Archive for August 7th, 2017

A new generation of internet users—a swath of the poor and less-literate—tend to use voice recognition and other intuitive apps over text, creating new business winners and losers. Silicon Valley giants are rushing to respond.

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Diane Hendricks and her late husband saw opportunity in Beloit, a decaying industrial town. Now she dreams of turning it into a mecca for start-ups.

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<p>All the promises coming from the Trump administration and the Republican leadership in Congress about plans to enact a massive rewrite of the federal tax code have been greeted with caution by much of the Washington establishment.</p>

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<p>On three occasions this July, staffers for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) began preparing for the roll-out of his new single-payer health care bill.</p>

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<p>The Dow Jones industrial average hit an intraday record on Monday adding to a record-setting week.</p>

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Suppose a bunch of economists were to show up in the Virginia town of South Boston to preach the benefits of free trade. How would local people react?

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The middlemen who buy and sell antiquities looted by Islamic State from Syria and Iraq explain how the smuggling supply chain works.

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It’s a milestone Warren Buffett probably wishes he weren’t approaching.

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Yawn.This year's run to a record for the stock market has been one of the least eventful in decades. Seemingly every day, stocks have drifted by just a few tenths of a percent in a lazy ascent to new heights.Only twice this year have investors had to deal with a 1 percent drop for the Standard &amp; Poor's 500…

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