Burger King trolls Trump on including ‘hamberders’ in ‘massive’ fast food order – USA TODAY

CLOSE In honor of winning the 2018 college football championship, the Clemson Tigers were treated to a fast food catered White House visit by President Donald Trump on Jan. 14. USA TODAY President Donald Trump may be the Twitterer-In-Chief but Burger King, known for its flame-grilled burgers, served him up a sizzling salvo on the social network.…

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Sears reaches deal with Chairman Eddie Lampert to save company and roughly 400 stores – CNBC

There have been questions about the bid’s ability to cover Sears’ administrative expenses, like vendor payments and advisory fees. The bid is relying on a $1.3 billion so-called credit bid — funding the deal in part by forgiving debt owed to ESL Investments. Sears’ unsecured creditors have objected to its use. On Tuesday, Lampert seemed…

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McDonald’s lost a ‘David versus Goliath’ trademark battle over Big Macs to a small Irish rival called Supermac’s – Business Insider

McDonald’s has been defeated in a “David versus Goliath” trademark dispute over its rights to the “Big Mac” name, brought by a tiny Irish rival called Supermac’s. The European Union’s Intellectual Property Office ruled that McDonald’s does not have the exclusive right to “Big Mac” and the “Mc” prefix in Europe, after McDonald’s tried to…

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BlackRock results fall short of expectations, assets fall back below $6 trillion – CNBC

BlackRock, the largest asset manager in the world, reported quarterly earnings that missed analysts’ expectations on Wednesday as a market downturn late last year eroded its asset base. Revenue slightly exceeded a revised estimate by Refinitiv. Earnings for the asset manager fell nearly 60 percent to $927 million over the past year. On an adjusted…

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T-Mobile announced a merger needing Trump administration approval. The next day, 9 executives had reservations at Trump’s hotel. – The Washington Post

Jonathan O’Connell Reporter covering economic development with a focus on commercial real estate and the Trump Organization January 16 at 7:00 AM Last April, telecom giant T-Mobile announced a megadeal: a $26 billion merger with rival Sprint, which would more than double T-Mobile’s value and give it a huge new chunk of the cellphone market.…

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WeWork’s CEO Makes Millions as Landlord to WeWork – The Wall Street Journal

For more than two months after employees at International Business Machines Corp. moved into a Manhattan building managed by office space giant WeWork Cos., frequent elevator problems forced workers to climb the stairs of the 11-story building and prompted complaints to the company. One of the landlords behind the building was no ordinary owner: It…

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Bank of America Shares Jump After Q4 Results Beat Consensus – Investing.com

© Reuters. Investing.com – Shares in Bank of America moved higher in premarket trade Wednesday after topped analysts’ estimates as Chairman and Chief Executive Brian Moynihan gave an upbeat view of the U.S. economy. The company reported diluted earnings per share of $0.70 above expectations for $0.63. Revenue came in at $22.74 billion, topping consensus…

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