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9:59 a.m. July 9, 2019 - Associated Press
Amazon and Microsoft battle for opportunity to build Pentagon’s ‘war cloud’ Both want a crack at the $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military’s first ‘war cloud’ computing systemAmazon and Microsoft are both want a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first war cloud’ computing system.
5:15 a.m. July 2, 2019 - By Jurica Dujmovic
HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ is a scary reminder that there are constant nuclear-safety violations Thirty-three years after the Chernobyl disaster, plenty of risk remains despite safety improvementsThirty-three years after the Chernobyl disaster, plenty of risk remains despite safety improvements.
2:59 a.m. July 2, 2019 - Associated Press
China backs Hong Kong chief executive, slams protesters for violenceChina’s government strongly backed Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s embattled administration on Tuesday, saying the occupation and vandalizing of the city’s legislature by pro-democracy protesters amounted to “serious illegal acts” that endangered the social order.
6:02 a.m. July 1, 2019 - By Brett Arends
Four massive problems with the Democrats’ Medicare-for-all plan The idea sounds great — free health care — but the devil is in the detailsThe idea sounds great — free health care — but the devil is in the details, says Brett Arends.
4:00 a.m. June 23, 2019 - Barrons.com
4 Ways to Protect Your Elderly Parents from Fraud One in 10 people age 60 or older in the U.S. experience some form of abuse each year. How adult children and other family members should help keep elderly loved ones safe.
12:10 p.m. June 21, 2019 - Associated Press
U.S. government fails to report information on people who die in police custody Four years after Congress required the DOJ to assemble information about those who die in police custody, the agency has yet to implement a system for data collectionFour years after Congress required the DOJ to assemble information about those who die in police custody, the agency has yet to implement a system for data collection.
10:27 a.m. June 21, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Here’s who America’s CEOs are backing in the Democratic presidential race Outlays so far are largely about execs supporting politicians in their companies’ home statesIt’s still early days in the race to become the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nominee, but a few CEOs of S&P 500 companies already have been voting with their wallets.
6:39 a.m. June 18, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
Treasury Department recommends ‘mandatory’ financial-literacy courses for college students The recommendation comes as student-loan borrowers cope with $1.5 trillion in debtThe recommendation comes as student-loan borrowers cope with $1.5 trillion in debt.
11:34 a.m. June 17, 2019 - By Jillian Berman
Student-loan borrowers with disabilities will be reimbursed after their Social Security checks were needlessly garnished These borrowers will also get more information about their rights, and receive up to $23,000These borrowers will also get more information about their rights, and receive up to $23,000.
10:29 a.m. June 1, 2019 - By Jillian Berman
High-school students who take college classes don’t always save time — or money The question of whether college credits earned in high school transfer seamlessly is a complicated oneThe question of whether college credits earned in high school transfer seamlessly is a complicated one.
7:23 a.m. May 30, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
‘Socially responsible’ investors may have unwittingly backed police-state surveillance in China Shares of Hikvision, whose cameras have been installed in detention facilities for the Uighur minority in China’s Xinjiang Province, appear in dozens of so-called ESG fundsSeveral ESG-oriented money managers hold the high-performing shares of Hangzhou Hikvision, despite allegations that it has abetted human-rights abuses.
8:42 a.m. May 7, 2019 - By Richard Eisenberg
Americans are confident about retirement. Are we kidding ourselves? Why the upbeat views of workers and retirees may be suspectRetirees and workers may be overly optimistic about expenses in retirement.
8:47 a.m. May 6, 2019 - By Alessandra Malito
This may be why Americans are so bad at saving for retirement There isn’t enough data on retirement — and where you fit in There isn’t enough data on retirement — and where you fit in
9:44 a.m. May 3, 2019 - By Jillian Berman
Nearly half of college students didn’t have enough money for food last year That’s according to the fourth and largest survey of college students’ ability to afford food and housingThat’s according to the fourth and largest survey of college students’ ability to afford food and housing
6:53 a.m. May 3, 2019 - Barrons.com
Americans Are Bad at Saving for Retirement. This Could Be Why. We get blanket advice about preparing for retirement, but is that hurting more than helping?
4:51 a.m. April 19, 2019 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Key report on NAFTA successor finds deal would make only a slight boost to economy New report released by U.S. International Trade Commission shows small gains for U.S. economy New report released by U.S. International Trade Commission shows small gains for U.S. economy
12:55 p.m. April 15, 2019 - Associated Press
Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar releases taxes, tells Trump to stop ‘hiding’ his Trump has refused to make his taxes publicTrump has refused to make his taxes public.
1:20 p.m. April 12, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Why JPMorgan’s Dimon says he was ‘confused’ by question about bank’s next CEO being a woman or person of color JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon on Friday said he was confused by a question about diversity posed to him and other bank bosses at a hearing on Capitol Hill earlier this week.
7:51 a.m. April 8, 2019 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
H&R Block agents took ‘empathy training’ to handle people upset by smaller tax refunds or surprise tax bills Accountants are investing in customer service as the average tax refund has dropped and 4.6 million people are expected to owe money this year.Accountants are investing in customer service as the average tax refund has dropped and 4.6 million people are expected to owe money this year.
3:21 p.m. April 3, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump calls Mar-a-Lago security breach ‘a fluke,’ but experts worry Democrats call for investigation into security at Trump’s clubA recent arrest has revived concerns about security — particularly cyber security — at a presidential refuge that mixes social functions, world diplomacy and extraordinary access to the president
1:00 p.m. March 28, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump administration deal to share nuclear technology with Saudi Arabia raises concerns in Congress Lawmakers decry secrecy around deals, worry about potential for Saudis to make nuclear weaponsThe Trump administration has approved six applications for U.S. companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia, Energy Secretary Rick Perry told lawmakers Thursday.
