Business News - The Last 24 Hours

Financial market 'pause party' makes Fed rate cut less likely
Reuters - 1 hour 9 min ago
Risk-taking has been the rage since the Federal Reserve quit hiking interest rates at the end of last year. U.S. stocks are back near record highs and investors are stockpiling the lowest-grade corporate bonds with only a smidgen of extra compensation for the added risk.



Sri Lanka orders curfew after blasts
Indiatimes - 1 hour 56 min ago
The curfew will begin on Sunday night at 6:00 pm (local time) and run until 6:00 am (local time), the defence ministry said.
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Euronews - Sri Lanka: World leaders react to bombings - 3 hours 31 min ago
CNBC - Explosions kill at least 129 in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday - 4 hours 46 min ago
CNN - Sri Lanka Easter Sunday blasts -- live updates - 5 hours 25 min ago
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LA Times - Pope faces a grim Easter Sunday after bloodshed in Sri Lanka and the burning of Notre Dame - 3 hours 41 min ago
The Japan Times - Easter attacks in Sri Lanka kill at least 138, injure scores more - 4 hours 26 min ago



Tesla gets restraining order against short seller for stalking factory, harassing workers
SCMP - 4 hours 16 min ago
Elon Musk’s war with Tesla short sellers just got weirder.The electric carmaker claims a California man who it says is part of an online group of short sellers has been stalking its Fremont factory and harassing its employees – including dangerously swerving his car towards a Tesla Model 3 that ...



India is not a tariff king, has the right to protect specific sectors under WTO: Experts
Indiatimes - 5 hours 56 min ago
The US President Donald Trump has repeatedly claimed that India is a "tariff king" and imposes "tremendously high" import duties on American goods.



View: In Naresh Goyal, competition kills one more crony in India
Indiatimes - 5 hours 56 min ago
Economic reforms since 1991 are very incomplete, yet have created enough competition to kill many politically powerful but incompetent cronies.



Claims of shoddy production draw scrutiny to a second Boeing jet
Indiatimes - 6 hours 56 min ago
Boeing is facing questions about whether the race to get the Max done, and catch up to its rival Airbus, led it to miss safety risks in the design.
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CNN - New York Times: Boeing's South Carolina plant faces production issues that 'have threatened to compromise safety' - 16 hours 41 min ago
New York Times - Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet - 20 hours 35 min ago
Fox Business - Boeing's Big Win: $14.3 Billion to Modernize the B-52 and B-1 Bombers - 23 hours 2 min ago
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24/7 Wall St. - Official In China Caution Need For Tests Before Boeing 737 Max 8 Returns To Service - 1 hour 37 min ago
The Japan Times - FAA to involve experts from several nations in planned comprehensive review of troubled Boeing Max planes - 5 hours 26 min ago



International investors extend their inroads into China’s commercial real estate sector
SCMP - 7 hours 56 min ago
International investors have extended their inroads into China’s commercial property sector this year, as the largest cities become hunting grounds for office towers, shopping malls and mixed-use projects.Global investors have splashed out 29.2 billion yuan (US$4.35 billion) in the first three mon ...



China’s private firms in traditional low-tech sectors struggling without government support
SCMP - 8 hours 7 min ago
Among China’s millions of private businesses, Terry Wu says his is one of a minority of non-state firms that have benefited from government incentives to support the private sector, which Beijing is counting on as an important lifeline to buffer the nation’s overall economic slowdown.Wu’s comp ...



Air strikes and explosions hit key OPEC oil producer Libya's capital
CNBC - 8 hours 52 min ago
Several air strikes and explosions shook the capital of major oil producer Libya overnight, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on the city held by the internationally recognized government.



GM Stock Could Take Off if It Takes a Hint From Disney+
Fox Business - 12 hours 19 min ago
Legacy companies should be paying attention to what just happened to Disney stock.
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Kinder Morgan’s CEO Wants Investors to Know These 4 Things
Fox Business - 12 hours 22 min ago
The pipeline giant is adhering closely to its principles.
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Naked Capitalism - Bill Black: Faked Emissions May Send Volkswagen CEO to Prison - 4 hours 53 sec ago



