Archive for April 24th, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump intensified a trade dispute with Canada

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Whether its Wal-Mart, Safeway, CVS, or any other kind of local or national retail chain, the norm nowadays is for customers to swipe loyalty or customer care cards during checkout. Membership is a way for customers to accrue purchasing points, receive e-mail alerts about future buyer discounts, and most often reduced prices on certain goods selected at time of purchase.
Why do retailers offer these deals? Are they feeling extra generous, or are they oblivious to profits? Not a chance.
Retailers reward their loyalty-card swiping clientele simply because knowledge of the buying…

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Unless the “armada” that couldn’t sail straight has soured Donald Trump on the Navy, it’s full steam ahead for his goal of building a 350-ship fleet. Or at least it was. Related: Trump’s Big Naval Buildup Could Cost $750 Billion Over 30 Years…

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"I didn't become a software engineer to be trying to make ends meet," he says.

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<p>These five businesses prove that once you land a shark, or multiple sharks, you can seriously cash in.</p>

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“The problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.”- Bertrand Russell
As Grandma Koufax taught me, I often live in constant fear that the “Cossacks are Coming.”
This is not an innate condition of fear or a permanent state of investment paralysis. Nor is it, as some have claimed, the status of a Perma Bear — as I actually am long a number of stocks.
Rather, it is a reflection of the realities, concerns and uncertainties that investors face over the next 1-2 years.
Tomorrow’s opening missive will discuss the threat of…

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One reason for growing inequality is high rates of joblessness among those without much education. If you dont have a job, your income plummets. And while unemployment insurance or other benefits can replace some of that income, it cant fill all of the hole. So if we want more broadly shared prosperity, we need to look at whats happening in the labor market.
One problem is that when people look at the labor market, they often come to the wrong conclusion. They see well-paid jobs in manufacturing or elsewhere disappearing. They conclude that there are simply not enough jobs to…

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Albertsons, the US supermarket operator controlled by buyout group Cerberus Capital Management, is exploring a takeover of high-end grocer Whole Foods, according to two people briefed about the matter.&nbsp;

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<p>Stocks got off to a roaring start Monday as traders cheered the results of the first round in the French presidential election.</p>

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Farmers fear crackdown on illegal immigrants could mean worker shortage in their fields, with resulting hike in food prices

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Republicans may have headed back to the drawing board on tax reform, but these changes might be a near certainty.

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<p>U.S. equities got off to a roaring start on Monday as investors cheered the results of the first round in the French presidential election.</p>

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<p>U.S. stock futures opened sharply higher, with Dow futures soaring more than 200 points as early results from the French election showed Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen advancing to a presidential runoff. </p>

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Farmers fear crackdown on illegal immigrants could mean worker shortage in their fields, with resulting hike in food prices

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