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Will the #metoo movement speed up the number of women in leadership – or slow it down?

December 28, 2017 |

As the wave of sexual harassment allegations reached seismic proportions, one solution touted repeatedly has been the need for more women in power.

But will the current watershed moment lead to more women in top management roles — or could it actually hold them back? That’s a question getting more…


L.A. Times – Business

Slow Trading Day Results in Minor Market Dips

December 27, 2017 |

Losses in some big technology stocks led major US indexes mostly lower on Wall Street. Trading was quiet Tuesday as investors returned from the Christmas holiday, per the AP . The Standard & Poor’s 500 index slipped 2 points, or 0.1%, to 2,680. The Dow Jones industrials fell 7…
Newser

Fast-Fashion Chain Primark Is Slow Off the Mark in U.S.

December 25, 2017 |

Primark shuns online shopping and relies on supercheap prices to draw customers into its stores, a strategy that has won it a cultlike following across Europe. Americans have yet to warm to it.
WSJ.com: US Business

Horror movies top an otherwise slow box office Halloween weekend

October 29, 2017 |

George Clooney’s “Suburbicon” notched one of the most dismal wide-release debuts in recent years on a sluggish pre-Halloween weekend where the horror sequel “Jigsaw” topped all releases despite an underperforming debut.
FOX News

EU Inches Forward on Brexit but Says Progress Is Too Slow

October 21, 2017 |

European Union leaders signaled willingness to advance to the next phase of Brexit talks but said British Prime Minister Theresa May must first provide more details on how much the U.K. will pay the bloc upon leaving.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Why Slow iPhone 8 Sales May Be Good for Apple

September 23, 2017 |

When new iPhones hit the market, they usually fly off the shelves. But with the two models that began selling Friday, there are signs demand is tepid—and some analysts say that could be a good thing for Apple Inc.
WSJ.com: US Business

Macy’s and Kohl’s Slow Sales Slump, but Investors Still Spooked

August 10, 2017 |

Macy’s and Kohl’s reported another quarter of shrinking sales that spooked investors, though the latest declines weren’t as deep as they have been in recent quarters.
WSJ.com: US Business

China Market Opening ‘Slow and Faltering,’ U.S. Business Group Says

April 18, 2017 |

China’s persisting restrictions on foreign investment while its companies freely do business abroad are fueling further frustration among U.S. firms, according to a report by an American business group.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

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