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Dollars and Sense: Stock drop in China ripples around the world

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Selling off. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is in negative territory for the year after last week’s sell-off, which is continuing today. We’re in the…

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…

Defining Hillary Clinton

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | When I listen to Hillary Clinton speak, as she did Monday at The New School in New York, outlining her “economic policy” should she become president, my…

Dollars and Sense: Overseas drama rattles the markets

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Overseas turmoil. The big stories last week were Greece and China, and both stories continue to unfold. First Greece. A week ago yesterday, the Greek people…

Maximum impact

By David Skeel
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News | Minimum wage laws have forced Puerto Rico to say ‘Adios’ to jobs

China takes desperate measures to stop stock drop

By June Cheng
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China | A hodgepodge of desperate measures has finally stopped the Chinese stock market’s monthlong spiral, which has generated a $3 trillion loss in share value…

Dollars and Sense: Markets shrug off Greek drama

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Greece rejects austerity measures. More than 61 percent of Greeks voted on Sunday to reject austerity measures set forth by the International Monetary Fund as…

EU to U.K.: Get moms back to work

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | Stay-at-home moms in the U.K. need to get back into the workforce, according to a European Union (EU) recommendation presented to financial leaders last week.

Brazilian president mends fences with White House visit

By Katlyn Babyak
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South America | President Barack Obama has neglected relations with most Latin American countries, aside from Cuba, but this week he made strides to improve relations with…

Small business owners warn extending overtime pay will kill jobs

By Abby Reese
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Business | President Barack Obama has proposed an overhaul of the nation’s overtime pay rules that could require business owners to pay billions more for overtime.

Midday Roundup: Greece slides toward debt default

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Dead beat. Greek Finance Minster Yanis Varoufakis said his country does not intend to make the debt payment it owes international and European creditors by…

Dollars and Sense: Economy, markets continue dispensing good news

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Healthy jumps. The U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a key provision of the Affordable Care Act and lots of merger and acquisition (M&A) news in the…

 
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