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  1. Key Words: 'I would distinguish early Hitler from later Hitler':...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | MarketWatch

    Luigi Zingales and the U. of C. administration take a different tack from those of Berkeley and other schools in defending free speech - though not all students or alumni agree Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon speaks at a campaign event for Roy Moore, eventually defeated in his bid for a U.S. Senate in Alabama. University of Chicago professor Luigi Zingales is defending his invitation to former Trump campaign chief executive and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon for a campus debate on globalization, telling about 50 students at a town hall this week that the onetime face of Breitbart News is valuable to unpacking how outsider Donald Trump could rise to the presidency.

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  2. More lower-income households overspend when the stock market is risingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | MarketWatch

    Consumption in lower-income households jumped 10% when the stock market is doing well, while consumption in higher-income households increased by just 5%. The bullish stock market may have people bragging about their 401 balances, but they're also running to the stores.

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  3. Disney is offering a free education program a " why women might benefit more than menRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | MarketWatch

    The company didn't provide many details, but chairman and chief executive officer Robert Iger said it's designed to make higher education more accessible. If employees use the program for training related to their jobs, women might get more out of it than men do, research shows.

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  4. Capitol Report: $26.33 instead of $15.99 a case? Costco shows Seattle ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | MarketWatch

    Costco has adopted a novel way to show its objection to a new soda tax in Seattle: It's telling customers just how much the tax will cost and encouraging them to buy soft drinks outside the city. The city recently enacted a tax of 1.75 cents an ounce on surgary beverages.

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  5. 9 New Year's resolutions for the nearly retiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | MarketWatch

    At the end of 2016, there were 800,000 more Americans 65 and older not in the workforce , Bloomberg reported - a number that will continue to rise as baby boomers age . About 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day, and even though the average age of retirement is rising in the U.S., it still hovers between 62 and 65 years old, according to U.S. Census Bureau data .

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  6. Psychos vs. nice guys a " which type of hedge fund manager gets better returns?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | MarketWatch

    Christian Bale in the 2000 movie "American Psycho." Researchers recently investigated the link between hedge fund returns and psychopathic traits in fund managers.

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  7. The Wall Street Journal: Fed's Dudley expects strong job market will eventually boost inflationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | MarketWatch

    New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley said Monday he still expects that a very strong employment sector will help push inflation up over time. But Dudley didn't have much to say directly on the interest-rate outlook, noting only that the Fed is "gradually removing monetary-policy accommodation."

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  8. Currencies: Euro takes aim at $1.20, buoyed by hopes for German breakthroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | MarketWatch

    The U.S. dollar traded lower Monday, while its main rival, the euro, strengthened as investors continued to favor the single currency amid optimism over the German economy and hopes for an end to the country's political stalemate. The eurozone currency is now on course to touch the psychologically important level of $1.20, which it breached temporarily in September.

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  9. Currencies: Euro hovers at 2-month high, buoyed by hopes for German breakthroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | MarketWatch

    The euro was hovering at levels not seen since September against the dollar on Monday, as investors continued to favor the single currency amid optimism over the German economy and hopes for an end to the country's current political stalemate. which measures the buck against a broader range of currencies, was 0.01% weaker at 86.41, its lowest since mid-October.

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  10. Bond Report: Treasury yields slightly higher ahead of housing starts dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | MarketWatch

    Treasury yields were mostly unchanged Friday, bound by a tight range, as investors waited for housing starts data that could set the tone for the rest of the trading session. The U.S. economy has notched a spree of solid economic readings this week.

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  11. This expert has a dire warning about not getting enough sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | MarketWatch

    He would know. Walker, who is director of the University of California, Berkeley's Center for Human Sleep Science, has been studying sleep for more than 20 years and is the author of a new book, " Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams ."

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  12. Psst...Here are 5 ways to make workplace gossip work for youRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | MarketWatch

    Legendary gossip columnist Liz Smith turned gossip into gold for newspapers and for herself - she made an estimated $1 million a year in her heyday. The Grand Dame of Dish, who died Sunday, was the first to tell the world that Donald Trump was divorcing his first wife, Ivana.

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  13. Can you remain truly anonymous online? Herea s where to startRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | MarketWatch

    Cybersecurity-the behaviors and actions meant to protect users in the online world from theft, fraud and other crime aimed at stealing information and data-is a serious personal issue, too. After all, it has been shown that a credit card can be hacked online in six seconds.

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  14. Is your hedge-fund manager a psychopath? Why that could be bad for your returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | MarketWatch

    The popular image of the best hedge-fund managers as ruthless risk-takers who put profits before people could be all wrong. It turns out that hedge-fund managers with psychopathic personality traits underperform their less psychopathic peers, according to new research published Thursday by the Society of Personality and Social Psychology.

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  15. The Wall Street Journal: Alibaba to triple investment in cutting-edge research to $15 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | MarketWatch

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. says it will nearly triple spending on research and development, to more than $15 billion over the next three years, as it seeks to keep pace with Western rivals such as Alphabet Inc. started as an online marketplace but has since moved into cloud computing and artificial-intelligence initiatives. In the previous three years, its spending on research and development was about $6 billion-a fraction of what major U.S. tech companies spend.

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  16. What a ban on e-cigarette flavors could mean for smokersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | MarketWatch

    By comparison, traditional cigarettes only come in one of those - menthol. What would happen if regulators were to ban flavors in e-cigarettes? a If the Food and Drug Administration banned the flavors in e-cigarettes but allowed them in traditional, or combustible, cigarettes, e-cigarette use would decline by more than 10% a If menthol in traditional cigarettes were banned, there would be a 4.8% reduction and most smokers would shift to e-cigarettes, while others said they would quit smoking altogether a Banning e-cigarette flavors could turn smokers toward traditional cigarettes, an adverse public health effect given that their use has been shown to cause cancer That's according to new research by from Yale School of Public Health and the Centre for Health Policy at the Imperial College in London, and distributed by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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  17. Read this before making a political protest while on the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | MarketWatch

    Kansas City Chiefs players seen take a knee before the game against the Los Angeles Chargers at the StubHub Center on Sept. 24. Should football players be required to stand during the national anthem? It's a question that dominated news reports at a time when - as some political commentators have pointed out - U.S. territory Puerto Rico struggles to recover from a hurricane that has caused up to $30 billion in damages and has left nearly the entire country without electricity .

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  18. Rapper Lil B on capitalism, racism - and how to make America greatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | MarketWatch

    Lil B performing at music festival Coachella. The rapper shares his views on politics and economics with more than 1 million Twitter followers.

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  19. In One Chart: Here are the countries whose wealthy stash their riches in offshore havensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | MarketWatch

    Visitors check boats docked at the Dubai International Marine Club during the Gulf emirate's international Boat Show on February 28, 2017. The rich use offshore tax havens when they live near Switzerland, are from a country stocked with natural resources, or from one wracked with political and economic instability, according to a new study from researchers looking at income inequality.

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  20. The Wall Street Journal: Why this feel-good, modern idea can be a disaster at workRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | MarketWatch

    It seems like such a feel-good, modern idea: Allow everyone in a company to know what everyone else in the company is paid. Such pay transparency has many proponents, who argue that it can help motivate employees, close the gender pay gap, and attract new talent by providing a clear picture of how achievement in the company is rewarded.

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