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Soon Only One Blockbuster Will Be Left in the United States

Soon Only One Blockbuster Will Be Left in the United States

The coming closings of two Blockbuster video stores in Alaska will make this one in Bend, Ore., the only remaining one in the United States.

After Dow 25,000, the Party Has to End. But When?

After Dow 25,000, the Party Has to End. But When?

The New York Stock Exchange floor on the last day of 2017 trading. If there’s a reversal in 2018, said Jerome L. Dodson, the president of Parnassus Investments, “it’s going to hit the index funds hard.”

Elon Musk’s Tweets on Tesla Started a Tizzy. Someone Should Hit the Brakes.

Elon Musk’s Tweets on Tesla Started a Tizzy. Someone Should Hit the Brakes.

Elon Musk’s Twitter posts about taking Tesla private sent investors into a tizzy. Those tweets prompted the company to issue an explanation that ran more than 1,000 words.

Trump’s Power to Fire Federal Workers Curtailed by Judge

Trump’s Power to Fire Federal Workers Curtailed by Judge

Demonstrators in New York this year after the Supreme Court dealt public-sector unions a major blow by ending mandatory union fees for government workers nationwide.

The Robots Are Coming, and Sweden Is Fine

The Robots Are Coming, and Sweden Is Fine

Oskar Pals, 19, operating a loader by remote control at the New Boliden mine in Sweden. In less than 10 years, he says, “this will then be all automated, but I am not worried — there will always be other work tasks.”

On Trade, the U.S. and China Consider the Unthinkable: Breaking Up

On Trade, the U.S. and China Consider the Unthinkable: Breaking Up

China’s explosive rise was a shock to the global trading system. For decades, Western economies like the United States have struggled with the growth of this economic powerhouse.

Pacino as Paterno, and Who Is That Producer? Anthony Scaramucci

Pacino as Paterno, and Who Is That Producer? Anthony Scaramucci

Anthony Scaramucci, the former White House communications director, is credited as a co-executive producer of “Paterno,” which stars Al Pacino, center, and is scheduled to air Saturday on HBO.

John Lasseter, Ousted From Pixar in #MeToo Wave, Finds New Hollywood Home

John Lasseter, Ousted From Pixar in #MeToo Wave, Finds New Hollywood Home

John Lasseter said he planned to build Skydance Animation in the same way he built Pixar, albeit with a new commitment to “safety, trust and mutual respect.”

With Two Suitors for Fox, the Murdochs Consider Next Steps

With Two Suitors for Fox, the Murdochs Consider Next Steps

Rupert Murdoch, with his wife, Jerry Hall, has agreed to sell much of 21st Century Fox’s assets to the Walt Disney Company. But Comcast has made an offer that complicates the situation.

Leading Private Equity Firm Accused of Misusing Funds

Leading Private Equity Firm Accused of Misusing Funds

The founder of the Abraaj Group, Arif Naqvi, in New York in 2016. He has told investors that he did not misuse their money, pointing to regulatory delays.

How a Small Bank Became a Go-To Lender to the Trump Family

How a Small Bank Became a Go-To Lender to the Trump Family

The glass headquarters of Signature Bank in Manhattan. The bank has extended lines of credit to the Trump International Golf Club; lent money to President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner; and provided Mr. Trump and his business with checking accounts.

E-Commerce Might Help Solve the Mystery of Low Inflation

E-Commerce Might Help Solve the Mystery of Low Inflation

Packages at an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey. New research shows prices for some goods have been falling faster than what is reported in official inflation data because e-commerce has made it easier for consumers to comparison shop.

Coffee Drinkers Need Cancer Warning, Judge Rules, Giving Sellers the Jitters

Coffee Drinkers Need Cancer Warning, Judge Rules, Giving Sellers the Jitters

Coffee companies would be required to provide customers with a cancer warning label, according to a decision this week by a California state judge.

Justice Dept. Approves Disney’s Purchase of Fox Assets

Justice Dept. Approves Disney’s Purchase of Fox Assets

The Fox Studios in Los Angeles. Disney enriched its offer with a mix of cash and stock.

Education Department Unwinds Unit Investigating Fraud at For-Profits

Education Department Unwinds Unit Investigating Fraud at For-Profits

Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, has filled top positions in her department with former employees of for-profit colleges that have been under investigation.

‘Economy Is Strong,’ Fed Chairman Says, Urging a Policy of Risk Management

‘Economy Is Strong,’ Fed Chairman Says, Urging a Policy of Risk Management

The Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome H. Powell, far right, with Esther George, chief of the Kansas City Fed, and John Williams, chief of the New York Fed, in Jackson, Wyo., on Friday.


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