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The Gender Gap: How the Economic Experience Shapes Politics

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    Opinion: Chile's Unrest Could Reverse Economic Progress Opinion: Chile's Unrest Could Reverse Economic Progress 1:21
    Free Speech vs. Chinese Market: U.S. Companies Face Tough Choice Free Speech vs. Chinese Market: U.S. Companies Face Tough Choice 3:31
    Opinion: Warren Receives Poll Boost After Policy Push Opinion: Warren Receives Poll Boost After Policy Push 1:09
10:49 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020 - By Brenton Smith
Mike Bloomberg joins the list of presidential contenders offering only vague promises to fix Social Security It’s really little more than a vow to think about the problemsIt’s really little more than a vow to think about the problems.
7:35 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
Obama takes credit for the economic boom and Trump attacks him for it — here’s why they’re both wrongJeff Snider of Alhambra Investments says both the former and current president are off base about this economy.
7:27 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020 - By Jonathan Burton
Would you tell secrets to Alexa or Siri? How AI therapists could save you time and money on mental health care People reveal more personal and intimate details to human-like apps and bots that can ‘sense’ emotions and concernsPeople reveal more personal and intimate details to human-like apps and bots that can ‘sense’ emotions and concerns.
6:59 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a tandem breakout attempt: S&P 500, Nasdaq tag latest record highs Focus: Gold miners clear key trendline, Silver’s strong-volume breakout, GDX, SLV, PAAS, WMT, PCRX, TXTU.S. stocks are higher early Wednesday, rising after a solid batch of economic data and ahead of the release of the Federal Reserve’s meeting minutes. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has edged to its latest record high, while the Nasdaq Composite has broken out more decisively, placing the marquee 10,000 mark increasingly within view.
9:08 a.m. Feb. 18, 2020 - Barrons.com
Kraft Heinz's Downgrades Will Send $21 Billion of Bonds Into the High Yield Market
7:39 a.m. Feb. 18, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bull-trend pullback, S&P 500 digests break to record territory Focus: Gold tags six-year highs amid safe-haven trade, GLD, AKAM, NDAQ, AAL, MNSTTechnically speaking, the S&P 500 has staged a thus far orderly pullback from record highs, though the downturn is worth tracking for potential acceleration, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
7:02 a.m. Feb. 18, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bull-trend pullback, S&P 500 digests break to record territory Focus: Gold tags six-year highs amid safe-haven trade, GLD, AKAM, NDAQ, AAL, MNSTTechnically speaking, U.S. stocks are starting the week on the defensive, pressured amid heightened coronavirus concerns fueled partly by Apple, Inc.’s revenue warning. Against this backdrop, each big three U.S. benchmark has staged a thus far orderly pullback from its latest record close. Though limited damage has been inflicted, the downturn is worth tracking for potential acceleration.
3:00 p.m. Feb. 14, 2020 - Barrons.com
Coronavirus Outbreak Won’t Destroy China’s 2020 Economic Outlook UBS stays overweight emerging markets and is bullish on Asia generally. What to buy—and avoid—as the virus spreads.
6:58 a.m. Feb. 14, 2020 - Barrons.com
You Can Still Generate Income as Yields Crater. This Is How You Do It. Dividend-paying energy stocks, income-focused ETFs and closed-end funds, and taxable municipal bonds are among the plays investors can use.
2:30 a.m. Feb. 14, 2020 - Barrons.com
Australia’s Brambles, Ireland’s Accenture Are the Most Sustainable Companies Outside U.S. The most sustainable companies outside the U.S. outperformed a key benchmark for international stocks, mirroring the strength of the companies in Barron’s third annual ranking of the 100 most environmentally and socially responsible businesses in this country.
8:50 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - By Adam Weinberg
What colleges and companies can do to launch successful careers of new graduates These are five areas in which students say they need more support to thrive in the workplace These are five areas in which students say they need more support to thrive in the workplace.
8:02 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - Barrons.com
The Coronavirus Outbreak Will End, and China Will Remain, With All Its Strengths and Weaknesses The coronavirus crisis has shaken the Chinese people and inflicted considerable harm on households and businesses. A silver lining: Maybe the government will spend more on health care.
