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Wyoming, Delaware, and Montana are the most entrepreneurial states of 2024 so far. It might be due to business-friendly taxes.

Wyoming, Delaware, and Montana lead the US in new business formations this year. Cheap costs and fa…

John Towfighi,Juliana Kaplan   


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Supply-chain hot spot Vietnam rolled out the red carpet for Putin, and the US is trying to act cool

The US is among Vietnam's largest trading partners, accounting for trade worth $111 billion in 2023.

Huileng Tan   


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Chinese retail giants tried to juice spending with iPhone and Lululemon discounts in an annual shopping bonanza

618 is seen as a key indicator of China's general retail temperature — and early results were…

Shubhangi Goel   


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Trump calls Biden's student-loan-forgiveness efforts 'vile' and suggests voters shouldn't count on that relief if they elect Trump

During a campaign speech in Wisconsin, former President Donald Trump said Biden's student-debt-canc…

Ayelet Sheffey   


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The US debt will surge to $56 trillion in the next 10 years as government spending outpaces revenues

The federal debt is on track to soar 64% over the next decade, notching $56 trillion, according to …

Jennifer Sor   


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Gen Z and millennial NEETS are on the rise many say they'd rather do nothing than be unhappy at work

A subculture of young NEETs — those not in employment, education, or training — are hap…

Lindsay Dodgson   


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More rich countries worried about the dollar want to buy gold

A World Gold Council survey found a record share of central banks from advanced economies planned t…

Huileng Tan   


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Job creation remains India’s top economic challenge, per experts polled by Reuters. How can the government resolve this?

India may be the world’s fastest-growing major economy, but dealing with its chronic unemployment w…

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Germany and Italy are the biggest climate laggards in Europe, study finds

Germany and Italy could be forced to spend an upwards of €15 billion on carbon credits to comply wi…

Catherine Boudreau   


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The global spike in luxury handbags, shoes, and clothing sales could be coming to an end due in part to China's 'luxury shaming,' study finds

Global sales growth for luxury goods is expected to slow this year, per a Bain & Compnay report. "L…

Jacob Zinkula   


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If you speed in Austria, the government can now confiscate your car and sell it

In other European countries, including Switzerland and Finland, speeders are fined a percentage of …

Eliza Relman   


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Millennials who can't afford to buy homes are helping make suburban Chicago and Miami the most competitive rental markets in the US

The pandemic-induced rise of remote work fueled competition in certain suburbs and Sunbelt cities, …

Eliza Relman   


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Mortgage rates have dipped below 7% — providing home buyers some much-needed relief

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell to below 7% for the first time since March.

Jacob Zinkula   


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America's 'cardboard-box recession' is finally over, BofA says

Demand in the cardboard packaging industry is recovering, putting an end to an under-the-radar rece…

Filip De Mott   


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Denver gave people experiencing homelessness $1,000 a month. A year later, nearly half of participants had housing.

Participants in Denver's basic income program received up to $1,000 a month. They became more housi…

Allie Kelly,Noah Sheidlower   


Jacob Zinkula   


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Millennials are losing their cool

The problem with millennials isn't skinny jeans or ankle socks. It's that aging is terrifying.

Emily Stewart   


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Uber and Lyft riders explain why they do and don't tip their drivers — who only get tips a quarter of the time

Some Uber and Lyft riders consistently tip 20%, noting tips help drivers out significantly, while o…

Noah Sheidlower,Jacob Zinkula   


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Shadowy middlemen are giving Russia access to old Western tech left over in countries like China and Turkey

Russian manufacturers wouldn't be able to meet demand without these second-hand supplies, a think t…

Filip De Mott   


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The Fed could tip the US into recession if it waits too long to cut rates, Mohamed El-Erian says

The longer the Fed waits to start lowering rates, the more catchup it'll have to play later, which …

Filip De Mott   


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Gen Z wants jobs that help solve the climate crisis but has no idea how to get them

Only 1 in 20 Gen Z workers have the "green" skills companies are looking for, a LinkedIn analysis f…

Catherine Boudreau   


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There's a huge pay raise on the way for clean energy workers

The Treasury Department unveiled a new rule that says developers could get bigger tax credits if th…

Juliana Kaplan   


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An Arkansas county doesn't want families to move. It's offering them up to $50,000 to build or renovate their homes.

Mississippi County, Arkansas is offering new and existing residents up to $50,000 toward their drea…

Allie Kelly