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How the $700 million Equifax settlement could leave you high and dry

How the $700 million Equifax settlement could leave you high and dry

Equifax could pay up to $700 million as part of a settlement related to the 2017 hack that exposed the personal information of roughly 147 million consumers. Despite the settlement’s… Read more »

Economic Report: Existing-home sales dip 1.7%, housing market struggles despite cheaper mortgages

Economic Report: Existing-home sales dip 1.7%, housing market struggles despite cheaper mortgages

Sales of previously own homes aren’t getting much help from sharply lower mortgage rates. The numbers: Sales of previously owned homes slipped 1.7% in June, reflecting ongoing weakness in the… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stocks mostly higher as earnings season ramps up; Coke shares prop up the Dow

Market Snapshot: Stocks mostly higher as earnings season ramps up; Coke shares prop up the Dow

Stocks traded mostly higher Tuesday morning, with Wall Street building on the previous session’s modest gains as earnings season gains steam. How are the major benchmarks faring? The Dow Jones… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil falls as Middle East news flow calms ahead of data expected to show a fall in U.S. crude supplies

Futures Movers: Oil falls as Middle East news flow calms ahead of data expected to show a fall in U.S. crude supplies

By Markets/commodities reporter Deputy markets editor Oil futures moved lower on Tuesday, pressured as the news flow from Middle East has calmed a day ahead of data that are expected… Read more »

Key Words: Two Louisiana officers fired over post suggesting Ocasio-Cortez should be shot

Key Words: Two Louisiana officers fired over post suggesting Ocasio-Cortez should be shot

‘This vile idiot needs a round … and I don’t mean the kind she used to serve.’ That’s what Charlie Rispoli, a 14-year veteran of the Gretna Police Department in… Read more »

Coca-Cola earnings get a jolt from ready-to-drink Costa Coffee

Coca-Cola earnings get a jolt from ready-to-drink Costa Coffee

Coca-Cola announced ready-to-drink Costa Coffee during the most recent quarter Coca-Cola Co. has always been in the caffeine business, but now the soda company is getting a bigger jolt from… Read more »

Project Syndicate: Politics is making Fed policy incoherent

Project Syndicate: Politics is making Fed policy incoherent

Donald Trump has had his eye on Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Project Syndicate) — From the early 1980s until the start of the financial crisis in September… Read more »

After the Equifax breach settlement, brace yourself for what could replace Social Security numbers

After the Equifax breach settlement, brace yourself for what could replace Social Security numbers

Equifax’s data-breach settlement will pay out at least $650 million in restitution to consumers and government fines, but it could also help usher in a new era in identity verification… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Letter to Mueller from Barr’s Justice Department cautions former special counsel to stick to his report in Wednesday testimony

The Wall Street Journal: Letter to Mueller from Barr’s Justice Department cautions former special counsel to stick to his report in Wednesday testimony

The Justice Department told Robert Mueller to keep this week’s congressional testimony within the boundaries of his public report, just as Democratic lawmakers hope the former special counsel sheds new… Read more »

Health Exchange: Two treatable health issues in young adulthood can increase your risk of heart failure by 37%

Health Exchange: Two treatable health issues in young adulthood can increase your risk of heart failure by 37%

Elevated blood pressure and cholesterol levels in young adulthood may lead to an increased risk of coronary heart disease later in life, according to research published Tuesday in the peer-reviewed… Read more »

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