Economic Growth

The Market Is Worried. The Economy Is Strong. How Will the Fed React?

19 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The Fed had an easy 2018, raising rates amid strong growth, and it's expected to cap the year with one more increase on Wednesday. But 2019 is likely to pose greater challenges.
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Las Vegas rental rates fastest rising for single-family homes

19 minutes ago   |   Review Journal

Investors bought cheap houses in Las Vegas in bulk to turn into rentals after the market crashed last decade. As of this summer, big landlords were still holding on to their...
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FedEx cuts 2019 earnings forecast on economic slowdown

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

U.S. package delivery company FedEx Corp on Tuesday cut its 2019 forecast after Europe's economy weakened and the U.S. trade skirmish exacerbated a slowdown in China, sending...
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Stock Markets Are Wild, but Bond Markets Can Be Dangerous

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

The sell-off in stocks isn't the only ominous economic sign emanating from financial markets. The bond markets, much more closely linked to the actual economy, are also...
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Baker Housing Secretary Jay Ash stepping down

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash is stepping down from his post and will be replaced by Mike Kennealy who currently serves as Assistant Secretary for Business...
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GymRat Challenge wins state grant to keep basketball tourney local

4 hours ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - John Kmack has been trying for years to prove that the GymRat Challenge, his annual AAU basketball tournament, was an important economic development engine for the...
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RTD: Denver's tall buildings partly to blame for line issues

4 hours ago   |   National Post

DENVER - The Regional Transportation District says that high-rise growth in downtown Denver is one of the main causes of the district's ongoing issues with the metro area's...
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Trump to attend World Economic Forum at Davos for second year

Trump to attend World Economic Forum at Davos for second year

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

President Trump will attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, for the second time next month, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday. Trump and...
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Greener days ahead for carbon fuels

5 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A discovery shows that recycling carbon dioxide into valuable chemicals and fuels can be economical and efficient - all through a single copper catalyst.
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Look for investment grade bonds to shine in '19, says Ajay Rajadhyaksha

5 hours ago   |   Reuters

Barclays' head of macro research tells Reuters' Fred Katayama a global economic slowdown will benefit high quality fixed income assets. He explains why he sees single digit...
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Mike Flynn deserves an apology and other commentary

Mike Flynn deserves an apology and other commentary

Security desk: Michael Flynn Deserves an Apology Michael Flynn was forced to resign as President Trump's national security adviser after widely being branded a traitor over his... Read more ...

Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves

Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves

Porch pirates have been hit with glitter and fart spray, thanks to these fake delivery boxes. Read more ...

Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Marshall directed Big and A League of Their Own, among other films. (Image credit: ABC Photo Archives/Getty Images) Read more ...

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn will not be sentenced Tuesday. Read more ...

To avoid shutdown, White House says Trump willing to work with Congress over...

To avoid shutdown, White House says Trump willing to work with Congress over border wall

The White House proposed Congress approve a $5 billion budget to start the border wall. Read more ...

Mom who partied as toddler daughters died in hot car gets 40 years in prison

Mom who partied as toddler daughters died in hot car gets 40 years in prison

Witnesses reported hearing the toddlers crying inside the car, where temperatures reached into the 80s. Read more ...

'God healed Roxli': 11-year-old girl's inoperable brain tumor vanishes...

'God healed Roxli': 11-year-old girl's inoperable brain tumor vanishes, baffling doctors

“We didn't know how long she would be healthy and, look at her, she's just doing awesome,” the girl's dad said. Read more ...

Business owner offers $4 million in Christmas bonuses to employees

Business owner offers $4 million in Christmas bonuses to employees

The average bonus works out to be about $20,000 per employee. Read more ...

Judge sentences deer poacher to watch "Bambi" monthly

Judge sentences deer poacher to watch "Bambi" monthly

The monthly screenings will be arranged during the man's year-long jail sentence. Read more ...

Police: Florida man tried to trade marijuana for food at McDonald's drive-thru

Police: Florida man tried to trade marijuana for food at McDonald's drive-thru

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