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Trump's Scottish golf plans face new obstacles after Charlottesville
President Trump's response to racial violence is putting his business in Scotland under new pressure.
NASA powers up spacecraft that could one day carry humans to Mars
NASA just got one step closer to its most ambitious spacecraft ever: One that can carry humans to the moon, Mars and perhaps beyond.
Breitbart chides Trump for 'flip-flop' on Afghanistan policy
President Donald Trump's speech on Afghanistan was not received well by Breitbart, the far-right website which has been supportive of his presidency.
Powerball jackpot hits $700 million
The Powerball jackpot keeps climbing.
Bank stock crashes 75% after CEO resigns, dividend cut
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Chipotle still struggling -- and queso may not save it
Chipotle investors must be feeling queasy.
How sexism in tech is affecting the female pipeline
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Alexa, shut up: Raging against the new machines
Amy Ingram was trying to schedule a meeting earlier this month when she received a sharp response.
3 ways finance apps can actually help you -- and what every gig worker needs to know
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Top 4 reasons why people hate their jobs -- and what to do about them
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U.S. Sanctions Chinese, Russian Firms for Aiding North Korea
The U.S. Treasury named 10 Chinese and Russian firms and six related individuals to its North Korea sanctions list for allegedly aiding Pyongyang’s weapons program.
Bayer, Monsanto's Megadeal Faces Closer EU Scrutiny
Bayer’s $57 billion acquisition of Monsanto will undergo an in-depth investigation by the EU on concerns that it could hurt farmers, throwing into doubt plans to complete the tie-up by the end of the year.
Just Say No to Push Notifications
App makers are out to capture our attention with reminders and alerts on our phones’ lock screens. Do we really need a reminder to post to Facebook? Joanna Stern proposes a notification bill of rights.
Head of America's Largest Grocer Talks Amazon and Ugly Tomatoes
Rodney McMullen is navigating Kroger Co. through its stormiest period in more than a decade.
Chinese Rival's Success With Volvo Sets Path for Great Wall's Pursuit of Jeep
The successful 2010 acquisition of Volvo by Geely, a then-little-known Chinese auto company, has helped fuel the ambitions of Great Wall, which has expressed interest in buying Jeep from Fiat Chrysler.
Mexican Economy Grows for 16th Straight Quarter
Mexico chalked up its 16th consecutive quarter of economic growth in the April-to-June period as strong services output compensated for sluggish industrial production.
The Management Fix That Made Firefox Faster
Mozilla, the company that makes the Firefox web browser, used tangible goals and a spirit of competition to inspire workers to focus on critical issues hurting their product’s performance.
Can the U.S. Scrap Its Trade Deal With South Korea?
The U.S. and South Korea wrapped up fruitless talks over a trade agreement that protectionist Washington blames for an imbalance requiring the pact’s amendment or termination.
Ford Plans Joint Venture to Make Electric Cars in China
Ford Motor will start a new company to make electric cars in China, as the world’s largest auto market begins to shift decisively away from gasoline-powered vehicles.
China's Great Wall Says It Is 'Paying Close Attention' to Fiat Chrysler
Great Wall Motor is “paying close attention” to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the company said, a day after a Great Wall spokeswoman said the Chinese car manufacturer was aiming to buy Jeep.
10 Tips for Perfecting Your Investment Pitch
Part of preparing for an investment pitch is getting your numbers together, but the way the information is presented matters a lot too. So how do you make sure you're putting your best foot forward? The post 10 Tips for Perfecting Your Investment Pitch appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 1...
What All Small Business Owners Should Know About DBAs
The world of business can sound like alphabet soup with its abundance of acronyms. Learn the ABCs of DBAs (“Doing Business As”) filings—and if you need one for your own company. The post What All Small Business Owners Should Know About DBAs appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post What All Smal...
5 Steps to Achieving Your Dream Lifestyle Without Burning Yourself Out
The journey to the top can actually be quite fulfilling. Here are five insights on how to find success in your career while having fun along the way. The post 5 Steps to Achieving Your Dream Lifestyle Without Burning Yourself Out appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 5 Steps to Achieving You...
