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The Tell: Head of world’s largest asset manager says taking risk off the table in stocks is a mistake
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:04:05 GMT
BlackRock Inc.’s founder Larry Fink said that “people are under-invested in equities” now and said that investors shouldn’t pump the brakes on stock buying even as the market trades in record territory.
Key Words: ESPN host Dan Le Batard calls own network ‘cowardly’ for not tackling ‘send her back’ Trump rally
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:02:00 GMT
This ESPN host called foul on his own network, which has pivoted away from political coverage over the past year to stick to sports.
NewsWatch: Big banks’ earnings reports point to near-term pain and long-term opportunity
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:00:08 GMT
Valuations are low as investors worry about declining interest rates.
The Fed: Trump piles on Fed after Williams slip-up
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:49:09 GMT
President Donald Trump on Friday highlighted a Fed communication slip-up, and pushed the central bank to again cut interest rates.
Commodities Corner: Natural gas may recover from its year-to-date loss by the end of the summer
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:47:27 GMT
Natural-gas prices have finally broken out of the tight trading range they’ve been stuck in for the past six months to mark a bottom for this year, setting their sights on a bounce back as prices near a three-year low look to boost demand.
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?
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:46:42 GMT
‘Most people would laugh to be in my position, I know, but I constantly worry about running out of money.’
Capitol Report: Trump-branded straws sold as alternative to ‘liberal’ paper version
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:46:08 GMT
If you’re “so over” paper straws, you have company in the Trump campaign — and can shell out $5 to show it. The president’s re-election campaign store is selling what it has branded “Trump Straws,” which it’s billing as an alternative to the paper version.
All the ways student debt exacerbates racial inequality — ‘it’s like landing in quick sand’
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:45:19 GMT
The factors are complicated, but they tie broadly back to America’s history of systemic racism
Judge rebuffs Jeffrey Epstein’s astronomical bail proposal
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:44:58 GMT
The multi-millionaire was hoping for house arrest at his Upper East Side mansion.
Buy This, Not That: This simple $2 toothbrush may be the key to preventing cavities
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:33:44 GMT
The best electric toothbrush, manual toothbrush and more, according to dentists