List/Grid Monthly Archives: August 2016

Capitol Report: Trump, Mexican president contradict each other on border-wall payment

Capitol Report: Trump, Mexican president contradict each other on border-wall payment

Donald Trump said he and Mexico’s president discussed a proposed wall on the U.S. southern border but said they did not talk about who would pay for it during a… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Bankruptcy judge OKs $1.5 million in bonuses to Sports Authority execs

The Wall Street Journal: Bankruptcy judge OKs $1.5 million in bonuses to Sports Authority execs

Sports Authority executives on Wednesday won the right to collect bonuses after a bankruptcy liquidation that erased some 14,000 jobs. Judge Mary Walrath cleared the company to pay up to $1.5 million… Read more »

Key Words: JetBlue CEO ranks first flight to Cuba among airline’s proudest moments

Key Words: JetBlue CEO ranks first flight to Cuba among airline’s proudest moments

To many passengers a boarding pass for Jet Blue Flight 387 on Wednesday meant the fulfillment of a longtime dream or a chance to play a bit part in history…. Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Brazil’s president ousted in historic impeachment vote

The Wall Street Journal: Brazil’s president ousted in historic impeachment vote

BRASÍLIA — Dilma Rousseff, a former leftist guerrilla who defied a dictatorship but struggled as Brazil’s president amid a troubled economy and a fractious political climate, was removed from office… Read more »

NewsWatch: Here’s how Americans are spending their money

NewsWatch: Here’s how Americans are spending their money

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Americans are spending more to eat out, replace old cars and trucks and entertain themselves. They also have to devote a bigger share of their budgets to… Read more »

Personal Finance Daily: The cost of being Gisele’s neighbor and the talk to have with your kids before college

Personal Finance Daily: The cost of being Gisele’s neighbor and the talk to have with your kids before college

Happy Wednesday, MarketWatchers! We’re saying goodbye to August with these top stories in personal finance. Personal Finance Here’s what it will cost to be Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady’s New… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Feds sue to block Deere’s purchase of Monsanto farming-equipment line

The Wall Street Journal: Feds sue to block Deere’s purchase of Monsanto farming-equipment line

The Justice Department on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging Deere & Co.’s planned acquisition of a high-tech farming equipment line from Monsanto Co., saying the deal would suppress competition for… Read more »

Key Words: What 145-year-old Indonesian man wants now: to die

Key Words: What 145-year-old Indonesian man wants now: to die

‘What I want is to die.’ Mbah Gotho Mbah Gotho, of Sragen in central Java, Indonesia, is purportedly 145 years old — which, according to a report by the foreign… Read more »

Amazon and Wells Fargo abruptly end student loan partnership

Amazon and Wells Fargo abruptly end student loan partnership

A partnership offering discounts on Wells Fargo student loans to members of Amazon Prime Student has abruptly — and quietly — ended. An Amazon AMZN, +0.21% spokeswoman confirmed in an… Read more »

Tech deals market shows no sign of slowing

Tech deals market shows no sign of slowing

Tech M&A is booming in 2016 as legacy technology companies shed old assets and consolidate, and companies in other industries scoop up tech assets at a historic pace. This comes… Read more »

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