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The economic — and political — consequences of reforming France's pensions
Mar 30, 2023
More than a million people have taken to the streets across France since President Emmanuel Macron forced through legislation raising the retirement age from 62 to 64.
Could return-free tax filing actually be on the horizon?
Mar 30, 2023
The idea has been thrown around for a while now, but new IRS funding may help it become a reality.
A new UN treaty looks to govern maritime resources on the high seas
Mar 24, 2023
The newly-signed UN High Seas treaty seeks to regulate resource usage and environmental protection in international waters.
Could the Fed's new emergency bank lending program encourage risky behavior?
by David Brancaccio , Erika Soderstrom and Jarrett DangMar 16, 2023
The Fed's new program may incentivize banks to take more risks, says analyst Joseph Wang.
Energy security and access headline Houston conference
by David Brancaccio , Alex Schroeder and Jarrett DangMar 10, 2023
Access to energy when it's most needed seemed to be on everyone's mind at CERAWeek in Houston, research fellow Andy Uhler says.
A window into LA's budding scene for Latin vinyl records
by Jarrett Dang and Erika SoderstromMar 9, 2023
At Sonido del Valle in Boyle Heights, owner Rene Perez said Latin vinyl records are the main attraction, not just another section.
War and oil profits mean more investment in fossil fuels — and green energy
by David Brancaccio and Jarrett DangFeb 24, 2023
Oil giants are going to invest in more oil while also preparing for a greener future, says The Economist's Vijay Vaitheeswaran.
A U.S. manufacturing boost is causing anxiety abroad
Feb 20, 2023
The Biden administration's reshoring efforts, aimed largely at cutting dependence on China, dismays allies who seek U.S. investment.
A 118-year-old department store perseveres in a tenuous economy
Feb 17, 2023
How a department store more than a century old has survived two pandemics, the Great Depression, and multiple recessions.
How does a manufacturer for manufacturers view today's economy?
by David Brancaccio and Jarrett DangFeb 15, 2023
Blake Moret, chairman and CEO of Rockwell Automation, says that the manufacturing sector remains strong despite a recent slowdown.