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Marvin Goodfriend, nominee to join the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, speaks during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. January 23, 2018. (REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein / MANILA BULLETIN)

Trump Fed nominee narrowly survives committee vote

By Agence France-Presse An economist tapped by President Donald Trump to join the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors narrowly survived a procedural vote on Thursday,…

A woman enters the Los Angeles Times office building in Los Angeles, California on February 7, 2018, where billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong reached a deal to buy the newspaper from Tronc, its Media Company owners. (AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN / MANILA BULLETIN)

Biotech billionaire buys Los Angeles Times

By Agence France-Presse Billionaire physician and investor Patrick Soon-Shiong agreed Wednesday to buy the Los Angeles Times, in a move aimed at reviving the fortunes…

ESPN plans to launch a new streaming service in the coming months to battle lagging membership and reduced ad revenues. (GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/File / Mike Windle / MANILA BULLETIN)

ESPN to launch streaming service

By Agence France-Presse Facing lower ad revenue and lagging membership, ESPN will launch in the coming months a paying streaming service, Disney CEO Bob Iger…

Snapchat parent Snap Inc. got a lift from its fourth quarter results, showing revenue growth that was better than expected. (AFP/File / Bryan R. Smith / MANILA BULLETIN)

Snapback for Snap on upside revenue surprise

By Agence France-Presse Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. saw a big snapback in shares Tuesday as the youth-oriented social network reported stronger-than-expected revenue growth. Snap…

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Global stocks mostly fall as dollar retreats

By Agence France-Presse Wall Street stocks finished mostly lower Thursday due to unease over the prospect of higher interest rates as Treasury bond yields hit multi-year…