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Jobs report; ExxonMobil's big meeting; Earnings season winds down
1. Jobs report: On Friday, the Labor Department will reveal how many jobs were added in May.
Uber CEO's mother dies in boating accident: 'Unspeakable tragedy'
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's parents were involved in a boating accident on Friday that killed his mother and left his father badly injured.
Big auto lender only checked 8% of applicants' incomes
Nearly 107 million Americans have an auto loan.
Yahoo's top news editor will leave after Verizon sale
Megan Liberman, the editor-in-chief of Yahoo News, announced Friday that she is leaving the company after the completion of its merger with Verizon.
Sean Hannity hangs on to sponsors after controversial week
Sean Hannity closed perhaps the most controversial week of his broadcasting career by taking a vacation. When he returns to work next week, his prime time Fox News program will have a slightly smaller slate of sponsors.
Treasury secretary's fiancée to resign from Hollywood CEO job after senator's criticism
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's fiancée will sever ties to the Hollywood business Mnuchin once headed.
The $1.3 trillion student loan problem facing Betsy DeVos
When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testified about her department's budget this week, most of the hearing focused on her school choice proposal.
Top Trump aide: Coal doesn't make 'much sense anymore'
President Trump has painted himself as the savior of America's coal industry and the countless miners who have been crushed by its demise.
Uber just lost a powerful diversity ally
Uber just lost a powerful ally for getting more women into its workforce.
James Cameron on Disney's Pandora and why the 'Avatar' sequels are taking so long
Walt Disney World has treated guests to the Tomorrowland, Neverland, and now the famous theme park is inviting fans to visit the land of "Avatar."
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British Airways Cancels Flights After Computer Failure
A far-reaching computer outage forced British Airways to cancel a large number of flights and warn of further disruption Sunday during one of the U.K.’s busiest travel weekends and the long Memorial Day break in the U.S.
Wall Street's Message to CEOs: Innovate Now
Wall Street, long obsessed with quarterly profits, has a message for chief executives of big established companies: Pick up the pace of innovation and make riskier bets sooner.
Book Show Brings Politics to the Forefront
Politics will be front and center at BookExpo, the book-publishing industry’s annual trade show that opens Wednesday in New York. Hillary Clinton is expected to speak about her untitled memoir on her experiences during the 2016 campaign.
Chairman of Meatpacker at Center of Brazil Corruption Probe Resigns
The chairman of the world’s largest meat producer, JBS SA, stepped down Friday, weeks after telling prosecutors his company bribed Brazilian politicians, including President Michel Temer, in exchange for taxpayer-subsidized loans and other favors.
NASA's Latest Capsules Expected to Pose Greater Risks Than Projected
NASA’s next-generation manned spacecraft, initially envisioned to be roughly 10 times safer than the retired space shuttle fleet, will fall significantly short of that goal, according to industry and former agency officials.
Rural America Is the New 'Inner City'
A Wall Street Journal analysis shows that since the 1990s, sparsely populated counties have replaced large cities as America’s most troubled areas by key measures of socioeconomic well-being—a decline that’s accelerating.
CEA Nominee Hassett Worked as Citigroup Consultant
Financial disclosures filed by Kevin Hassett show the nominee to be chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers worked as a consultant for Citigroup Inc., whose ties with the previous administration rankled some Democrats.
U.S. GDP Growth Revised Up to 1.2% Rate in First Quarter
U.S. economic growth in early 2017 was stronger than initially thought, and broad growth is poised to pick up in the current quarter.
Trump, G-7 Leaders Meet Amid Tensions Over Climate, Trade
Trans-Atlantic tensions over trade and climate change hung over the start of the Group of 7 summit Friday in Sicily, the last stop in President Donald Trump’s first overseas trip since taking office.
Payless Vendors Take Aim at Company's Debt Restructuring
Payless ShoeSource Inc.’s vendors and suppliers are crying foul at the bankrupt shoe retailer’s lender-backed debt restructuring.
13 Steps to Creating a Successful Small Business Marketing Strategy
Smart business marketing requires creativity and persistence. Follow these steps to reach more customers and build your company's reputation The post 13 Steps to Creating a Successful Small Business Marketing Strategy appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 13 Steps to Creating a Successful Sm...
How to Create a Best-Selling E-Book
Author Manly M. Mann explains how he produced his e-book, and offers insights on how would-be authors can best create and market their own e-books. The post How to Create a Best-Selling E-Book appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post How to Create a Best-Selling E-Book appeared first on AllBusi...
5 Ways to Empower Your Frontline Retail Employees
Post sponsored by Microsoft. The retail industry is undergoing a massive transformation, and employees empowered with right technology tools are your store’s best weapon for survival. The post 5 Ways to Empower Your Frontline Retail Employees appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 5 Ways to E...
