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What’s behind the new batch marketplace surge?

October 18, 2017, 7:15 AM| Wall Street hit a new miracle Tuesday, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared past 23,000 for the first time. It sealed just next that mark, gaining 40 points for the day. Since the start of 2017, the Dow has climbed some-more than 3,000 points. CBS News business researcher Jill Schlesinger joins “CBS This Morning” …

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The 9 many underpaid jobs in America

Getty Images/iStockphoto When Americans buy a home, they review the prices of identical houses in the same area. But when it comes to securing a new job, many may destroy to do their investigate and finish up leaving income on the table. The standard worker is earning about $7,500 reduction per year, or about 13.3 percent, than they should be, …

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Nielsen says it will start measuring Netflix streaming

One of the mysteries of streaming services will now be known: how many people are examination online shows like Netflix’s “Stranger Things”? The Nielsen company pronounced Wednesday it is introducing a new service that depends viewership of programming on services like Netflix and Amazon the same way that it does for CBS and CNN. Previously, only the streaming services had …

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Dow 23,000: The latest pull hides slow risks

The Dow Jones Industrials index crossed over the 23,000 level again on Wednesday to close at a record 23,157. No singular matter accounts for the Dow’s arise — it’s merely a delay of the massive ceiling momentum in U.S. equities that has dominated Wall Street given the Aug lows. Investors are mostly ignoring the third-quarter gain season. The ghost of a Federal Reserve …

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A tough doubt for U.S. cities: is Amazon’s HQ2 worth it?

As cities opposite the U.S. work frantically to land Amazon’s second headquarters, their efforts lift a big doubt with no easy answer: Is it worth it? Amazon is earnest $5 billion of investment and 50,000 jobs over the next decade and a half. Yet the winning city would have to yield Amazon with inexhaustible taxation breaks and other incentives that …

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Twitter declares fight on hateful, violent tweets

Dear Trust Safety Council members, I’d like to follow up on Jack’s Friday night Tweetstorm about arriving policy and coercion changes.  Some of these have already been discussed with you around prior conversations about the Twitter Rules update. Others are the outcome of inner conversations that we had via last week. Here’s some some-more information about the policies Jack mentioned …

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After fires, some of Calif. booze attention could go up in smoke

Damage estimates from Northern California’s lethal wildfires top $3 billion — and that series is approaching to grow. Wineries were hit quite hard with some-more than 30 broken or shop-worn after the fires pennyless out early last week. California winemaking is a $58 billion business, but now, some of that could go up in smoke. The wind-driven firestorm burned whole …

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Lego unveils "Women of NASA" set with Sally Ride minifigure

The women of NASA are the latest heroes to be commemorated by Lego.  A new 231-piece set facilities Sally Ride, the first American womanlike astronaut, and Mae Jemison, the first black lady to transport in space. Also enclosed in the set are total of astronomer and teacher Nancy Grace Roman and mechanism scientist Margaret Hamilton. Lego versions of the Space …

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IBM shares soar on gain surprise

Financial companies led U.S. collection indexes mostly aloft in morning trade Wednesday as investors pored over the latest collection of company benefit and understanding news. IBM surged on clever quarterly results, lifting record zone stocks. Energy companies declined as early gains in wanton oil prices faded. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard Poor’s 500 index rose 1 point, or 0.1 percent, to …

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A billion people need power. They’ll likely skip the grid

As 3 million Americans vital in Puerto Rico are anticipating out, life but electricity can be hell. A month after hurricanes scorched the island, 80 percent of it is still without power, heading to offers, including from Elon Musk, to totally renovate Puerto Rico’s electricity grid with purify energy.    Although Puerto Rico is partial of the U.S., its onslaught …

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