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Trump sold stocks, but what about his hedge fund millions?
Donald Trump no longer owns any stocks.
Maybe the NFL really can blame Trump and Clinton for its bad ratings
Throughout its season of dismal ratings, the NFL has been placing the blame on the election and swearing up and down that once the election was over, viewers would come rushing back. Well, it's now a month after Election Day, and the data is in: the NFL was right. At least, to a point.
Carrier to ultimately cut some of jobs Trump saved
It sounded like great news when Carrier said last week that it would invest millions in the Indiana plant it decided to keep in the U.S.
Elizabeth Warren warns Trump: Don't cut Medicare and Medicaid
Democratic senators are urging President-elect Donald Trump to keep his campaign promise not to cut spending for Medicare and Medicaid.
What a fast food CEO as Labor Secretary means for the Fight for $15
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Trump taps Andrew Puzder, CEO of Hardee's and Carl's Jr., as Labor secretary
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Lululemon stock soars on strong sales
Talk about sweat equity.
NBC to shut down Breaking News service
NBC News has decided to shut down the Breaking News alert service due to its failure to generate adequate revenue, the company announced Thursday.
Starbucks introduces Pokémon Go Frappuccino
Now we'll know what Pokémon tastes like.
Oscar Health, Joshua Kushner's startup, opens brick and mortar space in Brooklyn
Oscar Health wants to get more intimate with its customers.
The Wall Street Journal - US Business
Big Brands Help Fund Fake-News Sites
Ads from well-known companies often appear on sites with false or misleading news, helping them generate tens of thousands of dollars in monthly revenue.
Barely Half of 30-Year-Olds Earn More Than Their Parents
About 51% of American 30-year-olds earn more than their parents did, an enormous decline from the early 1970s and even rapid economic growth won’t do much to reverse the trend.
Trump Expected to Name Fast-Food Executive Andy Puzder as Labor Secretary
President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name fast-food executive Andy Puzder as labor secretary, according to people familiar with the decision.
How Trump's Web of LLCs Obscures His Business Interests
Donald Trump uses a web of privately held LLCs and other entities to house his assets—everything from real estate to a vintage carousel in Manhattan’s Central Park—making it impossible to gauge the full extent of potential conflicts he may face as president.
SpaceX Loses Launch Order to Arianespace
SpaceX has lost a spacecraft launch order from a major satellite operator to a European rival after the failure of one of its rockets and delays in resuming flights.
E-Cigarettes Pose 'Major' Risks, Surgeon General's Report Warns
The U.S. Surgeon General called surging e-cigarette use by children and young adults “a major public health concern” and recommended increased regulation and taxation of the products in a report set to be released Thursday.
'Super Mario Run' for iPhone Signals New Era for Nintendo
When Nintendo launches “Super Mario Run” on Apple mobile devices next week, it will be among its boldest moves yet to stay relevant in the fiercely competitive videogame market.
Lego CEO Sees Potential for Brand in Digital Products
Lego’s top boss says in his new role he would like to expand Lego into uncharted business territory, while also avoiding putting the brand name in the wrong places.
Economists Say Many of the Lost Factory Jobs Gone for Good
Economists estimate that the U.S. will add about 50,000 manufacturing jobs by the end of 2019, a pace far too slow to replace what has been lost.
U.S. Jobless Claims Decline Signals Still Healthy Labor Market
The number of Americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits fell last week, a sign the labor market remains in expansion mode.
How Smart Business Travelers Deal With Air Travel Delays
Delayed or canceled travel plans can be frustrating and affect your business. But before you throw in the towel, Nellie Akalp shares concrete things you can do to put your itinerary back on track. The post How Smart Business Travelers Deal With Air Travel Delays appeared first on AllBusiness.com The...
How to Keep From Getting Buried in Debt When Starting a Business
When starting a business, it can be easy to rack up debt quickly as well as burn through startup capital. Here are a few ways to help keep yourself from getting buried in debt so you can continue to run a healthy business. The post How to Keep From Getting Buried in Debt When Starting a Business app...
