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Freight rail service is terrible, even without the threat of a strike |  CNN Business

Freight rail service is terrible, even without the threat of a strike | CNN Business

New York CNN — The failure of a freight railroad strike to begin on Friday is a huge win for the US economy and its still struggling supply chain. But that does not mean that freight railways provide good service to their customers. Many of the issues hampering the supply chain, driving up prices and …

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As the world woos TSMC, Taiwan fears losing its 'silicon shield' |  CNN Business

As the world woos TSMC, Taiwan fears losing its ‘silicon shield’ | CNN Business

hong kong CNN — Semiconductor giant TSMC was feted this week by US President Joe Biden and Apple CEO Tim Cook at a ceremony to unveil its $40 billion manufacturing site in Arizona – a huge investment designed to help secure America’s supply of the most advanced chips. But back in Taiwan, there is deep …

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As the world woos TSMC, Taiwan fears losing its 'silicon shield' |  CNN Business

As the world woos TSMC, Taiwan fears losing its ‘silicon shield’ | CNN Business

hong kong CNN — Semiconductor giant TSMC was feted this week by US President Joe Biden and Apple CEO Tim Cook at a ceremony to unveil its $40 billion manufacturing site in Arizona – a huge investment designed to help secure America’s supply of the most advanced chips. But back in Taiwan, there is deep …

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Opinion: Household wealth plummets by $13.5 trillion, second-worst drop on record

Opinion: Household wealth plummets by $13.5 trillion, second-worst drop on record

US households lost an estimated $6.8 trillion in wealth in the first three quarters of 2022 as the SPX stock market, -0.73% DJIA, -0.90% COMP, -0.70% has lost more than 25% of its value, the Federal Reserve reported Friday in the government’s quarterly financial accounts. Nominal net worth fell 4.6% to $143.3 trillion, as the …

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If the bulls really had control, these stock sectors would be the leaders right now

If the bulls really had control, these stock sectors would be the leaders right now

It’s still a bear market, according to the relative strength ranking of the US stock market sector. This is because the sectors that generally do best at the end of bear markets have been lagging lately. Conversely, sectors that usually do the worst at the end of bear markets have outperformed. This is not what …

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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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China's protests are new.  Investment risks are not.

China’s protests are new. Investment risks are not.

Text size Police officers stand guard during a protest in Beijing, China, early Monday, November 28, 2022. Recent developments have not reduced the risks investors face from authoritarianism, writes Perth Tolle. Bloomberg About the Author: Perth Outcry is the founder of Life + Liberty Indexes and creator of the FRDM index. Last week we witnessed …

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Should you borrow money from a life insurance policy?

Should you borrow money from a life insurance policy?

You should know that not all life insurance policies can help you with loan facility. Karthik Raman, Head of Products at Ageas Federal Life Insurance, said: “You can usually take out a loan on life insurance policies that have a cash value at maturity. Traditional savings policies with and without participation provide a loan against …

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Texas Subpoenas and Hearings Scheduled for BlackRock: 'Playing Politics Using Texans' Hard-Earned Money' |  The daily thread

Texas Subpoenas and Hearings Scheduled for BlackRock: ‘Playing Politics Using Texans’ Hard-Earned Money’ | The daily thread

Texas lawmakers have scheduled a hearing next week with asset management firms on alleged ideologically motivated mismanagement of taxpayers’ money. Four months ago, the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee requested documents from BlackRock, Vanguard, State Street and Institutional Shareholder Services regarding corporate promotion of the environmental, social and governance movement, also known as name of …

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