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Futures flat after Fed signals third rate hike this year

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve signaled that it …European markets edge higher after Federal Reserve hints at …

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Ryanair pilots offered more money but may have to change holiday plans

A copy of the Ryanair AGM report is seen at the Ryanair AGM in Dublin, Ireland September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne. DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ryanair (RYA.I) is offering pay rises to pilots but may force some to change their holiday plans in an Ryanair plans to make pilots change holidays

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America needs Amazon more than Amazon needs America

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been busy visiting the 50 US states this year, a tour designed to mitigate damage to his company’s image among typical Americans as it’s scrutinized for its alleged ties to Russian meddling in the 2016 US election Can Seattle handle more Amazon? How the tech …

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S&P downgrades China, says rising debt is stoking economic, financial risks

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past the hoarding of a construction site in Beijing December 16, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo. (Reuters) – S&P Global Ratings downgraded China’s long-term sovereign credit rating on Thursday, less than a month …S&P downgrades China’s credit rating, citing heavy debt load

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S&P downgrades China, says rising debt is stoking economic, financial risks

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past the hoarding of a construction site in Beijing December 16, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo. (Reuters) – S&P Global Ratings downgraded China’s long-term sovereign credit rating on Thursday, less than a month …S&P downgrades China’s credit rating, citing heavy debt load

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Equifax Breach Puts Credit Bureaus’ Oversight In Question

The Equifax data breach exposed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans. It has led to a lawsuit against the company by the state of Massachusetts, an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission, and the promise of Equifax: While Others Point Fingers, This Expert Shows You How To …

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European Stocks Climb as Bonds Dip in Wake of Fed: Markets Wrap

Equities in Europe advanced, led by banks, and bonds followed Treasuries lower as investors absorbed the Federal Reserve’s plans to pursue both higher interest rates and balance-sheet reduction in the coming months. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index was …European markets edge higher after Federal Reserve hints at December rate hike; Capita …

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S&P cuts China’s credit rating, citing increasing economic, financial risks

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past the hoarding of a construction site in Beijing December 16, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo. (Reuters) – S&P Global Ratings downgraded China’s long-term sovereign credit rating by one notch on Thursday to A+ …S&P Cuts China’s Credit Rating, Citing Risk From Debt Growth

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Gold, Google, SEC Hack

Gold prices slump as investors move cash into higher-yielding assets following a hawkish market reaction to the Federal Reserve’s signals on future interest rate hikes. Joseph Woelfel. Follow. Sep 21, 2017 6:00 AM EDT. Gold, Google, SEC Hack – 5 Things …Google is buying part of HTC’s smartphone team for $1.1 …

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Hack Will Lead to Little, if Any, Punishment for Equifax

Because of the nature of the Equifax security breach and a regulatory quirk, executives at the credit-reporting agency are unlikely to face criminal charges. Credit Kevin D. Liles for The New York Times. It’s a bad week when one senator says that The single most depressing thing about the Equifax …