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3:02 p.m. Feb. 23, 2020 - Associated Press
Bernie Sanders’ momentum picks up after Nevada win, and moderate Democrats are worried Vermont senator claims his broad coalition will ‘sweep this country,’ as rivals go on the offensiveBernie Sanders’ commanding Nevada caucus victory made him a top target for his Democratic rivals and a growing source of anxiety for establishment Democrats worried that the nomination of a self-avowed democratic socialist could cost the party the White House.
7:50 a.m. Feb. 22, 2020 - By Kerry Hannon
What do the world’s most successful people do when it’s time to retire? Educational opportunities for nontraditional students are cropping up at some top universitiesEducational opportunities for nontraditional students are cropping up at some top universities
7:41 a.m. Feb. 22, 2020 - By Mark Kantrowitz
I took out $50K in student loans, but now I’m living on disability. Is my spouse responsible — and will my family have to pay off my student debt if I die? ‘There are several deferments and forbearances that can temporarily suspend the obligation to repay federal student loans’‘There are several deferments and forbearances that can temporarily suspend the obligation to repay federal student loans.’
10:01 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - Associated Press
Report shows white supremacist propaganda in U.S. jumped 120% last year This is the second straight year the circulation of propaganda material has more than doubledThis is the second straight year the circulation of propaganda material has more than doubled.
4:00 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By MarketWatch
What money flows and mutual funds really say about the stock market’s futureThis closely watched bull-bear indicator is not what it seems, writes Mark Hulbert.
3:58 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Walter V. Wendler
A college president’s advice to students: Don’t borrow to pay tuition A reality check from the president of a 10,000-student university near Amarillo, TexasA reality check from the president of a 10,000-student university near Amarillo, Texas.
8:24 a.m. Feb. 8, 2020 - MarketWatch
Facebook and IRS ready for $9 bln tax court fightFacebook Inc. and the Internal Revenue Service will square off in a U.S. Tax Court case that could cost the social-media giant more than $9 billion and shape the government's ability to crack down on companies' efforts to shift profits to low-tax countries.
11:20 a.m. Feb. 5, 2020 - By Chris Matthews
S&P 500, Nasdaq close at records amid upbeat data, easing coronavirus fears Payrolls, service-sector data both stronger in January than DecemberU.S. stocks close higher Wednesday, a third consecutive day of gains, as Wall Street erases a selloff that at least partly was sparked by an Asian influenza that has killed hundreds and infected tens of thousands in China.
10:26 a.m. Feb. 5, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil futures end higher as U.S. gasoline and distillate stockpiles decline and coronavirus concerns ebb OPEC+ technical meeting will reportedly extend into a third dayOil futures finish higher on Wednesday after U.S. government data revealed a drop in both U.S. gasoline and distillate stockpiles, rallying prices for the petroleum products, even though domestic supplies of crude posted a second straight weekly climb.
9:56 a.m. Feb. 5, 2020 - By Steven Nelson
Republicans mull response to Pelosi’s impeachment-is-forever barb: expungement of Trump record ‘I don’t think it should stay on the books,’ says House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyAs the Senate is set to vote Wednesday on the removal from office of President Trump — with acquittal all but assured — Republicans are already plotting to expunge the impeachment if they retake the House.
3:52 a.m. Feb. 5, 2020 - By Catey Hill
This three-digit number predicts how likely it is that you’ll get divorcedAnd it’s not easy to talk about.
9:23 a.m. Feb. 3, 2020 - By Catey Hill
I’m 48, worth $3.5 million and fed up with New York City. I want to semi-retire to a warm city with great culture and food. Where should I go? Have a question about retirement, including where to retire? Email chill@marketwatch.com‘The thought of exploring new options and working for personal growth and creativity rather than for paychecks brings me joy,’ he writes.
10:24 a.m. Feb. 1, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
‘Taxpayers are leaving millions of dollars off their returns.’ Why Americans repeatedly overlook this lucrative tax credit This credit prevents millions from slipping into poverty, yet a new study finds many people are not aware of its existenceThis credit prevents millions from slipping into poverty, yet a new study finds many people are not aware of its existence.