6 Smart Business Decisions Taylor Swift Made This Year
She rocked out with Apple Music, gave back to the community, and petitioned Congress for copyright reform. We look back on Taylor Swift's smartest business decisions in 2016. The post 6 Smart Business Decisions Taylor Swift Made This Year appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 6 Smart Business D...
Will a One-Party Government Bring Prosperity to Small Business?
On January 20, 2017, the Republican Party will take control of the House of Representatives, the Senate, and the presidency for the first time since 2006. What could this mean for the U.S. economy and for U.S. small businesses? The post Will a One-Party Government Bring Prosperity to Small Business?...
6 Signs It’s Time to Start Looking for a New Sales Software System
Though sales software is often an afterthought, IT leaders should take a more proactive approach to identifying, testing, and implementing new tools their sales peers can use to boost overall company performance. The post 6 Signs It’s Time to Start Looking for a New Sales Software System appeared fi...
Don’t Neglect Those Things That Could Stop Your Sales Process Cold
Most salespeople focus on what they need to do to move the sales process forward. But are you taking into consideration those factors that could stall it or derail it altogether? The post Don’t Neglect Those Things That Could Stop Your Sales Process Cold appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Do...
To Succeed in Retail, Collaboration With These 3 Groups Is Essential
In today's challenging business environment, fostering collaboration has become essential to survival for any retail business. Here are three ways you should be collaborating, and tools that can help you do it. The post To Succeed in Retail, Collaboration With These 3 Groups Is Essential appeared fi...
7 Exciting Companies That Are Disrupting the Shipping Industry
Even an industry as old and as established as shipping is not immune to the changes brought by modern technology. We highlight several companies that are at the forefront of shipping innovation. The post 7 Exciting Companies That Are Disrupting the Shipping Industry appeared first on AllBusiness.com...
4 of the Most Common Leadership Development Mistakes Companies Make
Although many employers have manager development programs in place, they’re not always successful—and the problem can often be traced back to a few simple mistakes. The post 4 of the Most Common Leadership Development Mistakes Companies Make appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 4 of the Most C...
5 Steps to Improving Customer Retention
Are you focused on acquiring new customers at the expense of customer retention? That's a big mistake. Here are 5 ways to keep customers coming back. The post 5 Steps to Improving Customer Retention appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 5 Steps to Improving Customer Retention appeared first on ...
Which Of These Would You Rather Have In Your Safe?
Submitted by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Let’s say you have two equal size safety deposit boxes. One box you completely fill up with stacks of $100 bills. The other box you fill up with gold. Which of the two is “worth” more? It’s easy to calculate. A stack of 100x $100 bills is 6.14 inches l...
Paranoia Alert: The Trump Trap Has Been Laid
There isn't anything wrong with a little paranoia -- especially when someone is actually out to get you. For the past year, we've heard nothing but horrible things about Trump, how is was 'literally Hitler', an orange pussy grabbing megalomaniac who'd usher in a black age of nuclear fallout and want...
VIX & Stocks Surge For Second Day Amid Bond Bloodbath
Invaluable advice..."seriously you are not fucking listening" Stocks surged to record-er highs early on...Small Caps were today's best performer (up over 1.5%!), 13th record close for The Dow post-Trump On the week, Small Caps are up over 5.5% post-Italy! Pushing the S&P 500 near cycle ...
Democrats Unveil 'Transition' Team
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Presenting SocGen's "Most Frightening Credit Chart"
"I sometimes feel like ‘The Grim Reaper’, scouring the research savannah in a ghoulish quest to harvest bad news with a forceful sweep of my scythe. Imagine then my perverse delight when our credit team produced what is one of the scariest charts I have seen for a very long time. Markets shrugged of...
