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CEOs Report Record Economic Optimism As GOP Tax Bill Progresses

American corporate leaders are increasingly upbeat about growth in the world's largest economy as lawmakers prepare to enact deep tax cuts, the Business Roundtable said Tuesday.

US Stocks Rise Ahead Of Key Consumer Data

Wall Street stocks rose back into record territory early Tuesday ahead of data on US consumer confidence and a Senate confirmation hearing for Federal Reserve nominee Jerome Powell.

Stock Markets Drop On Trump Tax Concerns

Stock markets dropped Monday and the dollar slid on concerns that the collapse of President Donald Trump's repeal of Obamacare could leave him struggling to push through his promised tax-cut and infrastructure spending policies.  

Venice-Based Snap Founders Become Billionaires Within Hours of IPO Offering

Venice-based Snap Inc., parent company of the photo/video- sharing Snapchat phone app, went public Thursday, opening at $24 a share, then rose to $25 -- far above the initial share price of $17.

Robert Vaughn, A.K.A. Napoleon Solo, The Man from U.N.C.L.E, Dead at 83

Robert Vaughn, best known for his role as Napoleon Solo on the hit US television spy series "The Man from U.N.C.L.E" died Friday of acute leukemia aged 83, his manager said.

Federal Prosecutors Open Probe into Wells Fargo Bogus Bank Accounts

 Federal prosecutors have begun a probe into the Wells Fargo bogus accounts scandal, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

US Urges Peaceful Separation As EU Reels from Brexit Vote

 The leaders of Germany, France and Italy vowed Monday "a new impulse" for the EU as it reels from Brexit and told London that the bloc would make no deals before Britain formally decides to leave.

Germany’s Bayer Offers $62 Billion for Monsanto

 German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer on Monday said it had offered $62 billion for US agriculture group Monsanto in a move which would create the world's biggest supplier of seeds, pesticides and genetically modified crops.

Ralphs Grocery Store Announces Hiring Event At All Southern California Supermarkets

Ralphs Grocery Co. announced today that hiring events will be held at all of its Southern California supermarkets on Saturday to fill 400 open positions companywide.  

US Supreme Court Confirms Iran Must Return $2 Billion Frozen Assets to Survivors

 The US Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Iran must hand over nearly $2 billion in frozen assets to survivors and relatives of those killed in attacks blamed on the Islamic republic.

Former Slave Harriet Tubman to be New Face on $20 Bill

Celebrated former slave Harriet Tubman will replace the late president Andrew Jackson on the $20 banknote, the first time an African-American has appeared on US currency, a Treasury official said Wednesday.

Beverly Hills News – Panama Mulls Retaliation If France Places It On Tax Shelter List

Panama's government vowed Sunday to "vigorously cooperate" with any legal probe that might be launched in the wake of the "Panama Papers" data leak.

Beverly Hills News – Marriott Sweetens Bid for Starwood; Beats Out Chinese Offer and Stocks Rise

 Wall Street stocks notched modest gains Monday as merger news, including another twist in the takeover battle for Starwood Hotels & Resorts, lifted the market.

U.S. Bank Tower Obtains Glass Slide for Thrill Seekers, 70 Stories High

A 45-foot glass slide was airlifted into place today near the top of downtown's U.S. Bank Tower, where it will soon take visitors on a one-of-a-kind thrill ride 70 stories above the ground.

Beverly Hills News – Federal Court Approves Freedom Communications Sale to Digital First

A spokeswoman for Tribune Publishing today said the company is reviewing its options after a federal judge approved a temporary restraining order to block Tribune's purchase of the Orange County Register and the Riverside-based Press-Enterprise.

Federal Reserve Cut Outlook on Interest Rate Increases Amidst Global Economic Slowdown

The Federal Reserve cut its outlook for the US economy and kept its interest rate policy unchanged Wednesday, citing the impact of the global slowdown and turmoil in world markets.
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