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Women's national team agrees to 4-year deal with USA Hockey
Members of the U.S. Women's National Hockey Team have agreed to a 4-year labor deal with USA Hockey.
Airline industry leader says laptop ban could hurt airlines
The leader of a group that represents the world's major airlines just blasted the new laptop restrictions put in place by the United States and the United Kingdom.
Deep-red Kansas lawmakers agree to expand Medicaid
Republicans in Congress may be trying to kill Obamacare, but that hasn't deterred Republicans in Kansas from pursuing one of the health reform law's chief provisions: expanding Medicaid.
Ex-Fox News CFO offered immunity in Roger Ailes investigation
The federal investigation stemming from sexual harassment allegations made against former Fox News chief Roger Ailes took a dramatic turn on Tuesday with a report that prosecutors have offered a former network executive immunity.
Congress just killed your Internet privacy protections
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Wells Fargo fails test over 'discriminatory and illegal' practices
Wells Fargo just suffered another black eye.
Dow jumps 151 points, breaking 8-day losing streak
The Dow managed to avoid suffering its longest slump since Jimmy Carter was in the White House.
This is how badly Saudi Arabia needs its big oil IPO to go well
Cash-strapped Saudi Arabia really needs the crown jewel of its oil empire to have a successful IPO.
Trump move to roll back climate rules won't bring back coal or mining jobs
Donald Trump took aim Tuesday at one of President Obama's signature efforts on climate change: rules designed to make power plants cleaner.
Bill O'Reilly apologizes after making racially charged joke about congresswoman
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Trump Signs Order Rolling Back Obama's Climate Rules
President Donald Trump took steps to begin unraveling the centerpiece of the Obama environmental agenda, signing an order to reverse rules aimed at pushing U.S. utilities to shift from coal plants to cleaner-burning fuels.
GM Under Pressure by Einhorn to Split Stock in Two Classes
General Motors is facing pressure from investor David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital to boost its stock price by splitting its common shares into two classes. GM said that structure creates “unacceptable” risks.
Swipe by Swipe, Chinese Smartphone Users Flock to Risky Investments
U.S. companies have long imagined the potential of crowdsourcing, but it’s actually happening in China. A million companies in China have turned to the internet to raise money, but losses by mom-and-pop investors are piling up.
BlackRock Bets on Robots to Improve Its Stock Picking
BlackRock unveiled an overhaul of its actively managed equities business that will include job losses, pricing changes and a greater emphasis on computer models that inform investments.
Businesses That Serve Immigrants Feel Pinched by Trump's Moves
In the wake of President Trump’s stepped-up enforcement of immigration rules, some illegal immigrants have cut back on shopping out of fear they could be stopped by authorities while in public. Businesses that serve these communities are hurting.
Tesla Gets Backing of Chinese Internet Giant Tencent
Tesla gained a potential key ally in China after the country’s most valuable company, Tencent, revealed it had bought a 5% stake in the Silicon Valley electric-vehicle maker.
Uber Workforce Data Show Dearth of Women on Tech Side
Uber Technologies Inc. on Tuesday published the first breakdown of its workforce by gender and ethnicity, part of an effort to push back against criticism that the ride-sharing company’s culture is hostile to women
How a Hot Sports Media Startup Unraveled
OneUp Sports had plans to distribute sports videos to thousands of local sites. But instead the startup has spent the past few months backing out of an acquisition, grappling with lawsuits and struggling economically.
Facebook, Eye on Snapchat, Adds Camera Features
Facebook is taking another shot at Snapchat, introducing three new camera-centric features to its main Facebook app, including one that allows users to create montages that vanish within 24 hours—just like Snapchat’s Stories.
Wharton School to Attract Poets to Business
The MBA program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School will offer deferred admission and tuition assistance to some 10 seniors now studying liberal arts and sciences, with a $10 million gift from investment banker Ken Moelis.
7 Steps to Better Email Marketing
If your marketing emails aren't getting the results you want, try these seven tips for an email marketing campaign that really hits home. The post 7 Steps to Better Email Marketing appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 7 Steps to Better Email Marketing appeared first on AllBusiness.com. Click ...
Inspire Your Employees by Making These 6 Habits Part of Your Daily M.O.
By adopting some simple habits, you can inspire your employees to have a more positive attitude toward their work, customers, and other staff members. The post Inspire Your Employees by Making These 6 Habits Part of Your Daily M.O. appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Inspire Your Employees b...
