Wealth

BEIJING — China’s consumption recovery from zero-Covid is getting off to a solid start – after a depressing fourth quarter. When Michelin-starred restaurant Rêver reopened Thursday from a Lunar New Year break, it was fully booked, said Edward Suen, chief operating officer of the Guangzhou venue. Reservations for the next three days were near capacity,
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Colorful cafe bars at the iconic Beale Street music and entertainment district of downtown Memphis, Tennessee. benedek | iStock | Getty Images Despite broad hikes in rental prices, competition is easing in some U.S. markets as inventory grows, according to a new report from national real estate brokerage HouseCanary. At the end of 2022, the
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Bill Gates spends a lot of his time sounding the alarm over existential global threats, like climate change and future pandemics. Yet the billionaire Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist says he’s still “very optimistic” about humanity’s future on Earth. Even with challenges facing current and future generations, Gates says anyone born in the next few decades
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Michelle Yeoh in “Everything Everywhere All at Once.” Source: imdb Few things are more frightening for everyday taxpayers than a possible IRS audit. But experts say tax exams may be different from what’s portrayed in the movies. In the Oscar-nominated film “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” a Chinese-American couple (played by Michelle Yeoh and Ke
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kate_sept2004 | E+ | Getty Images Tax season kicked off for individual filers Monday with a bigger IRS customer service team and enhanced technology as the agency begins to deploy its nearly $80 billion in funding.  Over the past several months, the IRS has hired 5,000 new customer service staff, aiming to “significantly increase” the
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Source: Getty Images If you made a Roth individual retirement account conversion in 2022, you may have a more complicated tax return this season, experts say.  The strategy, which transfers pretax or non-deductible IRA funds to a Roth IRA for future tax-free growth, tends to be more popular during a stock market downturn because you
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Every big idea likely has a few detractors at some point. Startups that become multibillion-dollar companies are no exception. Take Broadcast.com, the pioneering audiov streaming company that made Mark Cuban a billionaire. When Cuban and his friend Todd Wagner took over the company in 1995, it was one of the first streaming platforms in existence,
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Bill Oxford | E+ | Getty Images Despite falling inflation, many Americans are still struggling financially and will need their annual tax refund to help cover the basics.  Some 30% of Americans overall say they will rely on their tax refund to make ends meet, according to a survey released Wednesday by Credit Karma, which
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