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Wang Jian, Co-Founder of Chinese Giant HNA, Dies in France

Wang Jian, Co-Founder of Chinese Giant HNA, Dies in France

Wang Jian, center, the co-chairman and a co-founder of HNA Group of China, at an event in New York in 2017.

Supreme Court Labor Decision Wasn’t Just a Loss for Unions

Supreme Court Labor Decision Wasn’t Just a Loss for Unions

Pro-union demonstrators rallying on Wednesday in Lower Manhattan after the Supreme Court decision on union financing. The ruling is a blow to progressive groups that benefit from labor funding.

From Mexico to the U.S., a Nafta Tale of Two Truckers

From Mexico to the U.S., a Nafta Tale of Two Truckers

Carlos Flores, left, can work as a trucker anywhere in the United States, but Raúl Miranda cannot do so beyond a border zone.

China’s Other E-Commerce Giant Follows Its Own Path

China’s Other E-Commerce Giant Follows Its Own Path

Returning a gesture, Richard Liu, chief of JD.com, kisses the hand of Li Quan, a member of JD’s legion of delivery men, in front of Mr. Li’s vehicle.

Purge of Kevin Spacey Gives ‘All the Money in the World’ a Pay Problem

Purge of Kevin Spacey Gives ‘All the Money in the World’ a Pay Problem

Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg, right, and Andrea Piedimonte Bodini in “All the Money in the World.” Scenes in the film were reshot in order to replace the disgraced actor Kevin Spacey.

Amazon, the Elephant in the Antitrust Room

Amazon, the Elephant in the Antitrust Room

The proposed mergers of AT&T with Time Warner and T-Mobile with Sprint provoke the question: Will prices for consumers really rise?

A Surprising Bid for Remington, and an Unsurprising Rejection

A Surprising Bid for Remington, and an Unsurprising Rejection

The Navajo Nation made a bid for the gun maker Remington, which has recently emerged from bankruptcy. Although the offer was rejected, it offered an interesting plan to remake one of the country’s oldest and largest firearms companies.

Mobile Apps Are Musts for Most Brands, as Long as Users Like Them

Mobile Apps Are Musts for Most Brands, as Long as Users Like Them

Regal Cinemas said that more than 9 million people have downloaded its app, which, among other things, allows them to purchase movie tickets.

Think the Big Banks Have Abandoned Coal? Think Again

Think the Big Banks Have Abandoned Coal? Think Again

Contractors pouring concrete this month during construction of the Poplar Grove coal mine in Rumsey, Ky. Grant Quasha, chief executive of Paringa Resources, which is developing the mine, said, “For smaller companies such as ourselves, it’s still very difficult to obtain financing.”

Tax Overhaul Gains Public Support, Buoying Republicans

Tax Overhaul Gains Public Support, Buoying Republicans

Colleen Doering runs a small facilities maintenance business in Florida. “My paycheck has increased, and if I see it in my paycheck, then I know my employees are seeing it in theirs,” she said of the new tax law.

Building a Connected City From the Ground Up

Building a Connected City From the Ground Up

A rendering of the development Union Point, a “smart city” planned for Weymouth, Mass.

G.E. Makes a Sharp ‘Pivot’ on Digital

G.E. Makes a Sharp ‘Pivot’ on Digital

In 2011, G.E. set up a center in San Ramon, Calif., to push into the digital market. The company has invested billions in those efforts, but this year it is cutting its expenses by 25 percent.

Saudis, Saying They Heard Price Complaints, Are Raising Oil Production

Saudis, Saying They Heard Price Complaints, Are Raising Oil Production

Khalid al-Falih, the Saudi energy minister, before the start of the meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries on Friday.

Investors Betting Against Tesla Made $1 Billion on Friday

Investors Betting Against Tesla Made $1 Billion on Friday

The slide in Tesla’s shares after Elon Musk’s interview with The New York Times generated more than $1 billion in profits for short-sellers.

Formula for Headache-Free Flying: Pack Only a Phone and a Book

Formula for Headache-Free Flying: Pack Only a Phone and a Book

Ben Weprin, president of AJ Capital Partners.

Cyberattack Shows Vulnerability of Gas Pipeline Network

Cyberattack Shows Vulnerability of Gas Pipeline Network

A natural-gas plant in North Dakota operated by Oneok, one of the companies affected by a cyberattack on a data network connecting gas-pipeline operators and their customers. The companies said the attack did not lead to any service interruptions.


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