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Johnson & Johnson faces $417m payout in latest talc case

The payout - to a woman who developed ovarian cancer - is the largest award so far against the firm.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 9:31 pm

Co-operative Group's stake in Co-op bank to fall to 1%

Shareholders back a £700m rescue deal that will cut the Co-op Group's stake in the Co-op Bank.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:49 pm

Android Oreo is Google's new mobile OS

We finally have a name for Google's latest mobile operating system: Android Oreo.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 7:16 pm

Foxconn's deal to create 13,000 jobs in Wisconsin: Where it stands

Foxconn's plan to create thousands of jobs in Wisconsin is moving right along.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 6:23 pm

Charities are hitting Trump where it hurts -- the wallet

At least 11 organizations have canceled fundraisers at Mar-a-Lago, President Trump's Florida resort.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 6:21 pm

At age 78, inventor tackles something personal: hearing aids

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Posted: August 21, 2017, 6:03 pm

JPMorgan gives $1 million to fight hate groups after Charlottesville

JPMorgan Chase is fighting back against hate groups by donating $1 million to nonprofits that expose extremists.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 5:27 pm

Would you live in a home the size of a Tube carriage?

The number of properties little bigger than a budget hotel room has soared, says Which?
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 5:26 pm

Popular YouTube artist uses AI to record new album

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Posted: August 21, 2017, 5:14 pm

World's oldest publisher reverses 'shameful' China censorship

Cambridge University Press has reversed a decision to censor hundreds of articles at the request of the Chinese government after a backlash from academics and activists.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 5:12 pm

Angela Merkel: Germany could ban gas and diesel cars

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Posted: August 21, 2017, 5:08 pm

White House in silent mode after surrogate-free Sunday on talk shows

The White House is in silent mode.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 4:53 pm

FTSE 100 dips as finance stocks slump

The benchmark share index finishes slightly lower after a choppy day of trading.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 4:45 pm

Six Flags brings down Confederate flags

Six Flags is no longer flying the Confederate flag.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 4:36 pm

How to cash in on a solar eclipse

A total solar eclipse is visible across the US on Monday for the first time in nearly a century.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 4:05 pm

Cambridge University Press reverses China censorship move

Cambridge University Press restores access to sensitive China stories after academics protest.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 3:51 pm

3 ways finance apps can actually help you -- and what every gig worker needs to know

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Posted: August 21, 2017, 3:47 pm

China's Great Wall eyes Fiat Chrysler bid

The Chinese SUV maker says it is interested in buying the Jeep owner, but no approach has been made.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 3:39 pm

The problem with the lack of female leaders

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Posted: August 21, 2017, 3:17 pm

Girls Who Code founder: Men build technologies to 'replace their mothers'

Reshma Saujani is not a coder but she's empowering "an army of young women" to take on tech's gender gap through her nonprofit Girls Who Code.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 3:09 pm

Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Calpine Corporation (CPN) - Markets Daily


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Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Calpine Corporation (CPN)
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Calpine Corporation logo Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders acquired 16,692 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 892% compared to the average daily ...
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 2:23 pm

5 simple steps to retiring rich

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Posted: August 21, 2017, 2:16 pm

How to talk about money on a first date

Money troubles can start early in a relationship -- even as early as the first date.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 2:15 pm

These three countries are winning the global robot race

When it comes to making machines to perform tasks that humans have done for years, the United States, China and India are far ahead of anyone else, according to a top tech industry executive.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 2:14 pm

Canadian dollar nudges higher as retail sales, Jackson Hole in focus - Reuters Canada


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Canadian dollar nudges higher as retail sales, Jackson Hole in focus
Reuters Canada
TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar was marginally firmer against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as investors look toward comments from central bank officials at the annual Jackson Hole summit and domestic retail sales data later this week.

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Posted: August 21, 2017, 2:11 pm

Canadian wholesale sales decline for first time in several months - The Globe and Mail


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Canadian wholesale sales decline for first time in several months
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Canada's wholesale sales declined slightly in June, with the food and auto industries showing the biggest impact. Wholesale sales fell by 0.5 per cent to $61.4-billion, following a series of monthly increases. The food industry's wholesale sales were ...
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Wholesale trade declines in June after 8 months of gainsCBC.ca
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 2:08 pm

Debit and credit card use accelerates

Concerns have been raised about the level of personal debt, as consumers spend on plastic.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 1:40 pm

Apple's 'hidden' job ad found online

The advertisement for "a talented engineer" begins with the welcome: "Hey there! You found us."
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 1:13 pm

Transat offers sunny Q3 outlook after good start to summer travel season - CTV News


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Transat offers sunny Q3 outlook after good start to summer travel season
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MONTREAL -- Transat A.T. Inc. says it's having a better summer season than expected and its third-quarter results will show "significantly higher" adjusted earnings than during the comparable period last year. The Montreal-based travel company says ...
Transat AT Inc. - Transat forecasts third-quarter results showing significant improvement over last year'sCanada NewsWire (press release)

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Posted: August 21, 2017, 1:12 pm

Your CNN MoneyStream daily brief

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Posted: August 21, 2017, 1:10 pm

UBS Downgrades Rating On The Finish Line, Inc. (FINL) - Finance Daily


UBS Downgrades Rating On The Finish Line, Inc. (FINL)
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July 21 investment analysts at Bank of America held the stock rating at “Neutral” but moved down the price target to $15.00 from $22.00. On May 22 the company was rated “Buy” in a report from Monness Crespi Hardt a boost from the previous “Buy” rating.

