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Wall Street Journal - 9 hours 4 min ago
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump defended his response to the racially charged protests over the weekend, saying both sides were to blame for the clashes in Charlottesville, Va. The president’s response to the violence has sparked a new round of soul-searching in corporate boardrooms over the utility of working closely with the White House.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump defended his response to the racially charged protests over the weekend, saying both sides were to blame for the clashes in Charlottesville, Va. The president’s response to the violence has sparked a new round of soul-searching in corporate boardrooms over the utility of working closely with the White House.

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Trump Adds Fuel to Race Furor

Wall Street Journal - 9 hours 4 min ago
Trump Adds Fuel to Race Furor

NEW YORK—President Donald Trump, in a combative news conference on Tuesday, defended his response to the racially charged protests over the weekend, saying both sides were to blame for the clashes in Charlottesville, Va.

Trump Adds Fuel to Race Furor

NEW YORK—President Donald Trump, in a combative news conference on Tuesday, defended his response to the racially charged protests over the weekend, saying both sides were to blame for the clashes in Charlottesville, Va.

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This Robot Laboratory Has No Idea What Its Robots Are Doing

Wall Street Journal - 9 hours 5 min ago
This Robot Laboratory Has No Idea What Its Robots Are Doing

A tiny robot, no bigger than a hockey puck, danced across Paul Glotfelter’s desk as he worked at his computer. Last he checked, it had been standing still, next to his keyboard. Now it spun in circles.

This Robot Laboratory Has No Idea What Its Robots Are Doing

A tiny robot, no bigger than a hockey puck, danced across Paul Glotfelter’s desk as he worked at his computer. Last he checked, it had been standing still, next to his keyboard. Now it spun in circles.

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Pharma's New Bind: Progress May Not Pay

Wall Street Journal - 9 hours 5 min ago
Pharma’s New Bind: Progress May Not Pay

Danish drug giant Novo Nordisk AS is living through a corporate nightmare that any CEO might recognize from business school.

Pharma’s New Bind: Progress May Not Pay

Danish drug giant Novo Nordisk AS is living through a corporate nightmare that any CEO might recognize from business school.

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CEOs Rethink Ties With White House

Wall Street Journal - 9 hours 5 min ago
CEOs Rethink Ties With White House

President Donald Trump’s response to the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Va., has sparked a new round of soul-searching in U.S. corporate boardrooms over the utility of working closely with the White House.

CEOs Rethink Ties With White House

President Donald Trump’s response to the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Va., has sparked a new round of soul-searching in U.S. corporate boardrooms over the utility of working closely with the White House.

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Consumers Ramp Up Spending; Debt Rises

Wall Street Journal - 9 hours 5 min ago
Consumers Ramp Up Spending; Debt Rises

U.S. consumers ramped up spending last month, supported by low unemployment, rising confidence and a sense their personal finances have been repaired a decade after the housing crisis spurred a mission to pare back debt.

Consumers Ramp Up Spending; Debt Rises

U.S. consumers ramped up spending last month, supported by low unemployment, rising confidence and a sense their personal finances have been repaired a decade after the housing crisis spurred a mission to pare back debt.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - 9 hours 5 min ago
What’s News: Business & Finance

U.S. consumers ramped up spending in July, with retail sales rising more than expected, but households are again running up debt and saving less.

What’s News: Business & Finance

U.S. consumers ramped up spending in July, with retail sales rising more than expected, but households are again running up debt and saving less.

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Fannie, Freddie Shift Risk From Taxpayers to Market

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-08-15 00:28
Fannie, Freddie Shift Risk From Taxpayers to Market

Investors are snapping up securities sold by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that shift mortgage default risk away from taxpayers, powering a quiet transformation of the housing giants after almost a decade of government control.

Fannie, Freddie Shift Risk From Taxpayers to Market

Investors are snapping up securities sold by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that shift mortgage default risk away from taxpayers, powering a quiet transformation of the housing giants after almost a decade of government control.

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Honk If You Flunked Harley's Motorcycle-Ed Class

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-08-15 00:28
Honk If You Flunked Harley’s Motorcycle-Ed Class

GLENVIEW, Ill.—Look before you turn. Straighten the handlebars when you brake. Don’t kick dogs that chase you.

Honk If You Flunked Harley’s Motorcycle-Ed Class

GLENVIEW, Ill.—Look before you turn. Straighten the handlebars when you brake. Don’t kick dogs that chase you.

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North Korea Backs Off Threat to Hit Guam

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-08-15 00:28
North Korea Backs Off Threat to Hit Guam

North Korea pulled back its threat to attack a U.S. territory, after days of trading increasingly bellicose rhetoric with U.S. President Donald Trump, and hours after China took its toughest steps against Pyongyang to support U.N. sanctions.

North Korea Backs Off Threat to Hit Guam

North Korea pulled back its threat to attack a U.S. territory, after days of trading increasingly bellicose rhetoric with U.S. President Donald Trump, and hours after China took its toughest steps against Pyongyang to support U.N. sanctions.

