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11:42 a.m. Nov. 10, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
In addition to helping blood pressure and cardiovascular health, deep sleep may play a role in preventing Alzheimer’s disease A new study in the peer-reviewed journal Science says cerebrospinal fluid during non–rapid eye movement sleep clears metabolic waste products from the brainA new study in the peer-reviewed journal Science says cerebrospinal fluid during non–rapid eye movement sleep clears metabolic waste products from the brain.
12:33 p.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Greg Robb
U.S. consumer sentiment improves a bit in November UMich confidence gauge inches up to 95.7, above expectationsU.S. consumer sentiment inched higher to 95.7 in November, according to a report from the University of Michigan released Friday.
12:21 p.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Dow Edged Up Just 6 Points Because a Rollback for Tariffs Still Isn’t a Sure Thing The S&P 500 registered its first five-week winning streak since February.
11:46 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Stock market edges up to new record close even as Trump says he hasn’t agreed to roll back China tariffs Disney shares up after earnings beatU.S. stocks inched up to close at fresh record highs Friday even through President Trump said the administration had yet to agree to roll back import duties on China as part of a “phase-one” trade deal.
11:02 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite finishes at records as stocks end with weekly gainsU.S. stocks ended slightly higher on Friday, keeping weeklong gains intact, after President Donald Trump said that he had not yet agreed to the U.S. paring back tariffs in stages as part of the so-called phase 1 trade deal. The S&P 500 closed up 0.3%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average picked up 3 points to around 27,678, based on preliminary numbers. The Nasdaq Composite finished up 0.5% to 8,475. For the week, the S&P 500 was up 0.9%, the Dow was up 1.2%, and the Nasdaq was up 1.1%. Stocks rallied on easing concerns around the possibility of a recession. The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index rose to a reading of 95.7 this month from 95.5 in October. In company news, shares of Dow component Walt Disney Co. rose after the entertainment giant reported that revenues had surged from a year ago.
3:34 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
J.P. Morgan puts pedal to the floor as it reduces gold recommendation while still pushing stocks Critical information for the U.S. trading dayLet’s get risky, says J.P. Morgan’s strategy team.
2:17 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - Barrons.com
Dow Set to Edge Lower After Record-Setting Week U.S. stock futures edged lower Friday after a record-setting week, as traders keep a close eye on the latest developments in U.S.-China trade relations.
8:17 a.m. Nov. 4, 2019 - Associated Press
New York City may adopt ranked-choice voting system Ranked-choice voting allows voters to mark down not only their first choice in a race, but also who they’d prefer to win if their top candidate doesn’t make the cutRanked-choice voting allows voters to mark down not only their first choice in a race, but also who they’d prefer to win if their top candidate doesn’t make the cut.
10:00 a.m. Nov. 3, 2019 - Barrons.com
Uber, Disney, Square and Other Stocks to Watch This Week It’s another busy week of third-quarter earnings reports. Plus, services economy data and a consumer sentiment survey are the week’s economic data highlights.
5:25 a.m. Nov. 2, 2019 - By Leslie Albrecht
Fewer Americans are giving money to charity and it could be because they’re spending less time with God Some 20 million fewer households donate to charity than they did two decades agoSome 20 million fewer households donate to charity than they did two decades ago.
4:00 p.m. Nov. 1, 2019 - Barrons.com
Holiday Shopping Season Starts Early Walmart began its holiday promotions on Oct. 25, hoping to compensate for a shorter period between Thanksgiving and Christmas
3:30 p.m. Nov. 1, 2019 - Barrons.com
Letters on Politics and Investing, Square, and Elon Musk’s Pay Readers’ letters on politics and investing, the fate of Square, and Elon Musk’s potential mega pay package.
12:33 p.m. Nov. 1, 2019 - Barrons.com
There’s Gold in Salmon. Here’s How to Play the Boom. Salmon farming promises robust global growth as people eat healthier. U.S. investors need to cast a line in Norway’s stock market.
7:56 a.m. Oct. 31, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
California’s paid leave law has cost new mothers an estimated $24,000 over a decade, research shows Men can take paid leave too, but their wages and employment haven’t been affected, the study notedMen can take paid leave too, but their wages and employment haven’t been affected, the study noted.
6:59 a.m. Oct. 29, 2019 - Associated Press
Teens love watching videos on their phones — but not on a TV The average teen spends over seven hours a day with entertainment media on digital devicesThe average teen spends over seven hours a day with entertainment media on digital devices.
12:52 p.m. Oct. 27, 2019 - Associated Press
John Conyers, longest serving black congressman and civil rights icon, dies at 90 50-plus-year career in House derailed by sexual harassment allegationsFormer U.S. Rep. John Conyers, one of the longest-serving members of Congress whose resolutely liberal stance on civil rights made him a political institution in Washington and back home in Detroit despite several scandals, has died. He was 90.
5:15 a.m. Oct. 26, 2019 - By George C. Edwards III
The biggest argument for keeping the Electoral College relies on a myth The numbers show that the large states and big cities don’t pick the winnerThe numbers show that the large states and big cities don’t pick the winner.
5:12 a.m. Oct. 26, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
Why the stock market has a ‘great distance to rise’ in the coming years Critical information for the U.S. trading dayThere’s a lot to be glum about in the stock market — and the world, really — at the moment, but in our call of the day Michael Kramer, founder of Mott Capital Management, is confident there’s some serious upside potential in the coming years.
