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Will There Be Growth in the Spring?

The markets are tethering their hope to President Trump's economic initiatives, but whether that hope becomes reality is another matter.

02/23/17 - 12:00 PM EST

Main Street Confidence Climbs 'Big League' With Trump in White House

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The benefit of Donald Trump's pro-growth economic policies is already showing up in the Dow Jones and the S&P 500, which 'have a way of monetizing expectations.'

02/21/17 - 06:00 AM EST

Republicans Can Save Themselves on Obamacare by Tackling Tax Reform Instead

Republicans Can Save Themselves on Obamacare by Tackling Tax Reform Instead

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President Trump has given Republicans an opening to kick the can down the road on the Affordable Care Act by saying a tax reform plan is on the way soon.

02/19/17 - 03:20 PM EST

Government Ethics Watchdog Recommends Conway Be Disciplined Over Ivanka Sales Pitch

Government Ethics Watchdog Recommends Conway Be Disciplined Over Ivanka Sales Pitch

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When it rains, it pours -- hours after National Security Adviser Michael Flynn exited the White House, another top Trump adviser -- Kellyanne Conway -- is again in hot water.

02/19/17 - 02:20 PM EST

Trump Boycott Movement Dings Ivanka, Eyes Impact Beyond Retailers

Trump Boycott Movement Dings Ivanka, Eyes Impact Beyond Retailers

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Shannon Coulter, the founder of the "Grab Your Wallet" movement to boycott Trump brands, has never spoken to Ivanka Trump. But the president's eldest daughter has blocked her on Twitter.

02/19/17 - 12:40 PM EST

As Trump and Trudeau Tout Women's Council, Here's Who Is and Isn't Doing a Good Job at Diversity

As Trump and Trudeau Tout Women's Council, Here's Who Is and Isn't Doing a Good Job at Diversity

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As leaders in the United States and Canada announce plans to team up on promoting women in business, corporate America's performance in gender diversity remains a mixed bag.

02/19/17 - 12:20 PM EST

10 of the Best Flynn Resignation Tweets

10 of the Best Flynn Resignation Tweets

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Everyone's a comedian during the Trump administration.

02/18/17 - 02:20 PM EST

Top 5 Dividend Stocks for 2017

Top 5 Dividend Stocks for 2017

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Tyson Foods, Hormel, Texas Instruments and S&P Global are just some of the strong dividend stocks for 2017.

02/18/17 - 12:01 PM EST

How the Trump Presidency Will Affect Your Student Loans

How the Trump Presidency Will Affect Your Student Loans

With a new presidential administration comes the potential for big changes to federal student loan policy. A new survey delves into what borrowers expect from the Trump administration.

02/10/17 - 07:15 AM EST

In the Long Run, Trump's Tweets Don't Matter

In the Long Run, Trump's Tweets Don't Matter

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Donald Trump's tweet knocking Nordstrom coincided with the company's stock's best and most-traded day of the year.

02/10/17 - 02:50 PM EST

How to Trade 5 Health Insurers Now That Mergers Are Being Blocked

How to Trade 5 Health Insurers Now That Mergers Are Being Blocked

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Will there be an Affordable Care Act? How will that affect Aetna and Humana, Anthem and Cigna, and UnitedHealth?

02/10/17 - 06:02 AM EST

Coty Says It Will Add First Woman Board Member by July

Coty Says It Will Add First Woman Board Member by July

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Fragrance and cosmetics company Coty will soon be adding a woman to its board of directors, reducing the number of S&P 500 companies without women in the boardroom to four.

02/07/17 - 07:00 AM EST

Here's One Billionaire's Plan for Safeguarding American Journalism

Here's One Billionaire's Plan for Safeguarding American Journalism

With tensions between the Trump Administration and the media already high, a vigorous press is more critical than ever. That's where the Institute for Journalism in New Media comes in.

02/04/17 - 02:40 PM EST

Bears Can't Get Over a Wall of Worries About Trump

Bears Can't Get Over a Wall of Worries About Trump

This market isn't necessarily buying the 'sell Trump' trade.

02/03/17 - 06:13 PM EST