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Trump's Cuba Policy Hurts Private Sector, New Figures Say

Trump's Cuba Policy Hurts Private Sector, New Figures Say

By Andrea Rodríguez | Jan 15
President Donald Trump's Cuba policy is driving hundreds of millions of dollars from the island's private entrepreneurs to its military-controlled tourism sector, the opposite of its supposed goal, new statistics say.

Cold, Hard Safety Blanket: Cash Rules As Stocks, Bonds Waver

Cold, Hard Safety Blanket: Cash Rules As Stocks, Bonds Waver

By Stan Choe | Jan 15
For years, cash languished at the bottom of the investment rankings - but suddenly cash is king again.

World Shares Rally Ahead of Vote on Brexit Deal

World Shares Rally Ahead of Vote on Brexit Deal

By Annabelle Liang | Jan 15
Global shares were mostly higher Tuesday as British lawmakers prepared to vote on a Brexit deal that has drawn strong opposition at home.

Selective Shutdown? Trump Tries to Blunt Impact, Takes Heat

Selective Shutdown? Trump Tries to Blunt Impact, Takes Heat

By Juliet Linderman | Jan 14
Hundreds of thousands of federal employees don't know when they'll see their next paycheck, and low-income people who rely on the federal safety net worry about whether they'll make ends meet should the stalemate in Washington carry on another month.

Trump Tweets Into the Void As Shutdown Sets Record

Trump Tweets Into the Void As Shutdown Sets Record

By Jonathan Lemire, Lisa Mascaro, Jill Colvin, and Darlene Supervile | Jan 13
President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall, as pressure mounts to find an escape hatch from the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government.

How You (and Your Finances) Can Survive the Federal Shutdown

How You (and Your Finances) Can Survive the Federal Shutdown

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Jan 12
There's no end in sight to the partial federal shutdown and, more distressing to federal workers, no paycheck in sight either. It's a burden that few American households can bear without strain. Some experts weigh in with tips on how to cope.

The Shutdown Today: Shutdown Officially Becomes Longest Ever

The Shutdown Today: Shutdown Officially Becomes Longest Ever

Jan 12
Here's what's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 22.

Federal Workers Get $0 Pay Stubs as Shutdown Drags On

Federal Workers Get $0 Pay Stubs as Shutdown Drags On

By Brady McCombs and Michelle Smith | Jan 12
Federal employees received pay stubs with nothing but zeros on them Friday as the effects of the government shutdown hit home, deepening anxieties about mortgage payments and unpaid bills.

Q&A: How the Government Shutdown Might End

Q&A: How the Government Shutdown Might End

By Alan Fram | Jan 11
Somehow, some day, the nasty deadlock between President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats that's shuttered federal agencies for a record-tying 21 days will end. The only real questions are when, how and who will be crowned the winner?

How's the U.S. Economy Doing? Shutdown Makes It Harder to Say

How's the U.S. Economy Doing? Shutdown Makes It Harder to Say

By Christopher Rugaber | Jan 11
The partial shutdown of the U.S. government has begun to make it harder to assess the health of the economy by delaying or distorting key reports on growth, spending and hiring.

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