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8:17 a.m. Feb. 21, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
Why hospitals and insurers are spending money on housing for patients experiencing homelessness Such patients often have higher rates of emergency-department usage and their unstable housing can make them harder to treatSuch patients often have higher rates of emergency-department usage and their unstable housing can make them harder to treat.
12:04 p.m. Feb. 16, 2020 - MarketWatch
Bayer, BASF must pay $265M in herbicide suitA jury ruled against Bayer AG and BASF SE in a crop-damage case, awarding $265 million to a Missouri peach farmer who claimed the companies encouraged farmers to irresponsibly spray a hard-to-control weedkiller.
5:55 a.m. Feb. 10, 2020 - By Robert Schroeder
Sanders, Buttigieg chase New Hampshire Democrats as Trump crashes the partyNew Hampshire Democrats will vote Tuesday in what’s become an increasingly tight primary race between Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders — but not before Donald Trump shows up to crash the party.
8:02 a.m. Feb. 7, 2020 - By Tonya Garcia
These are the first 31 stores, in 19 states, identified among Macy’s 125 planned closures Macy’s has announced that 125 stores are to be closed over the next three yearsMacy’s Inc. is undergoing a business transformation that includes thousands of job cuts and 125 store closures over the next three years. About 30 of the stores have already been designated to be closed.
10:34 a.m. Feb. 5, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Students at Princeton and other schools may have to ‘self-quarantine’ to prevent coronavirus spread, state health officials say Coronavirus is forcing colleges with high enrollment from China into delicate balancing actCoronavirus is forcing colleges with high enrollment from China into delicate balancing act.
5:10 a.m. Feb. 4, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
How Facebook and Twitter could speed the spread of coronavirus As conspiracy theories spread, Facebook has said it will remove potentially dangerous information, like false claims that drinking bleach cures coronavirusAs conspiracy theories spread, Facebook has said it will remove potentially dangerous information, like false claims that drinking bleach cures coronavirus.
4:12 a.m. Feb. 4, 2020 - By Victor Reklaitis
Iowa caucus results delayed: ‘People will never believe the figures these Keystone Kops release’ Former Hillary Clinton campaign manager denies link to app designed for reporting resultsThe Iowa caucuses had been set to represent the first voter verdicts in the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential primary.
4:44 a.m. Feb. 1, 2020 - By Catey Hill
I want to retire in a college town with warm weather and lower taxes — where should I go? Have a question about retirement, including where to retire? Email chill@marketwatch.com The couple would also like a spot that leans liberal.
7:53 a.m. Jan. 31, 2020 - Barrons.com
IBM Stock Rallies on CEO Change. Investors Are Betting on Another Cloud Miracle. Arvind Krishna, the first technologist to lead the company in several decades, is succeeding Ginny Rometty.
4:17 a.m. Jan. 31, 2020 - Barrons.com
No 401(k) Retirement Plan at Work? Some States Want to Help. States like Oregon and California are stepping up efforts to expand access to 401(k) and other retirement-savings programs.
10:53 p.m. Jan. 30, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Facebook says it will start removing fake posts and conspiracy theories about coronavirusFacebook plans to step up its battle against fake information and conspiracy theories linked to the viral outbreak.
6:20 a.m. Jan. 28, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
The Equal Rights Amendment mandates equality between the sexes — so why are some women against it? Virginia on Monday officially became the 38th state to ratify the ERAVirginia on Monday officially became the 38th state to ratify the ERA.
5:22 a.m. Jan. 9, 2020 - By Catey Hill
4 great American cities where a Social Security check is easily enough to cover housing costs You don’t have to spend all your loot on rent in these spotsYou don’t have to spend all your loot on rent in these spots
4:59 a.m. Jan. 9, 2020 - By Catey Hill
‘I could live on my Social Security and still save money’: This 66-year-old left Chicago for ‘calming’ Costa Rica — where he now plans to live indefinitely But he says it’s important not to ‘overglorify’ Costa Rica, as it is ‘not without its problems’ But he says it’s important not to ‘over-glorify’ Costa Rica, as it is ‘not without its problems.’
