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A Vasectomy Doesn't Have to Be a Sterile Affair

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-07-24 00:10
A Vasectomy Doesn’t Have to Be a Sterile Affair

Businessmen Rob Ferretti and Jeb Lopez skipped work for a day of booze, steaks and prescription drugs at a hideaway outside Washington, D.C.

A Vasectomy Doesn’t Have to Be a Sterile Affair

Businessmen Rob Ferretti and Jeb Lopez skipped work for a day of booze, steaks and prescription drugs at a hideaway outside Washington, D.C.

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Tobacco's Legal Foes Target Opioid Makers

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-07-24 00:10
Tobacco’s Legal Foes Target Opioid Makers

The legal front widening against makers of opioid painkillers has something in common with landmark tobacco litigation of the 1990s: attorney Mike Moore.

Tobacco’s Legal Foes Target Opioid Makers

The legal front widening against makers of opioid painkillers has something in common with landmark tobacco litigation of the 1990s: attorney Mike Moore.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-07-24 00:10
What’s News: World-Wide

The White House on Sunday indicated Trump was likely to support legislation that would punish Russia for interfering in the 2016 election.

What’s News: World-Wide

The White House on Sunday indicated Trump was likely to support legislation that would punish Russia for interfering in the 2016 election.

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China's Crackdown on Wanda Blessed by Xi

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-07-24 00:09
China’s Crackdown on Wanda Blessed by Xi

BEIJING—China’s government reined in one of its brashest conglomerates with the approval of President Xi Jinping, according to people with knowledge of the action—a sign that the broader government clampdown on large private companies comes from the top of China’s leadership.

China’s Crackdown on Wanda Blessed by Xi

BEIJING—China’s government reined in one of its brashest conglomerates with the approval of President Xi Jinping, according to people with knowledge of the action—a sign that the broader government clampdown on large private companies comes from the top of China’s leadership.

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Bank Pay Quietly Shrinks

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-07-24 00:09
Bank Pay Quietly Shrinks

Trump administration regulators have signaled they want to abandon long-simmering plans to further regulate pay on Wall Street—but it may not matter.

Bank Pay Quietly Shrinks

Trump administration regulators have signaled they want to abandon long-simmering plans to further regulate pay on Wall Street—but it may not matter.

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White House Backs Sanctions

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-07-24 00:09
White House Backs Sanctions

WASHINGTON—The White House on Sunday indicated President Donald Trump was likely to support legislation that would punish Russia for interfering in the 2016 election, after months of questioning assertions about Moscow’s involvement.

White House Backs Sanctions

WASHINGTON—The White House on Sunday indicated President Donald Trump was likely to support legislation that would punish Russia for interfering in the 2016 election, after months of questioning assertions about Moscow’s involvement.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-07-24 00:09
What’s News: Business & Finance

Trump administration regulators have signaled they want to abandon plans to further regulate Wall Street pay, but events have already led to tighter controls.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Trump administration regulators have signaled they want to abandon plans to further regulate Wall Street pay, but events have already led to tighter controls.

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GE, Its Outlook Hazy, Asks Investors to Wait

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-07-22 00:34
General Electric Co., a company in transition that also is changing its CEO, told investors Friday that they’d have to wait four months to hear the new boss’s strategy for boosting results.
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Wall Street is the New Suburban Landlord

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-07-22 00:34
SPRING HILL, Tenn.—When real-estate agent Don Nugent listed a three-bedroom, two-bath house here on Jo Ann Drive, offers came immediately, including a $208,000 one from a couple with a young child looking for their first home.
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U.S. Stymies China Deals

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-07-22 00:34
The U.S. is toughening its scrutiny of Chinese deals, throwing a number of high-profile takeover bids into question and helping spur a huge case backlog, according to people familiar with the process.
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Trump Shakes Up Media Staff

