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4:54 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019 - By Rex Nutting
The Fed cut rates just in the nick of time, award-winning forecaster says Fed forgot that U.S. cannot be an oasis of prosperity in world full of stress, Chris Low saysAnyone who’s been on a committee knows what an incredible feat Fed Chair Jerome Powell just pulled off in getting the Federal Open Market Committee to change course 180 degrees, says Chris Low, the MarketWatch Forecaster of the Month.
8:06 a.m. Oct. 28, 2019 - Associated Press
Pediatricians are recommending more teens get weight loss surgery — and it comes with at least a $20K price tag Nearly 5 million U.S. children and teens are severely obese, double the amount from 20 years agoNearly 5 million U.S. children and teens are severely obese, double the amount from 20 years ago.
5:47 a.m. Oct. 24, 2019 - By Jacob Passy
Why Facebook’s Libra coin could become a big pain in your wallet Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to defend the cryptocurrency in a congressional hearingFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to defend the cryptocurrency in a congressional hearing.
7:32 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - Associated Press
Google touts quantum computing milestoneGoogle said it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing research, saying an experimental quantum processor has completed a calculation in just a few minutes that would take a traditional supercomputer thousands of years.
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.
6:51 a.m. Oct. 14, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
Private-equity deals depress worker wages, study findsPrivate-equity deals result in workers seeing worse pay, and depending on whether the buyout target was public or not, less employment, according to a newly published study.
8:25 a.m. Oct. 9, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
How to prepare for the ‘feelings economy’ — and make your job AI-proof ‘Feeling tasks’ like listening and working together will soon be more important for most jobs, a new study finds‘Feeling tasks’ like listening and working together will soon be more important for most jobs, a new study finds.
5:21 a.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - Associated Press
2020 Democrats highlight importance of HBCUs at presidential debate Candidates including Warren, Sanders and Harris have included funding for historically black colleges and universities in their platformsCandidates including Warren, Sanders and Harris have included funding for historically black colleges and universities in their platforms.
10:55 a.m. Sept. 12, 2019 - Associated Press
Poll: 64% of Americans don’t like Trump’s climate policies The Trump administration has rolled back regulations to cut emissions of carbon dioxide and pushed for more coal useThe Trump administration has rolled back regulations to cut emissions of carbon dioxide and pushed for more coal use.
3:22 a.m. Sept. 9, 2019 - By Peter Morici
Stick with stocks during the trade wars Nervous investors are rushing into bonds, but the savvy ones won’t panicStocks aren’t too expensive, and they’ll probably continue to outperform fixed-income assets, writes Peter Morici.
3:40 a.m. Aug. 28, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
Opioids stole approximately 250,000 years of life expectancy in Oklahoma A judge fined Johnson & Johnson $572 million for its role in the state’s opioid epidemicA judge fined Johnson & Johnson $572 million for its role in the state’s opioid epidemic.
7:27 a.m. Aug. 25, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
Can anything be done to prevent gun violence at work? Police say a concerned coworker’s tip may have saved lives after a Long Beach Marriott cook allegedly planned to shoot coworkers and hotel guests Police say a concerned coworker’s tip may have saved lives after a Long Beach Marriott cook allegedly planned to shoot coworkers and hotel guestsPolice say a concerned coworker’s tip may have saved lives after a Long Beach Marriott cook allegedly planned to shoot coworkers and hotel guests.
8:15 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - Associated Press
NASA scientists track Greenland’s melting ice, and the findings are not good ‘It’s a little scary’ as climate change eats away at massive glaciersGreenland contains enough ice to make world sea levels rise by 20 feet if it were all to melt. In a single day this month, it lost a record 13.7 billion tons by one estimate.
9:42 a.m. Aug. 21, 2019 - Associated Press
McCain family talks of legacy and civility a year after longtime Republican senator’s cancer death John McCain died last Aug. 25 in Cornville, Ariz.A year after McCain’s death from brain cancer, a focal-point library is one way his wife, Cindy McCain, and other family members are fighting to shape how the world remembers the Vietnam War hero and senator and to prevent President Donald Trump from doing it for them.
7:17 a.m. Aug. 15, 2019 - By Paul Brandus
Forget golf — why seniors should go back to school If you want to stay active and keep your mind sharp, there’s nothing betterIf you want to stay active and keep your mind sharp, there’s nothing better.
4:58 a.m. Aug. 5, 2019 - By James Wellemeyer
FDA warns teens against ‘epidemic of addiction’ — amid revelation that Juul representatives visited high schools A new FDA TV advertisement warns, ‘Teens who vape are more likely to start smoking cigarettes’A new FDA TV advertisement warns, ‘Teens who vape are more likely to start smoking cigarettes.’
8:11 a.m. Aug. 2, 2019 - By Jeanette Settembre
People are willing pay a hefty premium for ‘locally sourced’ food, but sometimes it’s made thousands of miles away ‘No one is policing them, and there aren’t any regulations to prevent it’‘No one is policing them, and there aren’t any regulations to prevent it.’
4:46 a.m. Aug. 1, 2019 - By Tim Mullaney
What Trump mocked in Baltimore is America My old home is a factory town where the factories closed — isn’t that what Trump campaigned to fix? Baltimore’s story is America’s: It’s a factory town where factories mostly closed and better paying jobs moved in. But Trump doesn’t get it because most of the people left behind in Charm City are black.
3:13 a.m. Aug. 1, 2019 - By Ciara Linnane
Cannabis stocks climb after CannTrust says it’s reviewing options, including possible sale Tilt is forced to restate past financials after Canadian regulator questions massive writedown and other issuesCannTrust Holdings shares rallied Wednesday to lead cannabis stocks higher.
8:28 a.m. July 31, 2019 - Barrons.com
Online Educator 2U Gets a Poor Grade From Wall Street The stock plunged more than 60% after the company warned that competition was hurting enrollment at the distance-education programs it runs for schools like Harvard University and the University of North Carolina.
4:38 a.m. July 30, 2019 - 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.
12:40 a.m. July 29, 2019 - By Peter Morici
Here’s why the Fed is no longer relevant Ineffective central banks will be replaced by private electronic money like LibraCentral banks are becoming irrelevant, which is why cryptocurrencies like Libra will replace them, writes Peter Morici.
12:42 p.m. July 23, 2019 - By Peter Morici
Breaking up big tech would be a big mistake Busting up Google or Facebook won’t solve privacy concernsBusting up the big tech companies won’t resolve a lot that really troubles us.
12:08 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.
4:08 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.
1:19 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.
8:31 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.
12:20 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.
6:27 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.
3:37 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.
6:38 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.
2:09 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.
8:23 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.
6:29 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.
2:55 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.
7:43 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.
4:36 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.
1:30 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.
8:14 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.
2:30 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.
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