China has a silver bullet in its trade-war arsenal: yuan devaluation

If China devalues the yuan, the country might think it can win the trade war and fix its massive debt overhang. | Continue reading


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Bitcoin’s carbon footprint is as big as the entire city of Las Vegas

A study by researchers at the Technical University of Munich and MIT examined how much power is consumed by computers used to generate bitcoins and process... | Continue reading


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Mortgage rates are dropping – so why aren’t more people buying homes?

Lower interest rates offer real savings, but that may not be compelling enough to would-be home buyers. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 5 days ago

Sen. to introduce bill cancelling up to $50K in student debt for most borrowers

The legislation mirrors her $640 billion presidential campaign proposal. | Continue reading


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Business conditions are at their worst level since the 2008 financial crisis

The business environment is deteriorating—fast, says Morgan Stanley | Continue reading


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If the government breaks up Google, would it be worth more?

Alphabet Inc. investors have been sweating a potential antitrust investigation into Google’s parent company, but one analyst suggests that regulatory... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 8 days ago

H&R Block Enters into Agreement to Acquire Wave Financial

KANSAS CITY, Jun 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- -- Compelling acquisition of a highly compatible business will accelerate H&R Block's strategy... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 8 days ago

Intel Buys Barefoot Networks

Intel Corp. is buying startup Barefoot Networks Inc. in a bid to scale up the smaller company’s networking-chip technology and compete with Broadcom Inc. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 9 days ago

How AI is catching people who cheat on their diets, job searches and school work

Don’t try to fake out big data on the game of life. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 9 days ago

Google plans to acquire big-data company Looker for $2.6B

Alphabet Inc.'s announced Thursday that it plans to acquire acquiring Looker, a business-intelligence and data-analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash.... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 13 days ago

Pivotal Software stock tanks after train wreck quarter

Shares of Pivotal Software Inc. are tumbling Wednesday after the software company reported disappointing results. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 13 days ago

JAMA study: The cost of brand-name prescription drugs doubles every 7 to 8 years

Some 48 out of 49 top prescription drugs increased in price over six years, new research concludes. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 15 days ago

They ditched America to retire by a lake in Chile on about $3k a month

Jim and Lori Dorchak left the U.S. about six years ago. Here’s how they did it, and what it’s really like to live abroad. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 16 days ago

Google has more temp and contract workers than actual employees

A growing number of people are finding themselves in a non-traditional work arrangement. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 16 days ago

U.S. stock market forgoes $5T in returns thanks to trade war, estimates

$5 trillion — that’s the amount the U.S. stock market has left on the table in terms of foregone returns as trade tensions have contributed to a flat... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 16 days ago

Amazon is selling entire houses for less than $20k – with free shipping

There are a number of strange but intriguing cabins and homes for sale on the internet giant that are low priced. But they’ve often got big downsides and... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 17 days ago

The richest 10% of households now represent 70% of all U.S. wealth

The rich are getting richer. It is a refrain that has certainly been uttered before, and likely will again, as Deutsche Bank’s chief economist says the gap... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 18 days ago

Zuora stock plunges to worst drop on record

Zuora Inc. shares plummeted nearly 30% Friday after the subscription software company highlighted product-integration and sales-execution issues in... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 19 days ago

The richest 10% of households now represent 70% of all U.S. wealth

The rich are getting richer. It is a refrain that has certainly been uttered before, and likely will again, as Deutsche Bank’s chief economist says the gap... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 20 days ago

The ‘best job in America’ pays over $108,000 a year

This analysis is based on median salary, overall job satisfaction and the number of job openings. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 22 days ago

Amazon is selling entire houses for less than $20k – with free shipping

There are a number of strange but intriguing cabins and homes for sale on the internet giant that are low priced. But they’ve often got big downsides and... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 23 days ago

Millions of senior citizens can’t afford food – not all live in poverty

Even seniors with incomes above the federal poverty line struggle to afford food in the U.S. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 24 days ago

The richest 10% of households now represent 70% of all U.S. wealth

The rich are getting richer. It is a refrain that has certainly been uttered before, and likely will again, as Deutsche Bank’s chief economist says the gap... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 24 days ago

Tesla’s Autopilot feature lags ‘far behind’ human driver, Consumer Reports says

A new feature on Tesla Inc.’s Autopilot allows questionable moves and is ultimately more trouble than it is worth, Consumer Reports says in a report Wednesday. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 27 days ago

