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Japanese Nissan executive tapped to replace Ghosn…

Carlos Ghosn, who leads Nissan and Renault, has tapped Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran Japanese executive at Nissan, to replace him as chief executive at the Japanese automaker, although Ghosn will stay on as chairman

Asian shares dip as Fed minutes show rate hike…

Asian shares have slipped after the latest Fed minutes raised the possibility that a U.S. rate hike could come sooner than expected

Kurtz: Trump criticized on timing, not substance

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on President Trump being critizied for not confronting anti-Semitism sooner

Ivanka Trump Is Getting Sued — A Lot

Ivanka Trump's jewelry and clothing brands are getting sued. She owes over $3 million.

Hawaii bill would ban licenses for some foreign…

A proposal in the Hawaii Legislature has the potential to cripple the state's commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation found foreign fishermen confined to boats and living in subpar conditions

Nobel-winning economist Kenneth J. Arrow dies at…

Kenneth J. Arrow, the youngest -ever winner of a Nobel prize for economics, has died in California

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Ivanka Trump visits center for minority-owned…

Ivanka Trump has broadened her research on economic policy with a visit to a Baltimore center for minority-owned small businesses

Spirit Airlines CEO dismisses new, cheaper fares by rivals

The CEO of Spirit Airlines, which features low fares but lots of fees, dismisses so-called basic economy fares

Tesla swings to loss in 4Q, says Model 3 on target

Unable to string together profitable quarters, electric car and solar cell maker Tesla Inc. is reporting a loss for the last three months of 2016

Emails: EPA's Pruitt cozy with fossil fuel…

While serving as Oklahoma's attorney general, new EPA chief Scott Pruitt was in frequent contact with fossil fuel companies and special interest groups working to undermine federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions

T.J. Maxx parent steps up expansion, plans new…

The parent company of T.J. Maxx and Marshalls plans to expand even faster and test a new home store that's different from its highly successful HomeGoods chain

Fed officials discussed possible rate hike…

Fed minutes: Interest rate hike could come 'fairly soon' if economy remains strong

Italy faces potential sanction from EU for rising…

Italy's government was put on notice that it may be sanctioned from the European Union for not getting the country's debt levels down

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HSN looks for new shoppers beyond TV's reach

HSN Inc., long a base for home shopping on TV, wants to refashion itself for shoppers more used to mobile phones

IMF: No haircut for Greek debt but more reforms…

International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde says she sees no need for a "haircut" of Greek debt but that Athens needs to make "significant progress" on reforms

Health care's future: Turning patients into…

Many Americans who gained health coverage through the Affordable Care Act may soon have to save for medical bills and shop for care more than they have in the past

Americans buy existing homes at fastest pace in a…

US existing home sales rose 3.3 percent in January to the fastest pace in a decade

New Apple headquarters to have theater named for…

Apple has announced that its new headquarters will open for employees in the spring and will include a theater named for its late co-founder, Steve Jobs

Paramount Pictures CEO leaving after 12 years

Paramount Pictures CEO Brad Grey is leaving the movie studio after 12 years at the helm

Study: Technology trouble dents car and truck…

Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners

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Global markets cautious as investors await Fed…

Global stock markets are mostly higher in subdued trading as investors await publication of the minutes to the Federal Reserve's January meeting

Deal to streamline world trade takes effect

The World Trade Organization says the first multilateral trade deal reached since the trade body was created over a generation ago has entered into force