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Valeant Bet Was a ‘Huge Mistake,’ Hedge Fund Chief Ackman Says

In a rare moment of contrition, the billionaire hedge fund manager William Ackman apologized for an investment that cost his investors $4 billion.

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Sketch Guy: Sometimes, Spending Brings a Bigger Return Than Saving

We all get that nagging feeling that the money we want to spend on someone and something we love should be saved instead. Here’s a counterargument.

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Health more important, stop all sale of BS-III vehicles from April: Supreme Court – The Indian Express

The Indian ExpressHealth more important, stop all sale of BS-III vehicles from April: Supreme CourtThe Indian ExpressThe bench said that all stakeholders were aware for the last six years that a better emission standard, BS-IV, would come in force from April 1, 2017, and therefore, piling up BS-III stock was a bad call on their part. 30. Shares. Facebook · Twitter ...BS-III Vehicles Ban 'Frustrating', Says Auto Industry BodyNDTVAuto firms scramble to liquidate stocks of BS III vehicles after Supreme Court orderTimes of IndiaBS-III deals a blow to automakers sitting on inventory pile-upsBusiness StandardCalcutta Telegraph -The New Indian Express -India Today -Financial Expressall 223 news articles »

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Little Sign of a ‘Trump Bump’ in the Economic Forecast

Despite upbeat sentiment among consumers and investors in the new year, actual growth estimates are modest for the quarter and beyond.

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Oscars Error Won’t Cost Accounting Firm Its Job

Despite the spectacular mix-up over the award for best picture, PwC will stay on the job after a vote by the Hollywood organization.

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US Stock Indexes Close Mostly Higher; Oil Up

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Wednesday after a sharp increase in crude oil prices helped drive market-leading gains for energy companies.

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Good News For Elephants: China’s Price Of Ivory Has Plummeted – NPR

NPRGood News For Elephants: China's Price Of Ivory Has PlummetedNPRAs China prepares to impose a domestic ban on the ivory trade, a new report has found that the price of raw ivory there is plummeting. It's good news for Africa's elephants, which have been poached by the thousands for their tusks. Many of those tusks ...Chinese demand for elephant ivory drops, new report saysNews24Elephants Get a Reprieve as Price of Ivory FallsThe Boston GlobeHope for elephants as ivory prices fall, say conservationistsDaily NationWashington Postall 16 news articles »

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Ivanka Trump, Shifting Plans, Will Become a Federal Employee

The president’s elder daughter had drawn criticism from ethics experts after saying she would serve as an informal adviser to her father.

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Will The EPA Reject A Pesticide, Or Its Own Scientific Evidence? – NPR

NPRWill The EPA Reject A Pesticide, Or Its Own Scientific Evidence?NPRScott Pruitt, the new leader of the Environmental Protection Agency, is facing a quandary. A federal court has ordered him to decide by midnight on Friday whether to ban a pesticide called chlorpyrifos. The Obama administration proposed this ban back ...Trump's reversal of Obama climate-change policies could actually hurt oil and gas companiesCNBCBy the numbers, Trump's big environmental regulation rollback is all kinds of unpopularWashington PostDonald Trump's power plan: Why US coal jobs are not coming backFinancial TimesForbes -Harvard Business Review -WCAI -Mother Jonesall 1,846 news articles »

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BS-III deals a blow to automakers sitting on inventory pile-ups – Business Standard

Business StandardBS-III deals a blow to automakers sitting on inventory pile-upsBusiness StandardThe decision leaves automobile makers, primarily Tata Motors, Ashok Leyland and Hero, saddled with a large inventory of BS-III vehicles estimated to be worth Rs 6,000-7,000 crore at the end of the month. Companies were seeking time beyond April 1 to ...Auto firms scramble to liquidate stocks of BS III vehicles after Supreme Court orderTimes of IndiaSupreme Court bans sale of BS-III vehicles from April 1The HinduBS-III Vehicles Ban 'Frustrating', Says Auto Industry BodyNDTVThe New Indian Express -Hindustan Times -The Tribune -Livemintall 211 news articles »

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