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Tl;dr: all I want is a place to put savings that will, at a minimum, not steadily lose value to inflation (although actually growing would also be nice). What are my options?All my life the standard financial advice I received was to put money in a Roth...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Cozybee | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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NewSpring Capital has invested $12 million in Easton, Pennsylvania-based Sussex Wire, a producer of specialty metal parts and components using cold-forming technology. The capital infusion will be used to support Sussex's acquisition of Marox Corporation,...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Suddenly, Democrats are in demand.
From: Politico | By: (Bill Scher) | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Judge Gonzalo Curiel will rule Thursday on whether to let individuals press fraud claims outside Donald Trump's proposed $25 million settlement offer.
From: Politico | By: Josh Gerstein | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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I have three credit cards, two are fairly maxed but ok and on time. The third is a closed account that has the highest balance and I can't seem to get a handle on it. I'm three months late on that card. The card company is offering me a 45% settlement...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: bright and shiny | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Immaculately dressed with his tie worn loosely around his neck, William Eggleston certainly doesn’t fit the image of a typical photographer. His speech is slow and considered and he is seldom seen without an ice cold drink in his hand. Yet despite...
From: Selectism | By: Charlie Haywood | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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[Editors note, March 28: GTM published a contributed article yesterday that contained an error regarding the number of shares eligible for distributions. The corrected verson follows. GTM regrets the error.] *** Solar Yieldco 8point3 Energy Partners...
From: Greentech Media | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The president signed an executive order that will begin rolling back Obama-era rules curbing greenhouse-gas emissions.
From: The Atlantic | By: Elaine Godfrey | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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They said they'd try to get along, but imminent battles over the Supreme Court and government funding will test that proposition.
From: Politico | By: Burgess Everett | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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How much oil might the world ultimately produce? This estimate will surprise you.
From: R-Squared Energy Blog | By: Robert Rapier | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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If you have a credit card, you may not be too happy, but there are a lot of people who have reason to cheer
From: Salon.com | By: Jay L. Zagorsky, The Conversation | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The Supreme People’s Procuratorate, China’s top prosecutor, over the weekend decided to review a controversial life sentence handed down to 23-year-old Shandong
From: China Digital Times | By: josh rudolph | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Those benefiting from these destructive "solutions" may think the system can go on forever, but it cannot go on when every "solution" becomes a self-reinforcing problem that amplifies all the other systemic problems. We are living in an interesting but...
From: Of Two Minds | By: Charles Hugh Smith | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Does it seem like every month your bills magically increase, even with your best efforts at budgeting? If you’re finding your bills are becoming too much to handle and you need to do something about wasteful spending, consider these easy strategies....
From: The Fashionable Housewife | By: The Fashionable Housewife | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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South Africa's Nelson Mandela is, in my opinion, the best modern example of a leader who understood the hardest complexities of the transition from opposition to governing.
From: Denver Post | By: Mohamed El-Erian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This post The Coming Government Shutdown appeared first on Daily Reckoning. After the health care fiasco, the dip-buyers return with a vengeance. Is a government shutdown next? And when? Brian Maher has more... The post The Coming Government Shutdown...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Brian Maher | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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In working to loosen proprietary-college regulation, contemporary politicians break decades of GOP precedent.
From: The Atlantic | By: David Whitman | Monday, March 27, 2017
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This post Trump Faces Even Bigger Debacle than Health Care appeared first on Daily Reckoning. David Stockman reveals why the coming spending debacle will dwarf the health care fiasco. Read on... The post Trump Faces Even Bigger Debacle than Health Care...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: David Stockman | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This post Tax Reform Failure Could Trigger Market Downturn appeared first on Daily Reckoning. After a massive drop in the markets after the health care "repeal and replace" failure, the Republican party has set a target on massive tax reform. Here's...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Craig Wilson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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'MLB The Show 17' pays tribute to a sports game that changed how they were made with an amazing Retro Mode.
From: With Leather | By: Dan Seitz | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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President Trump may feel liberated to pursue tax reform after the failure on health care. But the GOP’s to-do list in Congress only gets harder from here.
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Jules Wainstein‘s estranged husband accused her of hiding assets during a New York Court hearing – but that wasn’t his only allegation against The Real Housewives of New York… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Teresa Roca | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Research shows that repeating a lie, even to refute it, imprints it on our brain
From: Salon.com | By: Neil Baron, AlterNet | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Can you guess what it is?Photo: garann/flickrOne of the best gotchas of financial clickbait journalism is the promise of achieving lofty goals at a young age. A young person buys a house or an apartment “on their own,” on a salary that sounds impossibly...
From: The Billfold | By: Megan Reynolds | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Yesterday we wrote of, here at home, the long lost beauty of equal protection before the law.  Which the Fourteenth Amendment of our Constitution mandates – but our government almost never delivers. By forsaking this important tenet, we opened wide...
