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As We Get Older, We're Pushing Interest Rates Up

It's not central banks, but rather global demographics, that will dictate interest rates.

08/17/17 - 10:00 AM EDT

A Measured Fed and Retail Relief Rally Give Wall Street a Small Lift

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The Fed and retail drive markets on Wednesday.

08/16/17 - 08:00 PM EDT

In Trump CEO Council Exodus, Early Movers Stand Out

In Trump CEO Council Exodus, Early Movers Stand Out

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Some CEOs quit Trump's advisory councils before they were disbanded on Wednesday. Most waited until after.

08/17/17 - 06:23 AM EDT

Trump Seeks to Turn Bombast into Action as NAFTA Negotiations Start

Trump Seeks to Turn Bombast into Action as NAFTA Negotiations Start

As efforts to renegotiate NAFTA kick off this week, President Donald Trump will have an opportunity to take action he's been promising since the outset of his campaign.

08/16/17 - 07:10 AM EDT

Companies With CEOs on Trump's Manufacturing Council Are Lagging Stock Market

Companies With CEOs on Trump's Manufacturing Council Are Lagging Stock Market

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Shares of companies whose CEOs are serving on President Trump's manufacturing council are underperforming.

08/15/17 - 10:00 PM EDT

CEO-in-Chief Trump Is a Real Headache for CEOs

CEO-in-Chief Trump Is a Real Headache for CEOs

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That whole corner-office-to-the-Oval-Office thing isn't working out particularly well for President Donald Trump, at least among his CEO peers.

08/15/17 - 09:40 PM EDT

Intel Chief Joins CEOs of Merck, Under Armour in Exiting Trump Business Council

Intel Chief Joins CEOs of Merck, Under Armour in Exiting Trump Business Council

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CEO advisors to President Donald Trump largely remained on the sidelines in the wake of racist violence in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend.

08/15/17 - 05:44 AM EDT

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon's 'Embarrassment' Could Grow as Debt Debate Looms

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon's 'Embarrassment' Could Grow as Debt Debate Looms

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The approaching debt-ceiling debate in Congress could send bank stocks diving, if recent history offers any lessons.

08/14/17 - 09:10 PM EDT

Here's What Stocks You Want to Own in the Event of a War With North Korea

Here's What Stocks You Want to Own in the Event of a War With North Korea

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But you should always have cash and gold anyway.

08/13/17 - 12:40 PM EDT

Currency-Manipulating China Gives Trump What He Wants -- A Cheap Dollar

Currency-Manipulating China Gives Trump What He Wants -- A Cheap Dollar

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President Donald Trump has accused China of keeping its currency artificially low to bolster its trade surplus with the U.S. Now, the yuan is strengthening.

08/13/17 - 10:20 AM EDT

The Price of Trump's 'Locked & Loaded': The 10 Costliest Wars in U.S. History

The Price of Trump's 'Locked & Loaded': The 10 Costliest Wars in U.S. History

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What's the cost in dollars to defend our nation?

08/12/17 - 03:20 PM EDT

Quick Read: 5 Most Expensive Wars In American History

Quick Read: 5 Most Expensive Wars In American History

With Trump at a war of words with North Korea, this is a good quick read.

08/12/17 - 10:20 AM EDT

Photos: Starbucks in China Is Almost Unrecognizable

Photos: Starbucks in China Is Almost Unrecognizable

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The coffeehouse company entered the Chinese market 18 years ago.

08/09/17 - 10:30 PM EDT

Asian Markets Spooked by Trump, North Korea Standoff

Asian Markets Spooked by Trump, North Korea Standoff

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Will Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump reach a point in their war of words where they can't turn back? Previously blithe Asian investors have begun to worry.

08/09/17 - 08:00 AM EDT