Month: February 2018

Iconic pop-punk band Blink-182 will no longer do business with FedEx after the shipping company refused to cut ties … – Business Insider


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Iconic pop-punk band Blink-182 will no longer do business with FedEx after the shipping company refused to cut ties …
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More than a dozen companies, including Hertz, United, and Delta, have cut ties with the NRA in the last week. Blink-182’s bass player says the band is no longer using FedEx after the shipping company refused to cut ties with the National Rifle
Only One Major Company Is Still Giving Discounts to NRA MembersMoney Magazine
The NRA is being supported by these companiesThinkProgress

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Ford begins testing self-driving cars and business model in Miami – TechCrunch


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Ford begins testing self-driving cars and business model in Miami
TechCrunch
The test will include both running autonomous vehicles on the roads powered by Argo AI autonomous vehicle software, and also proving out and developing its business model with human-driven vehicles doing things like delivering Domino’s pizza and
Ford is setting up for an autonomous ride-hail and delivery business in MiamiRecode
Ford is bringing its self-driving car program to MiamiBusiness Insider

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Goldman Sachs investment chief: Bitcoin is definitely a bubble, Ethereum even more so – Business Insider


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Goldman Sachs investment chief: Bitcoin is definitely a bubble, Ethereum even more so
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Sharmin Mossavar-Rahmani is the CIO of the Private Wealth Management Group at Goldman Sachs where she guides the investment strategy for clients with over $10 million in assets. Mossavar-Rahmani joined Business Insider’s Sara Silverstein to discuss

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‘A bidding war looms’: Comcast’s surprise $30.7 billion bid for Sky has set off a battle between 3 media titans – Business Insider


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‘A bidding war looms’: Comcast’s surprise $30.7 billion bid for Sky has set off a battle between 3 media titans
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Murdoch, who owns 39% of Sky through 21st Century Fox, has been trying to take full control of Sky and now faces a rival offer. The bid could throw a wrench in the works for Fox’s $54 billion deal with Disney to sell assorted media assets, which

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Warren Buffett says he won’t stop doing business with gun owners – CNNMoney


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Warren Buffett says he won’t stop doing business with gun owners
CNNMoney
“I think what the kids are doing there is very admirable, but I don’t think that Berkshire should say, ‘We’re not going to do business with people that hold guns,'” Buffett said in an interview on CNBC Monday. Buffett released his annual letter to
Warren Buffett offers his ‘strongest argument’ against a practice investors are doing in record numbersBusiness Insider

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Qualcomm Offers Filters Challenging Broadcom RF Business – Barron’s


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Qualcomm Offers Filters Challenging Broadcom RF Business
Barron’s
… approach was not the right one. The digital guys needed to learn a lot about analog. It’s difficult to build a brand new core competancy. We’ve been on a journey. The team that runs our entire RF business, that came from TDK, and other acquisitions
Chipmakers Qualcomm and Broadcom are fighting to figure out the terms of a $160 billion acquisitionBusiness Insider

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Same-Sex-Marriage Flashpoint: Alabama Considers Quitting The Marriage Business – NPR


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Same-Sex-Marriage Flashpoint: Alabama Considers Quitting The Marriage Business
NPR
“Basically we’re getting Alabama out of the marriage business,” says Republican Rep. Paul Beckman, who is sponsoring the bill in the Alabama House, where it has passed the Judiciary Committee. Republican state Sen. Greg Albritton has tried for several

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Samsung announces the Galaxy S9 — here’s what’s new – Business Insider


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Samsung announces the Galaxy S9 — here’s what’s new
Business Insider
Samsung’s dual-pixel sensor introduced in the Galaxy S7 is one of the best in the business for taking fast, sharp, clear photos. Samsung built upon the existing dual-pixel sensor and gave the Galaxy S9’s camera its own memory, which could lead to even
Samsung launches Galaxy S9 with focus on social mediaFox Business

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There are 3 important reasons Wall Street’s simmering inflation worries are premature – Business Insider


