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  1. Friday Is Going to Be a Huge Day for Stock TradersThu, 20 Sep 2018 11:41:02 -0400
    Two major market events that have the potential to send U.S. equity volumes sky-high will collide Friday. The first is the quarterly event known as quadruple witching -- when futures and options on indexes and individual stocks expire. The anticipated spike in turbulence will hit a market already roiled by rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China. More...
  2. Amazon just accidentally leaked details about 2 new Alexa devices ahead of an event todayThu, 20 Sep 2018 10:54:41 -0400
    Listings for an Amazon Echo Sub subwoofer and an Amazon Smart Plug were leaked ahead of a company event on Thursday. The subwoofer is designed to work with Amazon's Echo speakers, which would also get stereo sound functionality, according to the leaked listings on Amazon UK first spotted by the website Pocket-lint. The Amazon Smart Plug would give basic Alexa functionality to devices plugged into it. More...
  3. How Pepsi-Co, Tesla and Michael Jordan are helping the CarolinasThu, 20 Sep 2018 10:42:52 -0400
    Anheuser-Busch and other beverage makers donated cans of drinking water to victims of Hurricane Florence. Early estimates show that Hurricane Florence has left a $22 billion path of devastation in its wake, with $2.5 billion in insured losses so far. Hundreds of thousands of people are still without power in North Carolina, and flooding remains at dangerous levels. More...
  4. New U.S. LNG projects, enough to double exports, on verge of launchThu, 20 Sep 2018 11:30:20 -0400
    New U.S. liquefied natural gas terminals with enough capacity to double U.S. exports have either begun commissioning their facilities or are waiting for approval from the energy regulator, a review of their documents showed this week. Although long planned, the actual commissioning of plants has been a moving target in the past. It also opens the taps for large volumes to hit the spot market before long-term commercial contracts are formerly triggered. More...
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NY Times News
  1. If Not Pelosi, Who? The Question Hovers Over a Simmering RebellionSun, 18 Nov 2018 21:58:39 GMT
    Among House Democrats, some strongly believe it is time for Nancy Pelosi to step aside for new leadership. But a serious challenger has yet to step forward. More...
  2. Vote-Stealing Battle in Florida Portends More Distrust in System for 2020Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:26:38 GMT
    More than just a flashback to 2000, the Florida recount is an ominous dry run for messaging about vote-stealing that will further erode confidence in the election process. More...
  3. Rick Scott Wins Florida Senate Race After RecountMon, 19 Nov 2018 03:20:45 GMT
    Senator Bill Nelson, a three-term Democrat, lost his Senate seat to Florida’s current Republican governor in a tight race. More...
  4. News Analysis: Why Trump Is Sticking With the Saudi Crown PrinceMon, 19 Nov 2018 02:17:42 GMT
    President Trump does not even want to listen to evidence that could shake his confidence in the Saudi royal, a decision driven by Middle East strategy and arms sales. More...
  5. In a Walmart Lot, a Rough Refuge for Wildfire EvacueesMon, 19 Nov 2018 04:00:44 GMT
    Many in California who lost all they had when their homes were destroyed are collecting in makeshift camps, as firefighters keep struggling to contain the blazes. More...