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SEC Issues Investigative Report Concluding DAO Tokens, a Digital Asset, Were Securities

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The Securities and Exchange Commission issued an investigative report today cautioning market participants that offers and sales of digital assets by "virtual" organizations are subject to the requirements of the ...

Skinny repeal: the last-ditch idea to save the Senate health care bill, explained

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Sources suggest that Senate Republicans are weighing a last-ditch idea to pass some kind of health care bill in the coming days: a narrowly focused Obamacare repeal bill, perhaps one ...

Maybe We’ve Been Thinking About the Productivity Slump All Wrong

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The second possibility is the provocative argument of a new paper published Tuesday by the Roosevelt Institute, a liberal think tank. The paper argues that the United States economy is ...

Why Keeping Only the Popular Parts of Obamacare Won’t Work

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Now imagine you’re a young, healthy person without any health problems. Your budget is tight, and health insurance is expensive. You might decide you’ll be fine without insurance, since you ...

Yes, Google Can Keep Dominating Advertising

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2 mentions20 hours ago
July 24, 2017 4:52 PM EDT +4.47 At Closing, July 24th 998.31 USD +1.57 At Closing, July 24th 166.00 USD The biggest worry about Google and Facebook is whether they ...

The $180 million conflict that kept Scaramucci out of the White House in January has only gotten shadier

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Anthony Scaramucci is selling his fund of funds business to a Chinese conglomerate with ties to the government.The firm, HNA Group, faces increasing questions at home and abroad and the ...

Meadows: CBO should downsize, aggregate think tank reports

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Psychiatry group tells members they can discuss Trump's mental health

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A leading psychiatry group has told its members they should not feel bound by a longstanding rule against commenting publicly on the mental state of public figures — even the ...

How Obamacare saved Detroit

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DETROIT — There are four buildings at the intersection of West Fort and Junction Street in downtown Detroit. Two are boarded up and unoccupied. One is a former brass works ...

The Company Behind Many Surprise Emergency Room Bills

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“It almost looked like a light switch was being flipped on,” said Zack Cooper, a health economist at Yale who is one of the study’s authors. In a statement, EmCare ...

Saudi Arabia Turns Off the U.S. Oil Tap

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2 mentions2 days ago
July 23, 2017 3:00 AM EDT At last, Saudi Arabia seems to be doing what it takes to reduce the world's most visible oil glut: the one in the U.S.

More Than a ‘Summer Slump’: How the Loss of Structure Affects Academics

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Jamie Hagen has been preparing for this summer for a long time. Ms. Hagen, a doctoral student finishing her dissertation in gender studies at the University of Massachusetts at Boston,

Jared Kushner ‘forgets’ to disclose his assets? Seize them.

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2 mentions20 hours ago
You’ve heard of the so-called Pottery Barn rule: “You break it, you buy it”? Maybe it’s time for the banana republic rule: “You forget it, you forfeit it.” For the ...

Education, Gender and Work

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We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our site. By continuing to use our site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Commentary and analysis ...

Married People Have More Sex

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There’s a recurring joke on sitcoms and comedy bits about a decline in sex life after marriage. The relationship and dynamics change. Less lust, more companionship. Is that really how ...

What It’s Like to Get Laid Off at the Carrier Plant Trump Said He’d Save

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On February 10, 2016, the Carrier Corporation, an H.V.A.C. company founded in 1915, announced that it would be closing plants in Indianapolis and Huntington, Indiana, and moving to Monterrey, Mexico.

Mortgage Interest Tax Break Has ‘No Effect’ on Homeownership, Study Finds

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Jul 24, 2017 1:02 pm ET The mortgage interest deduction, a sacred cow in the U.S. tax code, does nothing to promote homeownership, according to an academic paper released Monday,

A Veteran ICE Agent, Disillusioned with the Trump Era, Speaks Out

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In March, two months after President Trump took office, I received a text message from a veteran agent at Immigration and Customs Enforcement ( The agent, who has worked in ...

The Senate's evolving health care plan

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President Trump accused the Washington Post of lying in a report that said he planned to end a CIA train-and-equip program for Syrian rebels fighting the Assad regime. Response from ...

New communications director moves toward possible staff purge at White House

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Anthony Scaramucci, the flashy financier President Trump hired to overhaul the White House communications operation, is exercising a broad mandate from the president and intends to follow through on threats ...

Trump Has Averaged 50% or Higher Job Approval in 17 States

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Approval below 40% in 17 states Highest approval in West Virginia, North Dakota and South Dakota Lowest approval in Vermont and Massachusetts WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Donald Trump, who has ...

'Tiger' Investors Chase Around Like Cubs

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July 21, 2017 11:13 AM EDT The “smart” money isn’t so different from the rest of us. Tiger 21 -- an acronym for The Investment Group for Enhanced Results in ...

Davos: Rich 'should intervene' in politics

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Nowhere do the worlds of business and politics merge as seamlessly as in Davos, and perhaps no one personifies that blend better than Anthony Scaramucci. The sharp-talking American founded the ...

Amazon to start collecting state sales taxes everywhere

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On Saturday Amazon (Tech30) will start collecting sales taxes on purchases in the last four states where it wasn't doing so: Hawaii, Idaho, Maine and New Mexico. Four other states ...

A new interview reveals Trump’s ignorance to be surprisingly wide-ranging

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Nobody knows everything, and certainly nobody who’s ever sat in the Oval Office has entered with a complete mastery of all the varied issues that land on the desk of ...

