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Since 1980, the economy has transferred 8 points of national income from the poor to the rich.

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The near-doubling of the standard deduction will make filing easy for millions, but the business-rate cut opens the door to complex gaming by millions as well.

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 In a Thursday vote, the Federal Communications Commission repealed the net-neutrality rules it put in place in 2015.

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For a U.S. stock-market investor, the most remarkable thing that happened in 2017 may have been the fact that so little happened, at least from the point of what used to be normal day-to-day fluctuations.

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The era of big credit cards is over, argues tech blogger Yoav Vilner. Here's what's next.

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Here's how much you need to work to pay a monthly mortgage.

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<p>U.S. stocks rose on Friday as investors awaited the release of a Republican tax bill that would slash corporate taxes.</p>

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The two most critical forecasts of global oil markets offer contrasting visions for 2018: one in which OPEC finally succeeds in clearing a supply glut, and another where that goal remains elusive.

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The Great Recession is a speck in the rear-view mirror for America’s financial markets. They’ve advanced far beyond pre-crisis levels. In fact, Goldman Sachs says you can go back a century before 2008, and still not find a “bull market in everything” like today’s.

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Not payday? No problem. Walmart wants you to be able to get paid in advance.

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Another Wall Street firm says the bull market’s going to continue to run next year. But it won’t be because of tech shares.

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The outlook for fourth-quarter GDP improved markedly after November's strong retail sales, and some economists say growth could reach 3 or even 4 percent.

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<p>They can afford to buy homes. They just don't want to.</p>

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<p>The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape.</p>

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<p>Walt Disney has struck a deal to buy film, television and international businesses from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox for $52.4 billion.</p>

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