Reports from the first half of 2017 show corporations and special-interest groups weighing in on key provisions of Trump’s new tax framework.
New Mexico taxpayers have forked over millions of dollars to private equity and hedge fund managers in the past five years, but the state refuses to disclose the full amount it has paid.
It's a candidate's market, and for those with the most in-demand skills, that means not only higher pay but fewer hours and more flexibility, says a new study.
A year and a half after the Panama Papers leak hit headlines across the globe, the country's finance minister sat down with IBT to discuss what his department has been doing since then to clean up Panama's reputation on the world stage and keep the use of secretive tax havens in check.
As Amazon awaits bids from cities and states hoping to house its new headquarters — and lavish the company with subsidies and tax credits — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper hired the e-commerce giant's lobbyist.
Panamanian Finance Minister Dulcidio De La Guardia said the country's president was free of conflict of interest as his administration prosecuted the firm at the heart of the Panama Papers, despite that one of the firm's founders is the president's former adviser and friend.
With the help of a prominent firm whose lobbyists have represented Blue Cross and Blue Shield, AbbVie, AmeriHealth and Johnson & Johnson, among others, Colorado's governor is selling his Obamacare reforms to Congress.
Years after the Obama administration's EPA adjusted its renewable energy laws to favor the refinery owned by private equity firm Carlyle Group, the former president made a stop at the company's recent conference as part of his paid speaking tour this year.
So far, 16 Senate Democrats have promised to sponsor the Medicare-for-All bill, but party colleagues who received the most cash from the health insurance industry have refused to back the legislation.
In financial filings before the hack, Equifax expressed worries of a data breach, and the possibility that the company’s "insurance may not be adequate to compensate us" for an associated business loss.
Using fintech tools to monitor your finances may lead consumers to avoid overdraft penalties and interest payments, according to a new study. But it also can lure younger users into unnecessary spending and credit card usage.
Using the notorious Panama Papers and a similar leak of information on clients of the British bank HSBC, researchers in the U.S. and Scandinavia found that the wealthier households are, the more likely they are to hide money in nations like Switzerland and the Cayman Islands — making inequality appear less extreme than it is in reality.
Daniel Golden — the author of "The Price of Admission," which pointed out the somewhat sketchy history of Jared Kushner's Harvard acceptance — spoke to IBT about the repercussions of preferential treatment for legacy students, in light of a recent eyebrow-raising survey from the university's newspaper.
As responders dealt with the crisis at the Arkema chemical plant in Texas, the Washington D.C. Circuit Court denied environmental groups' attempts to keep the EPA from delaying a rule on chemical disclosures and emergency preparedness.
With student debt and an evolving job market, the paths to socioeconomic mobility may not be as straightforward as they once were, as two recent studies show.
Chicago's parking meters, Texas' State Highway 130, Virginia's Elizabeth River tunnels — where did they go wrong? Hint: The devil is in the (contractual) details.
Millennials aren't big-time credit card users, but a substantial portion have subprime credit, and face daunting obstacles on their way to a higher score.
Dozens of firms, many of them foreign, are hiring lobbyists to get an edge over rivals when it comes to the White House's infrastructure plans. Several of them have prior connections to the officials they're lobbying.
At various levels of government — federal agency leaders, state offices, Congress — individuals have taken steps to protect the pharmaceutical industry at the expense of sick consumers.
Millennials are having children prior to or even without marriage at historically high rates, and while greater cultural acceptance of different lifestyles may be a good thing, foregoing matrimony in a less-than-favorable economic environment may not be.