Archive for October 17th, 2017

President Trump’s decision on the next Fed Chair is thought to draw near, and the betting markets are very fluid.  PredictIt has Powell as the most likely nominee, with a little more a one-in-three chance. A week ago, his chances were even-money. The new new thing is that Taylor. His odds improved to improved to one-in-five from one-in-ten yesterday, but have eased back to about one-in-six It is pretty much a dead heat between Taylor and Warsh, with Yellen in second with a one-in-five chance.  Central bankers are more broadly in the news today. Here is a re-cap of the…

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George Soros transferred the bulk of his wealth to his charitable organization, the Open Society Foundations.

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When people change jobs, their 401(k) account often gets left behind with their former employer — and that's where the problems begin.

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A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday threw out a $72 million award to a woman who claimed talcum powder made by Johnson & Johnson contributed to her ovarian cancer.

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The tax overhaul plan being negotiated in Washington has the potential to virtually eliminate a break lawmakers once considered untouchable: the mortgage interest deduction.

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Risky bonds issued by poorer countries are all the rage among investors. Some bankers worry the frenzy will end badly.

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Opaque and sky high bills are breaking Americans — and our health care system. 

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<p>The Dow Jones industrial average opened slightly higher on Tuesday, buoyed by strong quarterly results from Goldman Sachs and UnitedHealth Group. The 30-stock index was also close to reaching 23,000 for the first time.</p>

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The tax overhaul plan being negotiated in Washington has the potential to virtually eliminate a break lawmakers once considered untouchable: the mortgage interest deduction.

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Don't fail to claim this valuable tax credit if you qualify for it.

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The construction industry has plenty of demand, especially to rebuild destroyed homes — what it lacks is workers

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