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Best Buy Defies Slump in Retail

Fri, 26 May 2017 09:46:21 EDT

Best Buy, the electronics giant left for dead a few years ago, is bucking America’s retail slump by turning its cavernous stores from a potential drag on its business into a way to fend off Amazon. image


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Wall Street's Message to CEOs: Innovate Now

Fri, 26 May 2017 14:52:48 EDT

Wall Street, long obsessed with quarterly profits, has a message for chief executives of big established companies: Pick up the pace of innovation and make riskier bets sooner. image


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Rome Court Ruling Allows Uber to Continue Service in Italy

Fri, 26 May 2017 14:26:40 EDT

A Rome court issued a ruling Friday that will allow Uber Technologies Inc. to continue providing its car-booking service in Italy, revoking an order to suspend its service in the country earlier this spring.image


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Author Crusaded for Organic Food Long Before It Was a Big Business

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:02:42 EDT

Beatrice Trum Hunter wrote dozens of books, including “The Natural Foods Cookbook.” She also served as food editor of Consumers’ Research Bulletin and wrote hundreds of articles. She died May 17 at 98.image


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Ad Agencies Target Cannes Festival Amid Broader Cost-Cutting

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:47:27 EDT

Ad agencies are looking to trim costs, from hiring to spending on Cannes, as the ad business runs into headwinds.image


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Rural America Is the New 'Inner City'

Fri, 26 May 2017 16:22:25 EDT

A Wall Street Journal analysis shows that since the 1990s, sparsely populated counties have replaced large cities as America’s most troubled areas by key measures of socioeconomic well-being—a decline that’s accelerating.image


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Trump, G-7 Leaders Meet Amid Tensions Over Climate, Trade

Fri, 26 May 2017 16:56:31 EDT

Trans-Atlantic tensions over trade and climate change hung over the start of the Group of 7 summit Friday in Sicily, the last stop in President Donald Trump’s first overseas trip since taking office.image


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U.S. GDP Growth Revised Up to 1.2% Rate in First Quarter

Fri, 26 May 2017 11:10:08 EDT

U.S. economic growth in early 2017 was stronger than initially thought, and broad growth is poised to pick up in the current quarter.image


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CEA Nominee Hassett Worked as Citigroup Consultant

Fri, 26 May 2017 15:47:40 EDT

Financial disclosures filed by Kevin Hassett show the nominee to be chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers worked as a consultant for Citigroup Inc., whose ties with the previous administration rankled some Democrats. image


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Trump Officials Offer Differing Views on Tax Plan

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:02:37 EDT

Senior Trump administration officials split with each other publicly Thursday on a core feature of the president’s tax plan.image


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Amazon's Brush With $1,000 Signals the Death of the Stock Split

Fri, 26 May 2017 14:36:47 EDT

Stock splits, once considered a way to keep shares affordable for mom-and-pop investors, are rare today as companies aspire to new heights.image


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Saudi Aramco Struggles to Disengage From Royal Family's Whims

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:06:02 EDT

The kingdom is hoping to launch what would be the world’s largest IPO, but first it has to decide whether the oil giant will continue as a de facto arm of the monarchy. image


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Trump's Fix for Post Office's Deep Losses: Cut Back Saturday Delivery

Fri, 26 May 2017 16:33:00 EDT

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget would let the U.S. Postal Service cut back on delivery days, a move that helps the unprofitable agency save money while putting it at odds with longstanding congressional demands.image


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Trump's Nationalism Veers Right While May's Shifts to Center

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:51:59 EDT

The conservative parties in the U.S. and U.K., buoyed by a nationalist push against immigration and trade, face a once-in-a-generation choice: shift toward small-government conservatism, or reach across traditional divides by appealing to workers? Trump and May appear to have chosen differently.image


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Treasury Chief's Fiancée Will Resign From Ratpac-Dune CEO Post

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:15:59 EDT

Steven Mnuchin’s fiancée will resign from her temporary role as CEO of the film financing company he founded, leaving when he divests his interest in the company by mid-June, the Treasury Department said. image


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Anadarko's Colorado Operations Draw Criticism After Second Deadly Blast

Fri, 26 May 2017 16:07:55 EDT

A second deadly accident in Colorado involving Anadarko Petroleum Corp. is spurring criticism of the company’s oil and gas operations in the state.image


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Caesars, Exiting Bankruptcy, Seeks Growth Beyond Gambling

Fri, 26 May 2017 14:12:52 EDT

The casino giant, close to wiping out $10 billion in debt, faces a shifting market.image


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Startup's Rocket Reaches Space, but Falls Short of Orbit

Fri, 26 May 2017 12:35:31 EDT

RocketLab, a startup widely seen as a trailblazer for frequent, ultralow-cost access to space, failed to reach orbit on its first flight.image


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