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Strategist Steve Bannon leaves Trump
Strategist Steve Bannon leaves Trump's turbulent White House

Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump's White House, is leaving. Trump accepted Bannon's resignation on Friday, ending a turbulent seven months for his chief strategist, ...

Steve Bannon is leaving the White House and may be returning to Breitbart
Steve Bannon is leaving the White House and may be returning to Breitbart

White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving the Trump administration, according to...

A new report says 39 million contact lens wearers are at risk for severe eye damage - but it
A new report says 39 million contact lens wearers are at risk for severe eye damage - but it's largely preventable

When people ask me why I don't wear contacts, I typically come up with some excuse to avoid...

Snap seems to (finally) have a good story to tell
Snap seems to (finally) have a good story to tell

Snap seems to be having success with original shows. The company, struggling with user growth and...

US stocks slide again as industrial companies and banks drop
US stocks slide again as industrial companies and banks drop

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks continue to skid Friday morning as industrial companies fall after a weak report from farm equipment giant Deere. Banks are also down as bond yields continue to slide, and sporting goods companies continue to take sharp losses as investors did not like what they heard from

Mitt Romney Pens Powerful Message Calling On Trump To Apologize For Charlottesville Remarks
Mitt Romney Pens Powerful Message Calling On Trump To Apologize For Charlottesville Remarks

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney called on President Donald Trump to "acknowledge that he was wrong" and apologize for his remarks about the violent Charlottesville rally.

Heather Heyer
Heather Heyer's mother says she won't talk to Trump 'after what he said about my child'

Susan Bro, the mother of the woman killed amid the Charlottesville, Virginia, violence last...

Deere beats 3Q profit forecasts
Deere beats 3Q profit forecasts

Deere & Co. (DE) on Friday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $641.8 million. The Moline, Illinois-based company said it had profit of $1.97 per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The ...

Investors sell stocks, dollar on fears Trump agenda is foundering
Investors sell stocks, dollar on fears Trump agenda is foundering

Asian stock investors joined a global retreat from riskier assets on Friday and the dollar wavered on rising doubts about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to deliver his economic agenda. The MSCI World index slipped 0.1 percent, adding to Thursday's 0.8 percent drop and heading for a flat end to the week. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.5 percent, but still looked set to gain 1.4 percent for the week after tensions between North Korea and the United States came off the boil.

The Fed
The Fed's Timidity Is Helping No One

There's a lot more the central bank could do to spur growth.

Barcelona attack dents travel stocks as global sell-off spreads to Europe
Barcelona attack dents travel stocks as global sell-off spreads to Europe

European travel stocks fell sharply in early trading on Friday after a deadly attack in tourist hotspot Barcelona, with investors also increasingly concerned the Trump administration was fraying at the seams. As a global sell-off spread, the pan-European STOXX 600 was down 0.9 percent by 0725 GMT

Investors sell stocks, dollar on fears Trump agenda is foundering
Investors sell stocks, dollar on fears Trump agenda is foundering

Asian stock investors joined a global retreat from riskier assets on Friday and the dollar wavered on rising doubts about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to deliver his economic agenda. Confidence was shaken further after a van mowed through crowds of tourists in Barcelona on Thursday, killing

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns, cites recent "drumbeat of distractions"
Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns, cites recent "drumbeat of distractions"

U.B. Pravin Rao, Infosys' chief operating officer, was named interim managing director and chief executive. Rao will report to Sikka, who will take the executive vice chairman role until a permanent CEO takes charge, which should be no later than end-March 2018, Infosys said. The move comes after a protracted war of words between Infosys and its founders and some former executives, who were unhappy with various decisions taken by the board.

Under fire _ from GOP _ Trump digs in on Confederate icons
Under fire _ from GOP _ Trump digs in on Confederate icons

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) - With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Donald Trump on Thursday burrowed deeper into the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials and lashed out at members of his own party in the latest controversy to engulf his presidency.

AMD Unveils PC Graphics Cards to Compete Against NVIDIA
AMD Unveils PC Graphics Cards to Compete Against NVIDIA

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. AMD recently unveiled its new Radeon RX Vega 56 and 64 graphics cards. We believe that this launch will provide AMD an edge against NVIDIA's NVDA, GeForce GTX 1080 and 1070 cards, which were released last year.Though the reviews

Republicans will
Republicans will 'take whatever it is they can get' on taxes: Former Wal-Mart US CEO

U.S. stocks fell on Thursday amid concerns over the future of Trump's agenda, but former Wal-Mart US CEO Bill Simon said tax reform will still get done.

