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North Korea war cries stifle stocks, euro still groggy

LONDON World stocks and the euro fell for a fourth day on Tuesday, as investors that had piled into both all year took a step back as the list of global uncertainties began to lengthen again.

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U.S. companies urge EU to refrain from unilateral moves on Web tax

BRUSSELS The European Union's plans to increase taxes on digital firms risks undermining the bloc's growth and stifle global efforts to find common solutions, U.S. companies operating in the EU said on Tuesday.

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Disney tests new store design as shoppers go online

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co is testing the first major redesign of its retail stores in seven years, adding interactive experiences and live streams of theme park parades to lure consumers tempted by online shopping.

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U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross tells China to guarantee fair treatment for U.S. firms

BEIJING U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said China needed to "guarantee fair and reciprocal treatment for U.S. firms" as he tried to strike an upbeat tone on a visit to Beijing amid trade tensions between the two countries.

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Under activist pressure, Nestle sets margin goal

LONDON/ZURICH Nestle , under pressure from activist shareholder Third Point, set an operating margin target for the first time, although it was seen as conservative and fell short of rival Unilever's ambitions .

5:44am EDT

Top U.S. NAFTA negotiator sees no problem with pace of talks

OTTAWA The top U.S. negotiator at talks to modernize the NAFTA trade pact on Monday dismissed questions about why his team had so far failed to produce specific proposals on key issues, saying "I don't see a problem."

Sep 25 2017


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