U.S. News 9 April 2018

Trump vents against Attorney General Sessions and ponders firing special counsel Mueller

The remarks came shortly after the FBI raided the office and residence of Trump's longtime personal lawyer.

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Washington could be epicenter of market risks Tuesday

There's a good chance Washington will be at the epicenter of any market shocks Tuesday.

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Two U.S. mall owners set to bid together to save Bon-Ton from closing all of its stores

Washington Prime Group and Namdar Realty Group will bid together to save department store chain Bon-Ton from liquidation.

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'Emotional' market is providing opportunities: Trader

"You want to buy these stocks about an hour after President Trump goes on a tweetstorm," says Jeff Kilburg.

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Verifone surges more than 50 percent after acquisition announcement

A private equity firm-led investor group announced it would acquire Verifone in a $3.4 billion deal.

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Leading US cryptocurrency marketplace Coinbase steps up efforts to expand business

San Francisco-based Coinbase has made a series of announcements that pave the way towards supporting new crypto-assets, while reportedly stepping up its efforts to work with regulators.

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5 ways to retire on less money

US News & World Report has five tops on how to comfortably retire on a budget.

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Trump online store suddenly adds Virginia to short list of states where it collects online sales tax

As late as Monday morning, the site only counted Louisiana and Florida as the states in which it collects sales tax.

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Indictment accuses Backpage founders of aiding prostitution

The founders of Backpage.com have been indicted on federal charges for a scheme to facilitate prostitution.

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Syria, Middle East tensions pose bigger risk for oil prices

Oil prices rose the most in two weeks Monday, as President Donald Trump mulls a response to a Syrian chemical attack, but crude still reflects very little geopolitical risk.

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Mark Zuckerberg sends an email apology to activists in Myanmar

Mark Zuckerberg has finally reached out to Myanmar activists addressing Facebook's role in violence within the country, NYT reports.

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Another Goldman exec dumps Wall Street for crypto world

Mike Novogratz's cryptocurrency merchant bank Galaxy Digital has hired Richard Kim from Goldman Sachs as chief operating officer, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Joe Biden swoops in to give Democrat Phil Bredesen a money boost in tight Tennessee Senate race

Early polls give Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen an edge over GOP Rep. Marsha Blackburn in the race to fill Republican Bob Corker's Senate seat, but she has the clear edge when it comes to money.

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General Electric 'is the most expensive stock' in the industrial sector, JP Morgan says

GE shares have not fallen far enough, J.P. Morgan analysts wrote Monday.

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Google is teaming up with the largest doctor group for a medical data challenge

Google is teaming up with the American Medical Association on a challenge to unlock health care data.

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Blockchain is not only crappy technology but a bad vision for the future

No matter how much blockchain improves it is still headed in the wrong direction.

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Ray Dalio: Odds increasing for trade wars, cyber wars and 'possibly even shooting wars'

Dalio is growing more pessimistic over the trade dispute between the U.S. and China.

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Something strange is happening with Japan's bond market: Hardly anyone is trading it

For a market that is dominated by the Bank of Japan, looking to government bond futures makes more sense for traders.

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Watch: White House briefs media as Trump weighs response to Syria attack

The White House is set to brief reporters Monday as President Donald Trump weighs his response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria.

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Billionaire mall owner: 'Amazon has been great for retail' — and here's why

President Trump has been attacking the e-commerce giant for putting other retailers out of business.

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Pacino as Paterno, and who is that producer? Anthony Scaramucci

Anthony Scaramucci stole the spotlight with his brief time in the White House, now 'The Mooch' is taking on Hollywood, New York Times reports.

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Mark Zuckerberg has been talking about privacy for 15 years — here's a rundown

The social media giant and its top executive have faced privacy concerns before — and made no shortage of public comments.

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Controversial crypto company Longfin says accounting firm has resigned amid SEC investigation

Longfin said it was notified that its public accounting firm would no longer work with it, according to an SEC filing.

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Justice Department to allow Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto: Dow Jones

The Justice Department will allow Bayer's deal to acquire Monsanto for $62.5 billion, Dow Jones reported.

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Wells Fargo faces potential record fine over auto, mortgage abuses: Report

Wells Fargo faces a record fine of several hundred million dollars for consumer abuses, according to a report.

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Cracker Barrel on mission to pull in millennial diners with new ads

Cracker Barrel has figured out the recipe for millennial and Gen X diners, humor and health, Chicago Business Journal reports.

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NAFTA deal seen as more likely, as GOP worries about farm states

Trump and leaders of Mexico and Canada are likely to tout progress on NAFTA when they meet at the Summit of the Americas.

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China isn’t happy about its newest internet stars: Teenage moms

Kuaishou, an app similar to Instagram and Twitter, was pulled from app stores after the state broadcaster CCTV accused it of promoting underage pregnancy, New York Times reports.

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Sessions turned to convicted fundraiser for advice on US attorneys

Preparing to restock the Department of Justice at the start of the Trump administration, Jeff Sessions sought out Elliott Broidy for recommendations. ProPublica reports.

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Ethics watchdog says in letter that EPA chief Scott Pruitt's actions raise troubling red flags

Scott Pruitt has been under fire for traveling first class and a Capitol Hill rental that cost him just $50 per night.

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