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China is heading toward a debt crisis that will throw into question everything we think we know about its economy

China's worrisome build-up of corporate and household debt is well-documented, but fears of a financial crisis have receded sharply from the turbulent days of 2015 and 2016, when the country's stock market crashed on fears that an epic two-decade growth streak might come to an abrupt halt.<p>Since …

Economics

21 Things You Should Make Your Kids Pay For

Kids who need money are more likely to work, and working outside the house helps them develop valuable skills.<p>Whether they receive it from relatives …

Kids

Revenue hit predicted for California's medical pot market

When Elias Zaldivar was an 18-year-old college freshman and decided he was in the market for marijuana, he knew just how to get it, and it didn't involve canvassing the corridors of his campus in search of that stoned-out dude who sold pot from his dorm room. Instead, he went straight to a …

Cannabis

IRS Sets Conditions for Deducting 2018 Property Taxes This Year

U.S. taxpayers can deduct their 2018 state and local property taxes on their 2017 returns if they pay those tax bills before the end of the year -- …

New Jersey

Apple is searching for new modem chip suppliers to replace Qualcomm

Apple has reportedly shifted half of its baseband modem chipsets for iOS devices to Intel from Qualcomm, and is now considering shifting additional orders to Taiwanese manufacturer MediaTek.<p>The news comes at a time when hostilities between Apple and former manufacturer Qualcomm continue to heat up, …

The 22 Most Engaging Pieces of Brand Content on Social Media in 2017

Now that social media is so supremely essential in brand messaging, there are a lot of layers underneath what makes a successful post, video or tweet.<p>…

A Bigger iPhone, a New iPad, and the Long-Awaited HomePod: What to Expect From Apple in 2018

It’s hard to predict anything but a good future for Apple. After all, the company has shown no signs of letting up and profits keep pouring in.<p>And …

Apple Music

How will robots change the labor market?

Growing up in the conservative UK city of Bath, Nobel Laureate James Meade made his move into economics at the end of his second year at Cambridge, …

T. Rowe Price tech-fund manager says cloud stocks’ big gains are yet to come

Ken Allen, manager of the $5.4 billion T. Rowe Price Science & Technology Fund, said cloud-computing stocks are bound to generate outsized returns …

Investing

Trucking firms offer up to $8,000 bonus and other deals to lure drivers

Towing a tanker full of milk from Florida, professional driver Joe Woodson pulls off for eggs and coffee at a massive Pilot Flying J truck stop in West Memphis.<p>Among the heavy trucks refueling at the diesel pumps are some that show the new sign of the times: ads recruiting truck drivers.<p>Woodson …

Trucking

Incomes Grew After Past Tax Cuts, but Guess Whose

Home for the holidays after passing the eighth-largest tax cut in United States history, Republicans could be forgiven for reveling in the warm embrace of nostalgia.<p>Who among them won’t raise a glass to Ronald Reagan, a welcome ghost of administrations past, the revered Republican president whose …

Economics

Net neutrality complaints rise amid FCC repeal

Internet users are complaining more about net neutrality-related issues since the FCC voted to repeal the existing net neutrality rules earlier this …

Net Neutrality

Exclusive: Iconic White House tree to be cut down

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The south facade of the White House will undergo a dramatic change this week: the historic Jackson Magnolia, a tree that has been in place since the 1800s, is scheduled to be cut down and removed.<p>The enormous magnolia, one of three on the west side of the White House and the …

The White House