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Janet Yellen Just Told Congress Why the Fed Has to Raise Interest Rates Soon

The Federal Reserve will likely need to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday, although she flagged considerable uncertainty over economic policy under the Trump administration. Yellen said delaying rate increases could leave the Fed's policymaking committee behind the curve and eventually lead it to hike rates quickly, which she said could cause a… → Read More

How Two of Trump’s Cabinet Picks Made Hundreds of Millions From ‘Sweetheart’ Government Deals

Experts worry they will strike deals that favor investors over taxpayers. → Read More

Snapchat IPO Confusion Costing Some Investors

Some investors, it appears, are already losing money on the Snapchat IPO. On Friday, shares of Snap Interactive dropped 10% to just over $8 mid-day Friday, reversing a huge run up in the stock price, which got as high as $9.98 at one point—a 122% jump from $4.50—since the owner of the fast growing photo sharing app filed in early February for its IPO, which is expected to be one of the market's… → Read More

Snow: Wall Street Trying to Make Money off Weather

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange delisted the contracts a year and a half ago. → Read More

Here’s the Latest Crack in the Trump Economy

Add a slow down in lending to the signs that President Trump's policies may be hurting the economy, banks, and businesses. → Read More

Donald Trump’s Friends Seem to Be Borrowing a Lot For People Who Can’t Get Loans

Trump called for a rollback of banking reform Dodd-Frank on Friday, saying it is hurting his friends ability to borrow. Is it? → Read More

Donald Trump Will Make Hedge Funds Great Again

Dan Loeb expects says tax reform and other President Trump policies will be good for professional investors. → Read More

The Federal Reserve May Have Just Slammed the Brakes On Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve's January decision indicates fears could be growing. → Read More

Bill Gates Says He Probably Wouldn't Start Microsoft If He Were to Drop Out of College Today

Gates, in a talk on Friday with Warren Buffett, said these were the three careers he would pursue if he were a college-age guy today. → Read More

President Trump Says Mexico Will Pay for the Wall. But His Tax Plan Means Americans Will

5 reasons the President's proposal is a really, really bad idea. → Read More

This Stock Is Soaring On Trump’s Dakota Pipeline Deal

Donald Trump just helped out the shares of a company he used to own—big time. Shares of Energy Transfer Partners (etp) rose more than 3% in midday trading, to a recent $38.50, on the heels of President Trump’s Tuesday executive order to revive the Dakota Access Pipeline project. Investors have seemingly been encouraged by the revitalization of a project that seemed dead. Since news of President… → Read More

Sales of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Jets Fall After Donald Trump Critique

Guess who? → Read More

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Trump Inauguration: Kissinger Agrees with Trump About Russia

Speaking at the World Economic Form in Davos, Switzerland on Friday, Henry Kissinger agreed with Trump's "general attitude" toward Russia. → Read More

How Self-Driving Cars Could Actually Make Traffic Worse

Once getting in a car means no longer driving, a lot more people may want to be on road. → Read More

India Is Considering Giving 20 Million Citizens Free Money

Speaking at World Economic Forum Indian official Amitabh Kant said the country is seriously considering a universal basic income plan → Read More

Davos: Why I Ate Food Waste at the World Economic Forum

Non-profit Gastromotiva is trying to raise awareness of food waste and the fight against hunger at the World Economic Forum in Davos. → Read More

Here's What Joe Biden Would Do to Fix the Productivity Crisis

Tucked into Biden's Davos speech was a plan that could boost American productivity at a time when that once-engine of economy growth has stagnated. → Read More

Davos: George Soros Just Threw Some Serious Shade on Donald Trump

Speaking at a dinner at the World Economic Forum, Soros predicted that Donald Trump will fail as president. → Read More

Jack Ma of Alibaba: We Should Be Very Worried About a Trade War

The leader of China's largest e-commerce company spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos. → Read More