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Yahoo BusinessMay 20, 2018
U.S., China putting trade war on hold, Treasury's Mnuchin says
The U.S. trade war with China is "on hold" after the world's largest economies agreed to drop their tariff threats while they work on a wider trade agreement, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday. Mnuchin and U.S. President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, said the agreement reached by Chinese and American negotiators on Saturday set up a framework for addressing trade imbalances in the future.


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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says trade war is 'on hold' after progress in U.S.-China talks (USA Today Money)
Mnuchin Says Tariffs on Hold While U.S. Seeks Trade Deal with China (WSJ US News)

Yahoo BusinessMay 20, 2018
Trump's Bizarre Trade Deal with China
Trump's Bizarre Trade Deal with China


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Trump's Top Economic Adviser Says Amazon Threats Are 'Not In My Lane' - HuffPost (Google Business News)

Google Business NewsMay 20, 2018
China agrees to import more from US, no sign of $200 billion figure - Yahoo News

Yahoo News


By Ginger Gibson and David Lawder. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China has agreed to significantly increase its purchases of U.S. goods and services, the two countries said on Saturday, but made no mention of a $200 billion target the White House had touted ...
The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on holdThe Telegraph


Forbes HeadlinesMay 20, 2018
Stocks This Week: Tractor Supply, Dollar Tree, Akami Technologies and T-Mobile
Here are two long recommendations and two short recommendations for the coming week.

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3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks I'd Buy Right Now (The Motley Fool)
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Yahoo BusinessMay 20, 2018
Tesla to Start Deliveries of Dual-Motor Model 3 in July
Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has revealed the specifications for two new versions of the Model 3, the car that is intended to be the company's first high-volume vehicle. The performance version, and a less expensive dual-motor, all-wheel-drive option for the company's Model 3 sedan come as Musk faces pressure from investors to reform Tesla's nine-member board in the wake of production delays for the model. Deliveries will begin in July, he said in tweets posted Sunday.


Yahoo BusinessMay 20, 2018
Thanks to Serena Williams, Reddit's Alexis Ohanian was the one big tech mogul spotted at the royal wedding
The royal wedding was a star-studded affair, as one might expect when a prince marries a US TV star. The guest list was filled with singers and actors but there were scant few tech moguls to be seen with one big exception: Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian. The wedding event of the year took place on Saturday when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were married at St George's Chapel in Windsor in an elaborate and elegant royal ceremony.


Yahoo BusinessMay 20, 2018
Tesla's performance Model 3 delivers 3.5 second 0-60 for $78,000
Tesla is almost ready to start shipping Model 3s equipped with an AWD dual-motor option, so CEO Elon Musk announced specs and pricing for the new options on Twitter. The Performance trim Model 3 will sit at the top of the line, with 20-inch wheels, carbon fiber spoiler, black and white interior and specially-selected dual-motor setup available for $78,000 (adding AutoPilot costs extra). Musk said that its cost is "about" the same as BMW's M3 (a base model starts at $66,500), but it's supposedly


Yahoo BusinessMay 20, 2018
Here's How Much Meghan Markle's Wedding Dress Costs, According to Stylists
It seemed simple, but that only made it more valuable


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Royal Wedding 2018: Hats, Fascinators And Other Fashion Eccentricities (Forbes Headlines)

Google Business NewsMay 20, 2018
Tesla Model 3 dual motor, AWD, performance version specs revealed by Elon Musk - CNET

CNET


True to form, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Saturday night, revealing preliminary specs and pricing for the company's hotly awaited Model 3 dual-motor all-wheel-drive and performance versions. While horsepower and torque have not yet been ...
Tesla Model


Yahoo BusinessMay 20, 2018
How Big Will the Canadian Recreational Marijuana Market Be? Colorado Could Give a Clue
Recreational marijuana in Canada could generate more money than you think.


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Stocks an unlikely shelter from debt, dollar, emerging market storms - gulfnews.com (Google Business News)

FT.com - USMay 20, 2018
US and China step back from brink of trade war
Mnuchin says Washington free to impose tariffs if Beijing fails to live up to commitments

Google Business NewsMay 20, 2018
Mnuchin declares US-China trade war 'on hold' as talks progress - CNBC

CNBC


The United States and China have agreed to drop their tariff threats on billions of dollars worth of each country's goods while they work on a wider trade agreement, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday. "We are putting the trade war
China agrees to import more from US, no sign of $200 billion figure


Yahoo BusinessMay 20, 2018
Why Smart People Take Social Security at 62 (Even When They Shouldn't)
Is it really a mistake to claim benefits early?


