the everyday dealings of shoplifters. Now, it's confronting a bigger threat: active shooters. Three days after a man opened fire at one of its stores in El Paso, Texas, and left at least 22 dead , the nation's largest retailer is faced with how to make its workers and customers feel safe. The discounter has long dealt with violent crimes at its stores across the country, including one…

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China stabilized its currency Tuesday, suggesting it might hold off from aggressively letting the yuan weaken as a way to respond to U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs.

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<p>How do you push your benefit into the higher end of the scale? Don't allow yourself to be shortchanged just because Social Security is so impossibly complicated.</p>

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<p>Stocks rebounded on Tuesday after China’s central bank indicated it wanted its currency to trade at a higher level than expected against the dollar, easing tensions about the nation using its currency as a weapon in the trade war. </p>

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<p>Stocks rebounded on Tuesday after China’s central bank indicated it wanted its currency to trade at a higher level than expected against the dollar, easing tensions about the nation using its currency as a weapon in the trade war.</p>

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The Bequia, a grand teak-trimmed yawl, swung to its anchor off Little St. James, Jeffrey Epstein’s Caribbean retreat.

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