Should You Try Airbnb for Your Next Business Trip?
Hotels are no longer your only option for business travel. Ask yourself these questions to know whether should use Airbnb instead. The post Should You Try Airbnb for Your Next Business Trip? appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Should You Try Airbnb for Your Next Business Trip? appeared fir...
On Crappy Napkins, or Why Cutting Corners Never Benefits Your Business
While saving money is a priority for you in your business, sometimes it's to your own detriment. It's important to understand the value of creating a positive experience for your customers. The post On Crappy Napkins, or Why Cutting Corners Never Benefits Your Business appeared first on AllBusine...
Get More Out of Google Analytics With the Help of These 4 Premium Tools
These performance measurement tools take the information that’s accessible in Google Analytics and render it more complete and easier to understand. The post Get More Out of Google Analytics With the Help of These 4 Premium Tools appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Get More Out of Google A...
The 6 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read
Whether you’re starting a business or are already running one, consider these books essential reading. The post The 6 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post The 6 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read appeared first on AllBusiness.com. Click for more informatio...
Young Entrepreneurs: How to Prepare for Small Business Ownership While You’re Still in College
If you’re a college student and an aspiring entrepreneur, here are five things you can do now to get a head start on the entrepreneurial track. The post Young Entrepreneurs: How to Prepare for Small Business Ownership While You’re Still in College appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Youn...
Don’t Let Bad Emails or Texts Cost You Sales
There’s no doubt that email and texting are fast and efficient ways to reach your customers. But you also need to be sure you don’t lose any business because of them. The post Don’t Let Bad Emails or Texts Cost You Sales appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Don’t Let Bad Emails or Texts Cos...
10 Intellectual Property Strategies for Technology Startups
Intellectual property (IP) issues often are among the most important considerations that a technology startup will encounter. We present 10 important steps all tech startups should take. The post 10 Intellectual Property Strategies for Technology Startups appeared first on AllBusiness.com The pos...
The Fourth Turning's Neil Howe Warns: We Are In The 1930s, "Winter Is Coming"
Via Mauldin Economics, From the Balkans to the US, walls are going up, not down, according to demographer and The Fourth Turning author Neil Howe. Speaking to a packed crowd at Mauldin Economics’ Strategic Investment Conference in Orlando, Howe said we are reliving many of the same trends and cha...
Believing The Russian "Hacking" Claim
Authored by David Swanson via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Government lies are common when seducing a population to support a war, but the Russian “hacking” claims are unusual in that U.S. officials supply no evidence while the “fact” is just assumed, When the U.S. public was told that Spai...
US Deploys Third Aircraft Carrier Toward North Korea
One month ago, when we first discussed that in addition to the CVN-70 Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group, the US was deploying two more carriers toward the Korean peninsula, some took the Yonhap-sourced report skeptically: after all, what's the incremental symbolic impact of having three, or even...
Visualizing The Expanding Universe Of Cryptocurrencies
Bitcoin is the original cryptocurrency, and its meteoric rise has made it a mainstay of conversation for investors, media, and technologists alike. In fact, as Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins details, the innovation of the blockchain is changing entire markets, while causing ripples with cent...
Matt Taibbi: "Gianforte's Win Confirms The Democrats Need A New Message"
Authored by Matt Taibbi via RollingStone.com, Democrat Rob Quist was beat by Greg Gianforte in Thursday's special election in Montana The story of Greg Gianforte, a fiend who just wiped out a Democrat in a congressional race about ten minutes after being charged with assaulting a reporter, is dé...
Albert Edwards: "What On Earth Is Going On With US Wages"
When Albert Edwards predicted in late 2016 that a surge in wage inflation was imminent, we were confused by this prediction from the world's preeminent deflationist: after all, not only had not a single economic indicator validated a tighter labor market despite unemployment just above 4%, but as...
Federal Bureaucrats To The Public: Be Afraid!
Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, States have always thrived on the fear of the taxpayers, and states have always justified their existence in part on the idea that without the state, we'd all be overrun by barbarians, or murdered by our neighbors. Charles Tilly, a historian of t...
The Golden Conspiracy
Authored by Jim Rickards via The Daily Reckoning blog, Is there gold price manipulation going on? Absolutely. There’s no question about it. That’s not just an opinion. There is statistical evidence piling up to make the case, in addition to anecdotal evidence and forensic evidence. The evidence ...
Fed Fail? Traders Cut Rate-Hike Bets By The Most In History Last Week
The last two weeks have seen speculators cover over $710 billion worth of Fed rate-hike bets - the biggest move in Eurodollar futures history as Trump concerns and Fed Minutes reignite lost faith in the ebullient future that sparked the creation of a record $3 trillion bet that The Fed will be ri...