Fake News, Criminalized
Via The Daily Bell MI6 Chief Says Fake News And Online Propaganda Are A Threat To Democracy … The chief of MI6 has said he is deeply concerned by the threat posed by rival countries attempting to undermine democracy through propaganda and cyberattacks. -Buzzfeed The next step in attacking the a...
From 65 Days To 9 Hours - The Incredible Shrinking Life Of Market Crashes
The opportunity to buy the crash-event dip has diminished dramatically in the last year. As JPMorgan's Marko Kolanovic notes, the market's response to recent major catalysts has become progressively shorter (as measured by time to recovery) It appears the machines (and the humans) are learning.....
The Persistent Problems of Presidential Elections
The election is over. I am left with two very contradictory feelings. First is one of appreciation — every four years we peacefully replace our government. I remember my parents in the late 1970s discussing Soviet politics at our house with their close friend. Their friend said something anti-Soviet...
Deutsche Bank Provides "Smoking Gun" Proof Of Massive Rigging And Fraud In The Silver Market
Back in April, when we first reported that Deutsche Bank had agreed to settle allegations it had rigged the silver market in exchange for $38 million, we revealed something stunning: "in a curious twist, the settlement letter revealed that the former members of the manipulation cartel have turned on...
Thursday Humor: Millennial's Guide To Saving
Surviving Your 20s... How To Save For Retirement Research the different ways your employer can assist in retirement saving, such as matching 401k contributions or tripling your salary. Wed a strapping spouse who looks like they could work well into their 80s without difficulty or complain...
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15 quotes from self-made billionaires that will change your outlook on money
Chip Somodevilla/GettyYour beliefs about money can play a huge role in whether or not you finish rich. So why not look to those who have been there, done that for inspiration? Business Insider rounded up quotations about money from self-made billionaires that will shift your perspective on busines...
Political instability is on the rise in one of OPEC's strongest members
Jabber Abdulkhaleg/APOPEC, the thirteen member oil cartel, agreed to curtail output at its meeting in Vienna last week in an attempt to end the global supply glut and hike up oil prices. Due to the commodity's depressed prices over the last two years, major producers have been facing growing financi...
There have been more departures from Credit Suisse
Ruben Sprich/ReutersThere have been more departures from Credit Suisse in recent weeks. Among the New York departures are: Gary Gunn, global program trading, head of US agency execution, has left, according to people familiar with the matter. He did not respond to messages seeking comment in time ...
The best way to motivate your kids, according to a behavioral economist
Gerald Herbert/Ap Images In some ways, kids are weird non-people, like in the way they blurt out whatever they're thinking and think a joke is even funnier the twelfth time you tell it. In other ways, kids are just mini-adults. Motivation is a key example of this similarity: The things that encourag...
John Glenn, a pioneering former US astronaut, has died
John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, a former US senator, and a war hero, has died after being hospitalized for more than a week, according to the Columbus Dispatch. Glenn, 95, was at the James Cancer Hospital at Ohio State University but did not necessarily have cancer, university spo...
We just got our first look at Nintendo’s new console working in real life
Nintendo's got a new game console in the works — it's called Nintendo Switch, and it's slated to launch in March 2017. It's a home console and a handheld portable console, all in one: Nintendo So far, Nintendo's shown off the console in a single debut video. That is until last night, when the consol...
'El Chapo' Guzmán's henchmen were able to build not one, but 2 tunnels to break the kingpin out of jail
Thomson Reuters On the night of July 11, 2015, Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán slipped through a hole in floor of his cell's shower and, thanks to some complex engineering and security lapses, pulled off the second jailbreak of his criminal career. He was recaptured in early January, but...
Politicians from one of Mexico's leftist parties smashed a Donald Trump piñata at a Christmas party
REUTERS/Daniel Becerril In Mexico, US President-elect Donald Trump has encountered backlash for much of the last year, much of it stemming from comments about Mexican immigrants and threats to retaliate against the country over trade policy. That anger was given an official gloss on Tuesday night, w...