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There are 3 important reasons Wall Street’s simmering inflation worries are premature
Business Insider
… shortly after the start of trading August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson. Wall Street is worried about inflation as the passage of new tax cuts and a sharply higher budget deficit have raised fears of more aggressive interest rate hikes from the

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The Winter Olympics are now over — Here are the biggest moments from the closing ceremony – Business Insider


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The Winter Olympics are now over — Here are the biggest moments from the closing ceremony
Business Insider
The 2018 Winter Olympics officially ended on Sunday with the closing ceremony held in the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium. While NBC will air the ceremony in primetime on Sunday evening in the US, the ceremony was carried live online. The catch is, unlike

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The Winter Olympics are now over — Here are the biggest moments from the closing ceremony – Business Insider


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The Winter Olympics are now over — Here are the biggest moments from the closing ceremony
Business Insider
The 2018 Winter Olympics officially ended on Sunday with the closing ceremony held in the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium. While NBC will air the ceremony in primetime on Sunday evening in the US, the ceremony was carried live online. The catch is, unlike

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UTC Ponders End To Conglomerate, Breaking Into 3 Businesses – Hartford Courant


Hartford Courant

UTC Ponders End To Conglomerate, Breaking Into 3 Businesses
Hartford Courant
“I think that’s the question that we all have to ask is: Is UTC a more valuable property together, or is UTC better off in three separate businesses,” said Chief Executive Officer Greg Hayes. The possible changes outlined by Hayes at a recent meeting

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UTC Ponders End To Conglomerate, Breaking Into 3 Businesses – Hartford Courant


Hartford Courant

UTC Ponders End To Conglomerate, Breaking Into 3 Businesses
Hartford Courant
“I think that’s the question that we all have to ask is: Is UTC a more valuable property together, or is UTC better off in three separate businesses,” said Chief Executive Officer Greg Hayes. The possible changes outlined by Hayes at a recent meeting

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NRA blasts corporations cutting business ties in ‘a shameful display of political and civic cowardice’ – Business Insider


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NRA blasts corporations cutting business ties in ‘a shameful display of political and civic cowardice’
Business Insider
The National Rifle Association on Saturday lashed out at the companies who have severed business ties after gun-control activists called for a boycott. The movement comes after a mass shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people. A number of
The NRA’s Business Affiliates Are Dropping Like FliesSlate Magazine
A List of the Companies Cutting Ties With the NRANew York Times
The NRA is being supported by these companiesThinkProgress

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NRA blasts corporations cutting business ties in ‘a shameful display of political and civic cowardice’ – Business Insider


Business Insider

NRA blasts corporations cutting business ties in ‘a shameful display of political and civic cowardice’
Business Insider
The National Rifle Association on Saturday lashed out at the companies who have severed business ties after gun-control activists called for a boycott. The movement comes after a mass shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people. A number of
The NRA’s Business Affiliates Are Dropping Like FliesSlate Magazine
A List of the Companies Cutting Ties With the NRANew York Times
The NRA is being supported by these companiesThinkProgress

all 2,064 news articles »

Warren Buffett’s big annual letter is almost here — here are the most important things to look out for – Business Insider


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Warren Buffett’s big annual letter is almost here — here are the most important things to look out for
Business Insider
Abel was appointed as Berkshire’s vice chairman for non-insurance business operations, and Jain as vice chairman, insurance operations. Buffett described the appointments as “part of a movement toward succession,” providing the clearest hint of the

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Bank of America is worried about the threat of cryptocurrency to its business – CNBC


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Bank of America is worried about the threat of cryptocurrency to its business
CNBC
“Clients may choose to conduct business with other market participants who engage in business or offer products in areas we deem speculative or risky, such as cryptocurrencies,” Bank of America said in a regulatory filing. The company added that
Bank of America Now Considers Crypto a Business RiskCoinDesk
Bank of America Calls Cryptocurrencies a Risk to Its BusinessInvestopedia (blog)

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Bank of America is worried about the threat of cryptocurrency to its business – CNBC


