The New York Times Economy

Fed Remains on Track to Raise Interest Rates Next Month

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 14:33
Federal Reserve officials remain united in confusion about why inflation is weak but divided about the consequences.

U.K. Finance Minister Seeks to Placate Angry Young Voters

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 11:34
With Brexit looming large, more-affordable housing featured prominently as Philip Hammond presented his budget to Parliament.

Real Estate Agents Mobilize to Shield Homeowners on Tax Plan

Mar, 11/21/2017 - 15:18
Some economists say the Republican bills, by curbing or eliminating key deductions, could hurt property values, raise mortgage rates and reduce sales.

Economic Scene: Patent ‘Trolls’ Recede as Threat to Innovation. Will Justices Change That?

Mar, 11/21/2017 - 09:05
Created to keep invalid claims from hurting companies, consumers and the economy, a government panel faces an existential threat in a case before the Supreme Court.

Myths of the 1 Percent: What’s Putting People at the Top

Vie, 11/17/2017 - 04:30
Dispelling misconceptions about what’s driving income inequality in the U.S.

Middle-Class Families Confront Soaring Health Insurance Costs

Jue, 11/16/2017 - 17:45
In Virginia, premiums on policies sold under the Affordable Care Act are pushing health coverage out of reach, and customers see political forces at work.

Who’d Gain From an Estate Tax Rollback: The 0.2 Percenters

Jue, 11/16/2017 - 15:39
Scarcely 5,000 estates a year fall under the tax, but those seeking to reduce or eliminate it have outsize influence.

The House and Senate Still Have Very Different Tax Bills. Here’s How They Compare.

Jue, 11/16/2017 - 14:21
The House tax bill, which passed on Thursday, is different in some significant ways from the Senate bill, which must still be voted on.