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Outside the Box: Why all millennials should be pursuing financial independence
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 22:49:35 GMT
Conventional wisdom just doesn’t work anymore
Personal Finance Daily: When is it NOT cool to re-gift your unwanted swag and the lack of paid family leave is ‘breaking families’ backs’
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 22:34:43 GMT
Friday's top personal finance stories
Agent Scott Boras will make more money next year than almost every MLB player
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 22:04:41 GMT
Boras negotiated contracts this week for Anthony Rendon, Stephen Strasburg and Gerrit Cole totaling over $ million.
NewsWatch: ‘Back up the truck and buy, buy buy,’ because there is no risk, says MUFG economist
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 22:00:08 GMT
“All over the world, markets are falling love. Buy it. Buy it all,” Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at MUFG tells clients.
The Conversation: Phase 1 of U.S.-China talks was hard — and the next part will be even harder
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 21:52:43 GMT
Friday’s deal does little to resolve deeper tensions.
Bond Report: Treasury yields slide as announcement of U.S. - China trade deal disappoints
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 21:28:04 GMT
U.S. Treasury yields fell on Friday as the U.S. and China struck a so-called phase one trade deal that would put off the implementation of tariffs in December.
Trump Today: Trump announces phase-one China trade deal and scraps Dec. 15 tariffs
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 21:26:00 GMT
President Donald Trump announces a phase-one trade deal with China on Friday, saying Beijing had agreed to purchases of U.S. goods and will avoid tariffs that had been set to go into place on Sunday.
Market Snapshot: S&P 500, Nasdaq eke out new records in wake of U.S.-China trade pact
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 21:25:07 GMT
U.S. stocks closed slightly higher Friday after President Donald Trump and Chinese officials announced a trade pact that includes a rollback of some tariffs, the scrapping of further duties originally set for Sunday, and promises of targeted U.S. agricultural purchases by China.
Think first before going gaga on any U.S.-China trade deal
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 21:16:56 GMT
Always try to understand potential motives when President Trump tweets.
The Wall Street Journal: Justice Department preparing legal action against Live Nation over ticketing practices
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 21:07:24 GMT
The Justice Department is preparing to take legal action against Live Nation Entertainment Inc. on allegations the company has sought to strong-arm concert venues into using its dominant Ticketmaster subsidiary, according to people familiar with the matter.