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Powell Says Solid Economy Supports More Fed Rate Rises

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said economic growth has built a strong case for continuing to lift interest rates, and he warned against policy complacency now that the central bank has nearly achieved its employment and price stability goals......»»

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Wilbur Ross Announces First Results From 20,000 Tariff-Exclusion Requests

The Trump administration has completed its review of a handful of the thousands of requests filed seeking exemptions from its steel and aluminum tariffs, granting exclusions to 42 types of imports, and denying 56 such requests......»»

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EU to Begin Retaliatory Tariffs Against U.S. on Friday

The European Union will start imposing retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods on Friday, in response to President Donald Trump’s duties on steel and aluminum imports from the bloc......»»

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For U.S. Business Schools, Leaders Are Hard to Find

There is something missing at dozens of business schools where high-profile corporate chiefs and prominent government officials have gone to polish their management credentials: a leader......»»

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SoftBank Director Counters CEO"s Optimism: "Don"t Think You Can Rest Easy"

Tadashi Yanai, who leads clothing retailer Uniqlo and serves as an outside director on SoftBank’s board, told shareholders that he gets “so worried” when he sees the company’s breakneck investment pace......»»

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Korean Auto Makers Listen to What American Drivers Want

South Korean auto makers topped an annual survey of car brands that have the fewest problems within the first few months of a purchase. That’s because they’re paying heed to what drivers in the U.S. want......»»

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Disney Sweetens Deal for Fox Assets, Topping Comcast Bid

Fox agreed to a sweetened merger agreement with Disney that adds a cash component and eclipses a rival offer from Comcast......»»

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Taliban Kill Dozens of Afghan Soldiers After Cease Fire Lapses

Taliban fighters killed dozens of government soldiers in overnight attacks on two security checkpoints in northwestern Afghanistan, in the insurgent group’s first major assault since refusing to extend an unprecedented three-day cease fire......»»

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Indonesia Combs Volcanic Lake in Search for Victims of Ferry Tragedy

Rescue workers deployed a remotely operated vehicle and divers in the deep waters of the world’s largest volcanic lake, uncertain how many passengers may have been trapped in a sunken ferry......»»

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Saudi Coalition Beats Back Houthi Rebels from Hodeidah Airport

A Saudi-led military coalition said Yemeni forces captured the airport of Hodeidah, a milestone in their bid to wrest control of the Red Sea port from Houthi rebels without causing a humanitarian catastrophe......»»

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Germany"s Largest Auto Makers Back Scrapping EU-U.S. Car Import Tariffs

The U.S. ambassador to Germany is expected to deliver a peace offering to the White House from car makers offering a proposal to abandon all import tariffs for cars between the EU and the U.S......»»

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Keg Trackers Keep Your Ale From Going AWOL

Tech startups from the U.S. to Australia are developing sensors to help beer companies keep track of their kegs, which frequently go missing en route from brewery to bar and back again......»»

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Marriage Is Out of Fashion. So Why Is Tiffany Selling More Engagement Rings?

Tiffany’s engagement ring sales surged this spring after a prolonged funk. The reversal has nothing do with the U.S. marriage rate, which is stuck at historic lows, or even new products or prices......»»

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California, Eight States Ready Plan to Boost Zero-Emission Vehicles

California and eight other states are preparing to roll out a plan pressuring car companies and others to meet ambitious goals for sales of electric vehicles and other environmentally friendly automobiles......»»

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OPEC, Russia Promise More Oil, but Can They Pump Enough?

Whether crude-producers can activate enough spare capacity to meet growing global consumption is still unclear given unexpected constraints on supply.....»»

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Washington, D.C., Votes to Boost Wages for Waiters, Bartenders

Voters in Washington, D.C., cleared the way for the city to more than quadruple the minimum wage for tipped workers to $15 an hour by 2025......»»

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Gaza Strip Militants Fire Rockets Into Israel

Militants fired a volley of rockets into Israel from the Gaza Strip, puncturing a tacit three-week cease-fire, in the latest flare-up in tensions between the two sides......»»

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AT&T in Talks to Acquire AppNexus for About $1.6 Billion

AT&T is in talks to acquire AppNexus, a deal that would give the telecom giant a foothold in digital ad sales as it seeks to challenge Google and Facebook......»»

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Fox TV Producers Issue Rare Public Criticism of Fox News Commentary

Steve Levitan of ‘Modern Family’ and Seth MacFarlane of ‘Family Guy’ said they were embarrassed to work at the company that owns the cable news channel......»»

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Trump Sidesteps Family Separations in Talks With GOP

President Trump urged House Republicans to pass a broad bill legislation but stopped short of telling them he would immediately reverse a widely condemned policy that has separated migrant children from their parents......»»

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