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Trump’s big bet to pull the U.S. out of economic stagnation

By Jim Henry
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Campaign 2016 | The White House is celebrating seven years of policies that Democrats say saved the country from complete economic collapse. But Republicans in general and…

Why can’t African countries stay out of debt?

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | Some Sub-Saharan African countries are once again wallowing in debt more than a decade after receiving major debt forgiveness. In 2005, U2 frontman Bono…

Study links state prosperity to two-parent families

Study links state prosperity to two-parent families

By Juliana Chan Erikson
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Marriage | Marriage isn’t just good for the kids: A new study says two-parent families may be good for the American economy, too. The study, published by the American…

Dollars and Sense: Is Wall Street whistling past the graveyard?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Another bull run or dead-cat bounce? It’s hard to believe, given the economic news and the recent stock market correction, but we’ve experienced a bit of…

Dollars and Sense: Investors happily bid third quarter farewell

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Weak employment report. The news everyone was waiting for last week, the monthly unemployment report, came on Friday. It was a pretty weak report. The…

Dollars and Sense: Waiting for the Fed

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | The new normal? The activity in the stock market seems to be returning to normal, though it is something of a new normal. A chart of the Dow Jones Industrial…

Midday Roundup: Britain moves to help more migrants

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hazardous journey. Britain will take in thousands more Syrian refugees to try to alleviate the flood of migrants overwhelming Europe, Prime Minister David…

Dollars and Sense: The long-predicted stock market correction is here

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Buckle up. Unless you’ve been on a desert island, you know last week was rough in the markets. Monday was a fair day, but Tuesday and Wednesday were down…

Dollars and Sense: Trouble in China drives down U.S. markets, moods

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | The Chinese currency. The Chinese government devalued its currency, the yuan, twice last week, and that had a major negative impact on U.S. markets. Lots of…

David McIntosh on leading the Club for Growth

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | How he got from small-town Indiana to the center of politics and what he’s going to do next

Dollars and Sense: Will tepid economic growth cool the markets?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Slow growth. It was another week of mediocre economic news. We got a report last week that the economy was growing, but only at a tepid 2.3 percent, slower…

Dollars and Sense: Wall Street braces for earnings season

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Drowning out earnings? We’re now into earnings season, but with all the news coming out of Greece and China and elsewhere, it’s been hard to tell if Wall…

 
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