Sharing It: When It’s Time for Giving, Some People Circle Around
So-called giving circles are on the rise — partly because there’s power in numbers, and partly to combat the isolation that can stem from too much...
Women Who Become Widows Are Faring Better Financially
Taking more responsibility for financial well-being early on can benefit women who must manage money alone after the death of a spouse.
Buying to Last: Back to a Bygone Era
In an age when almost everything is disposable, some environmentally conscious consumers — and some businesses — are turning to long-lasting,...
Pfizer to Raise Prices on 41 Drugs
Pfizer plans to resume its practice of raising drug prices early next year after bowing to pressure from President Trump over the summer when the...
Food Regulators to Share Oversight of Cell-Based Meat
U.S. food regulators agreed on a framework for regulating meat grown from animal cells, moving the emerging technology closer to consumers’ dinner...
Companies Start to Sweat Prospect of No-Deal Brexit as Deadline Looms
With Prime Minister Theresa May’s government in turmoil over the terms of a Brexit pact, the prospect of “no deal” is getting real—spooking firms...
PG&E Shares Surge on Hopes of State Support
Shares of PG&E opened sharply higher on investor hopes that California officials would move to rescue the utility from wildfire-related liabilities...
'I Was Hoping to Be Retired': The Cost of Supporting Parents and Adult Children
More Americans find themselves housing two generations simultaneously, just when they thought they could kick back and retire. Instead, they face...
Brazil Signals Hawkish Approach on Its Big Budget Deficit
Brazil’s president-elect has put together a team of fiscal hawks to lead the economy, winning cautious approval from markets worried about the...
Actual Silicon Valley Startup Gets Inspiration From HBO's 'Silicon Valley' Startup
Richard Hendricks’s Pied Piper, which is realistic but fictional, has inspired a real company, WaveOne, to perfect the technology from the show; ‘a...
What's the Next Big Thing in Tech? It's Up to Us
How quickly we’ll see flying cars, robot workers, data-privacy rules, Chinese world domination and the end of car ownership depends less on the...
Nvidia Grapples With Cryptocurrency Miners' Exit
The previous stockpiling habits of cryptocurrency miners have left Nvidia to battle with excess graphics-card inventory.