Merkel Furious With Trump After "Unprecedented" G-7 Failure To Reach Consensus On Climate Change
In the end it was not mean to be. As discussed on Friday, during Trump's first G-7 summit, world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and new French President Emmanuel Macron, had hoped to persuade the the US president to endorse the Paris Agreement climate pledge to fight global war...
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Instagram is getting more popular in France
Reuters/Charles PlatiauNearly seven years after its launch, Instagram has yet to completely catch on with internet users in France. But adoption has been growing by double digits annually and will continue to do so for the next few years. According to eMarketer’s most recent estimates of Instagra...
The bitcoin bubble could just be getting started
Reuters/Bobby YipThis week, I attended one of the most important events in the blockchain world – Consensus 2017. Consensus is an annual blockchain technology summit in New York where industry leaders discuss all things bitcoin and blockchain, and where new blockchain companies come to pitch thei...
British minister says some of the Manchester bomber's network are 'potentially' still at large
Thomson ReutersMembers of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi's network are still potentially at large, British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday, after the terrorism threat level was lowered due to significant progress in the investigation. Police have said they have arrested a larg...
Traders can make a killing chasing the 'smart money'
GettyTo profit from the stock market, be sure to follow the "smart money." Just figure out where hedge funds are investing, and then do the same. It's a strategy that would have worked this year if executed properly, as the stocks most widely held by hedge funds have outperformed the broader mark...
THE INTERNET OF THINGS 2017 REPORT: How the IoT is improving lives to transform the world
BI IntelligenceThe Internet of Things (IoT) is disrupting businesses, governments, and consumers and transforming how they interact with the world. Companies are going to spend almost $5 trillion on the IoT in the next five years — and the proliferation of connected devices and massive increase i...
These heat-resistant gloves let you use your hands while you grill for more flexibility and dexterity
The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. AmazonGrilling is one of those hallmark activities that signifies summer. Whether it's maintaining a grill or getting the most out of o...
Trump's 'home run' tour leaves allies bewildered
© POOL/AFP/File Melanie WengerTaormina (Italy) (AFP) - Donald Trump's first trip overseas was supposed to be about building bridges and clarifying his administration's intentions to friends and foes alike. And the US president flew home Saturday boasting he had "scored a home run" everywhere he'd...
Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame pitcher and US senator, dead at 85
Thomson Reuters(Reuters) - Jim Bunning, who showed much of the same combativeness as a U.S. congressman as he had done during his Hall of Fame career as a hard-throwing pitcher in baseball's major leagues, died at the age of 85, his son said on Saturday. "Heaven got its No 1 starter today. Our li...
Iran's supreme leader calls Saudi Arabia a 'cow milked' by the US after record-setting arms deal
AP Photo/Evan VucciTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Supreme Leader has said that Saudi Arabia is a "cow being milked" by the United States. A Saturday report by the semi-official Fars news agency quotes Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as saying that Saudi Arabia trades its wealth with "pagans and...
Trump is reportedly considering a 'war room' to hit back at the escalating Russia controversy
AP President Trump and his top advisers are reportedly considering creating a White House "war room" and a staff shake-up to combat current and future revelations related to the Russia controversy, The Washington Post reported on Saturday. The primary goal of the "war room" will be to more aggre...
France announces hostage release in Congo
The French president's office has announced the release of a French hostage kidnapped on March 1 in Congo.
Better Buy: Celgene Corporation vs. Bristol-Myers Squibb
It's Celgene versus Bristol-Myers Squibb in a head-to-head matchup. Which drug stock wins as the better pick for long-term investors?
Why Don't More People Wait to Claim Social Security at 70?
Delaying Social Security benefits isn't a popular option. Find out why.
7 Things You Didn't Know About Gilead Sciences, Inc.
How Gilead Sciences wooed Warren Buffett and other things you probably didn't know about the big biotech.
Data from Cash Disruption: A Clear Advantage for Fintech Firms
By Havana Yarasuri via Iris.xyz Cash transactions play a dominant role in the lives of millions of people around the world: Cash is the leading payment instrument for day-to-day purchases such as groceries, petrol, and in some cases, even real estate. For Khin San, a small farmer from Myanmar, ca...
Better Buy for the Average American: Stocks or Bonds?
Hint: Its a trick question
German biker loses bag of cash, raining bills over Autobahn
German police say a businessman on a motorcycle lost a plastic bag stuffed with his day's earnings while driving along a southern highway, sending a shower of cash across the Bavarian Autobahn.
About to Buy High-Yield Dividend Stocks? Read This First
Three questions to ask before buying dividend stocks with really high yields.
Stretch IRA Distributions: How Long Can They Last?
Find out how long your retirement account can pay out to you and your heirs.
Run for Cover! Is a Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 Coming to a Market Near You?
The company has changed its stance on destroying the troubled phone.
CNBC - Top News
Jet owned by Elvis fetches $430,000 at auction after sitting unused for 35 years
A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley has been auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for 35 years.
