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Xerox Should Look to Copy Fujifilm's Success

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:06
The venerable U.S. company could find a tie-up with Fujifilm helps it reinvent itself.
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Immigration Agents Swarm 7-Elevens, Issue Warning to Businesses

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 06:27
Federal immigration authorities swarmed nearly 100 convenience stores in 18 states and the District of Columbia and warned businesses that the Trump administration’s hard-line stance on immigration applies to them too.
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CES Unplugged: Power Goes Out at High-Tech Showcase

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 05:30
The lights went out at the nation’s premier consumer-technology conference, the annual CES show in Las Vegas, leaving thousands of attendees and a legion of shiny gadgets in the dark.
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Canada Files WTO Complaint Over U.S. Use of Tariffs

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 04:25
Canada is challenging the Trump administration’s use of tariffs in a complaint filed with the World Trade Organization, just weeks before crucial talks on revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement get under way in Montreal.
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Treasurys Stumble Again Amid Foreign-Demand Worries

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 03:31
Investors grappled with the spreading ripples from a selloff in U.S. Treasury debt, reflecting expectations that higher bond yields will affect everything from asset prices to mortgage rates.
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Toyota Plant Puts Foreign Car Makers on Path to Pass Detroit in U.S. Production

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 22:21
Toyota’s choice of Alabama as the new home for a shared factory with Mazda marks a major shift in U.S. vehicle manufacturing, with foreign auto makers poised to build more cars and trucks in America than the Detroit giants.
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Facebook, Google Have a Tough New Job in Germany: Content Cop

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:53
Under a German law in effect since Jan. 1, Facebook and other social platforms now are responsible for keeping illegal content off their sites—and finding the job is harder than it looks.
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A Bright Christmas Reignites Nordstrom Buyout Hopes

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:30
The Nordstrom family tried to do a $10 billion buyout in the fall but pessimism on retailers killed the deal. Now they would have to pay more to take the namesake department store chain private.
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Republicans Celebrate Tax Law With Cap Ceremony

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 19:26
For 24 House Republicans, the real capper on the new tax law comes Wednesday. They will unlock a glass display case in the Capitol and retrieve baseball caps they signed and stowed there two years ago. The hats emblazoned with a white “24”—the number of Ways and Means Committee Republicans—were a reminder of their commitment to a major tax bill.
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Fox Nears Deal to Buy Local Stations From Sinclair

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:11
Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox is nearing a deal to buy about 10 TV stations that Sinclair Broadcast Group is shedding as it seeks regulatory approval for its purchase of Tribune Media.
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Fed's New Chief Will Confront an Old Problem: An Incipient Asset Bubble

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:57
With stock and property prices once again setting records, the Federal Reserve and Jerome Powell may face some agonizing trade-offs in the next year or two.
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Fed's Evans Wants to Hold Off on Rate Rises Until Midyear

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:45
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said he would prefer the central bank to hold off on its next rate rise until the summer while taking stock of what happens with inflation.
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Bigger Companies Once Meant Bigger Pay; No More

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:29
The significant pay premium that Americans used to receive for working at large companies has shrunk rapidly in recent decades, especially for lower-wage workers, a new study finds.
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Chinese Retailer JD.com's Latest Gig: Supplying Restaurants

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:47
As one of China’s fastest-growing online retailers, JD.com built an in-house delivery and logistics operation to serve its primary business. It is now turning that know-how into a business delivering goods to restaurants and other merchants.
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Canada Takes 'Hug-an-American' Approach to Saving Nafta

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:35
Ottawa is betting friends in business and state governments across the U.S. will see the damage tearing up Nafta could do to supply chains and growth—and pressure the Trump administration to leave the trade pact alone.
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IRS Needs Funding for GOP Tax Overhaul, Report Says

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:20
The Internal Revenue Service, after years of budget cuts, will have its hands full implementing the new tax law, according to the agency’s in-house public advocate.
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Boards Seek Bigger Role in Thwarting Hackers

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:05
As cybercriminals damage company reputations and cause tens of millions in remediation and legal costs, some boards are increasing cybersecurity oversight and weighing how to delegate responsibilities among directors.
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Employers' Payouts Surge to Settle Claims Over Worker Treatment

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:00
U.S. employers are shelling out more money than ever to resolve legal fights over their treatment of workers.
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'Fire and Fury' Book on Trump White House Tops Print Best-Seller List

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:53
Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” sold 29,000 hardcover copies in its first two days.
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The Best and Worst Airlines of 2017

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:47
Delta dethrones Alaska in the Journal’s annual analysis of U.S. carriers, while American climbs out of the cellar.
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