Financial news on October 07, 2017
Business and Financial news
The country has spent about $222 billion on renewable energy subsidies, often from higher electricity bills. But emissions are stuck at roughly 2009 levels. Read more..
The making of an open secret. Read more..
Desperate for hard currency to keep their operations afloat, diplomats from the so-called hermit kingdom smuggle liquor, drugs, cars and guns — and engage in more mundane activities. Read more..
Ms. Bloom had been counseling the Hollywood mogul, who faces sexual harassment allegations, but was rebuked by at least two board members, including his brother, Bob Weinstein. Read more..
When labor markets tighten, wages are expected to rise. But in recent years, as unemployment has fallen below 5 percent in the United States, wages have not been increasing as fast as in the past. Economists debate the reasons; workers grapple wit... Read more..
The company was struggling before a New York Times investigation found the entertainment mogul had paid off multiple harassment accusers. Now it’s in serious trouble. Read more..