Archive for May 14th, 2017

Trump is reportedly considering a massive White House shakeupPresident Donald Trump, who has reportedly been isolated and frustrated by the negative coverage…

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Globalization has gotten a bad rap. The Trump White House associates it with all manner of economic evil, especially job loss. The administration has made undoing the damage a central part of its economic strategy. This will almost certainly fail and disappoint, because globalizations ill effects have been wildly exaggerated.
A new report shows why. It comes from the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a think tank. Granted, Peterson is widely known for its pro-trade views, so its support for globalization is no surprise. Still, it gives both sides of the story, and the numbers…

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How this mom turned $775 into a $65 million company in only 5 yearsJulie Deane’s daughter was being bullied in public school and so she launched The Cambridge Satchel Company to pay private school tuition.

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(Bloomberg) — In the most cashless society on the planet, even God now accepts digital payments.

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I Won’t ‘Compromise My Own Values’ for TrumpHe said he's not worried about his own independence.

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Rex Tillerson grilled on why he didn't address Russia's election hack with Kremlin officialsSecretary of State Rex Tillerson was asked on Sunday why he didn’t bring up the issue of Kremlin…

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Founder of the world’s largest hedge funds says the ‘magnitude’ of the next downturn will be epicBridgewater Associates’ Ray Dalio has some good news for Wall Street investors, and some bad news.

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The U.S. livestock market is about to simmer with new business – and more competition. In what they hope to be the first of many deals that would further open the world’s largest market of middle-class consumers,

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“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” About To Become Second Most Successful Movie of 2017Buena Vista Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2″ is expected to win the box office race again in its second weekend of release. The film is on track to be 2017’s second-highest grossing …

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Sears CEO's master plan to profit off the demise of his stores is taking a turn for the worst Sears is closing stores and turning them over to Seritage Growth Properties. The…

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New Guardian research shows private security workers outnumber public police officers for the majority of the world – in a business that now dwarfs what is spent trying to end global poverty

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You’ve seen them on the streets, on your commute and in your office; fidget spinners.

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As the housing market recovers from the Great Recession, homeowners are becoming flush with equity.

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Wal-Mart Stores, the 800-pound gorilla of retail, is running hard to catch up in an increasingly crucial segment where it is neither the biggest nor the best: e-commerce.

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(Bloomberg) — Sheryl Sandberg used a Mother's Day post on Facebook to advocate for a higher minimum wage, paid family leave and other policies she said would benefit American women.

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