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Apple unveils MacBook Pro with touch bar on top of keyboard
After four long years, Apple unveiled on Thursday a new MacBook Pro.
Yuge! Expect a lot of Donald Trumps on Halloween
Election Day is November 8 -- just eight days after Halloween.
Millions in gig economy can't find better jobs or pay
The Uber life isn't an easy ride for all in the "gig" economy.
Europe rescues its huge free trade deal with Canada
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Science scores up among middle school students, 12th grade results flatline
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This year's biggest U.S. IPO is by a Chinese delivery firm
The largest market debut in the U.S. this year is by a Chinese delivery service.
Election scare? Biggest exodus from stock funds since 2011
The volatile 2016 presidential election may be spooking mom-and-pop investors.
Jerry Seinfeld on Trump, 'Comedians in Cars' and Larry David's Bernie Sanders
Jerry Seinfeld can't help but laugh at the 2016 election.
Twitter cuts 9% of staff and kills off Vine app
Twitter is cutting its staff by 9% after a widely rumored sale process appears to have come to nothing.
Yuengling goes for Trump
Donald Trump doesn't drink alcohol, but that didn't stop the owner of Yuengling beer from endorsing him.
The Wall Street Journal - US Business
Twitter to Cut 9% of Workforce, Will Shut Vine Video App
Twitter posted another quarter of slowing growth and said it would slash 9% of its global workforce, including shutting down its Vine short-video app.
FCC Approves New Customer Privacy Rules for Broadband Providers
Federal regulators adopted a scaled-back version of a privacy regulation that would require broadband internet providers to get consumer approval before marketing sensitive information.
Apple Unveils New Macs, TV App
Apple introduced new versions of its Macintosh personal computers Thursday, betting that smaller, thinner models and a touch screen on the keyboard will reverse declining sales.
A Rare Bright Spot of Growth for Businesses: R&D
Businesses ramped up spending on research and development—a key ingredient of future—a bright spot in what has otherwise been lackluster investment by companies.
Pollsters Scramble as Fewer People Take Their Phone Calls
A spate of ideas is bubbling up for new ways to sample public opinion. The alternatives are coming because the traditional method—randomly calling phone numbers again and again until someone answers—has grown far more labor intensive and costly in recent years.
America's Biggest Filer of Patent Suits Wants You to Know It Invented Shipping Notification
A Florida company demands fees mostly from small businesses and sets them low enough to discourage court challenges. Small businesses are frequent targets of patent lawsuits since new legal tools to resist suits became available to companies large enough to afford them.
Qualcomm to Buy NXP for $39 Billion in Biggest Chip Deal
Qualcomm agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors for $39 billion, adding the top supplier of automotive chips, a fast-growing market, to the San Diego company best known for designing smartphone chips.
Ford's Profit Hit by Recall Costs
Ford’s net income fell 56% compared with the same period in 2015, with hefty recall expenses, softening U.S. volumes and product-launch costs denting margins in the core North American market.
Mylan Executives Unlikely to Lose Pay Over EpiPen Issue
Executives of EpiPen maker Mylan are unlikely to lose pay over the company’s $465 million settlement of allegations it overcharged Medicaid for the lifesaving drug.
Grocers Feel Chill From Millennials
Grocers are struggling to lure e-commerce-loving millennials into their aisles amid what experts say is a permanent shift in shopping patterns among consumers.
Secured Business Loans: How Exactly Do They Work?
A secured business loan could be the ticket to getting the financing you need. Here’s how they work. The post Secured Business Loans: How Exactly Do They Work? appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Secured Business Loans: How Exactly Do They Work? appeared first on AllBusiness.com. Click for mo...
Your Selling Success Depends on Doing This One Simple Thing
You will be told many different ideas during your sales career to help you sell. Choosing the ones that bring you back to basics will ensure you’re on the right path to sales success. The post Your Selling Success Depends on Doing This One Simple Thing appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Your...
Will You Be in Compliance on December 1? How to Cope With FLSA Changes
To determine if your business is in compliance with pending changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act, review the following decision rules for any employees who are not currently paid overtime. The post Will You Be in Compliance on December 1? How to Cope With FLSA Changes appeared first on AllBusines...
