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Sen. Klobuchar proposes sweeping change in antitrust law

Feb 4, 2021
Government has the burden of proving an acquisition harmful. This bill would shift the challenge of disproving that to companies.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar at a 2018 Senate hearing. Her bill would raise the bar for approval of  corporate mergers.
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Recent layoffs could be a sign of lessons from the Great Recession

Dec 4, 2018
Major company layoffs are not tied to economic worries necessarily.

As two more states hike their minimum wage, what are the chances of a federal increase?

Nov 8, 2018
Arkansas and Missouri voted to raise their minimum wages on Tuesday. Is the federal government next?
Protesters rally against Labor nominee Andrew Puzder outside of a Hardee's restaurant on February 13, 2017 in St Louis, Missouri.
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President Trump wants companies to report earnings less often. Good idea?

Aug 17, 2018
There’s a dance called earnings season that happens in the corporate world every three months. Public companies are required to open their books and add up all those debits and credits so that investors, analysts, and the media can comb through their financial statements. President Donald Trump on Friday said he’s asked the Securities and […]
US President Donald Trump, center, hosts a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Aug. 16, 2018 in Washington, DC. 
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What CEOs are saying on earnings calls this month

Jul 30, 2018
The execs are stuck between tariffs and shareholders right now. They’re hoping you will save them.
People walk by the New York Stock Exchange in the financial district of Manhattan in 2012.
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How artificial intelligence can be applied to the real world

May 10, 2018
AI can generate trillions for companies, according to a new report from the McKinsey Global Institute.
A visitor holds a hand of an AILA, or Artificial Intelligence Lightweight Android.
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TPP re-think could boost U.S.-Pacific trade

Apr 13, 2018
The world has had about a day to digest President Donald Trump’s 180-degree turn on trade. We are talking about TPP — the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Candidate Trump railed against TPP. He pulled the U.S out in his first week as president. Now, he’s told his top economic lieutenants to explore going back in. What do American […]

How businesses use your Facebook data

Mar 23, 2018
The platform's data is a treasure trove for companies.
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