We may soon be able to make gasoline from thin air

In the not so distant future, when you fill up your car, you may be pumping gasoline made from air instead of fossil fuels. The technology to make this happen already exists. In the U.S., transportation accounts for nearly one-third …

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Everyone loves Paul Volcker. Everyone is wrong.

If you’re looking for an emblem of old-school good government, many people from both sides of the aisle would point to Paul Volcker. As chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1979 to 1987, Volcker oversaw a massive interest rate hike …

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White House calls for end of electric vehicle subsidies

National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow on Monday said the White House wants to put an end to subsidies for electric cars and renewable energy sources. Under federal law, consumers who purchase plug-in electric vehicles receive tax credits worth $2,500 …

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Trump’s underwhelming trade truce

President Trump’s trade war with China is on hold. Whether this turns into a genuine armistice or just a momentary ceasefire remains to be seen. America and China have been in economic combat for months. President Trump imposed 10 percent …

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Qatar announces surprise plan to quit OPEC in January

On Monday, Qatar unexpectedly announced it will withdraw from OPEC in January to focus on developing its massive liquified natural gas (LNG) reserves and boosting oil production above approved quotas. OPEC’s de facto leader, Saudi Arabia, cut ties with Qatar …

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Trump signs a ‘new NAFTA’ deal with Mexico and Canada

President Trump, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday signed the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA), a new trade deal Trump has sought to replace NAFTA. Despite the signing ceremony on the sidelines of …

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The proper way to email your boss

Here are three of the week’s top pieces of financial advice, gathered from around the web: Make your résumé longer The conventional wisdom on résumés is dead wrong, said Mark Abadi at Business Insider​. Invariably, the advice is to keep …

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Michelle Obama is already 2018’s bestselling author

Michelle Obama can now add “best-selling author” to her very long resume. Obama’s political memoir Becoming debuted just over two weeks ago. But it’s already sold 3.4 million copies, surpassing every other hardcover released this year to become 2018’s bestseller, …

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