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Tesla Sales Slump as ’19 Starts Is Hinted At in State Data
A compilation of state data indicates a big decline for the electric-car maker after a federal tax credit was reduced.... More >>

Pinterest, Ahead of I.P.O., Reveals Fast Growth and Losses
The start-up, which lets people create virtual “pin boards,” officially joined the herd of tech companies stampeding to the public markets this year by unveiling its offering prospectus.... More >>

Stocks Fall as Bond Market Flashes a Recession Warning
When long-term interest rates fall below short-term rates, it’s called a yield curve inversion. It’s one of Wall Street’s favored predictors of a recession, and it happened on Friday.... More >>

Why Netflix Won’t Be Part of Apple TV
The first skirmishes have already been fought in what could turn into a tech cold war. “The game is on,” said the Netflix chief executive, Reed Hastings.... More >>

The Great American Cardboard Comeback
‘No one is shocked when a paper mill closes anymore. The shocking thing is when one reopens.’... More >>

Indonesia’s National Airline Seeks to Cancel Order of Boeing Max 8s
The request from the carrier, Garuda Indonesia, is the first publicly confirmed attempt to cancel a Max 8 order since the deadly crash in Ethiopia this month.... More >>

Work Friend: A Handyman Asks: After Servicing a Home, Can I Get Paid to Service My Clients’ Other Needs?
Plus: A radical prescription for dealing with millennial entitlement in the office.... More >>

Wealth Matters: The Teddy Bear Test, and Other Ways to Pass a State Tax Audit
Wealthy people with multiple homes may try to establish residency in lower-tax states to reduce their bill. Advisers say it’s a complicated task.... More >>

Tyson Recalls 69,000 Pounds of Chicken Strips After Metal Fragments Are Found
A spokesman for the company said it would “continue to investigate” what happened.... More >>

With Interest: The Week in Business: Boeing Plays It Safe, and Lyft Kicks Off Tech I.P.O.s
Here’s your weekly smorgasbord of all the tech and business news you missed, plus what you should know heading into Monday.... More >>

On CNN and Fox, Big Mueller News Ends Hours of Vamping
Anchors posed many questions and provided few answers while signaling that the special counsel’s report was about to drop. Then it happened.... More >>

Robert Kraft Awaits Your Judgment
Tom Brady, Meek Mill, Drew Bledsoe and Kenny Chesney on the man caught up in a scandal.... More >>

G.M. Plans New Electric Vehicle Made at Chevy Bolt Plant
The carmaker said it would invest $300 million in its Orion Township, Mich., plant in connection with producing the new model there.... More >>

Bits: The Week in Tech: Our Future Robots Will Need Super-Smart Safety Checks
Software looks to be at the heart of the recent Ethiopian Airlines crash. Safety approval of such systems will only get harder as technology advances.... More >>

DealBook Briefing: Rajat Gupta Won’t Say Sorry
The former head of McKinsey spent time in prison for tipping an insider-trading ring. Now, Mr. Gupta is speaking out — but not apologizing.... More >>

A College Investor Who Beats the Ivys
Paula Volent started in art conservation. But at Bowdoin, she has become one of the nation’s most successful financial managers of a college endowment.... More >>

Buying Your First Home? Save, and Save Some More
The dream of owning a home in New York City can seem unattainable, especially for first-time buyers in need of a hefty down payment.... More >>

How Anne Welsh McNulty, Philanthropist, Spends Her Sundays
When she’s not scouting the next generation of global leaders, Ms. McNulty likes to ride Citi Bikes with her boyfriend or peruse books at the Strand.... More >>

DealBook: Rajat Gupta Is Unrepentant for His Crimes
After a stint in federal prison, the former McKinsey chief and Goldman Sachs director maintains he is innocent — and is trying to repair his reputation.... More >>

After a Dip, Hong Kong Real Estate Again Eyes the Stratosphere
Signs suggest that a monthslong slump in the world’s most unaffordable property market is ending.... More >>

Taking Stock at Cartier
A new jewelry collection scheduled for April is just the most recent focus for the house’s chief executive.... More >>

JetBlue Faces Lawsuit Saying Pilots Drugged and Raped Flight Attendants
The lawsuit says that two pilots drugged and raped flight attendants last year and that the airline took no action when it learned of the assault.... More >>

Tate Galleries Will Refuse Sackler Money Because of Opioid Links
“In the present circumstances we do not think it right to seek or accept further donations from the Sacklers,” the group said in a statement.... More >>

MillerCoors Sues Anheuser-Busch Over ‘Misleading’ Bud Light Ad
The lawsuit says the commercial, which first aired during the Super Bowl, implies that there is corn syrup in Coors Light and Miller Lite in order to “frighten” consumers into choosing Bud Light.... More >>

