World stocks head towards record high on Yellen, US outlook

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Traders work at their desks in front of the German share price index, DAX board, at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, January 31, 2017. REUTERS/Staff/Remote

World stocks head towards record high on Yellen, US outlook

Traders work at their desks in front of the German share price index, DAX board, at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, January 31, 2017.

Wegmans faces boycott over Trump wines

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Wegmans Food Markets is the latest retailer to face political pressure for carrying products connected to President Donald Trump.

Insurer Anthem Fires Back at Cigna

U.S. News & World Report
Anthem is countering Cigna a day after its smaller rival sued to terminate a $48 billion buyout agreement. Feb. 15, 2017, at 7:58 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Insurer Anthem Fires Back at Cigna. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon …

11 Dow Stocks Owned by Warren Buffett

There are 30 stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (symbol BRK.B ) has stakes in 11 of them.

India Launches 104 Satellites From a Single Rocket, Ramping Up Space Race

New York Times
The Indian Space Research Organization launched a flock of 104 satellites into space over the course of 18 minutes on Wednesday. Credit Indian Space Research Organization, European Pressphoto Agency.

PepsiCo Profits From Healthy Foods as Americans Ditch Soda

PepsiCo Inc., the maker of Mountain Dew and Cheetos, is getting a boost from its resolution to shape up. The food giant now generates 45 percent of its revenue from so-called guilt-free products, which include lower-calorie drinks and snacks with

GM CEO Barra meets with Opel over job cut concerns

The Detroit News
General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra flew to Germany to alleviate concerns her proposal to sell Opel to PSA Group could lead to job cuts as possible headwinds against the deal began forming in Europe.

Dubai Plans a Taxi That Skips the Driver, and the Roads

New York Times
As soon as July, passengers in Dubai can choose a drone taxi for their commute. FEB. 14, 2017. Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai.

Why Is SoftBank Buying Fortress? Son Gets Brain Trust for Deals

That was the question investors grappled with after Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. agreed to acquire New York’s Fortress Investment Group LLC for $3.3 billion in cash.

American Airlines pilots union blasts CEO after skipping Trump meeting

Fox News
American Airlines pilots denounced the airliner’s CEO Doug Parker on Tuesday over his decision to skip a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House last week.

UK wage growth slows in late 2016, employment picks up

FILE PHOTO – People look at job listings at the Careers and Jobs Live careers fair at the ExCeL centre in London April 19, 2009. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor/File Photo.

Adios America, hola world? Mexico pivots away from US

As the owner of a textile factory in Mexico, Bojalil is naturally worried about President Trump’s rhetoric on imposing tariffs on Mexican goods or ripping up the free trade deal NAFTA.

Westinghouse uncertainty has officials ‘holding their breath’

E&E News
Rising costs at U.S. nuclear projects such as the Plant Vogtle expansion (pictured in January) are hobbling Toshiba Corp., whose chairman resigned yesterday.

Ivanka Trump Clothing Sales Update: Burlington Coat Factory Pulls Down Ivanka’s Fashion Line From Website

International Business Times
Ivanka Trump clothing sale Ivanka Trump-branded blouses and trousers are seen for sale at off-price retailer Winners in Toronto, Feb. 3, 2017.

Retailers go to Washington; Stocks set records; SoftBank spends

1. Retailers go to Washington: The chief executives of major retailers including Target (TGT), JCPenney (JCP), Best Buy (BBY) and Gap (GPS) will travel to Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

Humana Plans to Pull Out of Obamacare’s Insurance Exchanges

New York Times
Looking skyward at the front entrance to Humana’s headquarters in Louisville, Ky. Credit Geoff Oliver Bugbee for The New York Tiems.

Trian takes $3.5 billion stake in Procter & Gamble

FILE PHOTO – The logo of Dow Jones Industrial Average stock market index listed company Procter & Gamble (PG) is seen on a tube of toothpaste in Los Angeles, California, United States, April 25, 2016.

10 States With the Highest Mortgage Rates

If you’re looking to buy a home in the near future, you picked a good time for it, with interest rates still near historic lows.

Report: More than 55000 US bridges structurally deficient

Yahoo News
FILE – This Sept. 11, 2013, file photo shows the bridge on Western Avenue over the Cal-Sag Channel framed by the rusted supports of the closed Chatham St. bridge in Blue Island, Ill.

Social Security: 3 Terrible Reasons to File for Benefits at 67

Fox Business
Countless seniors rely on Social Security to pay their living costs in retirement. But while the payments you’re entitled to are based on how much you earned during your working years, the age at which you first claim those benefits could impact how

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