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Australian watchdog considers its own Google antitrust case
Australian watchdog considers its own Google antitrust case
| October 21st | 2020  2:33AM
Australian watchdog considers its own Google antitrust case
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s competition watchdog will consider its own antitrust case against Google, the commission chairman said Wednesday after the U.S. Justice Department sued the company for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising. Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Rod Sims described the U.S.…
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The Latest: Filipinos allowed to take tourist trips abroad
The Latest: Filipinos allowed to take tourist trips abroad
| October 21st | 2020  1:57AM
The Latest: Filipinos allowed to take tourist trips abroad
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has lifted a ban on non-essential foreign trips by Filipinos, but the immigration bureau says the move did not immediately spark large numbers of departures for tourism and leisure. The government has gradually eased restrictions on international and domestic travel as part of efforts to bolster the…
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Fortunes of China's internet tycoons soar amid pandemic
Fortunes of China's internet tycoons soar amid pandemic
| October 21st | 2020  1:22AM
Fortunes of China's internet tycoons soar amid pandemic
BEIJING (AP) — Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba, held onto his status as China’s richest tycoon this year as surging demand for online shopping and other services during the coronavirus pandemic swelled the fortunes of internet entrepreneurs, according to a survey released Tuesday. Ma’s fortune rose 45% percent over 2019 to…
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5 takeaways from the government's lawsuit against Google
5 takeaways from the government's lawsuit against Google
| October 21st | 2020  12:29AM
5 takeaways from the government's lawsuit against Google
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's lawsuit against Google alleging antitrust violations marks the government’s most significant attempt to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago. The lawsuit claims Google has abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm…
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U.S. antitrust case against Google mirrors Microsoft battle
U.S. antitrust case against Google mirrors Microsoft battle
| October 21st | 2020  12:27AM
U.S. antitrust case against Google mirrors Microsoft battle
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's legal assault on Google actually feels like a blast from the past. The U.S. Justice Department filed an equally high-profile case against a technology giant in 1998, accusing it of leveraging a monopoly position to lock customers into its products so they wouldn't be tempted by potentially…
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Asian shares rise after Wall Street gains on solid earnings
Asian shares rise after Wall Street gains on solid earnings
| October 20th | 2020  11:18PM
Asian shares rise after Wall Street gains on solid earnings
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Wednesday, cheered by the gains on Wall Street as investors welcomed a batch of solid earnings reports from U.S. companies. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.5% in morning trading to 23,676.90. South Korea's Kospi added 0.4% to 2,366.40, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 edged up 0.1% to 6,192.30.
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An electric Hummer? Battery-powered trucks head to showrooms
An electric Hummer? Battery-powered trucks head to showrooms
| October 20th | 2020  8:59PM
An electric Hummer? Battery-powered trucks head to showrooms
DETROIT (AP) — Seven auto companies have plans to roll out new battery-powered pickup trucks over the next two years, aiming to cash in on a popular and lucrative market for expensive vehicles. General Motors is among them, and on Tuesday its GMC brand introduced a new electric Hummer pickup, with a high-end version due in showrooms sometime in the fall of next year.
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Netflix reports a summer slump in subscriber growth
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| October 20th | 2020  6:31PM
Netflix reports a summer slump in subscriber growth
Netflix’s subscriber growth slowed dramatically during the summer months after surging in the spring fueled by pandemic lockdowns that corralled millions of people in their homes. The summer slump came as more people sought distraction from the pandemic outdoors and major U.S. professional sports resumed play, offering other entertainment…
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Buffett's firm to pay $4.1M fine for subsidiary's Iran sales
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| October 20th | 2020  6:27PM
Buffett's firm to pay $4.1M fine for subsidiary's Iran sales
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company has agreed to pay a $4.1 million fine because one of its subsidiaries improperly sold equipment that was destined for Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions. The Treasury Department announced the settlement with Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway on Tuesday. The fine related to $383,443 worth of cutting…
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Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google
Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google
| October 20th | 2020  6:15PM
Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising — the government’s most significant attempt to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago. And it could just be an opening salvo. Other major tech companies including…
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Study: COVID speeds up human vs machine standoff over work
Study: COVID speeds up human vs machine standoff over work
| October 20th | 2020  6:01PM
Study: COVID speeds up human vs machine standoff over work
GENEVA (AP) — As automation and online work gain ground, organizers of the annual Davos forum are projecting employers will split work equally between machines and people by 2025, with the coronavirus pandemic accelerating changes in the labor market. The World Economic Forum, in a report released Wednesday on the future of jobs, expects…
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Older workers face higher unemployment amid virus pandemic
Older workers face higher unemployment amid virus pandemic
| October 20th | 2020  5:49PM
Older workers face higher unemployment amid virus pandemic
For the first time in nearly 50 years, older workers face higher unemployment than their midcareer counterparts, according to a study released Tuesday by the New School university in New York City. The pandemic has wreaked havoc on employment for people of all ages. But researchers found that during its course, workers 55 and older lost…
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The Latest: Study says older workers hurt more by pandemic
The Latest: Study says older workers hurt more by pandemic
| October 20th | 2020  5:37PM
The Latest: Study says older workers hurt more by pandemic
NEW YORK — A new study shows that older workers are facing higher unemployment than midcareer workers amid the coronavirus pandemic. The study released Tuesday from researchers with the New School university in New York City found that workers 55 and older lost jobs sooner, were rehired slower and continue to face higher job losses than their counterparts ages 35 to 54.
