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Oil futures soared on Monday for a third consecutive day, rising more than 8 percent, as a downward revision of U.S. crude production data and OPEC's readiness to talk with other producers helped extend the biggest price surge in 25 years.
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Some influential party figures worry that Donald J. Trump’s suggestions that he would raise taxes in certain areas could catch on with rivals in the presidential race.
Hotel chains are using rewards points and benefits to encourage guests to book directly, while the industry fights a merger of Expedia and Orbitz.
The Chinese Ministry of Public Security did not give details in announcing the move, but the accused have presumably been detained.
For the cottage industry that supplies outlandish costumes, the influx of attendees means one thing: a bumper year for retailers of spandex and faux fur.
The head of scandal-tarred Toshiba Corp said on Monday the company has found a half-decade's worth of new accounting problems forcing it to further delay closing its books but that it does not expect a big impact on its projected results.
European stocks were down in midmorning trading and United States futures were also lower after comments by Stanley Fisher suggested a September increase was still possible.
The administration has tried to get back protections for workers eroded by conservative activism and changes in the economy over 40 years.
European shares fell on Monday, with Germany's DAX and France's CAC on track for their worst month in four years, plagued by sliding Chinese stocks and the threat of a U.S. rate increase as early as September.
The data were a worrying sign that high inventories and weak overseas demand could further hamper an economy struggling to recover from a slump in the second quarter.
A deal represents be a new chapter for the hedge fund manager six years after he closed his firm amid an S.E.C. investigation.
Many technological tools used by schools are designed to customize learning, but concern is developing over the collection and use of data on individual students.
Mr. Flanagan conceived of new ways in which technology could be made more compatible with human speech.
The opinions about Wall Street that are emerging from the presidential candidates suggest that the financial industry could face very different futures depending on which party wins the White House.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., who is considering a run for the presidency, may have to persuade voters that his approach to consumer issues has evolved since he was a senator from Delaware, where many financial services companies are based.
An approaching action on interest rates is being closely watched as a broader debate divides liberals and conservatives over the management of the American economy.
This week automakers are expected to report healthy sales of new vehicles, Samsung plans to introduce another smartwatch and the Labor Department will report the latest data on hiring and unemployment.
More troubling than its battle with Donald Trump, the Spanish-language broadcaster is dealing with a mixed bag of concerns — the same faced by most TV-based media companies — as it decides to go public.