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Trump keeps pushing 'negative' interest rates. What would that mean for your wallet?

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

While no one expects rates to drop to zero or turn negative any time soon, President Trump and some of the giants of consumer finance have opened a door that was long assumed...
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This Is A Creative Emergency - Why Marketing Must Stop Playing Both Sides On Climate Change

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

The climate emergency is a creative one. Advertising and marketing is either part of the problem or the solution. Your future creative talent and the next generation of...
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Five Key Traits Defining Connected Consumers In 2019

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

2019 has been a key year for connected consumers as more than half of the population is now connected. This article explores five key traits of connected consumers.
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Europe Has a Germany Problem, and It's Spreading to Global Markets

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

As Germany goes, so goes Europe. The engine of the eurozone economy is sputtering at an even worse rate than feared, new data shows, and it's taking the rest of the...
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Exclusive: Ceconomy eyes deal with heirs of Media Markt founder - sources

7 hours ago   |   Reuters

Germany's Ceconomy , Europe's biggest consumer electronics group, is in talks to resolve a long-running dispute with a major shareholder of subsidiary Media Saturn, people...
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Disney CEO Bob Iger roasted Twitter for its 'nastiness' and says its abuse problem is why an acquisition never happened

Disney CEO Bob Iger roasted Twitter for its 'nastiness' and says its abuse problem is why an acquisition never happened

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

In an interview with The New York Times , Disney CEO Bob Iger explained why the company walked away from a deal to acquire Twitter in 2016. The interview is linked to the...
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Meet The Credit Card Obsessives Who Travel The World On Points

Meet The Credit Card Obsessives Who Travel The World On Points

7 hours ago   |   NPR

A growing subculture of savvy consumers are finding new ways to game credit card points. But it's not a game for everyone.
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Can Facebook, Google And Microsoft Inspire Data Center Innovation At Climate Week?

7 hours ago   |   Forbes

Data centers are one of the largest consumers of electricity on the planet, 30% of which sit unused .
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Keep These 10 Powerful Women on Your Radar

Keep These 10 Powerful Women on Your Radar

9 hours ago   |   Fortune

Fortune is keeping a close eye on the careers of these star executives, all of whom could land on-or return to-our Most Powerful Women list someday soon. Anne Chow CEO, AT&T...
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How millennials can build up credit quickly

12 hours ago   |   ABC

Need to establish credit? ABC7's Consumer Investigator Jason Knowles has tips on how millennials can build up credit, if denied.
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Police: Transgender woman's shooting being treated as hate crime

Police: Transgender woman's shooting being treated as hate crime

Police are treating the shooting of a transgender woman as a hate crime, saying the suspect in the attack shouted transphobic slurs before shooting the victim. Read more ...

New York police investigating thefts of jewelry worth over $350,000 from...

New York police investigating thefts of jewelry worth over $350,000 from Trump Tower

The New York Police Department is investigating thefts of jewelry valued at over $350,000 from Manhattan's Trump Tower. Read more ...

Apple will build new Mac Pros in Texas amid tariffs

Apple will build new Mac Pros in Texas amid tariffs

Apple's insanely expensive new desktop computer will be made in the United States - not China, the company announced Monday. The $6,000 Mac Pro will be built at Apple's Austin... Read more ...

Chanel Miller said she didn't know she was sexually assaulted until reading...

Chanel Miller said she didn't know she was sexually assaulted until reading a news article about Brock Turner's arrest 10 days after she blacked out and woke up in the hospital

Stanford sexual assault survivor Chanel Miller spoke out in her first televised interview on "60 Minutes" Sunday night. Miller revealed that she first learned that Brock Turner... Read more ...

The SEC just announced a settlement in a compensation-fraud case against...

The SEC just announced a settlement in a compensation-fraud case against former Nissan-Renault chairman Carlos Ghosn

The SEC announced a settlement in an investigation into a $140 million compensation-fraud scheme involving former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn , Nissan director Greg Kelly, and... Read more ...

Melania Trump rings opening bell at New York Stock Exchange

Melania Trump rings opening bell at New York Stock Exchange

President Trump routinely touts the surging stock market as one of his accomplishments, but on Monday First Lady Melania Trump went to the floor of the New York Stock Exchange... Read more ...

Week 4 Fantasy Football TE Rankings

Week 4 Fantasy Football TE Rankings

George Kittle is on a Week 4 bye, so some fantasy football owners will need to find the right sleeper tight end, perhaps on the waiver wire, to fill in. Check out our Week 4... Read more ...

Climate change protesters disrupt rush hour traffic in DC with boats, 'fire'...

Climate change protesters disrupt rush hour traffic in DC with boats, 'fire' and twerking at intersections

Climate change activists disrupted rush hour traffic in downtown Washington DC with protests, installations and some twerking on Monday. Their actions coincided with UN Climate... Read more ...

When will Dwayne Haskins start? Redskins must take cue from rival Giants...

When will Dwayne Haskins start? Redskins must take cue from rival Giants, Daniel Jones

Washington is wasting time with its rookie quarterback, especially as teams like New York are getting head starts on the future. Read more ...

Hedge funds could reap as much as $250 million from the collapse of British...

Hedge funds could reap as much as $250 million from the collapse of British tour operator Thomas Cook

While the bankruptcy of British tour operator Thomas Cook has left hundreds of thousands of travelers stranded , a group of hedge funds are poised to make as much as $250... Read more ...