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What's News: Business & Finance

Tue, 2018-05-08 00:10
What’s News: Business & Finance

ValueAct has built a roughly $1.2 billion stake in Citigroup, as the investor bets on the bank’s strength as a service provider to corporations.

What’s News: Business & Finance

ValueAct has built a roughly $1.2 billion stake in Citigroup, as the investor bets on the bank’s strength as a service provider to corporations.

When the Crowd Isn't Wise, There's Wikipedia Court

Tue, 2018-05-08 00:10
When the Crowd Isn’t Wise, There’s Wikipedia Court

Wikipedia editors got locked in a dispute several months ago about the biographical summary boxes that sit atop some pages of the online encyclopedia. The tiff quickly turned heated.

When the Crowd Isn’t Wise, There’s Wikipedia Court

Wikipedia editors got locked in a dispute several months ago about the biographical summary boxes that sit atop some pages of the online encyclopedia. The tiff quickly turned heated.

Labor Unrest Erupts Anew In Iran, Pressuring Leadership

Mon, 2018-05-07 00:14
Labor Unrest Erupts Anew In Iran, Pressuring Leadership

Teachers went on strike in central Iran’s city of Yazd. Steelworkers and hospital staff walked off the job in the southwest city of Ahvaz. Railway employees protested near Tabriz. And a bus drivers union in Tehran battled the private companies that control many city routes.

Labor Unrest Erupts Anew In Iran, Pressuring Leadership

Teachers went on strike in central Iran’s city of Yazd. Steelworkers and hospital staff walked off the job in the southwest city of Ahvaz. Railway employees protested near Tabriz. And a bus drivers union in Tehran battled the private companies that control many city routes.

Markets Run Fast Only to Stay in Place

Mon, 2018-05-07 00:14
Markets Run Fast Only to Stay in Place

U.S. stocks and bonds appear deadlocked despite a positive response to Friday’s “Goldilocks” jobs report, reflecting the conflicting impulses of a strong economy faced with rising interest rates and creeping fears about inflation.

Markets Run Fast Only to Stay in Place

U.S. stocks and bonds appear deadlocked despite a positive response to Friday’s “Goldilocks” jobs report, reflecting the conflicting impulses of a strong economy faced with rising interest rates and creeping fears about inflation.

Revenue Surge Boosts State Coffers

Mon, 2018-05-07 00:14
Revenue Surge Boosts State Coffers

State budget officials from Utah to Connecticut are reporting higher tax revenue and a brighter fiscal outlook, thanks to an improved national economy and robust job growth.

Revenue Surge Boosts State Coffers

State budget officials from Utah to Connecticut are reporting higher tax revenue and a brighter fiscal outlook, thanks to an improved national economy and robust job growth.

Fan Homage to a Favored VW Has One Glaring Flaw: Speed

Mon, 2018-05-07 00:14
Fan Homage to a Favored VW Has One Glaring Flaw: Speed

Herbie the VW Beetle vanquished the Ferraris and Corvettes that he raced in the 1968 film “The Love Bug.”

Fan Homage to a Favored VW Has One Glaring Flaw: Speed

Herbie the VW Beetle vanquished the Ferraris and Corvettes that he raced in the 1968 film “The Love Bug.”

What's News: World-Wide

Mon, 2018-05-07 00:14
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump’s lawyers took a more-combative tone with special counsel Mueller, suggesting the president decline to cooperate with any subpoena requiring him to appear.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump’s lawyers took a more-combative tone with special counsel Mueller, suggesting the president decline to cooperate with any subpoena requiring him to appear.

Trump's Lawyers Harden Tone on Mueller

Mon, 2018-05-07 00:14
Trump’s Lawyers Harden Tone on Mueller

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s legal team is striking a more combative tone with Robert Mueller, suggesting publicly that the president may decline to cooperate with the special counsel’s prosecutors.

Trump’s Lawyers Harden Tone on Mueller

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s legal team is striking a more combative tone with Robert Mueller, suggesting publicly that the president may decline to cooperate with the special counsel’s prosecutors.