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-07-22 00:34
President Donald Trump shook up his communications team on Friday following months of frustration, installing a top campaign fundraiser as its director and accepting the resignation of press secretary Sean Spicer, one of the White House’s most recognizable faces.
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Congrats on Your Newborn! Please Report to 'Mom Jail'

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-07-22 00:34
Ye Zhen changed out of her pajamas and into street clothes, tucked a baseball cap over her head and slipped out the door of her room.
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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-07-22 00:34
The U.S. is toughening its scrutiny of Chinese deals, throwing a number of high-profile takeover bids into question.
Categories: Business

What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-07-22 00:34
Trump installed top campaign fundraiser Anthony Scaramucci as communications director and accepted press secretary Spicer’s resignation.
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U.S. and Exxon Spar Over Russia Sanctions

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-21 00:49
U.S. and Exxon Spar Over Russia Sanctions

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday imposed a $2 million fine on Exxon Mobil Corp. for what it called a “reckless disregard” of U.S. sanctions on Russia while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil giant’s chief executive, a finding the company immediately said it would challenge.

U.S. and Exxon Spar Over Russia Sanctions

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday imposed a $2 million fine on Exxon Mobil Corp. for what it called a “reckless disregard” of U.S. sanctions on Russia while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil giant’s chief executive, a finding the company immediately said it would challenge.

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China's Theme-Park Bid Has Few Attractions

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-21 00:49
China’s Theme-Park Bid Has Few Attractions

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin visited Shanghai Disneyland last fall to see for himself attractions drawn from the Disney catalog, from Star Wars and Pirates of the Caribbean to Snow White and the other fairy-tale princesses.

China’s Theme-Park Bid Has Few Attractions

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin visited Shanghai Disneyland last fall to see for himself attractions drawn from the Disney catalog, from Star Wars and Pirates of the Caribbean to Snow White and the other fairy-tale princesses.

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Sears Links With Amazon, Jolting Appliance Industry

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-21 00:49
Sears Links With Amazon, Jolting Appliance Industry

Sears Holdings Corp. said Thursday it will start selling its Kenmore appliances on Amazon, loosening its grip on one of its historic product lines and becoming the latest big American brand to capitulate to the online-retail giant.

Sears Links With Amazon, Jolting Appliance Industry

Sears Holdings Corp. said Thursday it will start selling its Kenmore appliances on Amazon, loosening its grip on one of its historic product lines and becoming the latest big American brand to capitulate to the online-retail giant.

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Welcome to the Supreme Court! The Turkey Wraps Need More Mayo

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-21 00:49
Welcome to the Supreme Court! The Turkey Wraps Need More Mayo

WASHINGTON—Justice Neil Gorsuch survived a Senate grilling to get his seat on the Supreme Court. Now, as the court’s most-junior member, he’s the chief justice of the grill.

Welcome to the Supreme Court! The Turkey Wraps Need More Mayo

WASHINGTON—Justice Neil Gorsuch survived a Senate grilling to get his seat on the Supreme Court. Now, as the court’s most-junior member, he’s the chief justice of the grill.

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Big Tax Bills Loom For Fund Managers

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-21 00:49
Big Tax Bills Loom For Fund Managers

Hedge-fund managers are preparing to pay billions of dollars in taxes due to a 2008 decision to end a loophole that long benefited some of Wall Street’s wealthiest investors.

Big Tax Bills Loom For Fund Managers

Hedge-fund managers are preparing to pay billions of dollars in taxes due to a 2008 decision to end a loophole that long benefited some of Wall Street’s wealthiest investors.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-21 00:49
What’s News: World-Wide

The Treasury imposed a $2 million fine on Exxon for what it called a “reckless disregard” of U.S. sanctions on Russia while Tillerson was the oil giant’s CEO.

What’s News: World-Wide

The Treasury imposed a $2 million fine on Exxon for what it called a “reckless disregard” of U.S. sanctions on Russia while Tillerson was the oil giant’s CEO.

Categories: Business

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