A group of House Democrats called for the Trump administration to remove provisions from NAFTA that allow corporations to sue nations for alleged discriminatory practices.
Most of the world’s population is living in countries with increasing income inequality, and the IMF has advice for two of the biggest countries — China and India — for solving the problem.
Most of the world’s population is living in countries with increasing income inequality, and the IMF has advice for two of the biggest countries — China and India — for solving the problem.read more
IMF officials called for new fiscal and monetary policies to correct “development imbalances” in underdeveloped regions in the world at a conference Tuesday.
IMF officials called for new fiscal and monetary policies to correct “development imbalances” in underdeveloped regions in the world at a conference Tuesday.read more
The World Bank Thursday launched a spending program to assess young people’s skills in developing countries before they enter the job market and to help them by providing funds for health, care, education, and job skills training, President Jim Yong Kim said.read more
Former head of Equifax faced tough questions from Senators on the Banking Committee about a data breach that security breach that placed 145 million Americans at risk.read more
Trump’s tax proposal included a one-time cash repatriation holiday that could reward shareholders in the form of buybacks and dividends, even if the goal is capital investment.read more
Twitter is doubling their famous 140 character limit to 280 characters.
Business reporter Hannah Levitt discusses the top business news this week: Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods, health insurance, Uber, and global economic growth.
A Perception Gap, not a Skills Gap, may be Manufacturing’s Biggest Problem When Looking for New Hires
A four-year college degree is not the only—or necessarily the best—way to a high-paying job, especially when it comes to manufacturing, but the manufacturing industry is battling a decades-old perception held by parents and children alike.
fter soaring to new highs in August in part due to a technical update, Bitcoin prices are expected to get more volatile approaching the next update in November.
The high schoolers behind Pakistan’s FIRST Global robotics team are showing that science, technology, engineering, and math are as fun as they are essential.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been climbing in value all year and won’t go away anytime soon. Here’s a primer on what they are and how they work.
Business reporter Hannah Levitt discusses the top business news this week: the dissolution of President Donald Trump’s business councils, the stock market, and the start of the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiation. Special guest Katherine Lee, fellow Medill reporter, then discusses the benefits and risks of CEO activism.
The recent military standoff between China and India over territory has exacerbated resentment in India at the growth of Chinese imports, but experts said that India is too dependent on those imports to block trade in retaliation.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has said he wants to work on housing finance reform in the second half of 2017, but experts say this issue is unlikely to get congressional traction this year.