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Musk says government likes plan for high-speed tunnels - New Jersey Herald

Google Business News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 19:48

New Jersey Herald

Musk says government likes plan for high-speed tunnels
New Jersey Herald
FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2016, file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk listens as President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with technology industry leaders at Trump Tower in New York. In a Tweet, Musk says he has "verbal government approval" to ...
Elon Musk Says He Has Verbal Approval To Begin Work On Hyperloop Train Tunnel From New York To DCTech Times
Hawthorne Mayor Alex Vargas hangs with Elon Musk to talk physics and tunnelsThe Daily Breeze
Heaven help me, but I sort of love Elon Musk's new hyperloop idea. (Well, at least in theory…)American Enterprise Institute
Fast Company -ETAuto.com -RenewEconomy -UPI.com
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Fight Over New York Subways Is as Much Political as It Is Financial - New York Times

Google Business News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 18:57

New York Times

Fight Over New York Subways Is as Much Political as It Is Financial
New York Times
Joseph J. Lhota, the chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has demanded that New York City do more to help solve the subway crisis. Credit Victor J. Blue for The New York Times. The chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority ...
Another day, another derailment in NYC subwayWashington Post
New York state editorial roundup: NYC subway; electric cars; inmate laborAuburn Citizen
Andrew Cuomo's MTA Propaganda Should Scare the Bejeezus Out of YouStreetsblog New York (blog)
New York Daily News -New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV -Mic -New Jersey Herald
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Sprint is just straight-up trolling Verizon now - BGR

Google Business News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 17:12

BGR

Sprint is just straight-up trolling Verizon now
BGR
In absence of actually having a good network, Sprint is relying on some top-notch PR to bother Verizon. Sprint already stole away Verizon's signature spokesperson — Mr “Can You Hear Me Now?” — and it's now hitting on Verizon's pricing with a savage ...
Barclays reiterates T-Mobile at Market Weight after resultsSeeking Alpha
T-Mobile Sprints Out of the GateGuruFocus.com
Sprint Punked Verizon With a Store Selling Items at Twice the PriceCreativity
Business Wire (press release)
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Seeking a Positive Spin, Beijing Says Sino-US Talks Tackled Excess Steel Production - Fortune

Google Business News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 00:13

Fortune

Seeking a Positive Spin, Beijing Says Sino-US Talks Tackled Excess Steel Production
Fortune
Seeking a more positive spin on U.S.- China economic talks viewed as ending in discord, China said on Thursday that the two sides agreed to "active and effective measures" to reduce global excess steel production capacity. The statement issued a day ...
The Limits of 'Made in America' EconomicsThe Atlantic
America Doesn't Need Tariffs to Compete with ChinaThe National Interest Online
Trump must put American steel first to protect our national securityThe Hill (blog)
Forbes -KUOW News and Information -STRATFOR -Financial Times
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Sears to sell its Kenmore appliances on Amazon - Los Angeles Times

Google Business News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 17:35

Los Angeles Times

Sears to sell its Kenmore appliances on Amazon
Los Angeles Times
In the century before there was Amazon.com, it was Sears that was the everything store. With its vast inventory of tools, toys and even firearms, it upended local retailers. With its catalog model and nationwide delivery system, it promised to bring ...

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Visa beats profit estimates, lifts earnings forecast - Reuters

Google Business News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 16:40

Reuters

Visa beats profit estimates, lifts earnings forecast
Reuters
(Reuters) - Visa Inc (V.N), the world's largest payments network operator, on Thursday reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its annual earnings forecast, as more people across the United States and Europe used its payments network.
Visa's Third-Quarter Profit Beats ExpectationsU.S. News & World Report
Visa's (V) CEO Al Kelly on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking Alpha
European expansion, payments growth help Visa beat earning expectationsCNBC
The FINANCIAL -Zacks.com -SCNow -Wall Street Journal (subscription)
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IBM: How Long Until I Should Throw In The Towel? - Seeking Alpha

