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Facebook co-founder jumps into politics for first time - with $20 million to help Hillary Clinton and Democratic candidates
Dustin Moskovitz, a co-founder of Facebook, and his wife, Cari Tuna, announced they were making their first foray into political giving with a massive investment to combat Donald Trump and the GOP.
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Kraft Heinz to cut about 200 jobs, including some in Chicago
Kraft Heinz confirmed Thursday that it's cutting about 200 salaried jobs in the U.S. and Canada, including some in Chicago.Spokesman Michael Mullen said in an email that all affected employees were notified Thursday and that most would be gone from the company next week. He wouldn't say exactly...
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Kraft Heinz,Unilever scrap $143 billion deal
Kraft Heinz has decided to withdraw its bid to merge with Unilever, scrapping a $143 billion deal that would have been one of the biggest in...       
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‘Buffett Effect’: Buy what he buys
Investors that want to buy what Buffett’s already bought might want to reconsider. The “Buffet Effect has no lasting or long-term implications,” says Baird strategist Bruce Bittles.         
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Warren Buffett almost triples Apple stake
Warren Buffett bit deep into Apple in the fourth quarter. The billionaire investor behind Berkshire Hathaway more than tripled the number of shares he owns of Cupertino, Calif., company, to 54.7 million shares, according to regulatory filings on Tuesday. Shares of Apple have climbed 16.6 percent this year — putting Buffett’s stake in the tech...
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Berkshire raises stakes in airlines, Apple
Investments in American Airlines Group, Delta Air Lines and United Continental Holdings rose to $2 billion each        
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Bill Gates explains his optimism: 'things are tending to improve'
The Microsoft cofounder thinks as deeply about global issues as he once did about computer code.         
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West Loop condo with balcony, roof deck: $2.15M
1217 Monroe St. Unit 2 in Chicago: $2,149,500 Listed on Jan. 16, 2017 New-construction 5,700-square-foot West Loop home with four bedrooms. Professional-grade chef's kitchen opens to large family room. Spa-caliber baths throughout including master with oversized steam/spray shower and radiant heated...
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Tudor-style home in Irving Park: $2.5M
3713 Tripp in Chicago: $2,499,500 Listed on Nov. 14, 2016 Five-bedroom, five-bath home on premier block of one-way Old Irving Park street The space includes 3-zone geothermal hvac, 4-car garage, face brick/limestone on all sides, synthetic slate roof and snow melt throughout including the sidewalks....
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Billionaire Elaine Wynn delights in minutiae of education reform
Elaine Wynn is one of the wealthiest women in the United States, has no school-aged children, and could be doing just about anything. But, instead of simply writing checks behind the scenes, she ...
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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Pledge $3 Billion to Fighting Disease
The Facebook co-founder and his wife announced an effort to prevent, cure or at least manage all diseases by the end of this century.
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Wells Fargo: Bank didn't fire top bosses for bogus accounts

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