Marlene Awaad | Bloomberg | Getty Images Carlos Ghosn, chairman of the alliance between Renault SA, Nissan Motor Co. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp., pauses during a Bloomberg Television interview at the Paris Motor Show in Paris, France, on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018.  Mitsubishi will propose removing embattled executive Carlos Ghosn from its board of directors,
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The Democratic representative also proposes to swap the word “Credit” for “Protection” in the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee. That signals a focus on shielding consumers from business malpractice — something she has said the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau under its head Mick Mulvaney has failed to do. Mulvaney and other conservatives have argued
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Andy Buchanan | AFP | Getty Images Jim Ratcliffe visits the Ineos oil refinery in Grangemouth, Scotland. The U.K.’s wealthiest man, Jim Ratcliffe, could soon hold a larger influence over North Sea oil, with his company in exclusive negotiations with ConocoPhillips for its British assets. ConocoPhillips confirmed to CNBC via email Monday that it was
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In an interview with Axios on HBO Sunday night, Axios technology correspondent Ina Fried asked Cook why Apple accepts payments from Google to be the default search engine in Apple products, even though Google’s attitude towards privacy runs counter to Apple’s. “I think their search engine is the best,” Cook said, adding that Apple has
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As the economy strengthens, more workers nearing retirement age are feeling better about their economic prospects. That’s the good news. Still, many others are worried about their savings, or lack of savings, and how they will get by once they stop working for good. Overall, 85 percent of working Americans said retirement will be a
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Hotels from Maine to Hawaii and beyond, will offer up room deals to travelers. Some may be tied to loyalty programs, so it may be a good time to consider signing up. Maine’s Kennebunkport Resort Collection (KRC) will offer gift card bonuses on Cyber Monday. Buy a $500 gift card and receive a $100 resort
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Still, there may be reasons for auto industry executives to relax a bit. On Friday, Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesman Gao Feng told reporters that “high-level contacts between the two sides on economics and trade have resumed following the November 1 conversation between the Chinese and American heads of state.” What, if anything, that might translate
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Comcast Ventures had seen enough. Years of researching business models, seeing their own portfolio’s performance and watching digital media startups struggle had made an impression. For 2018, the venture capital firm made a decision: it would no longer put seed money behind advertising-driven media companies. “Starting an ad-supported business is really, really tough,” said Daniel
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Google could pay upwards of $110 million, without subsidies, to buy large swaths of land in San Jose, according to a new city document detailing its negotiations with the company on its plan to build a mega-campus 15 miles south of its headquarters. The plan describes sites that cover around 21 acres, some owned by
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Google touts itself as having the best technology for sophisticated machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads. The company also created the Kubernetes technology for virtual containers, which enables developers to easily move around code between machines and clouds. But when it comes to the big storage and core computing contracts, numerous industry experts, venture capitalists
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Target Corp.: “I think that the sector has to go down because it’s part of the fact that the Fed keeps tightening. They go lower. I think Target’s doing OK, but I wouldn’t buy it till after it reported.” Wynn Resorts Ltd.: “No. Ever since [former CEO] Steve Wynn left, we left with it.” Tesla
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Channing Dungey, the president of ABC Entertainment, has resigned. Karey Burke, the head of original programming for Freeform, has been chosen to head the company. She will be responsible for all development, programming, casting, marketing, business and scheduling for ABC prime time and late-night. Dungey was the first African American to lead a U.S. broadcast
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