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When Unpaid Student Loan Bills Mean You Can No Longer Work

When Unpaid Student Loan Bills Mean You Can No Longer Work

Fall behind on your student loan payments, lose your job. Few people realize that the loans they take out to pay for their education could eventually derail their careers. But in 19 states, government agencies can seize state-issued professional licenses …

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Alibaba goes offline with $2.9 billion stake in China's top grocer

Alibaba goes offline with $2.9 billion stake in China’s top grocer

BEIJING (Reuters) - Internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N) said on Monday it would invest HK$22.4 billion ($2.87 billion) for a major stake in China’s top hypermart operator, Sun Art Retail Group Ltd (6808.HK), part of a wider push into …

Asian shares fall in muted trading ahead of Thanksgiving

Asian shares fall in muted trading ahead of Thanksgiving

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell in muted trading Monday ahead of the Thanksgiving holidays in the U.S., as gloom carried over from Friday’s retreat on Wall Street. Japan reported its exports rose 14 percent in October from a year earlier on strong demand …

Alibaba to buy 36.2 percent Sun Art for $2.9 billion

Alibaba to buy 36.2 percent Sun Art for $2.9 billion

FILE PHOTO: An employee is seen behind a glass wall with the logo of Alibaba at the company’s headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province Thomson Reuters HONG KONG (Reuters) - Internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it …

Asian shares subdued after Wall Street retreats, euro slips

Asian shares subdued after Wall Street retreats, euro slips

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares started the week on the back foot on Monday, pressured by a retreat on Wall Street amid tax reform uncertainty while the euro skidded after German coalition talks hit an impasse. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares …

4 Things Millennial Investors Can Learn from Warren Buffett

4 Things Millennial Investors Can Learn from Warren Buffett

Billionaire Warren Buffett’s investment strategies have proved successful for largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) for many decades, and his concepts can teach Millennial traders long-term tactics. While Millennial investors have several …

Toshiba shares drop after plan to issue $5.4 billion in new shares

Toshiba shares drop after plan to issue $5.4 billion in new shares

TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares of Toshiba Corp fell nearly 5 percent early on Monday, a day after the troubled conglomerate said it would raise 600 billion yen ($5.4 billion) from a sale of new shares in a key step that would allow it to stay publicly traded.

Britain prepares case to cut Brexit divorce bill

Britain prepares case to cut Brexit divorce bill

The haggling over the UK’s Brexit bill is about to begin. After months of legal jostling, British negotiators have signalled their readiness to discuss specifics of the EU’s demands for a financial settlement. At a Brussels meeting last week, the UK …

Avolon firms up deal for 75 Boeing jets, may order 20 more

Avolon firms up deal for 75 Boeing jets, may order 20 more

FILE PHOTO: Boeing’s logo is seen during Japan Aerospace 2016 air show in Tokyo Thomson Reuters HONG KONG/PARIS (Reuters) - Chinese-owned aircraft leasing company Avolon has firmed up an order for 75 Boeing airplanes and may order 20 more, its parent Bohai …

When Unpaid Student Loan Bills Mean You Can No Longer Work

When Unpaid Student Loan Bills Mean You Can No Longer Work

Fall behind on your student loan payments, lose your job. Few people realize that the loans they take out to pay for their education could eventually derail their careers. But in 19 states, government agencies can seize state-issued professional licenses …

D.C.'s economy is creating fewer opportunities for the middle class

D.C.’s economy is creating fewer opportunities for the middle class

WASHINGTON - The Washington, D.C., area’s economy has long had its share of inequalities. Technology is continuing to exacerbate the differences between the haves and have nots, two economic studies released in the past week suggest, as innovations in …

Nebraska to announce decision on Keystone XL pipeline

Nebraska to announce decision on Keystone XL pipeline

Nebraska regulators are set to decide Monday whether to approve or deny an in-state route for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. It’s the last major regulatory hurdle facing project operator TransCanada Corp. The Nebraska Public Service Commission’s ruling …

Saudi state budget deficit shrinks nearly 10% in third quarter

Saudi state budget deficit shrinks nearly 10% in third quarter

DUBAI, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s state budget deficit shrank nearly 10 percent from a year earlier in the third quarter of 2017, keeping the government on track to meet its full-year target for strengthening its finances, official data showed on …

Airbus faces tricky hurdles over stalled A380 Emirates deal

Airbus faces tricky hurdles over stalled A380 Emirates deal

Airbus A380 at Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris Thomson Reuters By Tim Hepher and Alexander Cornwell DUBAI (Reuters) - A preliminary deal to sell 36 A380s to Emirates blew up in an Airbus hospitality chalet moments before the Gulf carrier …

