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Billionaire Art Lover Pays a Da Vinci-Style Price for Sotheby’s

Patrick Drahi has paid a big premium for Sotheby’s. If you want to be a real tycoon, you have to pay trophy prices for trophy assets......»»

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GE and Honeywell Stare Down a $74 Billion Monster

Neither is rushing to respond to the blockbuster aerospace deal between United Technologies and Raytheon, but they can’t ignore it......»»

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A missing backpacker’s father is begging WhatsApp for help

A backpacker in Australia went missing. His father asked WhatsApp to release his encrypted messages to help find him......»»

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This man ate ‘expired’ food for a year. Here’s why expiration dates are practically meaningless.

"Sell by," "use by," "best by" — Do we really need to throw food away after its sell by date? Expiration dates can be really confusing, and that confusion leads to a lot of food waste......»»

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India slaps back at U.S. with tariffs, lobbing small but strategic strike ahead of G-20 summit

The penalties run as high as 70 percent, affecting agricultural goods such as apples and almonds, as well as chemical and finished metal products......»»

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Pfizer’s $11 Billion Cancer-Drug Deal Takes Pricey Path to Growth

Its takeover of Array Biopharma brings promising treatments, but at a cost that makes the payoff less certain......»»

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Lufthansa’s Superstar Pilot Goes from Hero to Zero

Just two years ago, Carsten Spohr was named Germany’s manager of the year after delivering stellar returns. Now he’s just delivering profit warnings......»»

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Where Financial Carnage Comes as Part of the Contract

In government contracting, it’s a long road from near-bankruptcy to being able to do deals. Just contrast Kier and Serco......»»

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Facebook’s Answer to Bitcoin Poses a Double Threat

Mark Zuckerberg’s Libra cryptocurrency project may just strengthen his stranglehold on our user data. Financial stability is another huge concern......»»

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Elon Musk is still on Twitter after saying he ‘just deleted’ his account

The nondeletion comes after Musk refused to credit an artist for an image he posted on Twitter......»»

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Women who can’t park cars, men who can’t change diapers: Britain bans ads depicting harmful gender stereotypes

The guidelines prohibit ads that play on roles deemed more female or male, as well as derogatory messages around body image......»»

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Iran’s Nuclear Program

Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country was not building nuclear weapons, its enrichment of uranium and history of deception created deep m.....»»

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China Is Mad at UBS. Welcome to Emerging Markets

The reaction to comments by the bank’s economist may seem overblown. But clients in developing countries can come with a steep price......»»

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Cyberattacks Make Smart Grids Look Pretty Dumb

An outage in South America is a reminder that connected devices can become easy entry points for hackers. .....»»

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Don’t get hosed when looking for a plumber

Getting the full price estimated upfront can be like pulling teeth, but having a service agreement helps stem disagreements once the work is complete......»»

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The Technology 202: Silicon Valley"s diversity advocates welcome Elizabeth Warren"s latest plan

She's proposing a $7 billion fund for minority entrepreneurs......»»

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How the opioid crisis is leading to elder financial abuse

Here are signs that a senior may be abusing drugs or may be victim to someone who is......»»

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Companies in furious bid to prevent new China tariffs as summit looms

Hundreds of U.S. companies line up to protest trade strategy, warning of higher prices for consumers......»»

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How the opioid crisis is leading to elder financial abuse

Here are signs that a senior may be abusing drugs or may be victim to someone who is......»»

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Huawei says U.S. ban will cost it $30 billion in sales

The founder of the Chinese tech giant compared his company to “badly damaged plane.”.....»»

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