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One leather goods maker on tariffs: "It's not a war, it's just business"

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 5:45pm
Michael Korchmar, who runs the Leather Specialty Co. in Florida, supports duties on Chinese imports.
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A melting Arctic could be key to faster global internet

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 5:41pm
With the rise of big data, the internet of things and automated factories, existing internet infrastructure's getting clogged.
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Protecting your identity: the difference between a credit lock and a credit freeze

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 5:30pm
The three major credit agencies now allow you to freeze your credit for free.
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Electric scooter riders zoom along on shifting regulations

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 5:00pm
The personal vehicles are gaining ground as riders navigate a patchwork of differing rules.
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This former political operative now helps tech companies wrangle government

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:54pm
Bradley Tusk's new book "The Fixer" is about breaking the rules while respecting regulation.
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Mexican auto makers hopeful, with movement on U.S. trade agreement

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 1:20pm
But there are still obstacles ahead.
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How ticket prices affect scalping

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 9:58am
A brief history of the ticketing — and scalping — industry.
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What else can Big Data do? Pick stocks.

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 6:47pm
Credit card swipes, satellite data, media subscriptions ... all kinds of information fuels data-driven investing.
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The rise in "interactive insurance" could make you healthier — and more scrutinized

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 5:16pm
John Hancock is the latest insurer to offer policies with discounted premiums if policyholders agree to be monitored.
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Airlines just raised checked bag fees again, but, um, is it really to pay for fuel?

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 5:01pm
The fees keep going up, and so does revenue.
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Lumber trade dispute and tariffs boost U.S. wood products

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 4:57pm
Prices for U.S. softwood lumber have jumped since tariffs against Canadian lumber took effect last year.
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Trump wants OPEC to keep oil prices down

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 4:46pm
Getting prices down could be complicated. Supply from Iran is already at two-year lows, and new U.S. sanctions on the country are set to go into effect in November.
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Businesses in China are optimistic despite rising tariffs

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 3:46pm
With more taxes about to hit Chinese exports, companies at a Shanghai industrial fair assess their plans.
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Alibaba takes back its promise to bring 1 million jobs to the U.S.

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 2:02pm
Founder Jack Ma says a friendly partnership no longer exists between China and America.
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Ray Dalio discusses the anatomy of the debt cycle

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 12:39pm
The founder of Bridgewater Associates, who predicted the Great Recession, has a new book out that examines the nature of debt crises.
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Brexiters say smooth post-Brexit trade with the EU is possible

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 11:47am
Brexiters say the port of Felixstowe shows the country can manage post Brexit.
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Private money rules Silicon Valley, so where does that leave Wall Street?

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 8:01pm
Private funding, like venture capital, can now grow companies as big as an IPO can. Small investors might get a slice, too.
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When an economy needs refugees

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 6:54pm
Erie, Pennsylvania, strategically welcomed refugees when its population was shrinking. Now the White House is cutting their numbers.
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