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Earnings this year may end up flat and that's a problem for investors lifting market to a record

Earnings estimates are essentially "flattish" for 2019 compared to 2018. This puts stock investors in a difficult position.

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Airlines urge regulators to work together to return 737 MAX to service

Global airlines on Thursday urged regulators to coordinate on technical requirements and timelines for the safe re-entry to service of the Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft, which was grounded in March after two fatal accidents.



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Futures edge higher on trade truce hopes

U.S. equity futures edged higher on Thursday following a report that the United States and China had agreed to a tentative truce in their trade dispute before a G20 summit this weekend, but gains were tempered by Boeing shares after more 737 MAX woes.



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Boeing shares fall after new uncertainty about the 737 Max return

Boeing shares fall after the FAA says it has found another software issue with the grounded 737 Max aircraft.

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Wall St. edges higher at open on tech boost

U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Thursday, lifted by gains in technology shares, ahead of a key G20 meeting where the United States and China will discuss trade but lack of clarity on the outcome kept investors on the sidelines



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Howard Hughes Corp hires Centerview Partners to explore alternatives, including a sale: Sources

The stock's performance the last three years has led management and the board, including Chairman Bill Ackman, to explore a sale.

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IBM gains unconditional EU approval for $34 billion Red Hat deal

U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp on Thursday won unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat .



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U.S. economy accelerated in first quarter, but momentum fading

U.S. economic growth accelerated in the first quarter, the government confirmed on Thursday, but the export and inventory boost to activity masked weakness in domestic demand, some of which appears to have prevailed in the current quarter.



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Facebook outlines ideas for oversight board

Facebook Inc on Thursday released the findings from its consultations with outside experts into its content review process, providing a glimpse into how its plans for a proposed "external oversight board" might take shape.



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U.S.-China trade truce hopes rekindle risk appetite

World shares and the dollar were left clinging to gains on Thursday amid conflicting reports on whether the United States and China will agree a truce on trade at a meeting of their leaders this weekend.



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Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe by end 2020

Ford said it will cut 12,000 jobs in Europe by the end of next year to try to return the business to profit, part of a wave of cost reductions in an auto industry facing stagnant demand and huge investments to build low emission cars.



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Boeing shares slip as grounded 737 MAX faces new hurdle

Shares of Boeing Co fell 3% on Thursday after the U.S. aviation regulator found a new flaw in the 737 MAX jet, potentially delaying the aircraft's return to service and piling more pressure on the planemaker's suppliers.



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Southwest Airlines extends 737 MAX cancellations through October 1

Southwest Airlines Co has extended the cancellation of Boeing's 737 MAX planes from its flying schedule until Oct. 1, the U.S. airline said on Thursday.



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Here are the U.S. cities with the biggest share of 65-and-older workers

A new analysis of Census Bureau data identifies cities with populations of 200,000 or more that have the highest percentage of older residents in the workforce.

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