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Mario Draghi of European Central Bank Faces a Monetary-Policy Tightrope | The New York Times | July 20, 2017
The New York Times | July 20, 2017
Mr. Draghi will have a difficult job at a news conference on Thursday: to gently prepare markets for the day the central bank will begin withdrawing stimulus.
Entrepreneurship: Search for Eczema Relief Leads to Business Opportunities | The New York Times | July 20, 2017
The New York Times | July 20, 2017
A growing number of small-business owners, some with personal experience with eczema, are offering therapy garments and soft clothing.
The Mad Scientist Behind Nike’s ‘Back to the Future’ Sneaker | The New York Times | July 20, 2017
The New York Times | July 20, 2017
Tiffany Beers, engineer and innovator at the footwear and apparel company, describes her path to a coveted $720 shoe. (P.S. She hates feet.)
Unbuttoned: How to Dress Down Like a Power Player | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The annual Allen & Company conference in Sun Valley is a veritable primer in mogul off-duty image-making.
White House Scaling Back Goals for Business Tax Cuts | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The proposed tax rate for businesses is now said to be around 20 percent, rather than the 15 percent rate the administration said it wanted.
State of the Art: How Y2K Offers a Lesson for Fighting Climate Change | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
Some remember the computing scare as a bad joke. But the collective, worldwide effort to prevent it could be a model for handling global warming.
McCormick to Buy French’s Mustard in $4.2 Billion Deal | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The spice maker will acquire French’s mustard and Frank’s Red Hot sauce after it agreed to buy Reckitt Benckiser’s food business.
Dalian Wanda, in a Switch, Sells Assets to 2 Chinese Companies | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
Overturning a huge deal, the conglomerate is selling its theme parks to R&F Properties and its hotels to Sunac China Holdings amid concern over the health of China’s biggest firms.
The Immense, Eternal Footprint Humanity Leaves on Earth: Plastics | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
More than 8 billion metric tons of plastic have been made since the 1950s, researchers found. Because it does not degrade, most is still in the environment.
An Experiment in Zurich Brings Us Nearer to a Black Hole’s Mysteries | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
IBM researchers used an exotic material known as a Weyl semimetal to confirm the existence of a gravitational anomaly predicted in equations that describe the universe.
In Juries, Lawyers Now Favor the Uninformed | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
Jury selection in Mr. Shkreli’s trial followed the growing tendency to cut not only jurors who have an opinion, but also those who know anything about a case.
Apple Names New China Head as Its Sales Fall | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
Apple has established a position overseeing operations in China in a bid to restore sales momentum and navigate new regulations in the country.
New York Attorney General Opens Inquiry Into Student Loan Collection | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
One of the nation’s largest owners of private student loan debt has struggled to produce the paperwork needed to prove that it legally owns the debts it seeks to collect.
Bank of America Won’t Do Business With China’s HNA Group | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The big American bank is walking away for now because it said it was concerned about the HNA’s structure, ownership and complex model.
Convictions of 2 Former Traders in Libor Scandal Are Dismissed | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
Anthony Allen and Anthony Conti, former traders at the Dutch bank Rabobank in London, were convicted of conspiracy and fraud charges in 2015.
Freddie Mac Follows Fannie Mae to Rental Market, With Affordability as Goal | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
Unlike its mortgage finance counterpart, which agreed this year to a financing deal for a large private-equity-backed landlord, Freddie Mac is focused on midsize owners of rentals.
Carrefour’s Brazil Unit Prices I.P.O. at Low End of Range | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The stock offering is the first in Brazil since President Michel Temer was accused in a continuing corruption investigation in May.
Big German Bank, Key to Trump’s Finances, Faces New Scrutiny | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
Regulators are reviewing loans from Deutsche Bank, which is also expecting to have to share information with the authorities investigating campaign ties to Russia.
Facebook Is Pursuing a Subscription Tool for News Outlets on Its Site | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The social giant is working with media companies to find better ways to push Facebook users to pay for the articles they read.
BBC Publishes Pay of Top Stars, Revealing Gender Gap | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
Women made up only one-third of the on-air talent paid at least £150,000 by the broadcaster in the past year.
