Archive for February 3rd, 2020

<p>A portrait of a robust U.S. economy is sure to fill center stage Tuesday night when President Donald Trump gives his third State of the Union address.</p>

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<p>The six-part HBO docuseries “McMillions” (premiering Monday) is a full-scale retelling of the $24 million scam perpetrated on McDonald’s popular Monopoly promotion. If you can’t recall the precise details, that’s because the case would have likely garnered more attention had the timing been different: It went to trial the day before 9/11.</p>

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Health outbreaks have pushed down stock prices before, but such scares don't exert a permanent impact.

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Elon Musk is recruiting for his AI team at Tesla, and he says education is "irrelevant." The team members will report "directly" to Musk and "meet/email/text" with Musk "almost every day." Musk will also throw a "super fun" party at his house with the Tesla artificial intelligence and autopilot teams.

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Officials of some of the world’s largest oil producers are scrambling to stem a sharp fall in prices over concerns that the growing coronavirus epidemic will reduce demand from China.

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Harry's was about to be absorbed by one of the world's largest razor companies. Then it hit a roadblock.

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I’m 58 years old and for the first time ever, retirement seems real to me. The problem is I don’t have any money. Now what?

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Aside from F-Series pickups hauling in gobs of profit, Ford Motor Co.’s automotive business isn’t carrying much weight lately.

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Virus fears wipe $393 bln off China's stock market despite govt support moves

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Saudi Arabia is considering a drastic, short-term oil production cut as it seeks to respond to the impact of the virus on crude demand, according to OPEC officials.

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Determined to meet Bezos’s demand for Tesla-size government handouts, the HQ2 team became victims of their own hubris.

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Hidden in the larger debate over “Medicare for all” is a fundamental economic question: Who pays for work-based health insurance? For the 157 million Americans who get health insurance through their work — or through the job of a spouse or parent — the answer may seem obvious, evident right on pay stubs. Employers pay most of it, and workers pay some. Last year, work-based coverage per person cost $7,188, with employees directly contributing 18…

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<p>U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Monday as Wall Street looks set to shrug off fears over the spread of the novel coronavirus.</p><p></p>

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A former telecommunications executive convicted in one of the largest corporate accounting scandals in U.S. history died just over a month after his early release from prison. Bernard Ebbers was 78.

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Ryanair says talks with Boeing on 737 MAX compensation going well

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