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Posted On ottobre 23, 2018By faber970AIn Business

Alaska’s Economy Finally Starts to Thaw

Rising oil prices and a political compromise are helping the state to exit recession and join the U.S. economic boom.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

Posted On ottobre 23, 2018By faber970AIn Business

iPhone XR Review: You Don’t Have to Spend $1,000 for the Best iPhone

The iPhone XR has a few price-cutting compromises, but great battery life, Face ID and a colorful design make it the best iPhone to buy, writes Joanna Stern.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

Posted On ottobre 23, 2018By faber970AIn Business

Higher Prices for Burgers Help McDonald’s Sales

McDonald’s is still struggling to attract more U.S. customers but it eked out higher sales this quarter by charging more for its food.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

Posted On ottobre 23, 2018By faber970AIn Business

What #MeToo Has to Do With the Workplace Gender Gap

A new study from Lean In and McKinsey shows the pervasiveness of sexual harassment at the office and the persistence of inequality. That isn’t a coincidence.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

Posted On ottobre 23, 2018By faber970AIn Business

Verizon Adds Phone Customers But Oath Revenue Weakens

Verizon Communications added to its pool of wireless phone subscribers in the third quarter while pressing forward with its bet that it is better to focus on building a faster network than trying to own the content that flows through it.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

Posted On ottobre 23, 2018By faber970AIn Business

Lockheed Martin Eyes Higher Sales

Lockheed Martin said its sales growth will accelerate next year even as defense industry analysts said 2019 could mark a peak for domestic military spending.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

Posted On ottobre 23, 2018By faber970AIn Business

United Tech Raises Targets, Waits on Rockwell Merger

United Technologies sought to reassure investors that its core businesses are performing well even as the company’s $23 billion takeover of Rockwell Collins hangs in regulatory limbo.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

Posted On ottobre 23, 2018By faber970AIn Business

Bank of Canada Widely Expected to Raise Interest Rates

The Bank of Canada is widely expected on Wednesday to raise its benchmark overnight interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point in response to solid economic growth and a new trade pact with the U.S. and Mexico.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

Posted On ottobre 23, 2018By faber970AIn Business

How One Stubborn Banker Exposed a $200 Billion Russian Money-Laundering Scandal

Billions in illicit funds flowed through accounts held at Danske Bank’s branch in tiny Estonia. One employee dug into the details and tried to alert his superiors at headquarters. The resulting scandal cut the bank’s value in half, cost the CEO his job and prompted a new round of soul-searching.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

Posted On ottobre 23, 2018By faber970AIn Business

Digital Publisher Refinery29 to Lay Off About 10% of Workforce

Refinery29, the media and entertainment company focused on millennial women, is laying off more than 40 full-time employees as the publisher falls short of its revenue target for the year.

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Source: Wall Street Journal