Inventory Check: We Went to the Stores

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Heard on the Street is conducting an experiment to see how retailers’ claim that low inventory will mean less discounting is playing out.

Global Bond Markets: Into the Maelstrom

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The storm that battered bond markets in November doesn’t seem likely to abate just yet.

Chips Need a Nick, Not a Cut

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Semiconductor stocks are vulnerable after big run-up, but strong fundamentals remain.

Little Slack But Not Much Heat in Labor Market

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Unemployment hits nine-year low but modest wage growth shows there is still some slack in labor market.

Gawker Changes Tune on Decision to Publish Hogan Tape

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Gawker Media, which has long defended its right to publish a video that showed wrestler Hulk Hogan having sex, is now blaming the ensuing legal battle on a former editor.

U.S. Health Spending Rose Faster Than Expected in 2015

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U.S. health spending grew faster than expected in 2015 as consumers recovered from the economic downturn and the Affordable Care Act’s coverage provisions took hold, according to federal statistics released Friday.

U.S. to Forgive at Least $108 Billion in Student Debt in Coming Years

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The federal government is on track to forgive at least $108 billion in U.S. student debt in coming years, according to a GAO report that shows the Obama administration’s approach is proving costly.

United Tech CEO's Pilgrimage to Trump Tower Ends in Deal

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Greg Hayes’ pilgrimage to Trump Tower ended roughly two weeks of intensive talks between representatives of Vice President-elect Pence and United Technologies. Under the deal, the company will get $7 million over 10 years to keep jobs in Indiana.

Tax Rules on Corporate Inversions Face Uncertain Future

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The Treasury Department spent nearly three years reshaping international corporate transactions and deterring inversions. Now, all that work, capped with a crucial set of final rules in October, could come undone.

The Really Rich Got Richer, According to IRS's Top 400

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The total income reported on the top 400 individual tax returns rose 20% in 2014, according to Internal Revenue Service data released Thursday.

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