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Debunked Ukraine conspiracy theory is knocked down - New! 2019-11-13 18:04:05Debunked Ukraine conspiracy theory is knocked down - again

Facebook says it removed 3.2B fake accounts in New! 2019-11-13 18:00:37Facebook says it has removed 3.2 billion fake accounts from its service from April to September this year, up slightly from 3 billion in the previous

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Economy in mind, Bolsonaro changes tack and cozies New! 2019-11-13 17:47:26Brazil gets closer to China as President Bolsonaro drops rhetoric from last year’s campaign trail

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Beer insulting California utility PG&E brews backlash New! 2019-11-13 17:14:12An outcry is brewing over a beer named to insult Pacific Gas & Electric because its power lines have sparked wildfires

Fed’s Powell sees steady growth, signals pause in New! 2019-11-13 17:10:34Federal Reserve Chairman Powell expresses optimism on economy, sees rates unchanged

Wobbly day on Wall Street ends mixed; New New! 2019-11-13 17:10:17Wall Street capped a wobbly day for stocks with another record-setting finish Wednesday

US budget deficit surges to $134.5 billion in New! 2019-11-13 17:09:10US budget deficit in October jumps 33.8% to $134.5 billion as spending hits record

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday New! 2019-11-13 17:06:08Stocks closed out a wobbly day on Wall Street Wednesday with record highs for the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrials

Energizer, ADT advance; Bank of America, Canadian Solar New! 2019-11-13 16:47:36Energizer, ADT advance; Bank of America, Canadian Solar slip

Ex-government health chief joins warnings about EPA proposal New! 2019-11-13 16:39:32A former top government environmental health official is expressing alarm as the Trump administration moves forward with a proposal scientists say wou

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Chicago mayor rejects Uber's alternative tax proposal New! 2019-11-13 17:45:05Chicago's mayor on Wednesday rejected an alternative proposal by Uber Technologies Inc to tax ride-hailing services, accusing the company of trying

Disney+ streaming exceeds expectations with 10 million sign-ups, New! 2019-11-13 17:38:04Walt Disney Co shares soared to a record high after the entertainment firm said its new streaming service, Disney+, had been met with "extraordinary

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California sued again for requiring women on corporate New! 2019-11-13 16:25:47The Pacific Legal Foundation filed the suit in federal court, arguing the law violates the equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution.

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Joe Jonas goes big in Encino with $14.1-million New! 2019-11-13 14:43:22Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers has paid a record $14.1 million for a newly built home in Encino.

Eva Longoria on path to sell former Tom New! 2019-11-13 14:00:13The actress paid $11.4 million for the Hollywood Hills West compound that is now listed at $9.495 million.

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California pulls back clean-vehicle rebates to point them New! 2019-11-13 09:00:30Starting in December, those looking to buy electric vehicles with a price tag of more than $60,000 won't qualify for rebates — nor will plug-in

The Real ID deadline is really coming. Should New! 2019-11-13 07:00:41The TSA will require fliers to have a Real ID, passport or military ID, starting Oct. 1. But 99 million Americans don't have any of these and airline

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US services companies growth rebounds in October 2019-11-05 10:00:00Measures of sales, new orders and employment all rebounded from the previous month.

The trade deficit got smaller in September as 2019-11-05 08:30:00The U.S. international trade deficit was forecast to narrow to $52.20 billion in September from $55 billion in August, according to economists polled

China presses Trump to remove more tariffs in 2019-11-04 22:00:00The fate of the Dec. 15 China tariffs is being considered as part of negotiations and a potential signing trip this month.

US GDP rose a better-than-expected 1.9% in the 2019-10-30 08:30:00The growth in GDP was slightly slower than in the second quarter as business investment declined.

Private payrolls increase by 125,000 in October, topping 2019-10-30 08:15:00Private payrolls grew at a faster-than-expected pace in October, but the solid growth was offset by a sharp downward revision for the previous month.

Weekly mortgage demand is flat as interest rates 2019-10-30 07:07:00Higher mortgage rates give homeowners little incentive to refinance their home loans

Third-quarter economic growth is expected to be a 2019-10-29 16:16:00Third quarter growth is expected to come in at a weakish 1.6%, with the biggest hits from slowing business investment.

The Fed is expected to cut rates, but 2019-10-29 15:01:00The Fed is widely expected to cut interest rates on Wednesday, but what it says about future moves could have a big impact on markets.

US consumer confidence dips in October, misses expectations 2019-10-29 10:00:00U.S. consumer confidence dipped slightly in October as worries over business conditions and employment prospects ticked up.

