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Forbes HeadlinesAug 22, 2019
The Fed Is Cutting Interest Rates Because Of Trump's Blundering Actions, Not His Blustering Words
The Fed can fairly be said to be cutting interest rates because of Donald Trump. But the move has little to do with the unprecedented and buffoonish levels of political pressure this president is placing on the U.S. central bank, whose functioning is key to domestic and global economic stability.

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For U.S. housing, trade war set to blunt some of Fed stimulus: Reuters poll (Reuters Business)
Two Fed officials see no case for rate cut now'; Kaplan 'open-minded' (Reuters Business)

Google Business NewsAug 22, 2019
The Trump economy: A chaotic, contradictory response to a slowdown - The Washington Post
The Trump economy: A chaotic, contradictory response to a slowdown  The Washington PostYes, Donald Trump really believes he is 'the chosen one'  CNNOne Week Left Before Nearly All 'Made In China' Is Tariffed  ForbesCut the Trump Uncertainty Tax  The Wall Street JournalTrump has real reasons to freak out about the economy  The Washington PostView full coverage on Google News

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Trump Acclaims Economy, but Voters Are Anxious Amid Recession Talk (NYTimes Business)

Google Business NewsAug 22, 2019
Overstock CEO resigns after disclosing romance with Russian agent - Fox News
Overstock CEO resigns after disclosing romance with Russian agent  Fox NewsOverstock CEO Patrick Byrne resigns following 'deep state' comments, stock rises  CNBCExclusive: Former Overstock CEO speaks out on his resignation  Fox BusinessPatrick Byrne, Overstock C.E.O., Resigns After Disclosing Romance With Russian Agent  The New York TimesOverstock CEO resigns after his 'deep state' comments sparked stock selloff  CNNView full coverage on Google News

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HP Inc. CEO Dion Weisler stepping down Nov. 1 and will be succeeded by Enrique Lores (USA Today Money)

The Motley FoolAug 22, 2019
HP Inc (HPQ) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
HPQ earnings call for the period ending July 31, 2019.

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Ross Stores Inc (ROST) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript (The Motley Fool)

CNBC BusinessAug 22, 2019
There is enough economic data for the Fed to warrant a rate cut, Jim Cramer says
"The economy may be in good shape now, but if we keep getting more and more tariffs it could deteriorate," Jim Cramer says.

The Motley FoolAug 22, 2019
1-800-Flowers.com Inc (FLWS) Q4 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
FLWS earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2019.

MarketWatchAug 22, 2019
Key Words: Trump may still unveil tax cuts before 2020 election, Kudlow says
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Thursday that President Donald Trump may unveil new tax cuts before the 2020 presidential election.

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White House mulling tax cuts but not to counter short-term weakness: adviser (Reuters Business)

Forbes HeadlinesAug 22, 2019
Managers: This Is How To Succeed Where Google Failed In Supporting Working Parents
In a scathing memo, a Google employee shares her story of facing the motherhood penalty. Empowering managers to understand their own bias around parents in the workplace and teaching them to empathize with their employees is critical.

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Here's what you need to know about Trump's suit to keep his finances secret (Washington Post Business)
Slack Stock Upgraded -- Twice! Here's What You Need to Know (The Motley Fool)

Reuters BusinessAug 22, 2019
Hasbro takes home Peppa Pig, PJ Masks in $4 billion eOne deal
Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion (3.27 billion pounds) in cash, expanding into the lucrative infant and preschool market by gaining access to popular TV shows like Peppa Pig and PJ Masks.

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UPDATE 2-Hasbro takes home Peppa Pig, PJ Masks in $4 bln eOne deal (Reuters Company News)

Washington Post BusinessAug 22, 2019
YouTube disables more than 200 channels for inauthentic activity around Hong Kong protests
Google announced Thursday it had taken down 210 channels on YouTube after discovering they "behaved in a coordinated manner while uploading videos" related to the protests in Hong Kong, an effort that the tech giant linked to recent, Chinese-backed operations on Facebook and Twitter.

