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By in Business on February 5, 2017
Apple's Big Cash Winners: Shareholders
January 19, 2018
Apple announced a $38 billion tax windfall for the U.S. government this week, but the biggest beneficiary of the company’s response to tax-system changes will likely be its shareholders.
Consumer Sentiment Slides for Third-Straight Month
January 19, 2018
A measure of U.S. consumer sentiment slid in January for the third-straight month, continuing to ease after reaching its highest level in more than a decade.
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Ousted Uber co-founder ditches shares for $1.4bn bonanza
January 19, 2018
Preview Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick, sidelined after several controversies at the company, has diluted his share power in a bid to bolster his billionaire status.
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Your Money Adviser: Most States Don’t Require Specific Financial Literacy Classes
January 19, 2018
A new report gave only Alabama, Missouri, Tennessee, Utah and Virginia an A for their efforts. There’s a debate on how best to teach the subject.
Are Felons Fit to Be Lawyers? Increasingly, the Answer Is Yes
January 19, 2018
State licensing boards appear to be more willing than in the past to find that felons have been rehabilitated and should be eligible to practice law.
US Stock Indexes Veer Mostly Higher in Afternoon Trading
January 19, 2018
Retailers and consumer goods companies led U.S. stock indexes mostly higher in afternoon trading Friday as the market recouped some of its modest losses from a day earlier.