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With the prospect that Marine Le Pen could claim the presidency sowing concerns about the currency, the results of the election’s first round provided some respite.
The president, who says a sweeping plan is coming, has embraced positions that would benefit developers — a powerful lobby — and complicate changes.
At an Indiana factory operated by the same corporate parent, more than 700 blue-collar workers are being laid off as their jobs are moved to Mexico.
Congressional proposals for changing the corporate tax go far beyond a simple discussion of tax rates. Fundamental shifts could affect business behavior.
The president ordered an investigation into steel imports, scoring a victory for his administration’s nationalists in a debate that remains far from settled.
Global steel makers blame Chinese rivals for swamping the world with unwanted product, but closing mills there can be expensive and difficult.
Government spending on high-quality day care in early years delivers an economic boon that lasts three generations, research finds.
Coal company bankruptcies have left coverage for retirees, many with chronic ailments, in federal hands. Unless Congress acts this month, benefits will end.
President Trump has demonstrated that while he won office on a populist message, he has not consistently governed that way in the nearly 100 days in the White House.
How long can a progressive federal agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, stand firm against the deregulatory pressures of the Trump administration?
Democrats have pledged not to cooperate on an overhaul of the tax code unless they know how that rewrite would benefit the president and his family.
About 44 percent of survey respondents said they would rather fly with a competitor — even if the flight cost more and took twice as long.
People don’t always act “rationally.” Nudges might be able to lead to better doctors and healthier patients.
Startling shifts on China and the Export-Import Bank and the possible reappointment of the chairwoman of the Federal Reserve show financiers may be gaining the upper hand over the populists.
President Trump promised action against manipulation. But Beijing is now propping up the renminbi, not weakening it. The time to act was a decade ago.
Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, announced the board’s decision on interest rates.