4:32 a.m. Jan. 4, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Shadow banking is growing, remains opaque and carries uncertain risks for the economy Corporate debt could act as an ‘accelerant’ to any downturn, Fed official saysShadow banks are alive and well and remain a risk to the overall economy, according to experts at the American Economics Association Meeting in San Diego.
1:41 p.m. Dec. 27, 2019 - Associated Press
Top football players are a class apart on many college campuses — due to online course offerings Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow earned his bachelor’s degree in three years at Ohio State before transferring to LSU, where he’s just completed a master’s in liberal artsFor football players with immense demands on their time nearly year-round, working online helps them fit school in when it’s convenient — especially during travel for road games.
4:00 a.m. Dec. 24, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
How give the gift of a college education instead of an iPad — and sell the idea to your kids Why you should put some holiday gift money into a 529 plan, and how to ask family members to do the sameWhy you should put some holiday gift money into a 529 plan, and how to ask family members to do the same.
10:50 a.m. Dec. 21, 2019 - Associated Press
Buttigieg leads 2020 rivals in Wall Street contributions The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has collected more campaign cash from donors and political action committees tied to Wall Street any other White House hopefulThe financial sector, blamed by progressives for spawning the 2008 economic collapse, is lining up behind Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign.
6:09 a.m. Dec. 21, 2019 - By Howard Gold
These are 3 big mistakes you can make with a 529 plan Whatever you do, do set one up to help cover a child’s education costs and to benefit from tax breaksWhatever you do, be sure to set one up to help cover a child’s education costs and to benefit from tax breaks.
11:21 p.m. Dec. 17, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
Another health warning for e-cigarette users — that has nothing to do with lung disease New research on vaping will be presented at an annual medical conference in Philadelphia from Nov. 16 to Nov. 18New research on vaping will be presented at an annual medical conference in Philadelphia from Nov. 16 to Nov. 18.
3:30 a.m. Dec. 14, 2019 - Barrons.com
Reverse Mortgages Can Help House-Rich Seniors Free Up Cash for Retirement. Here’s How They Work. If you’re a senior with serious digs in markets where many homeowners are house-rich and cash-poor (think California and the New York City area), you might be able to secure such funds with only your home. The market for jumbo reverse mortgages has come back to life.
9:00 a.m. Dec. 12, 2019 - Barrons.com
Concordance Academy Eases the Post-Prison Transition The organization takes a holistic approach to helping former inmates
10:04 a.m. Dec. 10, 2019 - Associated Press
University of Phoenix to cancel $141 million of student debt over allegedly deceptive ads The FTC said the settlement is the largest the agency has ever obtained against a for-profit collegeThe FTC said the settlement is the largest the agency has ever obtained against a for-profit college.
7:10 a.m. Dec. 10, 2019 - Barrons.com
More Seniors Are Declaring Bankruptcy. Here Are 4 Mistakes to Avoid. Senior-citizen bankruptcies are on the rise, driven by socioeconomic factors such as shrinking Social Security payments, higher health-care costs, and increased individual responsibility for retirement savings. But there are some things you can do to make for a smoother stay in bankruptcy.
4:08 a.m. Nov. 20, 2019 - By Jimmy Sengenberger
Democrats will avoid the real causes of the student loan crisis at Wednesday’s debate Government mostly manufactured the student loan crisisGovernment mostly manufactured the student loan crisis.
2:00 a.m. Nov. 18, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
Tax rules have been largely written by rich, white men — and it shows, researchers say ‘Everyone wants a tax code that treats everyone equally,’ said Adam Michel, senior policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation, a right-leaning think tank. ‘We’re certainly not there today’‘Everyone wants a tax code that treats everyone equally,’ said Adam Michel, senior policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation, a right-leaning think tank. ‘We’re certainly not there today.’
