Month: November 2019

David Heinemeier Hansson, a well-known software engineer, recently slammed the Apple Card on Twitter as sexist. His complaint: He was given a credit limit 20 times larger than his wife, even though she has the better credit score. In response, the New York Department of Financial Services announced it will investigate the Apple Card algorithm
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At America’s first Rolliefest, the rules are clear: Don’t reveal the location of the event on social media until it’s over. Last month, 110 watch collectors from 13 countries filed past armed guards at the Lotte New York Palace hotel in midtown Manhattan. There, some of the world’s most prominent watch collectors were gathered in
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A Woman jogs past the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 24, 2019. Siphiwe Sibeko | Reuters Washington can feel pretty gridlocked these days, with the impeachment proceedings against President Trump dividing politicians by party lines. Still, both Republicans and Democrats have rallied around a number of bills that could deliver real changes to your personal
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It’s no secret most people overindulge during the holidays. Aside from feasting on holiday treats, nearly two-thirds of adults said they have felt pressure to overspend this time of year, according to a recent survey by Bankrate.com. With that comes a heavy toll. Roughly two-thirds of Americans also said that holiday expenses negatively affect their
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We’ve got emotions and we’ve got reasoning. Guess which we use to make financial decisions? Mostly it’s our emotional brain, says Brad Klontz, author of “Mind Over Money” and co-founder of the Financial Psychology Institute. gilaxia | E+ | Getty Images A financial therapist, Klontz understands what motivates people to make personal money choices. He
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The “Fast Money” traders shared their first moves for the market open. Pete Najarian was a buyer of Twitter. Carter Worth was a seller of Apple. Tim Seymour was a buyer of Nike. Steve Grasso was a buyer of McDonald’s. Disclosure Trader disclosure: Pete is long calls ALLY, APA, BABA, BBY, BP, BSX, CCJ, CENX, EEM,
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President Donald Trump makes a statement at the White House following reports that U.S. forces attacked Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in northern Syria, in Washington, October 27, 2019. Joshua Roberts | Reuters The Trump administration released a plan Friday that will force hospitals and insurers to disclose their negotiate rates or risk being
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Lloyd Blankfein, then chairman and chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., smiles during a discussion at the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Lloyd Blankfein hit back at Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday, after she
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“The American Dream is alive and well,” billionaire GoDaddy founder Bob Parsons told CNBC on Thursday. Parsons, a Vietnam War veteran who was once “dirt poor,” suggested on “Squawk Box” he’s a living example, and said his wealth is self-made, rather than being inherited. “There are billionaires and there are ‘billionaires,'” he said, raising his voice at
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“Where do you live?” is a simple question — but I don’t have a quick answer. Instead of settling down and waiting to get old in one place, my husband and I devised an ongoing travel plan that each year includes France, Singapore, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand — as well as the odd
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