Archive for April 3rd, 2017

Over the past several years, Jack Remondi, chief executive of student loan giant Navient Corp., has gone out of his way to tout the company’s devotion to helping Americans cope with student debt.

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Mylan has been under fire since last summer over price increases of its anti-allergy auto-injector device.

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What’s in Tesla’s gas tank? The company, which saw its value surpass Nissan in February, is on a tear. After stumbling in late February, Tesla’s…

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Back in the 1970s, a decade in which the U.S. introduced to a world on the dollar standard its own version of currency mis-management, oil shocks were common. Oil shocks are placed in quotes simply because there werent any during the malaise decade, nor was there booming economic growth. Commodities measured in shrunken dollars surged across the board in the 70s, as did an always unreliable GDP print that gave the false illusion of booming growth measured in those same weakened dollars.
Notable is that equity markets revealed an actual, slow-growth truth that commodities…

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Equal Pay Day falls on April 4 this year, and purportedly represents how far into 2017 women must continue working to earn what their male counterparts earned last year. The National Center for Pay Equity promotes Equal Pay Day annually to bring attention to the so-called “gender pay gap,” which claims that women receive 20% lower pay on average for doing the same work as men. But the 20% gender wage gap is actually a tiresome statistical myth that persists in the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary. The reality is that men and women make very different career and work choices,…

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Home equity lines of credit are becoming more and more popular among the nation's youngest homeowners.

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After Donald Trump’s election, the flow of manufacturers setting up shop south of the border dwindled to a trickle. 

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After their humiliating loss on health care, Republicans in Congress could use a quick victory on a big issue. It won't be an overhaul of the tax code.

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The needs of retirees, who are the ultimate investors, and the desires of investment advisers and managers aren’t always aligned.

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American companies are trying to stop employees from raiding their 401(k)s, in an attempt to ensure that older workers can afford to retire and make room for younger, less-expensive hires.

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Shares in UK chip-designer Imagination Technologies have fallen 69 percent after Apple said that it will no longer be using its chips in its new products.

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Mylan is expanding a previously announced overseas recall to now include EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. devices distributed in the U.S. over concerns they may not function properly when needed.

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Australian firm Dotz Nano claims to be the only company with the technological prowess to extract quantum dots from coal.

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