Charts show inequality is bad for your health – even if you are rich

Living in highly unequal economies like the United States is clearly awful for the poorest in society, but new research suggests it also damages the health... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 27 days ago

Young people blame climate change for their small 401(k) balances

Many young people today think civilization may not exist when they’re of retirement age. Here are ways to get them to invest for the future. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 27 days ago

Tesla’s demise could bring down the whole ‘house of cards,’ warns strategist

“It’s all so embarrassing,” says Bill Blain, strategist at London-based Shard Capital, which oversees more than $1 billion in assets. “Peak Musk” has come... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 27 days ago

You should be saving at least 10% of your salary

Why you should be saving at least 10% of your salary. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 28 days ago

Capitalism’s dirty secret: it was built by lawyers, not by the ‘invisible hand’

Lawyers have rigged the system through ever-bolder property rights, and that is fueling inequality and the rise of populism. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 29 days ago

More Americans believe it’s OK to cheat on your taxes

The poll was published during an increasingly heated battle between President Trump and Congressional Democrats over his own tax returns. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 29 days ago

Capitalism is failing America, says a conservative Republican

Sen. Marco Rubio is a flag-waving capitalist who worries that the American economy is no longer living up to its potential because American businesses are no... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 1 month ago

Ford to eliminate 7k jobs, or 10% of workforce

Ford Motor Co. is planning to eliminate 7,000 salaried jobs around the world by the end of August as part of its Smart Redesign program, according to an... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 1 month ago

There’s one major U.S. city where making $100k may not even cover basic bills

California cities dominate the places where a six-figure salary barely covers the basics, a new analysis shows. | Continue reading


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Students advised to falsely claim to be racial minorities for college admissions

The man behind the scheme to help wealthy students get into elite colleges by cheating on tests and faking athletic credentials also advised some families to... | Continue reading


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America’s educational system is an ‘aristocracy posing as a meritocracy’

Low-income kindergartners with high test scores are less likely to become well-off young adults than their higher income-peers with low test scores | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 1 month ago

Fastly's stock opens 34% above its IPO price, then keeps rising

Shares of Fastly Inc. opened 34% above its initial public offering price, then kept rising, as the software company debuted on the NYSE. The first trade was... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 1 month ago

Half of Americans are just one paycheck away from financial disaster

Many consumers would turn to dangerous fallback options in order to make ends meet. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 1 month ago

Facebook bans Israeli company in misinformation crackdown

Facebook Inc. said it removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, a rare move against a private... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 1 month ago

The dark reason so many millennials are miserable and broke

Nearly half of millennials say social media has influenced what they’ve bought, versus only about a third of the rest of us, a new survey reveals. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 1 month ago

Bernie Sanders interest-rate cap could end credit-card rewards programs

The lawmakers want to cap interest rates on credit cards and other loans at 15%. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 1 month ago

Americans’ living standards are at an all-time high. Here’s proof

Income stagnation is a myth, and income inequality comes with prosperity, writes economist Ed Yardeni. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 1 month ago

Cannabis users who mix weed and workouts tend to exercise more

People report being more motivated to exercise, and recovering faster, when they used marijuana around workouts. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 1 month ago

Owner of D.C. area radio station ordered to register as a Russian agent

The Justice Department told owner Arnold Ferolito in 2018 that the station was acting like a ‘publicity agent’ for Russia. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 1 month ago

Lyft stops providing key data after IPO, then insults investors’ intelligence

Lyft Inc. began life as a public company by taking away crucial information for investors, and insultingly insisted that it was for their own good. | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 1 month ago

VIX 'fear gauge' surges 30%, on track for biggest jump in 7 months

The Cboe Volatility Index , commonly known as the VIX and often referred to as Wall Street's fear gauge, was on track Tuesday for its sharpest daily jump in... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 1 month ago

Microsoft vs. Comcast in infrastructure push to expand rural broadband

As the Trump administration and Democratic lawmakers talk up their preliminary agreement on infrastructure, each side says it will include money to improve... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 1 month ago

Happy Birthday, Gordon Gekko

Gordon Gekko was a bad guy in a movie released 32 years ago, and yet he is still widely quoted on Wall Street today. And as many on the Street know, May 6 is... | Continue reading


@marketwatch.com | 1 month ago

Boeing’s Own Test Pilots Lacked Key Details of 737 Max Flight-Control System

Boeing Co. limited the role of its own pilots in the final stages of developing the 737 MAX flight-control system implicated in two fatal crashes, departing... | Continue reading


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