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Remington says court should approve rifle settlement even if gun owners may be suspicious


Remington says gun owners are wary about government, but the court should approve its class action settlement.

For once, DC's impotence is a problem for Wall Street, says CEO Danielle Hughes


The Trump administration's tax-slashing promises have some investors clamoring for more progress, says Divine Capital's CEO.

Trump's new Afghanistan strategy is likely to focus on counter terrorism efforts

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Counter terrorism efforts in Afghanistan are likely to be a major highlight of President Trump's address Monday evening.

Global funds expanding into massive Chinese investment market

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As China's financial markets mature, major foreign financial firms increasingly want to tap the multitrillion-dollar institutional investor market there.

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Google has no cloud business in China, which will make it hard to catch up with Amazon

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Google's decision to avoid China is preventing its cloud from competing there against Amazon, Microsoft and Alibaba.

Yahoo owes $5.5 million for backing out of NCAA tournament bracket deal, court says

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Yahoo owes $5.5 million for backing out of a contract to pay $1 billion for predicting every winner in the 2014 NCAA men's basketball tournament.


'Tax reform light' more likely; won't significantly impact 2018 economic growth: Pimco


Republicans may be committed to getting tax reform done, but Pimco's Libby Cantrill warned that getting it enacted is "difficult."

Martin Shkreli 'is his own worst enemy': Juror


Martin Shkreli was convicted of three criminal counts but acquitted of five others.

Ray Dalio: US most divided socially and economically since 1937

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In an essay, Ray Dalio, the head of Bridgewater Associates, compared the current U.S. climate to 1937.


Elon Musk joins more than 100 tech bosses calling for ban on killer robots

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In an open letter to the UN, a group of 116 robotics specialists urged the organization to take action against "weapons of terror."


Mitch McConnell: 'Zero chance' US fails to raise the debt ceiling

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Mitch McConnell on Monday insisted the U.S. government will raise the debt ceiling and avoid defaulting on its debt.


Early Uber investor says the troubled company should merge with Tesla

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A combination would give Uber autonomous driving technology and put Tesla in many more cities.

The solar eclipse is expected to boost these stocks

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Some companies hope to get a boost from millions of people traveling in the U.S. to see Monday's once-in-a-century solar eclipse.


Herbalife had talks to go private; steps-up pressure on long-time nemesis Bill Ackman with tender offer

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Herbalife early Monday said it recently held talks to go private but that the discussions ended on August 16 without a deal.


The most expensive Porsche ever sold fetches $14 million at Pebble Beach


The Pebble Beach car auctions were stronger than expected, with $327 million in sales, but still below last year.

Powerball jackpot swells to $650 million


The Powerball jackpot is now $650 million, after Saturday's drawing failed to yield a winner.


The US and South Korea are holding war games. Here's how North Korea might respond

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Pre-scheduled U.S.-South Korea war games are set to begin Monday.


China might want Jeep but Trump could slam brakes on deal

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Losing the famous U.S. brand to China may not be acceptable to Washington.


ADP's board rejects billionaire hedge-fund manager Bill Ackman's three candidates


ADP says its board voted unanimously not to nominate any of billionaire hedge-fund manager Bill Ackman's three candidates.


World's biggest shipping company is selling its oil and gas business to Total for $7.45 billion

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Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk said Monday it had agreed to sell its oil and gas division, Maersk Oil, to French oil major Total SA for $7.45 billion.

Monday, Aug 21

An investor trying to bridge the gap between tech and D.C. has some advice for Trump: Hire faster


While start-ups live in fear of regulation a la Uber or Airbnb, a Washington D.C. venture firm is helping start-ups learn how to work with Capitol Hill.

Sunday, Aug 20

'Hitman's Bodyguard' nabs the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office; 'Logan Lucky' misfires


"Hitman's Bodyguard," the action comedy movie starring Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds, won the weekend box office. The Channing Tatum special "Logan Lucky" wasn't so lucky.

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies at 91


Jerry Lewis, known for his slapstick antics, a brilliant comedic partnership with Dean Martin and muscular dystrophy telethon, has died of natural causes, his publicist said. He was 91.

Solar eclipse 2017: How the solar power industry is prepping for a huge blip


The solar eclipse will significantly diminish solar capacity for a couple of hours, prompting the solar industry to set up a complex back-up system of other power sources, Vox reports.

Mastermind of massive lottery fraud faces up to 25 years in prison


The computer programmer who pulled off a crazy, multi-state lottery scheme could get hit with a whopping 25-year prison sentence.

Saturday, Aug 19

This Airbnb-style camping startup wants to help eclipse watchers without a hotel room

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This startup is trying to use the shortage of hotel rooms along Monday's eclipse path to its advantage.

After a wild week at the White House, weakened stock market hopes for no Fed bombshells

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Stocks are technically weakened, and traders are hoping to get past the Fed's Jackson Hole symposium with no new bombshells.

Steve Bannon planning Breitbart News return after White House ouster


Steve Bannon plans on returning to Breitbart after leaving the White House.

It's not Steve Bannon's fault GOP made little progress on taxes, failed on health care: Analyst


Wall Street may be cheering the news of Steve Bannon's departure, but you really can't blame Bannon for the GOP's failures, James Pethokoukis said.

Friday, Aug 18

Why Trump just lit a political fuse by banishing Steve Bannon from the White House


Steve Bannon could make more trouble for the "establishment" Republican agenda outside the White House.

Foot Locker plunges 28% after sales fall way short of Street; Nike, Under Armour drop

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Foot Locker nosedive after the company's quarterly results miss expectations by a wide margin.

The investment philosophy popularized by Warren Buffett may be about to make a comeback

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Strategas tells clients that returns stemming from growth investment strategies could start to underperfom.

Apple has an idea for car sensors that could drastically reduce crashes

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It makes sense for Apple to be doubling down on this type of technology for a few reasons.

Thursday, Aug 17

Here's how Silicon Valley is responding to the Charlottesville rally, and Trump's comments on it

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Apple plans to set up donations to the Southern Poverty Law Center through iTunes and it has started to disable Apple Pay payments to white nationalist websites.

3 ways Trump's GOP could be bad for US business


There are three long-festering issues plaguing the GOP's relationship to American businesses.

This chart helps explain at least one reason CEOs can't tolerate racism and support diversity


It made business sense for CEOs to leave Trump's councils as much because of concern about consumers as concern about the workforce.

Inside the dramatic decision by corporate giants to rebuke Trump

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A powerful business council, formed by President Trump, had to disband because of the impact of his incendiary comments.