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Home BancShares, Inc. (HOMB) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
Fox Business - 22 min 49 sec ago
HOMB earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2018.
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Fox Business - Genuine Parts Co (GPC) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript - 23 min 50 sec ago
CNBC - Cramer Remix: How investors can use earnings to their advantage in this sell-off - 1 hour 10 min ago
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Washington Post - ATVs Drive Textron’s Earnings Off a Cliff - 7 hours 43 min ago
Zero Hedge - Netflix Plunges - Erases Post-Earnings Gains - 7 hours 59 min ago
24/7 Wall St. - The Drivers Behind Travelers Earnings - 12 hours 24 min ago
MarketWatch - Europe Markets: European bourses edge mostly higher as strong earnings remain in focus - 14 hours 9 min ago
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CNBC Video - The options market is implying some interesting moves for P&G on its earnings - 2 hours 9 min ago
Reuters Video - European shares edge up as earnings quell Fed angst - 9 hours 11 min ago



Exclusive: U.S. asks for WTO panel over metals tariff retaliation
Reuters - 24 min 21 sec ago
The United States is requesting that a World Trade Organization dispute resolution panel get involved in a clash over international retaliation over U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, according to a U.S. official familiar with the matter.
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Reuters - Exclusive: U.S. asks for WTO panel over metals tariffs retaliation - 1 hour 29 min ago
CNBC - Shares of global manufacturers like Snap-on tools plunge as tariffs drive up costs - 5 hours 27 min ago
SCMP - Will Trump’s tariffs on Chinese imports make the next Christmas more expensive for Americans? - 21 hours 20 min ago
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24/7 Wall St. - What Nucor, Steel Dynamics Earnings Indicate About the Industry and Tariffs - 8 hours 39 min ago
MarketWatch - Capitol Report: Tax reform may extend boost to business investment spending for another year — if tariffs don’t ruin it first - 10 hours 13 min ago
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CNBC Video - Could be another quarter before we see tariff impact on earnings, says portfolio manager - 13 hours 1 min ago



Wall Street's biggest bull: The market is 'inappropriately' pricing in a potential recession
CNBC - 50 min 49 sec ago
Tony Dwyer of Cannacord Genuity says that a fall in the markets should have been expected since there has been "historically low volatility" and "historically high complacency" lately. However, Dwyer is not deterred by the sell-off.
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CNN - Trade war with China could lead to recession sooner rather than later - 5 hours 38 min ago
CNBC - The Fed will ultimately push the US into recession, strategist says - 11 hours 10 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Recession fears grip emerging markets amid currency crises - 11 hours 12 min ago
COMMENTARY:
Zero Hedge - JPMorgan Now Sees 60% Odds Of A Recession In 2 Years - 5 hours 7 min ago
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CNBC Video - We think the Fed will ultimately push the US into recession, strategist says - 14 hours 30 min ago



US economy under Trump: Is it the best in history?
BBC - 56 min 34 sec ago
Is the US economy under President Trump the best it's ever been?
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CNBC - Iran may benefit as US-Saudi ties are tested - 17 hours 9 min ago
SCMP - Costs of a US-China break-up are too high for either to bear - 19 hours 54 min ago
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CNBC Video - US economic index signals strong growth - 3 hours 37 min ago



Goat CEO explains why sneakers are for more than just sports
CNBC - 1 hour 5 min ago
On the sneaker reselling website Goat, one pair of shoes can go for as much as $60,000. The company also recently announced a sponsorship deal with Los Angeles Lakers player Kyle Kuzma, who has previously been sponsored by Nike.
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CNBC - Venmo had a breakout quarter and is at a 'tipping point' to finally make money for PayPal, CEO says - 1 hour 14 min ago
Reuters - Campbell Soup CEO sees no room for concessions to Third Point - 5 hours 42 min ago
CNN - Morgan Stanley CEO: This is the big investment opportunity we're missing - 7 hours 42 min ago
COMMENTARY:
MarketWatch - Capitol Report: How America’s top CEOs are spending their own money on the midterm elections - 9 hours 16 min ago
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CNBC Video - Goat CEO: Why sneakers are for more than just sports - 2 hours 21 min ago
Reuters Video - French minister and Thales CEO the latest to quit Saudi investor conference - 9 hours 12 min ago



