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Manfred: Slow market may be ‘much ado about nothing'

8 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald   |   3 articles

Hours after Manny Machado agreed to a $300 million, 10-year deal with San Diego, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said the slow free-agent market is "a little much ado about...
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Prosthetic leg stolen during San Francisco car break-in

20 minutes ago   |   ABC

A man lost his prosthetic leg after an auto burglar broke into the man's vehicle Saturday in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood, police said Tuesday.
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Large asset managers are thinking about farming off some of their trading desks, and it could be a gold mine for custodian banks and prime brokers

Large asset managers are thinking about farming off some of their trading desks, and it could be a gold mine for custodian banks and prime brokers

39 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Large asset managers are increasingly following in their smaller peers' footsteps, looking to outsource trading operations to cut costs. New research from consultancy Opimas...
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First-time buyers face scramble in Twin Cities housing market

52 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

The metro's median sale price hit $258,900 last month, an all-time high for January.
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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

Stocks shook off a wobbly start and ended modestly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, extending the market's gains into a fourth week. Solid earnings from Walmart encouraged...
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The Super Bowl: Key Housing Indicator

The Super Bowl: Key Housing Indicator

1 hour ago   |   NPR

Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman told us last year that Super Bowl weekend is one of the most accurate indicators of the health of the housing market for the year ahead. Well, what...
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Walmart, D.R. Horton rise; Transocean, Weight Watchers fall

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday: Walmart Inc., up $2.21 to $102.20 The giant retailer's earnings beat analysts' forecasts as online sales grew, as...
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Trump's trade war is prompting farmers to put off big ticket purchases, and it's another sign of the pain the tariffs are causing

Trump's trade war is prompting farmers to put off big ticket purchases, and it's another sign of the pain the tariffs are causing

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

American farmers are tangibly deferring equipment purchases as a result of the ongoing trade war between the US and China, Deere & Co says. The agriculture machinery...
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‘We take action': Alberta is investing $3.7B to move oil by rail in leased cars

‘We take action': Alberta is investing $3.7B to move oil by rail in leased cars

2 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

EDMONTON - The Alberta government says it's investing $3.7 billion to move the province's land-locked oil to market by rail. It says 4,400 leased railway cars will move up to...
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Karl Lagerfeld once worked with H&M to make fashion more approachable, but he said he was ultimately let down by the giant retailer

Karl Lagerfeld once worked with H&M to make fashion more approachable, but he said he was ultimately let down by the giant retailer

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld died aged 85 early Tuesday morning. Lagerfeld was best known for being the creative director of Chanel. He also designed for Fendi and...
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Here's what Manny Machado can buy with his $300 million

Here's what Manny Machado can buy with his $300 million

Manny Machado is about to be a very rich man - one of the richest players in sports history after agreeing to a 10-year, $300 million deal with the San Diego Padres. The... Read more ...

Judge orders Roger Stone to court due to Instagram photo with apparent gun...

Judge orders Roger Stone to court due to Instagram photo with apparent gun crosshairs

A federal judge has ordered Trump confidant Roger Stone to appear in court to address an Instagram post featuring a photo of the judge with what appears to be the crosshairs of... Read more ...

Razor blades found under cart handles at Walmart; one person injured, police say

Razor blades found under cart handles at Walmart; one person injured, police say

Police in North Carolina are looking for the people responsible for placing razor blades under the handles of shopping carts at a Walmart, injuring at least one person. Read more ...

Don Newcombe, star pitcher linked to Dodgers' Brooklyn past, dies at 92

Don Newcombe, star pitcher linked to Dodgers' Brooklyn past, dies at 92

Newcomb was the first MLB player to win the Rookie of the Year, MVP and Cy Young awards. Read more ...

Burberry apologizes after sending noose sweatshirt down runway

Burberry apologizes after sending noose sweatshirt down runway

A model called out the brand's extremely "offensive" piece after walking show. Read more ...

Vandals spray-paint ' MeToo' on statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse

Vandals spray-paint ' MeToo' on statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse

Police want to know who spray-painted ” MeToo” on the leg of a statue depicting a sailor and a dental assistant kissing at the end of World War II. Read more ...

Netflix cancels 'Jessica Jones' and 'The Punisher'

Netflix cancels 'Jessica Jones' and 'The Punisher'

Netflix finally killed off the last of its Marvel shows. Read more ...

Despite Apology, Stone Faces Jail After Instagram Post

Despite Apology, Stone Faces Jail After Instagram Post

Roger Stone has apologized for the Instagram post that appeared to show crosshairs near the head of the federal judge who is presiding over his prosecution, but now he has to... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders announces he's running for president again in 2020

Bernie Sanders announces he's running for president again in 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday announced he's running for president in 2020. Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign made him a household name, despite the fact he ultimately lost... Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

The iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is dead, French news site Pure People reported on Tuesday. The German-born couturier and photographer reportedly died in hospital in... Read more ...