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Trump is moving ahead with his tax plan.  Strategically, it’s smart to do this now because everyone in America just paid taxes.  I guarantee that no one will report it correctly no matter what their political bias.  People look...



‘Avengers: Infinity War’: Everything We Know (So Far)

Avengers: Infinity War | Marvel Marvel’s expansive cinematic franchise is always building toward one, giant event. First, it was the first Avengers movie in 2012. Next up was the 2015 sequel, Age of Ultron. Last year, we...



People In France and Germany Work Much Less Than in the U.S.: Important for Cross Country Comparisons

The NYT had an article reporting on how the Pew Research Center had discovered work done by the Economic Policy Institute for a quarter century (the middle class is hurting). At one point the piece compares the United States with France and...



Marissa Mayer will make $186 million on Yahoo’s sale to Verizon



Trump’s Desperation Is Exposing His Deep Ignorance

After pitching himself to voters as a hard-nosed negotiator who could easily wring out of the political system accomplishments that had eluded all past presidents, Donald Trump turns out to be uniquely bad at quarterbacking legislation through...



Investors may be missing 2 major market risks this week

Global markets are leaping higher on Monday. The Dow is up about 240 points or 1.18% as of 2:27 ET after the results of the first round of the French election came in as predicted, with centrist...



Get ready for robot CEOs, says major CEO

It's the classic ABCs of business — Always Be Computing. The CEO of Asia's largest ecommerce company said at a conference in China over the weekend he believes that we're just a few decades away from having robots run our...



France Delivers Euro’s Latest Existential Question

With the prospect that Marine Le Pen could claim the presidency sowing concerns about the currency, the results of the election’s first round provided some...



Markets relieved as Macron wins first round in France (1740301)

Investors heaved a sigh of relief at the end of the weekend as centrist Emmanuel Macron won the first round of voting in the French presidential election on Sunday. Macron will face far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the final voting on 7 May. Following...



Uber CEO Travis Kalanick claimed he was the 2nd best Wii Tennis player in the world

Buried deep within the New York Times sprawling profile of Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick is an unusual detail: he's a record-holding gamer. "In other personal pursuits," the profile reads, "[Kalanick] once held the...



Trump announces 'BIG' rally on the same night as the White House Correspondents Dinner

President Trump announced on Twitter that he will be holding a rally in Pennsylvania on April 29.The White House and Congress seem to be on completely different pages on their healthcare revivalSarah Palin, Ted Nugent, and Kid Rock visit Trump at the...



The country's next surgeon general is a nurse

The Trump administration just replaced the country's top medical officer: the surgeon general. And for the first time, it's someone who's not a medical doctor.Read...



9 All-Natural Makeup Products Every Woman Should Try

“Organic,” “all-natural,” and “pure” aren’t just buzzwords used for the foods you’re putting in your body — they should also apply to the products you’re putting on...



10 Things You Should Not Do on a First Date

After months of crushing on the man or woman of your dreams, you finally score a date. You’re excited and thinking of where this could lead. Before you start planning your future, you’ll need to master a few basics. “Every successful...



‘The Simpsons’: The 10 Best Episodes in the Show’s History

The Simpsons | Fox At this point, choosing 10 of the best episodes of Fox’s long-running animated sitcom, The Simpsons, is like choosing 10 of your favorite stars from the sky. Despite an arguable decline in quality somewhere around...



NBA: Top 8 Players With the Most Career Assists

Rick Stewart/Getty Images In basketball, an assist is given to a player for a pass that directly leads to a score by a field goal. Generally, point guards tend to earn the most assists of any position due to their primary role as a facilitator of...



How Best to Tax Business

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America's manliest industries are all competing for women

As more baby boomers are retiring, employers in the trade industry are looking to women to fill those jobs — and are offering...



The Challenge of Our Disruptive Era

It is arguably the largest economic transformation in recorded history. Can our politics...