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How Google evolved from 'cuddly' startup to antitrust target
How Google evolved from 'cuddly' startup to antitrust target
| October 20th | 2020  5:21PM
How Google evolved from 'cuddly' startup to antitrust target
SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — In Google's infancy, co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin reviled Microsoft as a technological bully that ruthlessly abused its dominance of the personal computer software market to choke off competition that could spawn better products. Their disdain for Microsoft spurred Google to adopt “Don't Be Evil" as…
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Trump environmental rollback spurs mining near Okefenokee
Trump environmental rollback spurs mining near Okefenokee
| October 20th | 2020  5:16PM
Trump environmental rollback spurs mining near Okefenokee
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A mining company said Tuesday that it plans to dig for minerals without a federal permit at the edge of the vast wildlife refuge in the Okefenokee Swamp, a big step for a once-embattled project that's now benefiting from the Trump administration's rollback of environmental rules. For more than a year, Twin Pines Minerals…
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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday
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| October 20th | 2020  5:03PM
How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday
Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Tuesday following several solid earnings reports from U.S. companies. Technology, communication and financial stocks powered most of the gains, erasing some of the S&P 500's loss from a day earlier. Household goods makers fell. Investors continued to monitoring last-ditch efforts in Washington to get more aid for the economy.
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Atlassian (NASDAQ:TEAM) Stock a Buy: Team-Based Software Specialist
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| October 20th | 2020  6:15AM
Atlassian (NASDAQ:TEAM) Stock a Buy: Team-Based Software Specialist
With so many high-flying software companies for investors to choose from right now, it’s easy to get overwhelmed when trying to figure out which ones belong in your portfolio for the long-term. Many of these companies are benefitting from secular growth trends and continue to reach new all-time highs in the market, which has resulted in stretched valuations and added risks for growth investors to account for.
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3 Reasons iRobot Should be Programmed into Your Account
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| October 20th | 2020  6:05AM
3 Reasons iRobot Should be Programmed into Your Account
Investors looking to clean up their portfolios ahead of the new year may want to consider iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT). The Massachusetts-based maker of Roomba robotic floor care products has the potential to infuse some growth into a portfolio filled with the usual mega cap technology names. The mid-cap stock is a consumer electronics leader in its own…
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Sleep Easy With HNI Corporation’s (NYSE:HIN) Comfortable 3.5% Yield
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| October 20th | 2020  6:00AM
Sleep Easy With HNI Corporation’s (NYSE:HIN) Comfortable 3.5% Yield
Furniture Names Are Beginning To Boil The results from the furniture industry have been mixed to be sure but the underlying trend is very good. Business is improving, written sales are rising, and demand is strong. Looking at the latest Home Builders Index I’d say demand for new residential and home-office furniture is going to stay high. If you are not aware, the October HBI rose 2 points to set the second new all-time high in two months.
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Echo Global Logistics (ECHO) to Release Earnings on Wednesday
Coeur Mining (CDE) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
BankUnited (BKU) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
The Boeing (BA) to Release Earnings on Wednesday
AXT (AXTI) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
AXIS Capital (AXS) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
ASGN (ASGN) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
American Financial Group (AFG) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
Selective Insurance Group (SIGI) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
Regal Beloit (RBC) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
PTC (PTC) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
PS Business Parks (PSB) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
Owens Corning (OC) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday
Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
Integra Lifesciences (IART) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
Cousins Properties (CUZ) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday
Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $656.09 Million
Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:OLLI) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $406.24 Million
$206.28 Million in Sales Expected for Sunrun Inc (NASDAQ:RUN) This Quarter

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