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As China Curbs Borrowing, Growth Shows Signs of Faltering

As China Curbs Borrowing, Growth Shows Signs of Faltering

A factory in Hangzhou, China. An economic slowdown in the country — coupled with the knock-on effects of widening trade disputes and slowing growth in Europe — may augur poorly for the global economy.

Ex-Volkswagen C.E.O. Charged With Fraud Over Diesel Emissions

Ex-Volkswagen C.E.O. Charged With Fraud Over Diesel Emissions

Martin Winterkorn was Volkswagen’s chief executive for eight years before resigning shortly after the emissions deception was exposed in late 2015.

U.S. and China Play Chicken on Trade, and Neither Swerves

U.S. and China Play Chicken on Trade, and Neither Swerves

China wants to create a commercial aircraft maker to rival Boeing or Airbus.

Bankers Hate the Volcker Rule. Now, It Could Be Watered Down.

Bankers Hate the Volcker Rule. Now, It Could Be Watered Down.

The Federal Reserve and other regulators will soon propose significant changes to the Volcker Rule, making it easier for large banks to engage in trading that can be highly profitable but also very risky.

A Primer on Private Equity

A Primer on Private Equity

Private equity buys up assets — everything from housing to ambulance companies — often at a bargain.

Wall Street Titan Takes Aim at Law That Tripped Him Up

Wall Street Titan Takes Aim at Law That Tripped Him Up

“I fought two wars for my country. This is another war,” the Wall Street titan Maurice Greenberg said of his effort to curb New York State securities laws.

AT&T Drops Huawei’s New Smartphone Amid Security Worries

AT&T Drops Huawei’s New Smartphone Amid Security Worries

Richard Yu, chief executive of Huawei’s consumer business group, presenting the high-end Mate 10 smartphone in Munich in October.

Can San Diego Ditch the Power Company? Not Without a Fight

Can San Diego Ditch the Power Company? Not Without a Fight

“The cost of energy now is escalating in the community,” said Bishop George McKinney, a pastor in San Diego who supports a proposal for a city-run electricity program. “There has to be someone who is willing to speak truth to power.”

Soon Only One Blockbuster Will Be Left in the United States

Soon Only One Blockbuster Will Be Left in the United States

The coming closings of two Blockbuster video stores in Alaska will make this one in Bend, Ore., the only remaining one in the United States.

Fox News Once Gave Trump a Perch. Now It’s His Bullhorn.

Fox News Once Gave Trump a Perch. Now It’s His Bullhorn.

In a “Fox & Friends” interview in February, President Trump recalled his long relationship with the show.

The Link Between Parenting and Leadership

The Link Between Parenting and Leadership

Representative Paul D. Ryan greets his children on the campaign trail in Iowa in 2012.

Anbang Takeover Sends Blunt Message: China Wants to Fix Its Debt Problem

Anbang Takeover Sends Blunt Message: China Wants to Fix Its Debt Problem

Anbang Insurance Group began as a modest car insurance company in 2004 and used cheap debt and financial engineering to become a financial force in just a few years.

Populism Is Waning, Which Is Reason to Party in Davos

Populism Is Waning, Which Is Reason to Party in Davos

The World Economic Forum, a gathering of global leaders, begins on Tuesday in Davos, Switzerland. The last time the leaders convened for this meeting, they found themselves in an uncustomary position: in the cross hairs of a global insurrection.

Chipotle Will Test a Quesadilla, and a New Strategy

Chipotle Will Test a Quesadilla, and a New Strategy

A quesadilla is among the new items Chipotle will begin experimenting with at its test kitchen in Manhattan, along with nachos, chocolate milkshakes, avocado tostados and an updated salad.

Google’s JD.com Deal Shows Silicon Valley Still Wants In on China

Google’s JD.com Deal Shows Silicon Valley Still Wants In on China

Sundar Pichai, Google's C.E.O., speaking at the China Development Forum in Beijing earlier this year.

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.


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