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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-12-13 00:40
What’s News: Business & Finance

Westfield agreed to a $15.7 billion takeover by European giant Unibail, the latest move by mall owners to join forces as their tenants reel from the growth of e-commerce.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Westfield agreed to a $15.7 billion takeover by European giant Unibail, the latest move by mall owners to join forces as their tenants reel from the growth of e-commerce.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-12-13 00:40
What’s News: World-Wide

Democrat Doug Jones of Alabama scored an upset win over Republican candidate Roy Moore, capturing a Senate seat in a special election that drove a wedge within the GOP and gave Democrats another burst of momentum.

What’s News: World-Wide

Democrat Doug Jones of Alabama scored an upset win over Republican candidate Roy Moore, capturing a Senate seat in a special election that drove a wedge within the GOP and gave Democrats another burst of momentum.

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Trump, GOP Face Political Reckoning

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-12-13 00:40
Trump, GOP Face Political Reckoning

The Donald Trump/Steve Bannon takeover of the Republican Party will have to be put on hold.

Trump, GOP Face Political Reckoning

The Donald Trump/Steve Bannon takeover of the Republican Party will have to be put on hold.

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Online Price Wars Vex Fed on Inflation

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-12-12 00:26
Online Price Wars Vex Fed on Inflation

Holiday shoppers with smartphones can retrieve instant price comparisons that make bargain hunting easier—and the Federal Reserve’s job tougher.

Online Price Wars Vex Fed on Inflation

Holiday shoppers with smartphones can retrieve instant price comparisons that make bargain hunting easier—and the Federal Reserve’s job tougher.

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Bomber Jolts New York Commute

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-12-12 00:26
Bomber Jolts New York Commute

A 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant inspired by Islamic State internet propaganda set off a pipe bomb strapped to his body as he blended with rush-hour commuters in one of New York City’s busiest transit hubs Monday morning, authorities said, but the explosive fizzled, burning him and injuring three others.

Bomber Jolts New York Commute

A 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant inspired by Islamic State internet propaganda set off a pipe bomb strapped to his body as he blended with rush-hour commuters in one of New York City’s busiest transit hubs Monday morning, authorities said, but the explosive fizzled, burning him and injuring three others.

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Stock Investors Face New Tax Hit

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-12-12 00:26
Stock Investors Face New Tax Hit

A little-discussed provision in the Senate tax plan could lead to a higher tax bill for millions of individual investors and cause many to unload stocks before year-end to avoid those costs.

Stock Investors Face New Tax Hit

A little-discussed provision in the Senate tax plan could lead to a higher tax bill for millions of individual investors and cause many to unload stocks before year-end to avoid those costs.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-12-12 00:26
What’s News: Business & Finance

A provision in the Senate tax plan could lead to a higher tax bill for millions of individual investors and cause many to unload stocks before year-end.

What’s News: Business & Finance

A provision in the Senate tax plan could lead to a higher tax bill for millions of individual investors and cause many to unload stocks before year-end.

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High-Tech Hedge Fund Finds Limit of Robot Stock Picking

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-12-12 00:25
High-Tech Hedge Fund Finds Limit of Robot Stock Picking

BERKELEY, Calif.—For Michael Kharitonov, building a hedge fund based on machine learning has been a rule of threes: It was three times as hard, and it took three times as long, as anticipated.

High-Tech Hedge Fund Finds Limit of Robot Stock Picking

BERKELEY, Calif.—For Michael Kharitonov, building a hedge fund based on machine learning has been a rule of threes: It was three times as hard, and it took three times as long, as anticipated.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-12-12 00:24
What’s News: World-Wide

A Bangladeshi immigrant inspired by Islamic State set off a pipe bomb at a New York City transit hub, but the explosive fizzled, burning him and injuring three others.

What’s News: World-Wide

A Bangladeshi immigrant inspired by Islamic State set off a pipe bomb at a New York City transit hub, but the explosive fizzled, burning him and injuring three others.

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Florida Sleuths Investigate the Mystery Ships of Hurricane Irma

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-12-12 00:24
Florida Sleuths Investigate the Mystery Ships of Hurricane Irma

The day after Hurricane Irma hit Florida, Randy Lathrop jumped on his bike at first light to assess the damage.

