Business News - The Last 24 Hours

Airlines are still struggling to get into devastated Puerto Rico
CNN - 49 min 9 sec ago
Major commercial airlines are still struggling to fly to Puerto Rico after last week's hurricane.
COMMENTARY:
BusinessInsider - Why airlines pay to fly over other countries - 9 hours 36 min ago



What, me worry? Commodities king Dennis Gartman sees gold 'demonstrably higher', may target $1400
CNBC - 1 hour 32 min ago
The Gartman Letter editor Dennis Gartman doesn't want the gold market "correction" to spook investors.



Pro-Trump media goes on offense for President in NFL controversy
CNN - 3 hours 35 min ago
President Trump's supporters in the media came out in full force this weekend, supporting the President after he called for the firing of NFL players who have chosen to raise awareness of racial injustice by kneeling during the national anthem.
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CNN - Sports media gets political after Trump's NFL comments - 5 hours 48 min ago



NY Governor Cuomo: Stop arguing about football protests and start helping Puerto Rico
CNBC - 3 hours 42 min ago
Cuomo joined a delegation to make a pointed plea for federal assistance for Puerto Rico.
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CNBC - Fears of dam collapse add to Puerto Rico's misery after hurricane - 13 hours 6 min ago
Euronews - Looming dam disaster in Puerto Rico - 16 hours 9 min ago
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Fox Business - Aid begins to flow to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico - 7 hours 50 min ago
BusinessInsider - Hurricane Maria deals Puerto Rico's fragile economy a new blow - 9 hours 1 min ago
LA Times - In one Puerto Rico mountain town, a wall of mud came crashing down - 11 hours 44 min ago



Nawaz Sharif to return to Pakistan tomorrow to face corruption and money laundering cases
Indiatimes - 4 hours 13 min ago
Sharif had gone to London to see his ailing wife. The news of Sharif's return came amid rumours that he may not come back as he is facing corruption and money laundering cases.



The German Populists Who Want Merkel Gone
Bloomberg - 4 hours 31 min ago
Alternative for Germany, or AfD, is projected to win more than 13 percent of the vote in Sunday’s national election, giving the anti-immigration, anti-Islam party its biggest political platform yet. Here’s a look at the history, personalities and legislative powers of the first far-right faction ...



Blackstone set to buy UIOF for Rs 800 crore, step up housing play
Indiatimes - 4 hours 43 min ago
Blackstone Group is the most aggressive institutional investor in Indian real estate and it has been investing heavily in the country’s growing commercial property market.
COMMENTARY:
BusinessInsider - Tiny houses are the sustainable response to an unaffordable housing market - 4 hours 14 min ago



'No Progress' So Far in Nafta Talks, Canadian Labor Leader Says
Bloomberg - 4 hours 44 min ago
The head of Canada’s largest private-sector union said there’s been “no progress” in Nafta trade talks and that he expects the U.S., Mexico and Canada will eventually walk away from the table.
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CNN - German election; More NAFTA and Brexit talks; Tax reform - 8 hours 51 min ago



Why digital currencies are a dicey bet for your retirement savings
CNBC - 6 hours 44 min ago
Almost 80 percent of Americans have heard of Bitcoin, the most well-known digital currency, yet many wonder if it's legal.



EU seeks more protection for Uber-style jobs
Reuters - 6 hours 49 min ago
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission wants more social protection and rights for casual workers, such as those in the "gig economy", and others with non-standard contracts to try to tackle growing social inequality.



Mark Warner: I won't stop trying to expose fake Russia-linked Facebook ads
CNN - 8 hours 6 min ago
Facebook continues to resist calls for public disclosure of the Russia-linked ads that targeted American voters last year.
COMMENTARY:
BusinessInsider - The real lesson of Facebook's Russian ads is scarier than we realize — and we're still blind to it (FB) - 3 hours 56 min ago
Fox Business - Good News for Investors: Facebook Drops Shareholder-Unfriendly Stock-Split Plan - 6 hours 44 min ago



UK negotiator dismisses reports of £40 billion Brexit bill
Indiatimes - 8 hours 13 min ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday revealed plans for a transition period of around two years after it officially leaves EU in 2019.
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BBC - Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn urges caution on single market - 10 hours 54 min ago
Bloomberg - Brexit Talks Leave May's Tories and Corbyn's Labour Divided - 11 hours 26 min ago
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The Guardian - Brexit isn’t a new Black Wednesday. It’s far darker than that - 16 hours 43 min ago



Maine Republican Susan Collins is leaning toward voting 'no' on the GOP's health care bill
CNBC - 8 hours 59 min ago
Susan Collins of Maine is strongly leaning against voting for the latest draft of her party's healthcare bill.
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Bloomberg - Senator Collins Says 'Difficult' to See a Yes Vote on Health Bill - 9 hours 18 min ago
Indiatimes - Donald Trump pressures US senators to back Republican healthcare bill - 19 hours 43 min ago
COMMENTARY:
BusinessInsider - DIGITAL DISRUPTION IN HEALTH CARE: The $8.7 trillion opportunity in digital health - 2 hours 36 min ago
Fox Business - Healthcare Costs Are Going Nowhere but Up -- and Workers Are Feeling the Pain - 7 hours 40 min ago
LA Times - GOP health bill: Whatever happened to expertise? - 11 hours 44 min ago