6:57 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bullish momentum persists, Nasdaq clears 20-day volatility bands Focus: Real estate sector takes flight, Health care sector challenges record highs, IYR, XLV, AMBA, V, SEDG, HOVTechnically speaking, the U.S. benchmarks continue to trend higher, rising amid persistently muted February selling pressure. Against this backdrop, the Nasdaq Composite has registered a bullish two standard deviation breakout — clearing its 20-day volatility bands — while the S&P 500 has notched a record close across five of the prior six sessions.
6:20 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - By Erin El Issa
How to combat your recession fears and protect yourself About three-quarters of Americans think they’d be affected if a recession occurred in 2020Here are some common fears among Americans, and how to protect your wallet if they come true.
4:14 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
As Andrew Yang drops out, here’s what other 2020 Democrats say about universal basic income Yang’s signature proposal was to give all Americans $1,000 a monthYang’s signature proposal was to give all Americans $1,000 a month.
7:30 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
‘No, people aren’t just blowing it’ — how taxpayers spend their refund money is both encouraging and troubling The average federal tax refund last year was $2,869The average federal tax refund last year was $2,869.
7:29 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
Strong voter turnout in New Hampshire a good sign for Democrats — and Trump, too Voters in both parties appear fired up for 2020 presidential election Democrats were anxiously hoping for a big voter turnout in New Hampshire after a disappointing show in Iowa — and they got it. But so did President Trump.
7:16 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting the approach of Dow 30,000 Focus: Semiconductor sector tags record close amid breakout attempt, SMH, ETN, LOW, ZBH, ESTCU.S. stocks are higher early Wednesday, rising amid easing virus-related concerns and generally market-friendly (uneventful) congressional testimony from the Federal Reserve Chairman. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has sustained its latest break to record territory, while the Dow industrials have ventured atop 29,500 for the first time on record. Dow 30,000 is increasingly within view.
6:22 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
Democrats and Republicans agree on this: Social Security and Medicare need help — and soon Filling public trustee jobs for Medicare and Social Security is a step to shoring up the programs Filling public trustee jobs for Medicare and Social Security is a step to shoring up the programs
5:22 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - By Amitrajeet A. Batabyal
The Sprint-T-Mobile deal is one more way the U.S. is increasing inequality Poor antitrust enforcement costs consumers moneyPoor antitrust enforcement costs consumers money.
4:22 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - By Leslie Albrecht
Women’s salaries are growing faster than men’s — here’s why Women have also surpassed men to hold more than half of the jobs in fields where social skills and “fundamental” skills are the most importantWomen have also surpassed men to hold more than half of the jobs in fields where social skills and “fundamental” skills are the most important.
1:02 p.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - Barrons.com
The Dow Dropped 0.002% Today. Seriously. Coronavirus lingered quietly, Fed Chair Jerome Powell said he has the U.S. economy’s back, and the FTC announced a fishing expedition into the small deals made by big tech companies.
11:32 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
Investors face much bigger concerns than the coronavirus, warns the man behind the world’s biggest hedge fundRay Dalio, who oversees $160 billion in assets for Bridgewater Associates, acknowledged last month that he’s a “dumbshit” when it comes to pandemics, but that’s not stopping him from pressing pause on the coronavirus panic button.
9:28 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
The ‘double pay penalty’ that many Asian-American and Pacific Islander women experience Feb. 11 is Asian American/Pacific Islander Equal Pay DayFeb. 11 is Asian American/Pacific Islander Equal Pay Day.
7:41 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bull-flag breakout, S&P 500 extends to record territory Focus: Industrials challenge record highs, Energy sector’s technical breakdown, IBM digests strong 2020 start XLI, XLE, IBM, LITE, TEAM, SHAKTechnically speaking, the S&P 500 has staged a bull-flag breakout, reaching record territory as the recent market volatility spike fades, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
7:03 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bull-flag breakout, S&P 500 extends to record territory Focus: Industrials challenge record highs, Energy sector’s technical breakdown, IBM digests strong 2020 start XLI, XLE, IBM, LITE, TEAM, SHAKTechnically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks have extended a sharp rally from well-defined support, rising as the recent market volatility spike continues to fade. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite have reached record highs — previously uncharted territory — while the Dow industrials’ latest breakout attempt is currently underway.
6:23 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Doug Cameron
Boeing books no new jetliner orders in January Aerospace giant sees purchases, deliveries drop amid 737 Max crisisBoeing sees purchases, deliveries drop amid 737 Max crisis.
