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Money whisperer. WSJ alum. Editor of US finance and economics for @GuardianUS; I edit the Money and Business sections. Pitch me: heidi.moore@theguardian.com. Hi

Quirky YouTube stars grill Obama on economy and college education

theguardian.com — President Barack Obama picked three of the most popular YouTube content creators for an interview Thursday and came in for a surprise grilling on major economic and social issues, including healthcare, college education, Washington's privileging of business interest and the Sony hacking.

Obama shoots for 'middle-class economics' - and looks for redemption

theguardian.com — In America, economic recovery is inevitable. Political redemption is not. And it's redemption that President Obama is looking for after six years of stumbling growth. His State of the Union speech reflected his financial priorities - "middle-class economics", he called it - yet the most important line in his speech was not about tariffs or taxes.

US housing market booms as foreclosures drop 69% from 2009 peak

theguardian.com — The housing market, long a disaster area in the US economy, seems to be rebounding. Home foreclosures in 2014 have fallen to their lowest levels since the housing bust and mortgage applications are booming. Mortgage applications jumped 49% in a single week because interest rates for home loans fell to their lowest level in two years.

Jill Kelley shows that personal debt has become a national-security issue

theguardian.com — The David Petraeus scandal seems to present in microcosm everything that America obsesses about: power, sex, secret Gmail accounts and personal debt. Jill Kelley, one of the women at the center of the case, is a married Tampa socialite who is so deeply in debt that she could be a personal-finance case study.

Oil prices keep falling as fears of supply glut grow

theguardian.com — Oil prices sank to hit their lowest point in five and a half years on Tuesday as worries over a global supply glut intensified. Brent crude fell by 3% to below $52 a barrel, as cuts to monthly oil selling prices for European buyers by Saudi Arabia heightened worries about oversupply.

Morgan Stanley says ex-employee stole client data to sell to highest bidder

theguardian.com — A Morgan Stanley employee stole the account numbers of 900 wealth-management clients in what sources believe was an attempt to sell the information to the highest bidder. Morgan Stanley said the employee has been fired and "the Firm is taking the precaution of notifying all potentially affected clients and instituting enhanced security procedures including fraud monitoring on these accounts", according to a statement.

How Mohammed Islam Fooled Media

businessinsider.com — Mohammed Islam, a 17-year-old high school senior, faced a camera in the fluorescent-lit offices of his press representatives and told an audience of strangers that his father wasn't speaking to him: "My dad's always told me to be truthful and I went against everything he said.

Anatomy of a hoax: how a 17-year-old built a crazy rumour that swept financial media

theguardian.com — Mohammed Islam, a 17-year-old high school senior, faced a camera in the fluorescent-lit offices of his press representatives and told an audience of strangers that his father wasn't speaking to him: "My dad's always told me to be truthful and I went against everything he said.

Russian rouble crisis will have little effect on the US, Federal Reserve says

theguardian.com — Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen says the US has very little to fear from the collapse of the Russian rouble because the US does very little trade and financial business with Moscow. "I see the spillover as very small," Yellen said on Wednesday.

BlackBerry courts fans with new Classic model that looks like 2012 all over again

theguardian.com — BlackBerry is returning to its roots with a new smartphone called the Classic, which imitates its previous models, even to features that hark back to 2012. The Classic, an unabashed throwback, looks like everything smartphone manufacturers - including BlackBerry itself - have spent years running from.
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Jan 27, 2015

Did you know that US companies cut 1 million jobs a month? Just for average months. theguardian.com/money/2015/jan…

Jan 27, 2015

RT @ryanlcooper: 529s: another big handout to the rich, who would save anyway gao.gov/assets/660/650… http://t.co/IREKQSKilJ

Jan 27, 2015

@BaileyMcC that structural inequity is bigger than one snowy night, though.

Jan 27, 2015

Those canapés for alumni won’t pair themselves, you know. RT @DLind: Why Harvard owns 10K acres of Calif. vineyards vox.com/2015/1/27/7924…

Jan 27, 2015

RT @graubart: @moorehn I wish Seamless would have weather-based surge pricing w/the extra going to the delivery guys. I always overtip them in winter.

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