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3 Things to Watch in the Federal Reserve’s July Statement

The Federal Reserve wraps up its two-day policy meeting on Wednesday.

07/28/15 - 12:11 PM EDT

No Room for National Sovereignty in the Economics of the Future

Nations tried to hang onto ideas of national sovereignty, but the flow of capital, people, information, and trade between nations breaks this idea down; consequently, things must change.

07/28/15 - 09:01 AM EDT

For Wages to Rise, Productivity Must Increase

For Wages to Rise, Productivity Must Increase

The only time that productivity and wage growth rose strongly since 1973 is during the Clinton/Bush years when the government's budget was in surplus, something politicians hate.

07/27/15 - 03:42 PM EDT

No Room for National Sovereignty in the Economics of the Future

No Room for National Sovereignty in the Economics of the Future

Nations tried to hang onto ideas of national sovereignty, but the flow of capital, people, information, and trade between nations breaks this idea down; consequently, things must change.

07/28/15 - 09:01 AM EDT

No Logic in Gold, Treasury’s Hamilton Decision Correct Says ‘Coined’ Author

No Logic in Gold, Treasury’s Hamilton Decision Correct Says ‘Coined’ Author

  • Tickers in this article:
  • GLD

To study the evolution of currency for his book 'Coined', Kabir Sehgal followed Charles Darwin’s lead and headed down to the Galapagos Islands.

07/27/15 - 04:26 PM EDT

Donald Trump Ignores His 'Friend' Carl Icahn's Warning on BlackRock

Donald Trump Ignores His 'Friend' Carl Icahn's Warning on BlackRock

There's no doubt that Donald Trump believes in BlackRock hedge funds, despite the concerns expressed by activist investor Carl Icahn -- the man Trump would like to make Treasury secretary.

07/27/15 - 11:45 AM EDT

George Clooney: Follow the Money to End Conflict in Africa

George Clooney: Follow the Money to End Conflict in Africa

As President Obama journeys to Africa, one human rights group believes a new strategy is needed to stop deadly conflicts in the region.

07/22/15 - 05:17 PM EDT

Silicon Valley Firms Eye Phoenix for Expansion

Silicon Valley Firms Eye Phoenix for Expansion

  • Tickers in this article:
  • YELP

Uber, Yelp, Zenefits and Weebly are among the well-known technology companies that have been looking at Phoenix because of potentially lower operating costs.

07/25/15 - 06:15 AM EDT

China Depresses Markets, Teva Buys Allergan Generics for $40.5B

China Depresses Markets, Teva Buys Allergan Generics for $40.5B

China’s Shanghai index falls nearly 8.5 percent dragging Asia and Europe in its wake on concerns the Chinese government can't prop-up stocks indefinitely.

07/27/15 - 07:42 AM EDT

How You Can Avoid the Sting of a Market Correction

How You Can Avoid the Sting of a Market Correction

If history is any indication, U.S. markets are overdue for a correction, but a few tweaks to your portfolio can make a pullback a bit less painful.

07/24/15 - 01:18 PM EDT

New WisdomTree China ETF Avoids State Owned Companies, Overweights Tech

New WisdomTree China ETF Avoids State Owned Companies, Overweights Tech

Chinese stocks have clearly been turbulent of late as the nation’s relatively new market goes through its growing pains.

07/23/15 - 05:14 PM EDT

The 5 Stock Picks Donald Trump Screwed Up

The 5 Stock Picks Donald Trump Screwed Up

Nobody's perfect -- not even Donald Trump. A release from the Republican presidential candidate's campaign reveals that he -- gasp! -- has lost money on some of his investments.

07/16/15 - 02:09 PM EDT

Huge Win for Uber as New York City Mayor Drops Proposed Limit on Its Cars

Huge Win for Uber as New York City Mayor Drops Proposed Limit on Its Cars

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his allies face a high bar of proof before they'll be able to justify imposing a cap on a service that's extremely popular among consumers.

07/23/15 - 11:33 AM EDT

Dollar's Rising Value in Foreign Exchange Makes Fed Rate Hike Tougher

Dollar's Rising Value in Foreign Exchange Makes Fed Rate Hike Tougher

  • Tickers in this article:
  • MSFT
  • GE
  • C

The Federal Reserve plans to raise short-term interest rates this fall, but a rising dollar that reduces exports may prevent that. There are longer-term reasons for a stronger dollar, though.

07/23/15 - 09:16 AM EDT

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