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After Trump's Health-Law Directive, a Dash to Decode It

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:34:14 EST

Lawmakers and the health-care industry rushed to decipher the meaning and aftereffects of President Donald Trump’s executive order urging agency heads to do whatever they can to unwind some of the Affordable Care Act’s provisions.



Retrial of Former Dewey Leaders to Start

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:43:11 EST

A new trial is slated to begin Monday in a financial fraud case brought against defunct New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf’s executives, a year and a half after an earlier attempt to place criminal blame on the one-time leaders ended in a mistrial.image


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A+E Networks Chief Tests Limits in Bid to Revive Channels' Fortunes

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:35:39 EST

A+E Networks, run by CEO Nancy Dubuc, is a prime example of a mid-tier cable company under pressure to revamp its brands to survive an age of slimmer television channel bundles and on-demand streaming services. image


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Technology's Long-Term Toll on the Middle Class

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 13:46:36 EST

Keywords: The ‘fourth industrial revolution,’ marked by rapid innovation in automation, artificial intelligence and other areas, will cause income inequality. But tech can also solve it, writes Christopher Mims.image


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Donald Trump's Inauguration Brings in Over 30 Million Viewers

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:31:37 EST

An audience of 30.6 million people tuned in to watch Donald Trump’s inauguration as president, falling short of 37.8 million who watched Barack Obama’s first swearing in eight years ago, according to Nielsen. image


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Trump on Trade: Peace Through Strength

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 11:20:39 EST

While Donald Trump’s inaugural address echoed the same nationalist themes that carried him to victory in November, he and his advisers have emanated a subtler message in other forums, writes Greg Ip. image


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Global Uncertainty Gets Brushed Off in the U.S. and Europe

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 13:07:52 EST

Consumers and businesses in the U.S. and Europe appear undaunted by the prospect of profound political change on both sides of the Atlantic and may even be encouraged by it. image


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Economic Tests Await Trump

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:23:48 EST

President-elect Donald Trump inherits an economy in much stronger shape than at either of the past two inaugurations, but major questions loom over how he can boost productivity and deliver on his growth promises. image


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Janet Yellen Sticks to Steady Outlook on Rates

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:59:55 EST

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said she doesn’t see the U.S. economy at risk of overheating and doesn’t expect growth to pick up much soon, comments suggesting the central bank is sticking to its plan of raising interest rates cautiously in the months ahead.image


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Mnuchin Defends Investments, Qualifications in Senate Hearing

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 04:38:47 EST

Donald Trump’s pick for Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, brushed aside criticism from Democrats over his qualifications and investment holdings and sought to reassure lawmakers on a range of issues.image


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Trump Administration Portends Numerous Changes in Space Policies

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:32:21 EST

President Donald Trump and his senior advisers are signaling potentially big shifts in both military and civilian space policies, and the first move could come by Monday. image


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U.S. Oil Producers Ramp Up Spending

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:40:26 EST

U.S. oil producers, optimistic that higher crude prices are here to stay, have issued 2017 budgets that call for dramatically greater spending to tap new wells.image


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Apple Sues Qualcomm Over Licensing Practices

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:01:17 EST

Apple is suing Qualcomm alleging it demanded onerous terms for its technology and that it sought to punish Apple for cooperating in a Korean regulatory probe into Qualcomm’s licensing practices.image


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Commerce Nominee Offers Preview of Trade Policy

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:22:19 EST

Wilbur Ross, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for commerce secretary, provided the deepest view yet of the incoming administration’s likely direction on trade in testimony before the committee considering his nomination.image


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May Hints at Trump Rebuke in Vow to Lead on Free Trade

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:18:32 EST

British Prime Minister Theresa May said the U.K. would become a world leader in promoting the merits of globalization, underscoring her vision of an internationalist Britain outside the EU.image


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Brenda Barnes's Best Career Move: Quitting a Great Job

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:15:34 EST

Quitting her job at PepsiCo made Brenda Barnes famous. It also turned out to be a brilliant career move. After serving on corporate boards, which broadened her skills, she returned to the spotlight as president and later CEO of Sara Lee. Ms. Barnes died Jan. 17 at 63.image


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'Hidden Figures' Adds Up to a Hollywood Success Story

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:50:02 EST

The PG-rated, mid-budget drama featuring three African-American women as a trio of brilliant NASA workers during the age of the Space Race and Jim Crow has garnered attention in Hollywood because of its continuing box-office triumphs.image


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Wal-Mart Starts Layoffs at Headquarters

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:29:44 EST

Wal-Mart Stores was following through Friday on plans to cut nearly 1,000 corporate jobs. image


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