Business and Money

Business and Money

What you need to know to navigate the economy and your career. Edited by Terry Ponick
Wile E. Coyote on bungee cord.

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WASHINGTON, July 28, 2015 – Short report today, as the Maven is about to take off for a two-week hiatus, vacationing in America’s still...

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WASHINGTON, July 27, 2015 – Forget Greece and the U.S. Federal Reserve. Don’t even pay any attention to that massive Puerto Rican default in...

Hillary screwing taxpayer.

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WASHINGTON, July 27, 2015 − Last week, 2016 Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton proposed raising the tax on capital gains upward from its historical rate of...

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WASHINGTON, July 27, 2015 – Part of the current problem we’re experiencing in the stock market this summer is that by many definitions, stocks...

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WASHINGTON, July 26, 2015 − Caveat emptor! This Latin phrase for "let the buyer beware" is commonly cited in real property transactions, but it can easily...

Paul Krugman.

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WASHINGTON, July 25, 2015 − In his July 23 New York Times column, Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman makes a feeble attempt to justify even greater increases...

AT&T and DirecTV logos.

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WASHINGTON, July 25, 2015 – Late this week, the rumored merger between communications giants AT&T and DirecTV became reality. AT&T announced Friday that the...

Dead canary means trouble.

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WASHINGTON, July 24, 2015 – Heading into the last half-hour of Friday trading, all stock market averages—and most stocks for that matter—are plummeting again...

Neil Armstrong 1969 space suit.

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WASHINGTON, July 24, 2015 – In a surprise development first announced Monday, July 20, the Smithsonian has kicked off its first-ever crowdfunding campaign geared...

Cartoon by Branco.

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Ultimately, the Cadillac tax has to go, as do a number of other provisions in the ACA. These and other healthcare matters will become key issues during next year’s presidential campaign.

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You don't have to be a cycling fan or even a sports fan at all to enjoy the beautiful views of the mountains, valleys, vineyards and fields, and coastline along the route of the Tour de France.