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IRS Puts Equifax Contract on Hold During Security Review - U.S. News & World Report
FILE PHOTO: Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. corporate offices are pictured in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Tami Chappell/File Photo Reuters. By John McCrank. NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has ...

Social Security checks are set to get a bit bigger - The Mercury News
File photo: More than 66 million Americans receive Social Security payments. Most recipients are seniors over age 65, but some payments also go to the severely disabled and orphans. The average check is currently $1,377 a month, meaning next year's pay ...

Wells Fargo's woes mount, but Wall Street seems to have moved on - MarketWatch
Tim Sloan, CEO of Wells Fargo & Company, didn't get much probing from sell-side analysts about the bank's sales practices. By. AndreaRiquier. There were questions about loan growth, credit quality, and home equity lines of credit. There were several ...

Facebook is swallowing up America's food delivery businesses - Quartz
Facebook is now eating the world, literally. The social media giant today unveiled plans to get into the food delivery business, by swallowing up online ordering pages from other food delivery companies. An ?Order Food? button now appears under the ...

Consumer sentiment surges to 13-year high in October - MarketWatch
The numbers: The University of Michigan said its consumer sentiment index climbed to a 13-year high of 101.1 in October from 95.1 in September, topping the MarketWatch-compiled consensus of 95. There were big gains in both the index for current ...

Employment total at Bank of America drops again as profits hit 6-year high - Charlotte Observer
Bank of America on Friday reported larger profits in the third quarter, as the Charlotte-based company further reduced its headcount and continued to slash expenses. The bank said profits totaled $5.6 billion, an increase of 13 percent from the same ...

Sears Canada Wins Court Approval to Liquidate Remaining Stores - Bloomberg
Sears Canada Inc. received court approval to begin liquidating its stores as the insolvent retailer moves to wind up 65 years of business after failing to adapt to changing consumer tastes. The Toronto-based chain's plan to begin selling off its ...

Would you board Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th? - Sacramento Bee
The final destination for passengers on this Friday the 13th flight is HEL. That's the airport code for Helsinki, Finland, not the Lake of Fire. Finnair does seem, though, to be courting the superstitious with the flight, which took off from Copenhagen ...

Hollywood Harassment Scandal Now Envelops Amazon And Twitter - Nasdaq
Both Amazon ( AMZN ) and Twitter ( TWTR ) are getting increasingly intertwined in the ongoing Harvey Weinstein scandal, and Amazon's studio division now is dealing with a sexual harassment problem of its own. [ibd-display-video id=2359263 width=50 ...

Samsung Electronics CEO resigns, says company is in ?unprecedented crisis? - Ars Technica
With the head of Samsung Group facing prison time, CEO calls for company to "start anew." Ron Amadeo - 10/13/2017, 8:19 AM. Enlarge. JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images. reader comments 52. Share this story. Samsung will lose another major executive ...

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