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The Wall Street Journal: Google takes down more than 200 YouTube channels linked to Hong Kong disinformation (MarketWatch)

Google Business NewsAug 22, 2019
Hasbro's Brian Goldner Talks Peppa Pig, EOne Deal And State Of Paramount Slate - Deadline
Hasbro's Brian Goldner Talks Peppa Pig, EOne Deal And State Of Paramount Slate  DeadlineHasbro to buy Peppa Pig owner in $4 billion all-cash deal  CNBCHasbro Acquires Entertainment One in $4 Billion All-Cash Deal  VarietyHasbro Acquires Independent Giant Entertainment One In $4 Billion Deal  DeadlineHasbro Picks Up Peppa Pig in $4 Billion Deal  The Wall Street JournalView full coverage on Google News

Google Business NewsAug 22, 2019
YouTube shuts accounts linked to Hong Kong disinformation - BBC News
YouTube shuts accounts linked to Hong Kong disinformation  BBC NewsHong Kong protests: 9 questions you were too embarrassed to ask  Vox.comBritish consulate employee detained for 'solicitation of prostitution,' Chinese state-run newspaper reports  CNNThe People's War Is Coming in Hong Kong  The New York TimesChina is copying Russia's Internet attacks. It's good that Twitter and Facebook responded.  The Washington PostView full coverage on Google News

Reuters Company NewsAug 22, 2019
UPDATE 2-U.S. FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it would invite Boeing 737 MAX pilots from across the world to participate in simulator tests as part of the process to recertify the aircraft for flight following two fatal crashes.

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FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests (Reuters Business)
UPDATE 1-U.S. FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests (Reuters Company News)

CNBC BusinessAug 22, 2019
Digital wave and values-based business are driving Salesforce's growth, CEO says
Companies want to know our values and if they work with us, "they want to be aligned with those values," Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block says.

The Motley FoolAug 22, 2019
Hoegh LNG Partners LP (HMLP) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
HMLP earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2019.

Google Business NewsAug 22, 2019
$1 million worth of cocaine found in banana box shipments at Washington Safeway stores, police say - Fox News
$1 million worth of cocaine found in banana box shipments at Washington Safeway stores, police say  Fox NewsMore than $1 million in cocaine was found hidden in boxes of bananas at three grocery stores  CNNBanana Surprise: $1 million in cocaine found in grocery store fruit  KGET 17Federal Way Safeway gets cocaine shipment along with its bananas  The OlympianKilos of cocaine found in banana boxes at 3 Washington Safeway stores  KING 5View full coverage on Google News

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More than $1 million in cocaine was found hidden in boxes of bananas at three grocery stores - CNN (Google Business News)

CNBC FinanceAug 22, 2019
Dallas Fed's Kaplan says he'd like to avoid cutting rates again in September, but has 'open mind'
Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan would like to avoid additional stimulus but is keeping an "open mind."

FT.com - Financial MarketsAug 22, 2019
Yield curve inversion signals lack of faith in Fed
Governors George and Harker say they see little reason for additional rate cuts

MarketWatchAug 22, 2019
Fed's George happy to leave interest rates where they are
Kansas City Fed President Esther George indicated Thursday that she would not favor additional rate cuts. George dissented from the Fed's easing in July.

Reuters BusinessAug 22, 2019
Asian stocks shaky before Powell's speech as growth woes weigh
Asian shares struggled to make any headway on Friday as weak U.S. manufacturing activity and uncertainty over how much further the Federal Reserve would cut rates added to the general air of caution in markets buffeted by global growth fears.

MarketWatchAug 22, 2019
MarketWatch First Take: The latest chapter in Patrick Byrne's soap opera doesn't change much for Overstock
The sudden resignation of Patrick Byrne, Chief Executive and founder of Overstock.com Inc., a week after he admitted having an affair with a Russian spy and giving important information to the "men in black" in Washington, was followed up with a lengthy interview in Forbes, where he sounded like someone on the lam in a film noir.

