Archive for March 28th, 2019

Investors trying to sniff out signs of the next recession should pay attention to an increase in broader unemployment rather than bond yield curve movements or weakness in manufacturing, says Credit Suisse Chief Economist James Sweeney.

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Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, said Thursday that economic growth has lost some steam recently.

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The Affordable Care Act was already in peril after a federal judge in Texas invalidated the entire law late last year. But the stakes ramped up again this week, when President Trump’s Justice Department announced it had changed its position and agreed with the judge that the entire law, not just three pieces of it, should be scrapped. A coalition of states is appealing the ruling. If it is upheld, tens of millions more people would be affected…

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The largest U.S. seller of cars and other light vehicles is not a car dealership, but a membership club that sells everything from soup to nuts.

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Oil extended declines after President Donald Trump renewed his criticism on OPEC, saying the cartel should lift crude production.

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Depleted home supply, partly thanks to a building slowdown, has put housing out of reach in most of the country

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Amazon will reportedly add 800 jobs to its Austin location focused on engineering, research science and cloud computing.

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You don't need to hire a contractor or do extensive renovations to add value to your home.

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Wow Air CEO Skuli Mogensen told Business Insider in January that the airline made several bad decisions in recent years that did a lot of harm.

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New York is suing the billionaire family behind OxyContin, alleging the drugmaker fueled the opioid crisis by putting hunger for profits over patient safety. 

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Homebuyers got a big boost to their purchasing power this week. The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 4.06 percent with an average 0.5 point for the week ending Thursday, down from last week when it averaged 4.28 percent, according to Freddie Mac.

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For American farmers already struggling to navigate the U.S.-China trade war, optimism for the spring planting season is washing away.

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A polarizing proposal from this Democratic presidential candidate calls for major Social Security reform.

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These people over 40 proved it's never too late to switch jobs.

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Under pressure, the aerospace giant needed the redesign of its crucial jetliner to go swiftly and smoothly, so it pursued a path that reduced regulatory scrutiny and required as little new training as possible. Many pilots say Boeing’s choices left them in the dark, with tragic consequences.

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