U.S. News & Politics

Mr. President, It's Time for Zero Tariffs
Mr. President, It's Time for Zero Tariffs

17 Comments Oct. 17, 2018 6:41 p.m. ET The U.S. flag flies in front of Chinese shipping containers in Long Beach, Calif. Photo: mark ralston/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images This letter to President ...

Bad Bedside Manner in Massachusetts
Bad Bedside Manner in Massachusetts

24 Comments By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion Oct. 17, 2018 7:18 p.m. ET Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto Massachusetts has some of the...

Bezos Bucks the Bullies
Bezos Bucks the Bullies

21 Comments By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion Oct. 17, 2018 7:19 p.m. ET Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos in September Photo:...

Growth Is on the Ballot
Growth Is on the Ballot

91 Comments By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion Oct. 17, 2018 7:21 p.m. ET Photo: Getty Images “If [Donald Trump] were elected, I ...

Does Midterm History Really Augur Big GOP Losses?
Does Midterm History Really Augur Big GOP Losses?

The Democrats and the media tell us that midterm history portends large Republican losses in November. This factoid is firmly imbedded in the Beltway belief system and in the algorithms used by most p...

A Good Divorce Can Beat a Bad Marriage
A Good Divorce Can Beat a Bad Marriage

If the liberal consensus was correct about nationalism, world order, and Europe, Czechs and Slovaks would today be preparing for war. Instead, they are — quite literally — celebrating the ...

Repeal Taxes & Tariffs on Medical Devices Before It’s Too Late
Repeal Taxes & Tariffs on Medical Devices Before It’s Too Late

President Trump’s tax, regulatory, and trade policies have sparked a surging U.S. economy. Unfortunately, hidden among all the truly good news, is a serious glitch that may very well be a body b...

Audit Shows Massive Debt and Deception for Kentucky Wired
Audit Shows Massive Debt and Deception for Kentucky Wired

In what one tech expert calls “an astonishing report,” the Kentucky state auditor found that badly failing Kentucky Wired statewide broadband project could put taxpayers on the hook for $1...

Economy & Finance

Scientists Warn World Facing Major Famine, Could “Lead To Severe Shocks To Global Food System”
Scientists Warn World Facing Major Famine, Could “Lead To Severe Shocks To Global Food System”

Researchers from Washington State University have published a new report of the Great Drought, the most destructive known drought of the past 800 years – and how it sparked the Global Famin...

John Whitehead: You Want To Make America Great Again? Start By Making America Free Again
John Whitehead: You Want To Make America Great Again? Start By Making America Free Again

Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “If the freedom of speech be taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”—George Washin...

Snapchat's Scripted Show Approach to Lure Black Teens
Snapchat's Scripted Show Approach to Lure Black Teens

Jennea Bivens, left, talks with her 13-year-old daughter, Ayrial Miller, about the contacts in her Snapchat social media account while sitting on the couch in their Chicago apartment, Monday, June 18,...

Earnings Do Matter And Can Be Engines Of Stock Market Growth
Earnings Do Matter And Can Be Engines Of Stock Market Growth

I believe that the prospects for continued economic growth, assisted by certain improved equity market valuations, have formed the basis of a “new bull market” and should be supportiv...

The Best Thing You Can Do After A Market Correction
The Best Thing You Can Do After A Market Correction

Source: Getty Royalty-Free It seems to me that the only way the best portfolio of stocks to own after a correction can be the same as before the correction is if stock prices don’t matter. This ...

8 Changes to Watch Out for During Medicare Open Enrollment for 2019
8 Changes to Watch Out for During Medicare Open Enrollment for 2019

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Declining Cost Curves Create Opportunities for Investors
Declining Cost Curves Create Opportunities for Investors

For many angel investors, enabling change to make a positive impact for humankind is a driving force behind investment decisions.  Even with the desire to drive this constructive change, it can b...

What Happens When a Retailer Goes Bankrupt?
What Happens When a Retailer Goes Bankrupt?

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Technology

Twitter tests out ‘annotations’ in Moments
Twitter tests out ‘annotations’ in Moments

Twitter is trying out a small new change to Moments that would provide contextual information within its curated stories. Spotted by Twitter user @kwatt and confirmed by a number of Twitter product te...

Louis Farrakhan won't be suspended by Twitter despite anti-Semitic tweet
Louis Farrakhan won't be suspended by Twitter despite anti-Semitic tweet

Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam leader who in a recent tweet said he was not prejudiced against Jewish people but rather he was “anti-Termite,” will reportedly not be removed from Twi...

Siri Shortcut lets you secretly record police
Siri Shortcut lets you secretly record police

Getting stopped by the cops? Siri can be on your side. A new Siri Shortcut called “Police,” available for users of Apple’s iOS 12, allows you to secretly record intera...

Mesmerizing images showcase Earth as art
Mesmerizing images showcase Earth as art

Satellite images from the U.S. Geological Survey combine science and art to showcase the splendor and wonder of our planet. Scroll through the images to see more from the “Earth as Art” co...

“Far from an honest mistake”: Facebook accused of inflating ad data
“Far from an honest mistake”: Facebook accused of inflating ad data

Last Updated Oct 17, 2018 5:07 PM EDT Advertisers in a class action lawsuit against Facebook say the social media giant committed fraud, knowingly inflating the amount of time users viewed videos by a...

Video shows devastating damage drones can inflict on planes
Video shows devastating damage drones can inflict on planes

File photo – An airplane flies over a drone during the Polar Bear Plunge on Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York Jan. 1, 2015. (REUTERS/Carlo Allegri) A video produced by the Univers...

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