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Real Time Economics: Inflation, the Economy and Treasury Yields | Mr. Macron Goes to Washington | $25K Bonuses on the Railroad

This is the web version of the WSJ’s daily economic newsletter. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Good morning! Today we look at rising U.S. Treasury yields, French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Washington, the end game for Nafta negotiations, and the latest sign of a tight labor …

Economy

TV Buying Guide

We’ve spent hundreds of hours researching and testing TVs to find the best for any room and budget. If you have no idea where to start, this guide …

Televisions

iPhone X Vs iPhone 8 Plus: What's The Difference?

Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are now available and have key strengths and weaknesses, but the biggest question for many users is not <i>‘iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus?’</i> but whether they should wait (and save up) for the attention grabbing iPhone X?<p>When compared to the iPhone 8 there are clear …

Mobile Technology

How Americans spend money at every age

What is a typical American budget? It depends—the more we have, the more we spend. The biggest spike in spending comes when our earnings make their …

Spending: How do you stack up?

Life is pricey, no doubt. We all have expenses we face month in and month out: mortgage or rent, cable and internet service, the day care bill. So …

The Market Really Is Different This Time

Small-time investors are moving away from stock-market euphoria, not toward it<p>The market has hit Dow 22000 not because of the individual investors Wall Street calls “the dumb money” but in spite of them. Over the past month, small investors have pulled $17 billion out of U.S. stock mutual funds and …

Stock Markets

The true cost of renting a place

Housing costs are usually your biggest expense, so it’s easy to get overextended. Determine how much rent you can afford and how to plan for …

Apple’s New Campus: An Exclusive Look Inside the Mothership | WIRED

One More Thing<p>Inside Apple’s Insanely<p>Great (or Just Insane)<p>New Mothership<p>Inside Apple’s Insanely Great (or Just Insane) New Mothership<p>by Steven Levy …

Foster and Partners

I don't need Dropbox anymore, and it's all Google's fault

I discovered something shocking this morning. Fumbling around inside my phone in search of some notes from CES, I realized I hadn't used the Dropbox app since I changed phones a month ago.<p><i>A whole month without Dropbox</i>.<p>For close to a decade, the first app I've installed on any new device has been …

Apps

The TV Is Hard to Hear---but You Can Fix That

This is a safe space for tech troubles, so I’m not embarrassed to share: I have a hard time hearing voices on my TV. I had to turn on subtitles just to follow “Westworld.” (Even with them, I’m still not entirely sure what happened.)<p>Mishearing the TV can be a sign of hearing loss, but ears aren’t …

Audiophile

How to track down an old retirement account

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I worked for a company during the late 1990s. When I left, I had a 401(k) worth approximately $10,000. I recently found an old 401(k) statement and called the plan administrator. I was told my company's accounts had been transferred to another plan administrator in 2008. I called the new …

The Next Big Blue-Collar Job Is Coding

When I ask people to picture a coder, they usually imagine someone like Mark Zuckerberg: a hoodied college dropout who builds an app in a feverish …

'The building creaks and sways': life in a skyscraper

From Chicago to Dubai, Manchester to Melbourne, our cities are climbing above the clouds. What’s it like to live on the 64th floor? Simon Usborne reports<p>Manhattan’s avenues stretch north like tracks through a forest, eventually disappearing into Harlem. Below me, Central Park is laid out like a …

Skyscrapers

New Jamaica Plain townhouse includes 20-foot wall of glass

And heated garage<p>The 2,651-square-foot townhouse at 46 Forbes Street in Jamaica Plain’s Hyde Square area comes complete with a 20-foot partial wall of glass.<p>Developed by Boston-based Mangiacotti Design + Development, designed by RODE Architects, and listed by Arborview Realty, the new spread also …

Boston
Health Care

One of the top strategists in the world explains the wave of populism that's sweeping the globe and the role technology has played

Viktor Shvets is Macquarie's head of global equity strategy and Asia-Pacific equity strategy.<p>We recently spoke with him about Donald Trump and the wave of populism that's spreading around the world and what role technology has played.<p>This is part one of a series.<p><i>This interview was lightly edited</i> …

Economics

Urby's Jersey City skyscraper set to begin renting its 762 apartments

The 713-foot tower is one of the state’s tallest buildings<p>Urby is expanding its footprint beyond Staten Island, and making a new home further up north in Jersey City. Ironstate Development’s community-focused residential project is set to open its second location on Greene Street in Jersey City. …

Staten Island

TF Cornerstone's enormous Midtown West rental makes progress

The building will have 1,028 apartments when it’s complete<p>Work on Manhattan’s second-largest residential building has made significant progress in the last few months, construction site photos by <i>NYConstructionPhoto</i> have revealed. <i>New York Yimby</i> last chronicled TF Cornerstone’s massive development on …

Tribeca megamansion asking $97,500/month finally finds a renter

“Our suburb” is officially off the market<p>Pigs can’t fly, and hell hasn’t frozen over (as far as we know), but one of New York City’s most ridiculous townhouses finally has a taker. The Tribeca megamansion at 2 North Moore Street, also known as "our suburb" was on the rental market as recently as a …

Real Estate

Germ-killing dental implant has a heart of mouthwash

Typically, dental implants take the form of a false tooth with a titanium screw extending out the bottom. That screw goes into the bone, permanently …

Amazon's New Credit Card Primed To Disrupt Retail

In July 1995, when Amazon sold its first book, <i>Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies</i> by Douglas Hofstadter, few could have predicted the disruptions that would follow.<p>One-click purchasing. Drones. Amazon Prime. Amazon Go.<p>Yesterday, Amazon announced its latest benefit for Amazon Prime members: an …

Personal Finance

Inflation is on the way back in the rich world, and that is good news

IT WAS telling that Germany, a country with a phobia of rising prices, in the first week of 2017 reported a jump in inflation. Its headline rate rose …

Economics

Equipping people to stay ahead of technological change

WHEN education fails to keep pace with technology, the result is inequality. Without the skills to stay useful as innovations arrive, workers …

Education

6 Powerful Personal Finance Trends For 2017

It’s a new year and that means another opportunity to grow your investment portfolio, pay down debt and save for the future.<p>It’s also a time to reflect on the past year, and to assess what went right, what went wrong and what you can do better in your financial life.<p><i>6 Surefire Ways To Improve Your</i> …

Finance

A core part of the American dream has changed, and it helps explain why Trump won

President-elect Trump's election victory shocked the world, as he defied the odds (and the polls) to come out on top.<p>A lot has been written about how and why this happened, with some putting the shock election result down to Russian hackers or FBI Director James Comey.<p>One factor that hasn't been …

Housing Market
Retirement

What Health Care Can Learn from the Transformation of Financial Services

The U.S. healthcare system is undergoing a disruptive transformation as it shifts toward a value-based model that makes providers more accountable to their patients and payors. As players throughout the system scramble to adjust, they should look to the financial services industry which has …

Big Data

Amazon Go: The Power Of Clicks And Bricks

One of my very first jobs in high school was bagging groceries.<p>The job, I referred to then as a “courtesy clerk”, was one of the toughest jobs in retail. My daily routine started in the early hours and I would spend all day putting groceries in plastic bags and then wheeling them out to the …

eCommerce
Real Estate