Tennis-Australian Open heat policy could be 'dangerous' - Cornet
MELBOURNE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - The Australian Open's extreme heat policy could be endangering the safety of players according to France's Alize Cornet after she suffered dizzy spells during her third round match against Elise Mertens on Friday.
In sign of times, luxury watchmaker Audemars embraces second-hand
GENEVA, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Swiss luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet said it would launch a second-hand business this year, becoming the first big brand to announce plans to tap into a fast-growing market for pre-owned premium watches.
U.S. workforce shortages bolster case for Fed rate hikes
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (Reuters) - HydraForce Inc is going to almost desperate lengths, including offering to bus in out-of-town workers, to find the muscle it needs to meet growing demand for hydraulic valves from its three factories north of Chicago.
Sales of Trump properties suggestive of money-laundering: researcher
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Testimony to the U.S. Congress by the head of a political research firm indicates that the Trump Organization's sales of properties to Russian nationals may have involved money-laundering, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said on Thursday.
Where Netflix goes, Big Tech may follow
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Netflix Inc's
quarterly report on Monday may offer an advanced preview of whether Facebook Inc , Amazon.com Inc and other heavyweights behind much of the U.S. stock market's record-breaking rally can keep delivering.
Tennis-Australian Open players fry as Melbourne heatwave continues
MELBOURNE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - The Australian Open's extreme heat policy came under increasing scrutiny on Friday as players struggled through a second consecutive day of 40 degree Celsius (104 F) heat at Melbourne Park.
FOREX-Dollar wallows near 3-year trough, fears of US govt shutdown add to gloom
TOKYO, Jan 19 (Reuters) - The dollar was lodged near a three-year low against a basket of currencies on Friday as fears of a possible U.S. government shutdown added to underlying weakness that stems from the growing trend toward monetary policy normalization around the world.
GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise on China growth, US govt funding woes dent dollar
TOKYO, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Asia stocks shook off losses on Wall Street and edged up to record highs on Friday following China's announcement of faster-than-expected fourth quarter growth, while worries over a possible U.S. government shutdown weighed on the dollar.
House passes short-term spending bill, Senate fight erupts
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to stave off an imminent federal government shutdown encountered obstacles in the U.S. Senate late on Thursday, despite the passage of a month-long funding bill by the House of Representatives hours earlier.
Nursing home study raises questions on Medicare managed care networks
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Managed care is the hot trend in Medicare, with the number of seniors enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans projected to soar over the coming decade.
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