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2016-06-30

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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Workers are more likely to be college educated for the first time ever

A college degree is the new high school diploma.

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Your Digital Self: This is South Korea’s elite cyber army that fights North Korea

Thirty new students are trained each year to defend South Korea from attacks by its communist enemy, says Jurica Dujmovi?.

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The Wall Street Journal: Elizabeth Warren says competition is ‘dying’ as she voices fears over Amazon, Apple

Obama administration appointees have blocked several big mergers in recent years. But some observers, particularly on the left, believe the government still has not done enough to truly reinvigorate antitrust enforcement.

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Not even ‘Tarzan’ can save the holiday weekend box office

Warner Bros.’ blockbuster production of “The Legend of Tarzan” likely won’t be able to save a weekend box office that’s expected to be anything but exciting, in the midst of an overall dry summer movie season.

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General Mills’ makes a late jump on the Greek-style craze to fix its yogurt business

General Mills said it missed an opportunity to grow its yogurt business but will follow the example set by its cereal business

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