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4:51 a.m. Today - By Jillian Berman
Where the 2020 candidates stand on student debt and college affordability Free college and student-loan refinancing will be up for debate during this election cycleFree college and student-loan refinancing will be up for debate during this election cycle.
1:08 p.m. July 18, 2019 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
These 11 cities, states and countries will pay you to move there The Greek island of Antikythera joins places like Vermont, Maine, Alaska, Chile and Candela, Italy in rewarding new residents with cash, free land and other perks. The Greek island of Antikythera joins places like Vermont, Maine, Alaska, Chile and Candela, Italy in rewarding new residents with cash, free land and other perks.The Greek island of Antikythera joins places like Vermont, Maine, Alaska, Chile and Candela, Italy in rewarding new residents with cash, free land and other perks.
6:24 a.m. July 16, 2019 - By Jacob Passy
Why Facebook’s Libra coin could become a big pain in your wallet U.S. lawmakers will question Facebook executives about their plans for the cryptocurrency in two hearings this weekU.S. lawmakers will question Facebook executives about their plans for the cryptocurrency in two hearings this week.
5:08 a.m. July 16, 2019 - By Peter Morici
Facebook’s Libra threatens the dollar’s international status New cryptocurrency could solve the inherent problems with bitcoinProperly managed, Libra could replace the dollar as the currency of choice for legitimate international transactions, writes Peter Morici.
2:19 a.m. July 16, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
Woman says she was partially blinded by a retractable dog leash from Amazon If this case is successful, Amazon will no longer be able to say, ‘Hey we’re not responsible for what’s on our website,’ the woman’s lawyer David Wilk tells MarketWatchIf this case is successful, Amazon will no longer be able to say, ‘Hey we’re not responsible for what’s on our website,’ the woman’s lawyer David Wilk tells MarketWatch.
9:31 a.m. July 11, 2019 - Associated Press
Scientists say Americans should expect a ‘floodier’ future The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts that sunny day flooding, also known as tidal flooding, will continue to increaseThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts that sunny day flooding, also known as tidal flooding, will continue to increase.
1:20 p.m. July 9, 2019 - By Rex Nutting
Economy is bouncing back, award-winning forecaster says Trade wars are just a bump in the road, and won’t destroy business confidence Stop worrying: The U.S. economy isn’t about to slip into a recession, says Seth Carpenter at UBS.
7:27 a.m. July 6, 2019 - Associated Press
Intensifying downpours threatening America’s biggest estuary The iconic estuary famed for its blue crabs and oysters has been gradually rebounding under a federal cleanup programThe iconic estuary famed for its blue crabs and oysters has been gradually rebounding under a federal cleanup program launched in 1983 that put an end to unbridled pollution.
4:37 a.m. July 2, 2019 - By Paul Brandus
Trump should talk to our adversaries, not suck up to them The president crosses a line (and it’s not the DMZ!) when he craves approval from brutal dictatorsPaul Brandus says U.S. presidents should talk to our adversaries, but he can’t stomach the way Donald Trump is sucking up and toadying to these murderers.
7:38 a.m. June 29, 2019 - By Andrea Riquier
Four years, $13 million and dozens of hands: How ‘affordable housing’ gets made in America Why is it so hard to build and maintain inexpensive housing?As gentrification sweeps through many U.S. cities, including Washington D.C., more residents have trouble finding affordable housing. Each community is slightly different, but the national approach to creating more housing that low- and moderate-income people can afford is all-American: a patchwork quilt of public and private initiatives.
1:03 a.m. June 27, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
Can anything be done to prevent gun violence at work? A gunman killed two employees at a northern California Ford dealership Tuesday before turning the gun on himself, police saidA gunman killed two employees at a northern California Ford dealership Tuesday before turning the gun on himself, police said.
3:09 p.m. June 24, 2019 - Associated Press
14-year-old Gulf oil spill leaking up to 4,500 gallons a day, new study finds Taylor Energy has claimed just a dribble coming from broken well pipesA new federally led study of oil seeping from a platform toppled off Louisiana’s coast 14½ years ago found releases lower than other recent estimates, but contradicts the well owner’s assertions about the amount and source of oil.
