Month: November 2019

A customer carries a shopping bag while exiting a Victoria’s Secret Stores LLC store, a subsidiary of L Brands Inc., in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Bloomberg | Getty Images L Brands turned in mixed third-quarter results Wednesday as declining sales at its Victoria’s Secret brand continued to weigh its performance. The company’s
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A Lowe’s employee walks through the store during the grand opening of the Lowe’s store in San Francisco, California. Getty Images Lowe’s reported Wednesday quarterly earnings that beat analysts’ expectations and raised its forecast for the year. However, revenue during the quarter fell short of expectations. Shares of Lowe’s were up about 5% in premarket
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Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses what happens when benefits are withheld due to the earnings test, when spousal benefits might be available, public pensions and spousal benefits, survivor benefits and how excess spousal benefits are calculated. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder and president of Economic
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Lloyd Blankfein, former Goldman Sachs CEO, told CNBC on Tuesday the pay disparity between CEOs and rank-and-file employees is really no different from what on-air television personalities get paid compared with behind-the scenes workers. Defending well-paid CEOs, who have become punching bags in the wealth inequity discourse of the Democratic presidential primary race, Blankfein responded
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Over the decades, automakers have been fond of rolling out fantasy-in-chrome concept cars, but few have pushed the design and engineering envelope as far as the Volkswagen Space Vizzion Concept making its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week. With its over-the-top design, long-range battery-electric drive and digital technologies that include an augmented-reality
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