Business


Kahlon Promises Foreign Billions for High Tech

Israel’s sluggish high-tech industry can look forward to billions of dollars of investments from foreign companies in the near future, predicted Minister of Finance Moshe Kahlon, Globes reported on Sunday.…

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U.S. Wholesale Inventories Up 1 Percent in November

U.S. wholesale businesses boosted their stockpiles in November by the largest amount in two years, while sales increased at a slower pace. The Commerce Department says inventories held by wholesalers…

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Yehuda and Shomron Thriving Despite BDS

Business in Yehuda and Shomron is thriving, despite the global boycott campaign against products manufactured in the region, according to a report on Ynet Thursday. Demand for products is stronger…

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U.S. Yanks Funds From Unbuilt Windmill Farm

The federal government is taking the wind out of a plan to generate electricity by building windmills off the New Jersey coast because the project has languished on the drawing…

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Business Briefs – January 1, 2017

U.S. Stocks Notched Big Gains in 2016 Despite an Early Stumble NEW YORK (AP) – In a year with no shortage of surprises and stomach-churning turns in the market, stock…

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Great Expectations: Small Businesses Upbeat About 2017

Donald Trump’s election as president has made many small business owners more upbeat about 2017. Dean Bingham says he’s cautiously optimistic because business picked up at his auto repair shop…

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U.S. Stock Indexes Slip Again in Slow Trading

U.S. stocks are mixed Friday as trading remains quiet heading into the holiday weekend. Major indexes are slightly lower. Consumer-focused companies like retailers are falling again and health-care stocks are…

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Business Briefs – December 22, 2016

Adaptation: Small Retailers Shift Plans as Online Sales Grow NEW YORK (AP) – When shoppers walk into JAM Paper, they can choose from hundreds of bows, rolls of wrapping paper…

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China Probes Bribery Allegation in Tnuva Deal

Chinese authorities said they were investigating the state-run Bright Food on suspicion of bribe-taking in the acquisition of Israel’s Tnuva in 2014, Globes reported Sunday. Bright Food executives stand accused…

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