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Global Chip Shortage Challenges Biden’s Hope for Manufacturing Revival

WASHINGTON — President Biden came into office with plans to help the economy recover from the coronavirus pandemic and spur a domestic manufacturing revival...

Change by the Plateful: Covering Restaurants in a Pandemic

It still took a few weeks before I wrote any reviews. At first, I worried that any opinion of mine would be unfair when...

Biden and the Fed Leave 1970s Inflation Fears Behind

Economists have struggled to understand the phenomenon, but they largely think inflation is being held down by a cocktail of aging demographics, changing consumer...

How a Minimum-Wage Increase Is Being Felt in a Low-Wage City

When the wage went up, Ms. Parra said, she could more easily help with rent and pay the phone and cable bills at the...

Pizza Was the Restaurant Hero of 2020

A few times a week, Elizabeth Reninger ambles to a pizza restaurant near her job for lunch. She orders the same thing every time:...

Biden Appointments Signal a Trade Approach That Hews to the Left

The team will also have to decide what to do about the legacy of higher trade barriers and large tariffs on a variety of...

The Fed Chair Is Worried About Getting People Back to Work

As some prominent economists fret that the government might overdo its pandemic response and prompt prices to shoot higher, the nation’s top inflation fighter...

Do Fed Policies Fuel Bubbles? Some See GameStop as a Red Flag

Before it fueled the run-up in GameStop’s stock, WallStreetBets, the Reddit message board, had another claim to fame: It helped popularize a series of...

‘We Are Forgotten’: Grocery Workers Hope for Higher Pay and Vaccinations

HAC, the Oklahoma company that owns Cash Saver and Homeland, is employee-owned. Its chief executive, Marc Jones, said the initial hero pay last year...

How the Pandemic Left the $25 Billion Hudson Yards Eerily Deserted

When Hudson Yards opened in 2019 as the largest private development in American history, it aspired to transform Manhattan’s Far West Side with a...

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Set to Become W.T.O.’s First Female Leader

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, an economist and former finance minister of Nigeria, appears set to become the next director general of the World Trade Organization, with...

How to Win at the Stock Market by Being Lazy

Many parts of the GameStop story — the wild swings over the last couple of weeks in shares of the video-game retailer and a...

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Global Action Is ‘Very Far’ From What’s Needed to Avert Climate Chaos

The global scientific consensus is clear: Emissions of planet-warming gases must be cut by nearly half by 2030 if the world is to have...

A Harvard Professor Called Wartime Sex Slaves ‘Prostitutes.’ One Pushed Back.

SEOUL, South Korea — The students and the survivor were divided by two generations and 7,000 miles, but they met on Zoom to discuss...