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At Fox News, Kisses, Innuendo, Propositions and Fears of Reprisal – New York Times


New York Times

At Fox News, Kisses, Innuendo, Propositions and Fears of Reprisal
New York Times
The Fox News building in New York City. Roger Ailes resigned as the network's chief executive in the aftermath of a sexual harassment lawsuit. Credit Kevin Hagen/Getty Images. In 2006, after nearly a decade at CNN, Rudi Bakhtiar came to the Fox News …
The fall of Roger Ailes: He made Fox News his 'locker room' — and now women are telling their storiesWashington Post
What Ailes Us AllHuffington Post
NY Times: At Fox, Roger Ailes Was J. Edgar Hoover, Prodding Voters' 'Lizard Brains'NewsBusters (blog)
Variety –Raw Story –PBS NewsHour –Forbes
all 182 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 5:45 pm

As We’ve Been Saying, California’s Minimum Wage Rises Increase Unemployment – Forbes


Sacramento Bee

As We've Been Saying, California's Minimum Wage Rises Increase Unemployment
Forbes
This is an interesting little tale which illustrates the other side of the minimum wage story. Around here at least the standard side is that when you raise the price of something people buy less of it. Increase the minimum wage and employers will
Low Unemployment in 3 Key Swing States Hurts TrumpNewsmax
18 states see significant job gains, but unemployment risesMadison.com
Which Swing States Are Doing Great, and Which Aren'tBloomberg
San Francisco Chronicle –Los Angeles Times –Wall Street Journal (blog) –WFMJ
all 196 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 4:25 pm

Masayoshi Son: The ‘Bill Gates of Japan’ who masterminded Britain’s biggest tech deal – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Masayoshi Son: The 'Bill Gates of Japan' who masterminded Britain's biggest tech deal
Telegraph.co.uk
Just two weeks separated Masayoshi Son's private jet flying to the Turkish resort of Marmaris to court Stuart Chambers, ARM Holdings' chairman. and his company SoftBank announcing Europe's biggest-ever technology deal, but the Japanese billionaire has …
Cambridge's Silicon Fen shaken by the winds of changeThe Guardian
Why Softbank Is Buying ARM for $32BFox Business
Masayoshi Son: The unrepentant visionaryFinancial Times
Motley Fool –VentureBeat –EE Times –The Verge
all 197 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 1:15 pm

Southwest Airlines catching up after days of delays, computer issues – WLS-TV


USA TODAY

Southwest Airlines catching up after days of delays, computer issues
WLS-TV
After days of delays and cancellations after a computer problem earlier this week, Southwest Airlines is trying to clear up its backlog of takeoffs from Midway Airport as Saturday is typically a lighter travel day. The outage happened on Wednesday and …
Southwest Airlines Still Canceling Flights for Third day in a rowSkift
Southwest Airlines (LUV) Recovers From 'Rough' Day, Bloomberg TV ReportsTheStreet.com
Southwest still delaying, canceling flights after technology outageHouston Chronicle
USA TODAY –SFGate –Dallas Morning News –Wall Street Journal
all 152 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 12:25 pm

EU Approves a Monsanto Biotech Bean — WSJ – Nasdaq


CropLife

EU Approves a Monsanto Biotech Bean — WSJ
Nasdaq
European Union officials approved a new Monsanto Co. biotech soybean, allowing the beans to be imported but not grown in the region's farms. The ruling removes uncertainty for Monsanto, which already had sold the seeds to U.S. farmers this year, and
Monsanto (MON) Stock Up After EU Approves Biotech Soybeans ImportTheStreet.com
Roundup Ready 2 Xtend(TM) Soybeans Gain European Union (EU) Import ApprovalMarketwired (press release)
EU approves three biotech soybean traitsAgri-Pulse
Arkansas Online –teleSUR English –KTIC
all 37 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 6:48 am

Verizon Nears $5 Billion Deal for Yahoo’s Internet Businesses – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Verizon Nears $5 Billion Deal for Yahoo's Internet Businesses
Wall Street Journal
Verizon Communications Inc. VZ 1.32 % is close to paying around $5 billion to buy Yahoo Inc. YHOO 1.36 % 's core business, people familiar with the matter said, absorbing a company that helped usher in the internet age but surrendered most of the
Verizon Still an Ad Laggard to Google, Facebook After Yahoo DealBloomberg
Verizon Close To Buying Yahoo's Internet Assets In $5 Billion DealTech Times
Yahoo sale nears end, Verizon reportedly in the leadCNNMoney
Reuters –TechCrunch –Hollywood Reporter –Nasdaq
all 169 news articles »

Posted on 22 July 2016 | 10:31 pm

Elliott Management Shows PulteGroup Founder How to Get Things Done – New York Times


Post Registrar

Elliott Management Shows PulteGroup Founder How to Get Things Done
New York Times
Elliott, a hedge fund run by the billionaire Paul Singer, has persuaded the PulteGroup to add three new faces to its board. Pulte, a $7 billion home builder, will also cut investment in new land and buy back more shares. The constructive engagement
PulteGroup Appoints John R. Peshkin, Scott F. Powers, and Joshua Gotbaum to Board of DirectorsPR Newswire (press release)
PulteGroup Adds New Directors, Reports Upbeat EarningsWall Street Journal
Hedge fund pressures embattled PulteGroup to add directors, cut costsAtlanta Journal Constitution
CNBC –Bloomberg –Post Registrar –Breaking Finance News
all 55 news articles »

