David Floyd

David Floyd covers economic news, trends and peculiar money stories for Investopedia.com.  He began writing about business and investing shortly after graduating from Kenyon College, and his work also appears on Nasdaq.com, Fusion Money and Kapitall Wire.

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  1. Stocks

    Opinion: Dow 23,000 Is (Even More) Stupid

    The problem's not the 20,000 or the 23,000. It's the Dow.
  2. Politics & Money


    Brexit refers to Britain's leaving the European Union, which could happen in as few as two years.
  3. Taxes

    The State and Local Tax Deduction State by State

    The first big fight of the Republican effort to overhaul the federal tax code is already brewing: what to do about the state ...
  4. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Was I Hacked? Find Out If the Equifax Breach Affects You

    145.5 million Americans may have been affected, and former CEO Richard Smith faces a week packed with Congressional testimonies.
  5. Taxes

    Trump's Tax Reform Plan

    A "middle class miracle"? Or "fiscal fantasy"?
  6. Stocks

    End Times: Ways Elon Musk Believes the World Could End

    A study found that our universe is not an elaborate computer simulation vulnerable to being unplugged on a whim. Doesn't ...
  7. Financial Analysis

    Bernie Madoff

    Bernie Madoff is an American financier who ran a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that is considered the largest financial ...
  8. Virtual Currency

    What Is Bitcoin?

    We know, bitcoin isn't exactly straightforward. If miners, hashes, keys, blocks and wallets have you scratching your head, ...
  9. People

    Tom Price

    Health and Human Services
  10. People

    About that Henry Ford Tweet

    A bit more context on Henry Ford and the 8-hour workday.
  11. Virtual Currency

    Banks Claim They're Building Blockchains. They're Not

    Permissioned Blockchain Business Plan: 1. Adopt trustless, decentralized technology. 2. Add trust, re-centralize. 3. ???? ...
  12. Health Insurance

    Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill

    The Graham-Cassidy bill is the last chance Congressional Republicans may have to repeal and replace Obamacare for some time.
  13. Virtual Currency

    China's Ban on Bitcoin Exchanges Was Not Fake News After All

    BTCC, China's first bitcoin exchange, will shut down.
  14. Managing Wealth

    Mnuchin: Trump Tax Plan Will Close Carried Interest Loophole

    A quirk of the tax code that gives hedge fund managers a break will go, says the Treasury Secretary. Assuming tax reform ...
  15. Stocks

    Buffett's Bet with the Hedge Funds: And the Winner Is …

    In 2008, Warren Buffett placed a million-dollar bet that an S&P 500 index fund would beat the funds of funds hedge fund ...
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