4 Encouraging Retirement Savings Trends in 2018 — and 1 That's Alarming

In most ways, the state of retirement savings in America has been steadily improving over the past decade or so. There are a few factors that could be responsible for this — for example, the financial crisis could have scared many people into saving more, auto-enrollment in employer plans is more common, and the stock market has performed exceptionally well. […]

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Facebook picks chief of Hotstar streaming service as India head

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Facebook has poached the head of Indian video streaming service Hotstar to take on the newly-created role of managing director of its Indian operations, as the social media giant faces pressure to tackle fake news and store more data locally. Ajit Mohan will take up the role of managing director and vice-president of Facebook India, the company’s […]

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These are the women who could one day lead the Labour Party

The Labour party has never elected a female leader. In fact in every race where a woman has stood to lead it, she had come behind all the male candidates in the contest. It is a source of great agony to many of the party’s activists that the Conservatives have already put two women behind the doors of No10 – […]

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Eddie Lampert pushes plan for Sears to avoid bankruptcy

Eddie Lampert is really sounding the alarms. The hedge fund mogul and largest shareholder in Sears Holdings claims that “Sears now faces significant near-term liquidity constraints” that can only be avoided if the company’s board approves a restructuring plan Lampert is proposing. The alternative, he implied in a regulatory filing, is a bankruptcy filing. Lampert, who is the retailer’s chairman […]

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Rod Rosenstein at White House for previously scheduled meeting

Last Updated Sep 24, 2018 12:41 PM EDT Reporting by CBS News’ Paula Reid and Kathryn Watson Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is at the White House for a previously scheduled meeting Monday, amid speculation that he might soon leave his post, CBS News’ Paula Reid reports.  According to a source familiar with the situation, Rosenstein expects to be fired. […]

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Russia to give Syria S-300 air defense after accusations against Israel

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia announced on Monday it will supply an S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria in two weeks despite strong Israeli objections, a week after Moscow blamed Israel for indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane in Syria. The White House said it hoped Russia would reconsider the move, which U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton […]

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Myanmar army chief says 'no right to interfere' as U.N. weighs Rohingya crisis

YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s army chief on Monday warned against foreign interference as world leaders gather at the United Nations to find ways to hold the country’s powerful generals accountable for atrocities against Rohingya Muslims last year. In his first public comments on the subject since a report by a U.N. fact-finding mission this month, Min Aung Hlaing said Myanmar […]

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Duration Matters: Managing Expectations for the DRS during Drawdowns

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. By Marc Odo, Swan Global Investments Managing Expectations for the DRS during Drawdowns This is the final of three blog posts in which we explore the variables that will impact the DRS’s performance during a downturn.  Those three primary variables are: The speed of the sell-off, The magnitude of the sell-off, and The duration of the sell-off […]

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Despite Brexit planning, EMA fears disruption for 39 medicines

LONDON (Reuters) – Despite actions taken by companies to prepare for Brexit, there is still a risk of serious supply disruptions for 39 medicines as a result of Britain’s departure from the European Union, the bloc’s drugs regulator said on Monday. While that is an improvement on the situation in July, when the European Medicines Agency warned about supply problems […]

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