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Consumer Bureau Faulted on Auto Lending Inquiry

Consumer Bureau Faulted on Auto Lending Inquiry

Representative Jeb Hensarling, Republican of Texas, is a longtime critic of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Turkey’s Economy Is So Hot That It May Face a Meltdown

Turkey’s Economy Is So Hot That It May Face a Meltdown

Turkey’s economy shows worrying signs: Merchants in Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar complain they must pay their rent in dollars and euros while selling their wares in the lira, which is dwindling in value.

Can’t Sleep? Let Bob Ross Help You Find Some Happy Little Zzzs

Can’t Sleep? Let Bob Ross Help You Find Some Happy Little Zzzs

Bob Ross, the iconic painter and star of the PBS cult classic “The Joy of Painting,” died in 1995. YouTube videos of his shows have been lauded for helping people who suffer from insomnia.

Disney’s Strong Quarter Is Shadowed by Comcast’s Maneuvers for Fox

Disney’s Strong Quarter Is Shadowed by Comcast’s Maneuvers for Fox

Robert A. Iger, Disney’s chief executive, at Shanghai Disneyland last month. Operating income in the company’s theme park division soared in the second fiscal quarter.

Amazon Wins Exclusive U.K. Rights to Broadcast Some Premier League Matches

Amazon Wins Exclusive U.K. Rights to Broadcast Some Premier League Matches

When the Premier League last auctioned broadcast rights in Britain, companies paid 5.14 billion pounds, or about $7.1 billion, to televise games.

Alex Jones and Infowars Are Sued for Defamation After Misidentifying Parkland Gunman

Alex Jones and Infowars Are Sued for Defamation After Misidentifying Parkland Gunman

A Massachusetts man sued Alex Jones and his conspiracy theory website Infowars, saying they falsely identified him as the gunman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

The $20 Billion Question for Guyana

The $20 Billion Question for Guyana

Guyana fishermen make their way home to the coastal community of Clonbrook at the end of another day at sea. Guyana is one of the poorest countries in South America, but massive offshore oil reserves may well transform it to one of the wealthiest in the next few years.

Report for America Supports Journalism Where Cutbacks Hit Hard

Report for America Supports Journalism Where Cutbacks Hit Hard

Molly Born, a West Virginia Public Radio reporter, has the state motto tattooed on her back. She applied for the Report for America program in hopes of covering her home state.

For Sale: Survey Data on Millions of High School Students

For Sale: Survey Data on Millions of High School Students

The Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Lowell, Mass. Many teenagers were invited after data from a college-planning questionnaire they took, My CollegeOptions, was shared with the organizer.

Greece’s Bailout Is Ending. The Pain Is Far From Over.

Greece’s Bailout Is Ending. The Pain Is Far From Over.

Tourists at the Parthenon in Athens. Tourism in Greece has spiked in recent years, creating jobs and economic growth.

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.

Saving Gawker and Alt-Weeklies From Deletion

Saving Gawker and Alt-Weeklies From Deletion

Gawker’s SoHo headquarters where the company operated seven websites in 2015.

Misreading the Lessons From Financial Crises

Misreading the Lessons From Financial Crises

Paul A. Volcker testifying before the House Banking Committee in 1980. He conquered a crisis of runaway inflation.

Economy Hits a High Note, and Trump Takes a Bow

Economy Hits a High Note, and Trump Takes a Bow

President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on Friday after Mr. Trump hailed the latest economic data. “Once again, we are the economic envy of the entire world,” he declared.

Trump’s Ace in the Hole in Trade War: A Strong Economy

Trump’s Ace in the Hole in Trade War: A Strong Economy

Consumer spending has rebounded after a soft start this year. Retail sales jumped 0.8 percent in May, double what analysts had forecast.

Fiat Chrysler Is Expected to Pay Nearly $650 Million in Emissions Case

Fiat Chrysler Is Expected to Pay Nearly $650 Million in Emissions Case

A Jeep Grand Cherokee at a Florida dealership in 2015. As part of a settlement of lawsuits over its emissions tests, Fiat Chrysler will pay owners of affected vehicles about $2,500.


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