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Posted: August 21, 2017, 1:01 pm

Wynn on Winning Streak in 5-1/2 Year Feud With Former Partners - Bloomberg


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Wynn on Winning Streak in 5-1/2 Year Feud With Former Partners
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Steve Wynn's recent winning streak in court is not only positioning the casino mogul to consolidate control of his empire -- it could help him expand into Japan. Courts in Macau and Nevada last month handed Wynn key victories, dismissing a $1 billion ...
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 12:24 pm

Data raises concerns over use of solitary confinement in Nova Scotia's jails - Globalnews.ca


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Data raises concerns over use of solitary confinement in Nova Scotia's jails
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A segregation cell is shown in the Kingston Penitentiary in Kingston, Ontario on Wednesday October 2, 2013. Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the ...

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Posted: August 21, 2017, 12:22 pm

Dividend Yield & Upside For Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU) - Aiken Advocate


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If investors are looking for a solid dividend stock with upside potential, Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU) could be one that ticks all the boxes. The stock currently provides a dividend yield of 3.25% for the Basic Materials company. Research analysts ...
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 12:22 pm

China's Great Wall Motors says it's interested in buying Fiat Chrysler

A Chinese automaker says it's interested in buying Fiat Chrysler.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 12:06 pm

China to relaunch one of the world's fastest bullet trains - CTV News


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China to relaunch one of the world's fastest bullet trains
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BEIJING -- After cutting back the speed of the Beijing to Shanghai bullet train following a deadly crash, China is set to again make it one of the world's fastest. New generation trains will service the route starting next month, making the 1,250 ...
China Focus: New high-speed trains run on north China linesXinhua
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 11:18 am

Before the Bell: Five things every Canadian investor needs to know

A rundown of what to expect this trading day and the stocks that'll see action
Author: James Flynn
Posted: August 21, 2017, 11:15 am

China calls U.S. intellectual property probe ‘irresponsible’

The investigation is the Trump administration’s first direct measure against Chinese trade practices
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 10:24 am

Germany: 'Diesel crisis' could hurt our economy

The crisis over dirty diesel engines could hurt the German economy.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 10:22 am

Ministers 'must act on faulty white goods fire risk'

In a letter to Theresa May, the London Fire Brigade and others say white goods must be made safer.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 10:18 am

'Shameful' -- Uproar after world's oldest publisher bows to China censors

The prestigious publishing arm of one of the world's top universities is under fire for bowing to pressure from China to censor sensitive articles.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 10:12 am

VW to relaunch Kombi van as electric vehicle

The famous van is set to return in modern electric form, five years after production finally ended.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 10:05 am

Oil prices fall after rally encourages profit-taking

Traders cut bullish bets on U.S. crude for second week
Author: Karolin Schaps
Posted: August 21, 2017, 10:01 am

Premarket: U.S. political uncertainty weighs on global share prices

Metals shine but world stocks stuck near 5-1/2-week low
Author: Marc Jones
Posted: August 21, 2017, 9:40 am

China’s Great Wall Motor confirms interest in Fiat Chrysler

Company says it is pursuing all or part of the owner of brands including Jeep and truck maker Ram
Author: Norihiko Shirouzu and Brenda Goh
Posted: August 21, 2017, 9:30 am

Hyundai faces government calls to address ‘big governance risk’

South Korea’s new antitrust chief said he has been in talks with the autos-to-steel conglomerate about overhauling its complex ownership structure
Author: Soyoung Kim and Hyunjoo Jin
Posted: August 21, 2017, 9:23 am

Total and Maersk agree £5.8bn deal

It would see French firm Total take control Denmark's Maersk's assets in the UK sector of the North Sea.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 9:21 am

French group Total buys Maersk Oil in $7.5-billion deal

Danish company AP Moller Maersk is selling its Maersk Oil division to Total to focus on other activities including its shipping business
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 9:13 am

Sempra Energy to buy Oncor for $9.45-billion in blow for Buffett

Sempra abandoned deal to sell the power transmission company to Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 9:00 am

Smart, young investor? Don’t make these five rookie mistakes

When you’re in your 20s, every dollar counts. But there are ways to avoid dumb investing moves
Author: KIRA VERMOND
Posted: August 21, 2017, 9:00 am