Business and Money

Business and Money

What you need to know to navigate the economy and your career. Edited by Terry Ponick

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2015 – After yesterday’s confusing trading action, investors likely were expecting a bit more clarity after the release of the Federal...

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2015 − As the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. declared, the goal of the civil rights movement was the creation of...

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2015 – Columbus Day weekend comes a bit early this year. But, as always, whenever we run into a federal holiday,...

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2015 – Today’s report is going to be more succinct than usual because the news is much simpler than usual. Desperate...

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WASHINGTON, October 6, 2015 – It's that time of year again when the federal government threatens to go to hell in a handbasket if...

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2015 – Friday’s inexplicable stock market rally continued Monday morning, with the Dow up close to 200 points and with the...

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2015 − Recently released jobs data indicates that only 142,000 new jobs were created in September. Worse, the August number was...

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Charles Krauthammer: It is a mark of civilization to maintain order at the lowest possible level of official violence.

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Paul Krugman claims that the Republican presidential candidates’ tax cut plans are “voodoo economics” and tries to convince us that tax increases on the wealthy, who are the greatest contributors to the economy, will actually increase economic growth. This is his most glaring delusion yet.

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2015 – Wall Street apparently decided to open Q4 2015 with another bout of selling Thursday. After a bullish opening fusillade...

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This is the story of Cholita, the ‘real life Paddington bear’. Spectacled bear Cholita was snatched from the wild as a baby. She spent years in the circus confined to a tiny cage suffering horrible abuse.