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After Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis, Worries Shift to Virgin Islands
With debts piling up and lenders growing nervous, the U.S. Virgin Islands is approaching the same kind of fiscal crisis that engulfed Puerto Rico.... More >>

Takata, Unable to Overcome Airbag Crisis, Files for Bankruptcy Protection
The Japanese company at the center of history’s farthest-reaching auto safety crisis said it would sell its assets to Key Safety Systems, a Chinese-owned American rival.... More >>

Third Point, a Hedge Fund, Sets Its Activist Sights on Nestlé
The fund, run by Daniel S. Loeb, has called on the Swiss food giant to sell its stake in L’Oréal and move more quickly to adapt to changing consumer tastes.... More >>

Indian Technology Workers Worry About a Job Threat: Technology
Artificial intelligence, automation and big data are raising fears of widespread layoffs in a $150 billion industry.... More >>

In Towns Already Hit by Steel Mill Closings, a New Casualty: Retail Jobs
Thousands of workers face unemployment as retailers struggle to adapt to online shopping. But even as e-commerce grows, it isn’t absorbing these workers.... More >>

Next Stop for Preet Bharara, Fired Prosecutor? His Brother’s Media Firm
The former U.S. attorney will announce on Monday that he is joining Some Spider Studios as an executive vice president. He will also host a podcast.... More >>

In Advertising Paradise, Reality Is Just a Conversation Away
The frustrations of the advertising world, namely brand safety, dominated the sun-drenched discussions at the lavish Cannes Lions industry gathering.... More >>

A Street Fight Among Grocers to Deliver Your Milk, Eggs, Bananas
Bananas can’t get cold. Milk mustn’t tip. Online food delivery still trips up companies. A day on the truck shows why.... More >>

Outside Collectors for I.R.S. Are Accused of Illegal Practices
A group of Democratic senators obtained call scripts from companies collecting overdue tax debt and found what they said were a variety of abuses.... More >>

Your Money: Does God Want You to Spend $300,000 for College?
The retail price of joining Father John. I. Jenkins at the University of Notre Dame is climbing ever higher. Here, the last in a series on faith and finance.... More >>

Europe and Japan Near Trade Deal as U.S. Takes Protectionist Path
The European Union and Japan are close to an agreement that would bring together two giants encompassing a quarter of the world’s economy.... More >>

The Incredible Shrinking White House Briefing
The White House Correspondents’ Association is pushing back against Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, and his new, less informative briefings.... More >>

A Trump Bump for Law Firm of President’s Lawyer
Kasowitz Benson Torres, the firm founded by Marc E. Kasowitz, made Vault’s list of the nation’s top 100 prestigious firms this year, coming in at No. 99.... More >>

Google Will No Longer Scan Gmail for Ad Targeting
After years of complaints by privacy advocates, the company said it will stop the practice on its free email service to eliminate confusion around its advertising policies.... More >>

7 of Our Best ‘Brexit’ Pieces, a Year After the Vote
Before the referendum and over the past year, we’ve delved into questions of identity, economics, finance and politics surrounding “Brexit.”... More >>

E.U. Commission Approves Billions in Aid for 2 Italian Banks
With unexpected speed, European officials approved a plan to use Italian taxpayer money to protect depositors in two faltering banks.... More >>

Treasury Auctions Set for the Week of June 26
The following tax-exempt fixed-income issues are scheduled for pricing this week.... More >>

Fair Game: Lessons From the Collapse of Banco Popular
When Spain’s fifth-largest bank failed this month, Banco Santander swooped in to the rescue, and regulators breathed easy. They should have been scared.... More >>

Values Revealed: The Health Debate Shows What Both Parties Care About Most
What role should government have in health care, and who should pay for it? A political fight lays bare a philosophical one.... More >>

A Cyberattack ‘the World Isn’t Ready For’
In May, a so-called ransomware attack hit computers in over 150 countries. But two weeks earlier, one security expert found something a lot worse.... More >>

Economic View: In Long Run, There’s No Such Thing as an Einstein Investor
In investing, as in physics, the insights of outstanding individuals and of crowds of experts are both valuable. But following any approach blindly leads to trouble.... More >>

Retiring: Would You Trust Tom Selleck With Your Life Savings?
Companies that market to older Americans choose their celebrity spokesmen or spokeswomen with an eye toward the sensibilities of retirees.... More >>

Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: Uber Isn’t Everything
Uber dominated tech headlines this week, but a few other things happened in techland, too.... More >>

Corner Office: Joe Andrew on Building a Culture to Encourage Creativity
The global chairman of Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, says that people have to feel comfortable sharing their thoughts and ideas.... More >>

Prototype: Feel the Noise: Homemade Slime Becomes Big Business
The market for slime — a sticky substance in a multitude of colors — is thriving in a cottage industry run by fourth-graders, teenagers and young adults.... More >>

Wealth Matters: How to Make the Family Business Work Across the Generations
Lessons from families in the sushi, boot-making and wallpaper businesses.... More >>

Your Money Adviser: Tips for Adding a Teenage Driver to Your Auto Insurance
Rates for teenagers are a bit lower than they once were, and there are plenty of consumer safety websites to offer advice.... More >>

Nonfiction: How Uber and Airbnb Became Poster Children for the Disruption Economy
Three books reckon with pioneers of the sharing economy; a fourth considers their dark side.... More >>

The Workologist: When You’d Rather Not Be a Reference
A friend re-entering the work force wants your endorsement, but your feelings are mixed, at best. Here’s how to proceed.... More >>

Marion Goldin, Award-Winning ‘60 Minutes’ Producer, Dies at 76
Ms. Goldin, a trailblazer as a TV newswoman, was long paired with Mike Wallace on memorable investigative pieces.... More >>

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