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Fox Creates Advisory Committee in Settlement of Shareholder Complaint Over Sexual Harassment

Suit alleged ‘systemic, decades long culture of sexual harassment, racial discrimination and retaliation’




















Nov.20, 2017 7:17 p.

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Starboard Value Takes 10.7% Stake in Mellanox Technologies

Starboard Value LP has taken a 10.7% stake in Mellanox Technologies Ltd.

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In Latest Clash, NFL Owners Tell Jerry Jones to Knock It Off

The Dallas Cowboys owner wanted assurances that all owners would get to vote on the final terms of Roger Goodell’s contract extension




















Nov.20, 2017 3:01 p.

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Veteran Broadcaster Charlie Rose Suspended After Sexual-Harassment Allegations

20, 2017 7:42 p.m.

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Leading Economic Indicators Index Rose in October

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Conference Board Leading Economic Index up 1.ET







An economic index that measures business trends increased in October as impacts from a string of catastrophic hurricanes dissipated.

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Powell’s Calendar Shows Meetings With Bank Executives, Lawmakers

The Fed chairman nominee’s daily schedule from January through September is released by the Fed




















Nov.20, 2017 5:30 a.

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Takeovers Roar to Life as Companies Hear Footsteps From Tech Giants

Corporate deals hit a near-record $200 billion this month as CEOs battle Amazon, Facebook, Google and others




















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Glencore Upends Board of Congo Unit Amid Probe

LONDON—Glencore PLC is reshuffling the board of one of its giant African copper operations following an internal review that the company said found weaknesses in its controls over financial reporting.The move comes amid an investigation by Canada’s Ontario Securities Commission, or OSC, the country’s biggest regional securities regulator, into the governance practices of the Glencore copper subsidiary, Katanga Mining, which is based in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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India’s Mahindra to Build Off-Road Vehicles in Michigan

, an Indian auto and tractor maker, plans to build off-road vehicles at a small factory north of Detroit, a potential step toward the company’s bigger goal of selling cars in the U.S.

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Yellen to Leave Fed Board When New Central Bank Chief Takes Over

20, 2017 3:14 p.ET







Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Monday she would resign as a member of the Fed’s board of governors once her successor as chairman has been sworn in.

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FanDuel CEO, Co-Founder Eccles to Leave Company

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Matt King to be new CEO effective immediately




















Nov.20, 2017 12:42 p.

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Justice Department Files Lawsuit Challenging AT&T-Time Warner Deal

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Government alleges combination could raise prices and slow innovation




















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WASHINGTON—The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Monday challenging AT&T Inc.

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Volvo Promises Uber Fleet of Self-Driving Taxis by 2019

with a fleet of 24,000 self-driving taxis beginning in 2019—one of the first and biggest commercial orders for such vehicles.The deal between Volvo, owned by China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co.

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Altice Soothes Investors With Plan to Sell Assets, Not Stock

20, 2017 8:16 a.m.

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FCC to Outline Plan to Roll Back Net-Neutrality Rules

Move could fundamentally reshape internet economy and consumers’ online experience




















Updated Nov.20, 2017 6:41 p.

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Marveling at Marvell Again

After reviving its image the chip maker adds needed muscle with Cavium acquisition




















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Sometimes confused with the comic-book company that bears almost the same name, Marvell Technology has lately been pulling off some superheroic feats of its own.

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Key GOP Senator Cites Concerns Over Senate Tax Bill

19, 2017 12:41 p.m.

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Developed Economies’ Stock Gains Pale Beside Emerging Markets’ GDP Boom

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Divergent performances between advanced and developing worlds puzzle observers—and are unlikely to persist




















Updated Nov.19, 2017 11:03 a.

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Marvell Nears Deal to Buy Cavium for About $6 Billion

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Marvell Technology Group Ltd.is nearing a deal to buy chip maker Cavium Inc.

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Locus Robotics Raises $25 Million in Round Led by Scale Venture Partners

, whose robots help workers fulfill e-commerce orders, raised $25 million in a funding round led by Scale Venture Partners that the company plans to use to develop new products and expand into new markets.They operate in groups and use sensors to navigate through warehouses as workers pick items and move on.