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House Panel Probes Organizations That Accredit Most U.S. Hospitals 12 Mar 11:26pm Updated House Panel Probes Organizations That Accredit Most U.S. Hospitals
The House Energy and Commerce Committee is investigating organizations that accredit most of the nation’s hospitals following a report by the Journal last year that identified patient safety problems at hospitals that had attained or kept their accreditations.
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U.S. Trading Partners Weigh Tariff Responses 12 Mar 10:37pm Updated U.S. Trading Partners Weigh Tariff Responses
U.S. allies, balancing defiance and conciliation as they seek to avoid President Donald Trump’s planned tariffs on steel and aluminum, are walking a line on how much ground to give on other White House trade grievances.
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Nucor to Build New Florida Steel Mill as Domestic Producers Study Tariff Impact 12 Mar 10:35pm Updated Nucor to Build New Florida Steel Mill as Domestic Producers Study Tariff Impact
Nucor will build a $240 million rebar mill in Florida, the latest investment from the steel maker in a bid to capitalize on a rising market for the metal.
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Trump Orders Broadcom to Cease Attempt to Buy Qualcomm 12 Mar 7:10pm Updated Trump Orders Broadcom to Cease Attempt to Buy Qualcomm
President Donald Trump blocks Broadcom’s $117 billion hostile bid for Qualcomm over national-security concerns, quashing what would have been the biggest-ever tech deal.
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CFIUS Suggests It May Soon Recommend Against Broadcom Bid for Qualcomm 12 Mar 6:33pm Updated CFIUS Suggests It May Soon Recommend Against Broadcom Bid for Qualcomm
In a letter, a U.S. national-security panel suggested it soon could recommend against Broadcom Ltd.’s $117 billion hostile bid for Qualcomm Inc.
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Why Tariffs Mean Your Next Car Might Cost $300 More 12 Mar 5:42pm Updated Why Tariffs Mean Your Next Car Might Cost $300 More
Analysts estimate the steel and aluminum levies will add about $300 to the price of new vehicles bought in U.S. showrooms.
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Lawrence Kudlow Being Considered for Top White House Economic Post 12 Mar 3:29pm Updated Lawrence Kudlow Being Considered for Top White House Economic Post
Top White House officials have reached out to gauge Lawrence Kudlow’s interest in becoming President Trump’s top economic adviser, and the CNBC commentator was expected to interview for the position as soon as this week, people familiar with the discussion said.
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Dow Chemical CEO to Depart 12 Mar 2:13pm Updated Dow Chemical CEO to Depart
Longtime Dow Chemical leader Andrew Liveris plans to step down next month, ending a nearly 14-year tenure that culminated with the chemical giant’s combination last year with rival DuPont.
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Miners Fight to Protect Commodity Gains From Rising Costs 12 Mar 12:31pm Updated Miners Fight to Protect Commodity Gains From Rising Costs
The world’s biggest miners, which reined in costs during lean times, are flush with profits from a recent commodity-market rebound. But now, with rising expenses for fuel, raw materials and wages, there will be pressure to find fresh cuts to protect margins.
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Insurers Game Medicare System to Boost Federal Bonus Payments 12 Mar 12:04pm Updated Insurers Game Medicare System to Boost Federal Bonus Payments
Humana, Aetna and other providers enhance revenue by shuffling customers among privately managed plans. The tactic, known as crosswalking, adds millions of dollars in federal payments to the companies that sell Medicare Advantage policies.
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Dropbox IPO Target Valuation Set at $7 Billion to $8 Billion 12 Mar 11:55am Updated Dropbox IPO Target Valuation Set at $7 Billion to $8 Billion
Dropbox set a valuation target between $7 billion and nearly $8 billion ahead of its initial public offering, which is set to be one of the biggest tech IPOs in the past few years
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After 40 Years, the Black-White Labor Force Participation Gap Has All But Closed 12 Mar 11:37am Updated After 40 Years, the Black-White Labor Force Participation Gap Has All But Closed
The gap between black and white labor force participation rate has narrowed to its smallest margin in more than four decades. The tight labor market is pulling black Americans from the sidelines, while white baby boomers hitting retirement are dragging down participation rates.
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Coming Soon to a Front Porch Near You: Package Delivery Via Drone 12 Mar 10:21am Updated Coming Soon to a Front Porch Near You: Package Delivery Via Drone
Commercial drones in the U.S. are expected to begin limited package deliveries within months, catching up with other countries that have tested such services for years.
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Why Intel Is So Wary of a Broadcom-Qualcomm Merger 12 Mar 8:39am Updated Why Intel Is So Wary of a Broadcom-Qualcomm Merger
The revelation that Intel is considering buying Broadcom, a company valued at more than $100 billion, shows the depth to which the chip giant feels threatened by a potential tie-up between Broadcom and its rival Qualcomm.
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Are You Underpaid? U.S. Firms Reveal How Much They Pay Workers 12 Mar 7:04am Updated Are You Underpaid? U.S. Firms Reveal How Much They Pay Workers
Companies are disclosing how much they pay the rank and file, and how that stacks up to the CEO, resulting in some surprises—including an oil chief who made 935 times the salary of his median employee.
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The Smartest Ways to Use Email at Work 12 Mar 4:26am The Smartest Ways to Use Email at Work
What research tells us about taming your inbox, when to use all caps, whether to use emoticons, how quickly to respond to messages—and much more.
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