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Coolray owner moves HQ to Cobb County
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Coolray owner moves HQ to Cobb County

A company recently formed to bring together some of the biggest brands in home maintenance and repair in the country has made Marietta its headquarters.

UK's anti-EU victors will find it hard to fulfill promises

Politicians who wanted Britain to leave the European Union were not shy about making promises. They plastered their campaign bus with vows to "take back control" on immigration and boost funding for the beloved National Health Service.

Study: Trump budget, tax plans add at least $10T to debt

A new Washington study says Donald Trump's tax and budget plans would make the national debt skyrocket by $10 trillion or more over the coming decade, mostly because of his ambitious and expensive tax cuts.
France opens manslaughter inquiry into EgyptAir crash

France opens manslaughter inquiry into EgyptAir crash

French authorities opened a manslaughter inquiry Monday into the May crash of an EgyptAir plane that killed 66 people, saying there is no evidence so far to link it to terrorism.
Lockheed to sell research buildings to Georgia Tech

Lockheed to sell research buildings to Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech has a contract in place to acquire 52 acres and four buildings on Lockheed Martin’s campus in Cobb County where the institute plans to expand some of its research capabilities.
Six guns caught at Hartsfield-Jackson in one week

Six guns caught at Hartsfield-Jackson in one week

Six guns were caught at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport security checkpoints in one week, in spite of a new $100,000 fine instituted by the Atlanta FBI to deter guns at airport screening.

Think Twice Before Rolling Over a 401(k)

Wall Street has done a remarkably thorough job of brainwashing investors into rolling their old 401(k) accounts into individual retirement accounts.

Stocks, pound fall again due to UK vote uncertainty

European stocks and the pound fell further on Monday as concern grew over the potential economic costs of Britain's vote to bring its country, the world's fifth-largest economy, out of the European Union.

Heading out of town: Independence Day travel to break record

It's going to be a busy holiday weekend on the nation's highways. A record 43 million Americans are expected to travel this Independence Day weekend, with the overwhelming majority driving, according to AAA, a car lobbying group and one of the nation's largest travel agencies.
British political turmoil deepens after EU referendum

British political turmoil deepens after EU referendum

Britain's shocking decision to remove itself from the European Union brought more political turmoil Sunday as Scotland's leader threatened to block the move and the opposition Labour Party's leader faced a coup attempt from his own legislators.
Panama Canal opens $5B locks, bullish despite shipping woes

Panama Canal opens $5B locks, bullish despite shipping woes

Fireworks exploded as a huge container ship made the inaugural passage through the newly expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, formally launching the Central American nation's multibillion-dollar bet on a bright economic future despite tough times for global shipping.
The Latest: Pope urges EU to find new ways to stay together

The Latest: Pope urges EU to find new ways to stay together

The Latest on Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Pope Francis is calling for the European Union to come up with creative new ways to stay together following Britain's planned exit, saying it's clear "something isn't working in this unwieldy union.
Alco Electronics' David Leung on making gadgets in China

Alco Electronics' David Leung on making gadgets in China

A look inside Alco Electronics Ltd.'s factory in China shows what it takes to succeed as a maker of gadgets for the rest of the world — human precision in tiny tasks and increasingly automated manufacturing, but also flexible thinking and perks to keep the best employees.
British expatriates fear for their future after UK vote

British expatriates fear for their future after UK vote

Tad Dawson's pub in this Spanish vacation town was doing a brisk business in the summer sun. The only dark clouds he saw were coming from the bar's TV, tuned to a British news channel.
Business promotion and politics par for Trump's golf tour

Business promotion and politics par for Trump's golf tour

Donald Trump moved from hole to hole on his wind-swept Scotland golf course Saturday, not a club in hand but promotion on his mind, extolling North Sea views that are among "the great sights of the world.
Behind the support for Brexit and Trump: Economic resentment

Behind the support for Brexit and Trump: Economic resentment

The United Kingdom's stunning vote to leave the European Union was driven by much of the same sentiment that fueled Donald Trump's insurgent march toward the Republican presidential nod: a rejection of economic globalization and the elites who favor it by those who feel left behind.
The Latest: UK lawmaker wants Parliament to overturn EU vote

The Latest: UK lawmaker wants Parliament to overturn EU vote

The Latest on Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local): 7:25 p.m. A British opposition lawmaker says Parliament should stop the "madness" and overturn the result of a referendum calling for Britain to leave the European Union.
China tells search engines to ID paid results after man died