China asks WTO to set up panel to discuss U.S. steel, aluminum measures
Reuters - 1 hour 7 min ago
China has filed a request with the World Trade Organisation to establish an expert group to determine the legality of tariffs imposed by the United States on imports of steel and aluminum, the Ministry of Commerce said late on Thursday.
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CNBC - Larry Kudlow: China 'has not responded positively to any of our asks' in US trade talks - 7 hours 6 min ago
SCMP - China’s stocks fall to 4-year low amid fears of forced selling - 13 hours 40 min ago
Reuters - Asia stocks falter as China knocked by renewed trade war fears - 18 hours 19 min ago
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BusinessInsider - China's biggest retailer is coming to America with the help of Google - 1 hour 34 min ago
Zero Hedge - Russia And China Prepare To Ditch Dollar In Bilateral Trade - 4 hours 24 min ago
The Guardian - WTO warns trade war threatens 'millions of jobs', as China's stocks slide again - business live - 16 hours 17 min ago
The Japan Times - Japan’s exports unexpectedly fell in September after natural disasters, clouding U.S.-China trade war impact - 22 hours 9 min ago
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CNBC Video - NEC's Kudlow: China has not responded positively to any of our asks - 5 hours 36 min ago



Trump concedes Khashoggi likely dead, threatens consequences
Indiatimes - 1 hour 39 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday it "certainly looks" as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened "very severe" consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him.
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CNN - Trump says 'it certainly looks' like Khashoggi is dead - 3 hours 3 min ago
Indiatimes - Trump says looks like Khashoggi dead, threatens consequences - 3 hours 9 min ago
COMMENTARY:
LA Times - Jamal Khashoggi's suspected killing puts Trump's heckling of journalists in the spotlight - 5 hours 34 min ago
MarketWatch - Trump Today: Trump Today: President threatens to deploy military to close border with Mexico - 9 hours 56 min ago
Naked Capitalism - Trump and Jamal Khashoggi— Saudi Arabia Has Been Bribing the US with Arms Sales for Years - 10 hours 14 min ago
Zero Hedge - Blain: "Analysts Are Looking At A Cascade Crisis In China"... And That's Great News For Trump - 11 hours 43 min ago
The Intercept - Why Won’t Trump Condemn the Saudis? (Hint: It’s Israel. Also, Iran) - 14 hours 8 min ago
BusinessInsider - Mike Pompeo reportedly warned Mohammed bin Salman 'global pressure' will force Trump to deal with Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance if the Saudis don't step up - 17 hours 3 min ago
The Japan Times - Trump seen leading Saudi ‘cleanup operation’ to help crown prince over journalist’s disappearance, but goals unclear - 23 hours 9 min ago



Cramer: The Fed's attempt to preemptively curb inflation is 'a mistake'
CNBC - 1 hour 53 min ago
Jim Cramer says there's "no cause" for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates four more times and calls on the central bank to take its time.
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CNBC - Gary Cohn: President Trump shouldn't comment on independent agencies like the Fed - 7 hours 56 min ago
Reuters - Dollar rides a Fed wave higher; stocks, oil drop - 8 hours 57 min ago
COMMENTARY:
The Guardian - The Fed is ignoring Trump: this is a fight he cannot win | Nils Pratley - 6 hours 11 min ago
Zero Hedge - Snyder: Is The Fed Trying To Sabotage Trump? - 10 hours 3 min ago
MarketWatch - Bond Report: Treasury yields extend climb in wake of Fed minutes - 12 hours 14 min ago
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CNBC Video - Cramer: The Fed's attempt to preemptively curb inflation is 'a mistake' - 1 hour 29 min ago