4 Ways to Produce Better Content and Stand Out from the Crowd
If you want to secure long-term success in digital marketing, there is nothing more important than content. Following these tips will put you in a position to earn the trust of your audience and grow your traffic. The post 4 Ways to Produce Better Content and Stand Out from the Crowd appeared fir...
18 Key Issues in Negotiating Merger and Acquisition Agreements for Technology Companies
Effectively negotiating M&A agreements for a privately held tech company involves addressing and resolving a number of key business, legal, tax, IP, employment, and liability issues. The post 18 Key Issues in Negotiating Merger and Acquisition Agreements for Technology Companies appeared fir...
Do Customers Secretly Hate Your E-Commerce Website?
What do customers love—and hate—about your e-commerce website? Get the answers. The post Do Customers Secretly Hate Your E-Commerce Website? appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Do Customers Secretly Hate Your E-Commerce Website? appeared first on AllBusiness.com. Click for more informatio...
Business Leaders: Don’t Leave These Team Members Behind—They Might Just Surprise You
Sometimes it's worth trying to save an employee who may not seem to be a perfect fit. Here are three kinds of “stick-in-the-mud” employees and how an effective leader can help them to flourish. The post Business Leaders: Don’t Leave These Team Members Behind—They Might Just Surprise You appeared ...
5 Personal Branding Hacks Every Entrepreneur Should Know
All it takes is some dedication and creativity, and you can create an unstoppable, scalable brand for yourself. These five hacks will get you started. The post 5 Personal Branding Hacks Every Entrepreneur Should Know appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 5 Personal Branding Hacks Every Entre...
3 Strategies to Improve Employee Retention and Engagement
Is it a struggle for your company to keep employees? Learn how to build a culture of learning that will re-energize your staff and get them excited to stay. The post 3 Strategies to Improve Employee Retention and Engagement appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 3 Strategies to Improve Employ...
Is This Simple 3-Letter Word Sabotaging Your Success?
Fear of failure or lack of confidence can keep us from realizing our full potential. The good news is that a simple mindset change can make a huge difference. The post Is This Simple 3-Letter Word Sabotaging Your Success? appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Is This Simple 3-Letter Word Sab...
Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Returns 2,129% YTD
We'll preface this post by saying we have never heard of the Alternative Money Fund - which "Specializes in Returning Freedom and Value" - and very well may never hear of it again, however it is notable for two things: i) it is a "hedge fund" invested entirely in cryptocurrencies and ii) it has a...
Trader Warns Jackson Hole's "Hesitantly Optimistic" Chatter Will Be "Nothing But Buying Time"
Hawkish, dovish, hawkish, dovish? As many market participants suspect, this week's Jackson Hole 'retreat' wil be a nothing-burger with perhaps a side-dish of temporary volatility as machines quibble over various words in headlines. Former fund manager Richard Breslow warns not to expect much... V...
Phoenix Police And FBI On "High Alert" Ahead Of Trump Rally Tonight
There is no shortage of controversies surrounding Trump's appearance tonight in Phoenix that could turn what is supposed to be a peaceful political rally into complete chaos. With Trump's reaction to the Charlottesville tragedy still fresh in the minds of political activists on the left, there a...
More Peak Shale: World's Largest Miner Is Selling Its Shale Assets
Over the past several months, we have wondered if despite new all time high shale production, whether the US shale sector in the has peaked. Some of our recent thoughts can be found in the following articles: Why Some Hedge Funds Believe The Shale Boom Is Coming To An End (Again) Shale Efficienc...
A 3% Drop Is All It Takes...
A 2.8% drop in stocks is all it takes... ...to convert sheer near full euphoria into outright panic... Source: CNNMoney Quite a collapse in confidence for a 'blip' in stocks... (NOTE - this collapse in sentiment is bigger and faster than the plunge in Aug 2015 following China's devaluation and ...
