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Could a Privatized US Postal Service Follow on Cancelled Staples Contract?

In 2013, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) contracted with Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) to provide postal services in about 500 Staples stores. The reaction from the American Postal Workers Union ...
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2016 Air Cargo Improves, but Trump a Wild Card for 2017

Air cargo volume increased by 6.9% year over year in November, on top of a 6.2% increase posted in October, according to data reported Wednesday by WorldACD Market Data. While ...
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5 Financial Giants Still Trading Under Book Value

As 2016 comes to an end, it is important to first look back and consider what has taken place and then to look forward to what may come in 2017. ...
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Endo International Is America’s Least Successful Company of 2016

Among U.S.-listed public companies, the worst performers over the course of a year are certain to include several biotech firms. Some biotechs also may appear on a list of the ...
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Automakers Catch a Break on Fuel Economy Rules

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) today announced that it is postponing a sharp increase in penalties for automakers found to be in noncompliance with federal corporate average fuel-economy ...
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Fiat Chrysler Faces Another Recall for Roll-Away Complaints

The U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating complaints that up to 1 million more Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) vehicles may roll away, even after the ...
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FDIC Keeps Operating on Smaller Budgets

Banks and regulations may have yet another boost coming their way in 2017, on top of higher interest rates and lower regulations proposed by the Trump administration. The Federal Deposit ...
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Trump Takes a Shot at Lockheed’s F-35 Fighter

President-elect Donald Trump took a shot at one of the easiest targets on offer last Friday. In a TV interview Sunday, Trump called the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program "out ...
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Boeing Signs $17 Billion Deal with Iran, Challenges Republican Effort to Block Sales

Iran's official news agency, IRNA, said this morning that the Islamic Republic has signed an agreement with The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) to purchase 80 aircraft valued at around $16.6 ...
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US Approves Norwegian Air License, Puts a Smile on Boeing’s Face

After a delay of nearly three years, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DoT) on Friday approved a license for Norwegian Air Shuttle's Ireland-based unit to fly to and from the ...
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What Steven Mnuchin in Treasury and Wilbur Ross in Commerce Mean in the Trump Economy

The election results are not even 30 days old, but President-Elect Donald Trump and his transition team already have named nominations for key cabinet positions. When it comes to the ...
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Trump Regulation Rollback Could Be Huge for 4 Telecom and Cable Giants

One of the hallmarks of the Trump campaign was the focus on eliminating unneeded and burdensome over-regulation. In fact, many business leaders have pointed to excessive rules and regulations as ...
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Traffic Deaths Up 9.5% in H1 2016, Biggest Leap in Decades

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported last month that the death toll from traffic crashes rose 10.4% year over year in the first six months of 2016 compared ...
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More Effort Needed to Crack Down on Counterfeit Products Sold at Amazon and eBay

In late September, a Manhattan jury awarded Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) $5.5 million to compensate the company for sales of counterfeit diamond engagement rings sold by Costco Wholesale Corp. ...
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Does Net Neutrality Have a Future Under President Trump?

When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 2015 reclassified the internet as a public utility, the effort by telecom providers to squash the regulations appeared doomed. Past federal court rulings essentially ...
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