Disney buys 21st Century Fox for $71.3 billion

Disney’s hounding of 21st Century Fox finally paid off. Fox accepted Disney’s massive $71.3 billion offer in cash and stock to buy the company, The Wall Street Journal reports. The whopping deal, which Disney proposed Wednesday morning, is “superior” to …

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Trump’s $200 billion mistake

If there’s something worse than a U.S. president with no economic ideas, it’s got to be a president with just a single economic idea. Lookin’ at you, President Trump. Trump has one really big, all-encompassing idea, and he’s had it …

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Trump just went on a bonkers rant about Canadian shoe smugglers

President Trump oh-by-the-wayed Canada on Tuesday, switching gears while addressing the National Federation of Independent Businesses from ranting about the U.S.-Mexico border to bashing America’s northern neighbors over their love of footwear. “By the way, Canada? They like to talk,” …

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Trump threatens new tariffs on imports from China

On Monday, President Trump ordered the U.S. Trade Representative to find $200 billion worth of Chinese imports that could be subject to new tariffs. “China apparently has no intention of changing its unfair practices related to the acquisition of American …

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6 stunning homes in Boulder, Colorado

Greenbriar. This midcentury modern home sits close to area parks and trailheads. The four-bedroom, recently renovated 1959 ranch features an open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, oversize windows, and oak floors throughout. The property includes large trees, raised beds for vegetables, …

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China says Trump has ‘launched a trade war’

President Trump’s Friday announcement of 25 percent tariffs to be levied on $50 billion of Chinese imports has “launched a trade war,” China’s Commerce Ministry said in a response. “China does not want a trade war,” the statement continued, but …

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How to maximize your child’s financial aid

Here are three of the week’s top pieces of financial advice, gathered from around the web: How savings can affect student aidIt’s generally true that “the richer you are, the less you’ll receive in financial aid,” said Katie Lobosco at …

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Is the gig economy overblown?

The smartest insight and analysis, from all perspectives, rounded up from around the web: “Everything we thought we knew about the gig economy is wrong,” said Dan Kopf and Alison Griswold at Quartz. For years, economists and pundits have fretted …

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6 beautiful homes with Italian influences

San Antonio, Texas. Everett Love commissioned renowned architects Adams and Adams to build Villa Amore for his Italian wife in 1922. The four-bedroom estate features arched doorways, Italian stenciled beams, Palladian windows opening to a balcony, and a 1,000-bottle wine …

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AT&T now owns Time Warner

On Thursday night, soon after the Justice Department said it would not seek a stay of its antitrust lawsuit, AT&T completed its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner. AT&T was anxious to close the deal by June 20, at which …

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