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  • AP-NORC Poll: US teens disillusioned, divided by politics Associated Press - 6 minutes ago
    AP-NORC Poll: US teens disillusioned, divided by politics

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In the days after President Donald Trump's election, thousands of teenagers across the nation walked out of class in protest. Others rallied to his defense.

  • Senate confirms Trump's commerce secretary AAP - 6 minutes ago
    Senate confirms Trump's commerce secretary

    The Senate has confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team. Breaking with Republican orthodoxy, Ross said the Trump administration ...

  • Great Panther reports 4Q loss Associated Press - 7 minutes ago

    The Vancouver, British Columbia-based company said it had a loss of 1 cent per share. The silver mining company posted revenue of $12.5 million in the period. For the year, the company reported that its ...

  • Report: Uber exec out after failing to disclose allegation Associated Press - 8 minutes ago
    Report: Uber exec out after failing to disclose allegation

    A top engineering executive at Uber, Amit Singhal, is out five weeks after his hire was announced. According to a report in the tech blog Recode, Singhal failed to disclose that he'd left his previous ...

  • Takata deal clears path to potential sale AAP - 12 minutes ago

    Japan's Takata Corp has removed a major obstacle to its potential sale or restructuring, pleading guilty in a US federal court to a felony charge as part of a $US1 billion settlement that included compensation funds for automakers and victims of its faulty airbag inflators. US District Court Judge George Steeh approved the previously agreed settlement, despite objections from lawyers for victims of Takata inflator explosions that the criminal settlement identified carmakers as victims of fraudulent activity. Steeh said carmakers could be victims of Takata's decisions to hide evidence over 15 years that its inflators were defective and still be subject to civil litigation for harm done to individuals.

  • Abengoa Yield reports 4Q loss Associated Press - 13 minutes ago

    The Brentford, Britain-based company said it had a loss of 15 cents per share. The owner of electric power assets posted revenue of $208.8 million in the period. For the year, the company reported that ...

  • Oscar gaffe makes for a whodunit: is tweet the smoking gun? Associated Press - 14 minutes ago
    Oscar gaffe makes for a whodunit: is tweet the smoking gun?

    Moments before he handed out the wrong envelope in one of the worst gaffes in Oscar history, PwC accountant Brian Cullinan tweeted a behind-the-scenes photo of winner Emma Stone holding her statuette. ...

  • Wilbur Ross confirmed to lead Commerce Department MarketWatch - 15 minutes ago

    The U.S. Senate confirmed Wilbur Ross as secretary of commerce Monday evening by a 72-27 vote. Ross, 79, a billionaire investor, is expected to play a crucial role in President Donald Trump's plans to ...

  • Bellamy's directors facing wipeout AAP - 16 minutes ago

    More directors of Bellamy's are expected to follow chairman Rob Woolley out the door following a meeting where the votes seem set to go against most of the incumbent board. Newly announced interim chairman of the troubled infant formula supplier, Michael Wadley, has told an extraordinary general meeting in Melbourne that most of the company's board do not expect to be holding their positions after shareholders vote on Tuesday. Bellamy's chairman Rob Woolley and director Laura Inman resigned before the meeting began.

  • Fortescue CEO Says Debt to Remain Strategic Focus Bloomberg - 24 minutes ago
    Fortescue CEO Says Debt to Remain Strategic Focus

    Nev Power, Fortescue Metals Group chief executive officer, discusses the company's growth strategy with Bloomberg's Danielle Bochove at the BMO Capital Markets Metals & Mining Conference. (Source: Bloomberg)...

  • Senate confirms billionaire investor as commerce secretary Associated Press - 24 minutes ago
    Senate confirms billionaire investor as commerce secretary

    The Senate on Monday confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team. The vote was 72-27. Breaking with Republican orthodoxy, Ross said ...

  • Senate Confirms Wilbur Ross as Trump's Commerce Secretary Bloomberg - 24 minutes ago
    Senate Confirms Wilbur Ross as Trump's Commerce Secretary

    Billionaire Wilbur Ross was confirmed as U.S. Commerce secretary by the Senate, clearing the way for one of President Donald Trump’s key trade officials to take office.

  • VTv Therapeutics reports 4Q loss Associated Press - 30 minutes ago

    On a per-share basis, the High Point, North Carolina-based company said it had a loss of 42 cents. The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by ...

  • Belmond posts 4Q profit Associated Press - 30 minutes ago

    On a per-share basis, the Hamilton, Bermuda-based company said it had profit of 7 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains and to account for discontinued operations, came to 1 cent per share. ...

  • AAC Holdings beats 4Q profit forecasts Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    On a per-share basis, the Brentwood, Tennessee-based company said it had net income of 2 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and costs related to mergers and acquisitions, came to 15 cents ...

  • JBT posts 4Q profit Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    On a per-share basis, the Chicago-based company said it had profit of 77 cents. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs and to account for discontinued operations, were 85 cents per share. The food ...

  • Report: Interior Dept law enforcement chief 'unprofessional' Associated Press - 32 minutes ago
    Report: Interior Dept law enforcement chief 'unprofessional'

    The Interior Department's law enforcement director "demonstrated a pattern of unprofessional behavior" by touching and hugging female employees and making flirtatious remarks, the agency's inspector ...

  • Utah bill loosens who sees booze poured but keeps barriers Associated Press - 34 minutes ago
    Utah bill loosens who sees booze poured but keeps barriers

    In heavily Mormon Utah, a lawmaker introduced a proposal Monday allowing restaurants to stop using walls or backrooms known as "Zion Curtains" that block customers from seeing alcoholic drinks ...

