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In a Year of Nonstop News, a Batch of Business Books Worth Reading

In a Year of Nonstop News, a Batch of Business Books Worth Reading

Three of the books that Andrew Ross Sorkin is recommending this year.

Fiat Chrysler Loses Sergio Marchionne With Bumpy Road Ahead

Fiat Chrysler Loses Sergio Marchionne With Bumpy Road Ahead

Mike Manley, the head of the Jeep and Ram brands, took over as chief executive of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Saturday. The company’s other brands have not performed as well as those that Mr. Manley led.

Finding Foster Children a Family When They Turn 21

Finding Foster Children a Family When They Turn 21

Yaridania Betancourt, standing, a recruiter for You Gotta Believe, at a gathering of families willing to make a permanent commitment to young adults who are aging out of foster care.

They’re Falsely Accused of Shoplifting, but Retailers Demand Penalties

They’re Falsely Accused of Shoplifting, but Retailers Demand Penalties

“I didn’t feel like I had a prayer,” said Crystal Thompson of Eight Mile, Ala., whom Walmart accused — mistakenly, an employee later acknowledged — of shoplifting about $70 in groceries. A lawyer for Walmart threatened a lawsuit if she didn’t pay $200.

Toasts to the Deals (and Other Winners) of 2017

Toasts to the Deals (and Other Winners) of 2017

It is time to toast and roast the year’s deal makers on Wall Street and in Washington and look ahead to what may come next.

Amazon, Not Waiting for HQ2, Announces Projects in Boston and Vancouver

Amazon, Not Waiting for HQ2, Announces Projects in Boston and Vancouver

An architectural rendering of Amazon’s proposed building in Boston’s Seaport district. The structure would be home for an additional 2,000 technology workers, Amazon said.

Leslie Moonves and Shari Redstone Dig In for a Long Legal War at CBS

Leslie Moonves and Shari Redstone Dig In for a Long Legal War at CBS

The battle over a proposed merger of CBS and Viacom grew more intense on Wednesday when CBS amended its lawsuit against its parent company after board voting rules were changed.

Bush Scion Is Out as Health Firm’s Chief After Intense Activist Campaign

Bush Scion Is Out as Health Firm’s Chief After Intense Activist Campaign

Jonathan Bush resigned on Wednesday as the chief executive of Athenahealth amid a battle with the hedge fund Elliott Management.

Future of MoviePass Is in Doubt After Service Outage, Experts Say

Future of MoviePass Is in Doubt After Service Outage, Experts Say

MoviePass, a subscription-based service for movie theater tickets, was forced to borrow $5 million last week after it said it could not pay its bills.

Within Trump’s Trade Factions, Nations Look for a Friendly Face

Within Trump’s Trade Factions, Nations Look for a Friendly Face

The Trump administration’s reversals on trade have been seen in China as a sign of instability. “In Chinese culture, when a political leader says something, you mean something,” an analyst in Shanghai said.

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.

Xiaomi’s Weak I.P.O. Raises Doubts About China’s Tech Boom

Xiaomi’s Weak I.P.O. Raises Doubts About China’s Tech Boom

Lei Jun, second from right, the chairman and founder of Xiaomi, at the debut of his company’s shares in Hong Kong on Monday.

Shari Redstone and Leslie Moonves Have Starring Roles in a Corporate War

Shari Redstone and Leslie Moonves Have Starring Roles in a Corporate War

Leslie Moonves, the chief executive of CBS, is at war with Shari Redstone, the leader of the network’s parent company.

Investors Fret About a Trade War, but They Aren’t Fleeing the Stock Market

Investors Fret About a Trade War, but They Aren’t Fleeing the Stock Market

Trader Gregory Rowe working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. Even though the prospect of a trade war unnerves many on Wall Street, investors appear to believe any collateral damage would be manageable.

As Marijuana Goes Mainstream, Investors Rush In

As Marijuana Goes Mainstream, Investors Rush In

A marijuana dispensary in Toronto. The bulk of the companies in the ETFMG Alternative Harvest E.T.F., the first marijuana-focused exchange-traded fund listed in the United States, are small Canadian ventures.

Misreading the Lessons From Financial Crises

Misreading the Lessons From Financial Crises

Paul A. Volcker testifying before the House Banking Committee in 1980. He conquered a crisis of runaway inflation.


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