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This fund beats the S&P 500 using only 75 of its constituents.  Here's how it works.

This fund beats the S&P 500 using only 75 of its constituents. Here’s how it works.

What worked well for years of a bull market through 2021 – the focus on growth, regardless of price – has come to a halt this year. The revival of the value investing style – and modest valuations overall – has taken hold. The approach adopted by the Invesco S&P 500 GARP ETF has paid …

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The averted national railroad strike is a parable of contemporary American capitalism

The averted national railroad strike is a parable of contemporary American capitalism

In our click-driven world, the threat of a US freight railroad strike and President Biden’s intervention to prevent it have been the news for the past week. But there are two groups for whom the averted strike is still front and center: the 115,000 railroad workers who will be forced to work under the terms …

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SpaceX becomes full defense contractor with national security-focused Starshield

SpaceX becomes full defense contractor with national security-focused Starshield

SpaceX’s launch services have already become an invaluable resource for the US government, but the company is now leaping to the depths of the pool in which it had hitherto only splashed. Starshield, a new vertical within SpaceX, will provide “government entities” (think three-letter agencies) with secure communications and bespoke satellite designs. The new brand …

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Biden signs legislation to avoid national rail strike

Biden signs legislation to avoid national rail strike

WASHINGTON — President Biden on Friday signed legislation to force a labor agreement between railroads and workers who had been locked in a bitter dispute, averting a strike that could have upended the economy just before the holidays. “Without rail freight, many American industries would literally shut down,” Biden said before signing the bill, adding …

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The S&P 500 is about to cross a level that could spell the end of the bear market

The S&P 500 is about to cross a level that could spell the end of the bear market

The stock market has spat at times over the past three weeks, but statements from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday prompted the S&P 500 SPX, +0.06% jump above a technical resistance level at 4030 points. The benchmark is now challenging the downward 200-day moving average (MA) and the trendline that defines the bear …

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NBC National Bank Mortgage Review: Positive Customer Reviews, Wide Variety of Mortgages

NBC National Bank Mortgage Review: Positive Customer Reviews, Wide Variety of Mortgages

Insider’s experts choose the best products and services to help you make informed decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. The bottom line: BNC National Bank offers mortgage options to a wide …

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