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President Trump has good reasons for thinking that the Federal Reserve is raising rates more than the economic situation warrants. But the Fed has good reasons for strongly signaling that it will keep raising rates for the foreseeable future.
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If you’re in the “wrong seat,” jump up but don’t jump to conclusions about what it means.
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Not many businesses would impose a price hike of 10 percent on their best-known product while cutting prices 29 percent on a similar but less-popular product. But the U.S. Postal Service is doing just that.
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(Matt McClain/The Post)
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If you think you’re immune to this stuff, you’re wrong. Detecting what’s fake in images and video is only getting harder.
Analysis
Laszlo Bock’s new venture makes software that acts like a digital personal coach, prodding managers to give employees a shout-out for helping their team or to ask workers what they’re looking forward to doing over the weekend.
Perspective
Many parents believe they have little to no obligation to pay the entire cost of college for their children
Paul Allen with a model of the Stratolaunch aircraft. (Bloomberg)
Paul Allen with a model of the Stratolaunch aircraft. (Bloomberg)
The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft was an aerospace enthusiast and Stratolaunch was to be his crowning achievement.
Analysis
For businesses that withdraw from “Davos in the Desert,” there are risks of hurting their ties with a wealthy sovereign investor. But the risk of being seen as standing by the Saudi government is also high, said reputation experts.

Efforts could affect billions of dollars in weaponry made by U.S. contractors.

The Mega Millions jackpot will draw players hoping to score the second-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.

The event is separate from the ‘Davos in the Desert’ financial summit that Mnuchin withdrew from on Thursday amid global outrage over the Saudi dissident journalist’s suspected death.

The move signals an attempt for the all-electric automaker to get back to business after months of controversy.

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No, it doesn’t design its products to need rapid replacement.

  • Harry McCracken
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Clegg will take over from Elliot Schrage and could put the company on a stronger footing in Europe.

The ride-sharing company took a $3.5B investment from Saudis in 2016.

As Americans dreamed of luxury, it became increasingly unattainable. Enter the lottery.

  • Jonathan D. Cohen
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  • 17 hours ago
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In the past year, prime memberships grew 8 percent -- the lowest annual rate in at least six years -- according to a new report.

More leadership changes could come as the next generation of executives puts its stamp on the private-equity firm.

Mnuchin’s withdrawal follows the disappearance of columnist Jamal Khashoggi, who Turkish investigators believe was killed inside a Saudi compound.

The 30-year fixed-rate average dropped to 4.85 percent.

Silicon Valley venture fund Allegis Cyber and Maryland-based cybertech incubator DataTribe have said they will relocate to Baltimore's Port Covington business center, hoping to build a national hub for technology jobs and innovation.

The upside to going seems small.

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