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The easy money boom is now coming to an end

The easy money boom is now coming to an end

Happy Monday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. For investors that count on income from dividends, 2017 and 2018 were blockbuster years. Payouts jumped 8% and 9.8%, respectively — hitting record highs. But as the global economy has…MORE

Hong Kong stocks rebound a bit after turbulent week

Hong Kong stocks rebound a bit after turbulent week

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index rose 1.1% Monday, continuing a slight rebound after last week’s losses. Although the index closed higher Friday, it slid nearly 4.8% overall last week. That was the Hang Seng’s biggest weekly drop since August. The city has been rattled by violent protests that escalated in recent days. The local economy…MORE

The case for more stock market records

The case for more stock market records

Happy Sunday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. Just three months ago, the escalating US-China trade war and a troubling signal in the US bond market induced a global panic, sparking a selloff in stocks and, for the…MORE

‘Saturday Night Live’ gives impeachment hearings a melodramatic twist

‘Saturday Night Live’ gives impeachment hearings a melodramatic twist

The impeachment hearings received a melodramatic twist on the “Saturday Night Live” cold open. Now known as “Days of Our Impeachment,” the hearings got the daytime soap opera treatment that included a continuously fainting woman played by Heidi Gardner and a cameo by Jon Hamm, who played Bill Taylor, the witness and top diplomat in…MORE

Boris Johnson doesn’t have Fox News but he can always rely on the Telegraph

Boris Johnson doesn’t have Fox News but he can always rely on the Telegraph

Whenever US President Donald Trump turns on Fox News, he’ll usually see a stream of positive coverage. In the United Kingdom, there’s no television equivalent because of rules requiring impartiality and accuracy from broadcasters, particularly during election campaigns. But Prime Minister Boris Johnson does have a cheerleader in print and online — The Daily Telegraph…MORE

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