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Exports Keep China's Economy Warm, but Winter Is Coming

Friday October 19th, 2018 03:36:45 PM
As China’s economic growth weakens faster than expected and uncertainty from the trade fight with the U.S. casts a shadow over business, a surprising driver has been exports. But that may soon peter out.


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The Plot Thickens at Barnes & Noble

Wednesday August 15th, 2018 07:56:20 PM
Will the bookseller's chairman team up with Liberty to make a low-ball bid for the retail operations?


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Amazon Revisits Some Cities as HQ2 Decision Looms

Friday October 19th, 2018 02:13:54 PM
Amazon executives have made a fresh round of visits to several of the 20 finalists for its $5 billion second-headquarters project, fueling added anticipation as it nears a decision in a process that has stretched over more than a year.

Facebook Turns to U.K. Politician to Help Repair Image

Friday October 19th, 2018 03:44:44 PM
Facebook has hired Britain’s former deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, as its top policy and communications executive, giving a Silicon Valley outsider the task of mending the social network’s image.

Frustrated Investors Want Frackers to Consolidate

Friday October 19th, 2018 02:13:53 PM
A private-equity firm is urging oil producer Resolute Energy to merge with a rival, the latest salvo in a growing campaign by some investors to force shale drillers to consolidate.


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Coca-Cola Funded Anti-Obesity Nonprofit GEBN Shuts Down After Allegations Of Coke's Involvement

Tuesday December 1st, 2015 09:10:04 AM
The Global Energy Balance Network (GEBN), a nonprofit organization funded by the Coca-Cola Co., said on its website late Monday that it will discontinue its operations. The announcement comes four months after it was revealed that the Atlanta, Georgia-based beverage maker was involved in the activities of the group.

Small Shops See Uptick In Customers Despite Lack Of Small Business Saturday American Express Incentives

Saturday November 28th, 2015 10:57:07 PM
In the wake of Black Friday, small shops and retailers were getting the attention on Saturday as United States consumers came out for Small Business Saturday -- a shopping holiday conceived by American Express in 2010. The day has become a way for small retailers, restaurants and shops to promote their establishments within their local communities.

Small Business Saturday: American Express Cuts Credit Incentives For Shopping Locally

Saturday November 28th, 2015 12:18:01 AM
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday – there’s a shopping day for everything at this time of year. But this year’s sixth annual Small Business Saturday will be missing one key factor: incentives for American Express credit card holders, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday.


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Verizon Expected To Sell Nokia 2V As A Prepaid Phone

Wednesday October 17th, 2018 09:56:14 PM
It was leaked last week that HMD Global will release a new version of the Nokia 2.1 in the United States exclusively from Verizon. Now, new information has surfaced claiming that the handset will be sold as a prepaid phone.

LG Display, Lenovo Reportedly Working On 13-Inch Foldable Tablet

Wednesday October 17th, 2018 09:22:15 AM
A new report claims that LG Display has partnered with Lenovo to create a 13-inch tablet that is able to fold in half. LG Display will supply the foldable OLED panel, while Lenovo will be responsible for designing and manufacturing the tablet.

Amazon Reportedly Preparing ‘Secret Weapon’ Against Smart Device-Making Rivals

Tuesday October 16th, 2018 09:49:18 AM
Amazon is secretly working on a versatile robot that’s equipped with all of the latest technologies that are becoming a trend in the tech market these days. The robot is said to be Amazon’s “secret weapon” against its rivals in the smart device-manufacturing industry. 


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Iran's New Oil And Gas Contract Terms Flexible On Crude Price, Risk: Official

Saturday November 21st, 2015 01:48:00 PM
TEHRAN, Iran (Reuters) -- Iran's new oil and gas contracts will have flexible terms that take into account oil price fluctuations and investment risks, a senior Iranian official told Reuters Saturday. Iran is trying to lure back international oil companies to develop its vast oil and gas reserves once sanctions are lifted under a deal with world powers. Iran will announce a new development contract model at conferences in Tehran Nov. 28-29 ‎and in London in February.

With Crude Prices At Historic Lows, Saudi Arabia Pledges To Keep Oil Coming

Sunday November 8th, 2015 10:32:47 PM
A year after the price of crude went into free fall, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has said that it has no plans to reduce oil drilling. In comments to the Financial Times, Saudi officials said they see no reason to slow the supply of oil in advance of an international producers' meeting in December. 

How Will Federal Budget Deal Affect US Oil Security?

Wednesday October 28th, 2015 07:27:23 PM
As Middle East and Latin American countries grapple with sinking oil prices, the United States is considering a budget deal that would require the sale of 58 million barrels of oil from the emergency reserve created decades ago to shield the nation from market disruptions. While this release of crude is unlikely to directly affect oil prices, some experts say depleting the Strategic Petroleum Reserve could leave the U.S. vulnerable to unforeseen events that disrupt global oil markets.






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