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Micron investors may be too hopeful that the end of the downturn is near – MarketWatch

Micron Technology Inc. investors risk getting ahead of themselves with too much optimism about the rest of the year. On Tuesday, Micron MU, -1.54%  reported a better-than-expected fiscal third quarter, as it topped lowered expectations from Wall Street as a glut of memory-chip inventory fueled falling prices after two years of boom times. The company’s […]

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Alabama Auto Dealer Gives Away Guns, Bibles and Flags for Each Vehicle Sold – Newsweek

An automobile dealership in Alabama has promised to give away a 12-gauge shotgun, an American flag and a Bible for the purchase of any new or used vehicle on the lot through the end of July. The social media feed from Chatom Ford states it is celebrating America’s independence by offering these gifts in exchange […]

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China’s drone giant DJI hits back at U.S. security concerns – Yahoo Finance

Another Chinese tech giant is now at the center of national security concerns raised by the U.S. Senate. DJI, a Chinese company that dominates the commercial drone market in the U.S., published an 1800-word letter on Monday striking back against mounting concerns on Capitol Hill over spying, following the recent ban on the Chinese telecom […]

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How to stop companies from selling your data – The Washington Post

Privacy experts warn against filling out online surveys if you want to prevent your personal data from being shared with data brokers. There are a variety of other ways to opt out of having your data collected and combined by data brokers but no single solution, experts say. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/File Photo (Kacper Pempel/Reuters) The second […]

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average Is Waiting for a Trade Deal With China – Barron’s

Illustration by Michael George Haddad Text size Holding Pattern. The market indexes couldn’t hold on to early gains as the market looks ahead to the G-20 meeting later this week. The Dow closed little changed, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq finished with slight losses. U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are […]

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Lufthansa Discontinuing Long Haul, Low Cost Airline – One Mile at a Time

For a while transatlantic ultra low cost airlines were all the rage. The sole focus of most of these airlines seemed to be to gain market share, with little regard for actually being profitable. However, with financing for airlines getting tougher to come by, we’ve seen a reversal of this. WOW Air and Primera Air […]

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EGEB: NJ to get biggest offshore wind farm, solar farm’s ‘avian incident,’ carbon-free UK power – Electrek

In today’s EGEB: New Jersey regulators give the go-ahead for the largest offshore wind farm in the US. An “avian incident” took out most of a California solar farm’s generating capacity. Carbon-free sources will generate more electricity than fossil fuels in the UK this year. A look at what’s needed to meet New York’s future […]

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Awash in Cash, Money Markets Are in Uncharacteristic Sweet Spot – Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) — In a global financial environment dominated by negative interest rates and central banks signaling even more accommodative policies, the U.S. money-market industry is thriving. Normally seen as a place to park cash during times of uncertainty, taxable funds have seen roughly $136 billion of inflows this year even with U.S. equity markets surging […]

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20% of Americans Grapple With This Financial Obstacle – The Motley Fool

Many working Americans struggle to manage their money on an ongoing basis, especially when unplanned bills pop up out of the blue. But most U.S. employees have the benefit of knowing how much money they’ll be collecting in their paychecks on a regular basis. For 20% of Americans, however, that figure is much harder to […]

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Maxed Out Your 401(k)? Here’s Where to Park Your Extra Retirement Cash – The Motley Fool

Many people with access to a 401(k) plan through an employer struggle to max it out. That’s because the annual contribution limits for 401(k)s are pretty high: $19,000 for workers under 50, and $25,000 for those 50 and older. But if you’re a higher earner, or lead an extremely frugal lifestyle, you might manage to […]