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Stocks Tumble Again as Fears of Coronavirus Outbreaks Persist

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 18:52:07 +0000
The spread of the new coronavirus has rattled investors in both the stock and bond markets....

As Trump Visits India, a Trade Deal Remains Elusive

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 15:50:18 +0000
President Trump and Prime Minister Modi have plenty in common, but that doesn’t include a desire to quickly lower trad...

Post-Brexit, Britain Is Going Its Own Way. That Way Looks Expensive.

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:56:29 +0000
The country, preparing for trade talks with Brussels, is vowing to break with European Union rules. But that could wall ...

New Rule Makes It Harder to Challenge Labor Practices

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:50:24 +0000
The National Labor Relations Board regulation scales back the responsibility of parent companies for violations by franc...

Harvey Weinstein Is Gone, but Hollywood Is Still a Man’s World

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 17:50:49 +0000
The entertainment industry has undergone a tectonic shift in the past two years, but many of the most powerful people re...

Colleges Invest So ‘What’s the Town Like?’ Gets an Upbeat Answer

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 17:06:16 +0000
A number of small schools like Colby, in Maine, are hoping to improve off-campus amenities by helping to revitalize down...

‘I Felt Like Crying’: Coronavirus Shakes China’s Expecting Mothers

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 17:14:21 +0000
Pregnant women describe a lonely, sometimes terrifying experience navigating the country’s overburdened health care sy...

Chris Matthews Apologizes to Bernie Sanders for Remarks on Nevada Win

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 02:25:57 +0000
An on-air comparison to Nazis angered Sanders aides, who privately complained to executives at MSNBC....

Intuit to Buy Credit Karma to Create Financial Data Giant

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 23:47:04 +0000
The $7.1 billion transaction underscores the value of the financial details of ordinary Americans....

A Texas Border Town’s Booming Trade in Great Tacos

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 16:14:47 +0000
Brownsville has its troubles, but it’s also starting to draw attention for its thriving collection of distinctive taqu...

Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:00:09 +0000
Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York....

The World Isn’t Ready for a Major Coronavirus Outbreak

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 12:42:38 +0000
Investors are hedging their portfolios, businesses are revising their forecasts, and government officials are preparing ...

New Jersey May Raise Cigarette Taxes to Highest Level in Nation

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 10:00:29 +0000
The state budget proposal will include a $4.35 per pack tax, an increase designed to discourage tobacco use and generate...

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Officials Warn Americans to Brace for Likely Outb

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 18:37:03 +0000
New outbreaks in Asia, Europe and the Middle East are renewing fears of a coming global pandemic, even as the spread in ...

With Weinstein Conviction, Jury Delivers a Verdict on #MeToo

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 17:50:17 +0000
The defense argued #MeToo had gone too far, but the jury suggested the opposite: that accountability could extend from t...

Soldier in Haiti Dies After Exchange of Gunfire With Protesting Police

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 01:29:22 +0000
The Ministry of Defense in Haiti said Monday that a soldier had died from wounds suffered during an exchange of gunfire ...

Trump Administration Considers Punishing Chinese News Organizations

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 02:16:28 +0000
U.S. officials said they were looking at ways to retaliate for China’s expulsion of three Wall Street Journal reporter...

Westerdam Passengers at Low Risk of Coronavirus Infection, C.D.C. Says

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 22:15:07 +0000
The agency does not know why one passenger’s test results were positive, but said there is no risk to fellow travelers...

After Long Wait, The Markup Is Ready to ‘Show Our Work’

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 23:07:40 +0000
The editor in chief was fired — and rehired — before this week’s formal rollout of a tech-investigations site back...

Economy Faces a Coronavirus Challenge as Markets Swoon

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 23:34:28 +0000
Central bankers and administration officials alike are unsure how the virus will affect American economic growth....

Canada Oil-Sands Plan Collapses Over Politics and Economics

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 19:17:21 +0000
A developer has abandoned a nine-year effort to extend mining, sparing Justin Trudeau a choice between energy interests ...

New Genomic Tests Aim to Diagnose Deadly Infections Faster

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 16:54:50 +0000
Rapid genomic tests are poised to change the way doctors diagnose and treat infections, but their cost may limit widespr...

U.S. Stocks Plunge as Coronavirus Crisis Spreads

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 01:32:20 +0000
As outbreaks spread outside China, spiking in Italy and South Korea, investors are growing increasingly concerned about ...

Warren Buffett Has a Problem With ‘Independent’ Directors

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 12:59:25 +0000
“When seeking directors, C.E.O.s don’t look for pit bulls,” Mr. Buffett wrote in his latest shareholder letter. ...

As the Start-Up Boom Deflates, Tech Is Humbled

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 16:10:06 +0000
Layoffs. Shutdowns. Uncertainty. After a decade of prosperity, many hot young companies are facing a reckoning....

Outbreak in Northern Italy Poses National Challenge

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 05:07:14 +0000
China appears to be getting the disease under control, but rapidly expanding outbreaks in Iran, South Korea and Italy ar...

Impact of the Coronavirus Ripples Across Asia: ‘It Has Been Quiet, Like a Ceme

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 17:03:23 +0000
Across the region, from Japan to Thailand, tourist sites, hotels and shops have emptied out as fear of the outbreak has ...

Streaming TV’s Boom Is a Mixed Blessing for Some Hollywood Writers

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 22:44:42 +0000
The glut of shows has created more opportunities, but short seasons and unpredictable schedules have made life tricky....

Gunmakers Battle ‘Trump Slump’ With a Softer Sales Pitch

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 22:17:44 +0000
The firearms industry is moving beyond macho marketing, testing a more inclusive strategy to counter sagging sales....