4:53 a.m. Jan. 29, 2020 - Associated Press
Investigators say Kobe Bryant’s helicopter didn’t have recommended safety device It’s unclear if the presence of the device would have stopped the crash that killed Bryant and eight othersIt’s unclear if the presence of the device would have stopped the crash that killed Bryant and eight others.
7:48 p.m. Jan. 26, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
This ‘incredibly powerful’ home-insurance policy will make payouts even if your property isn’t damaged ‘The one industry that’s not debating the nature of climate change is the insurance industry’‘The one industry that’s not debating the nature of climate change is the insurance industry.’
5:08 a.m. Jan. 24, 2020 - By Steven Kutz
We followed the No. 1,700-ranked tennis player in the world to get an inside look at tennis’ minor leagues What it’s like to play in the smallest pro tennis tournaments, where even the champions don’t break evenWhat it’s like to play in the smallest pro tennis tournaments, where even the champions don’t break even.
4:53 a.m. Jan. 23, 2020 - By Chris Farrell
More colleges are offering programs for ‘encore’ careers Could going back to school help you to figure out your next chapter?They’re offering ways to help experienced workers plot their next move.
4:16 a.m. Jan. 21, 2020 - By Brad Wiewel
Take steps now to provide for your pets in case you can’t These are some of your options should you become incapacitatedWho will take care of your pet if you become physically or mentally incapacitated.
7:02 a.m. Jan. 20, 2020 - Associated Press
White House adviser on Russian and European matters put on administrative leave Andrew Peek, a former U.S. Army intelligence officer, is said to have been escorted off White House grounds on Friday, according to one of those familiar with his departure. Andrew Peek was escorted off the White House compound on Friday, according to one of those familiar with his departure.
10:36 a.m. Jan. 19, 2020 - Associated Press
Illegal border crossings plummet as Trump forces more asylum seekers to wait in MexicoIllegal crossings plummeted across the border after the Trump administration made more asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. court
11:32 a.m. Jan. 17, 2020 - By Chris Matthews
Stocks close at record highs again as rally rolls on into new year Dow up for five of past six weeks, Nasdaq up for six straight weeksU.S. stocks closed higher again Friday, ending the week at new record highs, helped by more data suggesting the economy and corporate profits are in good health, following at least a partial resolution of the U.S. - China trade dispute and the passage of the U.S., Mexico, Canada trade deal by Congress.
6:35 a.m. Jan. 15, 2020 - Associated Press
Earth had its hottest decade on record in 2010s: NASA and NOAA scientists Earth is now about 1.2 degrees C hotter since the beginning of the industrial ageThe decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record, two U.S. agencies reported Wednesday. And scientists said they see no end to the way man-made climate change keeps shattering records.
9:20 a.m. Jan. 14, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
The hottest housing markets of 2020 are far from the coasts Home buyers next year are expected to flock to smaller, more affordable cities, according to Realtor.comHome buyers next year are expected to flock to smaller, more affordable cities, according to Realtor.com.
4:22 a.m. Jan. 12, 2020 - By Denisa Gandara
Performance-based funding for universities is gaining in popularity — here’s why it’s a bad idea The idea is well-intended, but experience has shown it doesn’t deliverAt least 30 states are using some version of performance-based funding for colleges and universities.
11:54 a.m. Jan. 11, 2020 - By Mark DeCambre
Man who called Dow 20,000 says one of the biggest stock-market dangers in 2020 is ‘people could be throwing risk to the wind’ ‘I think this market is fully valued and not undervalued, but I don’t think it’s overvalued’, says Jeremy Siegel The Wharton professor who forecast that the Dow Jones Industrial Average would see 20,000 at the end of 2015 says that market fundamentals are sufficient to support the recent run-up in U.S. equity benchmarks but worries that euphoria or a meltup could take stocks to unsustainable levels.
11:01 a.m. Jan. 11, 2020 - By Livability
These creative people ditched Los Angeles, and this is what their lives are like now Is it possible to maintain — or grow — a creative career once you say goodbye to LA? Absolutely.Leaving L.A.: It’s a daunting prospect for anyone in a creative career. Was it worth it?
