Pals who eat together flickr Editorial/Getty Images Just say the number 47 percent and many people know exactly what you are talking about: It was the calculation that the Tax Policy Center did a decade ago of the share of people who pay no federal income tax. At least among tax and political geeks, the number became
This second generation night table has a cooler drawer, wireless charging, Bluetooth speakers, motion sensor lighting, cable management, accent lighting, and charging/power ports. Photo courtesy of Sobro. As houses and apartments get smaller, convenience and multifunctional furniture (and rooms for that matter) become more and more essential. Night tables in particular get so cluttered with
A little-known subsidiary of Apple is getting a fresh coat of paint: FileMaker is no more, CEO Brad Freitag said in an interview. Instead, it’s going back to its original name, Claris, although it will continue to sell FileMaker Pro, software for developers that enables teams and smaller companies to build custom apps without a
The “Fast Money ” traders shared their first moves for the market open. Tim Seymour was a buyer of Delta. Brian Kelly was a buyer of the 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF. Karen Finerman was a seller of S&P 500 ETF puts. Guy Adami was a buyer of Viacom. Disclosure Trader disclosure: Brian Kelly is long
White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow told CNBC on Tuesday that he believes the United States holds the upper hand in trade negotiations with China due to the comparative strength of the U.S. economy. “The Chinese economy is crumbling. It’s just not the powerhouse it was 20 years ago,” Kudlow said on CNBC’s “Squawk on
With college affordability a big worry, most families are wary of having kids apply to pricey private schools. That is a mistake. Yes, annual tuition plus room and board at four-year, private universities is much higher — $48,510, on average — compared to public institutions — at just $21,370 — in the current academic year,
Democratic presidential hopeful Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the second round of the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by CNN at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan on July 31, 2019. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images If you’re an entrepreneur looking to save a few
Older Workers Often Need To Work To Offset Low Savings Moment Editorial/Getty Images The labor market is slowing. The trade wars are taking their toll on business investment, on economic growth and on hiring. Policymakers at the Fed are worried enough about the economy to cut their key interest rate for the first time in
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Getty Correspondence season is in full swing. That means that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is sending out bills and notices to taxpayers – including correspondence focused on cryptocurrency and healthcare reporting. It may be hard for taxpayers to tell the real thing from the fakes – and scammers are taking advantage of the confusion.
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An employee counts 100-yuan banknotes at a bank in Lianyungang, China. STR | AFP | Getty Images The U.S. labeling China a currency manipulator is nothing but an “empty threat,” said Stephen Roach, a senior fellow at Yale University on Tuesday. The formal designation came a day after China allowed its currency to breach a
The Trump administration took the trade war up another notch, calling China a currency manipulator and ratcheting up expectations that the White House has other moves it could make to retaliate against China. Last used in the 1990s, the designation was announced by the U.S. Treasury Monday after U.S. markets closed out a turbulent session.
A cyclist passes the Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters The U.S. Federal Reserve announced on Monday it planned to develop its own round-the-clock real-time payments and settlement service, with an expected launch in 2023 or 2024. In a statement, the U.S. central bank said it was seeking public comment on the
Picture Alliance | Getty Images As the trade war between the world’s largest economies rages on, your savings are likely taking a hit. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 500 points by midday Monday, while the S&P 500 dropped 2%. Amid troubles in the market, the most common advice is to do nothing.
Several years ago, my wife and I attended a “preparing for retirement” seminar. After the session, my wife turned to me and asked, “how do dumb people retire?” I was caught off-guard by what appeared to be an elitist comment. She quickly clarified that she was frustrated by the sheer complexity and agonizing decision-making process
Anthony Charles Dwight Box was at what I consider the end of the line in tax litigation – appealing his sentence from prison – when he heard from the Eleventh Circuit last month. It was not good news. The Circuit Court approved the 36 month sentence handed down by Judge Federico Moreno of the Southern District
Lauren Kalmat of Vis-Home Your home is your castle, and now’s your chance to own one that belonged to music royalty. A Detroit-area property owned by the late Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is for sale. The house had been listed at $800,000 in October and was removed from the MLS about six weeks later.
Les Wexner (left) with Ed Razek (right) at the 2016 Fragrance Foundation Awards. Astrid Stawiarz | Stringer | Getty Images Victoria’s Secret owner L Brands is about to lose its chief marketing officer Edward Razek, who’s pushed the retailer’s sexy image as long as he’s been there since the early 1980s. L Brands CEO Les
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images The Dow just cratered more than 760 points, or 2.9%, in a single day. But if recent history is any guide, the pain should be short lived. Unless this trade war is introducing a