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Dow 20,000?

SOME time soon, the Dow Jones Industrial Average seems likely to mangle by the 20,000 barrier, an eventuality that will be greeted with ensign headlines and a sign that capitalism is multiplying again. In fact, the Dow is a injured measure, which uses the peculiar proceed of weighting its member …

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The Federal Reserve at last manages to lift rates in 2016

TODAY, financial and economics publisher collected for a long-awaited Federal Reserve announcement: that the Fed’s benchmark seductiveness rate would arise once more, by 25 basement points, to a operation between 0.5% and 0.75%. If the stage looked familiar, well, no warn there. It was Dec a year ago that the …

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Retail spending hardly rose last month despite arriving holidays

Americans upped their sell spending, just barely, last month — a probable sign of muted holiday shopping. Retail sales rose only 0.1%, after a downwardly revised 0.6% expansion in October, the Commerce Department pronounced Wednesday. Consumers bumped up their purchases at restaurants and furnishers last month. But they also embellished …

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Port Authority to fortify cops who slacked off on night shift

Port Authority started discplinary actions against dozens of the agency’s police officers for unresolved out in mangle bedrooms instead of patrolling PATH stations and operative anti-terrorism assignments, the group announced Wednesday. The 44 Port Authority cops who face disciplinary movement — about a third of the PATH’s police command, mostly …

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