Cheddar morning business report 11/10: Disney announces new ‘Star Wars’ trilogy

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Top morning business and technology headlines for Nov. 10, 2017:

  • Worry on Wall Street over the Republican plan to reform the tax code. The Senate's plan delays tax cuts for businesses until 2019. Stock markets have been rallying since President Donald Trump got elected on expectations that he'll ease regulation on businesses and slash corporate taxes as a top priority.
  • Dara Kazrashah, Uber's new CEO, says he wants the company to go public in 2019. Uber's currently valued at $17 billion. Uber is also testing a premium support hotline for its more frequent riders.
  • Disney has announced plans to release a new “Star Wars” trilogy once the current saga wraps up. The new trilogy will have “new characters from a corner of the galaxy that ‘Star Wars’ lore has never before explored.” Disney also says its new streaming service will include an original “Star Wars” series.

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    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). Britain's Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt briefs the media after a meeting with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas at the foreign ministry in Berlin, Germany, Monday, July 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). Britain's Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt briefs the media after a meeting with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas at the foreign ministry in Berlin, Germany, Monday, July 23, 2018.
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    Britain's top diplomat is warning that the country could crash out of the European Union next year without an agreement on future relations with Brussels, causing economic and political damage on both sides.
  • Ailing auto CEO Marchionne had multiple roles, no script

    Ailing auto CEO Marchionne had multiple roles, no script

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    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman has written a letter to the carmaker's employees to inform them that long-time CEO Sergio Marchionne's condition has worsened, preventing him from returning to the company he...
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman has written a letter to the carmaker's employees to inform them that long-time CEO Sergio Marchionne's condition has worsened, preventing him from returning to the company he created through a merger.
  • Asian stocks fall as trade tensions take center stage

    Asian stocks fall as trade tensions take center stage

    Monday, July 23 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-23 04:35:06 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader walks by the screen showing the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, July 23, 2018. Asian markets were mostly lower ...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader walks by the screen showing the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, July 23, 2018. Asian markets were mostly lower ...
    Asian stocks lower as trade tensions take center stage at G-20.
    Asian stocks lower as trade tensions take center stage at G-20.
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