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CNN

Cubans find Internet, like change, is slow to come

January 14, 2017 |

Havana’s bustling nightlife went dark and silent as Cuba embarked on the post-Fidel Castro era.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

Stocks inch up in slow pre-Christmas trading

December 24, 2016 |

Wall Street traders sometimes root for year-end “Santa Claus rallies,” but on Friday, hardly a creature was stirring as stocks finished slightly higher on the quietest full day of trading in more than a year. Healthcare companies brought in most of the gains.

Major U.S. indexes stayed in a narrow…


L.A. Times – Business

Boy, 3, Killed By Driver Upset His Grandma Driving Too Slow

December 18, 2016 |

A 3-year-old Arkansas boy on a shopping trip is dead after another driver decided that the boy’s grandmother “wasn’t moving fast enough at a stop sign,” got out of his car, and opened fire in an apparent fit of road rage, reports the AP . The boy and his grandmother were…
Newser

Economists: Slow Growth Is ‘New Normal’ for US

December 5, 2016 |

Americans should get used to a “new normal” of slow economic growth, business economists say. The median estimate from economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics calls for the American economy to grow 2.2% in 2017, up from a forecast 1.6% this year and unchanged from…
Newser

U.S. stock indexes set record highs again despite slow, pre-holiday trading

November 28, 2016 |

The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 indexes again set records Wednesday in a quiet day of pre-holiday trading. 

Industrial companies like Caterpillar and United Technologies did well. Banks also rose as bond yields climbed. Companies that make hardware and network devices…


L.A. Times – Business

Eli Lilly’s drug is latest failure in search for treatment to slow Alzheimer’s

November 23, 2016 |

An experimental treatment for Alzheimer’s failed again in a widely anticipated study, disappointing many who had hoped drugmaker Eli Lilly had finally found a way to slow the progression of the mind-robbing disease. 

The drug did not work better than a placebo treatment in a study of more than…


L.A. Times – Business

Trump cyber security team, policy slow to take shape: officials

November 17, 2016 |

By Dustin Volz and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team has not announced a point person dedicated to cyber security policy or staffing in his administration, an omission that could make the United States more vulnerable to threats and worsen a government cyber talent shortfall, current and former national security officials said. The apparent lack of expertise or prioritization coincides with U.S. intelligence agencies, including the CIA, having pivoted to digital warfare to address the growing national security and economic threats that nation-states and extremist groups pose in cyberspace.
Economy News Headlines – Yahoo! News

GM to lay off 2,000 workers at car plants in Ohio and Michigan as sales slow

November 10, 2016 |

Shifting demand from cars to trucks and SUVs is forcing General Motors to lay off more than 2,000 workers indefinitely at two assembly plants in Ohio and Michigan starting in January.

The company said Wednesday that it will suspend the third shifts at factories in Lordstown, Ohio, and in Lansing,…


L.A. Times – Business

Boeing sees cash growth even if sales, production slow

October 26, 2016 |

Boeing's logo is seen on its KC-46 Aerial refuelling operator's station demonstrator during Japan Aerospace 2016 air show in TokyoBoeing also said it would deliver more commercial planes than originally planned for the year and that cash flow will keep rising through the end of the decade. Boeing held off cutting production of its profitable 777 jets to account for slowing sales and the transition to the successor 777X, as some analysts expected. Boeing already plans to cut 777 production to 7 a month next year from 8.3 currently.



Business News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Driverless-car makers worry that California’s proposed rules will slow their progress

October 20, 2016 |

California’s proposed rules for self-driving vehicles got another road test Wednesday, as vehicle makers and industry groups expressed concern at a public workshop that the Department of Motor Vehicles’ regulations could slow development of the technology and conflict with more flexible federal…


L.A. Times – Business