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Daily Archives: February 5, 2018

You need to do some math on your new paycheck

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When I received my first paycheck reflecting the new tax law, I was worried. I hate to owe money to the IRS at the end of the year and have always adjusted my W-4 tax withholding form to take out enough to ensure a small refund at year’s end. The amount withheld from my check for ...

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iQOS Expected To Be A Key Growth Driver For Philip Morris

Shutterstock photo 2017 can be considered to be a transitional year for Philip Morris International ( PM ). The company stated its intentions to committing to a ‘smoke-free’ future, even placing ads in leading UK newspapers, claiming its ambition to “stop selling cigarettes” in the region. The development of reduced risk products, such as iQOS, has been a boon for the ...

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Dow Tumbles Nearly 1200 Points as Selloff Turns to Slaughter

Stocks were in free fall this afternoon, and they’re continuing to fall in after-hours trading. The S&P 500 tumbled 4.1% to 2,648.94, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 1175 points, or 4.6% to 24,345.75. The Nasdaq Composite has dropped 3.8% to 6967.53. The Dow has dropped as much as 1597 points earlier this afternoon. E-mini S&P 500 futures have ...

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Las Vegas sees boom in housing starts

Housing starts in Las Vegas, Nevada, surged to housing boom levels at the end of 2017, according to a new survey from Metrostudy, a provider of primary and secondary market information to the housing and related industries. Housing starts increased 9% from the fourth quarter of 2016 to the fourth quarter of 2017, bringing new home construction to its highest ...

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A decade after recession, a jump in U.S. states with wage gains

OAKLAND, Calif./CANTON, N.Y./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The kind of pay raises for which American workers have waited years are now here for a broadening swath of the country, according to a Reuters analysis of state-by-state data that suggests falling unemployment has finally begun boosting wages. Average pay rose by more than 3 percent in at least half of U.S. states last ...

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Toronto's Traffic Congestion: REALTORS Seek Solutions

Traffic congestion, overcrowded public transit and Toronto’s Land Transfer Tax are combining to make life more difficult for the region’s residents — and costing them millions of dollars, REALTORS® attending a Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) event were told recently. The board reached out to local governments and policymakers to ask what they are doing about issues of mobility and ...

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What Is Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency And How Do They Work?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] … blockchain? As we mentioned earlier, cryptocurrencies operate using a technology called Blockchain. This is a process that means every Bitcoin is … against hackers e.g. Bitcoin’s blockchain technology is less focused on … Bitcoin? The more interesting question is: what’s the future of blockchain … … Blockchain News

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