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Target to boost holiday season hiring by 43 percent

(Reuters) – Target Corp (TGT.N) said on Wednesday it would hire 100,000 workers for the holiday season, 43 percent more than last year, as the retailer goes all out to attract customers at a time when rivals are closing stores and cutting costs. The company’s shares rose 3.4 percent as the move, coming off four years of flat seasonal hiring, ...

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The spaceport industry is booming in every corner of the US, from Alaska to Virginia

Records are being set monthly in the space industry, and private companies are the ones leading the surge. While companies like United Launch Alliance and SpaceX may get the glory, thanks to the enduring sex appeal of thundering rocket launches, spaceports are quietly driving the industry forward, acting as its critical backbone. “The standard that the industry is … Business

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Exxon must disclose accounting details in New York climate probe, court says

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Exclusive: Amazon plans mega-warehouse for Mexico growth spurt

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is preparing to open a 1 million square-foot warehouse near Mexico City, sources familiar with the project said, part of an effort to boost its presence in Mexico’s nascent e-commerce industry. The new warehouse is slated to be built in the Tepotzotlan municipality about 25 miles (40 km) north of the Mexican capital, according ...

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Tesla: Even the Bears Know $600 Is Possible!

Tesla (TSLA) has been where shorts go to lose money–but few are willing to concede their bearishness on the stock. Yesterday, for instance, called Tesla a “cult stock” and said he’s till shorting it. And there’s good reason for that: As nice as the cars are, the finances are difficult to make work over the long term, a point that ...

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MUFG says picks Amsterdam as EU investment banking base

Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (MUFG) said it has picked Amsterdam as its European Union investment banking base, as financial institutions prepare for Britain’s exit from the EU. Japan’s largest lender is following the footsteps of other banks and financial services firms that are setting up regulated subsidiaries in an EU… Business

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Wall St. opens lower as Apple weighs

(Reuters) – The S&P and the Dow opened little changed on Wednesday, but the Nasdaq Composite was pulled lower by a 1 percent fall in Apple’s shares on concerns about the new iPhone X’s hefty price tag and delayed shipping. A Nov. 3 shipping date for the iPhone X, priced at $ 999, raised questions about supply constraints ahead of ...

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Wall St. opens lower as Apple weighs

© Reuters. A trader works on the floor of the NYSE in New York (Reuters) – Wall Street opened lower on Wednesday, after a two-day rally, weighed down by a drop in Apple (NASDAQ:) and as North Korea showed a trademark defiance over new U.N. sanctions. The Dow Jones Industrial Average () fell 15.87 points, or 0.07 percent, to 22,102.99. ...

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