Archive for February 14th, 2020

Amazon.com Inc. is severing ties with small delivery firms around the country — putting hundreds of drivers out of work — in an effort to eliminate partners that aren’t meeting its standards.

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<p>Watching extended family members and friends lose their homes during the Great Recession had a profound impact on Jack Washington. Though his own family made it through the financial crisis mostly unscathed, Washington began to realize from a young age how important it was to put money away and never owe anything to anyone.</p>

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<p>Democrats have done a miserable job selling “Medicare for all” to the American people.</p>

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The proposal would be part of a new batch of proposed tax cuts.

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Exporters from most U.S. states experienced dismal sales to China last year as tariffs slammed products ranging from wheat and whiskey to ginseng and gas.

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Canadians want cheap weed, which isn’t great for companies that want to make expensive cannabis.

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Marissa and Jacob Lyda recently bought their first home for $428,000 in Portland, Oregon. In May, they're expecting their first kid. Here's how the millennial couple budgets their $124,000 combined salary.

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Saving more money just got a whole lot easier.

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New apartment buildings often look to activists like precisely the problem. Let developers build more housing, particularly in poorer neighborhoods, and tenant groups and neighbors fear the market will heat up and their rents will rise. Economists, on the other hand, tend to see new buildings as the solution. The only way to ease a housing shortage that’s pushing up rents, they say, is to build more housing. Construct enough of it — even if it’s…

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<p>Stocks kicked off Friday’s session trading along the flatline as Wall Street digested the release of disappointing consumer data and strong earnings to end a solid week of gains.</p>

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<p>Stocks kicked off Friday’s session trading along the flatline as Wall Street digested the release of disappointing consumer data and strong earnings to end a solid week of gains.</p>

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New apartment buildings often look to activists like precisely the problem. Let developers build more housing, particularly in poorer neighborhoods, and tenant groups and neighbors fear the market will heat up and their rents will rise. Economists, on the other hand, tend to see new buildings as the solution. The only way to ease a housing shortage that’s pushing up rents, they say, is to build more housing. Construct enough of it — even if it’s…

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Forced arbitration costs low-paid workers $12.6 billion in 2019, according to a new analysis by an employee advocacy group.

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