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Ford’s Profit Falls 35%

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Thursday - April 27, 2017 - 7:52am
Ford’s first-quarter net income fell 35%, dented by safety-recall expenses, higher engineering and commodity costs, and weaker sales in the U.S.
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The U.S. Makes It Easy for Parents to Get College Loans—Repaying Them Is Another Story

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Monday - April 24, 2017 - 11:17am
The federal Parent Plus loan program has millions of borrowers, many with subprime credit ratings. Its default rate exceeds the rate for U.S. mortgages at the peak of the housing crisis, and the debt is almost impossible to extinguish through bankruptc......
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European Markets Leap on French Election Result

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Monday - April 24, 2017 - 6:12am
Investors plowed into a broad spectrum of so-called risky assets as results from the first round of French presidential elections eased concerns about the future of the eurozone. ...
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France’s Choice: Le Divorce?

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Saturday - April 22, 2017 - 6:02am
French voters will begin to pick a new president this weekend, and their decision may well determine whether the European Union lives or dies. ...
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Markets Rise on Hopes of Trump Tax Cuts, but Europe in Doldrums

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Friday - April 21, 2017 - 7:49am
Stocks mostly inched higher Friday amid hopes for changes in U.S. tax policy, but European shares lagged behind on the final trading day before France’s contentious presidential elections.
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U.S. Farmers, Who Once Fed the World, Are Overtaken by New Powers

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Thursday - April 20, 2017 - 1:50pm
Bumper soybean and wheat harvests in Brazil and Russia push down global prices, imperiling America’s growers; ‘hard for our psyche.’
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GM Ceases Operation in Venezuela as Plant is Expropriated

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Thursday - April 20, 2017 - 9:15am
General Motors said it has stopped operating in Venezuela following the expropriation of its plant and has vowed to ‘take all legal actions’ to defend its rights.
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Insurers Offer Early Sign of ACA Exchange Plans for 2018

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Thursday - April 20, 2017 - 4:30am
Anthem made preliminary filings indicating it will offer plans on the Affordable Care Act marketplaces in Virginia and Kentucky next year. Cigna and Aetna also made similar filings in Virginia. ...
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Insurers Scramble to Price Health Plans as Policy Seesaws

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Monday - April 17, 2017 - 11:24am
With deadlines looming to file plans for next year’s Affordable Care Act marketplaces, health insurers are struggling to respond to mixed signals from the Trump administration, delaying decisions and scouring Twitter for hints about the law’s future.
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The Endangered ‘Good Doctor’

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Monday - April 17, 2017 - 10:27am
The late Burton Lee, a renowned oncologist and physician to President George H.W. Bush, is remembered as both a life saver and a tragic figure by one of his patients. ...
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Trump’s Trade Plans Spell Uncertainty for Mexican Port

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Sunday - April 16, 2017 - 6:00am
Latin America’s most technologically advanced shipping terminal opened early this month with great fanfare. But the ambitious project faces an uncertain future as U.S. President Trump weighs new trade barriers.
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The Profound Connection Between Easter and Passover

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Saturday - April 15, 2017 - 8:12pm
It’s not just that the Last Supper was a Passover Seder. Both holidays are about the dead rising to new life.
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Apple Gets Permit to Test Autonomous Vehicles in California

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Friday - April 14, 2017 - 2:46pm
Apple secured a permit for autonomous-vehicle testing in California, the clearest sign to date of progress in the company’s efforts to develop self-driving car technology.
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A Businessman’s Murder Unmasks a Web of Violent Police in the Philippines

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Friday - April 14, 2017 - 11:57am
The abduction and killing of an innocent South Korean executive in the Philippines has become a national scandal amid President Duterte’s war on drugs.
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Turkish Vote to Broaden Erdogan’s Powers Is No Sure Thing

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Friday - April 14, 2017 - 9:38am
A Turkish constitutional overhaul that is at stake in a referendum Sunday would ensure stability, President Erdogan says; foes from across the political spectrum fear for democracy if changes that would undercut the parliamentary system pass. ...
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