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Last Build Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2017 22:16:45 EST

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GE Housecleaning Will Alter Board's Makeup

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:21:33 EST

A housecleaning at GE’s board will remove many long-term associates of former Chief Jeff Immelt and aims to create a board that is more closely aligned with CEO John Flannery’s strategy to streamline the industrial giant.image


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Trump Administration Tightens Scrutiny of Skilled Worker Visa Applicants

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 22:04:53 EST

The Trump administration is adding hurdles and increasing scrutiny in the employment-visa application process, making it harder for businesses to hire foreign workers, and companies and immigration attorneys are bracing for more changes soon.image


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Marvell Nears Deal to Buy Cavium for About $6 Billion

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:34:58 EST

The acquisition would create a bigger and more well-rounded competitor to chip-making giants such as Intel Corp. and Broadcom Ltd. image


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How China's Acquisitive HNA Group Fell From Favor

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 22:16:33 EST

CEO Adam Tan drove the global ascent and ambition of the conglomerate, which has sought comparisons to Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. It is now drawing the scrutiny of regulators and Wall Street, and its debt-fueled expansion has hit a wall.image


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Surprise Bidder for Weinstein Co. Proposes Majority-Female Board

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 18:29:02 EST

Maria Contreras-Sweet, who previously led the Small Business Administration, has submitted an offer to acquire Weinstein Co. and keep the embattled studio in business with new, majority-women leadership.image


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GOP Steams Ahead With Tax Overhaul

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:15:59 EST

Republicans are powering tax overhaul plans through Congress with remarkable speed, having departed town for a Thanksgiving recess Friday after important victories in the Senate and House. image


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Tax Talks Advance Without an Analysis of Economic Impact

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:35:43 EST

The tax debate that consumed Congress this week was missing an ingredient Republicans say is essential to any realistic analysis of changes in the tax law: an accounting of the economic growth impacts of an overhaul. image


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Housing Starts Bounce Back Strongly

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:28:59 EST

U.S. housing starts rose last month to the highest level in a year, a sign that builders are getting back on track after hurricanes lashed the southeast and dampened residential construction activity in September.image


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U.S. Industrial Production Increased Strongly in October

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 11:49:28 EST

U.S. manufacturing made a strong post-hurricane recovery in October, making up almost all output lost from hurricanes Harvey and Irma and boosting overall industrial production.image


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'Justice League' Opening Falls Short of Expectations

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:30:03 EST

“Justice League,” a megabudget production in which Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman and other super-heroes team up opened to an estimated $96 million in the U.S. and Canada this weekend. image


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Televisa Executive Killed in Apparent Robbery Attempt

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:04:51 EST

Adolfo Lagos, a senior executive of television broadcaster Grupo Televisa was shot dead Sunday in an apparent robbery attempt while biking near Mexico City, the company said.image


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Toshiba to Raise $5.3 Billion in Sale of New Shares

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:05:35 EST

Toshiba Corp. said it would raise ¥600 billion ($5.3 billion) through the sale of new shares to foreign funds, a step to avoid a delisting from the Tokyo Stock Exchange if the planned sale of its chip unit is delayed. image


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Fed's Williams: Time For Central Bankers to Weigh New Policy Toolkit

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:26:27 EST

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams called again on Thursday for policy makers to rethink how they conduct monetary policy in a changed economic and financial landscape. image


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The Tax Proposals That Are Most Likely to Pass in Washington

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:47:56 EST

Lawmakers in the House and Senate have separate tax-overhaul bills with a multitude of differences, but the similarities between them are a good indicator of what will pass. image


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The Secret to Tech's Next Big Breakthroughs? Stacking Chips

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:30:52 EST

Microchips, once always thin and flat, now are getting stacked like pancakes and becoming 3-D—with big consequences for all our devices.image


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New Accounting Rule to Revamp Companies' Financials

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:07:33 EST

New accounting standards will require companies such as Rolls-Royce to rejigger how they recognize revenue and provide more detailed financial information.image


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The Latest Path to Silicon Valley Riches: Stake Sales

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:07:05 EST

Entrepreneurs and venture investors are cashing out of hot startups through secondary sales of big stakes, rather than waiting for companies to go public or be acquired.image


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