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Published: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 03:39:01 -0400

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A California city is offering Amazon a $400 million incentive to build its headquarters near the US-Mexico border

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:53:00 -0400

(image) The city of Chula Vista, California is offering a $400-million incentive package to Amazon if it decides to build its second headquarters there. The plan would be part of the larger redevelopment of Chula Vista's downtown. Across North America, over 50 cities are submitting bids to house Amazon's second headquarters. The company announced last month that it will invest $5 billion in the construction of the new facility, called HQ2, in an undetermined location and create 50,000 new jobs.

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China is weaponizing North Korea: Gordon Chang

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:15:00 -0400

(image) At a time when the United States is worried about North Korea developing a nuclear weapons program, “The Coming Collapse of China” author Gordon Chang tells FOX Business China is equipping the country with weapons.

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Rail operator CSX reduces locomotives in maintenance program

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:06:32 -0400

(image) CSX said it exercised "certain rights" this past August under a maintenance program contract in place though 2031 that allowed it to sharply reduce the locomotives in the program, according to the company's 10-Q. "Expected future costs may change as required maintenance schedules are revised and locomotives are placed into or removed from service," the company said.

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The Latest: Trump denies disrespecting grieving family

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:00:23 -0400

(image) The Latest on President Donald Trump and honoring the nation's fallen (all times EDT): 9:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is emphatically rejecting claims he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a ...

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Executives of Firm Tied to Trump Dossier Take the Fifth at Committee Meeting

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:43:35 -0400

(image) Two executives of a firm that helped produce an opposition-research dossier that makes salacious claims about President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia refused to answer questions Wednesday in a private ...

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Weiner emails create new troubles for Hillary Clinton

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:51:02 -0400

(image) Judge Andrew Napolitano, Fox News senior judicial analyst, argues new emails found on Anthony Weiner's computer will lead to Hillary Clinton's indictment if the FBI reopens the case.

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Kyle Bass says once the stock market starts to crack, this will be the first sign

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:25:32 -0400

(image) Some big financial names were recently gathered up to talk about their concerns about a stock market correction. Among them, Kyle Bass, says investors should look for a 4 to 5 points drop, then be ready ...

It Might Take a Miracle to Save J C Penney Company Inc

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:44:49 -0400

(image) It has been a long time since J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) investors had anything to cheer about. JCP stock is down roughly 58% so far this year, sales continue to founder, operating margins remain weak and the company appears to have no clear path to recovery. JCP stock bulls might point to next month’s quarterly earnings report as a sign of potential hope.

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Austin, Texas is most likely to get Amazon's $5 billion headquarters, according to the data

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:36:00 -0400

(image) Moody's Analytics ranked what it believes to be the top contenders for Amazon's second headquarters. More than 50 North American cities are hoping Amazon will pick them as the site for the company's second headquarters, dubbed HQ2.

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Should You Claim Social Security at 63?

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:04:00 -0400

(image) Though 63 is hardly the most popular age to file for Social Security, it's a possibility nonetheless. Here are some of the advantages and drawbacks of taking benefits then.

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Oil’s Biggest Rigs Head to the Junkyard

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:01:03 -0400

(image) Transocean Ltd. is finally sending Pathfinder to its grave, after two years in a Caribbean purgatory that cost about $15,000 a day.

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'I became a bit of a monster': HGTV 'Fixer Upper' star Chip Gaines shares how he came to love the 'mind-boggling' process of borrowing money

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:20:00 -0400

(image) Self-proclaimed "serial entrepreneur" Chip Gaines — one half of the married couple starring in HGTV's hit home-renovation show "Fixer Upper" — discovered the power of borrowing money when he was just a college student. In fact, in Chip and Joanna Gaines' book, "The Magnolia Story," he writes, "I was so excited about the whole thing, I got hooked — hooked on starting businesses, hooked on borrowing money, all of it. The couple announced earlier this year "Fixer Upper" will conclude after its fifth season airs this fall.

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Airbnb rentals are running short as San Francisco braces for Salesforce's 170,000 user conference (CRM)

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:41:28 -0400

(image) If you're planning to head to San Francisco next month for Salesforce's annual user conference, you could have a tough time finding a place to stay if you haven't booked a room already. Around 3,000 accommodations in the city are booked for the entirety of the event, which lasts from November 6 through 9. As of this week, 6,000 guests are booked to arrive at their San Francisco Airbnb accommodations on the first night of Dreamforce. The typical nightly rental price for the dates while it's in session is $260.

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Delta says it did not play a role in Airbus-Bombardier deal

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:05:48 -0400

(image) Delta Air Lines Inc's (DAL.N) chief executive on Wednesday said the carrier did not play a role in pushing an industry-changing deal between planemakers Airbus (AIR.PA) and Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO), as a regulatory spat between the United States and Canada threatened the future of a Bombardier plane program. Delta CEO Ed Bastian praised the deal between Europe's Airbus and Canada's Bombardier, which would see Airbus take an ownership stake of the troubled Bombardier C-Series program, as a net positive for the U.S. economy.

WE ARE SORRY: BTIG apologizes for overestimating Snap (SNAP)

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:55:00 -0400

(image) Snap's stock price is falling after another Wall Street firm apologies for being too optimistic about the company. BTIG reiterated its neutral rating of Snap, but significantly lowered its target numbers. Another Wall Street firm is apologizing for its coverage of Snap.

