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Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-07 22:51
Trump and Putin, in a highly anticipated meeting, disagreed over election interference and about the best approach to North Korea, but made tentative progress toward curbing bloodshed in Syria. Trump faced off with world leaders over trade policy at the G-20 summit, positioning the U.S. as the most vocal critic of the international economic order.
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Jobs Grow, but Wages Stay Stuck

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-07 22:51
U.S. employers are churning out jobs unabated as the economic expansion enters its ninth year, but the inability to generate more robust wage growth represents a missing piece in a largely complete labor recovery.
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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-07 22:51
U.S. employers are churning out jobs unabated, but an inability to generate more robust wage growth remains a persistent weak spot.
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To Game TV Ratings, Don't Use Spell Check

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-07-06 22:43
To Game TV Ratings, Don’t Use Spell Check

Boosting TV ratings is easy for networks that don’t mind playing dumb.

To Game TV Ratings, Don’t Use Spell Check

Boosting TV ratings is easy for networks that don’t mind playing dumb.

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Trump Urges West To Show Courage

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-07-06 22:43
Trump Urges West To Show Courage

WARSAW—In a bid to broaden the nationalist vision he has long embraced, President Donald Trump on Thursday described the West as locked in a struggle it could lose unless it can “summon the courage” to see it through.

Trump Urges West To Show Courage

WARSAW—In a bid to broaden the nationalist vision he has long embraced, President Donald Trump on Thursday described the West as locked in a struggle it could lose unless it can “summon the courage” to see it through.

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So Long, Chef Boyardee: Old Food Brands Struggle

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-07-06 22:43
So Long, Chef Boyardee: Old Food Brands Struggle

Big Food is in big trouble.

So Long, Chef Boyardee: Old Food Brands Struggle

Big Food is in big trouble.

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Buffett Makes $17.5 Billion Energy Play

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-07-06 22:43
Buffett Makes $17.5 Billion Energy Play

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is nearing a deal to buy one of the country’s biggest power-transmission companies, which would cement electricity as one of the conglomerate’s largest businesses, people familiar with the matter said.

Buffett Makes $17.5 Billion Energy Play

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is nearing a deal to buy one of the country’s biggest power-transmission companies, which would cement electricity as one of the conglomerate’s largest businesses, people familiar with the matter said.

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Ships Carrying Iranian Fuel Raise Sanctions Concerns

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-07-06 22:43
Ships Carrying Iranian Fuel Raise Sanctions Concerns

Ships transporting almost a fifth of Iran’s oil exports in the second half of last year either turned off their radio-signal tracking systems or gave misleading information about the origin of their cargo, red flags for governments seeking evidence of evasion of international sanctions against Tehran.

Ships Carrying Iranian Fuel Raise Sanctions Concerns

Ships transporting almost a fifth of Iran’s oil exports in the second half of last year either turned off their radio-signal tracking systems or gave misleading information about the origin of their cargo, red flags for governments seeking evidence of evasion of international sanctions against Tehran.

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Volvo Gives Tesla a Shock, As Others Plan Electric Push

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-07-05 20:48
Volvo Gives Tesla a Shock, As Others Plan Electric Push

Volvo, the auto maker that spent 90 years polishing a reputation for safety, indicated Wednesday it is mounting an ambitious challenge to Tesla Inc.’s electric cars.

Volvo Gives Tesla a Shock, As Others Plan Electric Push

Volvo, the auto maker that spent 90 years polishing a reputation for safety, indicated Wednesday it is mounting an ambitious challenge to Tesla Inc.’s electric cars.

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Mexico's Violent Drug War Is Back

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-07-05 20:47
Mexico’s Violent Drug War Is Back

CHIHUAHUA, Mexico—On the morning of March 23, gunmen here fired eight shots into a cherry-red Renault Duster SUV, killing newspaper reporter Miroslava Breach as she waited outside her home to drive her 14-year-old son Carlos to school.

Mexico’s Violent Drug War Is Back

CHIHUAHUA, Mexico—On the morning of March 23, gunmen here fired eight shots into a cherry-red Renault Duster SUV, killing newspaper reporter Miroslava Breach as she waited outside her home to drive her 14-year-old son Carlos to school.

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Russia Balks on North Korea

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-07-05 20:47
Russia Balks on North Korea

The U.S. and Russia clashed at the United Nations Security Council over how to respond to North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program, a confrontation throwing into doubt U.S. hopes for an international diplomatic solution to the burgeoning crisis.

Russia Balks on North Korea

The U.S. and Russia clashed at the United Nations Security Council over how to respond to North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program, a confrontation throwing into doubt U.S. hopes for an international diplomatic solution to the burgeoning crisis.