Washington Post BusinessAug 22, 2019
The month Trump's economy faltered
Faced with internal warnings about a slowdown, President Trump pursued chaotic, contradictory responses.

Google Business NewsAug 22, 2019
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Gap, Salesforce, Intuit - CNBC
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Gap, Salesforce, Intuit  CNBCSee which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.



Reuters BusinessAug 22, 2019
Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data
President Donald Trump said U.S. economic growth could be record-setting if the Federal Reserve would only lower interest rates further, as reports on Thursday painted a decidedly mixed picture of the nation's economy.

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UPDATE 1-Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data (Reuters Company News)

CNBC BusinessAug 22, 2019
Fed's Harker doesn't see need for another rate cut, says central bank should stay here 'for a while'
Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said he doesn't see the case for additional stimulus after the Federal Reserve's July rate cut.

MarketWatch Breaking NewsAug 22, 2019
Dick's Sporting Goods shares jump 11% as earnings outpace Wall Street estimate
Dick's Sporting Goods shares jump 11% as earnings outpace Wall Street estimate

SEC.gov Updates: News DigestAug 22, 2019
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SEC.gov Updates: News DigestAug 22, 2019
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The Motley FoolAug 22, 2019
After Hours: Hasbro Makes a $4 Billion Acquisition; Salesforce Posts Forceful Q2
Peppa Pig has a new family, while Salesforce blows past EPS forecasts.

Forbes HeadlinesAug 22, 2019
Why Tim Cook's Apple Card Is A Hipster-Hating Meditation
Should you keep your Apple Card pristine by following Tim Cook's byzantine rules, or should you release your inner hipster and dirty the credit card as quickly as possible by rubbing it over lots of denim and leather?

FT.com - USAug 22, 2019
Hasbro to buy ‘Peppa Pig' producer eOne for £3.3bn
Group is latest UK-listed company acquired by overseas buyer as pound weakens

Reuters Company NewsAug 22, 2019
UPDATE 1-Budget spat puts Boeing contract for AWACS upgrades at risk -sources
A dispute over budgeting processes could delay NATO's efforts to finalize a $1 billion contract to extend the life of 14 aging Boeing E-3A surveillance aircraft, often called NATO's "eyes in the sky," sources familiar with the program said.

USA Today MoneyAug 22, 2019
Apple wants people to know how to clean its new credit card
Apple believes some of its zealous customers will treasure its new titanium credit card so much that they will spend time polishing its white finish.       

Reuters BusinessAug 22, 2019
U.S. official says China far short of soybean purchase pledge after small sale
China has purchased about only half the U.S. soybeans it pledged to buy earlier this year, a U.S. Department of Agriculture official said on Thursday, after a small sale was reported amid the two countries' escalating trade war.

USA Today MoneyAug 22, 2019
With recession fears rising, here's how to find stability when Wall Street has you on edge
Buzz about a recession is building. Wall Street saw an 800-point drop on Aug. 14. So what should savers do if they're trying to protect their money?       

Reuters Company NewsAug 22, 2019
UPDATE 1-FDA classifies Edwards Lifesciences Sapien delivery system recall as severest
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday the recall of Edwards Lifesciences Corp's Sapien 3 Ultra delivery system was classified as the agency's severest, sending shares of the medical device maker down 3%.

MarketWatchAug 22, 2019
Trump claims the stock market would be higher if he hadn't confronted China — is he right?
If the trade war is successfully resolved, the Dow could rise to 30,000 points.

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Box CEO says it would be a disaster if the US-China trade war turned into a 'digital cold war' (CNBC Business)

Forbes Social Media NewsAug 22, 2019
Facebook's New Tracking Control Tool Can't Be Trusted. Here's Why
The ‘Off Facebook Activity" feature gives users the option to delete browsing data. But it's not as good as it seems….

