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Purple Craze: Long Island Lavender Draws Mystery Crowds

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-07-31 00:39
Purple Craze: Long Island Lavender Draws Mystery Crowds

EAST MARION, N.Y.—During some July weekends the past few years, traffic on the two-lane country road passing through the hamlet of East Marion, population 926, has been backed up for miles.

Purple Craze: Long Island Lavender Draws Mystery Crowds

EAST MARION, N.Y.—During some July weekends the past few years, traffic on the two-lane country road passing through the hamlet of East Marion, population 926, has been backed up for miles.

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Earnings Growth Heats Up After Years of Cost-Cutting

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-07-31 00:39
Earnings Growth Heats Up After Years of Cost-Cutting

America’s largest companies are on pace to post two consecutive quarters of double-digit profit growth for the first time since 2011, a product of years of cost-cutting, a weaker dollar and stronger consumer spending.

Earnings Growth Heats Up After Years of Cost-Cutting

America’s largest companies are on pace to post two consecutive quarters of double-digit profit growth for the first time since 2011, a product of years of cost-cutting, a weaker dollar and stronger consumer spending.

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Trump Deepens GOP Divide

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-07-31 00:39
Trump Deepens GOP Divide

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s tumultuous past week has widened rifts in his party, between those who vocally support the president’s combative style and others who bridle at it, according to interviews with GOP officials and supporters across the country.

Trump Deepens GOP Divide

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s tumultuous past week has widened rifts in his party, between those who vocally support the president’s combative style and others who bridle at it, according to interviews with GOP officials and supporters across the country.

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OPEC's Existential Problem

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-07-31 00:39
OPEC’s Existential Problem

OPEC, the once powerful oil cartel, is struggling to hold the line in a make-or-break fight to limit oil production, prop up crippling low prices and prove its relevance.

OPEC’s Existential Problem

OPEC, the once powerful oil cartel, is struggling to hold the line in a make-or-break fight to limit oil production, prop up crippling low prices and prove its relevance.

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Charter Snubs Sprint On Deal

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-07-31 00:39
Charter Snubs Sprint On Deal

Charter Communications Inc. said it isn’t interested in buying Sprint Corp., rebuffing a gigantic merger offer and potentially ending several weeks of deal talks between the media and communications companies.

Charter Snubs Sprint On Deal

Charter Communications Inc. said it isn’t interested in buying Sprint Corp., rebuffing a gigantic merger offer and potentially ending several weeks of deal talks between the media and communications companies.

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America's Pigs Have a Body-Image Problem: They're Not Fat Enough

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-07-29 00:06
The day Aaron Foster finally got the full allotment of pork carcasses he’d ordered for his butcher shop in Brooklyn, the anxiety he’d felt during five long months of waiting melted away.
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Sprint Seeks Deal With Charter

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-07-29 00:06
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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-07-29 00:06
Sprint has proposed a merger with Charter that would create a media and communications giant, upending sectors that are already changing dramatically.
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Trump Ousts Priebus as Staff Chief

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-07-29 00:06
President Donald Trump replaced Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on Friday with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, a retired Marine Corps general.
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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-07-29 00:06
Trump replaced Chief of Staff Priebus with Homeland Security Secretary Kelly, a move aimed at bringing order to a tumultuous administration.
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Health Bill's Defeat Roils Insurers, Republicans

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-07-29 00:06
WASHINGTON—The abrupt collapse of Republicans’ bid to rework the U.S. health care system opened a new chapter of uncertainty for insurers, medical providers and millions of Americans Friday, as officials weighed divergent options for the road ahead.
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N. Korea Advances Missile Potency

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-07-29 00:05
SEOUL—North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile Friday that experts said put the continental U.S. firmly in range of a strike, underscoring Pyongyang’s rapid advance in technology and intensifying a standoff with Washington.
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'Skinny' Repeal of Obamacare Fails in Senate

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-28 02:38
The slimmed-down health-law repeal was the Republicans’ last-ditch effort to deliver on their promise to overhaul the Affordable Care Act.
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China Unleashes a chip War

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-28 02:01
China Unleashes a chip War

WUHAN, China—At a muddy construction site the size of 12 baseball stadiums, globalization is turning into nationalism.

China Unleashes a chip War

WUHAN, China—At a muddy construction site the size of 12 baseball stadiums, globalization is turning into nationalism.

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Global Sales, Weak Dollar Lift U.S. Corporate Profits

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-28 02:01
Global Sales, Weak Dollar Lift U.S. Corporate Profits

A pickup in global growth and a weakening dollar are boosting profits at many U.S. companies that do business overseas, helping support the yearslong rally in the stock market and pushing major indexes to records.

Global Sales, Weak Dollar Lift U.S. Corporate Profits

A pickup in global growth and a weakening dollar are boosting profits at many U.S. companies that do business overseas, helping support the yearslong rally in the stock market and pushing major indexes to records.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-28 02:01
What’s News: World-Wide

The Republican effort to dismantle the ACA collapsed early Friday when a slimmed-down Senate measure to pare back selected pieces of the 2010 health-care law failed, undermining GOP leaders’ last-ditch effort to deliver on a longtime campaign promise.

What’s News: World-Wide

The Republican effort to dismantle the ACA collapsed early Friday when a slimmed-down Senate measure to pare back selected pieces of the 2010 health-care law failed, undermining GOP leaders’ last-ditch effort to deliver on a longtime campaign promise.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-28 02:01
What’s News: Business & Finance

A pickup in global growth and a weakening dollar are boosting profits at many U.S. companies that do business overseas, helping support the yearslong rally in the stock market.

What’s News: Business & Finance

A pickup in global growth and a weakening dollar are boosting profits at many U.S. companies that do business overseas, helping support the yearslong rally in the stock market.

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Unpaid Bills? The Zorros Are En Route

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-28 02:01
Unpaid Bills? The Zorros Are En Route

VALENCIA, Spain—Antonio Sánchez recently came to a dispiriting conclusion about his professional future.

Unpaid Bills? The Zorros Are En Route

VALENCIA, Spain—Antonio Sánchez recently came to a dispiriting conclusion about his professional future.

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Borrowing With Stock Soars as Market Rises

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-28 02:01
Borrowing With Stock Soars as Market Rises

Wall Street brokerages have been selling billions of dollars in loans backed by stocks and bonds, a trend that yields lucrative fees for the firms but poses risks for borrowers.

Borrowing With Stock Soars as Market Rises

Wall Street brokerages have been selling billions of dollars in loans backed by stocks and bonds, a trend that yields lucrative fees for the firms but poses risks for borrowers.

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A School's Glorious Mystery: How to Spend IPO Riches

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-07-27 01:10
A School’s Glorious Mystery: How to Spend IPO Riches

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Simon Chiu has been wrestling with an unusual dilemma: how the Catholic high school he leads should spend one of the most extraordinary windfalls in Silicon Valley.

A School’s Glorious Mystery: How to Spend IPO Riches

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Simon Chiu has been wrestling with an unusual dilemma: how the Catholic high school he leads should spend one of the most extraordinary windfalls in Silicon Valley.

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