Month: October 2016

US indexes waver as traders use caution ahead of election – U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

US indexes waver as traders use caution ahead of election
U.S. News & World Report
The Baker Hughes logo appears above the post where it trades, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Oct. 31, 2016. General Electric announced it would merge its oil and gas division with Baker Hughes, creating a new company with $32 …
M&A flurry lifts S&P, Nasdaq; Nike drags DowThe Star Online

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Nate Silver on Hillary Clinton’s email revelations: Wiener is such a ‘tragicomic figure… he could insulate Clinton’ – Business Insider


Business Insider

Nate Silver on Hillary Clinton’s email revelations: Wiener is such a ‘tragicomic figure… he could insulate Clinton’
Business Insider
U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton talks to staff members, including aide Huma Abedin ( U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton talks to staff members, including aide Huma Abedin, onboard her campaign plane in White Plains.

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Mark Zuckerberg has a new battle cry to fight Snapchat: ‘The camera is the composer’ – Business Insider


Business Insider

Mark Zuckerberg has a new battle cry to fight Snapchat: ‘The camera is the composer’
Business Insider
A Facebook spokesperson told Business Insider on Friday that the new camera design was in response to two trends the company observed: People are sharing more photos and videos than ever before, and they want a way to share them with only close …
No Tricks, Just Treats From Facebook This Halloween | Facebook NewsroomFacebook Newsroom

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Meet America’s Least Likely Media Mogul: AT&T Boss Randall Stephenson – Fox Business


Fox Business

Meet America’s Least Likely Media Mogul: AT&T Boss Randall Stephenson
Fox Business
Weeks later, Mr. Stephenson proved once again he is a man of surprises, striking an $85.4 billion deal to acquire media giant Time Warner Inc. The marriage, if it passes regulatory muster, sets up the telecom honcho to oversee a range of content

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Tony Blair isn’t the voice of Remainers — he is partly to blame for Brexit – Business Insider


Business Insider

Tony Blair isn’t the voice of Remainers — he is partly to blame for Brexit
Business Insider
The former Labour prime minister described the Leave vote as a “catastrophe” and suggested the UK government should be prepared to consider letting the public have another vote on Britain’s EU membership. Blair told Today: “If it becomes clear that

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The top 10 New York Post covers featuring Anthony Weiner – Business Insider


Business Insider

The top 10 New York Post covers featuring Anthony Weiner
Business Insider
Anthony Weiner, the disgraced ex-congressman from New York, found himself once again at the center of national attention Friday after it was revealed his electronic devices may have contained information “pertinent” to the FBI’s email investigation
Wall Street Gets Whiplash As FBI Reopens Hillary Email InvestigationFox Business

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Elon Musk just unveiled Tesla’s solar roof and new Tesla Energy products – Business Insider


Business Insider

Elon Musk just unveiled Tesla’s solar roof and new Tesla Energy products
Business Insider
The Tesla and SolarCity solar roof is a complete roof that is beautiful, durable and brings renewable electricity production to any home or business. When Tesla and SolarCity embarked to design and engineer the solar roof together, the goal was to

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We unpacked the business behind AT&T’s monster offer of 100+ channels for $35 dollars – Business Insider


Business Insider

We unpacked the business behind AT&T’s monster offer of 100+ channels for $35 dollars
Business Insider
“Media companies wouldn’t expect a different price point [on the streaming deals],” RBC analyst Steve Cahall tells Business Insider. Contrary to what happens in licensing deals for older TV shows, with streaming services like Netflix, AT&T can’t pick

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North Carolina lost out on a $250 million business expansion because of its ‘bathroom law’ – Business Insider


Business Insider

North Carolina lost out on a $250 million business expansion because of its ‘bathroom law’
Business Insider
Pat McCrory Gov. Pat McCrory of North Carolina at a conference in Raleigh on May 4. AP Photo/Gerry Broome. North Carolina’s controversial “bathroom law” has cost it another major business expansion. The real-estate research firm CoStar chose Richmond …

