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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

Rocky politics, slow growth loom as Obama, Italy’s Renzi meet

October 18, 2016 |

U.S. President Obama and Italian Prime Minister Renzi hold joint news conference at the White House in WashingtonBy Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama welcomed Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to the White House on Tuesday, using the pomp of the formal state visit to highlight the link between the sluggish European economy and populist discontent in the continent. The spotlight comes at an opportune time for Renzi, who seeks a boost ahead of a constitutional referendum on Dec. 4 that could determine his political future. "I have a feeling, and I think that rightly so, our American friends are a little more interested in November 8 than in the Italian vote on constitutional reform, and so are we, might I add," Renzi said, drawing laughter from the Rose Garden press conference.

Economy News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Yes, It’s Possible To Work Too Fast: Here Are 4 Signs It’s Time To Slow Down

September 16, 2016 |

Wonder if you might be working too fast in the office? Here are four signs to let you know if you’re crossing out those to-do tasks way too quickly.
Forbes Real Time

Lower gasoline prices cause inflation to slow

August 16, 2016 |

Prices for a wide variety of consumer goods held steady in July, pushing down the annual inflation rate in a report that could add to economic concerns of Federal Reserve officials.

The rise in the consumer price index during the previous four months was halted by a 4.7% drop in gasoline prices…

L.A. Times – Business

Autopilot Crash Shouldn’t Slow Self-Driving Development, Regulator Says

July 23, 2016 |

Regulators won’t look to slow the introduction of self-driving technology in the wake of a fatality connected to Tesla’s Autopilot technology, the head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicated. US Business