From: Red State | By: Seton Motley | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Where’s the money? Jules Wainstein‘s estranged husband demanded the former Real Housewives of New York star starting paying up to chip away at the family’s overwhelming debt, RadarOnline.com can… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Teresa Roca | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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He knows English, German, French, Russian, Korean, Latin, and classical Greek. He's worked for Applebee's and interned for John Boehner. He has a wife and two kids, a job teaching political science and diplomacy, and about 19,000 more Twitter followers...
From: MetaFilter | By: brainwane | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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We're only three quarters of the way through the US's violent century and there's more to come. (Photo: Senior Airman Tyler Woodward / US Air Force) This essay is adapted from "Measuring Violence," the first chapter of John Dower's new book, The Violent...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Strauss Coffee BV, a subsidiary of Strauss Group Ltd, has acquired the 25.1 percent stake held by TPG Capital for 257 million euros ($279 million). Strauss Group said it has regained full ownership of Strauss Coffee....
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Andrew Freeman has joined H.I.G. Middle Market, the middle market affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, as a managing director. Freeman is a former partner at Paine & Partners.
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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If you’re searching for your credit score, you can put your wallet away, because you’re not going to need it. In recent years credit scores have become easier for consumers to access free of charge. Numerous websites give away free scores if you’re...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: John Ulzheimer | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A constitutional convention, something thought impossible not long ago, is looking increasingly likely. Under Article V of the US Constitution, if 34 state legislatures "issue a call" for a constitutional convention, Congress must convene one. By some...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Solar Yieldco 8point3 Energy Partners' (CAFD) stock has been selling off, due in part to overblown reporting comparing it with troubled renewable energy developers, SunEdison and SolarCity. SunEdison went bankrupt in an industry-shaking implosion last...
From: Greentech Media | Monday, March 27, 2017
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For many, new policies that provide compensation during time off won’t happen soon enough—or be accessible to everyone.
From: The Atlantic | By: Bourree Lam | Monday, March 27, 2017
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When the credits began to roll on Life, the group to my left groaned, audibly annoyed by what transpired. The group in front of me immediately began complaining: “That’s it?” Meanwhile, you couldn’t strip the big, goofy grin off my face if you...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jacob Hall | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Republicans are temperamentally and ideologically oriented to opposing government, not leading it
From: Salon.com | By: Robert Reich, RobertReich.org | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The two buyout firms that own Pharmaceutical Product Development LLC (PPD) are in advanced talks to sell some of their stakes in the U.S. clinical trials firm at a price that would value the entire company at more than $9 billion, including debt, Reuters...
From: PE Hub | By: Reuters News | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Berkshire Group has acquired Alexan Chapel Hill, a Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based 265-unit property, which includes 13,560 square feet of retail space. The sellers were Trammell Crow Residential and East West Properties. No financial terms were disclosed....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Why you should learn to appreciate debt....
From: MarketWatch | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Government Debt Management Agency (ÁKK) bought a combined HUF 59.18 billion of bonds expiring in 2018 and 2019 before maturity at a reverse auction on Wednesday, Hungarian news agency MTI reported.
From: Budapest Business Journal | By: BBJ editor | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Vail town manager Stan Zemler, who successfully pushed the town to fund civic improvements - even during the Great Recession - is retiring as the town is booming. Don't expect him to fade into the woodwork, however.
From: Denver Post | By: Jason Blevins | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The Pakistan Stock Exchange ended Tuesday’s trading session on a negative note, with the benchmark KSE-100 index losing 157 points, or 0.32 per cent, by the close of the trading session to reach 48,523.41. Volumes were led by commercial banking stocks...
From: Dawn | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Technically, it’s “having liquidity.”Photo credit: Steve Johnson, CC BY 2.0.Last week, I shared a Bloomberg Businessweek story about Thomas J. Anderson’s new book The Value of Debt in Building Wealth, which focused on the idea that one builds...
From: The Billfold | By: Nicole Dieker | Monday, March 27, 2017
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... when will I possibly find the time to study all this? Research DebtThe insidious thing about research debt is that it’s normal. Everyone takes it for granted, and doesn’t realize that things could be different. For example, it’s normal to give...
From: Bryan Pendleton | By: Bryan Pendleton | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Chinese ridesharing service Didi Chuxing Technology Co. is considering raising a new $6 billion investment SoftBank Group Corp., according to a report published Tuesday. Bloomberg claims that the round, which would dilute the shareholding of existing...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Duncan Riley | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Banks still face risks from high household debt and an overheated property sector according to Fitch Ratings.
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Ardian-backed Solina has agreed to acquire Supremia Grup, a Romanian food ingredients and spices company. The seller is Levente Hugo Bara. No financial terms were disclosed.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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If you're carrying debt or rely upon credit card rewards, you'll want to uncover why.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Nathan Hamilton | Monday, March 27, 2017
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A consortium that includes Digital Bridge Holdings LLC, Public Sector Pension Investment Board and TIAA Investments has acquired Silicon Valley-based Vantage Data Centers, a provider of data center solutions in support of mission-critical applications....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Elon Musk on his new venture, Neuralink, focused on linking brains to computers. The company plans to develop brain implants that can treat neural disorders and may one day be powerful enough to put humanity on a more even footing with future superintelligent...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: Chronicle Staff and News Services | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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