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Friday, January 19, 2018

Bank of America 4Q profits fall by 48 percent due to...

Bank of America said Wednesday that its fourth-quarter profits fell by nearly half from a year ago, as the bank had to book $2.9 billion in charges related to the new tax law.

Chamber of Commerce wants a rise in the gas tax

Chamber of Commerce wants to increase the gas tax to fund roads.

Goldman Sachs posts $1.9 billion loss due to new tax law

Goldman Sachs posted a $1.93 billion loss in the fourth quarter as the investment bank had to record more than $4 billion in charges related to the new tax law. It was the bank’s first quarterly loss in more than six years.

Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel

The retail giant announced Wednesday that it will provide the packets free with opioid prescriptions filled at its 4,700 U.S. pharmacies.

US homebuilder sentiment slips; outlook remains positive

U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less optimistic about their sales prospects, even as their overall outlook remains favorable.

After ‘monkey hoodie’ scandal, H&M hires diversity leader

Swedish low-cost fashion brand H&M says it has appointed a diversity leader after having been accused of racism over an ad showing a black child dressed in a hoodie reading “coolest monkey in the jungle.”

CVS Pharmacy promises to end touchups of its beauty images

The company said it has a responsibility to think about sending messages of unrealistic body images to girls and young women.

Accord, Navigator, XC60 take top prize at Detroit auto show

The 10th-generation Accord edged out the Kia Stinger and Toyota Camry for the award, which was announced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The award program, now in its 24th year, has twice gone to the Honda Civic.

Facing critics, Facebook wants feeds to be more ‘meaningful’

Facebook is tweaking what people see to make their time on it more “meaningful” in a move that could hurt publishers and news organizations that rely on it to spread their content.

Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

Fourteen states stretching from Kansas to Delaware, including all of the Deep South, are joining to promote the U.S. Civil Rights Trail, which will highlight about 130 sites linked to the modern civil rights movement. T
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