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  1. Will immigration reform stifle recruitment of foreign talent?

    02.26 / 06:44 nypost.com NYPost-Business
    America’s financial powerhouses see a big losing trade coming — some of the toughest new federal restrictions in decades on hiring the best and brightest foreign talent. If enacted, the sweeping immigration measures — including cutting back on coveted “professional” HB-1 visas for prized workers — could undermine productivity and income statements in US financial…
  2. ‘La La Land’ could boost Lionsgate stock with Oscar win

    02.26 / 06:44 nypost.com NYPost-Business
    HOLLYWOOD — If “La La Land,” the retro musical about two artists who choose fame over love, wins best picture, will Wall Street reward its backer, Lionsgate? As of Friday, the stock is at $26.09, on par with where it was when the movie opened wide last Dec. 9. The financial backers of the proje…
  3. Buffett critical of Wall Street as Berkshire reports profit surge

    02.26 / 05:45 nypost.com NYPost-Business
    Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway released his annual letter to shareholders. In it, he ramped up his criticism of Wall Street, saying investors should “stick with low-cost index funds.” “When trillions of dollars are managed by Wall Streeters charging high fees, it will usually be the managers who reap outsized profits, not the clients,” Buffett…
  4. Don’t expect the Oscars to provide a break from politics

    02.26 / 03:38 nypost.com NYPost-Business
    HOLLYWOOD — It feels like each year, a ceremony for what’s good about the movies becomes a cultural battleground. This year in particular with nonstop White House drama, TV viewers might prefer a little break from politics. However, that seems unlikely. Last year’s protest hashtag was “Oscarssowhite” and a call by actress Jada Pinkett Smith…
  5. Trump won’t get away with boosting economic projections

    02.26 / 03:38 nypost.com NYPost-Business
    Dear John: As a follower of your articles on how the government/Obama administration has been manipulating the economic data and statistics, I find it hard to swallow that now the Democrats are worried about the Trump administration cooking the books. Where were they for the past eight years? I have an idea: Take the…
  6. Renting a car can be a living nightmare

    02.26 / 03:38 nypost.com NYPost-Business
    Dear John: Fantastic piece on Avis! They once charged me a mileage fee for NOT driving the car enough. Evidently, drivers are required to hit a certain number of miles each day. Outrageous! Thanks for shedding light on this. B.P. Dear B.P.: That sounds absurd, but I’ll take your word for it. Dear John: I re…