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Renewed U.S.-China trade tensions push down Wall Street - Yahoo Finance

Wall Street's major indexes dipped on Wednesday as inflamed trade tensions between the United States and China weighed on investor sentiment. A day after Washington's temporary easing of curbs against Huawei Technology Co Ltd provided respite to U.S. stocks,…

New Mazda Toyota supplier brings 650 jobs to Huntsville - AL.com

Another supplier for Mazda Toyota Manufacturing US was announced on Wednesday morning.
Paul Gattis | pgattis@al.com

Credit, debit cards found to be 'dirtiest payment method' versus cash, coins, study says - Fox Business

That credit or debit card in your wallet is apparently dirtier than you might have suspected.
Elizabeth Zwirz

Jeff Bezos Wouldn’t Even Come On Stage to Listen to His Employees Who Want Amazon to Address Climate Change - Gizmodo

At Amazon’s shareholder meeting today, employees and investors voted on a wide-ranging spate of proposals, from banning the practice of selling facial recognition technology to adopting a serious plan to address climate change. Each of the proposals ultimatel…
Brian Merchant

Report: Amazon Uses Games To Keep Warehouse Workers Engaged - Kotaku

While Amazon’s efforts to get into video games haven’t panned out, there’s one arena where the company has managed to release multiple titles: its own warehouses.
Joshua Rivera

Tesla closes at a 2 1/2-year low after Wall Street unleashes scathing new research on the electric-car ma.. - Business Insider

Shares settled at $192.73 apiece, the lowest since December 2016.
Rebecca Ungarino

Social Issues Raised by Amazon Investors Aren't Going Away - WIRED

Amazon's shareholder resolutions on climate change and facial recognition technology didn't pass. Here's why they matter anyway.
WIRED Staff

Ford's delivery robot walks like a human - CNN

Ford, best known for its cars, pick-up trucks and SUVs, is experimenting with something totally different: a package-carrying robot.
Matt McFarland, CNN Business

One of Tesla's biggest bulls just turned around and trashed the company on a private call with Wall Street - Business Insider

After publishing a note dramatically lowering his bear case for Tesla, Adam Jonas told a private call with Wall Streeters that things look dark.
Linette Lopez

Consumer Reports blasts Tesla Navigate on Autopilot as 'less competent' than humans - CNET

CR claims it could even present new safety risks for drivers.
Andrew Krok

The 1 Stock I'd Buy Right Now - Motley Fool

The genetic testing industry is still in its infancy, but this leader is comfortably profitable and growing at a healthy clip.
Maxx Chatsko

Just revealed SpaceX lawsuit alleges Air Force 'wrongly awarded' billions to rocket competitors - CNBC

A previously secret lawsuit filed by SpaceX was revealed on Wednesday.
Michael Sheetz

Fed's patience on interest rates to last 'for some time' - Reuters

U.S. Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting agreed that their current patient approach to setting monetary policy could remain in place "for some time," a further sign policymakers see little need to change rates in either direction.
Howard Schneider

British Steel collapse: 25,000 jobs at risk as assets liquidated - Al Jazeera English

The steelmaker employs nearly 5,000 workers in Lincolnshire, and a further 20,000 jobs depend on its supply chain.
Al Jazeera

U.S. blacklisting of Huawei prompts global firms to follow suit - The Washington Post

A key chip designer and British telecom companies suspend some dealings with the Chinese tech giant.
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Vanguard issues 10-year forecast for stock, bond market returns - Philly.com

Vanguard also said it sees no imminent recession threat, and said the U.S. economy is currently in the mid- to late-stages of the business cycle.
Erin Arvedlund

FTC wins antitrust case against Qualcomm, which plans to appeal - Axios

The judge ordered the company to renegotiate its patent licensing deals.

Irvine Ranked 6th Most Park-Friendly City in Nation - OC Weekly

Irvine is the sixth most park-friendly city in the nation, according to a new Top 100 ranking released today by the San Francisco-based nonprofit Trust for Public Land. Not only is that ranking the…

Asymmetric warfare: someone is pulling emergency brakes on NYC subway cars - Boing Boing

Asymmetric warfare: someone is pulling emergency brakes on NYC subway cars

MediaNews Group bids $5 million for Reading Eagle Company assets, plans to silence WEEU - Reading Eagle

The amount was the minimum set for the purchase.
David Mekeel