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IMF Warns Global Economic Growth Losing Steam

IMF Warns Global Economic Growth Losing Steam

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This week, the International Monetary Fund has warned that the global economy is slowing down.  More important, though, if the world’s economies—especially the two ...

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Perdue Foods Issues Frozen Chicken Nugget Recall

Perdue Foods Issues Frozen Chicken Nugget Recall

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Closing out this week, Perdue Foods announced a voluntary recall of approximately 70,000 pounds of chicken nugget products over concerns they might have been contaminated ...

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Huawei has tu​multuous week!

Huawei has tu​multuous week!

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Crisis in the stock market Huawei, China’s foremost smartphone and telecommunications manufacturer (and number two in the world behind Samsung) had quite a tumultuous week ...

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Can The Government Shutdown Really Drive GDP To Zero?

Can The Government Shutdown Really Drive GDP To Zero?

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Not really, at least not during this market quarter or even the next. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the government would have to be shutdown for at ...

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Eli Lilly & Co Will Acquire Loxo Oncology For $8 Billion In Cash

Eli Lilly & Co Will Acquire Loxo Oncology For $8 Billion In Cash

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Crisis in the stock market As the first week of the New Year begins, Eli Lilly & Co announced its plan to acquire cancer drug specialist Loxo Oncology for $8 billion in ...

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Despite Other Instability, the US Unemployment Slows After Adding 312,000 Jobs in December

Despite Other Instability, the US Unemployment Slows After Adding 312,000 Jobs in December

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It looks like US employers ended the year on a high, despite lots of volatility in the stock market.  According to the recent jobs report, an impressive December ...

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Oil Futures Crawl Upward For the First Week in A Month

Oil Futures Crawl Upward For the First Week in A Month

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Oil futures closed out the first week of the New Year with their first gain in several weeks, mostly on the heels of an announcement that the US and China will go back to the ...

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Wall Street Has Long Road Ahead in 2019

Wall Street Has Long Road Ahead in 2019

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Crisis in the stock market Wall Street had a bit of a roller coaster end to 2018 and the New Year is not having such a great start.  While Monday saw a bit of ...

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‘Snackbots’ – Robots Delivering Snacks, Drinks On One College Campus

‘Snackbots’ – Robots Delivering Snacks, Drinks On One College Campus

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At the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, PepsiCo and Robby Technologies have partnered to provide a snack and drink delivery service on wheels of robots ...

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Comcast Facing Class Action Lawsuit in Minnesota Over Rate Hikes and Hidden Fees

Comcast Facing Class Action Lawsuit in Minnesota Over Rate Hikes and Hidden Fees

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Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is suing cable and internet provider Comcast on behalf of customers in the state.  The lawsuit alleges that Comcast lied to customers by ...

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