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Drug-Trial Previews Burn Investors

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-08-15 00:27
Drug-Trial Previews Burn Investors

Roche Holding AG shares jumped 6.5% on a single day in early March when the drugmaker said its new breast-cancer treatment, Perjeta, helped prolong average patient survival in a clinical study.

Drug-Trial Previews Burn Investors

Roche Holding AG shares jumped 6.5% on a single day in early March when the drugmaker said its new breast-cancer treatment, Perjeta, helped prolong average patient survival in a clinical study.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-08-15 00:27
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump denounced white-nationalist groups by name for the deadly weekend violence in Charlottesville, Va., after stopping short of doing so two days earlier. CEOs of Merck, Under Armour and Intel quit a White House panel over Trump’s failure to quickly condemn the white supremacists.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump denounced white-nationalist groups by name for the deadly weekend violence in Charlottesville, Va., after stopping short of doing so two days earlier. CEOs of Merck, Under Armour and Intel quit a White House panel over Trump’s failure to quickly condemn the white supremacists.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-08-15 00:27
What’s News: Business & Finance

Investors are snapping up securities sold by Fannie and Freddie that transfer the risk of mortgage defaults away from taxpayers.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Investors are snapping up securities sold by Fannie and Freddie that transfer the risk of mortgage defaults away from taxpayers.

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Trump Denounces Racist Groups

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-08-15 00:27
Trump Denounces Racist Groups

President Donald Trump, under pressure to explicitly denounce hate groups involved in the weekend’s deadly racial violence in Virginia, singled out white-nationalist groups by name for condemnation Monday after stopping short of doing so two days earlier.

Trump Denounces Racist Groups

President Donald Trump, under pressure to explicitly denounce hate groups involved in the weekend’s deadly racial violence in Virginia, singled out white-nationalist groups by name for condemnation Monday after stopping short of doing so two days earlier.

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Did the CEO Actually Get Fired? There's a Decoder for That

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-08-14 00:19
Did the CEO Actually Get Fired? There’s a Decoder for That

Companies that undertake major leadership changes tend to engage in one of the more cryptic rituals of expression known to humankind.

Did the CEO Actually Get Fired? There’s a Decoder for That

Companies that undertake major leadership changes tend to engage in one of the more cryptic rituals of expression known to humankind.

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U.S. Military Stresses Diplomacy on North Korea

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-08-14 00:18
U.S. Military Stresses Diplomacy on North Korea

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea—The Pentagon’s top military officer said here Sunday the focus remains on finding a diplomatic solution to the North Korea crisis, even as the military works up viable options in case they become necessary.

U.S. Military Stresses Diplomacy on North Korea

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea—The Pentagon’s top military officer said here Sunday the focus remains on finding a diplomatic solution to the North Korea crisis, even as the military works up viable options in case they become necessary.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-08-14 00:18
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump faces pressure to break decisively with nationalist groups in the wake of the weekend violence at a white-supremacy rally in Charlottesville, Va. The Justice Department launched a civil-rights probe into the car-ramming crash in Charlottesville that left a woman dead.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump faces pressure to break decisively with nationalist groups in the wake of the weekend violence at a white-supremacy rally in Charlottesville, Va. The Justice Department launched a civil-rights probe into the car-ramming crash in Charlottesville that left a woman dead.

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Virginia Clash Tests Trump

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-08-14 00:18
Virginia Clash Tests Trump

President Donald Trump, in the wake of deadly weekend violence at a white-supremacy rally in Virginia, is facing pressure to break decisively with such nationalist groups that largely backed his campaign and presidency, or risk a fraying of his fragile governing coalition.

Virginia Clash Tests Trump

President Donald Trump, in the wake of deadly weekend violence at a white-supremacy rally in Virginia, is facing pressure to break decisively with such nationalist groups that largely backed his campaign and presidency, or risk a fraying of his fragile governing coalition.

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Agencies Pull Back The Rules On Wall Street

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-08-14 00:18
Agencies Pull Back The Rules On Wall Street

Efforts toward financial deregulation are beginning to take concrete shape on rules governing trading desks, bank boardrooms, corporations’ financial disclosures and more. Nearly seven months into the Trump administration, regulators are setting the stage for a wave of eased rules.

Agencies Pull Back The Rules On Wall Street

Efforts toward financial deregulation are beginning to take concrete shape on rules governing trading desks, bank boardrooms, corporations’ financial disclosures and more. Nearly seven months into the Trump administration, regulators are setting the stage for a wave of eased rules.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-08-14 00:18
What’s News: Business & Finance

Financial regulators are setting the stage for a wave of eased rules on banks’ trading, financial disclosures and more.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Financial regulators are setting the stage for a wave of eased rules on banks’ trading, financial disclosures and more.

Categories: Business

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