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Column: What would personal equity funds in 401( k) s mean for retirement savers?

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Dollar banknotes are seen in this photo illustration By Mark Miller CHICAGO (Reuters) - Employer retirement plans are not known for their flashy investments - a majority of 401(k) investors these days use target date funds that invest in broad, diversified equity and fixed income mutual funds that automatically rebalance…

Column: What would personal equity funds in 401( k) s mean for retirement savers?

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Dollar banknotes are seen in this photo illustration By Mark Miller CHICAGO (Reuters) - Employer retirement plans are not known for their flashy investments - a majority of 401(k) investors these days use target date funds that invest in broad, diversified equity and fixed income mutual funds that automatically rebalance…

Column: Trump’s surprise center of resistance: the Pentagon

The leaders of the American military establishment drew a line in the sand last week, staging a polite but unmistakable rebellion against the dangerous impulses of President Trump. And the rebels may be winning.The most widely noted salvo came from former Defense Secretary James N. Mattis, who declared, after more than a year of silence,…

Column: Jason Botterill wasn’t going anywhere, but Kim Pegula’s description defies belief

Let's get one thing straight right off the top here: No matter how angry fans are about it – and they have every right to be angry – Jason Botterill wasn't going anywhere. There isn't one person who covers the Sabres for any outlet in Buffalo who expected the Sabres' general manager to be fired,…

Column: Our restaurants are stopping working. Why should food shipment apps flourish?

It was the invoice from hell.Many of us saw the viral social media post from a couple of weeks ago, when Chicago restaurant owner Giuseppe Badalamenti posted his March invoice from food delivery app Grubhub. After being docked for commissions, fees, adjustments and promotions, all that remained of his pizza joint’s $1,042.63 in pickup and…

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Where the coronavirus pandemic is hitting hardest

Coronavirus cases are quickly spreading in Arizona, a handful of southern and western states and, ominously, Oklahoma — the planned site of President Trump's controversial rally this weekend.Why it matters: Once community spread takes off, cases can begin to increase exponentially.The big picture: “We’re at a point where there are warning signs going off, and…

The budget strain of the George Floyd protests

Cities and states have spent millions of dollars on police overtime over the past few weeks during the Black Lives Matter protests.Why it matters: Government budgets already were under severe strain from coronavirus shutdowns, due to steep tax revenue declines, and these extra expenses could make it even more difficult to meet obligations. By the…

“No advantage”: The WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trials on coronavirus clients

The World Health Organization has announced that it has stopped trials examining the potential of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for the novel coronavirus after its multi-country trials showed "no benefit."The big picture: The WHO paused last month tests of the anti-malarial drug after a review published in The Lancet stated potentially fatal health problems. It…

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