Not Just Nice Stories: Using Tech to Turn your Brand Stories into Powerful Sales Triggers
With a solid content marketer on your team you can guarantee that great copy is written, fantastic content is shared, and your brand story is honed to perfection. But is it delivering sales? Marketing can’t just be about the best stories and highest quality writing. It has become a tech-driven disci...
10 Essential Steps to Prepare Yourself for a Job Interview
Your resume got noticed and you’ve landed a job interview—congratulations! But in order to shine, careful preparation beforehand is essential. The post 10 Essential Steps to Prepare Yourself for a Job Interview appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 10 Essential Steps to Prepare Yourself for a J...
Dealing With Slow Payers: Would a ‘Late Payment Tsar’ Benefit Your Business?
Do you wish there was an official “payment tsar” dedicated to helping businesses get paid on time? While that may not become a reality, you can take proactive steps to ensure that slow payments don’t threaten the health of your business. The post Dealing With Slow Payers: Would a ‘Late Payment Tsar’...
The Ultimate Sales Conference Planning Guide: How to Maximize Your Next Big Event
For enthusiastic B2B sales professionals, attending a conference represents an exciting opportunity. To get the most out of the experience, make sure to use this handy checklist. The post The Ultimate Sales Conference Planning Guide: How to Maximize Your Next Big Event appeared first on AllBusiness....
This Year’s Best Business Credit Card Offers for Entrepreneurs
Presenting the latest and greatest business credit card offers for 2017 to help you find the best option with the most savings for your business. The post This Year’s Best Business Credit Card Offers for Entrepreneurs appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post This Year’s Best Business Credit Card ...
3 Sales Tips From Successful Entrepreneur and Salesman Spencer Hays
Spencer Hays, Chairman of the Southwestern Company, recently passed away. The way he conducted himself in business and sales offers a great lesson for salespeople of today. The post 3 Sales Tips From Successful Entrepreneur and Salesman Spencer Hays appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 3 Sales...
Do You Airbnb? The Lowdown on Taxes and Short-Term Rental Income
Turning part of your home into a miniature bed and breakfast is a great way to make extra money. It is important, however, to handle the taxes carefully so you pay what you need to—and not a penny more. The post Do You Airbnb? The Lowdown on Taxes and Short-Term Rental Income appeared first on AllBu...
10 Creative Ways to Grow Your Email List
Think you've run out of ways to attract new email subscribers? Think again. There are plenty of creative methods to get sign-ups from new visitors—many of which you probably have never tried. The post 10 Creative Ways to Grow Your Email List appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 10 Creative Way...
Morgan Stanley Finds A "Stunning Divergence" In The Economic Data
Since we first highlighted the data, there has been a great deal of attention paid to the post-election divergence between the so-called soft (sentiment) data in the US, and the hard (quantifiable) data. Morgan Stanley's chief equity and rates strategists note "the divergence is stunning." Upside...
Republican Controlled House Committee Passes Measure to Audit the Fed
If you ever had any reservations about who's shilling for the Federal Reserve, look no further than today's vote on increasing oversight into the Federal Reserve, including an audit. The bill was passed by way of verbal vote and will now be introduced to the House, where it will likely be killed by ...
This Guy Has Eight Passports
Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, A few weeks ago I caught wind of a guy who has citizenships from eight different countries. This “octa-citizen” has passports from Canada, UK, Ireland, Belize, Grenada, Dominica, St. Kitts, and Cape Verde. Let’s be honest– that’s probably way too many. ...
Russian Billionaire Blasts AP's "Malicious Lies" Over Manafort Accusations
Oleg Deripaska has slammed an AP report claiming he had dealings with former Donald Trump aide Paul Manafort in order to “benefit the Putin government.” The Russian tycoon says he’s ready to take part in “any hearing” in the US Congress on the subject. The AP report claims that Paul Manafort, the fo...
Why Socialism Is Here To Stay
Authored by Jeff Thomas via InternationalMan.com, “[T]he government has to take resources from someone before it can dole them out to others. This act of taking destroys an economy. The more you take from the productive members of society, the less productive they become. That’s the primary lesson ...
Billionaire Slashes Asking Price For Beverly Hills Mega- Mansion By A Third, Or $66 Million
Two weeks ago, we showed readers an example of just how sharp the drop in the high-end housing segment has been in Manhattan, courtesy of J. Crew CEO Mickey Drexler, who had slashed a whopping $15 million, or 40%, from the asking price of his Tribeca loft after it languished on the market for close ...
