Archive for September, 2017

Court case detailed how cash was taken from unnamed ‘homeless street vendor’

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In the San Fernando Valley, there are plans to level a nearly vacant mall and replace it with some 1,400 homes, boutique retail space and a concert venue. In Orange County, an aging mall will give way to a mixed-use development with more than 900 homes. And in the South Bay, hundreds of homes are planned to replace a struggling mall that…

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<p>The social network has an army of behind-the-scenes employees who can’t afford to live in an area with out-of-control housing costs.</p>

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"Don't jump off one ship until you have another ship to jump onto."

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<p>The money battle outside the Happiest Place on Earth.</p>

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IBM has shifted its center of gravity halfway around the world to India, making it a high-tech example of the globalization trends that the Trump administration has railed against.

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<p>In theory, selling a home should be easy right now. Real estate has been rebounding for more than half a decade, and home prices are climbing at a healthy 6% annual clip. The improving economy is creating a slew of would-be buyers, and there’s a dearth of homes for sale.</p>

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Much as he did in his command performance before the U.N. when he took back control of U.S. foreign policy, President Trump has seized and energized the tax-cut issue. Almost daily, he is pounding away on the themes of faster economic growth and more take-home pay, arguing that his plan will make Americas economy great again.
This is Trumpian leadership at its best.
Under my administration, Trump just told the National Association of Manufacturers, the era of economic surrender is over.
The Trump plan would slash large and small business tax rates, double the standard deduction…

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Joe Lombardi strolled through the packed Field 5 parking lot outside the Jones Beach amphitheater on Long Island—past the men dressed as pirates, the boat parked atop a party bus, the cornhole players and the silver-haired tailgaters pedaling tandem bikes.

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The Department of Energy had no obligation to continue full pension benefits for Hanford nuclear reservation workers

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When Donald Trump was elected last November, the dollar rallied. Although the New Yorker had given mixed signals about currency policy throughout his presidential campaign, the price of an ounce of gold (historically the best proxy for the dollars value) closed the month down more than $100.
The greenback has since given back all its gains. Not only has it weakened against most foreign currencies, the price of gold has crawled back to where it was in the days before Mr. Trumps election. None of this should come as a surprise to those who have been paying attention.
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Many of you wrote in with questions about specific provisions, while others wanted to know about the broader economic impact. Here are our answers.

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Low and middle-income households may see some tax relief under the GOP tax reform framework, but far less than those at the top of the income scale, the Tax Policy Center estimates in a preliminary analysis.

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<p>Stocks traded mixed Friday as the market paused on the last trading day of a solid quarter of gains.</p>

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Lessons from "the worst day in Wall Street history" and other market crashes.

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