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U.S. Companies Have a New 401(k) Fix: Spend More 17 Jul 11:57pm Updated U.S. Companies Have a New 401(k) Fix: Spend More
Companies from Microsoft to Host Hotels & Resorts are boosting contributions to their workers’ 401(k) plans, a move many firms have long resisted because of the costs.
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Tesla Names James Murdoch and Linda Johnson Rice to Board 17 Jul 10:42pm Updated Tesla Names James Murdoch and Linda Johnson Rice to Board
Tesla, which has faced criticism from its investors about a lack of independent directors, named 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch and Ebony Media CEO Linda Johnson Rice to its board.
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Investors Are Digging Deeper for Value 17 Jul 7:37pm Investors Are Digging Deeper for Value
As valuations rise to the highest levels in years, some investors are shifting funds into the market’s least-loved investments.
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Sears Hit With 401(k) Lawsuit 17 Jul 6:54pm Updated Sears Hit With 401(k) Lawsuit
Sears Holdings and its CEO, Eddie Lampert, are being sued for allegedly encouraging participants in its 401(k) plan to buy company stock despite well-publicized struggles that have battered Sears shares since 2014.
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Magazines Embrace Facebook, Snapchat After Video Blunders 17 Jul 6:07pm Magazines Embrace Facebook, Snapchat After Video Blunders
Condé Nast, Time Inc., Hearst and other legacy magazine publishers are redoubling their efforts in online video after learning from their stumbles over the past few years.
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Fresh Highs for Markets Leave Some Investors Digging for Value 17 Jul 5:51pm Updated Fresh Highs for Markets Leave Some Investors Digging for Value
As valuations rise to the highest levels in years, some investors are shifting funds into the market’s least-loved investments.
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GOP Splits Over Health-Law Taxes 17 Jul 5:20pm Updated GOP Splits Over Health-Law Taxes
Republican efforts to pass a health-care bill have revealed a party fissure on tax policy with potentially far-reaching repercussions when the GOP takes on a broader tax-code rewrite later this year.
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Netflix Rises on Strong Subscriber Growth 17 Jul 4:55pm Netflix Rises on Strong Subscriber Growth
Netflix blew through its estimate for subscriber growth in the second quarter, adding 5.2 million users, as the streaming giant showed it is thriving in a hotly-competitive market for internet television.
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Cargo Imports Surged at U.S. Seaports in June 17 Jul 4:49pm Cargo Imports Surged at U.S. Seaports in June
U.S. importers are on pace to bring more goods through the country’s seaports this summer than last, building up inventories in a sign of growing hopes that the economy will pick up steam this fall.
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Flexport to Open First Warehouse in Southern California 17 Jul 3:39pm Updated Flexport to Open First Warehouse in Southern California
Freight-services startup Flexport Inc. is stepping off the cloud and into the real world. The San Francisco-based firm, which helps customers arrange freight shipments online, will open its first warehouse on Aug. 1 near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
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Judge Narrows Scope of Pay Data Google Has to Turn Over 17 Jul 2:26pm Judge Narrows Scope of Pay Data Google Has to Turn Over
Google won’t need to turn over an entire set of employee compensation data to federal auditors, dealing a setback to the Department of Labor’s effort to prove the internet giant is underpaying women.
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China Blocks Big Banks From Lending to Dalian Wanda 17 Jul 1:38pm Updated China Blocks Big Banks From Lending to Dalian Wanda
The Chinese government is putting the brakes on Dalian Wanda’s overseas acquisitions, clouding the company’s ambitions to become a global entertainment powerhouse.
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Peltz Launches Proxy Fight Against P&G 17 Jul 1:17pm Updated Peltz Launches Proxy Fight Against P&G
Investor Nelson Peltz has launched a fight for a board seat at Procter & Gamble, in an effort to jolt the consumer-products giant whose sales and profit growth stalled, Peltz’s Trian Fund Management said.
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How Apple vs. Samsung Became a Smartphone Beauty Contest 17 Jul 12:49pm Updated How Apple vs. Samsung Became a Smartphone Beauty Contest
As Apple Inc.’s 10th anniversary iPhone approaches, Samsung Electronics Co.’s new Galaxy S8, with a curvaceous display screen, is raising the design stakes.
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South Korea to Raise Its Minimum Wage by 16% 17 Jul 12:32pm South Korea to Raise Its Minimum Wage by 16%
South Korea plans a steep rise in the benchmark compared with recent increases in other developed economies, drawing criticism from small businesses as the country’s new left-leaning administration implements its policy agenda.
