Top News & Analysis 6 April 2018

Big miss in March as economy adds just 103,000 jobs

Economists surveyed by Reuters expected nonfarm payrolls to increase by 193,000 in March and the unemployment rate to decline 0.1 percentage points to 4 percent.

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More tech workers can’t afford to live where they work — and neither can teachers and first responders

Teachers, first responders, restaurant workers, and programmers have the hardest time affording a home near their jobs.

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Dunkin' Donuts is testing fries for potential national menu addition

Dunkin' Donuts is testing a new product called Donut Fries at a few locations in the Boston area, USA Today reports.

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Soros fund reportedly preparing to trade cryptocurrencies

The head of macro investing at billionaire George Soros' fund is planning to trade cryptocurrencies, Bloomberg said Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter.

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You can now buy a $370 luggage tracker to look after your $2,800 Louis Vuitton suitcase

Louis Vuitton has just released a $370 luggage tracking device called Echo which fits into its Horizon suitcase range

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Tired of being monochromatic? Two-tone cars stage a comeback

Automakers are making two-tone cars to attract customers, USA Today reports.

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Top Trump economic advisor Larry Kudlow: I just found out about new China tariffs 'last night'

Kudlow told reporters Friday that he thought markets might take the latest trade developments harder than they had.

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New study finds that 36% of college students don’t have enough to eat

Over one-third of college students face food and housing insecurity.

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Kudlow: No tariff talks yet with China, but 'this is not a trade war'

Tariff negotiations with China have not started, National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Friday.

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These are the most used words on LinkedIn—and how to stand out if you use them

Make sure you don't sound like every other job seeker.

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Why the market may actually like this jobs report: Wages keep growing

Wages grew at a slightly faster pace in March, just right for markets that had been worried a bigger jump would signal inflation.

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Selling your house can you cost you more than $18,000

Home preparation and closing costs will take a chunk out of any profit you may make, USA Today reports.

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Evangelical leaders reportedly want to meet with Trump to air concerns about Stormy Daniels saga

Evangelical leaders are planning to meet with President Donald Trump in June amid allegations that he had extra-marital sex with adult film star Stormy Daniels, NPR reports.

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Trump will skip White House Correspondents' Dinner for the second year in a row

The president often uses the media as a punching bag, including during his recent attacks on The Washington Post.

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The manufacturing sector has been on fire since Trump was elected — March was another strong month for the industry

Manufacturing added 22,000 jobs in March and is up 232,000 over the past year, the Labor Department said.

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Elon Musk warns A.I. could create an ‘immortal dictator from which we can never escape’

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that artificial intelligence “doesn’t have to be evil to destroy humanity.”

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'No fundamental problem' with the US trade deficit, economics professor says

The U.S. is wasting its time trying to fix a non-existent problem regarding its current account deficit, according to an economics professor at Harvard University.

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Have you had the money talk with your kids? Here’s how to do it right

Having a money talk with your kids is one of the most important things you will do as a parent, and you don’t have to be rich to get started.

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Inside the $50 million Hamptons estate that was once a convent for Catholic nuns

The marble tub in the master bathroom costs $50,000 and weighs 4,000 pounds.

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These 5 last-minute tax cheats will cost you

The taxman probably knows about your "secret" sources of income.

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This 25-year-old guessed at 80% of his HQ Trivia questions — and won over $20,000

"The devil on my shoulder is telling me to have some fun," says a winner of the biggest HQ jackpot ever.

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BET founder: Trump's economy is bringing black workers back into the labor force

"You have to take encouragement from what's happening in the labor force and the job market," Robert Johnson says.

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Social media users treated as 'experimental rats,' EU data watchdog says as he urges Facebook changes

Giovanni Buttarelli, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), criticized the data collection practices of social media firms.

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Nike welcomes Tiger Woods back to the Masters with ad featuring his greatest hits

Tiger Woods returned to the PGA's Masters tournament in Augusta this week and sponsor Nike welcomed him back with an ad

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4 simple steps for launching a profitable side hustle in less than a month

Here is how to put your idea into action.

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The most common knee surgery for seniors is costly, and usually a waste

The most common knee surgery performed on seniors is for a meniscus tear. It's not only costly, it often doesn't work.

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Steve Jurvetson appears to be starting his own venture capital firm

Jurvetson is listed as the founder of a soon-to-launch fund called Future Ventures, Recode reports.

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Ford recalls about 350,000 F-150s and Expeditions for faulty transmission gears

The issue cause the car to move after the driver has placed it in park and removed the keys.

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'There goes Iowa' as GOP worries about trade war influence on farm belt vote

China may be less likely to deal on trade after new tough talk from the president, and the GOP is worried it will get hurt in the farm belt, according to a political analyst.

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Incyte, Merck shares slide after melanoma therapy fails study

Incyte shares fell 20 percent in premarket trading, while Merck shares were down about 2 percent.

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