MarketWatchAug 22, 2019
The Fed: Summers warns Fed not be too confident it has tools to combat recession
Larry Summers, who was once President Barack Obama's top choice to lead the Federal Reserve, warned the central bank not to be too confident it has the tools to respond to recession.

Reuters Company NewsAug 22, 2019
CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Retrophin scraps nervous system disorder study, shares dive
Retrophin Inc said on Thursday it was discontinuing the late-stage study for its rare neurological disorder treatment after it failed to improve patients' ability to conduct daily activities such as eating and walking, sending shares down 30%.

MarketWatchAug 22, 2019
NewsWatch: The Fed can't rescue us from the coming supply-shock recession
The global economy faces three possible supply shocks that would plunge it into recession. Worse,

AdWeek NewsAug 22, 2019
Facebook: Here's How to Hide Memories From a Certain Date
Did you know that Facebook allows you to stop seeing Memories from specific dates or date ranges? For instance, if a time in your life was associated with negative events, you may not wish to see Memories from that period. Our guide will show you how this works. Note: These screenshots were captured in the...

NYTimes BusinessAug 22, 2019
VMware Announces 2 Deals to Bulk Up Its Cloud Offerings
VMware bought Pivotal Software in a $2.7 billion deal and Carbon Black for about $2 billion in cash.

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UPDATE 3-VMware to pay $5 bln for firms offering cloud security, developers platform (Reuters Company News)
VMware shopping spree lands $5 billion in public cloud-software companies (MarketWatch)

Washington Post BusinessAug 22, 2019
Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne resigns after saying he aided in ‘deep state' Russia investigation
Last week, company shares tumbled 36 percent after the CEO said had been assisting federal authorities for years.

Reuters BusinessAug 22, 2019
Salesforce sees higher quarterly, FY revenue; shares rise 7%
Salesforce.com Inc forecast third-quarter and full-year revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as it benefits from acquisitions and more companies opting for its cloud-based services, sending its shares up 7% in extended trading.

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UPDATE 2-Salesforce sees higher quarterly, FY revenue; shares rise 7% (Reuters Company News)
Salesforce Increases Full-Year Revenue Forecast (Wall Street Journal US Business)

Wall Street Journal US BusinessAug 22, 2019
Hasbro Picks Up Peppa Pig in $4 Billion Deal
Hasbro said it agreed to pay $4 billion in cash to acquire Entertainment One Ltd., which produces content for children and adults.

Reuters BusinessAug 22, 2019
Hasbro to buy studio Entertainment One, home of Peppa Pig, for $4 billion
U.S. toy maker Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion (3.27 billion pounds) in cash, adding the independent studio with preschool brands such as Peppa Pig and PJ Masks, the companies said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Hasbro to buy studio Entertainment One, home of Peppa Pig, for $4 bln (Reuters Company News)

Reuters BusinessAug 22, 2019
Salesforce revenue forecast beats estimates, shares rise 7%
Salesforce.com Inc forecast third-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, encouraged by more companies opting for its cloud-based services, sending its shares up 7% in extended trading.

Wall Street Journal US BusinessAug 21, 2019
Huawei Discussed Iran Business With Citi and BNP Paribas, Court Documents Show
New details about the U.S. sanctions-busting case against Huawei Technologies emerged in court filings in Canada, including about the Chinese telecom giant's alleged dealings in Iran, Syria and Sudan.

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Payroll service CEO sees no deterioration of growth in medium-sized businesses (CNBC Business)

FT.com - USAug 21, 2019
Greenland should not be another Trump property deal
The era when big countries could exchange territories for cash is over

FT.com - USAug 21, 2019
Short sellers bloodied as Target shares jump 20%
Bets against the retailer's shares rose ahead of blowout earnings

Wall Street Journal US BusinessAug 21, 2019
History Will Remember the Trade War's Economic Impact, Not the Fed's
Economists see recessions as complex phenomena with multiple causes. Historians and the public prefer simple narratives. So while a recession remains more risk than reality, the fight over the narrative is well under way.
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