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Mnuchin comments accelerate dollar rout

Mnuchin comments accelerate dollar rout

In Washington, presidential press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders did not specifically answer whether the Trump administration prefers a strong dollar or a weak dollar when she was asked about Mnuchin's comments. Mnuchin defended the US trade posture as good for the world. "If the dollar slide were to accelerate, then foreign capital flows could decline rapidly, which would cause a sudden rise in interest rates which could shock markets and lead to unintended declines in risk assets like ...


Starbucks to increase wages, improve benefits for 150K employees

Starbucks to increase wages, improve benefits for 150K employees

And some have expanded benefits in employees' health-care offerings. Apple Inc. said earlier this month that it's giving most of its staff a $2,500 bonus. The moves by Walmart and Starbucks this week are a sharp reversal of previous policy and a watershed moment for paid parental leave in America. For store employees, Starbucks expanded its parental leave policy to include all non-birth parents with up to six weeks of paid leave when welcoming a new child.


Fast Growing Stock in Focus: United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL)

Fast Growing Stock in Focus: United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL)

The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with "Outperform" on Wednesday, October 12. United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL ) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, October 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. Analysts expect TFS Financial Corp (NASDAQ:TFSL) to report $0.08 EPS on January, 29.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 14.29% from last quarter's $0.07 EPS.


Google gets new sister company focused on security analytics

Google gets new sister company focused on security analytics

The business arose in Alphabet's "moonshot factory" X, the same one responsible for Project Loon and its Internet balloons. Besides selling security software to businesses, Chronicle will also oversee Alphabet's existing VirusTotal security business, which Google acquired in 2012 and then folded into X in 2015 when Alphabet was formed, Gillett said.


Vandal damages Field of Dreams site in eastern Iowa

Vandal damages Field of Dreams site in eastern Iowa

In a post on Tuesday, the official " Field of Dreams Movie Site " Facebook page revealed that someone drove onto the field with a auto and tore up the turf. 'We pray for whomever did this to our special place that they find peace in their hearts. Stillman says repairs will continue through the summer, but the field will remain open.