Archive for February 1st, 2017

"I'm the king of debt. I'm great with debt. Nobody knows debt better than me."

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The election of Donald Trump has sadly brought with it yet another national debate about trade. Thanks to a newly elected president who thinks trade is war, and who thinks abundant imports are a sign of Americans getting swindled, the screamingly natural act of exchange has to be defended yet again.
There have been some great op-ed and editorial responses to the mindless rants against individual freedom, but seemingly every single defense of what is as natural as breathing has come with the inevitable disclaimer about trades alleged losers. In an otherwise excellent defense for…

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The fuel glut is growing as refineries head into spring maintenance season, which means even less demand for crude to make gasoline.

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<p>JPMorgan Chase &amp; Co (JPM.N) will pay $797.5 million in cash to end all litigation brought on behalf of&nbsp;the former Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc, whose September 2008 collapse triggered a global financial crisis.</p>

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Facebook smashed Wall Street estimates for the fourth quarter, sending shares up 3% after hours.

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New fiduciary rules are at the center of a battle in the federal government. Is Johnny Depp’s lawsuit against his financial advisers an argument for or against them?

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Customers in 10 more states will now pay this levy when they purchase goods from the online giant.

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Pantheon Ventures has come up with what it hopes is a way for the PE investment firm to crack the 401(k) market, which traditionally has shunned private-equity investments.

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President Trump and House Republicans’ backdoor plans to limit charitable tax breaks have charities worried.

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Mortgage applications were hurt by a 13 percent drop in FHA applications, a direct result of the Trump administration reversing a cut to FHA insurance.

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<p>U.S. equities rose on Wednesday as investors parsed through key corporate results and economic data, with the Federal Reserve set to deliver its latest monetary policy decision.</p>

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<p>U.S. equities opened higher on Wednesday as investors parsed through key corporate results and economic data, with the Federal Reserve set to deliver its latest monetary policy decision.</p>

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<p>Limited housing supplies are prompting prospective homeowners to make significant compromises, such as devoting less money to saving for emergencies and retirement, a new survey says.</p>

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World leaders aren’t taking Donald Trump’s trade barbs lying down.

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Kalashnikov, the gun-maker responsible for the AK-47 is to up staff numbers as orders outpace production

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