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The IRS increased 401k contribution limits by $500—here’s what that means for you – CNBC

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CNBC

The IRS increased 401k contribution limits by $500—here’s what that means for you
CNBC
On Thursday, the IRS announced that 401(k) contribution limits will increase by $500. In 2018, employees who participate in the employer sponsored plan will be able to contribute as much as $18,500 per year, up from $18,000. Contribution limits were
How the GOP Tax Bill Could Squeeze Your 401(k)–UpdateFox Business
Republicans are considering a proposal that would radically change the way you save for retirementMarkets Insider
The GOP has found an innovative new way to steal from your future selfBusiness Insider UK

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Snap is cutting jobs in recruiting and slowing new hires – CNBC

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CNBC

Snap is cutting jobs in recruiting and slowing new hires
CNBC
Snap recently cut 18 jobs from its recruiting division after laying off about a dozen staffers last month in hardware marketing. Snapchat’s parent will also slow hiring in 2018 after a period of rapid growth. Michelle Castillo | @mishcastillo
Snap Lays Off Recruiters as It Prepares for Slower Hiring (Report)Nasdaq
Snap hit with more layoffs, plans to slow hiring in 2018Markets Insider
Layoffs Hit Snap, Tesla Motors Fires HundredsCBS Los Angeles

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Top oilfield services firms signal fourth-quarter uncertainty – Reuters

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Reuters

Top oilfield services firms signal fourth-quarter uncertainty
Reuters
(Reuters) – The world’s top two oilfield service firms on Friday warned slower producer spending and weakness in offshore exploration may weigh on current-quarter earnings, but said activity could improve in the longer term as the global crude market
Schlumberger Helps Out HalliburtonBloomberg
Oil companies sound alarm on 4Q outlookYahoo Finance
Why Schlumberger Limited. (SLB) Stock Is Sinking TodayInvestorplace.com
Rigzone –CNBC –Financial Times –TheStreet.com
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US Home Sales Ticked up in September as Houston Recovers – U.S. News & World Report

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US Home Sales Ticked up in September as Houston Recovers
U.S. News & World Report
This Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, photo shows a “House for Sale by Owner” sign in a yard in Fort Washington, Pa. On Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in September. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) The …
US Existing Home Sales Unexpectedly Rebound In SeptemberNasdaq
Low supply, high prices still keeping a lid on sales of existing US homesMarketWatch
US Existing Home Sales Register Surprise Increase in SeptemberInvesting.com
Interactive Investor –Kitco News
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US Home Sales Ticked up in September as Houston Recovers – U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report

US Home Sales Ticked up in September as Houston Recovers
U.S. News & World Report
This Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, photo shows a “House for Sale by Owner” sign in a yard in Fort Washington, Pa. On Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in September. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) The …
US Existing Home Sales Unexpectedly Rebound In SeptemberNasdaq
Low supply, high prices still keeping a lid on sales of existing US homesMarketWatch
US Existing Home Sales Register Surprise Increase in SeptemberInvesting.com
Interactive Investor –Kitco News
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GE promises ‘sweeping change’ in new restructuring – CT Post

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Wall Street Journal

GE promises ‘sweeping change’ in new restructuring
CT Post
General Electric promised “sweeping changes” in revealing its third quarter results on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, including selling off $20 billion in business assets. General Electric promised “sweeping changes” in revealing its third quarter results on
GE’s New Chief Makes Cuts, Starting With Old FavoritesWall Street Journal

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Is P&G’s slow and steady improvement enough? – USA TODAY

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USA TODAY

Is P&G’s slow and steady improvement enough?
USA TODAY
CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble has presumably beat back activist investor Nelson Peltz, but it’s under intensified pressure to deliver on its long-awaited turnaround. Ten days after saying preliminary results show it won the proxy fight with hedge fund
After Prolonged Proxy Fight, P&G Results Give Ammo to Both SidesBloomberg
P&G Announces First Quarter EarningsBusiness Wire (press release)
P&G, After Slight Sales Gain, Puzzled by Weak US Consumer SpendingWall Street Journal
WCPO –Investorplace.com –CNBC –TheStreet.com
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General Electric: Can You Handle Another Dividend Cut? – Seeking Alpha

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Seeking Alpha

General Electric: Can You Handle Another Dividend Cut?
Seeking Alpha
In February, I told you that GE would fail you if you keep it in your portfolio. Many of you didn’t listen and told me that they were happy to keep shares they bought around $9 while they were in their $30s at the time of my first article. Now fast
Dow soars 135 points on tax reform hopes, stunning GE comebackCNBC
New GE CEO slashes forecasts in restructuringMarketWatch
What Wall Street Has to Say About GE’s Shock Cut to Its ForecastBloomberg
USA TODAY –U.S. News & World Report –TheStreet.com –Yahoo Finance
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Schlumberger Helps Out Halliburton – Bloomberg

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Bloomberg

Schlumberger Helps Out Halliburton
Bloomberg
The oilfield-services bellwether kicked off earnings season for the sector on Friday morning. Given Schlumberger Ltd.’s global reach, investors pore over its numbers and commentary for insights on every part of the oil business. But the clearest signal
Schlumberger Posts Strong Earnings, Warns of Waning North American ActivityTheStreet.com
Schlumberger edges higher after in-line quarterSeeking Alpha
Schlumberger quarterly profit up on North America drillingStreetInsider.com

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GOP Nears Tax Reform: Buy These ETFs – Nasdaq

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Wall Street Journal

GOP Nears Tax Reform: Buy These ETFs
Nasdaq
In a step forward toward tax cuts, Senate Republicans okayed a $4-trillion budget measure on Oct 19. The chamber agreed to the budget resolution by a 51-49 vote, as per CNBC.com . The Senate would now permit a net $1.5 trillion tax cut over a decade.
Stocks Set to Open With More Records as Trump Tax Reform Makes ProgressTheStreet.com
We don’t need tax cuts for the middle classWashington Post
Why tax cuts won’t generate as much economic growth as Trump hopesLos Angeles Times
The American Prospect –Post-Bulletin –Baltimore Sun –TVNZ
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