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The artist behind Penny Arcade has been using Microsoft’s new drawing computer — and he loves it – Business Insider


Business Insider

The artist behind Penny Arcade has been using Microsoft’s new drawing computer — and he loves it
Business Insider
If you have not heard already, Microsoft just announced a new device called the Surface Studio . It’s essentially a Surface computer for your desktop. From what I understand, you can go to any Microsoft store today and actually play with one. It’s a

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Computer hard drives have shrunk like crazy over the last 60 years — here’s a look back – Business Insider


Business Insider

Computer hard drives have shrunk like crazy over the last 60 years — here’s a look back
Business Insider
When IBM rolled out its first hard drive in 1956, the computing giant literally had to roll it out. Though its storage capabilities were puny, the 5-megabyte drive was the size of a grand piano and weighed over a ton. Thankfully, the next six decades

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IT’S OFFICIAL: Qualcomm is buying NXP Semiconductors for $47 billion in cash – Business Insider


Business Insider

IT’S OFFICIAL: Qualcomm is buying NXP Semiconductors for $47 billion in cash
Business Insider
According to a statement Thursday, Qualcomm has agreed to pay $110 a share for NXP, an 11% premium over NXP’s closing price on Wednesday. Qualcomm is the largest maker of smartphone chips, while NXP serves the auto industry. The companies aim …

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Donald Trump speaks Hindi in unusual new campaign ad aimed at Indian-American voters – Business Insider


Business Insider

Donald Trump speaks Hindi in unusual new campaign ad aimed at Indian-American voters
Business Insider
Donald Trump’s campaign is reaching out to Indian-American voters with a series of new television ads using an adaptation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s slogan. Set partially to Indian music, one choppily edited, 30-second ad viewed by

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Clinton Foundation’s Fundraisers Pressed Donors to Steer Business to Former President – Wall Street Journal


The Hill

Clinton Foundation’s Fundraisers Pressed Donors to Steer Business to Former President
Wall Street Journal
Two chief fundraisers for the Clinton Foundation pressed corporate donors to steer business opportunities to former President Bill Clinton as well, according to a hacked memo published Wednesday by WikiLeaks. The November 2011 memo from Douglas …
Memo reveals interplay between Clinton Foundation, personal businessThe Hill

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LIVE: APPLE EARNINGS – Business Insider


Business Insider

LIVE: APPLE EARNINGS
Business Insider
5:30: “There’s clearly some amount of R&D on products that are in the development phase that have not reached the market, that’s part of it, and we feel really great about the things we’ve got, we’ve also put a lot of emphasis on our services business
Apple Sees First Annual Revenue Fall Since ’01Fox Business
Apple Reports Fourth Quarter ResultsBusiness Wire (press release)

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AT&T’s new streaming TV service will give you 100+ channels for $35 a month – Business Insider

AT&T’s new streaming TV service will give you 100+ channels for $35 a month
Business Insider
AT&T just dropped a bombshell by announcing that its streaming TV streaming package, DirecTV Now, will include more than 100 channels for only $35 a month. That $35 includes unlimited mobile data for your TV viewing, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson …

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New Zealand Dethrones Singapore as Easiest Place to Do Business – Bloomberg


CNBC

New Zealand Dethrones Singapore as Easiest Place to Do Business
Bloomberg
New Zealand, which has one of the fastest-growing economies in the developed world, leads the rankings with the fewest number of procedures to start a business and the shortest time to fulfill them, along with strong legal rights, the bank said.
Singapore loses its crown as world’s easiest place to do businessCNBC
Despite efforts, India moves up only one place on ease of doing business rankingsTimes of India

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The Best and Worst Places to Do Business Around the World – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Wall Street Journal (blog)

The Best and Worst Places to Do Business Around the World
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The global growth slump has at least one silver lining: It is forcing economic overhauls in some of the worst places in the world to do business. “In times of crisis, you can actually see an acceleration in the pace of some kinds of reforms,” says