Yahoo BusinessMay 20, 2018
Tesla releases source code for some of its in-car tech
Tesla doesn't have many fans in the open source crowd. It based its car


Google Business NewsMay 20, 2018
Starbucks letter to employees: Anyone can use the bathroom - USA TODAY

USA TODAY


You don't have to be a Starbucks customer to use the bathroom. Starbucks informed employees of the official policy in a letter sent to them on Saturday, spelling out that "any person who enters our spaces, including patios, cafes and restrooms
Starbucks Says Anyone Can Now


Google Business NewsMay 20, 2018
Tesla Model 3 Performance & AWD Details Sung From A Little Blue Bird — 3.5 Seconds To 60 MPH! [Hot!] - CleanTechnica

CleanTechnica


May 20th, 2018 by Zachary Shahan. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has taken to his favorite social media and communications platform to share details regarding the new Tesla Model 3 Performance & AWD option Tesla is rolling out. Aside from what you will find in ...


Google Business NewsMay 20, 2018
The contrast between Tesla and the rest of the auto industry is terrifying - Business Insider

Business Insider


Some think that Tesla is a tech company, but its main product is cars, so it effectively exists in the auto industry. For years, auto sales have boomed in the US and automakers have raked in profits while Tesla has lost billions. Unless Tesla reverses
Tesla Model 3


Google Business NewsMay 20, 2018
Tax cut sparks record-setting $178 billion buyback boom - CNNMoney

CNNMoney


S&P 500 companies showered Wall Street with at least $178 billion of stock buybacks during the first three months of 2018, according to Howard Silverblatt of S&P Dow Jones Indices. That's a 34% bump from last year and tops the prior record of $172



Yahoo BusinessMay 20, 2018
EU could compensate firms hit by U.S. sanctions over Iran: French minister
France is looking to see if the European Union could compensate European companies that might face U.S. sanctions for doing business with Iran, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday. Le Maire referred to EU rules dating back to 1996 which he said could allow the EU to intervene to protect European firms against any sanctions imposed by the United States, adding that France wanted the EU to toughen its stance in this area.


Reuters Company NewsMay 20, 2018
Libyan youth group will shut oilfields unless demands met-statement
BENGHAZI, Libya, May 20 (Reuters) - A group of Libyan youths will shut down oilfields in Marada town in the east unless demands for better state services are met, a statement said on Sunday.

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India To Saudi Arabia: We Need Stable And Moderate Oil Prices - OilPrice.com (Google Business News)

WSJ US NewsMay 20, 2018
The Mystery of the $70 Hoodie That's All Over Facebook
Welcome to the world of dropshipping, where entrepreneurs use social-media ads and hip virtual storefronts to flip merchandise from online marketplaces like Alibaba's AliExpress to customers often paying premium prices.

Reuters Company NewsMay 20, 2018
UPDATE 1-EU could compensate firms hit by U.S. sanctions over Iran -French minister
* Iran looking for more support from Europe (Adds more comments from Le Maire, further detail)

Google Market NewsMay 20, 2018
Gas prices inch toward $3 mark - Daily Journal Online

Daily Journal Online


With the increase in gas prices over the past week or so, it's become almost frightening for Parkland motorists to fill up at the pump. After several years of lower fuel costs, it appears they may be inching towards the $3 mark. As of Friday afternoon


Yahoo BusinessMay 20, 2018
Trolls and Bots Moved Fast to Politicize Texas School Shooting on Social Media
Fake social media profiles and spurious conspiracy theories threaten to deepen America's political divides.


