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Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 05:46 PM EDT

Trump's Harsh Message to Immigrants Could Drag on Economy

Trump's Harsh Message to Immigrants Could Drag on Economy

James Harrison, the owner of a Phoenix-based specialty construction firm, employs three workers protected by an Obama-era immigration program that the Trump administration took steps Tuesday to eliminate...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 01:23 PM EDT

Gap to Shift Focus to Old Navy, Athleta Stores

Gap to Shift Focus to Old Navy, Athleta Stores

Gap Inc. plans to shift its focus to its growing Old Navy and Athleta stores, and away from the Gap and Banana Republic brands. The company said Wednesday it will close about 200 Gap and Banana Republic...

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 at 09:48 PM EDT

Chipotle Says Queso Will Fill Gap in Menu, Boost Sales

Chipotle Says Queso Will Fill Gap in Menu, Boost Sales

Chipotle hopes its new queso dip will satisfy its customers' cravings — and help reinvigorate sales that have been hurt by food scares. The Mexican food chain said it will begin offering all-natural warm...

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 at 01:12 PM EDT

Lego to Cut 8 Percent of Its Staff as Sales Drop

Lego to Cut 8 Percent of Its Staff as Sales Drop

Danish toy maker Lego, which has a main office in Enfield, Connecticut, says it will cut 1,400 jobs, or about 8 percent of its global workforce, after reporting a decline in sales and profits in the first...

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 at 12:45 AM EDT

Storied NY Tabloid Daily News Sold to Tribune Spin Off

Storied NY Tabloid Daily News Sold to Tribune Spin Off

Newspaper publisher Tronc has acquired the Daily News, a storied New York tabloid newspaper that won a Pulitzer Prize this year but has been buffeted by the changing media environment. Chicago-based Tronc Inc.,...

Friday, Sep 1, 2017 at 10:26 PM EDT

Roku Seeks $100M in IPO

Roku Seeks $100M in IPO

Video streaming player pioneer Roku is going public, hoping to raise money to expand into more households and fend off competitive threats from bigger technology companies. Roku listed a $100 million fundraisi...

Friday, Sep 1, 2017 at 08:47 AM EDT

US Job Growth Slows to 156K in August

US Job Growth Slows to 156K in August

U.S. job growth slowed in August as employers added 156,000 jobs, still enough to suggest that most businesses remain confident in an economy now in its ninth year of recovery from the Great Recession. The...

Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 at 05:01 PM EDT

US Awards Contracts for Concrete Prototypes of Trump's Wall

US Awards Contracts for Concrete Prototypes of Trump's Wall

The Trump administration has taken another step toward building a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, even as funding for the project remains in question. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Thursday...

Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 at 12:12 PM EDT

Trump Policies on Immigrants, Tariff Could Hurt Harvey Help

Trump Policies on Immigrants, Tariff Could Hurt Harvey Help

During President Donald Trump's visit to hurricane ravaged Corpus Christie in Texas he pledged to provide immediate recovery assistance, "We are going to get you back and operating immediately," but economists...

Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 at 03:26 PM EDT

Wells Fargo Says 3.5 Million Accounts Involved in Scandal

Wells Fargo Says 3.5 Million Accounts Involved in Scandal

The scope of Wells Fargo's fake accounts scandal grew significantly on Thursday, with the bank now saying that 3.5 million accounts were potentially opened without customers' permission between 2009 and 2016....

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