United CEO Munoz will not chair board in 2018 following passenger removal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz will not chair the company's board in 2018, it said in a regulatory filing on Friday, following a high-profile incident in which an elderly passenger was dragged from a flight. ...



Leaked APPLE Injury Reports Hint At Secret Projects...

Leaked APPLE Injury Reports Hint At Secret Projects... (Third column, 12th story, link) ...



Fed's Fischer: Still anticipate three rate hikes this year

Fischer attributed much of the slowness both in the economy and the inflation rate to seasonal...



Brick & Mortar Retail Struggles Attributable to Growth In E-Commerce

Today another retailer announced it will be closing up shop, Bebe Stores, Inc. (BEBE), making it the 15th retailer to go under this year. By the end of May BEBE plans to liquidate its approximately 180 stores. This nearly matches the 18 retail...



How Much Money Do You Need and 7 Other Retirement Questions Americans Get Wrong

How are your retirement plans coming along? | iStock.com There’s a knowledge gap surrounding all things retirement. If it were easily comprehensible, Americans wouldn’t devote so much time and stress learning how to properly prepare for it....



Morning News: April 21, 2017

U.S. and Indonesia Seek to Cut Trade and Investment Barriers Trump Targets Steel Trade, But China Will Be Tough To Contain The Trump Trade Looks Dead Trump to Sign Actions on Taxes, Wall Street Regulation FCC Clears Way For Big TV Mergers, Eases...



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The Challenge of Our Disruptive Era

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People are trolling United Airlines with these brutal new slogans

If you've been anywhere near the internet in the past 24 hours, chances are you'll have stumbled across that disturbing viral video of the United Airlines passenger being forcibly dragged from his seat. SEE ALSO: Jimmy Kimmel rips into United...

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ACM Awards 2017: Complete winners list

It's Country's Party of the Year!Read...



McDonald's Quarter Pounders to be made with fresh beef

March 30 (Reuters) - Fast food giant McDonald's Corp said on Thursday it would make its Quarter Pounder burgers with fresh beef, prepared when ordered, by mid-2018 in most of its restaurants.RELATED: See the evolution of McDonald's through the...



China appears to be making a key concession on North Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping appears to be on board with the US when it comes to North Korea's nuclear program. The Chinese leader said his country "insists on realizing the denuclearization of the peninsula ... and is willing to maintain...



Did President Trump's support lead to Bill O'Reilly's FOX News exit?

On Wednesday FOX News pulled the plug on Bill O'Reilly's popular prime-time show just two weeks after President Trump defended the longtime TV anchor amid resurfaced sexual harassment allegations. Could the president's defense played a...



Ex-Trump adviser Flynn seeks immunity for testimony in Russia probe: WSJ

WASHINGTON, March 30 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has told the FBI and congressional officials investigating the Trump campaign's potential ties to Russia that he is willing to be...



China’s Economy Grows 6.9%, but Warning Signs Persist

Underlying figures back up the view that Chinese growth is humming along, but a government forecast suggests that economists expect slower growth later in the...



Tarullo, Departing Thoughts

Speech At The Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, Princeton, New...



FRANCE 24...

FRANCE 24... (Top headline, 4th story, link) Related stories:AK-47 ambush on Champs Elysees...Sixth terrorist strike on capital in three years...LIVE: SKYNEWS... ...

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NASA announces evidence of conditions habitable for alien life on Saturn moon, 'big step forward' in finding life beyond Earth

NASA scientists announced new evidence suggesting that one of the ocean-bearing moons of Saturn has key elements to foster alien life beyond Earth and additional evidence to suggest that a moon orbiting Jupiter contains similar conditions hospitable to...



Sao Paulo judge rules Uber drivers are employees, deserve benefits

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A judge in Brazil's biggest city ruled this week that a driver using the Uber [UBER.UL] ride-hailing app is an employee of the San-Francisco-based company, threatening its business model in one of its biggest markets. ...