Enterprise Sales: The Perils of Selling to the Wrong Customer
Selling to the wrong customers can have wide-ranging consequences, both for them and for your own organization. The post Enterprise Sales: The Perils of Selling to the Wrong Customer appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Enterprise Sales: The Perils of Selling to the Wrong Customer appeared fir...
Want to Project Confidence in the Workplace? Don’t Make These 5 Communication Mistakes
In the world of business, appearing insecure can be the kiss of death. Here's how to project confidence when you communicate with others. The post Want to Project Confidence in the Workplace? Don’t Make These 5 Communication Mistakes appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Want to Project Confide...
How to Make Money With Your Business Blog
No matter how popular your business blog is, it won't make money if it doesn't have a content strategy in place and you are not monetizing it correctly. The post How to Make Money With Your Business Blog appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post How to Make Money With Your Business Blog appeared fi...
5 Keys to Hiring Talented Remote Workers
Your remote employees are just as important as your in-office hires, so you want to make sure you hire right the first time. The post 5 Keys to Hiring Talented Remote Workers appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 5 Keys to Hiring Talented Remote Workers appeared first on AllBusiness.com. Click ...
10 Signs of Social Media Fatigue in Your Audience—And How to Fix It Quickly
One day you are a hit on social media, next day you’re not. Get to know the signs of social media fatigue, and more importantly, how to fix it before you lose your clients. The post 10 Signs of Social Media Fatigue in Your Audience—And How to Fix It Quickly appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post...
Go Global! 4 Secrets to Selling Internationally
Seeking new markets for your small business? Then consider one of today’s biggest growth areas: selling internationally. The post Go Global! 4 Secrets to Selling Internationally appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Go Global! 4 Secrets to Selling Internationally appeared first on AllBusiness.c...
4 Ways to Keep Toxic Clients From Poisoning Your Business
A toxic client can poison and contaminate your business, costing you time and money. Here are four strategies to deal with extremely difficult customers. The post 4 Ways to Keep Toxic Clients From Poisoning Your Business appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 4 Ways to Keep Toxic Clients From Po...
Project Veritas Video Reveals Who Was Really Behind "Mitt Romney's 47% Video"
Back in the 2012 election, Mitt Romney's campaign was effectively sunk when a video emerged from a private fundraiser in which he said that 47% of the electorate was "dependent upon government" handouts and would vote democrat no matter what. The corrupt mainstream media had a field day with the vi...
Iran Takes More Hostages: What Did The US Expect?
Submitted by Majid Rafizadeh via The Gatestone Institute, Another question raised is that while the State Department has long warned American citizens against traveling to Iran, why do some dual nationals, primarily Iranian-Americans, continue to travel to Iran for business or other reasons? The Ir...
French 'Shocked' As Power Prices Spike To 8-Year Highs On Nuclear Reactor Probe Shutdown
The scale of forced closures in nuclear power-reliant France - 19 reactors offline and 12 more due to shut - is the biggest since the Fukushima disaster in 2011, after French nuclear safety watchdog ASN warned its sprawling probe into forged quality control reports on reactor parts would turn up mor...
"This Is About Whiteness" UC Berkeley Students Segregate Campus, Block Bridge With Human Wall
Submitted by Robby Soave via Reason.com, Student protesters at the University of California-Berkeley gathered in front of a bridge on campus and forcibly prevented white people from crossing it. Students of color were allowed to pass. The massive human wall was conceived as a pro-safe space demonstr...
7 Year Auction Prices On The Screws As Foreign Central Bank Demand Returns
Following two poor auctions, with both the 2 and 5 Year issue earlier this week pricing in wobbly conditions, many had expected today's 7 Year, and last for the week, sale of $28 billion in Treasurys to tail as well. Instead, as we learned moments ago demand for the belly of the curve was the strong...
Putin Warns "US Has Pushed Russia Back Into Nuclear Arms Race"
Having unveiled the first images of its new nuclear missile capable of reaching US soil, Russian President Vladimir Putin is warning today that Washington's actions are "pushing Russian into a nuclear arms race," forcing Russia "to develop its nuclear attack systems." Yesterday, Russia reveals photo...
Venezuela Throws In The Towel On Hyperinflation: Will Print 200x Higher-Denominated Bills
While several years ago it was perhaps debatable in polite society that Venezuela's socialist economy would collapse ultimately unleashing hyperinflation, any doubt was put to rest early this year when the IMF's own inflationary forecast confirmed as much. However, while the international communit...
