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Upgrade: These workers get paid $750 to stay offline on vacation

Upgrade: These workers get paid $750 to stay offline on vacation

It pays to keep workers offline. That’s the opinion of Bob Glazer, the founder and CEO of global marketing agency Acceleration Partners, who recently unveiled a new work perk: Employees… Read more »

Need to Know: FedEx fires off a warning investors won’t be able to ignore

Need to Know: FedEx fires off a warning investors won’t be able to ignore

If Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is looking for a cheerful global-growth anecdote ahead of its policy announcement Wednesday, FedEx results may come as a bitter disappointment. Shares FDX, -0.54%  of… Read more »

Revlon shares slide 6.9% after report of material weakness in financial controls

Revlon shares slide 6.9% after report of material weakness in financial controls

Revlon Inc. shares tumbled 6.9% on Tuesday, after the cosmetics company said it would be late filing its annual report for 2018 after identifying a material weakness in its financial… Read more »

Currencies: Dollar inches higher ahead of Fed decision

Currencies: Dollar inches higher ahead of Fed decision

The U.S. dollar bucked its recent downtrend on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy update. The central bank is the main focus of Wednesday’s session, with other themes… Read more »

Bond Report: Treasury yields tick lower as traders wait for Fed meeting to conclude

Bond Report: Treasury yields tick lower as traders wait for Fed meeting to conclude

Treasury yields fell on Wednesday as traders wait for the Federal Reserve to wrap up its two-day meeting that could highlight the positives in an economy showing signs of weakness… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: EU fines Google 1.49 billion euros for restricting ads on third-party sites

The Wall Street Journal: EU fines Google 1.49 billion euros for restricting ads on third-party sites

BRUSSELS–The European Union on Wednesday fined Alphabet Inc.’s (GOOG) Google EUR1.49 billion ($1.69 billion) for abusing the dominance of its search engine to block competitors in the niche market of… Read more »

London markets flat as May prefers short Brexit extension

London markets flat as May prefers short Brexit extension

London markets were essentially flat as U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May prepared to ask European leaders for a short extension to the Brexit deadline, and investors watched for the U.S…. Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stock futures edge lower as investors await Fed decision

Market Snapshot: Stock futures edge lower as investors await Fed decision

U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a mixed start for Wall Street, as investors sat on their hands ahead of the conclusion of a two-day Federal Reserve meeting Wednesday afternoon. What… Read more »

Brexit Brief: May to ask for delay despite EU’s hardened stance

Brexit Brief: May to ask for delay despite EU’s hardened stance

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will ask Brussels to delay Britain’s scheduled exit from the European Union, despite senior EU officials casting doubts over whether an extension to the timetable… Read more »

NerdWallet: This is how your life changes when you become a homeowner

NerdWallet: This is how your life changes when you become a homeowner

You signed the papers, got the keys and opened the front door. Now, that quaint little place is all yours. But more freedom comes with more responsibility. A lot changes… Read more »

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