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Chinese Drones Made in America: One Company’s Plan to Win Over Trump

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 22:04:03 +0000
The world’s largest drone maker is the latest Chinese technology company scrambling to retain their ability to sell to...

The Economy Is About to Hit a Record. Trump Says the Fed ‘Blew It.’

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 21:13:47 +0000
President Trump’s central bank criticism comes in defiance of record stock prices and what is poised to be America’s...

Botox Maker Allergan Is Sold to AbbVie in $63 Billion Deal

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:32:33 +0000
The transaction would give AbbVie a potent source of popular treatments as it faces the loss of patent protection for it...

Nissan Reappoints Saikawa to Board as Shareholders Hammer Renault

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 04:35:36 +0000
Investors vented their anger at Nissan’s French partner, showing that tensions still boil within the vast but troubled...

William Morris Endeavor Hits Back in Fight With Hollywood Writers

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 23:07:16 +0000
After a new round of talks broke down, one of the major talent agencies sued the writers’ over their decision to fire ...

Forget Tanning Beds. College Students Today Want Uber Parking.

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 09:00:09 +0000
Student housing is shifting away from recreational dazzle and toward amenities that reflect the gig economy: stronger Wi...

A Message From the Billionaire’s Club: Tax Us

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 17:58:22 +0000
A group of wealthy Americans, some with inheritances and some with self-made fortunes, are calling for a tax on the net ...

2 Big Book and Magazine Printers Face Suit to Block Their Merger

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 16:52:48 +0000
The U.S. Justice Department is suing to stop the proposed $1.4 billion deal between Quad/Graphics and LSC Communications...

Ann Sarnoff, a Hollywood Outsider, Will Lead Warner Bros. Studio

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:14:00 +0000
Ms. Sarnoff will succeed Kevin Tsujihara, who was ousted amid a sex scandal, as the leader of the storied studio behind ...

Kenneth Lerer Steps Down as BuzzFeed Chairman

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:44:32 +0000
Mr. Lerer is leaving the viral-happy website that has lately experienced turbulence after a sharp rise in prominence....

DealBook Briefing: Will Trump’s Iran Sanctions Work?

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:43:18 +0000
His administration may be running low on effective ways to crimp the nation’s economy....

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Deploys Dozens of Satellites to Orbit

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:10:58 +0000
The powerful rocket is carrying an assortment of cargo, including a solar sail, an atomic clock and the ashes of 152 peo...

Taxi Officials Are Grilled Over Lending Crisis: ‘This Is a Moral Outrage’

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:23:13 +0000
In an emotional City Council hearing, lawmakers said New York officials could have stopped exploitative loans that have ...

‘Knitting Has Always Been Political’: Ravelry Bans Pro-Trump Content, and R

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:44:05 +0000
The site’s move set off a firestorm about the role of politics in the crafting world....

Mitchel Levitas, Editor in Leading Posts at The Times, Dies at 89

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 21:24:11 +0000
A Polk Award winner, he edited the Op-Ed page, The Book Review, The Week in Review and also oversaw coverage of the New ...

Trump’s Feud With the Fed Is Rooted in Presidential History

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:10:50 +0000
From Lyndon Johnson to Richard Nixon, presidents have long had fraught relationships with Fed chairs....

How E-Commerce Sites Manipulate You Into Buying Things You May Not Want

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:53:00 +0000
Research released this week finds that many online retailers use so-called dark patterns to influence what shoppers deci...

Arsenic in Bottled Water Prompts a Product Removal: How Much Is Safe?

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 22:36:44 +0000
Consumer advocates support more consistent oversight of the bottled-water industry and say it should be regulated simila...

Dozens of Nursing Homes With HUD-Backed Mortgages Have ‘Serious Deficiencies

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 21:34:51 +0000
A list of the most troubled nursing homes in the country includes 74 with mortgages insured by a federal government agen...

Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 04:56:19 +0000
The pharmaceutical industry once sued to keep AIDS drugs from dying Africans. Now companies boast of their efforts to ge...

The Chef Curtis Duffy Plans His Next Chicago Restaurant

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:00:06 +0000
Mr. Duffy and Michael Muser, who left the acclaimed Grace in 2017, say their new place, Ever, will be more opulent....

Eldorado Resorts to Merge With Caesars in $17 Billion Casino Deal

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:30:40 +0000
The cash-and-stock deal would create the country’s largest casino operator, the companies announced....

DealBook Briefing: New Tech Clampdowns Could Threaten a U.S.-China Trade Deal

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 11:08:38 +0000
America continues to undermine Chinese access to U.S. technology. That could loom over impending talks between President...

Trash-Picking Robots? Park Bench Monitors? Toronto Debates Tech Giant’s Waterf

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:51:02 +0000
Some see a high-tech city of the future on the shores of Lake Ontario. Others see Big Brother, privatized....

Glare Falls on Nissan’s C.E.O. as Ghosn Fallout Spreads

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 09:09:29 +0000
Seven months after the fall of Carlos Ghosn, Nissan’s chief executive, Hiroto Saikawa, is facing questions about his o...

For Erdogan, the Bill for Turkey’s Debt-Fueled Growth Comes Due

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 03:56:23 +0000
Istanbul voters’ rebuke of the nation’s strongman leader speaks to broader dismay over the economic disaster he over...

Lyft and Uber Were Duds, but the I.P.O. Market Is Having a Great Year

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:11 +0000
Despite all the hype and excitement, questions have hung over these I.P.O.s: What would the appetite be among investors?...

Here’s Some Money Advice: Just Buy the Coffee

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 04:43:26 +0000
No, skipping your morning caffeine boost will not make you a millionaire....

In Streaming Age, Classical Music Gets Lost in the Metadata

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 22:53:12 +0000
Has music streaming ignored aficionados of Mozart and Beethoven? Two new services, Idagio and Primephonic, address the n...

What Happens After Amazon’s Domination Is Complete? Its Bookstore Offers Clues

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 21:06:40 +0000
Popular novels, technical tomes and self-published books are pirated and sold on Amazon. That may actually be helping th...

Bookstores Find Growth as ‘Anchors of Authenticity’

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 16:41:34 +0000
Big chains once posed a threat, but independents are thriving by hosting events, adding nonbook merchandise and becoming...

5 Lessons From Microsoft’s Antitrust Woes, by People Who Lived It

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 20:39:37 +0000
The Microsoft case from the 1990s provides a road map for today’s tech giants and regulators....

‘Toy Story 4’ Tops Box Office, but Falls Short of Studio’s Hopes

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 02:47:17 +0000
The Pixar sequel made around $118 million in domestic theaters, $22 million less than Disney expected. It still flattene...

The Week in Business: Stocks Hit a Record High, and Facebook Wants to Replace Yo

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 16:51:33 +0000
Plus, tensions with Iran reach a boiling point and Trump’s meeting with China’s president....

L.A. to Vegas and Back by Electric Car: 8 Hours Driving; 5 More Plugged In

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 07:00:06 +0000
You’ll need to charge your vehicle more often than filling a gas tank, it takes longer, and the chargers can be scarce...

Austerity Has Ravaged U.K. Communities. It Has Also Spurred Reinvention.

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 06:59:33 +0000
As local governments across Britain grapple with shrunken budgets, many are going into business, funding cooperatives an...

Artists Sue Universal Music Group Over Losses in 2008 Fire

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 22:07:08 +0000
Soundgarden, Hole, Steve Earle, the estate of Tupac Shakur and a former wife of Tom Petty say UMG failed to protect reco...

New Sex Drug for Women to Improve Low Libido Is Approved by the F.D.A.

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 06:41:45 +0000
The treatment involves an injectable pen and can cause nausea. Only one other ‘Viagra for women’ therapy is on the m...