Google Business NewsMay 20, 2018
GE nears $20 billion deal to merge transportation unit with Wabtec, sources tell Reuters - CNBC

CNBC


General Electric is nearing a deal to merge its transportation business, which manufactures train engines, with Wabtec Corp, a U.S. maker of equipment for the rail industry, two people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. A deal that could value


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Exclusive: GE nears deal to merge transportation unit with Wabtec (Reuters Business)

Yahoo BusinessMay 20, 2018
Texas lieutenant governor calls for 'hardening' of schools
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick called Sunday for a "hardening" of the nation's school buildings in the wake of the attack by a 17-year-old student who killed 10 people at a high school near Houston. Patrick, a Republican, blamed a "culture of violence" and said more needs to be done to keep shooters away from students, such as restricting school entrances and arming teachers. Services for 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student Sabika Sheikh were to take place at a mosque in suburban Houston.


WSJ US NewsMay 20, 2018
Trump Tweets Special Counsel Investigation Getting 'Ridiculous'
President Donald Trump in a series of tweets criticized special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into foreign meddling in the 2016 election, following reports the probe has expanded beyond Russia to look more closely into actors from the Middle East.

Google Business NewsMay 20, 2018
China to buy more US goods to ease tensions - The Columbus Dispatch

The Columbus Dispatch


The U.S. and China said Saturday that two days of "constructive" talks between American and Chinese officials in Washington had led to an agreement for China to buy more goods and services — including "meaningful increases in United States agriculture ...
The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on holdThe Telegraph


The Motley FoolMay 20, 2018
Here's How Much the Average American Has Saved for College
The average college savings has risen significantly over the past couple years.

Reuters BusinessMay 20, 2018
South Korea's LG Group chairman dies from illness at 73
SEOUL (Reuters) - The chairman of South Korea's LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, instrumental to transforming the country's fourth-largest conglomerate into a global brand, passed away on Sunday after a year-long battle with brain disease.

Yahoo BusinessMay 20, 2018
German companies worry Trump moving toward 'America Alone'
German companies are concerned that U.S. President Donald Trump is increasingly thinking only of America rather than just putting his country first, the head of Germany's DIHK Chambers of Commerce told media. The United States has pulled out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and Germany has acknowledged it could be hard to protect companies doing business with Iran, as a senior U.S. official renewed a threat of sanctions against European firms. German companies also face the prospect of possible extra levies -- Trump imposed a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum in March but the European Union has been granted exemptions until June 1.


MarketWatchMay 20, 2018
The Ratings Game: Chip-maker stocks notch losing week after Applied Materials outlook slams sector
Applied Materials Inc. lead semiconductor-related stocks lower Friday to swing to a weekly loss as the chip-maker materials supplier's outlook indicates a possible slowing in the recently hot sector.

CNN/MoneyMay 20, 2018
'Deadpool 2' topples 'Avengers: Infinity War' at the box office
The box office reign of "Avengers: Infinity War" has come to an end thanks to a raunchy mercenary.

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Box Office: 'Deadpool 2' Kicks 'Black Panther' Out Of The Top Ten (Forbes Headlines)

The Motley FoolMay 20, 2018
3 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week
Best Buy is one of several major retailers set to post earnings results over the next few days.

Forbes HeadlinesMay 20, 2018
Box Office: Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' Tops $1.8 Billion Worldwide
'Avengers: Infinity War' has topped $300 million in China.

The Motley FoolMay 20, 2018
3 Reasons You Should View Your Online Social Security Statement Before You Retire
Verify your earnings history, see your estimated monthly benefits, and keep tabs on how rule changes could impact your benefits.

Wall Street Journal US BusinessMay 20, 2018
Split in Goods and Services Inflation Underscores Fed's Challenge
Inflation has been a puzzle in the U.S. economy for years, failing to move up much when the unemployment rate tumbled. To resolve the puzzle, it helps to look at the U.S. as two economies: one for goods, another for services.

Wall Street Journal US BusinessMay 20, 2018
FAA Moved Slower Than Usual on Warning Ahead of Southwest Fatality
Before a fatal accident on a Southwest Airlines flight, regulators had been weighing stepping up engine inspections for an unusually long time after the first warnings about a part.

Forbes HeadlinesMay 19, 2018
Royal Wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan's Official Menu
Details from Prince Harry and Meghan's first wedding menu, from the luncheon for 600 wedding guests hosted by Queen Elizabeth II, are now out. We know now the official royal wedding Champagne.