Google Business News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 09:44

Nasdaq

IBM: How Long Until I Should Throw In The Towel?
Seeking Alpha
I guess at this point I shouldn't be surprised to say this, but International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) has failed to grow its quarterly revenues again. Q2's decline marks the 21st consecutive quarter that IBM has posted falling sales figures. This ...
IBM Beats on Q2 Earnings, Q3 Revenue Outlook UnimpressiveZacks.com
International Business Machines Corp (IBM) Moves Lower on Volume Spike for July 19Equities.com
International Business Machines Corporation - Receive News & Ratings DailyBBNS
StockNewsTimes -BangaloreWeekly -Community Financial News -Sports Perspectives
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US weekly jobless claims fall to near five-month low - Reuters

Google Business News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 07:15

Reuters

US weekly jobless claims fall to near five-month low
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, touching its lowest level in nearly five months, suggesting strong job gains that should continue to underpin economic growth. Sustained ...
US Weekly Requests for Jobless Aid Fall to 233000U.S. News & World Report
US weekly jobless claims total 233000 vs 245000 estimateCNBC
Jobless claims plummet 15000 to 233000MarketWatch
Nasdaq -Barron's -Fox News -UPI.com
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Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain to see little major work this year - Reuters

Google Business News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 17:37

Reuters

Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain to see little major work this year
Reuters
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Little major construction will happen on Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion this year although construction remains on schedule to begin in September, company President Ian Anderson said on ...
Kinder Morgan's (KMI) CEO Steve Kean on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking Alpha
Kinder Morgan to boost dividend, launch stock buybackHouston Chronicle
After-hours buzz: KMI, QCOM, TMUS & moreCNBC
Financial Post -Zacks Investment Research
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Bill Ackman Isn't Scared to Eat Chipotle After a Norovirus Outbreak - Fortune

Google Business News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 15:05

Fortune

Bill Ackman Isn't Scared to Eat Chipotle After a Norovirus Outbreak
Fortune
A Norovirus outbreak at a Chipotle in Virginia hasn't stopped Bill Ackman, the company's largest shareholder, from stopping in for lunch. In his first tweet ever to some 7,000 followers, the billionaire shared a photo of himself waiting to eat "our own ...
Chipotle says Virginia restaurant reopening after cleaningCNBC
Sterling Chipotle reopens after illnessesWTOP
Chipotle to reopen Virginia restaurant after norovirus reportsReuters
Motley Fool -Patch.com -POPSUGAR -Yahoo News
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Apple, Google and Microsoft are hoarding $464 billion in cash - CNNMoney

Google Business News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 09:11

CNNMoney

Apple, Google and Microsoft are hoarding $464 billion in cash
CNNMoney
Apple, Google and Microsoft are sitting on a mountain of cash -- and most of it is stashed far away from the taxman. Those three tech behemoths held a total of $464 billion in cash at the end of last year, according to a Moody's report published Wednesday.
Tech Companies Push Offshore Cash Pile To A Record – Moody'sWall Street Journal (subscription) (blog)
Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet, Cisco, Oracle again top the cash-rich listSiliconBeat
Corporate America's cash pile balloons to $1.84tnFinancial Times
Albany Business Review -Investopedia
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Bank of America profit rises as consumer bank hits profit 'milestone' - Reuters

Google Business News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 09:11

Reuters

Bank of America profit rises as consumer bank hits profit 'milestone'
Reuters
(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on strength in its consumer bank and cost cuts that are beginning to bear fruit after years of branch closures, staff cuts and efforts to reduce technology and paper ...
Bank of America's CEO Finally DeliversFortune
Rising interest rates boost Bank of America's profitsThe Mercury News
BofA's (BAC) Q2 Earnings Top on Investment Banking, LoansZacks.com
Bloomberg -Fox Business -Business Insider -24/7 Wall St.
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Amazon Bursts Blue Apron's Bubble, as the Market Checks Tech's Hype - WIRED

