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Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stock indexes ticked higher on Wednesday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index flirted with its record high, as the White House unveiled a broad outline of its plan to cut tax rates....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's tax overhaul (all times EDT):...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. treasury secretary says President Donald Trump "has no intention" of releasing his taxes returns to the public....
NEW YORK (AP) -- The head of the country's telecommunications regulator says there will be a vote in May on ditching Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that keep telecoms from favoring some sites and apps....
NEW YORK (AP) -- You'd think Twitter would be able to milk its status as President Donald Trump's megaphone. But the company still faces stagnant user growth, has never made a profit and even reported a quarterly revenue decline Wednesday, a first since going public....
      
Wall Street Journal
Slowed spending cut into results for Procter & Gamble, PepsiCo and Nestlé, and executives blame a range of factors including higher gas prices, bad weather and a growing affinity for beards.
Anthem Inc. said the loss of key federal payments that support Affordable Care Act plans could push premiums up 20% or more and lead it to pull back from the business.
United States Steel Corp. shares plunged Wednesday on a surprise quarterly loss and plans to overhaul mills at the expense of profit this year.
The film “The Circle” zeroes in on the evils that ensue when tech companies inadvertently create a surveillance society—and all of us smartphone addicts willingly help, Geoffrey A. Fowler writes.
A top federal regulator proposed rolling back Obama-era net neutrality rules, proposing a new rule-making proceeding to reverse the 2015 rule that reclassified internet providers as common carriers, subjecting them to utility-style FCC oversight.
      
CNNMoney
The Trump administration is finally outlining its new plan for tax reform, which leans heavily on tax cuts.
President Trump's trade team can't start negotiating until at least August. Mexico wants a deal done by early 2018 and it has elections in nearly a year. The window of time to renegotiate a new deal is getting narrower every day.
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Chocolate sales in India are booming even as sales stagnate in other nations where consumers are seeking out healthier options.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
U.S. stocks pared gains in midday trading on Wednesday after the Trump administration outlined its tax reform plan.
The chairman, Ajit Pai, said high-speed internet service should no longer be treated like a public utility with strict rules, but should largely be left to police itself.
President Trump on Wednesday proposed sharp reductions in both individual and corporate income tax rates, and also called for the elimination of most itemized tax deductions.
We’re following major developments in the markets throughout the day.
President Trump’s son-in-law, a top adviser, had help building a real estate empire from a member of one of Israel’s wealthiest families.
      
USA Today Business Headlines
Proposal would cut corporate taxes and increase standard deductions
     
 
 
The magazine says the electric car maker never followed through to add a safety feature.
     
 
 
Surveys show this young generation fears stocks and has little saved for retirement, but there are signs of a shift.
     
 
 
The working poor are stretched under reforms similar to what Trump, GOP are seen proposing
     
 
 
And owners are putting their money behind their rosy outlook, a new survey shows.
     
 
 
      
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