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Dominican Republic shuts most ports ahead of Hurricane Maria https://t.co/8nUBY67zkD https://t.co/OKSbWf26zF

Dominican Republic shuts most ports ahead of Hurricane Maria https://t.co/8nUBY67zkD https://t.co/OKSbWf26zF
Posted at 09/20/2017 23:50 by Reuters News

Survivors from a 1950s industrial disaster in Japan's Minamata bay still fighting to be heard… https://t.co/m0v6B9U5zh

Survivors from a 1950s industrial disaster in Japan's Minamata bay still fighting to be heard… https://t.co/m0v6B9U5zh
Posted at 09/20/2017 23:47 by Reuters News

Trump wants to punish Iran, but he could end up isolating the United States

The president won't reveal yet if he will "decertify" the Iran nuclear deal. But doing so could backfire against the US.
Posted at 09/20/2017 23:42 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Toshiba prepares to formalize chips sale, even as rejected suitor steps up legal action https://t.co/NGli50wSY4 https://t.co/C1vFpJh5OS

Toshiba prepares to formalize chips sale, even as rejected suitor steps up legal action https://t.co/NGli50wSY4 https://t.co/C1vFpJh5OS
Posted at 09/20/2017 23:40 by Reuters News

Ukraine's Poroshenko rejects Russia's 'hybrid' peackeeping offer https://t.co/WVhbXNv1Lc https://t.co/z3fhRs5udv

Ukraine's Poroshenko rejects Russia's 'hybrid' peackeeping offer https://t.co/WVhbXNv1Lc https://t.co/z3fhRs5udv
Posted at 09/20/2017 23:30 by Reuters News

South Korea approves aid to North Korea, North calls Trump 'barking dog' https://t.co/frUTFpXdoW

South Korea approves aid to North Korea, North calls Trump 'barking dog' https://t.co/frUTFpXdoW
Posted at 09/20/2017 23:24 by Reuters News

Asian shares mixed as greenback, US Treasury yields rise on Fed

Both the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields spiked following big news out of the Federal Reserve.
Posted at 09/20/2017 23:23 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

BYD expects all vehicles in China to be completely electrified by 2030 https://t.co/bd09IdJhLn https://t.co/2FlpiYMqon

BYD expects all vehicles in China to be completely electrified by 2030 https://t.co/bd09IdJhLn https://t.co/2FlpiYMqon
Posted at 09/20/2017 23:20 by Reuters News

New Zealand calls in navy to beat jet fuel shortage before vote https://t.co/QT5oJmkPOT https://t.co/iqDjKDnZ7n

New Zealand calls in navy to beat jet fuel shortage before vote https://t.co/QT5oJmkPOT https://t.co/iqDjKDnZ7n
Posted at 09/20/2017 23:10 by Reuters News

Oil dips on rising U.S. crude inventories and production https://t.co/nxbhnb7GoI https://t.co/hoXjIKie9E

Oil dips on rising U.S. crude inventories and production https://t.co/nxbhnb7GoI https://t.co/hoXjIKie9E
Posted at 09/20/2017 23:00 by Reuters News

Google to acquire HTC's Pixel smartphone division in $1.1 billion deal https://t.co/jCakDkTl0c

Google to acquire HTC's Pixel smartphone division in $1.1 billion deal https://t.co/jCakDkTl0c
Posted at 09/20/2017 22:54 by Reuters News

The Wider Image: Japan's mercury-poison victims fight to be heard https://t.co/wvnxAk3TGH via @ReutersPictures https://t.co/hp8vbfw4h5

The Wider Image: Japan's mercury-poison victims fight to be heard https://t.co/wvnxAk3TGH via @ReutersPictures https://t.co/hp8vbfw4h5
Posted at 09/20/2017 22:52 by Reuters News

Alphabet Inc’s Google to buy part of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC's smartphone operations for $1.1 billion… https://t.co/IfuN1bKS2o

Alphabet Inc’s Google to buy part of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC's smartphone operations for $1.1 billion… https://t.co/IfuN1bKS2o
Posted at 09/20/2017 22:50 by Reuters News

Tillerson, Zarif spoke directly at Iran nuclear talks https://t.co/5LetHA8w4h https://t.co/cqxMlYBeF6

Tillerson, Zarif spoke directly at Iran nuclear talks https://t.co/5LetHA8w4h https://t.co/cqxMlYBeF6
Posted at 09/20/2017 22:50 by Reuters News

