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Ruling on Airbus Subsidies Could Escalate Trade Tensions With Europe

Ruling on Airbus Subsidies Could Escalate Trade Tensions With Europe

An Airbus A380 at the final assembly line at Airbus headquarters near Toulouse, France. The World Trade Organization on Tuesday found that the European Union had improperly issued Airbus preferential government loans with low interest rates for the A350 and the A380.

Trump Slaps Steep Tariffs on Foreign Washing Machines and Solar Products

Trump Slaps Steep Tariffs on Foreign Washing Machines and Solar Products

Workers installing solar panels in New Mexico. President Trump has approved solar tariffs for the next four years, a trade action aimed at Chinese imports.

Did Elon Musk Violate Securities Laws With Tweet About Taking Tesla Private?

Did Elon Musk Violate Securities Laws With Tweet About Taking Tesla Private?

Elon Musk, right. Experts are questioning Mr. Musk’s statement on Twitter that he had secured the financing needed to take the carmaker Tesla private at a price of $420 a share.

Strong Hiring and Fed Chief’s Reassurance on Rates Delight Investors

Strong Hiring and Fed Chief’s Reassurance on Rates Delight Investors

Construction workers erecting scaffolding last month in Manhattan. Builders continued to hire last year even as the housing market slowed.

Silicon Valley Faces Regulatory Fight on Its Home Turf

Silicon Valley Faces Regulatory Fight on Its Home Turf

A proposed California ballot measure that would provide consumers with increased data privacy rights is the passion project of an unlikely trio: Rick Arney, a finance industry executive, left; Alastair Mactaggart, a 51-year-old real estate developer, center; and Mary Stone Ross, a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst.

White House Tries to Tamp Down Trade War Fears as China Retaliates

White House Tries to Tamp Down Trade War Fears as China Retaliates

Chinese border police officers watching the arrival of a container ship at a port in Qingdao, China. On Wednesday, China threatened to retaliate against many of the American products and industries that President Trump has vowed to protect.

Divides Over Trade Scramble Midterm Election Messaging

Divides Over Trade Scramble Midterm Election Messaging

Production at a Chinese steel plant. Americans are about evenly split on the steel and aluminum tariffs that President Trump announced last month, according to a survey for The New York Times.

‘Fire and Fury’ May Be Coming to a Screen Near You

‘Fire and Fury’ May Be Coming to a Screen Near You

Since its publication less than two weeks ago, “Fire and Fury” has raised questions about President Trump’s fitness for office and helped lead to the banishment of Stephen K. Bannon from the president’s inner circle.

All About ZTE, the Chinese Sanctions Breaker That Trump Wants to Help

All About ZTE, the Chinese Sanctions Breaker That Trump Wants to Help

The headquarters of ZTE in Shenzhen, China, on Monday. Just about every product that ZTE makes has some American components or software in it.

In a Chinese Village, Elderly Farmers Are Now Yogis

In a Chinese Village, Elderly Farmers Are Now Yogis

The local Communist Party chief has turned to yoga to bring health and vitality to a fading, remote hamlet. Some tourist money would be welcome, too.

Bright Lights, Big Shoulder Pads: A Timid Japan Recalls Its Bubble Era

Bright Lights, Big Shoulder Pads: A Timid Japan Recalls Its Bubble Era

Kaori Masukodera, left, and Mai Chusonji of the duo Bed In, whose garish outfits and bubbly music are part of a nostalgic reappreciation of Japan’s 1980s economic boom.

Trump Moves to Ease the Firing of Federal Workers

Trump Moves to Ease the Firing of Federal Workers

The Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington. The Trump administration’s order changing work rules across the Civil Service built on legislation passed last year that was aimed at the veterans’ agency.

China Offers Trump a Trade Peace Deal. It May Not Be Enough.

China Offers Trump a Trade Peace Deal. It May Not Be Enough.

A combine harvests soybeans on a farm outside Salina, Kan. China has resumed its purchases of American soybeans, but it is not clear whether Beijing’s recent concessions will lead to a lasting truce on trade with the United States.

Wall Street Titan Takes Aim at Law That Tripped Him Up

Wall Street Titan Takes Aim at Law That Tripped Him Up

“I fought two wars for my country. This is another war,” the Wall Street titan Maurice Greenberg said of his effort to curb New York State securities laws.

A Construction Boom to Lure Visitors to Morocco’s ‘Red City’

A Construction Boom to Lure Visitors to Morocco’s ‘Red City’

Construction on M Avenue, a $100 million multiuse project in Marrakesh, Morocco. A surge of wealthy international visitors is helping charge the high-end construction boom in the city.

As Disney Moves Forward With Fox, Comcast Continues Plotting

As Disney Moves Forward With Fox, Comcast Continues Plotting

Mr. Iger has given no public indication of how he would respond if Comcast made an attempt to pry the bulk of 21st Century Fox’s assets away from his company.


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