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(Reuters) – John Hancock, one of the oldest and largest North American life insurers, will stop underwriting traditional life insurance and instead sell only interactive policies that track fitness and health data through wearable devices and smartphones, the company said on Wednesday. FILE...

While the lower and upper classes have increased in size over the past decade, the once-shrinking American middle class appears to holding ground. Just...

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gary Cohn, the former economic adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, gave a ringing endorsement of Wall Street bankers on Monday, arguing that borrowers were just as responsible for the 2007-2009 financial crisis as lenders and ridiculing rules intended to make the system stronger in its aftermath. In a wide-ranging conversation at an event...

Cryptocurrency prices traded lower Monday, unable to hold onto last weeks gains. Bitcoin, the worlds No. 1 digital currency is trading at $6,280.90,...

BOSTON (Reuters) – Fidelity Investments is winding down a fund that had more than $3 billion in assets last year, with the Boston-based money manager citing an overlap in holdings of other funds used in its target-date products to explain the rare move. A sign marks a Fidelity Investments office in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Brian...

AFP/Getty Images Hurricane season is upon us again, but the U.S. economy...

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The founders of Diamondback Capital, one of a handful of hedge funds touched by the U.S. government’s insider trading probe, have reunited and are working on a new investment project, people familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: Richard Schimel speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California,...

Reuters Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. WASHINGTON — Paul...

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors favored lower-risk U.S. bond exposure during the latest week, Lipper data showed on Thursday, as trade conflicts, an emerging market crisis and contradictory economic news spoiled the idea of a smooth sprint through the second half of the year. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S.,...

Apple Inc. generally saves the best features for its top-of-the-line devices, but this year its cheapest new model is looking especially good. The company...