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Recent articles by Kevin:

The 'Goldilocks' Jobs Market Numbers Aren't as Straightforward as They Seem

Just over 7 million jobs were open in August: more than enough to meet the demand of people entering the workforce, but 4.4% lower than a few months prior. → Read More

The High Price of Signing Up for Retailer Credit Cards

The average annual percentage rate, or APR, of retail credit cards in 2019 has risen above 26% as U.S. consumers pay higher store credit card interest. → Read More

The Real Price of No-Fee Stock Trades for Brokerages: Market Disruption

Schwab (SCHW), Ameritrade (AMTD), E*Trade (ETFC) and Interactive Broker (IBKR) have copied Robinhood's zero-commission, no trading fee model. Their stocks are down. → Read More

What's Behind the Great CEO Exodus of 2019?

One factor at play: at the end of a bull market, some CEOs think the timing's right to go out on top. → Read More

How Whistleblowers Have Taken Down the Titans of American Business

American whistleblowers have exposed all kinds of corporate shenanigans over the years—from the creation of fake bank accounts to dodgy expense reports to outright fraud. You've probably seen the movie. → Read More

Is the Bond Market Still a Good Investment in 2019? What to Know and What to Do About It

Investors looking to offset risk have typically turned to bonds. But what happens when that logic is turned on its head? → Read More

Here's Why the Fed is So Conflicted on Whether There's a Recession Coming

The Fed's decision to cut rates a quarter point cut exposed a divide amongst Fed Board members on how strong the U.S. economy really is. → Read More

Why the IPO Market Shouldn't Worry If WeWork Postpones Its Offering

WeWork (WE) parent We Co. may postpone or even withdraw its tech IPO but it may not affect the overall IPO market. → Read More

This Little Noticed S&P Index Is Up 25% This Year—and Offers a Hedge Against Wild Market Swings

Low volatility stocks like utilities, real estate and banks that comprise the SPLF have outperformed the market this year. → Read More

U.S. Stocks Were Volatile in August. You May Want to Get Used to That

The VIX Index measuring stock market volatility is up this month and some analysts expect the volatility to continue, thanks to the U.S.-China trade war and recession fears. → Read More

Amazon’s Ring Partners With 400 Police Forces, Adding Fuel to an Already Raging Privacy Debate

Privacy advocates are concerned about Amazon's Ring smart doorbell partnerships with more than 400 police forces to access camera footage in active investigations. → Read More

Rising U.S.-China Trade War Sends Big Tech Stocks Reeling

The Dow and Nasdaq fell Monday as Trump's trade war with China escalated. Apple (AAPL), IBM, Nvidia (NVDA), and Texas Instruments (TXN) all fell more than 4%. → Read More

Apple Earnings Show What Investors Want: Services Growth

Apple said services grew in Q3 2019 while revenue from devices shank. → Read More

Tesla's Stock Surges After It Beats Production, Delivery Goals

The automaker said it delivered 95,200 vehicles, above the 91,000 forecast by analysts. → Read More

Amazon Counter Turns Rivals' Storefronts—Starting With Rite-Aid—Into Package Pickup Centers

Rite-Aid's stock surged 21% on news of its partnership with Amazon Counter. → Read More

Reddit Quarantines Pro-Trump Message Board, Citing Threats to Police Officers

Reddit restricted access to its The_Donald subreddit by quarantining the forum over threats it said users made against Oregon state police. → Read More

Slack's Stock Worth $21B on Debut. Now the Hard Work Begins

Slack faces several challenges, including signing up more mainstream users and competing against Microsoft. → Read More

Slack Is Going Public Without an IPO. Here's How a Direct Offering Works

Slack is going public via a direct offering, or direct listing, an alternative to IPOs. Both involve Wall Street banks but not underwriting. → Read More

'It's Just Lazy': Current's CEO Lashes Out at Facebook's Calibra for Its Similar Logo

Calibra, a Facebook unit creating a digital wallet for the Libra cryptocurrency, has a logo that looks like that of fintech startup Current. → Read More

Google Pledges $1 Billion to Develop 20,000 New S.F. Bay Area Homes Over the Next Decade

The move comes amid rising criticism of Silicon Valley giants for their role in the region's housing crisis. → Read More