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New Clerky tools help startups hire and raise funds without running into legal problems

Clerky may not be a household name like TurboTax today, but the company’s business formation software has been called a “secret weapon” by startup founders in Silicon Valley for years. Many Y Combinator co-founders use it to get their companies started on paper. And now, Clerky is launching two new …

McDonald's Is Testing Preservative-Free Chicken McNuggets

McDonald’s is testing Chicken McNuggets that are made without artificial preservatives.<p>The fast food giant says it began testing the new nugget …

Facebook Earnings Shatter Wall Street Expectations

Apr.27.2016 / 8:36 PM ET<p>Tech giant Facebook crushed analyst estimates when it reported first-quarter results on Wednesday.<p>The company reported adjusted first quarter earnings of 77 cents per share on revenue of about $5.38 billion. Analysts had expected Facebook to report earnings of about 62 cents …

Markets

McDonald's Next Big Thing Could Be New Big Macs

Source: McDonalds.<p>If you've ever wanted a bigger Big Mac or felt that the signature sandwich at <b>McDonald's</b> could be smaller, the world's largest burger chain may soon have you covered. McDonald's is testing the Grand Mac and the Mac Jr. at 127 of its restaurants in the Central Ohio and Dallas/Fort …

Markets

On Amazon's heels, Walmart expands grocery pickup service

The company moves into eight new markets, including Kansas City, Boise and Austin.<p>With a host of new players in the online groceries game, Walmart will need to speed up its services if it wants to keep up with the Internet.<p>To that end, the big-box retailer said Wednesday it will introduce its …

France Courts Tesla to Open Factory in an Old Nuclear Power Plant

Voulez-vous un…Tesla?<p>France is trying to woo Tesla Motors to build its first full-scale European factory in the country by offering up the site of an …

Tesla

New York mulls two-tier minimum wage in push for $15/hour

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Officials negotiating New York’s budget are considering capping the minimum wage in less affluent regions so they can raise it to $15 per hour in wealthier areas like New York City, according to top-ranking lawmakers.<p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, has made a $15 …

Income Inequality

World Bank: Silicon Valley tech firms are making inequality worse

But to the World Bank, the powerful Washington-based organisation that lends money to developing countries, Silicon Valley's technology firms appear to be exacerbating economic inequality rather than improving it.<p>It's not a new argument in California's San Francisco Bay, where protesters have …

Silicon Valley

Amazon is cutting out middlemen to stop bleeding billions in shipping costs

Amazon China is now registered to deliver its own products to seaports for ocean shipping, part of a bid to cork the costly task of moving packages around the world.<p>Documents show Amazon submitted its paperwork in November 2015, as first reported by FlexPort. Amazon confirmed it registered for …

eCommerce

Wall Street's most persistent bull unveils his 6-point case for a double-digit stock market rally in 2016

As expected, it's bullish.<p>Lee left his 2015 target for the S&P 500 unchanged for 2016 at 2,325, implying stocks will rally about 12% from Wednesday's closing price of 2,073.30.<p>Lee's forecast is the most bullish among analysts tracked by Business Insider.<p>Like his peers, Lee highlighted a couple of …

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