Energy firms operating in the South China Sea face two options: Bow to Beijing or suffer

Companies with interests in disputed areas of the waterway could face harassment if they don't meet Beijing's demands.
Posted at 09/20/2017 22:49 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

South Korea approves $8 million aid to North Korea, timing to be decided later https://t.co/IeApAWgTSy https://t.co/EamPWxdwZn

South Korea approves $8 million aid to North Korea, timing to be decided later https://t.co/IeApAWgTSy https://t.co/EamPWxdwZn
Posted at 09/20/2017 22:40 by Reuters News

Democratic lawmakers seek probe of HHS secretary's use of private jets https://t.co/iH05AvH4gc https://t.co/eNq0d6qLIj

Democratic lawmakers seek probe of HHS secretary's use of private jets https://t.co/iH05AvH4gc https://t.co/eNq0d6qLIj
Posted at 09/20/2017 22:30 by Reuters News

BOJ keeps policy steady, newcomer to board dissents

The Bank of Japan is likely to end its two-day rate review on Thursday with no change in monetary policy.
Posted at 09/20/2017 22:22 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

China says North Korean situation more serious by the day https://t.co/n4o5L6lJew https://t.co/D6be5qQzEz

China says North Korean situation more serious by the day https://t.co/n4o5L6lJew https://t.co/D6be5qQzEz
Posted at 09/20/2017 22:20 by Reuters News

The refugee crisis gripping Asia is make-or-break for Indian leadership

India wants to deport 40,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees, a move that could impact New Delhi's superpower aims.
Posted at 09/20/2017 22:12 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Iran regional behavior means nuclear deal not enough: Macron https://t.co/siRwnDuUFc https://t.co/07OvlwvyBx

Iran regional behavior means nuclear deal not enough: Macron https://t.co/siRwnDuUFc https://t.co/07OvlwvyBx
Posted at 09/20/2017 22:10 by Reuters News

Equifax says attacker 'interacted' with server on March 10 https://t.co/nmdHjTISVO https://t.co/MyevHqyUoR

Equifax says attacker 'interacted' with server on March 10 https://t.co/nmdHjTISVO https://t.co/MyevHqyUoR
Posted at 09/20/2017 22:00 by Reuters News

Myanmar says security forces told to avoid collateral damage in Rakhine https://t.co/8ykQmvYulj https://t.co/sOTMGLK8QG

Myanmar says security forces told to avoid collateral damage in Rakhine https://t.co/8ykQmvYulj https://t.co/sOTMGLK8QG
Posted at 09/20/2017 21:50 by Reuters News

SEC says hackers may have traded using stolen insider information

The SEC said hackers may have illegally profited by trading using information stolen from its disclosure database.
Posted at 09/20/2017 21:49 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Google to buy part of HTC's smartphone operations for $1.1 billion https://t.co/UMLW4K3D31

Google to buy part of HTC's smartphone operations for $1.1 billion https://t.co/UMLW4K3D31
Posted at 09/20/2017 21:46 by Reuters News

Toys 'R' Us CEO sees future with smaller shops https://t.co/JP1KBMcCvh https://t.co/QuGGGgEX8S

Toys 'R' Us CEO sees future with smaller shops https://t.co/JP1KBMcCvh https://t.co/QuGGGgEX8S
Posted at 09/20/2017 21:40 by Reuters News

McDonald's exit from Chicago suburb could make room for Amazon HQ2

McDonald’s move from Oak Brook to Chicago could make room for Amazon HQ2. The Chicago suburb of Oak Brook, Illinois is pitching the old McDonald’s corporate headquarters to Amazon as the perfect site for its second headquarters, according to the Chicago Tribune. Amazon is currently searching for a new spot to house 50,000 jobs outside of Seattle. "I really think we have a good chance of getting this, or at least getting to talk with Amazon," Valentina Tomov, president and chief executive officer…
Posted at 09/20/2017 21:20 by Business Journal - Commercial Real Estate

Google agrees to buy part of HTC for $1.1 billion

Under the agreement, Google will acquire a team of HTC employees to potentially boost its growing hardware business.
Posted at 09/20/2017 21:11 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Lost luggage: 'Mischievous' worker swapped baggage tags for months at world's best airport

A baggage handler at Singapore's Changi Airport swapped tags on hundreds of bags, sending luggage to wrong destinations.
Posted at 09/20/2017 20:42 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Equifax says attacker 'interacted' with server on March 10

