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Home Depot Revamps Tech Leadership With Focus on Customers

[ad_1] Home Depot Inc. is doubling down on online shopping, curbside pickup apps and other digital efforts that helped propel sales during the Covid-19 pandemic, shifting its veteran chief information officer to a new full-time executive role overseeing customer technology. The home-improvement retailer was an early winner during the pandemic, when locked-down consumers turned to …

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Christie’s Offers Huge Richter Painting Once Owned by Eric Clapton for $35 Million

[ad_1] Gerhard Richter’s Abstraktes Bild Courtesy of Christie’s Text size Christie’s will offer a monumental Abstraktes Bild painting by Gerhard Richter for more than US$35 million, just a bit more than the painting fetched when it was sold in 2012 by musician Eric Clapton at Christie’s in London. Christie’s will offer a monumental Abstraktes Bild …

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2 things all the financial advisers I talked to told me — that I don’t like

[ad_1] How to find the right financial advisor for you. Getty Images/iStockphoto Question: I’m about three years from FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) status and have been looking at placing a portion of my investable assets with an advisor, which would still be seven figures. As I’ve been conducting interviews with many of them, they …

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Here’s what you need to know about ‘ghost guns’ and the new Biden administration move to regulate them

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is unveiling a completed rule aimed at reining in the proliferation of ghost guns, firearms without serial numbers that have been turning up at crime scenes across the nation in increasing numbers. The White House and the Justice Department argue that regulating the firearms parts and requiring dealers …

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My husband and I sunk $130,000 into a ‘nightmare flip house’ after legal battles with the contractor. Should we sell the home or turn it into a short-term rental?

[ad_1] Dear MarketWatch, My husband bought a nightmare flip house, and after legal battles with the contractor, the house is almost complete. However, we are out almost $130,000 in expenses related to this home. As we come to the end of this journey, he wants to turn the home into a short-term rental, and I …

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Opinion: Republicans have painted themselves into a corner over fixing Social Security’s finances

[ad_1] A decade ago, Democratic and Republican legislators had elaborate plans to fix Social Security’s increasingly shaky finances. Democrats still do. But Republicans haven’t introduced a single comprehensive solvency bill since 2016. What are they waiting for? Social Security is running out of money. It currently collects less money from workers and employers than it …

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