6:19 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - Barrons.com
L Brands Stock Might Need More Than a Victoria’s Secret Spinoff, Analyst Says Pockets of Wall Street are feeling cautiously optimistic about L Brands these days. It was reported Sunday that the company was looking to sell the struggling Victoria’s Secret to private equity powerhouse Sycamore Partners.
2:59 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Emily Bary
Alibaba earnings preview: Coronavirus impact in focus Look for updates on Chinese e-commerce spending amid the outbreakThe coronavirus outbreak could cloud over Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s earnings call later this week as investors seek to understanding how the virus is impacting e-commerce spending in China as well as logistics and supply chains.
6:52 a.m. Feb. 10, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bull-trend pullback, S&P 500 holds tightly to record highs Focus: Biotech sector stages bullish reversal, Costco challenges record territory, IBB, COST, LEN, PRGO, KODU.S. stocks are higher early Monday, rising as the recent market volatility spike continues to fade. Against this backdrop, each big three U.S. benchmark continues to digest a strong February start, thus far drawing muted selling pressure near recent record highs.
9:53 a.m. Feb. 9, 2020 - Barrons.com
U.S. Workers Show Knowledge Gap on Retirement Spending and Investing, Survey Finds A study of 1,004 pre-retirees and retirees by asset manager Schroders found that many Americans don’t know how their assets are allocated.
4:20 a.m. Feb. 9, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
FICO just updated its credit scores — here’s how to improve yours The credit-score company will roll out its latest versions — FICO Score 10 and 10 T— this summerThe credit-score company will roll out its latest versions — FICO Score 10 and 10 T— this summer.
3:30 a.m. Feb. 9, 2020 - Barrons.com
Retirement in Brief: The Latest News and Research Asset manager Schroders, in a survey, found that many Americans say they worry about outliving their retirement assets, and more than half also say they don’t even know how their assets are allocated. And the Plan Sponsor Council of America found that the adoption of new features like auto enrollment is leveling off.
9:23 a.m. Feb. 8, 2020 - By Brett Arends
Americans think of themselves as ‘great tippers,’ but a distressing number fail to actually do it There’s a generational divide, with baby boomers out-tipping millennials and Gen-XersThere’s a generational divide, with baby boomers out-tipping millennials and Gen-Xers.
8:24 a.m. Feb. 8, 2020 - MarketWatch
Facebook and IRS ready for $9 bln tax court fightFacebook Inc. and the Internal Revenue Service will square off in a U.S. Tax Court case that could cost the social-media giant more than $9 billion and shape the government's ability to crack down on companies' efforts to shift profits to low-tax countries.
3:17 p.m. Feb. 7, 2020 - Barrons.com
Dow Gains 846 Points in Comeback Week There was plenty of bad news to go around, including the coronavirus and slowing overseas growth. But the world’s problems might actually make U.S. stocks more attractive.
2:14 p.m. Feb. 7, 2020 - Barrons.com
Elliott’s Plan for SoftBank: Governance and Share Buybacks The troubled Japanese technology conglomerate suffers from a yawning gap between its market cap and the value of its investments. The activist investor took a $2.5 billion stake and thinks the shares are undervalued.
11:19 a.m. Feb. 7, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Donny Deutsch: Elizabeth Warren’s problem in the polls is that she’s strident and unlikable Video of him calling Sarah Palin the ‘perfect’ candidate in 2008 because she was ‘sexy’ and a ‘supermom’ has also re-emerged Video of him calling Sarah Palin the ‘perfect’ candidate in 2008 because she was ‘sexy’ and a ‘supermom’ has also re-emerged
9:35 a.m. Feb. 7, 2020 - Barrons.com
Sustainable Funds’ Big Divide: Active vs. Passive Investing Each approach offers pros and cons for environmental, social, and corporate governance investors. What to look for and what to be wary of.
6:41 a.m. Feb. 7, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a strong February start, S&P 500 digests slight break to record highs Focus: Financials challenge record territory, Twitter registers bullish island reversal, XLF, TWTR, CHD, TNDM, MNTAU.S. stocks are lower early Friday, pressured despite a better-than-expected monthly jobs report, as the major benchmarks digest an otherwise strong February start. Against this backdrop, each big three U.S. benchmark has pulled in modestly from Thursday’s record close amid thus far orderly selling pressure.
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