Cheddar Morning Business Update 12/1: Dominos Pizza launches baby registry service

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  • Investors have their eyes on Capitol Hill and any signs the tax reform bill will pass or not pass congress. Yesterday, the DOW surged past the 24,000 mark for the first time ever on signs that Republicans will have enough votes to pass it. But late last night there was word of a possible snag.
  • Barnes and Noble is getting back to basics. Sales fell by about 6 percent in the last quarter so now the book seller is thinking about downsizing to smaller stores focused on strictly books!  The CEO says they want to declutter stores with fewer toys and games, and other "tchotchkes." 
  • Dominos Pizza has is launched a baby registry service where loved ones can buy dinner for expectant moms and dads. The move comes, fittingly, exactly nine months after the successful launch of domino's wedding registry program. Gift packages include "hormonal and hungry" and "sleeping through the night - trust us, it's a reason to celebrate.
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  • US firm tried to enlist ambassadors to help Russian company

    US firm tried to enlist ambassadors to help Russian company

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    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE - In this July 2, 2015, file photo, Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends Independence Day celebrations at Spaso House, the residence of the American Ambassador, in Moscow, Russia. A U.S. lobbying...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE - In this July 2, 2015, file photo, Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends Independence Day celebrations at Spaso House, the residence of the American Ambassador, in Moscow, Russia. A U.S. lobbying...
    American lobbying firm sought to recruit ambassadors of several countries to help support Russian company sanctioned by US.
    American lobbying firm sought to recruit ambassadors of several countries to help support Russian company sanctioned by US.
  • US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard

    US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:07:49 GMT
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    Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump's trade, immigration and biofuels policies will cost farms billions of dollars in lost income and force some out of business.
    Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump's trade, immigration and biofuels policies will cost farms billions of dollars in lost income and force some out of business.
  • Jared Kushner's family firm accused of pushing out tenants

    Jared Kushner's family firm accused of pushing out tenants

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:20:14 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). This June 28, 2018 photo shows 184 Kent Avenue in the Brooklyn borough of New York owned by the Kushner Cos. An Associated Press investigation into one of the Kushner Cos.’ largest residential buildings in New York City reveal...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). This June 28, 2018 photo shows 184 Kent Avenue in the Brooklyn borough of New York owned by the Kushner Cos. An Associated Press investigation into one of the Kushner Cos.’ largest residential buildings in New York City reveal...
    Numerous current and former residents of a New York apartment building owned by Kushner's family real estate firm say they were targeted in a campaign to push them out.
    Numerous current and former residents of a New York apartment building owned by Kushner's family real estate firm say they were targeted in a campaign to push them out.
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