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Why Pfizer’s Deal May Change the System of Taxing Multinationals

Why Pfizer’s Deal May Change the System of Taxing Multinationals

The current headquarters of Pfizer in New York. The drug maker was founded by German immigrants in Brooklyn in 1849.

Weekend at Elon’s: A Tesla Subplot With Azealia Banks

Weekend at Elon’s: A Tesla Subplot With Azealia Banks

The rapper Azealia Banks at a concert last year in Turkey. Her following on Instagram approaches 600,000.

Lachlan Murdoch Named Head of Family’s Shrinking TV Empire

Lachlan Murdoch Named Head of Family’s Shrinking TV Empire

Lachlan Murdoch, right, with broad experience in his father’s media empire, has long been Rupert Murdoch’s favored successor.

Thinking About the Little Things and Trusting Your Gut

Thinking About the Little Things and Trusting Your Gut

Mathieu Jaton, chief executive of the Montreux Jazz Festival since he was 25.

‘My Baby Almost Died’: Formula Scandal Sends Shudders Through France

‘My Baby Almost Died’: Formula Scandal Sends Shudders Through France

An officer standing guard near the Lactalis factory in Craon, France, last month while investigators were on the premises.

Elon Musk Wants to Fill Warren Buffett’s ‘Moat’ With Candy, but It Still Holds Water

Elon Musk Wants to Fill Warren Buffett’s ‘Moat’ With Candy, but It Still Holds Water

Warren Buffett loomed large at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting in Omaha over the weekend.

How the Government Could Win the AT&T-Time Warner Case

How the Government Could Win the AT&T-Time Warner Case

Looming over a proposed merger with Time Warner are AT&T’s size and influence in cable, wireless and satellite communications. It’s the nation’s largest telecommunications company, the second-largest broadband provider, the second-largest mobile service provider and, with its DirecTV business, the largest pay TV distributor.

Think the Big Banks Have Abandoned Coal? Think Again

Think the Big Banks Have Abandoned Coal? Think Again

Contractors pouring concrete this month during construction of the Poplar Grove coal mine in Rumsey, Ky. Grant Quasha, chief executive of Paringa Resources, which is developing the mine, said, “For smaller companies such as ourselves, it’s still very difficult to obtain financing.”

CBS Hopes This Holiday Promotion ‘Glows’

CBS Hopes This Holiday Promotion ‘Glows’

In a holiday spot for CBS, Lucy Liu of “Elementary” chats with the star of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” 

SoftBank Bets Big on WeWork. Again.

SoftBank Bets Big on WeWork. Again.

WeWork’s booth at TechCrunch Disrupt in Manhattan in 2017. Recent investments give WeWork an implied valuation of just over $20 billion.

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.

Bank of America Executive Departs After Misconduct Claim

Bank of America Executive Departs After Misconduct Claim

Omeed Malik, who last week left his job as a managing director at Bank of America, in 2010.

Tesla’s Elon Musk May Have Boldest Pay Plan in Corporate History

Tesla’s Elon Musk May Have Boldest Pay Plan in Corporate History

Elon Musk has high ambitions for Tesla. “I actually see the potential for Tesla to become a trillion-dollar company within a 10-year period,” he said.

Gender Pay Gap? Maybe Not in the Corner Office, a Study Shows

Gender Pay Gap? Maybe Not in the Corner Office, a Study Shows

Despite the efforts of some companies to address a gender pay disparity, women still earn less than men. But a new study suggests that there may be no pay gap between male and female chief executives of publicly traded companies.

California Marijuana Start-Ups, Shut Out From Banks, Turn to Private Backing

California Marijuana Start-Ups, Shut Out From Banks, Turn to Private Backing

Carrie Tice, the founder of Octavia Wellness in San Francisco. She sells cannabis products marketed to elderly customers looking for alternatives to opioids for pain relief and better sleep.

Tesla Slashes Spending, and May Add to Its Troubles

Tesla Slashes Spending, and May Add to Its Troubles

Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk wants to fundamentally change the way we live. But his path to success has been characterized by both great accomplishments and flirtations with failure.


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