Intuit Is Expected to Buy Credit Karma in $7 Billion Deal

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 21:31:24 +0000
A start-up known for providing free credit scores, Credit Karma is set to avoid the I.P.O. market and instead sell to an...

Coronavirus Lockdowns Torment an Army of Poor Migrant Workers in China

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 20:01:57 +0000
Rural itinerant workers are being blocked from cities, kicked out of apartments and rejected by companies as the authori...

Finance Ministers Grapple Over Economic Threat of Climate Change

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 11:03:16 +0000
The United States, under pressure from Europe, agreed to include a climate reference in an official G20 statement....

Raf Simons Becomes Co-Creative Director at Prada

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 14:56:07 +0000
The move, which could reshape the fashion universe, will be the first such long-term power-sharing by creative equals at...

Kanye, Out West

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 15:47:57 +0000
What is the superstar doing in Wyoming?...

As India’s Economy Sags, Even the Trump Brand Is Struggling

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:09:17 +0000
India has the largest number of Trump Towers outside North America, but sales are cool in an ailing market for luxury re...

Inside The Wall Street Journal, Tensions Rise Over ‘Sick Man’ China Headline

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 18:43:12 +0000
After China announced the expulsion of three of the paper’s journalists, 53 reporters and editors at The Journal asked...

How a Neighbors’ Feud in Paradise Launched an International Rape Case

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 16:53:11 +0000
The fashion executive Peter Nygard has clashed for years with his neighbor in the Bahamas, the billionaire Louis Bacon. ...

Greyhound to Stop Allowing Border Patrol Agents on Its Buses Without Warrants

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 21:50:07 +0000
The bus company announced the policy change only days after a leaked memo revealed that agents could not board without c...

Digital Edits, a Paid Army: Bloomberg Is ‘Destroying Norms’ on Social Media

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 00:00:08 +0000
His campaign is testing the boundaries of what platforms like Twitter and Facebook allow in politics. They’re having t...

Warren Buffett Praises Performance, but Offers No Surprises in Annual Letter

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 19:37:31 +0000
The Berkshire Hathaway chief noted the steady money making of the conglomerate, but gave no insight into succession or o...

5 New Standout Hotels in Los Angeles

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 10:00:20 +0000
From chic bed-and-breakfasts to sprawling modern luxuries, these hotels are notable bright spots in a city filled with s...

One Guaranteed Winner in the Democratic Primary: Plans to Tax the Rich

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 20:39:19 +0000
Every leading candidate for the 2020 Democratic nomination is proposing trillions of dollars of new taxes on wealthy Ame...

Amazon Confronts Criticism Over ‘Hunters’ and Sale of Nazi Propaganda

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 00:25:48 +0000
The Auschwitz Memorial said the show’s human chess scene at a concentration camp was a dangerous caricature, and calle...

Charles Hobson, Who Helped Break a TV Color Line, Dies at 83

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 01:09:48 +0000
He produced programs, like “Inside Bedford-Stuyvesant” and “Like It Is,” that exposed a wide audience to the bla...

Coronavirus Outbreak Deepens Its Toll on Global Business

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 22:56:06 +0000
The disruption of China’s manufacturing network, and slowdown of its economy, have rippled through to airlines, automa...

The Price of Wells Fargo’s Fake Account Scandal Grows by $3 Billion

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 23:00:54 +0000
The bank reached a settlement with federal prosecutors and the Securities and Exchange Commission after abusing customer...

Federal Prosecutors Investigating Whether Boeing Pilot Lied to F.A.A.

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 21:54:23 +0000
In questions before a grand jury, prosecutors have focused on whether a top pilot misled regulators about new flight con...

What Happened Between E. Jean Carroll and Elle Magazine?

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 01:56:20 +0000
Her contract was terminated early, but the fashion magazine maintains it wasn’t because of her allegations against Pre...

FreshDirect, After Broken Eggs and Angry Customers, Stages a Comeback

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 19:34:31 +0000
Battling a troubled move and loss of shoppers’ trust, the New York online grocery service now contends with increased ...

Don’t Let the Wrong State Get Between You and Your Assets

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 18:31:55 +0000
Where couples start “living apart together,” for instance, can make a big difference if they divorce. State laws can...

‘Now Is the Time’: A Fed Official Urges Congress to Plan for Recessions

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 19:20:36 +0000
As central bankers fret about their ability to offset future recessions given already-low rates, they are asking lawmake...

Condé Nast to Limit the Use of NDAs

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 22:20:50 +0000
The corporate home of The New Yorker, which reported on Harvey Weinstein and others who have used nondisclosure agreemen...

At Walgreens, Complaints of Medication Errors Go Missing

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:48:28 +0000
Consultants working on a report for the drugstore chain were told not to mention some concerns raised by employees. Safe...

India Set to Stage an Epic Show, With Trump as the Star

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 17:43:37 +0000
Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to have enticed Mr. Trump to fly 8,000 miles with the promise of a two-day spectacle....

Wait, You Paid How Much for a Gallon of Mountain Lion Urine?

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:37:48 +0000
The price of 46 random liquids, from camel milk to horseshoe crab blood. Just because....

Got an Unexpected Check in the Mail? It May Be Fake

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:00:08 +0000
Check scams are on the rise, the F.T.C. says, and many of the victims are in their 20s, with little check-writing experi...

The Meaning of Morgan Stanley’s Move Onto Main Street

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:18:41 +0000
The bank’s $13 billion purchase of E-Trade is expected to inspire more mergers among asset managers....