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admin December 11, 2018

Walt Disney Co./Courtesy Everett Collection A 25% discount is regarded as the minimum 23% of consumers consider a ‘good sale,’ a new survey finds. What does it take to get bargain hunters excited this holiday season? Retailers have become more creative at presenting discounts. Retailers, take note. Nearly one-quarter of consumers say […]

admin December 10, 2018

Oh, it’s on. In one corner, NYU professor and serial doomsayer Nouriel Roubini. In the other, Morgan Creek Digital founder Anthony Pompliano. Roubini called bitcoin the “mother of all bubbles” and slammed blockchain enthusiasts as “scoundrels” selling a “scam.” Pompliano, a tireless crypto proponent, described his best trade as “long bitcoin, short bankers.” Clearly, the […]

admin December 10, 2018

In 2017, MarketWatch documented many of the reasons there aren’t enough homes to buy. One of the most striking forces in the housing market right now is “rate lock,” the idea that homeowners with ultra-low mortgage rates can’t bear to give up those loans and, in buying a new home, get stuck with […]

admin December 9, 2018

With three weeks left until the end of 2018, both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 are mired deep in the red. And it will be essentially up to the Federal Reserve to determine whether the stock market will extend its winning streak for a third year or take a breather. Stocks […]

admin December 7, 2018

The most powerful passport in the world is not American. The United Arab Emirates was No. 1 on the list on a ranking that went to 167, according to a compilation by the “Global Passport Ranking,” created by Arton Capital a Montreal–based organization that helps high-net-worth clients gain second citizenship and/or residency. This was followed […]