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Elliott Rejects Arconic"s Board Offer, Extending Proxy Fight

Elliott Management rejected a deal proposed by Arconic that was meant to defuse the long-running spat between the aerospace-parts maker and its activist investor, extending their proxy battle......»»

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Trump"s Trade Nominee Clears Senate Committee

President Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. trade representative cleared a Senate committee on Tuesday, bringing the administration a step closer toward its plan to overhaul international trade policy......»»

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Netflix Secures Portal Into China via Baidu-Unit Deal

The video-streaming giant, which has struggled to enter the Chinese market, struck a licensing deal with platform iQiyi to show the U.S. company’s original content......»»

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Startup Seeks to Solve 911"s Biggest Riddle: Pinpointing Cell Callers

Three former leaders of the FCC are investing in RapidSOS, a startup that seeks to solve one of 911’s biggest problems: Operators often can’t see the exact location of cellphone callers......»»

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Threads of Confidence Emerge in a Former Textile Town

People in Richmond County, N.C., don’t necessarily agree with President Donald Trump’s approach so far, but some feel he has given the town hope that its economic fortunes will improve......»»

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U.S. Consumer Confidence Falls --- Conference Board

Americans grew less optimistic about the economy in April, but confidence remained high, according to the Conference Board......»»

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Coke to Cut 20% of Corporate Staff as It Battles Soda Slump

Coca-Cola’s profit and revenue continued to slide in the first quarter of the year as weakness in Latin America flattened volumes, and the soda maker said it would expand its efforts to cut costs......»»

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Netflix Secures Portal Into China Via Baidu-Unit Deal

The video-streaming giant, which has struggled to enter the Chinese market, struck a licensing deal with platform iQiyi to show the U.S. company’s original content......»»

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Home Builders Brace for Canadian Lumber Tariff Hit

The Trump administration’s proposed 20% tariff on Canadian lumber imports could have the biggest impact on the U.S. home building industry, a sector that has already struggled with higher labor costs since the housing crash a decade ago......»»

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Startup Seeks to Solve 911"s Biggest Riddle: Pinpointing Cellphone Callers

Three former leaders of the FCC are investing in RapidSOS, a startup that seeks to solve one of 911’s biggest problems: Operators often can’t see the exact location of cellphone callers......»»

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Rising Rates Pose a Risk for Students Looking to Refinance Debt

Mortgage refinancing isn’t the only lending business that could face pressure from rising short-term rates......»»

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At These Startups, HR Comes Before the Ping-Pong Tables

A handful of technology firms are bucking the startup world’s grow-at-all-costs ethos by setting HR policies early and putting workplace culture ahead of growth......»»

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Where College Seniors Are Falling Short

Even as employers look to hire more graduates from the Class of 2017 than the previous year, the current crop of job-seeking seniors are ill-prepared for the job hunt and many coveted positions, a survey finds......»»

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Corporate Feud Exposes Big Profits on Drug Sales

A dispute between the largest pharmacy benefit manager and a health insurance giant has shown how profitable some relationships have become—giving more ammunition to critics of the health-care system......»»

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Bank of Japan Sends Message: Don"t Expect Higher Rates

Central bank officials have lately emphasized that Japanese inflation is weak, a calculated move to reduce expectations of a rate increase this year, say people familiar with their thinking......»»

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Rising Home Prices Raise Concerns of Overheating

The U.S. housing market’s red-hot recovery from the depths of the crash five years ago is fueling concerns among economists and real-estate brokers that home prices are overheating......»»

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J. Crew Plans to Cut 250 Jobs

J. Crew said it would cut about 250 jobs, part of a cost-cutting effort as the retailer battles declining sales and shifting shopping patterns......»»

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Coke to Cut 20% of Corporate Workers as It Battles Soda Slump

Coca-Cola’s profit and revenue continued to slide in the first quarter of the year as weakness in Latin America flattened volumes, and the soda maker said it would expand its efforts to cut costs......»»

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Alphabet"s Waymo Offering Families Rides in Self-Driving Cars

Waymo will dramatically expand its testing efforts by offering hundreds of self-driving vehicles to families and urban commuters in the Phoenix area......»»

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Ericsson Pushed to Hefty Loss by Write-Downs, Restructuring Costs

Ericsson fell to a hefty net loss in the first quarter after booking provisions, write-downs and restructuring costs but said a more focused business strategy should see the company significantly improve its profitability next year......»»

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