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News analysis: It’s Official: The Trump Tax Cuts Didn’t Pay for Themselves in Year One

Federal tax revenues declined in 2018 while economic growth accelerated, undercutting the Trump administration’s insistence that the $1.5 trillion tax package would pay for itself.

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Q&A: Clean, Abundant Energy: Fusion Dreams Never End

In theory, hydrogen fusion may power the future. But there are substantial scientific hurdles yet to overcome.

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After a Market Swoon, Investors Are Seeking Safety

Recession fears have emerged despite strong job growth, making some investors wary of stocks and looking for havens in a turbulent start to 2019.

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Wealth Matters: ‘Deciding How to Decide’: Even the Rich Need Advice on Budgeting

The issue is not that they will run out of money. Rather, it’s figuring out their spending — and saving — priorities.

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The free service started after Equifax’s huge breach in 2017. Consumer advocates suggest placing a security freeze — not a lock — on credit files.

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Federal Shutdown’s Uneven Toll: Some Americans Are Devastated, Others Oblivious

As the shutdown approached record length, it was being felt by Americans in widely varying ways. For some, it is invisible; for others, it’s inescapable.

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In This Market, It May Be Time to Play Defense

After a long stretch of market woes, investors have many possible choices, ranging from complicated maneuvers to a classic response: doing nothing.

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Off the Shelf: A Book Says You Can Retire Early. But It Doesn’t Really Say How.

The author of a new book argues that you probably can retire far sooner than you think, but she leaves out a lot of details.

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As men leave animal agriculture for less gritty work, more ranches are being led by women — with new ideas about technology, ecology and the land.

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Despite past outperformance in down markets, investments in the health care industry have looked vulnerable amid uncertainty about American insurance.

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Stock market fluctuations are making some hearts in Silicon Valley flutter as they prepare their companies for initial public offerings.

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By carving the stock market into specialized slices, these funds may tempt shareholders to take imprudent risks in the quest for the next big thing.

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How 3 Funds Sidestepped a Market Thumping

Several top-performing funds outpaced their peers by betting on Latin American companies, real estate investment trusts and dividend-paying stocks.

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DealBook Briefing: Growing Unease Over Government Shutdown

President Trump headed to the border while the White House and Congress worked on solutions to reopen the government.

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Essay: I’ll Do Evil and I’ll Get Rich. You Can Have a Share.

Social media companies have made a big mistake, our columnist says. They have apologized for what they say are errors. He will proudly do bad things.

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For a While, Bond Funds Were an Exception to the Indexing Rule

Active bond funds were beating index funds until a market rally in December. Longer term, it’s even harder to make a strong case for the human touch.

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Real Estate Funds Have Been a Balm in a Stinging Market

They bet on properties as diverse as office buildings, warehouses, data centers and timberlands. And they’ve been outperforming the stock market.

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The Shift: Juul’s Convenient Smoke Screen

After making billions of dollars and joining forces with Big Tobacco, Juul is trying to reinvent itself as a public-health crusader.

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A Real-World Battle Over Dancing Avatars: Did Fortnite Steal the Floss?

Three performers are suing the makers of the video game Fortnite, saying it is selling their dance moves without their permission. Can they win?

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