Posted on 22 July 2016 | 8:34 pm

American Airlines Expects European Routes to Suffer From Overcapacity – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

American Airlines Expects European Routes to Suffer From Overcapacity
Wall Street Journal
American Airlines Group Inc., AAL 4.00 % which has a large trans-Atlantic business, said on Friday it expects its European routes to suffer from overcapacity, economic weakness and terrorism fears in the coming months. But it was more sanguine than its
Boom Times for Big US Airlines: $3.9 Billion in 2Q ProfitsNew York Times
Enjoy your cheap summer airfares — you'll pay more next yearChicago Tribune
Tough Times for Airlines but American Has a PlanTheStreet.com
Skift –Forbes –Dallas Business Journal (blog) –USA TODAY
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Posted on 22 July 2016 | 6:08 pm

Dunkin’ Donuts Eggs Contain Over a Dozen Ingredients – How Does That Compare to Other Fast Food Breakfasts? – People Magazine


People Magazine

Dunkin' Donuts Eggs Contain Over a Dozen Ingredients – How Does That Compare to Other Fast Food Breakfasts?
People Magazine
Before you order that fast food bacon, egg and cheese, you might want to take a closer look at what that “egg” actually is. On Thursday, Dunkin' Donuts announced it was giving its menu some quality upgrades after sluggish recent sales. While exact
Restaurants fight a losing pricing battleNation’s Restaurant News (blog)
Why are coffee sales slumping?The Boston Globe
Dunkin' Brands Reports Second Quarter 2016 ResultsPR Newswire (press release)
Nasdaq –Waterbury Republican American –CNBC –Zacks.com
all 92 news articles »

Posted on 22 July 2016 | 5:43 pm

The Search for the Elusive Natural Interest Rate – Bloomberg


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The Search for the Elusive Natural Interest Rate
Bloomberg
Financial markets are remarkably strong in a world roiled by terror attacks, a coup attempt in Turkey, murders of police officers in the U.S., and Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union. The S&P 500 set a record on July 20 for the sixth
Eyes on Fed, BOJ, Europe's bank stress testReuters
Banks' Profit Margins Fall — WSJNasdaq
The Fed Missed Its Chance. Now What?Wall Street Journal
MarketWatch –Quartz –The Fiscal Times –BK Asset Management
all 42 news articles »

Posted on 22 July 2016 | 10:20 am

Business – BingNews

University of Cyprus high in government’s growth policy

Cypriot Finance Minister Harris Georgiades stressed on Friday that the University of Cyprus is high in the government`s growth policy. He was addressing a ceremony during which a loan agreement for €32 million was signed with the Council of Europe`s …

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 12:04 pm

Bitcoin: BTC/USD Declines Sharply This Week as US Dollar Hits 4 ½ Month High

The value of bitcoin declined sharply this past week, as the US dollar continued to assert its dominance following a string of stronger than expected economic data reports. The BTC/USD exchange rate rose 0.6% to $654.98 on Saturday, according to CoinDesk.

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 12:04 pm

Housewives urge FG to tackle outrageous price of kerosene

Some housewives in Nsukka, Enugu State, on Saturday called on the Federal Government to intervene and force down the price of kerosene. The housewives, who made the appeal in separate interviews with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), noted that the current …

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 12:03 pm

This recent trend could derail the ‘almighty central banks’

Central banks have been the driving force behind fixed income markets since the global financial crisis. In an attempt to ignite growth and spur inflation, they have expanded their balance sheets by enacting unprecedented monetary policy and flooding …

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 11:58 am

Which way Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) insiders are heading

(NASDAQ:TSLA) by 4.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A number of hedge funds recently modified their holdings of TSLA. Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. boosted its stake in …

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 11:55 am

GM recalling 307000 cars in North America for air bag defect

DETROIT (AP) – General Motors is recalling almost 308,000 older Chevrolet Impala sedans in the US and Canada because the air bags might not inflate in a crash. GM says the front passenger seat frame can rub against the wiring for a passenger detection sensor.

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 11:48 am

The US Air Force may make history and buy this ridiculously cheap jet

Years after initial development, Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II finally seems like it’s well on its way to enter the US’s fleet of fighter jets. That doesn’t necessarily mean, however, that the US Department of Defense isn’t seeking alternative jets …

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 11:45 am

BlackRock Inc. Sells 9,875 Shares of Grana y Montero SAA (GRAM)

BlackRock Inc. lowered its stake in Grana y Montero SAA (NYSE:GRAM) by 18.7% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 42,843 shares of the company’s stock after selling 9,875 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc.’s holdings …

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 11:40 am

Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) is Saybrook Capital NC’s 4th Largest Position

Saybrook Capital NC boosted its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) by 0.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 83,625 shares of the company’s stock after …

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 11:40 am

Simmons First National Corp. (SFNC) Shares Bought by BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A.

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. increased its position in shares of Simmons First National Corp. (NASDAQ:SFNC) by 2.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 11:38 am