Archive for July 30th, 2018

The markets have never seen the unwinding of unprecedented efforts by central banks around the world to shore up the financial system after the 2008 financial crisis.

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A giant parcel of land at the top of Beverly Hills aims to become the most expensive real estate ever sold, with a price tag of $1 billion.

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Kroger announced Monday that a California subsidiary will no longer accept Visa credit cards as of mid-August as the two companies clash over payment fees and rates.

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McDonald's Monopoly promotion was at the center of a fraudulent scheme run by a former police officer, The Daily Beast reported. In 2001, the report says, more than 50 people were convicted of mail fraud and conspiracy in connection with the Monopoly scheme.

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The housing market is in a slowdown as rising prices and mortgage rates, low inventory, and slow wage growth combine. Americans still see buying a house as a good investment, but fewer people are succeeding at it.

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Many retirement funds could face insolvency unless governments increase taxes, divert funds or persuade workers to relinquish money they are owed. The problem, once a hypothetical, would hit retirees for whom it’s too late to engineer a Plan B.

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Tensions between 7-Eleven and its franchisees have simmered for years. Now, they’re boiling over as store owners face a new franchise agreement that they say will shrink their profits further.

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The Federal Reserve will meet this week to assess an economy that has just enjoyed a healthy spurt of growth but faces a flurry of trade fights pushed by President Donald Trump that could imperil that growth over time. 

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Harley-Davidson CEO Matt Levatich rolled out an aggressive "more roads to Harley" growth plan Monday that includes an expanded lineup of lighter motorcycles, smaller urban retail stores, a new digital strategy and an international push as U.S. sales fall. The company's launching by 2020 a new platform of 500cc to 1250cc middleweight bikes and a even smaller bike for emerging markets in Asia, the company said in a press release.

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John Hussman, the outspoken investor and former professor who has been predicting a stock market crash, calls out a big mistake he says investors are making

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The goods are services you're paying a premium for in 2018.

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The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program — under which foreigners have invested billions of dollars in the U.S. to obtain American green cards — is set to expire as calls for it to be abandoned mount.

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The Russian government, previously considered a "major" holder of U.S. debt, has sold the vast majority of its holdings of U.S. Treasury securities.

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