Florida Sleuths Investigate the Mystery Ships of Hurricane Irma

The day after Hurricane Irma hit Florida, Randy Lathrop jumped on his bike at first light to assess the damage.

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Hospital Giants in Talks to Create U.S.'s Largest Operator

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-12-11 11:56
Ascension and Providence St. Joseph Health are in talks about a possible merger that would put 191 hospitals in 27 states under a single owner, as a series of major deals are poised to consolidate control of the health-care landscape into fewer hands.
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A Fight in Afghanistan That America Is Winning

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-12-11 00:27
A Fight in Afghanistan That America Is Winning

ACHIN, Afghanistan—The Special Forces captain gestured to the Takhto Valley, a brown-hued no man’s land of fallow fields and abandoned mud-brick compounds within easy reach of Islamic State gunners.

A Fight in Afghanistan That America Is Winning

ACHIN, Afghanistan—The Special Forces captain gestured to the Takhto Valley, a brown-hued no man’s land of fallow fields and abandoned mud-brick compounds within easy reach of Islamic State gunners.

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Bitcoin Futures Start, Site Falters

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-12-11 00:26
Bitcoin Futures Start, Site Falters

The first bitcoin futures started trading Sunday, sparking a swift run-up in the price of the digital currency as the exchange provider’s website experienced outages from heavy traffic.

Bitcoin Futures Start, Site Falters

The first bitcoin futures started trading Sunday, sparking a swift run-up in the price of the digital currency as the exchange provider’s website experienced outages from heavy traffic.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-12-11 00:26
What’s News: World-Wide

The Alabama Senate race entered its final days with Democrat Jones trying to mobilize voters and Republican Moore leading in polls but facing a call from the state’s senior senator for GOP voters to avoid him.

What’s News: World-Wide

The Alabama Senate race entered its final days with Democrat Jones trying to mobilize voters and Republican Moore leading in polls but facing a call from the state’s senior senator for GOP voters to avoid him.

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Alabama Hears Final Pitch

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-12-11 00:26
Alabama Hears Final Pitch

MONTGOMERY, Ala.—A heated race for an Alabama U.S. Senate seat entered its final days with Democrat Doug Jones trying to mobilize voters, especially African-Americans, and front-runner Republican Roy Moore facing a fresh call from the state’s senior senator for GOP voters to avoid him on Tuesday.

Alabama Hears Final Pitch

MONTGOMERY, Ala.—A heated race for an Alabama U.S. Senate seat entered its final days with Democrat Doug Jones trying to mobilize voters, especially African-Americans, and front-runner Republican Roy Moore facing a fresh call from the state’s senior senator for GOP voters to avoid him on Tuesday.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-12-11 00:26
What’s News: Business & Finance

Two major hospital systems, Ascension and Providence St. Joseph Health, are in talks about a possible merger that would create the largest U.S. operator of hospitals.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Two major hospital systems, Ascension and Providence St. Joseph Health, are in talks about a possible merger that would create the largest U.S. operator of hospitals.

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Hong Kong Quandary: Can You Have Your Cheesecake and Eat It All, Too?

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-12-11 00:24
The opening of the first Cheesecake Factory in Hong Kong has diners cooking up strategies to handle heaping portions; ‘All I can taste in my mouth is cheese.’
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Your Honor, The Jury Rests

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-12-08 23:48
The right to a jury trial is a pillar of America’s justice system, enshrined in the Constitution from a tradition dating back more than 1,000 years.
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Brexit Talks Move to Key Trade Battle

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-12-08 23:47
A breakthrough Friday in grueling divorce talks between the U.K. and the European Union opened the door to the next stage: tough trade negotiations that will determine Britain’s economic relations with Europe, the U.S. and the rest of the world.
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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-12-08 23:47
The U.S. economy is hitting milestones not seen in a decade, marked by sustained growth and robust hiring that has driven the jobless rate to a 17-year low. Stock indexes notched weekly gains on a strong jobs report. The Dow rose 117.68 points to 24329.16.
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