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Should hedge funds be open to average investors?
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Should hedge funds be open to average investors?

March 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
Those who earn less than $200,000 a year — that’s most people — face a barrier when it comes to the kinds of investments they can make. Acting Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Michael Piwowar wants...
Bankers no longer see a quick Dodd-Frank rollback
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Bankers no longer see a quick Dodd-Frank rollback

March 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
Bank lobbyists who opened the Trump era with great expectations for sweeping regulatory reform are privately striking an increasingly dismal tone as hopes for a quick and thorough rewrite of Dodd-Frank legislation dim. Lobbyists...
Sears, an icon of U.S. retail, may shut its doors
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Sears, an icon of U.S. retail, may shut its doors

March 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
NEWARK, N.J. – Sears (SHLD), an icon of American retail dating to the 19th century, is in danger of having to close its doors. The company said late Tuesday in a regulatory filing that there is “substantial...
U.S. farm businesses to China: Let us in
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U.S. farm businesses to China: Let us in

March 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
BEIJING – An American business group appealed to China on Tuesday to ease import restrictions on agricultural goods including genetically modified seeds and other biotechnology, highlighting complaints Beijing blocks market...
Air is rushing out of the post-election stock bubble
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Air is rushing out of the post-election stock bubble

March 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
The streak is over. For the first time in 110 sessions — going all the way back to October — large-cap stocks suffered a loss of more than 1 percent on Tuesday. All at once, the overconfident and overextended bulls...
Andrew Puzder to step down as CEO of Carl’s Jr. parent
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Andrew Puzder to step down as CEO of Carl’s Jr. parent

March 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
CKE Restaurants chief, who withdrew nomination to head U.S. Labor Department, will be replaced by former KFC...