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Bernanke Seen Buying $1.14 Trillion in Assets in 2014

Bernanke Seen Buying $1.14 Trillion in Assets in 2014 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke’s latest round of bond buying will reach $1.14 trillion before he ends the program in the first quarter of 2014, according to median estimates in a Bloomberg survey of economists.
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Florida Shooting: Nikolas Cruz Is Charged With 17 Counts of Murder 

Florida Shooting: Nikolas Cruz Is Charged With 17 Counts of Murder  | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The alleged gunman, a former student who had been expelled, was arrested a few miles from the campus.
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Cryptocurrencies Are Like Ponzi Schemes, World Bank Chief Says 

Cryptocurrencies Are Like Ponzi Schemes, World Bank Chief Says  | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The head of the World Bank compared cryptocurrencies to “Ponzi schemes,” the latest financial voice to raise questions about the legitimacy of digital currencies such as Bitcoin.
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Trump speechwriter quits over abuse allegations

Trump speechwriter quits over abuse allegations | EconMatters | Scoop.it
David Sorensen, a speechwriter who worked closely with top Trump advisor Stephen Miller, resigned Friday.
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One strange thing about this market correction that is similar to 1987

One strange thing about this market correction that is similar to 1987 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
David Rosenberg says a rise in the 10-year Treasury yield during a stock market decline is very rare.
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China ETFs suffer their biggest one-day drop since June 2016

China ETFs suffer their biggest one-day drop since June 2016 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Two widely used exchange-traded funds that track China's equity market tumbled on Wednesday as liquidity concerns over the country's stock market continued to grow.
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U.S. jobless claims drop to near 45-year low

U.S. jobless claims drop to near 45-year low | EconMatters | Scoop.it

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, dropping to its lowest level in nearly 45 years as the labor market tightened further, bolstering expectations of faster wage growth this year.

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Twitter Soars After Surprise Sales Gain, First Real Profit - Bloomberg

Twitter Soars After Surprise Sales Gain, First Real Profit - Bloomberg | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Twitter Inc. soared the most since its market debut in 2013 after it posted the first growth in four quarters, driven by improvements to its app and added video content that are persuading advertisers to boost spending on the social network.
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Trump Aide Rob Porter Resigns After Reports Alleging Abuse 

Trump Aide Rob Porter Resigns After Reports Alleging Abuse  | EconMatters | Scoop.it
One of President Donald Trump’s closest aides resigned on Wednesday after news reports that he emotionally and physically abused his ex-wives.
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Bitcoin Falls More Than 20% as Crypto Backlash Accelerates

Bitcoin Falls More Than 20% as Crypto Backlash Accelerates | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Bitcoin tumbled for a fifth day, dropping below $7,000 for the first time since November and leading other digital tokens lower, as a backlash by banks and government regulators against the speculative frenzy that drove cryptocurrencies to dizzying heights picks up steam.
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OPEC, Russia Signal Global Oil Alliance May Endure Past 2018

OPEC, Russia Signal Global Oil Alliance May Endure Past 2018 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
OPEC and Russia reaffirmed that they’ll persevere with oil-production cuts until the end of the year to clear a global glut and signaled their readiness to cooperate beyond that.
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Hong Kong-bound flight saw North Korean missile, Tillerson confirms

Hong Kong-bound flight saw North Korean missile, Tillerson confirms | EconMatters | Scoop.it
US Secretary of State says proximity of November ICBM launch to passenger jets highlights North Korea’s ‘recklessness’; launch was reportedly witnessed by Cathay Pacific flight from San Francisco
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China Escalates Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Trading

China Escalates Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Trading | EconMatters | Scoop.it
China is escalating its clampdown on cryptocurrency trading, targeting online platforms and mobile apps that offer exchange-like services, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Oil Reaches $70 a Barrel for First Time in Three Years

Oil Reaches $70 a Barrel for First Time in Three Years | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Oil topped $70 a barrel in London for the first time in three years as production cuts by OPEC and rising demand whittle away a global surplus.
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Disgraced ex-South Korean leader Park’s secret confidante Choi Soon-sil jailed for 20 years

Disgraced ex-South Korean leader Park’s secret confidante Choi Soon-sil jailed for 20 years | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The ruling may give hints about the penalty that the former president could face if she is convicted on more than a dozen related charges
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Goldman and Bridgewater see a bigger market shakeout coming

Goldman and Bridgewater see a bigger market shakeout coming | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The world's biggest hedge fund has warned that global markets are entering a new era of volatility.
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Oil falls below $60 for first time in 2018, on pace for big weekly drop

Oil falls below $60 for first time in 2018, on pace for big weekly drop | EconMatters | Scoop.it
U.S. crude fell below $60 a barrel for the first time this year on rising production, a strong dollar and a broad financial market sell-off.
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Stocks are tumbling again, Dow down 600

Stocks are tumbling again, Dow down 600 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
At Yahoo Finance, you get free stock quotes, up-to-date news, portfolio management resources, international market data, social interaction and mortgage rates that help you manage your financial life.
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Oil falls below $65 as U.S. output soars, North Sea supply restarts

Oil falls below $65 as U.S. output soars, North Sea supply restarts | EconMatters | Scoop.it
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A Florida Monorail Makes Way for the Robot Bus of Tomorrow

A Florida Monorail Makes Way for the Robot Bus of Tomorrow | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Jacksonville is going to be one of the first cities to bet on an untested transit technology. Again.
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S&P 500 closes lower in biggest reversal since February 2016 as rates pop

S&P 500 closes lower in biggest reversal since February 2016 as rates pop | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Stocks rose in choppy trade Wednesday as Wall Street tried to build on the strong gains set in the previous session.
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Trump Lauds ‘Tidal Wave of Good News’ While Dow Plummets

Trump Lauds ‘Tidal Wave of Good News’ While Dow Plummets | EconMatters | Scoop.it
President Donald Trump promoted “a tidal wave of good news” on the economy Monday as U.S. stocks plummeted in the second day of a sell-off.
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Oil rises 1.8% to $65.61, new 3-year closing high after 10th straight drop in US crude stockpiles

Oil rises 1.8% to $65.61, new 3-year closing high after 10th straight drop in US crude stockpiles | EconMatters | Scoop.it
U.S. crude topped $65 for the first time in more than three years after government data showed the 10th straight drop in U.S. stockpiles of crude oil.
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GE Plunges Toward Worst Week Since Recession

GE Plunges Toward Worst Week Since Recession | EconMatters | Scoop.it
General Electric Co. plummeted again as a report from Deutsche Bank questioned whether the manufacturing behemoth’s latest problems will force it to raise capital by selling shares or further cutting its dividend.
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Bitcoin Plunge Extends to 25% as Fear of Crypto Crackdown Linger

Bitcoin Plunge Extends to 25% as Fear of Crypto Crackdown Linger | EconMatters | Scoop.it
January’s cryptocurrency selloff got fresh impetus on Tuesday when Bitcoin slumped as much as 25 percent, as the prospect of regulatory crackdowns appeared to spread.
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BP to Pay $102 Million to Settle California Suit, Becerra Says

BP to Pay $102 Million to Settle California Suit, Becerra Says | EconMatters | Scoop.it
A BP Plc unit will pay $102 million to settle a lawsuit accusing the company of overcharging California for natural gas, the state’s attorney general said.
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