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Meet Donald Trump, the incredibly shrinking president

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The Editorial Board, USA TODAY Published 6:59 p.m. ET Aug. 13, 2020 | Updated 7:36 p.m. ET Aug. 13, 2020 Our View: Fatal response to coronavirus, unkept campaign promises, and mountain of lies and falsehoods show what a small man he really is. You’re reading Our View, one of two perspectives in Today’s Debate. For the Opposing…

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Trade group report: Gambling economy hit hard by coronavirus

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Updated 7:18 pm EDT, Thursday, August 13, 2020 LAS VEGAS (AP) — The coronavirus and efforts to fight it have hit U.S. casinos and legal gambling businesses hard, leading to a nearly 79% drop in commercial gambling revenue for the second quarter of 2020, the industry’s trade association reported Thursday. “COVID-19 has undoubtedly posed the most…

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Wall Street Falls Just Short of Record for S&P 500, Again

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Another afternoon fade for stocks left Wall Street just shy of a record on Thursday, after the S&P 500 briefly crossed above its all-time closing high for the second straight day. The S&P 500 dipped 6.92 points, or 0.2%, to 3,373.43. At one point during the day, it climbed above 3,386.15. That’s the record closing…

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Trump's suggestion to eliminate payroll tax doesn't add up

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s push to cut Social Security payroll taxes for the rest of the year — and even arguing for a permanent cut — would have little impact bolstering the coronavirus-battered economy in the short term and could destabilize long-term funding for benefits that millions of Americans depend on. Trump this…

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Watch Trump react when a reporter asks if he regrets 'all the lying you've done to the American people' over the last 3 1/2 years

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© SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump on Thursday dodged a reporter’s question on whether he regretted lying throughout his presidency.  “After three and a half years, do you at all regret all the lying you’ve done to the American people on everything, all the dishonesties?” a reporter…

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Trump rejects calls to reverse Postal Service changes, but says he won't veto funding bill

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump continued his longstanding tirade against mail-in voting ahead of the Nov. 3 election at Thursday’s White House press briefing. “Again absentee good, universal mail-in very bad,” Trump told reporters. Trump said at the briefing, however, he would not veto a funding bill that would give the U.S. Postal Service’s financial…

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Stock market news live updates: Stock futures trade sideways as S&P 500 hovers just below record

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Stock futures opened flat to slightly higher Thursday evening after a mixed session earlier, with tech shares leading the Nasdaq to back-to-back sessions of advances while the S&P 500 and Dow declined. Shares of Apple (AAPL) edged lower late trading after rising to a record high earlier Thursday. Bloomberg reported that the iPhone-maker was preparing…

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Stock market has a taste of panic

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Worried about the stock market yet? Perhaps you should be. The price of stocks always reflects both the current business economy and the outlook for future growth. Now that outlook has changed. The possibilities of a global economic slowdown — recession — just increased dramatically as the trade wars took a more dangerous turn. ©…

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Stock futures open flat as S&P 500 struggles to reach February record high

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U.S. stock futures were flat on Thursday night after the S&P 500 failed once again to reach its record high from February. Post-Market Wrap: August 13, 2020 What to watch next Click to expand Replay Video Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up just 20 points, or 0.1%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures traded…

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NVIDIA (NVDA): A Perfect Stock Split Candidate

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This article was originally published on this site Dow component Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) have stunned long-time market watchers in the past two weeks, declaring the first splits of popular growth stocks in years, with the minor exception of mergers that required splits to equalize share value. It has paid off so…

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