4 important lessons about failure from 'Shark Tank' investor Barbara Corcoran
Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Embracing fear and failure is a key component of becoming an entrepreneur; you need to take a leap of faith. Despite her $80 million net worth and tremendous success as a businesswoman and TV personality, "Shark Tank" star Barbara Corcoran is no stranger to failure. She ...
There’s a statue of John Wilkes Booth’s brother in New York City — here’s why
Though his brother John is known for killing President Lincoln, Edwin Booth was a very different man. Here’s why there’s a massive statue of him in New York City’s Gramercy Park.Follow TI: On Facebook
Why Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc.'s Shares Popped 16% Today
A new debt offering has left investors wondering if there's not as much upside as they once thought in Aerojet Rocketdyne.
The 3 Best Biotech Stocks for 2017
These biotech stocks could shine next year.
Tom Gardners No. 1 Tip for Entrepreneurs: Just Know Its Hard
And while it may be worth it, success is not what you might expect.
DuPont CEO Breen says Trump win unlikely to impact Dow deal
Dupont Chief Executive Ed Breen said on Thursday the incoming administration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is not likely to have an impact on his company's planned merger with rival Dow Chemical.
Why Opko Health Shares Climbed 9% in November
Optimism perked up after management updated investors on its third-quarter progress and announced the launch of an important new drug.
Better Buy: Johnson & Johnson vs. Pfizer Inc.
Which pharmaceutical giant wins in a head-to-head matchup between Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer?
AMD Stock Jumps on Analyst Upgrade
The semiconductor company now has a bullish analyst on its side.
Citigroup's Deferred Tax Asset: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
One of the keys to understanding Citigroup right now is its $51 billion worth of deferred tax assets.
10 Reasons to Buy Silver Wheaton Stock Today
Silver Wheaton remains a top long-term pick among precious metal stocks.
Active Bond ETFs That Adapt to Risks Ahead
While the economy is still continuing to expand, risks are rising. With many expecting a rising interest rate environment, bond exchange traded fund investors should be thinking about ways to mitigate the risks ahead. On the recent webcast (available on-demand for CE Credit), PIMCO’s Fixed Income St...
CNBC - Top News
Breakingviews' Cox: Public company capitalism meets its match in Trump
Donald Trump is challenging the ideals that have guided U.S. capital markets and corporate behavior for a generation.
Express Scripts sinks on Citron Research tweets
Citron Research tweets Express Scripts is "Philidor of the pharma industry," referring to Philidor's alleged misconduct.
Homeland Security tied to attempted hack of Georgia's election database: Report
The attempted hack into Georgia's voter registration database was tied to an IP address associated with Homeland Security, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Market a little ahead of itself now, but 'real tail winds' in 2017, expert says
Positive earnings have Brad McMillan bullish on stocks for 2017, so he's not concerned about any short-term pullbacks.
Trump expected to name fast food CEO Andy Puzder as pick for Labor secretary: Source
Puzder has argued broadly against too much regulation and cheered Trump's presidential win as a victory for business.
McDonald's aims to keep minority stake in China, Hong Kong stores, source says
McDonald's is looking to raise $1 billion to $2 billion after the fast-food chain decided to keep a minority stake in the region.
Macau casino stocks drop after city enforces ATM withdrawal limits
Macau casino stocks dropped roughly 10 percent during Thursday afternoon trade.
Experts name their best stock picks for 2017
Speaking from the 2016 Sohn London Investment Conference, selections ranged from commodity-oriented equities to retail to software and beyond.
Astronaut and US Senator John Glenn has died at 95
In a 2009 New York Times op-ed, author Tom Wolfe called Glenn the "last true national hero America has ever had."
US official warns of North Korean nuclear capabilities
While the U.S. believes Pyongyang can mount a nuclear warhead on a missile, it's not clear that it can hit a target.
Reuters - Top News
Trump's Labor Dept pick sends early warning sign to worker advocates
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump will name fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor, according to a source familiar with the matter, in an appointment likely to antagonize organized labor.
