Category: V-Business

Coal Mining Jobs Trump Would Bring Back No Longer Exist

The jobs the president alluded to — hardy miners in mazelike tunnels with picks and shovels — have become vestiges of the past.

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Google’s Claim Against Former Executive Could Help Uber in Driverless-Car Lawsuit

Uber disclosed Google’s claim against Anthony Levandowski to support its request for arbitration in an intellectual property fight.

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Valeant Bet Was a ‘Huge Mistake,’ Hedge Fund Chief Ackman Says

In a rare moment of contrition, the billionaire hedge fund manager William Ackman apologized for an investment that cost his investors $4 billion.

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Sketch Guy: Sometimes, Spending Brings a Bigger Return Than Saving

We all get that nagging feeling that the money we want to spend on someone and something we love should be saved instead. Here’s a counterargument.

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Breakingviews: Look for Market Buoyancy Ahead of ‘Brexit’ to Be Short-Lived

If hard, even rancorous bargaining coincides with slowing growth, investors in British assets are likely to encounter some turmoil in the months ahead.

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Little Sign of a ‘Trump Bump’ in the Economic Forecast

Despite upbeat sentiment among consumers and investors in the new year, actual growth estimates are modest for the quarter and beyond.

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Oscars Error Won’t Cost Accounting Firm Its Job

Despite the spectacular mix-up over the award for best picture, PwC will stay on the job after a vote by the Hollywood organization.

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US Stock Indexes Close Mostly Higher; Oil Up

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Wednesday after a sharp increase in crude oil prices helped drive market-leading gains for energy companies.

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Ivanka Trump, Shifting Plans, Will Become a Federal Employee

The president’s elder daughter had drawn criticism from ethics experts after saying she would serve as an informal adviser to her father.

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Tech Tip: Awaiting the Next Android Invasion

Google has released the next version of its mobile operating system to app developers, but regular users will get the software further down the line.

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