There were many catalysts that led to the Revolutionary War, but a certain act in 1773 concerning taxation on tea was definitely the last straw for American colonists.
America's favorite beverage is under attack from climate change and other woes. Science may offer a solution.
A city on the outskirts of Silicon Valley is using Facebook money to fund a basic income trial.
Where 10 or 20 years ago we looked to start-ups as a font of future wonders, today the energy and momentum have shifted almost completely to the big guys.
The fraternity of bond jockeys, derivatives mavens and stock pickers who've long personified the industry are giving way to algorithms, and soon, artificial intelligence.
When Milton Friedman gave this interview in 1999, cryptocurrencies had technically existed for a little while. But boy did he exactly nail the power and influence they would take away from governments and give to the people, or what?
In 2008, coal supplied 51 percent of US power. Today, it’s 31 percent, and that could fall.
Many of us nurse our broken hearts by going out, buying new clothes, and spending it up in ways we otherwise would avoid.
When Bruce Springsteen decided to do a run of shows at a Broadway theater with fewer than a thousand seats, he appeared to reject the laws of economics — or at least what would seem to be in his financial best interest.
The current bull market has yet to be broken by tweets, Brexit or threats of nuclear war.
Rising price of the cryptocurrency, now worth four times as much as an ounce of gold, has sparked warnings of a bubble.
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The cryptocurrency is up 1,600% in two years – but state efforts to remove its near-anonymity will undermine its popularity.
Outside of academia, University of Chicago academic Richard Thaler has made a cameo in the movie "The Big Short" alongside pop star Selena Gomez.
Wedded life is marked by a class divide linked to wealth and education, as more Americans face the prospect of living alone in old age.
The Great Recession has been reshaping America into a renter nation. And increasingly, highly paid, highly educated households are making room for themselves in it.
The US lost 33,000 jobs in September.
Analysts had been expecting job growth to slump in September after the one-two punch from the hurricanes. This was worse than predicted -- but economists expect the numbers to rebound in coming months.
The Equifax breach shows the dystopian gap between wealth and competence in America.
Black and Hispanic families are finally recovering from the recession. But the racial economic gap is growing.
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