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House Passes Stopgap Budget Bill; Senate Resistance Remains

Added: 19.01.2018 0:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The House passed a one-month spending bill, but it faces enough opposition to be derailed in the Senate, leaving lawmakers without a clear path for avoiding a partial government shutdown this weekend.

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SEC Pours Cold Water on Prospect of Bitcoin ETFs

Added: 19.01.2018 0:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Wall Street’s top regulator all but shut the door to approving exchange-traded funds that hold bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, questioning whether the products could comply with rules meant to protect mom-and-pop investors.

Tags: Bitcoin
Source: www.wsj.com

Amazon Narrows Choices for Second Headquarters to 20

Added: 18.01.2018 23:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Amazon named 20 metropolitan areas as finalists for its second headquarters after reviewing 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. New York, Chicago, Columbus, Ohio, and Indianapolis are among the choices.

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Talking to Trump: A How-To Guide

Added: 18.01.2018 23:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

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President Donald Trump has received huge public exposure in his first year through blanket TV coverage, speeches and tweets. But what is he like in person? The Wall Street Journal interviewed more than 50 people about their experience meeting with the president in the past year.

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For These Young Entrepreneurs, Silicon Valley Is, Like, Lame

Added: 18.01.2018 23:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

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A trip to Silicon Valley is something of a rite for ambitious Chinese startups and investors looking for inspiration in global tech’s mecca of innovation. But a visit last week failed to impress. Silicon Valley’s allure is fading.

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Six Chinese Ships Covertly Aided North Korea. The U.S. Was Watching

Added: 18.01.2018 23:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Intelligence gathered by American officials provides what they say is detailed evidence of sanctions violations, involving illicit cargo such as coal that the regime relies on for hard currency. China later successfully lobbied to have the vessels removed from a proposed United Nations blacklist.

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Global Stocks 'Nonchalant' as U.S. Shutdown Squabble Rolls On

Added: 18.01.2018 22:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Asia-Pacific stocks turned broadly higher by midday after a slow start to Friday’s trading, as investors largely ignored ongoing U.S. budget negotiations.

Tags: Stocks
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Banking on Lower Tax Rates

Added: 18.01.2018 22:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Now that big banks have finished reporting fourth-quarter earnings filled with noise from the new tax law, how much do they expect to actually pay in taxes going forward? A lot less than in the past.

Tags: Taxes
Source: www.wsj.com

In Lebanon's Long-Delayed Election, Hopes for Fresh Faces

Added: 18.01.2018 21:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Lebanon is gearing up for its first national election since 2009, a vote that will test the strength of traditional leaders. A new electoral law makes it much easier for outsiders to gain seats in parliament.

Tags: Election, Seat
Source: www.wsj.com

China's Robust Growth to Face Pressure in 2018

Added: 18.01.2018 20:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

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China’s economic growth accelerated for the first time in seven years last year, reaching 6.9% on rising demand. But the expansion’s key drivers, from investment to consumption, appear to be weakening.

Tags: Economy
Source: www.wsj.com

France, U.K. Agree to Cooperate on Defense, Security After Brexit

Added: 18.01.2018 18:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

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France and the U.K. are set to agree at a summit to forge a new treaty on managing migrant flows to British shores as the two countries attempt to bolster ties before the U.K. exits the European Union.

Tags: EU, France, Brexit
Source: www.wsj.com

Experts Rank Last Year Among Warmest in Modern Times

Added: 18.01.2018 15:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Global temperatures simmered at near-record levels in 2017, even as the world cooled slightly with the waning of a powerful El Nino event that had driven recent warming to levels unprecedented in modern times, federal climate experts said Thursday.

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Revamps of World Bank's Rankings Amplified Chile's Slide

Added: 18.01.2018 14:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Chile’s rank among the world’s economies for business competitiveness would have been little changed in recent years if not for a series of methodology changes that potentially skewed the rankings, according to new analysis by World Bank chief economist Paul Romer.

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Bloomberg Plans to Discontinue Financial Commentary Brand Gadfly

Added: 18.01.2018 10:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The move is part of the company’s effort to consolidate its news service’s opinion offerings.

Tags: Brandy, Planes
Source: www.wsj.com

'Melt-Up' Rally Propels Dow Above 26000 as Fear Turns to Greed

Added: 18.01.2018 0:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

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The market’s most recent gains have been powered in part by a sudden hunger for stocks among certain money managers and individual investors who have long been wary of the nearly nine-year bull market.

Tags: Stocks, Money
Source: www.wsj.com

Apple to Pay $38 Billion in Taxes on Cash Overseas, Build U.S. Campus

Added: 18.01.2018 0:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Apple said it would pay a one-time tax of $38 billion on its overseas cash holdings and ramp up spending in the U.S., as the world’s most valuable public company seeks to emphasize its contributions to the American economy after years of criticism for outsourcing manufacturing to China.

Tags: Taxes, Economy
Source: www.wsj.com

Koreas Strike Deal on Olympic Unity as U.S. Pressures North

Added: 17.01.2018 22:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Athletes from North and South Korea will march together under a single flag at the Winter Olympics next month, the South said—part of a sweeping agreement on the Games that marks Seoul’s most ardent and public embrace of its nuclear-armed rival in a decade.

Source: www.wsj.com

Goldman Sachs Loses Its Trading Edge

Added: 17.01.2018 22:48 | 1 views | 0 comments

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Goldman Sachs posted its first quarterly loss in six years as a dismal showing by its trading unit compounded a one-time charge related to the new tax law.

Tags: Gold
Source: www.wsj.com

Hawaii Officials Apologize for Release of Wrong Missile Warning Image

Added: 17.01.2018 21:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency said it provided the wrong image when it released a screenshot of what the employee who launched the mistaken ballistic missile warning would have seen

Source: www.wsj.com

Christie's Suspends Ex-CIA Officer Suspected of Working With China

Added: 17.01.2018 20:39 | 0 views | 0 comments


A former CIA officer arrested on charges of unlawfully retaining classified information has been suspended by Christie’s as its head of security in Hong Kong.

Source: www.wsj.com

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