Cramer reveals the one retailer going after Amazon
Cramer reveals the one retailer going after Amazon's Achilles heel

Jim Cramer says Wal-Mart is the only retailer whose suppliers give it a viable way to compete head-to-head with Amazon.

Ackman takes aim at ADP as tensions mount
Ackman takes aim at ADP as tensions mount

The showdown between Pershing Square Capital's Bill Ackman and ADP's (NASDAQ:ADP) Carlos Rodriguez could intensify on Thursday, as Ackman is expected to detail his plan of progress for the company - the source of an ongoing rift between the pair. Ackman has said he has ideas for "transformative change" at ADP, which will be detailed to investors Thursday. The rift between the hedge fund manager and ADP was born out of an email sent by Rodriguez, on accident, to Ackman.

POLL: 40% of Americans now say they want Trump impeached
POLL: 40% of Americans now say they want Trump impeached

A new poll by PRRI reveals rising support for President Donald Trump's impeachment, with four in...

Tense days for business owners without legal status in US
Tense days for business owners without legal status in US

MIAMI (AP) - Maribel Resendiz and her husband came to the U.S. from Mexico, sold cool drinks to workers in the tomato fields of South Florida and eventually opened a bustling shop in a strip mall offering fruit smoothies and tacos. Now she is preparing for the possibility she'll have to leave it

What Is Trump Worth to Twitter? One Analyst Estimates $2 Billion
What Is Trump Worth to Twitter? One Analyst Estimates $2 Billion

Without Donald Trump, Twitter Inc. could lose almost a fifth of its value.

Blackstone Adds $10 Billion in Energy Assets With Harvest Deal
Blackstone Adds $10 Billion in Energy Assets With Harvest Deal

Blackstone Group LP will add $10 billion in assets by buying energy investor Harvest Fund Advisors, betting that demand for pipelines and facilities will continue to rise despite sluggish energy prices....

Top Republican senator slams Trump and calls for
Top Republican senator slams Trump and calls for 'radical changes'

Sen. Bob Corker, an influential Tennessee Republican, issued one of the GOP's strongest rebukes...

Cowen & Co.
Cowen & Co.'s Chen Says Wal-Mart Is 'Well-Positioned'

Aug.17 -- Oliver Chen, Cowen & Co. managing director, discusses Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s earnings forecast and competition with Target Corp. He speaks with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets."

Trump
Trump's top advisers are reportedly 'despondent and numb' and unsure how his presidency will recover after Charlottesville

Morale seems to be low in the White House following President Donald Trump's decision to veer...

Strategist Says Dollar Depends on Who Unwinds First
Strategist Says Dollar Depends on Who Unwinds First

Aug.17 -- In today's "Futures in Focus," Ted Seifried, chief market strategist at Zaner Group, and Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn examine how the unwinding of the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank balance sheets can impact the U.S. dollar. They speak on "Bloomberg Markets."

How to photograph the solar eclipse without damaging your camera
How to photograph the solar eclipse without damaging your camera

You can safely take a photo of the eclipse with your iPhone or other smartphone. But if you have...

Californians are talking about trying to leave the United States in a
Californians are talking about trying to leave the United States in a 'Calexit'

A fringe political group that led the call for California to break away from the union after the...

The US Navy is getting a
The US Navy is getting a 'game-changing' upgrade that could turn the tables on China and Russia

The US Navy today faces a devastating missile gap between its two biggest rivals, Russia and...

Forget sentences your interviewer doesn
Forget sentences your interviewer doesn't want to hear - a word we use every day could sabotage you in a job interview

"I" is a tiny, one-letter word, but it can spell big trouble in job interviews. "People who only...

Snap executives have started selling their shares
Snap executives have started selling their shares

At least three Snap executives have sold shares following the company's post-IPO lockup...

Wall Street opens lower on inflation, Trump policy worries
Wall Street opens lower on inflation, Trump policy worries

All the 11 major indexes were lower, with technology index's (.SPLRCT) 0.4 percent fall topping the list. Cisco's (CSCO.O) 4 percent fall weighed the most on the S&P and the Nasdaq, while Wal-Mart's (WMT.N) 2.7 percent slide was the biggest drag on the Dow. Indexes closed off their highs

GE and Tesla to Outfit 50 Home Depot Stores With Solar Panels
GE and Tesla to Outfit 50 Home Depot Stores With Solar Panels

General Electric Co.'s Current unit and Tesla Inc. will install solar systems on 50 Home Depot Inc. stores and sell the power output to the retailer.

Why GoPro (GPRO) Could Be Positioned for a Surge
Why GoPro (GPRO) Could Be Positioned for a Surge

GoPro (GPRO) is seeing solid earnings estimate revisions, and the stock is showing decent short-term momentum as well.

Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett's partner Charlie Munger says there are '3 rules for a career'

The 93-year-old investor believes this is what it takes to succeed.

China
China's Alibaba outstrips revenue estimates with online sales growth

Thursday's results show that Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N), one of Asia's most valuable companies, is benefiting from more and more Chinese buying an increasing proportion of everything from food to clothing to luxury items online. Alibaba's stock is up by over 81 percent this year,

Another country joins China and Japan in cracking down on bitcoin exchanges
Another country joins China and Japan in cracking down on bitcoin exchanges

Australia joins China and Japan in trying to regulate bitcoin and digital currency exchange providers with new crackdown on money laundering.

Oil edges up on decline in U.S. crude stocks, but high output caps gains
Oil edges up on decline in U.S. crude stocks, but high output caps gains

Oil prices edged up on Thursday, clawing back some ground after losses in the previous session. Traders said the market was range-bound as falling crude inventories provided price support while high output was capping gains. Brent crude futures were at $50.44 per barrel at 0543 GMT, up 17 cents, or 0.3 percent, from their last close.

'I think he's a greedy little man': Prospective jurors revealed contempt for 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli

Martin Shkreli was found guilty on two counts of securities fraud earlier this month...

Buffett
Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will not increase its Oncor offer

The energy unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Wednesday it will "stand firm" on its $9 billion offer to acquire 80 percent of Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC and will not increase its offer. Elliott Management Corp, the largest creditor of Oncor's bankrupt

Buffett
Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will not increase its Oncor offer

Elliott Management Corp, the largest creditor of Oncor's bankrupt parent Energy Future Holdings Corp, has tried to best Berkshire's offer for the Texas utility with a $9.3 billion proposal. Elliott, which already owned a major position in the biggest block of debt of Energy Future, has now purchased a slice of a different class of debt that would ensure the hedge fund's ability to block Buffett's deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

New emails suggest Moscow
New emails suggest Moscow's attempt to infiltrate the Trump campaign may have gone further than we knew

Trump campaign foreign-policy adviser George Papadopoulos reportedly tried to set up multiple...

Target tops Street 2Q forecasts
Target tops Street 2Q forecasts

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Target Corp. (TGT) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $672 million. On a per-share basis, the Minneapolis-based company said it had net income of $1.22. Earnings, adjusted for

Alibaba Earnings Preview: Will Revenue Really Jump 49%?
Alibaba Earnings Preview: Will Revenue Really Jump 49%?

Aug.16 -- Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba reports first quarter earnings before the opening bell Thursday in New York. Analysts expect the company to show strong revenue growth against its user base of more than 500 million people. Ramy Inocencio has the Bloomberg charts you need to know in "The Numbers Don't Lie" on "Bloomberg Daybreak Asia."

Cisco meets 4Q profit forecasts

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) _ Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $2.42 billion. On a per-share basis, the San Jose, California-based company said it had net income of 48

At least seven dead in suspected gang attack at Guatemala hospital
At least seven dead in suspected gang attack at Guatemala hospital

At least seven people were killed and 12 others injured on Wednesday after suspected gang members attacked a hospital in the capital in a bid to free a jailed associate who went there under police supervision for a checkup, officials said. "Anderson Daniel Cabrera, a gang member from the Mara Salvatrucha, was coming for a medical review," police spokesman Jorge Aguilar said, adding the suspected gang members "are suspected of wanting to rescue him." Police arrested five of seven suspected gang members who were armed with assault rifles when they attacked Guatemala City's Roosevelt Hospital, although Cabrera escaped, Aguilar told reporters.

University librarian suffers stroke after UVA protest injury

University of Virginia librarian Tyler Magill was among the counter-protesters surrounded by torch-bearing white supremacists Friday night at the school's famous Thomas Jefferson statue.

Fed Supports Bonds, Dollar Weakens on Inflation: Markets Wrap
Fed Supports Bonds, Dollar Weakens on Inflation: Markets Wrap

The dollar dropped and Treasuries climbed after odds of another U.S. interest-rate increase this year declined with Federal Reserve meeting minutes showing concern about inflation remaining persistently low. The minutes didn't specify when the Fed would begin shrinking its balance sheet this year. The tumult that swept markets in the wake of heightened tensions between the U.S. and North Korea last week has eased, bringing down gauges of equity and bond volatility and repairing most of the damage done to stock markets.

Here
Here's what Robert E. Lee thought about Confederate monuments

The violence that erupted in Charlottesville over the weekend, which left one woman killed...

Republicans now have an ethical obligation to quit Trump
Republicans now have an ethical obligation to quit Trump's party

"Many Republicans do not agree with and will fight back against the idea that the Party of...

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