China tells search engines to ID paid results after man died

China issued new regulations on Saturday demanding that search engines clearly identify paid search results, months after a terminally ill cancer patient complained that he was misled by the giant search engine Baidu.
EU's founding members say talks on UK exit needed urgently

EU's founding members say talks on UK exit needed urgently

Foreign ministers of the European Union's founding members on Saturday urged quick negotiations about Britain's departure from the bloc, saying the other 27 countries in the union need to move ahead and think about the future.
China-led development bank approves first loans

China-led development bank approves first loans

A new Chinese-led development bank has approved its first loans and expects to suffer no impact from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, the bank's president said Saturday at its first annual meeting.
Grady Hospital McDonald’s closing

Grady Hospital McDonald’s closing

The McDonald’s at Grady Hospital will close its doors after today, according to a spokeswoman for the medical center.
Grady Hospital McDonald’s closing

Grady Hospital McDonald’s closing

The McDonald’s at Grady Hospital will close its doors after today, according to a spokeswoman for the medical center.

5 ways Brexit impacts your investments

On Thursday, the British people voted to exit the European Union. Hence the term “Brexit.” That vote promptly sent many European stock markets (the United Kingdom France, Italy) tumbling between 3 percent and 12 percent.
Markets reel as world absorbs shock of UK vote for Brexit

Markets reel as world absorbs shock of UK vote for Brexit

Britain has jumped. Now it is wildly searching for the parachute. The U.K.'s unprecedented decision to leave the European Union sent shockwaves through the country and around the world Friday, rocking financial markets, toppling Prime Minister David Cameron and even threatening the ties that bind the United Kingdom.

Why Fees and the Fiduciary Standard Matter to Investors

By Blake Fambrough Learn more about Blake on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor When you’re working with a financial professional, you should know how your advisor is compensated and any potential conflicts of interest the advisor may have.
Senator renews scrutiny of pharma ties on federal panel

Senator renews scrutiny of pharma ties on federal panel

A high-ranking Senate Democrat is pushing for more answers on why doctors and patient advocates with financial ties to the pharmaceutical industry came to serve on a panel that advises the federal government on pain issues.

4 Healthy Financial Habits to Develop Now

By Brad Sherman Learn more about Brad on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor  Our habits play a crucial role in our ability to meet our goals and become who we want to be.
David Cameron's resignation to set off leadership scramble

David Cameron's resignation to set off leadership scramble

An intense leadership battle is expected to unfold within Britain's Conservative Party after its long-standing, passionate split over the country's role in Europe reached a pinnacle Friday with a vote to exit the bloc and the resignation of the prime minister.
Are these mistakes keeping you from landing a job?

Are these mistakes keeping you from landing a job?

Atlanta career coaches see job applicants make the same mistakes over and over again. Here are six of those errors and how you can avoid them, according to the experts themselves.

Top economies ease penalties on Iran over money laundering

The world's major economies on Friday suspended anti-money laundering measures against Iran for a year despite concerns that the Islamic Republic uses its financial sector to protect criminal enterprises and fund terrorist activity.
House Speaker Ryan proposes simpler tax code

House Speaker Ryan proposes simpler tax code

House Republicans led by Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled a plan for a simpler tax code, the sixth and last installment of a GOP agenda designed to be a policy counterpoint to the personality-driven campaign of Donald Trump.

How to Choose a Good Lease Car

One advantage of leasing is that you can drive more car for less money. Maybe you’re doing a double-take right now thinking, “Did I read that right?
EU urges Britain to go quickly as bloc reels from exit vote

EU urges Britain to go quickly as bloc reels from exit vote

European Union nations urged Britain on Friday to quickly exit the bloc and end uncertainty about the future, as Prime Minister David Cameron said he would leave the departure negotiations to his successor, possibly until sometime in October.
US durable goods orders slid 2.2 percent in May

US durable goods orders slid 2.2 percent in May

Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods dropped in May, reversing two months of gains and delivering more bad news for American manufacturers.
Stocks crash as UK vote to quit EU shocks investors

Stocks crash as UK vote to quit EU shocks investors

Stock markets crashed, oil prices tumbled and the pound fell to a 31-year low on Friday as Britain's unprecedented vote to leave the European Union shocked investors and dragged the region, the world's largest economic bloc, into a new era of uncertainty.
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