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Oh, Nuts! The Macadamias Are Stuck

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-07-05 20:47
Oh, Nuts! The Macadamias Are Stuck

DONNELLYVILLE, Australia—After months of waiting, the nuts still hadn’t dropped. So around last September, Noah Seccombe, a 39-year-old macadamia farmer in eastern Australia, decided it was time to bring out the sticks.

Oh, Nuts! The Macadamias Are Stuck

DONNELLYVILLE, Australia—After months of waiting, the nuts still hadn’t dropped. So around last September, Noah Seccombe, a 39-year-old macadamia farmer in eastern Australia, decided it was time to bring out the sticks.

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Fed Debates Timing of Portfolio Tapering

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-07-05 20:47
Fed Debates Timing of Portfolio Tapering

WASHINGTON—Federal Reserve officials in June readied plans to start slowly shrinking the central bank’s large portfolio of bonds and other assets in the next few months, and the debate since then over when to launch the plan has increasingly pointed to September.

Fed Debates Timing of Portfolio Tapering

WASHINGTON—Federal Reserve officials in June readied plans to start slowly shrinking the central bank’s large portfolio of bonds and other assets in the next few months, and the debate since then over when to launch the plan has increasingly pointed to September.

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Beach Patrol Draws a Line In the Sand: No More Tents

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-07-04 20:52
Beach Patrol Draws a Line In the Sand: No More Tents

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.—Capt. Kent Buckson’s radio crackled with word of a situation on the beach. A lifeguard had spotted a large canopy amid the sea of umbrellas. That meant one thing. Time for a takedown.

Beach Patrol Draws a Line In the Sand: No More Tents

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.—Capt. Kent Buckson’s radio crackled with word of a situation on the beach. A lifeguard had spotted a large canopy amid the sea of umbrellas. That meant one thing. Time for a takedown.

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Bank Bid Shows Shift in Oversight

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-07-04 20:52
Bank Bid Shows Shift in Oversight

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. made a preliminary approach to acquire U.K. payments business Worldpay Group Inc., potentially marking one of the biggest deals for a U.S. bank since the financial crisis and reflecting banks’ growing confidence in a shifting regulatory environment.

Bank Bid Shows Shift in Oversight

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. made a preliminary approach to acquire U.K. payments business Worldpay Group Inc., potentially marking one of the biggest deals for a U.S. bank since the financial crisis and reflecting banks’ growing confidence in a shifting regulatory environment.

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Disney's TV Losses Extend to Children

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-07-04 20:52
Disney’s TV Losses Extend to Children

Walt Disney Co.’s biggest business, cable TV, is stalling. And the problems go well beyond ESPN.

Disney’s TV Losses Extend to Children

Walt Disney Co.’s biggest business, cable TV, is stalling. And the problems go well beyond ESPN.

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police pensions Put Cities in Bind

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-07-04 20:51
police pensions Put Cities in Bind

When the city of San Jose had trouble affording services such as road repair and libraries because of the cost of police pensions, it obtained voter approval to pare them. What happened next proved sobering for other cities in the same pickle. Hundreds of police officers quit. Response times for serious calls rose.

police pensions Put Cities in Bind

When the city of San Jose had trouble affording services such as road repair and libraries because of the cost of police pensions, it obtained voter approval to pare them. What happened next proved sobering for other cities in the same pickle. Hundreds of police officers quit. Response times for serious calls rose.

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North Korean Missile Tests Trump

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-07-04 20:51
North Korean Missile Tests Trump

North Korea’s successful launch Tuesday of its first ballistic missile capable of reaching the continental U.S. escalated a diplomatic face-off and threatened to shift the decades-old strategic balance in the Pacific.

North Korean Missile Tests Trump

North Korea’s successful launch Tuesday of its first ballistic missile capable of reaching the continental U.S. escalated a diplomatic face-off and threatened to shift the decades-old strategic balance in the Pacific.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2017-07-02 23:34
What’s News: World-Wide

Governors are pushing back on the GOP health bill, urging lawmakers to rethink cuts to Medicaid funding. New Jersey’s budget standoff continued, and Illinois lawmakers edged closer to a deal on revenue and spending measures.

What’s News: World-Wide

Governors are pushing back on the GOP health bill, urging lawmakers to rethink cuts to Medicaid funding. New Jersey’s budget standoff continued, and Illinois lawmakers edged closer to a deal on revenue and spending measures.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2017-07-02 23:34
What’s News: Business & Finance

The dollar is down 5.6% so far this year, its worst stretch in six years, as investors turned more confident that economic recoveries around the world are gaining on or surpassing growth in the U.S.

What’s News: Business & Finance

The dollar is down 5.6% so far this year, its worst stretch in six years, as investors turned more confident that economic recoveries around the world are gaining on or surpassing growth in the U.S.

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