Posts From Lucy Harlow

Quest’s Profitable Moment Every year the World Economic Forum decides on a theme for its meeting of the world’s elite in Davos, Switzerland. Usually it’s highfalutin nonsense that no one understands and everyone ignores. But this year, I think, the

China’s exporters have had a blockbuster year. Exports to the United States surged 15% in 2017, helping push the country’s huge trade surplus with the U.S. to a new record, according to Chinese government data released Friday. The U.S. government

You can count JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon as another big fan of President Trump’s corporate tax cut — even though it cost his company more than $ 2 billion last quarter. Dimon called tax reform “a significant positive outcome

A bitcoin conference has stopped accepting the cryptocurrency because of “network congestion and manual processing”—that is, because taking bitcoin payments was too slow and labor-intensive. “We have, and always will, accept cryptocurrencies for our conferences, up to fourteen days before

Warren Buffett, the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (brk-a) widely venerated for his investing acumen, said Wednesday he is bearish on cryptocurrencies, and swore he would never buy Bitcoin. “In terms of cryptocurrencies, generally, I can say almost with certainty that

ExxonMobil is trying to turn the tables on its climate change opponents. The oil company said it’s the victim of a vast “conspiracy,” brought on by multiple cities and counties in California. San Francisco, Oakland and other municipalities have sued

Aston Martin is targeting a valuation of as much as 5 billion pounds ($ 6.8 billion) in a potential initial public offering of the British sports car maker, according to people familiar with the matter. The manufacturer has held preliminary

The Dow Jones hit another record high Thursday, reaching 25,000, up more than 25% from a year ago. It’s a milestone President Donald Trump was happy to trumpet on Twitter. But not everyone is celebrating unreservedly. Perhaps chief among those

The Trump administration may try to block potential plans by high-tax states including New York and California to shield residents from state and local tax break changes, according to White House economic adviser Gary Cohn. “I understand what they’re trying

A new year, a new high. Just four days into 2018, the Dow Jones industrial average passed the 25,000 milestone on Thursday amid strong economic reports and growing optimism about the new tax law. Buoyed by strong December private sector