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Shock Survey: 59 Percent Of Americans Support Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Proposal To Raise The Top Tax Rate To 70%

SHOCK SURVEY: 59 PERCENT OF AMERICANS SUPPORT ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ'S PROPOSAL TO RAISE THE TOP TAX RATE TO 70%

Although she has only been in Congress for less than a month, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is getting more attention than any other member...

Microsoft Pledges $500 Million Investment To Tackle Affordable Housing Crisis

MICROSOFT PLEDGES $500 MILLION INVESTMENT TO TACKLE AFFORDABLE HOUSING CRISIS

Most of the money will help preserve and build new homes for low and middle-income residents. A smaller portion will go toward homeless...

 
 
 
Plus, Premier, or Priority: We break down which Southwest Airlines credit card gets flyers the most value

PLUS, PREMIER, OR PRIORITY: WE BREAK DOWN WHICH SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CREDIT CARD GETS FLYERS THE MOST VALUE

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate...

Bill Gates says investing in 4 simple plans has saved millions of lives and provided a better return on investment than the stock market

BILL GATES SAYS INVESTING IN 4 SIMPLE PLANS HAS SAVED MILLIONS OF LIVES AND PROVIDED A BETTER RETURN ON INVESTMENT THAN THE STOCK MARKET

Bill and Melinda Gates are making a hard push for rich countries to re-invest in four key public health programs that fund inexpensive...

 
 
 
Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decreased to 213,000

WEEKLY INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS DECREASED TO 213,000

The DOL reported : In the week ending January 12, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 213,000, a decrease...

Forget FANG - A $135 billion investor says a new group of stocks is poised to dominate the market going forward

FORGET FANG - A $135 BILLION INVESTOR SAYS A NEW GROUP OF STOCKS IS POISED TO DOMINATE THE MARKET GOING FORWARD

For years, mega-cap tech companies ruled the stock market as investors happily piled into them despite stretched valuations. Don Townswick,...

 
 
 
Europe's move to impose steel tariffs tips over another domino in Trump's trade war with China

EUROPE'S MOVE TO IMPOSE STEEL TARIFFS TIPS OVER ANOTHER DOMINO IN TRUMP'S TRADE WAR WITH CHINA

The EU opted to make previously temporary steel tariffs permanent Wednesday matching US tariffs on imports. The move highlights that...

Index Ventures leads $40 million investment in German HR startup Personio

INDEX VENTURES LEADS $40 MILLION INVESTMENT IN GERMAN HR STARTUP PERSONIO

Munich-based human resources startup Personio has raised $40 million in venture capital in a round that was led by Index Ventures.

 
 
 
Switzerland's Veeam Software just scooped up half a billion dollars in funding and the cofounder says he's ready to start buying companies

SWITZERLAND'S VEEAM SOFTWARE JUST SCOOPED UP HALF A BILLION DOLLARS IN FUNDING AND THE COFOUNDER SAYS HE'S READY TO START BUYING COMPANIES

Veeam Software announced Wednesday that it has raised $500 million in funding from Insight Venture Partners. With the additional funding,...

The 15 American cities where competition to buy a home is fiercest right now

THE 15 AMERICAN CITIES WHERE COMPETITION TO BUY A HOME IS FIERCEST RIGHT NOW

The US housing market is finally starting to cool off, but competition among buyers is still fierce in some cities. Those in the best...

 
 
 
Shutdown Will Be Worse For Economy Than First Thought, White House Says

SHUTDOWN WILL BE WORSE FOR ECONOMY THAN FIRST THOUGHT, WHITE HOUSE SAYS

White House officials reportedly say that each week of the shutdown will subtract 0.1 percentage point from growth - double the administration's...

History shows the stock market may be setting up to rip higher once the government shutdown ends

HISTORY SHOWS THE STOCK MARKET MAY BE SETTING UP TO RIP HIGHER ONCE THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN ENDS

The partial government shutdown is the longest on record , and economists say it's eating into economic growth right now . Still, the...

 
 
 
The warnings are getting more and more stark - Trump's government shutdown is getting catastrophic for the economy

THE WARNINGS ARE GETTING MORE AND MORE STARK - TRUMP'S GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN IS GETTING CATASTROPHIC FOR THE ECONOMY

The US government shutdown is now the longest in the country's history and has shown no signs of abating. JP Morgan's CEO Jamie Dimon...

Here are 20 senior executives who have abandoned Snap since its IPO less than 2 years ago

HERE ARE 20 SENIOR EXECUTIVES WHO HAVE ABANDONED SNAP SINCE ITS IPO LESS THAN 2 YEARS AGO

At least 20 executives have left Snap since the company went public in March 2017. The latest to quit is chief financial officer Tim...

 
 
 
The world is swimming in $244 trillion of debt

THE WORLD IS SWIMMING IN $244 TRILLION OF DEBT

Global debt is hovering near an all-time high at $244 trillion, the Institute of International Finance said in a new report. The corporate...

World Economic Forum warns of impact of global tensions

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM WARNS OF IMPACT OF GLOBAL TENSIONS

LONDON - Tensions in international relations and nationalist politics have the potential to further weigh on the global economy this...

 
 
 
Big bank earnings signal caution as revenues miss expectations

BIG BANK EARNINGS SIGNAL CAUTION AS REVENUES MISS EXPECTATIONS

WASHINGTON - Two of the nation's largest banks on Tuesday reported mixed earnings results for the end of last year, a potential caution...

U.S. economic growth should continue through 2019; Atlanta's fundamentals are strong

U.S. ECONOMIC GROWTH SHOULD CONTINUE THROUGH 2019; ATLANTA'S FUNDAMENTALS ARE STRONG

After digging itself out of the rubble of the 2008 global market collapse, the U.S. enjoyed a particularly rich recovery. “This has...

 
 
 
Even the White House knows the government shutdown is causing serious economic problems for the US

EVEN THE WHITE HOUSE KNOWS THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN IS CAUSING SERIOUS ECONOMIC PROBLEMS FOR THE US

The federal government shutdown is hurting the US economy, most economists agree. The White House thinks that the pain is even worse...

Earnings season is kicking into high gear. Here are the most important things investors should watch for

EARNINGS SEASON IS KICKING INTO HIGH GEAR. HERE ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS INVESTORS SHOULD WATCH FOR

Earnings season is heating up this week, with 34 S&P 500 companies scheduled to report their quarterly results, according to FactSet. Analysts...