Even The New York Times Is Bashing Obamacare - "It Has Not Worked All That Well"
Obamacare open enrollments for 2017 start next Tuesday and, being just 1 week prior to election day, that couldn't be worse timing for the Clinton campaign. As we've written on numerous occasion, Obamacare is an unmitigated disaster...so much so that even Obama recently acknowledged its failures by...
Our Landfill Economy
Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, This "maximizing growth and profits is the highest good" mode of production is insane. Correspondent Bart D. (Australia) captured the entire global economy in three words: The Landfill Economy. Stuff is manufactured, energy is consumed shipping it...
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7 things you're doing at work that make your colleagues hate you
NBCUniversal Television Distribution Much is written about how to keep our employees happy, how to motivate and inspire them, but sometimes we need to remind ourselves about the simple mistakes we make that will really set them off. And of course, send them directly in to the waiting arms of our com...
One group buys more barrels of Jack Daniel's whiskey than anyone else on the planet
Jack Daniel'sWASHINGTON, DC — According to Jack Daniel's Master Distiller Jeff Arnett, the US military buys the most of the brand's premium Single Barrel whiskey of anyone in the world. The price tag for an entire barrel of this whiskey, approximately 250 bottles, swings from $9,000-$12,ooo since no...
One of the most important trade deals in the world lives — but so does anti-globalization sentiment
Chris Wattie/ReutersOne of the most important trade deals in the world is back on. But that doesn't mean that anti-globalization sentiment is going anywhere, anytime soon. CETA, the historic free-trade agreement between the European Union and Canada, is close to completion after an agreement between...
19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview
Flickr/COD NewsroomAlthough in the moment they might seem larger than life, interviewers are people just like you. That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you s...
Chains like Buffalo Wild Wings and Papa John's should be worried about the NFL
FacebookNFL viewership is falling and chains like Buffalo Wild Wings and Papa John's should be worried. Pro-football viewership is down 11% this year. Viewership is down by double-digit percentages for all of the NFL’s primetime spots, which include Sunday, Monday, and Thursday Night Football, acco...
33 famous people who failed before they succeeded
Theo Wargo/Getty ImagesRejection can feel genuinely devastating. But as some of the world's most successful people prove, failure is often par for course. Grit, perseverance, resilience — whatever you call it, many influential people show that the key to success is the ability to embrace failure and...
This startup claims to pair different wines with your DNA
Getty Images/Justin SullivanA new wine delivery service called Vinome is promising to deliver “the ultimate personalized wine experience” — customized to your DNA. There isn’t much (or, really, any) science to back it up. But it’s got a very big name in its corner. Vinome just inked a deal with a st...
THE PUBLISHER PAYWALL REPORT: Variations, drivers for adoption, examples, and future of the pay-for-content model
BI Intelligence Digital paywalls have helped news publishers like The New York Times and Financial Times stabilize their businesses and mitigate revenue losses in the wake of print's collapse. Now a new breed of digital-native publishers — like BuzzFeed, Vox, and Huffington Post — is considering wh...
This innovative music broadcaster is building a virtual reality concert venue
BI IntelligenceThis story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Pioneering music broadcaster Boiler Room is partnering with Inception, a provider of 360-degree video and virtual reality entertainment, to create a venue ...
11 people who have gone to unbelievable lengths to save money
Will Wei/ Tech Insider From making 713-mile commutes overseas to secretly living out of vans, people do crazy things to save money. We aren't recommending you do the same (there are plenty of other, less extreme, tactics to save money) ... unless you're ready for a lifestyle change of the biggest ki...
Why Mindbody Inc. Stock Surged Today
The double-digit gain today is on top of an already successful last year -- and it looks like this could be just the start.
Hulu Is Losing More Money Than It Did Last Year
It's spending to overcome its bigger competition and enter a new market.
2 Fans' Letters Exemplify What Foolish Investing Is All About
Listeners Paul and Celeste both wanted to share some insights about their winners.
Qualcomm, Inc. Is Buying NXP Semiconductors, NV: What You Need to Know
The $47 billion all-cash deal is expected to close by the end of 2017.
Why LendingTree, Inc. Stock Plummeted 18% This Morning
Weaker-than-expected revenues and profits, combined with a lowered forecast, do massive damage to the stock.
