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The Justice Department files a second antitrust suit against Google, seeking to break up its advertising business

The Justice Department files a second antitrust suit against Google, seeking to break up its advertising business

On Tuesday, the US Department of Justice filed its second antitrust lawsuit The Google In just over two years. It’s the latest sign that the US government isn’t backing down from cases against tech companies even given the court’s mixed record in antitrust cases. Google shares fell 1.3% on Tuesday afternoon. Related investment news This …

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Business summaries for the period 1-14-23

Business summaries for the period 1-14-23

The executive director of the Wyoming Energy Authority announced his resignation The Wyoming Energy Authority announced that Glenn Morrill intends to step down as CEO, effective March 1. WEA was created in 2020 by the Wyoming State Legislature by merging the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority and the Wyoming Pipelines Authority; Morrell was the inaugural director of …

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Santos' campaign finances show scores of expenses just below the FEC's threshold for keeping receipts  CNN Politics

Santos’ campaign finances show scores of expenses just below the FEC’s threshold for keeping receipts CNN Politics

CNN – Records submitted to the Federal Election Commission by Rep.-elect George Santos’ campaign show 37 spending, on office supplies, hotels, ride-sharing app Uber, restaurants and more, for the exact same amount: $199.99. Campaign finance experts say these expenses reported by the New York Representative-elect stand out for a key reason: They’re a penny short …

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Russia is destroying the Ukrainian economy, increasing the costs for the United States and its allies

Russia is destroying the Ukrainian economy, increasing the costs for the United States and its allies

KYIV, Ukraine — Two months of missile and drone attacks by Russia have devastated Ukraine’s critical infrastructure and blew a hole in expectations for the country’s war-torn economy. Before those strikes, Kyiv had projected that it would need at least $55 billion in foreign aid next year for basic expenses — more than the country’s …

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US lawmakers are rushing to unload FTX founder's contributions

US lawmakers are rushing to unload FTX founder’s contributions

Writer’s workshop in Alaska. California food banks. A charity that fights diabetes. These groups are the unwitting recipients of donations from Samuel Bankman Fried. He sent them to US lawmakers who now can’t move fast enough to offload contributions from the disgraced crypto mogul to nowhere but their campaign coffers. Prior to his arrest in …

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Investors hope the economic tide is turning.  The wait may end soon  CNN Business

Investors hope the economic tide is turning. The wait may end soon CNN Business

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can register over here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking on the same link. CNN – It’s been a horrible year for the markets and investors are tired. Months of soaring …

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What the pro-business tax agenda in the changing congress seeks

What the pro-business tax agenda in the changing congress seeks

Sunrise hits the US Capitol Dome on September 30, 2021 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images News | Getty Images Main Street could find itself deadlocked next year in terms of furthering pro-business tax goals. For House Republicans, legislative priorities likely include expanding business-friendly provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which …

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CEO Incubator Bollig brings an international perspective to a local business

CEO Incubator Bollig brings an international perspective to a local business

DrAlida Bollig’s work experience ranges from high stakes helping develop Swedish executive business strategy and public diplomacy in foreign affairs to running a quaint coffee shop in Mississippi. Perhaps it was this range of experience that made her choose the Grand Junction Business Incubator as its new CEO last summer. Perhaps it is her understanding …

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Economists believe that inflation has peaked.  Main Street prepares for more pain

Economists believe that inflation has peaked. Main Street prepares for more pain

Shoppers at a Kroger supermarket on October 14, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. Elia Novelg | AFP | Getty Images More players in the stock market and among the ranks of professional economists have come to the view that inflation has peaked or is already declining, but Main Street small business owners don’t expect a respite …

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South Africa's economy stands at a pivot point as prospects improve, but political and energy risks remain

South Africa’s economy stands at a pivot point as prospects improve, but political and energy risks remain

LONDON – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks during a news conference in central London on November 24, 2022. Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images South Africa’s long-awaited economic reforms are beginning to improve the country’s outlook, but long-standing problems of political uncertainty and a failing power system remain significant risks. A reconstruction plan and economic …

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