Archive for November 8th, 2019

Entrepreneur Michael Bloomberg's estimated $52.4 billion net worth dwarfs the value of president Donald Trump's real estate empire. Just how did Bloomberg, the Boston native and son of an accountant and a secretary, amass so much wealth?

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<p>Ballad Health, which operates the only hospital in Wise County and 20 others in Virginia and Tennessee, filed more than 6,700 medical debt lawsuits against patients last year. Ballad’s hospitals have brought at least 44,000 lawsuits since 2009, typically increasing the volume each year.</p>

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The IRS requires savers to make withdrawals from their retirement accounts starting at 70½. Here's what you need to know.

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The traditional 30-year home loan — along with city and state budgets — face a grave threat from growing climate risks

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For Disney CEO Bob Iger, who has the led the company through a commanding 14 years, Disney+ may be his most daring bet yet.

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Ed Stack, CEO of Dick's Sporting Goods, transformed his father's two-store company into the industry's biggest player. But going up against the gun lobby may have been his riskiest move as an entrepreneur.

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Senator Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth tax could be a gift to an industry she has accused of looting Americans — private equity.

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Faced with higher property prices and piles of student debt, Americans are getting older and older before they buy a home.

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A closer look at key battleground states could spell trouble for the candidate, whose populist economic proposals have been central to his campaign.

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Senator Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth tax could be a gift to an industry she has accused of looting Americans — private equity.

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Faced with higher property prices and piles of student debt, Americans are getting older and older before they buy a home.

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The United States won't be announcing tariffs on European cars next week, according to Jean-Claude Juncker, the outgoing president of the European Commission.

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BEIJING (AP) — U.S.-Chinese trade contracted again in October, despite optimism about possible progress in talks aimed at ending a tariff war that threatens global economic growth.&nbsp;

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As investors fretted for most of the year that the trade war and slowing growth would end in a global recession, assets like gold and sovereign bonds provided protection. That ended spectacularly Thursday.

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