The method to President Trump’s madness – Politico

Donald Trump’s first two weeks have been a frenetic sprint that has unsettled Washington and left a rattled world wondering what’s next. Trump’s White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is the provocateur who has engineered the historically disruptive opening gambit of executive orders, diplomatic upheaval, Twitter attacks and continuing attacks on the media. Story Continued […]

Toyota in $3.4 Billion Settlement Over Corrosion in Some Trucks and SUVs – Wall Street Journal

Toyota Motor Corp. has agreed to pay up to about $3.4 billion to settle claims that certain of its trucks and sport-utility vehicles lacked proper rust protection, leading to premature corrosion of vehicle frames. The agreement is a substantial financial setback at a time when the Japanese auto giant’s record-breaking profit streak has slowed in recent […]

Here’s Why the Qualcomm-NXP Deal Makes Sense – Fortune

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf sat out last year’s merger mania in the semiconductor market, even as his company’s core smartphone chip business slowed. But with expectations rising for a deal this year, Mollenkopf may have hit on one of the savvier acquisitions in the industry. By adding NXP Semiconductors for a total of $47 billion […]

Orders for U.S. Capital Goods Decline by Most Since February – Bloomberg

Orders for U.S. Capital Goods Decline by Most Since February – Bloomberg

Orders for U.S. business equipment fell in September by the most in seven months, indicating corporate investment is having trouble gaining traction. Bookings for non-military capital goods excluding aircraft dropped 1.2 percent, erasing a 1.2 percent August gain that was stronger than previously reported, Commerce Department data showed Thursday. The median forecast of economists surveyed […]

Graduate Students Clear Hurdle in Effort to Form Union – New York Times

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Speedo, three other sponsors drop Ryan Lochte – USA TODAY

Speedo, three other sponsors drop Ryan Lochte – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte lost his first major endorsement after a false tale of robbery. USA TODAY Rio police said U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte lied about being held up at gunpoint Sunday morning.(Photo: Peter Casey, USA TODAY Sports) Speedo was the first, announcing early Monday it dropped its sponsorship of embattled […]