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Amazon-HQ-101917.jpg More than 100 cities in the U.S. are vying to become the host city for Amazon's second headquarters. US cities that are seeking to bid for Amazon's second headquarters will need to submit their proposals by the end of Thursday. Amazon plans to invest $5 billion on the new headquarters, which will...

wallstreet-011215_19Oct17.jpg After initially coming under pressure, stocks regained ground over the course of the trading session on Thursday. The major averages climbed well off their worst levels, with the Dow and the S&P 500 turning positive late in the day to reach new record closing highs.

BernieSanders-101917.jpg While the 2020 New Hampshire presidential primary is more than two years away, a new survey from the University of New Hampshire has provided an early look at the potentially pivotal contest. The Granite State Poll showed Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., former Vice President Joe Biden, and Senator...

CapitolBuilding-101917.jpg Senate Republicans appear poised to approve a budget resolution that will serve as the legislative vehicle for their tax reform plan. The non-binding budget resolution unlocks the reconciliation process, allowing Republicans to pass their tax reform plan with a simple 51-vote majority in the Senate.

Lyft-CapitalG-101917.jpg Ride-hailing company Lyft has raised $1 billion in a new round of funding led by Google's CapitalG, the tech giant's growth-focused investment fund. The funding brings Lyft's post-money valuation to $11 billion. CapitalG partner David Lawee will also join Lyft's board as part of the transaction. Earlier...

wallstreet-121514_19Oct17.jpg After moving to the downside early in the session, stocks remain mostly negative in mid-day trading on Thursday. The major averages are all in negative territory, although the tech-heavy Nasdaq is underperforming its counterparts.

Pat-Tiberi-101917.jpg Republican Congressman Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, announced Thursday he will not run for re-election to a tenth term next year. Tiberi said he has been presented with an opportunity to lead the Ohio Business Roundtable that will allow him to continue to work on public policy issues impacting Ohioans while...

Johnmccain-101917.jpg Republican Senator John McCain has signed on to a Democrats-sponsored bill that would increase the transparency of political advertisements on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. The Bill's sponsors, Democratic Senators Amy Klobuchar and Mark Warner, say The Honest Ads Act would help...

FTC-Building-101917.jpg President Donald Trump intends to nominate antitrust attorney Joseph Simons as chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, the White House announced on Thursday. Simons, who served as an FTC official under President George W. Bush, is currently a partner and co-chair of the antitrust group at law firm Paul Weiss.

wallstreet-111914_19Oct17.jpg Stocks have moved mostly lower in early trading on Thursday, giving back ground following the upward trend seen over the past several sessions. The major averages have all moved to the downside, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq underperforming its counterparts.

Leadingindicator-101917.jpg For the first time in the last twelve months, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing an unexpected drop by its index of leading U.S. economic indicators in the month of September. The Conference Board said its leading economic index dipped by 0.2 percent.

Trump-Forbes-101917.jpg Forbes released their annual list of the 400 richest people in America. The most notable loser was President Donald Trump, whose fortune fell $600 million to $3.1 billion. As a result, he fell 92 spots on the list, to No. 248 after coming in at 156th rank last year. The magazine attributed...

blueapron-layoff-101917.jpg Less than four months after its debut on the New York Stock Exchange, Blue Apron Holdings Inc. said it is laying off 6 percent of its workforce. In a regulatory filing on Wednesday, the embattled meal-kit delivery company said it has implemented a company-wide realignment of personnel to support its strategic priorities.

Macaronigrill-Bankruptcy-101917.jpg Italian casual dining restaurant chain Romano's Macaroni Grill filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In a statement posted on its website, Macaroni said it has no plans to go out business, but wants to shed legacy liabilities and obligations caused by decisions by the past ownership.

Philadelphiafed-101917.jpg Philadelphia-area manufacturing activity unexpectedly grew at a faster rate in the month of October, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday. The Philly Fed said its index for current manufacturing activity in the region climbed to 27.9 in October.

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