Archive for May 12th, 2019

Shares are lower in Asia after trade talks between the U.S. and China ended Friday without an agreement. Shares dropped more than 1% in Shanghai. China's envoy to the trade talks said Beijing would not compromise on matters of principle but he downplayed the level of tensions. President Donald Trump said on Twitter that "We are right where we want to be with China," and accused China of "ripping off" America.

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Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund reached an agreement on a loan of about $6 billion designed to help the South Asian nation avert an economic crisis.

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SAN FRANCISCO — City leaders here are proposing to more than triple a tax on stock compensation in a bid to use revenue from a wave of public offerings by tech companies to address concerns about growing wealth disparity.

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Several of America's largest public corporations will not be hurt by a ramped up trade war with China. Here are among the six largest.

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As the longest bull market in history possibly wanes, it can be helpful to turn your attention to your own timeline. Here's how you should react and plan for volatility, depending on your age.

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Stop procrastinating. It's not as hard as you think when you use turn-by-turn instructions. 

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Russia has benefited the most from the sequence of events that began a year ago, when Trump announced that the United States was leaving the deal.

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<p>While legalization has thrown open the doors to entrepreneurs, women and minorities still face the typical biases and roadblocks when it comes to getting their ideas funded, and efforts to make recreational cannabis legal have stalled in states like New York and New Jersey. Lawmakers are struggling with how to right some of the wrongs from the war on drugs, which disproportionately targeted minorities, but consensus has been difficult.</p>

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CVS just closed 46 stores in 16 states.

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