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Ogden newspaper to be sold to a family newspaper company

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Ogden Newspapers will acquire the Standard-Examiner and standard.net website as well as the...

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US stocks wobble and bond yields set four-year highs

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks couldn’t hang on to an early gain and finished mostly lower Monday as technology companies slipped. Bond prices continue to fall and the yield on the 10-year Treasury note drew closer to 3 percent, a milestone it hasn’t reached since January 2014. Investors once again...


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Amazon is reportedly building a home robot. An expert explains how close we are to 'The

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Robots are already being used to build cars, perform surgeries and look after the elderly, but domestic robots may be coming to a home near you faster than you imagined. That’s because Amazon has set in motion a “top-secret” plan to build a robot for the home,...


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Ogden newspaper to be sold to a family newspaper company

Standard-Examiner

Ogden Newspapers will acquire the Standard-Examiner and standard.net website as well as the newspaper’s office complex, state-of-the-art printing plant and related real estate at Business Depot Ogden from the Sandusky Newspaper Group, which has owned the Standard Examiner since 1993.


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How to avoid a retirement savings disaster

(c) 2018, Bloomberg View. The $140 billion drop in the value of General Electric’s stock price during the past year gets the full human interest treatment in the Wall Street Journal. I don’t want to minimize the deep individual suffering of those who had their retirement savings tied up in GE’s...


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Deutsche Bank is said to weigh retrenchment in U.S. equities

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Deutsche Bank is considering extensive cuts to its cash equities business in the U.S. as part of a wider restructuring of its investment bank, according to people familiar with the matter. A decision could come as early as this week and may be communicated as part of a larger...


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European regulators say they'll investigate whether Apple's Shazam buy could unfairly

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. European regulators said Monday that they’re deepening their probe into Apple’s acquisition of the music recognition app Shazam over concerns that the deal could limit people’s streaming music choices and unfairly weaken companies such as Spotify. Shazam, which is...


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6 things to know about Labo, Nintendo's quirky cardboard video game accessory kit

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. I built a car today. And it only took me 10 minutes. A remote-controlled car is the first project you make as part of the Nintendo Labo, a new type of build-it-yourself cardboard accessory that works with the Switch console to combine real-world and digital play....


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Sears' biggest shareholder offers to buy Kenmore brand

Sears Kenmore

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears’ biggest shareholder has suggested the company sell its well-known Kenmore brand and some real estate holdings, offering itself as a potential buyer. The ailing company has sold off other major brands as it struggles to stay afloat, with Kenmore a notable remainder of the...


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Warm coat leads to hot fashion: Joe Nocera

(c) 2018, Bloomberg View. I dashed off an email recently to Mickey Drexler, former chief executive of J. Crew and perhaps the greatest merchant of his generation, to ask his thoughts about why Canada Goose overcoats had become so popular. You know the coats I mean: those big winter coats, usually...


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How merchants quietly use Facebook to flood Amazon with fake reviews

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. SAN FRANCISCO - On Amazon, customer comments can help a product surge in popularity. The online retail giant says that more than 99 percent of its reviews are legitimate because they are written by real shoppers who aren’t paid for them. But a Washington Post...


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