Archive for October 14th, 2019

Two years ago, Target said it would raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by the end of 2020. But some store workers say the wage increases are not helping because their hours are falling.

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Wall Street’s eternally optimistic forecasters are expecting corporate profit growth to surge by the middle of next year — views that are about to collide with reality as hundreds of companies report financial results and update investors on their prospects. American companies go through this ritual every three months: sharing financial statements and holding conference calls in which they sometimes offer their expectations for future quarters,…

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Restaurant chain on the defensive after viral video depiction of its food preparation conflicts with brand's image

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<p>Stocks opened lower on Monday as new worries around a U.S.-China trade agreement emerge despite Friday’s announcements.</p>

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Lenders are shelling out for generous rewards programs for affluent cardholders, and they are charging higher interest rates to make up for it.

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And what about the environment?

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<p>U.S. stock index futures fell Monday after Bloomberg reported China said it needed to have further discussions before it would sign off on the so-called phase one trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump touted on Friday.</p>

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China wants further talks as soon as the end of October to hammer out the details of the “phase one” trade deal touted by Donald Trump before Xi Jinping agrees to sign it, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Scary news for bacon fans.

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