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In Bid to Conquer Oscars, Netflix Mobilizes Savvy Campaigner and Huge Budget

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:22:15 GMT
Lisa Taback, who worked with Harvey Weinstein on awards campaigns for best picture winners like “The Artist” and “...

The Strange Experience of Being Australia’s First Tech Billionaires

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 04:13:48 GMT
In a country where wealth usually comes from mining or banking, Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brookes of Atlassian are ...

Brexit: For Wall Street Banks in London, It’s Moving Time

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:07:31 GMT
One thing is clear about the legacy of Brexit: Financial services will be spread across Europe, with no one city again d...

In Amazon Fight, Progressives Showed What They Want: A New Economic Agenda

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:43:31 GMT
The clash has consequences beyond New York, going to the heart of a national debate likely to dominate the 2020 election...

your taxes 2019: The 8 Most Common 2019 Tax Return Questions, Answered by Expert

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:28:54 GMT
The most important changes to the tax code in decades have taken effect — and filers are confused. We asked CPAs and o...

Your Taxes 2019: They’re Rich and They’re Mad About Taxes (Too Low!)

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:40:32 GMT
An affluent few are raging against a tax law that puts more money — a lot more — in their pockets. Friends call them...

Watch Out. Tax Season Is Even More Stressful Than Usual.

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 10:00:12 GMT
With millions of people filing tax returns under a new tax law and after a long government shutdown, this is a challengi...

Your Money: The Power of Raw, Honest Stories About Money

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:58:54 GMT
Gaby Dunn, Chanel Reynolds and Vicki Robin were born decades apart. But their books about money have a common thread: Ta...

Payless Shoes to Shut All U.S. Stores and Wind Down Online Operation

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:47:25 GMT
The once-popular seller of inexpensive women’s footwear was a staple in many suburban shopping malls. But it struggled...

Galleries From A to Z Sued Over Websites the Blind Can’t Use

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:00:01 GMT
The number of lawsuits nationwide nearly tripled in 2018. Is it an overdue move for the rights of the disabled or a way ...

New York City to Ban Discrimination Based on Hair

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:00:01 GMT
New guidelines out this week give legal recourse to individuals who have been harassed, punished or fired because of the...

With Interest: The Week in Business: Amazon Breaks Up With New York, and Warren

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 18:51:57 GMT
Plus, tax season brings bad news, and the Fed offers more clues about its change of heart....

For Some 2020 Democrats, Rejection of Amazon Aligns With Liberal Policy Views

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:03:24 GMT
Candidates like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders were quick to praise New Yorkers who rebelled at the idea of giving ...

A Man in Florida Mistakenly Received a $980,000 Tax Refund, and Officials Say He

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 13:56:16 GMT
An incorrect tax return led to a huge check for a 29-year-old resident of Tampa, Fla., according to a forfeiture complai...

A Mother Learns the Identity of Her Child’s Grandmother. A Sperm Bank Threaten

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 10:00:10 GMT
The results of a consumer genetic test identified the mother of the man whose donated sperm was used to conceive Daniell...

All Oscars Will Be Shown Live, Academy Says in a Reversal

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:09:23 GMT
Four Academy Awards were going to be handed out during commercial breaks and aired later in a shorter form, but an uproa...

Big Investors Shed Tech Stocks as Markets Tumbled Last Quarter

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 04:17:52 GMT
The sell-off is the latest evidence of how quickly investors soured on Big Tech late last year....

Trump Sings Praises of Hannity and Limbaugh in Rose Garden

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 00:55:57 GMT
The president spoke less glowingly of his onetime supporter Ann Coulter and revived his “fake news” mantra in a repl...

U.S. Airlines to Offer New Gender Options for Non-Binary Passengers

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 07:20:44 GMT
American, Delta and United are among the carriers planning to allow passengers to choose something other than ‘male’...

your taxes 2019: ‘Opportunity Zones’ Offer Tax Breaks and, Maybe, Help for C

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:40:13 GMT
By enabling investors to postpone paying the tax man, new funds may draw money into distressed communities. But succeedi...

Why the Amazon Deal Collapsed: A Tech Giant Stumbles in N.Y.’s Raucous Politic

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 00:45:06 GMT
The company, long accustomed to deferential treatment from localities, badly misjudged how it would be received in the c...

Wealth Matters: You Want to Buy Art. Is It About Love or Money?

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:30:10 GMT
Collectors offer advice on how to buy fine art, and when to sell it....

As Uber Prepares for I.P.O., Its Losses Pile Up

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 05:14:10 GMT
The ride-hailing giant said that excluding certain costs, its losses increased significantly in the fourth quarter of 20...