CNBC

Bank of America is worried about the threat of cryptocurrency to its business
CNBC
“Clients may choose to conduct business with other market participants who engage in business or offer products in areas we deem speculative or risky, such as cryptocurrencies,” Bank of America said in a regulatory filing. The company added that
Bank of America Now Considers Crypto a Business RiskCoinDesk
Bank of America Calls Cryptocurrencies a Risk to Its BusinessInvestopedia (blog)

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Florida’s Republican governor just made a big break with the NRA – Business Insider


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Florida’s Republican governor just made a big break with the NRA
Business Insider
Florida’s Republican governor said on Friday that he would push lawmakers to raise the minimum age to buy a gun to 21 from 18. Gov. Rick Scott also said he wanted to ban so-called bump stocks and would ask for $500 million in mental-health and school

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NRA-affiliated businesses shed ties after Parkland, Florida school shooting – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

NRA-affiliated businesses shed ties after Parkland, Florida school shooting
USA TODAY
Several businesses with ties to the National Rifle Association are breaking up with the group amid mounting pressure from gun-control proponents following the Parkland, Fla. school shooting. MetLife said it would stop providing discounts for auto and
One of the world’s largest car-rental companies is ending a partnership with the NRABusiness Insider
Omaha bank ends business relationship with NRAThe Hill (blog)

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NRA-affiliated businesses shed ties after Parkland, Florida school shooting – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

NRA-affiliated businesses shed ties after Parkland, Florida school shooting
USA TODAY
Several businesses with ties to the National Rifle Association are breaking up with the group amid mounting pressure from gun-control proponents following the Parkland, Fla. school shooting. MetLife said it would stop providing discounts for auto and
One of the world’s largest car-rental companies is ending a partnership with the NRABusiness Insider
Omaha bank ends business relationship with NRAThe Hill (blog)

all 177 news articles »

Small-Business Sentiment Is No Help to Investors – Bloomberg


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Small-Business Sentiment Is No Help to Investors
Bloomberg
Its Small Business Optimism Index has been around for 45 years. Sentiment surveys have their own unique issues, and the NFIB long-term series is especially emblematic of those problems. Except when these readings hit true extremes, they contain little
#MeToo on Main Street: Small businesses can’t overlook workplace harassmentCNBC

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In Texts to Business Lobby, Mayor’s Office Pledged to Dramatically Increase Portland’s No-Sit Sidewalks – The Portland Mercury


The Portland Mercury

In Texts to Business Lobby, Mayor’s Office Pledged to Dramatically Increase Portland’s No-Sit Sidewalks
The Portland Mercury
A protest outside of Columbia’s flagship store on December 2 forced the business to close for the day. Homeless advocates accused Wheeler’s office of acting hastily in order to appease business interests. The text conversation from November 14 shows

In Texts to Business Lobby, Mayor’s Office Pledged to Dramatically Increase Portland’s No-Sit Sidewalks – The Portland Mercury


The Portland Mercury

In Texts to Business Lobby, Mayor’s Office Pledged to Dramatically Increase Portland’s No-Sit Sidewalks
The Portland Mercury
A protest outside of Columbia’s flagship store on December 2 forced the business to close for the day. Homeless advocates accused Wheeler’s office of acting hastily in order to appease business interests. The text conversation from November 14 shows

Costco is selling more cars than ever before by offering one key perk – Business Insider


Business Insider

Costco is selling more cars than ever before by offering one key perk
Business Insider
Costco’s auto program said it sold more than 520,000 cars last year through its partnerships with auto dealerships. The budget retailer says it grew car sales by more than 6% in a year when the industry’s sales slumped. Costco’s program’s biggest

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Costco is selling more cars than ever before by offering one key perk – Business Insider


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Costco is selling more cars than ever before by offering one key perk
Business Insider
Costco’s auto program said it sold more than 520,000 cars last year through its partnerships with auto dealerships. The budget retailer says it grew car sales by more than 6% in a year when the industry’s sales slumped. Costco’s program’s biggest

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