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How we make and spend money, and how economics influences the world around us.

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The Supreme Court will decide if the government can seize control of YouTube and Twitter

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The Big Squeeze

Why Lyft and Uber drivers did their largest strike ever

A brief history of Silicon Valley’s fascination with drugs

A European grocery chain is boycotting high prices. Could it happen in the US?

What to know about the new FAFSA

Why there’s lead in Stanley water bottles — and the real reason that’s a problem

How Boeing put profits over planes

Zyn, the nicotine pouch at the center of a brewing culture war, explained

We don’t have much money, but want to improve our lives. Where do we start?

A booming economy might not save the Biden campaign

Where do billionaires come from? Mom and Dad.

How copyright lawsuits could kill OpenAI

The Biden administration’s plan to slash bank overdraft fees, explained

Who is Bill Ackman and why is he so mad?

Do we really live in an “age of inequality”?

Trump says a lot of stuff about the economy. What would he actually do?

The Stanley water bottle craze, explained

Are $18 Big Macs the price of falling inequality?

The shoplifting scare might not have been real — but its effects are

You don’t need everything you want

Silicon Valley’s very masculine year

It’s okay to be optimistic about the economy next year

How to dig yourself out of credit card debt

We dined out less this year — but it wasn’t just about the price

So it’s come to this: We might have to worry about the deficit

Black and Latino Americans haven’t experienced the same economy as everyone else

We’re all addicted to cheap stuff — and Temu knows it

Starbucks has lost $11 billion market value, and not because of boycotts

Pandemic savings helped keep the economy afloat. What happens when they’re gone?

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Why buying a house in the US is so hard right now

It’s just a tip

Billionaires had a surprisingly bad day in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court seeks a middle path between following the law and blowing up the government

Elon Musk’s attempt to silence his critics will be heard by one of America’s worst judges

Why Diet Coke got so expensive

The Supreme Court case seeking to shut down wealth taxes before they even exist

My ADHD makes it hard to manage money. What should I do?

The annoying — and hard to solve — problem of stolen packages

We’ve been fighting poverty all wrong

Wages are rising. Jobs are plentiful. Nobody’s happy.

Formula 1 grew too fast. Now its new fans are tuning out.

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