• Carbon Tax, Minimum Wage, Renewable Energy: 7 Ballot Initiative Results That Matter Most to Big Business

    13 days ago - By Fortune

    Sure, the 2018 midterm elections determined the fate of hundreds of political hopefuls on Tuesday night, but ballot initiatives, with the potential to boost or burden the business committee, were up for a vote too.
    Big Business eked out some significant wins on Election Day, especially when it came to defeating environmentally charged measures, but the corporate community also suffered some potent blows. Here's a rundown of the results that-from a business perspective-matter most:
    Washington rejects ballot initiative on carbon tax
    Voters in Washington turned down a measure that would have...
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  • Morning News: November 7, 2018

    Morning News: November 7, 2018

    13 days ago - By Crossing Wall Street

    Markets Got the Midterms Right. Now What Happens?
    What the Election Results Mean for Business
    Job Openings Outnumbered Unemployed Americans by More Than One Million in September
    Looking for Higher Yields? Try Lending Money
    Russian Trolls Were at It Again Before Midterms, Facebook Says
    A $240-Billion-a-Day Market Is Leaving London Ahead of Brexit
    Shanghai Is Being Thrust Into the High-Stakes Tech I.P.O. Race
    How Apple Is Losing Its Grip on India
    Ahold Ups Stakes in U.S. Grocery War With Mini-‘Robot Supermarkets'
    EU Approves Disney's $71 Billion Acquisition of Fox, But Disney Will Have to...
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  • These Are the People Who Made Historic Wins in the 2018 Midterm Elections

    13 days ago - By Fortune

    With some results still trickling in from Tuesday's election, one thing is clear: the rainbow wave is upon us.
    Elected officials across the country and in nearly every branch of government are more diverse than before, with a number of history-making firsts for women, the LGBT community, Native Americans, and Muslims, among others.
    Here are just a few.
    LGBT winners
    Newly-elected Jared Polis of Colorado is the first openly gay man to be elected governor. Chris Pappas will be the first openly gay congressman from New Hampshire, while Sharice Davids is not only the first openly LGBT...
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