Ford, GM pitch new strategies; Wall Street snubs them
Ford Motor Co and General Motors Co have worked all year to convince investors that they are no longer prisoners of the U.S. auto market cycle and have solid plans to fend off challenges from Silicon Valley interlopers.
Welltower's 3 Biggest Growth Opportunities
Healthcare REIT Welltower may have its best days ahead of it. Here's why.
Why Fret Over Agenus Inc. Q3 Results?
Agenus reported a big loss in Q3. So what?
Recall, product launch costs slash Ford third-quarter profit
Ford Motor Co on Thursday said third-quarter net income fell by more than 50 percent as lower sales, higher recall costs and a complicated launch of a new pickup truck undermined profitability in North America.
Why ServiceNow Inc. Stock Soared Today
The enterprise cloud solutions company delivered a strong quarterly report. Here's what investors need to know.
CNBC - Top News
Read the hacked memo detailing part of 'Bill Clinton, Inc'
The document lays out some of the overlap between the Clinton charity and the family's for-profit interests.
Apple unveils new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, starting at $1,799
"This week happens to be a huge week in the history of the Mac, and the history of Apple," Cook said.
CenturyLink jumps on report of merger talk with Level 3 Communications
Shares of CenturyLink jumped Thursday after a report that it is in advanced talks to merge with Level 3 Communications.
Trump ally Roger Stone scrambling to create Election Day operation
Trump ally Roger Stone has vowed to check the validity of election results by setting up his own exit-polling operation, NBC News reports.
The 5 financial fights all couples have — and how to avoid them
If you and your partner spar over money, you're not alone.
A new White House proposal targets a hidden culprit holding down Americans' pay
The White House wants to increase labor market competition and wage growth in the US by reining in "noncompete agreements."
Tesla skeptics remain unconvinced, even after Elon Musk's big earnings beat
Tesla's third-quarter earnings results had something for both bulls and bears.
Scott Black says market is '10 to 15% overvalued,' reveals where to find opportunities
Value investor Scott Black, the founder of Delphi Management, joins CNBC's Mike Santoli for a discussion on market valuations, strategy and much more.
A 26-year-old with $150,000 in the bank shares his best saving tip
"The Money Wizard" puts away 60% of his income and plans to retire before 40.
How Baked by Melissa's founder bounced back from a layoff with a multimillion-dollar business
When Melissa Ben-Ishay lost her job she found her passion.
Reuters - Top News
Putin says U.S. 'hysteria' over Russia is election ploy
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused American politicians of whipping up hysteria about a mythical Russian threat as a ploy to distract voters from their own failings in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election.
Qualcomm to buy NXP for $38 billion in biggest chip deal
(Reuters) - Smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors NV for about $38 billion in the biggest-ever deal in the semiconductor industry, making it the leading supplier to the fast-growing automotive chips market.
Apple revamps computer line with new MacBook Pro, adds touch screen keys
CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) - Apple Inc unveiled a revamped MacBook Pro on Thursday, adding a fingerprint reader, replacing function keys with a small touch screen and slimming down the ageing workhorse of its computer notebook line.
Iraqi villagers celebrate freedom from Islamic State, but still haunted by terror
FADILIYA, Iraq (Reuters) - When Kurdish fighters cleared Islamic State from the northern Iraqi village of Fadiliya, some residents celebrated by passing around cigarettes - an act that would have earned them a public whipping under the group's reign of terror.
Twitter cuts jobs with eye on 2017 profit; Vine discontinued
(Reuters) - Twitter Inc said Thursday it would cut 9 percent of its global workforce to keep costs down even as quarterly results eclipsed Wall Street's beaten-down expectations, lifting shares that had fallen after a failed effort to sell the company.
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. voting rights advocates scored a string of courtroom victories this year that rolled back some of the nation's most restrictive voting laws. Now they face another challenge: making sure those rulings are not undermined by officials who oversee elections at the local level...
U.S. charges 61 over India-based impersonation scam
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department charged 61 people and entities on Thursday with taking part in a scam involving India-based call centers where agents impersonated Internal Revenue Service, immigration and other federal officials and demanded payments for nonexistent debts.
Man arrested for defacing Trump's Walk of Fame star in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A man was arrested on Thursday for defacing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's star a day earlier on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles with a sledgehammer and a pickax, police said.
