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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-07-21 00:47
What’s News: Business & Finance

Hedge-fund managers are preparing to pay billions of dollars in taxes resulting from the financial crisis-era closing of a loophole on offshore gains.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Hedge-fund managers are preparing to pay billions of dollars in taxes resulting from the financial crisis-era closing of a loophole on offshore gains.

Categories: Business

Performance Booster at Tour de France: Hand Sanitizer

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-07-20 00:37
Performance Booster at Tour de France: Hand Sanitizer

ROMANS-SUR-ISÈRE, France—Two weeks into the biggest race on his calendar, pro cyclist Pierre Rolland was spending evenings in what he called Tour de France quarantine. At team hotels, he bunked alone in his single room. At meal time, he ate by himself or at the end of a table. When teammates were around, he was banned from shaking hands.

Performance Booster at Tour de France: Hand Sanitizer

ROMANS-SUR-ISÈRE, France—Two weeks into the biggest race on his calendar, pro cyclist Pierre Rolland was spending evenings in what he called Tour de France quarantine. At team hotels, he bunked alone in his single room. At meal time, he ate by himself or at the end of a table. When teammates were around, he was banned from shaking hands.

Categories: Business

Saudi Royal Drama Was Sealed With a Kiss

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-07-20 00:37
Saudi Royal Drama Was Sealed With a Kiss

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—After a wakeful night confined to a Mecca palace lounge, Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef emerged into a marble-walled room the morning of June 21.

Saudi Royal Drama Was Sealed With a Kiss

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—After a wakeful night confined to a Mecca palace lounge, Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef emerged into a marble-walled room the morning of June 21.

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Top Court Revises Travel Ban Scope

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-07-20 00:37
Top Court Revises Travel Ban Scope

WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court reinstated the Trump administration’s plans to keep many refugees from entering the U.S., but blocked the White House from sweeping travel restrictions on extended families of American residents, a second compromise action by the justices in the hot-button case.

Top Court Revises Travel Ban Scope

WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court reinstated the Trump administration’s plans to keep many refugees from entering the U.S., but blocked the White House from sweeping travel restrictions on extended families of American residents, a second compromise action by the justices in the hot-button case.

Categories: Business

Bank Earnings Highlight Diverging Paths Since Crisis

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-07-20 00:37
Bank Earnings Highlight Diverging Paths Since Crisis

Morgan Stanley in 2009 was worth $50 billion less than its longtime rival, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. After reporting strong earnings on Wednesday, Morgan Stanley has nearly closed that gap.

Bank Earnings Highlight Diverging Paths Since Crisis

Morgan Stanley in 2009 was worth $50 billion less than its longtime rival, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. After reporting strong earnings on Wednesday, Morgan Stanley has nearly closed that gap.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-07-20 00:37
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump implored Republican senators to revive their bid to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, after the effort hit a wall earlier this week.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump implored Republican senators to revive their bid to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, after the effort hit a wall earlier this week.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-07-20 00:37
What’s News: Business & Finance

Morgan Stanley narrowed the gap in market value with Goldman after posting strong earnings, highlighting postcrisis changes on Wall Street.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Morgan Stanley narrowed the gap in market value with Goldman after posting strong earnings, highlighting postcrisis changes on Wall Street.

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Trump Prods GOP to Reach Health Deal

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-07-20 00:36
Trump Prods GOP to Reach Health Deal

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump stepped into the health-care debate with a new assertiveness Wednesday, imploring GOP senators to revive their effort to repeal and replace Obamacare after it hit a wall earlier this week.

Trump Prods GOP to Reach Health Deal

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump stepped into the health-care debate with a new assertiveness Wednesday, imploring GOP senators to revive their effort to repeal and replace Obamacare after it hit a wall earlier this week.

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America's Farmers Turn to Bank of John Deere

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-07-19 00:46
America’s Farmers Turn to Bank of John Deere

For nearly two centuries, Deere & Co. has built equipment to help farmers plant and harvest their crops. Now, the company’s financial muscle is doing more of the work.

America’s Farmers Turn to Bank of John Deere

For nearly two centuries, Deere & Co. has built equipment to help farmers plant and harvest their crops. Now, the company’s financial muscle is doing more of the work.

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The Open Takes Place in Britain---but Don't Call It the British Open

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-07-19 00:46
The Open Takes Place in Britain—but Don’t Call It the British Open

The organizers of the British Open didn’t approve this sentence.