The Robots Win: Blackrock Bets On Computers Over Human Stock Pickers, Fires Dozens
The writing had been on the wall - and countless online articles - for a long time... ... and on Tuesday it finally hit the world's largest asset manager, where in the war between passive-investing robots and active-investing humans, the humans lost. As the WSJ reports, at Blackrock, the era of th...
Equity Research Faces "Major Disruption" As Study Finds "Less Than 1%" Of Reports Are Actually Read
What if we were to tell you that for the bargain basement price of just $10,000 per hour you could buy yourself the privilege of a 1-hour conversation with an equity research analyst from a top-notch investment bank, would that be something that might be of interest to you? While we hate to be over...
DNC Asks Entire Staff For Resignation Letters
Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez, who took over as the chair of the Democratic National Committee in late February following Hillary's stunning November defeat, has asked for his entire staff to submit their resignation letters by no later than April 15th. Of course, the move comes after a series of...
Here's The Story Behind Trump's Podesta-Russia Tweet
President Trump took to Twitter this morning to remind Americans that the "It was Russia" stone-throwers on the left may have been living in Russia-funded glass-houses after all... Watch @foxandfriends now on Podesta and Russia! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 28, 2017 The story behind th...
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The Trump administration is judging itself on the wrong market
GettyUS Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has said stock prices are a good barometer of success for a presidency. He may have been looking at the wrong market. Many on Wall Street tend to look at Treasury bonds as the “smart money” when it comes to predicting the future of the economy, because ther...
Westinghouse Electric could have a messy bankruptcy
Thomson ReutersInternational news services now report that Japan’s Toshiba Corporation is preparing to make a chapter 11 bankruptcy filing for its Westinghouse Electric subsidiary as soon as this Monday, March 27. For most of our readers this news evokes little surprise. This is merely another chapt...
'See them in court': Cities vow they'll resist the Trump administration over 'sanctuary' policies
Thomson ReutersSo-called "sanctuary cities" are bracing themselves for a prolonged battle with the Trump administration after Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday said the federal government will withhold grants from jurisdictions that violate immigration law. City officials and mayors across th...
Struggling electric-car startup Faraday Future just abandoned a project that was key to its growth
AP Photo/Eric RisbergElectric-car startup Faraday Future hit another speed bump in its nearly yearlong struggle to keep the lights on. The Southern California-based company announced it is scrapping plans to build a secondary facility in the San Francisco Bay Area. The site, a naval shipyard on Mare...
Trump staff will skip the White House Correspondents' Association dinner out of 'solidarity' with Trump
Larry Busacca/Getty ImagesThe White House notified the White House Correspondents’ Association Tuesday that staff members will be skipping the annual White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) Dinner, scheduled for April 29 out of "solidarity" with President Donald Trump, who previously announce...
US Secretary of State Tillerson just showed that China matters more than NATO
Thomson ReutersUS Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will attend a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump April 6–7. Tillerson will skip an April 5–6 meeting of NATO foreign ministers. This is the first time a US secretary of state will miss such a meeting since 200...
US NATO Commander: A UN ban on nukes is 'not realistic'
AP/Geert Vanden WijngaertThe proposed United Nations ban on nuclear weapons is unrealistic in today’s high-threat environment, according to the US commander of NATO forces. "[A] nuclear weapons ban is just not realistic," said Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, who also heads US European Command, while t...
The CEO of startup Gusto is taking three employees on an 11-city trip ... in a Winnebago
GustoLast fall, Josh Reeves, CEO of San Francisco-based HR software startup Gusto, conducted an experiment. He did his own take on the reality TV show Undercover Boss. He wasn't exactly undercover (his employees knew who he was) but in the course of a couple of months, he shadowed someone on each of...
Fact checking Trump's 'alternative facts' about Mexico
Carlos Barria/ReutersAlthough serial fabrication is currently popular in the White House, we believe facts matter. This is pertinent when examining President Donald Trump’s statements on Mexico. Trump’s many mischaracterizations threaten $500 billion in annual trade, U.S.-Mexico relations, and Ameri...
Trump's laptop ban could be great for European airlines (AAL, DAL, UAL)
APLast week, the US government declared that passengers on flights to the US from 10 airports in Muslim-majority countries would no longer be allowed to bring larger electronic devices like laptops and tablets into airplane cabins. Government officials said that this was a security measure meant to ...
