Japan dodges a recession, but it's not in the clear yet
CNNMoney, 10 August at 08:13
The world's third-largest economy grew at an annualized rate of 1.9% in the second quarter, according to government figures released Friday. Boosted by a jump in spending by consumers, the performance beat economists' expectations and marks a ...
Japan's Economy Grew 1.9% in Second Quarter
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Baaad goats roam New York transit line
KFDA, 20 August at 20:07
NEW YORK (RNN) – Sometimes they're just going to get your goat. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Ravenous herd of goats invade ID neighborhood · Ravenous herd of goats invade ID neighborhood. Posted: Friday, August 3 2018 11:00 AM EDT2018-08-03 ...
Trump Complains to Donors in the Hamptons About Powell's Rate Hikes
Bloomberg, 20 August at 19:46
President Donald Trump said he expected Jerome Powell to be a cheap-money Fed chairman and lamented to wealthy Republican donors at a Hamptons fundraiser on Friday that his nominee instead raised interest rates, according to three people present.
Student Loans Are Starting to Bite the Economy
Yahoo Finance, 20 August at 19:44
It's that time of year, when students prepare to head back to the classroom. For many taking the next step in higher education, the question is increasingly, “Is it worth it?” Millions of millennials have already put off settling down because of the
Donald Trump Complained About Fed Interest-Rate Increases at Fundraiser
Wall Street Journal, 20 August at 19:41
President Trump, speaking at a fundraising event on Friday, said he was unhappy with the Federal Reserve's recent moves to raise interest rates, people in attendance said. “He was questioning why it was happening,” said one person who attended the
Get more sleep, Arianna tells Elon. It's not an 'option,' he tells her in 2:30 am tweet.
Washington Post, 20 August at 19:40
An apparently overworked, under-rested Elon Musk rejected Arianna Huffington's recent suggestion that he get more sleep — and he did so in a tweet in the middle of the night. The Tesla CEO told the New York Times last week that he has been working a
Electric scooters have brought chaos and outrage in cities across the country. Is Philly next?
Philly.com, 20 August at 18:54
In cities across the country, they've appeared seemingly out of nowhere, like mushrooms sprouting after a rainstorm. Dockless electric scooters — the latest sharing-economy disrupter — have been dumped, without warning, on sidewalks from San
The gold rush is over
CNNMoney, 20 August at 18:51
Concerns that Turkey's currency crisis will spill into other emerging markets — and maybe Europe — aren't spooking investors much. Just look at gold. It's supposed to be the classic fear trade, something to buy when things are falling apart in the world.
Pepsi's SodaStream acquisition won't solve its biggest problem: fewer people are drinking soda
MarketWatch, 20 August at 18:38
PepsiCo Inc.'s acquisition of SodaStream International Ltd. continues the soda and snacks seller into healthier categories and opens doors to the at-home beverage-making market, but won't ultimately solve the core problem that Pepsi faces, according to ...
Pepsi is buying SodaStream
TechCrunch, 20 August at 18:35
Pepsi this morning announced its intentions to buy Tel Aviv-based beverage company SodaStream for $3.2 billion. The deal comes as more consumers are turning away from sugary beverages and toward more sustainable, in-home options. The acquisition ...
SodaStream Comeback and How It Got Busy With the Fizzy Again
Bloomberg, 20 August at 18:27
Four years ago, SodaStream International Ltd.'s shares languished at a record low, short sellers circled and big competitors prepared to storm the Israeli company's market of selling at-home soft-drink machines. Fast forward to Monday, and SodaStream
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