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Apple shares flirt with correction territory

September 25, 2017 by  
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Shares of Apple Inc dipped on Monday and flirted with correction territory following a report that the company had told suppliers to scale back shipments of parts for its upcoming iPhone X.


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Wall St. falls on North Korea warnings, tech selloff

September 25, 2017 by  
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street fell on Monday, as a selloff in technology shares dragged the Nasdaq down more than 1 percent, while North Korea’s latest warnings to Washington added to a cautious tone.


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Top U.S. NAFTA negotiator sees no problem with pace of talks

September 25, 2017 by  
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OTTAWA (Reuters) – The top U.S. negotiator at talks to modernize the NAFTA trade pact on Monday dismissed questions about why his team had so far failed to produce specific proposals on key issues, saying “I don’t see a problem.”


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SEC chairman notified of 2016 agency hack in August: testimony

September 25, 2017 by  
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) only learned in August that hackers had last year breached the regulator’s database of corporate announcements, according to prepared congressional testimony seen by Reuters on Monday.


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Target raises minimum hourly wage to $11, pledges $15 by end of 2020

September 25, 2017 by  
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Target Corp said on Monday it would increase its minimum hourly wage this year by a dollar to $11, vowing to raise this by the end of 2020 to $15 an hour — the so-called “living wage” labor advocates across the United States are campaigning for.


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EU seeks more protection for Uber-style jobs

September 24, 2017 by  
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission wants more social protection and rights for casual workers, such as those in the “gig economy”, and others with non-standard contracts to try to tackle growing social inequality.


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A celebrity listing crashes Japanese exchange's party

September 24, 2017 by  
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TOKYO (Reuters) – On Japan’s newest exchange, fame can pay off. That may not be so great for investors though.


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Fidget spinners and squishies: some Toys 'R' Us toymakers cut ties

September 24, 2017 by  
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(Reuters) – This summer, toy supplier Product Launchers delivered 100,000 specially ordered DC Comics fidget spinners to Toys ‘R’ Us, unaware that the biggest U.S. toy store chain was in financial trouble.


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A private solution for China’s zombie company problem? Unlikely

September 23, 2017 by  
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s latest push to revive its bloated state-owned sector is set to pick up pace this year, with bankers and investors expecting possible spin-offs and asset sales to follow a key Communist Party Congress in October.


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Uber ready to make concessions to reverse London license decision: paper

September 23, 2017 by  
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LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. taxi firm Uber is prepared to make concessions as it seeks to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew its license in the city, which represents a potentially big blow for the fast-growing company, a newspaper reported.


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