The Heathrow Decision Is Supposed to Show Britain Is Open for Business. It Says the Opposite – TIME


The Guardian

The Heathrow Decision Is Supposed to Show Britain Is Open for Business. It Says the Opposite
TIME
That cheaper and less ambitious proposal would have mainly benefited the European tourists who currently fly into Gatwick, and not the airlines and other businesses who have been pleading with the government to expand the country’s main air hub for a …
Heathrow approval puts business above political and environment issuesThe Guardian

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A perfect SAT couldn’t get this guy into the Ivy League — now he’s running a successful business with Mark Cuban – Business Insider

A perfect SAT couldn’t get this guy into the Ivy League — now he’s running a successful business with Mark Cuban
Business Insider
Shaan Patel, a 27-year-old entrepreneur from Las Vegas, had an envy-inducing high school résumé. He was the valedictorian of his class, was crowned homecoming king, and even shook President George W. Bush’s hand in 2007 as a White House …

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At ‘Conscious Capitalism’ Gathering, CEOs Say Business Isn’t Bad – Wall Street Journal

At ‘Conscious Capitalism’ Gathering, CEOs Say Business Isn’t Bad
Wall Street Journal
BASTROP, Texas—At a time when big business and trade are getting a bad rap, a group of 220 chief executives gathered at a luxury resort here last week to assure one another that capitalism is “awesome.” Part pep rally, part group-therapy session, the

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There’s no business like the arms business, here’s how the Pentagon’s top weapon supplier did – Business Insider


Business Insider

There’s no business like the arms business, here’s how the Pentagon’s top weapon supplier did
Business Insider
Lockheed Martin said Q3 sales in its rotary and mission systems business unit rose 55% to $3.35 billion, which accounts for approximately $1.2 billion in sales of Sikorsky helicopters. The defense giant acquired Sikorsky, which notably manufacturers UH

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We just learned a lot more about Nintendo Switch, the new game console from Nintendo – Business Insider


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We just learned a lot more about Nintendo Switch, the new game console from Nintendo
Business Insider
After years of waiting, Nintendo’s finally got a new video game console on the way: the Nintendo Switch. nintendo switch Nintendo/YouTube. It’s a hybrid console — you can play it at home, on your living room television, or you can take it on-the-go
This Week In The Business: Who’s Going To Switch?Kotaku

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Hillary Clinton Seems Very Serious About Thumping Big Business – Huffington Post


Huffington Post

Hillary Clinton Seems Very Serious About Thumping Big Business
Huffington Post
Tim Kaine says he shares “concerns and questions” with some skeptics of AT&T’s Time Warner bid. For months, Hillary Clinton’s campaign has been hinting through Beltway back channels that her administration wants to challenge corporate power. Her team …
Tim Kaine weighs in on potential AT&T’s purchase of Time Warner: ‘I share those concerns’ about media mergersBusiness Insider
AT&T-Time Warner Deal the Start of New Media Industry Consolidation?Fox Business
AT&T and Time Warner plot a blockbuster media futureThe Economist
Bloomberg –Wall Street Journal –Wall Street Journal
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Obama is trying to fix the ‘war on drugs’ with clemency — but it won’t make a dent in mass incarceration – Business Insider


Business Insider

Obama is trying to fix the ‘war on drugs’ with clemency — but it won’t make a dent in mass incarceration
Business Insider
“It was almost like the world just stopped completely,” his mother Annie Fray told Business Insider. “Life in prison, and he didn’t kill anybody, for drugs? That is very devastating.” In 2011, Copeland was found guilty of conspiring to distribute and

Donald Trump is killing Ivanka’s business as women boycott her brand — and the stores that carry it – Raw Story


Raw Story

Donald Trump is killing Ivanka’s business as women boycott her brand — and the stores that carry it
Raw Story
It seems Trump’s business spiral isn’t isolated to the Donald. And Ivanka Trump might soon need to take her name off of her fashion line now, as well. According to Yahoo Fashion, women are not only boycotting Ivanka’s brand, they’re also avoiding the

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