Month: February 2020

Michael Bloomberg, billionaire and former mayor of New York, is the latest Democratic presidential candidate to turn his attention to the country’s $1.7 trillion outstanding student loan balance. “At its best, higher education serves as an engine of economic mobility and a pathway to the middle class,” the 78-year-old wrote in his $700 million proposal released
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If you want to improve your financial know-how, there are plenty of opportunities to do so. From short online tutorials to extensive in-person bootcamps, the number of “Money 101” classes has ballooned since the Great Recession. And yet, when it comes to financial literacy, Americans are still falling far short. According to a survey by
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An attendee passes in front of John Deere brand tractors displayed during the World Agriculture Expo in Tulare, California, on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Deere on Friday reported an unexpected rise in profits in the first quarter, helped by early signs of stabilization in the U.S. farm
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James Gorman, chief executive officer and chairman of Morgan Stanley, speaks during the International Economic Forum Of The Americas (IEFA) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on Wednesday June 12, 2019. Photographer: Christinne Muschi/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg Financial services firms are moving out of their comfort zone. Some of the most recognizable names on Wall Street,
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A.P. Moller-Maersk is the largest container shipping company in the world. Andia | UIG via Getty Images Shipping giant Maersk warned on Thursday that the coronavirus outbreak would weigh on earnings this year, compounding the woes of a container shipping industry already subdued by trade wars and an economic slowdown. Maersk, which reported a lower-than-expected
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(Photo credit: Bloomberg/Contributor/Getty Images News) Long gone are the days when offices with cubicles were the norm. Over the past decade, offices have been flooded with amenities like free snacks, yoga at lunch and hip areas to hangout. But expectations have moved on further. Employees are now looking for perks that go beyond fringe benefits,
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a campaign event on February 17, 2020 in Richmond, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Justin Sullivan When Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., proposed legislation last year to tax stock trades, he decried the “recklessness of Wall Street billionaires” and cited a goal of building an economy
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skynesher | E+ | Getty Images If you’re like many Americans, you’re carrying a balance on your credit cards. And the candidate you choose in November for president could have an effect on how well you grapple with those debts. The latest numbers from the Federal Reserve show that credit card balances climbed to $930
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