Amazon touted as big win for NY, but math is more complex
Atlanta Journal Constitution, 09 December at 21:12
New York officials tout their deal to land a new Amazon headquarters as can't-miss math. The city and state put up $2.8 billion in tax breaks and grants. In return, they get an economic engine expected to generate $27 billion in new tax money over a ...
Generous stranger gives his first-class seat to mom flying to hospital with ailing baby
USA TODAY, 09 December at 20:03
A baby with an oxygen machine enjoyed the perks of a first-class flight to Philadelphia, thanks to the kindness of a traveler who gave up his seat. Kelsey Zwick and her 11-month-old daughter Lucy were flying from Orlando to Philly, where the preemie
The Craziest Marijuana Statistic of 2018
Motley Fool, 09 December at 19:41
This has been a history-making year for the cannabis industry. Practically anywhere you look, marijuana firsts were occurring. In no particular order, here are some of the industry's most notable events in 2018: Canada legalizing recreational marijuana ...
An Economist, A Model And The Neutral Rate Walk Into A Bar...
Forbes, 09 December at 19:19
The Federal Reserve has the power to make decisions that affect everyone's life. They are able to exercise their ability to change interest rates and to buy and sell bonds with relatively little oversight. It is time that they slow down on their
Leaving an IRA to a loved one? How to avoid a tax bomb
CNBC, 09 December at 19:00
You wouldn't trust your toddler with a pile of cash, right? Well, this estate-planning technique may allow you to safely pass your IRA on to future generations — if you do it right. When it comes to naming a beneficiary of your retirement account, the
Instant Pots are somehow down to $45 today on Amazon
Yahoo News, 09 December at 17:06
The hottest gift of the holiday season just got even hotter as one of the best-selling Instant Pot cookers on the planet drops down to its lowest price ever. The DUO60 and DUO80 have both been on sale off and on since Black Friday. In fact, the more
The yield curve is flattening. But the party isn't over yet
CNN, 09 December at 15:33
New York (CNN Business) 1. Yield curve jitters: One of Wall Street's most reliable fortunetellers is flashing ominous signals about the economic future. The yield curve, the difference between short and long-term rates, has flattened out in recent weeks.
The stock market's severe drop: Normal pullback or an ominous sign?
Los Angeles Times, 09 December at 14:05
Last week, it felt like the bottom dropped out of the stock market. The blue-chip Dow Jones industrial average plunged 4.5% for the week, ending with a 559-point rout Friday that left the index in negative territory for the year. Advertisement. The
Ghosn to be indicted and rearrested on new suspicions
Asahi Shimbun, 09 December at 11:05
Prosecutors are expected to indict former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Dec. 10 when his detention period expires on suspicion of under-reporting his annual remuneration by 5 billion yen ($44.2 million) over five years, sources said. Also
Uber And Lyft IPOs Will Make Many People Rich But Not The Drivers
Forbes, 09 December at 05:54
The tech, Wall Street, and investment castes are positively buzzing about Lyft and Uber going public. Lots of money to be made. The anticipatory buzz has been building for a time. The two rideshare companies certainly need access to cash. When you're ...
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