TransCanada sends more crews to Keystone pipeline leak

TransCanada sends more crews to Keystone pipeline leak

AMHERST, S.D. (AP) — TransCanada Corp. says the company has sent additional crews and equipment to the site of a 210,000-gallon oil spill from its Keystone pipeline in South Dakota. TransCanada said Saturday it is making progress in its investigation …

Activist Hedge Funds Would Get Hit The Worst By Latest Tax Plan

Activist Hedge Funds Would Get Hit The Worst By Latest Tax Plan

The House of Representatives late Thursday approved a major tax reform legislation along party lines, moving along a vital part of the Trump Administration’s agenda. Inside the sweeping bill is a provision targeting hedge funds, a category of investor that …

Coach Gears Up for the Holiday Season With a Gift It Bought Itself This Year

Coach Gears Up for the Holiday Season With a Gift It Bought Itself This Year

Armed with a shiny new acquisition in Kate Spade, Tapestry (TPR) (the the company formerly known as Coach) is ready to battle for precious consumer dollars this holiday season. TheStreet talked with Tapestry CEO Victor Luis about the upcoming holiday …

Buy 'repatriation stocks' because that is sure to make the cut in the final tax bill, UBS says

Buy ‘repatriation stocks’ because that is sure to make the cut in the final tax bill, UBS says

Investors shouldn’t wait to find out the exact details of Washington’s tax reform, but instead immediately buy shares in the companies that will benefit from the parts of the legislation most likely to survive the partisan debate, UBS analysts said.

A key recession signal could have huge implications for Federal Reserve policy

A key recession signal could have huge implications for Federal Reserve policy

Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference after a two-day Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) policy meeting in Washington Thomson Reuters A shit in the bond market is giving investors and Fed officials pause about the …

Insurgent Litt Challenges Saks Owner's 'White Squire'

Insurgent Litt Challenges Saks Owner’s ‘White Squire’

Last month real estate-focused activist Jonathan Litt moved forward with plans to call a special shareholder meeting of Hudson’s Bay Co. (HBC) shareholders. The insurgent investor hoped for a vote on removing incumbent directors or on a proposal urging the …

A fugitive in Panama worked with Ivanka Trump on one of the family's posh hotels overseas

A fugitive in Panama worked with Ivanka Trump on one of the family’s posh hotels overseas

In the spring of 2007, a succession of foreigners, many from Russia, arrived at Panama City airport to be greeted by a chauffeur who whisked them off in a white Cadillac with a Donald Trump logo on the side. The limousine belonged to a business run by a …

China must reveal the true level of its GDP growth

China must reveal the true level of its GDP growth

China’s 19th Communist party congress ended last month with an indication that Xi Jinping’s new administration plans to rein in debt by abandoning the country’s long-term economic targets and allowing gross domestic product growth to fall. Typically …

Why Don’t More People Wait Until They're 70 to Claim Social Security?

Why Don’t More People Wait Until They’re 70 to Claim Social Security?

On the surface, it seems like a no-brainer: wait until you’re 70 to claim Social Security and your monthly checks could be as much as 70% higher. And yet a scant 3% of men and 5% of women actually wait that long to claim benefits. What gives? While the …

There are 3 things that could destroy one of the greatest stock rallies of all time

There are 3 things that could destroy one of the greatest stock rallies of all time

The ongoing equity bull market is the third-longest in history, and it’s showing few signs of slowing down. Morgan Stanley thinks the current cycle could end sometime in 2018, and it lays out the three most likely negative catalysts. As the equity bull …

Goldman Sachs says if you thought 2017 was surprisingly good, just wait for 2018

Goldman Sachs says if you thought 2017 was surprisingly good, just wait for 2018

“2017 is shaping up to be the first year of the expansion in which growth surprises to the upside,” Goldman analyst Charles Himmelberg says. “We expect 2018 to deliver more of the same,” Himmelberg adds. Himmelberg and his team expect the global economy to …

Wall Street Poised for Rebound as Europe, Asia Bounce From Lows on Solid US Data

Wall Street Poised for Rebound as Europe, Asia Bounce From Lows on Solid US Data

European stocks rebounded firmly Thursday, lifting U.S. equity futures higher, as bargain-hunting investors return to global equity markets on the back of stronger domestic economic data and cheaper valuations. The region-wide Stoxx Europe 600 index, the …

Here are Warren Buffett's most valuable investments

Here are Warren Buffett’s most valuable investments

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has made nearly $2 billion on its investment in Apple. The conglomerate bought more in the third quarter just as the stock, with the rest of the tech sector, continued to hit new highs. Many of his other investments …