Treasury Slaps Sanctions On China, Russia Entities And Individuals Over North Korea
In a move that is certain to infuriate China further and result in another deterioration in diplomatic relations between Washington and Beijing, moments ago the United States slapped both Chinese and Russian entities and individuals with new sanctions in the Trump administration's escalating atte...
Sen. Graham Says Those Who Oppose Trump's Surge Will Own 'Next 9/11'
Content originally published at iBankCoin.com Why was this man so happy last night? Anytime war or potential for war is announced, Sen. Graham jumps on the teevee to ejaculate his exuberance for the President's decision(s). On the contrary, whenever the President isn't towing the 'establishment' ...
The Truman Show Markets
Via Global Macro Monitor, We have finally made the time to more closely review the release of last week’s Fed minutes from the July 25-26 meeting. We kind of like what we see. Debate Breaking Out Among FOMC Members? A debate appears to breaking out between members and staff of the Federal Rese...
Here's the Bounce, Next Comes the REAL Drop
The bounce is here. Stock market corrections follows a particular pattern. That pattern is: 1) The initial decline 2) The bounce 3) The REAL decline The downwards move last week was #1. We’re now in #2. Next up is #3. You've been warned. On that note, we are already preparing our clients ...
Google Folds, Restores Accounts Of Banned Statistics Professor
Yesterday we reported that in a shocking, and explained move, statistics professor Salil Mehta, adjunct professor at Columbia and Georgetown who teaches probability and data science and whose work has appeared on this website on numerous prior occasions, had been banned by Google on Friday, with ...
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VP Pence says Confederate statues are a state, local decision
Brendon Thorne/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says state and local authorities should make decisions about Confederate statues, and he calls himself "someone who believes in more monuments, not less monuments." As for the fate of Confederate statues at the US Capitol, Pen...
Ancient viruses are being unearthed in ice — and they could help solve a big mystery about what makes us sick
AP/Natacha PisarenkoIn a plot that sounds like something out of a low-budget horror film, scientists have recently uncovered ancient, enormous viruses in ice that some say could wake up as the Earth's climate warms. Before they begin to threaten our health, however, some of these newly-unearthed ...
Civil War lessons often depend on where the classroom is
AP: Steve HelberAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Civil War lessons taught to American students often depend on where the classroom is, with schools presenting accounts of the conflict that vary from state to state and even district to district. Some schools emphasize states' rights in addition to slaver...
Powerball jackpot climbs to $700 million
Thomson ReutersDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has increased to $700 million, making it the second largest in U.S. history. Lottery officials raised the expected jackpot Tuesday, pushing it past a $656 million Mega Millions jackpot won in 2012 by three people. The prize for Wednesda...
A top Facebook analyst has a $21 billion question for Mark Zuckerberg (FB)
Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesYoussef Squali has covered the internet and digital media space as an analyst for two decades. First, he built the team at Jefferies, where he covered the space for eight years, before moving to Cantor Fitzgerald as a managing director in 2008. He and his team migrated t...
Verizon just announced new unlimited plans, with some good news — and some bad news (VZ)
Verizon has three new unlimited plans that will replace its single unlimited plan introduced in February. The basic version of the new plan is cheaper, but comes with more restrictions in data speeds and video streaming resolution. Customers with grandfathered unlimited plans will be affected, an...
TRUMP, BREXIT, AND CROSS-BORDER E-COMMERCE: Rising economic nationalism and the growth of digital retail - CLONE
BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Cross-border e-commerce is widely expected to be a key growth engine for the global e-commerce industry in the coming years, th...
A new brand proves you don’t have to spend hundreds to get a nice leather bag
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. Leatherology Buying a new leather bag doesn’t have to involve a trip to the department store and a 50% markup for the brand name stitche...
Danish police are using DNA to test if a body believed to be thrown from inventor's submarine belonged to a reporter
Scanpix Denmark/Bax LindhardtCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police say they have combed a Baltic Sea coast where a headless torso was found without finding new evidence in their investigation of a Swedish journalist who is believed to have died while on a privately built submarine. Copenhagen ...
