Nearly 150 CEOs departed in November, putting 2019 on track to be record year for executive exits

148 chief executives left their posts in November, according to business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.  Chief executives from Alphabet, United Airlines, Expedia and SoulCycle said farewell in recent weeks.  2019 is on track to be the highest number of CEO departures on record. 2019 is the year of CEO departures. In November, 148 chief executives left […]

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Sterling drops as poll shows Conservative lead slipping ahead of U.K. election

The pound came under pressure early Wednesday after a fresh YouGov poll predicted a slimmer-than-expected lead for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party in a General Election that’s now less than 24 hours away. Sterling GBPUSD, -0.0380% slipped 0.3% to $1.3124 from a level of $1.3155 seen late Tuesday in North American trading. The FTSE 100 UKX, +0.04% was up 0.4% in […]

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Netflix naysayers on the rise

Netflix could lose 4M subscribers due to streaming competition: Brokerage FOX Business’ Susan Li breaks down the possibility of Netflix losing ratings and subscribers due to streaming competition. Netflix’s “The Irishman” has been getting all the attention, perhaps masking some pessimism on Wall Street about the company’s future. Continue Reading Below Ticker Security Last Change Change % NLFX n.a. n.a. […]

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Katie Pavlich: Dems should be 'careful about playing the gender card' in 2020 election

‘Outnumbered’ on Elizabeth Warren’s claim that voters are ready for an all-female ticket Katie Pavlich told the ‘Outnumbered’ couch if Democrats wanted a woman president they would have elected Hillary Clinton in 2016 Katie Pavlich said on "Outnumbered" Tuesday that Democrats should be "careful about playing the gender card" in next year's election after frontrunner Joe Biden included Sen. Elizabeth Warren, […]

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IMF chief: Trade war could cost world economy $700B

New York (CNN Business)The US stock market cared about only one thing this year: trade. So why were stocks so calm Tuesday following headlines about tariff delays and the signing of Nafta 2.0? On Tuesday, The Wall Street Journal reported that American and Chinese negotiators are working to delay the December 15 duties that the United States is set to […]

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Boeing deliveries plunge amid 737 Max crisis

Southwest removes Boeing 737 MAX jets from schedule through March 2020 The move increases confusion about when the planes can resume commercial flights. Boeing jetliner deliveries plunged by more than half through the first 11 months of the year amid fallout from the grounding of its best-selling 737 MAX, the planemaker said Tuesday. Continue Reading Below Boeing shares, which have tumbled […]

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Dollar General starts selling CBD products, crediting consumer demand

FDA, WHO seem to contradict each other on risks of CBD Myaderm CEO Eric Smart gives tips on how to consume CBD in healthy ways and discusses the industry at large. Dollar General on Tuesday announced the availability of 20 cannabidiol (CBD) products at about 1,100 of its more-than 16,000 stores in Tennessee and Kentucky. Continue Reading Below The variety store […]

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Laura Ingraham on IG report: 'Democrats should not breathe a sigh of relief'

Ingraham: Basic, fundamental, and serious errors IG FISA abuse report exposes the FBI’s failures. Laura Ingraham questioned how Department of Justice Inspector General could come to the conclusion that there was no political bias in the review of the origins of the FBI's Russia investigation and the issuance of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrants for a Trump campaign official. […]

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UK says could decriminalise non-payment of BBC licence fee

LONDON, Dec 10 (Reuters) – Britain is looking at whether or not to decriminalise the penalty for non-payment of the 154.50-pound ($198) annual BBC “licence fee” tax on all television-watching households, Justice Secretary Robert Buckland said on Tuesday. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday questioned why the BBC should continue to be supported by the annual fee, one of […]

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Varney slams Warren after financial records released: You 'want to abolish the system that made you rich'

Varney slams Warren after financial records released: You ‘want to abolish the system that made you rich’ Fox Business host Stuart Varney went after Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Monday after recently released financial records revealed she made $1.9 million from private legal work stretching back three decades. "Senator Warren is the scourge of capitalism, but made a small fortune working in the capitalist system," Varney […]

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