Is the Microsoft Xbox Game Pass Worth $10 per Month?
The company is launching a new gaming subscription service in late spring 2017 for Xbox One owners.
Robots Will Steal U.S. Jobs Warns Billionaire Investor Jeff Greene
Billionaire investor Jeff Greene predicts there’s a looming economic collapse on the way due to the rise of automation in the workforce.
5 Things FedEx Corporation Management Wants You to Know
FedEx's management team remains confident in the company's long-term earnings growth trajectory, despite a weak performance last quarter.
Here's What You Need to Know About Filing a Tax Extension
Need more time to file your taxes? You can request an extension and snag an extra six months. But if you owe the IRS money, you'll need to pay your bill by the original deadline or face a host of penalties.
Is Daimler Stock a Good Way to Invest in Self-Driving Cars?
Daimler AG isn't just Mercedes-Benz's parent. It's also an intriguing way to bet on self-driving vehicles.
3 Reasons Why NVIDIA Is a Bet on the Future
NVIDIA is aggressively looking to cut its teeth in these three areas to power its long-term growth.
Cara Therapeutics Delivers Important Win
Cara Therapeutics has reported positive mid-stage trial results for its lead drug candidate, clearing the way for a late-stage trial to begin soon.
Democratic National Committee Asks All Staff To Resign: Report
The Democratic National Committee has requested all current staffers to submit resignation letters by April 15, according
Wells Fargo Agrees To $110 Million Settlement Of Class-action Suit
Wells Fargo & Co. said late Tuesday it agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit over the creation of millions of unauthorized customer accounts.
Why Snap Inc., FactSet Research Systems, and Raven Industries Slumped Today
The rising tide didn't lift these stocks. Here's what investors need to know.
CNBC - Top News
These three start-ups show why it's so hard to build products in America
Manufacturing a new product in the U.S. is more challenging than it may seem.
Asia up higher after Dow breaks 8-day losing streak, Brexit ahead
Asia markets were modestly higher, as markets await the formal move by the U.K. to start its split from the EU.
European and Japanese business groups warn of Brexit impact
Overseas companies investing in the UK issued warnings about the threat Brexit poses to businesses, the FT reports.
British PM May to fire starting gun on Brexit
Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday.
How this tiny country went from nuclear problem child to role model
Times are tough for the global nonproliferation movement, but one Southeast Asian country offers a valuable success story.
Cramer Remix: Why Hostess could be too risky for your taste
Jim Cramer surveyed the consumer products space to find which stocks could satiate your portfolio’s appetite.
Markets could see heartbreak if Brexit is hard to do
Wall Street traders will be watching a historic moment for the U.K. and Europe Wednesday, but they're much more concerned about politics in the U.S.
Embattled DNC asks all staffers for resignation letters
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez has launched a major reorganization of the party's organization that has been stung by recent crisis.
Tesla deal boosts Chinese presence in US auto tech
China's Tencent Holdings has bought a 5 percent stake in U.S. electric car maker Tesla for $1.78 billion.
North Korea could be in final stages of nuclear test preparations: Report
Satellite imagery indicates North Korea could be in the final stages of preparations for a sixth nuclear test.
Reuters - Top News
Police union warns Trump 'sanctuary city' cuts could risk safety
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the largest police union in the United States have warned President Donald Trump that he could endanger public safety if he follows through with cuts in federal grants to immigrant "sanctuary cities," the union's director told Reuters after a White House meeting.
Trump tells lawmakers he expects deal 'very quickly' on healthcare
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told a group of senators on Tuesday that he expected lawmakers would be able to reach a deal on healthcare, without offering specifics on how they would do it or what had changed since a healthcare reform bill was pulled last week for insufficient s...
Congress sends White House repeal of broadband privacy rules
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House voted on Tuesday 215-205 to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc.
House Republicans reject bids to obtain Trump tax returns
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican-controlled congressional panel rejected a bid by Democrats on Tuesday to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns, despite warnings that Trump's business holdings could pose conflicts of interest as Congress turns to tax reform.
British PM May to fire starting gun on Brexit
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European Union.
Exclusive: Afghans plan to double special forces from 17,000 as threats grow - sources
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan plans to double the number of elite special forces from 17,000 troops, officials said, part of a long-term strategy to bolster units stretched and exhausted by persistent attacks from Taliban insurgents and other Islamist militants.
