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2017 October. Page #1. Latest story: This Is Trump's Most Damaging Obamacare Sabotage Yet: Gadfly

This Is Trump's Most Damaging Obamacare Sabotage Yet: Gadfly

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

This Pharma Takeover Target Is Being a Bit Too Obvious: Gadfly

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

Bill Ackman Can't Even Make Money Investing in Himself: Gadfly

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

Analysts Aren't Sharp Enough for This Japanese LCD Maker: Gadfly

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

To Protect U.S. Solar Industry, Trade Body Recommends Tariffs and Import Restrictions

The New York Times | Tuesday October 31, 2017

Trade officials made a range of recommendations to help the solar industry, setting the stage for President Trump to make a final decision.

Wall St. set to end month on up note as tech, staples lead

Reuters | Tuesday October 31, 2017

(Reuters) - A jump in shares of consumer companies Mondelez and Kellogg after their quarterly reports, along with further gains for tech stocks on Tuesday, put the three major Wall Street indexes on track for their best monthly gains since February.

A TriBeCa Store With Built-In P.R. Buzz

The New York Times | Tuesday October 31, 2017

180 the Store showcases brands represented by the public relations firm Williamson, which happens to live upstairs.

Pfizer expects broad interest for consumer health business

Reuters | Tuesday October 31, 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc, the largest U.S. drugmaker, expects no shortage of suitors for its consumer health business and said it would decide whether to sell, spin off or retain the unit next year.

Wall Street inches higher on gains in techs, consumer staples

Reuters | Tuesday October 31, 2017

(Reuters) - Gains in technology stocks and a jump in shares of consumer companies Mondelez and Kellogg on Tuesday put the three major Wall Street indexes on track for their best monthly gains since February.

A mysterious message is locking Google Docs users out of their files

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

ADP, ISS reject Ackman's claims they exchanged non-public data

Reuters | Tuesday October 31, 2017

(Reuters) - Automatic Data Processing Inc rejected as "false and misleading" on Tuesday the accusation by billionaire investor William Ackman that the company gave proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services non-publicly disclosed information.

To Fans They’re Tiny Houses. To Businesses They’re Billboards.

The New York Times | Tuesday October 31, 2017

A trend’s marketing potential is catching the attention of companies like Hormel and Untuckit, which use the homes to woo customers and solidify their brands.

Exclusive - Orange is the new bank? Telecoms giant ventures into lending

Reuters | Tuesday October 31, 2017

PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) - Telecoms giant Orange launches its own bank on Thursday, aiming to win 25 percent of France's online banking market by capitalizing on the rising use of smartphones to steal share from established lenders with inferior technology.

Trump says he is not looking to phase in corporate tax cut

Reuters | Tuesday October 31, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was not looking for the corporate tax rate reduction that the White House is seeks to be phased in over time.

Mastercard posts record profit on higher global spending

Reuters | Tuesday October 31, 2017

(Reuters) - Mastercard Inc on Tuesday posted a record profit and trounced Wall Street expectations as it battled for consumers and global market share over other payment channels, including its bigger rival Visa Inc .

Consumer staples lead gains on Wall Street

Reuters | Tuesday October 31, 2017

(Reuters) - Upbeat earnings from consumer companies Mondelez and Kellogg put the benchmark S&P index on track for its best monthly gains since February.

Kellogg's surprise sales increase cheers investors

Reuters | Tuesday October 31, 2017

(Reuters) - Kellogg Co surprised investors on Tuesday with its first quarterly sales increase in more than two years, showing it was turning a corner after massive cost cuts and a shift to healthier products, sending its shares up 7 percent.

Shopify posts strong earnings, responds to short seller; shares dive

Reuters | Tuesday October 31, 2017

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian retail software company Shopify Inc posted a better-than-expected jump in revenue and improved outlook on Tuesday, but its shares fell as investors digested its response to a short-seller's attack.

Mondelez, tech stocks lift S&P, Nasdaq

Reuters | Tuesday October 31, 2017

(Reuters) - A rise in technology stocks and strong earnings from Oreo cookie maker Mondelez buoyed the S&P and the Nasdaq on Tuesday, while a decline in Pfizer weighed on the Dow.