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What's News: World-Wide

Sat, 2017-07-15 00:36
A startup partly owned by Jared Kushner’s brother was invited to a White House tech summit that the president’s son-in-law helped organize.
Categories: Business

Uber Yields to Its Rival in Russia

Fri, 2017-07-14 00:35
Uber Yields to Its Rival in Russia

Uber Technologies Inc. is combining its Russian operations with Yandex.Taxi, the most popular ride-hailing service in that country, a rare retreat that shows the beleaguered San Francisco company’s willingness to withdraw from costly battles abroad.

Uber Yields to Its Rival in Russia

Uber Technologies Inc. is combining its Russian operations with Yandex.Taxi, the most popular ride-hailing service in that country, a rare retreat that shows the beleaguered San Francisco company’s willingness to withdraw from costly battles abroad.

Categories: Business

Can't Find Time for Podcasts? Try Listening at Chipmunk Speed

Fri, 2017-07-14 00:35
Can’t Find Time for Podcasts? Try Listening at Chipmunk Speed

Jarod Reyes wanted to reduce his anxiety. His doctor suggested meditation, so he subscribed to a podcast to guide him toward a Zen state.

Can’t Find Time for Podcasts? Try Listening at Chipmunk Speed

Jarod Reyes wanted to reduce his anxiety. His doctor suggested meditation, so he subscribed to a podcast to guide him toward a Zen state.

Categories: Business

What's News: World-Wide

Fri, 2017-07-14 00:35
What’s News: World-Wide

Senate Republicans unveiled a revised health bill in an effort to shore up its faltering GOP support, but the measure’s future remained precarious.

What’s News: World-Wide

Senate Republicans unveiled a revised health bill in an effort to shore up its faltering GOP support, but the measure’s future remained precarious.

Categories: Business

Shipping Firm Takes Investors on Wild Ride

Fri, 2017-07-14 00:35
Shipping Firm Takes Investors on Wild Ride

When a company’s stock drops 99.9% in six months, there’s probably a story there. When, despite that carnage, the company’s assets double during the same period, even more so.

Shipping Firm Takes Investors on Wild Ride

When a company’s stock drops 99.9% in six months, there’s probably a story there. When, despite that carnage, the company’s assets double during the same period, even more so.

Categories: Business

Vanguard Taps New Chief

Fri, 2017-07-14 00:35
Vanguard Taps New Chief

Vanguard Group named a new chief executive who will have to confront a challenge most companies wish they had: intense growth.

Vanguard Taps New Chief

Vanguard Group named a new chief executive who will have to confront a challenge most companies wish they had: intense growth.

Categories: Business

What's News: Business & Finance

Fri, 2017-07-14 00:35
What’s News: Business & Finance

Vanguard named Tim Buckley, the firm’s chief investment officer, to succeed F. William McNabb as CEO of the world’s second-largest asset manager.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Vanguard named Tim Buckley, the firm’s chief investment officer, to succeed F. William McNabb as CEO of the world’s second-largest asset manager.

Categories: Business

New GOP Health Bill Gets Chilly Reception

Fri, 2017-07-14 00:35
New GOP Health Bill Gets Chilly Reception

WASHINGTON—Senate Republicans unveiled a revised health bill Thursday in an effort to shore up its faltering GOP support, but its future remained precarious as at least two Republicans quickly vowed to oppose it, bringing the proposal within a single vote of potential collapse.

New GOP Health Bill Gets Chilly Reception

WASHINGTON—Senate Republicans unveiled a revised health bill Thursday in an effort to shore up its faltering GOP support, but its future remained precarious as at least two Republicans quickly vowed to oppose it, bringing the proposal within a single vote of potential collapse.

Categories: Business

Want to Meet Mark Zuckerberg? He'll Be Here in Five Minutes

Thu, 2017-07-13 00:21
Want to Meet Mark Zuckerberg? He’ll Be Here in Five Minutes

Mark Zuckerberg is trying to understand America, so he’s embarked on a journey to meet people like hockey moms and steelworkers who don’t typically cross his path.

Want to Meet Mark Zuckerberg? He’ll Be Here in Five Minutes

Mark Zuckerberg is trying to understand America, so he’s embarked on a journey to meet people like hockey moms and steelworkers who don’t typically cross his path.

Categories: Business

China Can't Control Runaway Home Buying

Thu, 2017-07-13 00:21
China Can’t Control Runaway Home Buying

GUANGZHOU, China—The more China tries to rein in its roaring housing market, the more obsessed people get about buying.

China Can’t Control Runaway Home Buying

GUANGZHOU, China—The more China tries to rein in its roaring housing market, the more obsessed people get about buying.

