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Trump Offers Open-Ended U.S. Commitment to Shore Up ...

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President Donald Trump announced an open-ended commitment to Afghanistan that will put as many as 4,000 more U.S. troops into the nation’s longest ...

People Start Hating Their Jobs at Age 35 - Bloomberg

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Jean Prince was 50 when she started working for a U.K. tech company near Cambridge as a technical author, writing software documentation. “I felt ...

LA Times Management Ousted by Tronc in Shake-Up at Flagship

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Tronc Inc., the Chicago-based newspaper publisher, ousted the management of its flagship Los Angeles Times, naming media veteran Ross Levinsohn as publisher and launching a search for a new editor. Levinsohn was also named chief executive…

Oncor Is Buffett's Latest Dealmaking Flop

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This year isn’t shaping up to be the stuff of Warren Buffett dealmaking legend. The loss comes six months after another multibillion-dollar Buffett pursuit hit the skids. In February, his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. committed $15 billion to…

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Mnuchin's Fort Knox Quip: 'I Assume the Gold Is Still There'

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Follow @bpolitics for all the latest news, and sign up for our daily Balance of Power newsletter. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin paid a rare official visit to Fort Knox to check out the nation's gold stash on Monday -- while…

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Get Up Close and Personal With the World’s Top Classic ...

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Yesterday, on the Pebble Beach Golf Course near Carmel, Calif., the world’s foremost car collectors and investors ogled 204 of the most expensive and ...

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Historic Eclipse Puts U.S. Power Grid Under the Microscope

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The first total solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in 99 years plunged broad swaths of the nation into darkness, putting more than 12,000 ...

U.S. Stocks Advance, Dollar Drops as Bonds Rise: Markets ...

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Most U.S. stocks rose, while the dollar edged lower amid growing unease about persistent low inflation and as investors await central bank speeches at ...

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Yellen, Draghi Head to Jackson Hole Amid Inflation Unease ...

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As the world’s top central bankers gather in Wyoming this week, their relief about a stronger global economy will be tempered by a growing unease that ...

Clash Over Brexit Timetable as U.K. Publishes More Policy ...

Follow @Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter. Britain and the European Union are at odds over how soon the ...

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These Are the Most Vulnerable Foreign Companies in Korea ...

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Annual military drills between the U.S. and South Korea this week could reignite tensions after Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump traded barbs. For ...

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Sempra Is Said to Be Near Deal to Acquire Oncor Electric ...

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Sempra Energy is nearing an agreement to buy Oncor Electric Delivery Co. for about $9.45 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter, putting ...

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Female Trial Attorneys in U.K. Notch a Win for Equality ...

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London’s female trial lawyers have scored a small but symbolic victory: access to the men’s locker room. The new unisex space at Southwark Crown Court ...

The Company Quietly Making Opioid Addiction Searchable

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It happens all the time at one of Palmetto Health’s five emergency rooms in Columbia, S.C., says emergency medicine physician Tripp Jennings. A patient comes in complaining of pain somewhere, and the attending physician types his name into…

Fed's Big Bond Unwind May Clobber U.S. Stocks, Corporate Debt

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Stocks and corporate bonds may be the surprise big losers once the Federal Reserve starts reducing its $4.5 trillion balance sheet. A committee of investors and banks highlighted that outside risk in a presentation to Treasury Department…

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How Far Does $1 Million Savings Go in Retirement, State by ...

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A million dollars—it has a nice ring to it. But as Dr. Evil learned after spending 30 years cryogenically preserved, it may not be enough—for many ...

Trump Struggles to Move Past Bannon, Starting With Afghanistan

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U.S. President Donald Trump disembarks from Marine One as he heads to the White House on Aug. 20. Photographer: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images. Donald Trump returns to the Oval Office on Monday in danger of becoming increasingly isolated…

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Marchionne’s Fiat Review Spurs Great Wall Interest in Jeep ...

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s fast-growing Jeep division has elicited takeover interest from a Chinese rival, the latest sign that the Italian-American ...

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Trump's Afghanistan Speech Kicks off Post-Bannon White House Era

American Enterprise Institute Adjunct Fellow Edward Conard weighs in on the firing of White House Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon. Conard speaks on 'Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.' (Source: Bloomberg). Donald Trump will make a prime-time speech…

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With Some Countries, China Is in the Red - Bloomberg

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China’s big trade surpluses hog all the headlines, but imbalances go both ways. South Korea’s $72.2 billion surplus with the People’s Republic in ...

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In Vietnam, the Best Education Can Lead to Worse Job ...

