Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Economy Log In Log In Today’s Paper Economy | Trump Wants Negative Rates. Here’s How That Would Work. Advertisement Supported by The U.S. has never cut interest rates below zero, but such a move has been considered. There are some big hurdles. ByJeanna Smialek Sept. 11, 2019, 5:36 p.m. ET WASHINGTON — The world has gone topsy-turvy. President Trump invited, and then disinvited, the Taliban to Camp David. Taylor Swift is in a long-term relationship, and Popeyes put its fried chicken on a bun. Now Mr. Trump wants the Federal Reserve to join everyone else in the upside down that is 2019. The president said Fed officials should slash interest rates to zero or below in a tweet on Wednesday. In doing so, he urged the central bank to adopt a policy that its counterparts, including the European Central Bank and Bank of Japan, have used as an … [Read more...] about Trump Wants Negative Rates. Here’s How That Would Work.
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Style Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Style | All the Crime, All the Time: How Citizen Works Advertisement Supported by An app called Citizen promises “awareness” of nearby danger. What it provides is more complicated. ByJohn Herrman March 17, 2019 Open Citizen and you will see a familiar blue location dot — that’s you! — surrounded by other, often larger dots, in red and yellow. Each represents an incident, either of the “Recent” or “Trending” variety, that has recently been reported in your proximity, and that may even be unfolding at the very moment. A Thursday afternoon sample from Midtown Manhattan: PEDESTRIAN STRUCK BY CAB MAN ROBBED WOMAN OF WALLET REPORT OF FIREARM DISPLAYED IN SUBWAY STATION IRATE M.T.A. BUS DRIVERS DISPUTING TAXI ENGULFED IN FLAMES Particularly … [Read more...] about All the Crime, All the Time: How Citizen Works
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Business | Despite Bitcoin’s Dive, a Former Soviet Republic Is Still Betting Big on It Tax breaks, land deals and cheap energy have spurred cryptocurrency mining in Georgia, which wants to be a digital data leader. Georgia provided land and cheap electricity so Bitfury, an American company, could set up a Bitcoin mining center in Tbilisi. Credit Credit Daro Sulakauri for The New York Times Supported by ByLiz Alderman Jan. 22, 2019 TBILISI, Georgia — For three years, a windowless warehouse on the edge of town has been whirring with enough energy to power nearly 50,000 homes. Day and night, the warehouse, and dozens of cargo containers in a windswept valley, are generating Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency that has created a virtual gold rush in the former Soviet republic of Georgia. Bitfury, an American technology company, is churning out … [Read more...] about Despite Bitcoin’s Dive, a Former Soviet Republic Is Still Betting Big on It
By Brad McMillan Published January 16, 2019 Opinion FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video Brexit: What happens next? One thing is certain: Whatever happens next will matter a great deal to Americans. Should we care about the Brexit vote? In a word, yes. British lawmakers on Tuesday rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed deal to exit the European Union by a resounding 432-202 vote. Now, with more uncertainty on the horizon, U.S. citizens and, especially, investors, should care. The future of the U.K. will help determine what the future of the world economy looks like, and it could potentially shake up the global financial system. Continue Reading Below A look back Let’s take a step back to see where we began. Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU) in June 2016, setting in motion a drawn-out process for negotiating what that exit would look like. The deadline for the exit is March 29, 2019 (73 … [Read more...] about The Brexit Vote: How much should we care?
Anna-Louise Jackson, NerdWallet Published 2:34 pm CST, Friday, January 11, 2019 This article was first published on NerdWallet.com. After a wild 2018, when the S&P 500 fell the most since the financial crisis, many people are reevaluating their investment strategies. And that’s probably a good idea, especially as the current bull market could turn 10 years old this March. At NerdWallet, we generally recommend you don’t fuss too much with your retirement portfolio, opting instead for simple, low-cost strategies. But the reality is many people need to tap stock investments sooner than retirement, so a hands-on approach may make sense for these investors. Like many New Year’s resolutions — diets, exercise or budgeting, for example — investment strategies are personal. But unlike those others, coming up with fresh ideas for what to do with your investments can be difficult. Two experts offer tactical ideas to consider this quarter. 1. Map … [Read more...] about Investment Strategies for 2019: How to Conquer Q1