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Last Build Date: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:15:06 EST

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Boeing Becomes Latest Company to Draw Trump's Ire

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:14:26 EST

President-elect Donald Trump suggested the U.S. government should cancel a planned order with Boeing for a new version of Air Force One, making the aircraft maker the latest company to come under scrutiny by the incoming commander-in-chief.image

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EU Clears $26 Billion Microsoft-LinkedIn Deal

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:11:26 EST

The European Union approved Microsoft’s $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, after the software giant agreed to safeguards to assuage antitrust concerns. image

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Supreme Court: Lower Court Should Reconsider What Samsung Owes Apple

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:21:02 EST

The Supreme Court Tuesday ruled a lower court should reconsider how much money Samsung owes rival Apple for infringing patents on the iPhone’s design. image

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Fast Fashion: How a Zara Coat Went From Design to Fifth Avenue in 25 Days

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:02:39 EST

Following one coat’s journey from Zara’s design workshop in Spain to retail display rack in Manhattan offers an inside look at the fast-fashion model that has made parent company Inditex the world’s biggest fashion retailer by sales.image

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Equinix to Buy Some Verizon Data Centers for $3.6 Billion

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:44:32 EST

Equinix agreed to pay Verizon Communications $3.6 billion for a portfolio of 24 data center sites in a transaction that will expand its operations deeper into more U.S. cities and Latin America.image

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The Economy's Hidden Problem: We're Out of Big Ideas

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:02:17 EST

There is a yawning chasm between what innovation promises for the economy and what it is delivering. Outside of personal technology, improvements in everyday life have been incremental, not revolutionary. A Wall Street Journal series explains why that is and looks at ways to reboot.image

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Fed May Struggle to Signal What Comes After December

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:56:28 EST

When Federal Reserve officials meet next week, agreeing to raise short-term interest rates will be the easy part. The trickier task could be debating the likely path of interest rates in the months and years ahead.image

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Aging Population, Stagnant Productivity Challenge Donald Trump's Growth Plan

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:09:51 EST

President-elect Donald Trump and his emerging team are confident their proposed tax cuts and regulatory rollbacks will spark a dramatic upswing in economic growth. Two forces will make that tough: an aging population and stagnant productivity. image

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U.S. Trade Deficit Widened Sharply in October

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:49:17 EST

The U.S. trade deficit widened sharply in October as exports weakened following a summer surge, and imports jumped, setting up a likely drag on overall economic growth in the final months of 2016.image

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U.S. Productivity Rose at 3.1% Rate in Third Quarter

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:58:08 EST

The cost of labor in the U.S. grew more quickly than previously thought in the spring and summer, the latest sign that Americans’ wages are picking up. image

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Chinese Group Reports More Apple iPhone Battery Problems

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:55:26 EST

Pressure on Apple Inc. in China intensified as a Shanghai consumer group loosely affiliated with the government complained of additional problems with batteries in the company’s iPhone 6 devices. image

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Lego Restructures With Eye to Expansion

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:58:30 EST

Lego said it would reorganize its business structure, creating a new division and putting Chief Executive Jørgen Vig Knudstorp in charge of it.image

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Ad Agencies Probed Over Contracts to Produce Commercials

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:39:58 EST

The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether advertising agencies manipulated the bidding process for contracts to produce commercials in order to favor their own in-house units.image

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Credit Restrictions Cost Home Buyers 'Deal of a Lifetime'

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:43:07 EST

After prices and rates dropped, regulators and lenders made it harder for borrowers to get loans. “The people with access to credit have become rich.”image

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For Cash-Strapped Workers, 'Insurance on Insurance'

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:00:07 EST

As many workers struggle to pay rising health-care expenses, more employers are helping to cover out-of-pocket costs, and the insurance industry is offering a variety of supplemental or so-called gap policies.image

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Tillerson, Secretary of State Candidate, Has Ties to Putin

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:34:07 EST

Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson’s connections to Vladimir Putin and other world leaders could redefine American interests abroad, but his appointment would introduce potential conflicts of interest because of his $151 million stake in the oil giant. image

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Talking Dolls Pose Privacy Risk to Children, Advocacy Groups Allege

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:49:16 EST

A complaint filed Tuesday with the Federal Trade Commission alleges that two talking dolls—My Friend Cayla and I-Que Intelligent Robot, both made by Genesis Toys Inc.—collect and use personal information from children in violation of rules prohibiting unfair and deceptive practices.image

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