Archive for February 12th, 2017

Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp. promised to build plants in India if the world’s biggest arms importer chose their fighter jets and weapons. That was before President Donald Trump’s America First call.

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Comes now Timothy Geithner, treasury secretary from 2009 to 2013, to tell you that much of what you know about Dodd-Frank Congresss response to the 2008-2009 financial crisis is wrong. Its a timely review because the Trump administration is promising to overhaul the law. The title of Geithners essay, carried in the current issue of Foreign Affairs, is simple: Are We Safe Yet? The answer is not so simple.
Start with good news. Like many others, Geithner a critical player in containing the breakdown doubts the United States faces a major [financial]…

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Critics say conflicts of interest are far from resolved, but Don Jr. and Eric press on with deals landing Trump-branded properties around the world.

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Insurers could end up being owed almost $15 billion in payments from the government under an Obamacare risk-mitigation program.

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<p>ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Stormy Patterson makes a distinction between opinion and action as she surveys each new call to boycott Company A or support Brand B.</p>

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She tugged 13 envelopes from a cabinet above the stove, each one labeled with a different debt: the house payment, the student loans, the vacuum cleaner she bought on credit.Lydia Holt and her husband tuck money into these envelopes with each paycheck to whittle away at what they owe. They both earn about $10 an hour and, with two kids, there are usually some they can't fill. She did the math; at this rate, they'll be paying these same bills for 87 years.In 2012, Holt voted for Barack Obama because he promised her change,…

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Market trends are making more home sales collapse. Here's how you can avoid a sale fail.

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<p>The announcement Friday that Daniel Tarullo, one of the governors of the Federal Reserve, will be leaving the central bank in early April shines a light on how much immediate influence President Trump is going to be able to exert on the Fed within a relatively short time after he takes office.</p>

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A rare disease drug that has been used for years got FDA approval — and a new price.

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It was a lucrative decision but it was still "tough," the entrepreneur recalls.

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Are you living up to the average American's standard of living?

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Financial services companies go into overdrive around Valentine's Day, along with florists, chocolate makers, and jewelers. Usually it's surveys about love and money, with advice on avoiding financial conflict with a partner.

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<p>Tracking retailers who have publicly dropped the brand, or quietly removed it from stores.</p>

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