Ex-Chairman of Spanish Bank Is Found Dead of a Gunshot Wound | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
Miguel Blesa, who had been the chairman of Caja Madrid, was sentenced to prison in February for overseeing a fraudulent credit card scheme while he led the bank.
Scripps and Discovery Said to Be in Talks as Media Companies Seek Size | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
A tie-up would further consolidate the media industry, as content companies band together to stand up to cable and broadband service providers.
Citigroup Said to Open Frankfurt Hub as Banks Consider Post-’Brexit’ Moves | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The American bank is the latest financial company to announce plans to open a European Union outpost in preparation for a future after Britain leaves the bloc.
Tech We're Using: Going Low-Tech to Solve Everyday High-Tech Problems | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
What technology does our personal tech columnist use to solve readers’ everyday frustrations with gadgets, gear and apps?
A Gamer Channel’s Mission: Send the Trolls Packing | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
Misscliks, a channel on the video game streaming platform Twitch, aims to be a safe space for underrepresented gamers, with no tolerance for sexism or bullying.
Critic's Notebook: Watching ‘Fox & Friends,’ Trump Sees a Two-Way Mirror | The New York Times | July 19, 2017
The New York Times | July 19, 2017
Sometimes the president’s tweets program his go-to cable morning show. And sometimes the show programs him.
U.S. to Release Up to 15,000 New Visas for Seasonal Workers | The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The New York Times | July 18, 2017
To secure the visas, known as H-2B visas, businesses must prove that they will suffer a severe financial loss without the aid of foreign workers.
A Security Robot Falls Into a Fountain. You’re No RoboCop, Says Internet. | The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The K5 has a passing resemblance to R2-D2 — and a dash of Paul Blart, mall cop. Its creators took the online mockery in stride.
Economic Scene: In Health Care, Republicans Could Learn From Rwanda | The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The New York Times | July 18, 2017
While Obamacare’s foes seek to reverse its expansion of coverage, third-world nations have made strides in extending access and improving results.
China Disrupts WhatsApp Service in Online Clampdown | The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The last of Facebook’s major products that still worked in China was hit by government blocks, as Beijing broadly tightens its controls over the internet.
U.S. Calls for ‘Much Better Deal’ in Nafta Overhaul Plan | The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The Trump administration sent a list of objectives to Congress that emphasizes the reduction of the United States’ trade deficit with Canada and Mexico.
AMC Tries to Steer Clear of Chinese Owner’s Debt Worries | The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The New York Times | July 18, 2017
Shares in the American cinema chain had fallen on fears that the huge loans accumulated by its parent, Dalian Wanda, were under scrutiny by the authorities.
Beer Makers Who Used Other Breweries Are Opening Their Own | The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The New York Times | July 18, 2017
A sense of place, and a place to sell, are suddenly important in the beer world. So contract, or “gypsy,” brewers are putting down roots.
Uber Discriminates Against Riders With Disabilities, Lawsuit Says | The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The New York Times | July 18, 2017
A coalition of advocacy groups claims that fewer than 100 of the 58,000 cars dispatched by the ride-hailing service across New York City are wheelchair accessible.
Daimler to Modify 3 Million Mercedes Cars Over Diesel Concerns | The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The move is occurring as Daimler faces investigations on both sides of the Atlantic over allegations it evaded diesel emissions rules.
U.K.’s New £10 Note Gets a Fresh Face: Jane Austen | The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The “tenner” will feature a likeness of the novelist in an announcement marking the anniversary of her death in 1817.
Britain Cracking Down on Gender Stereotypes in Ads | The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The New York Times | July 18, 2017
Too many ads objectify women’s bodies or reinforce traditional roles, a report by the British advertising regulator has found.
United Airlines Profit Rises Despite Boycott Threats Over Passenger Treatment | The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The forcible removal of Dr. David Dao from a flight in April led to calls for a boycott of the carrier, but the airline did not take a financial hit in its quarterly report.
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions | The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The New York Times | July 18, 2017
Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York City.
Behind a Chinese Powerhouse, a Web of Family Financial Ties | The New York Times | July 18, 2017
The New York Times | July 18, 2017
For nearly 25 years, HNA Group, the Chinese conglomerate, has funneled business to a small group of relatives and associates of its senior executives.