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Global Economy Week Ahead: U.S. GDP, Eurozone Inflation

In the week ahead, the U.S. Commerce Department is set to release data on durable goods, gross domestic product and personal income......»»

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Student-Debt Forgiveness May Be Lighting a Tax-Bomb Fuse

Under U.S. rules, forgiven debt is considered a borrower’s income for that given year, and taxed as such. Those delayed tax bills are piling up......»»

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Short of Workers, Restaurants Turn to Robots

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Trump Plans New Curbs on Chinese Investment, Tech Exports to China

President Trump, already embroiled in a trade battle with China, plans to ratchet commercial tensions higher by barring many Chinese firms from investing in U.S. technology and by blocking more technology exports to Beijing......»»

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GE Nears Deal to Sell Industrial-Engines Unit

General Electric is nearing a deal to sell a unit that makes large industrial engines to private-equity firm Advent International for $3 billion or more, people familiar with the matter said......»»

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U.S. Shale Companies Motor Ahead Despite OPEC

U.S. shale companies, which kept pumping when the rest of the world cut back oil production, are in a strong position to benefit now that the OPEC is boosting its output......»»

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Why Big-Ticket Items May Soon Cost You More Online

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling enables states to collect sales tax from all online purchases, eliminating the advantage of buying some big-ticket items from websites like Amazon.com......»»

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OPEC"s Increased Output Helps U.S. Shale Companies

The cartel’s decision last week to increase production modestly lifted the stock prices of U.S. oil producers, which have learned to survive at whichever price OPEC pursues......»»

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GE Factories in Wisconsin, South Carolina Caught in U.S. Trade Fight

GE’s MRI business offers a window into the complex interconnections of global trade, where components made in one country get assembled in another and may be sold back into the first......»»

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Online Shopping Is About to Get More Expensive

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling enables states to collect sales tax from all online purchases, eliminating the advantage of buying some big-ticket items from websites like Amazon.com......»»

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Big Media Firms Pay CEOs More for Less

Chief executives in the media and telecom industries made twice as much as their peers in the S&P 500 even though the group’s performance came up short......»»

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Should You Buy Caterpillar (CAT) Stock Right Now?

Shares of Caterpillar (CAT) closed up marginally on Friday, ending a streak of nearly two straight weeks of losses on the back of heightened trade war tensions between .....»»

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Professional Videogamers Get Their Own Stadiums

This month, Arlington, Texas, will start construction on a 100,000-square-foot arena for live videogaming competitions—what is set to be the largest in a growing number of venues dedicated to esports.....»»

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Weinstein Co. Cuts Deal Price by $23 Million to Close Sale to Lantern

A Weinstein Co. lawyer said Friday that the studio has agreed to reduce the proposed purchase price for the business by $23 million to close the sale of its film and television assets to private-equity firm Lantern Capital Partners......»»

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U.S., European Air-Safety Agencies Follow Different Paths on Drone Regulation

Europe’s commercial-drone industry likely faces slower growth and tighter initial safety restrictions than U.S. operators, based on comments by the head of the European Aviation Safety Agency......»»

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AT&T"s Interest in Ad Tech Gets Thumbs Up on Madison Avenue

News of AT&T’s talks to acquire advertising tech firm AppNexus was welcomed by marketers, who are eager to have more options in the online ad sector beyond the dominant players Google and Facebook......»»

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Johnson & Johnson Remakes Top Leadership

Sandra Peterson, the health-products company's No. 2 executive, plans to leave her post Oct. 1, triggering a series of changes......»»

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The Second Wave of Luxury Electric Cars

Old guard auto makers are mounting a challenge to Tesla with their own premium electric vehicles......»»

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Netflix CEO Fires Top Executive After Use of Racial Slur

Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings said he fired his chief.....»»

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Police: Operator in Self-Driving Uber Crash Was Streaming "The Voice"

The test operator of a self-driving Uber car that hit and killed a pedestrian in Arizona last March was streaming the TV show “The Voice” on her phone just before the collision, police say......»»

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