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U.S. stocks fall early Friday, with Wall Street tracking a global equity retreat fueled by the mounting currency crisis in Turkey, which raised the alarm for possible contagion into other markets. See full story.
Study: Earnings surprises are bigger, thanks to growing use of non-GAAP metrics
Professors Paul A. Griffin of the University of California at Davis and David H. Lont of University of Otago in New Zealand found that the proportion of reported earnings among the S&P 500 that were between 5 to 15 cents per share above analyst forecasts had doubled over a 17-year period. See full story.
Confused by emoluments? The Founding Fathers would have impeached Trump in a New York minute
The Founding Fathers had someone just like Donald Trump in mind when they banned any and all emoluments to the president from any foreign or state governments, writes Rex Nutting. See full story.
Jeff Bezos shoots for the moon
The Amazon.com founder is likely to meet a goal of having his Blue Origin space-travel company work with NASA to return to the moon. See full story.
Housing market has hit a ‘significant slowdown’ in recent weeks, Redfin CEO says
The housing market hit a sudden and “significant” slowdown in the past few weeks that could continue in coming months, Redfin Corp.’s chief executive said Thursday afternoon. See full story.
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‘Responding to my sister’s hysterical call, my mother mailed my sister a check for the full amount.’ See full story.
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