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Sunday, August 28, 2016

New York Times Business

A Manhattan Diner’s New Management Has Servers Singing a Defiant Tune

2 days ago
On Friday, workers at Ellen’s Stardust Diner said they had formed a union to fight new policies that they say led to many firings and fundamentally altered what had been a haven for performers. by SARAH MASLIN NIR

Nathan Hill Is Compared to John Irving. Irving Compares Him to Dickens.

2 days ago
Mr. Hill’s first novel, a piece of social satire called “The Nix,” already has admirers in high places. by ALEXANDRA ALTER

Facebook Changes 'Trending' Feature to Rely Less on Human Editors

2 days ago
Facebook Inc changed its popular "Trending" feature, which shows the most-talked about topics of the day, to make it more automated and further eliminate the potential for human bias, the company said. by REUTERS

Amid Truce Over Herbalife, Ackman Says, Icahn Looked to Sell

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William Ackman, who has bet against Herbalife, said that he and Carl Icahn, Herbalife’s biggest investor, now seemed to be in agreement about the company. by ALEXANDRA STEVENSON

Breakingviews: Small Cloud Computing Firm Turns to Helping Others Work With Giants

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Rackspace has become a partner with Amazon and Azure selling services and helping companies transport data and software to them. by ROBERT CYRAN

Tech Tip: Are the Free Wi-Fi Kiosks on New York Streets Safe?

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Like other urban areas, New York City has free internet hot spots around town that can give you web access. But as always, be careful. by J. D. BIERSDORFER

Fair Game: How Bankrupt Is Horsehead Holding? Its Investors Want to Know

2 days ago
Shareholders of a metals products company say it has lowballed its asset values in bankruptcy to give leading creditors control at a bargain price. by GRETCHEN MORGENSON

Retiring: Trading Stocks for Bonds Poses Its Own Risks

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In an era of ultralow bond yields and longer retirements, loading up on bonds and decreasing market exposure as you age may not be the best idea. by JOHN F. WASIK

Wealth Matters: Real Estate Strikes Out on Its Own in the Stock Indexes

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Experts differ on whether real estate’s move out of the financials category to its own classification will benefit individual investors. by PAUL SULLIVAN

Your Money Adviser: U.S. Puts Private Student Loan Servicers on Notice: Play Nice

2 days ago
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has stepped up pressure on independent banks and lenders such as Wells Fargo to treat their borrowers better. by ANN CARRNS

Your Money: 7 Essential Money Questions Sure to Start a Conversation

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Questions that focus on family, feelings and the future we plan for ourselves. by RON LIEBER

Strategies: Some Good News for Investors: The Bull May Still Have Spring in Its Step

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Statements by Fed officials, including a speech on Friday by Janet Yellen, confirm that the central bank expects relatively low rates to prevail for years. by JEFF SOMMER

Boydton Journal: Cloud Computing Brings Sprawling Centers, but Few Jobs, to Small Towns

2 days ago
As big companies race to build oversize data networks, communities are finding that the giant buildings can operate with only about 30 people. by QUENTIN HARDY

Wall St. Rises in Early Trading

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A speech from Janet Yellen, the Fed chairwoman, is the big event of the day, and investors were assessing signals on when an interest-rate increase could come. by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Yellen Says Case for a Fed Interest Rate Increase Has Grown Stronger

2 days ago
The Federal Reserve chief, in a speech, points to gains in the job market and economic outlook. But the Fed is not expected to act before December. by BINYAMIN APPELBAUM

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