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Why real-estate investors should steer clear of Turkey

Why real-estate investors should steer clear of Turkey

The devaluation of the Turkish lira USDTRY, +3.2826%  may make real estate in cities like Istanbul and Ankara seem like a bargain for foreign investors, but scooping up property in… Read more »

NewsWatch: Meet the tech-savvy upstarts who think they can finally give Realtors a run for their money

NewsWatch: Meet the tech-savvy upstarts who think they can finally give Realtors a run for their money

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE At a time when internet technology, the “sharing economy,” and penny-pinching households have remade nearly every consumer experience from trading stocks to buying plane tickets, ShowPal and… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Trump slams social-media companies for ‘censorship’ of the right

The Wall Street Journal: Trump slams social-media companies for ‘censorship’ of the right

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters upon his departure from the White House on Friday. President Trump on Saturday threatened action against social-media companies, saying they were suspending accounts in… Read more »

Economic Preview: Sky is clear for sunny U.S. economy, but clouds are forming

Economic Preview: Sky is clear for sunny U.S. economy, but clouds are forming

The U.S. economy is doing great now, but are storm clouds on the horizon? It’s just when the sun is shining with not a cloud overhead that one should look… Read more »

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

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

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE 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?… Read more »

Saving in a 401(k) for the first time? Here’s what you need to know

Saving in a 401(k) for the first time? Here’s what you need to know

As the class of 2018 trades its caps and gowns for blazers and cardigans, many of these first-time workers may be grappling with a number of important financial questions. Balancing… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, dies at 80

The Wall Street Journal: Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, dies at 80

Kofi Annan was awarded the Nobel peace prize for his humanitarian work jointly with the UN in 2001. GENEVA—Kofi Annan, one of the world’s most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic… Read more »

What you probably don’t know about Social Security

What you probably don’t know about Social Security

Exactly 83 years ago this week, the Social Security Act was signed into law. It was Aug. 14, 1935, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt was in his first term as president…. Read more »

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

Market Snapshot: 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. The underlying worry is… Read more »

Ignore Trump and Musk — here’s how to find companies whose CEOs think long term

Ignore Trump and Musk — here’s how to find companies whose CEOs think long term

Whether you’re a fan of Tesla CEO Elon Musk or you think he’s just a nutjob, you owe him some gratitude as an investor. That’s because he’s spotlighting an issue… Read more »

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