Wages stalled but costs haven’t, so people increasingly rent or finance what their parents might have owned outright. The unreachable goal for some: becoming a homeowner.
Paul VignaAll you need to achieve the American Dream is hard work - and maxed out credit cards. And student loans. And 7-yr auto loans. Oh, and forget about buying a house. wsj.com/articles/famil… via @WSJ
Facebook executive David Marcus told Congress this month that the proposed cryptocurrency could be a valuable tool, partly because of the vast amounts of information that will be generated about its users.
The Internal Revenue Service has begun sending letters to more than 10,000 cryptocurrency holders, warning about penalties for failing to report income and pay tax on transactions involving virtual currencies.
U.S. economic growth didn’t hit the Trump administration’s 2018 target of 3% or better after all, according to revised government data showing a slower pace of expansion in the final quarter than previously estimated.
Cryptocurrency investor Justin Sun, who paid a record $4.6 million in a charity auction to have lunch with Warren Buffett, abruptly postponed his meeting with the billionaire investor this week citing a health condition.
Starbucks said it is taking a stake in a digital technology company called Brightloom to speed up its offering of mobile ordering and payment options at its global stores to improve customer convenience.