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After days of trade war doom and gloom, a wave of optimism has spread across global markets after the first day of talks between the U.S. and China. See full story.

I’m 60 and want to retire on between $800 and $1,200 a month, ideally near the ocean in Mexico — where should I go?

This yoga teacher is hoping to leave Colorado within the year. See full story.

Lalo Alcaraz, a cultural consultant for the Oscar-winning ‘Coco,’ helps Disney and Nickelodeon avoid lazy stereotypes

‘Some productions use Google to figure out Latino stuff.’ See full story.

Why your utility company may be out of business in a decade

Fast-moving disruptors are targeting the sleepy utilities industry. See full story.

Expert who called the 2008 crisis says repeat of December meltdown is inevitable

A repeat of that rout that wiped nearly 20% off the S&P 500 last December may be unavoidable, warns our call of the day from former GLG global macro hedge-fund co-manager, Raoul Pal See full story.

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Kristin Morrison started a business doing what she loves. See full story.