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Nguyen Van Duc graduated two years ago with a bachelor’s degree in economics from one of Vietnam’s best universities. Today, he earns about $250 a ...

Sunday, Aug 20

Mnuchin Defends Decision to Stay as Trump Sees Healing Ahead

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pushed back against demands made by his former classmates at Yale University that he resign from Donald Trump’s cabinet, and on Saturday defended the president’s response to last weekend’s deadly protests…

Nafta Nations Say Quick Deal on Table as Inaugural Talks ...

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Next round of talks scheduled for Sept. 1-5 in Mexico The U.S., Mexico and Canada ended the first round of talks on a new North American Free Trade ...

Jerry Lewis, Comic Turned Telethon Fund-Raiser, Dies at 91

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Jerry Lewis, who teamed with Dean Martin to create one of show business’s most famous acts and redefined slapstick comedy with his hammy, sappy on-screen ...

Bannon’s Path From Trusted Attack Dog to Toxic Liability

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Steve Bannon’s departure as White House chief strategist abruptly severs Donald Trump’s most important political relationship — at a pivotal moment in his presidency. Exactly a year and a day ago, on Aug. 17, Bannon, a fiery populist who…

Saturday, Aug 19

Sempra Is the Mystery Third Bidder For Oncor

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Sempra Energy is the mystery third bidder for Oncor Electric Delivery Co. that’s competing with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Corp., according to people familiar with the matter. San Diego…

Bannon Exit Won’t End White House Chaos That Comes From the Top

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Stephen Bannon’s ouster rids the White House of someone who fed off chaos, obsessed over his own image, and sowed conflict among top aides to the president. The problem is that many of Bannon’s most-damaging traits were merely an…

Five Suspected Terrorists Killed After Attacks on Spain

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Spanish police killed five suspected terrorists after a confrontation in a town south of Barcelona, just hours after a van rampaged down the city’s iconic Las Ramblas avenue and left 13 people dead. Six civilians and a police officer were…

Dow Weighs Exiting Shale-Gas Venture in Argentina, Minister Says

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Dow Chemical Co. is reviewing its joint venture with state-run YPF SA in Argentina’s flagship shale gas program, said Energy Minister Juan Jose Aranguren. A spokeswoman for Dow didn’t immediately comment. YPF didn’t comment. Dow signed the…

Friday, Aug 18

Billionaire Ally of Putin Socialized With Kushner, Ivanka Trump

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Follow @bpolitics for all the latest news, and sign up for our daily Balance of Power newsletter. As federal investigators probe possible Kremlin links with the Donald Trump campaign, one connection that hasn't gotten much attention is…

Airline That Was Once World's Most Valuable Makes a Comeback

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It’s taken five years, but the merger that created Latin America’s largest airline might finally be bearing fruit. Latam Airlines Group SA, once the world’s most valuable carrier, is in its strongest financial condition since predecessor…

Stocks Pare Early Losses as Trump Lets Bannon Go: Markets Wrap

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Start your day with what's moving markets in Asia. Sign up here to receive our newsletter. Stocks rallied from early session lows after the White House announced that Steve Bannon would be leaving his job as chief strategist on Friday. Oil…

Markets Roiled on Trump Stance Tensions: Markets Wrap

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Start your day with what's moving markets in Asia. Sign up here to receive our newsletter. A sense of growing unease gripped financial markets as President Donald Trump exacerbated the controversy sparked by a racist rally in Virginia and…

Thursday, Aug 17

Police Hunt Barcelona Terror Suspect After Van Attack Kills 13

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Police in Spain are still hunting the suspected terrorist who killed 13 people by ramming a van into pedestrians on Barcelona’s most iconic avenue before fleeing the scene. With about 100 more people injured, Catalonia’s regional…

Trump Wades Into Race Controversy Again as He Slams GOP Critics

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Follow @bpolitics for all the latest news, and sign up for our daily Balance of Power newsletter. President Donald Trump jumped back into the roiling controversy over his response to a violent rally of white supremacists in Charlottesville…

The 48 Frantic Hours Before CEOs Broke With Trump

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Follow @bpolitics for all the latest news, and sign up for our daily Balance of Power newsletter. Even before President Donald Trump began speaking at ...

An Eclipse Is Just What the U.S. Power Sector’s Been Waiting For

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Turns out the solar eclipse, set to plunge parts of the U.S. into total darkness on Monday, will offer exactly what the power sector’s been looking for: a completely predictable stage for experiments. It’s not often that power grid…