Colony Capital in talks to buy Weinstein Co – Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after the departure of co-founder Harvey Weinstein. The announcement of the deal talks comes only days after co-Chairman Bob […]

Trump has taken longer to name a science adviser than any modern president – Washington Post

President Barack Obama walks with John Holdren, assistant to the president for science and technology, at the White House in March 2014. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) President Trump has taken longer than any modern president to name a science adviser, according to an analysis from The Washington Post, leaving vacant a post tasked with providing scientific guidance even as his […]

3 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week – Motley Fool

3 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week – Motley Fool

Stocks set fresh highs list week on investor optimism about the recovering global economy. Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES:^DJI) and the the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) gained less than 0.5% but are up by over 14% so far in 2017: ^SPX data by YCharts To sustain that rally, investors will need to see strong earnings […]

Yellen sounds upbeat on economy, signaling likely rate hike – CNBC

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Tesla Model 3 Ignites War Between Skeptics And Supporters – Forbes

Tesla Model 3 Ignites War Between Skeptics And Supporters – Forbes

Credit: Tesla Tesla Model 3. As Tesla ramps up production of its first mass-market EV, there’s a war over whether the automaker can deliver. CEO Elon Musk stated in his “The Secret Master Plan,” that the ultimate goal for Tesla was to make a car like the Model 3: So, in short, the master plan is: […]

Gotcha! Social Security Benefits Rising 2% In 2018, But Most Retirees Won’t See Extra Cash – Forbes

Gotcha! Social Security Benefits Rising 2% In 2018, But Most Retirees Won’t See Extra Cash – Forbes

Shutterstock The Social Security Administration announced today that more than 65 million recipients will get a 2% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in 2018,  after receiving a measly 0.3% boost in 2017 and no increase for inflation in 2016. That means the average benefit for a retired worker will rise by $27 a month to $1,404 in 2018 while the […]

AT&T shares slump after it warns of video losses – CBS News

AT&T shares slump after it warns of video losses – CBS News

NEW YORK – Traditional TV continues to lose customers to the web.  AT&T (T) said Wednesday that it lost 90,000 video subscribers in the U.S. in the third quarter, a steeper drop than the same period last year. That includes a gain of 300,000 customers in DirecTV Now, an online cable-like service that is cheaper […]

Equifax website is apparently hacked – Los Angeles Times

Equifax Inc. has taken part of its website offline after an independent security analyst reported that the site apparently had been hacked. He said clicking a link on the site redirected him to a malicious URL urging him to download malware. Also Thursday, a top Republican congressman introduced a bill that would stop credit reporting […]

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