Archive for December 6th, 2017

The wildfire that roared to life Wednesday morning in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles is also threatening the homes of Chelsea Handler, Jennifer Aniston and Gwyneth Paltrow.

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Jim Cramer discussed the top 10 factors that weigh on him as he tries to make you money going into the new year.

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Coal CEO Robert Murray warns that if President Trump enacts the Senate version of tax reform he'll be destroying thousands of coal mining jobs in the process.

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<p>Under the plan, able-bodied adults accepting FoodShare — the Wisconsin version of food stamps — would first have to undergo a drug screening before being able to move forward with working or undergoing work training for 80 hours a month.</p>

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In San Francisco and Scarsdale, Jersey City and Greenwich, the real estate talk is the same: Just how bad will this Republican tax overhaul hurt?

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In America, young unmarried workers making six figures still find it a struggle to save.

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The places with the most opportunity used to attract the most new residents, in a cycle of fast-growing cities and rising prosperity. But no more.

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Last week, Judge Timothy Kelly, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, ruled that Mick Mulvaney, not Leandra English, is the Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
Ms. English, whom outgoing director Richard Cordray abruptly appointed as deputy director during Thanksgiving weekend, sued President Trump on Monday morning. The deputy director position had been open since 2015; Cordray chose to keep it unfilled until last Friday. Ms. English retained a private-sector plaintiffs attorney to represent her, partially because the CFPBs general…

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In 1967, the United States had 500,000 troops in Vietnam, and peace talks had not even been proposed. The first organ transplant in history was not performed until December of that year, and the patient survived only 18 days. The U.S. poverty rate was over 28 percent, almost twice as high as today, as calculated by Columbia University researchers. Median American household income was 40 percent lower than it is today, even accounting for inflation.
If youre looking for the good old days, you can stop your search. Theyre happening right now. If youre looking back nostalgically to the…

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When the 20th century dawned, automobiles were rarer than were exceedingly rare millionaires. If you had a car in 1900 it was a sign of your immense prosperity. Goodness, if you actually knew someone who owned a car you ran in high, high circles.
In 1970 Dallas-based Texas Instruments released the first pocket calculator. This adding and subtracting machine that is standard on the internet and the most basic of smartphones today, set you back $400 when the Me decade began. As for computers, by now most readers are aware that the first ones put on the market by IBM in the 1960s…

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WASHINGTON (AP) The top Senate Republican said Wednesday he favors expanding a deduction for state and local taxes to enable Americans to deduct local income taxes as well as property taxes. It was a concession to Republicans from high-tax states who oppose the sweeping tax bill.
The proposal is a possible solution to a standoff with rebellious House Republicans as Congress hurtles toward enacting major tax legislation. The tax bills passed by the House and Senate would end deductions for state and local income and sales taxes, while allowing only a deduction up to $10,000 for property…

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it will shorten its legal name to Walmart Inc., highlighting the company’s shift away from building traditional stores toward competing online with rival Amazon.

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it will shorten its legal name to Walmart Inc., highlighting the company’s shift away from building traditional stores toward competing online with rival Amazon.

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The California Department of Insurance is seeking to suspend or revoke Wells Fargo &amp; Co's (WFC.N) licenses for alleged improper insurance sales practices related to the company's online insurance referral program.

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What is your biggest money regret from this year?

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