U.S. business spending tepid; labor market firming
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for U.S. manufactured capital goods unexpectedly fell in September amid weak demand for computers and electronic products, which could temper expectations for an acceleration in business spending in the fourth quarter.
France tells migrants to forget Calais as 'Jungle' camp razed
CALAIS, France (Reuters) - Bulldozers cleared mounds of debris and demolished makeshift shelters in the "Jungle" migrant camp on Thursday, and French authorities said more than 6,000 people had been evacuated from the squalid site.
CNN - Latest
Apple unveils MacBook Pro with touch bar on top of keyboard
After four long years, Apple unveiled a new MacBook Pro.
What Donald Trump's campaign controversies mean for Ivanka
Ivanka Trump's brand might suffer collateral damage brought on by her father's volatile presidential campaign.
California Guard vets' bonus fiasco: Months of uncertainty ahead
When the Defense Department suspended its attempts this week to take back millions of dollars in bonuses that it says California National Guard members were improperly awarded a decade ago, two big questions went unanswered.
The truth about 'patient zero' and HIV's origins
A new HIV study clears the name of Gaëtan Dugas, called patient zero, and provides new insight into how the virus spread to the United States.
Yemen food crisis leaves millions at risk of starving
The UN World Food Programme fears "an entire generation could be crippled by hunger" as the food crisis in war-torn Yemen grows worse.
What is the Electoral College and why is 270 important?
There are few founding institutions in the United States less well-understood than the Electoral College, the somewhat mysterious body of officials who formally elect the nation's president every four years.
Top Clinton campaign aides surprised by depth of server controversy
Hillary Clinton's campaign manager had no idea how problematic her use of a private server while leading the State Department would be, according to hacked emails released by WikiLeaks.
Dakota Access Pipeline: Authorities start removing protesters
North Dakota authorities have started removing illegal roadblocks and protesters trespassing on private property during the Dakota Access Pipeline demonstrations, the Morton County Sheriff's Department said Thursday.
Yuge! Expect a lot of Donald Trumps on Halloween
For Party City, Halloween is their Christmas. An the company is expecting "yuge" sales of Donald Trump masks thanks to the intense interest in this year's presidential campaign.
Millions in gig economy can't find better jobs or pay
Nearly a third of workers in the gig economy, or independent workforce, do it out of necessity because they can't find better work or pay, a new study shows.
The New York Times - International Business
Deutsche Bank Returns to Profit, Even as Regulatory Pressures Continue
The bank, Germany’s largest, said concerns about its legal troubles in the United States had overshadowed positive developments in its turnaround.
‘Afghan Girl’ in 1985 National Geographic Photo Is Arrested in Pakistan
Sharbat Gula, whose piercing green eyes stared out from the magazine’s cover in 1985, was held after being accused of fraudulently obtaining national identity cards.
European Union Trade Deal With Canada Moves Forward
The Belgian prime minister said on Thursday that the country’s leaders had reached a compromise, but the deal could still run into problems.
Despite Brexit, Nissan to Build New Car Model in Britain
Nissan acted after getting reassurances that the company would be protected from any negative economic impact from Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.
How Volkswagen Is Faring After the Emissions Deception
While the scandal still weighs on earnings, the automaker predicted that sales this year would match those last year.
Qualcomm to Acquire NXP Semiconductors for $38.5 Billion
The transaction would add scale to Qualcomm, which makes chips for smartphones, as consolidation continues in an industry facing eroding profit margins.
ZTO Express of China Has Largest U.S. I.P.O. This Year
The delivery company, which helps connect retailers with shoppers in a vast market, raised $1.4 billion in the biggest Chinese I.P.O. in America since Alibaba.
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Debacle Wipes Out Its Mobile Profit
The South Korean company pledges to work with regulators and other outsiders to study the fires that led it to cancel the high-end smartphone.
Used Cars Slip Past Recall Safeguards, Putting Drivers in Danger
Federal law does not mandate used-car sellers to tell buyers when a car has been recalled or to make necessary safety repairs, and the results can be deadly.
Lloyds Profit Weighed Down in 3rd Quarter by Insurance Provision
The British bank wrote down an additional $1.2 billion to cover compensation for consumers improperly sold a contentious product.
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