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College graduates owe $29,000 in student debt now — more than ever before

College graduates in 2018 owed more than their former classmates.

4 years ago

Warren presidency frightens investors at conference: 'She's not my candidate of choice'

In a room full of avowed capitalists, policies that sound to some like socialism are bound not to go over well.

4 years ago

House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe

Two key U.S. lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck voluntary agreements with California to reduce tailpipe emissions.



4 years ago

Mediaset strikes deal to fend off Vivendi's withdrawal risk

Mediaset had reached an agreement with an investor to facilitate its plan to create a pan-European platform, the company said on Thursday, in a move to offset any potential attempt to derail the deal from hostile shareholder Vivendi.



4 years ago

Trian and P&G highlight activist-corporate collaboration after 'fog of war'

Eighteen months after officially burying the hatchet in one of America's most bitter proxy contests, Procter & Gamble Co CEO David Taylor and billionaire investor Nelson Peltz proclaimed their mutual respect on Thursday, underscoring how activists and corporations can end up working collaboratively.



4 years ago

There's a 'great correlation' between a good company culture and profits, ESG investors say

Investors Afsaneh Beschloss and Clifton Robbins think incorporating ESG will be the best way to improve returns moving forward.

4 years ago

Wall Street ends mixed as Microsoft, Apple offset

Wall Street ended mixed on Thursday, with a dip in Apple Inc shares offsetting a gain in Microsoft Corp shares a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected and left the door open for further monetary easing.



4 years ago

Wall Street mixed as Microsoft climbs and Apple dips

Wall Street ended mixed on Thursday, with a gain in Microsoft offsetting a dip in Apple, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected and left the door open for further monetary easing.



4 years ago

France's CNP and Brazil's Caixa seal $1.7 billion insurance deal

France's CNP Assurances SA has reached a deal worth 7 billion reais ($1.7 billion) with Caixa Economica Federal [CEF.UL] to sell insurance in the bank's more than 3,000 branches, the Brazilian state-owned lender said on Thursday.



4 years ago

Beyond Meat names former Tesla executive as COO

Beyond Meat Inc said on Thursday it has named former Tesla Inc executive Sanjay Shah as chief operating officer, effective Sept. 18.



4 years ago

Shares edge up after Fed rate cut, oil prices gain

A gauge of global equity performance edged higher on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates, but crude oil prices climbed higher on concerns last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities pose supply risks.



4 years ago

Factbox: Tariffs in place or planned for nearly all goods traded by U.S. and China

U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators are meeting in Washington this week to find ways to defuse a trade war that has roiled markets and triggered tit-for-tat tariffs on hundreds of billions of goods traded between the world's largest economies.



4 years ago

U.S. stock exchange competition to heat up in 2020 with new entrants

At least three new U.S. stock exchanges are expected in 2020, executives from the companies said on Thursday, potentially lowering trading costs as the upstarts try to take business from the incumbents, while also adding complexity to the marketplace.



4 years ago

Trump, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg had 'good, constructive' meeting: Facebook

U.S. President Donald Trump and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg had a "good, constructive" meeting at the White House on Thursday, the social media company said in a statement.



4 years ago

Trump says he had a 'nice' meeting with Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he had a "nice meeting" with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday and he included a picture of him shaking hands with Zuckerberg in the Oval Office.



4 years ago