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Below please find daily updates pertaining to the latest in financial, business, and tax news:

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Whirlpool vs. LG, Samsung: US holds hearing on potential tariffs, penalties

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) will hold a hearing on Thursday regarding what actions should be taken to remedy damage done to U.S. washing machine producers by the dumping of cheap foreign products into the domestic market....

Romanian health workers protest against tax plan

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Some 7,000 Romanian public sector health workers have demonstrated in Bucharest, demanding the government scraps a plan to make workers pay more social security taxes....

Netflix price hikes begin for existing subscribers

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Netflix’s latest price increases will start to kick in for current subscribers on Thursday, boosting monthly fees for U.S. subscribers for the first time since 2015....

Amazon HQ2 bid deadline: Austin, Atlanta among contenders to watch

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

With Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) application deadline for bids for prospective locations for its second North American headquarters fast approaching on Thursday, several of the United States’ largest cities have already indicated their interest....

British retail sales slip amid household income squeeze

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Official figures show that retail sales in Britain fell by a bigger than anticipated 0.8 percent in September, a drop that analysts say has its roots in the squeeze on household incomes by a spike in inflation....

Hurricanes, chilly summer hit sales at Unilever

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Unilever, the consumer products giant that owns brands including Dove, Lipton and Knorr, was buffeted by bad weather in the United States and Europe and a strong euro in the third quarter....

Senate Republicans cruise toward passage of budget plan

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Senate Republicans are on track to pass a $4 trillion budget plan that shelves GOP deficit concerns in favor of the party's drive to cut taxes....

Global shares mostly lower as data shows China growth slowed

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after Wall Street closed at record highs....

Trump's health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major "Obamacare" health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making free basic coverage available to more people, and making upper-tier plans more affordable....

Official: Spain prime minister to hold Cabinet meeting Saturday to trigger process to take control of Catalonia's powers

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Official: Spain prime minister to hold Cabinet meeting Saturday to trigger process to take control of Catalonia's powers....