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un guides test of new anti-aircraft weapon
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the test of a new anti-aircraft weapon system.
Trump reportedly tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal
U.S. President Donald Trump has told "confidants," including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt, that he plans to leave a landmark international agreement on climate change.
British Airways resumes flights from London after IT outage causes chaos
British Airways resumed some flights from Britain's two biggest airports on Sunday after a global computer system failure sowed chaos.
The mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has perished in a boating accident, and his father is injured
Bonnie Kalanick died in a boating accident near Fresno, according to the company
Southern rock vocalist Gregg Allman dies at 69
Gregg Allman, the vocalist from the Allman Brothers Band, has died.
An early Netflix investor explains five things other companies can learn from it
Netflix has had as many trials as triumphs over the years. Here's what other companies can learn from its journey.
E-Trade finds more millennnials are taking up options trading
E-Trade found a surprising demographic group has been getting into options trading: Millennials.
British Airways CEO apologizes as 'major IT failure' leads to grounded flights in London
British Airways says travelers are facing delays because of a failure of its computer systems worldwide.
For Amazon and Alphabet, the road to a $1000 share price is paved with this big risk
An expert tells CNBC that stocks who avoid splitting their shares could be ripe for market manipulation.
Reuters - Top News
Britain says some of Manchester bomber's network potentially still at large
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Members of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi's network are still potentially at large, British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday, after the terrorism threat level was lowered due to significant progress in the investigation.
European allies see the two sides of Trump
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - In Sicily, Donald Trump listened attentively during complex G7 debates over trade and climate change, smiled for the cameras, and for the most part refrained from provocative tweets.
Bodies of civilians dumped near Philippines city besieged by Islamists
MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Bodies of what appeared to be executed civilians were found in a ravine outside a besieged Philippine city on Sunday as a six-day occupation by Islamist rebels fending off a military onslaught took a more sinister turn.
North Korea leader Kim guides test of new anti-aircraft weapon
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the test of a new anti-aircraft weapon system and ordered its mass production and deployment throughout the country, the state news agency reported on Sunday, after weeks of defiant ballistic missile tests.
McMaster says 'not concerned' after Kushner back-channel reports
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - Asked about reports that Donald Trump's son-in-law had tried to set up a secret channel of communication with Russia before the president took office, U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said that so-called "back-channeling" was normal.
G7 leaders divided on climate change, closer on trade issues
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - Under pressure from Group of Seven allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on Saturday, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide.
Exclusive: Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam's holy month of Ramadan, two U.S. officials said, apparently breaking with a bipartisan tradition in place with few exceptions for nearly 20 years.
Pittsburgh and Nashville clash in Stanley Cup of contrasts
(Reuters) - A stellar attack collides with a spectacular defense as the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins take on the upstart Nashville Predators in a Stanley Cup Finals full of contrasts starting on Monday.
Exclusive: Trump son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy - sources
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and former U.S. officials told Reute...
Trump tells 'confidants' U.S. will leave Paris climate deal: Axios
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has told "confidants," including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt, that he plans to leave a landmark international agreement on climate change, Axios news outlet reported on Saturday, citing three sources with direct k...
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Portland stabbing victims: An army vet, a recent college graduate
Dozens sat around a circle of flowers and photos to honor an Army veteran and a college graduate who were fatally stabbed at a Portland commuter train.
Jobs report; ExxonMobil's big meeting; Earnings season winds down
Stock news this week: Jobs report; ExxonMobil's big meeting; Earnings season winds down
LGCT Hamburg: Casall Ask bows out with emotional triumph
It was the fairytale and emotional finish that the showjumping world was just willing to happen.
Prince Harry hosts Obama at Kensington Palace
Prince Harry welcomed Barack Obama at Kensington Palace in London on Saturday during the former President's latest stop in Europe.
Utah woman locked kids in trunk while she shopped, police say
A woman is facing child abuse charges after she locked her two children in the trunk of her car while she shopped at a Walmart in Utah, police say.
Petra Kvitova makes winning return at French Open after knife attack
Petra Kvitova makes winning return to tennis after December knife attack, beating American Julia Boserup 6-3, 6-2 in the French Open first round.
Iraqi forces advance on ISIS-held neighborhoods in western Mosul
Iraqi forces have taken another step toward wresting Mosul from ISIS.
Manchester attack: UK reduces terror threat level to 'severe'
Britain's terror threat level has been reduced to "severe" from "critical," UK Prime Minister Theresa May said Saturday after meeting with security chiefs.
Manchester residents honor bombing victims with bee tattoos
Manchester residents are getting bee tattoos to honor the bombing victims, with proceeds being donated to support families of those killed and wounded.
Get it straight: The difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day
Don't embarrass yourself: Know the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day.
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