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Now Amazon wants to be your local sports broadcaster

Now Amazon wants to be your local sports broadcaster

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. Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBENov. 20, 2018 / 8:34 PM GMTBy Dylan ByersAmazon has bid on 22 regional sports networks, or RSNs, including the New York Yankees' YES Network, according to sources familiar with the sale process who were not authorized to speak publicly.CNBC first reported on Amazon's bid.RSNs are regional cable channels that usually carry live games from local professional, college and even high school teams, as well as commentary shows related to those teams. In December, investment bank Guggenheim Securities valued Fox's package of RSNs at $22.4 billion.Disney is selling the RSNs after buying them from 21st Century Fox as part of its broader $71.3 billion acquisition...
40+ Black Friday deals on men’s clothing, shoes, watches, and accessories

40+ Black Friday deals on men’s clothing, shoes, watches, and accessories

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. The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Bonobos While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are often regarded as the best days of the year to save big on the latest tech, mattresses, major home appliances, and more, it's also a great time to buy new clothes. Sure, most brands have some impressive sales throughout the year, but Black Friday weekend is without question your best opportunity to save.  Black Friday is the perfect time to get some of your shopping done for the holiday season, but it's also a chance to splurge on yourself a little bit. You'll find deals at department stores like Nordstrom and startups like Bonobos, Mott & Bow, and Twillor...
Marijuana sales begin: Massachusetts’ first pot shops open for business

Marijuana sales begin: Massachusetts’ first pot shops open for business

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. [unable to retrieve full-text content]Marijuana sales begin: Massachusetts' first pot shops open for business  WCVB BostonMassachusetts finally sees first legal pot sales, two years after voter referendum  ThinkProgressHow To Get Weed In Massachusetts Now That The First Recreational Marijuana Stores Are Open  Bustle4 lessons from the Mass. marijuana law roll-out  The Boston GlobeWhat to know about the start of recreational marijuana sales in Massachusetts  Boston.comFull coverage . Source link
42 Black Friday deals from cool startups you should have on your radar this week

42 Black Friday deals from cool startups you should have on your radar this week

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. The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. MVMT/Instagram Don't overlook the smaller online startups as you shop on Black Friday this year.  Since many of these startups pride themselves on already-low prices on premium goods like jewelry, cookware, and shoes, they don't often run promotions.  Black Friday is one of the few times of the year when you can save on products and gifts from these unique, up-and-coming startups.  To potentially save more on Black Friday, you can visit Business Insider Coupons to find up-to-date promo codes for a range of online stores. The past 10 years and the next 10 years of retail belong to the direct-to-consum...
Massachusetts begins recreational marijuana sales, first on the East Coast

Massachusetts begins recreational marijuana sales, first on the East Coast

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. By Michael Levenson, Felicia Gans and Dan Adams Globe Staff  November 20, 2018 LEICESTER — As the doors opened at 8 a.m., a huge cheer went up.The first recreational sales of marijuana in Massachusetts had officially begun at Cultivate, the new Leicester store, and a second retailer in Northampton, signaling the start of legal cannabis sales after more than a century of pot prohibition in the state.About 40 people flooded into Cultivate, along with a crush of media, selectmen, and the town police chief, witnesses to the first legal recreational marijuana sales on the East Coast. Another 40 customers waited in the rain outside. Advertisement “Oh, it smells good in here!” said Jennifer DePerrio...
Dow plunges more than 450 points, erases 2018 gains as Target and tech shares slide

Dow plunges more than 450 points, erases 2018 gains as Target and tech shares slide

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. The major U.S. stock indexes fell sharply on Tuesday and turned negative for the year as a decline in Target shares pressured retailers, while the most popular technology stocks dropped again. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 476 points after dropping nearly 400 points in the previous session, while the S&P 500 plunged 1.5 percent. The Nasdaq Composite, meanwhile, dropped 1.7 percent. The Dow and Nasdaq were up 1.2 percent and 1.8 percent for 2018, respectively, entering Tuesday's session. The S&P 500 was up 0.6 percent. Target fell 9.5 percent after reporting weaker-than-expected earnings for the previous qu...
No End in Sight for Crypto Sell-Off as Bitcoin Breaches $4500

No End in Sight for Crypto Sell-Off as Bitcoin Breaches $4500

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. [unable to retrieve full-text content]No End in Sight for Crypto Sell-Off as Bitcoin Breaches $4500  BloombergBitcoin price plunges below $4500 mark in new 2018 low  The GuardianBitcoin falls below $5000 for first time in 18 months  Telegraph.co.uk[UPDATE] Bitcoin Crashes Under $5000 As Ripple (XRP) And Ethereum Fall--Here's Why  ForbesFull coverage . Source link
Amazon, Apple and Facebook Once Led the Market. Now They Are Driving it Down.

Amazon, Apple and Facebook Once Led the Market. Now They Are Driving it Down.

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. Supported byAmazon, Apple and Facebook Once Led the Market. Now They Are Driving it Down.Technology stocks drove a slump that erased November’s gains, as concerns about growth and privacy issues took an increasing toll.By Matt PhillipsNov. 19, 2018[embedded content]Apple was worth more than $1 trillion at the start of November. Now, it’s valued at $880 billion.The mighty tech titans and their seemingly endless pipeline of profits, which powered one of the longest bull markets in stocks, are looking a little less invincible. Shares of Apple and Google’s parent company, Alphabet, are down more than 10 percent since the market peaked, while Facebook and Amazon have dropped more than 20 percent.Investors’ faith has been eroded by slowing growth and a trade war with ...
France moves to oust Ghosn from Renault, defends alliance

France moves to oust Ghosn from Renault, defends alliance

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. PARIS/TOKYO (Reuters) - France moved on Tuesday to oust Carlos Ghosn from the helm of Renault (RENA.PA) a day after his arrest in Japan on financial misconduct allegations, but sought to defend the carmaker’s alliance with Nissan, which has been rocked by the scandal. FILE PHOTO: French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire and Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn wait for French President Emmanuel Macron for a visit of the Renault factory in Maubeuge, France, November 8, 2018. Etienne Laurent/Pool via REUTERSGhosn, one of the best known leaders in the car industry, was arrested on Monday after Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) said he had engaged in wrongdoing, including personal use of company money and under-reporting how much he was earning, for years. The Japanese carmaker plans to remove him as chai...
Arrest of Nissan’s Ghosn in Financial Probe Stuns Japan

Arrest of Nissan’s Ghosn in Financial Probe Stuns Japan

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. [unable to retrieve full-text content]Arrest of Nissan's Ghosn in Financial Probe Stuns Japan  U.S. News & World ReportAsia stocks mostly lower; Nissan shares plunge on chairman's arrest  CNBCGhosn's Downfall Sparks Questions About Links to Property Deals  BloombergGhosn's 'Bigger-Than-Life' Personality Increasingly Rare in Global Car Business  Wall Street JournalFull coverage . Source link