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Downturns in these four counties have foreshadowed past recessions. What are they doing now?

Why do we care how Robertson County, Tenn., Pontotoc County, Miss., Boone County, Ill., And Elkhart County, Ind., Are doing, or how much they have in common? © Ty Wright / Bloomberg News  An employee works inside the manufacturing area at Nexus RV in Elkhart, Ind. (Ty Wright / Bloomberg News) Because, in addition to manufacturing big-ticket luxuries beloved by …

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Bombardier NI operations were sold to Spirit AeroSystems

Bombardier's operations in Northern Ireland have been sold to the US company Spirit AeroSystems. The Canadian company put the factories up for sale in May as part of a reorganization of its operations. The aerospace manufacturer employs approximately 3,600 people in Northern Ireland. Spirit, based in Wichita, Kansas, is a major supplier to Airbus and Boeing. Earlier this year, Spirit's …

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Consumer groups assess fast food chains for their use of beef produced with antibiotics

Consumer groups provide many of the best restaurant chains in the United States that do not have ratings for their antibiotic policy used in their beef supply for burgers and other beef dishes. The report is the result of a combined effort by the United States Public Interest Education Research Group, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Consumer Reports, and …

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Smart Hacks to Deal With Your Finances in Your 20s

You entered your 20s and you have probably graduated from college. Or maybe you are still on your way to get your diploma. Regardless, it is the age to find your first job and receive your first paycheck. The question, how would you live well in your 20s while being responsible for your finances? That’s a problem many young adults …

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Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot owner agree to merge mega auto deal

Shareholders in each car manufacturer would own 50% of the combined business, the companies said in a joint statement on Thursday. A binding agreement can be finalized within weeks, the statement said. The combined company would have its headquarters in the Netherlands, which is the current headquarters of Fiat Chrysler. John Elkann, current chairman of Fiat Chrysler ( FCAU ) …

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Apple is creating new ways to sell iPhone sales in saturated market

(Bloomberg) – Apple Inc. executives give their typical praise to the iPhone's sleek design and breakthrough technology on Wednesday for more mundane topics such as installment plans, purchasing programs and giveaways. This is the reality of the Cupertino, California-based tech giant. The smartphone market is saturated and is slowly growing at best, so Apple needs to find new ways to …

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All locations to shutter by Dec. 26

Liquidation sales at the remaining Dressbarn stores will start Friday, the struggling retailer announced Wednesday. While the 544 stores will close no later than Dec. 26, the women's clothing website is expected to relaunch in 2020 with a new owner, the company said in a news release in . “As part of our planned wind down, which has received overwhelming …

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook on Q4 2019 earnings – Revenue Call

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) Q4 2019 Earnings Conference Call October 30, 2019 5:00 PM ET Company Participants Nancy Paxton – Senior Director, Investor Relations Tim Cook – Chief Executive Officer Luca Maestri – Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Katy Huberty – Morgan Stanley Mike Olson – Piper Jaffray Amit Daryanani – Evercore Shannon Cross – Cross Research Toni Sacconaghi …

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