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- FinanceBusiness Insider•14 hours agoThe CEO of United Technologies just let slip an unintended consequence of the Trump-Carrier jobs deal
Greg Hayes, the CEO of United Technologies, the parent company of air-conditioner manufacturer Carrier, just let slip a consequence of a deal struck to keep jobs in Indiana. Carrier said last month that it would keep more than 1,000 jobs across two locations in Indiana, following pressure from president-elect Donald Trump. The decision was touted as a win for the incoming president, who had pledged keep the jobs from moving to Mexico.
- BusinessKiplinger•17 hours ago
Retirement investing is not what it used to be. The problem with the Federal Reserve's attempt to goose the economy is that it killed bond yields, forcing retired investors further out onto the risk curve, making it difficult to find safe stocks to buy. When it comes to retirement stocks, I have very firm requirements, which I'll describe in detail when I launch my stock advisory newsletter, The Liberty Portfolio, early next year.
- EntertainmentCNBC.com•20 hours ago
Weeks after Netflix released its highly anticipated four-episode "Gilmore Girls" reboot, titled "A Year in the Life," on Black Friday, many loyal viewers remain exasperated by the way its protagonist Rory Gilmore handles her journalism career. The show portrays the now 32-year-old character to be flighty and irresponsible, not just romantically (we've seen that before), but also professionally. At the end of the TV show's final season on the CW, a purposeful Rory turns down a marriage proposal to get on a bus and report on then-candidate Barack Obama. Many viewers cheered the scrappy, 22-year-old Yale grad for seeking fulfillment by pursuing her dreams. Like showrunner Amy Sherman-Palladino,