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Economic Report: Housing starts lurch lower in another weak month for residential construction
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:50:11 GMT
Builders broke ground on fewer homes and applied for fewer permits in September, according to a report out Wednesday from the Commerce Department.
Follow these steps to financial freedom when you lose the Mega Millions lottery
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:47:22 GMT
The $9 million lottery draw on Friday will be the second-largest in U.S. history.
Bond Report: U.S. government bond yields rise after Fed minutes
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:46:54 GMT
U.S. government bond yields rose on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve releases its minutes from its September meeting, which shows the central bank’s intent to raise rates gradually against a robust economic backdrop
As opioid crisis raged, Insys pushed higher doses of addictive drug and pushed salespeople to ‘own’ doctors
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:44:57 GMT
‘It is much easier to take an existing patient and double their units,’ one sales manager wrote, referring to patients as ‘low hanging fruit.’
Currencies: Dollar gains stick as Fed minutes point to further rate hikes
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:42:59 GMT
The U.S. dollar holds on to gains as minutes of the Federal Reserve’s last meeting underline expectations that interest rates have further to rise.
Pet owners will spend nearly half a billion dollars on animal costumes this Halloween
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:38:27 GMT
The amount of money spent on outrageous pet outfits has more than doubled since
Why the poorest Americans are most likely to be prescribed opioids
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:37:25 GMT
In the reboot of ‘Roseanne,’ the eponymous matriarch’s death was explained by an opioid overdose.
FA Center: Adding emerging markets to your stock portfolio is tougher than it looks
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:35:34 GMT
Large differences in returns between countries affects choice of active or index management, writes Mark Hulbert.
Outside the Box: Could Brett Kavanaugh spell the end of the Supreme Court?
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:35:04 GMT
Political partisanship threatens the Court’s legitimacy, writes Chris Edelson.
Cannabis Watch: Marijuana stocks to watch: Meet the drugmaker making cannabis-based medicines for autism, cancer and more
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:34:52 GMT
Drugmakers commonly make their medicines synthetically — think a lab, not a greenhouse. But because its medications employ cannabinoids, the U.K.-based GW Pharma also grows it own cannabis plants.