U.S. News & Politics

For $8.41 in Unpaid Taxes, the Government Took Uri Rafaeli's House
For $8.41 in Unpaid Taxes, the Government Took Uri Rafaeli's House

296 Comments By Christina Martin Dec. 7, 2018 6:57 p.m. ET The Michigan Hall of Justice in Lansing, Mich., Sept. 17. Photo: Getty Images Uri Rafaeli is an 83-year-old engineer and great-grandfather. H...

The Merkel Extension
The Merkel Extension

22 Comments By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion Dec. 7, 2018 6:41 p.m. ET Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and Angela Merkel at the Christian ...

Vote Fraud Shouldn't Be Easy
Vote Fraud Shouldn't Be Easy

598 Comments By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion Dec. 7, 2018 6:37 p.m. ET Mark Harris at the Matthews Town Hall in Matthews, N.C., Nov....

The Anti-Bill Gates
The Anti-Bill Gates

217 Comments By Adam O’Neal Adam O’Neal The Wall Street Journal Biography @AdamWSJ Dec. 7, 2018 6:57 p.m. ET Illustration: Ken Fallin New York Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took on the Wo...

Migrant family apprehensions along the border continue to rise
Migrant family apprehensions along the border continue to rise

WASHINGTON — For a fourth consecutive month, the number of migrant families apprehended by U.S. authorities in November for illegally crossing into the country from neighboring Mexico reached a ...

Nick Ayers out of running to be White House chief of staff…
Nick Ayers out of running to be White House chief of staff…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s top pick to replace chief of staff John Kelly, Nick Ayers, is no longer expected to fill the role. Ayers, who is chief of staff to Vice President...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk: The “60 Minutes” interview
Tesla CEO Elon Musk: The “60 Minutes” interview

Elon Musk, the CEO of the electric car company Tesla, has been called a genius, a visionary. But this year he got less noticed for his brilliance than his behavior, with stories about self-inflicted w...

Study examines effects of screen time on kids — “60 Minutes” reports
Study examines effects of screen time on kids — “60 Minutes” reports

If you have kids and wonder if all that time they spend on their smartphones endlessly scrolling, snapping and texting is affecting their brains, you might want to put down your own phone and pay atte...

Economy & Finance

Jamie Dimon Is The New Banking ‘God’ That Wall Street Protesters Love To Hate
Jamie Dimon Is The New Banking ‘God’ That Wall Street Protesters Love To Hate

Jamie Dimon is now the only head of a major US Bank that was also in charge prior to the 2008 financial crisis. This is, at a bare minimum, somewhat of a testament to the job he’s been doing at ...

Why Socialism Fails: Uganda Edition
Why Socialism Fails: Uganda Edition

Authored by Andrew Moran via LibertyNation.com, Uganda was described as a “fairy tale” by Churchill, but it descended into chaos… Africa is the cradle of mankind, the mother to all h...

How To Lock In A Return On a Bond Fund
How To Lock In A Return On a Bond Fund

Use a ladder to line up several years of IRA distributions. Scott Eells/Bloomberg© 2017 Bloomberg Finance LP There’s much to fret about: a spike in interest rates this year, a crash in the ...

The Week Ahead: No Rally, But No Fear?
The Week Ahead: No Rally, But No Fear?

Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg© 2016 Bloomberg Finance LP The stock market opened last Monday with lots of promise. The Spyder Trust (SPY) opened at $280.28, which was 1.7% above Friday&rs...

Stay In Stocks Because The Best Investments Are Created By Volatile Markets
Stay In Stocks Because The Best Investments Are Created By Volatile Markets

It’s hard to stay invested in spite of recent extreme volatility. Getty With the recent extreme moves in the market, many are questioning whether to stay in stocks or move to cash unti...

An Economist, A Model And The Neutral Rate Walk Into A Bar…
An Economist, A Model And The Neutral Rate Walk Into A Bar…

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin The Fed is confused to the point that they should take a step back.Getty The Federal Reserve has the power to make decisions that affect everyone&#...

7 Low-Volatility ETFs for This Roller-Coaster Market
7 Low-Volatility ETFs for This Roller-Coaster Market

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6 Smart Ways Taxpayers Can Save Money on Their Tax Bills
6 Smart Ways Taxpayers Can Save Money on Their Tax Bills

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Technology

Payment service Toss becomes Korea’s newest unicorn after raising $80M
Payment service Toss becomes Korea’s newest unicorn after raising $80M

South Korea has got its third unicorn startup after Viva Republica, the company beyond popular payment app Toss, announced it has raised an $80 million round at a valuation of $1.2 billion. This ...

Dramatic abort derails Delta 4 spy satellite launch
Dramatic abort derails Delta 4 spy satellite launch

Last Updated Dec 9, 2018 5:20 PM EST An attempt to launch a classified National Reconnaissance Office spy satellite atop a heavy-lift Delta 4 rocket at Vandenberg Air Force Base northwest of Los Angel...

Ex-Google researcher says stopping leaks now company's top priority, engineer had nasty message for leakers
Ex-Google researcher says stopping leaks now company's top priority, engineer had nasty message for leakers

A former senior Google employee who resigned in protest over the company’s plan for a censored search engine in China has said that despite the numerous controversies surrounding the tech g...

Amazon reportedly targets airports for checkout-free store expansion
Amazon reportedly targets airports for checkout-free store expansion

Travelers may soon see Amazon’s cashier-less, high-tech store format at airports. According to the Reuters exclusive report, the online retail giant has been evaluating top U.S. airports as...

Titanic: The untold story
Titanic: The untold story

In 1985 oceanographer and Naval Reserve commanding officer Robert Ballard stunned the world when he found the Titanic. But how he did it remained a highly-classified U.S. government Cold War secret fo...

The death of once high-flying VC funds
The death of once high-flying VC funds

They all started with the best of intentions. Formation 8 talked about bringing “smart enterprise” to the corporate world. Social Capital talked about how to “fix capitalism” a...

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