11:19 a.m. Nov. 14, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Meet the committee on Capitol Hill that’s trying to make Congress great again Stopping staff brain drain, increasing civility and improving the budget process all figure into the modernization panel’s effortThis year Congress set up a panel that’s focusing on how to knock the institution itself back into shape.
6:00 a.m. Nov. 12, 2019 - By Lucy Lazarony
Why are so many people over 55 going bankrupt? Older Americans are overwhelmed by medical debt—what it means for your personal financesThere’s one big reason bankruptcies have skyrocketed among older Americans, and how to bounce back.
10:59 p.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Richard Eisenberg
A surgeon talks about why our health care is broken and how to fix it Keen insights from ‘The Price We Pay’ author Dr. Marty MakaryDoctor and author of ‘The Price We Pay,’ he’s actually doing something about bringing down medical costs.
8:09 a.m. Nov. 4, 2019 - By Wendong Zhang
Here’s why corn and soybean supporters are standing by President Trump despite their pain U.S. farmers say the trade war with China is short-term pain for long-term gainThe trade war with China is hurting U.S. farmers, but they say it’s short-term pain for long-term gain.
12:01 a.m. Oct. 31, 2019 - By Kimberly Palmer
How the Apple Card could end up hurting your wallet The immediate gratification of the rewards may not be in your best financial interestBehavioral economists say that the immediate rewards could lead you to spend more.
11:01 a.m. Oct. 28, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump calls Chicago ‘embarrassing to us as a nation’ Trump rips Supt. Eddie Johnson of the Chicago Police Department for not coming to the eventTrump ripped Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson for not coming to the event and claimed, ‘all over the world they’re talking about Chicago. Afghanistan is a safe place by comparison.’
7:59 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
Silicon Valley’s final frontier for payments: ‘The neoliberal takeover of the human body’ Ditching credit cards for facial recognition removes the last physical barrier between our bodies and Corporate AmericaDitching credit cards for facial recognition removes the last physical barrier between our bodies and Corporate America.
5:13 a.m. Oct. 19, 2019 - By Jacob Passy
This is the most affordable housing market for buyers with student debt Americans’ student debt adds up to twice the value of all homes on the market Americans’ student debt adds up to twice the value of all homes on the market.
1:09 p.m. Oct. 16, 2019 - By Livability
The top 10 college towns in the U.S. in 2019 Go to school and stay for good — these towns have it allFrom academics to job opportunities to fun things to do, these college towns come out on top.
5:26 a.m. Oct. 5, 2019 - By Vincent H. Smith
Amid rising demand for Beyond Meat burgers, U.S. farmers can’t solve this supply problem Soybean farmers can’t just switch to growing yellow peas, the source of Beyond Meat’s pea proteinSoybean farmers can’t just switch to growing yellow peas, the source of Beyond Meat’s pea protein.
12:41 p.m. Oct. 2, 2019 - By Fang Block
Melinda Gates Commits $1 Billion to Advance Gender Equality in U.S.The money will go toward fast-tracking women in technology, media, and politics, among other goals
5:50 a.m. Oct. 1, 2019 - By Michael J. Hicks
Factory jobs are again shrinking in industrial Midwestern states U.S. might dodge a formal recession, even as factory production and employment languishFor the country as a whole, however, continue to expect modest economic growth into 2020, writes Michael J. Hicks.
11:36 a.m. Sept. 27, 2019 - By Fang Block
Christie’s to Offer Art Collection of James and Marilynn AlsdorfThe sale, which runs from Nov. 2019 into next year, could realize over $50 million
4:51 p.m. Sept. 23, 2019 - By Clive McKeef
Latest global economic data does nothing for investors “animal spirits” The global economy is “going to have to transition to this new reality that trade won’t be as free as it was” - Fed’s Bullard Just when investors thought it may be safe to jump back into the water, this week’s economic data so far has done nothing for what the economist John Maynard Keynes called “animal spirits”.
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