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Trump Cabinet Picks Signal Deregulation Moves Are Coming

1 hour 22 min ago
Business leaders are predicting a dramatic unraveling of regulations on everything from overtime pay to power-plant emission rules as Donald Trump seeks to fill his cabinet with determined adversaries of the agencies they will lead.

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent to Step Down Next Year

1 hour 28 min ago
Coca-Cola said Friday that Muhtar Kent would resign from his role as chief executive in May 2017, to be succeeded by James Quincey, the beverage company’s president and operating chief.

Getting 50-Somethings to Pay for Streaming Music

2 hours 10 min ago
Hooking older consumers on paid streaming is important for the music industry, which is counting on revenue from subscription streaming services to replace declining CD and download sales. Music Aficionado, launched in January, is one site trying to promote streaming to the senior crowd.

Never Forget Your Passwords Again

2 hours 55 min ago
How to set up Dashlane or LastPass and securely log in to services on all your devices; Joanna Stern explains.

Luxury Watchmakers Steeled for Christmas

4 hours 31 min ago
Luxury watchmakers have this year introduced stainless-steel and lower-priced watches in the face of falling demand for their more expensive products.

Telecom Industry Sees Relief in Trump Policy Agenda

5 hours 18 min ago
The telecommunications industry is embracing the idea of a Trump administration. President-elect Donald Trump’s promises to reduce corporate taxes and to eliminate regulations have been welcomed by executives.

South Africa's Sibanye Gold to Buy Stillwater Mining for $2.2 Billion

6 hours 32 min ago
South Africa’s Sibanye Gold plans to buy U.S. palladium and platinum miner Stillwater Mining for $2.2 billion, the company’s first foray outside of Southern Africa and latest bold move to diversify beyond gold mining.

Time Inc. Hires Banks to Help Field Takeover or Partnership Interest

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 19:50
Time Inc. hired banks to help field takeover or partnership interest after the country’s largest magazine publisher received overtures from a group of media investors including Edgar Bronfman Jr.

Transportation Department Weighs Allowing Phone Calls During Flights

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 19:26
Federal regulators are considering allowing airline passengers in coming years to routinely make phone calls during flights—so long as travelers are warned in advance about potential midair distractions.

Companies on Climate: Trump or No, Still Cutting Emissions

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 18:50
Many big corporations continue to back efforts to cut carbon emissions, vowing to stay the course despite the election of Donald Trump, who has promised to dismantle President Obama’s climate agenda.

Former Insys CEO Arrested in Opioid Prescription Kickback Case

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 16:56
Six former executives and managers at Insys Therapeutics were arrested and charged with conspiring to defraud health insurers and bribe doctors in exchange for prescribing the company’s fentanyl painkiller, Subsys.

Buyout Firm Stone Canyon in Talks to Buy Mauser Group

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 15:11
An investment firm with ties to junk-bond pioneer Michael Milken is nearing a deal to buy industrial-packaging company Mauser Group for more than $2 billion.

Barely Half of 30-Year-Olds Earn More Than Their Parents

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 13:43
About 51% of American 30-year-olds earn more than their parents did, an enormous decline from the early 1970s and even rapid economic growth won’t do much to reverse the trend.

OPECDeal Raises Hopes But Not Valuations for Troubled Oil Producers

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 10:03
OPEC’s deal to cut oil production isn’t likely to save investors in troubled U.S. producers from seeing their stakes vanish in chapter 11, according to restructuring experts.

Glencore Cements Russian Connections With Rosneft Deal

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 09:54
Glencore’s move to take a stake in Russian oil producer Rosneft appears to be a victory for the Swiss commodity trader in a market it once dominated.

McDonald's to Move Non-U.S. Tax Base to the UK

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 08:36
McDonald’s said a large portion of its non-U.S. income would be taxed in the U.K., following a restructuring that shifts operations away from Luxembourg.

Trump Expected to Name Fast-Food Executive Andy Puzder as Labor Secretary

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 07:51
President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name fast-food executive Andy Puzder as labor secretary, according to people familiar with the decision.

'Super Mario Run' for iPhone Signals New Era for Nintendo

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 07:49
When Nintendo launches “Super Mario Run” on Apple mobile devices next week, it will be among its boldest moves yet to stay relevant in the fiercely competitive videogame market.

Economists Say Many of the Lost Factory Jobs Gone for Good

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 07:49
Economists estimate that the U.S. will add about 50,000 manufacturing jobs by the end of 2019, a pace far too slow to replace what has been lost.

How Trump's Web of LLCs Obscures His Business Interests

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 07:14
Donald Trump uses a web of privately held LLCs and other entities to house his assets—everything from real estate to a vintage carousel in Manhattan’s Central Park—making it impossible to gauge the full extent of potential conflicts he may face as president.


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