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Widening opportunities do not automatically translate into better pay or a decline in gender discrimination.
Amazon and Google are aggressively opening offices outside of their Silicon Valley and Seattle hometowns. On Thursday, Apple said it would invest $1 billion in Austin, Tex.
Companies like Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google and Microsoft aren’t the same. Investors shouldn’t act as though they are, our columnist says.
The Trump administration is expected to indict hackers and roll out import restrictions out of concern that Beijing will not easily change its trade, cyber and economic practices.
After a difficult week for the stock market and rising trade tensions, the November jobs report provided evidence that the economy remains strong.
The economist Robert Shiller says the rise in housing prices is the third biggest since 1913. The biggest boom ended disastrously in 2006.
The payroll gain fell short of estimates, but it was still the 98th straight monthly increase. Yearly wage growth remained at a postrecession high.
Plagued by traffic jams, one of the smallest countries in Europe will allow people to ride free from 2020.
A form of artificial intelligence is being used to surface job candidates with the attributes of a perfect fit, even without conventional credentials.
Faced with a choppy stock market and fears of an economic downturn, Uber and Lyft are moving toward the public markets as other private tech companies also get ready.
From planning to harvest, the grain belt’s rhythms and prospects have been disrupted by the government’s tariff battle with China.
When the pros and cons for stocks and the economy over the next year or two are weighed, the risks appear to be dominant, our columnist says.
The minutes of the Federal Reserve’s most recent meeting said most officials foresee a need to keep raising rates next year.
Rising tariffs could lead Chinese buyers to look for alternatives to American products. But Australia could suffer if the conflict slows China’s growth.
In a region where the president vowed that manufacturing jobs were coming back, the idling of a Chevrolet plant and its 1,600 workers is a major blow.