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Amazon Announces New York and Virginia as HQ2 Picks
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:34:07 GMT
The Crystal City neighborhood of Arlington, Va., across the Potomac River from Washington, is full of office buildings with available space.
Trump’s Tax Cut Was Supposed to Change Corporate Behavior. Here’s What Happened.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:09:56 GMT
The Economy Didn’t Save Republicans After All
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 21:27:14 GMT
President Trump greeting Representative Jason Lewis of Minnesota at a rally last month. Mr. Lewis lost his re-election bid even though the unemployment rate in his district was just 2.5 percent.
Strategies: Now, the Markets Can Worry About Other Things. Here’s a List.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 18:17:03 GMT
Devah Pager, Who Documented Race Bias in Job Market, Dies at 46
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 19:03:13 GMT
Devah Pager at Harvard University, where she was a professor of sociology and public policy. In her seminal work, she documented what she called the “powerful effects of race” on hiring decisions.
Fed Keeps Rates Unchanged and Signals December Increase Is on Track
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 23:18:30 GMT
The Fed said the economy remained strong, but it did not raise rates at the conclusion of its two-day policy meeting on Thursday. A December increase is still expected.
What Democratic Control of the House Could Mean for Your Wallet
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 21:07:43 GMT
Demonstrators in Salt Lake City last year protesting efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act. Once in control of the House, Democrats may move to shore up the law.
State of the Art: Why the Google Walkout Was a Watershed Moment in Tech
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 19:28:35 GMT
Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 03:20:05 GMT
Long Island City, Queens, is New York’s candidate to be a major site for Amazon. Large cities may have had an advantage in the company’s search because they can absorb an influx of employees.
Was Amazon’s Headquarters Contest a Bait-and-Switch? Critics Say Yes
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 23:20:45 GMT
China Seeks Allies as Trump’s Trade War Mounts. It Won’t Be Easy.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 02:32:21 GMT
President Xi Jinping of China at the opening ceremony of the first China International Import Expo in Shanghai on Monday. Mr. Xi is pressing the case that China can be a positive force for global trade.
Economic View: Preserving the Wealth That Conservation Built
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 20:00:05 GMT
The Trump Hotel and Tower on the banks of the Chicago River, which has been cleaned up from its days as a polluted eyesore.
Strategies: The Stock Market Typically Rises After Midterm Elections. This Year Is Anything but Typical.
Sat, 03 Nov 2018 12:47:14 GMT
Three Key Factors That Will Determine How Long the Hot Job Market Lasts
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 22:15:12 GMT
A house under construction in Houston this year.
Alibaba Feels the Pinch From China’s Slowing Economic Growth
Sat, 03 Nov 2018 04:17:44 GMT
Alibaba has benefited from China’s growing middle class and the explosion of online shopping. But slower economic growth could present significant headwinds.
U.S. Added 250,000 Jobs in October; Unemployment at 3.7%
Sat, 03 Nov 2018 01:47:37 GMT
Worried about the competition for seasonal workers, companies are making offers earlier and raising wages. United Parcel Service recently held hiring events around the country, including this one in Manhattan.
The Number 7 Could Make China’s Currency a Trade-War Weapon
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 14:38:12 GMT
The renminbi has fallen to its weakest point in a decade, and Washington worries about how that may affect the dispute between the United States and China. But Beijing has reason to hold the line.
THE Week Ahead: A U.S. Trade Complaint, Tech Earnings and Jobs Numbers
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 21:59:02 GMT
Facebook in July reported sales growth lagging far below expectations and company executives said little to explain the shortcomings. Investors will be watching closely when it reports earnings on Tuesday.
Red-Hot Economy? Women Aren’t Convinced
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 14:38:23 GMT
A remarkable gender gap, transcending party lines, has opened up in Americans’ views of both their own finances and the broader national economy.
Behind the Clash Over Italy’s Budget, a Fear of Populism
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 13:36:53 GMT
Matteo Salvini, a populist deputy prime minister of Italy, has used the migration issue to criticize Brussels and increase his popularity.