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Source: Business - Google News | 21 Feb 2018 | 8:53 pm

How Jeffrey Immelt's 'Success Theater' Masked the Rot at GE

A culture that disdained bad news contributed to overoptimistic forecasts and botched strategies. GE stock has almost halved since Mr. Immelt resigned as CEO and the company is considering whether to break itself up.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 21 Feb 2018 | 8:49 pm

Roku forecast hurts stock, but includes a major milestone - MarketWatch


Barron's

Roku forecast hurts stock, but includes a major milestone
MarketWatch
Roku expects to generate more revenue from its platform than sales of its hardware this year. By. TheresePoletti. Columnist. Roku Inc. investors jittery about the company's financial expectations for the year should see the silver lining in that cloudy ...
Roku Plummets After Missing First-Quarter Sales ForecastBloomberg
Roku Drops 22%: 'For Us It's All Been Positive,' Says CFOBarron's
Roku stock tanks 18% after sharing financials, outlookTechCrunch
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Source: Business - Google News | 21 Feb 2018 | 8:41 pm

Fed Gives Bullish Signals on Economy

Federal Reserve officials agreed last month that a strengthening economic growth outlook bolstered their plans to keep raising short-term interest rates this year, minutes from their January meeting show.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 21 Feb 2018 | 8:34 pm

Ford North America President Leaves Following Misconduct Allegations

Raj Nair, a top Ford executive, has been fired following misconduct allegations, the latest high-ranking leader to be shown the door amid broader scrutiny of workplace behavior in corporate America.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 21 Feb 2018 | 8:00 pm

R-Rated Behavior of Star Producer Causes Drama for Disney

Tom Schumacher, the executive behind Disney’s new “Frozen” musical, has been accused of explicit sexual language and behavior in the workplace, even as he turned the entertainment company into a powerful force on Broadway.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 21 Feb 2018 | 7:53 pm

Why an American Airlines Monopoly Works for Charlotte

In contrast to many cities luring low-cost competitors to their airports, Charlotte, N.C., has stuck with a dominant carrier, accepting high prices in exchange for plentiful flights

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 21 Feb 2018 | 7:40 pm

Toys "R" Us Plans to Close Another 200 Stores

Toys “R” Us Inc. plans to close another 200 stores and lay off a significant portion of its corporate staff following a disappointing holiday sales season, according to people familiar with the matter.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 21 Feb 2018 | 7:30 pm

YouTube Says It Mistakenly Promoted a Conspiratorial Video on Florida Shooting

Google’s video site and other social media struggle to suppress misleading and false content on their platforms.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 21 Feb 2018 | 6:56 pm

Bill Gates reveals the two 'crazy things' he purchased since becoming a billionaire 30 years ago - Business Insider


Business Insider

Bill Gates reveals the two 'crazy things' he purchased since becoming a billionaire 30 years ago
Business Insider
Billionaire Bill Gates sat down with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres for the first time this week. Gates is the second-richest person in the world, with a net worth over $91 billion. Gates said since becoming a billionaire his two biggest purchases have ...
Bill Gates flunks Ellen's grocery shopping challengeCNNMoney
Bill Gates Fails Miserably at Guessing What an Average Person's Groceries CostTIME
Bill Gates doesn't know how much Rice-A-Roni costsCNET
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Source: Business - Google News | 21 Feb 2018 | 6:46 pm

White House Reaches Out to Labor Unions on Trade Policy

President Donald Trump sought input Wednesday from the largest labor unions in the U.S. on trade policy, including the talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 21 Feb 2018 | 6:26 pm

America's Emerging Petro Economy Flips the Impact of Oil

The effect of oil prices on the U.S. economy used to be straightforward: Higher was bad. Yet between 2014 and early 2016, as oil collapsed, growth slowed sharply. Since then oil has doubled, yet the economy has accelerated.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 21 Feb 2018 | 6:23 pm

Uber's new 'Express Pool' is all about getting more riders to share rides - Recode


Recode

Uber's new 'Express Pool' is all about getting more riders to share rides
Recode
The new UberPool option requires riders to walk a little before and/or after their ride. By Johana Bhuiyan@JMBooyah Feb 21, 2018, 6:05pm EST. Share Tweet Share. Share. Uber's new 'Express Pool' is all about getting more riders to share rides. share ...
Uber rolls out cheaper Express Pool service that rivals busesUSA TODAY
I Tried Uber's New 'Pool Express' Service And Honestly, Just Take a BusGizmodo
New Uber Express Pool offers cheaper ride, less conveniencePhilly.com
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Source: Business - Google News | 21 Feb 2018 | 6:05 pm

Fed Officials Say Economy Is Ready for Higher Rates - New York Times


New York Times

Fed Officials Say Economy Is Ready for Higher Rates
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Robust economic growth has increased the confidence of Federal Reserve officials that the economy is ready for higher interest rates, according to an official account of the central bank's most recent policymaking meeting in late January ...
Rising bond yields stomp out stock rally after Fed report confuses marketCNBC
Fed Gives Bullish Signals on EconomyWall Street Journal
Fed officials: Stronger economy boosts chance for rate hikesSeattle Times
BBC News -MarketWatch -Press Herald -Reuters
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Source: Business - Google News | 21 Feb 2018 | 6:02 pm