9:23 a.m. June 22, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump administration unveils $50 billion Palestinian economic plan Plan to double Palestinians’ GDP met with skepticism, oppositionThe Trump administration on Saturday unveiled a $50 billion Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal intended to be the economic engine to power its much-anticipated but still unreleased “deal of the century” Middle East peace plan.
7:29 a.m. June 19, 2019 - Barrons.com
Why Facebook’s Libra Coin Could Become a Big Pain in Your Wallet There’s one big reason why consumers may want to avoid shopping with Facebook’s new cryptocurrency Libra.
3:55 p.m. June 17, 2019 - By Peter Morici
Why the Fed should ditch its 2% inflation target Spending, not inflation, drives growth and prosperitySpending, not inflation, drives growth and prosperity, writes Peter Morici.
8:43 a.m. June 10, 2019 - By Peter Morici
The next time the economy tanks, the Fed should give people, not banks, free money The Federal Reserve is reviewing its strategies and toolsThe Federal Reserve is reviewing its strategies and tools.
5:36 a.m. June 8, 2019 - By Leslie Albrecht
Low-income moms in four U.S. cities are being paid $4,000 a year, with no strings attached These mothers can spend the money wherever and however they wantThese mothers can spend the money wherever and however they want.
2:30 p.m. June 3, 2019 - By Jacob Passy
The frustrating reason college students miss out on the most suitable federal-aid loans A new study sheds light on how the complicated design of student-aid programs affects borrowing decisionsA new study sheds light on how the complicated design of student-aid programs affects borrowing decisions.
9:14 a.m. June 3, 2019 - By Rex Nutting
‘You can’t forecast Trump,’ says award-winning forecaster Everybody is too optimistic about trade deals being easy and quick, says Christophe BarraudInvestors, economists and policy makers have been far too optimistic that Donald Trump’s trade wars would be resolved without disrupting the global economy, says Christophe Barraud.
3:30 a.m. May 31, 2019 - Barrons.com
The New Economics of Crime Recent research suggests that it is more cost-efficient to spend money preventing bad behavior rather than aggressively punishing it after the fact.
1:26 p.m. May 28, 2019 - By Abby Schultz
MacKenzie Bezos Among 19 Billionaires Joining the Giving PledgeJeremy Grantham, Robert Toll, Mitch Rales, and others also promised in the last year to give away at least half their wealth
10:12 a.m. May 23, 2019 - Associated Press
The man known as the ‘American Taliban’ is being released from prison John Walker Lindh converted to Islam as a teenager and joined the Taliban — he was with them on Sept. 11, 2001, when al-Qaida terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the PentagonJohn Walker Lindh converted to Islam as a teenager and joined the Taliban — he was with them on Sept. 11, 2001, when al-Qaida terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
4:44 a.m. May 17, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Treasury, IRS set to miss Trump tax return subpoena deadline | Bolton-Pompeo relationship strained over Iran Swagel tapped to head Congressional Budget Office The Hill writes that the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service are set to miss a Friday deadline to comply with subpoenas for President Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a prolonged legal battle.
1:08 a.m. May 7, 2019 - By Jillian Berman
States and cities are making strident efforts to crack down on for-profit colleges As the federal government pulls back, states say they need to protect student-loan borrowersAs the federal government pulls back, states say they need to step in to protect student-loan borrowers
12:01 p.m. May 2, 2019 - Associated Press
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns over book payments scandal Her resignation provides a measure of resolution after weeks of uncertainty and mounting pressure for her to step downHer resignation provides a measure of resolution after weeks of uncertainty and mounting pressure for her to step down.
6:01 a.m. April 26, 2019 - By Alessandra Malito
State-sponsored retirement plans will help more people prepare for old age — why do they have so many critics? Auto-IRA plans give workers access to a workplace retirement plan, but some say they fall short. Auto-IRA plans give workers access to a workplace retirement plan, but some say they fall short.
