The latest progressive economic policy is designed to stabilize the US labor market — and it looks a lot like the military
The US already pays for labor in the military by offering a competitive wage. A jobs guarantee would look similar, but focus on more than defense.
The Equifax hack proved China is trying to steal your stuff — and America's political dysfunction is letting them take it
OPINION: If our political system weren't so broken, companies like Equifax might actually have security in place to prevent a Chinese military hack.
Biden flopped disastrously in Iowa and New Hampshire. If he wants to keep Bernie Sanders from the nomination, he should pull the plug on his 2020 run.
The New Hampshire primary probably won't tell us who will be the Democratic nominee, but that might be a good thing for the party
Speculation over the outcome in New Hampshire is at a fever pitch, but the primary results may tell us less than you'd think.
Increasing taxes on the wealthy was the favored method of raising revenue among the Founding Fathers and we could learn from those ideas.
Investors who have been stunned by Tesla's stock-price surge need to keep a key vulnerability in mind
Investors have discounted Tesla's total exposure to the still-tiny electric vehicle market and have argued that it deserves a tech valuation.
OPINION: Half of corporate investment-grade bonds are one notch above junk, and a lack of investment in productivity could be to blame.
The consolidation of innovation among a few firms is an acceptable and desirable way for the economy to develop.
Trump loves to bask in the reflected glory of veterans, but he has no use for them once they don't conveniently fit in with his preferred narrative.
Trump is trying to use good economic data to hang on to his spot in the Oval Office, but the US economy isn't working for many Americans.
NYU Professor Scott Galloway says the Iowa caucus is 'damaging and irrational,' and calls for the caucuses to be reordered or eliminated
"So, who has influence over the most influential people in the world? Old white people. Specifically, about 171,000 of them."
Payday lending is a predatory industry that penalizes vulnerable Americans in exchange for huge profits. Here's how we can break this vicious cycle.
The Iowa fiasco exposes the need for Democrats to get rid of the caucuses and overhaul the presidential nomination process
The Iowa caucus was a mess. It's time to move towards open primaries in every state and a different order for future presidential primaries.
I am sorry we had to wait less than 24 hours for Iowa caucus results. Maybe calm down and go get a coffee or something?
While the details of the Iowa caucuses may confused non-Americans, the first votes in the 2020 presidential race reaffirm our commitment to democracy.
James Kwak argues that the Democratic Party's four-decade descent into neoliberalism has imperiled the world. Is it too late to turn the party around?
WeWork is the perfect example of why employees should not expect our workplaces to meet every physical, social, and spiritual need
Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann said millennials want "more from their work than just a job." But the company's collapse shows why that is a bad idea.
The UK will allow Huawei to build out some of its 5G telecom systems. Consider it another blow to Trump's foreign-policy "strategy."
'Never Trump' Republicans should stop giving advice to the 2020 Democrats and focus on fixing their own party
Conservative pundits keep suggesting ways the Democrats can be more palatable to Republican voters. Maybe they should look in the mirror first.
Anyone with basic knowledge of Keynes and Laffer could've predicted what was just confirmed by GDP: Trump's tax cuts did nothing for the US economy.
Bernie Sanders' and Elizabeth Warren's plans to cancel student debt won't solve the real problem with college loans
The progressive 2020 Democrats' plans to make $1.6 trillion disappear still keeps a broken system in place for another student-loan-debt bubble.
Bernie Sanders plan to reshape employment includes an under-the-radar idea that would be a huge win for American workers
Bernie Sanders plan to end at-will employment would help rebalance the scales between workers and large corporations.
The Dow is close to breaking through 30,000, but the impending stock-market record should worry investors
Trump will no doubt celebrate the stock market's seemingly impending record, but there are plenty of reasons to worry about the market and US economy.
The push by Warren and Sanders to rid the government of Wall Street alums could end up being a mistake
The desire of Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders to rid the Federal Reserve and financial-regulation roles of Wall Street alums is shortsighted.
Trump's stumbles with a huge, traditionally-Republican religious group could cause him major problems in 2020
Mormon voters aren't as enthusiastic about Trump as they typically are for a GOP candidate. That could give Trump a headache in the 2020 election.
China planned to cool the property market and make sure too much debt didn't build up in the economy in 2020. The Wuhan Virus could ruin all that.
The climate crisis has already wreaked havoc on the US. Here's how we should start getting ready for the next disaster.
The federal government has abandoned the fight against combat climate change, but local governments and companies can try to make up that shortfall.
Democrats have an opportunity to reshape the balance of power in Washington if they focus on more than just beating Trump
While the 2020 presidential election is important, Democrats should look to take back state houses instead of just being Donald Trump.
The business executives at Davos seem to have embraced President Trump, and in doing so turned their backs on everything they purport to stand for.
Sanders campaigned vigorously for Clinton after she clinched the 2016 Democratic nod after a nasty primary battle where both sides slung dirt.
Are people retiring earlier or later? Both are true — and it says a lot about the youngest generations entering and defining the workforce
Retiring isn't always about money. Younger generations are defining retirement on their own terms, choosing early retirement or to keep working.
Impeaching a president was historic, but after Trump's it may become a commonplace political practice.
Trump's trade deal has an enforcement mechanism, but whether the deal survives hangs on whether or not that mechanism is used in "good faith."
Whether it's Trump or Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, politicians keep getting it wrong when it comes to the US economy
Trump says stock records prove the economy is great. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thinks it's terrible for normal people. They're both wrong — and right.
Media malpractice and political opportunism recklessly panicked the public. New prohibitions are already producing drug-war-like results.
It's time for business executives and CEOs to go beyond talking about climate change and take concrete steps to addressing the crisis.
Career coach Felix Maria Arnet says that employees should claim their rights and not be afraid of getting fired for it.
The political future of Trump acolytes such as Donald Trump Jr. will be the final test of whether the president has totally taken over the GOP.
"Henrys" — millennials who earn six figures but still feel broke — can blame their lavish lifestyle and economic consequences for not building wealth.
With both Iran and China, the Trump administration's policies have left the US right where it started — but with a lot more hostility.
Comedian Adam Carolla's new documentary accidentally reveals that a lot of conservative 'free-speech warriors' are just free-speech tourists
"No Safe Spaces" rehashes left-wing campus "snowflake" outrages. It says nothing about President Donald Trump and conservative attacks on free speech.
The clashes at the US embassy in Iraq showed the dangers US diplomats face. The Trump budget shows how little he cares about their safety.
I spent 14 years at Goldman Sachs and now head up financial services at a $6 billion startup. Here are all the ways money and how we pay will transform in the coming decade.
Junta?Nakai, global industry leader for financial services at Databricks, offers his predictions for how money will look and feel in the 2020s.
The affiliate industry has long been seen as a thing of the past, but its business model, where businesses are paid for driving transactions, is the future.
The consequences of Trump's decision to assassinate an Iranian general could make the incompetence of his administration too catastrophic to ignore.
Trump's decision to kill Iranian Gen. Soleimani was a mistake that will make Americans and the world less safe
The US strike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani ends any hope of diplomacy between the countries and will lead to retaliation from Tehran.
For 10 years the country has discouraged more than encouraged new businesses to get started. That needs to change, following Tesla's example.
President Trump and the GOP promised their tax cuts would drive business investment and economic growth. Instead, companies kept the windfall.
I haven't ruled out future Tesla ownership, of course. There's a pretty good chance I'll own one in the next decade. But not this time around.
Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan is a nightmare for the country's justice system — and the ousted Nissan exec may now be looking to put that system on trial
Ghosn is an auto-industry celebrity who should now have the opportunity to tell his side of the story in detail.