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As Stock Markets Brush Off Trade Tensions, a Warning of Trouble Ahead

As Stock Markets Brush Off Trade Tensions, a Warning of Trouble Ahead

At a copper refinery in Russia. Concern about China, the single largest consumer of the metal, is a reason why prices have been falling.

Disney Fires ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director Over Offensive Tweets

Disney Fires ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director Over Offensive Tweets

James Gunn is the creative force behind the two “Guardians of the Galaxy” films, which have collected a combined $1.6 billion worldwide.

French Companies Have Newfound Freedom … to Fire

French Companies Have Newfound Freedom … to Fire

A Citroën assembly plant in Rennes, France. PSA Group, Citroën’s parent company, plans to offer buyouts to 1,300 workers and hire less expensive employees with digital skills.

Businesses Look at Washington and Say, ‘Never Mind, We’ll Do It’

Businesses Look at Washington and Say, ‘Never Mind, We’ll Do It’

Executives including, from left, Jeff Bezos, Warren E. Buffett and Jamie Dimon “are now thinking much more about how to solve larger social problems,” said Aaron Chatterji, a professor at Duke University.

The Nuclear Power Plant of the Future May Be Floating Near Russia

The Nuclear Power Plant of the Future May Be Floating Near Russia

The port of Murmansk, in far northwest Russia, is the site of a technologically advanced but potentially risky experiment: a floating nuclear power plant.

Thinking About the Little Things and Trusting Your Gut

Thinking About the Little Things and Trusting Your Gut

Mathieu Jaton, chief executive of the Montreux Jazz Festival since he was 25.

Ford Changed Leaders, Looking for a Lift. It’s Still Looking.

Ford Changed Leaders, Looking for a Lift. It’s Still Looking.

Ford, which is due to report its first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, hired Jim Hackett as chief executive last May, but he has yet to detail his overall turnaround plan.

Tucked Into the Tax Bill, a Plan to Help Distressed America

Tucked Into the Tax Bill, a Plan to Help Distressed America

Michael Tubbs, the mayor of Stockton, Calif., hopes a provision in the new federal tax law will help entice investment to the city.

Google Capital Ventures Into Public Companies With Care.com

Google Capital Ventures Into Public Companies With Care.com

Sheila Lirio Marcelo is founder and C.E.O. of Care.com, which helps people find health care, child care and other services.

Every One of the World’s Big Economies Is Now Growing

Every One of the World’s Big Economies Is Now Growing

The reawakening of Europe, combined with growth in the United States, has kept Chinese industry humming to satisfy demand for goods, from auto parts to tools to clothing.

Southwest Pilot Who Landed Fatal Flight Wasn’t Supposed to Be On It

Southwest Pilot Who Landed Fatal Flight Wasn’t Supposed to Be On It

In an interview with ABC News, the pilots of the Southwest plane whose engine exploded last month described what went through their minds. “As long as you have altitude and ideas, you’re O.K.,” Captain Tammie Jo Shults said. “And we had both.”

Is the Populist Revolt Over? Not if Robots Have Their Way

Is the Populist Revolt Over? Not if Robots Have Their Way

President Trump before he addressed the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, last week.

Tariff Dodgers Stand to Profit Off U.S.-China Trade Dispute

Tariff Dodgers Stand to Profit Off U.S.-China Trade Dispute

The Yangshan port in Shanghai. To avoid tariffs on exports from China, brokers there arrange transshipments, which make a stop in another country on the way to their destinations to disguise the origin of the goods.

Bob Dylan’s Whiskey: A Taste Test

Bob Dylan’s Whiskey: A Taste Test

The label design of Mr. Dylan’s whiskeys is derived from the singer’s ironwork sculptures.

$1.8 Billion in India Bank Fraud Raises Fears of Ripple Effects

$1.8 Billion in India Bank Fraud Raises Fears of Ripple Effects

Punjab National Bank said almost $1.8 billion worth of fraud had occurred at just one of its Mumbai branches.

Toymaker VTech Settles Charges of Violating Child Privacy Law

Toymaker VTech Settles Charges of Violating Child Privacy Law

The F.T.C. said that VTech, which makes a variety of electronic toys, collected data about more than 638,000 children without notifying users or asking parents for permission.


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