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Daimler joins rush to add more North American auto plants - Reuters

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:45

Reuters

Daimler joins rush to add more North American auto plants
Reuters
Daimler AG sign is pictured at the IAA truck show in Hanover, Germany, September 22, 2016. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo. DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. automakers are facing mounting pressure amid slowing demand in the country, as automakers from ...
Mercedes Plots Tesla Attack With $1 Billion US Electric PushBloomberg
Mercedes to invest $1B in Alabama to make electric SUVs, batteriesUSA TODAY
Mercedes-Benz to invest $1 billion in Alabama, add 600 jobsABC News
Financial Times -AL.com -Wall Street Journal (subscription) -Channel NewsAsia
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US Household Wealth Rises $1.7 Trillion to Another Record - Bloomberg

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:15

Bloomberg

US Household Wealth Rises $1.7 Trillion to Another Record
Bloomberg
U.S. household wealth increased in the second quarter to yet another record, driven by solid gains in financial assets and rising property values, figures from the Federal Reserve in Washington showed Thursday.
Surging stock market powers US wealth to $96.2 trillionNewsbug.info

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Amazon to Create 2000 Jobs in New Manhattan Office - Bloomberg

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:50

Bloomberg

Amazon to Create 2000 Jobs in New Manhattan Office
Bloomberg
Amazon.com Inc. is set to open a large new office in New York City and create 2,000 high-paying jobs. The e-commerce giant, which already has several locations across the city, will expand its presence with a 359,000 square-foot office in Manhattan ...
Amazon is hiring 2000 people in New York City as the $5 billion bidding war for its new headquarters ragesBusiness Insider
Amazon to bring 2000 jobs to Manhattan with opening of new administrative officeNew York Daily News
Amazon is bringing 2000 jobs in advertising, fashion to New York CityCNBC
New York Post -Fortune -Tribune-Review -Newsday
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Jimmy Kimmel ramps up battle against GOP health care bill - The Ledger

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:49

Jimmy Kimmel ramps up battle against GOP health care bill
The Ledger
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel used his late-night platform to continue his assault on the GOP health care bill, firing back at critics including U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade. The ABC star on Wednesday was ...

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Maryland governor proposes widening the Beltway and I-270 to include four toll lanes - Washington Post

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:46

Washington Post

Maryland governor proposes widening the Beltway and I-270 to include four toll lanes
Washington Post
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) on Thursday proposed a $9 billion project to widen the state's three most congested highways — Interstates 495 and 270 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway — in what he said would be the largest public-private ...
Maryland proposes $9 billion plan to relieve traffic congestionReuters
Hogan proposes $9B plan to add new lanes to Beltway, 270 and BW ParkwayWTOP
Hogan reveals $9B plan to widen I-270, Capital Beltway, BW ParkwayABC2 News
Baltimore Sun -WAMU 88.5 -WBAL Baltimore -FOX 5 DC
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A Tech Selloff and Fed Hangover Pull Markets From Records - TheStreet.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:24

TheStreet.com

A Tech Selloff and Fed Hangover Pull Markets From Records
TheStreet.com
A sharp selloff in tech stocks and a hawkish Federal Reserve teamed up on Thursday, Sept. 21, to drag markets from recent record highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.11%, the S&P 500 fell 0.17%, and the Nasdaq slid 0.36%. The Dow and S&P ...

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Stock indexes edge lower in early trading; oil falling - Newsday

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:48

Newsday

Stock indexes edge lower in early trading; oil falling
Newsday
U.S. stock indexes veered slightly lower in early trading Thursday as investors sized up the latest batch of company earnings and deal news. Technology stocks were down the most. Consumer focused-companies also fell, while energy stocks declined as the ...
A Tech Selloff and Fed Hangover Pull Markets From RecordsTheStreet.com
Modest Weakness Remains Visible On Wall Street - US CommentaryNasdaq
Stock market pulls back from records as tech stocks fallMarketWatch
CNBC -BBC
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Mortgage rates resume climb after nearly two-month descent - Washington Post

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:29

Washington Post

Mortgage rates resume climb after nearly two-month descent
Washington Post
After a descent that lasted nearly two months, mortgage rates have started climbing again. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average increased to 3.83 percent with an average 0.5 point. (Points are ...
Thirty-year fixed mortgage rate rises to 3.83%USA TODAY
Buying a house just got more expensive: Mortgage rates rise for first time in 7 weeksMarketWatch

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Stocks Post Wider Losses as Tech Lags, Wall Street Deals With Fed Hangover - TheStreet.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:23

TheStreet.com

Stocks Post Wider Losses as Tech Lags, Wall Street Deals With Fed Hangover
TheStreet.com
Stocks fell on Thursday, Sept. 21, a day after the Federal Reserve said it would begin a balance sheet unwind, a move that was largely expected. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.15%, the S&P 500 fell 0.27%, and the Nasdaq slid 0.5%. The Dow and ...
US stocks slip as investors worry about December rate hikeCNBC
Stock market pulls back from records as tech stocks retreatMarketWatch
Stocks are sliding after the Fed announces its plan to begin unwinding its massive balance sheetBusiness Insider
Yahoo Finance -Washington Post -Seeking Alpha -BBC
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Wall St. lower as investors assess Fed's hawkish stance - Reuters

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:07

Reuters

Wall St. lower as investors assess Fed's hawkish stance
Reuters
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. (Reuters) - U.S. stocks pulled back from their all-time highs on Thursday as investors assessed the Federal Reserve's ...

