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1 in 5 LGBTQ adults isn’t registered to vote, despite high 2020 stakes

1 in 5 LGBTQ adults isn’t registered to vote, despite high 2020 stakes

Some 21% of LGBTQ adults aren’t registered to vote, according to a study released this week by the University of California, Los Angeles’ Williams Institute. That’s compared to an estimated… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil retreats adding to weekly loss as China data revives worries about demand

Futures Movers: Oil retreats adding to weekly loss as China data revives worries about demand

By Markets/commodities reporter Deputy markets editor Oil futures moved lower on Friday, giving up earlier gains to build a loss for the week, as data showing slower economic growth fed… Read more »

Market Extra: Confusion around Fed’s Clarida speech throws off investors

Market Extra: Confusion around Fed’s Clarida speech throws off investors

A scheduled speech by Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida ended up throwing off bond investors on Friday who saw headlines suggesting the central bank had made a sudden tweak… Read more »

The MarketWatch Q&A: NBA analyst Stan Van Gundy on how the league has changed: ‘No one called themselves a brand’ in the 90s

The MarketWatch Q&A: NBA analyst Stan Van Gundy on how the league has changed: ‘No one called themselves a brand’ in the 90s

Stan Van Gundy is part of one of the most famous and funny brother duos in basketball. He and his brother Jeff have coached in the NBA and are now… Read more »

Earnings Outlook: Caterpillar earnings: Expect weakness on China tensions and global economic slowdown

Earnings Outlook: Caterpillar earnings: Expect weakness on China tensions and global economic slowdown

Caterpillar Inc. is scheduled to report third-quarter earnings on Wednesday, and expectations are subdued as trade tensions with China persist and global economies show signs of slowing. The Deerfield, Ill.-based… Read more »

Earnings Outlook: Boeing faces a 40% drop in quarterly profit

Earnings Outlook: Boeing faces a 40% drop in quarterly profit

Nearly a year after the deadly Lion Air Flight 610 crash, Boeing Co. faces an on-year 40% decline in profit and 22% drop in revenue for its third quarter. The… Read more »

Americans spend 7,000% more time watching TV than they do on their finances

Americans spend 7,000% more time watching TV than they do on their finances

Watching TV is a lot more fun than going through your bank statements. But only one of them is going to help you reach your financial goals and retire on… Read more »

Johnson & Johnson stock pummeled after asbestos-related baby powder recall

Johnson & Johnson stock pummeled after asbestos-related baby powder recall

Shares of Johnson & Johnson suffered another blow Friday related to product safety, as the consumer-products giant’s recall of some baby powder — after tests revealed traces of asbestos —… Read more »

The world’s shortest regularly scheduled commercial flight lasts 1.5 minutes

The world’s shortest regularly scheduled commercial flight lasts 1.5 minutes

It very well could take you longer to read this story than it would to ride on the world’s shortest scheduled passenger flight. Loganair, a Scottish regional airline, holds that… Read more »

The 401(k) retirement is coming — are you prepared?

The 401(k) retirement is coming — are you prepared?

Most retirees rely on retirement income they didn’t personally put away for their futures, although they did work for it. Young adults won’t have that luxury, and they know it,… Read more »

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