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UK Regulator Says Fox-Sky Deal "Not in Public Interest" - Hollywood Reporter

3 hours 49 min ago

The Independent

UK Regulator Says Fox-Sky Deal "Not in Public Interest"
Hollywood Reporter
Citing concerns about the influence of the Murdoch family, which controls Fox and News Corp, the Competition and Markets Authority suggests the government could block the deal, order a spin-off or divestiture of Sky News or set behavioral remedies. The ...
Fox-Sky Deal Not in Public Interest, UK Regulator SaysBloomberg
UK regulators thwart Murdoch takeover of SkyFinancial Times
Rupert Murdoch's Sky bid provisionally blocked by regulatorThe Guardian
Telegraph.co.uk -Independent.ie -Sky News -Mirror.co.uk
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In a Stunning Post, This Founder Called His Customers 'Gullible' and 'Idiots' on Facebook (Because They Watch Fox ... - Inc.com

5 hours 58 min ago

In a Stunning Post, This Founder Called His Customers 'Gullible' and 'Idiots' on Facebook (Because They Watch Fox ...
Inc.com
Cool marketing strategy, bro. Only now it's sparked a boycott and could destroy the company. By Bill Murphy Jr. Bill Murphy Jr. is executive editor of operations at Some Spider and the founder of ProGhostwriters.com. Contact him at billmurphyjr.com ...

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Puerto Rico will try and privatize its bankrupt power utility - CNBC

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 9:23pm

CNBC

Puerto Rico will try and privatize its bankrupt power utility
CNBC
The governor of Puerto Rico announced Monday his intentions to privatize the island's beleaguered power utility. The announcement comes just two days before the bankrupt Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, or "PREPA," is due to submit a revised ...

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SCOTTeVEST founder calls Fox News viewers gullible idiots. Now company faces boycott - USA TODAY

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 7:26pm

USA TODAY

SCOTTeVEST founder calls Fox News viewers gullible idiots. Now company faces boycott
USA TODAY
CINCINNATI — It might not be good for business to mock Fox News viewers. Many on social media have vowed never to buy the multi-pocketed vests sold by SCOTTeVEST due to a now-deleted post from the founder and former CEO Scott Jordan. Jordan appeared ...
Clothing company CEO says his company markets to Fox News viewers because they're 'f**king idiots'TheBlaze.com

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How Ralph Lauren Marries Technology and Design for Olympic Uniforms - Cheddar

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 7:10pm

Cheddar

How Ralph Lauren Marries Technology and Design for Olympic Uniforms
Cheddar
Ralph Lauren is doubling down on wearable tech with its official 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics uniform for Team USA. “Trying to come up with technology that's wearable has to be about what the customer wants and needs,” David Lauren, Chief ...

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Wynn praises Trump tax reform, vows raises or bonuses for workers - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 5:53pm

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Wynn praises Trump tax reform, vows raises or bonuses for workers
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, speaks during the E. Parry Thomas memorial celebration at Encore on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, in Las Vegas. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal Follow @Erik_Verduzco). President Donald Trump addresses the March of ...
Steve Wynn Plans Fourth Vegas HotelBloomberg
Wynn Resorts, Limited Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2017 ResultsBusiness Wire (press release)
Wynn Resorts, Imax, Johnson & Johnson, Ford and Starbucks as Zacks Bull and Bear of the DayNasdaq
Zacks.com -ClickLancashire -Barron's -KLAS-TV
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Trump imposes 30 percent tariff on solar panel imports - The Hill

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 5:01pm

The Hill

Trump imposes 30 percent tariff on solar panel imports
The Hill
President Trump · Donald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: 'Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere in Haiti MORE on Monday imposed tariffs of 30 percent on imported ...
Trump Taxes Solar Imports in Biggest Blow to Renewables YetBloomberg
Trump Slaps Steep Tariffs on Imported Washing Machines and Solar ProductsNew York Times
Trump slaps tariffs on foreign solar panels and washing machinesCNNMoney
Politico -Los Angeles Times -CNBC -Financial Times
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Budweiser falls off the list of America's three favorite beers - wtvr.com