After a series of hacks, cryptocurrency issuers may turn to old-school bank vaults for security

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After hackers looted $30 million worth of ether last week, a company planning to raise money with cryptoassets is turning to an old-fashioned solution to safeguard the funds: a bank ...

Them's fightin' words: Musk hits back at Zuckerberg over AI comments

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Tech billionaires Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have entered into a public squabble about artificial intelligence in which Musk described the Facebook CEO’s knowledge of the field as “limited”. The ...

Senators on hot mic: Trump is ‘crazy,’ ‘I’m worried’

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Politics | Analysis Watch more! This article has been updated. At the end of a Senate subcommittee hearing on Tuesday morning, someone sitting near Chairman Susan Collins (R-Maine) didn’t switch ...

Conflicting reports emerge over firing of White House press aide

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How economists rode maths to become our era’s astrologers – Alan Jay Levinovitz

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Since the 2008 financial crisis, colleges and universities have faced increased pressure to identify essential disciplines, and cut the rest. In 2009, Washington State University announced it would eliminate the ...

​Exclusive: Trump ponders Rudy Giuliani for attorney general

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The CEOs of 70 of the largest U.S. health care companies cumulatively have earned $9.8 billion in the seven years since the Affordable Care Act was passed, and their earnings ...

Do Not Order Burgers at Restaurants

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New York is having a moment of glorified common fare — regional pizza, artisanal breads, breakfast sandwiches. But we are not, by any measure, living in a golden age of ...

Roomba's Next Big Step Is Selling Maps of Your Home to the Highest Bidder

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The Roomba is generally regarded as a cute little robot friend that no one but dogs would consider to be a potential menace. But for the last couple of years,

Scaramucci to oust White House press aide, offers ‘amnesty’ to others

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Newly appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said on Tuesday that he plans to dismiss assistant press secretary Michael Short. It would be Scaramucci’s first step toward shaking up ...

More people live inside this circle than outside of it

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As this circle created by Brilliant Maps shows, more people live inside this circle than outside of it. While the map looks surprising at first glance, it shouldn’t really once ...

Netherlands and UK are biggest channels for corporate tax avoidance

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Almost 40% of corporate investments channelled away from authorities and into tax havens travel through the UK or the Netherlands, according to a study of the ownership structures of 98m ...

Outside research organizations can’t replace CBO’s budget team

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The House Freedom Caucus wants to eliminate the Budget Analysis Division at the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and rely on outside research organizations, including the Urban Institute, instead. As a ...

Bloomberg @business

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Connecting… LIVE: Spicer resigns. Scaramucci's hired. Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks to the pressBloomberg@business

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Connecting… LIVE: Spicer resigns. Scaramucci's hired. Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks to the pressBloomberg@business

There Is No U.S. Wage Growth Mystery

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Print Alert Bookmark This data point has been bookmarked. © 2017, Moody's Analytics, Inc. and/or its licensors and affiliates (together, "Moody's"). All rights reserved. ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS PROTECTED ...

Jared Kushner sealed real estate deal with oligarch's firm cited in money-laundering case

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Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of Donald Trump, who acts as his senior White House adviser, secured a multimillion-dollar Manhattan real estate deal with a Soviet-born oligarch whose company was cited ...

Daily briefing: US-UK trade, China-Russia war games and Merkel at centre stage

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Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here Donald Trump has touted plans for a “major trade deal” with a post-Brexit UK while rekindling his rhetorical trade wars with Brussels ...

Live TV

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Richard Haass, David Woo, David Rubenstein, Ben Laidler select stream: U.S. Europe Asia U.S. Event EMEA Event ASIA Event Michel Demare, Roger Martyn Carr, Ronald Mock "Ron" Top Video Here's ...

Trump’s Attack on Russia Inquiry Is From Familiar Playbook: The Clintons’

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2 mentions3 days ago
WASHINGTON — More than eight months after his election, President Trump still attacks illegality. In his latest Twitter barrage on Saturday, he suggested again that the Justice Department should investigate ...

Is Productivity Growth Becoming Irrelevant?

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LONDON – As the Nobel laureate economist Robert Solow noted in 1987, computers are “everywhere but in the productivity statistics.” Since then, the so-called productivity paradox has become ever more ...

‘Imagine living with this crap’: tempers in Venice boil over in tourist high season

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Emotions run high in Venice, the Italian island city that fascinates visitors even as it exasperates the dwindling band of local inhabitants. Venice is still known as La Serenissima, the ...

Bank of England warns of complacency over big rise in personal debt

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The Bank of England has told banks, credit card companies and car loan providers that they risk fresh action against reckless lending as it warned of a looming “spiral of ...

Economics and policy in the age of Trump

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Shadow Banking: Financial Intermediation beyond Banks 14 - 15 September 2017 / Helsinki, Finland / SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum and Bank of Finland Corporate Finance Theory ...

This presidency can’t be saved. It’s all downhill from here.

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In light of news reports that President Trump’s team is scouring the record for conflicts of interest on special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s team (the essence of chutzpah) and ...

Venezuela's Perfect Storm for Oil May Be About to Break

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July 21, 2017 11:44 AM EDT -0.45 At Closing, July 21st 317.40 RUB "We may be about to see the first sovereign producer to unequivocally fail." The oil producer in ...
 

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