Archive for March 2nd, 2017

The stock market is hitting new heights, and yes, excitement about President Trump's policies is part of the reason…

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Beginning in June 2004, during the 108th Congress, the Senate began to hear testimony which in its words was regarding the consideration of regulatory relief proposals. The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs would continue to investigate these various applications well into the 109th Congress. It was nearly two years before the whole legislature would produce what became known as the Financial Services Regulatory Relief Act (FSRRA) of 2006.
From just the name of the Senate Committee fronting the bill you can probably guess that its contents were a miscellany…

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In his speech this week to a joint session of Congress, President Trump promised Americans his economic team is putting together “historic tax reform” that “will reduce the tax rate on our companies so they can compete and thrive anywhere and with anyone” and “will provide massive tax relief for the middle class.” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin elaborated further in a statement released after the speech, stating, “We must simplify the tax code, reduce business tax rates, and make America competitive in the global economy.”Hope runs high that the Trump team will adopt the…

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(Bloomberg) — Boeing Co. is shrinking its Seattle-area workforce by at least 1,800 jobs this year as the company streamlines operations in a brutally competitive commercial-aircraft market.

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Testing the upper limits of valuation, Snap’s investors are betting on the kind of rapid growth that few, if any, companies have ever achieved.

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Wireless Internet-and the desire for it-has become an integral part of many consumers daily lives. And the appetite for Wi-Fi doesn't subside out once they're in a car.

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Snap Inc. shares opened up 41% Thursday morning, as the Snapchat parent company made its highly anticipated debut on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Several major U.S. drug companies, including Pfizer and Merck, have squelched an investor campaign aimed at forcing companies to disclose more information about when and why they raise prices.

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<p></p><p>U.S. equities kicked off Thursday trading along the flatline as investors eagerly awaited social media company Snap to begin trading, while expectations of tightening monetary policy increased.</p>

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<p>U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mostly flat open on Thursday, after markets saw their highest volume day of 2017.</p>

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The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a 44-year-low last week, pointing to further tightening in the labor market even as economic growth appears to have remained moderate in the first quarter.

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Will the White House bend to fiscal conservatives on entitlement reform? Their policy preferences say no, but their choices – and House Speaker Paul Ryan – hint at a yes … eventually. The crossed signals on…

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After the birth of the sport utility vehicle, minivans disappeared from many American driveways. Family sedans appear to be headed down a similar road.

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The president's 2016 overhaul faces huge obstacles — so looking at how his predecessor did it in 1986 might help

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Even though it's shuttering 140 stores, the struggling retailer plans to expand in a number of ways.

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