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Retailers Rushed to Hire for Holidays, a Sign of Tight Labor Market

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:55:03 EDT

Data from job-search site shows retailers, and the warehouse and logistics firms they compete with for seasonal labor, started searching for temporary workers a month earlier than in recent years.image

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AT&T Promises Ad Innovation With Time Warner Deal

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:45:07 EDT

AT&T’s proposed $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner could accelerate the adoption of more targeted TV advertising, but several hurdles remain. image

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Detroit Increases Truck Capacity; Signs of Market Peak Appear

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:08:53 EDT

GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler are pledging to expand U.S. capacity to make pickups and SUVs as passenger car sales slump, exacerbating a budding price war for the industry’s best-selling vehicles. image

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Internal Audit Chiefs Gain in Clout and Compensation

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:59:27 EDT

As boards worry more about cyberattacks, compliance and personal liability, chief audit executives, who assess corporate controls, risk management and governance processes, are gaining in influence and pay. image

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Gannett Plans to Cut 2% of Its Workforce

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:54:41 EDT

Gannett Co. plans to cut 2% of jobs and invest in more acquisitions to transform its business, according to a memo to staff, as the newspaper industry struggles with a particularly turbulent advertising environment. image

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Sputtering Startups Weigh on U.S. Economic Growth

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:24:57 EDT

The U.S. economy is inching along, productivity is flagging and millions of Americans appear locked out of the labor market. One key factor intertwined with this loss of dynamism: The U.S. is creating startup businesses at historically low rates. image

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Central Bank Chief Says Canada Can Handle More Infrastructure Investment

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:32:04 EDT

The Canadian government has ample fiscal room to increase spending on infrastructure, Bank of Canada Gov. Stephen Poloz said.image

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U.S. Existing-Home Sales Rebounded in September

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:47:43 EDT

A pickup in home sales last month signaled stabilization in the U.S. housing sector despite continued pressure from tight inventory and rising prices.image

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Lockheed Martin Earnings Preview: What to Watch

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:28:59 EDT

Lockheed’s portfolio reshaping and uncertainty over military budgets and pension costs are coloring the defense sector’s outlook. image

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MTV President Sean Atkins Steps Down After a Year

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:39:26 EDT

Sean Atkins, who took over as president of MTV just a year ago, is leaving the TV network, becoming the latest Viacom executive to head for the exits in recent months. VH1 and Logo President Chris McCarthy will add MTV to his responsibilities.image

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PayPal Gets Friendlier With Facebook

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:21:36 EDT

PayPal Holdings is the latest payments provider to look to the world of social media for a new way to grow. image

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Venture Capitalists Chase Next Tech Wave After Smartphones

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:51:52 EDT

Venture capitalists are always chasing the next big thing. Lately, they are struggling to figure out what that might be, spreading their bets across technologies for which the path to profit is unclear. image

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TelexFree Founder James Merrill Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charges

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:19:19 EDT

James Merrill, who founded and then captained the meteoric rise of TelexFree before it was shut down by federal authorities, has pleaded guilty to criminal fraud charges for his role in running a multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme at the company.

Embraer to Pay $205 Million to Settle Bribery Allegations

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:23:41 EDT

Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer reached an agreement with U.S. and Brazilian authorities to settle an investigation into alleged bribes paid to foreign officials, paying $205 million in compensation, the SEC said. image

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Catholic Health Initiatives, Dignity Health in Merger Talks

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:25:39 EDT

Hospital operator Catholic Health Initiatives, which has struggled after rapid expansion and a foray into health insurance, is in merger talks with Dignity Health to create one of the nation’s largest nonprofit hospital systems by revenue.image

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