Archive for June, 2017

The best paid members of President Trump's staff make $179,700.

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<p>Stocks ended mostly higher Friday, capping a strong first half.</p><p></p>

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Donald Trump on Friday said that if Republican senators can’t strike a deal on their health bill, they should immediately repeal Obamacare and then replace it later, a reversal of the president’s earlier position.

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The dollar was on course for its worst quarter in seven years Friday, recovering only marginally against some of its major peers after a week of hawkish central bank jawboning on inflation that has shaken currency markets.

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Warren Buffett’s bet on Bank of America Corp. is about to pay off with a roughly $12 billion windfall.

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Global stock markets just put up their best opening half-year results in a decade, but investors are keeping an eye on central banks and wondering if the gains can last.

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Three former billionaires who made their fortunes by taking their companies public in Hong Kong shed more than 91 percent of their wealth amid the market rout that’s roiling small-cap stocks in the city.

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There are a dizzying number of stories to follow right now, as the Trump administration tries its hand at remaking the United States in its image.

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Many workers still aren't setting aside enough for retirement to get their full employer match. Some may not even realize they're falling short.

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A new agreement between the United States and Mexico will be a sweet one for a small handful of American sugar producers but it will leave a sour taste in the mouth of U.S. packaged food makers, soda producers, restaurants, confectioners, and ultimately consumers. The bilateral deal could be a prologue to NAFTA, and it raises the question: Is the purpose of free trade to bring prices down to the ground or suspend them in mid-air? Is the goal to encourage trade or limit it?
The Trump Administration has opted for limiting imports and driving up prices, apparently casting its lot with…

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<p>Stocks fell sharply Thursday as technology's latest drop washed out gains in the big banks.<br></p>

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The main driver of the FX is the continued reassessment of the trajectory of monetary policy in the UK, EMU, and Canada
Ahead of tomorrow’s EMU flash CPI, Germany and Spain are reporting their figures today
A weak US dollar coupled with news yesterday that US output fell 100k barrels a day in the latest week are helping to support oil prices.
Czech National Bank is expected to keep rates steady at 0.05%
The dollar is mostly weaker against the majors. The Scandies and Aussie are outperforming, while Kiwi and yen are underperforming. EM currencies are broadly…

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Keystone XL is facing a new challenge: The oil producers and refiners the pipeline was originally meant to serve aren’t interested in it anymore.

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The A-10 Thunderbolt II “Warthog” has been a mainstay of the Air Force since the 1970s — a versatile and high-endurance aircraft ideally suited for taking out armored vehicles and fortified installations. The Warthog has seen extensive action…

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Is it possible to retire at 45 with $500,000 in savings? Is it even advisable? Let’s take a look and see.

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