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The looming threat to Trump’s booming economy

Concern over waning stimulus and rising rates has some of President Donald Trump’s advisers scrambling to avoid other problems to soothe jittery investors. | Richard Drew/AP Photo FINANCE & TAX A sugar high — from tax cuts [...]

Smart Money Is Entering the Booming Marijuana Sector

There is a laser-like focus on pot stocks that has taken investors for one of the bigger roller-coaster rides in recent memory. The trend toward the legalization of weed has created “reefer madness” in the price action of several pot stocks, [...]
Six big losers in our “booming” economy
[unable to retrieve full-text content] While stocks doubled, 18% more kids fell into poverty Source: Salon: in-depth news, politics, business, technology & culture > Politics
Most Afghans Can’t Read, but Their Book Trade Is Booming
In the years after the American-led invasion, cheaply printed and brazenly pirated books from Pakistan were as dominant as that country’s fruits and vegetables in the markets of Kabul. Afghanistan’s new government faced the enormous [...]
Despite Trump’s Pleas, China’s Online Opioid Bazaar Is Booming
Mr. Trump, who has accused China of being the main source of the “flood of cheap and deadly fentanyl” into America, has pledged to raise the issue as a top priority when he meets Mr. Xi for talks on Thursday. In a news conference [...]
Why Professional Cuddling is Booming Under Trump
On a Saturday night in Venice, California, light spills from an open door on an otherwise dark street. The space appears to be an art gallery or studio: blank walls, cubbies for shoes and personal items and cushioned mats and pillows lining [...]