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Top 100 Stories to Know for 11 Dec 2018 - Global

Motley Fool issues rareOne small internet stock receives a rare buy alert.        
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Reimagined classic games like Rollercoaster Tycoon have helped get Atari back in the black. Now, the company plans a new home console.
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How Subscriptions Are RemakingSubscription models are changing the relationship between businesses and their customers. And investors are mostly benefiting.
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A Top Money Manager Sees RallyLong-term value player Matthew McLennan, who's posted a 9% annual return over 10 years, favors Exxon Mobil, Oracle, and Weyerhaeuser.
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Before You Invest in Mexico, Read This

Barron's - 30 Nov 2018 21:52
Before You Invest in Mexico,Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the nation's new leader, must deal with migrants on the border and potentially budget-busting legislative proposals. Is he up to the task?
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Wall Street bankers areBankers and traders will be celebrating the prospect of massive, multimillion dollar payouts -- and they'll use the mega-expenses of year-end blowouts as write-offs for their inflated tax bills,... according to industry sources. The average total Street compensation surged 13 percent last year to $422,500 -- the most since the financial crisis -- and that...
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What Calabria at FHFA would mean for GSE reform

American Banker - 11 Dec 2018 00:08
The administration's reported interest in having the White House aide run Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's regulator signals a focus on constraining the mortgage giants' role in the housing market.
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Lance Armstrong is poised toThere was a time when Lance Armstrong's downfall in cycling was going to not only equal a lifetime of shame -- but also financial hardship. Faced with lawsuits seeking tens of millions of dollars in... damages for his fraudulent life as a doping cheat -- and an aggressively litigious pursuer of anyone who suggested otherwise...
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NYSE is accused of lettingAt the New York Stock Exchange, some traders are more equal than others. That's the bitter takeaway from stock brokers, who say the Big Board, in an unusual move last week, gave special treatment to a... broker at Morgan Stanley who asked to trade large blocks of stocks for several minutes after the markets closed....
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The deal, which is expected to close by the middle of 2019, includes IBM's Appscan, Unica, Notes and Domino products.
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No more dinners with female colleagues. Avoid one-on-one meetings. Men are adopting controversial #MeToo strategies and making life even harder for women.
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REC Q2 net profit jumps 25 pc to Rs 1,764 cr

The Economic Times - 5 Dec 2018 18:11
The company's standalone net profit stood at Rs 1,407.76 crore in the quarter ended September 30, 2017, it said in a statement.
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A Risk Arbitrage Pro ExplainsLitespeed's Jamie Zimmerman plays both sides of the coin: mergers and restructurings. Why she likes 99 Cents, Scripps, Papa John's
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How Fintech Is Reinventing theThanks to start-ups and Amazon, shoppers may be seeing a new payment option at checkout.
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Stocks slump amid fears ofIt may have been Black Friday, but Wall Street was seeing red. All of the major stock indexes ended in negative territory during Friday's shortened trading session as continued worries about a slowing... global economy were fueled by a steep sell-off in oil. Chevron and Exxon Mobil were the biggest laggards on the Dow Jones...
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The great cryptocurrency crash of 2018 is heading for its worst week yet, having wiped out more than $965 billion so far.
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Facebook Trades Like a ValueUnder assault by regulators and critics in the U.S. and Europe, the social network's stock is cheaper than McDonald's or Walmart
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A growing number of shoppers will be supporting their independent neighborhood bookstores on Small Business Saturday
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Why the stock market has taken a hit lately

New York Post - 20 Nov 2018 05:03
Why the stock market has takenThe stock market got creamed again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average falling 395.78 points to 25,017.44. The decline comes after a couple of solid gains during trading last week. I want to... remind you of something I've been saying for a long time. Traders push stock prices higher on options expiration weeks. And...
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'You'll fail a lot, butYou'll fail a lot but you'll learn as an entrepreneur from your failures, says Mohamed Al Awadhi.
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To save itself, Facebook mustThe world learned this week what I figured out a while back: Facebook is not run by people with business management skills. In a New York Times piece last week, we were told that Mark Zuckerberg and... Sheryl Sandberg essentially decided to put profits before platform security during the Russian hacking investigation. In one scene,...
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Cannabis company's stockAcreage Holdings, the cannabis company that touts ex-House Speaker John Boehner as a high-profile board member, didn't fire up on its first day of trading. In fact, the pot company's first day of... trading in Canada, where marijuana-equity speculating is becoming a popular sport, was decidedly meh. Acreage shares added 2.5 percent on its debut,...
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Crossed lines in the boardroom

The Economist - 15 Nov 2018 17:49
Crossed lines in the boardroomIT IS A tale that might have been written by Shakespeare. It features hubris, nemesis and partial redemption, as well as clashing personalities and losses in the billions of dollars. And it all takes... place in the most unlikely of dramatic settings: a Finnish boardroom. Risto Siilasmaa is the chairman of Nokia, which is today a very different and much smaller company than in 2008 when he joined its board as a non-executive director. His book* recounts the gripping saga of how Nokia was driven out of the mobile-phone business it dominated, and had to reinvent itself. When Apple launched the iPhone in 2007, Nokia at first seemed to view it as a niche competitor with a high price-tag that would capture only a small slice of the market. After all, Nokia's phones appeared to have all the bells...
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5 Ways Smart People Sabotage Their Success

Harvard Business Review - 13 Nov 2018 15:05
In-depth thinking isn’t the solution to every problem.
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Tech stocks tank as Dow drops 600 points

New York Post - 13 Nov 2018 05:34
Tech stocks tank as Dow dropsWall Street took another beating Monday as major indexes plunged on global growth worries and as former tech darlings continued to lose their luster. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 602.12... points -- or, 2.32 percent -- in Monday's session, hobbled by Goldman Sachs and Apple, which were down 7.5 percent and 5 percent, respectively....
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