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Bombardier aims to close plane deals ahead of Canadian PM's China visit
22 minutes ago
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Planemaker Bombardier aims to close deals with Chinese airlines in time for an expected trip by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to China next month, a senior Bombardier executive said on Tuesday.
[From Reuters: Business News]
U.S. companies urge EU to refrain from unilateral moves on Web tax
1 hour ago
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's plans to increase taxes on digital firms risks undermining the bloc's growth and stifle global efforts to find common solutions, U.S. companies operating in the EU said on Tuesday.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Western Digital to seek injunction to block Toshiba's $18 billion chip unit sale
1 hour ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Western Digital Corp said on Tuesday it will seek an injunction to block the sale of Toshiba Corp's prized semiconductor business to a rival group, upping the ante in an acrimonious battle with its chip venture partner.
[From Reuters: Business News]
North Korea war cries stifle stocks, euro still groggy
1 hour ago
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks and the euro fell for a fourth day on Tuesday, as investors that had piled into both all year took a step back as the list of global uncertainties began to lengthen again.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Under activist pressure, Nestle sets margin goal
1 hour ago
LONDON/ZURICH (Reuters) - Nestle , under pressure from activist shareholder Third Point, set an operating margin target for the first time, although it was seen as conservative and fell short of rival Unilever's ambitions .
[From Reuters: Business News]
U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross tells China to guarantee fair treatment for U.S....
2 hours ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said China needed to "guarantee fair and reciprocal treatment for U.S. firms" as he tried to strike an upbeat tone on a visit to Beijing amid trade tensions between the two countries.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Disney tests new store design as shoppers go online
3 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co is testing the first major redesign of its retail stores in seven years, adding interactive experiences and live streams of theme park parades to lure consumers tempted by online shopping.
[From Reuters: Business News]
China's iQiyi considers U.S. listing as early as 2018: source
3 hours ago
HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - Baidu Inc's video streaming service iQiyi, a Chinese-style Netflix , is eyeing a potential initial public offering in the United States as early as next year, a person with direct knowledge of the plans said on Tuesday. The listing could value the company at between $8 billion and $10 billion, Bloomberg reported earlier, citing two people familiar with the matter.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Exclusive: SEC hackers accessed authentic data used by companies in tests - s...
12 hours ago
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hackers breached the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's computer system last year by taking advantage of companies that used authentic financial data when they were testing the agency's corporate filing system, according to sources familiar with the matter.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Top U.S. NAFTA negotiator sees no problem with pace of talks
13 hours ago
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."
[From Reuters: Business News]
Trade panel says low-cost solar imports hurt US companies
by By MATTHEW DALY
22 Sep 2017 at 11:37pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to American manufacturers, a U.S. trade commission ruled Friday, raising the possibility of the Trump administration imposing tariffs that could double the price of solar panels from abroad....
[From AP Top Business News at 12:38 a.m. EDT]
North Korea's H-bomb threat comes with potential risks
by By ROBERT BURNS and MATTHEW PENNINGTON
22 Sep 2017 at 11:33pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Would exploding a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific, as North Korea has threatened, push the current war of words between the U.S. and North Korea closer to actual war?...
[From AP Top Business News at 12:38 a.m. EDT]
Moody's cuts UK's credit rating citing finances, Brexit
22 Sep 2017 at 6:20pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Moody's has downgraded its credit rating on Great Britain, citing the country's weakening finances and the impact of its decision to exit the European Union....
[From AP Top Business News at 12:38 a.m. EDT]
Senate bill would make online political ads more transparent
by By MARY CLARE JALONICK
22 Sep 2017 at 5:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and communications....
[From AP Top Business News at 12:38 a.m. EDT]
In new setback, Uber to lose license to work in London
by By DANICA KIRKA
22 Sep 2017 at 5:38pm
LONDON (AP) -- Uber will lose its license to operate in London because it may be endangering public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday, in a severe blow to a company already facing big questions over its corporate culture....
[From AP Top Business News at 12:38 a.m. EDT]
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