Archive for February, 2017

Moody’s is the latest ratings agency to weigh in on the state of the retail sector, which is rapidly replacing oil and gas as this year’s trouble spot.

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Moody’s is the latest ratings agency to weigh in on the state of the retail sector, which is rapidly replacing oil and gas as this year’s trouble spot.

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<p>U.S. equities traded slightly higher on Monday as Wall Street looked ahead to a key speech from President Donald Trump.</p>

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Is the great surge in the stock market since Trumps election a promise of better economic times ahead? It is easy to see why Trump’s core economic proposals sharply raised stock prices and why they could help the expansion in the near term. The rest of the Trump program–the attacks on immigrants and trading partners–promise to hurt the economy both now and in the long run.
President Trump inherited a healthy U.S. economic expansion that was already among the longest on record and showed little sign of ending soon. In the past three years, employment growth averaged 2.5 million jobs a…

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<p>Donald Trump’s address to Congress on Tuesday is taking on the importance of a State of the Union speech when it comes to U.S. financial markets.</p>

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Companies are joining with environmental groups to lobby for expanded subsidies to encourage technologies to reduce carbon emissions from coal plants.

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A generation of Japanese have grown accustomed to falling prices. That’s presented a seemingly impassable obstacle to the central bank, whose negative interest rates and other stimulus policies were supposed to spur wage and price increases; ‘people love to save’

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You don’t have to be a stock-picking whiz to benefit from the Oracle of Omaha's investing insight. Use these strategies to improve your portfolio.

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In order for the transaction to work properly, you’ve got to plan ahead. Here is a rundown of your options.

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With ambitions to more than match the Reagan-era military buildup, President Donald Trump and his advisers are preparing a budget plan calling for huge spending increases on defense while cutting domestic programs…

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<p>Caterpillar's recent decision to move 300 top headquarters jobs to the Chicago area made Peoria the latest city with a vacuum to fill. In 2014, Decatur, Illinois, lost Archer Daniels Midland's headquarters to Chicago after 40 years in the town. ConAgra Foods moved 1,000 jobs last year from Omaha to Chicago.</p>

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Grant Cardone says taking days off is not the answer.

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<p>A divide is emerging among American companies when it comes to the Trump administration’s proposed border adjustment tax. For some, the tax—which would shift taxation from where goods are produced to where goods are sold—could bode poorly, since prices for consumers would go up, potentially decreasing demand for their products. But for others, there may be a benefit since the tax could increase demand American-made goods—boosting sales and jobs. On both sides, companies have potentially billions of dollars at stake.</p>

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Traditional customer loyalty programs aren't working out for either retailers or customers.

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The U.S. government may soon lean on someone new to help lower health care costs: you.

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