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Cannabis, Marijuana, Weed, Pot? Just Call It a Job Machine
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 09:00:12 GMT
Americans Are Seeing Highest Minimum Wage in History (Without Federal Help)
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 18:30:57 GMT
Protestors called for higher wages near a Las Vegas McDonald’s in 2016. Nevada’s minimum wage is currently $7.25 per hour for employees with health benefits and $8.25 for those without.
To TV Writers, Pay Fight With Agents Has Another Villain: Wall Street
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:27:01 GMT
Ari Emanuel and Patrick Whitesell, the leaders at Endeavor, the parent company of the agency WME. Silver Lake, a private-equity firm, bought a stake worth $200 million in the parent company.
Stephen Moore’s Columns Deriding Women Raise New Questions for Trump Fed Pick
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 08:23:35 GMT
Stephen Moore of The Heritage Foundation is a likely nominee for the Federal Reserve Board.
Google Employees Say They Faced Retaliation After Organizing Walkout
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 21:59:58 GMT
A Google employee protest in November in San Francisco. Two workers who called for a walkout over Google’s treatment of sexual harassment said they had been demoted or told that their role would change.
As Herman Cain Bows Out of Fed Contention, Focus Shifts to Stephen Moore
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 23:37:48 GMT
Stephen Moore, one of President Trump’s outside economic advisers, is being considered for a nomination to the Federal Reserve Board.
Trump’s Nafta Revisions Offer Modest Economic Benefits, Report Finds
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:14:14 GMT
An Audi assembly line in San José Chilapa, Mexico. The revised regional trade accord would increase the percentage of a vehicle that needs to be made in North America for it to be tariff-free.
Treasury Issues Rules on Tax Breaks for Opportunity Zones
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:49:54 GMT
New apartment buildings, left, and an old warehouse, right, in Long Island City, New York. The Queens neighborhood, once proposed as the site for an Amazon headquarters, is almost entirely in an Opportunity Zone.
Monica Crowley, a Fox News Fixture, Is Said to Get a Top Treasury Job
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 20:25:26 GMT
Monica Crowley, a longtime Fox News commentator, is set to be hired by Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, to lead the department’s communications office.
The 2008 Financial Crisis as Seen From the Top
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 09:00:07 GMT
From left, Henry M. Paulson Jr., Ben S. Bernanke and Timothy F. Geithner.
Face It: You (Probably) Got a Tax Cut
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 18:22:32 GMT
Studies consistently find that the 2017 law cut taxes for most Americans. Most of them don’t buy it.
U.S. Retail Stores’ Planned Closings Already Exceed 2018 Total
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 18:25:50 GMT
Brands like Payless ShoeSource and Charlotte Russe are filing for bankruptcy and shutting hundreds of stores within months.
Costs for Boeing Start to Pile Up as 737 Max Remains Grounded
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 20:47:00 GMT
The grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max planes has the company and the airlines it supplies scrambling to adjust.
He Has Driven for Uber Since 2012. He Makes About $40,000 a Year.
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 13:08:39 GMT
Peter Ashlock of Cotati, Calif., an artist in his spare time, has driven 25,000 rides for Uber. “I am rather at Uber’s mercy,” he said.
Uber, Losing $1.8 Billion a Year, Reveals I.P.O. Filing
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 23:44:21 GMT
Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber’s chief executive, will lead the ride-hailing company through an initial public offering.
With Brexit Delayed, British Businesses Say: Enough Already
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 06:42:51 GMT
With a new Brexit extension announced, “lots of small businesses are in wait-and-see mode,” a spokesman for the Federation of Small Businesses said.
Uber Is Said to Aim for I.P.O. Valuation of Up to $100 Billion
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 22:50:42 GMT
Uber is preparing to embark on its market debut, the biggest in recent years.
Times Insider: When Trash Is a Journalist’s Treasure
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 11:17:52 GMT
Jake Orta searches a trash bin near Mark Zuckerberg’s home in San Francisco.
U.S. Readies $11 Billion in Tariffs on E.U.
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 04:26:31 GMT
An American Airlines Boeing 787 and Delta Air Lines Airbus A350 aircraft wait to take off at Beijing airport. Subsidies for airplane manufacturers are becoming a sticking point in American-European trade policy.
U.S. Wants to Allow More Foreign Workers While Also Restricting Immigration
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:36:36 GMT
A landscaping company in Colorado last year hired immigrants for seasonal work through the H-2B visa program. The government announced plans to increase the number of those visas.