What's News: Business & Finance

Mon, 2018-05-07 00:14
What’s News: Business & Finance

U.S. stocks and bonds are treading water, reflecting conflicting feelings about a strong economy set against concern about rising interest rates and fears of inflation.

What’s News: Business & Finance

U.S. stocks and bonds are treading water, reflecting conflicting feelings about a strong economy set against concern about rising interest rates and fears of inflation.

Your Phone's Nearly Out of Power. Remain Calm. Call a Doctor.

Fri, 2018-05-04 23:01
Larry Rosen knows he has a problem. Headed home from work, the psychology professor said his heart skipped a beat when he glanced at his iPhone and suddenly realized his battery was at 7%. He had no charger. “You get this feeling: Oh my God, I’m lost,” he said.

Trump Bypasses Staff, Returns to Freewheeling

Fri, 2018-05-04 23:01
WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump is increasingly relying on longtime outside advisers rather than White House staff as he deals with several major issues simultaneously, from a North Korean summit to the Russia investigation. But the perils of that approach were on display this week following a television interview he orchestrated with his new counsel, Rudy Giuliani.

U.S. Probes Cohen Over Cash He Built Up During Campaign

Fri, 2018-05-04 23:01
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, gained access to as much as $774,000 through two financial transactions during the 2016 presidential campaign as he sought to fix problems for his boss, public records show.

U.S., China Dig In on Trade Issues

Fri, 2018-05-04 23:01
BEIJING—The U.S. and China asked one another to make sweeping concessions in trade talks, failing to bridge sharp divisions and raising the chances that each government will slap tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of the other country’s exports.

Saudis Push for Oil at $80 A Barrel

Fri, 2018-05-04 23:01
DUBAI—Saudi Arabia is maneuvering to push oil prices up to at least $80 a barrel this year, shifting away from its longtime role as a stabilizing force in global energy markets.

What's News: Business & Finance

Fri, 2018-05-04 23:01
U.S. unemployment fell to 3.9% in April, the lowest level since December 2000, the result of a historically long jobs expansion.

What's News: World-Wide

Fri, 2018-05-04 23:01
Trump lawyer Cohen gained access to up to $774,000 through two financial transactions during the 2016 campaign as he sought to fix problems for his boss.

Jobless Rate at 17-Year Low

Fri, 2018-05-04 23:01
WASHINGTON—Unemployment in the U.S. fell in April to one of the lowest levels of the post-World War II era, the result of a historically long jobs expansion that shows little evidence of slowing.

Trump Gambit Stuns Staff

Fri, 2018-05-04 00:34
Trump Gambit Stuns Staff

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump hatched with Rudy Giuliani the high-risk plan to disclose on live television that he had reimbursed his longtime attorney for buying a porn star’s silence, leaving senior aides in the White House and the rest of his legal team stunned.

Trump Gambit Stuns Staff

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump hatched with Rudy Giuliani the high-risk plan to disclose on live television that he had reimbursed his longtime attorney for buying a porn star’s silence, leaving senior aides in the White House and the rest of his legal team stunned.

New Tax Law Fattens Corporate Profits

Fri, 2018-05-04 00:33
New Tax Law Fattens Corporate Profits

The largest U.S. companies found a new formula for success in the first quarter: larger pretax profits and smaller tax bills—mostly compliments of the federal tax overhaul.

New Tax Law Fattens Corporate Profits

The largest U.S. companies found a new formula for success in the first quarter: larger pretax profits and smaller tax bills—mostly compliments of the federal tax overhaul.

Don't Ask the Rail Agency About Trains

Fri, 2018-05-04 00:33
Don’t Ask the Rail Agency About Trains

Ryan Sitton of the Railroad Commission of Texas said there’s a basic frustration with his job: People keep asking him about railroads.

Don’t Ask the Rail Agency About Trains

Ryan Sitton of the Railroad Commission of Texas said there’s a basic frustration with his job: People keep asking him about railroads.

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