The Open Takes Place in Britain—but Don’t Call It the British Open

The organizers of the British Open didn’t approve this sentence.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-07-19 00:46
What’s News: World-Wide

Senate GOP leaders said they would push ahead with a vote on ACA repeal early next week, even as Republican defections made it clear the effort would fail. Republicans are hoping tax policy can deliver them a landmark victory after their apparent failure to rewrite health-care law.

What’s News: World-Wide

Senate GOP leaders said they would push ahead with a vote on ACA repeal early next week, even as Republican defections made it clear the effort would fail. Republicans are hoping tax policy can deliver them a landmark victory after their apparent failure to rewrite health-care law.

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Foreigners Pump Up Home Prices in U.S.

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-07-19 00:46
Foreigners Pump Up Home Prices in U.S.

Foreigners are buying U.S. homes at a record rate, helping push up prices in coveted coastal cities already squeezed by supply shortages.

Foreigners Pump Up Home Prices in U.S.

Foreigners are buying U.S. homes at a record rate, helping push up prices in coveted coastal cities already squeezed by supply shortages.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-07-19 00:46
What’s News: Business & Finance

Discovery is in talks to combine with Scripps Networks, a deal that would unite two firms trying to chart a course in a cable-TV industry that faces pressures.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Discovery is in talks to combine with Scripps Networks, a deal that would unite two firms trying to chart a course in a cable-TV industry that faces pressures.

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Discovery, Scripps In Talks On Tie-Up

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-07-19 00:46
Discovery, Scripps In Talks On Tie-Up

Discovery Communications Inc. is in talks to combine with Scripps Networks Interactive Inc., people familiar with the situation said, a deal that would unite two media companies trying to chart a course in a cable-TV industry being upended by digital consumption.

Discovery, Scripps In Talks On Tie-Up

Discovery Communications Inc. is in talks to combine with Scripps Networks Interactive Inc., people familiar with the situation said, a deal that would unite two media companies trying to chart a course in a cable-TV industry being upended by digital consumption.

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Insurers Brace for New Uncertainty

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-07-19 00:46
Insurers Brace for New Uncertainty

For the health-care system, it’s back to square one.

Insurers Brace for New Uncertainty

For the health-care system, it’s back to square one.

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GOP Stares Down Loss on Health

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-07-19 00:46
GOP Stares Down Loss on Health

WASHINGTON—Senate Republican leaders said Tuesday they would push ahead with a vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act early next week even as GOP defections made it clear the effort would fail.

GOP Stares Down Loss on Health

WASHINGTON—Senate Republican leaders said Tuesday they would push ahead with a vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act early next week even as GOP defections made it clear the effort would fail.

Categories: Business

China Seizes Market for Military Drones

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-07-18 00:44
China Seizes Market for Military Drones

Last October, satellite images captured the distinctive outlines of some powerful new weaponry at a Saudi runway used for military strikes in Yemen. Three Wing Loong drones had appeared, Chinese-made replicas of the U.S. Predator with a similar ability to stay aloft for hours carrying missiles and bombs.

China Seizes Market for Military Drones

Last October, satellite images captured the distinctive outlines of some powerful new weaponry at a Saudi runway used for military strikes in Yemen. Three Wing Loong drones had appeared, Chinese-made replicas of the U.S. Predator with a similar ability to stay aloft for hours carrying missiles and bombs.

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Netflix Lures Millions Of New Subscribers

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-07-18 00:44
Netflix Lures Millions Of New Subscribers

Netflix Inc. blew through its subscriber-growth estimate in the second quarter, showing that its big bets on original programming and international expansion are paying off, even as the streaming market gets more crowded.

Netflix Lures Millions Of New Subscribers

Netflix Inc. blew through its subscriber-growth estimate in the second quarter, showing that its big bets on original programming and international expansion are paying off, even as the streaming market gets more crowded.

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Firms Sweeten 401(k) Plans

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-07-18 00:44
Firms Sweeten 401(k) Plans

Microsoft Corp. and Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. are among a growing number of companies boosting contributions to 401(k) plans because some workers aren’t saving enough, a move many firms have long resisted because of the costs.

Firms Sweeten 401(k) Plans

Microsoft Corp. and Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. are among a growing number of companies boosting contributions to 401(k) plans because some workers aren’t saving enough, a move many firms have long resisted because of the costs.

Categories: Business

These Guys Don't Care if You Think They're Women

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-07-18 00:44
These Guys Don’t Care if You Think They’re Women

Is Riley Sager, author of the new thriller “Final Girls,” a woman?

These Guys Don’t Care if You Think They’re Women

Is Riley Sager, author of the new thriller “Final Girls,” a woman?

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