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Donald Trump Attacks Federal Reserve, Yellen During Debate

4 hours 26 min ago
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump redoubled his attack on the Federal Reserve and its chairwoman, Janet Yellen, accusing the central bank of “doing political things” by keeping interest rates low.

Donald Trump Charges China With Yuan Manipulation---Again

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 20:26
Donald Trump accused China of devaluing its currency in the opening minutes of the first U.S. presidential debate—adding fresh spice to an old debate: Does China gain an unfair trade advantage by manipulating the yuan?

76ers Take a Shot at Competitive Videogaming

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 19:13
The National Basketball Association’s Philadelphia 76ers on Monday became the first organization among the four major U.S. sports leagues to invest in teams that compete at videogames, a hot area attracting major advertisers and talent with ties to traditional sports.

Disney Considers Offer for Twitter

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 18:56
Walt Disney on Monday emerged as another potential bidder for Twitter Inc., the struggling social-media service, people familiar with the matter said.

Corporate-Bond Buying Attracts Doubts as Growth Tool for Europe

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 18:43
European central banks are looking to corporate debt to help get the region’s economy firing on all cylinders again, but many companies are wary of investing the proceeds from those purchases.

China's Wanda Group in Talks to Acquire Dick Clark Productions

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 18:08
Billionaire Wang Jianlin is in discussions to acquire control of Dick Clark Productions at a valuation of up to $1 billion through his Dalian Wanda Group Co., according to people with knowledge of the situation.

Lands' End CEO Federica Marchionni Is Pushed Out

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 17:59
Federica Marchionni was forced out as chief executive of Lands’ End, capping a tumultuous 19 months on the job in which she tried to fashion broad changes at the catalog retailer that roiled employees and turned off shoppers.

Messaging Apps Vary Widely When It Comes to Privacy

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 13:18
With the arrival of Google’s new Allo service, it’s worth looking beneath the hood to see how popular messaging services care for users’ private correspondence.

BlackBerry Earnings Preview: What to Watch

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 13:01
Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd. is set to report results for its second quarter of fiscal 2017 before markets open on Wednesday.

VW Emissions Scandal Claims Audi Executive

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 12:36
Audi said its head of technical development Stefan Knirsch resigned from the company’s board effective immediately after being challenged on past statements about his knowledge of cheating software.

Major Labels Sue Popular 'Stream Ripping' Website

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 12:28
The record industry sued one of the most popular sites for converting YouTube music videos into permanent audio files, a fast-growing form of music piracy known as stream ripping.

Mylan's EpiPen Pretax Profits 60% Higher Than Number Told to Congress

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 12:02
Mylan says that the $100 profit per two-pack of its EpiPen injectors presented by CEO Heather Bresch to Congress last week is actually 60% higher.

Nestlé Shuffles Executive Board

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 11:39
Nestlé SA on Monday announced a shuffle of its executive board, as the food and beverage giant prepares for new leadership at the beginning of next year.

U.S. Firms Turn to German Training Model to Fill Jobs Gap

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 11:32
U.S. employers struggling to find enough qualified industrial workers are turning to Germany for a solution to plug the U.S. skills gap: vocational training.

Neiman Marcus Posts Deeper Loss on Write-Downs

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 11:02
Neiman Marcus posted a much deeper loss in its fourth quarter as sales slowed and the company was hit by substantial write-downs.

Pfizer Throws Out Plan to Split Into Two Companies

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 08:35
Pfizer said it would remain a single company, deciding not to split into one business focused on patent-protected drugs and another on cash-rich older products.

Williams Unveils More Board Changes

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 07:29
Williams named two new members to its board and plans to name two more before its annual meeting in November, a move praised by activist investor Corvex Management, which plans to withdraw plans for a proxy contest.

U.S. New-Home Sales Fell 7.6% in August

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 07:26
Sales of newly built homes pulled back in August after surging the prior month, a possible sign of weakening momentum across the U.S. housing sector.

Fiscal Constraints Await the Next President

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 03:20
Whether Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton wins in November, they will enjoy far less latitude to spend money or cut taxes than any president since World War II.

GM Workers in Canada Approve New Contract

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 19:56
The union representing Canadian auto workers won approval for a new four-year contract with General Motors Co., securing future investment for Canada’s weakening auto sector and eventually giving GM more capacity for its profitable pickup trucks.

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