Democratic hopefuls demur on pursuing Trump post-White House
Indiatimes - 12 hours 56 min ago
AMHERST, N.H. (AP) — Some Democratic contenders for president aren't saying whether they would re-open investigations into President Donald Trump if they were to oust him from the White House in 2020. Their reluctance comes as some liberals, including fellow 2020 challenger Sen.
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CNN - Congress should initiate impeachment proceedings against Trump - 16 hours 43 min ago
Indiatimes - Trump sours on Mueller report after initial upbeat view - 19 hours 56 min ago
Fox Business - AP FACT CHECK: Trump team's distortions on Mueller report - 23 hours 56 min ago
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LA Times - We already knew what the Mueller report found: Trump lies - 2 hours 26 min ago
The Japan Times - Democratic 2020 hopefuls demur on investigating Trump if they win White House - 7 hours 26 min ago



Tech Stocks This Week: 2 Soaring IPOs and Apple's Settlement With Qualcomm
Fox Business - 15 hours 20 min ago
Find out why Zoom and Pinterest soared and how Apple and Qualcomm finally came to terms.



Will Alphabet Earnings Beat Expectations Again?
Fox Business - 15 hours 56 min ago
The Google parent company's Q1 earnings are scheduled to be released on Monday, April 29. Here's what to watch and expect.
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US intelligence reportedly says Huawei funded by Chinese state security
CNBC - 16 hours 34 min ago
US authorities are probing the Chinese tech company for potential sanction violations.



Netflix Says New Competition Isn't Material: Is It Right?
Fox Business - 16 hours 56 min ago
Disney and other big companies are entering the paid streaming market later this year.
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TechCrunch - 3 fixes for Netflix’s “What to watch?” problem - 21 hours 35 min ago
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Boeing's Dreamliner jet now facing claims of manufacturing issues: NYT report
CNBC - 17 hours 13 min ago
Workers at a Boeing facility in South Carolina have raised numerous complaints to federal regulators.



With Interest: The Week in Business: Pinterest Provides I.P.O. Inspiration and Tesla Shows Off Self-Driving Cars
New York Times - 19 hours 20 min ago
Plus, The National Enquirer has a new owner and the country’s economy gets a checkup.



Oil Prices: Mixed Signals From the Oil Market Are Heightening Uncertainty
Fox Business - 20 hours 24 min ago
Crude's next move is anyone's guess.



Why that IRS calculator might not be enough to pinpoint your 2019 tax liability
CNBC - 20 hours 56 min ago
If you're unhappy with your 2018 taxes, now is the time to make changes to head off a similar result next year. Be aware that you'll need more than the IRS tax calculator to get the most accurate results.
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NY Post - New Yorkers last to hit tax freedom - 8 hours 21 min ago



Walmart Wants to Take On Amazon in Digital Advertising
Fox Business - 21 hours 16 min ago
Two of the world's premiere retailers are battling for the hearts and minds of shoppers everywhere.
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The Guardian - Even Amazon and the tech giants could fail to click in a changing market - 6 hours 25 min ago



Why Pinterest Could Be the Hidden Gem of the 2019 IPO Class
Fox Business - 21 hours 34 min ago
The overlooked social media company has an attractive advertising platform with serious potential.
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Zero Hedge - The Wave Of Unicorn IPOs Exposes Silicon Valley's GroupThink - 16 hours 46 min ago
TechCrunch - Acquisitions, more than IPOs, will create Africa’s early startup successes - 19 hours 18 min ago
MarketWatch - Cannabis Watch: Greenlane IPO: 5 things to know about the closest thing to a U.S. cannabis company to go public on Nasdaq - 20 hours 22 min ago



Is the Marijuana Industry Recession-Proof?
Fox Business - 21 hours 35 min ago
The green rush could have investors seeing green in pretty much any economic environment.
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CNBC - BlackRock's Larry Fink says there are no signs of global recession in the next 12 months - 22 hours 28 min ago



He Stopped a Global Cyberattack. Now He’s Pleading Guilty to Writing Malware.
New York Times - 22 hours 49 min ago
Marcus Hutchins, a British security researcher credited with halting a huge outbreak of ransom software in 2017, accepted United States charges over previous activity.



Brazil outlines slew of sectors for 2019 BRICS Summit under its presidency
Indiatimes - 23 hours 26 min ago
Among the priorities declared by Brazil are scientific-technical and innovative cooperation, digital economy, fight against organized crime and money laundering, senior Brazilian government sources told ET.



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