Google Business News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 07:56

WIRED

Amazon Bursts Blue Apron's Bubble, as the Market Checks Tech's Hype
WIRED
The tech bubble that 2016 threatened didn't burst, prompting observers to heave a sigh of relief. But it turns out, there was a bubble, it was just growing slightly out of sight, in private start-up funding. Now, the public market is showing just where ...
Amazon is already selling some prepared 'Amazon Meal Kits'TechCrunch
Amazon files for meal-kit trademark that could show its next big directionThe Independent
$16 falafel patties anyone? Amazon moves into meal-kit marketThe Guardian
Houston Chronicle -Markets Insider -International Business Times UK -eSellerCafe
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Wells Fargo to Close 450 Branches - Motley Fool

Google Business News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 07:11

Motley Fool

Wells Fargo to Close 450 Branches
Motley Fool
To improve efficiency, the nation's third biggest bank by assets will prune its expansive branch network. John Maxfield. (JohnMaxfield37). Jul 18, 2017 at 9:11AM. Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) has long been known among analysts and commentators as one of ...
Patient Investors Could Be Rewarded With Wells FargoSeeking Alpha
Wells Fargo poised to sell more businesses as it streamlines following accounts scandalLos Angeles Times
Mobile banking may be hurting other channelsBusiness Insider
BBNS -HousingWire (blog) -VICE -New York Daily News
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Robot 'drowns' in fountain mishap - BBC News

Google Business News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 06:23

BBC News

Robot 'drowns' in fountain mishap
BBC News
A security robot in Washington DC suffered a watery demise after falling into a fountain by an office building. The stricken robot, made by Knightscope, was spotted by passers-by whose photos of the aftermath quickly went viral on social media. For ...
Did this robot commit suicide?New York Post
This Crime-Fighting Security Robot Drowned in Mere Inches of Water, Much to the Internet's AmusementYahoo News
Robo Cop Apparently Commits Suicide by FountainNewser
The Mary Sue -Telegraph.co.uk -The Guardian -Independent.ie
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Walmart Apologizes After a Listing on Its Site Featured a Racial Slur - Fortune

Google Business News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 06:01

Fortune

Walmart Apologizes After a Listing on Its Site Featured a Racial Slur
Fortune
Walmart prompted controversy on Monday after a third-party product description on its website contained a racial slur. The mega-retail chain published a description for a wig cap that listed its color as "N----- Brown." The post sparked a reaction on ...
The n-word describes a wig cap for sale —and puts Walmart in a tough spotMiami Herald
Walmart apologizes for N-word on website, removes product listing with racial slurSyracuse.com
Walmart's Website Really Described A Wig Cap As 'N****r-Brown'HuffPost
Retail Dive -New York Post -AZCentral.com -New York Daily News
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UPDATE 1-Novartis sees Alcon recovery opening door to spin-off IPO - Reuters

Google Business News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 02:15

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Novartis sees Alcon recovery opening door to spin-off IPO
Reuters
ZURICH, July 18 (Reuters) - Novartis long-suffering Alcon eye care unit's sales growth accelerated in the second quarter, boosting options for the business including a possible disposal, Chief Executive Joe Jimenez said on Tuesday. Alcon sales rose 1 ...
Novartis income falls but beats expectationsMarketWatch
Novartis Points to Early Signs of Rebound at Alcon Eye-Care UnitBloomberg
Novartis sticks to 2018 growth target, lifts Alcon outlookCNBC
TheStreet.com -New York Times -Investor's Business Daily -Financial Times
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Major tech firms, internet providers clash over US net neutrality rules - Reuters

Google Business News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 18:22

Reuters

Major tech firms, internet providers clash over US net neutrality rules
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tech companies clashed with internet service providers on Monday over whether a landmark 2015 net neutrality order barring the blocking or slowing of web content should be scrapped by the U.S. Federal Communications ...
Broadband companies make closing arguments against net neutralityThe Hill
AT&T, Comcast and others sketch their support for lenient — or voluntary — net neutrality rulesRecode
Net Neutrality Is A Poor Solution To The Wrong ProblemForbes
TechCrunch -AdAge.com -TheStreet.com -Multichannel News
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