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Apple to Pay $38 Billion in Taxes on Cash Overseas, Build U.S. Campus

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:46:46 EST

Apple said it would pay a one-time tax of $38 billion on its overseas cash holdings and ramp up spending in the U.S., as the world’s most valuable public company seeks to emphasize its contributions to the American economy after years of criticism for outsourcing manufacturing to China.image


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Facebook Widens Probe Into Alleged Russian Interference in Brexit

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:26:26 EST

Facebook said it was broadening its investigation into whether Russia attempted to meddle in the 2016 referendum on Britain’s membership in the European Union, after its earlier probe found only a minimal amount of activity. image


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Shari Redstone Seeks to Shake Up CBS Board, Pushes for Viacom Deal

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:43:01 EST

Shari Redstone is advocating for new blood on the board of CBS Corp. as she renews her push to merge the company with Viacom, according to people familiar with the matter. image


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Why Google's New App Won't Match Your Face to Art in Some States

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:56:43 EST

Millions of people across the U.S. have downloaded an app to see how a Google algorithm matched their selfies to historical artwork. But for many residents of Illinois and Texas, the selfie tool was missing. The reason? State bans on the collection of biometric data.image


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With Workplace Suicides Rising, Companies Plan for the Unthinkable

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:50:55 EST

With instances of employees ending their lives at the office on the increase, companies are training managers to spot warning signs and cope with the aftermath.image


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Kinship Emerges as Immigration Flashpoint

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:22:46 EST

Lately, the case against family-based migration has taken a strident turn. Immigration restrictionists, including President Donald Trump, portray it as a conduit for terrorism and crime, writes Greg Ip. image


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U.S. Industrial Production Rose 0.9% in December

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:02:23 EST

U.S. industrial production rose sharply in December, boosted by gains in utilities output as cold weather swept across the nation and increased demand for heating.image


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Fed's Kaplan Sees 3 Rate Rises This Year, but Says More May Be Needed

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:22:48 EST

Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said he expects the U.S. central bank will need to raise interest rates three times this year and perhaps even more to prevent a robust economy from overheating.image


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Senate Panel Again Votes to Back Powell as Fed Chief

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:30:27 EST

The Senate Banking Committee on Wednesday voted for the second time to advance the nomination of Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.image


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Fed Reports Tight Labor Markets but Modest Wage Gains

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:19:35 EST

Economic activity across the U.S. expanded into 2018, with tight labor markets and modest wage and price growth, according to the Federal Reserve beige book report.image


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Lawmakers Grill SpaceX, Boeing on Safety of Commercial Crew Capsules

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:35:23 EST

House subcommittee explores challenges posed by NASA’s decision to use privately operated space vehicles to ferry U.S. astronauts to the international space station. image


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FTC Probes Broadcom Over Negotiations With Customers

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:23:47 EST

The FTC is investigating whether Broadcom engaged in anticompetitive tactics in negotiations with customers. image


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Buybacks, Pension Contributions and Savings: Companies Tout Tax Benefits

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:52:18 EST

Some of the biggest U.S. companies are promising significant annual savings, bigger pension contributions, higher dividend payments and more extensive stock buybacks as executives start to discuss the impact of the federal tax overhaul. image


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Bank of Japan's $50 Billion Question: When to Stop Buying Stocks

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:57:13 EST

The Bank of Japan, after goosing Japanese share prices with a $50-billion-a-year program of stock purchases, now confronts a decision facing many other developed country central banks: when to stop.image


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Consumer Prices, Retail Sales Bolster Economic Outlook

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:46:04 EST

A modest rise in consumer prices in December and solid growth in retail sales bolstered expectations that inflation is firming after a long run of softness and that U.S. economic growth ended 2017 on a robust note.image


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Lost Luggage? Why Airlines Can Be Slow to Help

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:25:34 EST

The recent fiasco at JFK Airport reveals how airlines have little incentive to deliver your delayed bags as quickly as possible.image


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First GE, Now Rolls-Royce: Engine Maker Considers Spinoff

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:08:10 EST

British aircraft-engine maker Rolls-Royce said it may sell its commercial-marine business, joining rival industrial giants such as General Electric in taking steps to reinvent themselves under activist investor pressure.image


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Want to Try Our Insanely Spicy Pizza with 'Hate Sausage'? First, Sign the Waiver

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:50:37 EST

Intrepid diners are asking for ever hotter dishes in all sorts of cuisines, but restaurants say few can handle the most extreme heat; ‘This is not a joke.’image


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