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PITTSBURGH/DETROIT (Reuters) - Sky’s the limit optimism about self-driving cars is giving way to tougher questions about how expensive automotive artificial intelligence will ever make a profit. Those are questions the founders of Argo AI - and automaker ...

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For Dan Younggren, who grows sugar beets in the northwest corner of Minnesota, 2019 was a year of plagues. First came the water. "Ten inches, up to almost 20 inches of rain," Younggren says. The fields in his region were so wet that farmers couldn't work in them. "After that came the snowstorm, barr

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Home Depot said its 2020 sales growth will likely slow thanks in part to ongoing business investment and the impact of U.S. tariffs on China-made imports. Home Depot said it expects overall sales growth of between 3.5% and 4% next year, missing the ...

The Agenda: Pushing ahead at Eastern Hills, saying goodbye to Deep South Taco (one location) and making a controversial hire in Niagara County
Uniland Development Co.’s $250 million conversion of Eastern Hills Mall into Eastern Hills Town Center was greeted with a warm reception last night. Business First’s Jim Fink reports that Uniland and its project architect, Marc Bruffett, spent more than an hour describing their ambitious plans to re   The Business Journals  
The AK Steel/Cleveland-Cliffs Merger: Assessing Fixed Income Opportunities
Cleveland-Cliffs is acquiring AK Steel in an all-stock transaction. An assessment of the combined company's free cash flow can help identify the ability to reduce debt. Despite being an all stock ...   Seeking Alpha  
Wall St rises on possible tariff delay hopes
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday after a report that the United States and China were planning to delay a new round of tariffs set to kick in on Dec. 15. With the trade war continuing to take a toll on global growth, markets have been hoping for a possible delay in tariffs and looking for pos   Reuters  
Trump, Democrats agree to U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal
Dec. 10 (UPI) --House Democrats and the Trump administration have reached an agreement on the United States-Mexico-Canada trade deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, both sides announced Tuesday. "There is no question, of course, that this trade agreement is much better than NAFTA   UPI.com  
Tuesday's Stock Market Close: Us Equities Finish Slightly Lower On Conflicting Signals On Trade Deals
U.S. equity indexes closed moderately lower on Tuesday as traders mulled over various reports on ongoing trade deals ahead of the Federal Reserve policy meeting decision on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 27.88 points to 27,881.72 while the S&P 500 edged down 3.44 points to 3,132.52   International Business Times  
Is Hancock Whitney Corporation (HWC) A Good Stock To Buy?
After several tireless days we have finished crunching the numbers from nearly 750 13F filings issued by the elite hedge funds and other investment firms that we track at Insider Monkey, which disclosed those firms' equity portfolios as of September 30th. The results of that effort will be put on di   YAHOO!  
Total Gets Libya’s Approval to Acquire Marathon Oil Concession
(Bloomberg) -- Sign up to our Next Africa newsletter and follow Bloomberg Africa on Twitter Libya’s state energy company approved French oil giant Total SA’s acquisition of Marathon Oil Corp.’s assets in the North African country in a deal that could boost the OPEC nation’s production capacity. Tota   YAHOO!  
Barclays just announced 56 new managing directors in its corporate and investment bank — here's the list of names
Barclays has had a rocky 2019 after the departure of investment bank chief Tim Throsby in March. The bank named new MDs across banking, corporate banking, markets, and research.   Business Insider  
The Agenda: Looking for skilled workers, trying to revive Eastern Hills and dreaming of bigger paychecks
Ask anybody in the Western New York business community, and they will likely tell you the same thing. Business First’s Allissa Kline reports that there’s a diminishing supply of available workers, and that means companies are struggling to fill positions.   The Business Journals  
Global Industrial IoT Market Projected to Grow Over $114.57 Billion by 2024
FREMONT, California, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The global Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to grow over $114.57 billion by 2024, according to a new market intelligence report by BIS Research titled "Global Industrial IoT Market− Analysis and Forecast, 2019-2024." The global   YAHOO!