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Trump’s Auto Tariffs Are Put On Hold

The Trump administration is holding off on imposing new tariffs on car imports as the government considers revisions to a report on the national security implications, according to a Bloomberg…

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Sears Gets Court OK to Pursue Sale of Its Best Stores

Sears Holdings Corp. can begin trying to sell its best-performing stores after receiving court approval Thursday for its plans to auction off assets. When the Hoffman Estates, Ill.-based parent company…

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Business Briefs – November 15, 2018

Senate Confirms Kansas Bank Regulator Bowman for Fed Board WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate on Thursday confirmed Michelle Bowman, a Kansas banking regulator, as a member of the Federal Reserve…

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Walmart Flexes Its Muscle Against Amazon

Walmart, armed with grocery and other online services, is proving it can do battle with Amazon. The world’s largest retailer delivered strong third-quarter results Thursday, extending a streak of sales…

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Business Briefs – November 14, 2018

Big Question for Amazon’s 2 Chosen Cities: Will It Pay Off? WASHINGTON (AP) – The awarding of Amazon’s second headquarters to two affluent localities has fanned intense speculation around a…

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Banks, Tech Companies Pull U.S. Stocks Lower; Oil Up

Banks led a broad sell-off in U.S. stocks Wednesday, placing the market on track for its fifth consecutive loss. Traders sent government bond prices higher, pulling down yields. Technology stocks…

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Consumer Prices Post Largest Rise in Nine Months

U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in nine months in October amid gains in the cost of gasoline and rents, pointing to steadily rising inflation that likely will keep…

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