Equifax said that on March 10 an attacker "interacted" with a server at the heart of the breach disclosed this month.
Posted at 09/20/2017 20:37 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Three big lessons we all need to learn from the Equifax data breach

An emphasis on privacy would help create a culture that values security and puts forth the effort to ensure it.
Posted at 09/20/2017 20:33 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Toshiba agrees to sell chip business to Bain-led group for $18 billion

The move comes after Reuters previously reported that Toshiba was considering selling the business to a group backed by Western Digital.
Posted at 09/20/2017 20:18 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Masayoshi Son predicts there will someday be as many smart robots as humans

SoftBank's leader believes that there will someday be as many intelligent robots as humans.
Posted at 09/20/2017 19:13 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

France's Macron says hasn't given up on convincing Trump on nuclear deal

Macron said he had not given up on convincing Trump to change his view of the deal between Iran and world powers.
Posted at 09/20/2017 18:52 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

A group of high-tech investors brought a 747 to Burning Man this year

One group brought the largest art car to Burning Man this year, in the form of a Boeing 747, traveling over 500 miles.
Posted at 09/20/2017 18:34 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Weight Watchers opening new expanded facility in East Valley

Weight Watchers of Arizona is opening a new expanded facility in the East Valley. The new space, which spans 1,700 square feet, will open in the Fulton Ranch Promenade at Alma School Road and Chandler Heights Road on Sunday, Oct. 1. The company’s 11th weight loss center, replaces the current location at Ocotillo Plaza at 2820 S. Alma School Road, Suite 22. “Opening on a Sunday may seem a bit unusual, but we often schedule meetings for members on that day and thought this would be a great way…
Posted at 09/20/2017 18:32 by Business Journal - Commercial Real Estate

Sen. Graham overheard on phone call imploring colleague to vote for GOP health bill

Graham called the "Obamacare" repeal bill he co-authored a "historic opportunity" and asserted: "We're going to vote. Everyone will be held accountable."
Posted at 09/20/2017 18:01 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Loeb lands tax break for $24M Overton Square hotel

Loeb Properties landed a $6 million tax break Wednesday for a $24 million hotel in the Overton Square area. The tax break came in the form of a 15-year Community Builder payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) from the Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) for Memphis & Shelby County. At EDGE's Wednesday board meeting, Loeb partner Bob Loeb made his case that the tax break was necessary for the Overton Square theater district to have a hotel. "We have seven [hotel development] firms that indicated…
Posted at 09/20/2017 17:48 by Business Journal - Commercial Real Estate

Facebook leased space for up to 3,000 employees in San Francisco, says report

Facebook will lease all of the office space in a new building in downtown San Francisco as it looks to house its fast-growing workforce.
Posted at 09/20/2017 17:47 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Top cybersecurity CEO says hackers know humans, not computers, are 'weakest links'

Jim Cramer sat down with Peter Bauer, the head of cybersecurity firm Mimecast, for more on the state of the industry.
Posted at 09/20/2017 17:42 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

One of three rumored Google real estate deals closes in Sunnyvale, but with odd twist

One of three buildings expected to be sold to Google this month closed last week, but under an unusual alias for the search engine giant, which traditionally uses its own name in real estate deals.
Posted at 09/20/2017 17:32 by Business Journal - Commercial Real Estate

The big hairy question that Yellen didn't answer Wednesday

Now, much of the focus around the central bank will shift to whether President Trump will reappoint Yellen.
Posted at 09/20/2017 17:27 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Cramer's charts indicate Nvidia's stock could be due for a pullback

Jim Cramer examines the charts of semiconductor maker Nvidia to predict the rallying stock's next moves.
Posted at 09/20/2017 17:24 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Elvis Presley Enterprises makes major changes to proposed event venue

After negotiating with the Memphis Grizzlies, Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE) has made major changes to the event venue it is proposing for Whitehaven. On Aug. 22, EPE presented plans for a 6,200-seat concert and event facility with a half-arena format to Memphis City Council, asking members to support an increase in the TIF increment from 50 to 65 percent — a difference of about $250,000 per year — to fund the new venue. EPE is still asking for that same TIF increase, but the facility it is…
Posted at 09/20/2017 17:21 by Business Journal - Commercial Real Estate

Paul Manafort reportedly offered to brief Russian billionaire on 2016 campaign

Then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort offered to brief a Russian billionaire with Kremlin ties on the 2016 campaign, The Washington Post reports.
Posted at 09/20/2017 17:15 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Cramer pinpoints 3 events that caused sectorwide domino effects