12:36 p.m. March 6, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump Today: President says China talks moving along and cancels report on drone casualties Trump joined by Apple’s Cook at workforce event Trade talks with China are “moving along,” President Donald Trump said Wednesday, as he also canceled a report on drone strikes and pressured Republicans over his border-emergency declaration.
5:55 a.m. March 5, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
As 15 ex-lawmakers from last Congress join lobbying firms, 2 senators roll out bill to ban such moves ‘Too many in Washington spend their political careers preparing for a lucrative job at a D.C. lobbying firm’Two Republican senators are adding to recent efforts aimed at banning former lawmakers from lobbying their old colleagues — and their bill come as at least 15 members of the last Congress now work at lobbying firms.
8:21 a.m. March 4, 2019 - Associated Press
House Judiciary Committee is launching a probe into Trump’s White House, campaign, and business The document request list includes two of the president’s children, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric TrumpThe document request list includes two of the president’s children, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump.
7:56 a.m. March 1, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Dudley says Fed might not be done raising interest rates this year Some ‘residual tightening’ may be in Fed’s next economic forecast, former New York Fed president saysFormer New York Fed President William Dudley said Friday the central bank might not be done raising interest rates.
7:52 a.m. Feb. 28, 2019 - By Max Richtman
Improved Social Security COLA would help seniors stay ahead of inflation A more generous policy would keep more older Americans out of povertyA more generous policy would keep more older Americans out of poverty.
12:43 p.m. Feb. 27, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump’s border wall prototypes demolished in San Diego The government funded these prototypesThe government funded these prototypes.
8:46 a.m. Feb. 26, 2019 - By Liz Weston
Why are employers so bad at phased retirement? Few companies offer this to workers, even though it’s good for businessEmployers seem to be even worse than workers at planning for retirement.
12:32 p.m. Feb. 19, 2019 - Associated Press
This couple used to get a tax refund — now they owe $10,000 Where’s my refund? Many Americans are surprised and confused by new tax lawWhere’s my refund? Many Americans are surprised and confused by new tax law.
5:01 a.m. Feb. 18, 2019 - By Jillian Berman
Watchdog slams the Department of Education’s oversight of student-loan companies The report highlights trends borrower advocates have complained about for yearsThe report highlights trends borrower advocates have complained about for years.
12:13 p.m. Feb. 16, 2019 - By Jacob Passy
This is what Amazon’s ‘HQ2’ was going to cost New York taxpayers New York was set to give Amazon more in tax breaks and credits than VirginiaNew York was set to give Amazon more in tax breaks and credits than Virginia.
8:25 a.m. Feb. 9, 2019 - By Jillian Berman
Influential Democrat and Republican figures: Tales of student-debt woes are overblown Headlines about student debt exaggerate the issue, these lawmakers said at a recent education forumHeadlines about student debt exaggerate the issue, these lawmakers said at a recent education forum.
5:57 a.m. Feb. 7, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Shutdown ‘not going to happen,’ Pelosi says | Border deployment costs could approach $1 billion Democrats prepare for fight on Trump's tax returns House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is vowing that the federal government won’t shut down again, even as President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure for his border wall ahead of a fast-approaching deadline, writes Politico.
7:36 p.m. Feb. 5, 2019 - By MarketWatch
Full text of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Text, as prepared for delivery, of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, as released by the White House.
4:08 p.m. Feb. 5, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump’s four trips to Mar-a-Lago in early 2017 cost taxpayers nearly $14 million GAO details president’s travel costs; his club made about $60,000 from those tripsA GAO report provides one of the clearest pictures yet of the costs of the president’s travel, and how much of that money goes back to his own properties.
6:59 a.m. Jan. 31, 2019 - By Alessandra Malito
Failure to pay your taxes on time could result in these painful penalties Extending the deadline to file a return does not also extend the deadline to pay a tax billExtending the deadline to file a return does not also extend the deadline to pay a tax bill.
8:17 a.m. Jan. 26, 2019 - By Jacob Passy
This one thing is making Americans less satisfied with their finances The Personal Financial Satisfaction Index released by the American Institute of CPAs is divided into ‘pleasure and pain’The Personal Financial Satisfaction Index released by the American Institute of CPAs is divided into ‘pleasure and pain.’
11:01 a.m. Jan. 16, 2019 - By Francine McKenna
Waters says she’ll investigate Mick Mulvaney’s actions at CFPB Waters also plans to create the first ever Congressional subcommittee focusing on diversity and to introduce legislation that reverses Ben Carson’s policies at HUDWaters outlines an ambitious agenda including the first ever Congressional diversity subcommittee and legislation that she says would reverse what she called harmful actions by Trump appointees at CFPB and HUD
6:30 a.m. Jan. 13, 2019 - By Brett Arends
The true cost of an iPhone over your lifetime: $300,000 That’s how much you would make if you invested the money you spent on your smartphone from the age of 18 to 78That’s how much you would make if you invested the money you spent on your smartphone from the age of 18 to 78.
3:47 p.m. Jan. 10, 2019 - By Jillian Berman
Hungry U.S. college students are going without food stamps amid confusion over eligibility The GAO recommends the federal government does more to make clear which college students are eligible for food stampsThe GAO recommends the federal government does more to make clear which college students are eligible for food stamps
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