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Whole Foods customers react to $13.7 billion Amazon merger

On Friday it soared $9.62, or 29 percent, to $42.68, above the $42 a share Amazon agreed to pay. The deal, which is pending, sent ripples throughout the tech, retail, and financial industries. RICH TARRANT: Consumer purchases in a grocery space is, you know, $600-billion industry that has yet to be massively disrupted by online. In Whole Foods , it is acquiring a company that has recently come under pressure from investors for its lagging performance.



US dollar subdued as Trump probe, weak US data overshadow Fed

USA stocks fell for the fourth time in five days as selling in technology shares worsened, sending the Nasdaq indexes lower by more than 0.6 percent. The Federal Open Market Committee also maintained its forecast for one more rate hike this year. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.7 percent, led by resource shares.



Maryland and DC Sue Trump Over Foreign Payments

A Washington wine bar filed suit against Trump and his Trump International hotel in March, claiming that the president got an unfair business advantage because of the president's association with the business, according to The New York Times .



UK PM Theresa May will face leadership challenge if she softens Brexit

He said: 'You can only be a full member of the single market if you are an European Union member and therefore it is obvious that we are looking for something else. Ordinary Britons are also beginning to feel the cost of Brexit because of higher import prices caused by a plunge in the pound and businesses are increasingly anxious about losing trade access.



Trump wants more apprentices. But can they fix America's big jobs problem?

While the executive order will take time to fully implement, it reflects the Trump administration's emphasis on expanding job opportunities for all workers, especially middle class jobs, while channeling taxpayer dollars into effective and successful apprenticeship and job training programs.



Which Analysts Are Watching United Utilities Group PLC (UUGRY)?

Since January 3, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 9 selling transactions for $48.27 million activity. Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG) has 0.00% since June 16, 2016 and is. The 1 year high stock price is 1032.19 GBX while the 52 week low is 659.82 GBX. The rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities with "Buy" on Tuesday, February 7.