Michael Bloomberg donates $1.8 billion to boost financial aid for low-income students

  1. Michael Bloomberg donates $1.8 billion to boost financial aid for low-income students  CBS News
  2. Michael Bloomberg, likely 2020 presidential candidate, donates record $1.8B to Johns Hopkins University  New York Daily News
  3. Bloomberg donates ‘unprecedented’ $1.8B to Johns Hopkins  Philly.com
  4. Bloomberg gives Johns Hopkins a record $1.8 billion for student financial aid  Washington Post
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How to Trade Options for Income in Your IRA

How to Trade Options for Income in Your IRARetirement investors looking to boost income have an opportunity that probably doesn’t come to mind right away — trading in the options market with strategies like writing covered calls. After all, the standard advice is to play it pretty safe in retirement accounts like IRAs, and options would seem to violate all that. Most options contracts expire worthless, and since they have a fixed expiration date you can’t just wait for things to turn around like with stocks and bonds.


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US household income hit new high in 2017, poverty rate almost static

US household income hit new high in 2017, poverty rate almost staticUS median household income rose 1.8 percent in 2017 to $61,372, according to census data released Wednesday, though the poverty rate fell only marginally. The report followed earlier positive data on employment and consumer confidence that point to an improving American economy near the 10th anniversary of the 2008 Financial Crisis. The official poverty rate decreased 0.4 percent from the prior year to 12.3 percent, representing 39.7 million people — though officials cautioned this was not statistically different from the 2016 level.


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Trump Wanted to Raise Top Income Tax Rate to 44%, Book Claims

  1. Trump Wanted to Raise Top Income Tax Rate to 44%, Book Claims  Newsweek
  2. 1 million copies of Bob Woodward’s ‘Fear’ printed to meet ‘extraordinary demand’ after topping best seller lists  Business Insider
  3. Bob Woodward on Trump, Nixon and Anonymity  New York Times
  4. ‘Idiot,’ ‘Unhinged,’ A ‘Sixth-Grader’: Aides Fault Trump In Explosive New Book  NPR
  5. Five key takeaways from Bob Woodward’s book on Trump’s White House  The Boston Globe
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