<![CDATA[NBC New York - Business News]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/business http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York https://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usFri, 23 Mar 2018 13:09:19 -0400Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:09:19 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Toys R Us Liquidation Marks End of an Era for Shoppers]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:04:17 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Toys+R+Us+Liquidation+Sales.jpg
Friday marks the beginning of the end for toy seller Toys R Us as the toy retailer announced they will begin their liquidation sales on March 23rd at hundreds of stores around the country.

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<![CDATA[Tesla Shareholders OK $2.6B Stock Grant for Musk: Source]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:04:41 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/elonmuskteslawala_1200x675.jpg
Tesla shareholders have approved by a wide margin a proposal to award Chairman and CEO Elon Musk a massive multibillion-dollar stock grant, a source at the meeting told CNBC.Musk could earn more than...

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<![CDATA[WhatsApp Co-Founder: Time to Delete Facebook]]> Tue, 20 Mar 2018 21:50:29 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_17069609994890.jpg
Amid the turmoil of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton on Tuesday told his Twitter followers to delete Facebook, CNBC reported."It is time.

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<![CDATA[Facebook Security Chief to Leave in Wake of Scandal: Report]]> Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:40:49 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-490832273.jpg
Facebook Chief Information Security Officer Alex Stamos is reportedly leaving after disagreements over how the social media network should handle the spread of disinformation, the New York Times reported.In a...

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<![CDATA[Use or Lose Your Toys R Us Gift Cards, Experts Warn]]> Wed, 14 Mar 2018 23:26:45 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/909835098-Toys-R-Us1.jpg
If you’ve got a Toys R Us gift card, use it ASAP, bankruptcy experts warn, because there are reports the beleaguered toy giant may be shuttering all its stores.

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<![CDATA[Musk Projects Mars Spaceship Ready for Short Trips in 2019]]> Mon, 12 Mar 2018 09:45:21 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/elonmuskteslawala_1200x675.jpg
Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk spoke Sunday about the timeline for sending a space vehicle to Mars, CNBC reported. Musk told the audience at the South by Southwest festival held in Austin, Texas, that the...

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<![CDATA[Claire's Preparing to File for Bankruptcy: Report]]> Fri, 09 Mar 2018 21:20:12 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/claGettyImages-482282693.jpg
Claire’s Stores Inc., the fashion accessories chain that has apparently pierced more than 100 million ears since 1978, reportedly plans to file for bankruptcy.The company is about $2 billion in debt, according...

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<![CDATA[Toys R Us May Liquidate US Operations: Sources]]> Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:23:20 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/909835098-Toys-R-Us.jpg
Toys R Us is considering liquidating its operations in the United States, sources told CNBC.But the situation remains fluid, according to one of the sources.In September, the popular toy retailer filed...

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<![CDATA[Elon Musk Sides With Trump on Trade With China]]> Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:16:36 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/elonmuskchinatrade_1200x675.jpg
The auto executive Elon Musk tweeted that China puts a 25 percent import duty on American cars while the U.S. import duty is only 2.5 percent for Chinese cars, CNBC reported.Musk added American car companies...

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<![CDATA[3 Things Millennials Can Teach About Asking For a Raise]]> Fri, 02 Mar 2018 17:54:37 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Working-in-Office.jpg
Millennials are taking the old adage "ask and you shall receive" to heart when it comes to workplace pay, and older generations should take a hint from the willingness of Generation Y to step up.One earning...

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Reunites With Disney on Happy Meals]]> Wed, 28 Feb 2018 20:26:48 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mcdonalds25.jpg
More than a decade after severing ties with the fast food chain, Disney is re-partnering with McDonald’s with plans to bring Disney-brand toys back to children’s Happy Meals.The two brands originally...

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<![CDATA[Companies That Changed Policy Over Gun Control Debate]]> Fri, 02 Mar 2018 12:05:33 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Dicks-Sporting-Goods1.jpg
In the wake of the mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school, these companies have responded by announcing changes to their gun sales policies and cutting their NRA discount programs.

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<![CDATA[If You Have a Citibank Card, You Might Be Getting $200 Back]]> Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:17:15 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CitigroupLogo-GettyImages-168782994.jpg
Citigroup recently announced that it would issue refunds to some 1.75 million credit cardholders who had been charged interest rates that were too high. The refunds will total $335 million, or an average of $190...

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<![CDATA[Snap Shares Fall 7 Percent After Kylie Jenner Slams Redesign]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:36:37 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/kyliejennerevent_1200x675.jpg
Tech giant Snap shares dropped nearly 7 percent on Thursday, after reality star Kylie Jenner tweeted to her 24.5 million Twitter followers that she is no longer using the popular app due to design changes, CNBC...

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<![CDATA['Black Panther' Smashed Thursday Night Box Office Records]]> Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:25:18 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/blackpanthermoview_1200x675.jpg
Marvel Studios' "Black Panther" has already had a record-breaking night and the movie can expect to triple or more its numbers in the coming week, CNBC reported.The first solo movie featuring Marvel's African...

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<![CDATA[Qualcomm, Broadcom Hold Talks Over Revised $121 Billion Bid]]> Thu, 15 Feb 2018 04:26:51 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/qualcommchipCES2017_1200x675.jpg
Qualcomm Inc top executives met with Broadcom Ltd Wednesday for the first time to confer the revised $121 billion bid as a possible deal, CNBC reported. The meeting was attended by Chief Executive Officer...

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