Graphite Update: Syrah's Giant Mine Is About To Start Production

Graphite Update: Syrah’s Giant Mine Is About To Start Production

World demand for natural flake graphite is growing rapidly, driven primarily by its use in Lithium-ion batteries. However, supply is also about to grow as a large mine in Mozambique begins production. The market will be oversupplied temporarily, but there …

Bankers fleeing London after Brexit can expect a big pay cut wherever they go

Bankers fleeing London after Brexit can expect a big pay cut wherever they go

New data from Emolument shows that bankers leaving London after Brexit can expect to see their salaries shrink. “If London banks were to move their workforce to other European cities, average compensation packages would decrease,” Emolument said.

Small-cap focus: logistics companies move on up

Small-cap focus: logistics companies move on up

Logistics companies are vital to the modern economy, storing, shipping and delivering goods within countries and across borders. Although the biggest multinational businesses in the sector are based outside the UK, there is a pool of smaller listed …

China's Russian buying spree to continue, says leading Moscow investment bank

China’s Russian buying spree to continue, says leading Moscow investment bank

The recent acquisition spree by Chinese firms in Russian energy and commodities companies is set to continue into next year as relations between the two nations grow closer, and both continue to show strong support for projects involved in the “Belt and …

Wall Street penalties fall in Trump’s first year, study says

Wall Street penalties fall in Trump’s first year, study says

In its latest fiscal year, Wall Street’s top regulator sought the smallest amount of penalties since 2013, a drop that took place as the agency went months without permanent leadership and could show a softer approach to policing wrongdoing. The …

DealBook Briefing: Corporate Taxes, Musk vs. Buffett, and Will Fox Strike a Deal?

DealBook Briefing: Corporate Taxes, Musk vs. Buffett, and Will Fox Strike a Deal?

Happy Friday. More on that in a moment. (Want this in your own email inbox each morning? Here’s the sign-up.) • Profits at America’s biggest companies grew 6.2 percent, driven largely by technology firms. • Railroad companies are on notice.

The stock market's tone is changing, with some indicators pointing to a year-end selloff

The stock market’s tone is changing, with some indicators pointing to a year-end selloff

The S&P 500 and the small-cap Russell 2000 have diverged about 4 percentage points. Two high-yield exchange traded funds that had been doing well this year are both down more than 1 percent this month. There are some signs the market advance is becoming …

Doubts over tax cuts leave dollar drifting lower

Doubts over tax cuts leave dollar drifting lower

Persistent uncertainty over US tax reform and the latest developments in the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election left US stocks and the dollar drifting lower, as a choppy week in the markets drew to a close. On Thursday, the …

A CEO's nightmare: An endorsement from the alt-right

A CEO’s nightmare: An endorsement from the alt-right

The neo-Nazis were hungry. They had spent the day in a Charlottesville, Virginia, courthouse testifying at the preliminary hearing for a white nationalist jailed for pepper-spraying counterprotesters during August’s deadly Unite the Right rally. Now, after …

CryoLife: Good Opportunity To Buy One Of The Better Small-Cap Stocks In The Med Tech Space

CryoLife: Good Opportunity To Buy One Of The Better Small-Cap Stocks In The Med Tech Space

Recent pullback provides great buying opportunity. Great management team that continues to make smart acquisitions. CRY is currently undervalued relative to peers in the cardiovascular space, especially given attractive gross margins and revenue growth …

More Bay Area housing weirdness: Sales increase in some counties despite shrinking supply of homes

More Bay Area housing weirdness: Sales increase in some counties despite shrinking supply of homes

Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Click to print (Opens in new window) In October, the number of homes for sale in all nine Bay Area …

Brazil central banker says 'fine' with gradual U.S. rate hikes

Brazil central banker says ‘fine’ with gradual U.S. rate hikes

BERKELEY, Calif. (Reuters) - Brazil’s central bank chief Ilan Goldfajn said he expects the U.S. Federal Reserve to continue to raise U.S. interest rates gradually, allowing the current relatively benign environment for the South American economy to continue.

Arctic refuge drilling closer as Senate panel backs bill

Arctic refuge drilling closer as Senate panel backs bill

WASHINGTON — Oil and gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge moved closer Wednesday as a key Senate panel approved a bill to open the remote refuge to energy exploration. The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved the …

Burger King Has a Coffee Problem Thinks Activist Bill Ackman

Burger King Has a Coffee Problem Thinks Activist Bill Ackman

Restaurant Brands International Inc. (QSR) shareholder Bill Ackman trimmed his stake in the Burger King and Tom Hortons parent, according to a 13F filing, and the activist is keeping an eye on sales declines due to a spat with Tim Hortons franchisees.

