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‘Tariff Man’ Gives Auto Import Tariffs a 6-Month Reprieve

One day before a decision was due on whether to impose tariffs on automobile imports, the Trump administration on Friday said it would delay a decision for up to six ...
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Vadadustat Makes the Case for Blockbuster Status After Japanese Chronic Kidney Disease Studies

Patients suffering anemia due to chronic kidney disease (CKD) are sure to be content with new positive top-line results from two Phase 3 active-controlled pivotal studies. In this case, they ...
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Does $66 Trillion in Government Debt Mean the World Is Drowning in Debt?

It is far from a secret that the United States and other nations around the world have what sounds like an insurmountable debt load. With trillions and trillions owed to ...
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Renault Refuses to Remove Ghosn Following His Arrest

French automaker Renault on Tuesday refused to remove chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn who has been arrested and detained in Japan on charges of tax evasion for underreporting his income ...
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Nissan Chairman Ghosn Booted for Bogus Financial Reporting

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. has removed chairman Carlos Ghosn and director Greg Kelly from their roles in the company following a months-long whistleblower investigation into allegations of financial ...
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5 Most Important Things in Business Today: IBM M&A

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) bought a large software company to move further into cloud computing. According to Reuters: IBM Corp said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire ...
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Toyota’s Japan Production Halted by Earthquake

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) has closed its transmission and parts plant south of Sapporo on the Japanese island of Hokkaido following a Thursday earthquake. The plant will be closed ...
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Worried About President Trump and US Stocks? Buy Japan Now

If there has been one thing we have learned since the presidential election, is that we are in an era of extreme partisanship, and the political divide is now about ...
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6 Most Important Things In Business Today

Household debt has risen around the world. According to The Wall Street Journal: A decade after the global financial crisis, household debts are considered by many to be a problem ...
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As US Enters Formal Stock Market Correction, Global Stock Exchanges Follow Suit (and Some Are Worse)

It's official: The U.S. stock market has entered correction territory. The 100 point drop on the S&P 500 on Thursday to 2,581 was down 10.1% from the high of 2,872.87. ...
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The Missile That Failed a Test to Protect the US Against North Korea — by the Numbers

A ballistic missile defense system (BMDS) test conducted last Wednesday off the coast of Hawaii failed when the land-based interceptor missile missed its target. The failure is the second in ...
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OECD Sees Global Growth Hitting 7-Year High

The global growth story continues. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is reporting that the global economy is on pace to have the best year of growth since ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today: Airbus Jet Order Crushes Boeing

A U.S. company is about to make a record purchase of planes from Airbus, Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) major rival. According to Reuters: Airline pioneer Bill Franke looked set to ...
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North Korea: Country and Military by the Numbers

President Donald Trump arrived in Seoul, South Korea, at midday Tuesday local time, the second stop on a 12-day trip that began with a visit to Japan and will next ...
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Japan's Nikkei hit a two-decade high on the back of a pickup in an economic activity that has been years in the making. The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News said ...
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