Money and Business

The Wall Street Journal -March 23-24, 2019

Global stocks and bond yields slid Friday as investors’ anxiety mounted about the health of the world economy.

Markets shudder, worries swell

(Frankly, I don’t feel so well.)

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The Wall Street Journal – March 5, 2019

These are difficult times for tax preparers. Changes in Treasury Department rules have made it an especially tricky tax season. That has led preparers to stock up on chocolate, tissues, and painkillers-both for unhappy clients and for themselves.

Take the “fun” out of “reFUNd”
And here’s where you are;
Less money to spend
(Plus a small Hershey bar.)

 

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AP – March  4, 2019

Robots aren’t replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institution report.

Future jobs? There’ll be a boom in
Jobs NOT requiring a human.
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The Wall Street Journal – February 8, 2019

The (tax) overhaul continues to generate thousands of jobs for tax professionals as companies analyze the law and rely on tax experts to do all the work flowing from the legislation and internal revenue service rules.

Things seem to work in mysterious ways,
For the benefit of lawyers and CPAs.

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Yahoo Finance – January 29, 2013

Some efforts include downsizing U.S. manufacturing capacity, investing more in R&D to develop new electric bikes and revamping its marketing messages to target younger

“Snarl and fart” and “vroom” and their macho like,
Doomed by the meek and mild electric bike.

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