Riot police drill outside Saint Petersburg’s new soccer stadium ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
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After a series of debacles, many metropolitan areas no longer want their leaders to vie for these opportunities.
A furnace at Dalian Special Steel Co. Ltd. in China’s Liaoning province.
This speed read explores why it’s hard to stop manufacturers in specific countries from dodging trade barriers by pretending that their goods come from somewhere else.
Will they disrupt the tech sector?
Americans' widespread belief that they live in a meritocracy where anyone can get ahead actually makes inequality even worse, particularly in terms of gender.
Offers of extended warranties are increasingly becoming the norm for TVs and other relatively inexpensive goods.
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Companies these days offer insurance on pretty much anything you buy, no matter how inexpensive. How do you know when it's worth it?
The White House frets about how the U.S. imports more stuff than it exports.
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The administration embraces mercantilism, an ideology with few adherents.
A woman walks by the New York Stock Exchange.
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Single women borrowed heavily in the run-up to the financial crisis, ensuring they suffered the most in its fallout. Will history repeat itself?
Preschool today, success tomorrow.
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Research suggests that government spending on very young children is a good investment.
Is there still room for the U.S.?
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Trump, who withdrew the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership when he became president, briefly appeared to consider joining the trade accord again.
More Chinese wines are finding their way into the liquor aisle.
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China's young winemakers tell a very different story of how joint ventures with Western companies led to genuine partnerships – and success.
Members of the tea party movement seen rallying outside the Capitol in 2013.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
The tax agency, as it happens, singled out both conservative and liberal groups seeking tax-exempt status for extra scrutiny. But the myth that it picked on the tea party movement hasn't gone away.
The IRS is friendlier than you think.
Million of taxpayers receive notices from the IRS about unpaid tax debts. Believe it or not, the agency understands.
What people decide to bequeath to charity depends on many factors, including tax laws.
Philanthropists give for many different reasons, but bequests could decline by about $7 billion a year.
Attorney Michael Cohen was recently the target of an FBI raid.
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The president's tweets aside, the law provides strong protections to lawyers to ensure they can keep their clients' secrets safe.
Some Napa and Sonoma Valley wineries are worried about the China tariffs.
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While the proposed tariffs would have little effect on US wine sales in the short term, their long-term impact could be much more problematic.
A working mom, off the clock.
This penalty can amount to more than 15 percent of a mom's paycheck. Ramping up paid maternity leave and high-quality child care would probably help narrow the gap.
Do Wall Street’s high-rises fuel risky behavior?
Business scholars have found that our physical environment can influence us in a variety of surprising ways – including by prompting us to engage in riskier behavior depending on elevation.
Stormy Daniels is the rare ‘porn star’ to find success. She was even briefly a Senate contender in 2009.
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Stephanie Clifford may be a 'porn star,' but her success is hardly typical of the vast majority of performers affected by the seismic changes in the industry.
People are bad at weighing risk, which is why so many Americans don’t get flu shots.
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People have to make countless decisions on a daily basis that involve some degree of risk, from boarding a plane to crossing the street. The trouble is most of us don't weigh risk well.
Sinclair’s employment contracts are kind of like a toll road. You have to pay to leave.
A purported contract between Sinclair and an anchor demanded a huge penalty if the employee quit. While many asked if that's legal, a more interesting question is why more companies don't do the same thing.
A farmer harvest his soybean field in Loami, Ill.
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There's a good reason China took aim at US soybean exports when it announced its latest list of retaliatory tariffs.
Today’s youth are increasingly rejecting capitalism.
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The recent March for Our Lives showed just how unsatisfied American youth are with their leaders. Recent polls suggest the economic system may be the next item on their agenda.
Jason Eichenholz, co-founder and chief technology officer of driverless vehicle industry startup Luminar Technologies.
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It will be hard to adjust. Considering what happened with the onset of car travel and web surfing, society can't just wing it.
China’s Xi and Trump look on as U.S. and Chinese business leaders sign trade deals.
A closer look at the US-China trade relationship shows why Trump's 'targeted' tariffs are likely to hurt American workers and businesses as well.
Having some control over your workday can make it easier to bear.
Whether they do it full-time or as a side hustle, Americans who have some say over their schedules and tasks seem to covet the flexibility.
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A century-old legal doctrine has protected MLB teams from liability, when a fans gets injured by a foul ball. New research shows why it's time that changed.