Archive for February 15th, 2018

David Dayen, in a piece he wrote for The Nation, slams the Berkshire Hathaway boss — and those heaping praise upon him — for the inequality crisis in the United States.

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The new estate tax exemption means some existing wills could direct more assets to your children than your spouse.

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A growing number of Coinbase customers are complaining that the cryptocurrency exchange withdrew unauthorized money out of their accounts. 

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The Chrome tool has begun automatically blocking what Google has determined to be some of the Web's most annoying ads.

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Japanese pachinko king Kazuo Okada's lawsuit could add to the company's woes.

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And they need to do something about it before the problem gets worse.

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Twitter/_KelseyMaggart Teens are using craft store merchandise and displays to take artistic photos and post them on Twitter and Instagram. It's called the Hobby Lobby challenge, and it's gone viral. Some employees hate it…

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J.C. Penney is anticipating closing eight of its department stores across the U.S. this year.

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The president's new spending wish list includes provisions aimed at prescription drug prices, Medicaid and opioids

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Having signed Ryan Murphy and Shonda Rhimes, this streaming service is creating a parallel TV universe. But imitation isn’t the route to brilliance.

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<p>U.S. stocks opened sharply higher on Thursday as the major indexes tried to extend their winning streak to five days in a row. The move higher took place despite an interest-rates rise to multi-year highs that originally spooked investors.</p>

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<p></p><p>U.S. stock index futures posted strong gains ahead of Thursday's open, extending a rally seen in previous sessions. Stocks were poised to open higher despite further gains in Treasury yields.</p>

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<p>U.S. stock index futures posted sharp gains ahead of Thursday's open, extending a rally seen in previous sessions. Stocks were poised to open higher despite further gains in Treasury yields.</p>

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Cybercriminals using purloined Social Security numbers, banking and other consumer data to steal taxpayer refunds

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Rising prices are more of a threat to the global economy this year than joblessness, according to Bloomberg’s Misery Index, which sums inflation and unemployment outlooks for 66 economies.

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