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2016-04-17

Amazon’s Prime reason for taking on Netflix

Amazon’s new stand-alone video streaming service positions the online retailer in direct competition with industry-leader Netflix.

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The Margin: Artist who painted unflattering nude of Donald Trump threatened with lawsuit

She hit Donald Trump where it hurts, and now it looks like somebody’s about to hit back.

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Outside the Box: Want to reduce turnover? Treat workers like people

Keeping turnover down and new hires motivated often comes down to treating employees like people, writes Pamela Church.

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Market Extra: Why bad news for Dilma Rousseff isn’t lifting Brazilian stocks

Brazil’s lower house of parliament overwhelmingly voted to impeach wildly unpopular President Dilma Rousseff over the weekend—but the widely expected rally in the country’s stocks and currency failed to materialize.

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Commodities Corner: Kuwait workers strike helps prevent an oil-price collapse

An oil-workers strike in Kuwait has slashed the country’s output, offsetting price pressure after major crude producers failed to hash out a deal to cap production.

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Project Syndicate: It’s time to break free from fossil fuels

The world is gradually shifting away from fossil fuels, but the change isn’t occurring fast enough, says Payal Parekh.

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The Margin: Man rescued on live TV as monster storm floods parts of Texas

Dozens of water rescues were still under way Monday after torrential rainfall and flooding shut down the Houston area.

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45% of Americans pay no federal income tax

77.5 million households do not pay federal individual income tax.

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The Fed: Fed’s Kashkari says U.S. economy in ‘uncharted waters’

Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said the U.S. economy is in ‘uncharted water’ suggesting he backs Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s cautious approach to monetary policy.

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Capitol Report: There’s no secret U.S.-China pact, economists say after IMF meeting

There is no secret deal between the U.S and China designed to calm global financial market volatility, economists say after a weekend of meetings in Washington.

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Outside the Box: Why ‘fallen angels’ may boost high-yield returns

Fallen angels are often higher quality than the average high-yield company and may have a better chance of returning to investment grade.

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