Archive for September 18th, 2019

<p>Describing the U.S. economic outlook as "favorable," Fed Chair Jerome Powell said the rate cut was designed "to provide insurance against ongoing risks" including weak global growth and resurgent trade tensions.</p>

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The nearly 50,000 striking General Motors workers are just the beginning. Soon hundreds of thousands of people could be off the job because of the walkout.

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Let’s do it again tomorrow.

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Let’s do it again tomorrow.

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Of all the conservative efforts to persuade the Trump administration to weaken the nation’s environmental rules, the dishwasher lobby might be the most peculiar. “Dishwashers used to clean a full load of filthy dishes in under an hour. But now they take an average of two and a half hours and STILL leave dishes dirty!” reads one online petition promoted by FreedomWorks, a libertarian offshoot of a group co-founded by the late David H. Koch and…

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A launch site for SpaceX rockets is next to a tiny neighborhood east of Brownsville, Texas, called Boca Chica, where the rocket company has transformed life

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<p>These five better-known names have issues such as high debt levels and struggling growth despite the economic expansion. This might make a downturn more painful for them than others.</p>

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The Federal Reserve injected $75 billion into U.S. money markets as policy makers’ benchmark rate broke outside their preferred band, ratcheting up the pressure on central bank officials to find a long-term fix for the financial system’s plumbing.

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The Federal Reserve looks poised to cut interest rates for a second time Wednesday to help extend the economic expansion in the face of global weakness, President Donald Trump's trade war with China and geopolitical risks such as the attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities.

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There are a lot of decisions to make in an empty nest, big and small, and a lot of ways a retirement can go astray.

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This father-daughter team, who don’t always agree, have ambitious plans for Seattle.

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This father-daughter team, who don’t always agree, have ambitious plans for Seattle.

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Equifax will soon give consumers the option to let lenders review their electric, phone and cable payment information, a move aimed at providing lenders more data to determine whether to approve loan applicants. 3

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<p>U.S. stocks were set to open slightly lower Wednesday morning.</p><p></p>

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The price of oil fell back further on Wednesday after the Saudi government said half of production that was knocked out by an attack over the weekend had already had been restored. Benchmark U.S. crude was down 42 cents to $58.92 per barrel in electronic trading Wednesday.

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