Archive for July, 2017

Real export growth was basically nonexistent in 2015 and 2016. In fact, exports actually declined by 0.3 percent last year – the first decline since the recession – after barely inching forward by 0.4 percent in 2015. While an assortment of factors come into play here – in particular, slow growth among our trading partners – it should not be ignored that the U.S. has been absent on the world stage in terms of advancing free trade for more than a decade now.President George W. Bush was active and productive on the trade front. In fact, by signing into law nine free trade deals covering…

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Ford had originally hinted that the next Focus would be built in Mexico.

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They beg for water and scream for mercy. Faces glow red and tears well from puffy eyes. Then they want more. 

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg are among those who say universal basic income is a good idea.

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Elon Musk finally unveils the long-awaited electric car for the masses.

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This digital currency remains a mystery to many. We’ll show you the basics.

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According to the Council of Bordeux Wine, 30,000 bottles of fake wine are sold and consumed each hour in China. The wine industry estimates 20% of the international sales are counterfeit, with the problem particularly pronounced in China due to its insatiable appetite for reds.

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Virginia woman is among thousands victimized in far-reaching mortgage scam.

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Not that long ago, the clunky cable box looked like it was on its way out. 

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The average back-to-school shopper will spend $688 this year. Parents, don't fret. Two things can help you save big: when you shop and which card you use.

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<p>For the past few decades, the unstoppable increase in college tuition has been a fact of life, like death and taxes. The sticker price of American college increased nearly 400 percent in the last 30 years, while median household income growth was relatively flat. Student debt soared to more than $1 trillion, the result of loans to cover the difference.</p>

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Reference checks in Silicon Valley these days are likely to start with a new question: "Are you under NDA?"

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401(k)s are set up to aid in retirement savings, but many people have no idea how to manage their pension accounts when moving from job to job.

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<p>The latest move by Berkshire Hathaway Energy is the planned $9-billion purchase of Dallas-based Oncor, a regulated electricity service provider with 10 million customers and more than 3,700 employees. It's one of the nation's largest power transmission companies.</p>

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The same week that Apple has kept mum about reports that it will build three plants in the U.S., one of its largest suppliers, Foxconn , announced plans for a new multi-billion dollar factory in Wisconsin.

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