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  1. Kraft walks away from 'friendly' bid for UnileverSun, 19 Feb 2017 19:13:52 -0500
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co withdrew its proposal for a $143-billion merger with larger rival Unilever Plc , the companies said on Sunday, raising questions about whether Kraft will turn its focus to another target. More...
  2. Asia shares adrift for U.S. holiday, focus on UnileverSun, 19 Feb 2017 21:46:51 -0500
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets were mixed on Monday as political uncertainty globally kept the mood cautious, while the U.S. dollar recouped early losses ahead of a busy week for Federal Reserve speakers. More...
  3. SoftBank shares up; sources say company willing to cede control of SprintSun, 19 Feb 2017 19:56:59 -0500
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares in SoftBank Group Corp rose nearly 3 percent in morning trade on Monday after a Reuters report that the Japanese company is prepared to cede control of Sprint Corp to T-Mobile US Inc to clinch a merger of the two U.S. wireless carriers. More...
  4. Cleveland Fed chief 'comfortable' raising rates if economy keeps performingSun, 19 Feb 2017 21:48:51 -0500
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester said on Monday she would be comfortable raising interest rates at this point if the economy maintained its current pace of performance. More...
  5. Japan Inc signals boost to domestic capex but less keen on the U.S.: Reuters pollSun, 19 Feb 2017 22:10:13 -0500
    TOKYO (Reuters) - One third of Japanese firms are looking to lift business investment at home in the next financial year, but companies are less bullish about capital spending in the United States due to uncertainty over the Trump administration's policies, a Reuters poll showed. More...
  6. Amazon to create over 5,000 jobs in Britain in 2017Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:11:29 -0500
    LONDON (Reuters) - Online retailer Amazon is set to create more than 5,000 jobs in Britain this year, the company said on Monday, boosting its investment in the country once more even as it prepares to leave the European Union. More...
  7. GM shares could climb 35 percent if it sells Opel: Barron'sSun, 19 Feb 2017 21:39:32 -0500
    (Reuters) - General Motors Co shares could climb by as much as 35 percent if it succeeds in selling its European Opel brand and focuses on its healthier markets, Barron's said on Sunday. More...
  8. Japan export growth slows, Trump's trade policies cloud outlookSun, 19 Feb 2017 20:41:59 -0500
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's exports rose in January at a slower pace than the previous month due to a decline in shipments to the U.S. and the Lunar New Year holidays and as concerns about growing trade protectionism cast doubts over the outlook. More...
  9. Inbound China M&A takes flight on consumer promiseSun, 19 Feb 2017 18:19:11 -0500
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Overseas acquisitions by Chinese buyers are cooling after two record years as Beijing reins in capital outflows, but deals into China are on the rise, and new rules will make it easier for foreign buyers to tap China's giant consumer potential. More...
  10. 'CEO' Tillerson faces internal skeptics, crisis-battling White HouseSun, 19 Feb 2017 20:12:08 -0500
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of Rex Tillerson's first directives as U.S. secretary of state was an order to senior staff that his briefing materials not exceed two pages. More...
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  1. Want To Inspire A Millennial Driven Workplace, Let Them TravelSun, 19 Feb 2017 22:45:00 -0500
    When faced with the challenge of attracting millennial talent in the budding tech city of Indianapolis, social media research firm Fizziology came up with a novel solution called FYI. Find Your Inspiration FYI trips allows employees to take a non-meeting trip anywhere in the world. More...
  2. 'The Walking Dead' Season 7, Episode 10 Review: New Best FriendsSun, 19 Feb 2017 22:00:00 -0500
    'The Walking Dead' embraces its cheesy, campy sci-fi side in Sunday night's episode 'New Best Friends.' More...
  3. 'The Walking Dead' Season 7, Part 2 In PicturesSun, 19 Feb 2017 22:00:00 -0500
  4. Tesla's #1 Threat: Trump's and Ryan's Hatred of the EV Tax CreditSun, 19 Feb 2017 21:30:00 -0500
    Tesla's stock is surging ahead of fourth quarter earnings, but hanging over the shares' future is the possible, if not likely, elimination of the federal EV tax credit. More...
  5. When The Computer Is YOU: The Rise Of Proxy AISun, 19 Feb 2017 21:05:00 -0500
    Later this century, a form of Artificial Intelligence known as "proxy AIs" will imitate specific people or groups of people, generating entirely new experiences, tools for problem solving-- and fraud. What opportunities and threats might we face? More...
