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Bank Profits Climb in Growing Economy but Lending Doesn’t Keep Pace

JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and PNC all reported another quarter of healthy profits on Friday. Loan growth isn’t keeping up. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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Bay Area: Join us 7/11 to learn what the law has to say about the gig economy

Enlarge / Headquarters of car-sharing technology company Uber in the South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood of San Francisco, California, October 13, 2017. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) In early May 2018, a California Supreme Court ruled that it is now harder … Continue reading

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The Political Economy of Freedom of Speech in the Second Gilded Age

We are now well into America’s Second Gilded Age. The First Gilded Age was the era of industrial capitalism that begins in the 1870s and 1880s and continued through the first years of the 20th century, ultimately giving way to … Continue reading

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Why Retaining Older Women in the Workforce Will Help the U.S. Economy

Knowledge@Wharton: “In this opinion piece, researchers Amy Lui Abel and Diane Lim of The Conference Board explain why demographic and economic trends provide an opportunity for older women to expand their role in the labor market. Several female-dominated occupations — … Continue reading

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The Global Economy Has a ‘Trilemma.’ There’s a Way to Fix That: DealBook Briefing

Italy, the U.S. and others face some inescapable tensions in world trade and national sovereignty. But compromises exist that can ease those issues. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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