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A proposal to tax wealth finds support across party lines, along with the premise that the government should combat inequality.
A decline in residential real estate has led several recessions. With construction still in a multiyear slump, it seems unlikely to be the culprit this year.
There are other tools that don’t involve quite the risks and challenges of targeting the richest families.
Plus, tax season brings bad news, and the Fed offers more clues about its change of heart.
With millions of people filing tax returns under a new tax law and after a long government shutdown, this is a challenging year. We offer survival tips and extensive coverage.
Both sides said “progress” had been made in the talks but deep disagreements remain ahead of the March deadline set by leaders of both countries.
Labor groups aiming to organize a Staten Island warehouse were in talks with the company a day before it abandoned plans for a Queens headquarters.
Europe’s largest economy showed no growth in the fourth quarter as steel tariffs hit manufacturers and sales to China declined.
Why people living in smaller cities or towns tend to give higher ratings to their communities.
Fewer taxpayer calls are being answered and wait times are longer, a new report finds.
Leading business groups haven’t joined in pushing for leadership changes, and Amazon is moving forward with a major office presence.
A proposal to restrict stock buybacks is the latest push by party leaders to force corporations to spend more on workers.
The president’s most significant achievement on trade — a revised deal with Canada and Mexico — is imperiled amid Democratic and Republican concerns.
The economy has been fairly strong, but economists are nearly unanimous in concluding that President Trump’s economic policies are destructive.
A small group of well-educated professionals enjoys rising wages, while most workers toil in low-wage jobs with few chances to advance.
From Apple to Nvidia, tech companies say business is slowing. Among the reasons: China and a Bitcoin slump. It may be just a bump — until it’s not.
Innovation, investment and inviting geology have given new life to an oil patch that once seemed spent. The oil field is now the world’s second most productive.