Archive for December 5th, 2017

As 2017 enters its final month, here are 12 charts to illustrate what a year it's been in markets. Far be it from us to be party-poopers; but let's just say what we see makes us slightly nervous about 2018.

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"Trump's appetite seems to know no bounds when it comes to McDonald's," according to a forthcoming book about the President.

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Bitcoin surpassed $12,000 for the first time amid speculation that the widespread use of futures will help lead to digital currencies being viewed as a legitimate asset class for mainstream investors.

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The owner of the New York Stock Exchange and some of the largest futures markets in the world said he may regret not creating a futures contract based on bitcoin

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Restaurants could require waiters, bartenders and delivery drivers to split tips with their co-workers, such as cooks and dishwashers, under a proposed rule by the Department of Labor.

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Social Security has features, including zero transaction costs, that can make it the only annuity income you'll need

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Its no secret that a number of state and city public pensions are in crisis. From Puerto Rico to Detroit to Illinois (and many other states, as we will soon come to discover), governments have made promises to their public employees that simply cannot be kept, which has already resulted in financial crises in several localities that have put enormous pressure on governments.
Recognizing this, some analysts have suggested that a switch from fossil fuel holdings to green energy technologies such as solar and wind might be prudent for pension managers, pointing to the strong performance of…

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A tight housing market, people moving from pricey coastal markets to cheaper ones and millennials spending parental gifts are among reasons all-cash deals are topping normal levels.

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McDonald's Corp said on Monday it will introduce new menus with $1, $2 and $3 items in early January as restaurants battle to win U.S. customers who have come to expect deals on food.

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The diamond weighs in at 110.92 carats, and is cut into a fine round shape, fit for a ring or a necklace.

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US stock index futures pointed to a positive open on Tuesday, as investors turned their attention to new data and earnings, while keeping an eye on key US news.

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