11:41 a.m. Oct. 25, 2019 - By Clive McKeef
S&P 500, Dow end near record territory on trade, earnings optimism Intel shares gain 8%, Amazon’s shares shed 1% after earnings The benchmark S&P 500 index clinched its second-highest close on record Friday, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average was only 1.5% points away from its record close, following encouraging developments on trade and the corporate earnings fronts.
10:33 a.m. Oct. 25, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
10-year Treasury yield hits more than five-week high on trade optimism Fed expected to lower interest rates again next weekTreasury yields climb Friday after U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators said they were putting the finishing touches on some parts of the “Phase 1” trade deal announced by President Donald Trump.
7:46 a.m. Oct. 25, 2019 - Associated Press
Only 29% of Americans think the government should pay cash reparations to descendants of slaves The poll shows a large divide between Americans of different racial and ethnic backgroundsThe poll shows a large divide between Americans of different racial and ethnic backgrounds.
6:40 a.m. Oct. 25, 2019 - Barrons.com
S&P 500 Hits New High on Consumer Sentiment, Trade Optimism It’s semiofficial. The S&P 500 just hit what would be a new all-time high if it closes there today—and the Dow Jones Industrial Average isn’t doing too shabby either.
9:03 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - Associated Press
Michigan State basketball guard Winston is lone consensus preseason All-American Winston joined on first team by Marquette’s Howard, Louisville’s Nwora, Seton Hall’s Powell and incoming Memphis freshman Wiseman Winston joined on first team by Marquette’s Howard, Louisville’s Nwora, Seton Hall’s Powell and incoming Memphis freshman Wiseman.
7:41 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - By Leslie Albrecht
This device could cut older people’s risk of dementia, depression and falls Medicare doesn’t cover the cost, but cheaper over-the-counter versions are coming next yearMedicare doesn’t cover the cost, but cheaper over-the-counter versions are coming next year.
5:54 a.m. Oct. 22, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
Income inequality is growing faster in some cities than others — here’s why Location matters, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York saysLocation matters, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York says.
9:21 a.m. Oct. 21, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
How climate change could contribute to racial maternal-health disparities Greater exposure to extreme heat can also impact a newborn’s health, a new study suggests.Greater exposure to extreme heat can also impact a newborn’s health, a new study suggests.
4:24 a.m. Oct. 21, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
The No. 1 highest paid, most in-demand job in every U.S. state There’s probably never been a better time since the Great Recession to start looking for a new jobThere’s probably never been a better time since the Great Recession to start looking for a new job.
5:32 a.m. Oct. 19, 2019 - By Mark Hulbert
This little-known recession indicator is now sending investors and consumers a warning Two gauges of U.S. economic health are telling different stories — and that’s troublingTwo gauges of U.S. economic health are telling different stories — and that’s troubling, writes Mark Hulbert.
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.
5:40 a.m. Oct. 18, 2019 - Barrons.com
Charles Zhang: How a Top Advisor Crushed the Odds Barron’s second-ranked independent advisor on why he’s sitting out the M&A frenzy, why he’s bullish on stocks, and how President Trump should negotiate with China.
6:25 a.m. Oct. 16, 2019 - By Michael Traugott
How to make sense of different polls on impeachment Who is polled and exactly what they were asked influences the reading on public supportWho is polled and exactly what they were asked influences the findings.
4:48 a.m. Oct. 15, 2019 - By Liz Weston
Here’s a more realistic way to look at health care costs in retirement Consider the different factors that affect your expensesIt’s not very helpful to look at it as a lump sum. How much you’ll spend is greatly influenced by a variety of factors.
4:35 p.m. Oct. 14, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
Gun-related deaths rise — but not among this group of Americans Nearly one-fifth of firearm deaths over the last two decades occurred between 2015 and 2017, new figures showNearly one-fifth of firearm deaths over the last two decades occurred between 2015 and 2017, new figures show.
10:03 a.m. Oct. 14, 2019 - By Brett Arends
These two maps show how the trade war with China is hurting ‘Trump country’ New study finds tariffs are taking their toll in battleground Midwestern statesNew study finds tariffs are taking their toll in battleground Midwestern states.
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.
6:37 a.m. Oct. 14, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
JP Morgan says this year’s fund flows may point to heightened recession risk If fund flows point to a lack of consumer confidence, the economy is in trouble, says JP Morgan analystsIf fund flows point to a lack of consumer confidence, the economy is in trouble, says JP Morgan analysts
12:34 p.m. Oct. 11, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Dow Jumped 320 Points Because Trump Delivered the China Trade Deal Stocks rallied Friday as the U.S. and China reached an agreement to halt the trade war for now, potentially paving the way to a broader deal in the future. The next round of tariffs against China won’t go into effect.
11:59 a.m. Oct. 11, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Dow closes 300 points higher after U.S.-China trade truce Fed to buy $60 bln Treasury bills per month into 2020U.S. stocks notched significant gains Friday, though they closed off session highs, after reports that the U.S. and China had reached an agreement to ease trade tensions that includes the elimination of at least some planned tariffs.
8:59 a.m. Oct. 11, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold prices post lowest finish month to date Bullion suffers sharpest daily skid in OctoberGold futures finish lower Friday, with bullion registering its lowest settlement month to date, amid growing optimism on Sino-American trade talks and progress on Brexit.
5:24 a.m. Oct. 11, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. consumer sentiment climbs to 3-month high in October on easing worries over trade war Consumer sentiment index climbs to 96 in October from 93.2Americans in October showed the most optimism about the economy in three months, reflecting easing concerns about the trade war with China and little worry so far about the potential impeachment of President Trump, according to a survey of consumer sentiment.
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