Big tech's budding relationship with Saudi Arabia in doubt after Khashoggi
CNN - 2 hours 5 min ago
This spring, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia met the royalty of Silicon Valley: Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos and Sundar Pichai.
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New York Times - Karen Attiah, Jamal Khashoggi’s Editor, Speaks About the Writer and His Work - 2 hours 19 min ago
CNN - How Saudi Arabia's media is covering the Jamal Khashoggi disappearance - 3 hours 49 min ago
Euronews - Trump says it 'certainly looks' like journalist Khashoggi is dead - 3 hours 55 min ago
Indiatimes - US pulls out of Saudi meeting amid mixed signs on Khashoggi - 4 hours 9 min ago
CNBC - Trump: 'It certainly looks' like Khashoggi is dead - 4 hours 12 min ago
SCMP - Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: too much at stake for Saudi Arabia to face any real punishment - 21 hours 9 min ago
COMMENTARY:
Zero Hedge - In Final WaPo Column, Khashoggi Laments Arab World's Deteriorating Press Freedoms - 14 min 49 sec ago
The Japan Times - U.S. gives Saudis more time on Jamal Khashoggi probe; Steve Mnuchin to skip confab - 2 hours 9 min ago
LA Times - Jamal Khashoggi's last column: 'The Arab world is facing its own version of an Iron Curtain' - 2 hours 59 min ago
The Guardian - Liam Fox pulls out of Saudi event over alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi - 9 hours 56 min ago
MarketWatch - Capitol Report: Biden says he hopes Democrats don’t impeach Trump | Republican leaders hesitant in Khashoggi response - 10 hours 35 min ago
BusinessInsider - Saudi Arabia paid the US $100 million on the same day Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh to discuss Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance - 19 hours 21 min ago
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CNBC Video - Trump: It 'certainly looks like' Jamal Khashoggi is dead - 4 hours 3 min ago



Falling growth stocks signal 'end of the bull market,' trader says
CNBC - 2 hours 18 min ago
Growth stocks, which have been leading the stock market, are starting to fade — and that's not a good sign, trader Steve Grasso says.
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CNBC - We could see more 'dramatic declines' in the stock market: Top technician Ralph Acampora - 3 hours 3 min ago
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MarketWatch - Mark Hulbert: The stock market is overdue for a one-day 5% or 10% plunge - 2 hours 59 min ago
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CNBC Video - Chinese tech stocks wiped out, but one could be a buy - 5 hours 5 min ago



US sanctions on Saudi Arabia would roil stocks: David Stockman
Fox Business - 2 hours 24 min ago
David Stockman is warning that stocks would take a nosedive if the U.S. imposes sanctions against Saudi Arabia.
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Indiatimes - With few buyers, Iranian oil armada heads to China ahead of US sanctions - 13 hours 9 min ago
Euronews - Medvedev slams EU's "hasty decisions" on Russia sanctions - 13 hours 42 min ago
CNBC - China may 'ease up' on sanctions against North Korea as the trade war drags on - 19 hours 59 min ago



Goldman Sachs joins growing band of businesses snubbing Saudi conference
Reuters - 2 hours 32 min ago
Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Thursday joined the growing list of high-profile businesses snubbing a Saudi investment conference next week amid mounting pressure on Riyad over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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CNBC - EXCLUSIVE: Our full interview with Goldman Sachs' new CEO - 3 hours 20 min ago
Reuters - Goldman Sachs says executives will not attend Saudi conference - 4 hours 5 min ago
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NY Post - Goldman Sachs wants to weed out women in class-action suit - 6 hours 59 min ago
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CNBC Video - Don't expect midterms outcome to have any short-term regulatory impact, says Goldman's Solomon - 4 hours 39 min ago



