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Many businesses are ill-equipped or unwilling to deal with opioid addiction even as it has driven up health costs and hurt productivity.
Homeowners and businesses will have to pay more for lumber, steel, aluminum and other materials because of President Trump’s trade policy.
Here’s what the Amazon founder’s vast fortune tells us about the economic concentration of the tech industry — and how he might help unravel that for the world.
Technology is crowding curbs with ride hailers and keeping homeowners fixated on housing values. Here are the tools that Emily Badger, a writer for The Upshot, uses to analyze the ripple effects.
A case filed with federal regulators says the company’s targeting technology is used to screen out female candidates in violation of the law.
Many party leaders in Washington like tax cuts but dislike tariffs. Few Americans share that combination of views.
Foiled in reversing a policy change from the Obama era, the agency will try again to limit companies’ responsibility for franchisees and contractors.
In a tacit acknowledgment that Mr. Trump has shaken the international trading system, G20 officials sought to reduce tensions.
Two groups in particular — whites without a college degree, and black and Hispanic college graduates — have lagged as incomes and wealth have grown.
Apple held its annual iPhone event, but its watch wowed the industry. Plus, Google is in for a tougher time in Washington.
A start-up uses visual tracking and behavioral data to operate a new San Francisco market, which lets shoppers walk out unimpeded. And sometimes mischarged.
The bank’s move, to ramp up the benchmark rate by 6.25 percentage points, had long been resisted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The central bank did not shift its monetary policy, but lowered its forecasts for economic growth in Europe, in part because of tensions over trade.
The median income rose in 2017 for the third straight year, the Census Bureau reported. But the details of the report raised concerns about whether middle-class households will simply tread water.
But some researchers say the tool from Pew Research isn’t designed to include all of the factors associated with class, such as college education, types of employment and wealth.
Technology chief executives were once admired for their force-of-nature personalities and daring. Now boring is the new black (or is it beige?). Except for Elon Musk, of course.
Ben Bernanke, Hank Paulson and Tim Geithner rescued the country from disaster, but their success had an unexpected price.
In stark contrast to the U.S., where a bull market continues, investors are pulling out of developing economies as the economic and financial risks mount.
The attack punctuated a week of deadly violence in the capital and struck at the core of the country’s deteriorating economy.