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2016-04-21

The Tell: ECB’s Draghi could be in for a grilling over ‘helicopter money’

With inflation remaining painfully low, speculation has risen the eurozone’s policy makers could get ready to use so-called helicopter money to boost a flagging economy and kick-start inflation.

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Why women and graduates of color get lower-paying jobs

When it comes to income, some college majors are treated better than others.

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Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks set to fight for further gains; GM results, ECB meeting ahead

Stock futures looked set to fight to keep pushing at the door of 2016 highs as oil fought to hold to sharp gains the prior session, and a barrage of earnings and an ECB meeting loomed.

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The real reason you’re not sleeping

Roughly 70 million Americans suffer from sleep problems — and a new survey uncovers a surprising reason for some of those sleepless nights.

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Deep Dive: Yield to these 23 dividend stocks if you’re looking for high income

The dividend yields are as high as 6.5%, and the companies generate enough cash to increase payouts, says Phil van Doorn.

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London Markets: FTSE 100 set to break 3-day win streak, with ECB ahead

U.K. stocks drop for the first time in four sessions, with investors erring on the side of caution ahead of the latest policy decision from the European Central Bank.

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Chuck Jaffe: If you want to be confident in Plan A, make a Plan B, Plan C, Plan D

Workers are more confident in their ability to retire well, but that may be because they haven’t retired yet, and the unexpected expenses haven’t hit, writes Chuck Jaffe.

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The Moneyologist: Should I spy on my son’s mysterious new girlfriend?

This father fears his wealth will fall into the wrong hands.

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Are you hurting the economy by spending too much time on Facebook?

Productivity growth, which powers wages and profits, has stalled, and one reason might be the ‘wastebook’ effect.

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Jeff Reeves's Strength in Numbers: Stock investors can now ignore the oil market

The correlation between the equity and energy markets is subsiding, and the link was tenuous anyway, says Jeff Reeves.

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Europe Markets: European stocks wobble ahead of ECB meeting

European stock markets struggle for direction ahead of the closely watched European Central Bank meeting later in the day, where policy makers are expected to reiterate their dovish stance.

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Currencies: Dollar drifts lower against yen; ECB meeting in the spotlight

The U.S. currency was tracking its overnight strength after upbeat U.S. housing data. During Asia trade, but has run into roadblocks overnight.

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