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Posted On maggio 21, 2018By AdminIn Business

Starbucks Again Clarifies Guest Policy

Starbucks made a fresh attempt Monday to explain its new policy on non-paying guests after its initial effort sparked complaints that cafes would turn into homeless shelters and drug havens.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

Posted On maggio 21, 2018By AdminIn Business

Why Auto Dealers Struggle to Explain Your Car’s Hi-Tech Safety Features

Most new cars nowadays can be outfitted with advanced safety gear, but salespeople often fail to pitch buyers on the benefits of these potentially lifesaving but costly features.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

Posted On maggio 21, 2018By AdminIn Business

GE to Merge Rail Division With Wabtec in $11 Billion Deal

General Electric agreed to merge its railroad business with Wabtec, in a deal valued at roughly $11 billion, letting GE raise some cash to fund its turnaround and shed one of its oldest operations.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

Posted On maggio 21, 2018By AdminIn Business

Mnuchin: U.S., China Have Suspended Tariffs

The U.S. suspended its threat to impose tariffs on $150 billion in Chinese imports to the U.S. while negotiations with China continue, but President Trump could impose the tariffs if a deal doesn’t progress, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

Posted On maggio 21, 2018By In Business

Bond Market Indicates Doubt About Trump’s Economic Targets

The gap between short- and long-term interest rates has shrunk, and if the trend intensifies, it may be a classic harbinger of recession.

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Source: The New York Times

Posted On maggio 21, 2018By In Business

Boosting U.S. Exports to China by $200 Billion Is a Tricky Task

President Trump is trying to broker a deal to bring down the national trade deficit with China. Experts doubt his goal is achievable.

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Source: The New York Times

Posted On maggio 21, 2018By AdminIn Business

How HP Survives in a Shrinking PC Market

By focusing on sleeker designs and high-performance gaming machines, HP managed to boost revenue and gobble market share from smaller competitors even as the PC market shrank.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

Posted On maggio 21, 2018By AdminIn Business

Climate Pressure on Shell Is Warning to Oil Industry

Investors are upping the ante on big oil companies over climate change, demanding they take more concrete action to help curb global warming, with the issue set to come into focus at Shell’s annual meeting.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

Posted On maggio 21, 2018By In Business

Trump’s Charm and Threats Aren’t Working on China. Here’s Why.

President Trump threatened tariffs on $150 billion in goods, then tried conciliation. Beijing’s response either way: Rebuff the offers and avoid specific pledges.

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Source: The New York Times

Posted On maggio 21, 2018By AdminIn Business

Blackstone to Buy LaSalle Hotel Properties for $3.7 Billion

Blackstone Group LP, a large private-equity firm, has reached a deal to buy U.S. luxury hotel owner LaSalle Hotel Properties for about $3.7 billion, the companies said on Monday.

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Source: Wall Street Journal