Mnuchin: Trump’s corporate tax rate goal may not be achievable – The Hill

Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven Terner MnuchinOvernight Finance: Outrage builds over Equifax breach | US debt passes trillion | Trump scrambles tax reform politics | Trump may seek more disaster aid Bipartisan bill would force Treasury to put Tubman on bill Judd Gregg: The complex path to tax simplification MORE on Tuesday said that President Trump’s […]

Middle-class income hit highest level on record in 2016, Census Bureau reports – Washington Post

Derek Mathis, 23, of Hazelwood, Pennsylvania works on a job site May 1 in Pittsburgh. (Jeff Swensen for The Washington Post) America’s middle class had its highest-earning year ever in 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday. Median household income in America was $59,039 last year, surpassing the previous record of $58,655 set in 1999, the Census Bureau […]

Nordstrom is testing a tiny new store that doesn’t sell clothes – Business Insider

Nordstrom is testing a tiny new store that doesn’t sell clothes – Business Insider

Jeff Schear/Getty Images Nordstrom is testing a store concept that’s a fraction of the usual size and doesn’t sell clothes. The new Nordstrom Local store, opening October 3 in West Hollywood, California, will be 3,000 square feet, compared with 140,000 square feet for the average department store, reports Suzanne Kapner at The Wall Street Journal.  […]

Stocks Advance With Dollar as Irma Threat Recedes: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg

Stocks Advance With Dollar as Irma Threat Recedes: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg

U.S. stocks rose toward a record, the dollar strengthened and Treasuries tumbled as investors piled into riskier assets after Hurricane Irma wreaked less damage than forecast and North Korea failed to exacerbate tensions. The S&P 500 Index headed for an all-time closing high and the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 22,000. Bloomberg’s dollar index rose for […]

5 things to do right now if you’re worried about the Equifax hack – CNNMoney

5 things to do right now if you’re worried about the Equifax hack – CNNMoney

Let’s face it. There’s a good chance your personal information was exposed during the Equifax data breach. The names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and driver’s license numbers for 143 million people may have been accessed. That kind of information could be used by someone else to open bank accounts, credit cards and loans […]

After the Equifax breach, here’s how to freeze your credit to protect your identity – Washington Post

(Cafe Credit/Flickr) Consumers affected by the Equifax data breach are scrambling for ways to protect their financial lives. Some are considering Equifax’s own credit-monitoring service. Others suggest freezing your credit as a better option to such services. But what does freezing your credit entail, and how easy is it to do (and undo)? [Equifax finally responds to swirling concerns […]

Royal Caribbean evacuates employees via a ship sailing away from Irma – Miami Herald

As Hurricane Irma barrels toward South Florida, the safest place may be at sea. That’s the reasoning Royal Caribbean International is tapping into for a novel evacuation strategy. The Miami-based cruise line evacuated 1,500 employees, who work out of the company’s PortMiami building, on its 2,252-passenger Enchantment of the Seas. The ship set sail from […]

Trump backs Democrats on debt limit in rare bipartisan deal – Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump forged a surprising deal with Democrats in Congress on Wednesday to extend the U.S. debt limit and provide government funding until Dec. 15, embracing his political adversaries and blindsiding fellow Republicans in a rare bipartisan accord. Trump, living up to his reputation for unpredictability, met at the White House […]

T-Mobile is giving away Netflix service to its family-plan customers – Business Insider

T-Mobile is giving away Netflix service to its family-plan customers – Business Insider

T-Mobile US CEO John Legere speaks at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.Steve Marcus/Reuters T-Mobile customers will soon be getting Netflix service for free, compliments of the wireless company. Starting Tuesday, customers with at least two lines on T-Mobile’s One family plan will be able to activate a standard $10-a-month Netflix subscription at […]

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