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  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    ROBERT SMITH WILL PAY MOREHOUSE GRADUATES' STUDENT LOANS. WHO WILL PAY THE TAX BILL?

    Smith's largesse could be - depending on how the money is given - the rare gift that is truly free.

    Taxes, Tax
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    NIKE, CONVERSE, ADIDAS AMONG 170 SHOE SELLERS WARNING TRUMP AGAINST TRADE WAR WITH CHINA

    In a letter to the White House, the companies warned of “catastrophic” effects from President Trump's proposed 25 percent tariffs.

    Trading, Housing, China, Companies, Company, House
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    RIFT EMERGES BETWEEN REGULATORS REVIEWING MERGER BETWEEN SPRINT AND T-MOBILE

    The proposal to combine the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers entered uncertain legal territory after the Federal...

    Transaction, Legal
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    EUROPE SAYS SPAIN'S ECONOMY IS DOING BETTER THAN GERMANY'S. THAT'S ABSURD

    The nonsense idea that Spain's economy doesn't need any more help is really just an excuse not to help it.

    Spain, Germany, Europe, Economy
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    WALMART WORKERS INVITED A SPECIAL GUEST TO CRASH THE COMPANY'S ANNUAL MEETING: BERNIE SANDERS

    The presidential candidate will speak on behalf of workers who want a seat on the company's board.

    Company, Companies
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    CONGRESSWOMEN PRESS NIKE ABOUT ITS TREATMENT OF PREGNANT ATHLETES

    Members of Congress are asking Nike executives for details on the company's treatment of female athletes following reports that company...

    Company, Companies
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    NIKE, CONVERSE, ADIDAS AMONG 170 SHOE RETAILERS WARNING TRUMP AGAINST TRADE WAR WITH CHINA

    The shoe sellers signed off on a letter to the White House warning of the “catastrophic” effects Trump's proposed 25 percent tariffs...

    Trading, Housing, House, China, Companies, Company, Economy
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    HUD SECRETARY BEN CARSON DEFENDS PLAN TO EVICT UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS: ‘IT'S NOT THAT WE'RE CRUEL, MEAN-HEARTED. IT'S THAT WE ARE LOGICAL.'

    Democrats on the House Financial Services Committee are considering legislation to block a HUD proposal that every family member living...

    Service, Services, Housing, House
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    RIFT EMERGES BETWEEN FEDERAL AGENCIES REVIEWING THE SPRINT AND T-MOBILE MERGER

    A merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers, entered uncertain legal territory this...

    Transaction, Legal
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    TV STREAMING SHAKEOUT IS COMING

    DirecTV Now and Dish's Sling are getting desperate as Netflix and Disney loom.

  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    AFTER KOHL'S EARNINGS DISASTER, AMAZON TO THE RESCUE?

    An unusual tie-up with the e-commerce giant may help give Kohl's the thing it badly needs: more customers in its stores.

    Unusual
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    DEUTSCHE BANK MAKES THE WRONG KIND OF ENEMY

    The ECB looks unwilling to be a bystander any longer.

    Banks, Bank
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    BUYING PIPELINES SHOULD BE EASIER THAN THIS

    Oil and gas production are booming, but good luck trying to invest in piping it around.

    Investments, Invest, Investment, Buy
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    THE TECHNOLOGY 202: DEMOCRATS CRITICIZE FCC'S GREEN LIGHT ON SPRINT AND T-MOBILE MERGER

    Another sign antitrust issues are trending on the campaign trail.

    Trends, Green, Technologies, Technology, Trend
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    ‘MISSIONRACER': HOW AMAZON TURNED THE TEDIUM OF WAREHOUSE WORK INTO A GAME

    Amazon's experiment is part of a broader industry push to gamify low-skill work, particularly as historically low unemployment has...

    Industry, Industries
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    CONGRESSWOMEN PRESS NIKE ABOUT ITS TREATMENT OF PREGNANT ATHLETES

    Lawmakers are questioning the company following a report that said it had stopped paying some athletes during their pregnancies.

    Company, Companies
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    WALMART WORKERS INVITED A SPECIAL GUEST TO CRASH THE COMPANY'S ANNUAL MEETING: BERNIE SANDERS

    The presidential candidate, who has repeatedly called on Walmart to improve its working conditions, will introduce a shareholders'...

    Company, Companies
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    EUROPE SAYS SPAIN'S ECONOMY IS DOING BETTER THAN GERMANY'S. THAT'S ABSURD

    The nonsense idea that Spain's economy doesn't need any more help is really just an excuse not to help it. Policymakers might be able...

    Spain, Germany, Europe, Economy
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    WHAT SALVINI AND LE PEN GET WRONG ABOUT EUROPE

    Brussels isn't totally in thrall to elite interests. Its initiatives on corporate tax avoidance, tech regulation, and climate change...

    Tech, Brussels, Europe, Taxes, Tax
  • By Washington Post   -   May 21, 2019

    TIME TO REPEAL THE RULE THAT AIDED UBER'S IPO FLOP

    The expanded limit on private investors could be weakening confidence in the public markets.

    Market, Marketing