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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walmart Stores Inc said on Thursday it would raise entry-level wages for hourly employees to $11 an hour as it benefits from the biggest overhaul of the U.S. tax code in 30 years.
On Jan. 11, Wal-Mart announced plans to close Sam's Club locations across the country. This gives Costco a significant opportunity to gain market share.
One flight cost $15,994 per hour, according to Judical Watch.
The U.S. Senate continues to debate on a continuing resolution after U.S. government's funding expired at midnight on Friday. Lawmakers failed to
IBM stock falls and Apple brags about how it will help the U.S. economy.
The U.S. government is closed. And if it doesn't reopen by Monday, Americans expecting refunds or waiting to hear back from the IRS on an existing audit or other tax matter may be out of luck.
CHICAGO/CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Top U.S. grain merchant Archer Daniels Midland Co has proposed a takeover of Bunge Ltd , according to a person familiar with the approach, which could set up a bidding war with Swiss-based rival Glencore Plc .
CHICAGO/CALGARY, Alberta, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Top U.S. grain merchant Archer Daniels Midland Co has proposed a takeover of Bunge Ltd, according to a person familiar with the approach, which could set up a bidding war with Swiss-based rival Glencore...
Canadian pot stocks have plenty of catalysts to keep them busy.
For the past seven years, Hong Kong has held the title of the world's priciest city for home-buyers, according to the 2017 Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey.James Law, a Hong Kong-based architect, believes that his...
Luther sold its youth football field to Walmart about three years ago so that the company could build one of its Express stores, using the money from the sale and the new tax revenue to pay off the roughly $200,000 in debt that resulted from an...
Can the economy really make it three quarters in a row of 3% growth? The last time the U.S. accomplished that feat, George W. Bush was just half way through his presidency.
(Don Boudreaux) TweetMy intrepid Mercatus Center colleague Veronique de Rugy asks if the recent U.S. tax reform is already working. And here’s David Henderson on Veronique’s essay. Deirdre McCloskey writes about the genuinely scientific branch...
The new tax law makes ridding yourself of debt even savvier, writes Jonathan Clements.
The first week of fourth-quarter earnings releases from U.S. corporation is confirming what most investors had already suspected: a lower corporate tax rate is likely to boost profits and may even percolate into the broader economy
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The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Peaberry coffee, grab a seat in Captain’s lounge, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • Mr. Amazon Steps Out (New York Times) • Future U.S. Equity Returns: A Best-Case Upper...
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If you want a cocktail and an experience you’ll never forget, you can start planning your trip now. The best bars in the U.S. (and the world) are found in these cities.
The deadline for funding the U.S. government passed without a new spending bill. Senators gathered on the chamber’s floor to discuss whether they could stitch together a last-minute deal after it was clear that the House’s one-month measure...
Apple, with $252 billion in overseas cash, will pump money into U.S. manufacturing. But it will feel pressure for buybacks, dividends, and M&A.