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Clinton VP Finalists had to turn over every password for every social media account for every member of family...

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Bloomberg Will Endorse Clinton

“Michael Bloomberg, who bypassed his own run for the presidency this election cycle, will endorse Hillary Clinton in a prime-time address at the Democratic convention and make the case for Mrs. Clinton as the best choice for moderate voters in...



Is China Stealing Jobs? It May Be Losing Them, Instead

With a slowing domestic economy, rising costs and stiffer foreign competition, China’s laborers are losing jobs, including to the United...



Republican Convention Falls Short of TV Ratings Expectations

Television producers grumbled throughout the week about the less-than-ideal spectacle, with relatively unknown speakers appearing in the prime 10 p.m....



New iPhone 7 details: Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank just detailed what to expect for the new iPhone...



Roger Ailes Is Out as Head of Fox News

Mr. Ailes, who had run the cable network since its inception, was cut loose after a sexual harassment suit filed by Gretchen Carson, a former Fox...



Why Social Data Are Transformational

To gain competitive advantage, successful marketers must use all of their data to learn faster and act smarter than ever before. However, not all data are created equal. Where should marketers invest to yield high-quality data that they can translate...



Pokemon Among the Top Watched Shows On Netflix

On Netflix, Pokémon TV shows have become one of the most watched titles after the release of Pokémon Go mobile game, which has taken the world by storm, told a spokesperson for the steaming service to CNBC on Thursday. The streaming giant...



Common Sense: Pointing a Finger at the Fed in the Lehman Disaster

A respected economist argues that the Federal Reserve could have saved the financial firm from its chaotic collapse eight years...



This Is What A Year On Earth Looks Like

If you’ve ever wondered what the sunlit world looks like over the course of a year from one million miles away, then good news: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center released a video to YouTube on Wednesday that speeds through an entire...



Manufacturing Activity Fell Slightly in July

July 21, 2016 — Manufacturing activity in the region fell slightly in July, according to firms responding to this month’s Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey. The diffusion index of current activity fell from 4.7 in June to -2.9 this...



The government is suing to stop two colossal health insurance mergers

The Department of Justice has officially brought a lawsuit to stop the merger of four health insurance giants, according to CNBC. The DOJ filed suits to block the mergers of Anthem and Cigna as well as Aetna and Humana. The combined value of the deals...



Netflix analyst: I'm still bullish

Despite a dismal quarter and huge share slide, BTIG's Rich Greenfield says Netflix still has plenty of...



YouTube, Vine Personalities Getting Paid for Facebook Live Videos, Too (Report)

Payments for Facebook Live videos aren’t limited to household names anymore, as creators who have carved niches on YouTube, Vine and elsewhere on the web are in on the action. Deepa Seetharaman and Steven Perlberg of The Wall...



Birkenstock will pull its shoes from Amazon over counterfeit sellers

Birkenstock has a message for customers shopping on Amazon: "BUYER BEWARE." Fed up with counterfeit products and unauthorized sellers, the iconic sandal retailer is planning to remove its merchandise from the e-commerce giant beginning January...



REPORT: A big-name HSBC trader just got arrested

The global head of foreign exchange cash trading at HSBC was arrested at John F. Kennedy International airport on Tuesday morning, according to Tom Schoenberg at Bloomberg. Mark Johnson is set to appear in federal court in Brooklyn later today,...



Churning Over China

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Morning News: July 20, 2016

U.S. Targets $1 Billion in Assets in Malaysian Embezzlement Case Justice Dept. Will Seek to Block Two Health Insurance Mergers Roger Ailes is Negotiating His Departure as Chairman of Fox News Pimco’s New Turnaround Man: Manny Roman For Berkshire...



5 TV Characters Who Should Have Been Killed Off

Hannibal | Source: NBC The past few years have seen new highs for television deaths: HBO’s gloriously gaudy swords and dragons-cum-softcore porn Game of Thrones, and the far less watched NBC horror-drama Hannibal have...



Cramer: The word that took down Netflix

Jim Cramer was left dazed and confused after listening to Netflix's conference...



Trashing Tumblr

So Scott Galloway thinks Tumblr was nothing more than a “porn site.” I think that is a ridiculous comment coming from someone who says ridiculous things. Tumblr was, and still is, a vibrant social media platform. Just talk to the tens...



