Don’t fight the Fed

One of the most commonly accepted investment advice is “Don’t fight the Fed”, or any central bank for that matter. If the US Federal Reserve signals an interest rate hike, investors should look to lower risk assets. On the other hand, if the central bank sends a “cut” signal, it …

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Changing technology with the changing world

We all live in the 21st century era that is completely technology dependent. And learning some basics of technology has become a necessity now. So this article is all about that basic information. Why bother? Yes, many would think why bother about learning for tech. The answer is why not. …

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Car owners to sue GM for exit

At least 100 Chevrolet owners are suing General Motors (GM), accusing the automaker of violating its vehicle purchase agreements. The move comes after General Motors announced on February 17 that it was ceasing operations in Thailand and selling its factories in Rayong. General Motors (GM) Thailand insists that its exit …

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Vietnam cuts rates to support growth

A worker fixes a steel structure at a building construction site in Hanoi on August 15 (Reuters photo) HANOI: Vietnam’s central bank said on Friday it was lowering several interest rates to increase liquidity and support economic growth, which the country hopes to stay close to 7% this year. The …

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From scratch: multi-tenant shopping center

Owner / Developer: East Sunshine Property Group LLCGeneral contractor: Base Construction & Management LLCArchitect: The Lamar Johnson Collaborative LLCEngineers: CJW Transportation Consultants LLC, Civil; Wells & Scaletty LLC, structure; and Omni Engineers Inc. (Rogers, Arkansas), mechanical, electrical and plumbingCut: 11000 square feetestimated cost: $ 1 million, per city permitLender: Hawthorn …

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Five ways CFPB regulations hurt the middle class

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was created in 2010 to “making consumer financial markets work for consumers, responsible suppliers and the economy as a whole. Yet the Bureau has imposed rule after rule that hurts consumers and the middle class in particular. Here are five ways the CFPB could …

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Opening of the Mercy emergency care center in a new shopping center

The fourth Mercy-GoHealth emergency care center in Springfield is operational. The clinic opened this morning in a new multi-tenant retail center at the intersection of Campbell Avenue and Sunshine Street, on the corner of the Bass Pro Shops kittens and the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium, according to …

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4 areas of personal finance to watch in a growing economy

TO CLOSE Which will pay you the most over time: a traditional 401 (k) or Roth 401 (k) retirement account? The popularity of the 529 savings plans has plummeted, but they still offer benefits to users saving for college.(Photo: Sezeryadigar / Getty Images) The economy has shifted into high gear, …

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