Archive for August 3rd, 2017

It's easier said than done. For many workers, finding economic success requires leaving places they've lived their whole lives.

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Anthony Scaramucci took no salary during his short tenure as White House communication director — yet his 10-day career detour could end up costing him more than $7.5 million.

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Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda plan to announce Friday that they will build a new $1.6 billion vehicle assembly plant in the U.S. th

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed 22,000 for the first time Wednesday. Here are some of investors’ theories for why the stock market keeps rising.

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How do you divvy up your paycheck?

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Sterling reached a new 11-month high against the dollar earlier today, but the dovish take away from the Bank of England has seen sterling reverse lower. It has now fallen below the previous day’s low, and a close below there ($1.3190) would confirm the bearish key reversal pattern. Support near the week’s low just below $1.3100 is holding, and if that goes, the $1.30 level can be tested. A break of $1.2930, the low from the second half of July needs to yield signal a more significant correction.
Sterling has been sold across the board, and it is particularly pronounced against the…

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The first Iranian shah was crowned in 1796. Agha Mohammad Kahn, a leader of the Turkmen Qajar tribe of Azerbaijan, had unified the former Persia setting his capital in the small village of Tehran near the ancient Persian city of Ray, now Shahr-e Rey. He was assassinated the very next year.
Throughout the 1800s, the reign of the Qajar dynasty was characterized as cushioning the imperial forces of Tsarist Russia against those of British India. Modern Iran would not truly be born until 1901. That was the year when the British-owned Anglo-Persian Oil Company obtained exclusive rights to…

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Sarah Jacobs Amazon's "Jobs Day" drew thousands of applicants across the country this week The huge crowds should be taken as evidence that — contrary to what the Federal Reserve says — full employment in the US is a myth. People who stood in lines…

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The tanker Paramount Helsinki docked in Pascagoula, Mississippi, last week bearing the lifeblood of Chevron Corp.’s refinery there: 532,000 barrels of thick Venezuelan oil.

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It’s happened again: Retirement savings account balances have hit all-time highs.

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The tanker Paramount Helsinki docked in Pascagoula, Mississippi, last week bearing the lifeblood of Chevron Corp.’s refinery there: 532,000 barrels of thick Venezuelan oil.

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It’s happened again: Retirement savings account balances have hit all-time highs.

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The media celebrate record-high stock prices as if that were a good thing for most Americans. It’s not, writes Rex Nutting.

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Older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall

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Brandon's last day of work was Friday, July 29, 2016. He was 34.

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