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Jonathan Aberman: What to watch for in the U.S. economy this year

By Jonathan Aberman<p>Last week, I shared my thoughts on trends I consider important for technology in 2016. This week: political and economic issues to look out for.<p><b>It just looks like Jerry Springer.</b> This presidential election cycle will continue to amaze and delight — if your idea of entertainment …

JPMorgan downgrades all but one emerging economy

Widely acknowledged as troubled economies, Brazil, Greece and South Africa have been given some of the biggest downgrades in the past quarter.<p>Brazil …

Here's the Market's Biggest Problem for 2016

With the bull market roaring at the end of last year, Wall Street market strategists and pundits, almost without exception, were predicting …

Trump and His Debts: A Narrow Escape

He cut deal with banks, took cash out of casinos to weather 1990s bind<p>On Labor Day weekend in 1990, as Donald Trump faced the worst crisis of his career, he and Wilbur Ross Jr. headed to Atlantic City, N.J., for talks at Mr. Trump’s opulent Taj Mahal casino, which had just opened but was already on …

A stock-market crash of 50%+ would not be a surprise — or the worst-case scenario

But someone has to do it!<p>So here goes:<p>By many, many historically predictive valuation meassures, stocks are overvalued to the tune of 75%-100%.<p>In the past, when stocks have been this overvalued, they have often "corrected" by crashing (1929, 1987, 2000, 2007, for example) . They have also sometimes …

A habit that takes less than 5 minutes a day has made all the difference with my money

It can take a while to form new ones: 66 days on average, up to 254. The good news is that some of the most valuable habits are also the simplest ones.<p>Consider my go-to money habit, for example: <b>I take five minutes at the end of each day to record everything I bought.</b><p>I simply open my Excel …

What Today's Stock Market Plunge Tells You About 2016

When it comes to the stock market, first impressions are not as lasting as it seems. That’s the good news, perhaps the only, from the first day of …

Why Amazon's Stock Tanked Today

Amazon’s shares fell nearly 6% on Monday after an analyst dropped his rating for the e-commerce giant because of concerns about slower growth.<p>James …