Archive for March 12th, 2017

Companies with old-fashioned pension plans increasingly are offloading the responsibility for them, along with accumulated assets backing the plans, to insurance companies. It’s part of a little-known but growing business called pension-risk transfer.

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This former professor downsized his living space to at dumpster that was only 33 square feet to understand the ability to live small

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The pair's fortunes have dipped more than $1 billion apiece in the last week. Snap's stock is still up considerably from its IPO price.

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The president has called for speeding up growth, but the central bank estimates that the economy is already growing at something like the maximum sustainable pace.

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Uber is squaring up for a long fight in Seattle to block the nation’s first real unionization effort for app-based drivers, pitting it against the Teamsters labor union and Seattle’s city council.

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<p>There's no question that Netflix is currently the king of the over-the-top streaming-video providers, with a service that reaches more than 80 million users in over 200 countries, and hit shows that drive millions of those users to binge-watch entire seasons in a matter of days.</p>

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<p>Cannabis businesses are hiring new workers, leasing new space and pushing across state borders. And regulators are drafting rules that will give access to legal recreational pot to tens of millions of adults.</p>

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<p>Dana Kayali is preparing for battle. Clutching a stack of home ads, the pension fund manager and her fiancee brave a swarm of about 30 people on a recent Saturday and step into the first of four open houses of the day. They’re all searching for what’s dawning on Kayali is a fantasy: a home in downtown Toronto for under C$1 million.</p>

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How can you tell if your doctor is an over-prescriber? Here are some tips on how to recognize and address the problem.

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