Archive for October 13th, 2017

The economic boom in Sweden is running into a familiar foe: a lack of skilled workers.

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Western firms have piled into Iran in the two years since world powers agreed to lift sanctions. Now, as President Donald Trump deals a blow to that deal, executives must decide whether to stay the course.

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<p>Designing a carbon tax requires answering two core policy questions. First, how much money should it raise? And second, how should the money be spent?</p>

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House Republicans agree with President Donald Trump that they want to cut taxes for the middle class, but who fits that definition is where the consensus stops.

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President Trump says the United States may withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement. That would bring big changes for the economy and consumers.

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"The Pink Raj", an intense pink diamond described by experts as the world's largest, is expected to fetch up to $30 million when it is auctioned in Geneva next month.

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Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2 percent increase in benefits next year.&nbsp;

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<p>Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will see a 2 percent hike in benefits next year, the biggest increase since 2012.</p>

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By most accounts, this was a good week for Walmart in its e-commerce battle against Amazon.com.&nbsp;

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A lot has been done for retirement saving — auto-escalation, auto-enrollment, nudging — but more has to be done.

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