Month: May 2019

Government Pension Liabilities May Total $5.2 Trillion Nationwide Texas Public Policy Foundation, Pension Tracker Pension Tracker, a project of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research led by former California State Assemblyman Joe Nation, Ph.D., is out with its updated assessment of the nation’s unfunded state and local government pension fund liabilities. It’s not a
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Unhappy aged lady showing thumbs-down gesture, unhappy with state government Getty The new 401k/IRA modification rules that have passed the House of Representatives and are now being taken up by the Senate will provide a number of improvements and simplification for high net worth taxpayers, while also taking away the ability to “stretch out” distributions
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Union Pacific cargo train with multiple box cars approaching the camera as it prepares to cross a level railroad crossing near Jamestown, California, December 17, 2017. Smith Collection/Gado | Archive Photos | Getty Images A number of American companies could see their sales decline if trade relations between the United States and Mexico deteriorate as a
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BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Pope Francis urged Romania’s leaders on Friday to shun personal interests and work together for the common good, arriving in the former communist country amid political upheaval caused by a corruption scandal. Pope Francis delivers a speech during a meeting with authorities, diplomats and civil society at Cotroceni Palace in Bucharest, Romania
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Jumia may be the first startup you’ve heard of from Africa. But the e-commerce venture that recently listed on the NYSE is definitely not the first or last word in African tech. The continent has an expansive digital innovation scene, the components of which are intersecting rapidly across Africa’s 54 countries and 1.2 billion people.
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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Photo credit: Getty Images Getty Is a student loan bill of rights coming to California? Here’s what you need to know. Student Borrower Bill of Rights On Tuesday, the California Assembly passed a first-in-the-nation “Student Borrower Bill of Rights,” which aims to protect borrowers with student loans. Sponsored by Assemblyman Mark
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U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower Friday morning, as investors feared President Donald Trump’s threat of tariffs on all Mexico imports exacerbated the risk of recession.  At around 02:50 a.m. ET, Dow futures slipped 224 points, indicating a negative open of more than 204 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both seen slightly lower.  Market participants moved aggressively to price
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – SEPTEMBER 25: Dell CEO Michael Dell delivers a keynote address during the 2013 Oracle Open World conference on September 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The week-long Oracle Open World conference runs through September 26. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Justin Sullivan | Getty Images News | Getty Images Dell Technologies
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