4:48 a.m. Jan. 8, 2020 - By Sean Pyles
How this lawyer paid off $212,000 in student debt: ‘I was completely in over my head’ Moving from New York to Texas boosted debt payoffShe dedicated herself to her ‘happiness journey’—freeing herself from a $3,000 monthly student loan payment.
4:46 a.m. Jan. 8, 2020 - By Courtney Jespersen
What to buy in January, and what to skip, based on historical sales cycles Good deals on TVs and linens, but hold off on the mattress, for nowIf you’ve always got an eye out for good deals, here’s what to look for in January.
7:46 a.m. Jan. 7, 2020 - By Brett Arends
‘Totally bizarre!’ — nutritionists see red over study downplaying the serious health risks of red meat The Annals of Internal Medicine published a report contradicting decades of growing consensus about the health risks of red meatThe Annals of Internal Medicine published a report contradicting decades of growing consensus about the health risks of red meat.
2:47 p.m. Jan. 6, 2020 - Associated Press
Sexual-assault lawsuits cast shadow on Lyft’s reputation Women say Lyft hasn’t done enough to protect passengers For years, Lyft has been the good guy of ride-hailing. In early days, its cars were adorned with whimsical pink mustaches. Its founders talked about improving peoples’ lives by reducing individual car ownership. And while Uber drivers grabbed headlines for assaulting passengers, somehow — despite many drivers working for both companies — Lyft remained unscathed.
11:58 a.m. Jan. 6, 2020 - Barrons.com
Man Who Called Dow 20,000 Says It Could Hit 40,000 in 5 Years ‘I think this market is fully valued and not undervalued, but I don’t think it’s overvalued’, says Jeremy Siegel.
3:32 a.m. Jan. 5, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Amazon allegedly threatened to fire employees for criticizing the company — why this matters for all U.S. workers Amazon workers and other private-sector employees generally aren’t protected by free-speech rightsAmazon workers and other private-sector employees generally aren’t protected by free-speech rights.
3:00 p.m. Jan. 3, 2020 - Barrons.com
Find Out Who Owns Your Fund Management Company. Your Portfolio Could Depend on It. Owners decide who runs a fund and have a say on fees, performance, and whether it stays in business. The sad tale of a fund that disappeared after the billionaire Sackler family pulled its assets.
5:16 a.m. Jan. 3, 2020 - Associated Press
U.S. begins sending asylum seekers across Arizona border Asylum-seekers will have to find their own way through dangerous Mexican border roadsAsylum-seekers will have to find their own way through dangerous Mexican border roads.
8:17 a.m. Dec. 28, 2019 - Associated Press
Iowa swung fiercely to Trump. Will it swing back in 2020? Iowans unseated two Republican U.S. House members in 2018 midterm elections when more Iowa voters chose a Democrat for federal office for the first time in a decadeFew states have changed politically with the head-snapping speed of Iowa. Heading into 2020, the question is whether it’s going to change again.
6:57 a.m. Dec. 28, 2019 - Associated Press
U.S. mass killings hit new high in 2019, most were shootings There were more mass killings in 2019 in the U.S. than any year dating back to at least the 1970sMore than 210 people were killed in mass killings, defined as when four or more people are killed excluding the perpetrator. Of those, 33 were mass shootings.
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.
4:32 a.m. Dec. 23, 2019 - By Brett Arends
The ‘Prince effect’ — here’s exactly how much record sales boom when a rock star dies The surge in sales after a musician’s death isn’t just short-lived — it can last for years afterward, new research findsThe surge in sales after a musician’s death isn’t just short-lived — it can last for years afterward, new research finds.
2:52 a.m. Dec. 23, 2019 - Associated Press
Twitter bans fake users linked to Saudi Arabia Facebook says it removed accounts linked to Georgia and Vietnam which used AI photosTwitter has identified and removed nearly 6,000 accounts that it said were part of a coordinated effort by Saudi government agencies and individuals to advance the country’s geopolitical interests.
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.
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