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Ford to Import Next-Generation Focus to U.S. From China

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Tuesday - June 20, 2017 - 9:35am
Ford Motor will begin importing Focus compact cars from China in the second half of 2019, scrapping earlier plans to build the small-car model in Mexico amid a push by President Donald Trump to drastically alter Nafta. ...
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UPS to Add Delivery Surcharges for Black Friday, Christmas Orders

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Monday - June 19, 2017 - 6:19pm
United Parcel Service for the first time will tack a surcharge onto most online orders shipping around the Black Friday shopping weekend and the week before Christmas. ...
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Who Can Challenge the Google-Facebook ‘Duopoly’?

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Monday - June 19, 2017 - 5:02am
Confronted with the market power of Facebook and Google, marketers and ad holding companies would welcome the emergence of a third power in digital advertising. But Amazon, Snap, Verizon and AT&T all have an incredibly long way to go challenge the “duopoly.”
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With Whole Foods in the Cart, Amazon Now Faces the Hard Part

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Sunday - June 18, 2017 - 9:36pm
The e-commerce titan, through its Whole Foods deal, may be the player most likely to persuade Americans to buy fresh food online, but it must first solve the “last mile” logistics puzzle that dogs other retailers.
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Britannia No Longer Rules for Investors

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Sunday - June 18, 2017 - 7:01am
A round of disappointing data and an inconclusive election have stoked investors’ concerns about the U.K. and its divorce from the European Union.
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Amazon’s Deal for Whole Foods Seen as Ideal for Pickup and Delivery Hubs

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Saturday - June 17, 2017 - 2:53pm
Amazon.com Inc.’s purchase of Whole Foods Market Inc. could fill an important logistics gap for the online retailer, providing hundreds of stores perfectly positioned to serve as pickup and delivery hubs for urban customers.
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The Great Mariel Boatlift Debate: Does Immigration Lower Wages?

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Friday - June 16, 2017 - 9:39pm
Decades after a wave of Cuban refugees landed in Florida, a dispute among economists over their economic impact is echoing in today’s fights over immigration.
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For Trump, Signs of a Softening Base

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Friday - June 16, 2017 - 7:38pm
While President Donald Trump has many solid supporters, interviews with some reluctant Trump voters indicate unease with aspects of his presidency so far. ...
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For Trump, Signs of a Softening Base

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Friday - June 16, 2017 - 6:47am
While President Donald Trump has many solid supporters, interviews with some reluctant Trump voters indicate unease with aspects of his presidency so far. ...
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Insurers Look to Ramp Up Premiums in Health Law Exchanges

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Friday - June 16, 2017 - 6:02am
More major insurers are seeking premium increases averaging 20% or more for next year on plans sold under the Affordable Care Act, according to rate proposals in more than 10 states. ...
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Rural America Is Stranded in the Dial-Up Age

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Thursday - June 15, 2017 - 12:05pm
In many far-flung communities, where available broadband speeds barely surpass old-fashioned connections, residents sacrifice not only their online pastimes but also chances at a better living. ...
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West Virginia University Researchers Find Fiat Chrysler Diesel-Emissions Discrepancies

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Tuesday - June 13, 2017 - 3:06pm
West Virginia University researchers found Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV vehicles with diesel engines produced significant emissions discrepancies between the road and the lab, resembling earlier conclusions they reached with Volkswagen AG cars that hel......
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Total Eclipse: Oil Giant Sees its Future in Electricity

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Tuesday - June 13, 2017 - 1:32pm
Sensing a peak in demand for crude oil, France’s Total is betting it can also produce and sell electricity. It is investing in solar panels to produce energy, batteries to store it and utilities to deliver it.
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When Total, a Global Oil Giant, Imagines the Future—It’s Electric

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Tuesday - June 13, 2017 - 10:11am
Sensing a peak in demand for crude oil, the French firm is betting it can also produce and sell electricity. It is investing in solar panels to produce energy, batteries to store it and utilities to deliver it. ...
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Golden State Warriors Win NBA Championship

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Tuesday - June 13, 2017 - 3:04am
The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 129-120, for the team’s second NBA title in three years.
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