Archive for December 4th, 2019

<p>Elon Musk says he doesn’t have a lot of cash.</p><p></p><p></p>

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Rule change may push nearly 700,000 adults out of federal program, while saving $5.5 billion over five years.

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<p>Nearly 10 months out of bankruptcy, Sears is limping into the holiday shopping season.</p><p></p>

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Since 1980, economists say, wage growth for the highest-paid workers has been roughly triple that for the lowest paid. In some cities, the disparity is wider.

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Home sales will drop, the housing shortage could become the worst in U.S. history, and in some major cities home values will shrink. That is the crux of the 2020 forecast from researchers at realtor.com, which holds one of the largest data bases of housing statistics available.

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<p>OPEC is gearing up to deepen production cuts later this week but still needs to agree with allies such as Russia over details of a deal to support oil prices and head off a looming oil glut next year.</p>

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Worried that America is headed into its next recession? Here are some expert tips to make sure you're in the best financial position possible … just in case.&nbsp;

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Trump has a mixed record on job creation with tax cuts and new spending adding jobs and trade fights with China forcing layoffs or crimping hiring.

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Tennessee’s Promise program has boosted enrollment but dropout rates remain high.

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A report by California regulators puts the blame for last year's deadly Camp Fire on PG&amp;E, which says it's exploring innovative solutions.

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U.S. stock index futures edged higher Wednesday morning.

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The biggest hedge fund in the macro game, a $40 billion beast, is looking a lot like an also-ran.

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The U.S. and China are moving closer to agreeing on the amount of tariffs that would be rolled back in a phase-one trade deal despite tensions over Hong Kong and Xinjiang, people familiar with the talks said.

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I’m a massive believer in the power of meditation and I’m far from alone. These days there’s a lot of talk about how good meditation is for us.

But there isn’t much explanation of how or why.

I’d love to see more, and hat tip to Shinzen Young and John Vevaeke who are thinking and talking about exactly that, and who provided the inspiration for this post.

So for me, there are two reasons why a good meditation practice brings a consistent improvement to our ability to generate insight. That’s certainly something I’ve felt for myself, but until now I didn’t understand the mechanism. (And for the cynics out there, I acknowledge I might be kidding myself ”</p

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<p>President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has added another role to his long list of White House duties - U.S.-China trade negotiator - as Washington and Beijing try to reach an initial agreement to avoid new U.S. tariffs on Dec. 15.</p>

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