NewsWatch: The questions every investor should ask about Trump’s proposal to radically change how companies report earnings

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Most investors and analysts argue that shareholders need more disclosure from the companies they invest in and not less. See full story.

Is there a friendship crisis?

Why do so many friendships end? How you can preserve them or know when to let go. See full story.

Stock-market investors weather Turkey storm, but should watch the dollar

As if global trade spats weren’t exciting enough, August has defied its sleepy reputation to bring investors a taste of an old-fashioned currency crisis in Turkey. See full story.

Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, dies at 80

The former UN secretary general Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80. See full story.

Mortgage rates tumble as housing starts to drag down the economy

Rates for home loans declined, good news for borrowers, but housing headwinds are threatening to become headwinds for the entire economy. See full story.

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The Turkish lira has a been on a roller coaster ride in recent days, but political and economic uncertainties abound on the Anatolian peninsula. See full story.

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