German election: live updates as Angela Merkel seeks fourth term
Euronews - 9 hours 11 min ago
Germans are voting for MPs, who will then appoint the country's next chancellor.
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Deutsche Welle - The German economy in the 2017 election year - 13 hours 14 min ago
Euronews - Polls open in Germany - 21 hours 19 min ago
Bloomberg - Merkel Seeks Fourth Victory as Germans Vote in Federal Election - 23 hours 43 min ago
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Der Spiegel - Merkel, the AfD and a Wounded SPD: Eight Lessons from Germany's Elections - 3 hours 22 min ago
LA Times - Far-right party surges in Germany, casting shadow over Angela Merkel's expected victory - 5 hours 34 min ago
Zero Hedge - German Establishment Routed: AfD Second In Former East Germany; Result "Less Market Friendly Than Expected" - 6 hours 1 min ago



The new Apple Watch finally freed me from my phone
CNBC - 9 hours 21 min ago
CNBC reviews the Apple Watch Series 3 with its own cellular connection and answers: should you buy one?
COMMENTARY:
BusinessInsider - 15 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made (AAPL) - 5 hours 49 min ago
SCMP - Apple in talks for stake in Toshiba’s semiconductor business - 8 hours 37 min ago



The CEO who pulled the plug on a neo-Nazi site says he did it to protect his company
CNBC - 9 hours 40 min ago
CEO Matthew Prince says he removed Daily Stormer from the internet out of fear of backlash against Cloudflare.
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CNBC - Sports ratings need to start including digital–not just TV: CEO - 9 hours 41 min ago



Uber seeks talks with London mayor to renew licence
BBC - 10 hours 6 min ago
The ride-hailing app firm's London chief suggests it is willing to make changes to keep operating.
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CNBC - Uber is reportedly ready to make concessions to reverse London licence decision - 13 hours 23 min ago
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The Guardian - Uber faces double battle against London ban and scrutiny of hiring practices - 6 hours 24 min ago
NY Post - Uber call for sit-down after London strips operating license - 18 hours 44 min ago



Donald Trump warns North Korea; says 'they won't be around much longer'
Indiatimes - 13 hours 13 min ago
"Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at UN. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!" Trump tweeted.
COMMENTARY:
LA Times - Steve Mnuchin says public should have confidence in Trump on North Korea - 8 hours 49 min ago
Zero Hedge - Trump Threatens "Little Rocket Man", Says Kim "Won't Be Around Much Longer" As North Korea Holds Huge Anti-US Rally - 9 hours 56 min ago
24/7 Wall St. - North Korea: Country and Military By The Numbers - 10 hours 56 min ago
BusinessInsider - Trump threatens 'Little Rocket Man,' warns that Kim Jong Un and North Korea's foreign minister may not 'be around much longer' - 18 hours 47 min ago



Trump tweets threats to North Korea after UN speech by rogue nation's foreign minister
CNBC - 17 hours 50 min ago
Trump said on Twitter Saturday North Korea's leaders "won't be around much longer" after a U.N. speech by the North's minister.
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Indiatimes - Donald Trump tweets threats against North Korea after UN speech - 18 hours 43 min ago
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LA Times - Trump tweets about 'solidarity' during the national anthem at NFL games - 4 hours 7 min ago



Trump, North Korea leaders trade increasingly threatening insults
Euronews - 18 hours 17 min ago
Trump, North Korea leaders trade increasingly threatening insults
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SCMP - China puts US on notice over solar panel trade curbs ahead of Trump trip - 10 hours 13 min ago
BusinessInsider - Here's how Wall Street says to trade Trump's tax reform - 12 hours 40 min ago



Trump to See Tax Plan That Targets 20% Corporate Rate
Bloomberg - 18 hours 30 min ago
Republican tax negotiators are targeting a corporate tax rate of 20 percent, according to two people familiar with the matter. That would be higher than President Donald Trump wants -- setting up a key decision for the president on a top legislative priority.
COMMENTARY:
Fox Business - White House says tax plan to help business, middle class - 6 hours 50 min ago
Zero Hedge - Trump Tax Plan Leaked, Includes Tax Cuts For Wealthiest Americans; Morgan Stanley Skeptical - 7 hours 48 min ago
SCMP - Hong Kong to examine tax concessions to attract global funds, Financial Secretary says - 8 hours 51 min ago
LA Times - Saving for retirement also means planning for the tax hit - 12 hours 44 min ago
Naked Capitalism - Taxcast: Hurricanes, Disaster Capitalism, Bitcoin and Over-Reliance on Unhelpful Economic Measures - 15 hours 48 min ago



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