HP Enterprise Posts Steep Revenue Drop, Lowers Outlook

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise suffered its steepest drop in quarterly revenue since it split from the PC and printer business, and lowered its outlook for the year, suggesting further weakness in corporate tech spending.

Companies Seek to Sway White House on FTC Choice

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The top candidates for FTC chairman are Utah attorney general Sean Reyes, who favors greater scrutiny of Google, and current acting Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen, a veteran official of the consumer-protection agency.

Renault-Nissan's Problem: There's Only One Ghosn

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Carlos Ghosn is stepping down as CEO of Nissan to focus on its global alliance with Renault and Mitsubishi, highlighting the group’ challenges in finding a successor for the storied executive.

Pension Funds Hope to Close the Gap Through Trump Tax Policies

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President Donald Trump’s promises to cut corporate taxes and ease companies’ ability to repatriate overseas cash could help corporate and public pensions close their massive deficits

Business Leaders Send Trump Their Deregulation Wish List

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The Business Roundtable, whose members include executives on the president’s manufacturing advisory council, identified more than a dozen major regulations it said should be revamped or scrapped.

Brazil Graft Scandal Has Firms Bulking Up Compliance Ranks

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Companies in Brazil are racing to hire compliance officers to root out corruption, in a sign that the country’s investigation into graft at its state-run oil company is prompting a wider cleanup of Brazilian business.

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Sees Tax Overhaul by August

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin laid out ambitious goals to secure a tax-code overhaul by August and to deliver economic growth at rates not seen in more than a decade in his first interview in his new job.

'Tailored' Accounting Takes Companies Into Alternate Reality

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Recent moves by the Securities and Exchange Commission serve as a reminder that non-GAAP corporate results should be digested with a grain of salt.

Jobless Claims Measure at Lowest Level Since 1973

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A measure of layoffs across the U.S. fell to the lowest level in more than four decades last week, an indication that the labor market continues to add jobs at a healthy clip.

Trump's Hard Line on Immigration Collides With U.S. Demographics

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President Trump hopes to deliver growth above 3% in the coming decade, which would be hard in the best of times. He and Republicans seem intent on making it harder by putting the brakes on immigration, Greg Ip writes.

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