Leave Silicon Valley alone

Why can’t this White House figure out that Silicon Valley is one of America’s greatest assets? On CNBC’s Squawk Box earlier this week, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin offered a cautious but nonetheless worrying answer when asked if Google was a …

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How Trump is putting the squeeze on American workers

“The forgotten men and women of our country,” Donald Trump promised on election night 2016, “will be forgotten no longer.” It was a key part of his appeal as a political outsider, that the two parties’ politicians had failed to …

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Congress votes to repeal part of Dodd-Frank

The House voted Tuesday 258-159 to roll back rules for midsize and regional banks put in place after the 2008 financial crisis to prevent a repeat of that catastrophe. The bill, already passed by the Senate, allows banks with up …

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Amazon will ban you for returning too many items

A number of Amazon customers are complaining that they’ve been banned from the retailer over what the company claims are excessive returns, despite the fact that nowhere in Amazon’s return policy does it suggest such a condition, The Wall Street …

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How China and Wall Street won Trump’s trade war

President Trump’s trade war with China seems to be over before it even began. Three days of talks produced a vague “framework” under which the U.S. would back off tariff threats in exchange for China buying more American exports. Critics …

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Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine is folding

Interview magazine, founded by Andy Warhol in 1969, is shutting down, several staff members confirmed Monday. The magazine featured celebrities interviewing one another, and covered art, entertainment, pop culture, and fashion. Editor Ezra Marcus told CNNMoney that the magazine is …

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