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China to Dwarf US Car Sales in 7 Years

The government of China said Tuesday morning that it expects its annual automobile production output to reach 30 million by 2020 and 35 million by 2025. The Ministry of Industry ...
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Ocwen Back on the Hot Seat as Regulators File Lawsuits

The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and 22 state regulators on Thursday filed lawsuits and enforcement orders against Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE: OCN) alleging that the subprime mortgage loan ...
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National Fuel Gas and Northern Access: When a State Trumps Federal

National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE: NFG) was supposed to have big upside. After a weekend decision by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), NFG's rejected planned Northern ...
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Can the FCC Stop 2.4 Billion Monthly Robocalls?

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would allow telecom carriers like AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) to ...
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Fuel Economy Rules Threaten Jobs, Vehicle Prices: Study

In 2012, the federal government and automakers agreed on a timeline to bring U.S. corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) ratings for new cars sold in the United States to an ...
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With Oil at $50 a Barrel, Is the Keystone XL Pipeline Even Necessary?

On Thursday morning, Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE: RDS-A) announced the sale of all its in-situ and undeveloped oil sands interests in Canada for $7.25 billion. Less than a month ago, ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Mixed Signals from Trump Administration on Pot Law Enforcement

Another week has passed and, if anything, the Trump administration's approach to legal marijuana sales and use is just as unclear as ever. In a recent public statement, Attorney General ...
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Why Mercedes-Benz Is Recalling 354,000 US Cars

German automaker Daimler's Mercedes-Benz division is recalling more than 354,000 model year 2015 to 2017 cars and light vehicles sold in the United States. The recall is related to a ...
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Is It Too Late to Save the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?

Among the list of federal agencies that are feeling the most heat from the Trump administration is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The agency was established in 2011 as ...
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20% of US Bank Branches to Disappear by 2020

The rise of internet banking and finance technology (now with a buzzword of its own: fintech) has been dramatic over the past few years. Since the financial crisis of 2009, 6% ...
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How Gene Editing Just Got Rocked by Major Patent Ruling

The possibilities around gene editing are almost endless. Some of the goals and hopes around gene editing sound like they were pulled right out of a science fiction or futuristic ...
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4 Big Banks to Buy May Have Big Piles of Money If Regulation Relief Comes

It never fails when we have a crisis in America. The tendency for the governing or regulating bodies isn’t to try to get things from over-exuberant back to the mean, ...
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6 Fiat Chrysler Models in List of Cars With Most Safety Complaints

A list of the top 10 car models that receive the most customer complaints about safety issues includes eight models built by two of the Detroit three. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: ...
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Rite Aid Merger Tank: Lessons From Staples & Office Depot Merger Failure

When pending mergers take too long to close due to regulatory reviews, it is not unusual for investors to get burned. That is now the case for investors who were banking on ...
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Trump and Boeing, Brexit and UK Airlines: Damage Report

President Donald Trump's first week in office was certainly eventful. The way the week ended, with thousands of Americans protesting Trump's executive order on immigration and travel, was probably not ...
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