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MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas.<p>The company argues in lawsuits filed in Nevada, California, New …

News (U.S.)

U.S. LNG Exports Part 2: How Do LNG Exports Benefit Midstream?

<i>By Stacey Morris</i><p>Last week, we discussed the step change in US LNG export capacity expected next year and the role US LNG export projects could play …

Oil & Gas Industry

4 Things to Look for When General Electric Company Reports Earnings

GE will give its second-quarter report on July 20, and it's likely to be eventful.<p>Now that the dust has settled on <b>General Electric Company's</b> …

Investing

Stock futures at five-month highs ahead of Powell testimony, earnings

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures hovered at five-month highs on Wednesday ahead of a slew of earnings, with a strong quarterly report from Morgan Stanley helping reaffirm a bullish outlook for the earnings season.<p>Also in focus is Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testimony from 10.00 a.m. …

Markets

UnitedHealth Group Says National ACO's Enrollment To Double

UnitedHealth Group, the nation’s largest health insurer, expects its nationally branded accountable care organization to double in size as self-funded employers seek lower cost health benefits.<p>An ACO is an umbrella entity that includes doctors and hospitals, contracting with health insurers to …

Health Care

The 3 Pillars of Marketing to Help Turn Your Company Into the Next Coca-Cola

Learn how to build an all-star brand by concentrating on these select keys.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Erik Huberman talks with Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstar about the three pillars of marketing: awareness, nurturing and …

Business Strategy

A Boeing exec reveals what's in store for the 747 jumbo jet and predicts that Airbus won't be able to deliver the rest of its A380s

On Tuesday, Boeing released its latest market forecast for the next 20 years. In total, the US aviation giant expects global demand for jets to reach 42,730 aircraft over the next two decades. The total value, a whopping $6.3 trillion.<p>Of those, only 60 are expected to be jumbo jets. That's right, …

Aviation

FDA OKs J&J's single tablet darunavir-based regimen for HIV-1

The FDA approves Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) unit Janssen Pharmaceutical's once-daily SYMTUZA [darunavir/cobicistat/emtricitabine/tenofovir …

Business

Morgan Stanley 2Q profits jump 39 percent, helped by trading

Investment bank Morgan Stanley said its second-quarter profits rose by 39 percent from a year ago, driven by another strong performance in trading …

Business

VR and power tools: What could go wrong?

Lowe’s Innovation Labs wants DIY enthusiasts to strap on a VR rig and pick up a hedge trimmer.<p>There is nothing clumsier or more vulnerable than an adult human inside a virtual reality rig. Their senses are completely cut off from reality. They’re walking, jumping, and flailing around real space. …

Virtual Reality

U.S. Housing Starts Plunge by Most Since 2016 to Nine-Month Low

U.S. new-home groundbreaking and permits fell in June to the slowest pace in nine months, as higher mortgage rates and elevated costs for labor and …

Housing

Could Kinder Morgan, Inc. Be a Millionaire-Maker Stock?

The pipeline company is about to start sending big rewards investors' way...but are they big enough?<p>The stock market hates <b>Kinder Morgan</b> (NYSE:KMI). …

Investing

IBM Reports Earnings Below Monthly Pivot | Investopedia

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) has been a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average since June 1979. The stock set its …

Investing

Trading Scorecard: How JPMorgan, Other Top Wall Street Banks Did In Q2

<b>Morgan Stanley</b> (MS) posted second-quarter earnings on Wednesday, wrapping up this reporting season for the big banks, with most showing improvements …

Markets

Judge Rejects Settlement Over McDonald’s Labor Practices

In a setback for McDonald’s, a federal administrative law judge on Tuesday rejected a proposed settlement between the company and the government’s top labor-law prosecutor in a case that could threaten the viability of the franchise business model.<p>In the trial, which had begun under the Obama …

U.S. Politics

Bill Gates' Latest Investment Seeks to Revolutionize How We Diagnose Alzheimer's

Every 65 seconds someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s.<p>And yet the disease, which affects an estimated 5.7 million Americans, is difficult and …

Business

Morgan Stanley posts profit of $1.30 a share, tops estimates

Morgan Stanley says second-quarter net income totaled $2.44 billion.<p>The New York-based company said Wednesday it had earnings of $1.30 per share.<p>The …

News (U.S.)

This Industry Loves Trump's China Trade War and Only Wants More

While there’s no shortage of doom and gloom coming from corporate America about President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, there is at least one …

Donald Trump

The 3 Ms of Successful Direct Marketing Campaigns

If you can get your message, market, and media right, you'll be on your way to marketing dominance.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Dan S. Kennedy</i><i>’s book</i> No B.S. Direct Marketing. <i>Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | …

Marketing

Microsoft and Walmart strike 5-year AI and cloud partnership

Microsoft today announced a five-year partnership with Walmart to speed the company’s digital transformation via a combination of AI, cloud, and Internet of Things (IoT) services.<p>It is no coincidence that the strategic partnership is being announced on Prime Day, the biggest day of the year for …

Business

W.W. Grainger beats by $0.65, beats on revenue

W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW): Q2 EPS of $4.37 beats by $0.65.<p>Revenue of $2.86B (+9.2% Y/Y) beats by $40M.<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>Trade Tension Threatens</b> …

Business

Is Amazon's Latest Move Going to Crush UPS and FedEx?

The e-commerce giant threatens to disrupt many industries, but here's what may be behind its latest move.<p>The announcement that <b>Amazon.com</b> …

eCommerce

Morgan Stanley Reports Better-Than-Expected Q2 EPS, Shares Jump

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Stock Markets

The Wall Street Analyst Army Is Ready to Defend Explosive FANG Stocks

Yawn.<p>The market yawned at the Trump/Putin meeting debacle on Monday, and Trump's walk-back on Tuesday. Why? U.S. investors largely have no clue how …

Investing

Auto Industry Pushes White House to Back Off Tariffs

Auto makers, parts suppliers and dealers are joining forces to push back against the Trump administration’s proposal to apply tariffs of up to 25% on vehicles and components imported into the U.S., warning the administration’s trade policy will backfire and lead to higher prices and lost …

Politics

The Biggest Spender of Political Ads on Facebook? President Trump

SAN FRANCISCO — It’s official: President Trump is the single biggest political advertiser on Facebook.<p>Mr. Trump and his political action committee spent $274,000 on ads on the social network since early May, outpacing the second-biggest spender, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, a nonprofit …

Social Media

Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019

Marriott International plans to remove plastic straws and drink stirrers from all of its 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by next year.<p>The world's …

Business

Lessons for next US financial crisis from 3 key ex-officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three officials who played vital roles in combating the 2008 financial crisis say they worry that the painful lessons from the banking system's near-collapse a decade ago may be forgotten.<p>"It is important that people focus on the lessons," said former Treasury Secretary Henry …

Business

Europe fines Google $5 billion for abusing its Android dominance

Europe has hit Google with a record $5 billion fine.<p>The company was ordered by the European Commission on Wednesday to pay €4.34 billion ($5 billion) for unfairly pushing its apps on smartphone users and thwarting competitors.<p>"Google has used Android as a vehicle to cement the dominance of its …

Business

Do you have 'green guilt'? A quarter of people exaggerate how environmentally conscious they are

The widespread consumer outcry over the excessive use of plastic worldwide has led to many companies taking action to curb the material's use.<p>Starbucks last week introduced a 5p "latte levy" on its paper cups in a bid to reduce single-use paper and plastic waste, while McDonald’s confirmed last …

Business