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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

25 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Here is what you need to know. 1. 2 days before he died, Jeffrey Epstein signed a new will putting his $577 million in assets in a trust - $18 million more than he told the...
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Your Tuesday Briefing

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Economy, China, Planned Parenthood: Here's what you need to know.
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Oil prices rise on stimulus hopes, trade optimism

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

Crude oil prices edged up on Tuesday on optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and on hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a potential economic...
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On Politics: Trump Prepares for Economic Trouble

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

President Trump's advisers are looking at ways to lift the economy if it continues to weaken.
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Oil prices hold steady on hopes trade tensions could ease

7 hours ago   |   Reuters

Crude oil prices held mostly steady on Tuesday on optimism that U.S.-China trade tensions would ease and on hopes that major economies would enact stimulus measures to counter...
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Vote to Learn About the New Geography of Skills at SXSW EDU 2020

Vote to Learn About the New Geography of Skills at SXSW EDU 2020

9 hours ago   |   Economic Modeling

PanelPicker voting is now open for SXSW EDU 2020! Emsi is proud to share that our own Dr. Yustina Saleh, senior vice president of data and analytics, and Dr. Michelle Weise...
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Asian shares nudge higher on stimulus hopes, recession fears ease

10 hours ago   |   Reuters

Asian shares extended their gains on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, helping boost riskier assets and drawing money...
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The Trump administration is considering a tax cut for millions of workers to boost the economy and stave off fears of a recession

The Trump administration is considering a tax cut for millions of workers to boost the economy and stave off fears of a recession

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Several Trump administration officials are weighing whether to propose a temporary payroll tax cut to inject more consumer cash into a weakening economy, according to The...
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With Eyes on election, White House insists economy is strong

11 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted on Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting...
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Trump attacks Fed Chair Powell's 'horrendous lack of vision,' calls for huge rate cut

11 hours ago   |   NBC News

"Democrats are trying to 'will' the Economy to be bad for purposes of the 2020 Election. Very Selfish!" President Trump tweeted.
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A French couple could face jail time for taking 90 pounds of sand from a...

A French couple could face jail time for taking 90 pounds of sand from a popular Italian island as a souvenir

Two French citizens could face jail time for trying to take home 90 pounds of sand from beaches on the island of Sardinia as a souvenir. They said they didn't know it was a... Read more ...

The new report that Trump said shows Google 'manipulated' 2.6 million votes...

The new report that Trump said shows Google 'manipulated' 2.6 million votes for Hillary Clinton is a two-year-old study that a San Diego psychologist based on 95 people

On Monday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted that a "report just out" confirmed Google had "manipulated" millions of votes in favor of Hillary Clinton in the 2016... Read more ...

Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx reportedly split after dating quietly for 6 years

Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx reportedly split after dating quietly for 6 years

Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx have reportedly split after six years of quietly dating. The pair first sparked romance rumors in 2013 after being seen dancing together at a... Read more ...

Team Trump eyes payroll tax cut to spur economy: report

Team Trump eyes payroll tax cut to spur economy: report

Team Trump is considering a temporary payroll tax cut to stimulate the economy and avoid a slowdown - or even a recession, a new report said Monday. The plans reveal the... Read more ...

Trump Dismisses Recession Fears, Says Fed Must Help The Economy

Trump Dismisses Recession Fears, Says Fed Must Help The Economy

The Trump administration pushed back hard against warnings of an economic slowdown. But the president is also calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again to help... Read more ...

Planned Parenthood just forfeited $60 million in federal funding for...

Planned Parenthood just forfeited $60 million in federal funding for refusing to comply with the Trump administration's 'gag rule'

Planned Parenthood just forfeited $60 million in federal funding over their withdrawal from Title X funding. President Donald Trump 's "gag rule" policy to prohibit family... Read more ...

The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse...

The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms pact with Russia

The US military conducted its first flight test of a ground-launched cruise missile in a test that would have been banned prior to the recent collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear... Read more ...

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson just got married in a secret Hawaiian ceremony

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson just got married in a secret Hawaiian ceremony

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson just got married in a secret ceremony. He tied the knot to long-time girlfriend Lauren Hashian on Sunday, August 18 in Hawaii. The actor shared two... Read more ...

'It: Chapter Two' and 'Joker' will give Warner Bros. a boost at the box...

'It: Chapter Two' and 'Joker' will give Warner Bros. a boost at the box office after a terrible summer

Warner Bros. had a lackluster summer at the box office, with two flops in a row: "The Kitchen" and "Blinded by the Light." "Godzilla: King of the Monster" also underperformed... Read more ...

Major retailers including Nordstrom, Macy's, and JCPenney reportedly joined...

Major retailers including Nordstrom, Macy's, and JCPenney reportedly joined Victoria's Secret in using a modeling agency with ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Several major retailers - including Nordstrom , Macy's , and JCPenney - reportedly worked with MC2 Model Management, the agency accused of supplying underage women to Jeffrey... Read more ...