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Facebook will soon have millions of customers at the Bank of Zuck

The new Libra digital currency will help the social-media company offer financial services.


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Why a Recession Would Be Good for ESG Investors

Sustainable companies are less exposed to risk, and more resilient to market shocks.

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Facebook’s cryptocurrency must be stopped

After years of disregarding privacy, exploiting user data, and failing to control its platform, Facebook has now unveiled a cryptocurrency and payment system that could take down the entire global economy.

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This expansion may be the longest, but it’s not the best — so far

The economic expansion will soon be the longest in U.S. history, but it’s far from the best — at least so far, writes Caroline Baum.

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Dividend stocks, hot this year, may get even hotter thanks to the Federal Reserve

Lower interest rates mean rising prices for higher-yielding stocks.

The case for buying Tesla’s stock now

Cody Willard confronts Tesla short-sellers.