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Kraft Heinz has lost the one thing that distinguished it from General Mills and Mondelez

The one thing Kraft Heinz had going for it was its profit margins. Now, it doesn't even have that. The food ...
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Medicare for All, or Medicare for More? Here’s where the 2020 hopefuls stand on health care

Even in this early stage of the 2020 race, nearly all of President Donald Trump's would-be opponents have staked out their ...
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YouTube is heading for its Cambridge Analytica moment

This week, several major advertisers suspended their YouTube campaigns after a report that pedophiles have latched onto videos of young children, ...
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Robert Mueller won’t submit report to attorney general next week, DOJ official tells NBC News

Special counsel Robert Mueller will not deliver a report to the attorney general next week, as was previously reported by multiple ...
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Park ranger furloughed during the government shutdown wins $29.5 million lottery jackpot

While many federal employees are still recovering from the 35-day government shutdown, National Park Service employee Judith Smith is counting her ...
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Fed’s Quarles: We’d ‘quickly reassess’ balance sheet plan if problems came up

The Federal Reserve stands ready to change the approach to its balance sheet should conditions warrant, the central bank's vice chair ...
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This is the first year you can bet on the Oscars in the US … and it likely won’t be the last

While international bookmakers have long allowed Americans to bet on the Oscars, this is the first time they can legally place ...
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Warren Buffett’s Kraft Heinz deal was unlike any Berkshire has done. He may not want to repeat it.

Warren Buffett's biggest problem is well known to investors and the market. The billionaire founder and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway has ...
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The Fed is about to start public sessions on how it can improve policy

Federal Reserve officials will be hitting the road soon to learn how best to achieve their policy objectives and to communicate ...
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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with soliciting prostitution

The owner of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, Robert Kraft, is being criminally charged with soliciting prostitution at a ...
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In 1994, Bill Gates replied to a stranger’s email — and his response reveals a hilarious truth

Imagine a world where you could e-mail Bill Gates...and actually get a response. One would think that someone like Gates, the ...
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‘Empire’ producers remove Jussie Smollett from final two episodes of season following charges

20th Century Fox Television has decided to remove actor Jussie Smollett from the final two episodes of the latest season of ...
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How an Israeli start-up turned the cellphone into a testing lab for kidney disease

Chronic kidney disease is the modern-day plague in the United States, driven in large part by the nation's obesity epidemic. According ...
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Your Google searches can be used to predict when you’re about to go to the ER, researchers find

There's a lot you can learn about a person by monitoring their Google searches, especially when it comes to their health ...
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Trump to meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He as China-US trade talks wrap up

President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He later on Friday as China and the U.S ...
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FANG stocks aren’t the growth names they used to be, strategist says

New year, different FANG. After leading the market for much of 2018, tech high-flyers Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google parent Alphabet ...
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Elon Musk is ‘almost unethical’ says outgoing AutoNation CEO

Tesla CEO Elon Musk acts in an "almost unethical" way said the outgoing CEO of the largest auto dealer chain in ...
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The last three times this chip stock traded here it soared nearly 50%

Just one chipmaker is negative for the year: Qualcomm. The stock is down 8 percent for the year, the sole stock ...
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What to watch for in Warren Buffett’s annual shareholder letter this week

It's that time of year again: Warren Buffett's annual letter to shareholders is expected to be delivered on Saturday. The widely ...
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Ford is investigating possible problems with fuel economy, emissions tests

Ford Motor said on Thursday it has hired outside experts to investigate its vehicle fuel economy and testing procedures after employees ...
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Saudi Aramco agrees tie-up for $10 billion project in China

State-owned Saudi Aramco has signed an agreement to form a joint venture with Chinese conglomerate Norinco to develop a refining and ...
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White House says US will keep 200 troops in Syria

The Trump administration, which abruptly announced in December that it was pulling out of Syria, said Thursday that it will keep ...
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Morgan Stanley: China’s debt is set to worsen, but there’s less risk from shadow banking

China's debt problem is set to worsen this year, according U.S. investment bank Morgan Stanley — but Beijing is expected to ...
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