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Optimism Surrounding NVIDIA Corporation Is Reaching Uncomfortable Levels

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:25:54 -0400

(image) The past several days have been particularly good ones for NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) shareholders. Mizuho Securities, for instance, recently reiterated its “Buy” rating on NVDA and raised its target to $220. Shortly before that, Needham reiterated its “Buy” opinion as well, upping its price target primarily because it sees Nvidia as the primary beneficiary of the advent of artificial intelligence.

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Student Debt Soars: 5 Ways to Pay Off Your Loans Faster

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:31:17 -0400

(image) Student loan debt in the U.S. has reached a new all-time high of $1.4 trillion. Student loans constitute the fastest-growing type of debt. Just about the only good news from Experian’s findings is that late payments have decreased by 10.1 percent since 2009, the year the Great Recession officially ended.

Bank of America: 'This is kind of how bull markets end'

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:17:42 -0400

(image) As investors get more confident about the latest leg of the stock market rally, one Wall Street strategist is growing more concerned.

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Trump's tweet on Lamar Alexander 'pretty much' kills the effort: Sen. Kennedy

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:08:58 -0400

(image) Sen. John Kennedy, (R-LA), on President Trump pushing the Senate to move on tax reform and his tweet on health care and Lamar Alexander.

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Air Berlin pilot's goodbye draws watchdog's scrutiny

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:28:22 -0400

(image) A German aviation watchdog is scrutinising a fly-past by Air Berlin's (AB1.DE) last long-haul flight to its hub in Duesseldorf, which German media said was the pilot's unique way of saying "goodbye" to his passengers and the insolvent airline. The pilot of the flight from Miami on Monday pulled up the aircraft above the runway in Duesseldorf and made a low pass over the airport before coming around and landing. The Federal Aviation Office is examining the incident," a spokesman for Air Berlin said on Tuesday.

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Why International Business Machines Corp. Shares Jumped 10% Higher Today

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:04:00 -0400

(image) Third-quarter results came in above Wall Street's targets, and management expects a return to earnings growth in the next quarter.

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Spurs coach Gregg Popovich demonstrates the difference between leading and managing

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:24:10 -0400

(image) For most sports coaches, anything that happens off the field or court is a distraction. They’ll go to great lengths to avoid commenting on anything controversial, and they’re loathe for their athletes to be pulled into politics. Not so Gregg Popovich, the coach of the San Antonio Spurs, who has been loudly and vigorously calling…

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Bannon boosts Flake challenger, snubs Trump plea to back off

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:39:13 -0400

(image) Former presidential strategist Steve Bannon doubled down on his criticism of the GOP establishment at a Tuesday night fundraiser for a challenger to Arizona's incumbent Sen. Jeff Flake. Bannon heaped disdain ...

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Kinder Morgan's revenue beats as natgas volumes rise

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:33:09 -0400

(image) Pipeline operator Kinder Morgan Inc's quarterly revenue edged past analysts' estimates as a rise in natural gas volumes helped offset the impact of Hurricane Harvey and loss of revenue from the divestiture ...

FBI warned Obama administration about Russian bribery plot

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:10:30 -0400

(image) London Center for Policy Research President Tony Shaffer on the Obama administration approving a deal to allow Russia to purchase American uranium reserves, while the FBI simultaneously discovered a Russian bribery plot.

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In the Saga of Rite Aid Corporation, Amazon Plays Godot

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:40:58 -0400

(image) Amazon is the off-stage character dominating the on-stage discussion. Its ambition to enter the pharmacy business is well-known. But will it? Rite Aid, with 2,336 stores following the sale of its other operations to Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NYSE:WBA), which would have acquired the whole company but for the Federal Trade Commission’s objections, would seem to be a natural vehicle for such an entrance.

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Trump Issues Warning to McCain After Senator's Tough Speech

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:00:47 -0400

(image) Washington (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a warning shot after Republican Sen. John McCain questioned "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in America's foreign policy.

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Tesla fired hundreds of workers after bad performance reviews — here's how common that really is

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:34:39 -0400

(image) A former Tesla employee told Reuters "about 400 people" in a range of positions were shown the door. As Business Insider's Bryan Logan reported, Tesla declined to confirm how many people were fired. Business Insider spoke to experts who said the firings at Tesla are hardly indicative of a trend in the workplace.

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Xi's Sweeping Vision to Transform China

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:52:16 -0400

(image) President Xi Jinping laid out a sweeping vision to transform China by 2050 at a twice-a-decade party gathering on Wednesday in Beijing.

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Is AT&T Inc. Stock Still Worth Its 5%-Plus Dividend?

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:42:28 -0400

(image) AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) stock has had a tough week. With all the evolution going on in the cable space and the competition in the mobile space, the question becomes, is AT&T stock still a good long-term stock to hold to take advantage of the transition, or is it becoming a dinosaur? Is T Stock Dying Off?

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Trump Says Lawmaker Is Wrong About What He Told Army Widow

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:24:10 -0400

(image) Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday at a Democratic lawmaker who said that she witnessed his phone call to the widow of a fallen soldier and that the president told the widow her husband knew what he signed ...

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If You Like Exxon Mobil Corporation Stock, Here’s How to Trade It

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:32:15 -0400

(image) Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) stock is stuck in no-man’s land. Since 2016, XOM stock has pretty much just bounced around in the 80s. It has been a sell when it has hit $90 and a buy when it breaks below $80.Source: Mike Mozart via Flickr (Modified)

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