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Trump Says He’s a Free-Trader at Heart. He Isn’t Acting Like It.

Trump Says He’s a Free-Trader at Heart. He Isn’t Acting Like It.

President Trump at last month’s Group of 7 summit meeting, where he praised eliminating tariffs and subsidies, saying, “That would be the ultimate thing.”

In a Year of Nonstop News, a Batch of Business Books Worth Reading

In a Year of Nonstop News, a Batch of Business Books Worth Reading

Three of the books that Andrew Ross Sorkin is recommending this year.

Building a Connected City From the Ground Up

Building a Connected City From the Ground Up

A rendering of the development Union Point, a “smart city” planned for Weymouth, Mass.

China Is Set to Take a Hard Line on Trump’s Trade Demands

China Is Set to Take a Hard Line on Trump’s Trade Demands

A container port in China’s eastern province of Shandong. The Trump administration wants Beijing to curb its $300 billion plan to bankroll China’s push into advanced technologies.

Shell and Eni to Be Tried Over $1.3 Billion Nigerian Oil Deal

Shell and Eni to Be Tried Over $1.3 Billion Nigerian Oil Deal

A Shell facility in Afam, Nigeria. Shell and Eni have denied wrongdoing in the purchase of an offshore tract.

Tech’s Ethical ‘Dark Side’: Harvard, Stanford and Others Want to Address It

Tech’s Ethical ‘Dark Side’: Harvard, Stanford and Others Want to Address It

Laura Norén, who teaches a data science ethics course at New York University, said, “You can patch the software, but you can’t patch a person if you, you know, damage someone’s reputation.”

Alexa, What Happened to My Car?

Alexa, What Happened to My Car?

Byton, a start-up electric-car maker, promoted its Alexa integration at the 2018 CES trade show in Las Vegas.

Kimberly Guilfoyle, Co-Host of ‘The Five,’ Is Leaving Fox News

Kimberly Guilfoyle, Co-Host of ‘The Five,’ Is Leaving Fox News

Kimberly Guilfoyle, who recently revealed that she is dating Donald Trump Jr., joined Fox News in 2006.

Before There Was Grumpy Cat, There Was Morris, 9Lives Reminds Consumers

Before There Was Grumpy Cat, There Was Morris, 9Lives Reminds Consumers

Morris is described as “charmingly choosy” rather than finicky in the latest campaign for 9Lives cat food.

Goldman Sachs Is Said to Be Under U.S. Scrutiny in Malaysian Inquiry

Goldman Sachs Is Said to Be Under U.S. Scrutiny in Malaysian Inquiry

The Goldman Sachs headquarters in Manhattan. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn are investigating what role the firm may have played in the so-called 1MDB scandal.

How Boston Is Trying to Close the Gender Pay Gap

How Boston Is Trying to Close the Gender Pay Gap

Megan Costello is executive director of the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement, which is working with Boston-area employers to try to reduce pay inequity between women and men.

Halliburton and Saudi Aramco Reach Deal to Increase Gas Output

Halliburton and Saudi Aramco Reach Deal to Increase Gas Output

Halliburton was a central player in the shale drilling across Texas, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Louisiana. It has also worked in shale fields in Argentina, Canada, Mexico and Poland.

Low-Paid Women Get Hollywood Money to File Harassment Suits

Low-Paid Women Get Hollywood Money to File Harassment Suits

Gina Pitre is suing Walmart and one of its managers, alleging harassment at a store in D’Iberville, Miss. It is one of the first cases backed by the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, started by female Hollywood stars and producers seeking to broaden the #MeToo movement.

Jon Huntsman Sr., Billionaire Businessman and Philanthropist, Dies at 80

Jon Huntsman Sr., Billionaire Businessman and Philanthropist, Dies at 80

Jon Huntsman Sr. with his wife, Karen, in 2004 at the dedication of the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City.

We All Have a Stake in the Stock Market, Right? Guess Again

We All Have a Stake in the Stock Market, Right? Guess Again

Wall Street’s volatility is merely a spectator event for most Americans, whose wealth is not held in stocks.


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