Categories: Business

FBI Chief Nominee Pledges To Ignore Politics

Thu, 2017-07-13 00:21
FBI Chief Nominee Pledges To Ignore Politics

Christopher Wray, President Donald Trump’s pick to be the next FBI director and a former top Justice Department official, told Congress Wednesday he would be an independent leader who wouldn’t let politics sidetrack the bureau’s investigations as it navigates a turbulent investigative and legal landscape.

FBI Chief Nominee Pledges To Ignore Politics

Christopher Wray, President Donald Trump’s pick to be the next FBI director and a former top Justice Department official, told Congress Wednesday he would be an independent leader who wouldn’t let politics sidetrack the bureau’s investigations as it navigates a turbulent investigative and legal landscape.

Categories: Business

Bank Deposits Don't Pay

Thu, 2017-07-13 00:20
Bank Deposits Don’t Pay

Banks are grappling with the question of when they will have to pay depositors more to keep them from moving their money as interest rates keep rising.

Bank Deposits Don’t Pay

Banks are grappling with the question of when they will have to pay depositors more to keep them from moving their money as interest rates keep rising.

Categories: Business

What's News: World-Wide

Thu, 2017-07-13 00:20
What’s News: World-Wide

Christopher Wray, Trump’s pick for FBI chief, told Congress he would be an independent leader who wouldn’t let politics sidetrack investigations.

What’s News: World-Wide

Christopher Wray, Trump’s pick for FBI chief, told Congress he would be an independent leader who wouldn’t let politics sidetrack investigations.

Categories: Business

A $16,000 Medicine Spurs Pricing Dilemma

Thu, 2017-07-13 00:20
A $16,000 Medicine Spurs Pricing Dilemma

Novartis AG recently discovered that a drug it sells for a group of very rare diseases could be used to treat a much more common ailment. There is just one problem: its $16,000-per-dose price tag.

A $16,000 Medicine Spurs Pricing Dilemma

Novartis AG recently discovered that a drug it sells for a group of very rare diseases could be used to treat a much more common ailment. There is just one problem: its $16,000-per-dose price tag.

Categories: Business

What's News: Business & Finance

Thu, 2017-07-13 00:20
What’s News: Business & Finance

Banks are grappling with the question of when they will have to pay depositors more to keep them from moving their money as interest rates keep rising.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Banks are grappling with the question of when they will have to pay depositors more to keep them from moving their money as interest rates keep rising.

Categories: Business

The 'In' Crowd's New Pastime: Editing the Manhattan Skyline

Wed, 2017-07-12 00:40
The ‘In’ Crowd’s New Pastime: Editing the Manhattan Skyline

On warm nights, Bobby Francis and his three roommates like to hit the balcony of their Manhattan apartment, pull out their phones and change the color of the New York City skyline.

The ‘In’ Crowd’s New Pastime: Editing the Manhattan Skyline

On warm nights, Bobby Francis and his three roommates like to hit the balcony of their Manhattan apartment, pull out their phones and change the color of the New York City skyline.

Categories: Business

Pushback On Bid Tests Buffett's Resolve

Wed, 2017-07-12 00:40
Pushback On Bid Tests Buffett’s Resolve

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is under pressure to do something it usually doesn’t do: raise its bid.

Pushback On Bid Tests Buffett’s Resolve

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is under pressure to do something it usually doesn’t do: raise its bid.

Categories: Business

Google Pays Scholars to Influence Policy

Wed, 2017-07-12 00:40
Google Pays Scholars to Influence Policy

Google operates a little-known program to harness the brain power of university researchers to help sway opinion and public policy, cultivating financial relationships with professors at campuses from Harvard University to the University of California, Berkeley.

Google Pays Scholars to Influence Policy

Google operates a little-known program to harness the brain power of university researchers to help sway opinion and public policy, cultivating financial relationships with professors at campuses from Harvard University to the University of California, Berkeley.

Categories: Business

What's News: World-Wide

Wed, 2017-07-12 00:40
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump’s eldest son and campaign aides attended a meeting to discuss allegedly incriminating information about Clinton they were told was being offered by Russia in support of Trump’s candidacy, according to emails Donald Trump Jr. released.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump’s eldest son and campaign aides attended a meeting to discuss allegedly incriminating information about Clinton they were told was being offered by Russia in support of Trump’s candidacy, according to emails Donald Trump Jr. released.

Categories: Business

GOP Sets Health Vote for Next Week

Wed, 2017-07-12 00:40
GOP Sets Health Vote for Next Week

WASHINGTON—Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, ratcheting up the pressure on fellow Republicans, set a vote on the GOP health-care bill for next week and delayed the chamber’s August recess to give the party time to seek other legislative wins, even if the health plan stalls.

GOP Sets Health Vote for Next Week

WASHINGTON—Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, ratcheting up the pressure on fellow Republicans, set a vote on the GOP health-care bill for next week and delayed the chamber’s August recess to give the party time to seek other legislative wins, even if the health plan stalls.

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