The Oil Market Shows It Can Take a Punch

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 03:56:24 +0000
The Persian Gulf crisis has not ignited a major price spike, thanks to growing oil production in the U.S. and a slowing ...

Veterans Agency to Offer New Depression Drug, Despite Cost and Safety Concerns

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 03:39:19 +0000
The agency is struggling to contain rising rates of suicide among veterans....

Social Security Faces a Shortfall. Your Future May Rest on Demanding a Fix.

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 15:36:28 +0000
Pressuring elected officials to repair the Social Security system would be in the self-interest of millions of Americans...

California Wildfire Fund Would Put Aside $21 Billion for Damage Claims

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 23:58:40 +0000
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have helped ...

What Are You Doing for Lunch?

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 17:01:38 +0000
A vintage look at getting away from work (usually) to grab a bite....

U.S. Blacklists More Chinese Tech Companies Over National Security Concerns

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 03:47:49 +0000
The addition of five to the “entity list” heightens tensions just as American and Chinese officials try to get trade...

Fed Officials Make the Case for Cutting Interest Rates as Risks Loom

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 16:08:59 +0000
The presidents of the St. Louis and Minneapolis branches of the Federal Reserve want rates cut now, and even the central...

The Gender Gap in Computer Science Research Won’t Close for 100 Years

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:00:04 +0000
Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In compute...

Will Bank Overdraft Fees Spread Again? Consumer Agency Is Reviewing the Rule

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 21:12:23 +0000
Consumer advocates say the overdraft rule has helped people avoid excessive penalties — like the cup of coffee that en...

DealBook Briefing: The Stock Market Hit a Record. Thank the Fed.

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 11:19:49 +0000
Investors think that an interest rate cut is a certainty in July....

Puja Patel’s Pitchfork Work Diary: ‘Our Staffers Decidedly Own the Dance Flo

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 22:58:26 +0000
As a young music writer, she read Pitchfork religiously. Now she is the site's first female editor in chief....

Being Transgender at Goldman Sachs

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 09:00:16 +0000
How Maeve DuVally, an employee in the bank’s buttoned-up communications department, became herself at work....

Seeking $2.1 Million After College Chain’s Collapse (to Repay Its Guardian, No

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 18:24:23 +0000
The request would eat up nearly half the cash left at Dream Center Education Holdings, the chain that ran Argosy Univers...

Taiwan’s iPhone Tycoon Walks a Fraught U.S.-China Line in His Presidential Run

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 03:46:40 +0000
Terry Gou, who stepped back from his electronics empire on Friday, must strike a balance between the Washington and Beij...

Want the Robocalls to Stop? Congress Does, Too

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 14:05:39 +0000
A bipartisan bill introduced by House members would require phone carriers to offer screening technology to customers at...

Gary Burrell, Who Helped People Find Their Way (With GPS), Dies at 81

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 21:51:46 +0000
He and Min Kao built the world’s largest maker of consumer navigation devices, relying on the global positioning syste...

Stocks Just Hit a Record, Thanks to the Fed

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 03:58:12 +0000
The rebound is a repeat of what happened to stocks in January, the last time Fed officials began to say things investors...

Sex Harassment Laws Toughened in New York: ‘Finally, This Is Happening’

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:02:44 +0000
The #MeToo movement, along with advocacy by former staffers who reported harassment, helped usher in changes in Albany....

Driverless Cars May Be Coming, but Let’s Not Get Carried Away

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 16:58:48 +0000
“We’ve tried to turn down the hype and make people understand how hard this is,” says Gill Pratt, an expert in rob...

A ‘Sorceress’ in Brazil, a ‘Wink’ in India: Walmart Pleads Guilty After

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 00:02:42 +0000
A settlement ends an inquiry into the retailer’s dealings with government officials around the globe, which came after...

Would You Return This Lost Wallet?

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 14:35:46 +0000
An intriguing new study found that people across the world are more inclined to give back a lost wallet if there is mone...