In the 1980s, America’s trade deficit with Japan proved impossible to eliminate with tough talk. This should give us pause about trying to apply this failed strategy again.
By PBS NewsHour
What are the hard questions that CEOs need to grapple with in order to renew and rethink business? Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his new book, “Hit Refresh,” as well as how he’s learned empathy from…
By Paul Solman
President Donald Trump ran on a campaign promise that he would “put America first” by pulling out of multilateral trade agreements. But for many top industries, outsourcing in the global market is essential for business, not to mention vital to…
By Paul Solman
President Donald Trump has pushed a go-it-alone approach to trade that could reshape America's relationship with the global economy.
Senate Republicans say they'll include a repeal of the health coverage mandate in their tax plan. How would this impact the health care law and tax reform?…
A couple finds that insuring the husband through the wife's employer plan is too expensive and doesn't cover much. Could a Medicare option save them money?…
By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama health care law’s requirement that Americans get insurance coverage is now pinned as a target of Republican lawmakers, as they look to end the individual mandate to help pay for deep cuts in their tax legislation.
By Nick Corcodilos
Don’t fall victim to a company that’s bargain hunting.
By Morgan Simon
Every generation lives on the cusp of major social transformations. Ours is witnessing revolutionary changes in the role of capital in society.
As attitudes toward meat-eating shift and climate-conscious consumers experiment with alternatives, investors are throwing their money at mock meat startups that are replicating the smell and texture of a meaty burger. Economics correspondent Paul Solman explores the emerging technology that…
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