Month: May 2019

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference following the two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) policy meeting in Washington, U.S., March 20, 2019. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Federal Reserve officials speaking at a policy conference may get a lot more attention than usual in the week ahead after President Donald Trump’s latest tariff
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Union Pacific cargo train with multiple box cars approaching the camera as it prepares to cross a level railroad crossing near Jamestown, California, December 17, 2017. Smith Collection/Gado | Archive Photos | Getty Images A number of American companies could see their sales decline if trade relations between the United States and Mexico deteriorate as a
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As the nation’s heartland endures heavy rainfall, catastrophic flooding and deadly tornadoes, homeowners elsewhere shouldn’t assume they are out of harm’s way. Now is the time to evaluate any risk for potential summer storm damage. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30. And although the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts
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The economic relationship between the United States and China needs to change, Tony Ressler, a billionaire veteran of Wall Street, said Friday. “The Trump administration is making some very important points about how we do business with China,” said Ressler, co-founder of private equity giants Apollo Global Management and Ares Management. President Donald Trump, through
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A bill aimed at boosting retirement savings could also grant some tax relief to college students. Last week, the House of Representatives passed the Secure Act with support from both Republicans and Democrats. The proposed legislation, which will go before the Senate, includes a range of provisions to help workers boost their retirement savings. Major
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – SEPTEMBER 25: Dell CEO Michael Dell delivers a keynote address during the 2013 Oracle Open World conference on September 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The week-long Oracle Open World conference runs through September 26. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Justin Sullivan | Getty Images News | Getty Images Dell Technologies
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U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower Friday morning, as investors feared President Donald Trump’s threat of tariffs on all Mexico imports exacerbated the risk of recession.  At around 02:50 a.m. ET, Dow futures slipped 224 points, indicating a negative open of more than 204 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both seen slightly lower.  Market participants moved aggressively to price
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