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Conservatives Balk at GOP Plan to Avert Government Shutdown

Conservatives Balk at GOP Plan to Avert Government Shutdown

By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor | Jan 17
Disgruntled conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown.

Intel Underfoot: Floor Sensors Rise as Retail Data Source

Intel Underfoot: Floor Sensors Rise as Retail Data Source

By Ivan Moreno | Jan 17
Online clicks give retailers valuable insight into consumer behavior, but what can they learn from footsteps? It's a question Milwaukee-based startup Scanalytics is helping businesses explore with floor sensors that track people's movements

Liz Weston: What Good Financial Advice Looks Like

Liz Weston: What Good Financial Advice Looks Like

By Liz Weston | Jan 17
Good financial advice can help you achieve your life goals. Bad financial advice can cost you a fortune and leave you worse off than if you had tried to go it alone.

Citigroup Reports $18.3 Billion Loss, Caused by New Tax Law

Citigroup Reports $18.3 Billion Loss, Caused by New Tax Law

By Ken Sweet | Jan 17
Citigroup reported an $18.3 billion loss in the fourth quarter on Tuesday - effectively wiping out the company's full-year 2017 profit - as the financial conglomerate had to take more than $20 billion in accounting write-downs related to the new tax law.

Southern States Join to Promote Civil Rights Tourism

Southern States Join to Promote Civil Rights Tourism

By Jay Reeves | Jan 16
Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil rights tourism at sites including the building where the Confederacy was born and the motel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Jan 16
None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts.

Race is On for Succession to Europe's Top Economic Posts

Race is On for Succession to Europe's Top Economic Posts

By David McHugh | Jan 16
Europe is preparing to find successors for many of its most powerful economic officials. Those chosen will make decisions affecting the jobs, savings and pay of 340 million people living in the 19 countries that share the euro.

Why the GOP Tax Cuts Are Boosting Stocks and Who Gains Most

Why the GOP Tax Cuts Are Boosting Stocks and Who Gains Most

By Josh Boak | Jan 16
Republicans assert that the plan will deliver stronger economic growth and substantial pay raises for the middle class. Democrats and most economists counter that the measure will overwhelmingly favor corporations and wealthy individuals.

How to Leverage Great Credit Without Borrowing A Dime

How to Leverage Great Credit Without Borrowing A Dime

By Gregory Karp | Jan 15
As average credit scores for Americans continue to rise, the question for many becomes how to use their excellent credit rating to optimize their lives without borrowing money or adding risk.

U.S. Gives $2B to Help Homeless Amid Plans to Cut Housing Aid

U.S. Gives $2B to Help Homeless Amid Plans to Cut Housing Aid

By Geoff Mulvihill | Jan 14
President Donald Trump's administration announced $2 billion in grants Thursday for local agencies trying to help the homeless even as the government proposes deep cuts to federal housing programs.

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