BC-Money & Markets Extra Digest
For the week ending Saturday, June 16, 2018
MONEY MATTERS-CASH BACK APPS
Cash back is not just for credit cards. More apps are offering ways to get money back on the stuff you buy. But shoppers have to do some work for the money.
THE WEEK IN REVIEW
Fed signals more rate hikes on the way; court gives green light to AT&T purchase of Time Warner; Seattle repeals tax opposed by Amazon.com
How to plan an overseas destination wedding.
WIRELESS & CASHLESS
Apple is working on several tools to help monitor how much time you spend staring at your smartphone and help break the addiction.
SMALL BUSINESS MONITOR
Small business owners who want to sell products or services to the federal government may feel daunted by the process. There are resources, online and in-person, to make it easier.
Inflation on simmer
The economy is growing and unemployment is shrinking, but a steady rise in inflation has tempered the broader economic outlook.
Guess founder resigns after investigation into sexual harassment claims; charitable giving in U.S. hits record; Tesla trimming workforce
OF MUTUAL INTEREST-BOND RISKS
The Federal Reserve’s decision to raise its key interest rate is reminding investors that even bonds, the supposedly buttoned-down, conservative part of their portfolios, carry their own risks.
INSIDER Q&A-AUTONOMOUS SHUTTLES
Pierre Bourgin, U.S. general manager for French autonomous vehicle company Navya, talks to The Associated Press about his company’s focus on low-speed shuttles to ferry passengers around hospitals, airports and elsewhere.
If you invested $1,000 at the start of this year in various types of stocks, bonds and commodities, how much would you have now?
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