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Posted: 2019-06-24 09:01:00
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As a candidate, President Trump argued that the government should work to lower drug prices. As president, his administration is finding that his promise is more complicated to keep than expected.
Posted: 2019-06-21 09:08:00
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New York is set to enact plans to battle climate change. It would go further than some other states in cutting carbon emissions from electricity, buildings and transportation.
Posted: 2019-06-20 09:03:00
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New rules in California governing groundwater usage have pushed farmers to experiment with some innovative techniques, including developing micro markets for water.
Posted: 2019-06-19 09:27:51
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From A Napkin To A White House Medal — The Path Of A Controversial Economic Idea
Art Laffer receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom Wednesday. For decades, Laffer has promoted the idea that tax cuts pay for themselves, against all evidence to the contrary.
Posted: 2019-06-18 08:58:00
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2019 International Air Show Opens In France
A major question on everyone's mind at this year's Paris Air Show is the future prospects of Boeing after the grounding of the 737 Max jets. There have been two deadly crashes involving the plane.
Posted: 2019-06-17 09:02:00
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U.S. Trade Office To Hold Hearings On Planned Tariffs On China
Starting Monday, the U.S. trade office holds 7 days of hearings on President Trump's plan to add new tariffs to imports from China. U.S. businesses will be able to speak out for or against the...
Posted: 2019-06-14 09:01:00
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A Not-So-Thrilling Ride For U.S.-Made Roller Coasters
China is a big customer for U.S.-made roller coasters. But since President Trump's trade war, China has imposed steep tariffs on American rides. Some in the industry fear losing a lucrative market.
Posted: 2019-06-13 09:05:00
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Rising Democratic Party Star Urges Hollywood Not To Leave Georgia Over Abortion Law
Rachel Martin talks to Stacey Abrams, Georgia's former gubernatorial candidate, about why she's urging the entertainment industry not to boycott her state over its recent abortion measure.
Posted: 2019-06-12 09:02:00
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Why Food Reformers Have Mixed Feelings About Eco-Labels
Grocery stores are full of food with labels like organic, cage-free or fair trade that appeal to a consumer's ideals. But there's often a gap between what they seem to promise and what they deliver.
Posted: 2019-06-10 23:18:00
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Opioid Crackdown Could Lead To More Drug Company Bankruptcies
Many of the industry's biggest companies, such as Johnson & Johnson, are tangled up in litigation. The latest filing was by Insys Therapeutics after a $225-million settlement agreement.

Posted: 2019-06-24 14:37:10
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Posted: 2019-06-24 14:08:40
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Italy's UniCredit has put a possible bid for Commerzbank on ice as the German rival does not want to engage in negotiations so soon after the collapse of merger talks with Deutsche Bank, four...
Posted: 2019-06-24 14:04:15
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Lufthansa will look at ordering Airbus's new long-range A321XLR jets, Chief Executive Carsten Spohr said on Monday but added that he did not think the new model was a game changer.
Posted: 2019-06-24 13:59:58
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Oil falls on demand concerns after gains on Mideast tensions
Oil prices fell on Monday on concerns about the possibility of weakening demand after large gains last week caused tensions between the United States and Iran.
Posted: 2019-06-24 13:57:41
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Lufthansa eyes cost cuts to return Eurowings to profit
Lufthansa's budget airline Eurowings will aim to cut costs by 15% over the next three years and focus on short-haul flights as part of a plan to return to profit by 2021, the German carrier said...
Posted: 2019-06-24 13:46:55
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Bristol-Myers plans to divest Celgene's psoriasis drug
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Monday offered to divest Celgene Corp's psoriasis treatment Otezla to allay concerns raised by the U.S. competition regulator, and pushed back the closing of their...
Posted: 2019-06-24 13:44:16
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Wall St. opens higher on tech boost
U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Monday, boosted by technology shares, while investors pinned their hopes on a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping later this week to de-escalate...
Posted: 2019-06-24 13:28:53
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JetBlue sues Walmart for trademark infringement over Jetblack service
JetBlue Airways Corp has sued Walmart Inc for trademark infringement, after the world's largest retailer began using the name Jetblack for its text-based personal shopping service.
Posted: 2019-06-24 13:13:52
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Wall St. set to open higher with trade talks in focus
Wall Street's main indexes were set to open slightly higher on Monday, with investors pinning their hopes on a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping later this week to de-escalate...
Posted: 2019-06-24 12:50:05
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Oil up on U.S.-Iran tensions but demand concerns cap gains
Oil prices rose on Monday adding to last week's gains, lifted by tensions between the United States and Iran, but concerns about the possibility of weakening demand kept a lid on gains .

Posted: 2019-06-24 07:42:45
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H2O, one of French bank Natixis' asset management businesses, has sold off some illiquid assets and removed entry fees across its funds as it tries to stem outflows of customer money.
Posted: 2019-06-24 05:24:43
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H20, the London-based fund management arm of French bank Natixis which has been hit by outflows of money, said on Monday it had sold some of its bonds portfolio.
Posted: 2019-06-21 23:07:06
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After years of using the internet, satellites, algos and other innovations to mine 'Big Data' for that edge over rivals, the world's biggest investment firm is trialing a gizmo that puts the...
Posted: 2019-06-21 19:31:48
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U.S. judge tosses former SAC Capital trader's insider trading guilty plea
A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday threw out the 2013 insider trading guilty plea of a former trader at SAC Capital Advisors LP, the hedge fund once run by billionaire Steven A. Cohen, saying...
Posted: 2019-06-20 19:32:26
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HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest
HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company...
Posted: 2019-06-20 17:12:40
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HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest: source
HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company...
Posted: 2019-06-20 15:23:34
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Highfields spinoff Solel Partners to start trading later this year
Solel Partners is expected to start trading with more than $400 million in capital later this year, after the new hedge fund received commitments from pensions, endowments and the founders' former...
Posted: 2019-06-19 21:10:08
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DoubleLine's Gundlach says Fed's 'pivot' is following bond market's lead
Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital and the most widely followed bond investor, said the Federal Reserve's dovish turn in its policy statement on Wednesday took its lead from...
Posted: 2019-06-19 20:21:09
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DoubleLine's Gundlach: Fed doing 'what the bond market says - with a lag'
Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of Doubleline Capital, said on Wednesday that the Federal Reserve is doing "what the bond market says - with a lag."
Posted: 2019-06-19 11:48:31
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Column: U.S. legislation will help retirement security, but bigger steps are needed
Federal policy on retirement security is one chaotic mess right now.