China's currency is expected to fall below its own 'red line,' prompting more complaints from US
CNBC - 2 hours 57 min ago
Strategists expect China's weakening currency to eventually fall through a key psychological level that could spark an even steeper drop and no doubt draw a new round of criticism from the Trump administration.
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Indiatimes - US says it could remove India from currency monitoring list - 16 hours 9 min ago
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Washington Post - China’s weak currency is helping it in the trade war — but Beijing doesn’t want it to fall further - 12 hours 26 min ago
MarketWatch - Currencies: Yuan loses ground after U.S. stops short of calling China a currency manipulator - 12 hours 27 min ago
The Japan Times - Team Trump puts China on watch list with Japan, other nations but won’t brand Beijing as currency manipulator - 23 hours 9 min ago
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Reuters Video - U.S. opts not to call China a currency manipulator - 8 hours 57 min ago



Amazon to open Manchester office as it adds 1,000 British jobs
Reuters - 3 hours 7 min ago
Amazon.com is opening its first office in Manchester, northern England, and expanding two other centers to house 1,000 new R&D roles in what it said was a major new investment in British innovation.
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BBC - Amazon creates 1,000 'highly skilled' jobs in three UK cities - 3 hours 9 min ago
New York Times - Among Amazon HQ2 Watchers, Northern Virginia Checks the Most Boxes - 6 hours 2 min ago
Fox Business - Amazon and Google: How two tech giants differ over working with US Dept. of Defense - 17 hours 41 min ago
Deutsche Welle - eBay sues Amazon for allegedly poaching its sellers - 17 hours 46 min ago
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BusinessInsider - Amazon has teamed up with designer Jonathan Adler on a luxury furniture and decor collection that's actually affordable — here are 14 pieces we love - 1 hour 39 min ago
TechCrunch - Amazon says it will add 1,000 more employees in the UK, bringing the total to 28,500, bucking the Brexit chill - 2 hours 57 min ago
The Guardian - Amazon creates 600 technology jobs in Manchester - 3 hours 8 min ago
Washington Post - Why Amazon Prime memberships might be ‘flattening out’ - 4 hours 42 min ago
MarketWatch - One political party is getting more love from Amazon workers than ever before - 5 hours 13 min ago
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CNBC Video - Ebay sues Amazon for allegedly poaching sellers - 13 hours 56 min ago



Elizabeth Warren wants Wells Fargo to fire its CEO. She wants the Fed's help
CNN - 3 hours 17 min ago
Senator Elizabeth Warren wants regulators to keep Wells Fargo in the penalty box until the bank replaces CEO Tim Sloan.
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Reuters - Senator Warren urges Fed to require removal of Wells Fargo CEO - 5 hours 49 min ago
Fox Business - Elizabeth Warren to Fed: Wells Fargo CEO must go - 6 hours 6 min ago
CNBC - Elizabeth Warren calls on the Fed to demand Wells Fargo fire CEO Tim Sloan - 10 hours 9 min ago
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MarketWatch - Capitol Report: Elizabeth Warren says Fed should keep Wells Fargo restrictions in place until CEO Sloan is ousted - 6 hours 47 min ago
NY Post - Elizabeth Warren to Fed: Wells Fargo CEO Sloan must go - 9 hours 38 min ago



AmEx tops profit estimates on higher consumer spending
Reuters - 3 hours 33 min ago
American Express Co topped Wall Street estimates for third-quarter profit on Thursday and lifted its yearly earnings forecast, as a strengthening U.S. economy powered higher credit card spending.
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Indiatimes - Consumer confidence drops sharply in September: Survey - 10 hours 39 min ago
CNN - Shanghai Fashion Week: Gen Z consumers and the new 'made in China' - 21 hours 43 min ago



Goldman Sachs sees five more Fed rate hikes through end of 2019
Reuters - 3 hours 59 min ago
Goldman Sachs economists on Thursday said the firm remained "comfortable" with its call for five more interest rate hikes — two more than priced in financial markets — through the end of 2019.
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CNBC - Fed's Quarles says uncertainty calls for gradual U.S. rate hikes - 7 hours 12 min ago
Fox Business - US mortgage rates fall slightly; 30-year at 4.85 percent - 7 hours 33 min ago
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MarketWatch - NewsWatch: Dow ends more than 300 points lower on worries about global growth, interest rates - 3 hours 9 min ago
NY Post - Fed plans to keep hiking interest rates despite Trump blowback - 22 hours 34 min ago
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CNBC Video - Rising rates and the impact on fixed income - 5 hours 55 min ago



