Archive for May 17th, 2017

For the first time, a Wall Street that’s been giddy over Donald Trump is starting to ask some hard questions.

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It puts low-wage workers who retire early at increasing risk.

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House Majority Leader told Republicans in 2016 he thought Putin was paying TrumpHouse Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told Republican colleagues in a private conversation last…

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The Raiders have reportedly gone silent on a contract for Derek Carr that includes an unprecedented benefit, and his patience is 'wearing thin'Derek Carr has grown “frustrated” with the Oakland Raiders over a lack of discussion for what…

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The President’s legislative and policy agenda will be diluted and delayed Sell stocks as risk is underpriced Buy gold as a protective strategy and for diversification purposes
“News broke late Tuesday of Mr. Comey’s contemporaneous notes that Mr. Trump asked him in February to “let this go,” referring to the FBI probe of axed National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. The White House denied that account of the conversation, but that would be more credible if its previous statements were more reliable.
Mr. Trump’s strife and insults with the intelligence community were also bound to invite…

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Jim Cramer reminds investors of his rules for protecting their portfolios on down days.

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The first full trailer for the new Star Trek series just dropped — watch it hereCBS has finally released the first full trailer for its hotly anticipated new Star Trek show…

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“Some employers are extremely worried about filling jobs."

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Americans have now borrowed more money than they did at the height of the credit bubble in 2008, showing that many have sufficiently repaired their credit to qualify for loans.

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Odds are that Donald Trump will survive a growing brew of controversies, but his chances are declining by the minute.

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Chinese investment in the United States hit an all-time high in 2016. That year, Chinese companies invested $46 billion in the country, more than triple the $15 billion investment in 2015. Just 12 major metropolitan areas attracted nearly half of all Chinese investment in the country since 2000. To determine the U.S. cities where China […]

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Our hearts just broke they just wanted to get out of their lives,” but we had to drive off with Charlie and me hanging off the car literally beating the guys away. Those are the words of Mike Martin about midway through Crossing the Congo: Over Land and Water in a Hard Place, the fascinating book he wrote with Chloe Baker (introduction) and Charlie Hatch-Barnwell (photos) about the trios perilous 2013 drive across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), from Kinshasa to South Sudan.
For those who think they know poverty, dysfunction, or basic corruption within government…

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Its budget time again in Sacramento. And as is his wont, Governor Jerry Brown has attempted to signal a tone of frugality. While announcing the May Revise last week, Governor Brown confidently stated that “Cuts are coming over the next few years, and theyll be big. Why the warning? Because despite Browns much-touted California Comeback, his budget still has a $3.3 billion shortfall smaller than previous deficits, but still notable given the states overall good economic health.
Importantly, this tone of frugality is more perception than reality. More political…

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Senate leaders just sent 2 explosive letters asking Comey to testify and demanding his memosThe Senate Intelligence Committee sent two letters on Wednesday to former FBI Director James…

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Here's how top 2020 Democratic challengers stack up against TrumpA recent poll from the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling showed a series of potential…

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