Archive for August 16th, 2019

Escaping from debt often takes longer—much longer—than you think.

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<p>High turnover at the top at Tesla is no secret. Short sellers even keep a list of executive departures.</p>

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‘Two years ago, I couldn’t afford a taxi,’ says independent online retailer Christopher Wane

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In designing the plane’s flight controls, the aerospace giant assumed that pilots should be able to sift through a jumble of contradictory warnings and take the proper action 100% of the time within four seconds. That’s about the amount of time that it took you to read this sentence.

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Headlines of late on the direction of the economy might have you on edge. You can always shift some of your money away from equities and into places where returns are not eye-popping but steady and more promising.

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Ryan Mitchell's 150 square-foot tiny house reduced his housing costs. The extra money helped him save 50% of his income a month and start a business.

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<p>General Electric bounced back Friday after the CEO shored up confidence by purchasing a bulk of company shares and analysts defended the industrial giant.</p>

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. housing starts fell 4.0% in July, driven by a decline in the construction of apartment buildings. The Commerce Department said Friday that housing starts slipped last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.19 million units. So far this year, housing starts have declined 3.1%. While there was a slight 1.3% uptick in the construction of single-family homes last month, the gain was offset by a 17.2% drop in the…

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WASHINGTON — Against the backdrop of mounting evidence that the global economy is weakening, President Trump is caught between his desire to pursue the trade war with China he promised to win and his need to keep the economy humming as the 2020 election approaches. That conflict explains some of the messaging from Mr. Trump in public and on social media in recent days as market gyrations undermine the confidence of investors. The president has…

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WASHINGTON — Against the backdrop of mounting evidence that the global economy is weakening, President Trump is caught between his desire to pursue the trade war with China he promised to win and his need to keep the economy humming as the 2020 election approaches. That conflict explains some of the messaging from Mr. Trump in public and on social media in recent days as market gyrations undermine the confidence of investors. The president has…

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President Donald Trump wants the Federal Reserve to help head off a feared economic slowdown, but it's not clear the central bank has enough firepower left to do so.

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Consider nabbing one of these good-paying jobs.

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<p>Stocks rallied on Friday, resuming its rebound from the massive sell-off earlier in the week, as Wall Street nears the end of another tumultuous week.</p>

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<p>Stocks opened sharply higher Friday, resuming its rebound from the massive sell-off earlier in the week, as Wall Street nears the end of another tumultuous week.</p>

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Xavier Einaudi did not want to wait for Wells Fargo to send him a check. The bank informed Mr. Einaudi that it was closing all 13 of the checking accounts it provided his roofing company, CRV Construction, for a reason it called “confidential.” The letter said the accounts would be closed on June 27, and he would be mailed a check for the balance in his accounts. Mr. Einaudi went to his branch and collected the money, so he did not have to wait…

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