What to know about national emergencies and their role in US history

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump set off a heated debate when he told reporters recently he may declare a national emergency to free up funding for his proposed border wall, reopening a controversy that predates the republic itself. While presidential emergencies often lead to bitter partisan disputes and occasionally wind up in court, they are also relatively common. The United […]

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What regular investors can learn from Bridgewater’s stellar 2018 performance

Bridgewater’s Pure Alpha Strategy fund, benefiting from what billionaire founder Ray Dalio described as a “Goldilocks period” for the stock market, crushed the competition last year. Dalio didn’t get into the details of his outperformance, but he did share this “one important thought” in a LinkedIn post. See full story. Some of the biggest names in the cloud computing world […]

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What Does NVIDIA's Future Look Like?

After disappointing guidance issued with its third-quarter earnings report in mid-November, shares of NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) have been severely punished. At one point up 50% on the year, the stock is sporting a 30% year-to-date loss as of this writing. Much of the blame has been laid on the cryptocurrency mining bust early this year as NVIDIA underestimated how much […]

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Andrew C. McCarthy: What you need to know about the Barr memo and Mueller's obstruction investigation

Could Barr-led DOJ rein in the Mueller investigation? Republicans hope President Trump’s pick to replace Jeff Sessions can help bring the probe to an end. In his capacity as a former U.S. attorney general, William P. Barr, President Bush’s nominee to resume that position, wrote an unsolicited memorandum to top Justice Department officials expressing concerns about the obstruction aspect of […]

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