10:36 a.m. April 25, 2019 - Associated Press
Federal agents search Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s home There’s mounting pressure for Pugh to step down over whether she used proceeds from her book sales to disguise government kickbacksThere’s mounting pressure for Pugh to step down over whether she used proceeds from her book sales to disguise government kickbacks.
5:09 a.m. April 24, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
Trump’s tax reform appears to be giving more money back to Republican ‘red’ states This blue versus red state trend becomes even more pronounced for higher earnersThis blue versus red state trend becomes even more pronounced for higher earners.
2:00 p.m. April 19, 2019 - Barrons.com
Letters to Barron’s Readers’ views on CVS, the Federal Reserve, and the danger in IPO fever.
1:03 a.m. April 19, 2019 - By Anna Helhoski
Lessons to learn from the days before student loans Before the 1960s, a degree wasn’t as necessary to competeHere’s what paying for college looked like before student loans existed, and what today’s students can learn.
5:44 a.m. April 16, 2019 - By Rex Nutting
Growth slowing, but economic fundamentals still strong, forecaster saysFears of a recession are overblown, because the foundation of the economy remains strong, says Oxford Economics’ Gregory Daco, winner of the Forecaster of the Month award from MarketWatch.
12:44 p.m. April 15, 2019 - Associated Press
Pulitzer Prizes awarded for coverage of mass shootings, Trump investigations Newspapers in South Florida, Pittsburgh, Annapolis join N.Y. Times and Wall Street Journal among major winnersThe South Florida Sun Sentinel and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette won Pulitzer Prizes on Monday and were recognized along with the Capital Gazette of Annapolis, Maryland, for their coverage of three horrifying mass shootings in 2018 at a high school, a synagogue and a newsroom itself.
5:42 a.m. April 7, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
A new book teaches women how to get ahead at work ‘without hurting men’s feelings’ Sarah Cooper, author of the book ‘How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings,’ offers ‘non-threatening’ strategies for working and thriving in a man’s worldSarah Cooper, author of the book ‘How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings,’ offers ‘non-threatening’ strategies for working and thriving in a man’s world.
6:12 a.m. April 5, 2019 - By Tim Mullaney
The jobs report nails it: It’s a slowdown, not a recession This is the sweet part of the cycle and that’s good for everyoneThe jobs report tells us that the economy is actually pretty close to where we want it to be, writes Tim Mullaney.
12:58 p.m. April 1, 2019 - Associated Press
Officials call for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh to resign over book deal revelations Pugh has been Baltimore’s mayor since 2016.Pugh has been Baltimore’s mayor since 2016.
3:15 a.m. March 27, 2019 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Can doing yoga really give you a stroke? Some of the more challenging positions can lead to brain injury. Here’s what to knowSome of the more challenging positions can lead to brain injury. Here’s what to know.
8:46 a.m. March 25, 2019 - By Rex Nutting
Ignore the yield curve because the economy’s fundamentals are fine, top forecaster says The Fed won’t kill the economic expansion, says Moody’s Analytics Ryan Sweet“The Fed isn’t going to kill this expansion,” says Ryan Sweet of Moody’s Analytics and the winner of MarketWatch’s Forecaster of the Month contest.
8:01 p.m. March 22, 2019 - Barrons.com
How Your Kids Can Ruin Your Retirement — and How to Make Sure They Don’t Parents are spending $500 billion a year supporting their adult children—more than twice the amount they’re saving for retirement. How to help your kids without imperiling your golden years.
8:36 a.m. March 20, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
One year after Zuckerberg’s testimony about violent content on Facebook, has anything changed? The live-streaming of New Zealand’s mosque shootings shows how difficult it is to put a stop to such contentThe live-streaming of New Zealand’s mosque shootings shows how difficult it is to put a stop to such content.
4:14 a.m. March 20, 2019 - Barrons.com
Michigan’s DNA Shaped a Populist Security Start-Up Duo Security co-founder Dug Song has helped spark investment interest in Michigan, and foster a new network of emerging founders -- one that might believe more in community, egalitarian values, and community than profits alone.
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