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The solar eclipse could cost employers big bucks
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The solar eclipse could cost employers big bucks

August 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
Monday won’t be business as usual for employers, thanks to a very cosmic event.  The first solar eclipse visible in the U.S. since 1979 will take place in the middle of the workday, which may cost employers as much as...
Federal Reserve spooks investors with hawkish message
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Federal Reserve spooks investors with hawkish message

August 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
Stocks are sagging, a sign investors are worried that the Federal Reserve is serious about finally taking the “punch bowl” away after years of dousing the economy with easy money. Investors were spooked by the central...
New Ford CEO says new vehicles are in the pipeline
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New Ford CEO says new vehicles are in the pipeline

August 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
The new CEO of Ford Motor Co. (F) says the company isn’t taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future. Jim Hackett, who replaced Mark Fields in May, says new mobility projects such as...
Apple’s Tim Cook pens letter disagreeing with Trump, vows $2M in donations
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Apple’s Tim Cook pens letter disagreeing with Trump, vows $2M in donations

August 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
Apple CEO Tim Cook is taking steps to distance himself from President Trump, penning a new letter to employees in which he says he disagrees with the president and has vowed to donate funds to civil rights groups, according to...
Wisconsin Assembly set to approve $3 billion for Foxconn
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Wisconsin Assembly set to approve $3 billion for Foxconn

August 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
A $3 billion tax break to build a factory in Wisconsin appears one step closer to reality. The Wisconsin Assembly planned to approve a $3 billion tax break Thursday for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive...
L.L. Bean’s iconic “duck boot” gets a production boost
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L.L. Bean’s iconic “duck boot” gets a production boost

August 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
L.L. Bean wants to kick off the fall season without one chronic headache: shortages of its iconic “duck boot.” The Maine-based retailer is expanding production to keep up with demand for its leather-and-rubber duck...