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By in America on October 5, 2016
AMERICA • Business
The crisis-era toxic soup of investments that nearly took down Wall Street
September 19, 2018
From mortgages to products created to bet on risk and credit worthiness, soon enough, Wall Street had created an extensive array of securities, in some cases magnifying the risks two- and three-fold.
The Fed has some big decisions to make starting next week
September 19, 2018
When the Federal Reserve gathers next week, markets likely will be looking past a widely expected rate hike and toward the direction the central bank will chart ahead.

Business News
Titanic artifacts valued at $200M head for auction
September 18, 2018
5,500 pieces of history linked to the 1912 tragedy will be sold as one huge collection, and interest will be high
More older Americans are "unretiring"
September 18, 2018
A growing number of retirees are returning to the workforce, whether to make ends meet or to find new purpose
Hurricane Florence's next challenge: Dealing with insurers
September 18, 2018
Homeowners who have suffered damage must now wrestle with an insurance system that's tough to navigate
United's new boarding rules take aim at gate congestion
September 18, 2018
Attempting to curb overcrowded gates nationwide, the airline rolls out a system it has been using in Los Angeles
Florence drowns 1.7 million chickens as farms flooded
September 18, 2018
Heavy flooding is hitting North Carolina's poultry industry, with some farms cut off from help
Business Analysis

Trucks from Chevy, Ford and Ram headline new 2019 cars
September 19, 2018
Automakers are rolling out new cars, trucks and SUVs for the 2019 model year.
UK inflation unexpectedly spikes on higher clothing costs
September 19, 2018
Official figures show that inflation in Britain unexpectedly rose in August to a six-month high as clothing and transport costs rose sharply.
3 Reasons to Claim Social Security as Early as Possible
September 19, 2018
You'll often hear that filing early is a bad idea. Consider that myth debunked.
A Tale of 2 Grocers Competing Against Amazon
September 19, 2018
Walmart's profit margins are falling, but at least it's staying ahead of the competition.
UK lawmakers: "Wild West" cryptocurrencies need regulation
September 19, 2018
British lawmakers are urging regulation for cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in a report that describes the current situation as the "Wild West."
EU: Luxembourg did not give selective tax deal to McDonald's
September 19, 2018
The European Union has ruled that Luxembourg did not give the U.S. fast food giant McDonald's a special sweet tax deal and that the non-taxation of some of its profits did not amount to illegal state aid.