Amazon’s business model is inhumane and unsustainable

Amazon’s business model is inhumane and unsustainable

With Britain experiencing its worst cost-of-living crisis in decades due to high inflation and soaring energy prices, hundreds of workers at an Amazon AMZN, -1.57% warehouse in Coventry, England, demanded a wage increase this month. If their demands are not met, they plan to strike in November, just before Black Friday and the holiday shopping … Read more

The IRS must exercise caution when spending its new cash reserves.

The IRS must exercise caution when spending its new cash reserves.

The Internal Revenue Service finds itself in an unusual financial situation. Persistent operational issues at the IRS, as well as contentious enforcement provisions in the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act, put the IRS under the microscope and in the crosshairs of America’s fractious politics. To avoid serious harm to tax administration and diminished trust in … Read more

What investors should know about October’s complicated stock-market history

What investors need to know about October’s complicated stock-market history

While September lived up to its reputation as a brutal month for stocks, October is known as a “bear-market killer,” with historically strong returns, particularly during midterm election years. However, October is also associated with historic market drops. Skeptics warn investors that negative economic fundamentals could overwhelm seasonal trends as the worst period for equities … Read more