  • China May Lower Its 2017 Growth Target Bloomberg - 36 minutes ago
    China May Lower Its 2017 Growth Target

    China will set lower economic growth and monetary expansion targets this year as policy makers switch gears to curb excessive credit growth and reduce financial risks, according to economists surveyed ...

  • Black Stone Minerals misses Street 4Q forecasts Associated Press - 37 minutes ago

    The Houston-based company said it had net income of 1 cent per share. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings ...

  • Special Prosecutor May Indict Jay Y. Lee Tuesday Bloomberg - 40 minutes ago
    Special Prosecutor May Indict Jay Y. Lee Tuesday

    A South Korean special prosecutor may indict Samsung Group executives, including Jay Y. Lee, on Tuesday in connection with an influence-peddling scandal that’s put the heir behind bars and led to the impeachment ...

  • Trump looks to refocus his presidency in address to Congress Associated Press - 40 minutes ago
    Trump looks to refocus his presidency in address to Congress

    President Donald Trump's first address to Congress gives him a welcome opportunity to refocus his young administration on the core economic issues that helped him get elected — and, his allies hope, to ...

  • Softbank Said to Be in Satellite Merger Talks Bloomberg - 43 minutes ago
    Softbank Said to Be in Satellite Merger Talks

    SoftBank is in talks to merge the satellite startup it’s backing, OneWeb, with satellite provider Intelsat, according to people familiar with the matter. Bloomberg's Crayton Harrison reports on "Bloomberg ...

  • Samsung's Lee Faces Indictment in Corruption Scandal Bloomberg - 45 minutes ago
    Samsung's Lee Faces Indictment in Corruption Scandal

    A South Korean special prosecutor may indict Samsung Group executives, including Jay Y. Lee, in connection with an influence-peddling scandal. Bloomberg’s Peter Elstrom reports on “Bloomberg Technology.” ...

  • Freightcar America posts 4Q profit Associated Press - 46 minutes ago

    On a per-share basis, the Chicago-based company said it had net income of 1 cent. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, came to 7 cents per share. The rail car maker posted revenue of $135.5 million ...

  • Colony Starwood reports 4Q results Associated Press - 46 minutes ago

    The Scottsdale, Arizona-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $51 million, or 47 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks ...

  • Will Trump's Speech to Congress Get Promises Rolling? Bloomberg - 47 minutes ago
    Will Trump's Speech to Congress Get Promises Rolling?

    Janney Montgomery Scott's Mark Luschini discusses President Trump's economic policies and planned speech to congress. Luschini also talks about Fed policy and his investment thoughts. He speaks on "Bloomberg ...

  • Maiden Holdings reports 4Q loss Associated Press - 49 minutes ago

    On a per-share basis, the Hamilton, Bermuda-based company said it had a loss of 87 cents. Losses, adjusted for one-time items, came to 81 cents per share. The reinsurance holding company posted revenue ...

  • Trump Puts Final Touches on Speech Focusing on Economy, Defense Bloomberg - 50 minutes ago

    President Donald Trump was still working Monday evening on the final touches of an address to Congress that will focus on economic opportunity and national security, administration officials said.

  • Trump Puts Final Touches on Speech Focusing on Economy, Defense Bloomberg - 50 minutes ago

    President Donald Trump was still working Monday evening on the final touches of an address to Congress that will focus on economic opportunity and national security, administration officials said.

  • Sequestered jury from outside area to decide Bill Cosby case Associated Press - 51 minutes ago
    Sequestered jury from outside area to decide Bill Cosby case

    A sequestered jury from an outside county will decide the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby, a suburban Philadelphia judge ruled Monday, rejecting a defense request to move the trial itself because ...

  • NAB's long game pays off with Baird hire AAP - 51 minutes ago
    NAB's long game pays off with Baird hire

    NAB chief executive Andrew Thorburn called Mike Baird just two days after he quit as NSW premier to see if he was interested in resuming his banking career. National Australia Bank has announced that Mr Baird, who in January retired from politics saying he wanted to spend more time with his family, would be chief customer officer for its corporate and institutional banking unit. Mr Baird said the approach, which came among what he called a "deluge" of others, came as a surprise - but chief executive Andrew Thorburn had been laying the groundwork for a while.

  • Delek US Holdings beats 4Q profit forecasts Associated Press - 52 minutes ago

    The Brentwood, Tennessee-based company said it had profit of 72 cents per share. Losses, adjusted to account for discontinued operations, were 44 cents per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations. ...

  • This isn't school, Cormann tells senator AAP - 53 minutes ago

    Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has avoided saying by how much the budget deteriorated during the second half of 2016, telling a Senate committee it was all clearly presented in the mid-year review. Under questioning from Labor during a budget estimates hearing in Canberra on Tuesday, Senator Cormann was asked for the total deterioration in the budget over the four-year estimates between the pre-election economic and fiscal outlook released in May and December's mid-year budget review. Labor Senator Katy Gallagher said she just wanted the difference in aggregate deficits, to which Senator Cormann encouraged her to deduct one set of figures from the other.

  • Kindred Healthcare reports 4Q loss Associated Press - 56 minutes ago

    On a per-share basis, the Louisville, Kentucky-based company said it had a loss of 18 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 8 cents per share. The results surpassed Wall Street ...