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 4:16pm

wtvr.com

Budweiser falls off the list of America's three favorite beers
wtvr.com
Before 2001, Budweiser was the top-selling U.S. beer, but it relinquished that crown to Bud Light. Coors Light knocked Budweiser out of the second spot in 2011. Now Miller Lite has taken over third place, relegating Bud to No. 4, according to sales ...
Beer calendar: Noble Beast Brewing holds first beer dinner, Beat the Brewer, tap takeovers, morecleveland.com
Let Me Break Down What Canada's Escalating Beer Tax Will Really Cost YouHuffPost Canada
Beer Events Brewing This Week: Jan. 23-28Milwaukee Magazine
CBC.ca -Crain's Cleveland Business -Greenburgh Daily Voice -Evening Telegraph
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Netflix jumps more than 8% after adding more subscribers than expected - CNBC

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 4:15pm

CNBC

Netflix jumps more than 8% after adding more subscribers than expected
CNBC
Netflix gained far more customers than Wall Street expected during the holiday season, the company said on Monday, when it reported quarterly earnings that were in line with estimates. Shares jumped more than 8 percent after hours, pushing the market ...
Netflix Shatters Estimates With a Surge in Year-End SubscriptionsBloomberg
Netflix Blasts Past Q4 Subscriber-Growth Expectations, Shares Soar to All-Time HighVariety
Who needs prestige? Netflix ends year on a 'Bright' noteCNET
Business Insider -Barron's -U.S. News & World Report -Seeking Alpha
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Bacardi to Acquire Patron Tequila for $5.1 Billion - StreetInsider.com

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 3:44pm

CNBC

Bacardi to Acquire Patron Tequila for $5.1 Billion
StreetInsider.com
Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. Family-owned Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, announced today that it is expanding its portfolio of ...
Bacardi Buys Patron, Valuing Tequila Maker at $5.1 BillionBloomberg
Bacardi is buying Patron in deal that values the tequila company at $5.1 billionCNBC
Bacardi Buying Patrón Tequila in Deal Valuing Brand at $5.1 BillionWall Street Journal
Reuters -Business Insider -Financial Times
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Stocks rise after deal to end government shutdown - CBS News

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 3:41pm

CBS News

Stocks rise after deal to end government shutdown
CBS News
NEW YORK – After wavering around breakeven in morning trading on Monday, stocks turned a bit higher after Senate Democrats said they'll support a bill that would fund the federal government for three weeks. That came after Republican leaders promised ...
Energy and Technology Companies Lead US Stocks HigherU.S. News & World Report
Energy and Tech Lead Stocks UpDTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

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Montana Governor Signs Order to Force Net Neutrality - New York Times

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 3:32pm

New York Times

Montana Governor Signs Order to Force Net Neutrality
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Most efforts underway to restore so-called net neutrality face big obstacles and would take many months, if not years, to succeed. But in Montana, the governor has used the stroke of a pen to bring the rules to broad parts of his state ...
Montana becomes first state to implement net neutrality after FCC repealThe Hill
Montana governor signs executive order to keep net neutrality in the stateThe Verge
Wave of lawsuits filed to block FCC's repeal of Net Neutralityfox4kc.com
Engadget -The Daily Caller -Helena Independent Record -ABC FOX Montana News
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Rupert Murdoch calls for Facebook and Google to subsidize the news business - The Verge

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 2:28pm

The Verge

Rupert Murdoch calls for Facebook and Google to subsidize the news business
The Verge
Rupert Murdoch, the executive chairman of publishing empire News Corporation, issued a statement today proposing a new licensing deal between media organizations and platform-owning tech companies. His goal: get entities like Facebook and Google to pay ...
Rupert Murdoch: Facebook has become 'inherently unreliable' and should pay publishers for posting on the siteBusiness Insider
Rupert Murdoch says Facebook needs to pay publishers the way cable companies doRecode
Murdoch: Time For Facebook, Google To Pay 'Carriage Fees' To News PublishersMediaPost Communications
Reuters -TheWrap
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General Electric: Lessons In KISS Investing - Seeking Alpha