Harris proposes tax breaks bill for middle-class Americans
CNN - 4 hours 18 sec ago
Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris, a potential 2020 presidential candidate, proposed new legislation on Thursday aiming to provide tax breaks for low- and middle-class Americans.
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CNBC - Facebook co-founder wants to repeal Trump tax cuts to pay for a $500 per month basic worker income - 10 hours 6 min ago
Indiatimes - Massive tax scam cost Europe 55 bn euros: Report - 13 hours 9 min ago
Reuters - 'Enough excuses!' France's Le Maire grows impatient over GAFA tax - 14 hours 46 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Cum-ex tax scandal cost European treasuries €55 billion - 16 hours 9 min ago
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LA Times - Billions of tax dollars flow to private Medicaid plans. But is anyone minding the store? - 2 hours 44 min ago
Kiplinger - Hefty Fund Payouts Trigger Big Tax Hit - 8 hours 35 min ago
MarketWatch - Outside the Box: Benefits of major tax deductions shift away from the middle class to the upper class - 12 hours 15 min ago
The Japan Times - Japan’s only female minister, Satsuki Katayama, hit by allegation she was paid to influence tax agency - 13 hours 9 min ago
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CNBC Video - Facebook co-founder on how tax cuts and economic growth impact investments - 12 hours 31 min ago



Political ad buyers are exploiting a Facebook loophole to disguise where their money is coming from
CNBC - 4 hours 40 min ago
Facebook launched a political ad archive earlier this year to promote transparency around ad funding. Some have still found ways to remain relatively anonymous.
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Indiatimes - Facebook launches 'war room' to combat election meddling - 5 hours 39 min ago
CNBC - Facebook talks up its third-party fact-checkers, but at least one is checking just one post per day - 9 hours 24 min ago
CNN - Bracing for the midterms, Facebook builds a 'war room' - 13 hours 42 min ago
Reuters - Facebook tentatively concludes spammers were behind recent data breach: WSJ - 22 hours 43 min ago
COMMENTARY:
Washington Post - I fell for Facebook fake news. Here’s why millions of you did, too. - 3 hours 10 min ago
LA Times - Murder suspect arrested after streaming police chase on Facebook Live - 6 hours 19 min ago
TechCrunch - A ton of people don’t know that Facebook owns WhatsApp - 7 hours 12 min ago
24/7 Wall St. - Should Facebook Restructure Its Board? - 7 hours 39 min ago
The Japan Times - Spammers were behind recent Facebook data breach, company tentatively concludes - 19 hours 9 min ago
BusinessInsider - Facebook has 'tentatively' concluded that spammers, not foreign agents, are to blame for the biggest hack in its history (FB) - 23 hours 22 min ago
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Reuters Video - Facebook sets up "war room" to take down fake news - 4 hours 36 min ago
CNBC Video - NYC comptroller wants Mark Zuckerberg to have less control of Facebook - 4 hours 50 min ago



Apple to host mystery product event on October 30
CNN - 4 hours 43 min ago
Apple will host an event in Brooklyn to likely announce a few new products.
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CNBC - Apple announces October 30 event where it's expected to announce new iPads and Macs - 8 hours 6 min ago
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BusinessInsider - An IT repairman is selling off more than 1,000 rare, vintage Apple computers — here's a look at his impressive collection (AAPL) - 1 hour 15 min ago
24/7 Wall St. - Apple invites press to October 30 NYC event - 6 hours 34 min ago
The Japan Times - Eight Japan firms listed in best global brand report; Apple holds top spot - 14 hours 9 min ago
Washington Post - Apple IPhone Helps Give TSMC an Instant Hit - 17 hours 1 min ago



