If Capital One is allowed to acquire Discover, it’ll gain access to a government loophole allowing it to raise prices and reduce competition.
Plus, the lost Richard Lewis interview, a huge sale in D.C., a long-forgotten anniversary, and the unfortunate return of Arthur Laffer.
As efforts mount to finally tax private universities’ massive endowment funds, wealthy institutions are fighting back.
Plus, the truth about your credit cards, the scourge of our distraction economy, Honest Abe’s dying wish, banning your right to cold beer, and much more.
Financial institutions are doing everything they can to prevent consumers from shopping around for better banking options.
Economist Hal Singer on Team Biden’s refusal to aggressively tackle rising prices — and why we’re all worse off because of it.
The nation’s biggest banks are netting big profits from rising interest rates while ripping off everyone else.
A right-wing operative cashes in on convincing liberals that he’s the cure for the despair he sowed.
The Biden administration is getting bad data and bad advice — but there’s a way out.
Biden promised to build back better, but even as the economy recovers, workers are being left behind.