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Why the Auto Industry Could Be Hardest Hit by Trump Dissolving His Councils

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:24:00 GMT

Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors, could arguably have the most to lose in walking away from her seat at President Trump's table.President Donald Trump meets with CEO of General Motors Mary Barra, left, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Sergio Marchionne, right, and other auto industry leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Jan. 24.


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5 Apps That Can Make Your Financial Life Easier Today

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:56:00 GMT

What if we told you getting control of your finances may be as easy as reaching into your pocket?One of the most important things you can do with your money is have a detailed account of what's happening to it.


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How This Tiny Rural Town Is Bracing for an Eclipse Influx

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:05:00 GMT

Spring City, Tennessee, is an eclipse totality epicenter. It's bracing for an onslaught of eager visitors.A display of commemorative eclipse shirts sold at the Piggly Wiggly in Spring City, Tennessee.Downtown Spring City."I truly believe this place will be packed," said George Thacker, owner of the Howard Johnson motel.A display of commemorative eclipse shirts sold at the Piggly Wiggly supermarket in Spring City, Tennessee."It's the biggest little thing to happen to this town," said Billy Ray Patton, left, mayor of Spring City, Tennessee. At right, City Manager Stephania Motes.Veteran's Park, one of two designated viewing sites, will host national and international visitors in the spot where the town's 4th of July pickle eating contest and duck races are held.


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Solar Eclipse Will Cost America $700M in Lost Productivity

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:01:50 GMT

U.S. employers will see at least $694M in missing output while workers gaze at the nearly two-and-a-half minute eclipse on Monday.The corona of the sun visible around the moon during a total solar eclipse, 1999. (Photo by Space Frontiers/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


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In the Age of Self-Driving Cars, What Happens to the Limo Business?

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:00:00 GMT

Today, Uber and the emergence of self-driving cars threaten to wipe out the limo business — but one agency continues to grow.Maurice and Rhonda Brewster started Mosaic Global Transportation with a single Rolls Royce 15 years ago. Today, the couple owns Mosaic Global Transportation, a multi-million dollar limousine service.Maurice and Rhonda Brewster started Mosaic Global Transportation with a single Rolls-Royce 15 years ago. Since then, their company has transformed into a multi-million dollar limousine service.


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Where to Find the Best Eclipse Watch Parties

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:59:00 GMT

The next total solar eclipse over North America won't take place until 2024, so umbraphiles should find a viewing spot asap!Students wear protective glasses as they view a partial solar eclipse at the Royal Observatory Greenwich in London on March 20, 2015.


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Fox's James Murdoch Slams Trump's Charlottesville Response

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:58:00 GMT

The CEO of 21st Century Fox has denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.From left, Lachlan Murdoch, Rupert Murdoch and James Murdoch arrive at St Bride's Church for the celebration ceremony of the wedding of Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall in London, Saturday, March 5, 2016. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)From left, Lachlan Murdoch, Rupert Murdoch and James Murdoch arrive at St Bride's Church for the celebration ceremony of the wedding of Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall in London, Saturday, March 5, 2016.


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How to Make Your Side Hustle Pay Off

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:54:59 GMT

A lucrative second income takes investment upfront.Money may not grow on trees, but it can be almost as easy if you take the right steps to maximize your return.


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What Should You Do When Your Kids Start Being Materialistic?

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:35:00 GMT

If your kids are materialistic, they probably learned it from you.A sixth grader empties her locker on June 20, 2014, the last day of class at Alice Deal Middle School in Northwest D.C.


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Krispy Kreme, Denny's, and Sprinkles Are Cashing in on the Eclipse — But We Don't Mind

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:08:00 GMT

From mooncakes to dark chocolate donuts, it's an 'apoceclipse' of food.Krispy Kreme's eclipse donut isn't just coated with chocolate, it is smothered in it.Sprinkles cupcake stores will be offering a deep, dark, chocolatey Black Velvet cupcake for the "Great American Eclipse."


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How to Go on a 'Meeting Strike' to Protect Your Productivity

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:30:00 GMT

Just say 'no' to the clueless schedulers in your life.Every week, block out time on your calendar so you can just focus on what you need to get done.


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Dow Jones Closes Down 274 Points; Biggest Drop in Three Months

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:51:00 GMT

The Dow Jones took a triple-digit dive on Thursday afternoon as investors worried about President Donald Trump's ability to pursue his pro-growth policies.Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening of the markets in New York October 14, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson


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Do Networking Events Make You Nervous?

