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BOJ cuts inflation view, keeps stimulus as risks to economy heighten

24 minutes ago   |   Reuters

The Bank of Japan cut its inflation forecasts on Wednesday and warned of rising risks to the economy from faltering global demand, further pushing back policymakers' years-long...
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The Economy Won't Rescue Trump

2 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Paul Krugman , New York Times
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Alaska Airlines is selling one-way tickets for as little as $39

Alaska Airlines is selling one-way tickets for as little as $39

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Alaska Airlines launched a two-day flash sale on Tuesday with discount one-way flights going for as little as $39. Deals include $39 one-way or $78 round-trip flights between...
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Gov. Evers to call for bipartisanship in tonight's State of the State address

Gov. Evers to call for bipartisanship in tonight's State of the State address

7 hours ago   |   WISN

Based on excerpts released before the speech, Gov. Tony Evers will call for an emphasis on the economy, increasing the state's share of funding for K-12 schools to two-thirds...
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Industrial tech may not be sexy, but VCs are loving it

Industrial tech may not be sexy, but VCs are loving it

7 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

GUEST: There are nearly 300 industrial-focused companies within the Fortune 1,000. The medium revenue for these economy-anchoring firms is nearly $4.9 billion, resulting in...
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U.S. home sales plunge in December

7 hours ago   |   Reuters

Sales of existing homes dropped 6.4 percent in December. As Fred Katayama reports, that's the lowest level in three years and a sign the economy is slowing.
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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

7 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Stocks fell sharply Tuesday following new signs the global economy is weakening and reports of difficulties in trade talks between the U.S. and China. That broke a four-day...
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Trump shut down the government over his wall. It's jeopardizing his other priorities

8 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Immigration policy, the economy, legislative wins and even his own reelection seem to be struggling as the partial government shutdown persists.
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Hedge Fund Managers Klarman, Dalio Sound Loud Warnings About U.S. and Global Economies

9 hours ago   |   Fortune

Two of the biggest names in hedge funds are separately warning investors that dire financial times could be ahead. Ray Dalio, founder of the world's biggest hedge fund , and...
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Davos 2019 Day One: Huawei chairman said trade war is slowing sales, Microsoft CEO talked tech's impact on humanity

Davos 2019 Day One: Huawei chairman said trade war is slowing sales, Microsoft CEO talked tech's impact on humanity

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The world's elite converge on Davos, Switzerland, this week for the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting. This year's theme is "Globalization 4.0" - promoting more inclusive...
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Viacom buys streaming service Pluto TV for $340M

Viacom buys streaming service Pluto TV for $340M

Viacom is getting into the streaming TV business. The operator of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon has purchased free streaming service Pluto TV for $340 million. Pluto... Read more ...

State Department calls off border security conference due to 'very limited...

State Department calls off border security conference due to 'very limited funding' amid government shutdown

The Department of State is postponing an international conference on border security and export control "due to the partial US government shutdown," a spokesperson said in a... Read more ...

Mueller is said to be probing the Trump campaign's ties to the NRA during...

Mueller is said to be probing the Trump campaign's ties to the NRA during the 2016 election

The special counsel Robert Mueller is said to be interested in the relationship between President Donald Trump's campaign and the National Rifle Association. The FBI has long... Read more ...

The cognitively impaired woman who gave birth at an Arizona care facility is...

The cognitively impaired woman who gave birth at an Arizona care facility is more cognizant than previously reported, her family's attorney reveals

Last month, a Phoenix, Arizona care facility made headlines when it was reported that a patient gave birth despite having been in a vegetative state. Now the woman's attorney... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi won't allow White House officials access to the House floor for...

Nancy Pelosi won't allow White House officials access to the House floor for State of the Union 'walkthrough'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi instructed the Sergeant at Arms to cancel a walkthrough for White House officials preparing the State of the Union address. President Trump wants to... Read more ...

The head of tech at Credit Suisse gives her best advice for workers losing...

The head of tech at Credit Suisse gives her best advice for workers losing their jobs to robots

Business Insider talked to Laura Barrowman, the chief technology officer at Credit Suisse, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Monday. Barrowman said workers... Read more ...

A Kentucky PR firm was reportedly behind high schooler Nick Sandmann's...

A Kentucky PR firm was reportedly behind high schooler Nick Sandmann's statement on his viral confrontation with a Native American protester

A Kentucky-based PR firm was reportedly behind a statement from the high schooler at the center of a confrontation with a Native American protester at a Washington, DC... Read more ...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Bill Belichick's big-name coaching staff from his first...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Bill Belichick's big-name coaching staff from his first Super Bowl

The New England Patriots are in the Super Bowl... again. The Patriots are going for their sixth Super Bowl win in 18 years, and the two constants during that dynasty are Tom... Read more ...

Here's what happens to the Chick-fil-A in Mercedes-Benz Stadium that will be...

Here's what happens to the Chick-fil-A in Mercedes-Benz Stadium that will be closed during the Super Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, home of Super Bowl 2019 , has a Chick-fil-A, but it closes on Sundays - when most NFL games are played. When Chick-fil-A closes, it... Read more ...

New Electric Pickup Truck Faces An Uphill Climb To Get Americans On Board

New Electric Pickup Truck Faces An Uphill Climb To Get Americans On Board

A new startup is taking over a once-abandoned auto plant in central Illinois to make electric trucks and SUVs. But Americans have been slow to adopt electric vehicles. (Image... Read more ...