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Mark Zuckerberg, in Suit, Testifies in Oculus Intellectual Property Trial
Oculus, a virtual reality company acquired by Facebook, is accused of stealing elements of the technology that went into its headsets.... More >>


Economic Scene: On Climate Change, Even States in Forefront Are Falling Short
States like California and New York have been leaders in curbing carbon emissions from energy. But to achieve their goals, both may need to embrace nuclear power.... More >>


Land Rush in Permian Basin, Where Oil Is Stacked Like a Layer Cake
Exxon Mobil is the latest company to acquire a major parcel in the fields of West Texas and New Mexico as shale drilling promises a new bounty.... More >>


Run-Up Since Election Slows as Investors Consider Risks
Investors are concerned about a dollar that has gained too much in value, the potential for trade wars and whether Donald J. Trump can keep his promise to cut taxes.... More >>


By Announcing New Jobs, Corporations Help Themselves Too
In promoting plans to add jobs, some of which have long been in the works, companies help position themselves favorably with the Trump administration.... More >>


News Analysis: In Era of Trump, China’s President Champions Economic Globalization
Before the World Economic Forum in Davos, Xi Jinping spurned protectionism while implicitly rebuking Donald J. Trump, president-elect of the United States.... More >>


Trump Aide Scaramucci Sells Investment Business to Chinese Consortium
A consortium led by RON Transatlantic and HNA Capital of China is buying SkyBridge Capital.... More >>


4 Quotes From Theresa May’s Speech and What They Mean
The prime minister’s remarks on exiting the European Union were her first public outline of how Britain plans to leave the bloc.... More >>


Deutsche Bank and Justice Dept. Complete Deal on Mortgage Crisis
The institution will pay a penalty of $3.1 billion and provide $4.1 billion in consumer relief to homeowners, borrowers and communities.... More >>


Qualcomm Accused of Anticompetitive Practices by F.T.C.
The trade commission said Qualcomm used its dominant position as a supplier of phone chips to impose “onerous” supply and licensing terms.... More >>


As Support for E.U. Flags Elsewhere, Bulgaria Sees Its Benefits
While much of Europe has complained about the European Union, Bulgarians paint a different picture, with the Balkan country viewing the bloc as a major positive.... More >>


Trump Attacks BMW and Mercedes, but Auto Industry Is a Complex Target
The globalized trade in vehicles, in which Detroit owns European brands and German cars come from Alabama, could make it hard to raise barriers.... More >>


New York Times Study Calls for Rapid Change in Newsroom
Among the broad recommendations of an internal report are increasing training and hiring for digital roles and reducing the layers of editing.... More >>


British American Tobacco to Take Over Reynolds American in $49 Billion Deal
The transaction would create the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco business, with brands that include Camel, Lucky Strike, Newport and Pall Mall.... More >>


Jerry Seinfeld Takes ‘Comedians in Cars’ to Netflix
Mr. Seinfeld also signed a production deal with the streaming service, which includes performing two stand-up specials and developing other content.... More >>


Deal Professor: Sears Clings to Catalog Thinking in an Online World
Sears, as well as other longtime retailers, are struggling because of the Amazon juggernaut.... More >>


DealBook: What to Make of the ‘Davos Class’ in the Trump Era
The globalist elite gather in Switzerland to grapple with the world’s great challenges, but their relevance is in question in a time of Brexit and Trump.... More >>


Invisible Hand: Presidents Have Less Power Over the Economy Than You Might Think
We associate presidents with eras — and eras with strong or weak economies. But the reality is more complicated.... More >>


Sinosphere: U.S. Ambassadors in Asia Make Final Plea for Dead Trans-Pacific Trade Pact
Max Baucus, the ambassador to China, and five others told Congress in an open letter that the United States should not cede its position in Asia-Pacific trade to China.... More >>


Trump Health Secretary Pick’s Longtime Foes: Big Government and Insurance Companies
Over a long political career, Tom Price, a doctor, never swerved from his policy mission to protect his former profession from what he views as heavy-handed government intrusion.... More >>


World’s 8 Richest Have as Much Wealth as Bottom Half, Oxfam Says
The eight, all men, hold as much combined wealth as the 3.6 billion people in the bottom half, the charity said in a report that highlighted inequality.... More >>


Saulx-les-Chartreux Journal: Life on the Farm Draws Some French Tired of Urban Rat Race
In towns like Saulx-les-Chartreux, small-scale farming is driven by a thriving market for organic food.... More >>


Square Feet: How Indianapolis, Long Known as a Manufacturing Center, Is Luring Tech Talent
The Indiana capital is making up for diminished manufacturing by supporting new technology, and workers are won over by low costs and great amenities.... More >>


Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York City.... More >>


A Rare Corner of Finance Where Women Dominate
Women hold the top positions in corporate governance at many of the biggest mutual funds and pension funds — deciding which way to vote on the directors of a company board.... More >>


Political Crisis Engulfs Samsung, a Firm Tied to South Korea’s Success
Prosecutors have called for the arrest of Jay Y. Lee, the de facto head of Samsung, one of the country’s top companies.... More >>


Grass-Fed Beef, Sold One Cow at a Time
New start-ups are buying meat from small farms and dividing it into manageable cuts.... More >>


Itineraries: Norwegian Expands in the Trans-Atlantic Market
Norwegian, an upstart airline, plans to begin flying out of more American and European cities, joining the legacy carriers in extensive long-haul operations.... More >>


Tech Tip: Joining the Windows Testing Team
You don’t have to be a developer to get a sneak peek at unfinished versions of Windows, but make sure you have the hardware to spare.... More >>


All in the Wording: Job Listings That Are Too ‘Feminine’ for Men
Listings for most fast-growing jobs use feminine language, which has been statistically shown to deter men.... More >>


Opinion: Big Sugar’s Secret Ally? Nutritionists
The scientific consensus that all calories are equally fattening is outdated and dangerous.... More >>


Op-Ed Columnist: Do Markets Work in Health Care?
There’s psychology as well as economics in a consumer-based system.... More >>




Editor, John C. DePrez Jr.; Executive Editor, Carol Rogers; Publishers: IBRC and IAR


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