• Bernie Sanders says polls show how electable he is
Bernie Sanders says polls show how electable he is

The Vermont senator also leads Republicans Marco Rubio 55 percent to 37 percent, Chris Christie 57 percent to 34 percent, and John Kasich 54 percent to 33 percent. Brian, tell us about this one. The exchange echoed an attack by Sanders' Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton , who has accused Sanders of promising more than he can delive...

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  • GE is shipping up to Boston
GE is shipping up to Boston

The Democrat says now is the time to reform the state's budget to make it more predictable and pay down pensions as well as invest in education and transportation, calling them important factors when companies are deciding where to go. General Electric has been wooed from the CT suburbs to the Beantown waterfront by $145 million in incentives offer...

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  • Boston mayor touts city's progress in State of City address
Boston mayor touts city's progress in State of City address

Walsh also addressed the ongoing tension between district and charter schools. "I think there's some question about whether you support a $15-an-hour minimum wage, or whether the study is to determine whether you would support it", the reporter asked.

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  • Fox Series Renewed For Season 2; New Setting Is A Hospital
Fox Series Renewed For Season 2; New Setting Is A Hospital

It remains to be seen, whether Hester and Chanel would become a nightmare for patients at the hospital in the upcoming season. You may have heard already that the series is going for a hospital setting for season 2, and with that, it makes sense producers would want to populate the series with a few doctors! Apart from the buzz about the four new...

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  • Chipotle stores to close Feb
Chipotle stores to close Feb

They said food safety will not be explicitly referenced in the marketing, but that there might be a "clever headline". The company said it was asked to produce a "broad range of documents" related to a norovirus outbreak in August at a Simi Valley Chipotle restaurant.

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  • Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) to Release Earnings on Tuesday
Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) to Release Earnings on Tuesday

Shares of Freeport-McMoran, Inc. With 3,000 stocks making up the index, it gives a broad look at the markets, including the small-and mid-cap companies that aren't on the Dow or the S&P 500. The company's revenue was down 35.4% on a year-over-year basis. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating, eig...

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  • Chipotle to close all restaurants to hold company-wide meeting in February
Chipotle to close all restaurants to hold company-wide meeting in February

In December, nearly 200 people got sick by norovirus after consuming food at a Chipotle in Boston. In an interview on Wednesday, Chipotle's CEO announced that the chain has doubled the amount of free food stores can give away to customers, according to CNBC .

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  • CNOOC to cut oil and gas production in 2016
CNOOC to cut oil and gas production in 2016

OPEC's strategy of flooding markets to drive out higher-cost suppliers has pressured oil prices to the lowest in 12 years, prompting producers from Chevron Corp.to Royal Dutch Shell Plc to delay investments and cut costs as they seek to weather the rout.

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  • Southwestern Energy to layoff 1100, 600 in Arkansas
Southwestern Energy to layoff 1100, 600 in Arkansas

An oversupply of oil is bringing prices down. As part of the workforce reduction, the company will record a one-time cash severance payment of $45 to $50 million and $15 to $20 million related to the elimination of service requirements for equity awards to certain terminated employees.

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  • Global stock markets tumble as oil prices continue decline
Global stock markets tumble as oil prices continue decline

Apple shares fell about 3 percent during the day to hit their lowest level since the summer of 2014 before buoying back to a 1 percent loss. USA crude wallowed at its lowest since 2003 after the world's energy watchdog warned the market could "drown in oversupply".

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  • United Buys Boeing In Blow To Bombardier
United Buys Boeing In Blow To Bombardier

The deal appeared to be a loss for Brazil's Embraer SA and Canada's Bombardier, under pressure for a headline-grabbing win from a top airline as its flagship CSeries narrowbody jet prepares to enter service in 2016 after delays and cash problems.

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  • Amazon Plans 30-Minute Drone Delivery Service
Amazon Plans 30-Minute Drone Delivery Service

Misener said the drones, which weigh about 55 pounds, will deliver packages themselves not more than five pounds. Speaking of yards, Misener assured that their drones will be able to avoid trees. Misener doesn't know if it's going to cost anything extra, though. "The novelty", he said, "will wear off". Your spouse might not be happy with you,...

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  • American Express to trim $1 billion in expenses
American Express to trim $1 billion in expenses

The New York company has had an unusually dramatic year. What's ahead for American Express? The move to streamline American Express' operations will focus on improving the company's efficiency level. As of now, the target price for the company is measuring at 96.84. It operates in two segments: PBM and Emerging Markets (EM). The company’s PBM s...

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  • Mortgage rates fall to 3-month low, Freddie Mac says
Mortgage rates fall to 3-month low, Freddie Mac says

Investors are seeking stability by buying US government bonds, depressing their yield, which mortgage rates track. "The survey was largely complete prior to Wednesday's Treasury rally that drove the yield on the 10-year Treasury below 2 percent, down 29 basis points since the end of 2015", Becketti said in a news release.

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  • Airlines waive change fees ahead of incoming winter storm
Airlines waive change fees ahead of incoming winter storm

And, Delta Airlines, waiving its change fee to travelers planning to fly at 19 airports, between Boston and Washington. United and Delta customers must have a flight scheduled between Friday and Sunday.

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  • Why won't oil producers cut supply to boost the price?
Why won't oil producers cut supply to boost the price?

At its half-yearly policy meeting in December, OPEC decided not to lower its 30 million-barrel-day production quota, as kingpin Saudi Arabia stuck to its strategy of maintaining output in order to push prices down, squeezing out smaller energy players with higher production costs.

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  • Singapore named most forward-looking country in the world
Singapore named most forward-looking country in the world

The 60 countries involved in the survey of over 16,000 people were chosen based on 24 categories including business, economy and quality of life indicators. Of those, more than 8,000 were "informed elites" (college-educated, middle or upper-class individuals). Germany has been cited as the world's best country in a new report to be unveiled at ...

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  • Delta misses fourth quarter profit forecasts
Delta misses fourth quarter profit forecasts

Delta Air Lines Inc. will rely on partnerships with China Eastern Airlines Corp. and Jet Airways India Ltd. to deepen its offerings and improve connectivity to two of the largest economies in Asia, a senior executive for the region said. Despite the company's drop in revenue, Delta managed to outperform against the industry average of 5.3%. However...

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  • Wal-Mart to give pay raises to most of its workers
Wal-Mart to give pay raises to most of its workers

As a result of the latest pay increase taking effect next month, the average full-time hourly wage at Wal-Mart stores will be $13.38, up from $13. Compared to Wal-Mart Supercenters like the one on North Canal Boulevard in Thibodaux, the new store focuses on food, featuring items like specialty wines, gluten free foods and Louisiana brands, such a...

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  • Global oil prices fall below 12-year low of $25 a barrel
Global oil prices fall below 12-year low of $25 a barrel

Brent crude oil hit a 13-year low of less than $28 per barrel on Monday. Brent crude rebounded on Tuesday from 12-years lows after data showed record demand in China, but a warning by the world's energy watchdog that the market could "drown in oversupply" limited the global benchmark's gains and sent United States crude down to its lowest since 200...

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