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Administration Gives Electric Car Charging Grid A Boost

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 10:34pm

The White House announced it is establishing 48 corridors on America's highways for charging electric vehicles.

Major Trump Backer's Positive Comments About Apartheid Stir Anger

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 5:09pm

Silicon Valley billionaire investor Peter Thiel told two of his classmates at Stanford that he thought South Africa's former apartheid system of government was "a sound economic system."

Financial Markets Get The Jitters Ahead Of Election Day

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 3:22pm

With less than a week to go to voting day for the presidential election, and the race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton tightening, financial markets are starting to get the jitters. With the election almost upon us, the stock market is paying close attention — and that's unusual. Markets don't usually move too much based on who wins the presidency. But this time around it's a different story, and as Donald Trump's prospects have improved, stocks have been falling.

As Trump's Odds Of Victory Rise, Financial Markets Get Nervous

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 3:13pm

Wall Street doesn't exactly love Hillary Clinton, but it knows what to expect from her. That's not true of Trump. This election will be "a very big deal economically," Dartmouth's Eric Zitzewitz says.

Egypt Floats Its Currency, Paving Way For An International Bailout

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 2:08pm

The country's central bank decided to lift controls and let the pound float freely. The move is designed to take aim at the black market and is likely to cause prices to jump.

Deforestation Opponents Enlist Powerful Ally: Big Food. But There's A Catch

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 12:34pm

Hundreds of food companies have promised to keep their suppliers from cutting down forests. A global coalition of environmental groups is watching to see if the companies are keeping their promises.

Hunting For A Health Plan? Bronze May Be Your Best Value

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 8:22am

The lower premiums that come with bronze plans, plus Obamacare's caps on out-of-pocket spending, can make these plans the best deal for people who have very few medical expenses — or very many.

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