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I argued last week that the high cost of housing in cities such as New York and San Francisco has a bright side for the larger U.S. economy: As people who would like to live in these highly desirable but dauntingly expensive areas are priced out, they choose instead to settle in upwardly mobile communities that benefit from the new talent and wealth. more
The European Commission just turned taxation of multinational companies into a cage fight and put U.S. firms on notice that the old way of negotiating deals with individual countries is no longer a sure thing. more
The Department of Justice announced last week that it would end its reliance on for-profit prisons run by companies such as Corrections Corporation of America and Geo Group. more
What is going on with the health benefits exchanges and the many co-ops that have failed across the country? (Leave aside Aetna for the moment, which clearly is exiting in response to the Department of Justice lawsuit to prevent its merger with … more
The bidding to be the next "infrastructure president" has kicked into high gear. Sadly, but perhaps predictably, there is opposition. Some question the need for road and bridge repair, especially supported by the federal government. Others … more
In the next five years, a majority of U.S. consumers will have bought a Chinese-brand smartphone. Such a prospect may raise the hackles of purported American patriots and presidential candidates, but it's reality. more
New rules aimed at strengthening one of America’s most popular savings products -- the money-market mutual fund -- are causing a minor tempest in financial markets, drawing complaints about unintended consequences. more
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agree on this much: The federal government should do more to help families pay for child care. more
Shortly after Labor Day, the U.S. Senate will briefly reconvene before the November elections. In those few weeks, the members of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs could begin the process that could help create thousands of … more
We all know that being big just works. When you have more money, more people, more markets, you get more power and greater efficiencies and you win. more
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