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Consumers, businesses likely spurred U.S. economic pickup in second quarter

WASHINGTON The U.S. economy likely accelerated in the second quarter as consumers ramped up spending and businesses invested more on equipment, which would confirm that the sluggish performance early in the year was temporary.

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Wisconsin governor defends $3 billion deal for Foxconn plant

WASHINGTON Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker on Thursday defended his plan to give a $3 billion tax break over 15 years to convince Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn to build a $10 billion LCD flat screen factory.

Jul 27 2017

U.S. coal exports soar, in boost to Trump energy agenda, data shows

WASHINGTON/LONDON U.S. coal exports have jumped more than 60 percent this year due to soaring demand from Europe and Asia, according to a Reuters review of government data, allowing President Donald Trump's administration to claim that efforts to revive the battered industry are working.

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Wells Fargo to refund $80 million to customers hit by car loan insurance

Wells Fargo and Co said it would reimburse about $80 million to 570,000 customers who may have been charged wrongly due to issues related to auto collateral protection insurance (CPI) policies.

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Digital currency start-ups shrug off SEC warning on fund raising

NEW YORK Technology companies looking to raise money by issuing digital coins are moving forward with their plans despite a U.S. regulator's decision that their offerings may be subject to tough securities laws.

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Flush times for hackers in booming cyber security job market

LAS VEGAS The surge in far-flung and destructive cyber attacks is not good for national security, but for an increasing number of hackers and researchers, it is great for job security.

Tech, Cybersecurity Jul 27 2017

Monetizing the Dallas Cowboys brand

Dallas Cowboys Chief Operating Officer Stephen Jones talks about maximizing the value of his team.   Full Article 


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