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Michael Wolff Says Trump Has Less Credibility Than ‘Anyone Who Has Ever Walked on Earth’

Michael Wolff Says Trump Has Less Credibility Than ‘Anyone Who Has Ever Walked on Earth’

Michael Wolff, the author of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” on the “Today” show. Mr. Wolff said that many of those close to the president told him the same thing: “They all say he is like a child.”

Trump Tax Cuts and the Economy: Time Will Tell, Maybe

Trump Tax Cuts and the Economy: Time Will Tell, Maybe

President Trump, in his State of the Union address, tied much of the economy’s strength to his sweeping tax bill. Economists are still debating the impact of Ronald Reagan’s 1986 tax legislation.

California Marijuana Start-Ups, Shut Out From Banks, Turn to Private Backing

California Marijuana Start-Ups, Shut Out From Banks, Turn to Private Backing

Carrie Tice, the founder of Octavia Wellness in San Francisco. She sells cannabis products marketed to elderly customers looking for alternatives to opioids for pain relief and better sleep.

Boom and Gloom: An Economic Warning for California

Boom and Gloom: An Economic Warning for California

Whether in recessions or booms, California’s economic cycles tend to be more volatile than overall national trends.

Bill Gross, Revered Fund Manager, Is Having a Year to Forget

Bill Gross, Revered Fund Manager, Is Having a Year to Forget

Bill Gross at Janus Capitol Group in 2016. Mr. Gross took an office with a full view of his former employer’s building in Newport Beach, Calif.

‘The Big Bang Theory,’ a Durable Hit for CBS, Will End in 2019

‘The Big Bang Theory,’ a Durable Hit for CBS, Will End in 2019

“The Big Bang Theory” has been one of the most popular TV shows since its debut in September 2007.

Facebook Should Consider a ‘Why Me?’ Button

Facebook Should Consider a ‘Why Me?’ Button

How can Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, respond to a growing list of problems? A good start might be explaining how and why users see certain ads and posts.

TV Anchors Agape After the Trump-Putin Appearance

TV Anchors Agape After the Trump-Putin Appearance

Jonathan Lemire of The Associated Press, at the Helsinki news conference Monday, asked President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia if he had compromising material on President Trump. Mr. Putin called it “nonsense.”

Singapore Cites Three Banks in Inquiry Into Malaysia’s 1MDB Fund

Singapore Cites Three Banks in Inquiry Into Malaysia’s 1MDB Fund

A branch of UBS in Singapore. The authorities have identified significant lapses in anti-money laundering controls in its local branches as part of a global inquiry into a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund.

In Hitting China on Trade, Trump Is Seen Neglecting U.S. Emerging Industries

In Hitting China on Trade, Trump Is Seen Neglecting U.S. Emerging Industries

President Trump’s aggressive trade policies against China are aimed at supporting failing U.S. industries, many economists say, while failing to bolster investment in emerging fields, like artificial intelligence.

Shake Shack’s Shares Could Hint at Overvaluation

Shake Shack’s Shares Could Hint at Overvaluation

Shake Shack's stock is now trading at more than four times its I.P.O. price.

Memo From the Boss: You’re a Vegetarian Now

Memo From the Boss: You’re a Vegetarian Now

“The headline has been ‘meat-free,’ but this is a much larger effort to develop personal accountability in our team,” Miguel McKelvey, the chief culture officer of WeWork, said of the company’s move toward vegetarian practices.

E.U. Membership Lets Britons Share Their Pain

E.U. Membership Lets Britons Share Their Pain

Mark J. Carney, governor of the Bank of England, said membership in the European Union offered Britain both benefits and challenges.

Bags of Cash and Stealthy Deliveries: How Pot Start-Ups Pay Taxes

Bags of Cash and Stealthy Deliveries: How Pot Start-Ups Pay Taxes

Tai Cheng, the chief operating officer for Aloha Green Apothecary, in Hawaii, a state where marijuana is legal for medicinal purposes, runs his company almost completely in cash.

Robots or Job Training: Manufacturers Grapple With How to Improve Their Economic Fortunes

Robots or Job Training: Manufacturers Grapple With How to Improve Their Economic Fortunes

Mike Steffel never went to college, instead finding low-paying factory jobs. Now he is an apprentice toolmaker, sponsored by his employer in a two-year certificate program, with a commitment to stay on for a year afterward.

Washington’s Fight Over Taxes Is Only Beginning

Washington’s Fight Over Taxes Is Only Beginning

A cotton gin at an agricultural cooperative in El Campo, Tex. The new tax law unintentionally gave agricultural cooperatives a big advantage over their larger competitors.


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