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Amazon’s strategy to win over congressional critics: Tours of its giant warehouses

Aug 21, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET Money The Washington Post  

For years, Amazon’s critics have chided the company for underpaying and overworking warehouse employees. The online retail giant has launched a …

Every small business is a brand: Make yours stand out

Aug 21, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET Money USA TODAY  

Branding is something most small business people know is important. But creating one that resonates with consumers is easier said than done.         …

Facebook Finally Meets a Regulator With Bite

Aug 21, 2019 • 7:46 AM ET Money The Washington Post  

Libra is only two months old, but the EU’s antitrust watchdog is already baring its …

Finally, Germany Issues a Bond That Nobody Wants to Buy

Aug 21, 2019 • 7:40 AM ET Money The Washington Post  

Investors have balked at a 30-year note that offers less than zero interest. This isn’t likely to signal the end of the bond market …

China says it will sanction US firms over Taiwan warplanes

Aug 21, 2019 • 7:35 AM ET Money The Washington Times  

BEIJING (AP) - China said Wednesday that it will levy sanctions against U.S. companies linked to a planned $8 billion sale of advanced F-16V fighter …

Syrian activists: Airstrikes hit hospital in rebel village

Aug 21, 2019 • 7:04 AM ET Money The Washington Times  

BEIRUT (AP) - Airstrikes hit a hospital in a rebel-held village in northwestern Syria, knocking it out of service early on Wednesday, opposition …

Disney announces launch dates for Disney+, its highly anticipated streaming service

Aug 21, 2019 • 7:00 AM ET Money USA TODAY  

Soon after its U.S. debut, the streaming service will begin rolling out globally.             …

Crippling unemployment: The 50 counties hit hardest by joblessness

Aug 21, 2019 • 7:00 AM ET Money USA TODAY  

None of the counties on the list have a bachelor's degree attainment rate above the U.S. average of 30.9%.             …

No misfires from Target, profits soar

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:55 AM ET Money The Washington Times  

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Target is reporting second quarter results that topped expectations on just about every level as the company pushes faster …

Midwest Excavating fined more than $50,000 for trench hazard

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:49 AM ET Money The Washington Times  

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Midwest Excavating for allegedly exposing workers to …

Germany seeks more active role in Arctic amid climate change

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:35 AM ET Money The Washington Times  

BERLIN (AP) - Germany says it plans to take a more active role in Arctic affairs, citing the far north's growing ecological, political and economic …

Lowe's: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:22 AM ET Money The Washington Times  

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Lowe's Cos. (LOW) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $1.68 billion. The Mooresville, North …

Spanish navy ship to remain ready to take migrants in Italy

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:15 AM ET Money The Washington Times  

MADRID (AP) - Spain's Deputy Prime Minister Carmen Calvo says a navy ship will stay close to an Italian island in case a group of migrants …

Hi, Alexa. How Do I Stop You From Listening In On Me?

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:08 AM ET Money The New York Times  

Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you have …

Thailand to set up center to combat 'fake news'

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:06 AM ET Money The Washington Times  

BANGKOK (AP) - Thailand's government has announced plans to set up a center to combat unverified and unauthenticated news on social media platforms. …

Is My Millennial Co-Worker a Narcissist, or Am I a Jealous Jerk?

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:00 AM ET Money The New York Times  

What looks like shameless brand-building is, in fact, a necessary part of surviving in a precarious job …

Why China’s wealthy elites have so much at stake in Hong Kong

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:00 AM ET Money The Washington Post  

Hong Kong attracts a lot of China’s private wealth, it turns …

China appeals to Washington: 'Get along with us'

Aug 21, 2019 • 5:58 AM ET Money The Washington Times  

BEIJING (AP) - China is appealing to Washington to "get along with us" after President Donald Trump said "somebody had to take China on" over trade …

DealBook Briefing: Trump Admitted to Exploring Tax Cuts. Here’s Why.

Aug 21, 2019 • 5:58 AM ET Money The New York Times  

He says that the U.S. economy remains “incredible,” but surely sees warning signs in many of his favored economic …

Crews begin razing former hospital after reuse efforts fail

Aug 21, 2019 • 5:41 AM ET Money The Washington Times  

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Crews have begun demolishing a century-old former hospital in northern Indiana. An excavator started pulling apart the former …