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Health-Law Taxes Divide the GOP 17 Jul 11:55am Updated Health-Law Taxes Divide the GOP
Republican efforts to pass a health-care bill have revealed a party fissure on tax policy with potentially far-reaching repercussions when the GOP takes on a broader tax-code rewrite later this year.
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South Korea Raises Its Minimum Wage by 16% 17 Jul 11:41am South Korea Raises Its Minimum Wage by 16%
South Korea plans a steep rise in the benchmark compared with recent increases in other developed economies, drawing criticism from small businesses as the country’s new left-leaning administration implements its policy agenda.
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Chinese Firm Launches Bid to Make Credit Ratings More Transparent 17 Jul 11:29am Updated Chinese Firm Launches Bid to Make Credit Ratings More Transparent
China’s Dagong Global aims to boost transparency in the country’s often-murky world of corporate credit ratings, with plans for a digital credit-rating platform that requires companies to submit financial information daily.
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Gameday for Disney to Boost ESPN Growth 17 Jul 10:56am Gameday for Disney to Boost ESPN Growth
Disney’s upcoming round of contract negotiations with pay-TV companies could help improve the outlook for ESPN and revive the media company’s stock.
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This Country Just Raised Its Minimum Wage by 16% 17 Jul 10:45am Updated This Country Just Raised Its Minimum Wage by 16%
South Korea plans a steep rise in the benchmark compared with recent increases in other developed economies, drawing criticism from small businesses as the country’s new left-leaning administration implements its policy agenda.
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New Jets Threaten Airbus and Boeing Duopoly 17 Jul 10:42am Updated New Jets Threaten Airbus and Boeing Duopoly
The nearly two-decade global dominance by Airbus and Boeing of the so-called single-aisle airliner market is threatened by three new competitors from China, Russia and Canada.
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China Maintains 6.9% Economic Growth as Beijing Walks Tightrope 17 Jul 10:03am Updated China Maintains 6.9% Economic Growth as Beijing Walks Tightrope
The economy steamed along in the second quarter, beating forecasts and matching the growth rate in the first, as Beijing balances growth objectives against the need to rein in excessive credit and an overheating property market.
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Trian Launches Proxy Fight Against P&G 17 Jul 7:48am Updated Trian Launches Proxy Fight Against P&G
Investor Nelson Peltz has launched a fight for a board seat at Procter & Gamble, in an effort to jolt the consumer-products giant whose sales and profit growth stalled, the company said.
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Trian to Launch Proxy Fight Against P&G 17 Jul 7:01am Updated Trian to Launch Proxy Fight Against P&G
Investor Nelson Peltz plans to launch a fight for a board seat at Procter & Gamble, in an effort to jolt the consumer-products giant whose sales and profit growth stalled.
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Can the Most Expensive Indie Movie Ever Break Even? 17 Jul 6:03am Updated Can the Most Expensive Indie Movie Ever Break Even?
With a budget of $180 million, the 3-D spectacle “Valerian” will need to win over global audiences to make money.
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Elon Musk Lays Out Worst-Case Scenario for AI Threat 17 Jul 2:25am Updated Elon Musk Lays Out Worst-Case Scenario for AI Threat
Artificial intelligence will threaten all human jobs and could even spark a war, Tesla and SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk told the National Governors Association, as he called for the creation of a regulatory body to guide development of the powerful technology.
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China Blocks Dalian Wanda From Completing Overseas Deals 17 Jul 1:36am Updated China Blocks Dalian Wanda From Completing Overseas Deals
Chinese regulators have ordered the nation’s big banks to put the brakes on loans to Dalian Wanda Group, the giant property and entertainment company owned by billionaire Wang Jianlin.
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China Maintains Growth Rate for Quarter 17 Jul 1:32am Updated China Maintains Growth Rate for Quarter
China’s economy steamed along strongly in the second quarter, matching the 6.9% growth rate in the first, as Beijing balances its growth objectives against the need to rein in excessive credit and an overheating property market.
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Bitcoin Takes Weekend Slide 17 Jul 1:32am Updated Bitcoin Takes Weekend Slide
The price of the digital currency bitcoin fell over the weekend, dropping below $2,000 and farther away from its June highs, part of a broad selloff in dozens of cryptocurrencies.
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