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Capitol Report: White House contacting women from Kavanaugh’s past | Cohn says Dimon would be ‘phenomenal’ president

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The White House’s plan to defend Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will reportedly rely heavily on women who will attest to his character, including from his teenage years, during which he is alleged to have sexually assaulted Christine Blasey Ford.

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Outside the Box: Mortgage lenders may again lower standards as applications drop, former CitiMortgage CEO says

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Responsible lending, leadership, and risk-control are key to averting another mortgage-market meltdown, writes Sanjiv Das.

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Currencies: Dollar adds to slide as trade fears are back at center stage

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The U.S. dollar weaken firmly on Monday, as financial markets worry about renewed escalation of the trade spat between the U.S. and China.

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Capitol Report: Theranos closes deal with Fortress to shut down embattled firm

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Theranos reached the end of the line after an outside financial auditor found the company could not survive another 12 months, or long enough to commercialize its product

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PayPal rolls out new checkout options globally after success in the U.S.

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PayPal Holdings Inc. is furthering its efforts to help online shoppers deal with the maze of buttons at checkout.

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The Wall Street Journal: Saudi sovereign wealth fund takes on rare $11 billion loan

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Saudi Arabia’s sovereign-wealth fund has signed an $11 billion syndicated loan with global banks, as the government institution prepares to invest in new industries and spend overseas to diversify the oil-dependent economy.

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How to protect your portfolio from Hurricane Florence

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Plus, there may be trading opportunities if share prices get out of line.

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Commodities Corner: More than half of the gas stations in Wilmington, N.C., are out of fuel

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Four states in the path of Hurricane Florence continue to experience shortages of gasoline, with more than half the stations in Wilmington, N.C. without fuel after Hurricane Florence made landfall on the coast of the Carolinas Friday, according to GasB… Continue reading

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Canadian marijuana investors could face lifetime bans from entering U.S.

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Canadians who invest in marijuana-related stocks, as well as those who use pot or work in the cannabis industry, could be banned from ever entering the U.S., according to a report Thursday.

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Jonathan Burton’s Life Savings: Ray Dalio: Rising debt, income inequality and political polarization are a recipe for a nasty downturn

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Billionaire hedge-fund manager Ray Dalio warns that the next financial crisis will threaten capitalism and democracy.

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