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Wealthy taxpayers have one big advantage with the IRS (that has nothing to do with Trump’s tax reform)
‘There are a lot of advantages to being rich, and this is one of them.’
These two maps show how the trade war with China is hurting ‘Trump country’
New study finds tariffs are taking their toll in battleground Midwestern states.
The end of ‘resort fees’ could be at hand
Congress takes aim at the controversial fees, which still take some travelers by surprise.
Boeing 737 Max grounding puts pressure on airlines to raise prices this holiday season
‘They’re left operating at reduced capacity and, with seat supply diminished at a time when demand is highest, fares will go up.’
As Esther Duflo wins the Nobel Prize in economics, here’s the uphill battle women face in the field
Duflo won the award alongside fellow economists Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer.
Meet the Mexican-American cultural consultant who helps Disney and Nickelodeon avoid lazy stereotypes
‘Some productions use Google to figure out Latino stuff.’
How to cut your 2019 tax bill before it’s too late
It’s already that time of year again.
Trump administration’s proposed food-stamp cutbacks could worsen America’s obesity epidemic
Research shows obesity is associated with food insecurity.
I earn twice my husband’s salary and pay all the bills — now he hides all his savings
‘I am starting to worry because we are almost 50 and have a 16-year-old child who is about to go to college.’
Why $2,467 could be the magic number for emergency savings
Two economists crunched the numbers on more than 70,000 lower-income households.
Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Trump says he’ll impose sanctions on Turkey over Syria incursion
President Donald Trump said Monday he will soon sign an executive order authorizing sanctions on Turkey, a day after he directed a full withdrawal of U.S. troops from northern Syria.
The energy revolution is already here
Around the world, businesses, governments, and households are taking advantage of more cost-effective low-carbon technologies.
Former GOP presidential candidate: Every Democratic debate is a Trump win
Bobby Jindal, former Louisiana governor and 2016 Republican presidential nomination, explains in an editorial for The Wall Street Journal why voters who don’t like President Trump may feel compelled to vote for him in 2020.
How to make sense of different polls on impeachment
Who is polled and exactly what they were asked influences the findings.
Capitalism is the solution to corporate America’s challenges — not the cause
Maximizing profit is how companies achieve their vision, goals, and social purpose.
CEOs need to skip the ‘yogababble’ and back up their company’s purpose with action
Business leaders must ‘walk the walk’ and build inclusive and diverse corporate cultures, writes Kate Byrne.
Nobel winner Robert Shiller: A recession that could discredit Trump looms large
Yale University finance professor and Nobel laureate Robert Shiller talks to Time about what he sees as an inevitability.
This ETF can protect you from S&P 500 volatility and enhance your long-term returns
The portfolio rules followed by the Trendpilot US Large Cap ETF would have led to market-beating returns over the past two boom-and-bust cycles.
Here’s one health-insurance choice that can save you money now and make you even more later
Forget your preconceived notions and figure out whether or not a health savings account might improve your finances.
Why no streaming company will be able to dethrone Netflix
Netflix’s endgame is global dominance, and it’s slowly and surely getting there, says Beth Kindig.