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Americans are doing something surprising with their money right now

49 minutes ago   |   Fortune

The U.S. is not known as a nation of savers compared to the likes of Germany and Japan, and the pandemic would seem an unlikely time for that to change. But there is evidence...
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The real risk isn't the federal government's exploding debt. It's how it is structured that's so dangerous

49 minutes ago   |   Fortune

In 2008, eager homebuyers and developers found themselves lured by adjustable-rate mortgages and flooded into the market, creating the housing craze of the mid-2000s. Then came...
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How to save money during the pandemic, according to finance guru Nicole Lapin

How to save money during the pandemic, according to finance guru Nicole Lapin

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

With the coronavirus putting a damper on social gatherings - from international travel to dining out - there's never been a better time to save. Simple steps from rethinking...
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Senator sees U.S. sticking to trade deal with China despite pandemic concerns

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley on Thursday said he did not expect President Donald Trump to walk away from a Phase 1 trade deal with China despite...
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There are many reasons I love my high-yield savings accounts, but earning interest on my cash is at the bottom of the list

There are many reasons I love my high-yield savings accounts, but earning interest on my cash is at the bottom of the list

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

I love my high-yield savings accounts for a lot of reasons, and the interest earned is the least of them. It is normal for interest rates, and therefore bank yields, to change...
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Scott Boras to clients: Don't bail out MLB owners

Scott Boras to clients: Don't bail out MLB owners

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

Agent Scott Boras recommends his clients refuse Major League Baseball's attempt to cut salaries during negotiations with the players' association, claiming team financial...
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The Finance 202: The Fed has bracing news for anyone expecting a sharp economic rebound

11 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The central bank's latest survey of conditions on the ground suggests a long slog ahead.
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COVID-19's reality shock for external-funding dependent emerging economies

12 hours ago   |   Bruegel

COVID-19 has brought to light a reality that had been mostly forgotten in an era of ample dollar liquidity: the excessive dependence of emerging economies on external...
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Zambia Picks Lazard as Adviser for Debt Restructure

13 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Zambia appointed Lazard Freres as financial adviser to help it restructure its external debt, the Finance Ministry said.
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Arizona sues Google for ‘misleading' users by secretly tracking their personal data on smartphones

Arizona sues Google for ‘misleading' users by secretly tracking their personal data on smartphones

15 hours ago   |   RT

Google has been accused of collecting data on people's whereabouts and their searches even when they disabled these options on their mobile devices. The lawsuit, filed by...
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Trump signs social media executive order challenging platforms' liability...

Trump signs social media executive order challenging platforms' liability protections

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at the major social media platforms, denouncing the tech behemoths as “tantamount to a monopoly.” The order may... Read more ...

Minnesota rolls out National Guard to stop riots & looting, ‘ensure safety'...

Minnesota rolls out National Guard to stop riots & looting, ‘ensure safety' of peaceful protests over George Floyd killing

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has called in National Guard units after law enforcement failed to “provide safety” in Minneapolis as furious protests over the police killing of... Read more ...

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

A man broke into a Wells Fargo Bank in San Diego early Wednesday, but he says it's not for the reason most might expect. Read more ...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the pandemic-real jobless rate over 23.9%

Subscribe to How To Reopen , our weekly newsletter on what it takes to reboot business in the midst of a pandemic . More than 2.1 million Americans filed initial unemployment... Read more ...

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Anthony Fauci says a second wave of the novel coronavirus can be avoided if the United States can improve testing and contact tracing. Read more ...

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

BOSTON - The Boston Marathon has been canceled for the first time in its 124-year history. Read more ...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs daughter found in dresser

Authorities say a South Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been arrested and accused of killing the woman's disabled daughter and hiding her body inside a dresser drawer. Read more ...

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

The president had threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering, but he alone can't do that. Read more ...

NFL coaches could return to team facilities next week

NFL coaches could return to team facilities next week

Roger Goodell said Thursday that the virtual offseason is being extended for two more weeks. Read more ...