NewsWatch: Reddit co-founder—and Serena Williams spouse—Alexis Ohanian on frugal living

NewsWatch: Reddit co-founder—and Serena Williams spouse—Alexis Ohanian on frugal living
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The New York Post: Enron fraud architect Jeff Skilling released from prison

The New York Post: Enron fraud architect Jeff Skilling released from prison
Jeff Skilling, whose financial fraud fueled the 2001 collapse of Enron, was released from a minimum-security “prison camp” in Alabama on Thursday and will spend the next six months in a halfway house in Houston, according to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. A lawyer for Skilling wasn’t immediately available for comment. Skilling, 64, was one of the masterminds of the... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Trump administration slashes funding of UN refugee agency

The Wall Street Journal: Trump administration slashes funding of UN refugee agency
The Trump administration announced Friday that it is permanently slashing funds to the United Nations refugee agency, in a move that security officials worry could spark Palestinian unrest but that the administration says is part of a wider U.S. strategy. Earlier this year, the Trump administration froze most of its support to the UN Relief and Works Agency, the agency... Read More

Slide Show: John McCain’s memorial service: notable attendees, speakers and moments

Slide Show: John McCain’s memorial service: notable attendees, speakers and moments
Barack Obama, who won his first term as president in 2008 over the McCain-Palin ticket, said that, while he and McCain didn’t advertise the fact, the two met frequently at the White House for one-on-one conversations to discuss policy and family and the direction of the country’s politics. Said Obama of McCain and himself: “We never doubted we were on... Read More

NewsWatch: Trump signals willingness to pursue a ‘new NAFTA deal’ sans Canada

NewsWatch: Trump signals willingness to pursue a ‘new NAFTA deal’ sans Canada
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE President Donald Trump tweeted near midday on Saturday that there is no political necessity to include Canada in a revamped version of the tripartite North American Free Trade Agreement. See full story. The last time Wall Street’s ‘fear index’ and stocks traded this closely it didn’t end well U.S. stocks and one popular measure of volatility on... Read More

Economic Preview: The rampaging U.S. economy is pushing unemployment to lowest level since 1960s

Economic Preview: The rampaging U.S. economy is pushing unemployment to lowest level since 1960s
The sizzling U.S. economy is encouraging Americans to go out to eat more and enjoy themselves. Soon the unemployment rate could fall to levels last seen in 1969. The U.S. economy is stoked. How stoked? Any month now the unemployment rate is likely to fall to the lowest level since 1969, reflecting the longest sustained burst in hiring since the... Read More

Trump signals willingness to pursue a ‘new NAFTA deal’ sans Canada

Trump signals willingness to pursue a ‘new NAFTA deal’ sans Canada
President Donald Trump tweeted near midday on Saturday that there is no overriding political imperative to include Canada in a revamped version of the tripartite North American Free Trade Agreement, warning Congress to remain on the sidelines lest he terminate the agreement entirely. Early in the week Trump discussed in a phone call with outgoing Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto... Read More