Pending home sales rise 1.5% in September, thanks 2019-10-29 10:00:00Pending home sales, which measure signed contracts to buy existing homes, rose for the second straight months. Realtors credit low mortgage rates, des

Home price gains heat up in August but 2019-10-29 09:00:00Home prices rose 3.2% in August, up from the 3.1% gain in July, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price Index.

Fed to cut rates again, but other economic 2019-10-29 07:00:00The latest CNBC Fed Survey finds concerns over recession, monetary policy and worries about future economic policy.

NYT > Economy

A Recession Warning Reverses, but the Damage May 2019-11-08 16:35:02Investors are feeling better about the economy, but the yield curve has already predicted a recession.

Recession Fears Are Receding. That Doesn’t Mean They 2019-11-08 13:32:59We’ll never know for sure whether the risks were as great as the yield curve and other signs suggested.

If People Were Paid by Ability, Inequality Would 2019-11-08 05:00:09Some may argue that top earners are simply super skilled, but that’s not what the evidence suggests.

U.S. and China Agree to Roll Back Some 2019-11-07 21:00:18The development suggests progress toward an interim agreement that would provide relief to businesses and consumers.

China Is Trying to Clean Up Its Banks. 2019-11-07 14:11:20Beijing is reining in small financial institutions that once lent with abandon. But the process has generated painful headlines.

The C.E.O. of American Airlines Has a Problem: 2019-11-07 07:53:23Doug Parker has been chief executive of three airlines. But he had never faced a challenge like the grounding of the 737 Max.

Why $4.5 Billion From Big Tech Won’t End 2019-11-06 14:42:15Efforts by Apple, Facebook and Google to address the California housing crunch must contend with the forces that created it.

Trump Vowed to Shrink the Trade Gap. It 2019-11-06 10:32:45The overall trade deficit continued to widen in the first nine months of 2019, suggesting that the global trade wars haven’t had the desired eff

Walmart’s Strategy When Wading Into Culture Wars: Offend 2019-11-05 14:49:12Walmart has taken stands on several controversial issues, but the retailer has been careful to alienate as few customers as possible while doing so.

China’s Xi Praises Free Trade. Striking Deals Is 2019-11-05 14:33:49A setback with India and continuing negotiations with the United States test Beijing’s talk of lowering global barriers.

Companies Cut Back, but Consumers Party On, Driving 2019-11-04 19:23:31Things feel chillier in the executive suite than they do at the mall, and the future of a record expansion hangs in the balance.

Apple Commits $2.5 Billion to Ease California Housing 2019-11-04 19:23:10The plan includes $1 billion for an affordable housing investment fund as well as an effort to help first-time buyers.

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India vs Bangladesh 3rd T20I LIVE score: B'desh 2019-11-10 08:03:15Both India and Bangladesh would look to clinch the series in the final match in Nagpur. Watch IND vs BAN 3rd T20I LIVE cricket score and match comment

Will not form govt in Maharashtra, Sena disrespected 2019-11-10 07:59:35"Good luck to the Shiv Sena if it wants to form government in Maharashtra with the support of the Congress and NCP."

NSA Doval meets Hindu, Muslim religious leaders after 2019-11-10 07:13:38The religious leaders pledged unstinted support to the government in all steps to maintain peace and order, they said

Cyclone 'Bulbul' disrupts normal life in West Bengal, 2019-11-10 05:56:55Torrential rain lashed the metropolis throughout Saturday, forcing people to remain indoors

DoT asks BSNL to ensure continuity as VRS 2019-11-10 05:34:36At present, various options are being discussed for the transition period

A day after historic verdict, Ayodhya wakes up 2019-11-10 05:24:49Residents of the temple town are back to their normal lives

No one came forward to claim a dozen 2019-11-10 04:53:20The Swiss government began making details of dormant accounts public in 2015 to allow their claimants submit necessary proof to get access to those fu

Odd-even may not cut Delhi air pollution. An 2019-11-10 04:21:59Air pollution is not only a winter problem. 'Year-round, the level (of air pollution) remains three times higher than the national standard'

100% FDI in coal mining will help India 2019-11-10 04:20:20In August, the government had allowed 100 per cent foreign investment in coal mining and contract manufacturing

FPIs remain bullish, invest over Rs 12,000 cr 2019-11-10 04:09:20Himanshu Srivastava, senior analyst manager research at Morningstar Investment Adviser India said, mainly the domestic factor led to the foreign inflo

Over 100 Indian CEOs, Deepika Padukone to visit 2019-11-10 04:08:27Among others from the Indian film industry, Shahrukh Khan and Karan Johar have been in Davos for the WEF annual meetings in the recent years

Maruti Suzuki production slashed 21% in Oct; cut 2019-11-10 03:12:15Production of mini and compact segment cars, including Alto, New WagonR, Celerio, Ignis, Swift, Baleno and Dzire stood at 85,064 units


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