Starbucks is now selling sushi burritos
Starbucks The INSIDER Summary: Starbucks has announced that it is rolling out sushi burritos at select locations in Chicago and Seattle. The sushi burrito is a chicken maki roll stuffed with sushi rice, chicken, cucumber, pickled cabbage, onion, and avocado, drizzled with tomatillo salsa and li...
UK subprime lender loses two-thirds of value as CEO quits
Shares in Provident Financial, a British sub-prime lender, have more than halved after the company's chief executive Peter Crook announced he was leaving with immediate effect following another profit warning.
How a dangerous Takata air bag made its way into a used car
A lawsuit alleges that a dangerous Takata air bag should have been recalled before going from a wrecked car to a salvage yard, eventually ending up in a 2002 Honda Accord and nearly killing a Las Vegas woman.
Commuter train crash injures dozens, none critically
Officials say injuries are being reported after an accident involving two trains in suburban Philadelphia.
Forbes Top 10 paid actors list includes Cruise and Chan
The top 10 paid actors this past year, according to Forbes magazine: 1.
UFC going high-tech to enhance ways fans watch fights
The UFC is set to use a technology platform that could enhance the way fans watch fights.
Zayo Group Reports Bookings Success
The communications infrastructure company reaffirmed guidance.
Mark Wahlberg tops Forbes list of highest-paid actors
"Transformers: The Last Knight" star Mark Wahlberg has outmuscled Dwayne Johnson to become Hollywood's highest-paid actor in the past year with a transforming income of $68 million, according to Forbes magazine.
Macron heads East hoping to stop flow of cheaper workers
French President Emmanuel Macron is pushing for tighter European rules to protect workers in France and other prosperous countries in Western Europe from cheaper labor stemming from the continent's east.
Why I Love McDonald's Corp.
The world's largest restaurant operator by sales volume is gearing up for a big quarterly report on Tuesday morning. Expect rising profits and shrinking revenue.
Here's Why Shares of Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA Are Soaring Today
The government of Brazil has proposed privatizing the electric utility.
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Chipotle hits 4-year low after Deutsche Bank predicts even bigger stock price losses ahead
Deutsche Bank lowers its price target for Chipotle shares, saying the restaurant chain doesn't deserve a premium valuation due to its lack of progress.
A coal country dispute over an alleged Trump promise unmet
The Trump administration has declined to pursue an order coal executives sought from the president this summer.
Two October surprises could boost oil prices above $50
A default at Venezuela oil giant PDVSA or sanctions on Iran's energy sector could jolt crude prices, Helima Croft said.
Here's what to expect from Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 event Wednesday
Samsung will unveil its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8, during a press conference in New York on Wednesday.
Why the alt-right can’t build an alt-internet
Far-right sites like The Daily Stormer want to be real alternatives to their mainstream counterparts, The Verge reports.
The solar eclipse was more popular than the Super Bowl on Facebook
More than 66 million commented, posted and reacted to the astronomical event on Monday.
Google is trying again to push Chromebooks into big businesses, the core market for Windows
Google is introducing Chrome Enterprise with tools IT admins can use to more easily manage Chromebooks.
The 10 most expensive public universities for students from out of state
Some students pay over $40,000 a year to attend public universities.
Companies are scrambling to combat ‘fake news’
Recent "fake news" stories have been about companies, including Starbucks and Costco, Financial Times reports.
Kushner leading Trump delegation to Middle East
Jared Kushner and others are expected to be in the Middle East this week for peace talks regarding Israel and Palestine.
Reuters - Top News
U.S. targets Chinese and Russia entities over North Korea
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is imposing new North Korea-related sanctions, targeting Chinese and Russian firms and individuals for supporting Pyongyang's weapons programs, U.S. officials announced on Tuesday, but stopped short of an anticipated focus on Chinese banks.