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 1:32pm

Press Telegraph

General Electric: Lessons In KISS Investing
Seeking Alpha
General Electric's SEC filings have often caused me many headaches over the years. Company disclosures and non-GAAP reconciliations are often painful as well. Retail investors do best when they Keep It Simple Stupid ("KISS"). An investment in General ...
No Blue Sky In Sight: Analyst Steps To The Sidelines On General ElectricBenzinga
5 Reasons Why You Should Dump General Electric Company NowSmarter Analyst
GE Shares Stumble to Worst Week Since Financial CrisisNewsmax
Zacks Investment Research -Zacks Investment Research
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One-Time Charges Overshadow Halliburton's Revenue and Earnings Improvements - Motley Fool

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 1:05pm

Washington Post

One-Time Charges Overshadow Halliburton's Revenue and Earnings Improvements
Motley Fool
Don't let the writedown of its Venezuela business and the changes to the tax code fool you. This was a good quarter. Tyler Crowe. (TMFDirtyBird). Jan 22, 2018 at 1:05PM. Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) did a great job in 2017 of putting the oil market slump and ...
Halliburton's 'Outstanding Execution' Boosts Fourth-Quarter EarningsTheStreet.com
The Leap in Halliburton Company Stock Is a Perfect Trading OpportunityInvestorplace.com
Halliburton +3% after strong Q4 beat, optimistic outlookSeeking Alpha
Financial Times -Yahoo Finance -GuruFocus.com -Chron.com
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YouTube TV and Hulu Live TV now have hundreds of thousands of subscribers, says report - TechCrunch

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:40pm

Fast Company

YouTube TV and Hulu Live TV now have hundreds of thousands of subscribers, says report
TechCrunch
Hulu and YouTube are battling for subscribers for their respective live TV streaming services, according to a CNBC report out this morning, which says that Hulu Live has grown to 450,000 paying subscribers and YouTube TV has just over 300,000. Both are ...
Hulu and YouTube are off to a solid start with live TVEngadget
Streaming Wars: Can YouTube and Hulu's Live Services Bring Down Cable?Observer
New Live TV Streaming Numbers Place YouTube TV at Just Over 300K Subscribers and Hulu at 450KMac Rumors
9to5Google -CNBC
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Bitcoin tanks more than 10% to below $11000; South Korea announces details on crypto tax - CNBC

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:18pm

CNBC

Bitcoin tanks more than 10% to below $11000; South Korea announces details on crypto tax
CNBC
Bitcoin briefly falls 11 percent over the last 24 hours on Coinbase, declining to a low near $10,234. But the decline came as the South Korean government said it will collect up to 24.2 percent of corporate and local income taxes from the country's ...
Bitcoin Sheds Dollar Value As Restrictions Become TighterForbes
Maryland Tries to Woo Amazon With $5 Billion Aid Package: LIVE MARKETS BLOGTheStreet.com
More News From Asia Drops Bitcoin PriceValueWalk
Fortune -Engadget -Wall Street Journal -Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News)
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Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Needham & Company LLC - BangaloreWeekly

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:04pm

Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Needham & Company LLC
BangaloreWeekly
A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $66.00 price objective on shares of Ralph Lauren Corporation and gave the company a sell rating in a report on Friday, May 19th ...

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Streaming Wars: Can YouTube and Hulu's Live Services Bring Down Cable? - Observer

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:19am

Observer

Streaming Wars: Can YouTube and Hulu's Live Services Bring Down Cable?
Observer
In a continued effort to dismantle linear television models, Hulu and YouTube both launched live streaming services last year. Their goal was to compete with cable companies that offer expensive network bundle packages that force customers into paying ...

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