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In her conservative Brahmin family in India, education was everything. That prepared her to thrive in corporate America and rise to become chief executive of PepsiCo.
Polling shows those getting smaller refunds are less likely to view the tax overhaul favorably, even if their take-home pay grew.
After the company’s plans for a big New York presence ran into labor issues, a union says that an employee was fired for speaking out about working conditions.
The Federal Reserve lowered its growth forecast to 2.1 percent this year, far less rosy than White House projections, as it detected signs of a slowing economy.
Investors have finally started to chase this year’s stock market rally, which has been driven largely by the Federal Reserve’s sharp turn away from steady rate increases.
To help its clients assess hiring trends, a construction consulting firm created a crane index, which also provides a snapshot of the economy.
A labor economist, Princeton scholar, Treasury official and chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. The police said the cause was suicide.
Lab officials predict it will be the first American machine to reach a milestone called “exascale” performance, surpassing a quintillion calculations per second.
In a Twitter barrage, the president called on G.M. and the United Auto Workers to start talks that would put an Ohio factory back to work.
Survey findings are prompting the profession’s leaders to take action to prevent sex discrimination and physical abuse of female economists.
He and a colleague first wrote about the 100 best places to work in 1984. The list they created has appeared annually in Fortune magazine since 1998.
Trade wars, budget showdowns or anything else that scares people can spiral into a recession, the economist Austan Goolsbee says. It’s happened before.
Blame has been cast on events like Brexit, but there are other changes that are reshaping the industry globally.
As some of Silicon Valley’s most prominent start-ups prepare to go public, networks of their former employees are expected to plow big sums of money into a new generation of firms.
Uber settled a lawsuit with drivers who sought employment status, resolving a longstanding legal issue ahead of its initial public offering.
Turkish government figures show two consecutive quarters of declining growth amid falling investor confidence, shrinking investment and rising prices.
The president’s budget, to be unveiled Monday, asks for $8.6 billion to build border barriers while increasing military spending and cutting domestic programs.
At a recent industry gathering, retailers talked of how collecting customer data will help them compete in a landscape dominated by the internet.