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:47:00 GMT

Networking events can be nerve-wracking if talking to strangers makes you uncomfortable. Here are 3 ways to be more confident when you need to make connections.


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Celebrate the Eclipse With These Quirky Products

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:13:00 GMT

It wouldn't be "The Great American Eclipse" without some entrepreneurial merchandise to go with it.


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Mass CEO Defection Led Trump to Dissolve Business Councils

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:04:15 GMT

Trump tweeted Wednesday that he was disbanding two of his economic advisory councils amid a raft of resignations in one and reports of chaos in another.U.S. President Donald Trump, center, speaks during a Strategic and Policy Forum meeting in the State Dining room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.Denise Morrison, president and CEO of Campbell Soup Company, participates in a panel discussion at the 2015 Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco on Nov. 3, 2015.


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Emma Stone Passes Jennifer Lawrence as Top-Paid Actress

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:49:00 GMT

Emma Stone collected $26 million, mostly thanks to her Oscar-winning performance in the musical juggernaut "La La Land."Emma Stone with the Oscar for best actress for 'La La Land' at the Academy Awards on Feb. 26 in Los Angeles.Emma Stone with the Oscar for best actress for 'La La Land' at the Academy Awards on Feb. 26 in Los Angeles.


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Automakers Aren't Done With Combustion Engine Just Yet

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:24:00 GMT

Mazda just announced a breakthrough engine that could give battery power a real challenge in the coming years.Mazda will soon expand a recall of vehicles in the United States involving potentially defective air bags by Takata. Mazda's breakthrough Skyactiv-X engine could give battery power a real challenge in the coming years.San Diego-based Achates Power is developing an opposed-piston engine that could be 50 percent more efficient than a regular direct-injection engine.


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Trump Accuses Amazon of Doing 'Great Damage' to Retailers

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:52:00 GMT

Trump lambasted Amazon on Twitter early Wednesday, accusing the e-commerce juggernaut of causing job losses throughout the U.S.Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon.com Inc. and founder of Blue Origin LLC, speaks during the 32nd Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on April 12, 2016.


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Wells Fargo Picks First Woman to Lead Board

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 22:49:51 GMT

It's the latest reshuffling since Wells Fargo paid $185 million last year in a scandal over millions of fake accounts it opened in customers' names.Elizabeth Duke in February 2012.Elizabeth Duke in November 2010.Stephen Sanger in on November 2006.


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Trump Slams 'Grandstanders' as Another Business Leader Quits Council

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 22:36:00 GMT

Trump is blasting CEOs after several left his business councils.President Donald Trump walks toward Marine One on the South Lawn at the White House on August 14, 2017 in Washington. Trump is traveling to New York where he will attend his first meeting of the United Nations General Assembly.Scott Paul, head of the Alliance for American Manufacturing.President Donald Trump listens as Intel CEO Brian Krzanich speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Feb. 8, 2017.


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Can You Trust Your Tax Preparer to Keep Your Data Safe?

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:26:22 GMT

The IRS is warning about a new phishing email scam that gives cyber criminals access to a tax preparer's online programs — including your personal data.Tax preparer Robert Romero helps a customer prepare his income taxes at Liberty Tax Service on April 14, 2014 in San Francisco.


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Costco Must Pay $19.4 Million for Selling 'Tiffany' Rings

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:03:00 GMT

Costco sold the rings next to a sign that read "Tiffany," leading Tiffany & Co. accuse the wholesaler of infringing on its trademark.A shopper leaves a Costco store in Portland, Oregon.A pedestrian passes a Tiffany and Co. jewelry store in Philadelphia.


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Trump's Immigration Plan Could Cost 4.6M Jobs

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:34:00 GMT

Slash immigration, and GDP is the victim, research findsPresident Donald Trump, flanked by Sen. Tom Cotton, R- Ark., left, and Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, during the unveiling of legislation that would place new limits on legal immigration.


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How to Teach Your Kids the Value of Money From an Early Age

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:46:00 GMT

What sort of financial knowledge are your kids ready for?A child holds money in her hands.


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Merck CEO Quits Advisory Council After Trump Remarks

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 02:41:00 GMT

The CEO of Merck quit President Donald Trump's American Manufacturing Council after Trump didn't condemn white nationalists for violence in Charlottesville.U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as Ken Frazier, chairman and chief executive officer of Merck & Co., listens during a meeting with representatives from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America at the White House, Jan. 31, 2017.


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