U.S. Private Equity Investor Detained in Moscow on Fraud Charges

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 05:05:10 GMT
Michael Calvey, founder of one of the biggest and oldest investment firms in Russia, was detained on Friday along with f...

Northern Virginia Is Keeping Amazon’s 25,000 Jobs, and Wants You to Know It

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 22:37:28 GMT
The region has its act together and knows what it is doing, officials said....

Toys ‘R’ Us Tries to Rise From the Ashes. Wary Partners Try Not to Get Burne

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 20:45:22 GMT
The company’s liquidation last year left many people in the toy industry bitter. Now, an attempted comeback is being m...

Your Money Adviser: Tempted by Holiday Car Sales? Be Ready for Higher Prices

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:52:20 GMT
Part of the increase in cost is the result of the “trickle-down” of luxury features, one car expert says. Safety fea...

Amazon Invests in Rivian, a Tesla Rival in Electric Vehicles

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 05:08:30 GMT
The deal is the latest example of how the auto industry is being reshaped by new technologies and nimble companies that ...

Bits: The Week in Tech: A Break From Consumer Tech

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 04:17:33 GMT
What kinds of companies will be the next so-called unicorns? A hint: Many of them won’t have much in common with Uber ...

DealBook Briefing: The Bigger Picture Behind Amazon Ditching N.Y.

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:03:05 GMT
The company’s decision could be a turning point for corporate-civic relations in the U.S. and a sign that leftist view...

your taxes 2019: All Talk, Little Action: What to Expect on Tax Policy This Year

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:38:45 GMT
Don’t count on big changes. But the heated debates in Congress and on the 2020 campaign trail give clues about legisla...

Flights at Dubai Airport Halted Over ‘Drone Activity’

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:56:13 GMT
Departing flights were suspended for about half an hour on Friday morning at the airport, one of the busiest in the worl...

Burning Man, Seeking to Change ‘Convenience Culture,’ Boots Camp for Wealthy

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:16:05 GMT
The chief executive said she had warned 12 camps and disinvited one from the annual event where attendees create music a...

China and U.S. to Continue Trade Talks Next Week

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 21:22:29 GMT
Both sides said “progress” had been made in the talks but deep disagreements remain ahead of the March deadline set ...

Facebook Fine Could Total Billions if F.T.C. Talks Lead to a Deal

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 03:50:20 GMT
The social media company is in discussions with regulators over claims that it violated a 2011 consent decree regarding ...

Amazon and New York Unions Had ‘Productive Meeting,’ Then Came a Shock

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 04:49:55 GMT
Labor groups aiming to organize a Staten Island warehouse were in talks with the company a day before it abandoned plans...

In the End, Amazon Didn’t Win Its Own Subsidy Game

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:45:58 GMT
Economists have long criticized tax breaks to corporations; politicians and the public may be starting to share their sk...

What People Are Saying About Amazon’s Breakup With New York City

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 23:15:34 GMT
Almost everyone had an opinion on the company’s reversal on a second headquarters in Queens....

Maryland Rye Whiskey Has Finally Returned. But What Was It in the First Place?

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:13:53 GMT
Distillers say they’ve revived a long-lost favorite, but they face a conundrum: Nobody really knows how the old stuff ...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Journalists Say Publisher Threatened Them in a Tirade

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 03:38:36 GMT
Employees said that John Robinson Block was “totally out of control” when he appeared in the newsroom on Saturday ni...

The Shift: For Once, Amazon Loses a Popularity Contest

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 23:52:38 GMT
Amazon’s pullout poses a challenge to one of the company’s bedrock beliefs: that being loved by customers is all tha...

Former Goldman Sachs Banker Charged in 1MDB Fraud Will Return to U.S.

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:50:03 GMT
Roger Ng, a deputy of the former Goldman Sachs partner Tim Leissner, will face bribery and money-laundering charges in B...

XPO Logistics Will Close Warehouse Where Some Pregnant Workers Miscarried

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 19:55:16 GMT
XPO said more than 400 employees would lose their jobs in April. The New York Times had reported on workers’ miscarria...

Student Loan Servicers’ Frequent Mistakes Went Unpunished, Audit Finds

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:55:29 GMT
The Education Department failed to effectively manage its student loan collectors, a government audit said, increasing c...

The Instant, Custom, Connected Future of Medical Devices

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 04:44:48 GMT
3D-printed and “smart” pharmaceuticals are making medical treatments more effective. But it may take years before th...

Amazon Pulls Out of Planned New York City Headquarters

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:23:46 GMT
Its plan to build a sprawling complex in Queens in return for nearly for $3 billion in government incentives had come un...

Beware the Brexit Monster: Dutch Businesses Get a Furry Blue Warning

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:56:05 GMT
The Netherlands created the mascot as part of a set of business resources to avoid having “Brexit get in your way.”...