Despite "big gaps", Britain and EU talk up Brexit prospects
Indiatimes - 5 hours 39 min ago
"We are all working, we're intensifying the work on these issues that remain," May told a news conference after a two-day summit in Brussels had ended.
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Euronews - EU Summit & Brexit: no major break-through - 5 hours 54 min ago
CNN - Not enough progress has been made on Brexit, EU leaders say - 9 hours 2 sec ago
BBC - Brexit: EU ready to extend transition period - 9 hours 13 min ago
CNBC - Brexit is stalling over one key issue and the solution could be costly for UK leader Theresa May - 14 hours 6 min ago
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The Guardian - Sky warns Disney and Discovery of no-deal Brexit blackout - 7 hours 1 min ago
Project Syndicate - Are Britons Really Softening on Immigration? - 11 hours 7 min ago
Zero Hedge - Pound Slides On Reports May 'Worried' EU Close To 'Pulling Plug' On Brexit Talks - 11 hours 27 min ago
Naked Capitalism - Brexit: Fatal Complacency? - 13 hours 34 min ago
MarketWatch - London Markets: FTSE gains slightly as pound trades flat amid Brexit uncertainty - 14 hours 15 min ago
The Japan Times - U.K. Labour figure commits Brexit gaffe by longing for ‘united’ Ireland - 23 hours 9 min ago
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Reuters Video - Pound supported as Britain's May open to longer Brexit transition - 8 hours 35 min ago
CNBC Video - European markets open mixed as Brexit talks rumble on - 19 hours 1 min ago



Uber is testing a new 'on-demand labor' service, sort of like a temp agency
CNBC - 6 hours 2 min ago
The new program, called Uber Works, is testing in Chicago and would expand the ride-hailing giant beyond the transportation realm for the first time.
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CNN - Saudi prince is investing millions more in Uber's Middle East rival - 9 hours 55 min ago
CNBC - Uber reportedly raises $2 billion in debut junk bond sale ahead of blockbuster IPO - 16 hours 36 min ago
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TechCrunch - Uber is developing an on-demand staffing business - 5 hours 50 min ago
MarketWatch - The Wall Street Journal: Uber borrows $2 billion in debut ‘junk’ bond sale - 8 hours 43 min ago



Souring sentiment drags global stocks lower; oil falls
Reuters - 6 hours 15 min ago
Stocks fell on Thursday while German and U.S. bond prices rose in a move toward safety assets, with traders citing the Sino-U.S. trade war, Italy's budget concerns and a widening gap between the United States and Saudi Arabia.
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CNBC - Oil plunges nearly 11% in just 2 weeks, shrugging off Iran sanctions and Saudi tension - 6 hours 29 min ago
CNN - China's currency falls; Novartis deal; Oil prices slip - 14 hours 39 min ago
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Zero Hedge - Iran Sends Record Amount Of Oil To China - 3 hours 39 min ago
MarketWatch - The Wall Street Journal: Oil could fall further on rising U.S. supplies, says internal OPEC report - 4 hours 38 min ago
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CNBC Video - Navigating market volatility amid earnings and crude oil prices - 11 hours 10 min ago



Wall Street slides on weak earnings, hawkish Fed, Saudi concerns
Reuters - 6 hours 43 min ago
U.S. stocks sank more than 1 percent on Thursday as weak industrial earnings raised worries about rising expenses and the impact of tariffs, adding to concerns over higher borrowing costs after hawkish commentary in the Federal Reserve's minutes.
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Reuters - Wall Street hit by weak industrial earnings, hawkish Fed - 7 hours 46 min ago
New York Times - Wall Street Drops After Weak Industrial Earnings, Hawkish Fed - 8 hours 58 min ago
CNBC - Bank of America downgrades homebuilder stocks as Wall Street grows increasingly bearish on housing - 11 hours 16 min ago
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MarketWatch - The Wall Street Journal: ‘It certainly looks’ like Khashoggi is dead, Trump says - 52 min 17 sec ago
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CNBC Video - The biggest bull on Wall Street says the market corrections isn't over yet - 2 hours 35 min ago
Reuters Video - Wall Street drops on Italy, Saudi Arabia worry - 3 hours 23 min ago



