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U.S. Port Volumes Rise in July

U.S. retailers and manufacturers are stocking-up their inventories with newfound confidence heading into this year’s peak shipping season, when imports typically tick up ahead of the end-of-year holidays.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 22 Aug 2017 | 1:47 pm

Village Voice to end free, weekly print edition - NY1


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Village Voice to end free, weekly print edition
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NEW YORK - There will be a notable absence at newstands across the city as The Village Voice on Tuesday announced it is ending its free, weekly print edition. The Voice was launched in 1955, and went on to win numerous awards. It became a free ...
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Source: Business - Google News | 22 Aug 2017 | 1:42 pm

U.S. Sanctions Chinese, Russian Firms for Aiding North Korea

The U.S., seeking to clamp down on financing critical to North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program, targeted a host of Chinese and Russian firms and related individuals it accuses of aiding Pyongyang.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 22 Aug 2017 | 1:41 pm

The Los Angeles Times Has Its Deja Vu Moment - TheStreet.com


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The Los Angeles Times Has Its Deja Vu Moment
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The L.A. Times' latest management upheaval has its roots in the ill-fated 2000 merger between Tribune and Times Mirror. Leon Lazaroff. Follow. Aug 22, 2017 1:35 PM EDT. The Los Angeles Times Has Its Deja Vu Moment. LA Times. Forgive The Los Angeles ...
Ross Levinsohn is named the new publisher and CEO of the LA Times as top editors are oustedLos Angeles Times
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Source: Business - Google News | 22 Aug 2017 | 1:35 pm

Miners Are Flush With Cash Again

Fueled by a sharp rise in commodities prices, companies like BHP Billiton, Glencore and Rio Tinto are flush with cash again, boosting dividends, cutting debt and shelling out cash for expansions.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 22 Aug 2017 | 1:34 pm

Chinese Rival's Success With Volvo Sets Path for Great Wall's Pursuit of Jeep

The successful 2010 acquisition of Volvo by Geely, a then-little-known Chinese auto company, has helped fuel the ambitions of Great Wall, which has expressed interest in buying Jeep from Fiat Chrysler.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 22 Aug 2017 | 1:33 pm

Chevron CEO to Resign as Oil Giant Seeks Change

Chevron CEO John Watson is planning to step down as the energy giant seeks new leadership for a changing oil world, according to people familiar with the matter.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 22 Aug 2017 | 1:32 pm

Trains in Vain: Epic CSX Traffic Jam Snarls Deliveries, From Coal to Fries

Changes pushed by the new CEO of huge eastern railroad CSX have caused a summer of woe in supply chains at farms, mines and manufacturers. The company says the short-term snarls will abate as its new system takes effect.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 22 Aug 2017 | 1:30 pm

Foxconn jobs could begin appearing next year with 3 Wisconsin assembly plants - Madison.com


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Foxconn jobs could begin appearing next year with 3 Wisconsin assembly plants
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Foxconn is reportedly planning to build three relatively small factories in Wisconsin before it invests $10 billion in an LCD display panel plant. ASSOCIATED PRESS. Foxconn says it will build three assembly plants in Wisconsin next year as part of a ...
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Source: Business - Google News | 22 Aug 2017 | 1:11 pm

'Serious Doubts' Over Bayer and Monsanto's $57 Billion Megadeal, Says EU

Bayer’s $57 billion acquisition of Monsanto will undergo an in-depth investigation by the EU on concerns that it could hurt farmers, throwing into doubt plans to complete the tie-up by the end of the year.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 22 Aug 2017 | 1:06 pm

Osborn Williams & Donohoe LLC Buys 10 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) - Markets Daily


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Osborn Williams & Donohoe LLC Buys 10 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)
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Amazon.com logo Osborn Williams & Donohoe LLC increased its stake in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 1.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 915 ...
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Source: Business - Google News | 22 Aug 2017 | 1:00 pm

Coty's Beauty Sales Slump

Coty spent billions on dozens of Procter & Gamble brands with the goal of becoming one of the world’s top players in the beauty business. So far, the deal has brought mostly pain.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 22 Aug 2017 | 12:18 pm

Head of America's Largest Grocer Talks Amazon and Ugly Tomatoes

Rodney McMullen is navigating Kroger Co. through its stormiest period in more than a decade.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 22 Aug 2017 | 12:08 pm

Mexican Economy Grows for 16th Straight Quarter

Mexico chalked up its 16th consecutive quarter of economic growth in the April-to-June period as strong services output compensated for sluggish industrial production.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 22 Aug 2017 | 11:38 am

The Management Fix That Made Firefox Faster

Mozilla, the company that makes the Firefox web browser, used tangible goals and a spirit of competition to inspire workers to focus on critical issues hurting their product’s performance.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 22 Aug 2017 | 11:21 am