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Zimbabwe’s Former Finance Minister: “Time Up…

CEA's Kevin Hassett: Joint Tax Committee Score 'Not Economically Rational' | CNBC

CEA’s Kevin Hassett: Joint Tax Committee Score ‘Not Economically Rational’ | CNBC

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Wall Street Is Freaking Out As EA Caves To Social Media Outrage Over Its ‘Star Wars’ Game | CNBC

The Most Important Things To Watch In Salesforce's Upcoming Earnings Report | Trading Nation | CNBC

The Most Important Things To Watch In Salesforce’s Upcoming Earnings Report | Trading Nation | CNBC

CEA's Kevin Hassett: President Donald Trump Favors Elimination Of 'Death Tax' | CNBC

CEA’s Kevin Hassett: President Donald Trump Favors Elimination Of ‘Death Tax’ | CNBC

SailPoint CEO Mark McClane On Cybersecurity And The Company's IPO | CNBC

SailPoint CEO Mark McClane On Cybersecurity And The Company’s IPO | CNBC

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Saudi Aramco IPO: When, where and how much?

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Debating The Outlook For Safety Stocks | Trading Nation | CNBC

Tesla unveils a new electric semi-truck

Tesla unveils a new electric semi-truck

Benchmark Capital's Bill Gurley On The State Of Start-Ups, Uber, And Bitcoin (Full) | CNBC

Benchmark Capital’s Bill Gurley On The State Of Start-Ups, Uber, And Bitcoin (Full) | CNBC

PPG Industries CEO: Electric Car Boost | Mad Money | CNBC

PPG Industries CEO: Electric Car Boost | Mad Money | CNBC

Dexcom CEO: Seeing Opportunity | Mad Money | CNBC

Dexcom CEO: Seeing Opportunity | Mad Money | CNBC

Flywheel CEO: Fitness Credibility | Mad Money | CNBC

Flywheel CEO: Fitness Credibility | Mad Money | CNBC

Welbilt CEO: Cloud-Connected Equipment | Mad Money | CNBC

Welbilt CEO: Cloud-Connected Equipment | Mad Money | CNBC

Square CFO Sarah Friar: Testing Bitcoin | Mad Money | CNBC

Square CFO Sarah Friar: Testing Bitcoin | Mad Money | CNBC

Can Tesla Deliver With New Innovative Electric Semi Truck? | CNBC

Can Tesla Deliver With New Innovative Electric Semi Truck? | CNBC

Robotic bee can jump off the surface of water

Robotic bee can jump off the surface of water

Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot can backflip now

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot can backflip now

Tesla Unveils Electric Semi Truck That Allows Driver To Stand In Cab | CNBC

Tesla Unveils Electric Semi Truck That Allows Driver To Stand In Cab | CNBC

The Brains Behind Ethereum And Ripple Face Off On Bitcoin, Cash And ICOs | CNBC

The Brains Behind Ethereum And Ripple Face Off On Bitcoin, Cash And ICOs | CNBC

UPS CEO David Abney: Our Relationship With Amazon Is 'Mutually Beneficial' | CNBC

UPS CEO David Abney: Our Relationship With Amazon Is ‘Mutually Beneficial’ | CNBC

Treasury's Steve Mnuchin: GOP Plan Delivers Middle Income Tax Cuts | CNBC

Treasury’s Steve Mnuchin: GOP Plan Delivers Middle Income Tax Cuts | CNBC

Boston Dynamics Reveals New Atlas Robot | CNBC

Boston Dynamics Reveals New Atlas Robot | CNBC

Tesla Just Threw In A Major Surprise At The Semi Truck Unveiling: A Revamped Roadster | CNBC

Tesla Just Threw In A Major Surprise At The Semi Truck Unveiling: A Revamped Roadster | CNBC

Why GE Is A "Screaming Buy" Right Now | Trading Nation | CNBC

Why GE Is A “Screaming Buy” Right Now | Trading Nation | CNBC

Will Tesla's Semi Truck 'Blow Your Mind'? | CNBC

Will Tesla’s Semi Truck ‘Blow Your Mind’? | CNBC

Playing Catch Up With Consumer Staples | Trading Nation | CNBC

Playing Catch Up With Consumer Staples | Trading Nation | CNBC

After A Rough Week For Energy, Some Sense A Buying Opportunity | Trading Nation | CNBC

After A Rough Week For Energy, Some Sense A Buying Opportunity | Trading Nation | CNBC

Tesla unveiles a new electric semi-truck

Tesla unveiles a new electric semi-truck

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