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Hack at Saudi Petrochemical Plant Compromised a Safety Shut-Off System

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Malicious software Triton was able to manipulate Schneider Electric devices’ memory and run unauthorized programs by leveraging a previously unknown bug




















Updated Jan.18, 2018 2:40 p.

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China’s Robust Economic Growth to Face Pressure in 2018

Key drivers of last year’s expansion, from investment to consumption, appear to be weakening




















Jan.18, 2018 9:21 a.

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White House Considering San Francisco Fed President John Williams for Fed’s No. 2 Job

The White House is considering John Williams, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, as a candidate to serve as the vice chairman of Federal Reserve Board in Washington, according to people familiar with the matter.Mr.

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Streaming TV’s Problem: Subscribers Cancel Service When Their Favorite Shows Are Over

Cancellation rates for some services are over 50%; users sign up only for favorite programming





















Jan.18, 2018 9:00 a.

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Keystone XL Pipeline Obtains Enough Shipper Commitments to Proceed

18, 2018 2:41 p.m.

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ADT IPO Prices Well Below Expectations

The Apollo-backed IPO’s pricing could sound an alarm for other PE firms considering public offerings for their companies




















Updated Jan.18, 2018 6:30 p.

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New Home Building Dropped Sharply at End of 2017

WASHINGTON—The number of housing units that began construction fell sharply at the end of 2017, but still capped a solid year of new single-family home construction that could soon relieve rising home prices.2% in December from a month earlier to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.

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With Tax Savings, Some Employers Will Boost 401(k) Contributions

Amid a tight labor market, companies are spending more on retirement plans to attract and retain talent




















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A growing number of companies plan to use some of the savings they expect to realize from the tax overhaul to boost their contributions to employees’ 401(k) retirement-savings accounts.

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Hospitals Plan to Produce Generic Drugs in Bid to Fix Troubled Market

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BP Returns to a Northern Iraq Now Free of Islamic State

18, 2018 8:14 a.m.

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Bankruptcy Judge Rules Against Settlement Triggering GM Payout

18, 2018 5:24 p.m.

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U.S. Jobless Claims Fell Last Week to Near 45-Year Low

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Continuing claims for the week ending Jan.6 rose by 76,000




















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Drugmaker Raises U.S. Price of Muscular-Dystrophy Treatment

this month increased the list price of its muscular-dystrophy treatment by about 9%, to more than $65,000 annually for a common dosage.The price increase again puts a spotlight on Emflaza, a decades-old steroidal drug that many U.

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Airbus Wins Lifeline for Ailing A380 Superjumbo From Emirates

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Dubai-based airline announces $16 billion deal that secures future of jet program




















Jan.18, 2018 6:11 a.

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With Workplace Suicides Rising, Companies Plan for the Unthinkable

Sudden and traumatic, the incidents can prompt ripples of anger and guilt across an organization, potentially damaging productivity




















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As suicide rates have climbed in recent years, so have instances of employees ending their lives at the workplace.

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GOP Senator to Block Two Trump Nominees Over Trade Concerns

WASHINGTON—A GOP senator with concerns about President Donald Trump’s trade policy said Wednesday he would block two of the president’s nominees, saying the Trump administration hasn’t been responsive to his concerns on the issue.Sen.

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Want to Try Our Insanely Spicy Pizza with ‘Hate Sausage’? First, Sign the Waiver

Diners are asking for ever hotter dishes, but restaurants say few can handle the heat; ‘This is not a joke.’




















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37 Ways Donald Trump Has Remade the Rules for Business

The Trump administration in its first year has pushed for deregulation across industries.The effort has included high-profile actions, such as reversing Obama-era rules on internet traffic and power-plant emissions.

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Fed Reports Tight Labor Markets but Modest Wage Gains

Most districts reported labor shortages, which were said to constrain growth in some cases




















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U.S. Industrial Production Rose 0.9% in December

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Boosted by gains in utilities output as cold weather swept across the nation




















Updated Jan.17, 2018 10:46 a.