If Microsoft Corp.'s antitrust ordeal is at all analogous — over three years from suit to settlement — it could be a long time before the outcome of all this is known.
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The pace of workers coming back into offices is more of a trickle than a flood, leading to tenants choosing not to renew leases and skyrocketing vacancy rates.
There's been a lot of talk about the U.S. experiencing a K-shaped recovery, with large companies and the rich recovering while smaller companies and lower-paid service workers struggle. But this divide also shows up in the way Americans are shopping. July personal spending data confirmed ...
The grip that hierarchies have on all sorts of organizations was already breaking down. The pandemic has sped up the process.
Coming of age in a world full of "now hiring" signs, today's youngest voters could view capitalism much more fondly.
The country needs more babies, but the dense cities that sprung up during industrialization make that difficult.
Think back to 2009: The West was in no condition to take on expensive projects.