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Burry's mania drove him to read, discover, process and discern what others didn't - or couldn't. What he uncovered and fathomed
The presidential hopeful says the industry has a major conflict of interest. He's not wrong.
A president fighting impeachment names a finance minister not trusted by markets as Brazilians, dismayed by the country's politics, prepare for more hardship in 2016.
Is it any surprise that brokers are fighting so hard to avoid being fiduciaries to retirement plans, much less to individual investors?
It is time for reform-minded leaders in statehouses and city halls to roll up their sleeves and get to work. Facing a half-century of ballooning debt, the cost of inaction is simply too high.
Bill sponsor U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and supporter U.S. Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) both stood on the Senate floor and said Keystone XL is not an export pipeline in the minutes leading up to the bill's failure.
California, once thought the economic basket case, has instead become the model that both red and blue states should follow.
Income inequality is killing the economy. Retailers, bankers and Democrats agree on that. Really. It's only Republicans who continue to insist that income inequality is great.
Labor Day is seen as a day of rest for many hardworking Americans. But for a growing set of U.S. workers, there is no break from trying to earn enough to support their families. Despite a dip in unemployment during the past few years, low pay continues to plague many employees while their corporate bosses rake in record profits.