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If Party Conventions Seem More Like Infomercials, Blame Nixon

If Party Conventions Seem More Like Infomercials, Blame Nixon

The entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. introducing President Richard Nixon during the 1972 Republican convention in Miami Beach. The backdrop of young people was intended to remind viewers that Nixon had prodded Congress to stop the military draft and lower the voting age to 18.

Airbus A380, Once the Future of Aviation, May Cease Production

Airbus A380, Once the Future of Aviation, May Cease Production

An A380 operated by Malaysia Airlines passing over London. The European aerospace company said on Monday the A380 was at risk of being discontinued.

Biggest Banks Pass Fed’s Stress Tests

Biggest Banks Pass Fed’s Stress Tests

The ability of most banks to breeze through the so-called stress tests is an indication of how far Wall Street has come since the financial crisis.

For Mnuchin, a Lesson in How Words Can Move Markets

For Mnuchin, a Lesson in How Words Can Move Markets

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on a panel with Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday.

Toyota and Mazda Choose Alabama for $1.6 Billion Car Plant

Toyota and Mazda Choose Alabama for $1.6 Billion Car Plant

Gov. Kay Ivey congratulating Akio Toyoda, the chief executive of Toyota Motor, on Wednesday at an event announcing that Huntsville, Ala., had been chosen for a $1.6 billion plant to build cars for Toyota and Mazda.

5 Steps to Take if the Market Drop Has You Thinking of Unloading Stocks

5 Steps to Take if the Market Drop Has You Thinking of Unloading Stocks

Wall Street’s decade-long surge has even the most rational investors wondering whether they should change their investment strategies.

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.”

Automakers Report June Sales and China Tariffs Will Take Effect

Automakers Report June Sales and China Tariffs Will Take Effect

The Trump administration's first round of China tariffs goes into effect on Friday. The Chinese have threatened to retaliate by taxing American soybeans and other products.

New York Times Examines Work History of Reporter in Leak Case

New York Times Examines Work History of Reporter in Leak Case

Ali Watkins joined The New York Times in December as a Washington-based reporter.

Government Work Done, Tax Policy Writers Decamp to Lobbying Jobs

Government Work Done, Tax Policy Writers Decamp to Lobbying Jobs

A member of the audience at President Trump’s rally last week in Montana with a sign bearing one of Mr. Trump’s campaign promises. Upon taking office, Mr. Trump made moves to strengthen some lobbying restrictions but weakened others.

Mobile Apps Are Musts for Most Brands, as Long as Users Like Them

Mobile Apps Are Musts for Most Brands, as Long as Users Like Them

Regal Cinemas said that more than 9 million people have downloaded its app, which, among other things, allows them to purchase movie tickets.

Professionals Make Car Buying Easy, but You Have to Shop Around

Professionals Make Car Buying Easy, but You Have to Shop Around

Jeffry Melnick of Palm Springs, Calif., didn’t want the anxiety of haggling for a car, so he called Authority Auto to do it for him. The service got the Mercedes he wanted at a price he could pay.

The Trump Tax Cuts Were Supposed to Depress Housing Prices. They Haven’t.

The Trump Tax Cuts Were Supposed to Depress Housing Prices. They Haven’t.

To the surprise of many economists, real estate experts and even the real estate lobby, Mr. Trump’s signature tax law does not seem to be affecting home sales or prices at all.

To Get More Out of Workers, Invest More in Them

To Get More Out of Workers, Invest More in Them

Bob Chapman, chief executive of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, and Raj Sisodia, a founder of Conscious Capitalism, are the authors of "Everybody Matters."

Daughter of Pilots, and Master of the Overhead Bin

Daughter of Pilots, and Master of the Overhead Bin

Jennifer Kushell, founder of YSN.com and chief of Young & Successful Media, making a new friend at a marketplace in Marrakesh, Morocco, in 2012.

With Organic Cotton and Online Ads, Boll & Branch Helps Indian Farmers

With Organic Cotton and Online Ads, Boll & Branch Helps Indian Farmers

Boll & Branch was founded to make high-end sheets and linens from cotton based on good farming and labor practices. The company sells directly through its own website.


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