Jim Cramer says an Apple Watch glitch and earnings from General Mills and Bed Bath & Beyond sent related stocks down.
Posted at 09/20/2017 17:11 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

How Trump can pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and what it means for markets

Investors will soon know whether Trump will abandon the Iran nuclear deal, a move that could roil markets.
Posted at 09/20/2017 17:04 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

One of three rumored Google real estate deals closes in Sunnyvale, but with odd twist

One of three buildings expected to be sold to Google this month closed last week, but under an unusual alias for the search engine giant, which traditionally uses its own name in real estate deals.
Posted at 09/20/2017 16:59 by Business Journal - Commercial Real Estate

Facebook arrives in San Francisco with city's largest office lease in three years

Facebook Inc. signed San Francisco's largest office lease in three years, taking the entire office portion of 181 Fremont in another blockbuster deal in the city. The lease of 436,000 square feet was confirmed by Matt Lituchy, chief investment officer of landlord Jay Paul Co. Sources said the asking rent was around $80 per square foot. The 802-foot 181 Fremont in the Transbay district is set to open by the end of the year. The deal is the first for Facebook in San Francisco. The world's largest…
Posted at 09/20/2017 16:48 by Business Journal - Commercial Real Estate

Mueller is focused on Trump's actions as president, according to reports

The special counsel has asked the White House to turn over documents spanning 13 categories of inquiry, some directly related to Trump, two newspapers reported Wednesday.
Posted at 09/20/2017 16:45 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Photos: Google's multimillion-dollar Austin offices include a dog park and food trailer in the sky

Google Inc. has offices all over the world, but it wants visitors and employees at its new downtown Austin regional hub to know exactly where they're standing: hundreds of feet off the ground in the Texas capital. There are rooms named after South by Southwest and other local festivals, as well as an entire floor dedicated to famous Austinites. Then there is the "greenbelt staircase," which connects all five floors and is punctuated with cascading waterfalls that use recycled condensation from the…
Posted at 09/20/2017 16:39 by Business Journal - Commercial Real Estate

The Rock land sale in Franklin back up for review at Milwaukee County

?A final deal for Milwaukee County to sell The Rock Sports Complex property is up for County Board review, and picked up an early approval on Wednesday.
Posted at 09/20/2017 16:28 by Business Journal - Commercial Real Estate

Facebook arrives in San Francisco with city's largest office lease in three years

Facebook Inc. signed San Francisco's largest office lease in three years, taking the entire office portion of 181 Fremont in another blockbuster deal in the city. The lease of 436,000 square feet was confirmed by Matt Lituchy, chief investment officer of landlord Jay Paul Co. Sources said the asking rent was around $80 per square foot. The 802-foot 181 Fremont in the Transbay district is set to open by the end of the year. Trending: Meet the Bay Area's top 25 women-owned businesses for 2017 The…
Posted at 09/20/2017 16:21 by Business Journal - Commercial Real Estate

Tesla and AMD are working on an A.I. chip for self-driving cars, source says

Tesla is in the process of perfecting a new chip for the Autopilot autonomous driving system in its vehicles.
Posted at 09/20/2017 16:09 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Equifax tweets sent breach victims to phishing site

Consumers were referred to a site that mocked Equifax instead of assisting consumers.
Posted at 09/20/2017 15:33 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Builder CEO who cursed out comedian Kathy Griffin reveals why he flipped his lid

Jeffrey Mezger's temper tantrum was sparked by a "series of unneighborly actions" by Griffin, a spokesman said.
Posted at 09/20/2017 15:12 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Amazon is taking on the drug supply chain, says report

An analyst report states that Amazon is starting to meet with pharmacy benefits managers.
Posted at 09/20/2017 14:43 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

General Electric will stop using private jets in latest cost-cutting measure

General Electric executives will now fly using charter services, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
Posted at 09/20/2017 13:40 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Fed approves October reversal of historic stimulus, leaves rates unchanged

The Fed was not expected to raise its benchmark interest rate at this week's meeting.
Posted at 09/20/2017 13:00 by Capital Markets (CNBC)

Psychiatric exam sought for jailed 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli

Martin Shkreli's bail was revoked last week by a judge after offering fans $5,000 for samples of Hillary Clinton's hair.
Posted at 09/20/2017 11:41 by Capital Markets (CNBC)