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The Senate Banking Committee on Wednesday voted for the second time to advance the nomination of Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.
U.S. industrial production rose sharply in December despite slow growth in the manufacturing sector, its largest component.
The Trump administration in its first year has pushed for deregulation across industries. The effort has included high-profile actions, such as reversing Obama-era rules on internet traffic and power-plant emissions. But there have been hundreds of narrower steps as well. Here is a sampling of the major changes.
The recent fiasco at JFK Airport reveals how airlines have little incentive to deliver your delayed luggage as quickly as possible.
Millions of people across the U.S. have downloaded an app to see how a Google algorithm matched their selfies to historical artwork. But for many residents of Illinois and Texas, the selfie tool was missing. The reason? State bans on the collection of biometric data.
Dentsply Sirona has named a new chief executive, months after the dental supply company forced three of its top executives to resign following a soured merger.
Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said he expects the U.S. central bank will need to raise interest rates three times this year and perhaps even more to prevent a robust economy from overheating.
As environmentalists and local activists make it difficult to build new oil and gas lines, energy companies are simply supersizing old pipes that already exist.
Some of the biggest U.S. companies are promising significant annual savings, bigger pension contributions, higher dividend payments and more extensive stock buybacks as executives start to discuss the impact of the federal tax overhaul.
Amazon’s contest to find a place for its second headquarters is spurring civic leaders around the country to confront municipal problems that have confounded lawmakers and local leaders for decades.
Nissan Motor’s chief executive said the company believes it will need to build a new plant in the U.S. in four or five years, when the car maker would be ready for another push to expand.
Auto makers rolled out a classic Mustang, trays of schnapps and even Arnold Schwarzenegger while unveiling new trucks and SUVs on the road to the era of electric and driverless cars.
YouTube is ordering workers to review thousands of hours of its most popular content and setting new limits on which videos can run ads, in moves to ease advertisers’ worries that their brands are showing up alongside offensive or controversial videos.
State attorneys general and internet activists filed legal challenges to the Federal Communications Commission’s recent rollback of Obama-era internet regulations, launching a legal battle that could go on for years.
A federal judge signaled he would approve a $290 million settlement reached by Pershing Square, Valeant and the shareholders of Allergan who had alleged the two firms improperly profited from their failed attempt to buy the maker of Botox.
Ford said it expects lower operating profit on an earnings-per-share basis in 2018, with higher commodity costs and adverse exchange rates offsetting gains from cost-cutting efforts and continued demand for high-margin pickup trucks.
Celgene Corp. is in talks to buy biotechnology company Juno Therapeutics Inc., just days after announcing another major deal to bolster its portfolio of blood-cancer drugs.
Simon Property Group and Starbucks have reached a settlement over a lawsuit by the mall owner that had sought to prevent Starbucks from closing Teavana stores in its shopping centers.
For most of the current economic expansion, the self-storage sector has been beating all other major commercial property types in earnings growth and stock performance. But growth is slowing as markets get flooded with new supply.
Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple dominate their worlds just as Standard Oil and AT&T once did. Critics say they should get the same treatment. The answer to the antitrust question depends on a narrow test: Are consumers worse off?