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Verizon Said to End Yahoo Survival Fight With $4.8 Billion Deal
On Monday, Yahoo! Inc.'s years-long fight to survive as a standalone company will draw to a close. Verizon Communications Inc. will announce plans to buy Yahoo's core assets for a bit more than $4.8 billion before the market opens, said two people with ...
Yahoo's board reportedly agrees to $4.8 billion Verizon bid  TechCrunch
Cramer: Verizon Can Create Something Really New With Yahoo  TheStreet.com
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G-20 Countries Pledge to Protect Against Brexit Shock
BEIJING - Global finance officials promised Sunday to protect the world economy from the shockwaves of Britain's European Union referendum and to boost sluggish growth.
RPT-WRAPUP 2-G20 will use "all policy tools" to lift growth as ...  Reuters
G-20 Finance Ministers, Central Bankers' Communique: Full Text  Bloomberg
Is 70 too late to claim Social Security?
Social Security is a significant source of retirement income for most retirees. According to the Social Security Administration, nearly half of single retirees count on Social Security checks for more than 90% of their retirement income.
Want to Live Longer? Work Longer!  Motley Fool
Your Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Could Cost a Fortune if You Do This  Madison.com
China Working Hard to Stabilize Yuan Against Basket, PBOC Says
China expanded efforts to steady the currency markets, with the central bank adding verbal support to the exchange rate after a week that saw it slip past a key level against the dollar.
China's Yuan Problem - It Wants It Lower But It Doesn't Want It ...  Forbes
China to stick to stable yuan against currency basket, says central bank chief  South China Morning Post
As We've Been Saying, California's Minimum Wage Rises Increase Unemployment
This is an interesting little tale which illustrates the other side of the minimum wage story. Around here at least the standard side is that when you raise the price of something people buy less of it.
Which Swing States Are Doing Great, and Which Aren't  Bloomberg
18 states see significant job gains, but unemployment rises  Madison.com
Welcome To The Trade War - China Imposes Tariffs On EU, US And Japanese Steel ...
I am, of course, an extremist where trade is concerned but even those who are entirely middle of the road fear the consequences of a trade war.
China Slaps Tariffs On EU Steel As Trade War Intensifies  Breitbart News
China Imposes Anti-Dumping Duties on Japan, Korean, EU Steel  New York Times
Enjoy your cheap summer airfares — you'll pay more next year
Travelers are finding the walk-up fare in markets can be the same as the price six weeks out. Travelers are finding the walk-up fare in markets can be the same as the price six weeks out.
American Airlines' profit, revenue clipped by falling fares  Atlanta Journal Constitution
Boom times for big US airlines: $3.9 billion in 2Q profits  Omaha World-Herald
AP Exclusive: Medicare safeguard overwhelmed by pricey drugs
WASHINGTON - A safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmakers to get paid billions of dollars for pricey medications at taxpayer expense, government numbers show.
What are the top 20 priciest Medicare prescription drugs?  Washington Post
Hershey Trust Reaches In-Principle Reform Agreement
But does this pave the way for Mondelez to make another bid on Hershey? The board of the charitable trust that controls Hershey said on Friday it had reached an in-principle agreement with the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office that would avoid a ...
Why Hershey's chocolate company is facing a historic test  Philly.com
Sweet Dreams? Mondelez Could Make Another Bid to Buy Hershey  http://hamodia.com
Dunkin' Donuts Eggs Contain Over a Dozen Ingredients – How Does That Compare ...
Before you order that fast food bacon, egg and cheese, you might want to take a closer look at what that “egg” actually is. On Thursday, Dunkin' Donuts announced it was giving its menu some quality upgrades after sluggish recent sales.
Restaurants fight a losing pricing battle  Nation's Restaurant News (blog)
Why are coffee sales slumping?  The Boston Globe