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For Disneyland's 60th, there's Mickey, Minnie and cutting-edge technology

For Disneyland's 60th, there's Mickey, Minnie and cutting-edge technology
On a rainy spring night, Disneyland technology guru Chuck Davis paced along Main Street, overseeing a rehearsal of a new fireworks and light show for the park's 60th anniversary celebration.

Gov. Rauner’s New State Prisons Chief Abruptly Resigns

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Gov. Rauner’s New State Prisons Chief Abruptly Resigns
The governor's office gave no reason for the premature departure of Donald Stolworthy, named to the $150,228-a-year job on March 9.

Senate Vote Is a Victory for Obama on Trade, but a Tougher Test Awaits

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Senate Vote Is a Victory for Obama on Trade, but a Tougher Test Awaits
A deal would link 12 nations on either side of the Pacific into a trading bloc that would encompass 40 percent of the global economy and expand the president’s trading authority.

Gunfight in western Mexico kills at least 44: officials

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - At least 44 people were killed on Friday in a gunfight in western Mexico between government forces and suspected drug gang henchmen, officials said, one of the bloodiest days of violence to shake the country under President Enrique Pena Nieto.

Clinton emails show concern about image after Benghazi

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top aides to former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fretted over how she would be portrayed after the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, emails released on Friday showed.


Amazon Targets Etsy With 'Handmade' Marketplace

published about 2 hours ago
Amazon Targets Etsy With 'Handmade' Marketplace
Having vanquished scores of brick-and-mortar retailers, Amazon has a new target: Etsy. The online retailer is prepping a marketplace for artisan goods it is calling ... more

Deere Profit Falls as Equipment Sales Drop

published about 2 hours ago
Deere Profit Falls as Equipment Sales Drop
Deere’s profit dropped 30% in the latest quarter, but its shares rallied as proceeds from a business-unit sale and lower expenses delivered results that exceeded ... more

Arch Coal Taps Restructuring Advisers Amid Debt

published about 2 hours ago
Arch Coal Taps Restructuring Advisers Amid Debt
Arch Coal has tapped restructuring advisers to explore ways to decrease its multibillion-dollar debt load as a deep coal-market slump continues to weigh on the ... more

Senate Rejects Currency-Related Amendment to Fast-Track Bill

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Senate Rejects Currency-Related Amendment to Fast-Track Bill
The Senate, moving toward a final vote on fast-track trade legislation, rejected a contentious amendment backed by the auto industry that would press trade negotiators ... more

Murray Energy Confirms Layoffs

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Coal miner Murray Energy Corp. on Friday said it would lay off as many as 1,829 workers at mines in Illinois, Ohio and West Virginia.
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Boring old Brocade just sits there making money. Damn them

published about 8 hours ago
Irritatingly stable firm just trundles along like a vintage Volvo Brocade's second quarter fiscal 2015 revenue was $547m, up two per cent year-on-year and down ... more

Wanna buy a software reseller? Comparex big enough for you?

published about 12 hours ago
Owner of Microsoft licensing reselling giant hires investment banker The Austrian parent of enterprise licensing specialist reseller and tech provider Comparex has hired an investment ... more

HP storage revenues declining as the dithering continues

published about 14 hours ago
Is a distracted Whitman twisting or sticking? Comment HP storage revenues went backwards in its second fiscal 2015 quarter.…

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HP beats the street on earnings, misses on revenue in Q2

published about 19 hours ago
Things are ugly outside the Americas, new China deal might help HP has announced its results for its second fiscal quarter, and the news is ... more

Fortress Comes to the Aid of a Friend in Need

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Mount Kellett Capital Management LP, a $5 billion investment firm co-founded by former Goldman Sachs star Mark McGoldrick, is calling on a friend for help.

The Week Ahead: 3 Reasons to Put Stocks on Your Summer Shopping List

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The Week Ahead: 3 Reasons to Put Stocks on Your Summer Shopping List
Though the major averages provided few fireworks last week, the majority of major averages did post solid. There were a number of individual stocks that ... more

Dollar Gains on Inflation, Yellen

published about 3 hours ago
The dollar advanced against the euro on Friday, capping its biggest weekly gain in more than three years, after the U.S. reported inflation rising faster.

TSX eases after recent rally as energy, financials slip

published about 4 hours ago
TSX eases after recent rally as energy, financials slip
Investors took a cautious approach ahead of a U.S. trading holiday on Monday, though U.S. dollar strength hurt some energy stocks as crude prices slipped. ... more

The 5 Most Controversial Trades Of 2015 From Ackman To Gross And Gundlach

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The 5 Most Controversial Trades Of 2015 From Ackman To Gross And Gundlach
From big bond bets to a new breed of stocks that draw in value investors and short sellers alike, a play on commodity prices and ... more

Retiring: The Risks and Rewards of Self-Managing Investment Portfolios

published about 9 hours ago
Retiring: The Risks and Rewards of Self-Managing Investment Portfolios
Retirees who make their own investment decisions save money on fees, but face complex questions on taxes and estate planning. Online tools, and investment clubs, ... more

Your Money Adviser: It’s Time to Pay for All That Knowledge

published about 11 hours ago
Here are tips for paying off student loans.

Wealth Matters: Paying the Price for a Personal Drill Sergeant

published about 12 hours ago
Wealth Matters: Paying the Price for a Personal Drill Sergeant
For those who can afford the luxury, personal trainers will conduct private, specialized exercise classes at any hour or in any location.

Your Money: Essays About Work and Class That Caught a College’s Eye

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Few students applying to college write about their family financial situations. But those who take the risk — whether poor or well-off — can stand ... more

Your Money Adviser: How to Manage High Medical Bills

published 2 days ago
Many Americans lack the savings necessary to pay for sizable health care costs: Here’s a look at some helpful strategies to handle these payments.