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

How crypto failed Black investors

You’re not bad with money. But you can get better.

Joe Biden is mad about hidden fees and you should be, too

How the Harry Potter video game became an ethical minefield

The case for better-seats-cost-more movie tickets

Why you know the names of tons of medicines you’ll never need

Is the economy kind of good now?

Money Talks: The best friends running parallel businesses

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Biden’s State of the Union 2023: Full coverage and highlights

How this billionaire lost half his net worth in a matter of weeks

Stop treating unemployment as a necessary evil to curb inflation

How you can help the victims of the earthquake in Turkey and Syria

Is CBD in trouble?

What an abortion hotline reveals about reproductive care after Roe

Republicans struggle to get their act together for a debt limit deal

The labor strikes in Britain are years in the making

The trials of Elon Musk

Lucky girl syndrome and the endless rebranding of “The Secret”

What does it mean to give away a $118 billion fortune?

The death of the customer service hotline

FairTax, the GOP plan for a 30 percent national sales tax, explained

Money Talks: How this couple runs a small business while raising six kids

The problem with Ticketmaster, explained not by Taylor Swift

The Federal Reserve is starting a climate experiment

The big problem with any debt ceiling fix

Wages are still growing rapidly. The Fed wants them to slow down.

The US just hit the debt limit. What happens now?

Fears of a white-collar recession are overblown

“Hater” doesn’t have to be a dirty word

Inflation is cooling. Why are egg prices still so hard to crack?

Your credit card rewards might not be worth it

Noma’s closing exposes the contradictions of fine dining

3 charts that explain what’s happening with US inflation

Job interviews are a nightmare — and only getting worse

Travel is almost back to pre-Covid levels. So are carbon dioxide emissions.

Bed Bath & Beyond and bankrupt?

4 changes in the labor market that could signal a recession

Sleazeballs are hot again

The ultrarich are getting cozy in America’s tax havens at everyone else’s expense

Your stuff is actually worse now