• Turkey's Erdogan slams Venezuela sanctions, Maduro defends gold exports

    13 days ago - By Reuters

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday criticized sanctions on Venezuela during a visit to Caracas, while President Nicolas Maduro defended the country's right to export gold after U.S. sanctions last month targeted its shipments of the metal.
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  • UAW contracts once heralded American progress. Will they in 2019?

    UAW contracts once heralded American progress. Will they in 2019?

    13 days ago - By Stl Today

    DETROIT - If you want to see the future of the American middle class, look no further than next year's contract talks between the UAW and U.S. automakers. For the past 70 years, what happened to America's middle class often...
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  • Economic Roundup: Pressing Snooze on the Escalation Clock

    13 days ago - By Economy

    The U.S. and China will hold off on further tariffs until March 1.
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  • Subpoenas Coming Soon In Trump Emoluments Lawsuit

    Subpoenas Coming Soon In Trump Emoluments Lawsuit

    13 days ago - By NPR

    The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia are preparing to move forward with discovery in their lawsuit alleging Trump is violating the U.S. Constitution's emoluments clause.
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  • What Travelers Need to Know About the Paris Riots

    13 days ago - By NY Times

    As violent protests have broken out in France, visitors are advised to check public transportation and police websites for updates, and U.S. citizens should consider registering with the State Department's S.T.E.P. program.
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  • Gold, Silver Prices Surge On U.S.-China Trade War Cease-Fire

    Gold, Silver Prices Surge On U.S.-China Trade War Cease-Fire

    13 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From Jim Wyckoff : - Gold and silver prices are solidly up in early U.S. trading Monday, following the weekend agreement reached between the U.S. and China to a temporary halt their heretofore escalating trade war.
    Gold prices pushed to a three-week high overnight. Bullish metals traders are looking at the demand side of the equation, and a more permanent U.S.-China trade truce would likely result in increased world economic growth, meaning more demand for precious metals. February gold futures were last up $8.30 an ounce at $1,234.40. March Comex silver was up $0.278 at $14.50 an...
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  • As Fed says on track, narrowing yield curve could complicate debate

    13 days ago - By Reuters

    Top U.S. Federal Reserve officials say a strong economy will likely keep their rate increase plans intact, but on Monday a key signal began to waver that may intensify debate about whether conditions are as solid as they seem.
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  • Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund ETF Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

    13 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From ETF Channel : In trading on Monday, shares of the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund ETF crossed above their 200 day moving average of $108.51, changing hands as high as $110.59 per share. Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund shares are currently trading up about 2% on the day.
    XLY's low point in its 52-week range is $96.33 per share, with $118.13 as the 52-week high point - that compares with a last trade of $110.12.
    The Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR ETF was trading at $109.79 per share on Monday afternoon, up $1.80. Year-to-date, XLY has gained...
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  • RaceAhead: Debating George H.W. Bush's Legacy

    13 days ago - By Fortune

    This week we mark the passing of George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st U.S. president, and the middle figure in a political dynasty that has had an outsized impact on history.
    To put it mildly, right?
    While tributes and remembrances continue to pour in, others are raising legitimate questions about the former president's record. For people intent on policing “civility”, it can feel ill-timed.
    But these difficult conversations are not only possible, they are also necessary. It serves the public to understand the legacy of a public servant.
    You can be both a folksy patrician and a vicious...
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  • Trade War And Peace

    Trade War And Peace

    13 days ago - By NPR

    China and the U.S. have been locked in a trade war for most of 2018, but peace may be on the horizon... at least a partial peace. (Image credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
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  • Avoid the $1,342 Per Month Retirement Plan: Power Teams

    Avoid the $1,342 Per Month Retirement Plan: Power Teams

    13 days ago - By RIS Media

    According to Money magazine, the average 2017 monthly Social Security payment in the U.S. was $1,342. This isn't adequate to cover the expenses on a decent apartment in most metro areas, and certainly wouldn't allow anyone to purchase nice clothes, fancy meals or go on any exciting vacations.
    If you plan to rely only on Social Security for income in retirement, you might also plan to live in low-income housing and receive assistance for other basic necessities. As depressing as this is to ponder, it could very easily happen to many of us. Let's break the cycle of the average American and...
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  • World stocks soar, dollar dips, yuan up on China-U.S. trade war ceasefire

    13 days ago - By Reuters

    A truce in the U.S.-China trade war boosted global stocks to their highest in roughly three weeks on Monday, while sending the dollar lower and the Chinese yuan and several trade-dependent currencies higher.
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  • Appodeal: Rewarded video monetization soars in U.S. mobile apps

    Appodeal: Rewarded video monetization soars in U.S. mobile apps

    13 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Appodeal said that video ads that reward app users or gamers for viewing increased significantly as a form of monetization for mobile apps in the U.S.
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  • GSK buys Tesaro for $5.1 bln

    13 days ago - By Reuters

    UK's GlaxoSmithKline is buying U.S. cancer specialist Tesaro for $5.1 billion in a bid to rebuild the group's pharmaceuticals business. Fred Katayama reports.
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  • GM CEO will meet with senators on job cuts Wednesday

    13 days ago - By Reuters

    General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra will meet with Ohio's two U.S. senators on Wednesday about the Detroit automaker's plans to idle five North American plants and cut up to 15,000 jobs.
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  • Consumers in the U.S. are eating more U.S. beef and pork at lower pric

    13 days ago - By AG Web

    Consumers in the U.S. are eating more U.S. beef and pork at lower prices, pressuring the chicken sector.
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