  6. How You Can Enjoy Winter Activities Without Skiing & SnowboardingSun, 19 Feb 2017 20:35:00 -0500
    If you can walk, you can snowshoe! How you can enjoy all this snow, even if you do not ski or snowboard. More...
  7. Meet The App That's Empowering The Women Of Myanmar To The BankSun, 19 Feb 2017 20:22:00 -0500
    Wave Money, a Myanmar-based fintech venture, has partnered with the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and the Australian government to develop a gamified app that will improve financial literacy and inclusion among women in Myanmar. More...
  8. Pakistan's Red Hot Market: How High Can It Go?Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:13:00 -0500
    The usual red flags that killed previous market rallies are rising again. More...
  9. 20 Flexible Jobs With Big Potential In 2017Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:13:00 -0500
  10. Profit By Tackling Massive Social and Environmental ProblemsSun, 19 Feb 2017 20:05:00 -0500
    Every business leader can find practical ways to conserve resources while increasing profitability, and boost employee and customer loyalty. Discover how diverse businesses have succeeded, to find methods that can be adapted to your kind of business More...
Fox Business
  1. Reinvigorate Your Financial Life With Laser Focus on Market Risk and Shortfall RiskSun, 19 Feb 2017 16:00:43 GMT
    By James E. Wilson via Iris.xyz The financial world is noisy and its easy to become distracted from your most important long-term goals. One way to cut through the noise is to focus on just thetwo factorsthat ultimately determine your approach to everything else in your financial life; namely,Market Risk and Shortfall Risk.Market Risk is More...
  2. How the Benefits of the DOL Fiduciary Rule Have Already Taken RootSun, 19 Feb 2017 15:00:55 GMT
    By Lauren Klein via Iris.xyz When Linda and Bill came into my office, I could sense their hesitancy right away. And when they told me their story, I could understand why they were so apprehensive about meeting with a financial advisor. They had, quite simply, learned not to trust. Like many people, theyd realized they More...
  3. Whats Wrong With Earning a Commission From the Sale of a Financial Product?Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:00:20 GMT
    By Rick Kahler via Iris.xyz Whats wrong with earning a commission from the sale of a financial product? Nothing. It isnt any more inappropriate than a car salesperson earning a commission when you buy a vehicle. Yet theres one important difference. When you buy a car the roles are clear. You know going in that More...
  4. The Real Reason Why Clients Choose YouSun, 19 Feb 2017 13:00:20 GMT
    By Megan Carpenter via Iris.xyz Some advisors say they want to stand out from the crowdbut theyre fibbing. They really want to look and sound like everybody else. We can help them define their target market, identify clear points of differentiation, and craft a targeted message. They dont want any of it. They just want More...
  5. Where to Start if You Dont Have a Retirement Plan YetSun, 19 Feb 2017 12:00:02 GMT
    By Michael Kay via Iris.xyz When it comes to retirement and planning, Ive heard them all: I love what I do. I cant imagine doing anything else. Ill never have enough money to retire, so Ill work until I die. I have no hobbies, so I might as well work. Id be bored outta my More...
  6. 7 Great Reasons to Buy Netflix, Inc. and Never SellSat, 18 Feb 2017 21:00:00 GMT
    Together, these data points show Netflix to be an investment for the ages -- right now. More...
  7. Trump sons open Dubai golf course, praise U.S. allySat, 18 Feb 2017 19:29:03 GMT
    U.S. President Donald Trump's eldest sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump were guests of honor at the opening of a Trump-branded golf course in Dubai on Saturday, the first Trump property project launched since their father's inauguration. More...
  8. 2 Top Internet-of-Things Stocks to Buy NowSat, 18 Feb 2017 19:11:00 GMT
    Skyworks Solutions and NXP Semiconductor represent two leaders in a bright crop of chip stocks that should benefit from the continued rise of the Internet of Things. More...
  9. Shopify Earnings in 15 GraphsSat, 18 Feb 2017 19:06:00 GMT
    Shopify beat expectations, once again. Here's how. More...
  10. One Important Tax Credit for People With DependentsSat, 18 Feb 2017 19:02:00 GMT
    If you pay for childcare in order to work, here's one tax credit you don't want to miss. More...