John Sandman

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Down Thursday, Oil Futures See a Lift on Friday

Down Thursday, Oil Futures See a Lift on Friday

National fault lines appear to threaten OPEC's unity on production cuts

Loan Balances Grew for Students Who Left School in 2015

Loan Balances Grew for Students Who Left School in 2015

Grads in the Northeast left campus with more debt on average than their Sunbelt counterparts.

King Dollar Rises at the Expense of the Less-Than-Sterling Pound

King Dollar Rises at the Expense of the Less-Than-Sterling Pound

Advocates of hard vs. soft Brexit influence the path toward March 2017.

For Millennials, Money Defines Adulthood

For Millennials, Money Defines Adulthood

Bank of America study finds that Millennials morph into grown-ups when they pay rent, cellphone bills

Trumped by Bad Behavior, the Donald Pumps Student Loans in Buckeye State Speech

Trumped by Bad Behavior, the Donald Pumps Student Loans in Buckeye State Speech

Borrowing from Bernie while riffing on Obama, Trump makes his Millennial play. But don't forget his own foray into higher education.

Oil Surplus Endures Amid OPEC Production Cutbacks

Oil Surplus Endures Amid OPEC Production Cutbacks

First there is an oil glut, then there's no oil glut. Then -- surprise -- there's one again.

3-Year Federal Student Loan Default Rate Falls

3-Year Federal Student Loan Default Rate Falls

The 3-year student loan cohort default rate is down from Great Recession, but the group numbers over a half million for the most recent year.

Pound Futures Are Due for a Pounding

Pound Futures Are Due for a Pounding

Strength shown by the Pound Sterling against reserve currencies in the months after Brexit may have been the calm before a distant storm.

New York Fed Sees Storm Clouds on Student Loan Front

New York Fed Sees Storm Clouds on Student Loan Front

Defaults and sketchy graduation rates paint a disturbing picture.

Student Loan Policy Will Influence the Levers Millennials Pull on Election Day

Student Loan Policy Will Influence the Levers Millennials Pull on Election Day

Eligible Millennial Students Comprise a big bloc, especially if they vote.