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Earnings deluge expected and data should show best growth in four years

14 hours ago   |   CNBC

Earnings are expected from a third of S&P 500 companies in the week ahead, and there will also be an important report card on the economy, with second-quarter GDP expected to...
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Congress to leave Trump's deal with China's ZTE untouched

17 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

U.S. lawmakers will allow President Trump's deal with China's ZTE Corp. to remain in place, agreeing to a key Chinese demand in the broader trade dispute between the two...
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Sanctions are crippling North Korea's economy

Sanctions are crippling North Korea's economy

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

North Korea's economy saw its sharpest decline in two decades last year. The United Nations tightened sanctions against the country in August. The sanctions look poised to...
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This Lifelong Entrepreneur Made Being A Grandparent A New Business

18 hours ago   |   Forbes

The proven businesswoman said when the economy tanked she thought: "If I could hold on long enough, eventually the economy will get better, advertisers will start recognizing...
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4 powerful weapons China has in its arsenal to win the US-China trade war

20 hours ago   |   CNBC

China has powerful non-tariff measures it can use to crush America from cashing out its $1 trillion hoard of U.S. Treasury bonds to devaluing the yuan. These are measures that...
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Japan's Abe: US auto tariffs will cost US jobs, harm economy

22 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned the U.S. on Friday that higher tariffs on auto imports would backfire and harm not only America's jobs and economy but also devastate...
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Putin vows to hear ‘all opinions' in pension controversy

22 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be trying to tamp down public distress over a proposal to raise the national retirement age, saying he will listen to “all...
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North Korean economy 'shrinking at fastest rate in 20 years'

22 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

North Korea's economy contracted at the sharpest rate in two decades in 2017 South Korea's central bank says, in a clear sign international sanctions imposed to stop...
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5 Things to Watch as the Trump Administration Weakens Car Rules

22 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Legal battles loom and pollution levels could rise as fuel economy standards are relaxed
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Trump Blasts Fed, China and Europe for Putting U.S. Economy at a Disadvantage

23 hours ago   |   NY Times

The president turned his ire on the American central bank, as well as trading partners that are fighting back against his tariffs, in a series of Twitter posts.
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Father of 2 Parkland school shooting survivors is shot and killed during a...

Father of 2 Parkland school shooting survivors is shot and killed during a robbery

A man entered the store, held the store owner at gunpoint, took money and left. Then the gunman returned and fatally shot the father of four. Read more ...

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9 members of the same family are among the 17 victims in Missouri duck boat capsizing

Nine members of the same family were among the 17 killed when a duck boat capsized in Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, on Thursday. The boat's driver was also among the 17... Read more ...

Michael Cohen reportedly secretly recorded a conversation with Trump about...

Michael Cohen reportedly secretly recorded a conversation with Trump about payments made to a former Playboy model shortly before the 2016 election

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Trump demands NFL kick players out for a season or give them 'no pay' if...

Trump demands NFL kick players out for a season or give them 'no pay' if they take a knee during national anthem

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Business owner says tariffs have forced layoffs

Business owner says tariffs have forced layoffs

As President Donald Trump threatens to expand a trade battle with China and impose tariffs on all $505 billion worth of imports into the U.S., one New Hampshire small business... Read more ...

The Open Championship field takes shape as the 2 top-ranked players in the...

The Open Championship field takes shape as the 2 top-ranked players in the world miss the cut

The cut has officially been made at the 2018 Open Championship, and the two top-ranked golfers in the world - Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas - both failed to survive to the... Read more ...

Starbucks is opening its first 'signing store' - and people think it's a big...

Starbucks is opening its first 'signing store' - and people think it's a big step toward inclusivity for the company

Starbucks announced a plan to create a signing store in Washington, D.C. Thursday in a press release. The store will be located next to the only university in the country... Read more ...

'I'm ready to go to 500' billion: Trump threatens tariffs on all Chinese...

'I'm ready to go to 500' billion: Trump threatens tariffs on all Chinese goods coming to America

President Donald Trump threatens tariffs on all Chinese goods imported to the US. "I'm ready to go to 500," Trump said in an interview with CNBC's Joe Kernen aired on Friday... Read more ...

'Dunno where this bs came from': Elon Musk slams claims that Tesla Model 3...

'Dunno where this bs came from': Elon Musk slams claims that Tesla Model 3 cancellations are outpacing deposits

Elon Musk took to Twitter on Thursday night to defend Tesla after a New York investment bank downgraded the electric car company's shares that morning. The firm suggested Tesla... Read more ...

Republicans cave to Trump and soften legislation punishing Chinese telecom...

Republicans cave to Trump and soften legislation punishing Chinese telecom giant ZTE

Republicans will ease the ban on ZTE smartphone sales in the United States, instead just restricting them from US government contracts. The move is a major concession to... Read more ...