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Barnes & Noble shares surge on reports bookseller may go private - CNBC

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:16

CNBC

Barnes & Noble shares surge on reports bookseller may go private
CNBC
The bookseller faces heightened competition from the likes of Amazon Books, and other retailers moving their book assortments online. Lauren Thomas | @laurenthomasx3. Published 52 Mins Ago Updated 5 Mins Ago CNBC.com. SHARES ...
Activist investor draws up plan to take Barnes & Noble private: WSJReuters
Barnes & Noble Investor Proposes Deal to Take Bookseller PrivateWall Street Journal
Barnes & Noble Stock Surges as Activist Proposes Go Private Plan - ReportTheStreet.com
Business Wire (press release) -Financial Times -Bibeypost.com -Zacks Investment Research
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Bon-Ton Stores to close 40 stores in 2018 - USA TODAY

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:43

USA TODAY

Bon-Ton Stores to close 40 stores in 2018
USA TODAY
MILWAUKEE — With sales continuing to decline and losses mounting, retailer Bon-Ton Stores Inc. said Thursday it plans to close at least 40 stores through 2018. Bon-Ton (BONT), the parent company of Boston Store, Younkers and other department store ...
Bon-Ton plans to close at least 40 stores next yearAllentown Morning Call
Bon-Ton CEO: Company to close at least 40 stores in 2018WFMZ Allentown
Bon-Ton to close at least 40 stores in 2018WCPO
Buffalo Business First -Milwaukee Business Journal -lehighvalleylive.com -BizTimes.com (Milwaukee)
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Siemens to Cut About 6900 Jobs Worldwide in Sweeping Revamp - Bloomberg

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:05

Channel NewsAsia

Siemens to Cut About 6900 Jobs Worldwide in Sweeping Revamp
Bloomberg
Siemens AG announced the most sweeping round of job cuts in years with a plan to eliminate about 6,900 positions worldwide and close at least two factories in Germany as the biggest European engineering company grapples with the fallout of a sharp drop ...
Siemens to cut 6900 jobs worldwide, half of them in GermanyCNBC
Siemens says to cut about 6900 jobsReuters
Siemens To Cut About 6900 Jobs Worldwide, Half Of Them In GermanyNasdaq
STLtoday.com -Financial Times -Gears Of Biz
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Dow rises more than 150 points as Wal-Mart and Cisco jump after earnings - CNBC

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:26

CNBC

Dow rises more than 150 points as Wal-Mart and Cisco jump after earnings
CNBC
Cisco reported earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street expectations, lifted in part by strong sales of software applications. Wal-Mart also reported better-than-expected quarterly results, boosted by a surge in grocery and online sales. Before ...
MARKET SNAPSHOT: Stock Market Bounces Back From 2-day Drop; Cisco, Wal-Mart Gain On ResultsFox Business
Apple, Cisco, Wal-Mart Rally; Do You Own These 3 Buffett Stocks?Investor's Business Daily
US stocks boosted by solid Wal-Mart, Cisco earningsThe Straits Times
StreetInsider.com
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Senator Al Franken Kissed and Groped Me Without My Consent, And There's Nothing Funny About It - KABC

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:44

KABC

Senator Al Franken Kissed and Groped Me Without My Consent, And There's Nothing Funny About It
KABC
In December of 2006, I embarked on my ninth USO Tour to entertain our troops, my eighth to the Middle East since the 9/11 attacks. My father served in Vietnam and my then-boyfriend (and now husband, Chris) is a pilot in the Air Force, so bringing a ...

