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Markets Rise on Tax Overhaul Optimism

Stock market indexes rose sharply, with the Nasdaq topping 6,000, on reports that President Trump was seeking to cut corporate taxes......»»

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Marissa Mayer Will Make $186 Million on Yahoo’s Sale to Verizon

Ms. Mayer, Yahoo’s chief executive, failed to return the company to greatness but will have a big payday after the sale thanks to her stock, stock options and restricted stock units......»»

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Trump Is Said to Seek Cutting Corporate Tax Rate to 15 Percent

Such a cut, from the current rate of 35 percent, would mean a significant reduction in revenue that could jettison his campaign promise to curb deficits......»»

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Waymo to Offer Phoenix Area Access to Self-Driving Cars

The self-driving-car outfit, spun out of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is moving to the next phase of testing: putting civilians inside its Chrysler minivans and Lexuses......»»

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How a Whole Foods Activist Investment Exposes Shifting Power on Wall St.

In a reflection of the shifting balance of investors’ power, Neuberger Berman sounded out hedge funds about investing in Whole Foods and pressing for change......»»

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Movers: Express Scripts Plunges, and Wells Fargo’s Annual Meeting

We’re following major developments in the markets throughout the day. Check below for the latest updates......»»

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Unroll.me Service Faces Backlash Over a Widespread Practice: Selling User Data

Angry users assailed Slice Intelligence and its service Unroll.me, which scans email inboxes, after it was reported that Uber had used the company’s data......»»

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Feature: Can Facebook Fix Its Own Worst Bug?

Mark Zuckerberg now acknowledges the dangerous side of the social revolution he helped to start. But is the most powerful tool for connection in human history capable of adapting to the world it created?.....»»

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LVMH to Take Control of Christian Dior in $13.1 Billion Deal

A series of long-anticipated transactions will buy out minority shareholders in the Paris fashion house......»»

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Morning Agenda: The Trump Tax Cut

The president was said to have told his staff that he wanted a tax cut and that it was less important that the plan could add to the federal budget deficit......»»

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Lafarge Scandal Points to Difficulty for Businesses in War Zones

Eric Olsen, the cement maker’s chief executive, is stepping down after an internal inquiry found staff members paid off armed groups in Syria to allow safe passage for employees......»»

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How Trump’s Pick for Top Antitrust Cop May Shape Competition

Makan Delrahim, the choice to head antitrust matters at the Justice Department, said he did not plan to use federal laws in “a fishing expedition.”.....»»

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Money Managers Take Off the Gloves in Dealing With Companies

In one example of a change in strategy, Neuberger Berman sounded out hedge funds about investing in Whole Foods Market and pressing for change......»»

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Conservative Groups Sue Berkeley Over Ann Coulter Cancellation

Two organizations accused the California university of discriminating against right-wing speakers and violating students’ free speech rights......»»

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Robin Hood, Favorite Charity on Wall Street, Gets New Leader

Wes Moore, an author, combat veteran and entrepreneur, will lead the foundation, which distributed $130 million to organizations in New York City last year......»»

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French Markets Surge as Euro Withstands Attack From the Right

With the prospect that Marine Le Pen could claim the presidency sowing concerns about the currency, the results of the election’s first round provided some respite......»»

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French Markets Surge As Euro Withstands Attack From the Right

With the prospect that Marine Le Pen could claim the presidency sowing concerns about the currency, the results of the election’s first round provided some respite......»»

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DealBook: Partisan Divide Over Economic Outlook Worries Ben Bernanke

Republicans think the economy is surging. Democrats think a recession is imminent. When economics become politicized, it leads to bad policy......»»

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A Showdown Over Wells Fargo’s Board of Directors Looms

As the fallout from the sham accounts scandal at Wells Fargo continues, the bank’s directors face a re-election vote by shareholders on Tuesday......»»

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Middle Class Contracted in U.S. Over 2 Decades, Study Finds

The United States had fewer middle-income earners and more at the extremes than any of 11 Western European countries in a Pew Research Center report......»»

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