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2016-06-30

The Tell: Brexit let these investors grab a bigger piece of the pie

Even as the total available yield in the global bond market shrank after Brexit, investors that hold U.S. corporate bonds now have a bigger piece of the pie—the biggest in at least two decades.

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BookWatch: 10 lessons on aging and retirement that have lasted 2,050 years

Today’s world, obsessed with the pursuit of youth, needs Cicero’s wisdom on growing old and retirement more than ever.

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Caroline Baum: Larry Summers sits in traffic, has epiphany on regulation

Larry Summers has an epiphany about the costs of regulation while sitting in traffic, Caroline Baum reports.

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The Wall Street Journal: Lions Gates and Starz join forces, but both companies are still vulnerable

The merger that John Malone saw in the Starz is finally coming to fruition. But even the financial benefits of a marriage with Lions Gate Entertainment may not shield the combined company from its harsh strategic reality.

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The Tell: Why robo adviser Betterment halted trade amid Brexit panic

Robo adviser Betterment CEO Jon Stein defended the firm’s decision to suspend trading for a few hours on Friday, the day when the U.K.’s vote to exit the European Union roiled financial markets.

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The Wall Street Journal: Hertz teams with Uber, Lyft to boost revenue

Hertz is expanding its car rental program with Uber and Lyft, in an effort to boost revenue by connecting with a potential source of new customers.

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Medill News Service: Obama’s top trade negotiator pushes Pacific Rim deal that Trump calls a ‘rape’

The lead negotiator for President Obama has intensified efforts to persuade a skeptical Congress to pass a divisive free-trade agreement with Pacific Rim countries, a deal that Donald Trump this week called “a continuing rape of our country.”

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The Wall Street Journal: ChristianMingle opens doors to gay singles

ChristianMingle’s parent Spark Networks has been mandated by a court to open its doors to gay singles.

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5 things rich people do with money — that you should be doing

You can learn a lot from how rich people handle their money.

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The Moneyologist: Is it OK to skimp on a tip when you order takeout?

A reader is concerned that he is being a Scrooge when he buys food-to-go.

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The Fed: Fed’s Bullard says growth slowdown led him to dovish ‘low-dot’ projection

St. Louis Fed President on Thursday gave a fuller explanation about why he only sees one quarter-point rate hike until the end of 2018.

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