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Calvin Klein to sell some items exclusively on Amazon - Seeking Alpha

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:06

Business Wire (press release)

Calvin Klein to sell some items exclusively on Amazon
Seeking Alpha
A striking development in the apparel sector is the decision by Calvin Klein to only sell new underwear and bralette styles during the holiday season through Amazon. While the PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) property has as long association with Amazon, the ...
Calvin Klein, Inc. Announces Holiday Retail Experience with Amazon FashionBusiness Wire (press release)
What's Next for PVH Corp (PVH) After Forming Bullish Double Top Pattern?BZ Weekly
Karlie Kloss poses in her underwear as she excitedly unveils new Calvin Klein collaboration... after landing cover ...Daily Mail

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US unemployment benefits edge up to still-low 249000 with overall benefits near 44-year low - Olean Times Herald

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:42

US unemployment benefits edge up to still-low 249000 with overall benefits near 44-year low
Olean Times Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) — US unemployment benefits edge up to still-low 249,000 with overall benefits near 44-year low. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise - CNBC

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:37

CNBC

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise
CNBC
This is the longest consecutive weeks of a strong labor market since 1970, when the labor market was smaller. Published 7 Mins Ago Updated 1 Min Ago Reuters. SHARES. A job seeker registers during a Job News USA career fair in Overland Park, Kansas.

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Amazon (AMZN) Trims Whole Foods Prices Ahead of Holiday Season - Nasdaq

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:22

Nasdaq

Amazon (AMZN) Trims Whole Foods Prices Ahead of Holiday Season
Nasdaq
Thanksgiving and Christmas is right around the corner and Amazon (AMZN) is wasting no time looking to capitalize on its Prime strategy for its Whole Foods acquisition. The e-commerce giant plans to drop Whole Foods prices on several traditional holiday ...

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Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund proposes to drop oil, gas stocks from index - Reuters

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:13

Reuters

Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund proposes to drop oil, gas stocks from index
Reuters
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's trillion-dollar sovereign wealth fund is proposing to drop oil and gas companies from its benchmark index, which would mean cutting its investments in those companies, the deputy central bank chief supervising the fund told ...
World's Biggest Wealth Fund Wants Out of Oil and GasBloomberg
Norway's $1T wealth fund considers exiting oil and gas stocksSeeking Alpha
Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund proposes dropping oil and gas stocksFinancial Times
StreetInsider.com -Financial News -Reuters Africa -Axios
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American Express, Santander team up with Ripple for cross-border payments via blockchain - CNBC

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:01

CNBC

American Express, Santander team up with Ripple for cross-border payments via blockchain
CNBC
American Express and Santander have partnered with financial technology firm Ripple to speed up cross-border payments between the U.S. and the U.K. by using blockchain technology. Payments made by American Express' business customers on its FX ...
American Express Introduces Blockchain-Enabled Cross-Border Business-to-Business PaymentsBusiness Wire (press release)
American Express Opens First Blockchain Corridor With Ripple TechCoinDesk

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Wal-Mart's earnings, sales top Street expectations, sending shares higher - CNBC

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 06:55

CNBC

Wal-Mart's earnings, sales top Street expectations, sending shares higher
CNBC
Wal-Mart has brought brands such as Jet.com, Bonobos, Modcloth and Moosejaw into its portfolio. The big-box retailer is expanding curbside grocery pick-up service, beefing up its digital assortment and working with Amazon-rival Google on voice ...
Wal-Mart reports better-than-expected third-quarter sales, shares jumpReuters
Walmart Earnings Exceed Analysts' Expectations for Ninth Straight QuarterTheStreet.com
E-commerce growth explodes at Wal-MartSeeking Alpha
STLtoday.com -Benzinga -StreetInsider.com -Arkansas Online
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“Busiest holiday season:” Over 50 million Americans expected to travel this Thanksgiving - fox6now.com

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 06:46

fox6now.com

“Busiest holiday season:” Over 50 million Americans expected to travel this Thanksgiving
fox6now.com
MCLEAN, VIRGINIA - NOVEMBER 23: Traffic converges on highway I-495 South just west of the nation's capital on one of the busiest travel days of the year November 23, 2011 in McLean, Virginia. The American Automobile Association projects that 42.5 ...
Your Thanksgiving travel forecast is in: AAA predicts 51 million Americans to hit the roadKSHB
Thanksgiving holiday travel expected to be highest in a dozen yearsTopeka Capital Journal
Chicago, other cities could see 'record' Thanksgiving traffic delays, AAA saysChicago Tribune
www.wsls.com -WCPO -Philly.com -USA TODAY
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Emerson sweetens bid for Rockwell Automation to $29 billion - Reuters

