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published Oct 17, 2017 9:51:25 AM, by Zachary Tracer (Bloomberg) — UnitedHealth Group Inc., the U.S.’s biggest health insurer, said it’s excited about the the chance to sell health plans President Donald Trump is promoting as alternatives to Obamacare. Last week, Trump signed an executive order promoting short-term health insurance

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published Oct 10, 2017, 5:45:09 AM, by Justin Fox (Bloomberg View) —Robert Morris was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the chief financier of the American Revolution, the superintendent of finance (Treasury secretary, basically) of the early republic, one of Pennsylvania’s first two U.S. senators, and, for a time,

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published Oct 10, 2017, 5:11:33 PM, by Liz Capo McCormick (Bloomberg) —Marty Mitchell recalls how his colleagues on the trading desk at Perpetual Savings Bank in Virginia, along with the rest of the bond market, were stunned in June 1987 by the resignation of Federal Reserve Chair Paul Volcker and the choice

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published Oct 6, 2017, 3:00:07 AM, by Suzanne Woolley (Bloomberg) — Consumer advocacy groups such as U.S. PIRG, along with Senator Elizabeth Warren, Democrat of Massachusetts, say consumers should be able to freeze their credit reports at all three major credit bureaus easily and for free. Sounds good. But how

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published Oct 4, 2017, 3:00:08 PM, by Yuko Takeo (Bloomberg) —A fleet of excavators, bulldozers and dump trucks spread out across the globe provides an early peek at what’s happening in construction, mining, and the broader economy. The 470,000 machines sold by Komatsu Ltd. almost continuously transmit their position and

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published Oct 3, 2017, 3:33:58 PM, by The Editors (Bloomberg View) —America’s elite colleges are more selective than ever before. They also remain disproportionately populated by the wealthy — in part because many qualified students from poor backgrounds don’t even apply. The good news is that there are proven strategies

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Trump Links Terrorism, Bureaucracy as Threats to the West
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published Sep 28, 2017, 3:27:07 PM, by Sarah McGregor (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump is still intent on eliminating the carried interest tax break even though it wasn’t specified in his tax framework, White House Economic Adviser Gary Cohn said. “The president remains committed to ending the carried interest deduction,”

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published Sep 28, 2017, 4:25:29 PM, by Simone Foxman, Katya Kazakina and Tom Metcalf (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump’s tax plan suggests that wealthy Americans could be in line for a boatload of breaks. At this point, the rich aren’t buying it. “Trying to plan is pretty impossible,” said John

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Traders Work On The Floor Of The NYSE As Stocks Rally Amid Earnings And Crude Shrugs Off China Slump
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published Sep 15, 2017 2:26:56 PM, by Ben Carlson (Bloomberg View) — In late July, Oaktree Capital’s Howard Marks put out a memo describing current investment trends that could turn out to be mistakes. Marks urged caution on equity valuations, low volatility, FAANG stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google),

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published Feb 2, 2017 8:20:51 AM, by Matt Levine (Bloomberg View) — Index funds and activists. The basic thesis of the index-funds-should-be-illegal crowd is that when most companies are mostly owned by the same overlapping group of owners — big mutual fund complexes, particularly passive index funds — then those companies

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