Marketwatch Project Syndicate: Why tax cuts for the rich solve nothing 2017-07-27T12:45:28.000000000+00:00 Cutting taxes on corporations and the wealthy won’t solve any of our nation’s problems, writes Joseph Stiglitz. AstraZeneca’s late-stage trial failure sends its shares down 16% and Bristol-Myers, Merck stocks seesawing 2017-07-27T12:43:14.000000000+00:00 The three pharmaceutical companies are competing to be leaders in treating lung cancer. Economic Report: U.S. jobless claims climb 10,000 to 244,000 2017-07-27T12:37:19.000000000+00:00 The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits rose in late July but remained near the lowest level in decades, mirroring a red-hot labor market that shows little sign of cooling. Economic Report: Boeing bonanza: Durable-goods orders soar 6.5% in June 2017-07-27T12:34:52.000000000+00:00 Orders for durable or long-lasting U.S. goods soared in June to a three-year high, but the gain was mostly a mirage: a summer bonanza for Boeing accounted for nearly the entire gain. Capitol Report: Wasserman Schultz kept paying aide suspected of stealing House computers | 10 governors slam Obamacare ‘skinny repeal’ 2017-07-27T12:33:37.000000000+00:00 Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz kept paying an aide suspected of stealing House computers; governors slam the ‘skinny repeal’ of Obamacare; the CBO finds the bill would boost the number of uninsured; and more. The Tell: Donald Trump is winning the currency cold war: Pimco 2017-07-27T12:24:19.000000000+00:00 The Trump administration’s trade bullying “has killed the dollar bull,” says Pimco’s Joachim Fels. Key Words: How Congressman Buddy Carter got the whole country looking up the phrase ‘snatch a knot’ 2017-07-27T12:13:25.000000000+00:00 Expressing befuddlement — and engendering it at the same time — over the Senate’s failure to pass, as yet, any of its several legislative efforts to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Buddy Carter, a Georgia Republican, had a colorful strategy Key Words: Trump puts his hands together for ‘the late, great Abraham Lincoln’ 2017-07-27T12:12:16.000000000+00:00 Can he have really said, you might have wondered, what he’s being quoted as saying? The answer is yes. Verbatim: Earnings Outlook: Starbucks earnings: Well-positioned for global growth, but same-store sales a concern 2017-07-27T12:11:19.000000000+00:00 Experts think Starbucks is well-positioned to expand its international footprint and expect same-store sales to grow in the long-term Key Words: Graham says Trump is showing weakness in unilateral public spat with Sessions 2017-07-27T12:10:34.000000000+00:00 You know who doesn’t love seeing a conservative, Southern former senator subjected to disrespectful treatment on the public stage? A conservative, Southern current senator, for one.