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The Unequal Inheritance: It Can Work, or It Can ‘Destroy Relationships’

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 22:43
When you’re planning to divide your estate unequally, explain the reasons to your heirs, and remember: They might be hurt anyway.

No Boys Allowed

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 22:20
Some very odd workplace dilemmas for which there are no easy answers, except for one. There is one easy answer.

Balancing Privacy With Data Sharing for the Public Good

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 21:29
Socially valuable data can be combined with standards that safeguard individual privacy, an economist says.

More Consumers Complain About Errors on Their Credit Reports

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 19:30
Complaints doubled last year, federal data shows. Some problems may be related to pauses in mortgage and student loan payments in the pandemic.

Private Equity Firms Are Piling On Debt to Pay Dividends

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 19:19
Dividend recaps, a kind of borrowing long condemned for loading up companies with debt for the benefit of their private equity owners, has surged.

Robinhood Took Fire From Congress

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 18:10
A high-profile hearing criticized Robinhood’s business model.

Airlines Still Don’t Know When Passengers Will Return

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 15:30
Experts say that tourists could come back in the spring or summer but that more profitable business travelers could stay away for a year or longer.

‘I Am Worth It’: Why Thousands of Doctors in America Can’t Get a Job

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 15:30
Medical schools are producing more graduates, but residency programs haven’t kept up, leaving thousands of young doctors “chronically unmatched” and deep in debt.

‘I Am Worth It’: Why Thousands of Doctors in America Can’t Get a Job

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 15:30
Medical schools are producing more graduates, but residency programs haven’t kept up, leaving thousands of young doctors “chronically unmatched” and deep in debt.

In the Pandemic, Online Home-Buying Picks Up Speed

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 15:30
First-time buyers have the tech-smarts and now the tools to do all or part of their purchase online, sometimes even before seeing their new houses in person.

Could Brexit Destroy British Fashion?

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 11:30
Already pushed to the breaking point by the pandemic, designers, manufacturers and retailers claim the newly-negotiated Brexit deal is a disaster.

Kamala Harris: Women Leaving Work Force During Pandemic Is a 'National Emergency'

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 09:58
“In one year,” Vice President Kamala Harris said, “the pandemic has put decades of the progress we have collectively made for women workers at risk.”

In GameStop Saga, Robinhood Is Cast as the Villain

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 07:16
Lawmakers at a congressional hearing kept coming back to the chief of the stock-trading app with pointed questions and a key argument: “Something very wrong happened here.”

Amazon’s Great Labor Awakening

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 03:27
Covid-19 has cemented the e-commerce giant’s hold on the economy — but it has also spurred employees all around the country to organize.

Host of ‘Reply All’ Podcast Steps Down After Accusations of Toxic Culture

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 03:22
The host, P.J. Vogt, and a senior reporter, Sruthi Pinnamaneni, each apologized after former colleagues accused them of working against union organizers and efforts to diversify.

Walmart will raise wages for 425,000 workers.

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 03:07
The wage increases mean that about half of the company’s 1.5 million U.S. workers would earn at least $15 an hour.

Jobless Claims Show Little Sign That Layoffs Are Easing

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 03:04
After declining from a spike a few weeks ago, new filings for benefits have leveled off, offsetting other indications of economic recovery.

Global Chip Shortage Challenges Biden’s Hope for Manufacturing Revival

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 02:41
A global shortage of a key component for cars and electronics has shuttered American factories and set off fierce competition to secure supplies.

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