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American Business News for 21 Jan 2017

Native American tribal lenders that market small-dollar and installment loans can be investigated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a California appeals court ruled Friday in a victory for... the consumer agency.
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Vacheron Constantin's $1Exclusive first look: Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication unveiled at SIHH.
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Digital Ad Growth, YouTubeGoogle plays catchup in cloud services, helped by artificial intelligence and machine learning.
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2017 Roundtable, Part 2:Scott Black, Jeffrey Gundlach, Meryl Witmer, and Mario Gabelli offer investment picks for the new year.
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2 more schools open bank branches for students

Miami Herald - 21 Jan 2017 08:01
Fifth-grader Layla Carman knows how it feels to land a job. She was one of 12 students picked to work as a bank teller at the new First National Bank …
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Chris Kinsella is looking forward to taking advantage of a new benefit offered this year by his employer, First Data: two weeks of paid parental leave. The 32-year-old Omaha father …
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Donald Trump cancelled a new discount on federal mortgage insurance that's popular with first-time and working-class homebuyers
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11 REIT Plays for Income andEight REITs and three funds that should appeal to long-term investors looking to diversify as interest rates rise.
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Peter Thiel caught up in $7BControversial tech investor Peter Thiel has found himself wrapped up in another sticky lawsuit -- only this time he has a lot more than his reputation at stake. The latest lawsuit involves a $7... billion contract to operate 4G wireless networks in Mexico. Thiel invested in the telecom startup that lost a spectrum auction Nov....
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AT&T's DirectTV subscriptionsDirecTV Now has picked up 200,000 subscribers since its late November launch, it said on Friday -- about half what some Wall Street analysts had predicted. The new service from the AT&T unit carried... an introductory price of $35 per month for 100 TV channels. The price is now $60 per month. Cowan & Company...
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Fintech firm creates app toJust in time for his inauguration, London-based fintech firm Trading.co.uk is launching an app that will generate trading alerts for shares based on comments made on social media by Donald Trump.... Keeping one eye on the U.S. President-elect’s personal Twitter feed has become a regular pastime for the fund managers and traders who invest billions […]
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State lawmaker says Facebook CEO's lawsuits against hundreds of owners of inherited land amounts to modern-day "land-theft"
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That's something the stock market hasn't done on Inauguration Day since President Reagan's second in 1985
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Herbalife stock plummets amid regulation probe

New York Post - 21 Jan 2017 05:02
Herbalife stock plummets amidHerbalife shares opened sharply lower on Friday after the company revealed regulators asked the diet shake maker for information about possible anti-corruption violations in China. After being down... 3.5 percent, the shares rallied as the company also reported it is planning to borrow $1.3 billion to be used for general corporate purposes, pay down $410...
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The Stamford, Conn., credit card issuer reported net income of $576 million, up 5.3% from the same period a year earlier.
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Betsy DeVos Won't Shed StakeMs. DeVos, the education secretary nominee, is a major financial backer of Neurocore, a Michigan company that operates drug-free "brain performance centers."
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Francisco Partners CompletesPRESS RELEASE: Source Photonics, a leading provider of optical components and modules, today announced that Francisco Partners has completed the sale of the company to a private equity consortium led... by Redview Capital and Asia-IO, with participation...
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Apple Adds to Qualcomm'sThe chip maker's technology is at heart of the smartphone revolution. But as the company's influence grows, it is gaining unwanted antitrust attention.
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Trump's first executiveThe Obama policy would have saved home buyers hundreds of dollars a year.        
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At least 16 dead after busAFP/File Mario Tosti Rome
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Flint's man-made water crisis and a football field-sized sinkhole in suburban Detroit have exposed flaws in aging underground pipes that mostly are out of sight, out of mind for a …
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4 more survivors were pulledAFP PENNE, Italy
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Putin is ready to meet Trump

Business Insider - 21 Jan 2017 11:12
REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin MOSCOW
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People in Beijing expressed doubts Saturday about President Donald Trump's ability to steer the U.S. economy and manage China-American relations, underscoring concerns over trade, Taiwan and other... issues. While Trump …
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