Altria Decides to Compete With Juul in Vaping

Altria Decides to Compete With Juul in Vaping

Listen to articles (2 minutes) altria Group Inc. has decided to compete with Juul Labs Inc., distancing itself from a vaping upstart in which it invested nearly $13 billion and which now faces a potential ban of its e-cigarettes in the US The decision gives the Marlboro maker the flexibility to acquire another e-cigarette brand … Read more

Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott files for divorce from her second husband

Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott files for divorce from her second husband

Second time was not the charm. MacKenzie Scott filed for divorce from her second husband, Dan Jewett, on Monday after less than two years of marriage. According to documents obtained by the New York Times, Jewett did not contest the divorce and the division of property has already been determined in a prenuptial agreement. The … Read more

Opinion: The Federal Reserve is missing a crucial turning point in its fight against inflation because it believes in flawed data

Opinion: The Federal Reserve is missing a crucial turning point in its fight against inflation because it believes in flawed data

The Federal Reserve can’t see the probable economic crash that is coming because it’s still looking into the rearview mirror, where it sees nothing but high inflation. The danger arises because the consumer price index and the personal consumption expenditure price index — the two most important inflation gauges — have a fatal flaw in … Read more

Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for $10.5M and who is still eligible for free school lunches — and how can you apply?

Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for .5M and who is still eligible for free school lunches — and how can you apply?

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for $10.5M May the odds be ever in her favor! Jennifer Lawrence recently listed her ella swanky three-bedroom loft in New York City’s star-studded Tribeca neighborhood for a cool $10.5 million. Read More Advice from a longtime real-estate agent: ‘Owners … Read more

Arizona Judge Allows Near-Total Abortion Ban Blocked for 50 Years

Arizona Judge Allows Near-Total Abortion Ban Blocked for 50 Years

An Arizona state court judge lifted a 50-year-old block on a 19th-century law banning nearly all abortions in the state Friday, ending three months of confusion about the legality of the procedure in the state. Pima County Superior Court Judge Kellie Johnson said in her ruling that a previous decision blocking enforcement of the state’s … Read more

Pensions Brace for Private-Equity Losses

Pensions Brace for Private-Equity Losses

Public pension funds are already reporting big losses in 2022. Things are likely to get worse. That is because the funds, which manage around $5 trillion in retirement savings for the nation’s teachers, firefighters and other public workers, haven’t yet factored in second-quarter returns on private equity and other illiquid investments.

US existing-home sales fall for the seventh straight month in August and the Fed is about to inflict ‘some pain’ with a 75-basis-point rate hike — here’s how to prepare your wallet and your portfolio

Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for .5M and who is still eligible for free school lunches — and how can you apply?

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Brace yourself: The Fed is about to inflict ‘some pain’ with a 75-basis-point rate hike. Here’s how to prepare your wallet and your portfolio. This marks the Federal Reserve’s third 75-basis-point rate hike this year. Read More US existing-home sales fall for the seventh straight month in August … Read more

How to manage your finances when inflation is high, interest rates keep shooting up and study finds women’s financial well-being sinks to five-year low

Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for .5M and who is still eligible for free school lunches — and how can you apply?

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. ‘No wonder consumer confidence has been falling’: Women’s financial well-being sinks to five-year low, study finds Only 14% of women say they’re prepared for a recession, compared with 30% of men, according to a survey by Ellevest, a women’s investing platform. Read More Weekend reads: How to manage … Read more

How to manage your finances when inflation is high, interest rates keep shooting up and study finds women’s financial well-being sinks to five-year low

Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for .5M and who is still eligible for free school lunches — and how can you apply?

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. ‘No wonder consumer confidence has been falling’: Women’s financial well-being sinks to five-year low, study finds Only 14% of women say they’re prepared for a recession, compared with 30% of men, according to a survey by Ellevest, a women’s investing platform. Read More Weekend reads: How to manage … Read more