Personal Finance Daily: DeVos gets booed and why wine and cheese might make you smart

Wednesday’s top personal finance stories

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Market Extra: Here’s why the stock market isn’t freaking out about the Comey firing

Investors ignore the political fallout from President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey as they keep their focus on tax cuts and solid earnings.

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Lender suits follow plunging taxi medallion values blamed on ride-share rivals

The disruptive and largely unregulated ride-sharing industry is leaving select taxi-cab rivals upside down on loans as their operation licenses, known as medallions, plunge in value. Also hurt in the mix are the financial institutions that lend to taxi companies, prompting at least one credit union to file multiple lawsuits.

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Aetna fully exits Obamacare exchanges with pull-out in two states

(Reuters) – Health insurer Aetna Inc said on Wednesday it will exit the 2018 Obamacare individual insurance market in Delaware and Nebraska – the two remaining states where it offered the plans.

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Aetna exits Obamacare exchanges in remaining two states

(Reuters) – Health insurer Aetna Inc said on Wednesday it will exit the 2018 Obamacare individual insurance market in Delaware and Nebraska – the two remaining states where it had offered the plans.

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DoubleLine’s Gundlach: European, EM equities more attractive than U.S.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – European and emerging markets equities are more attractive than U.S. equities, and volatility in stock markets is "insanely low," influential investor and head of DoubleLine…

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Ackman has a winner that is up 30 percent but will not name names

BOSTON (Reuters) – Billionaire investor William Ackman is making money on one of his new investment ideas, but he declined on Wednesday to identify the portfolio company, which has gained 30 percent…

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If Trump erodes democracy, stocks will suffer: James Saft

(Reuters) – Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey caused barely a ripple on the glassy surface of equity markets, but more than 100 years of market and social data show that might be a…

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Mylan’s EpiPen sales have taken a hit

Mylan’s offering a cheaper version of the treatment, and new competition have affected earnings results.

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Why many in this age group are addicted to painkillers

Studies find that uninformed doctors prescribe too many opioids for their patients.

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