Don't buy the spin. Government works. – Washington Post

By E.J. Dionne Jr., TROY, Mich. Government shutdown follies feed an ideologically loaded narrative that government is hopelessly incompetent and can never be counted on to do much that is useful. President Trump and Republicans should bear the burden for Washington’s disarray because it was Trump’s erratic and uninformed negotiating style (along with his repeated …

Worlds richest gained 82% of new wealth in 2017, Oxfam report shows – Independent.ie

Money Worlds richest gained 82% of new wealth in 2017, Oxfam report shows Independent.ie Growing inequality resulted in 82% of new global wealth going to the richest 1% last year, while the poorest half of the world saw their prosperity flatline, a report by Oxfam has shown. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/worlds-richest-gained-82-of-new-wealth-in-2017-oxfam-report-shows-36514680.html https://www.independent.ie/world-news/article36514678.ece/e07fb/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_eea5ac1d-5902-46fa-a6b7-8596347c1276_1 Email Growing inequality resulted in 82% …

NAB Mulls Wealth Retreat – finews.asia

National Australia Bank is reportedly looking at radical options for its wealth units. The Aussie bank is well into a process which could command an A$6 billion market value. The Melbourne-based bank continues to reshape and simplify its wealth business. Last June, NAB sold off its National Australia Trustee business to financial services firm IOOF …

Government 'Watchdog' Cracks Down of Fraudulent Digital Currency Operators – Live Trading News

Government ‘Watchdog’ Cracks Down of Fraudulent Digital Currency Operators $BTCUSD Friday, the US derivatives ‘watchdog’ said that it has filed charges against 3 separate virtual currency operators alleging the defendants had defrauded customers and broken other commodity trading rules, in a further sign regulators globally are cracking down on fraud in the ‘hot’ emerging asset …

How Haiti helped build Philadelphia – Workers World

Jean-Jacques Dessalines The wealth produced by enslaved Africans in Haiti, Guadeloupe and Martinique made French capitalists rich. Even before the 1789 bourgeois revolution, France had 3,000 miles of canals and the beginnings of industry. Haiti also helped build Philadelphia. The richest man in the United States from before 1810 to his death in 1831 was …

Eaton Vance New York Muni Bond Fund II (NYH) Ichimoku Reading Holds Below the Cloud – The Business Union

Shares of Eaton Vance New York Muni Bond Fund II (NYH) recently touched 11.40, which places the stock below the Ichimoku cloud, indicating bearish momentum and a potential sell signal for the equity.  Shares of Eaton Vance New York Muni Bond Fund II opened the last session at 11.40, touching a high of 11.40 and a low of 11.39 …

Kestrel Investment Management Maintains Position in Marten Transport LTD (MRTN); Private Wealth Partners Lowered … – Norman Weekly

January 21, 2018 – By Adrian Mccoy Kestrel Investment Management Corp increased its stake in Marten Transport Ltd (MRTN) by 63.74% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Kestrel Investment Management Corp bought 129,896 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.63% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 333,696 shares of …

1 Stock I'm Buying More Of in 2018 – Motley Fool

Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) has posted impressive earnings-per-share growth over the past several years. As recently as 2014, adjusted EPS was just $1.55. However, EPS doubled to $3.09 in 2015 and continued to surge higher in 2016, reaching $5.19. During 2017, Hawaiian Holdings did an impressive job of offsetting rising fuel and labor costs to keep …