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Personal Finance Daily: What’s at stake in ‘net neutrality’ debate and why nearly half of office Christmas parties won’t have booze this year
MarketWatch • Maria Lamagna
Sticker shock for many, insurer exits if Obamacare rule killed
CNBC • Dan Mangan
The Divestment Movement Runs Up Onto The Shoals Of Reality
Forbes • Contributor, David Blackmon
Citi hit with $6.5 million in U.S. fines over student loans
Reuters • Reuters Staff
Actuaries warn Congress mandate repeal would increase premiums
The Hill • Peter Sullivan
Banks, insurers and telcos cite lack of rules, watch step on profiteering
The Economic Times of India • Sachin Dave
Here’s something both Democrats and Republicans actually agree on
MarketWatch • Jillian Berman
BlackRock: Bond market is not sending the scary message you think it is
CNBC
Funds managing $670 billion react to Norway oil "revolution"
World Oil Online • Kati Pohjanpalo, Niklas Magnusson
Kimberly-Clark: An Anchor Stock For Your Portfolio?
Seeking Alpha • David C. Kim
 
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Federal Reserve, Finance
Personal Finance Daily: What’s at stake in ‘net neutrality’ debate and why nearly half of office Christmas parties won’t have booze this year
MarketWatchMaria Lamagna
Happy Tuesday, ers! Here are your top stories in personal finance. Personal Finance Why nearly half of office Christmas parties won’t have booze this year Why Americans should brace for an internet where not all websites are treated equally My husband can’t...
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Economic Policy, Finance
Sticker shock for many, insurer exits if Obamacare rule killed
CNBCDan Mangan
A group of experts who set insurance prices warned Senate leaders Tuesday that repealing Obamacare's key coverage rule will lead to price hikes, and could weaken insurers' solvency and lead some to exit the market. At the same time, a leading health...
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Coal Industry, Compressed Natural Gas
The Divestment Movement Runs Up Onto The Shoals Of Reality
ForbesContributor, David Blackmon
As the health of the U.S. oil and gas industry improves, managers of major public pension funds find themselves under increasing pressure to justify the divestment-based strategies they have pursued in recent years.
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Credit Cards, Credit Services
Citi hit with $6.5 million in U.S. fines over student loans
ReutersReuters Staff
WASHINGTON () - The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) said on Tuesday it had ordered Citibank to pay $6.5 million for allegedly harming borrowers with student loan servicing failures. The agency said it ordered Citibank to end illegal loan practices and...
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Economic Policy, Health Insurance
Actuaries warn Congress mandate repeal would increase premiums
The HillPeter Sullivan
The American Academy of Actuaries is warning Congress against repealing ObamaCare’s individual mandate in tax reform, saying the move could lead to higher premiums and insurers leaving the market. The group warned in a letter to Congress on Tuesday against repealing the...
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Accounting, Economic Policy
Banks, insurers and telcos cite lack of rules, watch step on profiteering
The Economic Times of IndiaSachin Dave
MUMBAI: Banks, insurers and telecom operators, which dominate business-to-consumer (B2C) services, are treading cautiously to stay clear of anti-profiteering pitfalls as there aren’t any clear-cut guidelines yet on how to account for gains they may make from the introduction of the goods...
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AARP, Barack Obama
Here’s something both Democrats and Republicans actually agree on
MarketWatchJillian Berman
Getty Images We’re a politically divided nation, but standing up to student loan companies is a rare issue where Democrats and Republicans are starting to see eye to eye — at least in one state. Since 2015, legislators across the country have...
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Economic Policy, Finance
BlackRock: Bond market is not sending the scary message you think it is
CNBC
Wall Street's big fear is that the bond market is signaling the next economic downturn, but BlackRock's Rick Rieder says that's not so.
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Finance, Hedge Funds
Funds managing $670 billion react to Norway oil "revolution"
World Oil OnlineKati Pohjanpalo, Niklas Magnusson
HELSINKI and STOCKHOLM (Bloomberg) -- Asset management in the Nordic region is dominated by Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, which last week said it wants to exit all its oil and gas stocks. Bloomberg spoke with institutional investing heads in Sweden,...
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Finance, Investment Industry
Kimberly-Clark: An Anchor Stock For Your Portfolio?
Seeking AlphaDavid C. Kim
Summary Kimberly-Clark produces many household name products. The Company is a well-known dividend income stock. This article reviews big-picture past 5-year segment operations results, highlighting such items as operating profit margin, capex spending, and payout ratio trends. KMB is a very steady...
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