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Fair Game: Consumers, but Not Executives, May Pay for Equifax Failings

Fair Game By GRETCHEN MORGENSON The stunning data breach recently disclosed by Equifax, one of the nation’s top three credit reporting agencies, has imperiled millions of consumers, opening them up to identity theft, monetary losses and colossal headaches. Equifax investors are also shouldering the burden associated with the company’s apparently ...

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Median U.S. Household Income Up for 2nd Straight Year

WASHINGTON — Despite eight years of economic growth since a brutal recession, some politicians and economists have worried that many Americans have not felt the benefits of the expansion. On Tuesday, the Census Bureau painted a brighter picture, suggesting that the recovery had shifted into a new phase in recent ...

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For One Hedge Fund, a Bet on the Affordable Care Act Sours

Wagering that the new federal health care law would be a boon, the billionaire investor Larry Robbins bet big on hospital stocks five years ago. Those investments helped propel his hedge fund, Glenview Capital Management, to the ranks of the top-performing funds in 2013. Since then, the bet has soured. ...

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