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  • Nasdaq CEO: ‘We Are Investigating the Idea of Bitcoin Futures

    The CEO of Nasdaq has revealed that it is looking into how it can offer digital currency futures that are different to Cboe and CME offerings. Speaking to CNBC, Adena Friedman, the chief of the stock exchange, said that Nasdaq was ‘investigating the idea of a cryptocurrency futures.’ “We continue to look at the risk […] This post Nasdaq CEO: ‘We Are Investigating the Idea of Bitcoin Futures first appeared on Coinjournal.

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  • As US birthrates drop, Kimberly-Clark feels the pinch

    DALLAS (AP) — Americans are having fewer babies, and diaper makers are feeling the pinch. Kimberly-Clark said Tuesday it will cut as many as 5,500 jobs, or 13 percent of its workforce, in an attempt… The post As US birthrates drop, Kimberly-Clark feels the pinch appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Apple poised to expand into speaker market with HomePod

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is finally ready to launch its attempt to compete with the internet-connected speakers made by Amazon and Google with the release of its long-awaited HomePod. Pre-orders for the HomePod will… The post Apple poised to expand into speaker market with HomePod appeared first on WTOP.

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  • CEO says company working to stop 'Tide pod challenge'

    NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble says it’s working to stop the “Tide Pod challenge,” a social media-fueled trend in which teenagers eat single-load laundry detergent packets. The American Association of Poison Control Centers… The post CEO says company working to stop ‘Tide pod challenge’ appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Officials say 5 employees missing after Oklahoma rig explosion are presumed dead; company pledges full investigation

    QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — Officials say 5 employees missing after Oklahoma rig explosion are presumed dead; company pledges full investigation. The post Officials say 5 employees missing after Oklahoma rig explosion are presumed dead; company pledges full investigation appeared first on WTOP.

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  • AP-Nasdaq

    At the hour the Nasdaq Composite Index was UP 45.35 at 7453.39. The post AP-Nasdaq appeared first on WTOP.

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    At the hour the Nasdaq Composite Index was UP 24.61 at 7432.64. The post AP-Nasdaq appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Big pay package for Musk, with even bigger goals for Tesla

    PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Elon Musk will remain at Tesla under a 10-year, all-or-nothing pay package that demands massive growth. The agreement, revealed Tuesday in a regulatory filing, requires that Tesla grow in $50… The post Huge pay package for Musk at Tesla, with ambitious goals appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Troubled French nuclear producer relaunches with new name

    PARIS (AP) — France’s influential but troubled nuclear company Areva is seeking a new start with a new name. The state-controlled company unveiled its new name — Orano — and logo Tuesday. Areva, originally named… The post Troubled French nuclear producer relaunches with new name appeared first on WTOP.

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  • JPMorgan raising wages, hiring, expanding

    NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan is boosting wages, opening new branches and hiring thousands of new workers citing improved economic performance and sweeping changes to the U.S. tax code. The U.S. recently slashed the corporate… The post JPMorgan raising wages, hiring, expanding appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Search resuming for 5 missing after Oklahoma explosion

    QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — The search is resuming for five people who are unaccounted for after a fiery explosion at an Oklahoma gas drilling rig. The blast happened Monday morning at a drilling site near… The post Search resuming for 5 missing after Oklahoma explosion appeared first on WTOP.

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  • As US raises tariffs, India's Modi defends free trade

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned Tuesday that the recent wave of trade protectionism, in which governments raise barriers to free trade between nations, is “worrisome.” Modi delivered the warning in… The post As US raises tariffs, India’s Modi defends free trade appeared first on WTOP.

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  • EU taking 8 jurisdictions off its tax haven blacklist

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is taking eight countries and jurisdictions off its tax avoidance blacklist after they made commitments to meet EU requirements. Barbados, Grenada, Macao, Mongolia, Panama, South Korea, Tunisia and the… The post EU taking 8 jurisdictions off its tax haven blacklist appeared first on WTOP.

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  • UK regulator: Fox takeover of Sky not in public interest

    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s competition regulator issued a preliminary ruling Tuesday that 21st Century Fox’s planned 11.7 billion-pound ($16.3 billion) takeover of Sky plc isn’t in the public interest because it would give Rupert Murdoch… The post UK regulator: Fox takeover of Sky not in public interest appeared first on WTOP.

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  • The Latest: Investors should beware potential ‘reckoning’

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Stock markets around the world are flying high amid a synchronized global upturn but a leading… The post The Latest: Investors should beware potential ‘reckoning’ appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Report: Ex-Formula 1 star Lauda buys back airline he founded

    BERLIN (AP) — Ex-Formula 1 driver Niki Lauda is buying back bankrupt Austrian airline Niki, which he founded 15 years ago before selling his stake in 2011. The Austria Press Agency reported Tuesday that the… The post Report: Ex-Formula 1 star Lauda buys back airline he founded appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in return… The post Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Journalists in court over charges Myanmar secrecy law

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Two detained Reuters journalists are appearing in court after being officially charged with violating Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested Dec. 12 based on allegations… The post Journalists in court over charges Myanmar secrecy law appeared first on WTOP.

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  • South Korea to start real-name trading of crypto currency

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea plans to require local banks to launch a real-name system for crypto currency trading that will require the up-to-now anonymous transactions be traceable as the country seeks to… The post South Korea to start real-name trading of crypto currency appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Deputy head of China's energy agency fired in graft probe

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s anti-corruption agency says the deputy head of the Cabinet agency in charge of energy policy for the world’s second-largest economy has been dismissed on graft charges. The Central Commission for Discipline… The post Deputy head of China’s energy agency fired in graft probe appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Uber driver in US illegally charged with 4 California rapes

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally used his job as an Uber driver to target intoxicated young women and was charged Monday with raping, assaulting and robbing four victims,… The post Uber driver in US illegally charged with 4 California rapes appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Trump hits solar panels, washing machines with tariffs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday approved tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers. The president’s decision followed recommendations for tariffs by the U.S.… The post Trump hits solar panels, washing machines with tariffs appeared first on WTOP.

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    Balanced Fund 12066.50 + .51 + .87 + 3.26 Corporate A-Rated Debt 1972.62 – .13 – .61 – 1.05 Emerging Markets 380.85 + .82 + 2.56 + 6.96 Equity Income Fund 12127.81 + .77 +… The post Indexes___________________________Close_____Dly Chg___Week Chg__Ytd Chg appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Company scraps plan for Indiana immigrant detention center

    ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — A private prison management company on Monday scrapped plans to build a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in northern Indiana following fierce local opposition, county commissioners said. Nashville, Tennessee-based… The post Company scraps plan for Indiana immigrant detention center appeared first on WTOP.

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