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2016-04-27

States are still skimping on higher education

State spending on higher education per student is still not up to prerecession levels

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Project Syndicate: Japan and the rest of the world ignore Donald Trump at their own peril

Americans must understand the risks to global stability, and even peace, that could accompany a Trump presidency.

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Why your life feels more like ‘Girls’ than ‘Sex and the City’

This data proves that millennials live like the less glamorous TV show.

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Apple and Twitter lead tech-sector bloodbath

After both companies reported weak earnings, shares of Apple and Twitter are leading broad tech-sector declines.

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The Ratings Game: Chipotle just hit a ‘fundamental bottom’ after rocky quarter

Chipotle posted its first loss as a public company in the first quarter after being hammered by food-borne illnesses.

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Why platinum is overtaking gold this year

If you missed this year’s nice run in gold, here’s a way to make up for lost ground.

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NewsWatch: Here’s what’s behind America’s renewed mania for home renovation

Thin housing inventory has contributed to a spike in remodeling as buyers pour money into their current homes instead of moving — often using home equity to do it.

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Bond Report: Treasury yields retreat from 1-month highs ahead of Fed decision

Treasury prices rise, pulling yields down from one-month highs reached a day earlier, as investors brace for a Federal Reserve announcement that could offer clues on future monetary policy by the U.S. central bank.

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Capitol Report: Brexit would harm U.K, global economy, White House adviser says

All credible economic studies point to damage to the U.K., European and global economy, said White House chief economist Jason Furman on Wednesday.

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The Wall Street Journal: ‘Brexit’ will shrink U.K. economy by 3%, OECD warns

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development warns the British economy could be as much as 3% smaller by 2020 if it leaves the European Union than if it stayed in.

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Capitol Report: Ted Cruz to make ‘major announcement’ Wednesday afternoon

Ted Cruz says he will make a “major announcement” Wednesday afternoon, a move that may mean he is unveiling a running mate as he tries to stop Donald Trump from getting the Republican nomination.

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The Wall Street Journal: Marvell Tech bows to activist investor Starboard by adding new directors to board

Move is the latest by a company aiming to fend off a proxy fight.

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