Day: February 13, 2018

Chipotle picks Taco Bell CEO to be its new CEO

[ad_1] Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Taco Bell’s CEO jumps ship to head Chipotle Brian Niccol is replacing the chain’s founder and CEO Steve Ells. Post to Facebook Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. USA TODAY Published 4:47 p.m. ET Feb. […]

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Calls for paid family leave are getting louder

[ad_1] Momentum is building in the fight for paid family leave. A number of big companies made headlines in recent years by expanding benefits for new parents. And a handful of cities and states have set up their own funds to provide paid parental leave when employers do not. ‘; var storytext = document.getElementById(‘storytext’); var […]

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House price flatlining is a good thing, despite estate agents’ gripes | Business

[ad_1] First-time buyers are taking advantage of low interest rates and a flat market, and why shouldn’t they? Ultra-low interest rates mean it has never been cheaper to service a mortgage. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Over the past year the rate of house price inflation has fallen while the number of first-time buyers has risen to […]

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Russian state bank to write off debts of plane crash victims — RT Business News

[ad_1] Sberbank has announced that the bank will cancel the debts of victims who died in the plane crash that occurred in the Moscow region on Sunday. Read more The Saratov Airlines An-148 was on its way to Orsk when it crashed a few minutes after taking off from Domodedovo Airport. All 65 passengers on […]

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U.S. Households Shoulder Record $13.15 Trillion Debt to End 2017

[ad_1] U.S. households carry record levels of debt but appear well positioned to manage the burden with wages increasing and tax bills falling this year. Outstanding household debt rose by $193 billion to $13.15 trillion in the final three months of 2017, completing the fifth straight year overall balances increased, the Federal Reserve Bank of […]

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iOS update lets you stop Apple from slowing down your phone

[ad_1] CLOSE Tim Cook maintains that Apple slowed iPhone performance in order to help users prolong their battery. USA TODAY The iPhone Battery Health feature is in beta.(Photo: Edward C. Baig) Annoyed at Apple over its response to older batteries? Its promised software fix is here. When Apple issued an apology late last year for slowing […]

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This number shows just how much Trump has cracked down on trade

[ad_1] This number shows just how much Trump has cracked down on trade – Feb. 13, 2018 President Trump has pulled some of his biggest punches so far on trade. But his administration has thrown lots of jabs. The number of trade investigations, which often lead to tariffs on other countries’ products, rose 81% in […]

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Sky and BT Sport pay £4.464bn for first tranche of Premier League TV packages | Football

[ad_1] • Five of seven packages available have been announced • Sky to broadcast 128 matches starting from 2019-20 season Sky will host 128 matches starting from the 2019/20 season up to and including 2021/22. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images The Premier League has announced details for five of the seven live television packages, with BT […]

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Investors flee bond market as fears of ‘crash’ grow — RT Business News

[ad_1] The recent market correction has led to fund managers cutting their bond allocations to the lowest level in 20 years, according to February’s Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) Fund Managers Survey. It shows that, along with reducing their fixed-income exposure, 60 percent of professional investors see inflation and troubles overall in the bond […]

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Trump’s Budget Proposal Projects Big Jump in Deficits

[ad_1] Updated Feb. 12, 2018 6:40 p.m. ET President Donald Trump released Monday a $4.4 trillion budget proposal that would boost spending for the military and border security, cut many domestic programs and projects deficits through the next decade. The blueprint underscores what has become clear in recent months: that the budget austerity Republicans pursued […]

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