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McDonald's announced that it would raise wages and offer new benefits to ...
McDonald's announced that it would raise wages and offer new benefits to 90,000 employees in the After the workers protest and responding to competitive pressure on Wednesday McDonald`s announced that, they will increase the wages and offer new ...
SLAM protests for minimum wage raise  NYU Washington Square News
Labor issues to pressure McDonald's despite pay bump  San Francisco Chronicle
Wal-Mart exec: Stores need polishing
Wal-Mart U.S. President and Chief Executive Officer Greg Foran has averaged nearly 15 in-store visits a month since his promotion last August.
Walmart Supports Gay Rights on Social Media  American Register
Walmart Emerges as Unlikely Social Force  New York Times
Gov. Jerry Brown battling California water crisis created by his father, Gov. Pat ...
In 1979, a balding man with a touch of gray at the temples and glasses like windshields was holding forth on his favorite subject: H2O.
Drought: California taking sweeping steps to conserve water  San Francisco Chronicle
California imposes strict water limits  Press Herald
Stocks decline amid weaker-than-forecast jobs, factory data
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell, after a ninth straight quarterly gain, as weaker-than-estimated data on hiring and manufacturing reinforced concern that economic growth may be slowing.
US STOCKS-Wall St falls after data; automakers decline  Reuters UK
Stocks Falls After Weak Payroll Data, March Car Sales  Newsmax
Simon pulls $16.8B Macerich offer after rejection
Simon Property Group Inc. withdrew a $16.8 billion proposal to acquire Macerich Co. after the smaller mall owner rejected the sweetened takeover offer as too low.
Simon Property Group ends $23.2 billion hostile bid for rival  Columbus Dispatch
Shopping mall tycoon withdraws $16.8B bid for rival  New York Post
Kraft bet on wheat futures to influence wheat price: US Futures Trading ...
CHICAGO: Emails between former senior executives at Kraft Foods, including its chief financial officer and a top procurement director, are among the evidence in a US lawsuit accusing the company and Mondelez International of manipulating wheat prices.
Kraft Foods emails lay out plan to depress US wheat prices -CFTC  Reuters
Kraft, Mondelez accused of manipulating wheat prices  Columbus Dispatch
US construction spending falls
US construction spending has slipped for the second month, pulled down by a drop in single-family home building. CONSTRUCTION spending fell 0.1 per cent in February after a revised 1.7 per cent drop in January, the Commerce Department said.
Construction Spending Dips Again, Affecting Overall Growth  New York Times
US construction spending falls for second month in February
Manufacturing expands at slowest pace since 2013
WASHINGTON - Factories expanded in March at the slowest pace since May 2013, a sign struggling overseas economies and cutbacks among oil producers are hindering U.S.
Manufacturers tap breaks again in March, ISM finds  MarketWatch
US Manufacturing Slows as Orders and Hiring Weaken  New York Times
China And The US: The AIIB Fiasco & America's Colossal Loss Of Face
It is very worrying for the world that American policy makers should be capable of making such outrageous errors, scoring own-goals, as the decision to play poker against China over the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and losing so spectacularly ...
Early signs of China-US cooperation on AIIB  WantChinaTimes
Portugal applies to join China-backed AIIB investment bank  Economic Times
10 reasons to reduce your tax refund
Between Congress cutting its budget and the increased incidences of identity fraud, the IRS has made it known that refunds will go out more slowly this year than in the past.
Could regulating tax preparers crack down on tax identity fraud?