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Key Words: Watch Trump tells his chief of staff to leave for coughing during interview
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 06:03:49 GMT
Note to White House staffers: Don’t cough when the president is trying to explain how “much, much bigger” and “phenomenal” and “fantastic” his financial statement is. Take it from Mick Mulvaney, who found out the hard way.
Asia Markets: Asian markets mostly higher as investors await Fed meeting
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 05:42:17 GMT
Asian shares were mostly higher Monday amid a wait-and-see attitude about the direction of interest rates and the trade dispute between the U.S. and China.
Key Words: Trump to investors: Vote for me or else!
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 03:55:10 GMT
Vote Trump — or you’ll never see your precious bull market alive again. That’s basically the warning the president fired off over the weekend to his 6 million Twitter followers.
Cryptos: Bitcoin tops $9,000 level for first time in 13 months
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 03:53:45 GMT
The digital currency is up more than % over the past month, and up 4% year to date.
Big Tech was built by the same type of antitrust actions that could now tear it down
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 03:52:05 GMT
The fear in Silicon Valley is that antitrust investigations of big tech will blunt momentum of an industry that powers the U.S. economy. But history tells us another story.
The Wall Street Journal: Wilbur Ross lowers expectations of trade deal coming from G-20 talks between Trump, Xi
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 03:41:37 GMT
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross played down prospects of a major trade deal if President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping meet at the Group of summit in Japan later this month, but he said he believes the two sides will ultimately get back to negotiations.
Trump on Fed’s Powell: ‘I disagree with him entirely’
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 02:32:40 GMT
President Donald Trump again ripped Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, promised to unveil a health-care plan and bemoaned how he’s treated by the media during an interview with ABC News that aired Sunday night.
Key Words: It’s ‘almost certain’ we’ve already had a gay president, says Pete Buttigieg
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:00:45 GMT
Pete Buttigieg doesn’t think he’ll be the first gay president of the United States.
Outage knocks out some Target cash registers for second straight day
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:18:34 GMT
Technical problems plagued some Target Inc. stores again Sunday, a day after a computer outage knocked out many of its cash registers.
The Moneyist: I’m 65, my mortgage is paid off and I have $370,000 in savings, so why I am still worried about money?
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:06:51 GMT
‘Most people would laugh to be in my position, I know, but I constantly worry about running out of money.’