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February 07 2018


Wall St. Mostly Higher Even as Global Investors Grow Cautious

Stock markets in the United Staes gained ground on Wednesday after experiencing a big rebound the day before. Global markets were mixed.

$2.4 Billion Deal for Chelsea Market Enlarges Google’s New York Footprint

The deal calls attention to the technology sector’s rapid expansion in the city, both in the numbers employed and the square footage occupied.

Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Tesla, Taiwan: Your Thursday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

For Korea Inc., Money and Politics Make an Awkward Olympics

The Winter Games are heading to Pyeongchang at a time of reckoning about South Korea’s family-run business empires, some of which are Olympic sponsors.

Senate Leaders Reach Deal to Raise Spending Over Two Years

The agreement would raise spending caps on military and domestic spending, and it could help ensure passage of a temporary measure to keep the government open past Thursday.

Judy Chicago, the Godmother

For decades, the feminist artist was pushed to the sidelines. Relevant once again, she can no longer be ignored.

Rob Porter, White House Aide, Resigns After Accusations of Abuse

Mr. Porter, the White House staff secretary, said he would leave his job a day after a news account that quoted his two ex-wives accusing him of physical abuse.

The Stock Market Is Worried About Inflation. Should It Be?

Is the economy at risk of overheating? The answer will depend on what really drives price increases, and what the Fed does.

Justin Trudeau Regrets ‘Peoplekind’: ‘I Made a Dumb Joke’

After the Canadian prime minister was shown on video telling a woman not to say “mankind” at a town-hall-style meeting, people had many, many opinions.

China Detains Executive Close to Family of Former Prime Minister

The detention of Duan Weihong is a sign that President Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign may again be closing in on a former top leader.

Your Money: So It’s Your First Market Hiccup. What Should You Do Now?

Tempted to sell? Answer these six questions first, including ones about your timing, your goals, your predictive skills and your overall anxiety level.

White House Memo: Trump’s Latest Surprise: Shutdown Might Be a Good Idea

The president has said so many outrageous things that his latest outbursts no longer shock, but seem more of the same.

How to Watch the Winter Olympics, on TV and Mobile Devices

What if you’re away from your TV and need your live biathlon fix? And what if you’ve cancelled your cable package? Luckily, your options are plentiful.

Trump Laments the Stock Market Plunge as a ‘Big Mistake’

In his first comments since the stock market plunged nearly 7 percent, Mr. Trump said the markets had overreacted to good economic news.

Op-Ed Columnist: The Taming of a Demagogue

Why Trump-fearing conservatives aren’t obliged to vote like Democrats.

Angela Merkel Reaches Deal to Form Coalition Government in Germany

The agreement, subject to the approval of members of the Social Democratic Party, came at a steep price for the Christian Democrats: giving up the powerful Finance Ministry.

Op-Ed Columnist: Democracy, on the March

How to respond to Trump: Expand voting rights.

They Foiled a Terror Attack. Now They’re Starring in the Movie.

The three men overpowered an assailant on a European train. When they met Clint Eastwood, they jokingly asked him to direct their story. This is what happened next.

Tronc Agrees to Sell Los Angeles Times to Billionaire Doctor

The $500 million deal means the newspaper will once again come under local ownership, ending nearly two decades of corporate control.

Winter Olympics, SpaceX, Steve Wynn: Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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