Did Supreme Court Nominees Lie to Congress?

Photo: Sarah Silbiger / Getty Images One media narrative congealing after this week’s Supreme Court leak is that President Trump’s nominees lied to Congress by claiming they would not overturn the abortion precedent of Roe v. Wade. So allow us to check the tape — and explain why respecting past decisions does not bind the … Read more

DiDi Stock Plunges. An SEC Probe Has Alibaba and JD.com Investors On Edge Too.

Text size DiDi headquarters in Beijing AFP via Getty Images Shares in DiDi Global plunged Wednesday after the embattled Chinese ride-hailing company said it was facing a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into its initial public offering last year. Other Chinese tech stocks were dropping. American depositary receipts of DiDi (ticker: DIDI) lost 5% in … Read more

Amgen Falls After Revealing a $ 7 Billion IRS Tax Bill

Text size Amgen faces a big tax bill relating to its Puerto Rico operations. Michael Vi / Dreamstime.com Shares of biotech company Amgen fell in out-of-hours trading Thursday after it said it owes more than $ 7 billion to the Internal Revenue Service. While the company reported that it made a $ 1.5 billion profit … Read more

Natural Gas Prices are Holding Up. Here’s Why.

Text size The Yamal-Europe pipeline from Russia has exit points in Wloclawek, Poland. The pipeline is a major source of Europe’s natural gas. Omar Marques / Getty Images Vladimir Putin’s decision to cut off natural gas shipments to Poland and Bulgaria after those countries refused to pay in Rubles was undoubtedly a big deal. The … Read more

Judge Holds Donald Trump in Contempt, Imposes Sanctions for Noncompliance in New York Probe

Former President Donald Trump has said New York’s civilian probe targeting him and his business is politically motivated.Photo: Chris Seward / Associated Press Updated Apr. 25, 2022 5:51 pm ET A New York judge on Monday held Donald Trump in contempt of court and fined him $ 10,000 a day for what he said was … Read more

Warren Tells IRS to Focus Audits on the Rich, Not Low-Income Taxpayers

Lawmakers are calling on the IRS to stop disproportionately auditing low-income taxpayers, who they say are far more likely than other taxpayers to face IRS scrutiny, with audit rates for poorer filers having nearly doubled over the past two years. As the April 18th filing deadline approaches, wealthy taxpayers should not be complacent, despite lower … Read more

A Mom Who Died Still Needs Taxes Filed. Here’s How to Handle the Tricky Process

Dreamstime.com Text size Have a question about saving for retirement or your personal financial situation? Whatever the question, Barron’s Retirement can try to help. Email retirement@barrons.com, and we might look to financial pros for answers. *** Q: My mom died last June. Do I need to file taxes for her? Yes, you must file taxes … Read more

Ukraine’s Friends Refuse to Pay Russia Rubles for Gas. What Could Come Next.

The Kasimovskoye underground gas storage facility operated by Gazprom, in Kasimov, Russia. Andrey Rudakov / Bloomberg Text size Vladimir Putin was rash enough to invade Ukraine. Could he double his bet by cutting Russian natural gas exports to Ukraine’s supporters in Europe? It does not look like it, for the moment. Russia’s leader launched his … Read more

Ukraine’s Friends Refuse to Pay Russia Rubles for Gas. What Could Come Next.

The Kasimovskoye underground gas storage facility operated by Gazprom, in Kasimov, Russia. Andrey Rudakov / Bloomberg Text size Vladimir Putin was rash enough to invade Ukraine. Could he double his bet by cutting Russian natural gas exports to Ukraine’s supporters in Europe? It does not look like it, for the moment. Russia’s leader launched his … Read more

US-Europe Deal on LNG Has a Few Holes. These Stocks Should Still Benefit.

Text size A cargo ship transporting liquefied natural gas. Dreamstime The US and Europe have agreed to a deal in principle that would ensure a steady stream of US liquefied natural gas is sent to Europe to help replace Russian gas. The deal still needs to be worked out by companies, but it reemphasizes the … Read more

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