Warnings of a Dark Side to A.I. in Health Care
Machine-learning systems could be a boon to medicine. But they also can be hacked to mislead, researchers are discovering.... More >>

Meanwhile: An Immovable Type Who Won’t Abandon His Movable Type
James Lang doesn't make a lot of money with his letterpress printing business. But it's an art form.... More >>

Drug Company Protections Are Latest Stumbling Block for Nafta Rewrite
Democrats say intellectual property provisions in the deal are a boon to the pharmaceutical industry and could undermine their push to make American health care more affordable.... More >>

Corner Office: Indra Nooyi: ‘I’m Not Here to Tell You What to Eat’
In her conservative Brahmin family in India, education was everything. That prepared her to thrive in corporate America and rise to become chief executive of PepsiCo.... More >>

Levi’s Goes Public, With Jeans on the Trading Floor
Shares of Levi’s rose 33 percent in their first day of trading, giving the 165-year-old company a valuation of roughly $8.6 billion.... More >>

Tech Fix: Facebook Did Not Securely Store Passwords. Here’s What You Need to Know.
Facebook said it had found no evidence of abuse and it was not requiring users to change their passwords, but you should do it anyway.... More >>

Nirav Modi, Fugitive ‘Jeweler to the Stars,’ Is Arrested in London
Mr. Modi, whose diamonds have adorned Hollywood stars, has been accused of a major bank fraud in India.... More >>

Gawker Names Dan Peres as Editor in Chief, Hoping to Breathe Life Back Into Site
Mr. Peres, formerly the top editor at the now-defunct men’s magazine Details, will seek to revive after a high-profile legal battle.... More >>

Faster Tax Cuts Could Be Backfiring on Republicans
Polling shows those getting smaller refunds are less likely to view the tax overhaul favorably, even if their take-home pay grew.... More >>

Rent the Runway Now Valued at $1 Billion With New Funding
The company, known for lending designer dresses for special occasions, says its goal is to “create the Amazon Prime of rental.”... More >>

Digital Hype Aside, Report Says Political Campaigns Are Mostly Analog Affairs
On average, candidates in the 2018 midterm races spent no more than 5 percent of their overall media budgets on digital advertising, according to a report by Tech for Campaigns.... More >>

Deer Park Fire: Benzene in Texas City’s Air Briefly Forces Everyone Inside
Officials had told residents to stay indoors for the second time in a week after a large chemical fire erupted at a storage tank on Sunday.... More >>

DealBook Briefing: The Fed Gave Trump What He Wants, Carefully
Central bank forecasts suggest that it won’t raise rates this year, and Wall Street couldn’t be happier.... More >>

Doomed Boeing Jets Lacked 2 Safety Features That Company Sold Only as Extras
Airlines had to pay more for two optional upgrades that could warn pilots about sensor malfunctions. Boeing now plans to make one of the features standard.... More >>

How to Not Ruin Your Life (or Just Die of Embarrassment) With a Screen Share
There are settings to help you avoid this. Here’s how to use them.... More >>

The Sometimes Catastrophic, but Mostly Just Embarrassing Consequences of Screen Sharing at Work
If you’ve presented in a meeting, you know the potentially calamitous effects of projecting your laptop screen — your naked, interior world, that is — before unsuspecting co-workers.... More >>

A Deadly Blaze in the Alps Made a Biker a Hero and Tunnels Safer for All
Two decades ago, 39 people died inside the Mont Blanc Tunnel in a fire so horrific it changed safety standards forever. The truth eventually caught up to the legend of a man who rushed in.... More >>

A Painting Looted by and Returned to Nazis Finally Goes to Its Jewish Owners
The painting, “View of a Dutch Square,” had been bought by St. Victor’s Cathedral in Xanten without knowing that it had been looted, in 1963.... More >>

New Paid Apple News Service Said to Feature Wall Street Journal
The New York Times and The Washington Post are among the publishers that opted out of the subscription service because of its terms, two people familiar with the plans said.... More >>

For Clues to Howard Schultz’s Leadership, Look Beyond Starbucks
Mr. Schultz, a possible presidential contender, is best known for his wildly successful coffee company. But his time as an N.B.A. owner left a very different legacy.... More >>

Could New York City Get Real Casinos? State Leaders Are Listening
With upstate casinos struggling and the state facing budget woes, a plan to allow full-fledged casinos in New York City is being weighed as a solution.... More >>

Ford to Build Self-Driving Vehicles in Michigan
The automaker also said it would build electric vehicles at its existing plant in Flat Rock, Mich., as part of a plan to invest $900 million in manufacturing in the state.... More >>

Watches Are Yet Another Easy Way Rich People Make Their Money Into More Money
The high-end watch market is a strong investment vehicle for wealthy people.... More >>

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