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  • The measure is the latest rollback of union-backed laws pursued this year by Missouri Republicans, who gained control of the legislature and governor's mansion in 2016 for the first time in eight years. In February, Missouri joined more than two dozen other states when it enacted "right-to-work" legislation, making it illegal to require workers to join a union...

  • The measure is the latest rollback of union-backed laws pursued this year by Missouri Republicans, who gained control of the legislature and governor's mansion in 2016 for the first time in eight years. In February, Missouri joined more than two dozen other states when it enacted "right-to-work" legislation, making it illegal to require workers to join a union...

  • The measure is the latest rollback of union-backed laws pursued this year by Missouri Republicans, who gained control of the legislature and governor's mansion in 2016 for the first time in eight years. In February, Missouri joined more than two dozen other states when it enacted "right-to-work" legislation, making it illegal to require workers to join a union...

  • The measure is the latest rollback of union-backed laws pursued this year by Missouri Republicans, who gained control of the legislature and governor's mansion in 2016 for the first time in eight years. In February, Missouri joined more than two dozen other states when it enacted "right-to-work" legislation, making it illegal to require workers to join a union...

  • President Donald Trump's White House wants to sell half of the nation's emergency oil stockpile and open the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge to drilling as part of plans to balance the budget over the next 10 years, documents by the administration showed. The White House budget, which will be delivered to Congress on Tuesday, is meant as a proposal and may not...

  • President Donald Trump's White House would sell half of the nation's emergency oil stockpile and open the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge to drilling as part of a plan to balance the budget over the next 10 years, documents released by the administration on Monday showed. The White House budget, which will be delivered to Congress on Tuesday, is meant as a...

  • CHICAGO, May 19- U.S. states collected less personal income tax revenue in April than they did a year earlier, a Reuters analysis shows, and analysts said they believed high earners were shifting income to next year, hoping for tax cuts from the federal government. Removing outliers Louisiana and Oregon, which had big gains due to technical factors, magnified the...

  • This is the first time that AT&T wireless workers are on strike, which could result in closed retail stores during the weekend, according to the Communications Workers of America union. Wireline workers, who work in phone, landline and cable services businesses in California, Nevada, and Connecticut, and DirecTV technicians across California and Nevada have...

  • This is the first time that AT&T wireless workers have gone on strike, which could result in closed retail stores during the weekend, according to the Communications Workers of America union, whose AT&T members went on strike. Wireline workers, who work in phone, landline and cable services businesses in California, Nevada, and Connecticut, and DirecTV...

  • May 19- Trump turmoil may not be enough- it will take an aggressive Federal Reserve to bring an end to the low volatility, rising stocks party. Given the Feds track record of managing for smooth and rising financial markets as if it were an actual mandate, this is another way of saying it will be a while. This followed reports that former FBI Director James Comey, fired...

  • LAS VEGAS, May 18- Bill Ackman said on Thursday he is poised to go on a great investment run after a humiliating bet forced his hedge fund firm to return to basics. I've got something to prove, "the billionaire told a room full of hedge fund managers and investors at the annual SkyBridge Capital industry conference in Las Vegas, known as SALT. For Ackman, that setback was...

  • LAS VEGAS, May 18- Billionaire investor William Ackman, who invested with casual dining company Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc last year, said on Thursday that the company's Chief Executive Officer Steve Ells is "outstanding." Speaking at the annual SkyBridge Capital conference in Las Vegas, Ackman also said that hedge funds should deliver high returns or cut their...

  • Mallinckrodt shares hit a session low of $39.60 after the comments and were last down 3.5 percent. The U.S. Justice Department has been investigating Mallinckrodt along with other drug companies like Gilead, Valeant and Celgene for drug pricing practices. Earlier this year, Mallinckrodt agreed to pay $100 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that a company it...

  • LAS VEGAS, May 18- Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb said on Thursday that he is still making money even as the hedge fund industry struggles. Loeb, who oversees the $16 billion hedge fund firm Third Point LLC, said there are ways to earn money on mergers and acquisitions and by nudging company management to perform better. Loeb was speaking at the annual SkyBridge...

  • LAS VEGAS, May 18- Noted short-seller Jim Chanos on Thursday slammed the alliance between Express Scripts and Mallinckrodt Plc, saying their practices make drug prices excessively high. Chanos, speaking at SkyBridge Capital's SALT conference in Las Vegas, called the companies' use of third parties "a really questionable practice" and dubbed the partnership a "...

  • LAS VEGAS, May 18- Anthony Scaramucci was soaking up plenty of love this week at his high-profile hedge fund conference even as his political ambitions remained in limbo. The outspoken Wall Street figure in January agreed to sell his SkyBridge Capital LLC on the expectation of a public liaison job with U.S. The uncertainty over a White House position allowed...

  • LAS VEGAS, May 18- Hedge fund managers said they are looking beyond the United States for investment ideas as the so-called Trump bump stock market rally shows signs it may be fizzling. Credit specialists Marc Lasry of Avenue Capital and Bruce Richards of Marathon Asset Management noted the relatively calm political climate there compared to the United...

  • LAS VEGAS, May 17- Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Wednesday that he is "puzzled" by how little markets have reacted to major political risks, and skeptical about the Trump administration's ability to fulfill its pledges to stoke faster growth. "It puzzles me that markets are very blasé about political risk until the last minute," Bernanke...

  • Among the group's recommendations for the Senate include maintaining the expansion of Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor and disabled, while also limiting federal spending for certain populations, according to a copy of the proposal. Members of the group, which include governors from Utah, Tennessee and Michigan, are also now...

  • NEW YORK, May 8- Billionaire investor William Ackman discussed real estate development company Howard Hughes Corp at the Sohn Investment Conference on Monday, citing strong management and desirable locations as reasons why it should become more valuable over time. Ackman's $11 billion Pershing Square Capital Management, which has owned Howard Hughes...