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Global Business News for 11 Jan 2019

Wall Street briefly spooked by Powell's remarks

New York Post - 11 Jan 2019 05:16
Wall Street briefly spooked byWall Street is still not sure what to make of Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell. Stocks, which closed in the green Thursday, briefly dipped into the red after Powell pointed to more monetary... tightening ahead, including continuing to shrink the Fed's $4 trillion balance sheet. "It will be substantially smaller than it is now," Powell...
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A Darwin taxi driver says many of his colleagues are only making $50 to $80 for 12 hours' work since Uber came to town.
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Bezos divorce has AmazonThis divorce could get messy -- but could it mess up Amazon and its high-flying stock price? That's what investors in the world's most valuable company are wondering after Jeff Bezos and his wife,... MacKenzie, delivered this week's bombshell that they're divorcing after 25 years of marriage. Under one worst-case scenario, Amazon's founder and chief...
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New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham proposed a roughly half-billion dollar increase to annual spending on public education on Thursday in an effort to overhaul the state's struggling school system...
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Many rich and famous peopleCelebs and wealthy people; They’re just like us! And before hitting it big; they did one type of job that may have lead to their fortune and fame. Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story....        
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How dynamite became a millionThe BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how dynamite became a million dollar idea.
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Banks are feeling effects of shutdown: ABA

American Banker - 11 Jan 2019 21:07
The American Bankers Association has called for an end to the government shutdown, saying it has prevented customers from securing loans and threatens even more damage.
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Infosys takes Panaya, Skava sale off the table

The Economic Times - 11 Jan 2019 17:30
In April, Infosys had announced its plan to sell Panaya.
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GM raises its 2018 forecast,DETROIT -- General Motors strengthened its pretax profit estimate for 2018 and predicted even stronger performance for this year as its executives made a presentation to investors on Friday. Shares... jumped more than 8 percent in morning trading. CEO Mary Barra also says the company doesn't foresee any further job cuts through 2020. Last year...
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Stocks slipped in Friday morning trading, as falling oil prices dragged down energy companies, but the S&P 500 remained on track to close out its third straight winning week following …
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To stay on trend, Italian fashion houses are refashioning themselves for future growth. The Milan Fashion Week devoted to fall and winter menswear opens on Friday with Ermenegildo Zegna's preview. …...
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What the government shutdownSee how the government shutdown is directly impacting homeowners and homebuyers alike and what you can do
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General Motors Co said on Friday it expects 2018 adjusted earnings per share to exceed its prior estimates and forecast 2019 earnings above Wall Street expectations, sending its shares up more than 7... percent.
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Costco sells out of 27-lb.Less than 24 hours after People magazine reported on the product, the Chef’s Banquet Macaroni and Cheese Storage Bucket is listed as "out of stock"        
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Ten years after China helped stave off the threat of a global depression with a huge stimulus plan, investors are looking once again toward Beijing as the world economy heads for a slowdown, or worse,... in 2019.
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San Francisco considersSan Francisco has been going green for a while, but this idea gives a whole new meaning to recycling. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.        
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Closed Vermont nuclear plant sale complete

Miami Herald - 11 Jan 2019 16:48
The owner of the closed Vermont Yankee nuclear power says it has completed the sale of the plant to a demolition company. Entergy Corp. said the sale to subsidiaries of …
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Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.6MFiat Chrysler is recalling more than 1.6 million vehicles worldwide to replace Takata front passenger airbag inflators that can be dangerous.        
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Mattress Warehouse, SleepInnovative Mattress Solutions, which owns Mattress Warehouse,Sleep OutfittersandMattress King, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Friday.        
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Slack to bypass traditional IPO when going public

New York Post - 11 Jan 2019 16:45
Slack to bypass traditionalSlack Technologies is planning to go public through a direct listing, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Slack, which operates a popular workplace... instant-messaging and collaboration app, is likely to debut in the second quarter and currently expects to do so via a direct listing, according to the...
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Markets Right Now: Stocks openStocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in banks and technology companies.
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Crowdfunding PlatformU.K. Fintech has proved attractive to investors, so why is equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube making a point of promoting this corner of the tech startup scene through a £500,000 fund?
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Apple to launch 3 iPhones inApple plans to launch three iPhone models this year with some new camera features, including three rear cameras for the most expensive model and two for the other models, the Wall Street Journal... (paywall) reported on Friday. The new iPhones will succeed the XR model that has shown sluggish demand, which according to Apple was...
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U.S. stocks fell at the open on Friday after rallying for the past five sessions on hopes of a resolution in the U.S.-China trade dispute and assurances from the Federal Reserve that it would be... patient on interest rate hikes.
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Poland Charges a HuaweiHe said "both carried out espionage activities against Poland"
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