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Anthem Threatens to Leave Health Exchanges if Subsidies Are Halted
The insurer’s earnings beat expectations, but it warned it could withdraw from some marketplaces or raise rates if the government does not continue co-payment subsidies for low-income people.... More >>


State of the Art: Why Instagram Is Becoming Facebook’s Next Facebook
Instagram, now with 700 million users, resembles Facebook in 2009 to 2012, when it went from being something people used occasionally to something they use every day.... More >>


Curb the Use of Overseas Tax Havens? Yes! But How?
There is wide accord that the current system encourages companies to keep money abroad. The question is how to tax funds brought home, now and in the future.... More >>


White House Proposes Slashing Tax Rates, Significantly Aiding Wealthy
President Trump on Wednesday proposed sharp reductions in both individual and corporate income tax rates, and also called for the elimination of most itemized tax deductions.... More >>


Economic Trends: Winners and Losers in the Trump Tax Plan
The plan lacks many details, but one group of losers seems to be upper-middle-income people in blue states.... More >>


Trump Tax Plan Silent on Carried Interest, a Boon for the Very Rich
Hedge fund managers and private equity executives could benefit if a loophole Donald Trump promised to close is replaced by a lower corporate tax rate.... More >>


Movers: Awaiting Earnings From Amazon, Microsoft and Alphabet
We’re following major developments in the markets throughout the day. Check here for the latest updates.... More >>


New Balance Court Ruling in China Is Rare Win Against Piracy
Trademark lawyers said the ruling suggested that Chinese court orders protecting intellectual property would be enforced more strictly.... More >>


Trump Tells Foreign Leaders That Nafta Can Stay for Now
In evening telephone calls with the president of Mexico and the prime minister of Canada, President Trump said he would quickly start the process of renegotiating Nafta — not end it.... More >>


Words to Watch: How to Detect Shifts by Europe’s Central Bank
Analysts and investors will examine every word spoken by Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank, on Thursday.... More >>


United Takes Added Steps to Win Back Customers and Avoid More Ugly Events
United Airlines, still trying to regain its footing after a video showed a traveler being violently dragged off a plane, on Thursday outlined new measures meant to prevent such episodes in the future.... More >>


Barnes & Noble Names Chief Executive, Its Fourth Since 2013
Demos Parneros, 55, who has acted as chief operating officer of Barnes & Noble for the last five months, will take the top post, the company was to announce.... More >>


Jesse Watters of Fox Denies His Ivanka Trump Comment Was Lewd
The Bill O’Reilly protégé, who has been criticized for other broadcasts, finds himself under fire again.... More >>


Hard-Line Republican Caucus Backs Revised Bill to Repeal Obamacare
The support of the House Freedom Caucus breathed new life into efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act, but it was not clear whether it was enough.... More >>


F.C.C. Chairman Pushes Sweeping Changes to Net Neutrality Rules
The chairman, Ajit Pai, said high-speed internet service should no longer be treated like a public utility with strict rules but should largely be left to police itself.... More >>


Obama Balances Civic-Minded Side With the Lure of a $400,000 Speech
The former president will be paid handsomely to speak at a health care conference run by the Wall Street investment firm Cantor Fitzgerald.... More >>


A Struggling ESPN Lays Off Many On-Air Figures
Trent Dilfer, Jayson Stark and Ed Werder were among the numerous big names laid off.... More >>


Huawei, Chinese Technology Giant, Is Focus of Widening U.S. Investigation
American officials are looking at whether Huawei, a maker of smartphones and cellular equipment, broke trade controls on Cuba, Iran, Sudan and Syria.... More >>


Twitter’s Business Shrinks, but Investors See a Glimmer of Hope
The company posted its first decline in revenue since its initial public offering in 2013, but its results still beat investors’ low expectations.... More >>


Bribe Cases, a Jared Kushner Partner and Potential Conflicts
President Trump’s son-in-law, a top adviser, had help building a real estate empire from a member of one of Israel’s wealthiest families.... More >>


How Hulu and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Revived 2 Careers
Daniel Wilson and Fran Sears hadn’t worked together in years. But they still owned partial rights to a certain 1990 movie based on Margaret Atwood‘s book.... More >>


Tech Fix: Why Your Next Wi-Fi Setup Should Be a Mesh Network
Unlike stand-alone routers that lose signal the farther you move away from them, mesh stations piggyback on one another to create a continuous wireless link.... More >>


Tech Tip: Sharing More Than 140 Characters on Twitter
Posting an image of a web page with highlighted text lets you make your point and share bigger thoughts than the standard character limit allows.... More >>


Economic Trends: The Low-Inflation World May Be Sticking Around Longer Than Expected
It will take more than a U.S. presidential election, a few months of solid global growth and a recovery in oil prices to fix it.... More >>


Tech We're Using: The Tech Challenge of Reporting Under China’s Watchful Eye
Jane Perlez, The New York Times’s bureau chief in Beijing, on the apps she uses and how she manages to work in spite of the Great Firewall.... More >>


A Debate Over the Home of New York’s Fashion Industry
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has a plan that would strip the garment district in Manhattan of special zoning protections.... More >>


An Activist Investment in Whole Foods Exposes Shifting Power on Wall St.
In one example of a change in strategy, Neuberger Berman sounded out hedge funds about investing in Whole Foods Market and pressing for change.... More >>


Your Money Adviser: Simple Rule for Calculating Where You Stand on College Savings
Multiplying your child’s age by $2,000 will give you an idea of how much you should have saved by that point, though there are other factors to consider.... More >>


Entrepreneurship: Travel Agents for Youth Sports Teams? Not All See It as a Perk
A specialized type of travel agent coordinates travel arrangements for youth sports teams. But not all parents and coaches are thrilled.... More >>


Feature: Can Facebook Fix Its Own Worst Bug?
Mark Zuckerberg now acknowledges the dangerous side of the social revolution he helped start. But is the most powerful tool for connection in human history capable of adapting to the world it created?... More >>


Cecilia Alvear, Trailblazing Latina Journalist at NBC, Dies at 77
A former president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, she ran NBC’s Mexico City bureau, covered conflicts in Nicaragua and El Salvador and produced interviews with Castro.... More >>




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