James Bullard David Orrell | CNBC This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates. St. Louis Fed President James Bullard spoke with CNBC’s Steve Liesman on Friday from the Federal Reserve’s economic policy symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. “You take out the insurance, if nothing happens you take it back,” said Bullard. 
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Purdue University Michael Hickey/Getty Images Venture capitalists, colleges and politicians are working to make income sharing agreements the norm on campuses. Consumer advocates are sounding the alarm. Under these types of agreements, students forfeit a slice of their future income in exchange for money to pay for college. The contracts are often framed as a
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Insider buying can be a great indicator for us income investors to buy alongside management. After all, when the big bosses reach into their own pockets to purchase their own payout streams, it’s a signal that they are confident in more than just the next dividend. They believe their stock has upside, too. Often this
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An experimental patch designed to deliver cancer medications through the skin Source: M.I.T. An experimental patch designed to deliver cancer medications through the skin showed promise in mice and human skin samples, according to new research presented Sunday at the American Chemical Society conference in California, San Diego. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP Global financial markets could face a nightmare scenario one day: the burst of multiple bubbles, fueled by years of easy money around the globe. That’s what happened back in 2008-9. US stocks dropped 37%, German stocks 42%, and Chinese stocks 62%; commodities dropped 37 percent (with
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Homeownership is considered a core part of achieving the American Dream. However, that achievement is slipping out of reach of many Americans these days. U.S. homeownership has been at record lows throughout this decade. More Americans are renting as a response while managing with stagnant wage growth. The path to homeownership in today’s America has
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Shutterstock There are significant tax advantages for independent contractors (IC) vs. employees. ICs deduct business expenses, whereas, the new tax law (TCJA) suspended “unreimbursed employee business expenses” as miscellaneous itemized deductions. ICs are eligible for TCJA’s 20% qualified business income (QBI) deduction, whereas, employees are not.
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