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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-11-02 00:48
What’s News: Business & Finance

The White House has told Fed governor Powell that Trump intends to nominate him as the next chairman of the central bank, succeeding Yellen. The Fed left rates unchanged, but suggested it remained on course to lift them before year’s end.

What’s News: Business & Finance

The White House has told Fed governor Powell that Trump intends to nominate him as the next chairman of the central bank, succeeding Yellen. The Fed left rates unchanged, but suggested it remained on course to lift them before year’s end.

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Trump to Tap Powell as Fed Chief

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-11-02 00:48
Trump to Tap Powell as Fed Chief

WASHINGTON—The White House has told Federal Reserve governor Jerome Powell that President Donald Trump intends to nominate him as the next chairman of the central bank, according to a person familiar with the matter, a move likely to combine continuity on interest-rate policy with perhaps a lighter touch on financial regulation.

Trump to Tap Powell as Fed Chief

WASHINGTON—The White House has told Federal Reserve governor Jerome Powell that President Donald Trump intends to nominate him as the next chairman of the central bank, according to a person familiar with the matter, a move likely to combine continuity on interest-rate policy with perhaps a lighter touch on financial regulation.

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Eight Killed in Terror Attack in New York

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-11-01 09:28
Eight people were killed and at least a dozen injured when a truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists on a lower Manhattan bike path in what officials said was a “cowardly act of terror,” the deadliest attack in New York City since Sept. 11, 2001.
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Now Coming to a Backyard Near You: Weird Chickens

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-11-01 01:11
Now Coming to a Backyard Near You: Weird Chickens

New Yorkers Eve Tetzlaff and Brian Phillips keep 85 chickens on their 61-acre farm in the Pocono mountains. Not all of them look like typical chickens.

Now Coming to a Backyard Near You: Weird Chickens

New Yorkers Eve Tetzlaff and Brian Phillips keep 85 chickens on their 61-acre farm in the Pocono mountains. Not all of them look like typical chickens.

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To the Worsening Troubles At Sears, Add Skittish Suppliers

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-11-01 01:11
To the Worsening Troubles At Sears, Add Skittish Suppliers

Shoppers hunting for this holiday season’s hot toy, the L.O.L. Surprise, may have trouble finding it at Sears or Kmart stores. Worried about the financial health of the retail chains, the company that makes the toy, a ball that children unwrap to reveal small dolls, has reduced shipments to Sears Holdings Corp.

To the Worsening Troubles At Sears, Add Skittish Suppliers

Shoppers hunting for this holiday season’s hot toy, the L.O.L. Surprise, may have trouble finding it at Sears or Kmart stores. Worried about the financial health of the retail chains, the company that makes the toy, a ball that children unwrap to reveal small dolls, has reduced shipments to Sears Holdings Corp.

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Bitcoin Futures Plan Signals New Respect

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-11-01 01:11
Bitcoin Futures Plan Signals New Respect

Bitcoin is moving from the margins of the financial world closer to its center.

Bitcoin Futures Plan Signals New Respect

Bitcoin is moving from the margins of the financial world closer to its center.

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GOP Tax Plan Won't Cut Rate for Highest Earners

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-11-01 01:11
GOP Tax Plan Won’t Cut Rate for Highest Earners

WASHINGTON—The House Republican tax plan will preserve a top individual tax rate of 39.6%, according to people familiar with the matter, though party leaders are delaying its release by a day to iron out unresolved issues.

GOP Tax Plan Won’t Cut Rate for Highest Earners

WASHINGTON—The House Republican tax plan will preserve a top individual tax rate of 39.6%, according to people familiar with the matter, though party leaders are delaying its release by a day to iron out unresolved issues.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-11-01 01:11
What’s News: Business & Finance

CME aims to launch a futures contract based on bitcoin by the end of the year, a move that would mark a big step in the evolution of the digital currency.

What’s News: Business & Finance

CME aims to launch a futures contract based on bitcoin by the end of the year, a move that would mark a big step in the evolution of the digital currency.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-11-01 01:11
What’s News: World-Wide

A truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists on a Manhattan bike path, killing eight people and injuring at least a dozen, in what officials called a terror attack. The driver was identified as a 29-year-old man originally from Uzbekistan.

What’s News: World-Wide

A truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists on a Manhattan bike path, killing eight people and injuring at least a dozen, in what officials called a terror attack. The driver was identified as a 29-year-old man originally from Uzbekistan.

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