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by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 14th 2017

Gold is not bereft of volatility, but the yellow metal is often thought as a hedge against equity market turbulence. Treasury yields rest near historic lows and the Federal Reserve has yet to raise interest rates this year. In other words, 2016 has been a pretty...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 14th 2017

Editor’s note: Naya Rivera is an actress, singer and author of the new memoir, Sorry Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes, and Growing Up (TarcherPerigee). For six seasons she played Santana Lopez on the hit show Glee. In her book, she writes about having an...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 13th 2017

Individuals love to wax nostalgic about the best ol’ days. I am reminded of this on every occasion I hear politicians — Democrats and Republicans — yearn for the dignity days of U.S. manufacturing as though we do not make squat right here anymore....

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 13th 2017

From wondercrump to uckyslush and quogwinkle to grobblesquirt, the “gobblefunk” language that Roald Dahl used in his children’s books has become part of his legacy. Dahl famously included myriad made-up words and quirky twists on the English language...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 13th 2017

Canada’s main stock index slipped on Monday as banks fell with a retreat in overseas equities markets, but losses were cushioned by companies gaining on domestic merger activity. Open Text Corp. soared 8.6 per cent to $84.67 after the software company said it...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 13th 2017

“99 Luftballons” was the iconic—and, it turns out, accidental—Cold War protest song that rang out on both sides of the Berlin Wall in 1983, and would become forever associated with the hair-trigger realities underlying life in divided Germany. The song...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 13th 2017

U.S. stocks rebounded after the biggest rout since June wiped about $500 billion from the value of equities, while Treasury yields held near two-month highs before the Federal Reserve’s Lael Brainard official speaks. Emerging-market assets slumped.The S&P...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 13th 2017

Transactions in the used-car market have always been a bit unpleasant. Dealerships typically make low-ball offers. And buying or selling on your own can create the angst of getting stuck with a lemon or a bounced check.Enter the new wave of used-car companies. Four...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 12th 2017

Fading Housing Optimism Deepens Decline in Canada ConfidenceExpectations for decrease in real estate prices hit 7-year highReadings on personal finances and job security weakenedThe Bloomberg Nanos Canadian Confidence Index fell to 57.7 from 58.4 a week...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 12th 2017

Follow thousands of super-bright kids for four and a half decades and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential. Since it began...