Forbes HeadlinesMay 19, 2018
2018 Preakness Results: Justify Takes Second Leg of Triple Crown, Bravazo Places, Tenfold Shows
Justify eked out a half-length win in the 2018 Preakness, longshot Bravazo placed, and Tenfold showed. Here's how it went down, wire-to-wire.

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Google Business NewsMay 19, 2018
Tesla's Autopilot used to be a huge advantage for the company— but now it's becoming a problem - Business Insider

Business Insider


Tesla's Autopilot is a semi-autonomous driver assistance feature that, among other things, can keep a car in its lane and adjust its speed based on surrounding traffic. Two fatal accidents involving Autopilot have illustrated the concerns some auto


Reuters Company NewsMay 19, 2018
UPDATE 4-China agrees to import more from U.S., no sign of $200 bln figure
WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) - China has agreed to significantly increase its purchases of U.S. goods and services, the two countries said on Saturday, but made no mention of a $200 billion target the White House had touted earlier.

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UPDATE 3-China agrees to import more from U.S., no sign of $200 bln figure (Reuters Company News)

MarketWatch Breaking NewsMay 19, 2018
Weekend Snapshot: Dollar now a stock-market drag and a threat to earnings growth
Weekend Snapshot: Dollar now a stock-market drag and a threat to earnings growth

WSJ AsiaMay 19, 2018
Texas Shooter Spared Students He Liked, Court Document Says
The 17-year-old suspected of killing 10 people and wounding 10 others after opening fire on a Santa Fe, Texas, high school art class told police he spared students he liked during the rampage, according to court documents.

Washington Post BusinessMay 19, 2018
Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore on impeachment: 'Just getting rid of Trump, what does that do?'
"Yes, Trump has to go but that shouldn't be the main goal."

Forbes HeadlinesMay 19, 2018
5 Selfless Ways To Follow In Meghan Markle And Prince Harry's Footsteps
It's not just Meghan and Harry. More and more engaged couples encourage gifts to charities, over gifts for themselves.

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CNN/MoneyMay 19, 2018
China will 'significantly increase' purchases of US goods and services
After weeks of tensions, China and the United States have reached an initial agreement on trade.

MarketWatchMay 19, 2018
The New York Post: Meghan Markle's convalescing dad on royal wedding: Wish I were there
After backing out of daughter Meghan Markle‘s royal nuptials to Prince Harry, Thomas Markle spoke out Saturday as he watched the wedding from afar.

MarketWatchMay 19, 2018
The New York Post: Trump pressured U.S. postmaster general to jack up shipping rates for Amazon
President Trump personally pressured Postmaster General Megan Brennan to double the charges Amazon and other firms pay to ship packages, a new report said Friday.

Chicago Tribune Business NewsMay 19, 2018
'Fortnite: Battle Royale' upended the video game world. Chicago's game developers are trying to capture its magic.
"Fortnite: Battle Royale" has become a worldwide obsession among gamers, but it's not just teens in their parents' basement paying attention.

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CNBC BusinessMay 19, 2018
How the 'Meghan effect' is expected to move the fashion market
Meghan Markle's personal fashion has inspired fashion blogs and moved the market.

Google Market NewsMay 19, 2018
China says opening up of financial sector will need reciprocity - CNBC

CNBC


China's push to open up its financial sector to foreign banks and financial institutions will be based on the principle of reciprocity and will not reward protectionism by other countries, an official said on Saturday. China wants to accelerate the
China regulator


AdWeek NewsMay 18, 2018
Twitter Expects Engagement to Soar During the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia
Twitter only had native video on its platform for about six months when 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil took place, but it's an entirely different ballgame for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. The tournament, which kicks off June 14 and runs through the crowning of a champion July 15, is already heating up the social...

WSJ AsiaMay 18, 2018
China Agrees to Buy More U.S. Goods and Services
The U.S. and China wrapped up the second day of talks with Beijing agreeing to buy more American goods and services but resisting demands that it reduce the trade deficit it has with the U.S., according to people briefed on the talks.

Forbes Social Media NewsMay 01, 2018
The Biggest Gamer In The World Breaks Down Twitch For Us
I reached out to the biggest gamer on the planet, Ninja, to break down Twitch for me. It's literally like asking Lebron James to explain basketball.
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