Senate Passes Climate Bill. The Rush to Renewable Energy Is On.

The climate and tax package passed by the Senate on Sunday will unlock some $370 billion in funding for clean energy and accelerate a historic shift in how the world is powered. Along with a parallel initiative in Europe, the bill could trigger private investments that reach into the trillions. The transition to renewable energy … Read more

10 Companies That Would Take a Hit From a 15% Minimum Corporate Tax

Text size Nvidia has had a 4.7% tax rate and average pretax profit of $4.8 billion. Here, a cryptocurrency mining rig is equipped with Nvidia Geforce GPU at the Thailand Crypto Expo 2022. Andre Malerba/Bloomberg Democrats proposed lifting the corporate tax rate to help fund their climate and healthcare package, and if the tax remains part … Read more

‘I’m being taken advantage of by my own husband’: I pay all the bills and gave the down payment for our home, and all he does is buy stuff and contribute to his 401(k)

I’m being taken advantage of by my own husband. I have been married for almost 10 years. When my husband and I were first married, he convinced me to stop working after the first year or so, which I regret. A couple of years ago my mom died, leaving me a very small inheritance of … Read more

How to save money on summer cooling bills as energy prices rise

A pedestrian uses an umbrella to get some relief from the sun as she walks past a sign displaying the temperature on June 20, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. Ralph Freso | Getty Images Tips for efficient energy use Most cooling systems use electricity, so making sure your home is running as efficiently as possible can … Read more

Berkshire Hathaway: Live Coverage of the Annual Shareholders Meeting

OMAHA, Neb.—The Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting is back in person for 2022, after a two-year pandemic hiatus moved the so-called “Woodstock for Capitalists” online. Warren Buffett addressed the company’s massive stock purchases in the first quarter, the performance of its collection of businesses, and added his signature folksy anecdotes and life advice. Tens of … Read more

Oil Prices Are Surging⁠—and Pipeline Stock Dividends Are Rising. Here’s How to Play It.

Sanctions on Russia are upending global energy markets, pushing up crude oil above $100 a barrel and sending U.S. gasoline prices to an average $4.30 a gallon, up nearly 50% in the last year. It has also turned the energy sector into a superstar this year. Of the 11 sectors in the S&P 500, energy … Read more

U.S. stock futures pare deeper losses after Russia shelling sparks fire at Ukraine nuclear plant

U.S. stock-index futures were lower on Friday, but pared deeper losses after reports that Russian shelling had caused a fire at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, raising fears of an unprecedented nuclear disaster. Ukraine officials later said the fire, in a training building of the facility, had been extinguished. How are stock index-futures trading? Dow … Read more