Archive for October 31st, 2019

The scope of an ongoing federal corruption probe into the United Auto Workers continues to widen as the union attempts to solidify new contracts with the Detroit automakers.

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<p>While many rely on a few obvious markers of economic health — the yield curve, job creation and GDP — it can pay to look a level deeper for signs of what's really driving economic growth.</p>

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InMarket found that shoppers from low-income groups are more likely to shop at Dollar General and Family Dollar than Walmart.

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The economic expansion that was borne out of the ashes of the Great Recession is ancient by historical standards.

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And why your portfolio should be protected against it anyway

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<p>In response to perceived curtailment of free expression by an American company with partial Chinese ownership, employees say they have fielded venomous backlash on social media and in emails and been confronted by passersby while wearing company apparel off Blizzard's campus. Now they are bracing for in-person protests as Blizzard ramps up security for BlizzCon.</p>

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55% of Fidelity participants haven’t touched their accounts a year into retirement.

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G4S, the largest private security company in the world, sells armed guards as a high-quality, low-cost alternative to police. This is the price.

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High-end start-ups and far-flung tycoons are rushing to cash in on the Arctic’s frozen treasures. Regulators are struggling to keep up.

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J.C. Penney is testing services ranging from fitness classes to videogame lounges to hair and makeup workshops at a remodeled store, as it seeks a return to financial stability.

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The Federal Reserve is hoping that its latest interest-rate cut will help keep the economy safely at cruising altitude.&nbsp;

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When Robertson County sneezes, it’s probably a sign that the rest of the United States has a cold. The Tennessee county tends to stumble long before a recession hits the rest of the country. We checked in to see what makes it so apparently clairvoyant.

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When Robertson County sneezes, it’s probably a sign that the rest of the United States has a cold. The Tennessee county tends to stumble long before a recession hits the rest of the country. We checked in to see what makes it so apparently clairvoyant.

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The Federal Reserve is hoping that its latest interest-rate cut will help keep the economy safely at cruising altitude.&nbsp;

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