Wall Street climbs on trade war truce
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Monday after the United States and China put their trade differences “on hold” to work on a wider agreement, while sentiment was also boosted by deal activity.
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US STOCKS-Wall St advances on trade war truce; Russell 2000 hits recordNasdaq
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There is a good case that America’s economy has never needed immigrant labor more than it does now. The long-term demographic trends also suggest immigration can be more helpful than harmful. Yet the climate is more hostile toward immigrants and immigration than at any time in recent memory.
Blackstone to buy LaSalle Hotel for $3.7 billion
(Reuters) - Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP (BX.N) said on Monday it would buy U.S. hotel owner LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO.N) for $3.7 billion, topping a rival bid from Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (PEB.N) in April for $3.5 billion. FILE PHOTO ...
Lasalle Hotel Properties (LHO) to Be Acquired by Blackstone (BX) for $33.50 Per ShareStreetInsider.com
LaSalle Hotel Properties' stock surges after $4.8 billion buyout deal with BlackstoneMarketWatch
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Was former CIA officer Kevin Mallory cultivating ties to China to get information for his fellow American agents? Or was he a Chinese spy? A trial this month will determine that and test the government’s ramped-up efforts to target Chinese espionage.
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Fifth Third to Merge With MB Financial
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Fifth Third Bancorp FITB -2.19% said Monday it has agreed to buy MB Financial Inc. in a mostly stock deal, further expanding Fifth Third's presence in Chicago. MB Financial shareholders will receive $5.54 in cash for every share they own of MB ...
Fifth Third Bancorp to buy MB Financial for about $4.7 billionReuters
Fifth Third (FITB) to Acquire MB Financial (MBFI) in $4.7 Billion DealStreetInsider.com
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Dow futures rise more than 200 points as China trade truce fuels fresh optimism
Wall Street stocks were poised to rally on Monday, with Dow futures up over 200 points as investors welcomed news of a U.S.-China agreement that could reduce America's trade deficit with the world's No. 2 economy. Meanwhile, deal news was buoying ...
US STOCKS-Futures jump as US-China trade spat put "on hold"Nasdaq
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An incident back in 2006 shows just how far back Theranos' deception went in the company's history - Business Insider
An incident back in 2006 shows just how far back Theranos' deception went in the company's history
The blood-testing company Theranos had been around for 12 years before questions started getting raised about its services. The company, however, had a long history of deceptive practices. In the Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John ...
How One Company Scammed Silicon Valley. And How It Got Caught.New York Times
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Higher fuel and staff costs to weigh on Ryanair profits
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Higher fuel and staff costs, combined with flat fares, will knock profits at Ryanair (RYA.I) back from record levels, Europe's biggest low-cost airline said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A Ryanair Boeing 737 aircraft is parked at Boryspil ...
Trade ceasefire; Ryanair profits jump; Italy in the spotlightCNNMoney
Small airlines face a brutal reckoning as oil prices surge, according to the CEO of Europe's biggest budget carrierBusiness Insider
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Trade ceasefire; Ryanair profits jump; Italy in the spotlight
1. China-US trade ceasefire: The world's top two economies have agreed not impose new tariffs on one another while trade talks continue. "We're putting the trade war on hold," US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Fox News on Sunday. After talks in ...
European stocks head for almost 4-month high, but Italy dents gainMarketWatch
European shares rise on easing trade worries, Italian bargain huntingNasdaq
Europe higher as trade war concerns ease; Italy sinks 1.8%; Ryanair down 1.3%CNBC
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Fire! Gadgets thrown in the trash are causing battery blazes at waste centers
We've read countless stories over the years of unstable lithium-ion batteries suddenly exploding, including in smartphones, hoverboards, and vape pens — sometimes with tragic consequences — so it's kind of surprising we're not more careful about how ...
Big Batteries Could Pose Big Fire Risk for CitiesInsurance Journal
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Trade Wars and the Markets: 'It's Like a Back Pain That Never Goes Away'
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Asian stocks rose Monday, lifted by what appeared to be an at least temporary thaw in trade tension between the U.S. and China. Equity indexes in China, Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea all rose. Investors in the U.S. also reacted positively. S&P 500 ...
Asia markets advance as investors digest weekend US-China trade developmentsCNBC
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Frontier passenger reportedly gropes woman then urinates on the seat in front of him
DENVER – When Frontier flight 864 left Denver on Thursday bound for Charleston, it started out like any other flight. By the time it landed though, passengers describe the flight from hell. “I got a seat on the back of the plane where I could just lay ...
Passenger: Man assaulted women, urinated aboard Frontier flight from DenverThe Denver Post
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Sabika Sheikh was a few weeks shy of ending her year of studying abroad and was looking forward to going home. Her body will be returning to Karachi on Monday.
Crowdfunded 3D headphone startup Ossic closes its doors
It's a sad time if you're a fan of 3D audio. Ossic, a startup that crowdfunded a pair of headphones that personalized 3D sound for your ears, has shut down due to a lack of funds. It successfully shipped a handful of developer-oriented units in January ...
Crowdfunded '3D' headphones start-up Ossic shuts down; backers threaten lawsuitThe Straits Times
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Australia's Santos gets improved bid from Harbour Energy at $10.8 billion
(Reuters) - Australia's Santos Ltd (STO.AX) on Monday said it had received an improved $10.84 billion offer from U.S.-based suitor Harbour Energy, a proposal that comes at a time when oil prices are at their highest since late 2014. FILE PHOTO: The ...
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The Theranos deception
Elizabeth Holmes was just 19 years old when she dropped out of Stanford University with a dream of creating a company that would revolutionize blood testing. She founded the start-up Theranos and boasted her technology could take a pin-prick worth of ...
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6 Reasons Apple Could Keep Crushing The Market Over The Next Decade
Apple has been one of the hottest stocks of the last decade and for good reason. But given that the stock is near its 52 week highs, many investors are worried that it might be overvalued. That's especially true given that its enormous size and ...
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Before a fatal accident on a Southwest Airlines flight, regulators had been weighing stepping up engine inspections for an unusually long time after the first warnings about a part.
President Donald Trump said he would order the Justice Department to investigate whether federal agents “infiltrated or surveilled” his campaign with partisan motives.
The state’s Republicans and Democrats will nominate their slates of candidates for statewide office this week, narrowing the field of contestants and bringing more clarity to November’s potential electoral matchups.