Biden Signs Climate, Health Bill Into Law as Other Economic Goals Remain

WASHINGTON — President Biden signed into law a landmark tax, health and energy bill on Tuesday that takes significant steps toward fulfilling his goal to modernize the American economy and…

Economy and Business News: Latest Updates

Walmart announced a streaming partnership with Paramount ahead of its quarterly earnings.Credit…Justin Sullivan/Getty Images As prices on many goods have increased in recent months, even the most sophisticated retailers like…

Prosecutors Struggle to Catch Up to a Tidal Wave of Pandemic Fraud

In the midst of the pandemic the government gave unemployment benefits to the incarcerated, the imaginary and the dead. It sent money to “farms” that turned out to be front…

Moscow Opens Bond Trades to Foreigners From ‘Not Hostile’ Countries

Russia has taken another step to ease restrictions that it adopted to protect its economy and financial markets from sanctions and other consequences of its invasion of Ukraine. Beginning Monday,…

Falling Oil Prices Defy Predictions. But What About the Next Chapter?

When oil prices fall, many costs for industry and agriculture, including chemicals and fertilizer, generally follow. And shipping becomes more economical. But when they rise sharply, as they did in…

WeWork’s Adam Neumann Gets Backing from Andreesen Horowitz

WeWork’s founder is going residential Adam Neumann, the founder of WeWork, whose spectacular rise and fall has been chronicled in books, documentaries and a scripted television series, has a new…

Japan Bounces Back to Economic Growth as Coronavirus Fears Recede

TOKYO — Restaurants are full. Malls are teeming. People are traveling. And Japan’s economy has begun to grow again as consumers, fatigued from more than two years of the pandemic,…

I Was Skeptical of Baby Gear. Then I Became a Dad.

As annoying as it made me, I liked knowing about baby gear. My wife liked me knowing about baby gear. And I found, to my surprise, that learning about baby…

The Week in Business: Inflation Moderates

What’s Up? (Aug. 7-13) Prices Cool a Bit After months of prices that climbed higher and higher without any indication of letting up, last month brought some relief. New inflation…

Lawsuit Against Fox Is Shaping Up to Be a Major First Amendment Case

In the weeks after President Donald J. Trump lost the 2020 election, the Fox Business host Lou Dobbs claimed to have “tremendous evidence” that voter fraud was to blame. That…