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 06:21

Reuters

Emerson sweetens bid for Rockwell Automation to $29 billion
Reuters
(Reuters) - Emerson Electric Co boosted its offer to buy Rockwell Automation Inc to about $29 billion, after the smaller rival rebuffed a $27.6 billion bid last month saying it undervalued the company. Emerson Electric Company Canadian headquarters is ...
Emerson Electric (EMR) Offers $225/Share for Rockwell Automation (ROK)StreetInsider.com
Emerson Electric to Boost Takeover Offer for Rockwell AutomationWall Street Journal
Rockwell Automation spikes after Emerson boosts its takeover bid to $29 billionBusiness Insider
STLtoday.com -Zacks.com -SEC.gov -SEC.gov
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Japan Rail Operator Says Sorry, as Train Leaves 20 Seconds Early - Bloomberg

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:59

National Post

Japan Rail Operator Says Sorry, as Train Leaves 20 Seconds Early
Bloomberg
A politician once had to drop out of an election after he delayed a bullet train by pushing staff to halt it for a campaign stop. This time, though, it's a rail company that's apologizing after the 9:44 a.m. train on Tokyo's Tsukuba Express line left ...
Apology after Japanese train departs 20 seconds earlyBBC News
Tokyo train company apologises for 20-second early departureChannel NewsAsia
Japanese rail company apologizes after train departs 20 seconds earlyDaily Sabah
The Straits Times -SoraNews24 -Metro
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Minimum salary of H-1B visa holders in US likely to increase; but it's no good news for Indian professionals - International Business Times, India Edition

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 03:46

International Business Times, India Edition

Minimum salary of H-1B visa holders in US likely to increase; but it's no good news for Indian professionals
International Business Times, India Edition
This bill, however, bans H1-B dependent employers from replacing American jobs with H1-B employees. By : Purnita Deb. November 16, 2017 15:12 IST. Trump celebrating Diwali.Facebook. A Congressional committee in the United States on Thursday, ...
Issa's bills take aim at outsourcing firms dependent on H-1B visasAxios
US H-1B bill to toughen rules moves ahead, next stop is House voteHindustan Times
Bill would raise minimum salary for H-1B holdersSan Francisco Chronicle

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Oil steady as expected output curbs balance US supply - Reuters

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 03:14

Reuters

Oil steady as expected output curbs balance US supply
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil markets stabilized on Thursday as expectations that OPEC would extend production limits balanced rising U.S. crude production and inventories. Oil pumpjacks are seen near Aneth, Utah, U.S., October 29, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew ...
Oil Holds Near $55 as Investors Await Clarity on OPEC ActionBloomberg
Rising US Oil Stocks Weigh on PricesWall Street Journal
A lightning fast rally in oil prices is reversing. Here's whyCNBC
Seeking Alpha -Rigzone -Chron.com -Nasdaq
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Here Are Eight Things to Watch For in Tesla's Big Rig Reveal - Bloomberg

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 03:00

Bloomberg

Here Are Eight Things to Watch For in Tesla's Big Rig Reveal
Bloomberg
Elon Musk lifts the veil Thursday on an electric truck aimed at killing the diesel engine. By. Tom Randall. @tsrandall More stories by Tom Randall. November 16, 2017, 12:00 AM PST. From. The Tesla Semi Truck coming into focus. Source: Tesla. Tesla Inc ...
5 things you need to know ThursdayUSA TODAY
Tesla Says It Will Fight Lawsuit Claiming Racial DiscriminationNDTV
Tesla truck to be revealed tonightAutocar
autoevolution -Independent Online -Wall Street Journal
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First head of Financial Protection Bureau will leave by month's end - Boston Herald

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:23

Boston Herald

First head of Financial Protection Bureau will leave by month's end
Boston Herald
MOVIN' ON: U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Richard Cordray, above, 'forced the biggest financial institutions to return $12 billion directly to the people they cheated.' Cordray is stepping down as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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