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FOMC-Fueled USD Runs into Resistance: GBP/USD, EUR/USD Primed - DailyFX

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:41

DailyFX

FOMC-Fueled USD Runs into Resistance: GBP/USD, EUR/USD Primed
DailyFX
... - Yesterday's FOMC rate decision saw the bank announce the start of balance sheet reduction in October along with the expectation for another rate hike in December. - This produced a quick bout of USD-strength that lasted for about ten minutes into ...

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Dollar softens after post-Fed bounce, shrugs off economic data - MarketWatch

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:38

MarketWatch

Dollar softens after post-Fed bounce, shrugs off economic data
MarketWatch
The U.S. dollar eased against its major rivals on Thursday, losing steam after a key gauge of the buck's performance on Wednesday jumped following the Federal Reserve's rate outlook and its plan to unwind its massive bond-buying program. In an early ...
Fed's 'Great Unwinding' lifts dollar, China rating gets the chopReuters
Bond Tantrums Should Be Considered Good Economic OmensBloomberg
Federal Reserve Watch: Fed Can't Ignore The DollarSeeking Alpha
CNBC -Business Insider -PYMNTS.com -Forbes
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KB Home To Cut CEO's Bonus By 25% - Nasdaq

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:11

Nasdaq

KB Home To Cut CEO's Bonus By 25%
Nasdaq
(RTTNews.com) - KB Home ( KBH ) disclosed in a regulatory filing that its board determined that the bonus payment Jeffery Mezger, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, would have otherwise been entitled to receive for fiscal year ...
Businessman put on notice after rant against Kathy GriffinSTLtoday.com
KB Home cuts CEO's bonus as punishment for his profanity-laced rant at neighbor Kathy GriffinCNBC
KB Home Cuts CEO's Bonus After His Rant at Kathy GriffinWall Street Journal (subscription)

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Jobless claims subside in mid-September despite disruptions caused by hurricanes - MarketWatch

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 07:53

MarketWatch

Jobless claims subside in mid-September despite disruptions caused by hurricanes
MarketWatch
U.S. jobless claims fell in mid-September despite the lingering effects of hurricanes Irma and Harvey. WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fell sharply in mid-September, reflecting fewer new claims than expected in ...
US Jobless Claims Decline as Harvey Impact Fades in TexasBloomberg
US Jobless Claims Fell Despite Recent HurricanesWall Street Journal (blog) (subscription)
Weekly US unemployment claims fall unexpectedlyDIGITALLOOK
Stock Market Wire -Washington Examiner
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Bill Gates, any regrets? Ctrl-Alt-Delete should be a single button - ZDNet

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 07:26

ZDNet

Bill Gates, any regrets? Ctrl-Alt-Delete should be a single button
ZDNet
Bill Gates: "Sure, if I can make one small edit, I'd make that a single-key operation." Image: Bloomberg. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says if he could go back in time, there'd be something more intuitive than the two-handed Ctrl-Alt-Delete command ...
Bill Gates wishes ctrl-alt-del was one buttonUSA TODAY
Bill Gates formally apologizes for 'Control-Alt-Delete'WXYZ
Bill Gates isn't a big fan of Control+ALT+Delete key combination eitherHindustan Times
The Register -Fossbytes -WTOL.com -International Business Times UK
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Equifax Breach Puts Credit Bureaus' Oversight In Question - NPR

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 04:02

NPR

Equifax Breach Puts Credit Bureaus' Oversight In Question
NPR
The Equifax data breach exposed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans. It has led to a lawsuit against the company by the state of Massachusetts, an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission, and the promise of ...
Why the United States was wide open to a disaster like EquifaxCNBC
Equifax: While Others Point Fingers, This Expert Shows You How To Take ActionForbes
The Feds are looking into some suspicious Equifax tradesBusiness Insider
Krebs on Security -Bankrate.com -Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel -The Hill
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S&P Cuts China's Credit Rating, Citing Risk From Debt Growth - Bloomberg

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 04:02

Bloomberg

S&P Cuts China's Credit Rating, Citing Risk From Debt Growth
Bloomberg
S&P Global Ratings cut China's sovereign credit rating for the first time since 1999, citing the risks from soaring debt, and revised its outlook to stable from negative. The sovereign rating was cut by one step, to A+ from AA-, the agency said in a ...
S&P Cuts China Debt Rating To A+; Cites Credit Growth ConcernsTheStreet.com
China's credit rating cut by Standard & Poor's over increased 'risks'Independent.ie
S&P cuts China rating to A+ on higher financial, economic risksFinancial Times
Financial Express
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Mark Zuckerberg's Political Awakening - Bloomberg

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 04:00

Bloomberg

Mark Zuckerberg's Political Awakening
Bloomberg
Technically speaking, Mark Zuckerberg has been on paternity leave. In late August his wife, Priscilla Chan, gave birth to their second child, a girl. But though Zuckerberg, the chief executive officer of Facebook Inc., stayed away from the office for a ...
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg might want to re-think his White House dreamsFox News

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HTC Messed Up Its Google Deal - Bloomberg

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:18

NDTV

HTC Messed Up Its Google Deal
Bloomberg
It was a long wait, but Thursday morning finally looked like the time for me to congratulate HTC Corp. on a smart move. Except I can't. HTC messed up. Taiwan's iconic smartphone maker is selling 2,000 of its best and brightest engineers to Alphabet Inc ...
Thursday newspaper round-up: Google-HTC, BHS, SkyDIGITALLOOK
About 2000 HTC engineers to work for Google after dealFocus Taiwan News Channel
Google to buy part of HTC's smartphone operations for US$1.1bilThe Star Online
Free Malaysia Today -Gears Of Biz -Times of India -Nikkei Asian Review
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