Former U.S. astronaut, Senator John Glenn dies in Ohio at 95
(Reuters) - John Glenn, who became one of the 20th century's greatest explorers as the first American to orbit Earth and later as the world's oldest astronaut, in addition to a long career as a U.S. senator, died on Thursday at age of 95.
Exclusive: Risking Beijing's ire, Vietnam begins dredging on South China Sea reef
SYDNEY/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Vietnam has begun dredging work on a disputed reef in the South China Sea, satellite imagery shows, the latest move by the Communist state to bolster its claims in the strategic waterway.
Syrian army's Aleppo advance slows, but victory in sight
ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army's advance in Aleppo slowed on Thursday but a victory was still firmly in sight after President Bashar al-Assad vowed that retaking the city would change the course of the six-year-old war.
No mistrial for Dylann Roof after church shooting survivor calls him 'evil'
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday denied a mistrial for accused white South Carolina gunman Dylann Roof, who a day earlier was described as "evil" in testimony by a survivor of the deadly June 2015 attack on a historic black church.
UK Supreme Court president says it will give Article 50 case judgment 'as soon as possible'
LONDON (Reuters) - The UK Supreme Court will give its judgment on whether Prime Minister Theresa May can trigger the formal process for Britain to leave the European Union without parliament's approval "as soon as possible", its president said on Thursday.
Trump to nominate Pruitt to lead U.S. environmental agency: statement
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a critic of federal environmental regulation, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, his transition team said on Thursday.
Frustrated relatives of missing Flight MH370 passengers scour beach for clues
ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - Grieving and frustrated relatives of passengers still missing more than two years after their Malaysia Airlines flight vanished are scouring the east African coast for possible evidence that might help unlock the mystery of their fate.
Quake magnitude 6.5 reported off coast of Northern California: USGS
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 was reported off the coast of Northern California on Thursday but there were no immediate reports of damage in the nearest town, officials said.
U.S. jobless claims drop from five-month high
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell from a five-month high last week, pointing to labor strength that underscores the economy's sustained momentum.
CNN - Latest
Trump picks Scott Pruitt to head EPA
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Environmental Protection Agency administrator, his former campaign manager told reporters Wednesday.
A Catholic reads the Bible, Week 48: Finding peace with St. Paul
It's been quite a few weeks.
Joe Biden on if he ran: Republicans would 'probably have eaten me alive'
Vice President Joe Biden downplayed the chances his would be presidential campiagn could have emerged victorious with a more strident economic message than Hillary Clinton's, saying Thursday that Republicans would "probably have eaten me alive" if he had decided to run.
The 'Springsteen paradox' that explains why Trump won Michigan
Michael Luongo, who grew up in the Boss' hometown and now lives in Michigan, says Springsteen illustrates the empathy gap between Trump voters and coastal elites.
Bob Dole's role in Trump's Taiwan call
Donald Trump's most provocative foreign policy move since winning the presidency played out against the backdrop of a quintessential Washington activity: lobbying.
Former senator, astronaut John Glenn dies at 95
John Glenn, a former US senator and the first American to orbit the Earth, died Thursday, according to Ohio State University. He was 95.
Solomon Islands tsunami threat over after 7.8 quake
A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit close to the Solomon Islands early Friday, putting that nation and others in the South Pacific on alert for a tsunami.
Trump sold stocks, but what about his hedge fund millions?
Trump says he sold all his stocks in June. But what about his hedge funds? He was (and may still be) invested in three run by John Paulson, a major campaign donor.
John Glenn's true hero
John Glenn was famous for the courage he displayed in his pioneering space flight, but Bob Greene says his wife Annie also has shown great courage
Maybe the NFL really can blame Trump and Clinton for its bad ratings
The 2016 Election did have an impact on the NFL's ratings this year, but it wasn't the only issue the league faced.
The New York Times - International Business
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.
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.
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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