New Fed forecast for 2019: Slower growth and zero rate hikes

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell listens to a reporter’s question during a news conference in Washington, Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) The Federal Reserve sent a stark message Wednesday: The economy is slowing. And it won't be raising interest rates anytime soon. Continue Reading Below The Fed left its key short-term rate unchanged and projected no rate hikes […]

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Google's New Platform, Stadia, Wants to Beat Xbox, PlayStation, and PC at Their Own Game

Alphabet's (NASDAQ: GOOG)(NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google division took the wraps off its streaming video game service at its Game Developers Conference presentation on Tuesday, and the unveiling signals some big shifts for the industry. Google's Stadia is the the first major new offering in streaming gaming service, an emerging area that could send waves through the gaming industry and affect legacy […]

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4 Tax Tips for New Parents

When you become a new parent, you're overwhelmed with things to think about, and taxes are probably last on your list. But parents are offered valuable tax breaks by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), that weren't available to them before they welcomed a child. And we know how expensive kids are to raise, feed, and send to college, so any […]

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New Jersey Is On the Verge of Making Recreational Marijuana Legal

Don't blink, because the marijuana industry is evolving at an incredibly fast pace. Last year alone, we witnessed more than a dozen milestones hit, with Canada becoming the first industrialized country in the world to legalize adult-use weed, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration giving the green light to a cannabis-derived drug, and even the first Canadian pot stock debuting […]

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NY's Con Ed sticking with moratorium on new natural gas service in Westchester

(Reuters) – New York energy company Consolidated Edison Inc said on Friday it still plans to impose a moratorium on new natural gas service in parts of Westchester County after March 15 despite a $250 million plan by the state to reduce energy usage. “The moratorium will still go into effect after March 15,” Con Edison spokesman Allan Drury said, […]

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New Zealand mosque slaughter latest in growing trend of mass violence in houses of worship

Reports of shootings, multiple fatalities at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand They were gathered in their place of worship – surrounded by familiar faces, sounds, symbols of faith and the uplifting and comforting words of their pastor, their rabbi, their imam. Then came the angry, deafening sound of gunfire and screams and terror, turning into a killing field the […]

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