Why raising taxes on the rich isn’t so crazy

2019-12-14

Unemployment is low and the stock market is high, but most Americans aren’t getting ahead. Half of American families have less real wealth than their parents did 25 years ago. Democrats are not satisfied with the economy. Yes, unemployment is way down and the stock market DJIA, +0.01% SPX, +0.01%Read More →

Bill Gates says he’s happy to pay $20 billion in taxes, but Warren’s plan will make him ‘do a little math on what I have left over’

2019-11-09

MarketWatch photo illustration/iStockphoto, Getty Images Bill Gates’s fortune would take a tax hit under Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s tax plan — what would that mean for his philanthropic goals? Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft MSFT, +1.18%  and a philanthropist behind the world’s largest charitable foundation, said Wednesday he would mull overRead More →