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Mexico"s labor standards no obstacle to NAFTA deal: Mexican minister

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tensions over Mexico's labor standards will not prevent the signatories to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)from reaching an accord to overhaul the deal, the country's labor minister said on Wednesday......»»

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Netflix, Amazon win new favor after Wall Street sell-off

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Netflix Inc, Amazon.com Inc and technology companies poised to benefit from U.S. corporate tax cuts are attracting fresh attention on Wall Street after their shares shrugged off recent market turbulence......»»

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Wall Street falls as Fed minutes send bond yields higher

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed lower on Wednesday in a rocky session after the release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve's January meeting pushed yields on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note to a four-year high......»»

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South Africa to raise VAT for first time in 25 years to plug budget hole

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Broadcom cuts Qualcomm bid by $3 per share

Broadcom lowered its takeover offer for chipmaker Qualcomm to $79 per share from $82 to account for Qualcomm's sweetened offer for NXP Semiconductors. Aleksandra Michalska reports......»»

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Mexico"s Televisa says studying whether to keep divisions together

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Wednesday that it was considering whether to keep the company intact or to spin off some divisions, as it tries to adapt to a changing media market and shore up advertising......»»

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Broadcom cuts Qualcomm offer to $117 billion after new NXP deal

(Reuters) - Microchipmaker Broadcom Ltd cut its bid for Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday by 4 percent to $117 billion as it objected to Qualcomm’s decision to raise its own bid for NXP Semiconductors......»»

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Tech stocks boost Wall Street ahead of Fed minutes

(Reuters) - Gains in technology shares powered Wall Street's main indexes on Wednesday ahead of minutes of the Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting......»»

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Trump signals he"s open to mileage tax with praise of Oregon program

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General Electric affirms commitment to Baker Hughes, shares jump

HOUSTON (Reuters) - General Electric Co on Wednesday said it had no plans to exit its investment in oilfield services firm Baker Hughes, A GE Company , before a two-year lockup period......»»

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Americans prefer bank branches over mobile apps for opening new accounts

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mobile banking apps keep getting better, but 60 percent of Americans would still rather open a new checking account in person at a bank branch than on a phone, tablet or desktop computer, according to a new survey......»»

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Tight supply, rising prices undercut on U.S. home sales

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home sales unexpectedly fell in January, leading to the biggest year-on-year decline in more than three years, as a chronic shortage of houses lifted prices and kept first-time buyers out of the market......»»

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Scottish whisky distillers see glass half full on Brexit

Scotch whisky makers were among the most fervent industry advocates for staying in the European Union, but if Britain cannot get the new trade deal it wants with the EU, distillers would prefer a clean break. Kate King reports......»»

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British government braces for Unilever move to Netherlands: FT

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government is bracing for Unilever , one of the country's biggest companies, to shift its headquarters to the Netherlands after months of political pressure from both sides, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday......»»

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Trump signals open to mileage tax with praise of Oregon program

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GE CFO says no plans for an equity raise; "not discussed"

NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co Chief Financial Officer Jamie Miller said on Wednesday that the industrial conglomerate has no plans to raise equity to strengthen its balance sheet, dismissing speculation about such a move......»»

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Tight supply, rising prices weigh on U.S. home sales

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home sales unexpectedly fell in January, leading to the biggest year-on-year decline in more than three years, as a persistent shortage of houses pushed up prices and kept first-time buyers out of the market......»»

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Broadcom trims Qualcomm offer to $117 billion after new NXP deal

(Reuters) - Broadcom Ltd cut its bid for Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday by 4 percent to $117 billion, after the latter raised the stakes in the chipmaker takeover battle with a sweetened $44 billion agreement to acquire NXP Semiconductors NV ......»»

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Gains in tech stocks, Amazon drive Wall St. higher

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with technology shares and Amazon driving gains ahead of minutes of the Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting......»»

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