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Trump really needs an economic boom. So far, he's not getting one. - Washington Post
President Trump came into office promising to make the economy grow at rates the United States hasn't seen for decades. On Friday, as the government reported that the U.S. economy expanded in the first quarter at its slowest pace in three years, he got ...

Trump aims to expand US offshore drilling, despite low industry demand - Reuters
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday to extend offshore oil and gas drilling to areas that have been off limits - a move meant to boost domestic production but which could fall flat due to weak industry demand for ...

Land And Air Travel Aren't Enough For Elon Musk. He's Going Underground - Forbes
Elon Musk revealed what he has in mind for his new Boring Company at the TED conference in Vancouver on Friday: a vast underground transportation network beneath crowded cities to complement his electric Tesla vehicles and SpaceX rockets.
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Trump Could Save Tens of Millions of Dollars in One Year Under His Proposed Tax Plan - New York Times
Highlighted areas show what parts of President Trump's 2005 tax return could have been affected by his new tax plan. President Trump could save tens of millions of dollars in a single year under his proposed changes to the tax code, a New York Times ...

Alphabet Rides Advertising Strength to New Highs - Motley Fool
With the help of its core business, the internet search juggernaut continues to expand its reach. Steve Symington. (TMFSymington). Apr 28, 2017 at 7:16PM. Google parent Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)(NASDAQ:GOOG) released strong first-quarter 2017 ...

Gov. Brown Signs Plan That Raises Gas Tax to Fix Roads - U.S. News & World Report
California drivers will see their gas prices rise in November and will pay more to register their vehicles come January. | April 28, 2017, at 7:05 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Gov. Brown Signs Plan That Raises Gas Tax to Fix ...

Apple Is Allegedly Withholding Royalty Payments From Qualcomm As Legal Battle Continues - Forbes
Apple continues to play hardball with one of its biggest iPhone suppliers. In the midst of a heated legal battle, Apple is refusing to pay the licensing fees owed to Qualcomm for its wireless technology, Qualcomm alleged on Friday morning. Unlike most ...

Wall Street slips on weak GDP data, but indexes rise in April - Reuters
NEW YORK Stocks edged lower on Wall Street on Friday after data showing the U.S. economy grew at its weakest pace in three years in the first quarter gave traders a reason to cash recent gains. Major indexes closed up for April, however, with the ...

Top Takeaways From Amazon, Microsoft and Intel's Earnings Reports - TheStreet.com
Thursday afternoon provided a slew of important tech company earnings; here's a look at the main earnings and guidance numbers provided by Amazon.com (AMZN) , Microsoft (MSFT) and Intel (INTC) , along with some thoughts on the other numbers and ...

United Blunder Prompts Airlines to Throw Cash at Their Problems - Bloomberg
United reached a settlement with a passenger who was dragged off a plane and bloodied. It also said it would pay as much as $10,000 to passengers who agree to give up their spots, following a similar move by Delta. Southwest said it would stop ...

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