Could the financial crisis happen again?

The smartest insight and analysis, from all perspectives, rounded up from around the web: “Everything solid in the American economy turned out to be built on sand,” said George Packer at The New Yorker. The collapse of the investment bank …

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America’s home-buying jitters

Here are three of the week’s top pieces of financial advice, gathered from around the web: Home-buying jittersAmericans have increasingly soured on the housing market, said Taylor White at ­Market​Watch. Only 24 percent think this is a good time to …

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Netflix apparently wants to revive the Oscars, too

Netflix loves to revive shows that are struggling to attract audiences on traditional television. Its latest target may be the most needy yet. Vanity Fair reported Friday that “key people” at the Academy are beginning to discuss whether the Oscars …

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Are you ready to start banking with Amazon?

Banks may now want to keep a watchful eye out for Amazon. In a new survey of 6,000 U.S. customers by Bain & Company, 65 percent of Amazon Prime customers said they would try a free online bank account offered …

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How Wall Street lost its credibility on China

President Trump is ready to slap tariffs on another $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. There’s a lot to be learned from how America ended up in this trade war. But one of the more striking stories is how Wall …

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Amazon expands cashier-less Go store to Chicago

If you crave a shopping experience with no human interaction whatsoever, fear not: Amazon understands. The e-commerce giant opened a cashier-less Amazon Go store in Chicago on Monday. The opening marks the first Go store to exist outside of Amazon’s …

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Why Bloomberg 2020 would be doomed from the start

Michael Bloomberg is considering a run for president as a Democrat, despite the small fact that he opposed nearly every progressive principle out there. The ex-New York City mayor and billionaire businessman has spent the past few days rejecting his …

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Why Bloomberg 2020 would be doomed from the start

Michael Bloomberg is considering a run for president as a Democrat, despite the small fact that he opposed nearly every progressive principle out there. The ex-New York City mayor and billionaire businessman has spent the past few days rejecting his …

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