Wells Fargo Is the Go-To Bank for Gunmakers and the NRA
March 9, 2018

Wells Fargo & Co. has emerged as the preferred financier for the U.S. gun industry.

The bank has helped two of the biggest U.S. firearm and ammunition companies access $431.1 million in loans and bonds since December 2012, when the gun Continue reading

Teacher Retirement Funds in 12 States Hold Gun Company Stocks
February 25, 2018

Teachers across Florida and at a high school where 17 people were shot dead on Feb. 14 pay into a retirement fund that invests in gun companies, it was revealed earlier this week.

It turns out they’re not alone.

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Florida Teachers Pension Fund Invested in Maker of School Massacre Gun
February 23, 2018

As Florida teachers grieve over the mass shooting that left 17 students and colleagues dead last week, some of them may be surprised to learn they’ve been helping fund the firearms industry—including the company that made the gun used that bloody Continue reading

SpaceX Rocket Fuels Thaw in Chilly Musk-Trump Relationship
February 9, 2018

Elon Musk’s rocky rapport with President Donald Trump appears to be on the mend, and it only took 5 million pounds of thrust to patch things up.

Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. pulled off a seemingly impossible feat Tuesday Continue reading

Tax-Hike Fears Trigger Talk of Exodus From Manhattan and Greenwich
December 3, 2017

Even Bruce McGuire, founder of the Connecticut Hedge Fund Association, understands if wealthy Northeasterners flee the region due to changes in the tax code.

“It would almost be irresponsible if you weren’t thinking about moving,” he said.

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Distressed Investors Are Already Buying Houston Homes for 40 Cents on the Dollar
November 10, 2017

Bryan Schild drives through the byways of Houston looking for what could be the investment opportunity of a lifetime: homes selling for as little as 40¢ on the dollar. “We Pay Cash For Flooded Homes $$$$$$$$ Don’t fix it, sell Continue reading

Puerto Ricans Displaced by Hurricane Maria Could be Relocated to U.S. Mainland
November 4, 2017

The Trump administration is exploring ways to relocate tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans to the U.S. mainland for an extended period as parts of the territory remain devastated more than a month after Hurricane Maria.

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U.S. Growth at Above-Forecast 3% on Consumers and Businesses
November 3, 2017

The U.S. economy expanded at a faster pace than forecast in the third quarter, indicating resilient demand from consumers and businesses even with the hit from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Commerce Department data showed Friday.

Highlights of Third-Quarter GDP (First Continue reading