Fair Game: Huge Bargains Like Bayer’s Usually Fail to Provide High Functionality

Fair Game

By GRETCHEN MORGENSON

A lot of people have explanation to celebrate the $ 56 billion bid by Bayer AG, the German pharmaceuticals giant, for Monsanto, the United States agribusiness company.

If the deal goes through, Monsanto’s executives and …

Financial Scene: Immigration Reform: Disparate Concepts, Disparate Futures

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Eduardo Porter

Eduardo Porter

Financial SCENE

If Donald Trump were to win the presidency and carry out his strident promise to construct an impregnable wall along the border with Mexico, both advocates and foes agree, it would turn the United States into …

Economic Scene: America’s Inequality Difficulty: True Revenue Gains Are Short and Hard to Find

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Eduardo Porter

Eduardo Porter

Economic SCENE

Operating households finally got a raise.

Early on Tuesday, the Census Bureau supplied some long-awaited very good news for the beleaguered functioning class: The income of the common American household perched on the middle rung of …