Starbucks to let Mexico's Alsea operate stores in four European markets
Reuters - 7 hours 25 min ago
Starbucks Corp said on Thursday it would give its longtime partner Mexico's Alsea SAB the rights to operate its cafes in France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg as the coffee chain tries to streamline its operations in markets where sales have struggled.
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Reuters - Starbucks to let Mexico's Alsea operate stores in four European nations - 10 hours 23 sec ago



Crypto M&A is on a tear as dealmakers see opportunity in bitcoin's price slump
CNBC - 8 hours 40 min ago
Merger and acquisition activity for cryptocurrency companies has more than doubled in the past year amid a slump in prices, according to JMP Securities and data from PitchBook.
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SCMP - Chip foundry TSMC’s sales outlook disappoints as smartphone, cryptocurrency mining demand stalls - 16 hours 39 min ago
Reuters - Hacked, scammed and on your own: navigating cryptocurrency 'wild west' - 18 hours 56 min ago
COMMENTARY:
MarketWatch - CryptoWatch: Here’s how the U.S.-China trade battle is disrupting cryptocurrency miners - 5 hours 17 min ago
TechCrunch - Emma, the money management app, rolls out cryptocurrency support - 16 hours 9 min ago
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CNBC Video - Genesis Trading CEO gives his bull case for cryptocurrencies - 2 hours 2 min ago



Futures drop on hawkish Fed, disappointing industrial earnings
Reuters - 10 hours 54 min ago
U.S. stock futures fell on Thursday, as some industrials reported disappointing results, while the Federal Reserve's minutes showed officials broadly agreed on raising interest rates further, fanning concerns that contributed to last week's brutal selloff.
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Reuters - Futures slip after Fed minutes signal more rate hikes - 12 hours 29 min ago
Fox Business - Stock futures trade cautiously on interest rate concerns - 15 hours 48 min ago
COMMENTARY:
Zero Hedge - Bitcoin Futures Trading Volumes Surge 41% In Q3, CME Reports - 8 hours 8 min ago
MarketWatch - Futures Movers: Oil extends decline on rising U.S. supplies and easing worries over Iran sanctions - 8 hours 36 min ago
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CNBC Video - Futures Now: Crude hits one-month low - 7 hours 39 min ago



China’s September FDI figure rises as foreign investor shrug aside concerns of trade war
SCMP - 10 hours 54 min ago
Foreign direct investments rose by 8 per cent in China in September, as investors shrugged aside concerns of the country’s ongoing trade war with the US and put more money into local businesses and projects. Investments rose to 636.7 billion yuan (US$97.8 billion) in the first three quarters of th ...
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SCMP - US-China trade war saps confidence among Hong Kong businesses - 14 hours 27 min ago
Reuters - Exxon Mobil bets big on China LNG, sidesteps trade war - 23 hours 47 min ago
COMMENTARY:
Time Business - Why $1 Ebay Yoga Pants Could Be the Latest Victim of President Trump’s Trade War With China - 12 hours 47 min ago
The Japan Times - Growth in China’s robot market to slump this year amid trade war - 14 hours 9 min ago
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Reuters Video - Trade war: Japan's exports suffer but yuan spared by U.S. - 9 hours 12 min ago



Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman: I made my fortune thanks to luck and common sense
CNBC - 11 hours 24 min ago
The self-made billionaire was born to working-class Polish immigrants and grew up in a modest one-bedroom apartment.
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Reuters - Macau billionaire revives dormant theme park project, without theme park - 13 hours 11 min ago
CNN - Billionaire Tom Steyer to donate another $2 million to Andrew Gillum in Florida governor's race - 21 hours 51 min ago
COMMENTARY:
MarketWatch - The Margin: Ban billionaires? Capitalism takes beating at the hands of Teen Vogue and others - 6 hours 41 min ago



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