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What's News: Business & Finance

Fri, 2017-12-15 00:16
What’s News: Business & Finance

Disney agreed to buy most of Fox for $52.4 billion in stock, a deal that would give Disney a dominant position in movies and sports and help bolster its television business.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Disney agreed to buy most of Fox for $52.4 billion in stock, a deal that would give Disney a dominant position in movies and sports and help bolster its television business.

Categories: Business

Final GOP Deal Sets 21% Corporate Tax, Cuts for Top Earners

Thu, 2017-12-14 12:16
The highest-earning Americans will get a lower tax rate and corporations will pay slightly more than in previous plans under a deal House and Senate Republicans reached on the party’s competing tax-overhaul bills.
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From German Faucets to Italian Chocolate, Trade Barriers Are Rising Again in Europe

Thu, 2017-12-14 10:12
The rise of economic nationalism is clashing with the open-market ideals of the EU’s original founders. Member states, including France and some in the east, are introducing new rules to favor domestic production and labor.
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Dotards and Hooligans 101: Why Scholars Study North Korea's Insults

Thu, 2017-12-14 03:15
Scholars parse Pyongyang’s inventive invective using high-powered mathematical tools to better understand Kim Jong Un’s regime.
Categories: Business

Defeat HeightensDivisions In GOP

Thu, 2017-12-14 00:58
Defeat HeightensDivisions In GOP

Defeat HeightensDivisions In GOP

Categories: Business

Disney Poised to Acquire Fox Assets

Thu, 2017-12-14 00:58
Disney Poised to Acquire Fox Assets

Walt Disney Co. is close to a deal to acquire a large piece of 21st Century Fox Inc., people familiar with the situation say, in a pact that could help the entertainment giant accelerate its ambitions in streaming media, shore up its television business and grab hold of lucrative movie franchises.

Disney Poised to Acquire Fox Assets

Walt Disney Co. is close to a deal to acquire a large piece of 21st Century Fox Inc., people familiar with the situation say, in a pact that could help the entertainment giant accelerate its ambitions in streaming media, shore up its television business and grab hold of lucrative movie franchises.

Categories: Business

What's News: World-Wide

Thu, 2017-12-14 00:57
What’s News: World-Wide

House and Senate Republicans reached a deal on the party’s competing tax bills. The agreement would set the top individual rate at 37% and the corporate rate at 21%.

What’s News: World-Wide

House and Senate Republicans reached a deal on the party’s competing tax bills. The agreement would set the top individual rate at 37% and the corporate rate at 21%.

Categories: Business

Fed Hikes Rates as Economy Picks Up

Thu, 2017-12-14 00:57
Fed Hikes Rates as Economy Picks Up

WASHINGTON—The Federal Reserve showed continued optimism about the U.S. economy in voting Wednesday to raise short-term interest rates for the third time this year, and signaling it would stay on a similar path next year amid a leadership transition.

Fed Hikes Rates as Economy Picks Up

WASHINGTON—The Federal Reserve showed continued optimism about the U.S. economy in voting Wednesday to raise short-term interest rates for the third time this year, and signaling it would stay on a similar path next year amid a leadership transition.

Categories: Business

What's News: Business & Finance

Thu, 2017-12-14 00:57
What’s News: Business & Finance

Disney is close to a deal to acquire a large piece of Fox in a pact that could help the entertainment giant accelerate its ambitions in streaming media, shore up its TV business and grab hold of lucrative movie franchises.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Disney is close to a deal to acquire a large piece of Fox in a pact that could help the entertainment giant accelerate its ambitions in streaming media, shore up its TV business and grab hold of lucrative movie franchises.

Categories: Business

Who Found the Millennium Falcon? Real-Life Star Wars Reporters

Wed, 2017-12-13 00:41
Who Found the Millennium Falcon? Real-Life Star Wars Reporters

Staring at a satellite image on Google Maps, James Burns could hardly believe his eyes. There in plain sight was a Hollywood legend—shielded on all sides by seven shipping containers, half covered in a lavender tarp and just yards away from a golf course in Surrey, England.

Who Found the Millennium Falcon? Real-Life Star Wars Reporters

Staring at a satellite image on Google Maps, James Burns could hardly believe his eyes. There in plain sight was a Hollywood legend—shielded on all sides by seven shipping containers, half covered in a lavender tarp and just yards away from a golf course in Surrey, England.

Categories: Business

Oil Supplies Retreat, Bolstering Producers

Wed, 2017-12-13 00:41
Oil Supplies Retreat, Bolstering Producers

LONDON—A wave of oil-supply disruptions, rising demand and OPEC’s production cuts have raised hopes among investors and producers that global crude inventories are finally falling back in line with demand.

Oil Supplies Retreat, Bolstering Producers

LONDON—A wave of oil-supply disruptions, rising demand and OPEC’s production cuts have raised hopes among investors and producers that global crude inventories are finally falling back in line with demand.

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Fake Comments Hit Rule Making

Wed, 2017-12-13 00:40
Fake Comments Hit Rule Making

A comment posted on the Federal Communications Commission’s public docket endorses a Trump-administration plan to repeal a “net neutrality” policy requiring internet providers to treat all web traffic the same.

Fake Comments Hit Rule Making

A comment posted on the Federal Communications Commission’s public docket endorses a Trump-administration plan to repeal a “net neutrality” policy requiring internet providers to treat all web traffic the same.

Categories: Business

High-End Mall Owner Makes a Dash for the Exit

Wed, 2017-12-13 00:40
High-End Mall Owner Makes a Dash for the Exit

The owner of some of America’s most successful malls is getting out of the business.

High-End Mall Owner Makes a Dash for the Exit

The owner of some of America’s most successful malls is getting out of the business.

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Democrat Wins in Alabama Upset

Wed, 2017-12-13 00:40
Democrat Wins in Alabama Upset

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Democrat Doug Jones of Alabama Tuesday scored an upset win in a deeply Republican state, capturing the U.S. Senate seat here in a special election that drove a wedge within the Republican party and gave Democrats another burst of momentum ahead of the 2018 midterm races.

Democrat Wins in Alabama Upset

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Democrat Doug Jones of Alabama Tuesday scored an upset win in a deeply Republican state, capturing the U.S. Senate seat here in a special election that drove a wedge within the Republican party and gave Democrats another burst of momentum ahead of the 2018 midterm races.

Categories: Business

What's News: Business & Finance

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.

Categories: Business

What's News: World-Wide

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.

Categories: Business

Trump, GOP Face Political Reckoning

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

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.

Categories: Business

Bomber Jolts New York Commute

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.

Categories: Business

Stock Investors Face New Tax Hit

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.

Categories: Business

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