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01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Ahead of Davos, even the 1 percent worry about inequality
As world leaders, influential executives, bankers and policy makers attend the 48th annual meeting, some fear that this current gilded age could be cut short by populism fed by middle-class anger.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
In a first, only women will lead Davos — an elite meeting of mostly men
The annual gathering of the global elite is so associated with men that "Davos Man" has become a byword for the global elite. And despite the all-female board, the gender ratio at the conference is still heavily imbalanced.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Trump imposes tariffs on solar panels, washing machines in first major trade action
With his first tariff orders, President Trump is delivering on campaign promises to support American manufacturing. But opponents say that the measures could raise prices and kill jobs.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
U.S. economy to grow 2.7 percent in 2018, boosted by Trump tax overhaul
But the International Monetary Fund does not expect the growth to last long and other organizations warn that faster growth alone will not reduce the inequality problem.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Addicted to your smartphone? Arianna Huffington wants to lock you out of it.
The media tycoon turned wellness entrepreneur wants to make it cool to occasionally detox — by using a new app called Thrive.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Netflix raised its prices, and we kept subscribing anyway
The streaming media giant reported far more new subscribers than analysts expected. But the company also lost $39 million "related to the societal reset around sexual harassment," an executive said.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Inside Facebook’s year of reckoning
The social media company is confronting its dark side, but the process has been long and difficult, current and former executives say.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Trump imposes tariffs on solar panels and washing machines in first major trade action of 2018
With tariff action, Trump delivers on election promises but risks hurting some U.S. businesses

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Inside Amazon Go: The camera-filled convenience store that watches your back
The futuristic market offers unprecedented convenience – and cameras and sensors that track shoppers’ every move.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Prosecutors charge 6 in multiyear scheme to help KPMG pass inspections of its work
One former executive has already agreed to settle with the SEC.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Women are now a majority of entering medical students nationwide
At George Washington University, the entering class in 2017 was 62 percent female.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
What destroyed Venezuela's economy could destroy ours too
Extremism in defense of a leader is no virtue.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
In a first, only women will lead Davos — an elite meeting of mostly men
The annual gathering of the global elite has always been dominated by men.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
U.S. economy to grow 2.7 percent in 2018, boosted by Trump tax overhaul
IMF projects more growth — but warns of problems ahead

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
John Coleman, Weather Channel founder who doubted manmade climate change, dies at 83
The “Good Morning America” forecasting icon was a TV pioneer.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Facebook admits social media sometimes harms democracy
New blog posts from Facebook executives appear to be the most critical self-assessment yet of the social media network's effect on American democracy.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
If you don’t want to run out of money in retirement, follow this rule of thumb
Many experts say the 4 percent rule may help your money stretch further.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Ahead of Davos, even the 1 percent worry about inequality
The world’s rich fear that this current gilded age could be cut short by populism fed by middle-class anger.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Sundance film 'The Sentence' puts a tearful human face on prison injustice
[Note: This story contains plot revelations about the Sundance film “The Sentence.”] PARK CITY, Utah — Cindy Shank remembers all those years in prison, trying to find a way to still be a mother to her three young daughters. There was the time when, craving a Halloween experience with her children, she made costumes out […]

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Mulvaney helped shut down the government in 2013. Now he’s trying to keep it running without funding.
Trump’s budget director says he’s serving the public, but his critics call it a cynical trick to make people think government doesn’t matter to their everyday lives.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he wouldn’t let a child use social media
“I don’t have a kid, but I have a nephew that I put some boundaries on,” Cook told students at a college in Essex, England.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Business incubator aims to help small firms win government work
Maryland-based OST Global Solutions focuses on the nuts and bolts of following bid proposals, keeping decision-makers happy, plus entrepreneurship and management.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
A Sundance filmmaker has made a movie about the Russian propaganda machine, and it is terrifying
And you thought fake news was bad here. Russian outlets regularly reported that Hillary Clinton engages in satanic rituals, sexual abuse and murder.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
The toxic practice fueling the fierce competition over Amazon's second headquarters
Handing out tax breaks and gutting regulations hurt communities in the long run.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Economics may not be driving corporate generosity
Analysts say the bonuses amount to little more than a public relations move.

01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Start your new year with these money mantras


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
As my journey takes a new turn, Honda shows how carmakers are turning, too


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Why each new Dow record is a bit of a snoozefest


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
He retooled a struggling furniture factory into a lean machine


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Trump imposes tariffs on solar panels and washing machines in first major trade action of 2018


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Vermont just became the 9th state to legalize marijuana. Here's what makes it different.


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
What destroyed Venezuela's economy could destroy ours too


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
In a first, only women will lead Davos — an elite meeting of mostly men


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Why many companies are giving bonuses - not raises - after the new tax cuts


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
One year into Trump's presidency, the world's citizens give U.S. leadership a record low rating


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
World's largest money manager to CEOs: You must do good for society


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Episode 15 of the Constitutional podcast: 'Privacy'


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
If you don’t want to run out of money in retirement, follow this rule of thumb


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway had an amazing 2017. 2018 isn't looking too bad, either.


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Could a government shutdown spook the stock market?


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Dow starts day with a bang and ends in a whimper


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Netflix raised its prices, and we kept subscribing anyway


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he wouldn’t let a child use social media


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
In the crowd at Trump’s inauguration, members of Russia’s elite anticipated a thaw between Moscow and Washington


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Twitter to tell 677,000 users they were had by the Russians. Some signs show the problem continues.


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Our reaction to the federal shutdown can shape the region's future


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Workforce trends show challenges for greater Washington


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Three-bedroom, two-bath house in Bowie lists for $335,000


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
New gadgets take smart homes to the next level


01/23/2018 01:44 AM
Baffled by a home's square footage? You ought to be because there are no uniform standards to count it.

 

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