US entrepreneurship dips in 2015

Overall rates of entrepreneurship declined last year, according to new data from Babson College’s Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2015 U.S....



TURKEY SEIZES OVER 2,250 INSTITUTIONS IN POST-COUP CRACKDOWN...

TURKEY SEIZES OVER 2,250 INSTITUTIONS IN POST-COUP CRACKDOWN...(Third column, 11th story, link) ...



Markets mixed but US stocks are "only game in town" (1655198)

Markets were mixed on Tuesday. The S&P 500 fell 0.1 percent but the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1 percent, its eighth consecutive gain and its sixth consecutive record close. Elsewhere, the STOXX Europe 600 fell 0.4 percent but the Nikkei 225...



Kelly Says Ailes Sexually Harassed Her Too

Megyn Kelly has told investigators that Fox News chief Roger Ailes “made unwanted sexual advances toward her about ten years ago when she was a young correspondent at Fox,” Gabriel Sherman reports. “Kelly, according to the...



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Why Trump is wrong on trade

Trump is wrong about trade because he sees it through the eyes of a businessman, not an economist. A successful businessman knows that he must always work to maximize his profits, and he can do that only if the goods and services he provides bring in...



Brexit As Seen Through The Eyes Of A Young Migrant

Some 100,000 Lithuanians live in the U.K. — a huge percentage of the tiny EU nation. We hear from one young Lithuanian, back in Vilnius for the summer, whose future is now in question after...



Our parents are missing the one trait that makes America truly great

In Wednesday's Washington Post appeared a note from a Baby Boomer who will possibly hold his nose and vote for Donald Trump for President of the United States. Here's a taste of it: "We are under no illusions about Trump. We know that this...



Friday: Auto Sales, ISM Mfg, Construction Spending

From Paul Krugman: The Macroeconomics of Brexit: Motivated Reasoning?. From the intro: I believe that Brexit is a tragic development, which will do substantial long-run economic harm. But what we’re hearing overwhelmingly from economists is the...



Tesla crash raises concerns about autonomous vehicle regulation

(Reuters) - The fatal crash of a Tesla Motors Inc Model S in Autopilot mode has turned up pressure on auto industry executives and regulators to ensure that automated driving technology is deployed safely. ...



Why Diesels Were About to be Obsolete Anyway

As Volkswagen reaches a settlement for US owners, something occurred to me. Have you ever had a really great idea in the shower? I haven't. My epiphanies usually come while behind the wheel on some remote stretch of Highway 101 or driving down a...



Stocks and bonds rise after strong jobs gain (1652196)

Stocks were mostly up on Friday. The S&P 500 rose 1.5 percent. It briefly rose above its record closing level in intraday trading after being boosted by a report that US nonfarm payrolls rose by 287,000 in June, the biggest increase since October....



Money, Hate And Hard Feelings: Brexit Fallout Continues In U.K., Europe

The U.K.'s credit rating has been downgraded. British police say there's been a rise in reports of hate crime incidents. And passions ran high on the floor of the...



China's central bank willing to let yuan fall to 6.8 per dollar: Sources

The central bank will aim to ensure a gradual decline to prevent the sort of capital outflows that shook the economy earlier this...



George Soros Full Remarks – “European Union Is In mortal Danger”

George Soros is alive and well (despite the rumors) and he is back in the geopolitical arena – this morning warning once again of the dire consequences of the Brexit and what the world must do to prevent another financial crisis. Below are the...



Billionaire GOP Donor Says Trump Could Create 'Widespread Global Depression'

A Wall Street billionaire thinks a Donald Trump presidency could spell doom for the global economy. Paul Singer, who runs the hedge fund Elliott Management and has been a big GOP donor in the past, told a crowd at the Aspen Ideas Festival that...



Core Inflation Rate Falls to 1.4 Percent if Shelter is Excluded

The Fed rate hike gang got excited yesterday about the release of the June Consumer Price Index data. As the NYT reported, a 0.2 percent June rise in the core CPI took the year over year rate to 2.3 percent. That is slightly above the 2.0 percent target...



Helicopter Money

Jim Hamilton: Helicopter money: Despite aggressive actions by central banks, many of the world’s economies are still stagnating and facing new shocks, leading to renewed calls for helicopter money as a serious policy prescription for countries...