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In Amazon Fight, Progressives Showed What They Want: A New Economic Agenda
The clash has consequences beyond New York, going to the heart of a national debate likely to dominate the 2020 election: What is the best way to spread prosperity?
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For Some 2020 Democrats, Rejection of Amazon Aligns With Far-Left Policy Views
Candidates like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders were quick to praise New Yorkers who rebelled at the idea of giving tax breaks to a huge corporation.
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U.S. Airlines to Offer New Gender Options for Non-Binary Passengers
American, Delta and United are among the carriers planning to allow passengers to choose something other than ‘male’ or ‘female’ when buying their tickets.
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U.S. Private Equity Investor Detained in Moscow on Fraud Charges
Michael Calvey, founder of one of the biggest and oldest investment firms in Russia, was detained on Friday along with five other.
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Big Investors Shed Tech Stocks as Markets Tumbled Last Quarter
The sell-off is the latest evidence of how quickly investors soured on Big Tech late last year.
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China and U.S. to Continue Trade Talks Next Week
Both sides said “progress” had been made in the talks but deep disagreements remain ahead of the March deadline set by leaders of both countries.
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Toys ‘R’ Us Tries to Rise From the Ashes. Wary Partners Try Not to Get Burned.
The company’s liquidation last year left many people in the toy industry bitter. Now, an attempted comeback is being met with skepticism.
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your taxes 2019: ‘Opportunity Zones’ Offer Tax Breaks and, Maybe, Help for Communities
By enabling investors to postpone paying the tax man, new funds may draw money into distressed communities. But succeeding at both may be challenging.
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Bits: The Week in Tech: A Break From Consumer Tech
What kinds of companies will be the next so-called unicorns? A hint: Many of them won’t have much in common with Uber or Airbnb.
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Your Money Adviser: Tempted by Holiday Car Sales? Be Ready for Higher Prices
Part of the increase in cost is the result of the “trickle-down” of luxury features, one car expert says. Safety features are also adding to the price.
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Your Money: The Power of Raw, Honest Stories About Money
Gaby Dunn, Chanel Reynolds and Vicki Robin were born decades apart. But their books about money have a common thread: Talk about it way, way more often.
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Maryland Rye Whiskey Has Finally Returned. But What Was It in the First Place?
Distillers say they’ve revived a long-lost favorite, but they face a conundrum: Nobody really knows how the old stuff was made.
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DealBook Briefing: The Bigger Picture Behind Amazon Ditching N.Y.
The company’s decision could be a turning point for corporate-civic relations in the U.S. and a sign that leftist views are gaining traction.
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Flights at Dubai Airport Halted Over ‘Drone Activity’
Departing flights were suspended for about half an hour on Friday morning at the airport, one of the busiest in the world.
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Amazon and New York Unions Had ‘Productive Meeting,’ Then Came a Shock
Labor groups aiming to organize a Staten Island warehouse were in talks with the company a day before it abandoned plans for a Queens headquarters.
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Student Loan Servicers’ Frequent Mistakes Went Unpunished, Audit Finds
The Education Department failed to effectively manage its student loan collectors, a government audit said, increasing costs for borrowers and taxpayers.
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Former Goldman Sachs Banker Charged in 1MDB Fraud Will Return to U.S.
Roger Ng, a deputy of the former Goldman Sachs partner Tim Leissner, will face bribery and money-laundering charges in Brooklyn federal court.
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