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US joins nations opposing UK-EU agricultural deal

FINANCIAL TIMES - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 02:35
Move shows Washington is likely to drive a hard bargain as UK navigates Brexit talks
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The Latest: Interior ordered to reinstate methane rule

AP Business - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 02:24
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on rules restricting methane emissions (all times EDT):...
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Treasury to Withdraw Proposed Tax Rules on 'Valuation Discounts'

WALL STREET JOURNAL - US. BUSINESS NEWS - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 02:04
The U.S. Treasury Department said Wednesday it will withdraw proposed Obama-era regulations that would have made it harder for business owners to avoid estate and gift taxes.
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NKorean workers prep seafood going to US stores, restaurants

AP Business - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 01:52
HUNCHUN, China (AP) -- U.S. senators and experts who study North Korea say corporations and the Trump administration should crack down on foreign factories using North Korean laborers to process American seafood....
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Business-School Donors Open Their Wallets

WALL STREET JOURNAL - US. BUSINESS NEWS - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 01:32
The University of Chicago, the University of Michigan and Iowa State University are among the universities whose business schools have received eight-figure donations in the past month.
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Mixed emotions in Wisconsin town Foxconn picked for plant

AP Business - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 01:08
RACINE, Wis. (AP) -- Residents of the southeastern Wisconsin town where Foxconn Technology Group plans a massive display screen plant greeted the announcement Wednesday with excitement about the possible economic boost and wistfulness about how the community's changing landscape....
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For English Majors, a Formula for Employment After Graduation

WALL STREET JOURNAL - US. BUSINESS NEWS - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 01:02
Landing a good job after college can feel like a daunting process, but new research suggests the formula is pretty simple. Get excellent grades and take as many internship experiences as possible.
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Customer communications 2.0: best practices to retain today's Digital Customer

AMERICAN BANKER - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 00:54
Advancements in digital and mobile have dramatically reduced switching costs for customers of financial service providers.
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Apple Releases Update to Fix Watch Connectivity Issue

WALL STREET JOURNAL - US. BUSINESS NEWS - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 00:47
Apple Inc. issued a software update Wednesday that it said addresses some cellular-connectivity issues that have affected its newest smartwatch.
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Google vies to make even smarter phones, speakers, cameras

AP Business - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 00:40
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google's upgrades to its Pixel smartphones and other gadgets are its latest steps toward turning its digital services into your backup brain....
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Puerto Rico bonds sink; White House says no debt bailout

AP Business - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 00:40
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump helped sink Puerto Ricans bond prices with talk of wiping out the U.S. territory's debt but his budget director dismissed the idea of a bailout Wednesday as the bankrupt island fights to recover from Hurricane Maria....
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TD bank sets up cybersecurity shop in Israel

AMERICAN BANKER - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 23:57
Tel Aviv is home to some of the world's top cybersecurity talent, the bank said.
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Google unveils new products in bid to catch up with Apple, Amazon

FINANCIAL TIMES - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 23:38
Launch of wireless headphones, cheap ‘smart speaker’ and automatic camera
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US crude exports spike to a record

FINANCIAL TIMES - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 23:37
Customers in Canada, Europe and Asia take advantage of price discount
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SpaceX's Mars Vision Puts Pressure on NASA

WALL STREET JOURNAL - US. BUSINESS NEWS - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 23:10
Elon Musk’s announcement last week accelerating plans for manned flights to Mars ratchets up political and public relations pressure on NASA’s efforts to reach the same goal.
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Catalan leader lashes out at Spanish king

FINANCIAL TIMES - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 22:48
Carles Puigdemont vows to press ahead with declaration of independence
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Goldman expands Frankfurt office space before Brexit

FINANCIAL TIMES - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 22:45
Eight floors in the new Marienturm will have capacity for 800 staff
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Mixed emotions in Wisconsin town Foxconn picked for plant

AP Business - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 22:44
RACINE, Wis. (AP) -- Residents of the southeastern Wisconsin town where Foxconn Technology Group plans a massive display screen plant greeted the announcement Wednesday with excitement about the possible economic boost and wistfulness about how the community's changing landscape....
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Senate confirms Randal Quarles to Fed board seat

AMERICAN BANKER - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 22:42
The Senate vote will put Randal Quarles on the Fed board, but he is not yet confirmed to be vice chairman of banking supervision.
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GOP budgets to permit first steps on tax overhauls

AP Business - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 22:40
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans on Wednesday kicked off debate on House and Senate budget plans that promise slashing cuts to social programs - but whose real purpose is to grease the skids for a sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code that would add up to $1.5 trillion to the nation's spiraling debt....
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