Trump signs order dismantling Obama-era climate policies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to undo Obama-era climate change regulations, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry and calling into question U.S. support for an international deal to fight global warming.
Trump's funding request for U.S. border wall hits snag among some Republicans
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's call for $1.5 billion this year to help build a wall along the border with Mexico could be in jeopardy as fellow Republicans in Congress weigh delaying a decision on the request.
Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle lawsuit over account abuses
(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co said it agreed to pay $110 million to settle a lawsuit by customers challenging its opening of accounts without their permission, a practice that led to a scandal that cost the bank's chief executive his job.
U.S. sees probable role in Mosul blast, probe under way
MOSUL, Iraq/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The senior U.S. commander in Iraq acknowledged on Tuesday that the U.S.-led coalition probably had a role in an explosion in Mosul believed to have killed scores of civilians but said Islamic State could also be to blame.
CNN - Latest
Taiwan by bike: How to cycle around the island in 12 days
Ready to tackle a two-wheeled circumnavigation around Taiwan? The island's 602-mile Cycle Route No. 1 is fast becoming one of Asia's greatest adventures.
Storm chasers killed in pursuit of tornado
Three storm chasers were killed chasing a tornado in Texas on Tuesday, authorities said.
Solo travelers to Maldives have plenty to see and do
The Maldives is a top honeymoon destination, but these coral islands in the Indian Ocean offer plenty for solo travelers, too.
CNN 10 - March 29, 2017
March 29, 2017
8 luxury safaris in Kenya where you can go wild in comfort
The modern Kenyan safari is big on comfort and luxury. Here are eight over-the-top safaris in the East African nation.
Women's national team agrees to 4-year deal with USA Hockey
USA Hockey and the women's national team agreed to a deal three days before the start of the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship games.
Paralyzed man uses experimental device to regain hand movements
A paralyzed man has regained use of his hand with the aid of an experimental device that decodes his brain signals and then transmits them to sensors in his arm.
Forage for food in Hong Kong's wild, green spaces
Hong Kong actually has lots of green spaces with wild and edible plants. See how Sunny Chan and others forage for food to be used in expensive restaurants.
Ex-congressman Aaron Schock claims staffer dimed him out to the FBI
A former Illinois congressman charged in a federal spending scandal claims a staffer in his office secretly recorded him, stole thousands of emails and pilfered travel receipts -- all to help the FBI build its criminal case last year, according to court filings on Tuesday.
6 Obama climate policies that Trump orders change
Here's a look at six climate change policies affected by Trump's executive orders.
The New York Times - International Business
Uncertain Harvest: Doubts About the Promised Bounty of Genetically Modified Crops
Higher yields with less pesticides was the sales pitch for genetically modified seeds. But that has not proved to be the outcome in the United States.
Economic Scene: How Waning Competition Deepens Labor’s Plight
As many markets become more concentrated, America’s competition policy can no longer be understood in the narrow terms of protecting consumers from higher prices.
Standard Chartered Faces Inquiry Into Hong Kong Stock Sale
The bank expects the Securities and Futures Commission in the territory to take action over its role as a sponsor of a 2009 initial public offering.
Ford Reaches Tentative Deal With Union in Canada
The union focused on preserving jobs as much as traditional contract issues like wages, and the agreement mirrors deals it had made with two other automakers.
General Electric Plans to Merge Its Oil and Gas Division With Baker Hughes
The deal would give G.E. a big stake in the oil business, and give Baker Hughes shareholders stock in a larger, healthier company and a dividend.
DealBook: What Happens to the Markets if Donald Trump Wins?
A Trump victory probably would lead to an immediate market sell-off, the direction in the days and weeks that follow is not clear.
Safe for Now, Canadian Dairy Farmers Fret Over E.U. Trade Deal
A new trade agreement with the European Union could threaten the country’s “supply management” system, under which dairy farms are almost guaranteed to prosper.
Unreleased Report Raises Questions About AIBA, Boxing’s Governing Body
An investigation into AIBA that was completed more than a year ago focused on a $10 million loan from a company in Azerbaijan to help pay for a new league in North America.
Mark Carney to Lead Bank of England Through June 2019
Some lawmakers who favored an exit from the European Union had called for Mr. Carney to resign, saying he politicized the central bank.
Why Your Facebook Friends Are Checking In to Standing Rock
People are using social media in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline project, but the authorities say they’re not fooling anyone.
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