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2016-05-05

Outside the Box: Why slower Chinese growth shouldn’t be a big worry

Few investors in Asia expect a hard landing caused by a real estate bubble, a banking collapse related to non-performing loans or other factors, says Byron Wien.

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The Tell: President Trump could make the dollar rise again

Now that Trump’s path to the Republican nomination is virtually assured, market strategists of all stripes are trying to suss out what this means for the markets during the election cycle — and, more importantly, the long-term impact of a…

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The Margin: Pat Buchanan sees himself in Donald Trump, but the Internet sees something else

Pat Buchanan just wants today’s America to be more like the one he grew up in, and he seems to believe that Donald Trump is the guy to deliver it. He went on NPR to talk all about it.

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Capitol Report: Pundits were wrong about Trump, but polls weren’t

If you didn’t see it coming that Donald Trump would be the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, neither did many pundits. But the polls did.

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Fannie Mae CEO says it’s not sustainable to operate without capital

Fannie’s CEO becomes just the latest housing official to point out that its business model isn’t sustainable.

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Capitol Report: Trump turns to Goldman Sachs veteran as finance chairman

Donald Trump has turned to a veteran of the investment bank he frequently criticized on the campaign trail to head up his finances for the presidential campaign.

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MarketWatch First Take: Trump is right: The government should refinance to lock in low interest rates

Homeowners do it, businesses do it, and the government should do it too: Refinance its debt to lock in today’s low interest rates.

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Capitol Report: There’s a recession in corporate productivity

One way to look at the consecutive declines in quarterly productivity is to call it a “recession” — the term often given to two straight quarters of negative growth.

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NewsWatch: ‘Low-interest-rate’ Trump wants to replace Yellen, refinance U.S. debt

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday put himself on the left of the political spectrum on fiscal issues, coming out for low interest rates, against a strong dollar and a more aggressive managing of U.S. debt.

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Metals Stocks: Gold, silver rise with oil, defying stronger buck

Gold and silver futures are higher, as a report on jobless claims offers some signs of a slowing labor market. A surge in oil prices is also aiding metals.

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Project Syndicate: Next move for Mexico: joining the top 10 economies in the world

The U.S. neighbor is on the verge of a breakthrough, if it can only face up to its past, says Reva Goujon.

posted 2016/05/05 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

The Wall Street Journal: Turkish markets whipsaw after PM Davutoglu steps down

Turkish markets whipsawed Thursday as a political leadership struggle triggering the ouster of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu raised concerns about the country’s economic future.

posted 2016/05/05 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

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