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US stocks set to follow Asia markets lower after report that US-China trade talks are 'like pulling teeth'

US STOCKS SET TO FOLLOW ASIA MARKETS LOWER AFTER REPORT THAT US-CHINA TRADE TALKS ARE 'LIKE PULLING TEETH'

US futures are pointing down after pessimism about the the trade war hit Asian shares Friday and weak retail sales figures in the US. Weak...

Key Measures Show Inflation lower in January than in December on a YoY basis

KEY MEASURES SHOW INFLATION LOWER IN JANUARY THAN IN DECEMBER ON A YOY BASIS

The Cleveland Fed released the median CPI and the trimmed-mean CPI this morning: According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland,...

 
 
 
The US just got the latest sign that it could be awhile before the next rate hike

THE US JUST GOT THE LATEST SIGN THAT IT COULD BE AWHILE BEFORE THE NEXT RATE HIKE

The consumer price index, a key gauge of inflation, was unchanged in January. That could signal the Federal Reserve will stick to the...

Analysis: $15 minimum wage no windfall for Illinois workers

ANALYSIS: $15 MINIMUM WAGE NO WINDFALL FOR ILLINOIS WORKERS

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Nearly a quarter of workers in Illinois would see their pay almost double under a proposal nearing final approval...

 
 
 
This Inflatable Jacket Vacuum Dries Your Dog When They're Wet, and OMG - This Is Coming Home With Me Now

THIS INFLATABLE JACKET VACUUM DRIES YOUR DOG WHEN THEY'RE WET, AND OMG - THIS IS COMING HOME WITH ME NOW

As someone who's been a pet owner for six years , I actually love the smell of wet dog. I don't necessarily love when our house smells...

Generic drug companies conspired to fix drug prices and rake in billions by cheating customers, lawsuit says

GENERIC DRUG COMPANIES CONSPIRED TO FIX DRUG PRICES AND RAKE IN BILLIONS BY CHEATING CUSTOMERS, LAWSUIT SAYS

The business practices of Big Pharma are abhorrent, but some people manage to avoid falling victim to the inflated prices of brand-name...

 
 
 
How much money you take home from a $100,000 salary after taxes, depending on where you live

HOW MUCH MONEY YOU TAKE HOME FROM A $100,000 SALARY AFTER TAXES, DEPENDING ON WHERE YOU LIVE

The IRS took inflation into account when it released new tax brackets , which will apply to income earned in 2019. Tax Day 2019 , when...

Cashing In: How to Make Negative Interest Rates Work

CASHING IN: HOW TO MAKE NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES WORK

By Ruchir Agarwal and Signe Krogstrup Many central banks reduced policy interest rates to zero during the global financial crisis to...

 
 
 
How much money you take home from a $75,000 salary after taxes, depending on where you live

HOW MUCH MONEY YOU TAKE HOME FROM A $75,000 SALARY AFTER TAXES, DEPENDING ON WHERE YOU LIVE

The IRS took inflation into account when it released new tax brackets , which will apply to income earned in 2019. Tax Day 2019 , when...

Inflatable pill that balloons to the size of a ping-pong ball could be used to monitor cancer signs 

INFLATABLE PILL THAT BALLOONS TO THE SIZE OF A PING-PONG BALL COULD BE USED TO MONITOR CANCER SIGNS 

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology embedded jelly-like material with sensors to monitor the stomach. The device...

 
 
 
This $28 bike pump takes all the frustration out of inflating my tires and checking their pressure

THIS $28 BIKE PUMP TAKES ALL THE FRUSTRATION OUT OF INFLATING MY TIRES AND CHECKING THEIR PRESSURE

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

Investor calls for Dollar Tree to raise prices over $1 and sell Family Dollar

INVESTOR CALLS FOR DOLLAR TREE TO RAISE PRICES OVER $1 AND SELL FAMILY DOLLAR

One dollar's worth of merchandise in 1986 would now cost roughly $2.30 due to inflation, said Bob Sasser, chairman of Starboard's board...

 
 
 
Here's how the new US tax brackets for 2019 affect every American taxpayer

HERE'S HOW THE NEW US TAX BRACKETS FOR 2019 AFFECT EVERY AMERICAN TAXPAYER

The IRS has taken inflation into account and released new tax brackets for 2019, which will apply to income earned this year. Tax Day...

Trump inflates Apple's share price since his inauguration; wants company to build iPhone in the U.S

TRUMP INFLATES APPLE'S SHARE PRICE SINCE HIS INAUGURATION; WANTS COMPANY TO BUILD IPHONE IN THE U.S

During a chat with reporters today, President Donald Trump made his first comment on the shellacking that Apple's shares took yesterday....

 
 
 
Question 5 for 2019: Will the core inflation rate rise in 2019? Will too much inflation be a concern in 2019?

QUESTION 5 FOR 2019: WILL THE CORE INFLATION RATE RISE IN 2019? WILL TOO MUCH INFLATION BE A CONCERN IN 2019?

Earlier I posted some questions for this year: Ten Economic Questions for 2019. I'm adding some thoughts, and maybe some predictions...

Nintendo basically confirms paid Mii Fighter outfit DLC for Smash Ultimate

NINTENDO BASICALLY CONFIRMS PAID MII FIGHTER OUTFIT DLC FOR SMASH ULTIMATE

One of the passages in my Super Smash Ultimate review notes that I spent an hour making Mii Fighters, a number that's only inflated...

 
 
 
UK inflation eases but outlook depends on Brexit

UK INFLATION EASES BUT OUTLOOK DEPENDS ON BREXIT

LONDON - Inflation in Britain rose in November by its weakest rate in 21 months, a development that's likely to cheer consumers as...

Toyota to replace 65,000 defective Takata airbag inflators

TOYOTA TO REPLACE 65,000 DEFECTIVE TAKATA AIRBAG INFLATORS

Toyota on Wednesday issued a follow-up recall to replace defective Takata airbag inflators-again-on 65,000 vehicles. This time, however,...

 
 
 
Royally Piss Off the Margos and Todds of the World This Holiday With This Gigantic Christmas Vacation Inflatable

ROYALLY PISS OFF THE MARGOS AND TODDS OF THE WORLD THIS HOLIDAY WITH THIS GIGANTIC CHRISTMAS VACATION INFLATABLE

If we had to pick one holiday movie to watch over and over again, it would hands down be National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. What's...

‘Frosty did nothing to them': ‘Modern day Scrooge' caught on camera stabbing holiday inflatable

‘FROSTY DID NOTHING TO THEM': ‘MODERN DAY SCROOGE' CAUGHT ON CAMERA STABBING HOLIDAY INFLATABLE

He can deflate the holiday decorations, but he cannot deflate the holiday spirit of the town.