Liberals make a risky bet on a Trump recession

Nobody deserves an economic downturn more than US president Donald Trump. But forecasts of America’s looming recession are at the very least premature. That widely held expectation is driven partly by hope. It...

US puts great power rivalry at centre of foreign policy

January weather in Davos predictably brings bright skies, cold air and a strong chance of snow. The political climate tends to be more changeable. Since the first Davos meeting in 1971, the World...

Trump Shows He's Ready to Go All-In Against China on Tariffs

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Fed's Rosengren Wants Two More Hikes in 2018 as Economy Grows

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The deadline to buy Sears out of bankruptcy is today and so far no...

Anyone who wants to buy Sears out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy must submit a bid today. It's unclear if Sears chairman Edward Lampert will make one.         READ SOURCE

What Should You Do About a Falling Stock Market? Nothing

Yes, you would have saved yourself from steep losses in 2008 and early 2009. But you have to ask yourself: Would I have also had the courage to put money back in while...

Department store executive Blake Nordstrom dies at 58

Nordstrom Inc. said in a statement that Blake Nordstrom's brothers and co-presidents, Erik and Peter, will continue to lead the company.         READ SOURCE

Trump says China wants trade deal, U.S. may not impose more tariffs

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Debt machine: are risks piling up in leveraged loans?

With 18.7m followers and a roster of fans that includes the Kardashians and Naomi Campbell, the Instagram page of beauty company Anastasia Beverly Hills offers crafty demonstrations of how to use its products to...

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