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Market Extra: Could China’s yuan replace the dollar as a reserve currency?

Market Extra: Could China’s yuan replace the dollar as a reserve currency?

The Chinese yuan, or renminbi, could give the dollar a run for its money one day, at least when it comes to being a major reserve currency, analysts say. Those… Read more »

Market Extra: Municipal bond funds see record inflows to kick off new year

Market Extra: Municipal bond funds see record inflows to kick off new year

It’s only been a month and municipal bond funds are on a tear. The Investment Company Institute estimated that muni bond funds saw net inflows of $3.1 billion for the… Read more »

Trump Today: Trump Today: President says he’s considering fine over China intellectual-property theft

Trump Today: Trump Today: President says he’s considering fine over China intellectual-property theft

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he’s considering fining China over intellectual-property theft, spoke with Kuwait’s leader and attended a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony for former Sen. Bob Dole. CHINA FINE… Read more »

In One Chart: Do CEOs earn too much money? This chart may help answer that question

In One Chart: Do CEOs earn too much money? This chart may help answer that question

This just in: CEOs are well compensated. Whether they are OVER-compensated, of course, is up for debate. In that spirit, this chart from cost-estimating website HowMuch.net offers some perspective on… Read more »

Capitol Report: The Trump Scoreboard: How the president measures up after 1 year in office

Capitol Report: The Trump Scoreboard: How the president measures up after 1 year in office

A year into office, President Donald Trump’s priorities haven’t changed — money, money, money. That was the testimony of Trump himself, as a candidate — “I like money. I’m very… Read more »

Ford shares sink to their lowest level in nearly two months

Ford shares sink to their lowest level in nearly two months

Shares of Ford Motor Co. were hovering at their lowest in nearly two months Wednesday, after the car maker painted a gloomy picture of its profit this year and posted… Read more »

Key Words: Trump administration stance on national parks ‘deeply disturbing,’ say resigning board members

Key Words: Trump administration stance on national parks ‘deeply disturbing,’ say resigning board members

Three-quarters of the seats on a bipartisan U.S. National Park Service advisory board are vacant as of this week, with those quitting citing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s unwillingness to meet,… Read more »

ETF Focus: Ignore the ‘blockchain gimmicks’ say the men behind the new blockchain ETFs

ETF Focus: Ignore the ‘blockchain gimmicks’ say the men behind the new blockchain ETFs

Some of the most remarkable moves in the U.S. stock market over the past few months have been in companies announcing an initiative related to blockchain, the decentralized-ledger technology best… Read more »

Key Words: Obama tells Letterman how algorithms undermined political promise of social media

Key Words: Obama tells Letterman how algorithms undermined political promise of social media

Appearing as a guest in the premiere episode of “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman,” Barack Obama, the former U.S. president, offered an example from the Arab… Read more »

Market Extra: 3 things investors need to know about Canada’s rate hike

Market Extra: 3 things investors need to know about Canada’s rate hike

The Bank of Canada raised interest rates on Wednesday, but not without noting that the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement is a major risk to the economic… Read more »

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