Big protests expected as Trump goes to Phoenix for rally
WASHINGTON(Reuters) - Large protests could greet President Donald Trump on Tuesday when he travels to Arizona for his first campaign rally since he caused an uproar with his remarks about a white nationalist demonstration in Virginia.
Barcelona cell planned big bomb attack, suspect tells court: source
MADRID (Reuters) - An alleged member of an Islamist group that carried out the Barcelona van attack told a Spanish court on Tuesday that the group had been planning a much bigger strike using explosives, a judicial source said.
EU starts in-depth probe of Bayer, Monsanto deal
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Commission has started an in-depth investigation of Bayer's planned $66 billion takeover of U.S. seeds group Monsanto, saying it was worried about competition in various pesticide and seeds markets.
No decision yet on size of U.S. troop increase in Afghanistan: Mattis
BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon has yet to decide how many more U.S. troops to send to Afghanistan as it is still drawing up a plan, Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump committed the United States to an open-ended war there.
Barcelona suing Neymar for alleged breach of contract
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Barcelona are suing Neymar for 8.5 million euros for alleged breach of contract and demanding he return the loyalty bonus paid after he renewed his deal in October, less than a year before he signed for Paris St. Germain, the club said Tuesday.
Exclusive: Rohingya villagers blockaded amid fresh tensions in Myanmar's Rakhine - residents
YANGON (Reuters) - Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims have been blockaded inside their area by their Buddhist neighbors in a western Myanmar village, residents say, as religious tensions in troubled Rakhine state spread to a more ethnically mixed part of the region.
Troops make progress in Tal Afar battle as U.S. defense secretary visits Iraq
BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Government forces breached the city limits of Tal Afar in northwestern Iraq on Tuesday on the third day of a U.S.-backed offensive to seize it back from Islamic State militants.
Trump talks tough on Pakistan's 'terrorist' havens, but options scarce
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Outlining a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan, U.S. President Donald Trump chastised Pakistan over its alleged support for Afghan militants - an approach analysts say probably won't change Pakistan's strategic calculations and might push it in directions Washington doe...
BHP to quit U.S. shale business as annual profit surges
SYDNEY (Reuters) - BHP Billiton, the world's largest miner, reported a surge in underlying full-year profit on Tuesday and said it would exit its underperforming U.S. shale oil and gas business, pleasing disgruntled shareholders who called for a sale.
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Missed the eclipse? America's next one is in 2024
Another total solar eclipse will be visible in the United States on April 8, 2024. The total eclipse will be visible in Mexico, the central US and east Canada.
Interior Dept. halts study into Appalachian mining technique's likely health hazards
The Trump administration has halted a study of the health effects of a common mining technique in Appalachia, which is believed to deposit waste containing toxic minerals in ground waters.
Mattis: ISIS is on the run
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said US-backed Iraqi forces will finish off ISIS fighters in their last remaining strongholds in Iraq.
Traveling to see the total solar eclipse
Travelers flocked to see the United States' first total solar eclipse since 1979 and the first to cross from the West Coast to the East Coast since 1918.
'Stranger Things' creators are planning for its end
"Stranger Things" fans may only have a few more seasons left in Hawkins, Indiana.
German police seize 5,000 Trump-shaped ecstasy pills
The haul of Trump-shaped drugs is worth tens of thousand of euros.
US targets Chinese, Russian entities funding North Korea's nukes
The US Treasury announced new sanctions targeting Chinese and Russian entities that help fund and facilitate North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
Breitbart chides Trump for 'flip-flop' on Afghanistan policy
On its homepage Monday night, Breitbart's top headline said Trump had reversed his previous position with the announcement that more troops would be deployed to Afghanistan.
You saw the eclipse -- so should you see the eye doctor?
Are you concerned about your or your child's vision after watching the total solar eclipse, even if you wore protective glasses? You're not alone.
Bill Cosby gets new lawyers for retrial next spring
Bill Cosby added a new team of lawyers, including the attorney who successfully defended Michael Jackson, for his upcoming assault retrial set for next spring.
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